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My Genealogy and History Page of
 Goodwater
 Saskatchewan
Canada

 

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Goodwater Saskatchewan

Village

original name Juell
named after John Juell Sr.
an early settler, born in Norway Sept 1858.
renamed by CNR surveyors,
due to Good Water found at a depth of 12 ft.
(per History book, link below)

When the train was running here,
it was 12 miles West of Elswick.
112 miles SW of Maryfield

Latitude- 49 23' 40" North
Longitude- 103 42' 18" West

Located at SE Section 21, Township 5, Range 13, W2

Elevation 1896 ft.

In RM Lomond # 37

Originally on the Canadian Northern Line
completed thru Goodwater ca 1910
June 6, 1919 this became the Canadian National Railway

Part of my Dad's 1927 map

1927- Post Office, Elevator, Telegraph Office, and a Gas Station.

School 1 -Shown on map-
Hoium School District #1376
NE Section 5, Township 6, Range 13, W2
formed in 1905, closed in 1954

My Aunt Gudrun Hoium was born in Goodwater in 1913.
Her father- Botolf Hoium, born in Norway,
mother- Sonneva Bothun

School 2 - Shown on map-
Sunnyside School #3644
SE Section 6, Township 6, Range 12, W2


Post Office History

Goodwater

Federal Electoral District: Moose Mountain (SK)

Office Opened- Mar 1, 1911
in the store
Sec.21, Twp.5, R.13, W2

Office Closed- Nov 22, 1985

Postmaster Information:

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

Edward E. McIntyre
(see below)

-

-

1911-03-01

1911-10-17

Resignation

Edgar Austin
(see below)

-

-

1912-04-01

1913-06-10

Resignation

Robert B. "Bob" Peters

-

-

1913-07-23

1913-11-06

Resignation

Joseph M. "Joe" Richardson

-

-

1913-12-15

1914-09-15

Resignation

Thomas E. Shaw

-

-

1914-10-31

1915-01-26

Resignation

James G. "Jim" Sanderson

-

Sept 1885

1915-04-01

1953-03-16

Resignation

Clair Archibald Kelly

-

*

1953-04-01

Acting

-

"

-

*

1953-06-01

1954-07-19

Resignation

Norman Allan Lucas

OAS

*

1954-08-18

Acting

-

"

 

*

1954-11-15

1960-10-11

Resignation

Willard Hamann

-

*

1960-10-21

Acting

-

"

-

*

1961-01-25

1969-04-01

-

John Wanner

-

-

1969-04-01

1982-04-03

Retirement

Mrs. Kathleen Ereth

-

-

1982-03-04

Acting

-

"

-

-

1982-03-17

1985-05-04

Resignation

Heather Gillingwater

-

-

1985-05-06

1985-11-22

Closed (LDOL)

This reproduction is NOT represented as an official version of the materials reproduced,
nor as having been made in affiliation with,
or with the endorsement of the National Archives of Canada.
The source of this material is the National Archives of Canada

Edward E. McIntryre
b- Aug 1878 in USA
d-
owned the Hardware store in Goodwater

Edgar Austin
b- Aug 1870 in Cardiff registration district, Wales
d-
wife- Mamie Lizzie "Maud" "Maude" Austin, nee Smith
b- Nov 1885 in England
d-
daughter- Maud Austin
b- May 11, 1896 in RM of Wallace, MB
son- Edgar Sydney Austin
b- Apr 10, 1898 in RM of Saskatchewan, MB
daughter- Marion Austin
b- Feb 5, 1902 in Morden MB
son- Walter Austin
b- Feb 1905 in SK
daughter- Eddith Austin
b- Aug 1910 in SK

Robert B. "Bob" Peters
b- June 1882 in ON
Irish Farmer in 1911
wife- Sarah Peters, nee ?
b- Mar 1886 in ON
brother- Alfred James "Alf" Peters
b- Nov 2, 1885 in Spencerville, ON
homesteaded Sec 10, Twp 6, Rge 13, W2
served in WWI, Hardware Merchant in Goodwater
 when he enlisted Feb 17, 1916 in Weyburn
sister Sarah Addi Peters shown as next of kin.
Reg # 925362
sister- Sarah Addie Peters
b- Feb 1873 in ON
1911 all 4 above living on Sec 16, Twp 6, Rge 13, W2

Addie and Alfred lived above the store in Goodwater.
Robert and Sarah sold their home to Henry Foss in Goodwater

Robert and Sarah had a daughter
 Florence Harriet Peters
b- ?
 d- May 18, 1914
plus another baby who died as an infant
both children buried at Colgate SK

They all moved to Radville, then Regina.


Goodwater ca 1920-21

Population= 105, farmers in District= 150

Telephones, CNR Telegraph, CNR Express

Rogers Lumber Yards Ltd.- Manager R. H. Brown

Frank Croft- Barber and Billiards

Kelly Hobbs & Co- General Store
Cordelia Erickson- Clerk in the store
T. Andrews- Employee in the store
Kelly and Hobbs family history in my Estevan Pages

Oswald Albert Evers- Blacksmith
b- June 1886 in South Dakota, USA,
d- ?
1900 living in Big Stone City, Grant, SD
Immigrated in 1905 to Canada
German, Lutheran
married Olive Foss, age 25 in 1916, b- USA, norwegian
had at least one son Merlin Freemund Evers, b- SK, d- in BC
father- Ferdinand Evers
mother- Laura Evers
7 siblings for Oswald

Alex McKenzie - Implements, Meat, Flour, Feed

Lemon & Jordan Farm Implements

Richardson and Sanderson General Store

Stirton & McIntyre- Hardware & Garage
Edward McIntyre above
Edwin Stirton, b- Oct 1885 in ON, Tinsmith in 1911

Bank
Weyburn Security Bank- R. J. Hunt manager
Elmer Fisher- Bank Clerk

Elevators
North Star Elevator Co. 
Sask Co-Op Elevator Co. Ltd.


History Books of this area

http://www.ourroots.ca/e/page.aspx?id=1032458
Prairie Gold : R.M. of Lomond #37

The Village appears in a few books on Our Roots

Hoium School
http://www.ourroots.ca/e/page.aspx?id=1093742

Sunnyside School
http://www.ourroots.ca/e/page.aspx?id=1033097

Goodwater Cemetery

NE Section 17, Township 5, Range 13, w2
SE of Goodwater
http://saskcemetery.com/goodwater.html

Lomond RM #37 Cemeteries
http://saskcemetery.com/lomond.html

 

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