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by Don.Norquay
Fri Feb 23, 2018 10:10 pm
Forum: Discussion Topics
Topic: JACOB TRUTHWAITE NORQUAY (1884-1978)
Replies: 5
Views: 3131

Re: JACOB TRUTHWAITE NORQUAY (1884-1978)

Hi Larisa, I would be happy to send you a scan of the Ruthenian School group photo. Unfortunately I have no other papers related to the school. Please email me at don.norquay@gmail.com and I will reply to you directly. Thanks.
by Don.Norquay
Sat Dec 31, 2016 1:37 pm
Forum: Discussion Topics
Topic: JACOB TRUTHWAITE NORQUAY (1884-1978)
Replies: 5
Views: 3131

Re: JACOB TRUTHWAITE NORQUAY (1884-1978)

Hi Gary, Thank you very much for creating this biography on my grandfather! Unfortunately I do not have pictures of him worth posting in my possession, other than perhaps a group photo of the staff and students of Ruthenian Training School. I am checking with family members to see if they have one. ...
by Don.Norquay
Sat Dec 24, 2016 2:08 pm
Forum: Discussion Topics
Topic: JAMES SPENCE (1753-1795)
Replies: 20
Views: 11402

Re: JAMES SPENCE (1753-1795)

My family is descended from James through Margaret Spence, and there's a family story I wonder if anyone else has heard. It goes like this: Nestichio, as a young girl, had been kidnapped by the Blackfeet and her mother asked James to rescue her. Even though many attempts had been made to rescue her...
by Don.Norquay
Sat Dec 24, 2016 10:56 am
Forum: Discussion Topics
Topic: ANDREW SETTER (1777-1870)
Replies: 11
Views: 8678

Re: ANDREW SETTER (1777-1870)

Hi Gary, Yes, my father is John Scott Norquay, son of Jacob Truthwaite Norquay and Ethel Scott. You have prepared biographies for 11 of my direct ancestors: Robert Miller, James Morwick (b. 1753), Oman Norquay, John Norquay (b. 1810), Thomas Norquay, William Scott, Andrew Setter, James Spence Sr (b....
by Don.Norquay
Tue Nov 22, 2016 9:25 pm
Forum: Discussion Topics
Topic: ANDREW SETTER (1777-1870)
Replies: 11
Views: 8678

Re: ANDREW SETTER (1777-1870)

To Mackenzie Setter: Andrew Setter married Margaret "Peggy" Spence, who was the daughter of James Spence and his half-breed wife, Margaret Nistichio Batt. Nistichio was the daughter of fur trader Isaac Batt and a Cree woman who was the daughter of a Cree Chief. This Chief predated Chief Peguis, and ...