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by lookingforshoulders
Sun Jul 21, 2013 10:11 pm
Forum: Discussion Topics
Topic: WILLIAM FLETT (1762-1823)
Replies: 17
Views: 16657

Re: WILLIAM FLETT (1762-1823)

Hi Gary - I have that information which is sparse. I have no idea where Henri Vannerman came from or who his parents were - I have looked through the available Manitoba censuses (including misspellings). According to my father, his grandfather was a Vannerman (although they spelled it Van Norman) no...
by lookingforshoulders
Sun Jul 21, 2013 3:07 pm
Forum: Discussion Topics
Topic: WILLIAM FLETT (1762-1823)
Replies: 17
Views: 16657

Re: WILLIAM FLETT (1762-1823)

Hi Beth and Gary,

I believe Beth is right - Catherine and Jane are not this William Flett and Isabella's Saskatchewan's children.

The HBC sheet appears to be correct.

Lorraine
by lookingforshoulders
Sun Jul 21, 2013 1:30 pm
Forum: Discussion Topics
Topic: JAMES SINCLAIR (1811-1856)
Replies: 3
Views: 5609

Re: JAMES SINCLAIR (1811-1856)

Another great page, Gary. Halcrows are part of the Sinclair clan so I enjoyed reading about James. He was with my 3rd great grandmother, Isabella on the Oregon journey.

Thank you. :)
by lookingforshoulders
Sun Jul 21, 2013 11:08 am
Forum: Discussion Topics
Topic: WILLIAM FLETT (1762-1823)
Replies: 17
Views: 16657

Re: WILLIAM FLETT (1762-1823)

Hi Gary - I am descended from William and Isabella through Peter Flett and Euphemia Halcrow. Two of their daughters, Margaret and Elizabeth Sophia, were my great grandmothers. One was my grandfather's, Harry Bell (actually Vannerman but adopted by a Bell) mother (Margaret) and the other, Elizabeth S...
by lookingforshoulders
Sat Jul 20, 2013 8:29 pm
Forum: Discussion Topics
Topic: WILLIAM FLETT (1762-1823)
Replies: 17
Views: 16657

Re: WILLIAM FLETT (1762-1823)

Thanks Gary for creating the page. It is much appreciated and informative - there is some new information there that I had not yet uncovered. I noticed a couple of small typos - "From 1913 until he retired, William was also referred to as a Canoe Builder.as well as a Master Trader. From 1814 to...