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JAMES MCGINNIS BURIAL - GRAND FORKS, BC - 1939

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Re: JAMES MCGINNIS BURIAL - GRAND FORKS, BC - 1939 EVERGREEN Cemetery

Posted: 1480418783000
Classification: Query
Edited: 1480421290000
From their web site ...

The City of Grand Forks has a municipal cemetery called the Evergreen Cemetery and is located at 1468-66th Avenue, Grand Forks, BC.

For information on purchasing a plot, contact City Hall at (250) 442-8266 during regular business hours.

The only e-mail I can find is this one but it may help putting you through to the cemetary department ...

Sending email: info@grandforks.ca

On line web form:
http://www.grandforks.ca/contact-the-city/

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Maybe try a funeral home ??? ...
http://www.grandforksfuneralhome.ca/
Email: gffh@shaw.ca

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Maybe try the contributor of the grave info - she may be able to help you or find a volunteer to take the photo if there is one ...

http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=mr&MRid=48...
Contact: jaw2047@gmail.com

Find A Grave ...

James McGinnis
http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GSln=mc...;
Birth: unknown
Death: Nov. 29, 1939

Burial:
Evergreen Cemetery
Grand Forks
Kootenay Boundary Regional District
British Columbia, Canada
Plot: Plan 6, Block 11, Plot 1

Created by: Judith
Record added: Oct 18, 2016
Find A Grave Memorial# 171472062

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Find A Grave ...

John McGinnis
http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GSln=mc...;
Birth: unknown
Death: May 12, 1976

Burial:
Evergreen Cemetery
Grand Forks
Kootenay Boundary Regional District
British Columbia, Canada
Plot: Plan 5, Block 30, Plot 4

Created by: Judith
Record added: Oct 18, 2016
Find A Grave Memorial# 171472183

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Also buried in the Evergreen Cemetary ...

Parents: Hugh McGinnis and Catherine Keenan both born in Ireland.

John McGinnis in the British Columbia, Canada, Death Index, 1872-1990

Name: John McGinnis
Gender: Male
Birth Year: abt 1862
Death Age: 87
Death Date: 5 Jan 1949
Death Location: Grand Forks
Registration Number: 1949-09-001088
BCA Number: B13199
GSU Number: 2032569

http://search-collections.royalbcmuseum.bc.ca/Image/Genealog...

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On another note just a FYI posting - James's brother ...

Pioneer medallion application ...

William was born May 21, 1894 in Spragge, Ontario, wife Ruth, mother Hester, father James and siblings - Laura, May, Charles, James, Gladys, Rovina. Arrived in BC in 1912 and was living in Cranbrook, BC.

Item GR-1490.23.4.22 - William Hugh McGinnis, Waldo
http://search-bcarchives.royalbcmuseum.bc.ca/uploads/r/null/...

http://search-bcarchives.royalbcmuseum.bc.ca/william-hugh-mc...

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Personnel Records of the First World War

His WW1 war records have not yet been digitized - the blog has them digitized to latest box : Box 6052 and Mattineau - November 2016 - keep checking back ...
https://thediscoverblog.com/category/digitization-2/

Name: MCGINNIS, WILLIAM
Regimental Number: 2138599
Date of Birth: 21/05/1894
Reference: RG 150, Accession 1992-93/166, Box 6890 - 5
Item Number: 154832
Record Group: Canadian Expeditionary Force (CEF)
http://www.bac-lac.gc.ca/eng/discover/military-heritage/firs...
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