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Cousin Stanley Smith Killed in Tornado

Cousin Stanley Smith Killed in Tornado by Linda C Butler Told by Charlie Vance In 1963 near Spy Hill SK, Stanley Smith went to visit a neighbor and a tornado came, picked up the house and carried it into the … Continue reading

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Grandpa Meets His Match

Allen Vance and his father Sam arrived in the Northwest Territories in the fall in 1899 to check out the area. Sam’s brother was already homesteading near Neepawa, Manitoba; no doubt the prospect of 160 acres for $10 was appealing. … Continue reading

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