|Garth Woodward (#48152708)|
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On this website I am mainly working on Winnipeg's Brookside, Elmwood, and Saint Vital Cemeteries. I am mainly doing editing of existing memorials in these cemeteries, but I also take pictures and create new memorials too. I am also doing some work on some cemeteries around Treherne, Holland, and MacGregor, in Manitoba, Canada; and also some cemeteries around Leeds and Inverness, in County Megantic, Quebec, Canada. I also have an interest in burials for people involved in the Riel Rebellion / 1885 Northwest Rebellion / North West Field Force (N.W.F.F.).|
Feel free to copy my photos and information and use them however you wish, however if possible you could mention the source was Find A Grave and Garth Woodward. Thanks.
Below is some information about researching in Winnipeg and in Manitoba, Canada:
Winnipeg's largest cemetery, Brookside, is not completely online. The cemetery records for approximately 1881 to 1906 have not yet been computerized by cemetery staff. The cemetery was founded in 1878. There are a lot of burials without gravestones in the older parts of the cemetery. However the records in the cemetery office are reasonably good, but sometimes have spelling and other errors.
Manitoba Vital Statistics began in 1882. They have a free searchable index for deaths over 70 years ago, marriages over 80 years ago, and births over 100 years ago. This index provides only a small amount of information, but it does give date and location of death, age, and sometimes the date of birth of the deceased or the mother's maiden name. To get the full information you have to order a copy of the registration from the government website for $12. The free index is at Manitoba Vital Statistics index
The official website for Winnipeg's Brookside Cemetery, which has a searchable index of their burials, but no photos. Approx. 1881 to 1906 is not on the website yet:
Brookside Cemetery website index
For a map of Winnipeg's Brookside Cemetery, which has over 100,000 burials:
Brookside Cemetery map
Winnipeg Free Press obituaries from about 1999 to the present. Free of charge
Winnipeg Free Press Archives website. The entire newspaper from 1874 to the present is searchable. Membership required.
The first 25 years of the Treherne Times newspaper, 1899 to 1924, are available free online. This newspaper also serves the Rossendale and Lavenham areas, Manitoba.
For Winnipeg's very large Brookside Cemetery I am giving a little extra attention to the most common surnames. The most common surnames in Manitoba on the 1911 census were: Smith, Johnson, Brown, Anderson, Wilson, and then Campbell, Thompson, Johnston, Scott, Taylor, Stewart, Jones, Thomas, Clark, Young, Martin, McDonald, Williams, Ross, Jackson, Robinson, Bell, Robertson, Miller, White, Moore, Wright, Graham, Walker, Cook, McDonald, Hamilton, Watson, Hall, Mitchell, Wood, Davis, Davidson, Lee, and Green.
Dingle-1121-Dzinka, Fanning-1515-Fulcher, McIntyre-3600-Myszkowski, White-1497-Wooley
Fanning, Infant Twin, 122677378
Fuhr, Tani, -- 122679611
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Airrow, C MacKenzie, c.walker, Charlie, Christina, Donald Schmidt, KD, McKinn, mmcmahon, Roslein, Tenalquot, Tracy Anne, Yolli
|Messages left for Garth Woodward (144)||[Leave Message]|
|Misty & Company||Robert Forsyth|
Please post your latest updated headstone photo to our memorial. rather than adding a link.
R & S
|Misty & Company||James Brownie|
We changed photo order but you have 2 of the same posted please remove the duplicate photo.
R & S
|Misty & Company||Obit's|
I believe Find A Grave guidelines state not adding obit's to the picture area ( probably due to copyright) but you can send the info and and we can add it to the bio section,
R & S
|Misty & Company||Source|
I was wondering what your source was for the various burials that you added to
the Elmwood Cemetery in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
|Anita A||Thank you!|
Garth, thank you for the picture of the Seaborn plot in Brookside Cemetery. It means a great deal to me to have the image.
Added by Anita A on Jul 09, 2014 11:00 AM
|Carolyn (Schmidt) Alves||RE: Memorial# 131640607|
Thanks for catching that. There were quite a few problems with Find a Grave last week. I'm pretty sure other mishaps will come up. I tried to delete the memorial, but was told that I had to request the deletion from you. I'll make a new memorial for Andersson. Thanks! -Carolyn
|txgirl||RE: photo on wrong memorial|
The photo has been removed. Thanks so much for bringing it to my attention.
Added by txgirl on Jul 05, 2014 12:30 PM
|brenda orr||RE: Mary Kerr|
It should be Inverness, Quebec, Canada
|Christina||RE: Tracking down Edits|
I did the relationship change myself. I just realized that someone has been sending me death dates using the burial dates for Elmwood. I know that you know better than to do that but I wanted to make sure.
I know how the edits are ordered but even with that order they are impossible to search so I just gave up.
I will have to go back and remove all the full dates that were added. I am using one of the Canadian websites that has photos of Elmwood stones to verify info.
Can you tell me if you happened to send me corrections for Anna Ediger or Sarah Edlin?
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