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Joanne Brown

  • Book, Trails and Crossroads to Killarney. It was published by the Killarney and District Historical Committee in 1967, to commemorate Canada's centennial. It contains information about most of the pioneer families that settled the area in the late 1800's.

Howard Chambers

  • Book, Pioneers Perserverance & Progress which is the family history of Cypress River, Manitoba from 1885-1995. Some of the history of the Youngs in the book I have been also getting down in my web page and have the site located at

Keri Cotton:

  • Book, History of the R.M. of Dufferin in Manitoba 1880-1980. It is over 800 pages of the early history and many profiles of the families with lots of family pictures.

Leah Craig

  • Book, Deloraine Scans a Century - A History of Deloraine and District, 1880-1890. It has lots of family history information as well as many pictures.

Nicole Descottes (nee Fouillard)

  • Centennial History Book, RM of Ellice
  • Centennial History Book, RM of Riverside

Diane Dudley

  • Genealogical Registry and Database of Mennonite Ancestry named GRANDMA. Vol. 2. produced by the Mennonite Historical Society in Fresno, California USA. It contains a genealogical database of Low-German Mennonite ancestry with 267,00 persons whose ancestral lines can be traced to Mennonite communities in Poland, Russia and Canada. First and last names are essential and general birth data such as year are needed for a look-up. I can offer the research information available on a disk.

Maureen (Smith-Danard) Ficek

  • The Swan River Valley
  • Commemorating 65 years of Progress, which details memories and pictures of pioneers in the Swan River Valley area (1898 - 1963).

Muriel Gambrel

  • I have two heritage books on the towns of Grahamdale, Faulkner, Steep Rock, Hilbre, Fairford, St. Martin and Gypsumville. Also school districts: Carnridge, Wooddale, Aston Villa. This area covers the Northern Interlake, also includes some of Moosehorn, and Newhome area.

Ron Harmer

  • Book, In Rhythm with Our Roots for the Manitou, MB area. This book is very well written. It has a lot of information on the founding families of Manitou and of the village itself.

Stan Hulme

  • I have the following: Cemetery records published by the Manitoba Genealogical Society for - St Johns, Kildonan, St Pauls Middlechurch, Little Britain, St Andrews, St Clements, Cloverdale, Clandeboye, Wakefield, St Peters Dynevor, and Norway House; Gail Morin's books Metis Families, A Genealogical Compendium and Manitoba Scrip; Sprague & Fryes Genealogy of the First Metis Nation; centennial books - Beyond the Gates of Lower Fort Garry, R.M. of St Clements, Yesteryears, Rural Municipality of Woodlands, Golden Memories, Palestine, Steele Bridge, Woodside and Golden Stream; Mikley, the Magnificent Island, Treasure of Memories, Hecla Island 1876-1976; The Selkirk Settlers of Red River and Their Descendants 1812-1997 by the Lord Selkirk Association; plus many, many more books associated with the HBC, NWC and Red River Settlement. I concentrate on Metis genealogy prior to 1900 and have a data base with about 42,000 individuals. I will be happy to assist where I can.
  • Gail Morin's Metis Families, A Genealogical Compendium 2001 edition, books plus CD
  • Access to the Winnipeg papers on microfilm from 1879 to present

Joan Hunter

  • 'Tween Meadow & Meridian (Warren/Meadow Lea/Woodlands area)
  • Yesteryears (Warren/Meadow Lea/Woodlands area)

Chris Irwin:

  • Book, The Path of the Pioneers Belmont and District (printed 1989).

Betty Miles

  • Copy of Living Gold, a history of the R.M. of Roland published in 1978.

Cara Mumford

  • The Genealogy of the First Metis Nation by D.N. Sprague and R.P. Frye (Pemmican Publications, 1993). Contains genealogical information about the Red River Metis compiled from census records and parish registers (1818-1870).

Roy Nicholl

  • Copy of Down Through the Ages which provides a family history of the Down family in MB from their initial move west to the Glenboro area Ca. 1870 to approximately 1985. Other prominent surnames in this volume include: Dunsmore, Young, Tebb, Thomas, Williams.

Margaret Pakula

  • Book, Footsteps Through the Years for the townships Ossowa, Reaburn, Marquette, Meadow Lea, Poplar Heights.

Mary Anne Payette

  • Book, TRAILS ALONG THE PIPESTONE, printed 1981, and features the Rural Municipality of Pipestone...... (includes Sinclair, Reston, Woodnorth, Ebor, Scarth .... and a lot of other little places just south west of Virden. It has land records, as well as the Poineers of the area and their stories.

Linda Patterson

  • Book, Niverville: A History 1878-1986

Judith Rempel

  • Copy of a local Manitoba history - Reinland: An Experience in Community

Kathe Rempel-Davis

  • A History of Winkler 1892-1973
  • Reinland-An Experience in Community

M. Diane Rogers

  • Copy of Newdale: 1870-1970, (Newdale Historical Society, 1970)

Hazel Runchey

  • Grains of the Century, A history of the Hamiota Municipality and surrounding areas. 1884-1984 Vol 1 and Vol 2 which was published in 1996.
  • History of Hamiota village and Municality 1879 -1956, not indexed but has many individual histories (as do the others).
  • Decker Memoirs, includes the districts of Orrwold and Lavinia 1880-1970
  • History of Blanshard Municipality including the towns of Oak River and Cardale (1884-1984) (Vol 3)
  • Chronicles of Crandall and surrounding districts, published 1971
  • Bridging the years Vol 1 - 1879 -1967 and Vol 3 1976 - 1994 - the history of the Miniota Municipality, includes Arrow River
  • Rural Reflections Vol 1 1879 - 1962 Vol 2 1879 - 1982, a history of the Isabella community
  • Living Gold - a history of the Rural Municipality of Roland 1876 -1976
  • Women of the Red River, interesting articles on many of the pioneer women of Winnipeg.

Patricia Sherman

  • Kelwood: Bridges the Years, 1890-1967
  • Heritage: Neepawa, Land of Plenty, 1883-1983
  • First Century of Langford, 1891-1991 (Land-ownership appendix)

Joyce Simms

  • The Ties That Bind, a book written on the early history and settlers of Ethelbert and districts in Manitoba
  • Hardships to Happiness, about the early days and residents of Pine River and district in Manitoba

Diana Stevan

  • Copy of The Story of Stony Mountain and District, by Edward R.R. Mills, published around 1960, about the families that inhabited Stony Mountain from the first settler until WWII.

Barbara Allen Szalanski

  • Copy of Piney Valley Echoes: A History of Badger, Menisino and Piney published June 1988, assisted in writing.

Joyce Tabler

  • Our First Century - Town of Melita and Municipality of Arthur
  • Whitehead Wanderings 1883-1983. It gives the highlights of Whitehead R.M. including places such as Alexander and Kemnay.

Mervin Tait

  • Book, Rossendale Through the Years, published 1982. This book contains the history of many Rossendale families.

Jan Thiessen

  • Furrows in the Valley, the history of the R.M. of Morris l880 to l980 (published l980). Incidently, the settlement of Morris was originally called "Scratching River" and is referred to as that in old documents (pre l883). This book includes the school districts of Albright, armour, bourret, Broadview, Cannot, Carleton, Clover Plaints, DeWet, Flowery Bank, Greenbank, Heabert, Kane, Kronsweide, Lea Vank, Lowe Farm, Lone Star, Louisa, McTavish, Malloy, Neighbourhood, Neufeld, Pleasant Valley, Provencher, Queen Centre, rosefarm, Rosenhoff, Rosenort, Silver Plains, Sperling, St. Martins, St. Peters, Steinfeld, Tremont, Union Point, Waddell, Whitehaven, Willow Heights.

Krista Trapp

  • Memories of Lorne 1880-1980, this book contains the history of the municipality of Lorne, MB, as well as many family histories
  • And They Built An Altar 1983, this book contains the history and heritage of the Brokenhead Lutheran Community, as well as many family histories
  • Holland, Manitoba 1877-1967, this book contains the history of Holland, MB, as well as many family histories.
  • Rural Municipality of Victoria Past & President, (1st printing 2002). This publication contains history of Holland & Cypress River, MB, as well as some family histories.

Laura Walky

  • Rural Reflections: History of Isabella & Blaris, Vol 2, 1879-1982, published by the Isabella History Committe in 1982, _Rural Reflections_ is volume two in a pair of books on the history of the towns of Isabella and Blaris, MB, spanning the years between 1879 and 1982 and includes information on the town, its history and its early inhabitants.

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