Fonds 1994.87 - 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.

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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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