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DeMarcos, Edmonton, 1935 Joseph Ralph DeMarcos was sentenced to life imprisonment for manslaughter in January 1935. Looking for a way to find his date of death. Thank you , Macomb, MI USA

Geri Redmond - 2003-12-30 10:00:00

I am looking for my Grandpa’s parents. My Grandpa’s name is Vernon Keast and he was raised in Dewberry AB , Vegreville, AB Canada

Michelle Cymbaluk - 2003-12-29 15:03:20

DREAMS & DESTINIES…I am looking to purchase the above named book. It is a book about the Andrew, Alberta area and has information about my husband’s father’s ancestors. My father-in-law, James Lawrence INGRAM was born in Andrew. Thank you. , Delta, BC Canada

Frances Ingram - 2003-12-29 11:35:24

White Lake Church Records. Church was located NE-09-11-24-W4, West of Nobleford, Alberta Would like to make contact with person or organization that may know the where abouts of Church Records. Hope to find info on my Coole and Knowles Families intered in the Cemetery there. Thank you in advance for any help. Joyce , Grand Forks, B. C Canada

Joyce Goldthorpe - 2003-12-27 15:14:30

Trying to locate death date for Knowles, Edward Evelyn (Evy)b: April-June 1897 Findon, Sussex, Eng. Believed to have died near Barons, Alberta 1912 – 1920. Thank you for any information. , Grand Forks, B.C Canada

Joyce Goldthrope - 2003-12-27 14:52:20

Knowles,Charles Fredrick baptised 01 March 1885, Findon, Sussex, Eng. Is said to have died Gleichen, Alberta during the 1930’s. Would like to find exact date. Thank you in advance for any help. Joyce , Grand Forks, B.C Canada

Joyce Goldthorpe - 2003-12-27 14:30:40

Looking for information on FLORENCE MACDONALD,Calgary area, post 1901 census. Taught school in Calgary early 1900’s through 1930’s. Born in Glace Bay, NS, Ca. in 1880. , Calgary, Al. Canada

nancy karchner - 2003-12-26 22:33:00

Looking for information on FLORENCE MAC, living in Calgary, Alberta, Ca. post 1901 census, born 1880 in Glace Bau, NS, Ca. and taught school in Calgary ca. early 1900’s-1930’s. , Canada

nancy karchner - 2003-12-26 22:20:20

ROBERTSON, WRIGHT, EDMONTON, 1907-1960s. Walter Scott Robertson (1840-1915) had several children including Robert A. Robertson (1881/82 – July 1974) who married Isobel M. Wright (1885-1969) on January 1, 1907 at St. Thomas, Ontario. They resided in Edmonton and raised 4 sons: Scott, Fred, Patrick and Peter. I would be interested in making contact & sharing information with anyone researching the Robertson family. While the focus of my research is on Isobel M. Wright, I have info on the Robertson family in general. , Ottawa, Ontario Canada

Glenn Wright - 2003-12-26 13:30:50

I am researching a friend’s family line and currently have found a bit of information. If anyone has any information on the Myram family line, I would appreciate any information you could pass on to me. Henry Myram (b. 1809) son Robert Myram (b. 1846) son James Myram (b. 1877) sons Cecil and Frank born in the early 1900’s. James was born in sussex, england. by 1915 he was in alberta, and signed himself into the 50th battalion. , terrace, bc Canada

sp - 2003-12-23 04:23:50

Looking for a half sister born in the early 1930’s. Mother may have been a teacher. Father Oscar Sorensen, a Danish immigrant in 1928, trapped, fished and worked on the B & B in the Peace River area. You tried to contact him in 1986 without success. You have family. Please contact me. , High Prairie, AB Canada

Oscar Sorensen - 2003-12-22 10:15:50

Sylvestre, Alfonse date of death around 1974 died in Edmonton Please advise if you have a copy of his obituary. Tony , Didsbury, AB Canada

Tony Sylvestre - 2003-12-21 10:40:00

DELORME-BORN 1890-DIED 1963 .I’m looking for any relatives of marguerite Delorme.Did she have any brothers or sisters .Who were her parents?,she was born around the winterburn area,possibly born and rasied on the enoch reserve.Did her parents have brothers and sisters.? Any information would be valuable.Thanks. , prince george , b.c. Canada

gray - 2003-12-19 20:20:50

SEAMAN, John Andrew , Victoria, B.C. Canada

Nora A. Creamer - 2003-12-19 10:20:11

CONNOR,David,Blind River,1861-1918 B:Nov 09, 1861 D: November 08, 1918 in Blind River. Alberta Could SKS please let me know what cemeteries are listed for Blind River. I am trying to find where David is buried ? Thankyou kindly. JoAnne , Hamilton, ON Canada

JoAnne - 2003-12-18 10:20:40

I am looking for information on an Arnault possibly from Edmonton who can trace the family back to: Antoine Vincent Arnault of Paris France. Or an Arnault who married into in some way the Lawrence Garneau a metis (1840-1921)family. Does anyone know Richard Garneau? He is a decendent of Lawrence Garneau. He created the web site history of alberta at. www.telusplanet.net/public/dgarneau/alberta21.htm Does anyone know is Mr.Richard Garneau living? Thank you, for any information you may have. Mr.Blair Bohr York, PA USA blairbohr@earthlink.net , York, PA USA

Blair Bohr - 2003-12-17 14:53:10

SMEREKA and KOMARNISKY or KOMARNICKY families in Western Canada. I am looking for information about the first members of these families to arrive in Canada in order to piece together many loose branches of the family trees. , Victoriaville, Qc Canada

Evhen Smereka - 2003-12-16 02:05:00

Looking for information on Georges- Frederic Tremblay married to Judith Elot julien. Their children were Flore, Narcisse-Georges, Georges-Frederic, Clara-Malvina and Mathilde. Looking for their Native Heritage. , toronto, ont Canada

lucie caron - 2003-12-14 21:44:20

William Michael Johnson born Oct 17, 1937 or 36. We are seeking any information or anyone with knowledge of a person with this name. William, (Bill) resided in Calgary at 779 Willacy Drive in the 70’s later in the Smokey Lake/Andrew area of Northern Alberta. Bill’s surname of Johnson may have been taken to replace another name early in his youth. Bill may have spent time in an orphanage and we know that his natural mother died shortly after his birth. Bill used the birth date March 3rd 1936 or 37 amongst family members for many years. Any information would be very helpful. Thanks Tracy (Bills daughter) , Langenburg, sk Canada

tracy - 2003-12-13 10:30:30

I appeal to You to give me the adress of organization which can render an assistance in the search of my canadian relatives. My relatives emigrated in Canada in 1900-1917 from the Ukranion village Zaliznyachka the Katerinopolian district the Kiev oblast (now Cherkaskaya oblast)The adress of my relaives was lost when my grandmother died in 1974 I hope on Your help veru much. Thank You beforehand! , Beltsy, Beltsy moldova

dina - 2003-12-13 10:14:00

Edmonton, AB. I am trying to find background on my Grandfather, Wallace Clare Hamilton who married Janet Alice Humphrey in Edmonton in 1915. Wallace’s Father was William Alexander Hamilton born in 1849, place unknown. Janet’s Father was Isaac Humphrey (no more details) and she was born in Harcourt, NB. Wallace had a clothing store and Janet worked for Alberta Telephone Co. Thanks. , Vancouver, BC Canada

Jill Hamilton - 2003-12-10 23:30:44

MOON,N.ALBERTA, For urgent medical reasons, I would like to identify relatives of Wayne Andrew MOON including; Males approx. 83,56,49,47,44 or 107,44 yrs. of age. Females approx. 87,64,60,57,55 or 75,55 yrs. of age. , AB Canada

Don Mc Donald - 2003-12-10 12:30:50

Carr,Alberta,1912-born in Alberta married to a woman of Norwegin decent born 1913. 3 children born to above Carr: 1934(m),1936(f),1940(m) trying to trace back my “family tree”. I have not found geneology informtion for these dates, any information appreciated. , Cambridge, ON Canada

Morgan(Carr) - 2003-12-10 03:15:20

Looking for Tim Goodwin, Calgary, Alberta 1960. He went to the university in Calgary around 1983.Possibly engineer faculty. , Edmonton, AB Canada

Denise Fayant - 2003-12-10 02:03:30

1981 – Have you tried www.canadianadopteesregistry.org or www.canadopt.ca Wonderful sites! I had some luck on this site searching for my dad’s biological family recently. Good luck! Sorry I couldn’t help you. , Milton, On Canada

Darlyne Lounsbury - 2003-12-09 11:20:11


JOHN K. N. - 2003-12-07 22:40:34

Richardson,William George.Centreal -Northern AB.1880-1940s. Had son Earl, Wife Mary ?? SErved In Bore War , Died @ Fort McMurry approx. 1944 , Kimberley, B.C. Canada

Warron - 2003-12-07 10:20:20

ASCHENMEIER, ALBERTA- I am looking for any information on this last name. Mary Grace ACHENMEIER, Peter Aschenmeier, or a Grace SHELDON. Any info at all would be helpfull. I believe they were from the EDSON and or VIKING area. , AB Canada

Colleen - 2003-12-07 10:13:00

SMART,EDMONTON, 1950 WAS YOUR FATHER VERNON SMART? He died in 1956.I am looking for my 1/2 sister who was born in the 1950’s. Her mother was placed into a home for unwed mothers in Edmonton. Our relatives are Marleen Nash(nee:Smart)Calgary, Melvin Smart, Late Grandmother, Clair Smart. If you recognise this person or have any info please contact James Smart at ljsmart@shaw.ca , Calgary, AB Canada

James Smart - 2003-12-04 23:53:51

I am looking for information on I believe lorne Brown. he is my birth father . Iwas born Oct 7 1975 in hinton general hospital and adopted Nov 25 1975 I have found birth mother but wont give me much info any info is appreciated thanks , calgary, ab Canada

danielle - 2003-12-04 10:51:50

Milner Looking for any info about the Milner family from Edmonton 1880-1930.Any info would be really appreciated.Thank you , red deer, ab Canada

sue milner - 2003-12-04 00:20:00

Looking for birthparents or birth relatives. Born on August 11, 1968 in Wetaskwin Alberta. I have another sibling out there somewhere. They would be older than me. I was the second child born to my birth mother. The other infomation that I have is that my birth mother was also adopted. At the time of my birth she was 16 or 18 years old. Anyone with any type of info is greatly appreciated. , edmonton, alta Canada

terri - 2003-12-02 22:55:10

Searching for Damyanovich, Filipe,Edmonton, early 1900’s. I am looking for my grandfather who came from Russia through Austria to Canada in the early 1900’s. His name was Filipe Damyanovich. I suspect he could have been Jewish. He was a geologist. He died and was cremated in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada in the 1970’s His wife’s name was Marguerite Ferini. They may have resided in Calgary and traveled off and on to the USA, even going to Salt Lake City and Texas/ They may have converted to LDS and been sealed in the Temple. , Wylie, TX USA

Chris - 2003-11-29 10:03:00

BROTHERS,Willam and Elizabeth Ellen migrated from DURHAM, ENGLAND. Elizabeth Ellen NEAL b 1882, TUDHOE DUR, married c1900, to Willam BROTHERS. They had 4 sons: Robert, John, William killed WW2 and Alfred. Have found address on reverse of a family photo, states: Mrs W. Brothers 33, South Hill ? CALGARY CANADA. Does anyone know anything about this family or the address? Have lost track of this side of the family and would like contact. Many thanks, Cheryl of Newcastle Australia , Calgary, Al Canada

Cheryl Mellan - 2003-11-28 14:05:00

Maytum,Ovens,Reddy,Edmonton,Date today is 28/11/2003. I am trying to locate my family whom I have lost contact with due to myself and them moving houses. My auntie, Patricia (Tricia) Reddy nee Ovens and my 4 cousins Stuart Maytum, Julian Maytum, Louisa Maytum and Rebecca Reddy have lived in Canada ever since I can remember, they moved when I was just a baby and I’m nearly 27 now, they moved there from Willenhall, West Midlands, England. My auntie is my mums sister,her fathers name was George Ovens (he was originally from Portland, Dorset, England) and her mother was Dorothy Flora Ovens nee Baker (originally from Willenhall, West Midlands, England).Stuart is in the army and his last known address was 472147A Avenue,Drayton Valley, Alberta,T7A 1H9,but post has been returned to me from here marked addressee not at this address. Julian has a wife named Michelle and 3 children,his last known address was Millbourne Rd, West Edmonton,but post has been returned from here too.Patricia’s last known address was 87th Street,Edmonton.Louisa also used to live in 87th Street,Edmonton and Rebecca’s last known address was Willowdale Cresent,Brandon,Manitoba (Stuart lived here to prior to Drayton Valley). I know that this is quite vague, but if anyone can help me in anyway please e-mail clairsimmonds@walkers20.freeserve.co.uk Thank you, Clair. , Willenhall, West Midlands England

Clair Simmonds - 2003-11-28 10:24:40

Searching for birth mother, however, not adopted. Born August 24,1951 in Toronto East General Hospital. Birth mother went to hospital posing as Georgina Lounsbury, the woman that raised me. She was 28 at time, born in England with 5 or 6 other children. She was to have gone home and told her family I was deceased. Very little information. Father, John Lounsbury was a milkman at the time in the Broadview/Danforth/Austin Avenue area of Toronto. Possible location for birth mother and family – Birchmount Road. Her husband was unemployed at the time of my birth. Anyone with any information at all, please do not hesitate to contact me. I was born Alice Darlyne Lounsbury at 6:54 a.m. 6 lb. 4 oz. , Milton, On Canada

Darlyne Lounsbury - 2003-11-27 13:53:12

Looking for any information on David Heoppner who lived just outside of VIllenueve – He died about 12 years ago or so… i was a good friend of his back in highschool. Any information would be appreciated , Edmonton, Canada

Kim - 2003-11-25 10:05:00

BENTLEY, James Gordon (1917-1993) THORSBY, WARBURG, TELFORDVILLE. I am looking for any information about my Grandfather playing baseball in the above areas. Years would have been between (1935-1945?). I understand that he was a pitcher on a community league. Would like to communicate with anyone that had played ball with him or knows anything about him playing baseball. , Edmonton, AB Canada

Kerry Pederson - 2003-11-24 10:43:31

BALCH,BENJAMIN 1928 YOUNGSTOWN/SCOTFIELD AREA Seeking info on the above Benjamin Illif Balch last known to have homesteaded in the Youngstown, Scotfield area of AB in 1928. Land he homesteaded was lost for taxes about that time. Also noted was his son J C Balch who apparently had the adjoining land. Benjamin Immigrated to AB and became a Canadian citizen. Trying to find death record, burial. any help appreciated Mary in Iowa , Estherville, IA USA

Mary - 2003-11-23 10:53:50

I’m interested in obtaining obits for my great grandparents. I found them listed in the Drumheller web site; Johann {John} Pfeifer died Feb 22 1924 and his obit is listed in the Feb. 28 1924 edition of the Delia Times. Rosina {Mrs. J Pfeifer} died July 6, 1927 and her obit is listed in the July 21 1927 Delia Times. I found a picture of their graves in a Germans from Russia magazine and they were in the Delia cemetery, one of only a few markers still standing. I would be happy to reimburse some one for the obits. Thank you Ellen Booth , Billings, Mt USA

Ellen Booth - 2003-11-22 05:51:00

Graham Bond of Severn Stoke would like to get in touch with a chap called Howell (first name, surname unfortunately forgotton) who he knew well many years ago in Severn Stoke in the UK. Howell was from Wales and then emigrated to Edmonton in the 80’s and apparently was very into rugby there. Apologies for not remembering the surname but Graham would like to catch up with him again if he gets this message or if anyone knows him or can help it would be appreciated – apologies that there is so little information but this is a genuine request. Please use e-mail provided if you can help. Thanks Graham , Edmonton, Alberta Canada

Graham Bond - 2003-11-20 10:10:20

I am looking for a relative of Pastor Woodward who lived in Edmonton, Alberta. He had a wife who was also a pastor who was known in Seattle, Washington, USA as Sister Woodward and was affiliated with Zion United House of Prayer. They had a child named Lynne and Lynne had a daughter named Joyce. The pastors have deceased but I would like to contact Lynne, whom I have heard lives in Edmonton. , Eugene, OR USA

Nancy - 2003-11-20 04:02:40

DESJARLAIS,LAC LA BICHE 1909.Does anyone out there have any info on Jean Baptist Desjarlais who married Alice Godon/Godin. Had a son named George Jamie Desjarlais who was born in Lac la biche, Alberta in 1909.Jean Baptist is my great grandfather and George is my grandfather. , Edmonton, AB Canada

Darlene Desjarlais - 2003-11-18 05:11:00

I’m looking for any info on a John Stanley Fredrick Woodroffe Born Nov., 11, 1940 in Camrose Alberta. He is possibly my half brother, son of my natural mother,Doris Lucille Woodroffe(nee Knight) At the time of my birth she was a widow of Stanley Clayton Woodroffe. Thanks for any help, Kathy , Qualicum Beach, BC Canada

Kathy Claxton - 2003-11-17 22:30:34

Hi I’m looking for any information on Annie Maria Flynn died Feb.28 1928 Calgary Alberta Canada. Annie was married twice 1st.Husband William Brock 2nd Herbert Flynn. Looking for any 2nd marrage info or death record Thankyou John Reid johnreid656@msn.com or johnreid1945@shaw.ca , MapleRidge, B.C Canada

John Reid - 2003-11-17 12:30:20

Miller ,Alberta ,1940 s . I am searching for William Miller, who may have moved to Alberta ,after the 2nd World War ,He was a pilot/officer &,lived on Bloor St. ,in Toronto,He is listed as my birth-father ,on my birth papers. my birth-mother is Shirley Hare,she lived in Toronto ,Any info,would be appreciated. , Toronto, Ont. Canada

B.J. Hawes - 2003-11-16 15:40:32

THIBAUDEAU,Schoolnspectorin STET-TLER 1930s.Family Connections sought in Stettler etc.Researching Herbert Pythagoras THIBAUDEAU left Grey County, Ont. Became teacher, later School Inspector in Stettler. Died 1930s. I am a descendant of his brother John Baptiste Thibaudeau born 1864.Both sons of Acadian descendant J.B. Thibodeau ( Tibodo etc.) and Jane Venning, born in Cornwall, England.Please contact me. , RR 1 Markdale, ON Canada

sheila Thibaudeau Lambrinoss - 2003-11-15 13:14:34

Hess,Clyde,1898 Would like information on Edward Hess who came to Clyde Alberta approx 1898 from Witchata, Kansas. Born 1879. Married Ellen Rivers in 1912. Brothers Joe and Sister Clara and? Family in Westlock , Clyde, Canada

Hess - 2003-11-15 03:01:00

PHILLIPS, James Robert, EDMONTON, 1947 at BEULAH HOME. This is my name at birth, prior to adoption. Looking for biological family. At my birth, bio-father was 29, a farmer, born in Wales, and married to another person at the time of my birth. Bio-mother was 22, born in Canada in 1924, English, 22 at the time of my birth and married to another. Her father was a farmer and she had one married sister. She was protestant and a factory worker. Place of birth was Royal Alexandra Hospital and I was adopted May 1946. , Edmonton, AB Canada

J. Jonson - 2003-11-13 15:44:30

McEachen, Miriam Ruth, born at Beulah Home in Edmonton, April 11, 1946 is seeking information on birth parents. She was given up for adoption at 4 months of age. She believes her parents were both of Scottish heritage, mother was a stenographer attending UofA, her father was an office clerk in the Armed Forces. Anyone with information, please contact me. Adoptive parents are now deceased and adoptee wishes to learn more about birth parents. , Victoria, BC Canada

C. Toutant - 2003-11-12 22:44:41