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100 Years: The Story Behind the Schmeling Family Farm in Saskatchewan

Recollections of the lives of Johann Friedrich Wilhelm (Fred) Schmeling (1890-1987) and Helene (Helen) (Marquardt) Schmeling (1904-1999) compiled by their granddaughter, Sonja Wassermann. Information largely based on the original typewritten recollections of Helen Schmeling and memories of grandson, Don Schmeling. Includes information on the Schmeling farm, located 60 km southeast of Regina, Saskatchewan and the Century Family Farm Award presented to the Schmeling family in 2011 for 100 years or more of continuous farming operation in Saskatchewan.

A Brief History of the Heinrichs Family

Publication entitled, A Brief History of the Heinrichs Family, written by Gerald B. Heinrichs concerning the Jacob Heinrichs family, Mennonites who were early settlers in the Swift Current, Saskatchewan region.

Heinrichs, Gerald B.

A Dream Above A Dreamer

Item is a history of an immigrant pioneer family by Bertha Catherine Dyer (born Branislawa Haniszewska). Some family members settled at Buchanan, Saskatchewan.

Dyer, Bertha Catherine

A Farm of One's Own: Examples of Dutch-Catholic Immigration to the U.S. and Canada

History of the Lenssen (Lensen) and Geurts families compiled by Shari Peyerl of Calgary, Alberta. The history documents the first immigrants to the Americas (including Wisconsin) up to the marriage of George Cornelius Lensen and Doris Irene Boyle. Includes genealogical information on George C. Lensen's parents, Henry Lensen and Mary Geurts. Some members of the Lensen family resided in Saskatoon and Vanscoy, Saskatchewan.

A Fourth Visit to the Land of Our Ancestors

Booklet compiled by Reverend Aloysius F. Schmitz of Minneapolis, Minnesota containing an account of his trip to Germany and Luxembourg from April 14 to May 30, 1992 to visit with relatives, conduct research on the ancestry of his parents, Jacob and Anna (Neuses) Schmitz, and do some sightseeing in the northern and eastern parts of Germany.

A Henders Family History

Item consists of a history of the Henders family and photocopied supplemental information by May Beveridge (née Henders). Supplemental information concerns Phoebe (Evans), Richard, and Beatrice (Swain) Henders compiled by Beatrice May (Henders) Beveridge for the Oxbow local history book, ca. 1981, 5 p.

Beveridge, May

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