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Where can I find records for above subject N.W.M.P. Looking to find U.S. Citizens who enlisted in late 1890's/early 1900. Served in Montana. Are there such archives? Any info most welcomed. Grandfather left & joined Calvary in U.S.

maggiemc - 2005-06-29 06:22:00

Looking for my birth mother

I am a 35 yr old Canadian Male. I was born in the now closed Holy cross hospital in Calgary Alberta Canada, on June 22 1970. I am adopted and wish to find my biological mother or father. My adoptive mother is named Diane Bodie. Need help? My adoped name is Grant Micheal Letal.

Grant - 2005-06-25 09:26:20

Lost Grandfather

Looking for any trace of EDWARD DUDLEY JONES, born 1861 in Ecclesall Bierlow, Yorkshire, England.
Married in Liverpool to Gertrude Mary Card and immigrated to Listowel, Ontario. Later, lived in Neepawa,Manitoba, with wife and three children, where he was a builder. Disappeared about 1810-15. No trace since! Any information would be great!

J. M. Jones - 2005-06-24 16:47:47

searching for mothers birth family

Morris, Helen Robertson, Edmonton Alberta. We are very new at this. We have no idea how to go about finding out any information. If anyone can give us pointers, it would be greatly appriciated. We are looking for the birth family of my mother. Mom was born Marilyn Estelle Morris at the Beulah Home in Edmonton, Alberta on Jan 27/38 to Helen Robertson Morris. She was delivered by Dr. A.L. Chambers. Initially Helen had kept mom but something changed her mind and mom was adopted out at 6 months. She was adopted by Nicol & Edna Gray of Lacombe, Alberta. Helen was born in June of 1917 in Cardendenshire, Fifeshire Scotland and came to Canada in 1920. She went to school at Eastwood School in Beverly, Alberta (which I belive is now part of Edmonton). Her address in 1938 was 4740-117 ave Edmonton. The only thing we know about the father is that his name was (is) Tommy Patrick. He was born in Ireland in 1916. His address in '38 was 215-25 st W Saskatoon, Sask. He worked for CNR as a camp cook on the run between Jasper & Evansburg, Alberta. We would love it if anyone could share any information.

Susan - 2005-06-24 14:49:40

abduction in 1920=1930

I am looking for my Aunt Eda Mecci real family, She was abducted from Flordia when she was just a baby 1920-1930 She was married to Ernest Mecci and lived in Conneaut, Ohio, I know her real family found her 40 years later and I am doing some research on her life, please any info or articals you might have. Please email me. This has been driving me nuts now for weeks. My Aunt passed away several years ago and I just want to find out who she was or should have been if not for her abduction! Thank you Terry

Terry Sabo - 2005-06-23 18:46:14

Toussaint (Samuel ?) Martin

MARTIN, Toussaint (Samuel?), Provost, Alberta ~ Approx. 1905 - 1940. I am seeking the death date and burial place of my great grandfather, Toussaint MARTIN. He was born in Quebec in 1855. He died in Provost around 1940.

Judith Patterson - 2005-06-22 20:32:42

MARK, Thomas

Mark, Thomas is my mother's father. He was born in Wales on Dec. 4, 1874 and moved to Drumheller then Blairmore in 1929 with sons Albert, Harold, Thomas and Leonard. His wife Ellen and three daughters joined him in 1928. Does anyone have any information on where Thomas &/or Ellen are buried? or on their ancestors? Thank you.

Dorothy Cooke - 2005-06-21 17:31:36

Anita Krzyz

KRZYZ, Calgary, 1983 Looking for ANITA KRZYZ of Calgary AB. She has a sister named Holly and a brother named Damien. If anyone knows of her whereabouts please reply.

McGill - 2005-06-20 20:43:00

Baby Girl Grant

Lisa Ann Grant.....Born June 15 1965
Calgary Alberta Seeks Birth family..

Sue - 2005-06-20 12:27:22

In Search of family

Looking for Patricia Grant..Her parents both died in the 1960's somewhere in BC. Im told she has no siblings. Im assuming her parents could have had a differnt last name other than Grant. Any help would be appreciated.

Thanks, Sue

Sue - 2005-06-20 12:24:16

boy adopted dec 9, 1956 edmonton

I am searching for my birth mother and father. Murray and Betty Miller, they had a natural daughter named Cheryl. I was born Dec 9, 1956 I believe to be a very young girl of 15 yrs

Brian Miller - 2005-06-19 02:00:27

George Herbert Covey

have information on George Herbert Covey born 1867 died Edmonton 10-26-1928. I am looking for his daughters, Grace (Mrs. J. Cameron),Mrs. D. Cross and Mrs. E. Diry of Luscar. Please email me if you are descendents of this family.

Gail Covey Somerville - 2005-06-18 14:08:44

Cunningham family

I am searching for descendants of farmer Bill Cunningham c 1881 in Scotland (father William, mother Agnes Campbell Hume, sisters Isabella and Agnes) who emigrated (to Brule?) in the late 1920's or 30's, possibly with wife and child.

91-year old nephew is still alive and well in Scotland!

Eileen Currie - 2005-06-17 21:57:47

Grave stone

John Edward Arnull, Obed Alberta, Aug. 1888-Sept. 1910. We own some property that has John's grave on it. We were told he was a CN worker so we do not know where he is from. We do not know if anyone is looking for John's grave, but if you are we found it.

Melanie - 2005-06-17 11:11:10


Moore, Edmonton, 1913

Looking for information relating to a relative - George William Moore, born 1860 - travelled from Southampton, England and landed in Portland, Maine on March 31, 1913 and then travelled to Edmonton, Alberta via Grand Trunk Railway. Upon his arrival in Portland, his family lost touch with him and wondering if their are any census for this time period in Edmonton that would show that he did arrive there. Any help would be appreciated.

Many thanks.


John Payne - 2005-06-17 10:57:39


Looking for information regarding the CSABY family. Resided in CHAILEY, Alberta from 1925 to about 1930. Name of head of family brought over from Hungary as worker for the Csabys, KULSHER. Direction to any records for Denes, Laszlo, or Julia CSABY or the KULSHERS would be appreciated.

Kathleen - 2005-06-17 10:28:55

looking to find

I am looking to find the maiden name of my grand mother, she was a elder who lived in Wabasca alberta. Her married name was Atkinson and she was married to a man by the name of Felix. I am trying to collect my heritage information to establish my rights as a metis aboriginal though my grand mother was registered a treaty aboriginal, with the Wabasca aborginal band.

annette - 2005-06-17 02:07:01

A sibling?

Myself: Born Royal Alex Hosp/Edmonton 1959 Oct 25, looking for a twin or sibling older than myself born to Yvonne Muriel Maciborsky or Swanson. Have medical info that I am not an only child...

Swanson/Maciborsky - 2005-06-16 21:40:37


Baby Girl Possibly named Wendy, Grand Prairie, Alberta Born between 1977-1980.
Birth Mother was possibly a Nanny for a rich family during pregnancy.Birth Mother was also given a watch by birth father. Both parent were really young between 14-16.I am searching for my half sister. If you are her or know her let her know she has 1 younger sister 2 younger brothers a nephew and a neice. Who would welcome her with open arms

Angie - 2005-06-16 17:48:01

Looking for information

Reap, Edmonton, 1979
I am looking for burial information on Lawrence Reap of Edmonton Alberta. He died in 1979 but I am unable to locate any records of death. I am also looking for the cemetery he is buried in. Any help in this matter would be greatly appreciated

Jessica - 2005-06-16 13:45:06

Desjarlais Family

Deome Desjarlais-looking for any information on Deome Desjarlais born 1850's. Appreciate any info.

Darlene C - 2005-06-15 12:29:19

Joseph Webster

Can't find Joseph Webster b. 1871 Ontario son of Joseph Webster and Elizabeth Zillah Gibbons. It is believed that he went to the United States. Has anyone researched this line?

John Williams - 2005-06-14 18:37:14


Thomas Lewis NWMP 1892-1905 born 18Feb186?,Wales wife Jane Laidlaw Lewis born 28Oct1871,Scotland, request any additional information for genealogical research. Married Lethbridge 1896

Lewis,Lethbridge,1900 - 2005-06-14 13:35:42

Dr Allen Cameron

I am trying to trace a cousin of my father's and any descendants, Dr Allen Cameron
Graduated OVC 1915. Canadian Army Vetinary Corps until 1919. Reg Alberta 1920, Practised Vegreville until 1924. Red Deer until 1948. Joined Health of Animals Division (Edmonton) Ret 1962

Kay Liney - 2005-06-13 11:36:30


HORNER, Alfred, Leduc, Alta (78 yrs.)- need mother/father's name (from Holland) 1905; other information regarding ancestry

Carol Caswell - 2005-06-13 11:09:32

Leonard / Ron Funnell

Anyone having Knowledge of the above names? persons,please contact Email
robert.lowe99@ntlworld.com in Orkney Islands Scotland. U K.
The family Leonard moved to Canada Alberta area From island of Rousay around 1900's /1910.
Archie Leonard was Ron Funnell's grandfather. our grand uncle.

Patricia Marwick - 2005-06-13 05:11:51

Looking for birth family

Looking for information on my birth family. Born on october 18th 1975 in Edmontons Royal Alexandra Hospital. My birth mothers, birth fathers (not sure which one)maiden name was Prudden. My full name at birth was Tracy Dawn Prudden and my adoptive name was Marian Agrapidis. Any info would be grately appreciated thank you.

Marian Gregovic - 2005-06-11 19:59:51

Father's Birth Twin sister & Birth Parents

ENTSCHO TONEFF & ROSE HUMER, HILLIARD,AB / EDMONTON, AB: Searching for possible twin sister of my father. Born in Linz, Austria Oct. 2, 1950. Came to Canada approx. 1952-1954. Their birth parents names were Rose Humer, and father Entscho Toneff. Gave at least 3 children up for adoption in Edmonton, AB. My father's birth name was Antonio Toneff & we believe twin sister was Antonia. Older birth sister Sonja was adopted to Chauvin, AB with my father. Any information would be wonderful! Entscho Toneff was stated to be living in Hilliard, AB in 1954. Rose in Edmonton.

Jaimie Spence - 2005-06-10 19:36:15


EDMONTON,1974...DANIEL GOULET/te, Bruce Meadows/Medows, Rita Le Blanc, TWYLA, Ron, this is BIANCA, Danny & Lynn's daughter, I'm attempting to find you...sorry it took 31 years, but it was like getting blood from a stone getting the info. from my mother..hopefully one of the above mentioned, will read this, or at least someone who knows them.

Bianca - 2005-06-10 15:39:37

Sylvia (Polly) Merle Pottinger

Polly was a nurse in Hobbema and Cardston around 1957/58. I belive she worked with Indian Affairs. I am trying to contact her

Mike James - 2005-06-09 20:50:44

Raymond John Fern

FERN,Raymond Mason,(farmer)Christopher Lake,Saskatchewan.Son Raymond John 434 sqdn.RCAF>killed essen 11/3/1945.Beleive he had a brother.Any decendants please contact me or if unable to get through please leave a message on board.thanks.

Linda Ibrom - 2005-06-09 11:05:15

infant death

Zouboules, Edmonton,abt 1912
I'm searching for information regarding the death of infant Yanoula (Joanne)Zouboules. It is believe that she only lived approx. 6 months. Since her father, James (Jas) Zouboules was found as buried in Beechmont Cemetery, 1918, it is assumed she would be there also. However, her name was not found on the web site.

Zouboules - 2005-06-08 19:57:54


Census lookup for Fran?ois Poitras and Maggie Pombrin who lived in Duhamel, Alberta around 1890.
If possible I would like to have the name of the parents of Francois and Maggie, the date and place of the marriage. Many thanks

Tasha - 2005-06-08 00:13:10


10 years ago our mother passed away, that is when we found out she had born a boy child back in 1945-46.All we have been told is this child was the results of a rape and that he was born in Edmonton at Misercordia Adoption Hospital.This boy child was born to Ina MacLean of Mosside or Barrhead.Any and all information greatly appreciated and held confidential.

james herd - 2005-06-07 19:26:01

Adopted child looking for medical information of biological parents

I'm looking for Vera Geisshirt nee Meuicke (mother) born 1934 and Rene Fuchs (father) born approx. 1929. Both lived and worked in Edmonton in 1964.

Rene Phillips - 2005-06-07 08:58:58

Zachary Ogden Dimsdale

Just on a whim I typed Zachary's name in my browser and up came this space. Is anyone looking for info on Zachary? I have been doing Dimsdale family history for 15 years now and I would love talking to anyone researching Dimsdales. Thanks.

Marilyn Gipson - 2005-06-07 00:14:57


I am looking for an obit for Thomas chamaschuk, or an article about his death, or even where he is buried, i know its in British Columbia .DOB:Aug/20/1970, DOD:Jan/21/99.

Chamaschuk - 2005-06-05 20:11:25

missing relative

Born 1952-1954,given name Darrell,born to Anita Benoit,maiden name,married name was Lopatynski,fathers name was jack, adopted to a family in saskatechewan,when he was a few years old.adoptive familys name was mceachern(not sure of the spelling) this is all the info on him i have.Birth family is looking for him.

BENOIT - Mceachern(not sure of the spelling) - 2005-06-05 20:02:46

Mathilde Lamoureux

died 1938.
I am seeking the death notice for Mathilde Lamoureux who was killed by an automobile in 1938. She was Mathilde NOLIN before her marriage in 1928.

Glen Nolin - 2005-06-03 10:43:10


Kungel, Medicine Hat,1984 to present. Looking for information on family members of the Kungels. Adoptee born June 27 1984.

Cathy - 2005-06-02 21:47:54

Ellen Clarkson

ELLEN CLARKSON born 28 June 1876,Burslem
or Wolstanton,Staffordshire,England.She
went to EDMONTON about 1919 with a WW1
Canadian Soldier.They had two children,
a Boy and a Girl.The Boy visited Burslem
about 1942 when,during WW2,he was with the Canadian Army.Is there anyone in
Edmonton who remembers ELLEN CLARKSON or
knows her married name?. John Watts.

John Watts - 2005-06-02 15:34:34

Searching for

LASSY, KARL SR.; LASSY, KARL JR.; (LASSY, MARTHA - my birth grandmother). Homesteaded Tomahawk area 1903 - 1914. All gone from area. Need leads.MARTHA last known in Edmonton as a housekeeper for a "Coal Baron" around Bruderheim, AB

Don Lassey - 2005-06-02 13:35:35

looking fo birth parents

I was born On Februaury 13, 1975 in St. Albert, Alberta. At birth my last name was Butler. I am not quite sure on the spelling. I am interested in finding out anything about my birth parents, if a have siblings? Anything really. I have kids of my own now and a health history would be nice. Thanks

Casey Lloyd - 2005-06-02 01:42:51

finding birhtfather

GOULET/te baby girl,EDMONTON, 1974- I am searching for my birth father,DANIEL EVERETT/EVEREST GOULET, I was born on January 20, 1974 to Mr.Goulet and his girlfriend Lynn Gibson at the Royal Alexandra Hospital no one on my mother's side is able/willing to aid in my search, therefore I have limited information regarding my birth father

Bianca - 2005-06-02 00:13:34

TERNAN, EDMONTON - after 1900 ?

I'm looking for ANY info at all, on a Dr. William Augustine Pitts Ternan who may have been practicing in Alberta after 1900 or so.
He was married (wife unknown) and had 3 children: Jane, Geraldine (m. Colin McGilvery) and John.
Anything would be helpful, thanks in advance,

Christie Tanner - 2005-05-31 09:06:11

Family Genealogy

MCGLASHING, CAMERON, EISNER from Chester Basin - Amherst - Tidnish - Novia Scotia - some moved to USA and also B.C. Hope someone out there can help. Thanks.

Sandi (McGlashing) Mc Intyre - 2005-05-30 17:13:12

Sorenson/Hill Marriage

HILL, Spruce Grove 1900's. Seeking the family of Joseph and Caroline HILL. Caroline's first husband was Jacob Larsen Jacobson of Hagerman Idaho, they DIV. and Caroline and Joe moved to the Spruce Grove area Parkland Co. Seeking family data and family members, Caroline is my ggrandmother by the first marriage, will share

Steven D. Jacobson - 2005-05-30 12:30:32

Reed/Reid of Edmonton

Looking for family of Joe Reed/Reid of Edmonton who was an auctioneer...

liz - 2005-05-27 20:20:44

crib inquiry

We are trying to find out if there was a crib with a hood used in Catholic Orphanies int the years 1952 to 1957? My friend has a dream which is re curring about them. Is there such a thing? He thinks it was either in Prince Albert or Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada. Thanks for any help you can give us. g

streifel,glenda - 2005-05-27 13:55:07

Re: Beck, Wheeler, Austin

I am looking for family members of Jens My Father and Mother, Peter Beck & Ellen May Austin,My Grandfather and Grand mother, Millard Austin and Lydia Wheeler. Also My Great Grandfather Preserved Fish Austin and Martha Perry of Grand Forks, North Dakota. Also Fish, Grinnell, Of Rhode Island,U.S.A.Wheeler of Ontario.

Beatrice Weaver - 2005-05-26 10:05:48