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Armstrong family

  • Family

The donor of these photographs, Rosemary Malaher, is the grand-daughter of Mary Campbell and Dr. James W. Armstrong. James Armstrong was the descendant of United Empire Loyalists and was born in Kingston, Nova Scotia in 1860. He was the son of James and Elizabeth (Pearce) Armstrong. After graduating from Acadia College, James taught in Nova Scotia for a year and then left for Manitoba in 1889 where he taught at Brandon for a further year before enrolling in medicine at the University of Manitoba. After graduating in 1893, Dr. Armstrong set up practice in Gladstone and served the needs of a sparsely settled agricultural district. Always keenly interested in issues of education and public health, Dr. Armstrong was elected to the Manitoba Legislature as a member of the Liberal party in 1907. When T.C. Norris was called upon to form a government in 1915, Dr. Armstrong was named provincial secretary and minister responsible for public health. Soon after, he gave up his practice in Gladstone and moved with his family to Winnipeg. In 1921, Dr. Armstrong retired from political life. He passed away following a stroke in 1928. Mary Campbell, the daughter of Joseph and Sarah (Manning) Campbell, was born in Vernon, Ontario in 1869 and moved west with her family in 1895. Mary and James were married in 1897. They had three children: Flora (mother of donor Rosemary Malaher), Ida (who later became a doctor herself) and Pearce.

Barone Family

  • THMA-16
  • Family
  • 19-- - 1992

Giorgio (George) Barone once resided at 177 Victoria Avenue East. He was orginally from Italy coming in Winnipeg 1949 or 1952 (sources vary) He was the sculpture who numerous sculpture in Manitoba including Hi Neighbour Sam. He worked for CBC-TV as a set designer and also owned his own studio, Barone Artistics. The family moved to the
Kelowna. Him and his wife Marina had three children, Ermanno, Tonay and Milvia. Milivia apparently graduated from TCI in 1964. The family moved to Kelowna, BC around 1980. George passed away in December 1992 and Ermanno passed away in 2014.

Bay family

  • Family
  • 1919-2011

Frances Goffman and Charles Bay were both born in 1919 and were married in 1946. They had one child, Josh Bay.

Frances Goffman was born in Mannville, Alberta to Ukrainian immigrants, Max Goffman and Anne (Averbach) Goffman. She had one brother Ervin Goffman, a noted sociologist. The family moved to Dauphin, Manitoba shortly after the children were born. Frances began acting on stage as a teenager and continued to do so until the birth of her son. She returned to acting in the 1970s on stage, TV and film and continued to do so until her death in . She appeared in such films and TV series as Twin Peaks, Happy Gilmore and Seinfeld and won a Gemini award for a guest role on Road to Avonlea.

Charles bay was born to Eli and Gertrude Bay in Dauphin, Manitoba along with 4 brothers 1 sister. He earned an MBA from Harvard in 1938. He worked in the retail fashion industry in Boston, Massachusetts; New York, New York; Jacksonville, Florida; San Diego, California; and Los Angeles, California. He later owned a company that manufactured down comforters. After his retirement he also acted in a small number of film roles. Charles Bay died in 2002.

Josh Bay was born in 1947. He lived 7 months in kibbutz in 1967. He was attending college when he died in 1970.

Bignell, Moses and Mabel

  • Family
  • 1940- ;1945-

Moses was born May 24, 1940 in The Pas and was raised at the Opaskwayak Cree Nation. Mabel was born August 8, 1945 in The Pas to William Lathlin and Gemima Buck Camoose. They were married June 29, 1967, and have five sons and six grandchildren.

Bird Family

  • Family

Nothing is known about the original owner of these photographs except that they were believed to have belonged to a member of the Bird family.

Birtles, John

  • DHM
  • Family
  • 1886-1977

John Birtles was born June 6, 1886 to Joseph Birtles Jr. (1853-1932) and Mary Bottom (1854-1901) in Alexander, Manitoba. John left school at the age of 11 to help his father in the family butcher shop in Alexander. He was the butcher in the community until he retired in 1957. John enlisted in the military in 1918 and sailed to England. While on leave in Manchester, he met his future wife, Winnifred Hughes (1890-1977). She received her education at Manchester and taught school in England. In 1926, John returned to England to marry Winnifred. The couple settled in Alexander, Manitoba and had two children: Hugh (1935-1937) and William John (1930- ). The couple were active in the community of Alexander; both were members of St. Paul's Anglican Church and involved in various community organizations. John was a member of the Composite Masonic Lodge #64, the Sons of England, and the Canadian Order of Forresters. He was a veteran of the First World War, having served with the Army, Navy and Air Force Unit #150. Winnifred was secretary-treasurer at St. Paul's Anglican Church and was a correspondent for the Brandon Sun for many years. John and Winnifred Birtles were killed in a traffic accident on February 7, 1977 and are buried at the Alexander Cemetery.

Bole Family

  • Family

Mary Bole ([19-]-) compiled information and wrote two family histories on the Goggin family of Carberry, Manitoba, originally from Ireland and on the Hamilton family. Further biographical information is unknown. Ida Mary (Hamilton) Bole (1919-) compiled two family histories. She was born in [Sturgis], Saskatchewan. She married John J. Bole in 1941 and they had children James, Robert, Margaret, Alice Joanne, Blaine, Heather. Her parents were Alice and Bertrand William Hamilton and she had siblings Robert William (1922-), John James (1925-), Bertrand Henry and Fanny May (1933-). Bole had been educated at Woodlight School, and stayed with her grandparents in Sturgis to complete high school. She worked as a lumber camp cook for two years before attending Saskatoon Normal School in 1937-1938. Bole taught at Elfros, then at Wynyard, Saskatchewan.

Bolton Family

  • CA
  • Family
  • c.1838-2010

The Bolton family, descendant from United Empire Loyalists, first settled in Manitoba between 1882 and 1890. John O. Bolton (c.1838-1916) and Ellen J. Bolton (c.1839-1922) came with their children from Petrolia, Lambton Country, Ontario to farm in Kelloe, Manitoba. Their children were William (c.1963-?), James H. (c.1864-1943), George (c.1896-?), and Mary (c.1873-1917). James H. Bolton married Anna Bella McDonald in Shoal Lake, Manitoba, 1888. The couple farmed in the Kelloe district; James also worked as a carpenter and elevator agent. They had four children: Jennie (1892-?), Murdock A. (1893-1914), Frederick (1889-1978), and Elizabeth (1895-?). Elizabeth was a teacher and married J. Phillips, a barber. The couple lived in Brandon, Manitoba and had one son, Gilbert J. Phillips (1928-2010) who was the owner of the photographs in this collection.

Braddell, Irma and Dave

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The donor's maternal grandmother Amy (Austen) Flynn was born in Arena, Wisconsin in 1870. She moved with her family to North Dakota where she eventually taught school in Larimore. In 1892, Amy married William Flynn. In 1897 they and three children, including the donor's mother Gladys (who would later marry Stanley Honey), moved north by ox cart. They went first to Birtle, where William Flynn had lived as a boy, and then to Binscarth. Dave Braddell's parents came to Canada in 1910. They lived first near Lake Dauphin and then at Makinak. Dave's father Barry's family home was in Wexford, Eire and his mother, Gertrude Passauer, was Prussian.

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