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JW Simmons
RE: Warringtons
There are 10 people buried in the Warrington plot.

Markers are there for 7 of them.

Harriet Cameron, buried 1935 No family relationship and no marker.

Obie L Warrington has marker. His wife and son are buried in one container,(in separate cremain bags) over him, but there may not be any marker for those two.
They are: Irene Bohdan Warrington 1908-1997 and Lee Anthony Warrington 1946-1997.

I have not visited the cemetery in quite a while, so there may now be a marker for Irene and Lee.
Added by JW Simmons on Feb 23, 2015 3:05 PM
JW Simmons
Warrington plot
The Warrington plot you asked about is in Section J, Lot 182. This came from Columbia Gardens Cemetery office. From entrance, go to circle and turn left. Go to where there is a water spigot on your right, and Warrington graves are about 1/2 way up the hill from the spigot.
Added by JW Simmons on Feb 23, 2015 2:38 PM
Janet R. Klein
George Iden
Thanks for the information on George's burial place. I have made the correct accordingly. I appreciate this. Jan
Added by Janet R. Klein on Feb 04, 2015 6:15 PM
Major General Autrey Joseph Maroun
Thank you for the wonderful information you provided on Major Maroun. I added it to his bio but omitted the living family members names for privacy concerns. Take care - Cindy
Added by CindyS on Jan 28, 2015 10:42 PM
Betty & Dan
Jessie MacDonnell
Her death registration gave the information that she had been cremated at Hatley. Here is the link to the death registration:

However yesterday the staff at Hatley reported there is no record of either a cremation nor a burial for her.

The Hatley staff recommended contacting the funeral director identified on the death registration as Sands Funeral Chapel, 1803 Quadra St., Victoria, BC V8T 4B8 Ph: 250-388-5155


Given that you are a relative Sands might give you more information. It may well be that her cremated remains were interred with her husband at Veterans' Cemetery (but without a marker) as you had first thought.

Let us know if Sands has a different burial location for her - we'd be glad to see if we can find the marker.
Added by Betty & Dan on Nov 02, 2014 4:44 PM
Ron Roberson
Jacob Kolb
Sorry to bear so much bad news today! But I went to Section A, Lot 175 to look for the grave of Jacob Kolb. Unfortunately his grave is marked, as are the graves of two other family members beside him. I could post a photo showing another grave with the site of his just beyond it, but it's only a patch of grass. I'll leave it up to you to decide, just let me know.
Added by Ron Roberson on Oct 04, 2014 1:46 PM
RE: Edward Charles Kosack 100740964
A good source for free newspapers for the District of Columbia and other states is Chronicling America which is hosted by the Library of Congress:

If you are interested in Oregon or California there are two universities that host a free website for newspapers. Let me know if you are interested and I can send the links.

Check the database listing for your city, county and local university/college libraries. My city library has on line access to GenealogyBank that I can access with my library card number and pin. My county library has on line access to NewspaperArchives (which has decreased many of its offerings) which I can also access with my library card number and pin. I don't have on line access to the local university libraries, but I can check their databases for that they have available and go in person if I need to. Most of them have newspapers on microfilm. You would be surprised at how many local as well as out of state historical newspapers the university/colleges have available on microfilm.

I can also access on line the historical NYT from my county library.

So, check out the databases from the library websites first - your tax dollars fund them. One word of advice - the individual subscription to GenealogyBank has more newspapers than the library edition. I would not recommend a personal subscription to NewspaperArchives - there is information on line about why.

If you subscribe to OR if you use it at the library you can use the Card Catalog. Choose Search from the top bar. Card Catalog is at the bottom. On the menu for Card Catalog look to the left. The 5th selection is Newspapers... Pick Newspapers and it takes you to a page where Historical Newspapers is the second selection. This database has the NYT, LA Times, Boston Globe, WA Post, etc. It is similar to a database that was offered by ProQuest some years ago if you are familiar with ProQuest.
Added by SLGMSD on Sep 17, 2014 2:19 PM
Betty & Dan
Jessie MacDonnell's son
We notice that there is still a Laurence A. MacDonnell living at
4075 Grange Road,
Victoria, BC
V8Z 4V6
as was given in her death registration) - His phone number listed is 250-479-6561
Added by Betty & Dan on Aug 21, 2014 12:57 PM
Betty & Dan
RE: Jessie MacDonnell nee Sara
You're very welcome.

We looked up Jessie MacDonnell's death registration [on the BC Archives site {} and she was buried at Hatley Memorial Gardens on 15 Dec 1992. There is a dedicated photo volunteer that responds to photo requests at Hatley in a very timely manner. We suggest you make a memorial page and do a photo request.

Date of Birth: 19 Nov 1899 Liverpool, England
Date of Death: 12 Dec 1992 Victoria, BC

Informant was son L. A. MacDonnell of 4075 Grange Road in Victoria (Postal Code V8Z 4V6). He said Jessie's parents were [no first name] MacDonnell (father) and Sara William (mother) - doesn't sound correct?
Added by Betty & Dan on Aug 17, 2014 6:55 AM
Betty & Dan
MacDonnell - Photo of Grave Marker
We took a close-up of his daughter's gravemarker too. "Carell Haynes Mar. 6 1921 - July 30, 2012. Loving Daughter of Horace and Jessie MacDonnell"
If you'd like to create a memorial page, we'd be glad to upload the photo of her gravemarker as well. Her obit reads as follows:

"Carell Haynes
March 6, 1921 July 30, 2012 HAYNES CARELL

Born in Thunder Bay, Ontario in 1921. Late of Seton Villa, Burnaby, BC. Died at Burnaby Hospital July 30, 2012. Mourned by sons Brian and Roger Haynes; and daughter-in-law Adrianne, grandchildren Richard (Michelle) and Aaron (Wendy), family and countless friends. During her life CARELL was a secretary for a counselling agency, She became attached to several churches and was a gregarious social person concerned for others. Requiem Mass will be celebrated by Rev'd Fathers Al Hyndman and Michael Feit at our Lady of the Nativity Old Catholic Oratory, 8642 Harvie Road (Port Kells), Surrey, BC on Saturday, August 18, 2012 at 12 noon, lunch following (PH 604-882-8566) Interemnt at Gorgevale Victoria. Donations in memory welcomed by Canadian Comfort Society, 1185 Wychbury Ave, Victoria BC V9A5L1.

Published in Vancouver Sun and/or The Province on Aug. 14, 2012"
Added by Betty & Dan on Aug 16, 2014 5:29 PM
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