Hi, Re Census: - names etc -
Information is not always absolute -
Enumerators - spelled what they heard - not always the correct spelling of the names
Eastern European names - can be difficult for English speakers
Place of Birth - we often see - Galicia/ Austria - etc - for Ukraine etc,
Family may have submitted family history/stories to a Local History Book Project for the location where they settled.
Perhaps digitalized - at Our Roots/Nos Racines - online
Were your GGrandparents married in Canada ?
REGISTRATION of MARRIAGE -/ Long Form Marriage Certificate - will show personal information - including place of birth - names of both sets of Parents including maiden name of the mothers.
Do you know the maiden name of your GGrandmother?
REGISTRATION of BIRTH - for your Grandfather - will show some personal info - including maiden name of mother - place of birth of mother -
Your GGrandfather Michael BILYJ - may have made application for NATURALIZATION
This will show Date and place of birth - hopefully the actual place name
Names of Parents - including maiden name of the mother - place of birth of parents
Date and Port of Departure Date and Port of Arrival - Name of passenger ship
May be available from Archive - of the Province where application was made.
PASSENGER LIST - may show all family members travelling together
Do you know When ? Where ? your GGrandparents passed away?
REGISTRATION of DEATH -/ Long form Death Certificate -
Depending on requirements of the time - and knowledge of the informant
Will show date and place of birth - names of parents including maiden name of mother -etc
Sask. Vital Statistics online
Registration Number: 869
Name: BILYJ : JOHN
Birth Date (yyyy/mm/dd): 1908 / 9 / 2
Place of Birth: DANA
Mother MARIA TRISHCHUK
Father MICHAEL BILYJ
1911 Census of Canada
Home / 1911 / Saskatchewan / Humboldt / 20 Townships 36 / page 12
2 44 Bilyj Mike M Head M Nov 1879 32
3 44 Bilyj Maria F Wife M Aug 1884 27
4 44 Bilyj Wasyl M Son S Jul 1905 6
5 44 Bilyj John M Son S Sep 1908 3
6 44 Bilyj Fedir M Son S Jan 1911 5 mos
Perhaps connected to your GGrandmother
1911 Census of Canada
Home / 1911 / Saskatchewan / Humboldt / 2 Township 42 in ranges 25 / page 17
15 146 Triszchuk Wasyl M Head M Jan 1876 35
16 146 Triszchuk Helena F Wife M Nov 1882 28
17 146 Triszchuk Nykola M Son S Oct 1902 8
18 146 Triszchuk Iwan M Son S Oct 1904 6
19 146 Triszchuk Anna F Daughter S Sep 1906 4