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In my Scottish family, my 3x gt grandmother Janet Sinclair (1793-1826) died when her daughters were very young, aged about 1, 4 and 6. Her husband got
What would the process ( steps ) be for acquiring land under the Dominion Lands Act of 1872? ie. stake/make claim out the land to make physical notice;
Trying to get a map of the land with the name Jack Muggridge on it. The map I had has been lost.
I was told that my grandparents homesteaded outside Milden Sask. I have not been able to confirm this. My Mother and her brothers lived there when they
Hi I am searching for a 1st cousin I didn't know I had until after my mom passed in 2011. Harold Blair was the son of my moms brother. His birth parents
John Parrott, birth date unknown, is known to be Canadian but died and was buried in Algonac, Michigan. Although there is a John Parrott who died in 1933
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