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Photograph of Elizabeth Emeline Forister

March 19, 2016

Mrs Thomas Forrester - Elizabeth Emeline ForisterThis photograph of “Mrs Thomas Forrester” is from the  “Blacks – British Columbia”  collection in the BC Archives.

We take it to be Elizabeth Emeline Forister, the subject of the previous post, born in New York in 1826, lived 20 years or more at New Westminster, and died there is 1883.

Black pioneers of British Columbia can be searched in the 1881 Census of Canada using the keyword “African.”





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