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Surrendered Nephew

Looking for boy born Leslie Conrad, Born July 10, 1969 Lethbridge Municipal Hospital, Lethbridge Alberta. Surrendered at birth.

Joyce Doore - 2015-12-27 02:22:24

marraige of Albert , John, Grainger

I would like some information on the registration of a marraige of Albert, John, Grainger and Loretta ,Ann, Tower in Jasper , Alberta, in 1970. Date not known

Loretta, Ann, Zarubiak - 2015-12-12 01:01:33

1981 1981 1981

I was adopted may 1981 in Magrath Alberta Canada. Looking for my father. my biological mother was a Nelda Wetherelt (?) from Swift Current SK

Stephanie Collins - 2015-12-02 14:02:09

Looking for relatives of Great Uncle Charlie Newman

Charlie Newman fought in WW1 Canadian Forces on Vimey Ridge with my Grandfather Ernest Newman, they lost there brother there, Walter Stanley Newman. Ernest returned to the Uk and Charlie stayed in Canada. Marrying Mary and having a son called Benjamin and daughter Mary (Madge). Would live to make contact with any living relatives.

Jeanette Grose - 2015-11-29 09:03:15

Looking for relatives of Great Uncle Charlie Newman

Charlie Newman fought in WW1 Canadian Forces on Vimey Ridge with my Grandfather Ernest Newman, they lost there brother there, Walter Stanley Newman. Ernest returned to the Uk and Charlie stayed in Canada. Marrying Mary and having a son called Benjamin and daughter Mary (Madge). Would live to make contact with any living relatives.

Jeanette Grose - 2015-11-27 11:47:09


Hello I am looking for my half sisters Carole and Jeannie Bear, We used to live in Hobbema with our mother.

Valerie Ermineskin (Stirrett) - 2015-11-27 10:05:18


Hello , my name is Valerie I am looking for my two half sisters Carol and Jeannie

ERMINESKIN - 2015-11-25 18:08:46



ERMINESKIN VALERIE, BORN,1961, HOBBEMA - 2015-11-06 20:35:33

Bossart from Didsbury

I'm searching for any information on my grandfather and his family. James Kenneth Bossart was born in Didsbury Alberta Canada in 1917. His family moved back to the United States prior to 1930 where they show up in the Minnesota census. I would like to visit Didsbury next summer so I hope to find more information prior to the visit.

Rita Wiersma - 2015-11-01 23:43:01

My fathers Cousin!

I am searching for my fathers couisn?s Grave-or Obituary, named Karen (Carrie, Carolin) Sjoberg (Sgoberg) gender female. born aug 1906 in Strathcona Sub-District 33-52, Alberta Canada. Parents Olaf & Sarah Sjoberg. Burried at Dalby swedish Lutherian Cemetary outside Falun, In Canadas Sensus 1911 her name was Karen, In Sensus 1921 her name was Carrie. I have not been able to trace her further.

Ove Runsten - 2015-10-29 08:51:07

Looking for the Angus Mac Kay family from Edmonton

MAC KAY or MC KAY, Edmonton, Alberta from about 1938 to 1948. At present the information provided below is ALL the information I have with respect to the following members of my family. I am desperately seeking any and all information including when the family arrived here and where they moved to after they left the Canada Packers area of Edmonton. They may have moved out of Edmonton. Mrs. A.N. (Alice) worked for Brown's Cleaners resided at 12008-66 St & 12229-66 St; Mrs. M (Margaret) worked for Brown's Cleaners and WA Thomson resided at 9633-105 St and 12008-66 St; Angus Donald (worked at Red & White Store and then Canada Packers in 1943-1946) 12008-66 St, Angus' best friend was named Toby Peck; Sheila (was a nurse at the U of A Hospital and Alberta Hospital) 9633-105 St & 12008-66 St & 9911-108 St; All addresses are within the city of Edmonton, Alberta If you have any information with respect to Toby Peck that could be helpful to me as well. Thank you!

Donna Simpson - 2015-10-12 15:51:48

Birth and Marriage and Death info

Hough,Lester, Wert Looking for any info on this member, trying to track down relatives

Holly Harvey - 2015-09-27 09:09:57


Looking for information regarding a Courtney Sutton Lythgoe, his wife Clara (Adams?), and his children Douglas Leighton (b.Aug 5, 1937) and Lillith (b. around 1930). I know they were in Athabasca region for a while, but Douglas Leighton was born in Edmonton. The records show a Courtney Lythgoe residing in Edmonton from 1932 to 1940. Thanks in advance for any help/leads. Cathleen

Cathleen Lythgoe - 2015-09-27 09:09:34

Gordon and Paul families

I am looking for documentation for the burial of Ruth Gordon Paul who, I understand, died in 1941 and was buried in Nanton. Also for the burial of her father, James Gordon, who died in 1891 and was buried in Nanton. Thank You.

Rev. Richard C. Gordon - 2015-08-25 08:54:30

Genealogy on Grandmother

I am looking for information on my Grandmother, who imigrated from USA, and prior to this, Switzerland. I believe that she died in Edson, Alta in 1962. Her surname from second marriage was Tran, and from her first marriage was Emrick. Any info would be appreciated. Thanks, Shirley M. Wilson (Crawford)

Tran (Emrick), Edson, 1962 - Death record on Grandmother - 2015-08-25 08:50:48

Looking for Sister: Patricia (Rooney) born approx 1955

Rooney -- Edmonton, Oakville, Hamilton, 1955 Looking for Patti or Patty or Patricia (Rooney), Mother Vicky. Patti was born approx 1955 in Hamilton or Oakville area. Father was Francis "Frank" Rooney, a Jeweler at "Paiges".Employer name was Mr Lepp. John Michael Rooney Hamilton, Canada - Original Post: Thursday, January 27, 2005 at 7:4325

ROONEY - Francis (Frank), daughter Patricia, Mother Vicky - 2015-08-25 08:48:28

Daryl Wayne Cederstrand

Born November 2, 1958 in the Grace Hospital in Calgary, AB. Nurse in charge was Lt. Esther Duggan.. Daryl, your birth Mother, Helen (Cederstrand) Warrington who now lives in B.C, would like to contact you. Helen, my cousin, is now 79 years old and is battling cancer. It has always been her dream tto make contact with you.

Carol Sage - 2015-08-17 14:34:17

Francis (Frank) Xavier Donald

DONALD, Francis [Frank] Xavier, EDMONTON, 1918 I am looking for information regarding the birth parents of my father Francis [Frank] Xavier Donald who was born in or around Edmonton in or about 1918. He was given up for adoption at birth. Dad attended school in Edmonton. He also served in the RCAF in England during the 2nd world war. He worked as a Funeral Director after the war.

D'Arcy Donald - 2015-08-05 15:17:50

Looking for my father

Last Name Drolet: Location: Edmonton, Alberta Canada I was born Crystal Marie Drolet, but after my adoption my name was changed. My Biological Mother is Karen Drolet. She was in her 20's when she had me. My birth announcement states my fathers name was "Jim". I can't seem to get any information out of her about who my father is. I don't have a last name or anything. I had heard once that he had another family while he was with her, but I don't know. I have 2 older brothers from different fathers. I was born in May of 1985. So if anyone knows anything I'd be eternally grateful!

Annie Dyberg (aka: Crystal Marie Drolet) - 2015-07-22 01:13:05


Hello all... My name is Debbi Moore and I am seeking information regarding the family of Ann (e) Romaniuk, resident of Vegreville circa 1946 -47 for genealogical reasons pertaining to a family history. Ann was born in 1920 or thereabouts and I am looking for info re: parents, siblings, spouse and off spring for the family tree. Many thanks for any replies! Please contact me at debrahmoore@yahoo.ca if you can help fill in the blanks for me! Thank you!

Debbi Moore - 2015-07-22 00:19:18

Looking for information on Birth Mom

I am looking for any relatives or information related to Norma Jean Ross (married name Miller). She was married to Bill Miller in 1963 and they lived in and passed away in Calgary. Any ancestors would be appreciated. Email with information. Thanks!

Valeria Anne Getten (born Miller) - 2015-07-22 00:04:10

Family Tree

I am building my family tree and i am looking for any information for Wasylena and Gregory Nickolaychuk from Pakan Alberta. Wasylena passed away in the spanish flu and Gregory passed away in 1942. The had three sons John, Metro and William. Gregory remarried Kathrine Gurmeza in 1920. Any help would be appreiciated.

Nickolaychuk - 2015-07-21 23:58:48

Florence Belcourt/Courtepatte

Looking for information on my great grandmother Florestine (Florence) Belcourt and my grandmother Hazel. Florence married Edward Courtepatte. I am trying to find the birth place of my grandmother Hazel. I believe they were from Alberta and came to BC.

Tasha - 2015-07-21 23:56:29

Johnston's of Stony Plain / Edmonton

Looking for the Johnston family of Stony Plain, Alberta / Edmonton. Wife Ann Tkach (deceased), husband Charles 'Chuck' Robertson Johnston. Charles was previously married and had two kids with that wife. Both Charles and his brother James 'Jim' Johnston (deceased, of Ottawa) played in junior and AHL hockey in the late 40's early fifties.

Jade S - 2015-07-21 23:47:30

half sister

looking for ed and Darlene bittner, fom Calgary alberta. Urgently seeking to relay message regarding her father. Half brother Anthony (tony) woods, Campbell river, b.c.

joan nunweiler - 2015-07-16 09:25:24

Joseph Samlin

Samlin, Lethbridge, 1928 - I am trying to find someone who is connected with Joseph Samlin born 1866 in Cork, died 1928 Lethbridge. Joseph was married to Elizabeth Agnes Bland born 1857 in Lancaster, England. Their daughter was Ethel May who married Edmund Alec Turner. They emigrated in 1907.

Richard Bland - 2015-07-09 11:13:50

Florence Belcourt/Courtepatte

Looking for information on my great grandmother Florestine (Florence) Belcourt and my grandmother Hazel. Florence married Edward Courtepatte. I am trying to find the birth place of my grandmother Hazel. I believe they were from Alberta and came to BC.

Tasha - 2015-06-10 01:43:38

Looking for a friend

Hi, Could anyone help me find a Jerry Kars. He was a salesman working in Edmonton area around 1969. He was 26 at the time and might have lived near the Bonnie Doon area. He was a Ukrainian gentleman. Thanks so much! Terry

Terry Bradford - 2015-06-05 22:09:17

frieda kates

Looking for a frieda kates. Was a teacher for the university of Calgary in the 1980's maybe as a secretary. She would be retired now. And maybe still on the teachers union tea. Any information on her is greatly appreciated.

N - 2015-05-25 23:20:55

Looking for my parents!

I am looking for a girls who was enrolled at Bonnie Doone Composite High School in 1969. She would have graduated around 1971. Might have a brother named James Monroe Brown still living in Edmonton, AB Canada. Could anyone help me? The dad was employed as an undertaker and the family might have been African American. They might have attended a Lutheran church in the Bonnie Doone area. Thanks!

Terry Bradford - 2015-05-24 18:52:58

Looking for baby Mason 1946

I am trying to help a friend find her biological sister, born in April 1946. Any information would be appreciated. We believe that she was born at the Royal Alex and was adopted to a "rural" area. Also, can anyone with history material tell me which Edmonton hospitals, maternity, were in existence in April 1946? Would also like to know the format of baptism records which appear to be at the UofC in Calgary. I, too, am looking for a sister, baby Lanz born May 1958. Post Adoptions provides very limited info. We live in British Columbia and hope to do some of this electronically. thanks

Mason (Baby) - 2015-05-22 17:45:54

Looking for information on Birth Mom

I am looking for any relatives or information related to Norma Jean Ross (married name Miller). She was married to Bill Miller in 1963 and they lived in and passed away in Calgary. Any ancestors would be appreciated. Email with information. I was born in Edmonton AB February 1957. Thanks!

Valeria Anne Getten (born Miller) - 2015-05-05 18:59:15

Death of John Van Buren in Edmonton

I am trying to find information on my great-grandfather, John Van Buren. He emigrated to Winnipeg, MB and raised his family there. However, he was a railway contractor/builder who worked in Alberta. An article in the Wpg Free Press stated that he died in Edmonton on 30 April 1926. The family story passed down is that he died in an accident. I have not been able to find a newspaper for this date and would like help/ideas/suggestions on where to look. Any help is appreciated.

Cynthia Zimmerman - 2015-05-01 13:03:05

Need to find my sister

Levers/Cox,April 29,2015 Tracy is 56 years old,has two sons and possible a daughter. Husband was in the Canadian Forces. Tarcy lived in B.C. with a family. Mr. & Mrs Levers. Tracy has relatives in Alberta. I have not seen Tracy as she was adopted before I was born. Tracy needs to know that she is not along in this world. She has a sister and mother that has been tring to find her for 4o years. Relative have or will not help me, that is why I need your help. Please someone take the time to write me if you know where to find Tracy. I have a big hole in my heart, I need to locate her. Tracy has missed out on so much. If Tracy is reading this write me back and I will tell you everything i know to ensure you that this is not a scam. That you are my sister. I know your sons names, Husband location of the military. Where you grow up and on and on. Please is there someone out there that can help me find her

Pat Richardson - 2015-04-29 00:23:15

Alec Patenaude and Marguerite Viviers

I am looking for any information on my grandparents. I do know they lived in Onion Lake and also near Tulliby Lake, AB. Any help would be appreciated.

Valery - 2015-04-24 09:01:15

looking for Sweezeys from New Brunswick

I am trying to write a story about my family and how they ended up here Anna Der

sweezey - 2015-04-21 08:14:50

Ulster Society

When my parents moved to Edmonton, they helped to found The Ulster Society, a social site for those who had moved over from Northern Ireland. If anyone has further information on it, photos from it, or recipes (my mum taught cooking there) please let me know! My mum was Elsie Ferguson and my dad was Al Ferguson. This would have been from the mid 50s until early 70s or so.

Gail Ferguson Smith - 2015-04-14 23:56:22


Looking for inf. about grandmother's brother John Spitzer who lived on a farm near Schuler, was married but don't know who. Spouse maiden name may be Heifenstein, or first name Ella. Need help.

Vivian - 2015-04-05 17:34:55


I found this family on both the 1906 and 1911 census - Victoria area ANDREJ, HEAD 48 MARCIA , WIFE 41 MAGDYLYNA D. 16 DOMICA D 6 PARASKA D 4 HRYCKO S 1 Is there another family researching this family as I would be most interested in getting in touch with them. Also is the Victoria area in the Vermilion area? I thank you in advance for your help. Catherine

Catherine Johanason - 2015-04-03 14:22:12


I am looking for a woman born in Edmonton during 1914 & lived in Medicine Hat in the 1916 census She was adopted & her ADOPTED name was Ruth Lucille Thomas I believe she is from a Scandinavian family In 1916 her adopted family was attending a Methodist Church in Medicine Hat please contact me with any info I will also pay a fair price to someone for any leads or research

Kell Koch - 2015-03-27 14:43:50

seking family tree information

I am searching for relatives of Dr. Catherine (Kate) Campbell Brodie Andrews, of Lethbridge ALTA, Born 19 July 1895, died 9 January 1967. Dr. Andrew was was a respected and lifelong teacher in the Lethbridge area. I am interested in locating her family members or other information about extended family. Any information would be gratefully appreciated.

Mrs. Barbara Ewart - 2015-03-27 14:43:12


I am looking for a genealogist to help me research my family. I was born in Edmonton June 1952 Theresa June Pojalow. Thank You Any advice is deeply appreciated.

Pojalow 1900 - 2015-03-18 16:26:29

George W. Curtis

Looking for any information, such as marriage certificate info or obituary for George Warren Curtis. George married Lily Louise Butler in June 1913 in Edmonton (?) Family stories indicate that George was born Cecil Pearl Reed in WVA, USA, the son of J. Warren Reed in 1879. He moved to Canada and changed his name to George Warren Curtis. Any help in completing the story would be appreciated. Thank you.

Randy Sheik - 2015-03-18 13:29:15

Old Farm Between Mundare and Vegreville

Hi there: I am wondering if anyone knows the history behind an abandoned farm (house and 4 barns) that sits just a few hundred metres up Range Road 155 near the TC 16 Hwy? I stumbled upon it the other day and am wanting to know the story behind it. It's a very nice house that looks like it was just up and left it and I'd like to possibly find out why. I can go an look at land titles but that doesn't give much of a story. Anybody have any insight? I can send photos as well. Thanks so much, Kelly

Kelly - 2015-03-15 14:11:06

Fred Day

Fred Day, son of Thomas Jefferson and Margaret Rice Day, was living in Dewberry in 1965. I am seeking any information about him--wife and children, if any, death date, cemetery and tombstone. Same for wife, if any. Information or leads very much appreciated.

H. Ellsworth Steele - 2015-02-13 16:03:11

Bayrak/Bayrack, Constantine 1916 to 1949 - Edmonton and Edson

Bayrak/Bayrack, Constantine 1916 to 1949. Hi I am looking for any information on Constantine Bayrak - I know he died on Oct 10, 1949 in Edson Alberta. I would like to know what his wifes name and children's name where. I know he had a son out of wedlock in November 1939 in Edson Alberta. I am looking for any relatives or family. Thank you

Sonni Jones - 2015-02-10 00:12:27

Trynczuk/Semenituk 1909 Marriage

The spelling of the surnames could be quite different. The bride Marguerite) was b. abt. 1897 in Au. immigrated 1897/8. The groom (John) was b,.1886 and worked on the railroad all his life. They had 7 children. The first. Lucy was born 1909 Nov. 15. On the 1911Census shows the family of Senituk John (1876), Margaret (1887), Lucy & dau Margaret and Mother Wid. Mary J. b. 1843. They were living at Kootenay, Okangan, B.C. Would like a copy of the marriage, if possible or other info. Thank you, Catherine

Catherine Johanson - 2015-02-09 17:01:03

my mom

Yes me and my sister have been trying to find my mothers birth name.. Her adopted name is Madeleine Carol Ross. We would figure that she was born February 7 1947 and adopted sometime after that.. We dont know where she is or if we will ever be in contact with her again. My father had a stroke many years ago. if anyone can help that would be great. We believe she went up for adoption either in Calgary or Edmonton maybe even in Elk Point. thank you Tanya

tanya baldwin - 2015-02-08 00:04:31

Looking for 1/2 brother

Fall 1939, our mother gave up a baby boy for Adoption. She gave birth at the Misercordia Hospital in Edmonton. Alberta adoptions wont provide any more info to us other than he was adopted by a well respected couple who resided in a rural area with recreational, educational and medical facilities nearby. They were of the Protestant faith, the adoptive father was 29 at the time and the adoptive mother was 25. Our mother passed many years ago..but having to give up this baby boy haunted her till the day she died.

Barb - 2015-02-01 12:18:07

Ernie Lange

Trying to find the above subject. He is a cousin of my husband's family. We know that he is a cattle rancher in Edmonton. Ant assistance is very much appreciated.

T. Lutz - 2015-01-29 09:41:59