A lasting legacy Ashcroft pioneer William Brink was buried for the third, and what is hoped to be the final, time on March 8 in the Ashcroft cemetery, surrounded by some of his descendants and their family: great granddaughter Barney Craggs, great great granddaughter Jackie Desrosiers and her daughter, great great great granddaughter Marcy Desrosiers, Rod Craggs, Rev. Jim White, Deb Tuohey, great great grandson Bob Tuohey, John Desrosiers, and Marcy’s children, great great great great grandsons Kyle and Tyler Christianson. Brink was buried on CN property next to an unidentified adult and child, who are now buried with him. Their remains were exhumed to accommodate relocation of the tracks and moved to the cemetery where they join many other family members and friends. Brink was 50 years old when he died in 1879.

A lasting legacy Ashcroft pioneer William Brink was buried for the third, and what is hoped to be the final, time on March 8 in the Ashcroft cemetery, surrounded by some of his descendants and their family: great granddaughter Barney Craggs, great great granddaughter Jackie Desrosiers and her daughter, great great great granddaughter Marcy Desrosiers, Rod Craggs, Rev. Jim White, Deb Tuohey, great great grandson Bob Tuohey, John Desrosiers, and Marcy’s children, great great great great grandsons Kyle and Tyler Christianson. Brink was buried on CN property next to an unidentified adult and child, who are now buried with him. Their remains were exhumed to accommodate relocation of the tracks and moved to the cemetery where they join many other family members and friends. Brink was 50 years old when he died in 1879.

A lasting legacy

Ashcroft pioneer William Brink, who died in 1879, was buried for the third time, this time with his descendants in attendance.

  • Mar. 13, 2013 12:00 p.m.

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