2007.104.1

Scan of a newspaper cutting about a donation made by Murray Edwards, a descendant of the Salum MacFadyens.

Newspaper cutting about oilman Murray Edwards, the son of Noreen and Bill Edwards of Regina. Noreen`s grandmother was Effie MacFadyen, born in 1877 in Salum, the daughter of blacksmith Donald and Flora MacFadyen. Murray`s great-great-grandfather was Donald MacFadyen the blacksmith, son of Hector MacFadyen and Margaret MacFadyen of Salum. Donald married Flora MacLean of Cornaigbeg . They, along with their family emigrated to Kincardine Township, Bruce County, Ontario in 1875. In 1886, they made application for Homestead Land located north of Regina, called “The Highland Settlement”, near Tregarva. Three of their adult children are buried in the Cemetery on The Highland Settlement (see 2007.90.1).

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Normal Location: Filing Cabinet 9: drawer 1
Current Location: normal location

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