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Memoir of Captain Frederic Vernon Vosper, 1935-2016

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Part Of
Cortes Island Museum & Archives Society fonds
Description Level
File
Material Type
textual records
textual records (electronic)
Date Range
2017
Scope and Content
This memoir, written by Captain Frederic (Fred) Vosper, contains family history, photographs, clippings and stories of Vosper's life on Cortes and in coastal British Columbia. It is reproduced here with the kind permission of Patricia Vosper.
Part Of
Cortes Island Museum & Archives Society fonds
Description Level
File
Creator
Cortes Island Museum & Archives Society
Fonds Number
2021.001
Series Number
3
File Number
1
Material Type
textual records
textual records (electronic)
Date Range
2017
Physical Description
1 coil-bound book : 168 pages 1 file: .pdf
History / Biographical
Frederic (Fred) Vernon Vosper (1935-2016) was born in Vancouver BC and grew up on the coast, always around boats and water. Occupations included tug boat captain and owner, hard-hat salvage diver, and hand logger. Fred married Patricia in 1956, and they had six children. The Vospers lived in Cortes Bay from 1975 to 1982, and returned to Cortes in 1990, after Fred retired.
Custodial History
A copy of the book was donated to CIMAS in 2021 by Patricia Vosper, who gave permission for the book to be scanned and made available online.
Scope and Content
This memoir, written by Captain Frederic (Fred) Vosper, contains family history, photographs, clippings and stories of Vosper's life on Cortes and in coastal British Columbia. It is reproduced here with the kind permission of Patricia Vosper.
Subject Access
Historical research
Geographic Access
Cortes Island
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Cortes Family Trees Project

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Part Of
Cortes Island Museum & Archives Society fonds
Description Level
Series
Material Type
textual records (electronic)
Date Range
2022
Scope and Content
Series consists of family trees of Cortes Island settler families, with notes on related people and events. These trees are intended to help identify links between families on Cortes. Sources include online databases (e.g. Family Search.org, Ancestry.com and Canada Archives), CIMAS Archives and Information files, interviews and correspondence with family members. Families researched include: Aldrich; Barrett; Carr & Marflett; Froud; Hayes, Ashford and Griffin; Heay; Manson; Marquette; Middleton; Nichols; Petznick; Smith; Tiber. The family trees and notes are kept in a binder labelled "Cortes Family Trees Project", located above the public access computer in the May Ellingsen Archives Room. Files are not available online due to privacy concerns. We acknowledge that these trees are of white settler families and reflect colonization of ancestral homelands and displacement of the Indigenous Peoples who have thrived here for generations. We would welcome the opportunity to add those families to our records.
Part Of
Cortes Island Museum & Archives Society fonds
Description Level
Series
Creator
Cortes Island Museum & Archives Society
Fonds Number
2021.001
Series Number
4
Material Type
textual records (electronic)
Date Range
2022
Custodial History
Family trees were researched by Bernice McGowan (1387 Bodington Rd, Whaletown, BC) in 2022. The Manson family tree was provided to CIMAS by Greg Johnson (2837 West 6th Avenue, Vancouver, BC V6K 1X2; phone # 604 897 5925) in 2022.
Scope and Content
Series consists of family trees of Cortes Island settler families, with notes on related people and events. These trees are intended to help identify links between families on Cortes. Sources include online databases (e.g. Family Search.org, Ancestry.com and Canada Archives), CIMAS Archives and Information files, interviews and correspondence with family members. Families researched include: Aldrich; Barrett; Carr & Marflett; Froud; Hayes, Ashford and Griffin; Heay; Manson; Marquette; Middleton; Nichols; Petznick; Smith; Tiber. The family trees and notes are kept in a binder labelled "Cortes Family Trees Project", located above the public access computer in the May Ellingsen Archives Room. Files are not available online due to privacy concerns. We acknowledge that these trees are of white settler families and reflect colonization of ancestral homelands and displacement of the Indigenous Peoples who have thrived here for generations. We would welcome the opportunity to add those families to our records.
Subject Access
Historical research
Geographic Access
Cortes Island
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