Author Topic: *COMPLETED* MOUNTAIN VIEW CEMETERY (Vancouver BC) headstones photograph request.  (Read 9041 times)

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I live in New Zealand and wonder if someone may be able to visit Mountain View Cemetery, Vancouver for me please?

I am assuming (and hoping!) that there will be headstones in place for these two families:

1.Col. John McLellan MACKINNON died on 15th December 1937. His wife, Jane (Jean) McGregor MACKINNON died on 3rd May 1951.

2.Mary SWAN died on 2nd November 1942. Her husband Henry SWAN died on 8th December 1932.
Her first husband, Evan JONES died on 16th December 1916.

Photographs of the headstones would greatly assist in adding interest to my family history narrative.

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 #1 on: Sunday 20 January 13 05:56 GMT (UK) »
Hi Minniehaha,

You might try contacting the cemetery to confirm that there are headstones and ask if they are aware of any volunteers who will take photos of the headstones and email them.

http://vancouver.ca/your-government/mountain-view-cemetery.aspx

The contact information is along the right hand side of the page.

Good luck.

Susan

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Re: MOUNTAIN VIEW CEMETERY- (Vancouver B.C.) headstones photograph request.
« Reply #2 on: Wednesday 23 January 13 16:07 GMT (UK) »
Type "Mountain View Cemetery."
Look for the email .
That should help


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Re: MOUNTAIN VIEW CEMETERY- (Vancouver B.C.) headstones photograph request.
« Reply #3 on: Thursday 24 January 13 06:11 GMT (UK) »
Try find a grave I have used this and they have a section where you can request a picture

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Re: MOUNTAIN VIEW CEMETERY- (Vancouver B.C.) headstones photograph request.
« Reply #4 on: Thursday 24 January 13 08:00 GMT (UK) »
Hello all,

Thank you for your responses. I have found the e-mail address but am puzzled by your response Rosie.

Could you please elaborate re 'try find a grave'? Sorry, I just need a bit of help here as I couldn't find anything on the Mountain View Cemetery website.

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 #5 on: Thursday 24 January 13 15:58 GMT (UK) »
Hi www.findagrave.com  There is a Mary swan died 2/11/1942 buried plot masonic 115/003 you can request a photo hope this helps .Can't find one for Mackinnon

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Re: MOUNTAIN VIEW CEMETERY- (Vancouver B.C.) headstones photograph request.
« Reply #6 on: Thursday 24 January 13 18:22 GMT (UK) »
Thank you Rosie, all is now clear. It just takes a while for an 'old dog to learn new tricks'!

Your help is appreciated.

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 #7 on: Thursday 24 January 13 20:50 GMT (UK) »
your welcome glad I could help :)

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Re: MOUNTAIN VIEW CEMETERY- (Vancouver B.C.) headstones photograph request.
« Reply #8 on: Friday 03 January 14 05:46 GMT (UK) »
Did you eventually find what you were seeking?  I live a couple of streets away from the cemetery and could walk over for a visit if you needed.  The cemetery office staff are very helpful.  There is also a person who is making a personal project of entering as many burials as possible in the Find A Grave Memorial web site.  Of course many burials are not marked by any type of headstone or marker.