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Margie Olendy (View posts)
Posted: 20 Aug 1999 12:00PM GMT
Classification: Query
Surnames: Olendy, Sorokowski


I would like to know anything on the two surnames. My father was William Peter Olendy. His father was Stephen Olendy, and his mother was Mary Sorokowski. I think she resided in Star, Alberta.

Her farm burnt down around 1982,82,84??? With her daughter in it.

Any information would be appreciated.

Re: family history

Margie Olendy (View posts)
Posted: 30 Apr 2002 5:31PM GMT
Classification: Query
Surnames: Sorokowski or Olendy
Just updating my email, if there is any information on the previous post, it would still be appreciated. I know my father
was taken from his mother Mary Sorokowski or Olendy when he was 5ish around 1940 or 41 somewhere around there. He was placed in the St. Mary's boys home until adopted by the McDonnells of Athabasca. Would like to know more from the time he was born to the time he was adopted.

Re: family history SOROKOWSKI, OLENDY

Posted: 6 Jan 2011 4:18AM GMT
Classification: Query
Surnames: McDONNELL, OLENDY, SOROKOWSKI, SOROKOSKI
Hi, Have you or your father obtained the adoption papers - they may have some informaton that could be helpful

Searched the Alberta GenWeb Local History Book site
http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~canab/lookups.html
perhaps there is a reference to Mary SOROKOSKI.
SOROKOSKI; The Bend; Lethbridge

Do you know the reason your father [ age aprox 5] was taken from his mother Mary SOROKOSKI /OLENDY - **no reason to publish the information online -

If family services etc - were involved - there may be paperwork - that might be made available to your father -perhaps to you as a direct line.

Perhaps St. Mary's Boys home may offer some assistance.

Cheers & Good Luck, Stella

Re: family history

Posted: 7 Jan 2011 9:41PM GMT
Classification: Query
The Master Surname Database (not online) (mostly burials in Alberta cemeteries) of the Alberta Genealogical Society lists these names;

Steve OLENDY, 1876 - 20 Sep 1968 92yrs
Mary OLENDY, 1904 - 9 Mar 1983 Mother 78yrs
Mary OLENDY, 1957 - 9 Mar 1983 Daughter 24yrs
all buried next to each other in the St Mary Ruth Gr Cath Cemetery at Star, Lamont area.

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

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

Also see,
http://www.prairiesouls.com/

Peter
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