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Looking for descendants of William Thomas SHAW b. 1890 and EVA M. nee HATCH, b. 1895, married Lethbridge 1915, died 1966 Lethbridge and 1962 Edmonton.

Female DNA shows close match to Eva and her mother LODEMA M. HATCH nee DOWNEY

Daphne - 2007-08-27 18:07:44


I am looking for any info on Peter BEIERS. All that is known is that he was of Danish ancestery. He lived with Philomene Beauchamp and her young son Gaston in Alberta. Though Philomene and Peter never married they had 3 children, a son Peter George born 1920 and 2 daughters Maxine and Lou. All the children went under the surname of Beauchamp. Unsure as to when this relationship ended. Do know that Philomene lived in the Lac la Biche area before moving to Edmonton and then to Yellowknife. Can anyone help?

Margaret Beauchamp - 2007-08-27 11:21:36

Anselmo Lutheran Church

Anselmo Lutheran Church, Mayerthorpe, 1900's
Would you have any historic information on this church and cemetery?

elsie rodeman - 2007-08-26 08:20:58


I am seeking marriage/death information on Eugene
Brooker b 1877, living a Endriang Alberta in 1911, with wife Eveline and son Eugene who was born 1910.
Sidney T Fox
Brandon MB Canada

brooker /Red Deer - 2007-08-24 11:54:21


I am Looking for my Carmichael Family, who lived in Edmonton Alberta.

Samuel Jas (James) Carmichael (married twice) born 1842 Ireland, Died 1923 in Edmonton Buried in the Edmonton 7th Ave Cemetery............
1st wife: Julia Keeler died giving birth to their daughter in Dundas County Ontario Canada.
Children (1)
- Annie Carmichael born 1871 in Dundas County, Ontario Canada Married John Charles Barclay.
Samuel Married 2nd
Janet (Jennie) Grey McNeilage born 1857 in Ontario died July 1921 in Edmonton Alberta buried with Husband
Children (5)?
1. William James Carmichael born 1883 in Ontario Canada Died March 1960 in Edmonton Alberta, Buried in same cemetery as father Samuel.
Married Rhea Lorena born 1913 died July 1989.
2. Henry H Carmichael born 1886 in Ontario. married Pearl ????..When mother died was living in Settle WAshington USA.

3. John (Jack) Carmichael born 1888 In Ontario ,was a Privite in the 49th Batt Canadian Infantry, # 101432 (My Great Grandfather).

4. Arthur A Carmichael born 1891 in Ontario
5. Andrew Ward Carmichael born 1894 in Ontario.
The Family moved to Edmonton in abt 1902. They lived at 1249 Ottawa Ave Edmonton Alberta in 1919 which changed to 10733 93w St.

Any help finding or knowing of these relatives would be great you can reach me at fawnsfamilytree@hotmail.com

Fawn Laffin - 2007-08-23 15:12:30


Montgomery,Edmonton,1927-I am looking for information on my gGrandfather James Tolbert "Todd" Montgomery who was shot while building a fence by two men on horses. My Grandmother was only 14 years old at the time and was in Missouri and does not remember being told anything else. If anyone knows any information on this please email me.

Trisa Miller Stocker - 2007-08-22 10:56:49

Vernon and Ross Johnson

Johnson Vernon and Ross, born in Alberta and served in WWII. I am a relative trying to find families of either brother.

cindy gaffney - 2007-08-21 12:32:46

1943 marriage info

I am trying to locate information about Victor Ernest Wright, who I believe was married in Vermilion, Alberta sometime in 1943. He might have moved to BC after the ceremony. Thank you.

geri hawkins - 2007-08-19 20:53:59


I am trying to get in touch with descendants of my great uncle Herbert George Llewellyn b.14.05.1880 Warwickshire who moved to Canada with his wife Alice 1903/7. I think he eventually settled in Innisfail, Alberta and set up a large branch of the family there.

Ron West - 2007-08-18 05:26:37

BOURGET, Irene Aimee

My mother came from France to Southern Alberta in 1914. She married my father John Stanley Adams in 1932, in Calgary Ab.They lived for years in Sheppard, AB and moved to Calgary likely in the late 1930's. Father joined the army from late 1930's and went overseas for the war.I am looking for any information on mom.

Don Adams - 2007-08-15 20:17:57

Gordon and Caludia Harris

I have now ascertained that Claudia and Girdon Harris are buried at Beechmount Cemetery. Caludia died on 10/2/1952 and Gordon died 29/10/1958.

If anyone can recall being taught by Claudia and can provide me with the name of the school where she taught I shall be most obliged to receive the information.

Margaret Lee Jones - 2007-08-15 12:44:44

McRae, Leduc, Alberta

My Grand father William George Wood lived in Leduc in the early 1900's and supposedly work for a McRae who owned or ran a hardware store in Leduc. In one story it was said that the Hardware store was called the "Beehive Hardware". Any Info would be greatly received. Thank You

Douglas Bryant Wood - 2007-08-14 21:28:01

Emma Wallin / Peter Prince wife

I am looking for information on the life of Emma Wallin , one of Peter Prince's wife . After a visit to Heritage Park, I was intrigued about the house and the fact it seems her presence still haunts the house.
I'd like to learn more about her life.
Would you have any leads to help me in my research?
Isabelle Bochet

Isabelle Bochet - 2007-08-13 19:29:46

Hopkins, Harris, James Edmonton

Claudia Hopkins born 1887 at Llangennech, Llanelli, Carmarthenshire emigrated on 8th October 1919. She was a school teacher and married Gordon James,( I have no date for marriage).

Her sister Blodwen Harris emigrated to Edmonton in 1954 arriving from South Africa with her daughter Tegwen Harris.
Blodwen was a vocalist.

I would like help please in what happened to them.
Did Tegwen Harris marry?
Is Claudia buried in Edmonton?
Is Blodwen buried in Edmonton?
Any hwlp/leads will be greatly appreciated.

Margaret Lee Jones - 2007-08-11 12:11:07

Betty Howard originally from Cobble Hill BC

Trying to locate a Betty (Howard) who lived in Cobble hill, BC Canada around 1947 or 1948.

mike henitiuk - 2007-08-06 23:27:27

Tracing Jock Scott

Any info about Jock Scott born Scotland, brother of Janet Scott who married Archie Woodhead of rawyards Airdrie. Jock immigrated to Medicine Hat Alberta married Gertrude and returned to see family in Airdrie approx 1962 where Gertude died. One of Janet's children was William who is our father now deceased. Would love to find any family connection .

ANN HOUSE - 2007-08-06 17:49:57

Trying to find relatives of David Brown and Marion Penman


I am Pat Reid from Edinburgh, Scotland and I would like to contact relatives of David Brown and Marion Penman who might still live in Edmonton, Alberta. Marion Penman was my grandfather's sister. Their parents were David Moffat Penman and Jane Carrick. They lived in New Monkland, Lanarkshire. The information below was from Lanarkshire Archives posted in 1998 by John M Brown, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. The email address is now out of date. I would like to get in touch with him or his relatives.

"""""The 1881 census shows that my gg-grandfather David Brown (B 1853) lived at 14
Albert St, Airdrie Sct. with his wife Marion Penman (B 1857) (and their three
Jane (born 1876 in New Monkland),
James (my grandfather) (born 1877 in Airdrie)
Janet (born 1880 in New Monkland).
David Brown's father was
James Brown (born 1816 in Airdrie Sct)
Mother Janet Wilson (born 1818 in Shieldhill, Stirling)
David Brown had four brothers;
Andrew (B 1858), John (B 1851), James (B 1846) and William (B 1842)
and three sisters Janet (B 1840), Jane (B 1844) and Isabella (B 1849)
My Grandfather married Maggie Dougall Baxter in 1903 and came to
Canada in 1905. I have a complete history of all their dependants in
I would like to make contact with any descendants of our family or
anyone that might be researching this family. It is our assumption
that any living relatives are still in Scotland.
Thank you.
John M. Brown
Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.""""

Looking forward to hearing from you.

Best regards

Pat, Edinburgh, Scotland

Patricia Reid - 2007-08-02 06:31:50

Location of Burial

Greetings from New Zealand
I am searching for the location of burial of Louisa MALCOLM who died at Medicine Hat on 9 Jan 1950 and also her husband Hasting MALCOLM.

Can you help please? Thank you
Malcolm Blow

Malcolm Blow - 2007-07-31 03:57:42


I am seking information about Joe (McC)Lafferty (b about 1890) who married a Derry girl in Fahan, and eimgrated from Donegal, Ireland in the early 1920s. In the early 1970s he lived at 10519-79 Avenue, Edmonton, I am trying to locate possible descendants as it is said that his son had a barber shop in the area. Thanking you in advance. Roisin Lafferty

Roisin Lafferty - 2007-07-30 12:19:35

Thomas WOOD

Looking for information on Thomas Wood b 1870 Dalton, York, England. On the 1906 census he is living in Calgary. In 1926 Thomas was a patient at the Provincial Hospital in McLeod, Alta. Is there any way I can get information about this hospital or its patients? Any assistance would be helpful.

Isabel - 2007-07-30 11:41:52

Henri Weinshenk

Looking for burial place and records of Henri Weinshenk in Alberta. His death at Peace River Alberta area as a result of a hunting accident back in 1895 to 1904.

Bre. Trail (Bianowski) - 2007-07-27 13:22:58

Looking for info from cemetary records

Applegate, Fred Buried in Beechmount Cemetary. Died August 1916. Would like any info that may help to track his family who were from England. He was born about 1885. Am coming up with nothing to track him back to England.

Donna Applegate - 2007-07-24 22:04:50

Looking for Family Surname Armstrong (Lucinda)

Armstrong,(Lucinda, Lucy) Provost,AB Late 1800's-1900's
I am looking for information on my Great Grandmother's relatives. I will be in the area and would love to know more about my family history.

April Hicks - 2007-07-24 17:53:50

Looking for info. on grandmother

Hello. I am looking to find information on my grandmother, Grace Poirier (nee Oig). She died on October 6, 1974 at the Royal Alexandra Hospital in Edmonton. On her death certificate it stated she was widowed, but we do not know the "Poirier" she may have married. If you knew Grace Poirier, please contact me at graceoig@yahoo.ca. Thank you.


POIRIER, OIG, Grace, Edmonton, 1960s-70s - 2007-07-23 00:05:22

great uncle

Looking for John's brother George, classic car dealer originally from Glasgow now lives Orange county California, son of Annie brother of Alex,David,Vera,Mary. One of the sisters had polio, John married Anna they had 5 children, Dorothy, Ann, John, Don, Fiona. I am Dot's daughter would love to hear from you just to see how you are !

leeanne mclaren - 2007-07-21 20:43:16

find relatives

Searching relatives of;Mary Burnett,Red Deer,Sister of Alexander Burnett,Yetholm, Scotland

Beth Burnett - 2007-07-21 05:33:46

McLeod research

I am seeking information for my ancestors:
Surname: McLeod
Region: Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
10 Aug 1920 (death) - information for William James McLeod family
1914 or later - Mary Charlotte McKay McLeod
1965 - (death) Kenneth C. McLeod
1900's - Dr. John Robert McLeod, Margaret Lillian McLeod,
Bessie McLeod
Helen M. McLeod
Norman McPherson McLeod

Thank you for any information,
Wendy Smith

Wendy Smith - 2007-07-19 16:05:54


I am the granddaughter of Marlin Edward Smythe And Jerry Lee Upshaw. I am looking for any information on these two surnames dating as far back as any one can find. Marlin was married to Helen. He also went by the radio name of 'mac vern', at a radio station in Nevada. I would greatly appreciate anyone in Scotland or England to help. With Upshaw anyone from Yorkshire or Sussex? I would greatly appriciate it I am trying to make a family tree for my daughter. Also, any names of Hamby. Again thank you.

TyrrellSmythe - 2007-07-19 00:10:01

Scott Williamson born 1968/69 and Cathy born about 1966

Cathy and Scott, children of Michael and Edith WILLIAMSON from Belfast N.Ireland. My father David Silby was the sister of Edith Jane Williamson nee Silby who died in 1978. Would love to make contact. Rosemary and Christine.

Rosemary Cathers nee Silby from Northern Ireland - 2007-07-15 13:43:40


I am researching my family tree and I am looking for more informtation on Helena Fortier, (Marie Ste Winnifred) 1888-1954, she was nun in Morinville and may have been involved with the adoption of my father in 1938 as well she would be my great aunt. Any information would be greatly appreciated.

Take Care


Simone Fortier - 2007-07-14 22:45:57


Looking any information on the Treichel family.... 1)I have found a Ludwig 1891 - 1941 from Kinsella district 2)Edward 1868 - 1913 from the Leduc and Rollyview district 3)Caroline Lemke (nee Treichel) 1882 - ? in the Usona and Wetaskiwin district 4)Louis"Lewis" 1890 near Sedgewich

CD Ashton - 2007-07-13 17:01:14

searching for my sister

My name is Melva Tallcree we have been searching for my sister over 10 years. We only know little bit of her info. I think her name is Maggie or Margie and I think she lives in Morley Alberta. She was born between 1959 and 1961 in Calgary Alberta, but we don't know which hospital. My mom's name is Marie or Mary or Maria (Tallcree) She was born September of 1931. We live in Fox Lake Alberta We are Little Red River Cree nation people. The baby girl's birth name would be Tallcree. She was taken by her father when she was born. I have 6 sisters and 6 brothers. We think she got our mothers will. It said her name was Marggie or Maggie but we didn't know at the time who she was we found out later. Now were looking for her and we need do find her so much please help in anyway. Our mom didn't tell us anything and she died in april 1999. We don't know anything about the baby. If you know her information please e-mail me Thanks it means a lot to us.

tallcree.m - 2007-07-08 06:19:30

Roy P.J. Pruden

Sherry,your email address doesn't work. Your father was my father's brother if you wish to contact me please email me at sharonp@cfs.serdc.mb.ca

sharon pruden - 2007-07-04 14:06:52

Searcing for birth and death information

Bell, Charles Alexander married to Florence Scott, three daughters: Edith Florence born in North Gower, Ontario 1908; Nellie born circa 1912, Marion born cica 1910
Believed Charles and Florence died in Edmonton.

Bell, Edmonton , 1926 - 1950 - 2007-07-01 16:29:33

Frank and Russell Tapley

My grandfather, Frank Tapley is buried in Alberta, Canada and my father, Russell Chester Tapley, was born in Alberta, Canada in 1914. I would like to know in what city for both of them.
My grandmother, Mary (McKay) Tapley is buried in Vancouver, BC. Canada if that helps anyone know these ancestors.
There was at least one other child of the union, but I don't know his name or where he is buried. He died of appendisitis.

Deanna Calef - 2007-07-01 13:33:00