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Calgary, Alberta, Canada

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Where is Calgary, Alberta, Canada? 

The city of Calgary is situated on the Bow River in southern Alberta, about 220 km north of the American border at the meeting point of the Western prairies and mountain foothills.www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca

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Calgary, Alberta, Canada - St. Mary's R.C. Church, Calgary, Alta.
219 - 18th Ave. SW, Calgary, ALBERTA
Established 1889
Calgary, Alberta, Canada

St. Mary's R.C. Church, Calgary, Alta.
219 - 18th Ave. SW, Calgary, ALBERTA
Established 1889
Calgary, Alberta, Canada - Stephen Ave., Calgary, Alberta
Calgary, Alberta, Canada

Stephen Ave., Calgary, Alberta
Calgary, Alberta, Canada - The Calgary Mining Co., Calgary, Alta.
Calgary, Alberta, Canada

The Calgary Mining Co., Calgary, Alta.
Calgary, Alberta, Canada - C.P.R. Station, Palliser Hotel, and 9the Ave., Calgary, Alta.
Calgary, Alberta, Canada

C.P.R. Station, Palliser Hotel, and 9the Ave., Calgary, Alta.

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1875 - Calgary, Canada founded
Grew from Fort Calgary
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1883 - Canadian Pacific Railway reached Calgary

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1885 - July 2 - First issue of the daily, Calgary Herald, is published.

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1889 - St. Mary’s Cathedral established at Calgary

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News  1889 - Near Calgary, N. W. T., a freight train was precipitated down a mountain side on the 1st, and seven men were killed.

St Joseph Herald
Saint Joseph, Michigan
February 9, 1889
News  1892 - A Calgary dispatch says:
Wm. Morrison, a half-breed from the Red Deer country, was on Saturday sentenced at the supreme...Read MORE...

Calgary, Alberta, incorporated as a city in 1894

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1909 - July 5 - First streetcars roll through Calgary

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News  1913 - BURNS' ABATTOIR DESTROYED BY FIRE. BIG BLAZE AT CALGARY - LOSS IS OVER ONE MILLION DOLLARS.
(W.A.P. Report.)
Calgary, Jan. 12. - One of the most disastrous fires in the history of Western...Read MORE...

1916
Cal'gary, a banking town and port of Canada, chief town of Alberta district, on the Bow and Elbow...Read MORE...


Ancestors Who Were Born Here


Slattery
flag  Adelaide SLATTERY (1 April 1888, Calgary, Alberta, Canada - , )
 

Ancestors Who Died Here


Boisselle
flag  Joseph Cyril BOISSELLE (1885, Spalding, Quebec, Canada - 1951, Calgary, Alberta, Canada)

Casavant
flag  Alexandra CASAVANT (December 19, 1916, Legal Alberta, Canada - , Calgary, Alberta, Canada)

Paul
flag  Marie Bertha Louise PAUL (July 13, 1917, Saint Boniface, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada - January 31, 2002, Calgary, Alberta, Canada)
 

Ancestors Who Were Married Here


1885
Henry Charles WHITFORD (29 December 1864 - ) & Catherine COLLIN ( - )
married 19 January 1885
 

Cemeteries in Calgary, Alberta, Canada

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