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Our Genealogical Helper for Box Lake ...

Note #1: At this time, we have very little information about Box Lake. We found a mention of this community during our research. Although we've added it to our Gazetteer, we have few details. If you can help us with Box Lake, please Contact Us.



We have a couple of goals for our Gazetteer:

  • That it be a tool that can help us with planning our trips.
  • That it also helps us to understand the community in which our ancestors lived, the community that was part of their daily lives.

By learning about Box Lake (and the surrounding area) during the time that our ancestors lived, we hope to have a better understanding of both their community and its relationship to their lifes. We hope that this tool helps to give us insight while doing our genealogical research.

As we add data and organize our Gazetteer to help with our family research, we will be adding to this, our Genealogical Helper for Box Lake. While we don't have information that is specific to any given person or family, we intend to expand our understanding about where and how people lived.

It's still very early in our research, but as we gather more information it will be added to this page.

Name Variations for Box Lake ...

When searching records, keep in mind that names and their spelling can change over time. Various errors happen - anything from simple spelling to bad translations or people who just guessed at the name. Sometimes the post office had a slightly different name than the community and while one document might refer to the community name, the next might use the post office name.

Although we can't give a definitive list, hopefully the following will give a you a feel for the variations that might have occurred with Box Lake.

  • Typical abbreviation for Box Lake: Box Lk.

Cemeteries Near Box Lake ...

Below are cemeteries that are in the vicinity of Box Lake.

This is a new section and is likely to have errors. If you find an error, such as a missing cemetery or we have the wrong name, please let us know. If you know of them, we would also appreciate learning about previous or alternate names.

If you click on the [Map] that follows each cemetery's name, a new browser window will open with a Google map showing a satellite view of the area where the cemetery is located. We have tried to place the cemetery in the center of the map, but we're still working on our data and the map might not not be centered properly. If you don't see the cemetery right away, try zooming-in. Usually, but not always, you can see the outline of the cemetery and some of the headstones.

If you need information about a burial or interment, photos, transcripts, how to contact the cemetery or local authorities, please visit our selection of Genealogy Websites (see below).

If not found below, our Cemetery List for Box Lake covers a larger area, with the cemeteries listed in alphabetical order.

Distance &
    Direction    
Name of Cemetery    
 
      17 miles [27.4 km]<1>  
  SSW Burton Cemetery [Map]      
 
      21 miles [33.8 km]  
  SE New Denver Municipal Cemetery [Map]      


       

Websites to Help Your Genealogy Research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we depend on the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch, CanadaGenWeb Project, or Genealogy Trails. These websites either offer the information directly or else point to where you can find it. Their information is open to all and free to view - although it should be mentioned that they might link to other websites which do charge.

To help you get started, the following links will take you to the pages that are relevant to Box Lake:

For pages that are specific to British Columbia:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     CanadaGenWeb    

Cemetery Information and Directories for British Columbia:

Cyndi's List:     Cemeteries of British Columbia
Canada GenWeb:     Cemetery Project for British Columbia
Cemetery Junction:     Directory for British Columbia
FamilySearch.org:     Cemetery Wiki for British Columbia
Find-A-Grave:     Home Page
Gravemarker Gallery:     Directory for British Columbia
Internment.net:     Cemeteries of British Columbia

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Box Lake. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.


The Panormaio website contains photo collections that might contain pictures for the area around Box Lake:

Panoramio.com





Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance that starts at Box Lake. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, private property - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Box Lake) to Point B.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Box Lake.



 
 
 

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