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by SLang1148
Tue Oct 22, 2019 8:21 am
Forum: Discussion Topics
Topic: DONALD GUNN (1797-1878)
Replies: 1
Views: 2631

Re: DONALD GUNN (1797-1878)

Page 54 of "Red River Adventure: The Story of the Selkirk Settlers" by J W Chalmers (MacMillan 1959) mentions Donald Gunn and the 1813 settlers. The 1813 settlers spent a winter in Churchill and then in spring walked to York Factory. "On April 6, 1814 the brave little expedition set forth with guide...
by SLang1148
Fri Oct 04, 2019 9:32 am
Forum: Discussion Topics
Topic: EDWARD PRINCE TAYLOR (1844-1919)
Replies: 2
Views: 1850

Re: EDWARD PRINCE TAYLOR (1844-1919)

Mary (nee Sabiston) Park's Manitoba Affidavit says she was born Mar 1852. The 1870 Census says she was 18 yrs old (1852). Based on this, I would agree that the Mary Sabiston that married Edward Taylor is NOT the same person that married John Park.
by SLang1148
Sun Feb 17, 2019 8:42 am
Forum: Discussion Topics
Topic: ASHAM
Replies: 32
Views: 18389

Re: ASHAM

Welcome Don. I wish you luck in your research.
by SLang1148
Tue Sep 04, 2018 5:51 pm
Forum: Discussion Topics
Topic: JOHN EDWARD GEORGE BRUCE (1871-1968)
Replies: 2
Views: 7157

Re: JOHN EDWARD GEORGE BRUCE (1871-1968)

John Edward Bruce and Margaret Kennedy had a baby girl born on 27 May 1904 and died 2 days later, 29 May 1904. Margaret died 31 May 1904.
by SLang1148
Fri Mar 02, 2018 11:16 am
Forum: Discussion Topics
Topic: JAMES WHITFORD (1795-1872)
Replies: 1
Views: 3787

Re: JAMES WHITFORD (1795-1872)

Nancy Ann Whitford (1848-1910) married Thomas Spence in 1865 in Portage la Prairie, according to her Northwest Affidavit. In the 1881 census she is listed as a widow at Victoria Mission. By 1891 she has married Thomas Henry Brown (1839-1918) widower of Jane Scott, and had 2 more children (Bella and ...
by SLang1148
Sat Feb 10, 2018 8:41 am
Forum: Discussion Topics
Topic: Favel/Howse Connection
Replies: 4
Views: 4807

Re: Favel/Howse Connection

Hi Outofsocks. Welcome to the forum. I haven't been able to find Elizabeth Nellie Howse after 1910. The court took away her property in Lobstick Settlement likely to settle debts. She married Thomas Anderson between 1901 and 1906. Many of the original families of the Victoria Settlement, moved about...
by SLang1148
Tue Feb 06, 2018 4:35 pm
Forum: Discussion Topics
Topic: Henry Erasmus, son of Peter Sr vs Henry Hans Rasmusson
Replies: 5
Views: 2742

Re: Henry Erasmus, son of Peter Sr vs Henry Hans Rasmusson

The HBC Bio Sheet for Henry Rasmussen https://www.gov.mb.ca/chc/archives/hbca/biographical/r/rasmussen_henry.pdf was written in Oct 2002. For the info on Jane Stead, they are referencing Gail Morin's book, Métis Families: A Genealogical Compendium published in 1996. Unfortunately, the UofC is updati...
by SLang1148
Sun Feb 04, 2018 2:46 pm
Forum: Discussion Topics
Topic: Henry Erasmus, son of Peter Sr vs Henry Hans Rasmusson
Replies: 5
Views: 2742

Re: Henry Erasmus, son of Peter Sr vs Henry Hans Rasmusson

I also found Henry Erasmusson (born in Norway) and Jane Stead in the 1870 Manitoba Census St Andrews Page 140. His father is Bastian Erasmusson and Jane's father is listed as Abraham Stead. Daughter Sophia is listed as 9 years old.
by SLang1148
Sun Feb 04, 2018 2:33 pm
Forum: Discussion Topics
Topic: Henry Erasmus, son of Peter Sr vs Henry Hans Rasmusson
Replies: 5
Views: 2742

Re: Henry Erasmus, son of Peter Sr vs Henry Hans Rasmusson

I found Henry Erasmusson from Norway, in the 1891 Census. Married to Jane. 1891 Census, North Springfield, Lisgar, Manitoba. Page 5.
by SLang1148
Tue Dec 19, 2017 10:55 pm
Forum: Discussion Topics
Topic: WILLIAM ROBERT SMITH (1797-1869)
Replies: 40
Views: 18949

Re: WILLIAM ROBERT SMITH (1797-1869)

Google says from Little Britain to Headingley is only 48 km and would take only 10 hours to walk. I think Portage Trail became hwy 9.