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William Hatton

My wife and I are looking for her Great Uncle William Hatton who first homesteaded near Dafoe Sask.
About 1911 he sold to his brother David Hatton and moved away, and the family lost contact with him.
His other brother James Hatton moved from Sask to British Columbia and died in Vancouver in 1965.
We would be interested in any contact or information.
Fred & Judy McLennan
Cowichan Bay BC

Fred McLennan - 2011-09-29 22:44:32

Norman ADAMS

I am lookin for any info on Norman Adams,was in the army,in 1956,7,8.Was in Edmonton,AB in 1956,Where is he?any family? and where is he buryed?Thank you for any information?

Kenneth - 2011-09-29 16:54:10

Charles Plummer Hill

I am Charles Plummer Hill's great- great nephew. I would like to know about my uncle whom I am named for.

George Charles Coverdale - 2011-09-27 20:32:44

Looking for half-sister

LePage, Malinda Jean; Born 1967, Banff, Alberta. Mother Maxine, Father John.
I lost track of my half-sister many years ago, and would very much like to get in contact with her again. Any information would be greatly appreciated.

Lance LePage - 2011-09-24 22:02:34

Half Sister

Still looking for my half sister Marline Joan Dixon. Born 1951 in Toronto. She was adopted out shortley after bith. The adoption was made private by the birth mother. Birth parents are Malcolm Marlatt and Lillian Dixon. Hope to hear something.

Patricia Marlatt - 2011-09-23 04:43:50

Mike Workun

I am searching for information on the family of Mike Workun and Annie Melick, who lived in Leduc. Their daughter, Olga Workun Rayfuse is buried in Calmar, Ukranian Orthodox cemetery.

Carol Nicolas - 2011-09-20 15:26:07

Powell, Calgary, 1952

I am looking for information concerning my grandfather, Charles Powell, who was struck and killed by a train in Calgary, Alberta around 1952, Charles was the father of Robert G. Powell, who dies in 1957 as a result of a self-inflicted gun-shot wound, and father to William Douglas Powell, Margaret Powell and Patricia Ruth Ogloff.

Derece Powell - 2011-09-19 19:41:44

Robert G. Powell

I am seeking information about my uncle, Robert G. Powell (1935-1957). He dies from a self-inflicted gun-shot wound in 1957.

Derece Powell - 2011-09-19 19:36:24

Mann, Joy Arlene

Helping a friend look for family of Joy Arlene Mann, born May 2, 1937 to George (1910)and Bess (1912) Mann, Fallis, AB. Siblings Alec b.1943, Judy, 1952.
Graduated RAH School of Nursing Class of '58.
Died Dec.5,1992
Any information would be appreciated.

Laurie Robertson - 2011-09-18 00:22:05

Long Cousins

Francis & Lily Long plus five children arrived 30 April 1927 at Quebec bound for Edmonton, Alberta. I would love to track down any descendants and find out what happened to this Family. Francis was a brother to my Gt Grandfather and I have a wealth of information on the Long line here in UK which am willing to share in exchange

Julie Scoines nee Long - 2011-09-17 12:59:26

Adoptee June 1983

You were born Baby Girl in Edmonton June 1983 and given to adoption. Your parents have two more boys and they are your full brothers.I believe your birth name was Marty Lee. Red hair and hazel eyes, maybe?

Millie - 2011-09-17 11:08:18


Researching the Melnychuk/Zawatsky family tree.

Peter Lakusta (b.1874 d. 1920)married Eva (Ewka)Zawatsky (b. 1889 Austria M. 1906 Alberta, Canada d. 1970 Edmonton.

Eva was raised in the Chipman area. Her mother was buried in the Hilliard cemetary (South of HWY. 15 on RR 181).
Eva came to Canada about 1906.
Eva's mother (nee: Topilka) was married to a John (?) Zawatsky. MR. Zawatsky died and then her mother married a Mr. Sadowski.

Alexander Melnychuk (b. 1896 Romania d. 1951 Edmonton)married (m. 1920)Eva (Ewka) Lakusta (nee: Zawatsky.
Alexander Melnychuk came to Canada about 1910. He worked in the Drumheller area, in the coal mines (1911). In 1916 he was living in Victoria, Alberta (now the Redwater area) with the Hunka family.
Alex was a trustee for the Pinehearst/Amelia school district and a land owner in Victoria, Alberta just southwest of what is now Redwater.

Any additional information on the Melnychuk/Zawatsky family prior to and after Eva and Alex would be much appreciated.

Joe Melnychuk - 2011-09-13 15:50:26

CAMERON, John Black

Moved from China to Canada around turn of century (1900). Alexander, his Son was in the Strathcona regiment in 1914. May be buried in Mt. pleasant cemetery, Edmonton. May have lived at Woodville Ranch. Originally from Scotland - born 1848. Any information would be great on how to verify cemetery record or find the ranch.

Mark Cameron - 2011-09-12 10:45:07

Godfrey Burdette

Burdette, Godfrey 20's/30's. I'm not sure where at in Alberta or if it was even in Alberta, but does anyone know of a fishing fleet that existed somewhere from the 20's to early 30's owned and operated by a Godfrey Hunter Burdette (1901-1979)? Godfrey was born in Kentucky and lived in Canada for some time. But it may have been in the mid/late 30s he moved back to the US. Any info would be appreciated.
J Burdette

JBurdette - 2011-09-12 09:51:50

John Lloyd buried LOVAT 1918

Welshman, John Lloyd, died 11/11/1918 buried Lovat Alberta aged 44yrs.
From the UK we are trying to find the grave fo a Welshman JOHN LLOYD who died on 11/11/1918 aged 44yrs. He has two gravestones in Wales - one states he is buried at LOVAT, Alberta. We have found his attestation papers:
John Lloyd
Regimental # 101679
joined 22 Feb 1916, Edmonton, Alberta
66th Oversea Battalion, Edmonton Guards
Embarkation, 66th Battalion
SS Olympic
April 28, 1916
Can anyone tel us where the cemetary is, if he has a headstone or what he was doing over there??

ruth roberts - 2011-09-08 09:52:13


RUSSELL, RED DEER, early 1900's - Alice Watson married Robert Henry Russell in 1910 in London, England and then emigrated to Canada. Alice had a daughter, Mary Josephine, prior to her marriage (born c1901). All three settled in the Red Deer area, farming. I have found them in the 1916 census but know nothing more. Alice was the sister of my great grandfather and I would love to know what happened to the family, especially Mary as my great grandparents raised her while her mother worked as a ladies maid in London. They were heartbroken when she left.

Tracey Spence - 2011-09-07 05:29:57


Looking for information on Colin Hassan married to Ellen Brown and had a son Albert Allan Hassan born 17 May 1913.
Colin and his son Allan emigrated to New Zealand in 1921, but I have found no trace of Ellen, so believe she may have died in Edmonton.
Can anyone tell me how I can check death or burial registers for the period between 1913 and 1921?
Thank you
Suzanne Soutter

Suzanne Soutter - 2011-09-05 18:53:24

Lange or Buerger Family

Looking to find information on My Grandfather and Great grand parents. I think they settled in Newbrook alberta. My Granfather was Ernest Otto Lange and he married Martha Buerger any information would be helpful thanking you in advance

Kim Gutschick - 2011-09-05 09:30:56

Demers Famiy

looking for informtion on the Demers' from the Gibbons area somewhere between late 1920-1950's. Mother was Olivine Demers; some of the children were Irene, Josephine, Lorraine, Olivine, Bill, Henry, George, Art (my apologies; don't remember 9th name nor their father's name)

Demers - 2011-09-04 21:27:50


Looking for info of William & Amelia Mooney who emigrated to Canada in 1921 and settled in the Irvine district as farmers with adopted daughter Kathleen Annie Covey who was 12 at that time. Kathleen was born in England to Elizabeth A. Covey - father killed in WW1.
Thanks for your help.

Catherine Johanson - 2011-09-03 17:55:31


Looking for info. on Edith Coates b. Feb 2, 1899 Cockfield, Durham, England. Daughter of John & Mary Ellen Coates. Immigrated with family to Canadan in 1912. Lived in Bellevue, Alberta until 1916. Her whereabouts after that time unknown.

Wendy Jewell - 2011-08-30 21:57:16


Darling, Calgary, 1916
Looking for more information about James Darling (born 1886, Gosforth, Northumberland,England)Moved to Saskatchewan in 1909 and then in Calgary in 1916 then on to Edmonton.

Darlene - 2011-08-28 17:50:43

Osadchuk Family records

I am looking for information on Todor Osadchuk & Maria Gabora, their life back in Doroshivtsi Ukraine prior to ancestor immigration in 1897. They settled in the area of Canora.

Osadchuk 1897 - 2011-08-28 10:24:03

Riley family

I am looking for information on the family of James Riley of Coronation Alberta. He had two sons, William and Evelyn. James is my great grandfather and they are my great uncles any info would be helpful. Thank you

Tom Stone - 2011-08-27 23:25:16

Looking for friend

I'm trying to locate my friend Steve McEwan, used to live and maybe still resides in Edmonton. We lived together as friend with a couple of "other rig pigs". He came to visit me in Niagara Falls when I first moved here and I haven't heard from him since. Would like to know if you are doing well, I have thought about you over the years and would like to know what you have been up to.

Sandy - 2011-08-26 14:02:58

MOORE, Charles & Eliza

I am researching my GG Grandparents Charles and Eliza (Deacon) Moore. They married Jan 25 1858 at Simcoe County, Ontario. They moved to the Didsbury Alberta area in approx 1904. Eliza was born May 15, 1839 at Barrie, Ontario. She died November 5, 1926 at Didsbury, Alberta. Charles died in approx 1910. They had seven children: George, Margaret (McColman), Minnie (Pyke), Alice (Moncey), Emily (McColman), Will and Agnes (Oliver). I have found them on all census years. I am hoping to find Moore relatives with family pictures, stories, history.

Shirley - 2011-08-22 15:17:46

PECK, Bruce James

Looking for any family members who know of a child born in Calgary, Alberta on Sept. 30, 1960 under the name of BRUCE JAMES PECK. Would love to hear from someone who is related or looking for this family member. THANK-YOU!

Debbie Goodman - 2011-08-20 20:09:50

TRAXEL Genealogoy

Am trying to locate any information about my great grandfather, TROSCAL, JOHN (JOHANNES).MEDICINE HAT. Variations of last name are TRAXEL, TRACHSELL,DRAXEL, TROCSAL. He was married 3 times, once to HAAE, KATHERINE, then BISCHKE, MARGARET, and KNITTEL, MARGARET. He had several children with KATHERINE; Amalie, Gottlieb, Edward, Johannes (John), Lydia, Freida, and Christian. The family farm was in Hilda or Schuler Alberta. Any information would be most appreciated.

TRAXEL, Michele - 2011-08-20 15:54:30

Kozak Family

Looking for relatives and family information, kozak of andrew ab, vilna, tofield, mundare, lamont all in ab. close family from andrew and surrounding area, grandmother was Catherine Kozak, her sisters we're, mary, louise,brother mike married to josie. family buried at limestone creek church.contact, lydiarennie@hotmail.com

Lydia Rennie - 2011-08-19 17:06:36


Does anyone have information on the McLaughlin brothers who the hamlet McLaughlin was named after in Alberta east side.

Carol - 2011-08-17 15:02:39


Looking for any COCHRANE and/or GODWIN family with the middle name of \"Trotman\" or \"Faultner\"\"Falkner\" or both together.
Georgina married a Cochrane and as well a Godwin and named all her children with this ...Looking in particular for a , Reginald born 1892
Georgina born 1895, Norah born 1896. and Letitica born 1883, JOhn, and Jessie born 1890

Carol - 2011-08-17 15:01:27

Bittner 's from Bohemia

Thank you so much for providing this board to help in my search for this elusive family of mine.

My goal is to find where in Bohemia they came from.

Vaclav Bittner and wife Mary immigrated to Canada from Bohemia around 1883 or 1884. They came to Nebraska, USA settling in first Wilber, Saline county, Nebraska and then they lived in the next county east, Lancaster county near a small town called Kramer. Vaclav was my gg-grandfather, his daughter, Anna, my greatgrandmother.

When they came to Nebraska they had three children with them, Anna, born in 1869, Anton, born about 1873 and Mary, born about 1875, all were born in Bohemia. All three children married while living in Wilber, Nebraska, a very predominently Czech town.

Anna and her husband remained in Nebraska living near Kramer. Mary married a Mr. Nelson and they has several children and they remained in Nebraska living in several different parts of Nebraska. Family history said that Anton, who married a Mary Kovarik, moved back to Canada. Anton and wife had two daughters born in Nebraska in the late 1890"s.

I could not find Anton and family after the 1900

Anita Lampila - 2011-08-16 06:02:53

Bethia Evelyn Wood

Looking for a information of any kind on this person. Lived in Calgary, Alberta in 1958. Address I have is 322 Somme Crescent. Her husband was Edward Brown and in the military at the time.

Bethia Evelyn Wood. (Nee-Brown) - 2011-08-15 22:06:29


I am looking for Letitia May Fancott Turnbull. She was born in England on May 26, 1883. She emigrated to Canada around 1911/1912 and married a man by the name of Turnbull. Her last known address was Dapp, Alberta. I believe that she went by the name "May". This is all the information that I have.
Thank you.

Linda Glass - 2011-08-11 17:47:47


LAGIMODIERE/TROTTIER I am looking for information, photos and/or documents regarding my Great-Grandparents.

Caroline Josephine Trottier and Jean Baptiste Lagimodiere.

JOSEPHINE TROTTIER was the daughter of ALBERT TROTTIER and ISABELLE CAYEN. I was told she attened the Anglican mission at Onion Lake.

BAPTISTE (John/Batoche) LAGIMODIERE was the son of GODFROY/GODFROI/GODFREY LAGIMODIERE/LAGIMONIERE and ROSALIE LEPINE. (His first spouse was MARIE DUMONT they had 3 children that all died, including his first wife.)

just hoping to find more info/pictures/documents


Candice - 2011-08-11 11:36:23

Marriage/Birth Details

CAMPBELL/MCEACHAN(EN), EDMONTON, 1929/30 - I am looking for the marriage of Marion Madge Campbell and James McEachan c. 1929/1931. Marion emigrated from Scotland to Canada in May 1929. I am also seeking birth details of Shirley McEachan born 17 July 1933/34. Any help would be very much appreciated.


Mary - 2011-08-10 12:29:17

Mary Whannell

This message is for Jan Myles. I have news about your great aunt Mary Whannell but your email didn't work. Please re-post.


Whannell - 2011-07-31 17:41:32


My great aunt emigrated to Canada in the 1930's Her name is Mary Whannell and she travelled to be a housekeeper. One of her sons was Robert.
She took her 2 sons with her but left her daughters at home. I wonder if anyone knows what happened to her. I understand that she lived near Peace River. Thank you in advance.

Myles, jan - 2011-07-28 02:09:37


1919 TO 1941 RANGE

I understand my great grandad is buried at Heart Valley Cemetery, Wanham, Alberta, apparently having died in 1941. Is this familiar to anyone? He moved out to that general area to take a homestead offered free to soldiers after WW1. Would anyone be familiar at all with him?

Janine - 2011-07-19 21:18:14


I am looking for a confirmation on the death date for my great-uncle. He was known as Sonny Ellwood, proper name was Henry or Harry. He is buried in the Minburn cemetery. He died in either July of 1941 or 1942.

Jo-Anne Cooper - 2011-07-17 16:25:53

Robert Reidy

I'm trying to find a Grand uncle who emigrated to Canada in 1910 and is listed on the 1911 census of Red Deer. Robert Reidy was born in 1887 in Kilcornan Limerick Ireland and followed his brothers Michael and Nehemiah who I've found but can't seem to find where Robert went after that. Any help appreciated.
regards Ivan

Ivan Reidy - 2011-07-17 06:15:33


Marshall/Mitchell/Micheal Mead/Meid or Meade? Unsure of spelling or actual name? I was born in 1969 at the Charles Camsell hospital in Edmonton...My mother Evelyn Cardinal died in 1979 and never had a chance to tell me my history....I am not looking for anything specific just want to know my family history as I have always wondered. I would guess he/you would be in his late 60s or early 70's if he is still alive. It would be nice to know my true nationality as well... any info would be nice.

joyce - 2011-07-14 15:06:22

Looking for Cheryl Stainrod - Sister of Heather Stainrod

Cheryl, I have been living in England since 1991 and last weekend, I just found out that Heather passed away back in 2001. I am shocked and saddened and I'm so sorry for your loss. I'm also sorry that I have just found your post from 2002 when you tried to find me - I do appreciate that. Unfortunately the email address you provided in 2002 has bounced back so if you see this, please get in touch at lisa.southend@gmail.com. All the best, Lisa

Lisa McKay - 2011-07-08 09:34:33

Searching for my sister

Betty was born in October 1952 possibly in the General Hospital in Calgary, Alberta.She was legally adopted as an infant by a Mormon faith couple who already had three sons: 18, 15 and 14, & two adopted daughters 17 & 6. Adoptive father was 45 years old & of Scottish origin employed in construction & sold stocks & bonds. The Mother was 37 & of English origin employed as a housekeeper prior to staying home with her family. Betty was the 4th child born to a Martha Jacklin/Westwood of Saskatchewan and had two other siblings born after her. If anyone out there has any information on my sister Betty, please email me ASAP. Michael Westwood/Wallington.

Westwood/Jacklin Betty - 2011-07-06 20:38:04


John and Bernard Toole
Toole, John and Bernard
There was a post from 2004 looking for John and Bernard Toole. John is my dad and Bernard was my uncle. Please contact me if you knew either. E-mail that was attached to 2004 post no longer working. Thanks.
Mary Toole

Mary Toole - 2011-07-06 18:21:16


Sypher, Red Deer, 1954
Baby boy put up for adoption immediatly after birth. You would be my half brother, we share the same mother. You have four half sisters.

Daless Chalmers - 2011-07-05 12:06:21


Looking for info on Mary Onushko died May 13th 1983. She lived in Bruderheim on a farm in 1964. looking for relatives.

Joyce - 2011-07-02 15:02:23

Van, Mary from Gleichen

VAN, female, Florence born at Edmonton Misericordia Jan 14, 1953. Looking for BMom Mary Van, born 14 Dec 1929, Gleichen, BFather, surname Green. Mary was Dutch RC, BFather was English Protestant, and didn't know about me. Searching for many years, please contact me with any information.

Nancy - 2011-07-02 14:04:00


McLean, Edmonton, 1930, Seek marriage of Murdoch Munro McLean and Florence (maybe Morgan) b England, about 1930s & seek death data for Florence. Probably married Edmonton; lived in Phoenix, Alberta in logging camp. After Murdoch died in 1935, Florence McLean moved to Edmonton. Stepmother to Donald, Raymond, Kittie, and Arlen McLean.
Marilyn Stinson

McLEAN - 2011-07-01 10:21:41