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Family who emigrated to Canada from Cardiff

I am trying to get in touch with cousins and second cousins I have in Canada. Your mother or grandmother would have been born in Roath, Cardiff UK, in about 1890. She was Theresa Donnelly and had lots of brothers and sisters, those I can remember are Mary Ellen, Mabel, Helena (Lena), Elizabeth (Liz or Lizzie), Patrick, maybe more. She married a John I am sure, they emigrated to Seskatchewan in either the late 50s or early 60s. One of Theresa's daughters was Mary Whaley who married Doug Pople. Perhaps Theresa's married name was Whaley. Hope someone may know something, thanx.

Sheila Bell - 2015-01-23 15:23:36

HENRY George Donald, CHALMERS/HENRY? Elizabeth died 2007 EDMONTON, decendants. Please contact family in NZ.

The family of Mary Ann HENRY, b. 22 Jun 1866, Forfar, ANS, SCT d. 26 Dec 1941, Auckland, NZL (Age 75 years) Recently learned that her twin George McKiddie HENRY, b. 22 Jun 1866, Forfar, ANS, married on 11 Mar 1896 Dundee, ANS, to Isabella Luke DONALD, b. 6 Jan 1870, Dundee, ANS, SCT Had Children George Donald HENRY, b. 1898, St. Peter, Dundee, ANS, SCT d. UNKNOWN Gertrude HENRY, b. 1897, St. Peter, Dundee, ANS, SCT d. UNKNOWN George Donald HENRY married Elizabeth CHALMERS, b. 4 Aug 1908, 3 Meadow Place, Lochee, ANS, SCT d. 12 Aug 2007, Edmonton, AB, CAN (Age 99 years) and had at least three children. Their gender, names and DOB and whether they are alive or dead is also unknown. There is family in New Zealand who would love to make contact and would be grateful for any information; we presume the family is in Canada as the only clue which we have been unable to verify and unable to get any leads from is the death of George Henry?s wife. Elizabeth CHALMERS who died 12 Aug 2007, Edmonton, AB, CAN (Age 99 years) we have been unable to find a funeral notice or obituary which may have been able to give us some clues about living decendants. It is unknown if Gertrude (Georges sister) was married had children or when or where she died Any help or information to find our relatives would be appreciated. Thanks.

Debbie Cee - 2015-01-21 00:09:22

Ian Watts

Looking for information on Ian Watts born July 29,1958 in Edmonton Alberta

Ian Watts - 2015-01-20 22:02:49

Dorothy Joan Jackson

Seeking information about Dorothy Joan Jackson, born 1932 in Didsbury, AB.

susan Aubertin - 2015-01-04 14:54:22


Searching for Collick history North of Edmonton. Was told that father-in-law Nick was abandoned on a doorstep in the early 1930's. I would really love to fill in the blanks for the family. Not sure his real name was originally even COLLICK. They spoke Polish or Ukraine.

COLLICK, Nick - 2015-01-04 14:53:58

Looking for information about Alice Elizabeth Fuyarchuk.

Hello: I am wondering how to find more about this lady. If you can point me in the right direction any information would be appreciated. Thanks for reading this. Her married name might have been BAILEY. She was born in Edmonton.

Barbara - 2015-01-01 16:53:59

Hart Cafe Location in Edmonton 1950s

Hart Cafe, Edmonton, 1950s Looking for location of "Hart Cafe" or "Heart Cafe" in Edmonton. This may not have been its official name but could have been the restaurant in the Hart Block (would like to know the address of that too). My grandfather said he met my grandmother there and I would like to know where it was located. I believe it would be around Jasper Ave within walking distance of the Edmonton Auto Springs Works Building (now gone) where he worked. Thank you.

Tammy Gordon - 2015-01-01 16:53:30

Long lost sister

My sister was born to marie tallcree(nanooch)She was. Born between 1959 to 1961 somewhere in edmonton or calgary area. Her dad is blackfoot. My mom gave her to her dad.she was in the hospital for TB. My mom is from little red river cree nation. I have all the information why she gave my sister away. We want to see her! We have no grudges against her. :)

Sherry tallcree(auger) - 2014-12-22 00:16:46


Reiswig, Peoria, 1912-2003 I am looking for the Cemetery that Harold Irwin Reiswig is buried in. All it says in his obit is Interment took place at Peoria Church Cemetery. Thanks for any help you can give me. Jerry Reiswig, McClusky, North Dakota

Jerry Reiswig - 2014-11-22 16:04:35

Obituaries of Maine, Alex

Maine, Alex and wife Maggie, and son Johnny. Wetaskiwin, Alberta. beftween 1990 and 1970

Cliff Wilson - 2014-11-21 15:24:48

looking for Antoinette Greene

Antoinette Greene, Jamaican age 48. she migrated to Calgary, Alberta, Canada with her daughter Chantelle Hayden in the 1990s. She had a friend named Winsome Watkins who lived at 11 Kellyman Terrace of Waltham Park road Kingston Jamaica. I am Winsome's brother Clifton. It's important that I find her.

clifton - 2014-11-03 12:47:46

Mary Adeline Crosby

I am looking for information on my great gramma Mary Adeline Crosby, She was married to David Harvey Ganton and they had two kids, Alan and Alice. I would really like to know more about her if anyone can help me I would really appreciate it :)

Amanda Reiter - 2014-11-02 14:19:27

Herbert and Letitia Gray

GRAY, STRATHCONA, 1906-1911 I am looking for a marriage record for Herbert GRAY and Letitia LESLE sometime between 1906-1911. Herbert was born in Nova Scotia in 1862/1863 and Letitia was from Ontario and born in 1865. Thanks.

Laurie MacMillan - 2014-10-25 00:09:58


I'm looking for my grandfather Walter or Wadislav burial site as well as my uncle Anthony.

Kowal, Bonnyville, 1929 - 2014-10-13 21:49:00

JOHNSON 1914 Drowning

Looking for any information of a Swan (sven) Johnson and his son Henry that drowned in the north sask river in about 1914. Area is near Heinsburg, Lea Park. Thanks.

Liz Weiers - 2014-10-13 21:48:17

Robert Gilmour/Gilmore

I am looking for information on the death of Robert Gilmour who is said to have died Fall of 1924 or 1925. Family stories say he came to Canada in Apr 1924 and died in an accident about 6 months later in what is believed to be Alberta (he had family living here) on or by railway tracks.

Maryann Hebert - 2014-10-04 01:38:08

Christofferson, Allen, Annette, Edson, Alberta

I am looking for the descendents of Allen and Annette Christofferson who lived in Edson, Alberta Allen ( father George and mother Caroline ) was born 1940 and died 1987. Annette was born 1943 and died 2003. Both are buried in Edson. A relative residing in Denmark is very anxious to find any living relatives of the Christoffersons. Any help would be most appreciative. Thank you.

Bea Himmler - 2014-10-04 01:37:26

John Edward Arnull grave

My mother is Doreen Arnull, and John Edward would be her uncle. She knows little about his death but he came to Canada as one of the Barnardo's (Home) Children with his brother.

Marion - 2014-09-26 22:21:17

Charles Henry Baker

BAKER, MORINVILLE, ALBERTA I am searching for descendants of Charles Henry Baker, born Atherstone, England, 1870. Any information gratefully received. John Wood

John Wood - 2014-09-18 16:32:59

looking for grandparent

Hi I am looking for William Edward Brock. his wife was Annie Marie Brock Annie was remarried to a Herbert Flenn they lived at 513 6 ave Calgary east until her death on Feb 28th 1928. I am trying to find out what happened to William Brock and when she married Herbert Flenn

John Reid - 2014-09-12 20:03:42

George Salter 71st Ave Richmond Park South Edmonton

SALTER,71st Avenue, Richmond Park, South Edmonton,-1915. I am looking for information about relatives of George Salter who was the uncle of Robert Swann who went to Canada in 1913 aged 15 years of age and who joined the Canadian Expeditionary Force in August 1915 and was killed at Vimy Ridge on 03/06/1917 aged 19 years of age. Robert Swann gave his next of kin as George Salter living at 9306-71st Avenue Richmond Park, South Edmonton, Alberta in 1915. Does anyone have any information about George Salter or his family circa 1915?

JOHN WOOD - 2014-09-09 00:44:55

George Evans Family


Ron Wik - 2014-08-20 00:38:58

Great Grandfather's life in Canada

I'm seeking information about my Great Grandfather who left his estranged wife, Emma, in Seattle, Washington, after moving there. He apparently worked for a business called John Parry at Ft. McMurray north of Edmonton. He died there but his body was later exhumed and returned to Seattle. We think he may have had another family in Canada. We don't know how he died. He was born in England, emigrated to Australia, then to Seattle, WA. We don't know why he went to Canada. ??? My 90 year old father would like some answers.

William John Roberts, 1863-1944, Fort McMurry about 1908 - 2014-08-11 12:10:04

Searching for descendants

Lothians, Wallaces and Hinshalwoods, Clover Bar AB I am trying to find descendants of the fllowing families who emigrated to Canada (Edmonton) from Scotland in the early to mid-nineteen hundreds. Searching for descendantas of : John and Mary Lothian Thomas and Jean Wallace Bill and Marion Hinshalwood Just want to connect with the Canadian descendants. I live in Canada, but I am Scottish born. The folks above were my great aunts and uncles. Hope there are folks out there looking for descendants also. It would be nice to make contact.

Mary Miller - 2014-07-15 18:30:18


Trying to locate Norman Roy Ferguson who drove bus for Edmonton transit in late 1950's, played piano in Ontario and may have moved to Seattle or Spokane WA USA.

Ferguson,Norman Roy - 2014-06-28 22:35:42

trying to find children

I am trying to find the children of kevin and Elizabeth McConnell who buried in seperate graves in Holy cross Edmonton

owen Gerard O'Kane - 2014-06-23 17:54:58


I am trying to find the location of the grave of my great uncle from Ukraine who died in Edmonton in May 1937. His name was WIlliam (Vasyl) Sharik (Sharyk?) and he was co- owner of the Bronx Grocery located at 12633 - 127th St Edmonton (a UMA Store). I am coming to Edmonton in 10 days (June 27-30, 2014) and would like to visit his grave if I can find it.

Joanna Estelle Storoschuk - 2014-06-17 23:44:04

George William Fraser

My uncle, George William Fraser, died at Medicine Hat, Alberta in 1914. He was a teamster on the railroad. I would like to know the cemetery names, and addresses where he might have been buried. Thank you.

Katherine Fraser McAlear - 2014-06-17 23:43:53

Looking for half siblings from previous marriage of my fathers.

Any children of my fathers,Edmonton,early to late 1960's,Gordon Russel Williams

Richard G Williams - 2014-06-09 17:14:12

Dennis George Jenkins

Jenkins, Westlock, 1954 Seeking information about Dennis George Jenkins. Dennis is my grand Uncle, born 1889 in Worcester, England. He emigrated to Canada circa 1911. He seems to have settled in Westlock, Alberta and may have be buried in Hazel Bluff Cemetery in 1954. He married Mabel and had a daughter Grace.

Dave Jenkins - 2014-06-09 17:13:51


Dancey,Thomas/Mary/Ross From near Carlton Ontario- Edgerton Alberta 1910-Wembley near Lake Saskatoon Grande Prairie-1922 Searching for knowledge of Mary Danceys maiden name. Marriage records for Thomas S Dancey Mary Dancey 1910 Name change of Ross Dancey to Harold Davis1926-1937? Ross Dancey was my Grandfather.aka Harold Davis

Dancey / Davis - 2014-06-04 23:36:00

Tkachuk family

Hi Researching the Tkachuk family who were buried in the Shandro St. Mary Cemetery. Immigrated in 1898 with family of Oleksa, Magda, Wasyl, Anna and Marya. Farmed in the Battle River area. One daughter Marya (Marguerite) married John Simituk. Any info or contacts most appreciated. Thank you, Catherine

Catherine Johansosn - 2014-05-09 19:21:30



JAMES EDWARD GARDNER - 2014-04-17 10:07:11

Davisons from Antrim Ireland

looking for any family members of Tony Davison from Antrim Ireland. they sponsored my grandfather ,Achibald Clement Davison ,his wife, Maria Jane and their two daughters, Elizabeth Irene and Ethel May. My mother, Winnie was born in Alta, perhaps in Ft. McLeod or Lethbridge area?? would so very much like to hear from you

Taylor Turrie - 2014-04-09 11:01:31

Information on my late father

My father James Albert Cunningham emigrated to Canada in the early 1950's from Glasgow in Scotland.He settled in Edmonton Alberta where he lived for the rest of his life until his death in April/May 1966.I am his only son and I am looking about the circumstances of his death.I wish to find out some details on his life and death,as he died suddenly having spent a holiday at home the previous year.Any information would be greatly appreciated. Sincerely Yours Ian Cunningham

ian cunningham - 2014-04-02 18:17:36

Trynczuk family

The Trynczuk family emigrated to Canada in 1892/93. One member Margueripe (Margaret) a daughter was b. in 1891; married 1909 to John Simituk who worked for the C.P.R. They went to Red Deer in 1920. I am helping a neighbor search her grandparents history. I did find 3 homestead records taken out by Trynczuk, Oleksa, Turko and Urko in the Two Hills area. Any help or suggestions most appreciated. Thank you. Catherine

Catherine Johanson - 2014-03-25 17:05:06

Margaret Dorothy Orgill

We are seeking anyone with information as to our morther. She was born, Margaret Dorothy Orgill to Eliza and John James Orgill,in Edmonton in 1925 or 1926.They were originally from England and immigrated to Edmonton in 1910/11. In 1942 she married John Paravicini and they lived in the Fawcett area before moving to Westlock and then to Edmonton. She later divorced and married one Fred Hayman. Any information would be greatly appreciated.

G.A.(Jerry)Paravicini - 2014-03-25 17:00:02

Kinal Obituaries, Edmonton Journal

Kinal, Obituaries, Edmonton Journal - comments I am researching my grandfather and I believe his brother was Walter Kinal. I have the date of Walter and his wife, Antonia's, obit from the Edmonton Journal, but can't access them. I would really appreciate leaning what is stated as to Walter's parents, siblings, and children. If anyone could grant me this favor, the obit date is 30 March 1965. Thank you.

ann harmuth - 2014-03-25 16:58:53

Porter family of Innisfail and later Olds Alberta

Looking for any information about Mary E Porter who died in Nov. 1915 at Innisfail, AB. Her children were Mary and Willie Porter - age one and three years at the time of the mother's death. The children then went to the Wood's Orphanage in Olds, Alberta. The father - first name unknown, Porter - returned from the Great War and reclaimed the children.

Frank Dwyer - 2014-03-25 16:58:29

George Wilson

Jacqueline Saville, you email address does not work.

Kate Hall - 2014-03-13 12:19:21

Jacob, Rudolph Robert, born Feb. 1916 born in Edmonton

My good friend Gertrude is 100 years old on March 24, 2014 and I would like to find for her grandson Ryan and the rest of her family, information on Rudolph (Rudy) Jacob her younger brother named for his father Rudolph Jacob senior Pastry Chef at the Hotel MacDonald in 1916 and then Alberta Dairy Lunch. Rudy left home and no one has much information on him. We think the family got notice of his passing in the 1950's or early 1960's in Calgary, Alberta. He may have had a jail record and the family lost touch of him probably because of that as the rest of the family was a very proud family. Any information greatly appreciated. .

Deb Boelstler - 2014-03-11 10:30:55

Angelina from Mundare

Hello, I am looking for a woman named Angelina (not sure the last name). She also has an older sister. Angelina would be 34 or 35 today. Someone told me years ago that she had passed in car accident. I have been looking for her....endlessly. Please, if you know who this girl is and where I can find her, please contact me.

Shannon - 2014-03-06 19:12:47

Family search

Searching for info re George Wilson family. George born 1879 Glasgow, Scotland. Children Gladys, Minnie, Margaret, Eddie and George. Farmed outside Edmonton, began with fur farming. Gladys worked for Muttart Homes, Minnie took over the farm. Anyone with more infor, please contact. George was my grandfather's brother.

Jacqueline Saville - 2014-03-06 19:11:56

FREE - 2 Microfiche Readers - both in Working Order

I have two michrofich readers, both in good working order to GIVE AWAY. Please email me at jnisbet@sherrittmetals.com

Jennifer Nisbet - 2014-02-23 16:03:34

Helen Margaret Szeles

A correction to my mother's number of siblings: 6 sisters and 2 brothers and fthe amily settled in the Touchwoods in Sask. near Cupar or Q'Appelle. Her parents emigrated from Hungary in early 1900. Still unable to find her place of birth and it is believed to be in one of three provinces: Alberta, Sask. or Manitoba. My mother married William P. Laslo in 1919 in Arbury, Sask. Any leads would be grateful.

Vera Nolan - 2014-01-27 23:37:58

Looking for my mom's brothers and sister

Hi I'm looking for my mom's three siblings. Her name is June Feschuk. Her sister's name is Marie and she had twin brothers Richard who went by Ricky and the other is Robert. They were put into foster care because their mother was murdered by their Uncle. At the time, their father was charged but later found innocent. The name of the family that took them in is Tippy not sure about the spelling. This happened in Edmonton Alberta in 1958. Please if you have info we would love to hear from you..... Mom's name Rose Feschuk Dad's name William Feschuk Uncle's name John Feschuk

Brenda Mercer - 2014-01-22 00:41:16


Lac LaBiche community has lost my brother's burial records. If anyone knows of burial sites please let me know. He was buried in a grave with a cross for a headstone, but vandals destroyed them all, and now I don't know which grave is his. In the row he's buried in, all the graves all unmarked. Thank You.

darcy tremblay - 2014-01-22 00:37:42

1964 drowning in Lac la Biche, Lydia, Mark, Philip Whitford, Arsene Cardinal

Anyone with information regarding the drowning of Arsene Cardinal, Lydia and Mark Whitford, and Philip Whitford in Lac la Biche in 1964, please contact me at the above email. Thank you.

Louise - 2014-01-18 21:20:53


I am looking for family on my mother's side, last names on grandma's are Ghostkeeper's, Bouragan, Capotvert. I don't know who my bio grandpa was or any other relation's.

Annette Cyr/Ghostkeeper - 2014-01-18 21:19:03

Robert Laurence May b 1907

Dad's cousin was born when his Scots father Andrew McLean May (mother Grace) was working in England, then they moved to Coleraine Ireland. R L May was Landed Immigrant in Quebec headed for Toronto as a 'farmer' in the 1930's. Busby AB is one possibility.

Eileen May - 2014-01-17 10:29:31