Author: CousinBob

Let them eat cake.

This is the story as my mother tells it. This picture was taken when we lived in Cardston in a small old two bedroom rental house. The house was torn down to make way...

Moved to Medicine Hat 1941

1941 MOVED TO MEDICINE HAT Working for the railroad  Jack got home some week-ends, it was lonely for both of us.  One weekend when he came home he surprised me and said that he...

We will see grandpa off on the train.

GRANDMA CAROLINE SCHAFFERS STORIES (As told by her granddaughter Martha M. Helm Salway) My grandma Schaffer was short, round, jolly and witty.  She always had a comeback for everything.  She laughed a lot and...

The Land West of Leavitt

The Land West of Leavitt This land lies west of Leavitt, Alberta, Canada.  It is between the Rocky Mountains and the city of Cardston. It consists of rolling hills, covered with tall grass and...

Antonett Davenport Leavitt

Four years after Thomas Rowell Leavitt married Ann Eliza Jenkins, he married a second wife, Antonett Davenport. She was born 2 Sept. 1843 at Hancock, McDonnough County, Illinois. They were married at the endowment...