Oct. 31, 2008
I am Howard Clair. My father name was Walter Raymond.
He was born in Island Falls ME about 1897. His father name was John Clair b 1875. Mother Amenda Vantessell .
Ananda family was the John Gaskins.
I am still working on some more stuff.
history of Newlands and other ghost towns between the Fraser River and Willow River
Oct. 27, 2008
an awesome community. I spent nearly 10 years there and they were the best years of my life.
Oct. 24, 2008
I have been trying to find out about realty in Isle aux morte....!!! I would like to buy something for a cottage. I lived there when I was little and I would love for my family to have some memories of there too.
If anyone can help me out on where to look please do so!
Delburne is a regular sleepy Alberta village, it is nice and peaceful. Downtown Delburne is about a 3 minte walk from anywhere in the village. It is approx. 20-25 minutes east of Red Deer.
Oct. 20, 2008
My grandfather, John C Wickwire, spent time on this island as a newly graduated physician in 1927. I have photos and a journal (and taped interviews I made with him about this). Would love to know more about the project in which he was involved.
In addition to serving as the community doctor, he kept track of the weather.
Oct. 17, 2008
This is our blog:
We live in, and write about, Melancthon.
Oct. 15, 2008
Seven river communities stretched along this part of the Miramichi River in New Brunswick have banded together in planning the largest homecoming reunion ever to be experienced in the area. ?Come Home to the River? festivities are planned for August 14-16, 2009 in McNamee.
McNamee, Carroll Crossing, O?Donnell Town, New Bandon, Ludlow, Porter Cove and Priceville.
The impetus for ?Come to the River? began as a topic on a Facebook? group created by Irva Larsen one of the committee members. The group ?McNamee on the Mighty Miramichi Facebook? group has over 250 members and it is expected there will be over 500 people attending the homecoming?, said Larsen. The Volunteer Coordinator is Euphemia O?Donnell-Black. Volunteers who wish to be involved with ?Come Home to the River ? McNamee 2009? are invited to contact O?Donnell-Black at 506-369-9105 or through email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Cell (905) 751-7960
Eskasoni is a beautiful rez
Part two re: Pat Falloon,
In regards to my blog entry previously I would like someone to foward this to Mr.Falloon. I also would like him to know that my Grandson " Pat " the one who is the recipient of all my cards now plays Ice hockey in Mt.Laurel N.J. under the watchful eyes of Coach Sudsy Settlemeyer former trainer and all around do everything type of guy for the Phila.Flyers. The cards were mailed with a Manitoba Postmark so I am sure Mr. Falloon found them mixed up with some other paper work and sent them out. Please foward my thanks and surprise. John McCleary,Levittown,Pa.
Wow,I went out of my way a little to find out a way to contact and thank Pat Falloon for the two signed hockey cards he sent to me just today.The really great thing was is that I sent these to him in 1999 when he was a active NHL'er.I was newly un employed due to hurricane Floyd and I was feeling sorry for myself and decided th get a hobby.I started sending cards out to players for autographs and was going to give them to my Grandson that I was babysitting for at the time.I normally sent a stamped self addressed envelope along with the cards.Pat was a Flyer and living here in Levittown,Pa.I was a fan of his.So 9 years later they arrive and I believe the problem was I forgot to put a stamp on this envelope.All kinds of faded Postal messages were on it so it either took a long time to get through the process or Pat Falloon found it in a pile of letters he was going through. John McCleary
Oct. 13, 2008
Hello to Everyone: I am in my early 50's and am beginning to think about retirement. I am interested in finding a year round trailer resort in Minesing or surrounding area. Does anyone know of a resort in Minesing or the surrounding area. I was told that there is one (not sure if it is year round) in the Innisfil area.
Thanks everyone, Theresa
Oct. 8, 2008
Well my family and I moved there in 1970 and built a place out by Diamond Lake just off the Gordon Lake road area. I moved away when I was 18 I sure do miss the farm life.
Oct. 7, 2008
its a nice place but it needs a bit of life...
Looking for any information on grandmother who came from webbwood, late 1890's or early 1900. Her name was myrtle wood....she married George O'neill in Sault Ste Marie.....Are there any family left? Just looking for names of her parents, brothers or sisters? Trying to do family tree for my grandchildren. Can be contacted at Stressfree@rogers.com my name is Maureen Laliberte (O'neill)
Oct. 4, 2008
Annual fishing trip through Tamarac Air Service has been fantastic. The hotel accomodations have been very good. The local tavern being closed was not very good news. The town needs a place where tourists can get together for entertainment and relaxation. Our driving into Clova takes 16 hours and it would be nice to have the tavern re opened.
Ambrose Oliver came to Viceroy from Derby, England in about 1917.
On the Cummins map for 1926 he owns NW 13-06-25-W2.
He was joined in 1924 Chales Oliver and wife Charlotte.
They lived on this homested until mid 60's when they moved to Bengough.
Any information about the Olivers contact-Philip Webb
Does any one remember the Oliver family, Charlotte died February 1971, Ambrose died August 1974.
Ambrose was Charlotte's brother in law.
Charlotte and Ambrose both helped in the Maverick School District No.7 which closed in 1952.
They lived at 661 Short Street, Bengough.
Any information contact Philip Webb
Aug. 23, 2008
I DON'T KNOW ANY THING TO SAY ABOUT HOOSIER SASKATCHEWAN, BUT I WAS WONDERING HOW IT GOT ITS NAME.. MY PEOPLE WERE IN WESTERN ALBERTA CANADA DURING THE EARLY 1900'S.. I AM INTO GENELOGY AND AM STILL LOOKING INTO WHERE MY FATHER WAS AFTER HE LEFT MINNESOTTA WHERE HE WAS BORN.. I GUESS THAT IS ALL I HAVE TO SAY RIGHT NOW.. WOULD LIKE TO READ SOME OTHER BLOGS HERE..
Aug. 21, 2008
Visited Kenogami Aug 5 to 8/08. Would anyone know how or where I could access school and church (St Famille) records going back to the 1940s. My hope is that those records might show our address at the time. I am trying to pinpoint the street on which we lived as well as the school my sisters attended.
Back in 1943 there was a very small school not far from St Famille Church. It was one or two rooms (possibly on Rue Cabot????). This was a french school because my family was french. Would someone know the name of this school.
Aug. 12, 2008
I am doing my family tree and looking for information on the Deschambault or Lacasse family's,any pictures stories,facts or hints on where to look would be greatly appreciated,today I visited the cemetery in Saint Sixte and Thurso and found a few Deschambault's and one Lacasse, My father was born in Saint Sixte in the early 1900's you can email me or contact me on facebook email address is email@example.com or Suzanne Deschambault
Aug. 11, 2008
Noelville cops not doing there job!!!
Where are they when the citizens and visitors of Noelville need their assistance? That punky little gang that is going around terrorizing everyone and putting people in the hospitals with broken limbs and other body parts must be too much for them to handle because these kids have been getting away with it for far to long.
Come on OPP get with the program! This gang needs to be stopped before these beatings turn to a murder!!!
Aug. 9, 2008
nice campground, wouldn't want to live there!
Tulameen days was a hoot! see ya next year.
Aug. 7, 2008
My Great Grandmother Sarah Basey was one of the oldest resident's of Ituna until her death in the early 1980's. I am trying to find family history on Sarah and her husband George.
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