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Memorable Manitobans: Samuel Forrest (1846-?)

Farmer.

Born at Renfrew, Ontario on 12 April 1846, he came to Manitoba in 1870 as a member of the Wolseley Expedition. He returned to Renfrew and came finally to Manitoba in 1879 to homestead. He was married twice, in 1873 to Catherine Tait. After her death, he married Jane Fraser. He had four daughters and three sons, including S. H. Forrest. He was an Elder of the Presbyterian Church for many years. Address Mowbray, Manitoba.

He died sometime between April 1939 and February 1943.

Sources:

Pioneers and Prominent People of Manitoba, Winnipeg: Canadian Publicity Company, 1925.

“Birthdays”, Winnipeg Free Press, 12 April 1939.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 6 July 2012

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