Tagged: Canada

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...

Rowe Salway

I was born in Cardston, Alberta, Canada just a few minutes after midnight on October 18, 1922.  The town lights were shut off at midnight so mum said I started my life out in...

My Mother by Martha Salway

From Martha’s Memories: Karolina Schaffer Deering Mom’s parents chose a mate for her and she was soon married to Otto Deering in 1910 They homesteaded on a farm in the Clear Water district. Both...