There many Books writen about the Peace River area, check some of these out.
Alberta Genealogical Societyhttp://www.compusmart.ab.ca/abgensoc
The Edmonton Branchhttp://agsedm.edmonton.ab.ca
You can find Local History Books at these next three sites.http://www.rootsweb.com/~canab/index.html
Local Alberta History Book Collection.
and go to the bottom of this - "Search For Keyword" and type in the surname.http://www.ourfutureourpast.ca/loc_hist/
Also Local History Books.
go to the bottom - "Search Full Text" and type in the surname. http://www.ourroots.ca/e/search.asp
for the AGS