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by nickelday2
Fri Jun 16, 2023 6:12 pm
Forum: Discussion Topics
Topic: I am researching the family of Phoebe Sinclair and Thomas Bunn of the TRed River Settlement.
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Re: I am researching the family of Phoebe Sinclair and Thomas Bunn of the TRed River Settlement.

I am an adoptee born in Winnipeg Manitoba in 1949. My birth mother’s name at the time of my birth was Lorraine Violet Sinclair. She was born 1931 and was 18yrs of age at the time I was born. I learned most of my heritage which I must say was little thru Post adoption agency Winnipeg and St Boniface ...
by nickelday2
Fri Jun 16, 2023 5:44 pm
Forum: Discussion Topics
Topic: Lorraine Violet Sinclair born 1931 Selkirk Mb
Replies: 12
Views: 78170

Re: Lorraine Violet Sinclair born 1931 Selkirk Mb

I have been away from this site for sometime and have now began to continue on with my birth mother’s gravesite search. I have seen your message with regard to your search on the Sinclair line and would very much interested if you do have information in this regard. I have had recently some contact ...
by nickelday2
Tue Jun 13, 2023 5:49 pm
Forum: Discussion Topics
Topic: Lorraine Violet Sinclair born 1931 Selkirk Mb
Replies: 12
Views: 78170

Re: Lorraine Violet Sinclair born 1931 Selkirk Mb

Hello Marywheat… I have been away from Red River Ancestry for sometime but am now restarting my search for my birth mother’s gravesite. I received more info on Ancestry.ca from another person stating his grandmother was Lorraine Violet Whitesel. They indicated she was born in 1931 and buried in BC i...
by nickelday2
Wed Aug 17, 2022 2:24 pm
Forum: Discussion Topics
Topic: Lorraine Violet Sinclair born 1931 Selkirk Mb
Replies: 12
Views: 78170

Re: Lorraine Violet Sinclair born 1931 Selkirk Mb

Yes Mary I have little more info on my birth mom to date. It is difficult as she married after putting me up for adoption. My birth father never married my mother but I was given info he does not want to connect with me by Mb adoption services. However. It was said I have a paternal sister. I would ...
by nickelday2
Mon Mar 27, 2017 8:45 am
Forum: Discussion Topics
Topic: Lorraine Violet Sinclair born 1931 Selkirk Mb
Replies: 12
Views: 78170

Re: Lorraine Violet Sinclair born 1931 Selkirk Mb

Gary, After the Post Adoption Registry opened their records to adoptees, they plus St. Boniface Historical Society and MMF worked together on my behalf to complete my genealogy report. That report was not physically given to me but is now kept with MMF. After several months it was established that o...
by nickelday2
Sat Mar 25, 2017 10:02 am
Forum: Discussion Topics
Topic: Lorraine Violet Sinclair born 1931 Selkirk Mb
Replies: 12
Views: 78170

Re: Lorraine Violet Sinclair born 1931 Selkirk Mb

Well...again it has been continuing journey in search of my birth mother Lorraine Violet Sinclair. Since my last post, I have received my Metis Citenship card from the Manitoba Metis Federation. I have now began a further search for my birth mothers grave. I DO know she died in 2005 and recently obt...
by nickelday2
Sun Sep 18, 2016 10:14 am
Forum: Discussion Topics
Topic: Lorraine Violet Sinclair born 1931 Selkirk Mb
Replies: 12
Views: 78170

Re: Lorraine Violet Sinclair born 1931 Selkirk Mb

Knight is my maiden adoptee surname. McClure is my now married name of I have since been widowed.

Penny Marlene Sinclair.... My birth name

Penny Louise Knight..... My name my adopted parents registered me..
by nickelday2
Sat Sep 17, 2016 7:16 pm
Forum: Discussion Topics
Topic: Lorraine Violet Sinclair born 1931 Selkirk Mb
Replies: 12
Views: 78170

Re: Lorraine Violet Sinclair born 1931 Selkirk Mb

That is my challenge. The ONLY info on my mom is my birth certificate from MB Post adoption registry. The info reveals her name and age ... Lorraine Violet Sinclair 18yrs. Calculating this as I was born in 1949 would make her born in 1931. I do no know if she ever married so that is what is causing ...
by nickelday2
Sat Sep 17, 2016 11:59 am
Forum: Discussion Topics
Topic: Lorraine Violet Sinclair born 1931 Selkirk Mb
Replies: 12
Views: 78170

Lorraine Violet Sinclair born 1931 Selkirk Mb

Hello: I am an adoptee born in Winnipeg Sept 21, 1949. Finally Post Adoption Registry has opened their records in MB and I have a copy of my birth certificate. My birth mother, Lorraine Violet Sinclair was 18yrs old when she had me. She was a single mom living at 97 Aikins Rd Wpg.MB. I cannot find t...