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by SLang1148
Tue Dec 19, 2017 10:31 pm
Forum: Discussion Topics
Topic: WILLIAM ROBERT SMITH (1797-1869)
Replies: 40
Views: 18221

Re: WILLIAM ROBERT SMITH (1797-1869)

Also the 1843 census shows that William had 2 mares, 4 oxen, 9 cows, ....4 carts, 1 canoe, ..
by SLang1148
Tue Dec 19, 2017 10:27 pm
Forum: Discussion Topics
Topic: WILLIAM ROBERT SMITH (1797-1869)
Replies: 40
Views: 18221

Re: WILLIAM ROBERT SMITH (1797-1869)

I lost my reply so I send it a again. Search for "Henry Hinds Maps" from his 1857 exploration. Gary Stills created a portion of this map showing the trails/roads of the Parish of St Andrew. Before 1817 there was a "Portage Trail" running north from Fort Gary, thru Seven Oaks, to Lake Winnipeg about ...
by SLang1148
Mon Nov 20, 2017 10:43 am
Forum: Discussion Topics
Topic: WILLIAM ROBERT SMITH (1797-1869)
Replies: 40
Views: 18221

Re: WILLIAM ROBERT SMITH (1797-1869)

Hi Donavan. I'm your 4th cousin 1x removed. We don't know much about the native woman that was James Swain's country wife. They likely were not married. There are stories that he left her and his/her children with northing when he went back to England. Some of the birth dates of her children don't l...
by SLang1148
Tue Oct 31, 2017 9:02 am
Forum: Discussion Topics
Topic: JOHN INKSTER (1806-1864)
Replies: 20
Views: 9128

Re: JOHN INKSTER (1806-1864)

I've uploaded most of the stories and pictures into my public tree on Ancestry.com, Lang Family Tree. I recommend you take a look. I have a picture taken in 1884 of Fort Edmonton, where Robert James Inkster is said to have been born in 1880. The family story is that he was born inside the fort but I...
by SLang1148
Mon Oct 30, 2017 7:33 pm
Forum: Discussion Topics
Topic: JOHN INKSTER (1806-1864)
Replies: 20
Views: 9128

Re: JOHN INKSTER (1806-1864)

Rhonda, the Inkster family closely follows the history of Western Canada from strong first nations, to fur traders, to missionaries, to the Red River and Northwest Rebellions, the Irish exit, and finally the settlement of the west.

Ken.
by SLang1148
Mon Oct 30, 2017 10:38 am
Forum: Discussion Topics
Topic: JOHN INKSTER (1806-1864)
Replies: 20
Views: 9128

Re: JOHN INKSTER (1806-1864)

Note that Bridget Agnes Smith is the daughter of William Robert Smith ( 1797-1869) and Mary Ann Swain (1805-1851) written up in Red River Ancestry. http://www.redriverancestry.ca/SMITH-WI ... T-1797.php
by SLang1148
Mon Oct 30, 2017 10:25 am
Forum: Discussion Topics
Topic: JOHN INKSTER (1806-1864)
Replies: 20
Views: 9128

Re: JOHN INKSTER (1806-1864)

Do you know when Percy James Inkster pasted away and where? I'd also love an update on Stanton Lee Inkster' brother and sisters. I have Robert Jane (1938-) and Nancy Ann (1939-).
by SLang1148
Mon Oct 30, 2017 10:16 am
Forum: Discussion Topics
Topic: JOHN INKSTER (1806-1864)
Replies: 20
Views: 9128

Re: JOHN INKSTER (1806-1864)

I've tried to correct your list below. The problem is that there are 2 John Inkster's in Red River Settlement born in the 1800's. People often cross them up. You had the correct John Inkster but the wrong parents. Gggggggggreat grandfather John Inkster Agnes Couper Ggggggggreat grandfather James Ink...
by SLang1148
Mon Oct 30, 2017 9:19 am
Forum: Discussion Topics
Topic: JOHN INKSTER (1806-1864)
Replies: 20
Views: 9128

Re: JOHN INKSTER (1806-1864)

Hi Rhonda, We are second Cousins. Relationship to me Stanton L Inkster 2nd cousin 1x removed Percy James Inkster (1905 - ) father of Stanton L Inkster Robert James Inkster (1881 - 1948) father of Percy James Inkster Mary Charlotte Danish Olsen (1864 - 1919) mother of Robert James Inkster Margaret An...