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Jimmy Hall

Does anyone know the whereabouts of Jimmy Hall, who if still alive would be 83 years old and a former worker for the Calgary Postal service. Thank you

E shoesmith - 2011-06-28 13:20:08

Clayton M Rand

HI. I am looking for any information for Clayton M Rand.
He was born in Edmonton 1909-10. In 1939/40/41 he was an artist with the Entwisle Theatres. In 1944 he started Artcraft Signs Service which I believe he still had in 1953.
In 1951 or 52 he married Grace (last name unknown) and lived on 80th Street in Edmonton.
Searching for descendants or information for Clayton M Rand. Any info would be appreciated. Thank You

Jody Wood - 2011-06-07 11:51:54

Looking for family

Looking for family members from Calgary,whose father was Melvin Havelock Creamer,his wife's name is Midge. I know their names are; Cindy ,Ron,Paul, Jody, Reg,Terry and Brian. Trying to do my family tree. These would be my father's half brother's and sister.would really like to hear from you.
Hattie Creamer

Hattie Creamer - 2011-06-03 10:11:26

Wright family

Wright- Fredrick and Frances born 1928 in Edmonton are twins that were put into foster care in 1930 (appr). I am looking for their bio parents as Franklin (now lester) in my deceased grandfather and we know nothing of our heritage through him. I think that his Bio dads name is also Fredrick. Any info would be great I cant find anything because he ruined all his documents to find out who his bio parents are.

Deanna - 2011-05-31 11:16:30


Born 1955 Holly Marie White,Mother had 1 other child, Mother came from a large family (12? siblings) Natural father in law enforcement
Adopted inEdmonton Alberta

edie - 2011-05-27 07:45:59

Dorothy Zacharuk

Searching for date, burial of my aunt Dorothy Zacharuk who died approximately 1952-1955 in the Myrnam Alberta area. Would most likely have been buried in a Ukrainian Orthodox Church Cemetary.

Woywitka - 2011-05-25 23:19:53


Hello I am looking for any information on Clara whom I believe was a cree native wonam married to Philip Gray possibly in the mid 1800's childrens names of children were Robert Walter Margaret may have had other children

Lavine Taylor - 2011-05-24 12:18:52

Looking for cousins

I am looking for decendants of Joseph and Helen Cormack who went to Busby around 1925 from Scotland. Would like to know of any family stories,and hear how Joseph and Helen got on. Thanks

stroma cormack - 2011-05-18 19:59:25

Information or contact

FOSTER, Scotfield, Youngstown, Hanna, Edmonton, 1935>
Looking for info Emily Jane, Douglas, Hugh Edison, Hilyard or Horace Foster. Farmed at Scotfield until death of Hugh Hamilton Foster at Hanna in 1935. Emily Jane and Douglas believed to have moved to West Edmonton area 1937.

B.C. May - 2011-05-18 15:53:22

looking for birth family

I was born in Queen Elizabeth 2 Hospital in Grande Prairie, Alberta August 11, 1973. My blood type isn't a genetic match for my parents and I look nothing like them.My Mom says I am the only girl born that day in the hospital but I think there was an accidental switch made. I have brown eyes and brown hair. dimples on my sholders and so do all three of my children. My family I grew up with don't have them. I was given the name Ronee Tweed.please contact me if you know anything or might be related to me.Thanks

Tweed - 2011-05-17 18:17:28


Arrrived Halifax 1927 with parents and 2 sisters, dad's cousin BILL CUNNINGHAM, b 1912 Linlithgow Scotland. Parents: GEORGE CUNNINGHAM Sep 8 1874 Kilmaronock Dunbartonshire Scotland and KATHLEEN Harvey. Also Bill's two sisters ROBINA b 1908 (teacher), GEORGINA b 1924. Old photo from Brule Station, and1950's photo taken 9330 98th St EDMONTON shows Bill,s children Fred and Maureen b 1940's?

Eileen May - 2011-05-08 07:58:08


John Colville, brn Nov 1877 in Scotland, married Catherine Graham, brn Jun 1875 in Scotland. They immigrated in 1910. Known children are Annie 'Mina' born Apr 1905; John, born Aug 1906 and Alexander Graham, brn 1908. Also immigrating in 1910, Martha Graham, brn Jun 1885, married to John Lafferty; Samuel Graham, brn Nov 1883; John Graham brn Jan 1880. Would like any and all information on these individuals. Have found them on the 1911 census in Edmonton.

Karen Sutherland - 2011-05-05 12:03:50


Searching for my cousin Deborah Louise Gage born in Ponoka Alberta in 1953 to Martin and Doreen Gage. Her parents divorced and we lost contact with her.

Connie - 2011-05-03 23:04:10

Ronald Edward Cleave

Does any one know where I can find information about my wife Heather Adamson's father, Ronald Edward Cleave. He was born and raised around Turtle Mountain Alberta, then was in the Canadian Armed Forces. His first wife was Frieda Thompson to whom was Heather Adamson's birth parents. She would like to make contact with him or any other children of his. Any information would be greatly appreciated.

Pat Bliss - 2011-04-17 09:12:14

David Floyd Smeliski or Smelski (Catagas)

Searching for our brother David Floyd Smelski or Catagas
David Floyd Smelski DOB August 28, 1955, I am searching for you. David Floyd, you were adopted by a family in Edmonton, Alberta, your mother was Madeline Maud or Catagas. Your father was Maurice Smelski. Your were adopted by a middle class family who had a boy and a girl, no names were ever given to me, but you might know, the family who adopted you might have changed your last name, thats why we can't find you. You have a sister from Skownan Manitoba. You need to get in touch with us. Please call (204) 417-6312 or email me at dorris_gab@hotmail.com

Doris Gabriel - 2011-04-15 19:48:17


ATKINSON, EDMONTON, 1911 onwards
Robert Faram ATKINSON, Harriet ATKINSON (nee SKELTON) and daughter Helena Eades ATKINSON arrived in Canada from Sheffield, Yorkshire, England, circa 1906. A daughter Francis Eileen ATKINSON was born in 1909 at R.M. Brenda, Manitoba (as per 1911 census) 1916 census shows that Charles R. ATKINSON, a son age 2, presumably born in Edmonton as that is where they resided in both census entries.
I would like to find out if there were any more children as well as deaths and so on.
Robert Faram ATKINSON was my 1st cousin twice removed and Harriett ATKINSON was Robert's first cousin on the maternal side.
Any help would be gratefully appreciated.

Jane Taylor - 2011-04-15 05:02:42


FRANCIS, High Prairie,Kinuso, 1952 Searching for obit or death info on FRANCIS, Thomas born 1898 England and died Nov 6, 1952 High Prairie (Kinuso) AB. Also searching for any other info on this person and his family. Can anyone help me?
Diane Rivet

Diane Rivet - 2011-04-12 13:59:52

Brother's Birth Records

I am looking to find birth records for my eldest brother born in edmonton alberta in July of 1933. How would I go about finding this information? Thank you for your help. Cathy

cathy grant - 2011-04-12 02:53:03


I'm looking for information on my Grandmother.

Her name is:
Frances Janette McKay
Born 1913 (Aug 16?) in Atlee Alberta.
Father W.H. Mckay
Mother Flora San Sauvier
Please help if possible.
Thank you
Gordon Morrison

Gordon Morrison - 2011-04-11 22:57:25

Arne Norland

Arne Norland arrived in Quebec 12 June 1925 and travelled to Edmonton by train.
He left Norway to earn more money and I think he went logging in Edmonton.
Any idea where I can look for any information? He left Alberta and went to Vancouver BC and later Vancouver Island. Thank you,Kari Galley.

Kari Galley - 2011-04-10 20:52:39

Mossaline Edwards

I am looking for any records on this lady. She was born in 1912 in Ontario, found in the 1916 census in Saskatoon Sask. but have record that her mother Jane Edwards died in 1948 in Vermillion, Alberta, Any help would be appreciataed

Edwards - 2011-04-10 14:24:41

Margaret Brennan obituary

Does anyone know the dates--birth & death for the late Mrs Margaret Brennan who predeceased her spouse Robert George Brennan's passing Aug 8, 2004. Any next-of-kin information is welcomed.

BRENNAN, EDMONTON, before 2004 - 2011-04-07 03:16:37

Ulmer family

ULMER, JACOB, SPRUCE GROVE, 1899. My husband's grandparents are Jacob and Maria Ulmer. They came to Canada in 1899 from Austria. Looking for any relatives that may be able to help me discover where in Austria they're from.

M. Krogh - 2011-04-06 16:21:48

Searching for any information or former employee of Big John's Catering Company in Edmonton - late 1970s

I am searching for any employee's of Big John's Catering Co. (aka Bog John's Mobile Food Services Ltd) in the late 1970s located in the north-west side of Edmonton at that time. The company was family owned and operated by John & Joan Salahub and their daughter Janine and son Jeffrey worked there at that time. The company closed down in 1983-84, however, I am seeking anyone who was familiar with this company or was a former employee (perhaps a driver or working in the kitchen) in the late 1970s. In particular, I am searching for a driver who would have been in his 20s at the time (now in his 50s). Husky stature, only about 5ft5 in height, brown hair and drove a red truck. Possible names include: Ardy, Clifford, Richard Gottier, "Frenchy", Labo or may have started with an 'H'. Please contact me if any of these details ring even the slightest bell for you. Thanks.

Sarah - 2011-04-06 03:29:43

Robert George Brennan obituary

I am researching Brennan family history in Australia. One relative left Australia to live in Canada. I recently discovered a cemetery listing: Burial: Mount Pleasant Cemetery. Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. Robert George Brennan, b. Aug 28, 1929, d. Aug 8, 2004.Grave Memorial # 47518114. NOW I SEEK INFORMATION to locate a copy of this obituary: Brennan, Robert George "Bob" 74, Edmonton, Ab, Edmonton J, 2004-8-13 gjm...Also, any interested relatives of "Bob" are invited to exchange details of his Australian family tree for his life and times in Canada. Email me: blazek@skymesh.com.au OR Ed Blazek, Whaka, Dunedoo, NSW Australia 2844.

BRENNAN , EDMONTON, 2004 - 2011-04-05 19:32:32


Terry, your email doesn't work, email me me at katehall@telus.net for some information.

Kate - 2011-04-05 11:22:31

Veronica Fitzpatrick

looking for information on Veronica Fitzpatrick, born December 1899 in Alberta Canada

Deanne - 2011-04-05 06:13:16



EDMONTON??? 1908 OR 1909????



Correne - 2011-04-04 23:32:11

family name

Any information on Skrenkowich name... where they came from? when they came? any one living and where?

terry skrenkowich - 2011-04-02 22:06:31