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Boswell Cemetery
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Boswell Cemetery
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Boswell Cemetery
Central Kootenay, British Columbia, Canada

Contributed by Garry Burch, Dec 03, 2003 [habcreek@kootenay.com]. Total records = 90.

It is accessed by traveling north along Highway 3A for 47 KM from Creston, BC. It can also be reached via the Kootenay Lake ferry route. After landing at Kootenay Bay travel along Highway 3A for 34 KM. The access road is on a corner and has a small sign indicating Cemetery. If traveling from Creston you turn right and from the ferry it is a left turn across traffic.

The Boswell Cemetery is located in the Regional District Central Kootenay in the Community of Boswell, British Columbia, Canada. It is a well cared for Cemetery overlooking Kootenay Lake.

There were two names on the sexton list that I was unable to find. The following comments are a personal view and should not be interpreted as actual fact: 1. I could find no name Morkier and would suggest Morkier and Morkin are the same person 2. There was no Schell, Mrs. to be seen. Would suggest Schell and Schelle are the same.

The marker for Embree has the date for both birth and death for William B. but the death date for Marion E. shows only 19 __. Some of the grave sites are covered with a thick layer of moss, needles, leaves and grass. There is no distinctive indication of a marker or inscription but should the layers be removed there is a possibility there may be marker underneath.

There is a white cross with Mother, 27 Nov 1929. It does not appear to be connected to any other plot. There is no indication if it is a birth or death date.

Where it is indicated n/f the name was on the sexton record list but not found in the cemetery.

This Cemetery was walked and transcribed Jan 28, 2003. The records are based on this walk as well as tombstone inscriptions and sexton records.

- Garry Burch

Legend:
n/f = not found
s/w = shared with
h/o = husband of
w/o = wife of
s/o = son of
d/o = daughter of


Abbott, Gertrude, n/f
Bainbridge, Beatrice Ethel, b. 1879, d. 1947, s/w Glen Edwin/Norman
Bainbridge, Bessie, b. 1917, d. 1995, s/w Edwin
Bainbridge, Edwin, b. 1883, d. 1975, s/w Bessie
Bainbridge, Glen Edwin, b. 1959, d. 1963, s/w Bessie/Norman
Bainbridge, Loretta May, b. 16 Aug 1941, d. 01 Sep 2001
Bainbridge, Norman, b. 1915, d. 2000, s/w Bessie/Glen Edwin
Bainbridge, Patrick, b. 1930, d. 1944
Bartley, George, b. 1857, d. 1928, s/w Harriet
Bartley, Harriet, b. 1853, d. 1938, s/w George
Bebbington, Annie, n/f
Bebbington, Charles H., b. 1882, d. 1985
Bebbington, Clifford Horrell, b. 1910, d. 1935
Bebbington, Louie, n/f
Bell, Harry Beardsall, b. 1903, d. 1970, s/w Sadie
Bell, Sadie, b. 1911, d. 1988, s/w Harry Beardsall
Burles, Richard Thomas, b. 1900, d. 1988
Cloakley, G. E., b. 1922, d. 1999, "Ted"
Conrad, Howard Glen, b. 07 Dec 1910, d. 31 Dec 1998
Conrad, Richard, b. 08 Nov 1956, d. 19 Oct 1990
Cummings, Ethel Gladys, s/w Frank
Cummings, Frank, b. 1855, d. 1944, s/w Ethel Gladys
Cummings, Isabella, b. 1887, d. 1965
Cummings, Sidney J., b. Dec 1881, d. 01 Mar 1956
Cummings, Sidney Raymond, b. 1911, d. 1959
Embree, Marion E., b. 1891
Embree, William B., b. 1864, d. 1965, s/w Marion E.
Fletcher, Adam Nichol, b. 1879, d. 1964
Ginol, William, b. 1860, d. 1934
Hepher, Albert, b. 1875, d. 1959
Hepher, Paul Henry, n/f
Hewitt, Dale, n/f
Hewitt, Wilfred Vernon, d. 10 Oct 1981, age 75 years
Higgens, Joseph, no dates, s/w Kate
Higgens, Kate, no dates, s/w Joseph
Hill, George Albert, n/f
Holiday-Smith, ??, b. 1850, d. 1941, Father, s/w Mother
Holiday-Smith, ??, b. 1853, d. 1941, Mother, s/w Father
Horswill, Hugh, b. 1905, d. 1994, s/w Kathleen/john Lesliew Lusk
Horswill, Kathleen, no dates, s/w Hugh/John Lesliew Lusk
Johnson, Ralph Edward Soppitt, n/f
Johnstone, Blanche, b. 1918, d. 1997
Johnstone, James Harry, b. 1884, d. 1930
Johnstone, James, b. 1913, d. 1996
Kennedy, Andrew, b. 1861, d. 1947, s/w May/Mary
Kennedy, Mary, b. 1907, d. 1992, s/w Andrew/May
Kennedy, May, b. 1907, d. 1992, s/w Andrew/Mary
Kuhn, Charles, b. 06 Jan 1934,
Kunst, Duco, b. 1903, d. 1936
Kunst, Herbert M., b. 1930, d. 1931
Kunst, Tony, b. 1930, d. 1971
Lusk, John Lesliew, b. 1912, d. 1982, s/w Hugh/Kathleen Horswill
MacGregor, Isabella, no information
MacGregor, Murdock, no information
Mackie, Agnes, b. 1885, d. 1972, s/w Alexander/Percy, Mother
Mackie, Alexander, b. 1887, d. 1962, s/w Agnes/Percy, Mother
Mackie, Baby, no information
Mackie, Donalda, b. 1915, d. 1991, s/w William
Mackie, Percy, b. 1915, d. 1996, s/w Agnes/Alexander
Mackie, William, b. 1913, d. 1997, s/w Donalda
Meehan, Dick, b. 1899, d. 1975, s/w Ruth
Meehan, Ruth, b. 10894, d. 1975, s/w Dick
Meier, William C. Bill, b. 1903, d. 1996, s/w Alice Ruth Schelle
Meier-Tobler, Carl, b. 1870, d. 1949
Meier-Tobler, Freida, b. 1870, d. 1943
Mitchell, Rose, b. 1863, d. 1940
Mitchell, William, b. 1859, d. 1924
Morkin, Ketsky Dale, no information
Nack, ??, no information
Ness, Mary Joyce, n/f
Ness, Zack H., n/f
O'Sullivan, Bernice, b. 1896, d. 1982, s/w Paul L.
O'Sullivan, Paul L., b. 24 Feb 1875, d. 19 Feb 1967, s/w Bernice
Pryke, Dorothy, b. 1899, d. 1977
Pryke, John W., b. 1895, d. 1974
Robinson, Wayne E., b. 08 Aug 1934, d. 26 Jun 2000
Rosa, Anne, no information
Saxby-Hawkins, Ena Marie, b. 1890, d. 1968, s/w Percy
Saxby-Hawkins, Percy, b. 1898, d. 1953, s/w Ena Marie
Schelle, Alice Ruth, b. 1897, d. 1983
Spence, Mary Edmondson, b. 1876, d. 1936
Stevenson, Alma Irene, b. 1894, d. 1972, s/w George Arthur
Stevenson, George Arthur, b. 1894, d. 1955, s/w Alma Irene
Stevenson, Linda Ester, b. 1929, d. 1957, s/w Orman Victor
Stevenson, Orman Victor, b. 1924, d. 1990, s/w Linda Ester
Tayler, George L., d. 08 Dec 1963, age 68
Trenaman, Eric Prme, b. 1929, d. 1937
Wallace, Laura, d. 29 Nov 1980, w/o Kenneth
Wiklund, Alma E., b. 1896, d. 1962, s/w Carl A.
Wiklund, Carl A., b. 1880, d. 1965, s/w Alma E.

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