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Alfred E Taylor res Galahad abt 1909

Alfred E Taylor res Galahad abt 1909

M Noe (View posts)
Posted: 1044557504000
Classification: Query
Surnames: Taylor, Brown, Wilkins
Looking for info on ALFRED E TAYLOR and wife PHEBE BROWN, from BENTON CO IOWA USA. Alfred E b 30 Jul 1851 DuPage co IL USA, s/o William TAYLOR and Elizabeth WILKINS. Married Phebe, b 04 Mar 1854 IN, in 1874, Iowa. She was d/o E G BROWN and Hariet CONKLIN. Benton co IA 1878 bio states 2 children: ROSSITER, ELWIN. Not found 1880 US Census online. 1909 family document states Alfred E. res GALAHAD CANADA [Alberta]. Q: where do I write for documents, hist of settlers, etc. All advice welcome; these are Wilkins cousins. Marilyn Noe, Atlanta, GA, USA

Re: Alfred E Taylor res Galahad abt 1909

Posted: 1044562451000
Classification: Query
Edited: 1094536818000
Galahad was also known as Alliance, which is located in Flagstaff county.
http://www.rootsweb.com/~abflagst/default.htm

There is a digitized book online.
In the Bend of the Battle: A history of Alliance and district
http://www.ourfutureourpast.ca/loc_hist/index.asp?code=lh5

See also
http://www.geocities.com/drnancytodd/strathmore/albertatips....

Re: Alfred E Taylor res Galahad abt 1909

Posted: 1211241182000
Classification: Query
Surnames: Taylor
I checked the local history book for Galahad. Unfortunately, everything is not indexed, but I did find a Homestead record entry for Alfred E. Taylor. He filed for a homestead in the Galahad area at the following land location: SW 34-Township 40-Range 13-W4 Meridian on the 8th of October 1906.

There are other Taylors listed in the book (Ross, Hugh, etc.)

Re: Alfred E Taylor res Galahad abt 1909

Posted: 1211334364000
Classification: Query
The Master Surname Index (not online) (mostly burials in Alberta cemeteries) of the Alberta Genealogical Society lists these possible names;

Alfred Ephraim TAYLOR, 30 Jun 1850 - 14 Jan 1937
Max Ebner TAYLOR, 1888 - 1946
Ross E. TAYLOR, 15 Feb 1876 - 28 Jul 1957
all buried in Section S1,B of the Alliance cemetery, south east of Galahad.

For further research please contact the AGS Research Services Committee of the Edmonton Branch,
http://abgensoc.ca/

The Edmonton Branch
http://agsedm.edmonton.ab.ca
Peter

Re: Alfred E Taylor res Galahad abt 1909

Posted: 1343547115000
Classification: Query
Edited: 1343547166000
I do not agree with the statement that "Galahad was also known as Alliance". A postmaster was assigned in 1907 and the name Galahad approved for a post office northwest of Alliance on my granduncle's homestead in his store.

After a move to my grandfather's homestead nearby and a rebuild, the store was ultimately moved west northwest to the present townsite by then owner Tom Watson when the railroad finally went through. The postoffice went with it and so did its legal name.
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