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Allen Richards

Looking for Allen Richards who came to Iqaluit Nunavut formerly know as Frobisher Bay in 1984. He was born in February of 1963. Dated Barbra Lee . He is probably from Edmonton Alberta. If you can help, please email me.

Parniga - 2012-03-29 13:05:34

Alexander Earl

Looking for family of Alexander Earl who passed away 1969 at age of 85 at Langley B.C. Canada

Beverly Elligott - 2012-03-27 10:06:44

Daniel McPherson, Edmonton postmaster 1920-1950

I am looking for any information on Daniel McPherson. He was the Post Master of the downtown Edmonton Postoffice sometime between 1920 - 1950. His children grew up above the post office, and they were Peter, Roy, Florence & June. Any information would be appreciated. Thank you.

Valerie Brewster-Shoopman - 2012-03-25 01:44:48

Re:George Leslie

LESLIE, OYEN, SPECIAL AREA, ALBERTA-MEDICINE HAT area. George Leslie born 1 Jun 1868, Bentinck Twp., Grey County, Ontario. Am looking for his death date. Last resided around Oyen, Alberta area. He was single. His father's name was Robert Leslie and his mother was Ann Robena McIntyre.. Thank you, Diane Wheeler

Diane Wheeler - 2012-03-11 13:04:56

Alice Ellen Hayes

Trying to see if I can find ANYTHING about my mom, she died in 1969. Her name was Alice Ellen Hayes, BD April 20th 1908, both subject to question, she was never sure.Mom was raised at some point with Nuns, she spoke French and English, left the Orphanage when she was 14. She believed her parents died in a snowstorm when she was a baby, there were siblings we think , but she never knew them.She told us the Home was in Edmonton, can someone help. Thanks, Leona

leona Wraight - 2012-03-09 10:04:26

Searching for roots surname Willett (and/or Meurin)

Willett, Chauvin, Alberta, 1918 Searching for relatives, roots, birth records etc on my mothers side of the family. My mother was born in or around Chauvin Alberta ... perhaps even in Saskatchewan just over the border from Chauvin. The info I have is not at all clear and we cannot find any local birth records for my mother in the family archives from Maine, Massachusetts or New England. My Mothers name: Marie Josephine Willett My Grandfather (my mothers father) name: Charles BL Willett, My Grandmother Name: Josephine (Meurin) Willett Grand Parents originally came from Maine USA with Brothers and Inlaws (Willett and Meurin families) around the turn of 1900's during the land settlement of that time frame. Any information, leads, etc wiould be greatly appreciated. Thank You - Art Vuilleumier

Art Vuilleumier - 2012-03-09 10:03:19

William Harvey Shaver

Harvey Shaver was my grandfather.. He had four sons and one daughter. My father was Edward Shaver b1916, died 1979 he was the second youngest of his family. I have at least three marriage certificates of grandfather Harvey Shaver, the last marriage was in Prescott 1912 to a Warren or LaPorte...hard to read the scanned print. From your message about Ms Hazel, he married for the fourth time have to death information of his third marriage. I have way too much information that needs to be sorted out. Any information that you have would be more than appreciated. GB B.M.Shaver-Roger

Beverley M. Shaver-Roger - 2012-03-02 19:29:41

Adopted Niece

I am searching for my niece born Feburay 1969- given name Kathleen Marjorie Atkinson. Adopted name may have been Jody Lyn McIntyre raised in Sherwood Park, AB. or area

Carrol Atkinson - 2012-02-26 11:20:15

Andrew Family

I am seeking info on the offspring of William John Andrew and Agnes Dorothy Watson, married 1917 in Peace River, Alberta. Especially children: Marion [Andrew] Walker, Wilma [Andrew] Denning, and Hugh John Andrew [Sally _____?]

Caron Ann Paulovich - 2012-02-25 17:52:40

Searchiing for birth family

Born Frances Walker on October 13, 1956 in Edmonton, AB. Looking for any birth family

Frances Walker - 2012-02-25 17:52:17

Looking for my Larocque family in Onoway/Lac Ste Anne

Hi, I am looking for mother's family, I believe they are in the Onoway area? The name is Larocque. My great grandfather was Edward Larocque (born 1892? died 1975) and he married a Mary Letrende. (spelling?) They had three sons, one was Paul and he was my grandfather. He moved out to Vancouver BC and had my mom and uncle. If anyone has any information on my family I would love to know more/meet them.

Michelle - 2012-02-18 16:07:02

William Bundy

William Bundy, living in Edmonton, Alberta, on and off 1930- 1940's. associated with Oskar Skody, Bertha Lauder/Williams. Active in Politics of the day. any info please . thanks.

d reppenhagen - 2012-02-16 17:27:57

May Ure

Ure, Calgary, 1928 - Looking for any information on May Ure. She had a baby girl on Feb 19 1928 at the Grace Hospital in Calgary AB. Would very much like to find this family link.

Michelle Thompson - 2012-02-14 23:28:09

Twins, born 1917, Calgary

KNIGHT, Garnet and Garnetta, born January 25, 1917, CALGARY, birth registered February 22, 1917. Adopted approximately 2 years later, possibly by a dentist with the surname McDowell and his wife. Birth names are probably changed. Seeking information on the twins or their descendants for genealogical research.

Frances McCall - 2012-02-14 23:27:33

Stewarts of Wembley

Hello - I am seeking the names of the parents of the following Stewart offspring: Margaret, John, Edith, Gordon. The father was a pipefitter and worked all over northern Alberta, they left their farm about 1944. Margaret married a fella named Lowery; and Edith married [1] ? Greenberg and [2] G.F. Casper. John was a poet and I think was in the RCAF WW2. Any assistance would be most appreciated.

Caron Paulovich - 2012-02-11 21:00:51


We are looking for our half brother. I believe the year was 1967 that you were born. Our mother gave birth in Stony Plain, Alberta.Canada. You were given up for adoption to a family from Calgary. I think. Please if this sounds like you give us a chance to know eachother.

Melanie Rabie - 2012-02-06 00:08:58


PERRY, EDMONTON,1901-1915 I am seeking information on John Perry b 1881, Ireland. Appears in Edmonton around 1901. Oral history has it that he did survey work near Fort McLeod. He married Thomasina Murray in 1915 at St Joachim's church. IN December 1915 he joined the 148th Bn Canadian Army and was killed near Vimy Ridge in Apr 1917. THey owned land around Devon. Any help or suggestions on locating more information is greatly appreciated.

Noreen Nash - 2012-02-02 00:09:35

Ray and Ellen Meek

Ray Meek came to Canada in 1917 headed for Edmonton. His first wife Hazel died there and he remarried Ellen and lived on her farm. Looking for any kind of information about them.

Diane Hesse - 2012-01-30 12:48:05

looking for relatives

Jack Daniel McMoore married to Marjorie Alice Martin, had daughter born in Edmonton 1920. Where do I start looking?

anita vossler - 2012-01-29 00:31:16

KLYNE,Helen, Innisfail, Alberta, died 998

Researching ancestory of Helen Klyne nee Zalaski daughter of Wasyl and Maria Zalaski of Myrnam, Alberta. Helen aka Elena was married to Peter Klyne and had three children, Joanne, Larry and Wayne. Would appreciate contact and/or information.

Lil Woywitka - 2012-01-29 00:29:56

John and Anmarie Morgan (Gardner)

Looking for information on John and Anmarie Morgan. Lived in Ponoka area according to census 1911. Thank You.

DMorgan - 2012-01-18 15:45:58


I am searching for William NORN born 1825, Orkneys, Scotland. HBC bio indicates he came to Canada 1848. Married Sarah WHITFORD (born 1834, Red River Settlement) in 1850. They resided at the Victoria Settlement (Pakan). I have their census docs and some scrips. William and Sarah had 12 children. Child #2, Mary Elizabeth, married Daniel MACAULAY. William died 1902. I'm looking for Sarah's death date and burial location. Thanks!

Shirley - 2012-01-18 15:45:42

I am looking for my younger sibling David Floyd Smelski

Searching for our brother David Floyd Smelski David Floyd Smelski DOB August 28, 1958, we are 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 us, but you might know, the family who adopted you might have changed your last name, thats why I can't find you. I am the only family member you have, no other brother. You need to get in touch with me. Please call (204) 998-4100 or email me at dorris_gab@hotmail.com doris gabriel - January 17, 2012

Doris Gabriel - 2012-01-17 22:36:43

place of birth

Bakke, John [ Theodore] b. 1870 Need the name of the town or county that John Bakke came from in Norway.

Eleanor Lohner - 2012-01-11 20:38:36

Watson, A. Melvin

I am looking for information regarding my grandfather (as you can see I am his namesake), Dr. Arthur Melvin Watson. He was an RCMP (horse, mounted) before he became a dentist in Calgary, Alberta. (born in either 1898 or 1899 and died in 1967). He went by the name of Melvin (not Arthur). Thank you for any help anyone can provide me regarding this very important matter. Mel

Mel - 2012-01-11 17:29:12


plz contact me at your earliest convenience....i gave up hope at the wrong time obviously - but better to have found this late than not at all.... evanna.ellis@gmail.com

LAWRENCE P. OLSEN - 2012-01-10 02:03:09

looking for birth parents and siblings

birth name William Sullivan, birth date June 10 1945 at Beaulah Home Edmonton AB. mothers age 25 fathers age 29,mothers parents farmers in area.any information would be greatly appeciated

Dave Overn - 2012-01-07 19:13:16

My ancestor

Can you please tell who the siblings and children are of Eugene Maine, of Strathcona, born about 1855? Thank You. David Felling

David Felling - 2012-01-06 16:59:23

Mother has a twin sister

Looking for information on my biological mother. She is french with a twin sister, currently in her mid-40's. She may been born in Marville, France, maybe a military brat. I was born December 4th, 1980 in Wainwright, AB (on my birth certificate) and my birth name is believed to be Joshua Adams or something very similar to that. I was adopted shortly after birth.

Rik - 2012-01-05 04:46:33

Kennedy, Douglas George

I am looking for information on my Brother listed above. I was 13 when he died. He was born Mary 25, l936 - passed in April 28, l957 or l958. He was in Embarass Bay working. He drown and was with an RCMP officer taking supplies down the river to a family or he was with a Forest Ranger checking on hunters. The rivr still had some ice. It was break up. The men had winter coats and boats on. Both passed away. I would like to find the correct dates and right story. If possible I woul like to contact the family of the guy he was with. Thank you Maxine

Maxine Cawthra - 2012-01-03 16:21:23