Tag Archives: Canada

Ruth Grace Montran Cologne (1897-1993)

Only recently have I come to the determination that Ruth Grace Montran is my grandmother’s (Madonna Mae Montran) half sister and that they shared the same father, John F. Montran. In my attempt to prove or disprove that relationship, I’ve … Continue reading

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Donna in Winnipeg, MB, Canada, at the Walker Theatre – January 19-24, 1920


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Graph by Danny Blair University of Winnipeg Chin Chin plays the Walker Theatre, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, January 19-24, 1920 I still don’t know where Donna and the “Chin Chin” company was before they arrived in Winnipeg. The show was in Calgary, January … Continue reading

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Donna in Vancouver, BC, Canada, at the Avenue Theater –December 25-27, 1919

Chin Chin Ad – Dec 20, 1919, Page 10 Vancouver (BC) Daily World Source: Newspapers.Com I haven’t found where Donna was before the showing at the Avenue Theater on Christmas Day, 1919. The “Chin Chin” company was in Pendleton, Oregon, … Continue reading

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Donna & “Chin Chin” Play “The Grand Theatre,” Calgary, Jan 8-10, 1920

Donna & “Chin Chin” Play “The Grand Theatre,” Calgary, Alberta, Canada -Jan 8-10, 1920 Sometimes a little mention, a tidbit, can open the way into finding a lot of new information. When Donna played in Grand Rapids there was a … Continue reading

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Bio – Harvey Watson Knight

Biography – Harvey Watson Knight Harvey Watson Knight was the fourth husband of my great-grandmother, Ida Barber. He was born on 4 March 1873 in Canada as the third child of Harvey Milton and Mary F. Harsen Knight. He immigrated … Continue reading

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