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ELLA ROUTLEY fonds
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CA CPA 1994.87
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[after 1891] (Creation)
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8 pp. of textual records
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In 1882 Ella Routley ([before 1882]-[after 1882]) walked to the Arizona District from the Pleasant Point area in Manitoba as a girl, cooking for her father, brother and their oxen. She was born in Ontario and died in points unknown. She married Jack Williams. Her parents were Sarah (McLarne) ([1850?]-1915) and James Routley ([1850?]-1924) and her siblings were Pearl, James Richard, Thomas, Anne, and Charles. Further biographical information is unknown.
Records have been presented to the Carberry Plains Archives in 1994 by Marion Voth, of Oakbank, Manitoba whose grandmother Pearl was Ella Routley's sister.
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Fonds consists of a hand-written description of her early years in Arizona, including accounts of First Nations people, various personalities, cooking prairie chickens, and other notes on prairie life between 1882-1891.
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