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Maurice William McLaughlin, b October, 1917 on a farm. In WW ll, he was awarded a Distinguished Flying Cross by the RCAF. He was in Squadron 419. I have reason to believe that he is/was related to me. Thanks very much...in advance

Jim McLaughlin - 2013-06-24 23:20:07

Hilda Porter Wright

I am searching for information about Hilda Porter Wright. Hilda came to Canada in the early 1900's as a Barnardo Child and married Mr. Albert Wright

Janice Elkiw - 2013-06-20 11:23:05

Date and location at death

Do you have records for the death of Lula Davis Michael? She may have died at Bonneyville, Cold Lake, or Meadow Lake, Alberta. Sh was born in the 1880s and lived to be a very old lady, perhaps died in the 1960s? She had a homestead near Therien, AB.

Butler, Lorna Michael - 2013-06-13 22:51:48

James Auchinachie Boyd

Does anyone have obituary for James Auchinachie Boyd died circa 1995

David McSevney - 2013-06-13 22:51:29

Oswald Henry Willett/Marie Mason/Potvin

I am looking for info on my great grandfather's second marriage around 1921Hilda/Medicine Hat area. Believe he homesteaded in the Hilda area after coming up from Michigan with 1st wife,Louise Amelia Paulson, she passed in 1918 and is buried in Medicine Hat. He remarried to Marie in about 1921.They eventually moved to the Wavy Lake area and in later years out to Vancouver, B.C. Would also like more light shed on Marie where she was born and when.

Ginger Martens - 2013-06-13 22:51:08


Looking for Donna Hewlett . She lived in Base Borden Ontario. Shes a childhood friend. I have since married and wish to find her. I knew her in the 70s.

susan shaw - 2013-06-13 22:49:34



susan shaw - 2013-06-13 22:49:11

Jacobsen, Johannes, of Westlock, Dapp, arrival 1928 died 1969

Family of Johannes Jacobsen from Vejle, Denmark and arrived in Canada 1928. Lived in Westlock, Dapp area with wife Rose Ellen Thomas and children. Johannes was born 1905 in Denmark and died 1969. His wife was born 1919 and died 1994. Not sure about any details about wife or dont know children

Chris Burditt - 2013-06-13 22:48:47

William Ernest Robert Grandmaison

My late husband William Ernest Robert (william Robert) was born in Cold Lake Alberta in 1936 or 1937. His parents were Lillian and Rene (pronounced Rainy) Grandmaison . I am looking for any information I can get. Robert ( Ernie) joined the PPCLI and was in Germany in 1955 or 1956. They lost a young daughter in a house fire in the late 1930,s Can anyone help me . this history is slipping away and his grandson (aged 16) is very interested

Rebecca Clee - 2013-06-13 22:48:24

my grandparents

I am trying to find out something about a little girl who would have been my aunt. Her name was 'Betty' Bauer, and I believe she was born in 1922 in Humboldt SK. My mom, her sister Lillian was born in 1923. In about 1925 0r 26, the Bauers moved to Grimshaw AB. When Betty was 10 (I believe 1932) she died suddenly from diabetes. I am trying to track some record of this family's existence, esp dates around Betty's death. But I can find nothing at all. Can you help? So appreciate it.

Beverley Oliver - 2013-06-13 22:47:54

Margaret Crombie Craig

Margaret Crombie Craig was my husband's Grandmother. She was born approx. 1887 in Scotland and married Robert Craig in Winnipeg, Manitoba on Sept. 21, 1907. (The minister was Rev. Charles H. Stewart) She pased away in 1962 in Edmonton and she and Robert are buried at the Westlawn Memorial Gardens in Edmonton. I would be interested in learning more about her, as to the names of her parents and any siblings she may have had. With sincere thanks The Craigs

Crombie, Calgary, 1916 - 2013-05-23 10:40:33

Robert and Jane Noble FINDLAY

FINDLAY Robert/Jane/James/Myra I am looking for information about the death and burial of Robert FINDLAY (1844- ) and his wife Jane Noble FINDLAY (1848- ). They were last recorded in 1916 as living at Edmonton with their son James and daughter-in-law Myra. Robert FINDLAY was a brother of my great grandmother Agnes (Findlay) Smith

Peter M. Smith - 2013-05-23 10:40:02

carol jean mcbride

Hi, I am looking for any info on a Carol Jean McBride, who resided in Southern Alberta, Medicine hat, Calgary in the 1950`s. Also her son who would have been born in the early 1950`s, She was with a David Alan Niven. They resided in Medicine Hat renting a farm in the early 50`s. I have not been able to find any info? Anything would be great, Diane

diane nicholson - 2013-05-13 23:38:23

James (Jim) Patterson - info about

Looking for ANY info on James (Jim) Patterson not sure of spelling. He lived with and had a daughter with Irene White in 1954. Apparently was with the Edmonton Police Force, has other children, may have moved to Victoria BC. Any info on him, his children or family would be greatly appreciated. Please email

Myrna Jamie Ann Hearns - 2013-05-02 22:30:35

Searching for Birth parents

I was born August 3rd 1983 at the Edmonton General Hospital. I was given up for adoption i believe upon birth. I was adopted at 27 days old. it was a closed adoption. I was adopted by a dutch family with the surname RIENKS Birth mother was 15 years old in a group home. We are cree and from Saddle Lake Band in Alberta

Rebecca Rienks - 2013-05-02 22:29:20

death notice of Helena Lukacz

I am looking for the death notice of Helena Lukacz. She was murdered about 1932-1933. In or around Athabasca, Alberta. Thankyou.

Lukacz, Maureen - 2013-04-22 22:11:31


I am trying to find descendants of my great aunt and uncle, John and Mary Jane Miller. They emmigrated to Canada in 1920's from Durham England, with their children, George, Emily and Elizabeth. I believe they lived Brooks Alberta. Emily married a John Cyr, had children Ron and Delphine Cyr, whilst Elzabeth married a man named Murdoch, but that is all I know. I am not sure whether the family had something to do with Race Horses??? any information would be greatly appreciated..Thanks and regards

inglis - 2013-04-22 11:26:01

Grover Cleveland Taylor

Seeking infor on Grover Cleveland taylor B 1890 USA farmer -Irvine Alberta -1930 Elkwater alberta - 1940 Thank you Sidney T Fox Brandon MB

sidney t fox - 2013-04-22 11:25:28

Annie Brock Herbert Flenn

Hi I'm looking for a marriage lookup for Annie Brock And Herbert Flenn. We believe they were married in Calgary AB not sure of the year Annie died in 1928 and was married to William Brock in 1920 Any help greatly appreciated

John Reid - 2013-04-22 11:24:49

Axel Ivar Carlson

CARLSON, HUSSAR?,1930 I?m trying to find out if there are any living descendants to Axel Ivar Carlson and his wife Magdalena. Axel Ivar emigrated from Sweden to the US in 1904. He moved from Minnesota to Washington state where he met his wife. Two girls were born to the couple before they moved to Canada. When they crossed the border at Kingsbridge in 1926 the family consisted of parents plus Mildred born 1919 and one more daughter name unknown born in 1924. They stated their destination Hussar, Alberta. Not sure if they ever got there. Axel Ivar died 21 Apr 1960 and Magdalena 1982. She is buried at Women's Institute cemetery, Grimshaw. In the Alberta Homestead Index post 1930 I found an Axel Ivar Carlson farming just east of highway 35 some miles south of Manning. Keeping in mind that Grimshaw, where his wife is buried, is not that far away, could I assume that this was the place where Axel Ivar farmed? Is there a way to know if there are descendants? Best regards Birger Bring Sweden

Birger Bring - 2013-04-22 11:24:23

Ray and Gladys Meek

Ray and Gladys Meek lived in the Edmonton area from 1916 to 1966. His second marriage to Gladys produced a daughter Ellen. I'm looking for any information on any of them. I'm particularly interested in Ellen. Thanks

Diane Hesse - 2013-04-17 23:45:52


Would like to obtain any information about the burial of Patrick Crozier in Saint Anthony's cemetery in 1952. Seeking exact date of death and location of grave. Thanks! Linda Tomlin Duncan, British Columbia

Linda Tomlin - 2013-04-16 20:33:55

Francis taylor & family

The Taylors emigrated from Romiley, Cheshire, England in about 1890. Francis married Emma and had 3 children Ethel b1895, Maggie 1897 & Amy 1899. His Mother Emily and sister Nancy also emigrated to Edmonton. Any help appreciated Regards Chris

TAYLOR, EDMONTON, 1890's - 2013-04-10 15:49:05

details of my fathers death

My father was James Cunningham,i think his middle name was Adam or Albert.He died in Edmonton,Alberta on June 3rd. 1966.He was born in Glasgow, Scotland on or around 19th. January 1911.Any information on his death or anything else would be appreciated.

ian cunningham - 2013-04-08 08:52:44

Letawsky and following generations

I my possession I have a "Letawsky Reunion 1999" booklet but the listing mostly has no dates which is hard to figure out. If anyone has information on the entire family, please no not hesitate to write.

Letawsky Family - 2013-04-06 23:19:48

Dymtro or Metro Motuz

MOTUZ, LEDUC, 1950's - Dymtro or Metro Motuz was born in 1917 in Erickson, Manitoba. He worked in the oil fields in Alberta. He was married in Manitoba (possibly 1945) and had 3 children (1946, 1947, 1949). Marriage ended and he went to live in Leduc, Alberta. I think he remarried there. He died in Leduc, Alberta, but I am not sure when. I am looking for info about Dymtro/Metro Motuz and would like to find his obituary.

Motuz - 2013-04-02 15:08:07

John (Jack) Hutton Edith Chute descendnts

Hutton, Glenn Hugh, Edmonton. 1945 - 1949 Hutton, Glenn Gary, Edmonton, 1950s Hutton, Dariel Edith Lane, Edmonton, 1950s Hutton, Jean Chute, Edmonton, 1942 Legge, Jean Chute, Edmonton, 1945 Legge, Joanne, Edmonton, 1950s Legge, James, Edmonton, 1950s Legge,Sheen, Edmonton, 1950s Legge, Seonard, Edmonton, 1950s Legge, Glenn, Edmonton, 1950s would like to contact any of the descendants of John (Jack) Hutton and Edith Chute to exchange family history. Glen Hutton (second cousin to Lt Glenn Hutton RCN and to Jean Chute Hutton).

Glen Hutton - 2013-04-01 01:38:19