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by gonzo1956
Wed Apr 18, 2018 2:40 pm
Forum: Discussion Topics
Topic: JOHN MOAR aka MOORE (1805-1898)
Replies: 37
Views: 13230

Re: JOHN MOAR aka MOORE (1805-1898)

Hi, I'm not sure if this is the same William Moore/Moar the dates seem close but in 1930's my grandmother received a letter from the Australian government to come and claim his estate. So as far as we knew he had no children. You can imagine trying to get to Australia from Manitoba in the 30's.
by gonzo1956
Wed May 06, 2015 2:16 pm
Forum: Discussion Topics
Topic: CAMPBELL RATT (1889-1976)
Replies: 1
Views: 1167

Re: CAMPBELL RATT (1889-1976)

Hi Gary, Yes the song he sang was blue velvet band not red river valley, the good old day's. I think my cousin would remember the family more than I, as she was closer to their age , ill ask when I see her and post.
by gonzo1956
Tue May 05, 2015 3:20 pm
Forum: Discussion Topics
Topic: JOHN RATT (1860-1910)
Replies: 3
Views: 1611

Re: JOHN RATT (1860-1910)

Hi again, Just another little update....Campbell Ratt lived in a log cabin at the mouth of the red river,this was part of the reserve. He later lived in a cabin at Chalet beach. All his children went to school in Matlock. He had I believe 2 daughters and 4 sons, im not sure of his wife's name. One c...
by gonzo1956
Tue May 05, 2015 11:48 am
Forum: Discussion Topics
Topic: JOHN RATT (1860-1910)
Replies: 3
Views: 1611

Re: JOHN RATT (1860-1910)

Hi, as a child I remember Campbell Ratt , he road his bicycle around Matlock , he would be singing the song red river valley, also he would have a carrier basket on his bike where he sold fish from. As far as I know he lived at Chalet beach in a little house, I have a picture of his house , it has s...
by gonzo1956
Tue Mar 03, 2015 10:55 am
Forum: Discussion Topics
Topic: CORNELIUS CALDER (1880-1959)
Replies: 18
Views: 6701

Re: CORNELIUS CALDER (1880-1959)

Hi , just read your post Debbie, yes I still have the picture was just waiting to hear from someone who I could send it to that was family. Let me know and I will get it in the mail.
thanks, colleen
by gonzo1956
Thu Feb 26, 2015 2:34 pm
Forum: Discussion Topics
Topic: REVEREND JAMES SETTEE (1809-1902)
Replies: 40
Views: 11121

Re: REVEREND JAMES SETTEE (1809-1902)

Hi, just a quick note on how I tie in with the Settee's . My great aunt Louise Moar married John Richard Settee. Louise Moar's brother Robert Moar was my great grandfather.
by gonzo1956
Fri Nov 21, 2014 1:07 pm
Forum: Discussion Topics
Topic: CORNELIUS CALDER (1880-1959)
Replies: 18
Views: 6701

Re: CORNELIUS CALDER (1880-1959)

Hi Gary, On the back of the picture I sent you by email it says Dr.C.J.Calder , Can.Eng.Batt. France. So to me the picture was taken in France, but was there a Dr. Calder. Let me know if you find anything out.
Colleen
by gonzo1956
Wed Nov 12, 2014 10:00 pm
Forum: Discussion Topics
Topic: GOVERNOR THOMAS THOMAS (1765-1828)
Replies: 38
Views: 19138

Re: GOVERNOR THOMAS THOMAS (1765-1828)

Hi, seems I have some Thomas Thomas ancestry as well, this is how my info goes..Thomas Thomas senior born 1766, died 1828. He came with Hudson Bay Co. as a surgeon .Governor of Northern dept. in 1814-1815. He formerly married Sarah in 1821.All 8 children are mentioned in his will. His children Eliza...
by gonzo1956
Sat Aug 30, 2014 4:02 pm
Forum: Discussion Topics
Topic: CORNELIUS CALDER (1880-1959)
Replies: 18
Views: 6701

Re: CORNELIUS CALDER (1880-1959)

Hi Gary,
No I don't have a picture of my grandfather in uniform, I wish I did. I have pictures of his sons in uniform in ww2.
by gonzo1956
Fri Aug 29, 2014 11:36 am
Forum: Discussion Topics
Topic: CORNELIUS CALDER (1880-1959)
Replies: 18
Views: 6701

Re: CORNELIUS CALDER (1880-1959)

Hi Gary I will try and send it again through your email