My Genealogy and History Page of
 Innes
 Saskatchewan
Canada

 

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Innes Saskatchewan

Unincorporated Locality

Located at  NE Section 31, Township 7, Range 10, W2

Latitude- 49 36' N
Longitude- 103 21' W

Elevation 1979 ft

Located on the Canadian National Railroad in 1927


part of 1927 map of this area.
Elevator and Post Office in 1927

Co-Operative elevator built in 1914, and
Mr. Lindsey was the first agent

School shown near Innes
Dunreath School District #2121
built in 1908, burnt down in 1924,
then a new brick school was built.
Located at  NE Section 32, Township 7, Range 10, W2
First teacher- Norah Nesbitt
First Board Members:
Axel E. Lund -1908-1939 (see below)
Russel Whyte- 1908-1931 (see below)
Andrew Brown- 1908-1911
b- Aug 1877
School closed June 1956

1910 Innes had 3 houses, a big stone barn,
one large implement shed, hog barn and some granaries.


Origin of the Name

Named after George Innes
and the Innes Land Company
Bryce Innes was one of the first Presbyterian ministers
in the area, He came from Ontario, lived at Heward.


Postmaster History

Innes

Federal Electoral District: Moose Mountain (SK)

Office Opened Aug 15, 1912
on Section 31, Township 7, Range 10, W2 in the store

Office closed Oct 31, 1963
NE 1/4 Sec.31, Twp.7, R.10, W2, dwelling
 

Postmaster Information:

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

Charles Samuel Morton
(see below)

Sept 1881

1912-08-15

1913-03-27

Resignation

A. E. Lund

-

1913-06-01

1913-07-05

Resignation

Mrs. Annie Elizabeth Morton
nee Akerman
(see below)

May 1884

1915-08-16

1915-11-24

Resignation

J. L. Henning

-

1916-02-15

1916-06-05

Resignation

Charles Samuel Morton

-

1917-01-06

1919-06-19

Resignation

Mrs. Christine Packer

-

1919-08-30

1921-06-15

Resignation

A. W. Kempthorne

-

1921-08-05

1927-06-05

Death

Mrs. Charlotte M. Kempthorne

-

1927-06-25

1927-07-14

Resignation

Mrs. Violet Wilson

-

1927-08-06

1930-10-07

Resignation

Mrs. Johanna M. McMahon

*

1930-11-05

1936-03-31

Resignation

Henry James Whyte
(see below)

1899-04-05

1936-08-05

1942-12-26

Resignation

Mrs. Almeda Jane Crozier

1887-08-16

1943-01-28

Acting

-

Mrs. Almeda Jane Crozier

1887-08-16

1943-11-09

1944-06

Resignation

Mrs. Florence Olive Lockhart

*

1944-07-20

Acting

-

Mrs. Florence Olive Lockhart

*

1946-09-12

1947-06-20

Resignation

Earl Albert Lockhart

*

1947-07-01

Acting

-

Earl Albert Lockhart

*

1947-10-21

1948-03-06

Resignation

Mrs. Florence Olive Lockhart

*

1948-03-23

Acting

-

Mrs. Eva Ksenyck

*

1948-07-09

Acting

-

Mrs. Eva Ksenyck

*

1948-10-30

1952-03-06

Resignation

Mrs. Mable Irene La Valley

*

1952-03-30

Acting

-

Mrs. Mable Irene La Valley

*

1952-06-05

1955-12-08

Resignation

Mrs. Myrtle Ariel Lund

*

1956-01-01

Acting

-

Mrs. Myrtle Ariel Lund

*

1956-02-24

1961-03-16

Resignation

Roland Harry Lund
(see below)

1899-07-20

1961-03-25

Acting

-

Roland Harry Lund

1899-07-20

1961-04-18

1963-10-31

Resignation, Closed


Charles Samuel Morton
b- Sept  1881 in USA
d- Oct 7, 1934
Came to Canada in 1910
from Rushmore, MN, USA
father- Edward Morton, from Pennsylvania
mother- Josephine Chepentier, from Pennsylvania

wife- Anna "Annie" Elizabeth Morton, nee Ackerman
b- May 1884 in USA
she had a brother Harry Ackerman
who homesteaded near Huntoon
and a sister in Rushmore, MN

4 sons, maybe more?
Paul Charles Morton
b- Oct 9, 1908 in Rushmore, MN, USA
d- Feb 20, 1980 Murrayville, BC, age 71
came to Canada when he was 3
married Mary Estelle Weismiller, Oct 13, 1933 in Griffin
at home of his parents.

 Glen A. Morton
b- Aug 1910, in USA

George Morton
Secretary of the Griffin RM

David Morton
married Lois Hanson in Griffin

1927 the family moved to Griffin SK
where Charles and Al Anderson
bought the Griffin Hardware and Implements Store.

1911 census shows Charles and family at Section 31
he is shown as a Foreman

Axel E. Lund
b- Nov 1871 in Stockholm Sweden
d- 1957
immigrated to USA same year
served on Telephone Board, School Board,
and a Councillor in RM of Griffin.
married Mary Ella Hunter, 1898, at Heckla SD
b- June 1882, USA
d- Mar 1968
Came to Canada in 1906
2 sons, 2 daughters:
 Roland Harry Lund
b- July 20, 1899 in USA
Harold Lund
b- in USA
Viola G. Lund
b- June 1901 in USA
Dorothy Lund
b-

Henry James Whyte
b- Apr 5, 1899
d-
son of Russell Whyte
b- July 1876 in ON
and Sophia Whyte, nee Zunn
b- Oct 1871 in ON
sister- Hazel Belle Whyte
b- Aug 10, 1906 in Heward SK
brother- Mason Whyte
b- Mar 6, 1908 in Heward SK, twin
sister- Violet Whyte
b- Mar 6, 1908 in Heward SK, twin


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History book

Griffin History books have a few names
relevant to this area

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