"Hi Carolyn, you are correct. I actually have a photostat of Alexander and Letitia's signatures on the Red River Agreement which ceded the land to Canada in return for a plot of land and Hudson Bay scrip dollars.
My email is shadocg at…"
"Bruce, I have some information on James Murray- as well as obits and headstones if you are interested. Just as a point of interest James married Elizabeth Holmes (daughter of Dr. John Peacock Holmes and Elizabeth Cocking) and it was their son…"
I've been waiting for someone to reply who knows more about this than I do but so far no one has.
First, regarding the history, have you checked www.lordselkirk.ca? Their section on "The Settlers" gives a brief history.…"
Hello All,I am a descendent of Alexander Murray and Elizabeth Murray, who came to York Factory in 1815 with their five children. One of them, my great-great-grandfather, was James Murray, who subsequently married Letitia Flett, my great-great grandmother.I am looking for any information about Alexander and Elizabeth, as well as James and Letitia and their children. Also, if anybody knows of any on-line resources which might enlighten me as to conditions in York Factory, the trip to the…See More
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