Cemetery Research for Family History – Vancouver – Oct. 21, 2013

Cemetery Research for Family History – 21 October 2013, sponsored by the BC Genealogical Society and the Vancouver Public Library.

Murphy-1943-NelsonDay & Time: Monday, October 21 – 2:00 pm-3:30 pm.

Location: Alma VanDusen & Peter Kaye Rooms, Lower Level Central Library, 350 West Georgia St., Vancouver, BC.

Free. No registration required.

This Cemetery Research session with members of the BC Genealogical Society will focus on locating, researching and sharing information and images of family headstones and burial or other final resting places or memorials. Examples will be shown from around the world – related records, history, symbolism and cemetery etiquette will be discussed.

For more information, see the Vancouver Public Library Event Calendar: http://www.vpl.ca/cgi-bin/Calendar/calendar.cgi

Babyland-OceanViewPhotographs above
Francis R. Murphy headstone, Nelson Memorial Cemetery, Nelson, BC, Canada. Photograph, private collection.
Babyland area, Ocean View Burial Park, Burnaby, BC, Canada. Photograph, private collection.
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About DRogers

M. Diane Rogers is a Director and Editor and Co-webmistress of the British Columbia Genealogical Society, teaches genealogy and family history year round, and blogs at CanadaGenealogy, or, Jane's Your Aunt. She's been doing her own family research since the 1980s in Canada, the UK and the United States, Sweden and further afield. She has a lifelong interest in Canadian and women's history and is a member of the Association of Professional Genealogists, the Genealogical Speakers Guild and the International Society of Family History Writers and Editors

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