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Keremeos, British Columbia

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Our Genealogy Helper for Keremeos ...

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 Keremeos (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 an insight into their world.

As we add data and organize our Gazetteer to help with our family research, we will be adding to this, our Genealogical Helper for Keremeos. 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.

Newspapers Published in Keremeos ...

An ongoing effort between the Library of Congress and the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) has resulted in the National Digital Newspaper Program (NDNP).

To share their results, the partnership has created the Chronicling America website. The goal of this partnership is to assemble a database about the current and historic newspapers of the United States. This includes a growing collection of scanned images from selected papers. All of it available to the public on their website.

Using information that we've taken from the Chronicling America website, we've identified 11 newspapers that have been published in the area around Keremeos.

Although we're unaware of any newspapers that were published in the immediate area of Keremeos, there are papers which were published within 38 miles [61.2 km]<1>. A list of those papers, sorted by paper name, can be found on the Extended Newspaper List for Keremeos.

Websites to Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we start with the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch and Genealogy Trails. These websites either offer the information directly or else point to where you can find it. Their information is open to everyone.

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

  • Of Special Interest ...
    • The GenDisasters website specializes in newspaper articles about tragedies and disasters. While it makes interesting reading all by itself, it should be of special interest to genealogists and family historians looking for people who were either affected by or directly involved in such tragedies.
    • Stories from British Columbia
    • Stories from Washington

Cemeteries Near Keremeos ...

Below are cemeteries that are in the vicinity of Keremeos.

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 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 Keremeos covers a larger area, with the cemeteries listed in alphabetical order.

  • Cawston Community Cemetery
  • Memorial Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Memorial Cemetery
    • The Memorial Cemetery is located in Okanagan Falls.To be more precise, Memorial Cemetery lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<1> to the northeast of Keremeos.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Memorial Cemetery
  • Okanagan Falls Memorial Cemetery
  • Lakeview Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Lakeview Cemetery
    • Lakeview Cemetery lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<1> to the southeast of Keremeos.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lakeview Cemetery
  • Kaleden Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Kaleden Cemetery
    • Kaleden Cemetery lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<1> to the northeast of Keremeos.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kaleden Cemetery
  • Anglican Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Anglican Cemetery
    • Anglican Cemetery lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<1> to the northeast of Keremeos.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Anglican Cemetery
  • Continue List ...
    • Golden Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Golden Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Golden Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Golden Cemetery lies 24 miles [38.6 km]<1> to the southeast of Keremeos.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Golden Cemetery
    • Lakeview Cemetery
    • Riverview Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Riverview Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Riverview Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Riverview Cemetery lies 25 miles [40.2 km]<1> to the southeast of Keremeos.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Riverview Cemetery
    • Canyon View Cemetery
    • Old Oroville Cemetery
    • Anglican Cemetery
    • Mountain View Cemetery
    • Naramata Cemetery
    • Peach Orchard Cemetery

We've also created an expanded list of communities that existed in the 1890's and were located in the area around Keremeos. See our List of 1890's Communities around Keremeos.

Miscellaneous References and Mentions for Keremeos ...

While our initial data about Keremeos came from various goverment sources, we have found mention of Keremeos in old books and maps. When we do, we'll find a fact here or a snippet there. We've created the following list to keep track of the documents we found useful in adding to our knowledge about Keremeos.

We hope that the following list of documents will be of interest to you.

Shell Oil Road Map for British Columbia (1956)
Published by Shell Oil Company

for Keremeos. See our Misc Page for Keremeos for more information.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Find a Community in British Columbia

About British Columbia

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Keremeos:

The official website for Province of British Columbia:

Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Keremeos) to Point B.If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Keremeos. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from KeremeosOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Keremeos. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 49.2000, Longitude: -119.8167    
<2>The Find-a-Grave website is an excellent research tool with information about a cemetery's location and interments. They also offer a forum for their members which can provide additional help. More information about Find-a-Grave can be found on their website:
<3>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.






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