I have selected a number of Garneau family photo's,
some of which have been submitted to the City of Edmonton Archives in Alberta, Canada.
Lawrence Garneau (1840-1921) homesteaded the Garneau District of Edmonton
and was an early homesteader in Saint Paul des Metis, Alberta, Canada
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GARNEAU cairn in Edmonton, Alberta
The settlement of Strathcona (Edmonton) and Saint Paul des Metis, North West Territories. The first two Garneau generations in Alberta established their first homestead in Strathcona, North West Territories in 1874, later to become the City of Edmonton, Alberta.
A Second homestead was established 1896 in Saint Paul des Metis, North West Territories, later to become St. Paul, Alberta.
1911 LAWRENCE GARNEAU a Metis (1840-1921)
Lawrence Garneau was born 1840 Bay Mills, near Sault Ste. Marie and died 1921 Saint Paul des Metis, Alberta.
He was involved in the 1860 Dakota Sioux resistance movement.
He was involved in the 1869 Red River resistance movement.
He was involved in the 1882 Edmonton resistance movement.
He was imprisoned in the 1885 resistance movement.
He was involved in the 1908 Saint Paul des Metis resistance movement.
Photo donated to City of Edmonton Archives EA 10-2606 by Mr and Mrs Alf Garneau
1911 Eleanor (Heline) Thomas Garneau a Metis (1852-1912)
Eleanor Thomas was born 1852 in Swampy Village, Red River, North West Territories and died 1912 Saint Paul des Metis, Alberta.
She had fifteen children, and claimed another as her legitimate child.
She ran the homestead while her husband was off trading and freighting.
She also managed a store in Strathcona in her spare time.
Photo donated to City of Edmonton Archives EA 10-2605 by Mr and Mrs Alf Garneau
1900 ELEANOR and LAWRENCE GARNEAU
The actual date of this photo is unknown but likely around 1900, likely in Strathcona or Edmonton.
Lawrences violin? in the back ground suggests it's a local picture.
Photo donated to City of Edmonton Archives EA 58-3 by Mr and Mrs Alf Garneau
1912 ELEANOR and LAWRENCE GARNEAU
This photo is taken 1911 or 1912 and is likely the last one of Eleanor before her death. This is a photo of a photo hanging on the wall. I don't know were original went.
Photo donated to City of Edmonton Archives EA 58-7 by Mr. and Mrs. Alf Garneau
1911 ELEANOR and LAWRENCE GARNEAU
This photo is taken at Niagara Falls in September 1911. It would appear they were on the American side of the falls.
1898 Edward Garneau (1874-1959)
Edward (Ned) Garneau born Strathcona, North West Territories died 1959 Elk Point, Alberta.
Mabel Mary Mooney Garneau (1884 - 1972)
I believe this photo was taken south Fort Edmonton during their courting time before their marriage in 1898?
1890's Charlot and Archange Garneau
Charlotte Sharlet Garneau (1882-1902) thrown from her horse died age 18, Philomena (Archange) Garneau 1876 - 1918) died as a result of the American flu.
1890's John (Jean) Garneau (1885-1949)
John (Jean) Garneau (1885-1949) and unknown
1900 GARNEAU FAMILY
Left to right back row: Larry, Louis, Chile, Alex, Charlotte, Archange.
Left to right front row: Edward, Eleanor Thomas, Millicent, John, Lawrence Garneau. Victoria is missing from photo
1900 Alex and John GARNEAU
Alex Garneau born 1880 Strathcona died 1918 American flu at Vegreville, Alberta.
John (Jean) Garneau (1885-1949)
1898 or 1903 Edward (Ned) Garneau (1874-1959)
Left to right: Jim Kelly, Edward Garneau, Ed's wife Mabel Mary Mooney Garneau, Nellie Mooney sister of Madel.
Edward born 1874 Strathcona or some claim 1872 Red River died 1972 Glendon, Alberta
Mabel born 1884 Sheybogan, Michigan died 1972 Glendon, Alberta
Photo is claimed to be 1903 but if Edward wedding then it's 1898. Photo is donated to City of Edmonton Archives EA 58-6 by Mr and Mrs Alf Garneau
1905 Philomena and Chile GARNEAU
Left to right: unknown, Philomena Archange Garneau Brady (1876-1918), Chile Agatha Garneay Porier (1883-1918), Arthur Porier (1875- ?).
Both Garneau girls died from the 1918 American flu
1907 John (Jean) Garneau (1885 - 1949)
Unknown person and John (Jean) Garneau (1885 - 1949)
1908 John (Jean) GARNEAU (1885-1949)
Double wedding Left to right back row: John Garneau, Millie Garneau, Walsh (best man), Horace Gauthier.
Front row left to right: Alexzina Gauthier Garneau, Laura Gerard, Horace Fauthier (best man), Armen Goulett Gauthier.
Garneau BROTHERS STRATHCONA
Threshing machine Alex Garneau the engineer in front of machine.
Larry Garneau and Edward Garneau on the machine under X mark.
The balance of crew is unknown. Date is unknown likely early 1900's
Louis (Lernartine) Garneau alias Gurneau
Louis (Lernartine) Garneau alias Gurneau baptised Red River 1872, Metis script disallowed, died Saint Paul Des Metis, Alberta
Seated person is unknown
Lawrence (Larry) Garneau (1878 - 1918)
Lawrence (Larry) Garneau born 1878 Strathcona, North West Territories died 1918 American Flu
1910 Saint Paul des Metis, Alberta
The Garneau homestead established 1896 in St. Paul des Metis was called "Garneau Village"
The Garneau homestead in Edmonton established 1874 was called "Garneau Estate".
1940's John (Jean) GARNEAU (1885-1949)
John Garneau was born Strathcona, North West Territories and died New Westminister, B.C.
Mary Alexazina Gauthier Garneau born 1888 South Dakota died 1980 Surry, B.C.
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