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Nikolai and Olea Paulsen

I am looking for any information on my great grandparents who lived in Alberta Canada around 1910-1917. I would be very greatful for any information. I know that they knew the Frank McKeen family from Lancombe, Alberta Canada.
Thank you

Kristi Woldstad - 2006-12-29 02:20:09

Brown Descendants

Looking for descendants of John Brown and Amy Wilson who settled at Wallace (Remsheg), Cumberland Co., NS, in 1783.
Contact eemuise@netscape.net

Ellen (Brown) Muise - 2006-12-24 16:02:29



I am attempting to complete our family tree and need to obtain my ancestral history through St. Paul, Lac la Biche , Alberta area.

I am searching for legal marriage, name change, and land title documents of my great grandfather Mohammad Kasim Najmaldin aka (James Bell) and a name change and land title document of my grandfather Dib Mohammad Najmaldin aka (Peter Bell). The two men both died in Alberta, Canada in 1955 and 1976 respectively.

I believe my grandfather, Dib, was born in Lala Lebanon around 1902.

My great grandfather, Mohammad, was born around 1869. I believe my great grandfather Mohammad married either a Saedi Jemha or Saedi Tamer, also from Lala. However, when he moved to Canada I believe he married or lived with a Flora Whitford from the St. Paul Alberta area. They had two children Billy and Vera.

Any information would be helpful.

Thank you very much for your assistance.

Dale Najmaldin - 2006-12-20 13:28:14

Annie Francis

Looking for information and children of Annie Francis buried February 7, 1963 at Beechmount Cemetary, Edmonton

Brian Alexie - 2006-12-19 16:50:11

Wilbert & Elizabeth Fowler

Wilberta and Elizabeth Fowler were buried in North Star Cemetery. I would like to know just where the cemetery is located.
Thank you.

Barb McNaught - 2006-12-12 20:04:49


I am looking for information on my family from the following places in Alberta; Bonnyville, Vegreville and Moose Lake Region. My GGrandmother was Helen Lauzon (she was a midwife)who married Theodore Filion. They had a daughter Neva Marie Filion (my Grandmother) who married 'Willie' Paquette. My mother is one of their children Theresa Paquette Papirny. Please, I am looking for any info that could help me find some of my ancestor's history.

Deborah Robertson - 2006-12-07 11:13:36

bus train crash Lamont 1960

Please , I am desperatly searching for any information on the School bus train level crossing crash on November 29th 1960 in Lamont Alberta. My mother was a grade one student on the bus in front of the one that didn,t make it.She was told much later on in her life that she had witnessed the whole accident but has no recollection of the event or anything prior. Please help! I know someone out there knows something.

Tilley Dougan - 2006-12-06 18:39:20

Girard obituary

Looking for obituary for Ernest Albert Girard, born Osakis, MN, USA, died in or around Gordondale, Alberta on September 24, 1987 (or that could be the date of the obituary). Any help on this would be much appreciated.
Thanks, Carol Andryshak

Carol Andryshak - 2006-11-29 08:54:56

Joseph Graham

GRAHAM,Craigmyle,Alberta 1918. Anyone any knowledge of Joseph Graham who worked in Craigmyle area (believed on a farm)prior to 1918.Joseph was due to return to the UK to visit his family but he died in November 1918 in Calgary and is buried in the Union Cemetery.

Mary Mounsey - 2006-11-25 12:12:09

Looking for birth mother

My birth mom's name was Deborah. She was a dental assistant and lived in Edmonton. She was 18 years old when she had me on the 21st of November, 1959 at the Catherine Booth Memorial in Montreal. My name at adoption was Michael Joseph. She came to Montreal through the unwed mother's program of the Salvation Army. Apparently she returned back to Edmonton afterwards.

Any help would be greatly appreciated.

Ian Mitchell Rappaport - 2006-11-22 14:42:19


Looking for information about ANTHONY or MAGDELENA SAIDLER, my grandparents. Born in Poland? I first found them living in Edmonton in 1921. Previously in Swift Current and Montreal? Anthony died in Edmonton in 1943, Magdelena in the mid 1950s. Their children were Helen (Bulat), Stan ( lived in Vancouver?), Ann (lived in Ontario?), Carl(my father, deceased), Mary (Workman)
An inquiry about MAGDELENA was posted in February 2005 by DAVE FOURNIER of St. Thomas, Ontario but the email address is incorrect.

Sharon Acheson - 2006-11-21 21:00:44


Does anybody have any information about the following:

Family tradition says:
Joseph Cyril BROWN b 1884 married Gladys
5 sons known to the family as
Edward b1915
Cyril b 1916
Source: "emigrated to Edmonton in the twenties" my Dad
Joseph Cyril BROWN b 1884 and Gladys b 1884 Date of arrival: 1928/08/19
Port of arrival: Quebec
Ship: AURANIA , Cunard
Charles b1913
William b 1915
Frederick b 1918
Joseph b 1921
Roy b 1923
Source: immigration records.
(members of the family known to other family members by their middle names so this does not exclude connection)

Richard Brown UK

Richard BROWN - 2006-11-21 16:51:35

Obt. Information

Buerger,Regina,Newbrook,1974-1975-Looking for obt.clipping for my grandmother Regina Buerger..She died 1 or 2 months short of 100 years and lived in the famous stone house in Newbrook..I would like to know her maiden name and where she was born..Thank you

Doris - 2006-11-21 13:31:54

Fleury family

Hi I am looking for any info on Anthony or Tony Fleury. He married Margret Boyer, and I was told that they lived in Moonhills Sk where ever that is?? Tony Fleury I was told ran a sawmill in the Green Lake SK area. If any one has any info please let me know.

martina - 2006-11-16 12:43:16

death date --Dawes

A friend, Jackie, in the U.K. asked if someone would look up a death date for Robert Dawes --death location unknown --prairie provinces ---possibly 1933. Is there anyone available to look in the Alberta death records for her, and get back to me on it??? Thanks Marge

Marjorie Schiller - 2006-11-10 20:52:01


Trying to find information on the Boudreau family of Duhamel. I believe they may have moved to either St. Albert or St. Paul. Father Francois had 13 children....so there may be lots of relatives out there.
Please contact me if you have any info.

bonnie - 2006-11-07 23:44:02

R.M.B. Hospital

Looking for anyone who could provide me with any information as to where I might inquire about t births at that hospital, one in 1928 and the other in 1929. Thank you.

Tracie MacPherson - 2006-11-04 22:57:10

Deane-Cooke, Edith Fannie

Update to previous query
Edith married Mr Cooke, Edmonton
Mr Cooke was a Banker with Royal Bank
Had two sons, one of which became Doctor
Any suggestions where to look next would be greatly appreciated. TIA

Jackie - 2006-11-03 18:07:18

breen family

Hi i am trying to find Dennis Breen Married to Alta from Edmonton. Looking for informationon our family tree.

Treacy Breen - 2006-11-01 10:33:28

Poynter Memorial Cemetery

Hockert, Alberta, 1852-1917, looking for information on Charles S.O. Hockert who died in Dusseldorf, Alta, Canada and buried in Poynter Memorial Cemetery, Paddle Creek, Barrhead, Alberta.

Sharon Hawkins - 2006-10-31 17:50:44

Birth Announcement

ROSENKE, EDMONTON, 1961 - Hello, I'm trying to find a copy of the birth announcement for Gregory Scott Rosenke, born June 24, 1961 to Ed and Donna Rosenke in Edmonton, AB. Specifically looking for time of birth.
Thank you

Lana Granville - 2006-10-23 18:02:26

Finta, Eva

FINTA, EVA, EDMONTON, 1958 - arrived in Edmonton from Budapest, Hungary. Initial address after arrival to Edmonton was Camsell Residence. I am thinking she may have been a Hungarian refugee. Her next address was a Becker's residence 10416-107 Ave. Any info regarding the above is much appreciated.

Lori Root - 2006-10-23 11:24:37

Hamel family tree

I'm trying to update the Hamel family tree from the province of Quebec and i know that some Hamels went to Alberta.
If you have infos please send me an email.

Gilbert Batista - 2006-10-21 08:10:20

Douglas Johnson

Douglas Johnson - your email address is not correct. Please repost. I tried sending a message and it was returned.

Georgina - 2006-10-19 22:08:52

Missing Grandfather

Hi my grandfather recently died his name was Willard Cardinal. His brother Alfred Cardinal is missing and I would like to find him. He was last seen in California. If you have any information email me please, thank you.

Katelyn - 2006-10-19 17:35:05


Looking for Emmerson family members.
Please contact 2integra@telus.net

J Duncan - 2006-10-18 12:59:21

searching a person

I'm from Argentina and I'm looking for John Lipski from Cherhill, Alberta.
I'm now in Saskatoon for 3 months, so if somebody know him, tell him please to contact me.

Celia - 2006-10-18 12:16:50


I am the daughter of Theresa Marie Paquette. I am the daughter of James Papirny. I am the granddaughter of Neva Filion Paquette, Willie Paquette, Mary Dunaenko Papirny and D'Metro Papirny. My GGrandparents were Theodore Filion and Helen Lauzon Filion. If you have any information at all, please contact me at this email address. I have been searching for many years for information on these families. I look forward to the guardian angel who steps forward to help in my search for my family roots.
Thank you very much for your consideration.
Deborah Robertson

Deborah Robertson - 2006-10-18 11:33:32


JOHNSON, DOUGLAS LAWRENCE, VICTORIA, B.C. We are looking for the current address for Mr.Douglas Lawrence Johnson who was born in Edmonton, Alberta approximately September 1926.He was married in Edmonton, Alberta in 1953 and moved to Victoria, B.C.around 1953-54. Douglas worked for the Federal Postal Service.He was a Second World War veteran serving in the Canadian Navy.

Douglas Lawrence Johnson - 2006-10-15 23:42:22

Looking for Charlene Bateman

BATEMAN, CALGARY I think, OCTOBER 13, 2006. I am desperately looking for my lost best friend Charlene Bateman, who is married to James Bateman, who I believe is now living somewhere in Alberta, having moved from Quesnel sometime in the last 6 months.

BATEMAN - 2006-10-15 00:14:58

my family tree

I am unable to find my family tree
My grandfather was Narcisse L'Hirondelle and he was born at Lac la Nun in 1876, he married Anne Delorme. Please help me with this

Lori Flood - 2006-10-14 12:36:03


MacGregor, Archie, looking for any information on Archie. He lived in edmonton in the 40's that I know of and was married to my grandmother (eleonore johnson) in the 40's till they divorced, he remarried and supposedly had 6 more kids. he died in 1980's on vancouver island. Looking for any information on him. he had 2 kids with my grandmother and I would like to find the rest of the kids. thanks

Donna Mykyte - 2006-10-12 16:50:00

Looking for history


I am looking for information on Kost Saramaka or Saramaki who lived in Alberta in 1927 - I am trying to trace his roots throught Canada.
Thank you

Saramaka or Sarmaki - 2006-10-09 09:21:10

Family Search

Drolet, Edmonton, 1984-1989

Shawn Drolet - 2006-10-08 12:03:22


I am trying to find the marriage of William Irwin BUSH and Elizabeth Beatrice TAGGART. I have found them in the 1911 Census of Alberta as Single. They were working in the Pincher Creek area at that time. In the 1920's I know they were settled in the Coaldale area as a married couple. They had two children, Vera BUSH and Irwin BUSH. Appreciate very much if I can obtain the date of their marriage.

Thanking you for any consideration given,

E. Hope Herndon

E. Hope Herndon - 2006-10-08 09:04:39

loomis family

Searching for grandfather Cecil Edward Loomis born May 6 1923. Married to Dorothy (Wright) Loomis,about 1949. Born in Millet, Alberta. His parents are buried in BC.

If anyone has information about my family please e-mail . Thank you!

shelley - 2006-10-07 23:51:19


Looking for any information on John Morgan Jenkins born 1907 in Cadoxton. Father's name was George. Came to Alberta about 1911 and lived in the Lacombe area

Donna - 2006-10-07 09:04:47

THOMAS family of THOMAS, Minburn and Edmonton

I am trying to find out more about paternal grandparents GEORGE OWEN THOMAS (1881) and ALICE MAUD THOMAS who emigrated to Canada from Wales in 1926 on the Montrose.

Their children were WILLIAM GEORGE THOMAS (1909), CYRIL V. THOMAS (1911), GRACE E. THOMAS (1913) and AUSTIN C. THOMAS (1921). By 1940 George and Alice were living and farming in Minburn.

William George Thomas served overseas in the Canadian army (Edmonton regiment) in WW2 but was back living in Edmonton in 1946. His brother Austin worked as a driver for the same company. His work address was 10019 104st or 10712 99st.

Any information about this branch of the family and their descendants would be gratefully received.

Jane Pirrie - 2006-10-06 17:38:23

Info on lost friend

BOON, Colin lived in Edmonton 1960's - 1980's worked for Canadian General Insurance. Anyone knowing him please pass along my Australian email address
thank you

Carol Cruikshank - 2006-10-04 05:43:54

Charles Nisbet Frederick Armstrong

Not certain of where in Canada this man went. He left Australia, c1900's. Former husband of Dame Nellie Melba, Opera Singer. Possibility that a Charles Patullo accompanied him. Any assistance would be greatly appreciated.

Beryl Patullo - 2006-10-01 23:11:18


1900 - 1940

Or if anyone with this surname has a family member who was in England in Hampshire area around 1950?

Please get in touch, any information would be appreciated.

Kate Gilbert - 2006-10-01 17:09:30

Missing grandfather

My grandfather Willard Albert Cardinal had a brother named Alfred or Albert Cardinal. As of sept 2006 if he is still alive he would be around 75 years. He was last spotted in California. My grandfather Willard has since passed away and if anyone has heard of his brother Albert or Alfred Cardinal please contact me. Albert also had another brother Philip, known as Chummy. Chummy was married to Sarah from Beaver Lake First Nations. Albert or Alfreds parents were named Augustine Cardinal and Mary Louise. Please contact me for info.

Dale Cardinal - 2006-09-28 12:14:03


KUNDERT, TAGG, MCCOY, LEIZINGER, KOBI, ENDIANG, 1908 - All are early Endiang residents (from abt 1908-1930s) and are listed in two books, Endiang: Our Home and This Was Endiang. I'm looking for marriage date for Fred Tagg and Katherine Kundert (abt 1911-1913?). Mrs. McCoy is described as former (a widow) Mrs Rudolph (Elizabeth) Leizinger who then married "Mr McCoy" in Endiang. Her death is listed as 1922. Her daughter is described as Mrs Emil (Barbara) Kobi Sr. Barbara is listed as "sister" of Katherine Kundert. Any information helping to prove (or disprove) these relationships will be greatly appreciated. (Centennial, Colorado)

Christine Wynar - 2006-09-26 18:09:33

Thomas & Janet Isabella Bassett

Bassett,Thomas and Isabella, Medicine Hat, Alberta, 1880 - 1980
Looking for Elizabeth Jane Bassett (m. Richard H. Casswell),parents and siblings

Beverly Casswell George - 2006-09-23 00:25:11


William Robertson b 1846 Scotland died 1936 Lethbridge area, wife Elsie - 12 children. Obituary lists children: 2 in Scotland + William - Lethbridge, Peter - Twin Butte, Alexander -Westerose, Elsie Masson - Lethbridge, Charles - Vancouver, Arthur - Iola, Frank & Douglas - Lethbridge and David of Crystal Lake. Any info greatfully recieved. Thanks - Alison

Alison Glaze - 2006-09-22 08:32:02

Ellen (nee) CLARKSON

Ellen CLARKSON b.28 June 1876/77 at
262 New Street,Wolstanton,N.Staffs,UK.
Married a Canadian Soldier about 1919
and went with him to Edmonton,Alberta.
They had two children,one of each sex.
The Boy came to our home in Burslem in
1941/42 which was then 9 Lyndhurst St.,
Does anyone know their Children/G.Child.

John Watts(Southport) - 2006-09-21 14:34:18

mercer family originally from Northern Ireland

Mercer, Edmonton,1920's?
I am trying to trace the Mercer family who emigrated to Edmonton in the 1920's? from Magheralin, Co Down, Northern Ireland. My mother has no links to the Mercer line of her family locally and it would be fantastic to locate some of her relatives!

Andrea Johnston - 2006-09-21 04:16:18


Looking for anyone connected to the surname "Caverhill".

connie - 2006-09-17 14:32:14

Half brother/sister

Looking for half brother and sister Lisa Ashley Smith and Maurice Smith from calgary Alberta.

Sara Trepanier - 2006-09-15 08:51:08

george basil gladstone and mary rose johnstone

any information on the above two names, such as descendants, siblings, basically trying to find family members.

jeannie - 2006-09-12 15:26:14