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Beaverlodge/Halcourt -Medcalfe

Beaverlodge/Halcourt -Medcalfe

Posted: 9 Aug 2011 3:12AM GMT
Classification: Query
I am looking for anybody who might have some more information on my grandmother's family- she was born in Beaverlodge in 1915 and her family came over from Manitoba in the year or two previous to that, they lived in the Halcourt area until about the 1940s-50s.

I would really appreciate any information anybody might have.

Re: Beaverlodge/Halcourt -Medcalfe

Posted: 9 Aug 2011 4:38PM GMT
Classification: Query
The Master Surname Database (not online) (mostly burials in Alberta cemeteries) of the Alberta Genealogical Society lists these names;

Jimmy Arthur MEDCALF, - Jul 1941
Thomerson Allen MEDCALF, - Feb 1950
Artie Lewis MEDCALF, - Nov 1926
buials in the Halcourt cemetery.

George Fred MEDCALF, - Nov 1926,
burial in Beaverlodge cemetery.

Homer C. MEDCALF, 1893 - 1980
Sarah MEDCALF, 1904 - 1998
burial in Dawson Creek Cenetery.

Marjorie MEDCALFE, 6 Aug 1904 - 6 Mar 1983
burial in Fort Smith cemetery.

For further research please contact the Research Committee of the Edmonton Branch.
http://abgensoc.ca/

The Edmonton Branch
http://www.agsedm.edmonton.ab.ca/

Peter

Re: Beaverlodge/Halcourt -Medcalfe

Posted: 9 Aug 2011 5:25PM GMT
Classification: Query
Surnames: MEDCALFE
Hi, Your Grandmother was born in Beaverlodge - did the family stay there ?

What was your Grandmothers name? What were the names of her parents ?
Do you have any further information that might help others help you.
Did the family have a farm? Land Grant?
Do you know if anyone in the family - submitted family stories/histories to a Local History Book Project?
Have you searched the 1916 Census - for Alberta for the family -will show all family members living at the same residence.
Have you searched the 1911 Census for Manitoba?
http://www.automatedgenealogy.com/census/index.jsp
It will show all family members at the same residence.
Cheers, Stella

Re: Beaverlodge/Halcourt -Medcalfe

Posted: 12 Aug 2011 2:57AM GMT
Classification: Query
Surnames: medcalfe, medcalf, metcalf, metcalfe, merrick
My grandmother was Dorothy Medcalfe (possibly Metcalf or Medcalf or Metcalfe) born on January 1915 and she moved to Pouce Coupe and married my grandfather John Earl Merrick in the 1930's.

I have found her family in the Halcourt area on the 1916 census, but I have had no luck tracking down what happened to her brothers or what her mother's maiden name was.

Re: Beaverlodge/Halcourt -Medcalfe

Posted: 6 May 2012 10:54PM GMT
Classification: Query
Hi I have a copy of the Beaverlodge to the Rockies History Book for next two weeks..There is John William Metcalf family and Tom Metcalf family listed in the book..Not sure if this would be your family but it does mention they came from Brandon,Manitoba..If it is & you need pics of headstones I will be in the Grande Prairie,
Beaverlodge area by the end of May..
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