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by jstw
Tue Jan 30, 2018 6:07 pm
Forum: Discussion Topics
Topic: JOHN STEPHEN CONNOLLY (1838-1905)
Replies: 6
Views: 3157

Re: JOHN STEPHEN CONNOLLY (1838-1905)

Adding to my previous post Census 1906 Samuel Conley 27 head, Annie Conley wife 25, McLean Ave. Selkirk (2 doors down from his mother Elizabeth) Census 1916 Samuel Conley 38 head, Catherine Conley 37, 474 McLean Ave. (mother Elizabeth with James at 492 McLean) Census 1921 Samuel Connolly 42 head, An...
by jstw
Tue Jan 30, 2018 5:22 pm
Forum: Discussion Topics
Topic: JOHN STEPHEN CONNOLLY (1838-1905)
Replies: 6
Views: 3157

Re: JOHN STEPHEN CONNOLLY (1838-1905)

re Ann Catherine Orvis - On the 1881 census, Ann is listed as 3 years. *** Her mother Mary Ann nee Mclean (father Donald McLean 1838 - 1919) died after the birth of her son, Charles Finlay Apr 22, 1882. Ann's father (John Benson Orvis) sent his 4 daughters to live with his brother. John remarried Ma...
by jstw
Thu Aug 24, 2017 3:31 pm
Forum: Discussion Topics
Topic: JOHN BENSON ORVIS (1844-1930)
Replies: 9
Views: 9031

Re: JOHN BENSON ORVIS (1844-1930) ERROR

Ann Catherine Orvis born 1878 actually married Samuel Connolly. The 1911 Census shows Samuel Connolly age 33, Anna C Connolly age 32 Ethel E Connolly age 5 and sister-in-law Lillian (Davis - error) Orvis age 15. In this census there is another error showing Johannes Johannesson as Anna's spouse and ...
by jstw
Thu May 04, 2017 6:31 pm
Forum: Discussion Topics
Topic: JOHN STEPHEN CONNOLLY (1838-1905)
Replies: 6
Views: 3157

Re: JOHN STEPHEN CONNOLLY (1838-1905)

Son Samuel Connolly was born April 21, 1879 and died in 1954. His wife Ann Catherine Orvis was born July 7, 1880 in Grand Marais, Manitoba and died Dec 17, 1934 in Selkirk. They adopted Edith May born April 3, 1908 - January 14, 1999, Gordon Blair born about 1919 and Olive Rose Sep 1, 1921 - Novembe...
by jstw
Thu May 04, 2017 4:17 pm
Forum: Discussion Topics
Topic: CLEMONS FAMILIES of RED RIVER
Replies: 16
Views: 14228

Re: CLEMONS FAMILIES of RED RIVER

My mother's name was Olive Rose Connolly. Her foster or adopted parents were Samuel Connolly and Ann Catherine (Orvis) Connolly. Through ancestry.ca DNA tests I connected with a 1st cousin from the Hancock family whose grandparents were Edward Ralph Clemons born Feb 20, 1874 and Mary Elizabeth Sincl...
by jstw
Mon May 01, 2017 12:47 pm
Forum: Discussion Topics
Topic: CLEMONS FAMILIES of RED RIVER
Replies: 16
Views: 14228

Re: CLEMONS FAMILIES of RED RIVER

Gary, Just started my genealogy search in March 1017 and through ancestry DNA testing and connecting with "DNA cousins" have pinpointed my mother's family to Edward Ralph Clemons' children. My mother, Olive Rose, said she was born in Selkirk, Manitoba on September 1, 1921. Just before she died in 19...