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a Hamlet in the Benson RM #35
on the Canadian National CNR line on map below
originally on a branch line of the Canadian Northern Railway
from Maryfield, to Lampman, then to Radville.
Lampman was at mile 67.4
Bryant at mile mile 83.1
intersection NW-SW Section 7, Township 5, Range 7, W2
27 km North of Estevan, 12 km West of Lampman,
East of Midale
(2 1/4 miles east of Hwy 47)
Longitude- 102º 57' W
Today located on
part of 1927 map of this area.
Map shows Cullen
had a Post Office
see history below
Hill Hall School, in School District #2381
on SE Section 17, Tsp 5, Rge 7, W2
Post Office History
Moose Mountain Electoral District
Office established Sept 1, 1905
Closed Oct 31, 1964
Former name Benson, changed Oct 1,1911
in 1969 the office moved back to Benson
Sec.34, Twp.4, R.8, W2 - 1905-09-01
Sec.7, Twp.5, R.7, W2 - 1918-01-01
in the Store
E. J. Houde (see
Walgram (see below)
J. H. Lynch
closing of Office
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believe this was Edward J. Houde,
b- June 1881 in USA
immigrated in 1911
sister- Clara Houde, b- Sept 1888 in USA
nephew- Leo Houde- b- Apr 1907 in USA
nephew- Chester Houde, b- Jan 1909 in USA
brother-in-law, Hubert Turgeon, b- Dec 1873 in Quebec
Eva Turgeon, nee Houde- b- Dec 1877 in USA
all in 1911 census Tsp 5, Rge 8, W2
Gustav "Gus" Walgram
He took out western land grant on SW Section 20, tsp 5, rge 7, W2
Origin of the Name Cullen
Named after a
Quaker Poet, Journalist, and Editor,
William Cullen Bryant
b- Nov 3, 1794 in a log cabin near Cummington Mass. USA
d- June 12, 1878 in New York City
Buried in Roslyn Cemetery, Roslyn, Nassau Co, NY, USA
He was an American Romantic Poet, Journalist,
and a long-time Editor of the New York Evening Post.
Bryant Park in New York City was named after him.
His Last Name
Bryant was used for another SK Hamlet
just west of Cullen.
As far as I
know, it is still a mystery who named these towns.
Most in this area, if not all, were named after poets,
and or, writers, but who named them is unknown.
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