Born on October 2nd, 1938, Winnie was the fourth child of William (Bill) and Edna Ferguson of Vermillion, Alberta. As well as being the fourth child she was also the fourth of five granddaughters and one son born to the Ferguson family. The others are named Elsie, Isabel, Joan, Diana and William (Billy).
On October 04th 1938 Philip Francis (Frank) was the firstborn child of Eddie & Annie Duddy of Islay, AB. As time went by, he was joined by five siblings, three sisters & two brothers. Their names were Mary, Edward, Eileen, Michael & Sheila. The Duddy’s were farmers, and it was here that the children learned the value of life and how to take care of themselves and the need to earn a living for their own families.
This is a Journal about a young woman, married with one son aged 6, who left a mining village in Trimdon Grange, County Durham, England and after many adventures and living in several different countries, ended up in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.
Carolyn Alice McRae, also affectionately known as Mum, Grandma, Aunty, and Carol, passed away peacefully in her sleep of an aortic dissection in the early hours of Thursday, October 7th, just days before her 84th birthday.
Georges Moussa Ferzli was born on May 20th, 1947 in Karoun, Lebanon to the late Moussa and Sarah El Ferzli. Georges was the second youngest of seven children, Josephine, Joe, Phillip, Salma, Rose, and Elias.