The settlement was able, with great difficulty, to take root and grow until it became part of canada. The files in this series are the results of charles denneys project to collect and compile genealogical records on the original red river settlement families and. Red river software is a great company with friendly employees and prompt service. You need to be a member of red river settlement, ruperts land manitoba, canada to add comments.
Records of the settlers of northern montgomery, robertson, and sumner counties, tennessee whitley, edythe johns rucker on. Metis firsts in north america manitoba metis federation inc. Red river settlement facsimile of section of map 1818 in lord selkirks colonists. Mckay, elizabeth, 1835, 1835, june 30, burial, red river settlement, 8 days. Although these schools took in all children of the colony, mixedancestry children. Find list of library titles related to popular topics.
Manitoba, canada online genealogy records at familysearch. In few countries is the speech of the people generally so correct as it was in the red river settlement. Search 268 then share your genealogy and compare dna to grow an accurate global family tree thats free forever. Popular topics local history info guides at winnipeg. Third, red river settlement and other places of residence in the northwest were complicated. Founded in 2008 by kieren johnstone and simon pringle, red river has grown from startup to a significant player in business software and systems. This land was granted to him by the hudsons bay company, which is referred to as the selkirk concession. Im an army brat, which means i didnt grow up near my relatives. The following info i got from wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. His house is an excellent example of the red river frame style of building, inherited from old france and taken to new france in the days of champlain, before being carried into the northwest by fur traders. Access a collection of fulltext articles related to historical topics through the canadian reference centre. Copy the following code and place it in a page on your website to. The red river colony or selkirk settlement was a colonization project set up in 1811 by thomas douglas, 5th earl of selkirk, on 300,000 square kilometres 120,000 sq mi of land.
It became an official colony in 1812 with the arrival of settlers from the scottish highlands, known today. There was among them also a strong highland and orkney strain. The software paid for itself in less than a year by allowing us to downsize management from a staff of 5 to a staff of 3. An index of ancestor surnames of red river, manitoba, canada. The settlers the lord selkirk association of ruperts land.
Research resources links the manitoba genealogical. Red river settlement library and archives canada blog. Contains 100 page introduction outlining the development of the red river metis and their dispersal in what is now saskatchewan, alberta and the nwt. Land for settlement was chosen on the west side of the red river, north of the point now known as point douglas. The selkirk settlers of red river and their descendants, 18121997 lord selkirk association of ruperts land the genealogical records of the lord selkirk association of ruperts land were started following its formation in 1908. Explore historical records and family tree profiles about marie sauteuse on myheritage, the worlds family history network. Remote work advice from the largest allremote company. Files on over 1,200 families with roots in the canadian fur trade and the red river settlement. Marie genevieve gariepy 09 jul 1669 chateauricher, canada. These pages are created by volunteers and all the data is donated by volunteers. The red river colony or selkirk settlement was a colonization project set up in. This land was granted to him by the hudsons bay company, which is referred to as the selkirk concession, which included the portions of ruperts land, or the. Series consists of census returns of the red river settlement that were sent to the governor and committee in london. This led to the creation of the red river settlement in 1812.
My hobby of genealogy began with me tracing my own ancestors, but soon grew to include many of my friends and neighbours. Lord selkirk established the red river colony in 1811. Archives of manitoba keystone archives descriptive database. Accordingt o the hudson bay archives he made the red river settlement there permanent home base in 1822, he appears in all the census records from 1827 1849, being liste d at 76 years of age in 1849. He then retired to the red river settlement in 1834.
In 1855, william ross was the first postmaster for the red river settlement. This page is part of the usgenweb, dedicated to keeping genealogy and history data free on the internet. Ancestor surname index for red river, manitoba, canada. John peter pruden, christened on may 31, 1778 at all saints parish church in edmonton, middlesex, england, was an early pioneer of western canada which at the time was known as ruperts land. Red river settlement, 1816, colony in canada on the banks of the red river near the mouth of the assiniboine river in presentday manitoba. This is a list of free manitoba, canada online genealogy records at familysearch. Jeanbaptiste letendre abt 1787 red river settlement, ruperts land 08 may 1867 managed by jason cole. Let me explain this in my own meandering, discursive way. I gary still, your host, was born in 1939 in selkirk, manitoba, and raised in the adjoining community known as mapleton or old england in manitoba.
We are beginners to seasoned veterans with both local and worldwide interests and expertise. At some point he is found to be in british columb ia where a priest records him to be a married man with the year of marriageasbe ing 1821. Manitoba research resources resources available at mgs resource centre free access for mgs members while at the resource centre and for nonmembers paying daily user fee ancestry. Records can be searched in their genealogy database. This is a detailed account of the original metis who settled in the red river district. Technicians log into your simplehelp server to connect to customer and remote access computers, and to host presentations. Pierre gariepy abt 1826 red river settlement, ruperts land managed by lianne lavoie last edited 28 feb 2020. Heres the different ways that you can contact the team.
Canada, lord selkirks settlements national institute. Records of the settlers of northern montgomery, robertson. Joseph was born in 1790, in baie st paul, red river settlement, manitoba, canada. In 1870, after a turbulent transition, the colony became manitoba, the fifth canadian province. In 1809 there was a small settlement of freemen therecanadians who after some service in the fur trade decided to remain in the area. Red river valley genealogical society rrvgs is a society comprised of family historians a lot like you. Comment by patti flynn heimsness on february 4, 2014 at 12. Their names changedover time and according to what language was used to refer to them. No element, however, did so much for red river of old as the intelligent and highspirited officers of the hudsons bay company, of whom many settled in the country. Most of the returns include statistics for grantown, and some include swampy and saulteaux indian settlements. The red river colony or selkirk settlement was a colonization project set up in 1811 by.
David 5 tate william 4, james 3, thomas 2, james 1 tait was born 1837 in red river settlement, manitoba, and died february 6, 1873 in kildonan, mb. The development and dispersal of the red river settlement, 18201900. Metis who had called the area home were angered that they were not consulted, which partially led to much conflict in the region. From the red river settlement to manitoba 181270 dictionary. Red river settlement census an index to the census for the years, 1827, 1828, 1829, 1830, 1831, 1832, 1833, 1835, 1838, 1840, and 1843 book. Search 360 then share your genealogy and compare dna to grow an accurate global family tree thats free forever. Create a free family tree for yourself or for antoine azure and well search for valuable new information for you. By donna sutherland the people of red river settlement before confederation red river settlement was a colony built at the forks of the red and assiniboine rivers long before confederation. Records of the settlers of northern montgomery, robertson, and sumner counties, tennessee whitley. Negotiations broke down again in 1805 and despite employing more aggressive agents and the provision of incentive programs, the hudsons bay. In 1824 the first metis reserve in iowa was created as the sacfox half breed tract. The red river colony or selkirk settlement was a colonization project set up in 1811 by thomas douglas, 5th earl of selkirk on 300,000 square kilometres 120,000 sq mi of land. The first colonists, from ireland and the hebrides, left sligo, ireland, on june 24, 1812, aboard the robert taylor, under the leadership of owen keveny.
In 1824, a treaty was negotiated with the sacfox indians, at that time, land was set aside separately for their half breed relations in the wisconsin territory. The colony was founded in 181112 by thomas douglas, 5th earl of selkirk, a scottish philanthropist, who obtained from the hudsons bay company a grant. Name index red river settlement records extracts from registers of baptisms. With names, employment records and much more, it offers much for personal genealogy and landclaims research. The genealogy of the first metis nation book vancouver. Delivering complex software projects and building longterm strategic technical partnerships, we work in industries from aerospace to veterinary, and count household names such as airbus, nuffield. Want to know how red river software can help your business grow. Mothers of the resistance 18691870 red river metis. Marie sauteuse historical records and family trees. Also, as both my parents were only children, i didnt have that many near relations to begin with. Selkirk was involved in the hudsons bay company and had an interest in the red river area. The genealogy of the first metis nation the development and dispersal of the red river settlement, 18201900 book. And, at red river the physical dimensions of parishes within the settlement, along with the outer limits of the entire settlement, changed over time as well.47 89 1112 10 995 148 1160 1120 1513 41 1058 1287 1206 66 367 753 946 1093 586 898 71 1153 1092 1509 1112 540 419 831 966 885 1004 221 4 201 680 792 374 1436 277 925 34 1308