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by SLang1148
Wed Jul 29, 2020 7:50 pm
Forum: Discussion Topics
Topic: ALEXANDER FAVEL (1883-1914)
Replies: 1
Views: 3170

Re: ALEXANDER FAVEL (1883-1914)

The Clara Williams that died 24 Nov 1939 in Winnipeg was born 6 Aug 1863. There is another Clara Williams that died 28 Jun 1950 in Selkirk, that was born 5 Nov 1881.
by SLang1148
Mon Apr 06, 2020 9:57 am
Forum: Discussion Topics
Topic: SAMUEL FAVEL (1820-1896)
Replies: 4
Views: 4834

Re: SAMUEL FAVEL (1820-1896)

Hi Joyce. I've updated Ancestry.ca with as much as I could find on Erastus Samogan Snake Favel. He was born about 1856 in Saskatchewan district, Rupert's Land, British North America to Snake (-abt 1866) and Maria Margaret Peggy Stanley (1840-1909). You found him at Whitefish Lake in 1881. Maria Marg...
by SLang1148
Mon Apr 06, 2020 8:59 am
Forum: Discussion Topics
Topic: Favel/Howse Connection
Replies: 5
Views: 10519

Re: Favel/Howse Connection

Hi Stan. So far I have 3 Mary Jane Favel's. Specifically which one do you have 43 pages on?
Ken Lang
Calgary
by SLang1148
Mon Apr 06, 2020 8:50 am
Forum: Discussion Topics
Topic: James Smith: Second Son of John James Smith & Nancy Favel
Replies: 3
Views: 9743

Re: James Smith: Second Son of John James Smith & Nancy Favel

Hi Nancy, again. I'm currently, over the past year, researching the Favel family and updating Ancestry.ca. I got bored of transcribing the Flett family tree. Flett trees are worse than Smith family trees. You luckily have both. Anyway, I've added references to John Smith's in the HBC Archives bio sh...
by SLang1148
Mon Apr 06, 2020 7:58 am
Forum: Discussion Topics
Topic: WILLIAM ROBERT SMITH (1797-1869)
Replies: 42
Views: 31469

Re: WILLIAM ROBERT SMITH (1797-1869)

Hi Nancy. Welcome to Red River Ancestry forum. William Robert Smith had 21 kids so a lot of us in western Canada are his descendants. Although he was a teacher, a lot of his kids did not learn to read and write. The Hart question pops up alot. What we are looking for now are original records in Engl...
by SLang1148
Tue Oct 22, 2019 8:21 am
Forum: Discussion Topics
Topic: DONALD GUNN (1797-1878)
Replies: 1
Views: 4181

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: 3627

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: 23767

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: 8055

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: 4601

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 ...