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by SLang1148
Sun Feb 17, 2019 8:42 am
Forum: Discussion Topics
Topic: ASHAM
Replies: 32
Views: 15573

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: 6809

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: 3514

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: 3
Views: 3800

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: 2319

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: 2319

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: 2319

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: 17152

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.
by SLang1148
Tue Dec 19, 2017 10:31 pm
Forum: Discussion Topics
Topic: WILLIAM ROBERT SMITH (1797-1869)
Replies: 40
Views: 17152

Re: WILLIAM ROBERT SMITH (1797-1869)

Also the 1843 census shows that William had 2 mares, 4 oxen, 9 cows, ....4 carts, 1 canoe, ..