Fonds 1990.144, 1991.34, 1992.51, 1992.55, 1992.56, 2007.2 - CATHCART FAMILY fonds

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CA CPA 1990.144, 1991.34, 1992.51, 1992.55, 1992.56, 2007.2

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  • before 1992 - 2007 (Creation)

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107 pp. of textual records. – 1 photograph
one hardcover volume

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Donna Boyd ([19-]-) wrote a family history of her grandparents David and Flora Cathcart, and William Cathcart. The title of the published book is "The Cathcart Family Tree", researched, written and published by Donna Boyd (Cathcart, and donated to the Carberry Plains Archives by Brenda Stephen, who is related to Donna Boyd. Donna Boyd is the granddaughter of David Cathcart (born in 1868)and Brenda Stephen's great-grandfather,James Cathcart (born in 1855)Was one of David Cathcart's older brothers. Brenda Stephen's grandfather, Harold Wellington Cathcart, was born in Carberry in 1899.

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Records have been presented to the Carberry Plains Archives in 1991 and 1992 by Donna Boyd of Ponoka, Alberta, and in 1990 and 2007 by Brenda Stephen of Victoria, British Columbia.

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Fonds consists of typed photocopies family histories titled "Mary (Cathcart) McCullough" (1872-1932) and "David Cathcart" (1868-1946), "William Cathcart" (1852-1939) describing homesteading beginning in 1910 until 1946 in the Sidney and Pleasant Point areas of Manitoba. Includes photocopied photographs. Undated black and white photograph shows the James and Jane Cathcart family. The published volume "The Cathcart Family Tree" is an 8.5" by 14" volume that documents the history of this particular branch of the Cathcarts from its origin in Ireland to its settlement in various places in Canada, and the family's growth and spread throughout Canada up to the date of publication (circa 2006).

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