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PARKIN,NOTTINGHAMSHIRE England,c1800 Looking for family links in Canada ,

Elizabeth Hammond - 2002-12-30 11:51:30

looking for info on a james naismith born sept 21 1913.he was in calgary between 1942 ti 1947. , brampton , ontario Canada

robert naismith - 2002-12-29 10:30:00

I am looking for any information on the “janke” family, if anyone knows of any Jankes living or dead that live in the Sask/Alberta area, please let me know, ANY info is helpfull , SK Canada

Jen - 2002-12-29 10:20:10

I am looking for anyone who may have known my father Leonard Wolfe a metis who served in the second WW. He drove a gas truck to the tanks in the battlefield.Leonard was from the Battleford area. As well he might have fathered a son in England, while there. He would be 58 today. , Lloydminster, saskatchewan Canada

Dennis Wolfe (Wells) - 2002-12-28 01:25:00

I am looking for information on anyone of minority who attended the Mannville, Alberta school in 1967. I know there was one colored guy and one chinese who went to school with me there that year. I am Metis and i would like to touch base as i am writing a book on my experience. , Lloydminster, saskatchewan Canada

Dennis Wolfe (Wells) - 2002-12-28 01:05:50

I am looking for a sister who may have been adopted, when my mother passed away at Misocordia Hospital in Edmonton in 1962 or 64? She would be Metis decent and she would be 40 today…she might have a name of Maragret… My mother was Julia Wolfe (Anderson) , Lloydminster, saskatchewan Canada

Dennis Wolfe (Wells) - 2002-12-28 00:40:00

ATTRELL, NAOMI, EDMONTON. I am looking for any info on my g. aunt Naomi Attrell (don’t know if she was married – Attrell would be her maiden name). My dad thinks she was at the Oliver Sanitarium in the early 1930’s or 40’s but knows nothing else about her. , Langley, BC Canada

Lea - 2002-12-27 21:13:00

ATTRELL, LACOMBE, BASHAW. Does anyone have info on the Attrell family who lived in Lacombe and Bashaw areas in the late 1920’s and early 1930’s. I am told the Attrell brothers had a mercantile (?) shop in Lacombe but have never been able to find anything out about it. , Langley, BC Canada

Lea - 2002-12-27 21:10:43

Looking for entry in 1901 census for Walter F. Davidson, wife, Amy F. in Kenlis, Assiniboia East , Burnaby, B.C. Canada

S. Heaton - 2002-12-25 15:45:50

LETENDRE,SLAVE LAKE 1970-1974.-Sisters looking for birth sister. Last known information: Melanie Letendre Born in Slave Lake Alberta,Dec 3rd.The year she was born is unclear we know it was between 1970-1974.Mother’s name is Rose Letendre from The Loon River Cree Band. Please Contact Melissa Letendre at 1-604-299-9744 if you have any information. Thank-you. , burnaby, bc Canada

melissa letendre - 2002-12-24 14:15:30

KLEMENTOVICH, BELLIS, 1914-1949 JAKSITZ, WARBURG, 1928-??? Looking for information of grandparents as per above. Please e-mail if any information is known, , Edmonton, Alberta Canada

Doug Klementovich - 2002-12-22 23:50:23

ZARCHINSKI, LAMONT COUNTY, 1934 I am currently searching the St Marys Roman Catholic Cemetery in the Lamont County and find that there are a number of graves that do not have plot numbers. I would be interested in speaking with anyone that know any history about this church and it’s cemetery. , Edmonton, AB Canada

Karen Bucyk - 2002-12-22 00:20:00

ISH looking for relatives Alfred Lawrence Ish, born Calgary Grace Hospital, June 6, 1939. Adopted to Mary Gladys Wilson (nee Berry) and raised as Gerald Kenneth Wilson in Edmonton, Alberta. My name is Sheryl Ann Ellis and I am Gerry’s daughter, looking for ISH relatives. , Penticton, BC Canada

Sheryl Ann Ellis - 2002-12-21 11:10:25

St. John, Royal R., EDMONTON, Klondike Gold Rush – listed in 1900 census Minnesota, 1901 census Edmonton with family. Most popular family story is he disappeared during gold rush sometime after 1901, last seen on a river. Other version is he died on Fraser River building railroad. Is there any way I can get info on any death notice that may have been posted. Digital site for Edmonton Bulletin does not go back far enough. Would there have had to be some kind of legal notice or something for his wife (Myrtle) to remarry? All I know is that sometime after 1901 he disappeared (probably after 1902, when he had child born). , Canada

Kim - 2002-12-20 20:02:00

I am looking for the where abouts of my kin from my gguncle John Robert Thompson, married to Elizabeth Evangeline (Eva) Ralph, dtr of James Ralph and Harriet Dawson. John was b. 17 June 1869 and d. 25 Jan 1941. There was a son and daughter. Eva died in 28 Apr 1953 in Saskatoon. Is there someone who can tell me where my cousins are? John died in Busby AB. , oshaw, ontario Canada

ruth grundie (thompson) - 2002-12-18 11:43:32

june 4, 1978 , edm, ab Canada

joe - 2002-12-17 10:40:30

The Wigwam -12 Street West-Calgary Looking for info about this place and its purpose.Existed for sure in 1918.Thanks , Ab Canada

Sheila - 2002-12-17 05:54:30

GOULET, Tamara, EDMONTON, 1987 , Edmonton, AB Canada

David Yeh - 2002-12-16 13:05:20

HASEN/SPICER correction The e-mail contact should read queenharpie@shaw.ca. Sorry , Mill Bay, BC Canada

Elaine Layden - 2002-12-16 10:15:53

HOWARTH,MANITOBA,1894 Are there any surviving relatives of Harold and Myrtle Howarth, who emigrated to Manitoba, Canada around 1920ish. They lived on a farm in Manitoba., and they had 13 children (dont know any of there names) Harold was born in 1894 in Stretford Manchester England. I am desperately trying to find information about the Howarths, and the farm that they lived on, If anyone knows anyone with the surname Howarth, living in Manitoba, or anywhere in Alberta, can you please ask them if Harold and Myrtle mean anything to them, it may be there parents or grandparents. or,if anyone is related to Harold and Myrtle, please e.mail me, at Robbo74uk@aol.com , London, England

Beverly Carroll - 2002-12-13 14:01:00

I would like to know how I can get a hold of my late mothers death records. , Wetaskiwin, AB Canada

Ashley Jacques - 2002-12-13 13:24:20

PENNY LEE JACQUES this is my mother and I would like to know how I can get a hold of her death records. Also I would like to get the death records of RANDY OLDPAN. Both of them rest in the ERMINSKIN CEMETERY SO IF SOMEONE COULD HELP ME THAT WOULD BE REALLY GREAT. , Wetaskiwin, AB Canada

Ashley Jacques - 2002-12-13 13:20:50

Shupe, Tofield,1902. Searching for any information on Matison L. Shupe and America Ellen Shupe who homesteaded in the Tofield area. They came from Kansas or Oklahoma. Their children were Frank, Blanche,Coe and Della. They were my great-grandparents. Thank you. , Sherwood Park, Ab Canada

Charles Hosler - 2002-12-11 11:40:10

Cameron, 1889, Alberta , Canada

Cameron - 2002-12-11 10:50:00

REES/MAHOOD In the Local History Book Echoes along the Ribstone, which covers Czar, there are many references to Rees. Perhaps yours are there. You can search the book on-line at: http://www.ourfutureourpast.ca/loc_hist/ , Edmonton, AB Canada

Adele - 2002-12-11 05:25:00

REES/MAHOOD In the early 1900’s the Rees/Johnston/Mahood families from North Dakota homesteaded in Alberta Canada – Mahood in Daysland/camrose area. Since have found Rees to be in Czar. Would love to hear from anyone researching these families. (James Mahood also homesteaded in Oregon from which I am a descendant). Have lots on both family to share. , Salem, OR USA

Jan Gardner - 2002-12-10 11:01:00

METHENY, KINMUNDY, 1910- Looking for information on George Washington METHENY, 1843-1917, and his wife, Sarah Heath METHENY,1852-1917 and their children, Eli, Emery, William C., and Clifford Raymond. They resided north of Kinmundy. George and Sarah were buried at Chinook Cem. , Davenport, IA USA

Shirley - 2002-12-07 21:40:21

HANSEN/SPICER famalies. I am trying to find any information about my Grandparents, Ludwig Hansen and Myrtle (Spicer)Hansen that homesteaded in Tawatinaw, Alberta in the 1920’s or 1930’s. Ludwig Hansen immagrated from Norway, was a carpenter and worked for the Westlock school District as a janitor or handyman. He immigrated with one or more brothers, Karl and/or Harold Hansen. Myrtle Hansen (Spicer) came from one of the Dakotas and had a sister named Ida or Ada. Ludwig and Myrtle had one daughter, Lorraine, and is now living in St. Albert, Alberta and an adopted son, Ken, who is married to Shirley Hansen (nee Wilson of Dapp, Alberta). They had five children and now reside in B.C. Any information about Ludwig and Myrtle Hansen from the Westlock area (1920-1960?) would be very much appreciated. , Mill Bay, BC Canada

Elaine Layden - 2002-12-04 01:05:20

HANSEN,EDMONTON,AB 1976- I am looking for my birth family. I was born on October 22, 1976 in Edmonton at the Royal Alexandra Hospital. My birth name is Steven Bruce Hansen. My bith mother is from Saskatchewan and is described as 5’5″, brown hair, brown eyes, and like music. My birth father was from Ontario, was a sales representative, and is described as being 5’10” with red hair and hazel eyes and enjoyed sports. i have received my non-identifying information and adoption order and am just beginning to look. Any assistance or information would be great!! Thanks James , Calgary, AB Canada

James Nawolsky - 2002-12-03 01:01:00

Waselenchuk family, Bellis/Smoky Lake, late 1930’s early 1940’s? Father’s name was Metro, three boys, John, Metro, George, and two girls, Bessie and Mary. John spelled his name Wasylynchuk, and Metro spelled his Waselynchuk. George kept the Waselenchuk. Bessie married Fred Woychuk, and Mary married Nick Popowich and they moved to Vernon, BC. , edmonton, ab Canada

Waselenchuk - 2002-12-02 10:43:00

CHERNESKY, ALEX AND TEKLA, 1906-10?? RANFURLY, Looking for info on grandparents, Alex and Tekla Chernesky. Homestead in Ranfurly approx 1906-10, lived there till their deaths in 1956-58. Searching for birth place and other such info. Grandfather Alex two brothers arrived and settled in the same area, but spelled their last names Chernecki, and Cherneski. Would love to know Alex arrival date to Canada and ship, entry pt if Canada or USA. Txs. , Ottawa, ont Canada

Deborah - 2002-11-29 15:14:40

Scown,Tessier, Begin: I am looking for any information on families; Scown, Begin, Tessier, and Tetrault. Thanks. , Edmonton, Ab Canada

Paula Hatch - 2002-11-28 14:40:20

LINDSAY, NEE CRAWFORD, Eliza Jane, PINCHER CREEK, D. ABT 1904-1910. Born about 1874 in Kemptville, ONT., married Frederick W. Lindsay in 1901 in Pincher Creek. Looking for death info. for Eliza Jane. Any obits. in the Pincher Creek Echo? or cemetery records? , Surrey, BC Canada

Gail P. - 2002-11-28 04:14:10

McIntosh,John,Edmonton 1916. John was born in 1867 in Big Brook, Cape Breton and moved to Edmonton sometime before 1916, Owned a gas station and lunch bar, he is buried in the Edmonton City Cemetery and I am looking for any information on any of his family for health reasons. He had brothers in Oregon,Arkansas, California and Massachusettes. , Prince George, BC Canada

Lynda Pollitt - 2002-11-26 11:30:11

NYSTROM – looking for information relating to the NYSTROM, Edward & Mary family of Rocky Mountain House in the early 1900’s. In particular, searching for info relating to family of UNKNOWN CHILD of WILMA NYSTROM MANNING (Wilma died shortly after child’s birth). Also searching for ERIC & LINDA NYSTROM, children of SULO EDWIN NYSTROM who was brother to my grandmother, LILLIAN NYSTROM GINGRAS. , Canada

Joann - 2002-11-25 12:22:30

born edmonton university hospital on july 22 1964. I am searching for birth family.Mothers name is Louise Smith.I have siblings as well.I am well adjusted but curious. , red deer, ab Canada

douglas russel smith - 2002-11-23 23:50:40

McGillivray, A. Hugh Calgary, 1983 From Whence They Came: A History of the Costello Family Please advise how I may obtain a copy of this book. , Arnold, MD U.S.A.

Mary Meyer - 2002-11-23 22:51:10

SCHIFFER, November 23/02 My father, Wayne Wiebe, is looking for Mike Schiffer who’s brother Frank Schiffer passed away November 14, 2001. Mike and Frank are originally from 100 Mile House, BC. Any information regarding these people please e-mail me at babegirl@shaw.ca Thanks Sherri , Blackfalds, AB Canada

Sherri - 2002-11-23 10:10:33

Looking for info on my Grandparents and great grandparents Caseley, H. lawson Stobo, Isabel, Evelyn , coquitlam, bc Canada

Daren Caseley - 2002-11-21 22:30:50

Drumheller, Alberta 1940’s. Do you know if there was a Service Station (gas) called The Twin Hills Service Station in Drumheller in the 1940’s. Thanks , Nanaimo, BC Canada

Edna Mill - 2002-11-21 22:20:42

looking for the family history on a Olga Martha Brehm she passed away in 1939..i think her husband grew and sold roses back in the late 1800 early 1900..please email me with info Thanks Deb , Medicine Hat, albertal Canada

Brehm - 2002-11-19 10:13:00

Do you have a newspaper death notice for Henry Lancelot H. Jones, who died in Edmonton, in 1974? Thank you, Linda Larsen , Novato, CA USA

Linda Larsen - 2002-11-18 22:54:30

Glennie, Calgary, May 22, 1978 – I am looking for my birth mother who was born in Saskatchewan. I was born in calgary on the date listed above. I am now married thus my last name has changed as well from Kohlman. My mother was a twin(he was an oilfield worker), with scottish, ukrainian background. At the time of my birth she was 22 yrs old, with only a grade twelve education, short, straight,medium brown hair and hazel eyes. She was still single at the time and occupations included oil painting, sports, and aparently anything to do with horses and riding. At the time of my birth her father was 60, a cattle rancher and mother of 48yrs who was a teacher. If you have any information that may help me, please e-mail me. I would just like to find out first, if she is still alive, and second, to thank her privately for making a good choice and giving me a chance…I am a happy woman with a beautiful family.Thankyou. , Toronto, Ontario Canada

Erin Asselin - 2002-11-18 14:10:10

POWDER ,LOUIS ,GROUARD 1948.I am looking for the mother or father of Louis Powder, or who registered his birth. Born Jan. 20 1948, Taken into the Grouard Mission Baptised on Dec.8 1949. By Father Gerard Tessier. God-parents were George & Joselyn Gray. Louis Powder had a daughter named Suzette Powder with a Burnadette Jendreau. We don’t know if Louis was abandoned ,left or taken from his parents and put into the Grouard Mission. We were advised that in the provincial archives, accession Vol. 87.385 box 32 Item 937 1939- 1954 for Grouard, may have some information. Thank you so much for your time !! , Drayton Valley, AB Canada

Blaine Johnson - 2002-11-14 13:34:52

i am looking for my father. i lived in edmonton from 1979 until 1996. i was born in vancouver on january 15 1975. my mother is barbra solomon. i know that my fathers first name is jaque and that he born in montreal february 21-23 1951.if any one has any information about him i would greatly appreciate it. , oshawa, on Canada

christopher elijah solomon - 2002-11-13 15:43:20

Goring, Kathleen d. 2 Dec 1982 Edmonton m. Robert B. Jackson d.21 Aug 1996 Edmonton. Wish to contact descendants for Goring family tree. Also would like info in obituaries. , BC Canada

Ann - 2002-11-12 20:22:00

Also Looking for Information on The Julius Dusterhoft family , Arrival in Canada and to the Tomahawk Area in Alberta! , Tomahawk, Alberta Canada

Carol Zander - 2002-11-12 11:20:10

Trying to find out when?? Micheal Zander Family arrived in the Tomahawk Area, And when they Arrived in Canada . If Any can help I would sure like to hear from you! , Tomahawk, Alberta Canada

Carol Zander - 2002-11-12 11:11:10

Looking for any information on Bakos or backus family originally from pitsburg pensylvania came to alberta in late 1800 early 1900. farmers last known living in Clairesholme, any information would be of great help thank you. , Liverpool, Lancashire England

PAULINE BEDFORD - 2002-11-12 10:40:00

Just curious to find some history , edmonton, ab Canada

croteau - 2002-11-11 10:30:31