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Menzies Family Information

I received this email with information on Douglas Menzies from Ian Menzies at ianmmenzies@gmail.com Thanks Ian. I was able to dig up a bit in on of my father’s family trees: Douglas William (1919 – 1977) was the first child of … Continue reading

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First Anniversary of Shoal Lake History Blog

Reid Dickie It was a year ago today that I took the giant step and posted my welcoming message to the Shoal Lake History blog. The rest is history… The number of people who visited this blog in its first … Continue reading

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Barr Colonists

As an addendum to Shoal Lake Minute #34 about the Barr colonists, I came across the lyrics to a song written about Isaac Barr portraying him as a scoundrel: “Barr, Barr, wily old Barr/He’ll do you as much as he … Continue reading

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