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Re: Skene's in Manitoba, Canada
« Reply #9 on: Saturday 07 May 16 10:44 BST (UK) »
This looks like brother John Skene with wife and children in 1921 - Souris Manitoba - all children born Manitoba.

John Skene    40 Born Scotland. Imm 1905. Farmer.
Annie Skene   38
George W Skene   5 Edward Skene   2
Gertrude Skene   7 Adeline Skene   4 months.

Andrew (under Skune) was with his brother in 1916 - 20, Souris, Manitoba Manitoba.

John Skene    35 Annie Skene   33
Gertrude Skene   2 George W Skene   9
Drbire Loontgens 27  Andrew Skune   26

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Re: Skene's in Manitoba, Canada
« Reply #10 on: Saturday 07 May 16 11:07 BST (UK) »
Canada Voters List 1945 shows a John Skene (farmer) -  George Skeen (active service army) Souris Manitoba - Edward Skene (active service army)

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Re: Skene's in Manitoba, Canada
« Reply #11 on: Saturday 07 May 16 11:19 BST (UK) »
This looks like sister Margaret Skene - Born in Meadowbanks Belhelvie, Aberdeenshire, Scotland on 14 Sep 1882 to William Skene and Ann Beattie. Margaret married John Albert Williams and had 8 children. She passed away on 2 Mar 1964 in Deloraine, Manitoba, Canada.



John Albert Williams - Born in Adelaide, Australia on 26 Jul 1883. John Albert married Margaret Skene and had 8 children. He passed away on 2 Sep 1962 in Deloraine, Manitoba, Canada.



son James Albert Williams - Born in Deloraine, Manitoba, Canada on 11 Jun 1912 to John Albert Williams and Margaret Skene. James married Bertha Swanson. He passed away on 25 Feb 1975 in Deloraine, Manitoba, Canada.



daughter Dorothy Mae Williams - Born in Deloraine, Manitoba, Canada on 28 May 1910 to John Albert Williams and Margaret Skene. Dorothy Mae married John Allen Rea. She passed away on 18 Nov 1988 in Deloraine, Manitoba, Canada.



husband of Dorothy - John Allen Rae - Born in Deloraine, Manitoba, Canada on 25 Feb 1908. John Allen married Dorothy Mae Williams. He passed away on Aug 1968 in Deloraine, Mainitoba, Canada.



daughter Gladys Blanche Williams - Born in Deloraine, Manitoba, Canada on 5 Aug 1915 to John Albert Williams and Margaret Skene. Gladys Blanche married Williams Beedie. She passed away on 29 Apr 1987 in Deloraine, Manitoba, Canada.




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Re: Skene's in Manitoba, Canada
« Reply #12 on: Saturday 07 May 16 11:25 BST (UK) »
Howard William (6th child of  John "Bert" and Maggie Williams) - obituary with photograph

Howard was the sixth child of John "Bert" and Maggie Williams and was raised along with his three brothers Cliff, Jim, Roy and four sisters, Annie, Dorothy, Gladys and Irene on their family farm near Deloraine, Manitoba. Howard attended school at Hazeldeen where he was known to play "hooky"on occasion with his buddies........................ect ect

http://www.obitsforlife.com/obituary/884460/Williams-Howard.php

Broomhill Cemetery.

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Re: Skene's in Manitoba, Canada
« Reply #13 on: Saturday 07 May 16 11:47 BST (UK) »
Another brother - Born in Auchmill Newhills, Aberdeenshire, Scotland on 12 Jul 1875 to William Skene and Ann Beattie. William Skene married Isabella Walker. He passed away on 25 Aug 1972 in Kinistino, Saskatchewan, Canada.

William Skene - Saskatchewan Burial Index - Kinistino, Saskatchewan, Canada - 1972


Prince Albert Saskatcewan - 1911 (William is transcribed as Walleana - Isabella as Miberra)

Walleana Skene   35 Miberra Skene   31
Margret Skene   8

1916 - 45, 21, 2, Carrot River 19 Prince Albert Saskatchewan.

Wm Skeen   41 Isabel Skeen   37
Margaret Skeen   14 John Skeen   1
Irene Peters   15

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Re: Skene's in Manitoba, Canada
« Reply #14 on: Sunday 08 May 16 09:19 BST (UK) »
Again, WOW, thank you so much Sandra.

I had some of this info already but not all, away to double check everything with my tree & update what I don't have.

Thanks for your help
Fiona xx

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Re: Skene's in Manitoba, Canada
« Reply #15 on: Sunday 08 May 16 13:17 BST (UK) »

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Re: Skene's in Manitoba, Canada
« Reply #16 on: Sunday 08 May 16 13:23 BST (UK) »
John Albert Williams family history also in the same book.

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Re: Skene's in Manitoba, Canada
« Reply #17 on: Sunday 08 May 16 16:01 BST (UK) »
Thank you for this link, nice to read an insight into the family instead of just facts on census etc

Fiona