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Two Things I Won’t Tell You About Canada

Sam’s father was killed in India so he spent his boyhood with his uncle on a farm in Galloway. (This is an area in southern Scotland where our great-great-great grandfather David Vance was born.) As a young man Sam attended … Continue reading

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Uncle Danny Vance — Obit

Joseph Daniel Vance was born December 27, 1914.  He was born at Spy Hill, Sask., the son of Allen and Emily Vance who were originally from Ontario. They moved to Pathlow, Sk, and later to Melfort where Danny resided until … Continue reading

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My Place in the Vance Clan

As you can see from the information elsewhere on this site, Allen and Emily Vance had four sons and two daughters: Pearl; Charles; Steven; Daniel; Myrtle; Allen. Allen’s son, (Wilfred) Allen Vance, born Jan 9, 1919 at Spy Hill, SK, … Continue reading

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