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Beckvar / Becvar Cemetery, Foam Lake RM # 276 , SK

Community: near West Bend
Township: NW 30-29-12 W2
Locality: Foam Lake RM # 276
Municipality: East Central
Province: SK
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Surveyed in 1915, the land for this cemetery was donated by Alois Frank "Louie" Becvar who received the land as a homestead grant in 1912. It's been noted that the first burial was 1918, but there was a burial in 1916. Established 1918. Started as a family cemetery.

From 'They Came From Many Lands': The Becvar Cemetery (Edmore area) is located on NW 30-29-12 on a quarter section of land owned by Aloys and James Becvar. This land was donated to the Beaver Municipality upon the death of Mary Becvar.

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  • They Came From Many Lands: A History of Foam Lake & Area, The Foam Lake Historical Society, 1985.


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