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 Browning
 Saskatchewan
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 Browning Saskatchewan

Unincorporated Hamlet

Located at  SW Section 4, Township 6, Range 5, W2

Latitude- 49 27' N
Longitude- 102 38' W

in RM 34 Browning

Elevation 1956 ft

Originally on the Canadian Northern Railroad,
Canadian National Railroad in 1927 below.


part of 1927 map of this area.

Elevator
Gas Station
Telegraph Station
Post Office
and no doubt a General Store,
all in the Hamlet in 1927

They obviously had a school as well

Hamlet named after the Poet Robert Browning
b- May 7, 1812, Camberwell, London, England
d- Dec 12, 1889, Venice, Italy, age 77


Post Office History

Browning

Federal Electoral District: Moose Mountain (SK)

Office Opened- Feb 1, 1911
Section 4, Township 6, Range 5, W2

Office Closed- Mar 31, 1970

Postmaster Information:

Name of Postmaster Military Status Date of Birth Date of Appointment Date of Vacancy Cause of Vacancy

David Fink
(see below)

   

1911-02-01

1911-12-29

Resignation

Henry Peters
(see below)

   

1912-03-15

1917-09-07

Resignation

Elmer W. Scorah
(see below)

   

1918-12-11

1922-09-21

Resignation

Mrs. Jessie C. Brewer

   

1923-08-02

1926-10-23

Resignation

John R. Lawrence

OAS

Nov 1892

1926-12-16

1960-04

Resignation

Mrs. Verlie Uldene Lawrence

   

1960-05-13

Acting

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"

   

1960-06-23

1966-10-27

Retirement

Mrs. Emma Elizabeth McCurdy

   

1966-11-11

Acting

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"

   

1967-01-17

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or with the endorsement of the National Archives of Canada.
The source of this material is the National Archives of Canada

David Fink
b- Feb 1870 in Germany (Poland)
d-
Immigrated in 1903 per 1911 census
Presbyterian, Retail Dry Goods Merchant
wife- Sophia Fink
b- Sept 1880 in Germany (Poland)

Henry Peters
b- June 1860 in Germany
d- ?
whole family immigrated in 1905
Lutheran Farmer, living near David Fink and his wife
wife- Lena Peters
b- Aug 1858
d- ?
4 daughters and a son in 1911, all born in Germany
Lena Peters
b- Apr 1890
Lorance Peters
b- Sept 1893
Kate Peters
b- Jan 1895
Anna Peters
b- Dec 1897
Minne Peters
b- Sept 1899

Elmer W. Scorah
b- Apr 1884 in USA
Presbyterian, Farmer in 1911
living on Section 34, Township 8, Range 3, W2
wife- Jane Scorah nee ?
b- Apr 1885 in ON
son- George Scorah
b- Oct 1909 in SK

I believe this might be "Elmer Wallace Scorah"
who married Jennie Campbell Dec 29, 1908 in Winnipeg MB
but this is a wild guess.
Elmer Scorah possibly born in Illinois, USA
possible father- George Scorah, born Apr 1861, in Canada
possible mother- Anna Scorah, nee ? born in NY, USA
1900 family in Casco township, St. Clair, Michigan, USA


Browning ca1920-1921

CN Express and Telegraph

Population= 66

F. Fornwald,
 Billiards
The Fornwald Farm was 2 miles S of Browning
I believe the father was Andrew Fornwald, b- July 1856 in ON
mother Catherine "Kate" Lobsinger, b- Jan 1869, ON
they were married in ND
son Andrew Fornwald, b- Feb 1899 in ND, USA
daughter Anna Fornwald, Mar 1900, ND, USA
all living in ND in 1900
2 more sons born in SK
Stephanns George Fornwald, b- Aug 2, 1903, in Alameda
Silvester Fornwald, b- Dec 30, 1908 in Hillcrest
I think this might be Fred Fornwald
another son?  or brother?

Charles "Charlie" Henry Lloyd,
Coal
Charlie Lloyd, b- June 24, 1885, Gananoque, ON
d- Jan 7, 1976, probably in Creighton Lodge, Estevan age 90
buried in Estevan City Cemetery
he was married, had 2 sons and 2 daughters.
His wife and 1 son died before him.
There is an Agnes LLoyd buried in Estevan
b- May 24, 1881, d- Mar 16, 1965
which could be his wife.
He came west in 1910
1972 moved into Creighton Lodge in Estevan
he was the son of Joseph James Lloyd, and Agnes Smith.
his father was an electrician who worked for the Lampman telephone Co.

Elmer W. Schorah
General Store and Post Office, see above


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