Tuesday, August 25, 2009

Tombstone Tuesday, James Chapman, Whonnock BC Canada

James Chapman, died in British Columbia, Canada.
According to his WW I Canadian Over-Seas Expeditionary Force attestation papers, he was born in Parry Sound, Ontario 18 January, 1872. He was living in Whonnock, BC in 1911 with his mother, Ann, his brothers, George and Abel, and his sister, Fannie. He died 27 February, 1940. (Library & Archives Canada CEF file: RG 150, Accession 1992-93/166, Box 1627 - 6. Ancestry.com: 1911 Canadian Census database on-line, Whonnock, Dewdney Riding, Maple Ridge Municipality, New Westminster, British Columbia, Enumeration District #40, Page 4, Family No 30. Ancestry.com. 1911 Census of Canada. BC Archives Death Registration: 1940-09-568688. )

Fred Braches has researched and transcribed the Whonnock Cemetery, Whonnock, British Columbia and information on the burials there is on-line - Whonnock Notes #2 Spring 1997 (see link there to a .pdf file).

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