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Isabella Russell Patterson Armour

ARMOUR, CALGARY, 1986 Searching for info on my great-aunt who died in Calgary about 1986, age 98. My cousins visited her there in 1985 so we know she was living then. She lived alone - very independent! Isabella (Isabel) Russell nee Patterson Armour born 1888 in Montreal, raised Presbyterian Thanks

Fay - 2012-12-26 23:28:05

Samuel Harringa

I am looking for information about my maternal granfather, Samuel Harringa. He was married to Christina Harringa. they immigrated to Canada from Holland just prior to WW1. they lived in Edmonton (river bend area I think) until WW2. Christina moved to Vancouver then I think?Christina is buried in Vancouver , along with her daughter Jan ( my mother). Samuel's whereabouts ( burial records etc) are unknown to surviving family members. Can you help.

A.W. Mayan - 2012-12-13 21:29:14


Looking for Kathleen Mary Morrison, born June 16,1924 in Stony Plain,Alberta. Married Ernest James Paulson in January 23,1948 in Edmonton,Alberta.

Darcy - 2012-12-06 14:59:23

Looking for Carol Jean Graeper

Lost contact with her many years ago, Last known to me to be in Calgary area. (1970's I have been seaching for her forever. She was married to a William Rokosh, In Kamloops, B.C. two children Mark and Anna. Later married a Walter Maclean in Calgary.. Dearly want to know where she is and if she is even still alive as there ws a rumour of a car accident. Her mother Jean and my mother Naomi were best friends and died with a week of each other.

Anne Gowans - 2012-11-27 01:17:57

Mothers family

Looking for the family of my mother who was born March 5 1936, in Edmonton, AB and adopted out. Her last name at Birth is Lirondelle. She was told that her mother's name may have been Mary?? If you think you may have info please e-mail me, Thank you.

Vivian Callio-Willier - 2012-11-16 14:59:07

Reeve family NAbbville Alberta

Looking for my grandmother's sister/ family. Her married name was Reeves and her maiden name Hogben. She & her husband & children left Kent about the turn of the last century & homesteaded in Mannville, Alberta. One son, in the Canadian army, visited my grandmother during WW Two to recuperate from an appenectomy. He came up to LAncashire to sit at my bedside when I was very ill with diptheria - he played his accordian.

Maureen Waddington - 2012-11-15 09:14:51

Info about Kathleen Harrison

Harrison, Stoney Plain, 1921- I am looking for any info about my grandmother, Kathleen Harrison. She was born in Stoney Plain in 1921 and died in Vancouver 1953. Is there any info about her out there? Thanks.

Vanessa Ho - 2012-11-07 12:44:28

Harold Parker Coles, Charles Henry Coles, Henley Mae Pearson Coles

Hi Sandy..your grandfather Harold was the brother of my granddad Frederick..please contact me. I have quite a bit of info and questions for you too! Sandra Dawson

Sandra Dawson - 2012-10-30 23:00:27


Hello I am trying to find a burial and dates for a Matthew Simpson Evans that lived in the Leslieville, Alberta area, he seemed to vanish, thanks

Ryan Grant - 2012-10-30 22:59:02


Trying to find any information regarding Grace Foster who arrived in Quebec on 26 May 1913 from England. She was 18 at the time and seemed to be travelling alone. She may have married a Canadian soldier ? Shaw. I believe she died a widow in Alberta but cannot confirm this. Have nothing really concrete apart from the passenger list from the vessel Tunisia when she arrived in Quebec. Thank you.

David Foster - 2012-10-30 22:58:31


Is there somene still looking for the birthplaces of Francis Muskwa[Catt]and Maggie Muskwa [Gladue].Email George:muskwa1950@gmail.com

George MUSKWA - 2012-10-30 22:57:41

Lorraine Agnes Venne

Lorraine Agnes Venne was born Jan 14,1931 in Leduc Alberta. Placed for adoption and adopted by Eugene & Eva Barril. Her mother was Alice V. Venne, 26yrs, born Sherbrooke, Quebec. Father was Engle Bert Sponnel, 27 0r 29 yrs. Mother had another child. Would like to learn more about our family. Thank you

Lorraine Agnes Venne - 2012-10-18 11:12:25

Searching for

I am looking for any info on a Carol Jean Mcbride that lived in Medicine Hat in the early 1950`s. She had a young son, and was living with a David Alan Niven. She was in Calgary in 1956 and have lost all trace of her. Any info would be great.

oba gail mcbride - 2012-10-18 11:07:47

Pon/Lew Family, Edmonton AB

I am looking for records of my Great Grandparents and Grandparents when they were living in Edmonton. Great Grandfather: Joe Pon Great Grandmother: Wong Shee Pon Grandmother: Fai Sin Pon Lew Grandfather: George Wa Tai Lew I know the family owned a Cafe on Jasper Ave but may have owned others.

Jeff Lew - 2012-10-18 11:06:43

Bernice McGowan

McGowan, Hanna, 1930s. Hello. Anyone with knowledge of my mother, Bernice McGowan. Famiily lived in Hanna, Alberta during the late 1930s. Apparently came up from the Dakotas. She married my father, Francis Lorne Dwyer and moved to Vancouver where I was born in 1941. Bernice either died or left under unknown circumstances in 1942. I was taken from my father's care in 1946 and placed in the Woods Chrisitan Home for children in Bowness, Calgary. Any information at all would be helpful so much appreciated.

McGowan, Bernice - 2012-10-14 12:33:45

William Douglas Powell

I am looking for my dad's first wife, Laura, and their three children: Kim Karry, Michael Douglas & Randy Lee Powell. All were born in Calgary, Alberta but were estranged from my dad.

Derece Chantal Lynn Powell - 2012-10-06 19:08:27

Glen Laird Alexander

I was born May 4, 1973. My mom's name is Debbie DuSsomme. I was born at Royal Alexander Hospital. My biological father died a couple of years ago in Millet, he either died from a car accident or was hit by a car. I am interested in knowing his family. Never met any of them. Have questions regaurding medical. He was best friends with Leonard DuSsomme.

Dixie Desilets ( DuSsomme) - 2012-10-06 19:07:56

SKRENKOWICH family history

I would just like to know my family history; where they grew up and if any members of the family are still alive. The last I knew Mary SKRENKOWICH lived in Edmonton...or anyone else that I do not know. Hoping to hear in the near future. Terry SKRENKOWICH.

terry skrenkowich - 2012-10-06 19:02:55