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Re: MOUNTAIN VIEW CEMETERY- (Vancouver B.C.) headstones photograph request.
« Reply #9 on: Friday 03 January 14 21:01 GMT (UK) »
Hello Southvancouver...............

Thank you very much for your interest. I have just sent you a personal message.

Kind regards,

Minniehaha.  :)
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Re: MOUNTAIN VIEW CEMETERY- (Vancouver B.C.) headstones photograph request.
« Reply #10 on: Saturday 04 January 14 05:59 GMT (UK) »
Hi Minnie,
Hopefully SouthVancouver finds a headstone, but as many people don't have headstones I'm just letting you know that the plot has 4 MacKinnons in it:

baby MacKinnon 1908  (plot location HORNE1/1/3/12/1)
John McLellan MacKinnon 1937 (plot location HORNE1/1/3/12/2)
Jane McGrigore MacKinnon 1951 (plot location HORNE1/1/3/12/3)
Ian MacKinnon 1980 (plot location HORNE1/1/3/12/4)

Mary Swan is buried with her first husband, Evan Jones, in the Masonic section of the cemetery.
(Plot MASONIC/*/*/115/3)

Also in the Masonic section, is Henry Swan, who shares his plot with a Hazel Swan, who died in 1959. (Plot MASONIC/*/*/131/1 )



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Re: MOUNTAIN VIEW CEMETERY- (Vancouver B.C.) headstones photograph request.
« Reply #11 on: Saturday 04 January 14 06:40 GMT (UK) »
Wow bbart! That is wonderful information, thank you. It opens up further lines of enquiry for me.

I did not know about the baby who died in 1908. And the Ian MacKinnon is most likely a son who I have been searching for.

May I ask how you managed to obtain the information so quickly?

And is "HORNE" a specific area contained within the cemetery?

The information about Mary Swan formerly Jones, is new to me too.

I am really grateful for what you have found.

Minniehaha.  :)

HAMMOND, Cainham/Caynham, Shropshire, U.K. Otago-NZ.
GALBRAITH, Ireland, Dunedin, Otago-NZ., Kensington-London, U.K.
GRANT, Sct., Dunedin, Otago-NZ., Vancouver, Canada.
GLASS, Aberdeenshire, Otago-NZ.
CAIRNEY/CARNEY/KEARNEY/Ireland, Airdrie, Scotland, Otago-NZ.
O'BRIEN Mary Ann, Limerick, Otago-NZ.
NICOL(L) James, Scotland, Otago-NZ.
SCOTT Thomas, Shetland, Otago-NZ.
MCHARDY/MCHARDIE Euphemia, Scotland, Otago-NZ.

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Re: MOUNTAIN VIEW CEMETERY- (Vancouver B.C.) headstones photograph request.
« Reply #12 on: Saturday 04 January 14 17:58 GMT (UK) »
May I ask how you managed to obtain the information so quickly?

And is "HORNE" a specific area contained within the cemetery?

The City of Vancouver has virtually mapped all things above and below ground.
Go here:  http://vancouver.ca/your-government/vanmap.aspx  and halfway down the page, click "Start Vanmap"
On the new page, along the top, there is a drop menu to pick your "Applications";  choose Mountain View Cemetery, and a popup screen will appear.
This popup is to enter the name of who you searching for.  It will ONLY find exact matches, so if you enter MacKinnon / John   you will not find your fellow, as he has a middle name listed.  Just enter last name Mackinnon and use the percent sign for the first name.  This gives you all the Mackinnons in the cemetery.
When you find the one you want, click "view" on the popup, then look back to your big window.. it will take a minute, but it will zone in on that area of the cemetery, and mark the grave in bright green.  Clicking on that grave will also show who is all in there.
This will also show you the Horne area of the cemetery.

Hope this is all clear!  If not, give me a nudge and I will try to explain it better.

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Re: MOUNTAIN VIEW CEMETERY- (Vancouver B.C.) headstones photograph request.
« Reply #13 on: Saturday 04 January 14 21:13 GMT (UK) »
Hi bbart,

Your directions for using the website were perfect, thank you. I found the MacKinnons, except for Baby Mackinnon who died in 1908. [I have now located this death on the BC Vital Events website.]

I have decided that I must be having yet another "senior" moment, because for some reason I can't find this entry.  ::)


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HAMMOND, Cainham/Caynham, Shropshire, U.K. Otago-NZ.
GALBRAITH, Ireland, Dunedin, Otago-NZ., Kensington-London, U.K.
GRANT, Sct., Dunedin, Otago-NZ., Vancouver, Canada.
GLASS, Aberdeenshire, Otago-NZ.
CAIRNEY/CARNEY/KEARNEY/Ireland, Airdrie, Scotland, Otago-NZ.
O'BRIEN Mary Ann, Limerick, Otago-NZ.
NICOL(L) James, Scotland, Otago-NZ.
SCOTT Thomas, Shetland, Otago-NZ.
MCHARDY/MCHARDIE Euphemia, Scotland, Otago-NZ.

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Re: MOUNTAIN VIEW CEMETERY- (Vancouver B.C.) headstones photograph request.
« Reply #14 on: Sunday 05 January 14 00:57 GMT (UK) »
I'm just going on memory now, but I believe I saw Baby MacKinnon when I hit "view all in plot" on John's popup screen.

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Re: MOUNTAIN VIEW CEMETERY- (Vancouver B.C.) headstones photograph request.
« Reply #15 on: Sunday 05 January 14 00:59 GMT (UK) »
Hi bbart,

I have now got everything sorted. Having found the individual entries, I had missed noticing the next step of who else was to be found in the same plot..................

Again, thank you for your help.

Minniehaha.
HAMMOND, Cainham/Caynham, Shropshire, U.K. Otago-NZ.
GALBRAITH, Ireland, Dunedin, Otago-NZ., Kensington-London, U.K.
GRANT, Sct., Dunedin, Otago-NZ., Vancouver, Canada.
GLASS, Aberdeenshire, Otago-NZ.
CAIRNEY/CARNEY/KEARNEY/Ireland, Airdrie, Scotland, Otago-NZ.
O'BRIEN Mary Ann, Limerick, Otago-NZ.
NICOL(L) James, Scotland, Otago-NZ.
SCOTT Thomas, Shetland, Otago-NZ.
MCHARDY/MCHARDIE Euphemia, Scotland, Otago-NZ.

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Re: MOUNTAIN VIEW CEMETERY- (Vancouver B.C.) headstones photograph request.
« Reply #16 on: Monday 06 January 14 19:17 GMT (UK) »
I took a look at the actual record while in the library for Baby MacKinnon, hoping there was more info than the index at BC Vitals and Familysearch had, but those old forms had next to nothing on them which tie the baby directly as John's daughter as opposed to a niece.  In a nutshell, the baby was a stillborn female, died 29 Jul 1908, and religious denomination was Church of England.
However, if you would like a copy of it, send me an email address that I can send a copy to.

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Re: MOUNTAIN VIEW CEMETERY- (Vancouver B.C.) headstones photograph request.
« Reply #17 on: Monday 06 January 14 20:00 GMT (UK) »
Bbbart, thank you for that information. It establishes the sex of the baby and the date of birth/death and also confirms that she was the daughter of John and Jean MacKinnon.

If it is no trouble, yes I would like a copy please. E-mail address will be PM'd to you shortly.

I am curious about the death of the Ian MacKinnon who died in 1980 and is in the same plot. Jean (Jane) and John Mackinnon had a son named Ian Malcolm MacKinnon, born abt. 1904. His death does not appear on the BC Vital Events Index. I know he was living in Ontario in the 1970's so am wondering if he died there but was buried in BC?

[Southvancouver has offered to look for any headstone and may in the process, see what is to be found in the cemetery records.]

I have a general question about library newspaper look ups. Assuming a library holds filmed copies of old newspapers, does it cost a member (or non-member) of the library anything to look up and take a copy of the information they need?

Again thank you for your help which is invaluable to my research.........


Minniehaha.
HAMMOND, Cainham/Caynham, Shropshire, U.K. Otago-NZ.
GALBRAITH, Ireland, Dunedin, Otago-NZ., Kensington-London, U.K.
GRANT, Sct., Dunedin, Otago-NZ., Vancouver, Canada.
GLASS, Aberdeenshire, Otago-NZ.
CAIRNEY/CARNEY/KEARNEY/Ireland, Airdrie, Scotland, Otago-NZ.
O'BRIEN Mary Ann, Limerick, Otago-NZ.
NICOL(L) James, Scotland, Otago-NZ.
SCOTT Thomas, Shetland, Otago-NZ.
MCHARDY/MCHARDIE Euphemia, Scotland, Otago-NZ.