Fonds moth-33 - Bricker family fonds

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Bricker family fonds

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MOTH moth-33

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  • 1909-1962 (Creation)
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    Bricker family

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4 cm of textual records.

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Elias and Catharina Bricker, from Waterloo County, Ontario, settled near Aldersyde, Alberta in the early 1890s. They farmed, operated a brickworks, served the community as postmaster, and were one of the first Mennonite families in the district. They had eight children, Aaron, John, Edgar, Archibald, Harvey, Martha, Mary Anne (Landis), and Esther. Edgar, 1889?-1957, and Archibald, homesteaded at Mere, Alberta, near Alsask, Saskatchewan, in 1914. The brothers sold the farm in 1935. Edgar and his wife Ema had one son, Reed, 1923-?. In 1935 they began farming at Connemara, near Cayley, Alberta, and by 1953 they were farming on the family's original homestead near Aldersyde. Reed inherited it. He died sometime between 1983 and 1991.

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Record No. 991-002, 991-016, 998-069, 999-012 The fonds contains the family's military service exemption certificates (1917-1919, 1943), certificates of land title (1917), income tax returns (1917-1928), Mennonite Aid Union fire insurance policy (1918), income tax assessment notices (1922-1929), school report cards (1931-1937), receipts, land tax consolidation agreements (1931-1933), account of sale of farm chattels (1935), applications for fuel tax refunds (1935-1936), Alberta Citizens' Registration Covenant (1936), grain elevator receipts (1936, 1957, 1959), rural electrification records (1953-1962), and Canadian Wheat Board permits (1956-1959). Bricker family Bricker family Bricker, Edgar Bricker, Archibald Bricker, Reed Agriculture Family and personal life Land, settlement and immigration Donated by the estate of Reed Bricker, 1991-1999. There are no restrictions on access.

The fonds contains the family's military service exemption certificates (1917-1919, 1943), certificates of land title (1917), income tax returns (1917-1928), Mennonite Aid Union fire insurance policy (1918), income tax assessment notices (1922-1929), school report cards (1931-1937), receipts, land tax consolidation agreements (1931-1933), account of sale of farm chattels (1935), applications for fuel tax refunds (1935-1936), Alberta Citizens' Registration Covenant (1936), grain elevator receipts (1936, 1957, 1959), rural electrification records (1953-1962), and Canadian Wheat Board permits (1956-1959).

Donated by the estate of Reed Bricker, 1991-1999.

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