For anyone who may have had relatives or ancestors who lived in Smoky Lake
at one time, you may be interested in the List of Ukrainian Settlers
compiled by Doris Sokolotosky at
Also I have the following request:
My mother and her sister are looking into their family history. On their
mothers side they have found this info.
Lena or Wasysalina Powluik or Palluik married Wasyl Shapka or Bill or
WIliam. Shapka came over from Bukovina Austria they think in 1905 and was
born on March 14 1889. They lived in the Andrew Wostock area. I have found
some of those names in the 1906 cense but havent been able to get much
information on finding more back ground. Their grandmother was to have 12
children and then she was remarried we think and had several more children.
Some of the first children were put up for adoption. If you have any
information that seem to fit this description or know of good places to
search I would greatly appreciate it.
If you have any connection or information, please forward to me and I will
pass it on to the requestor.
I am compiling a file of material for the Ukrainian SIG and will be adding
to that the material Rene Dussome gave me last night. Currently I have an
index of the names listed in the book Follow the Furrow / [compiled by
Ukrainian the Historical Committee ; edited by Pearl Balych]
Publication info: North Battleford, Sask. : Ukrainian Historical Committee,
I will happily do a look-up for you and tell you if your name is listed. If
it is, then we can make arrangements for obtaining a copy of the relevant
Xenia Stanford (president@...
Ukrainian SIG Coordinator
Alberta Family Histories Society