People, Place, and Time

Telling my family's stories

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This is a snip from Daniel Black’s estate file, dated September 9, 1894. When people died and the estate had to be spread out to kin, there would often be a list drawn up of their possessions. This gives an interesting window into their living situation and such. Daniel Black appears to have been quite wealthy for his time, given the cash value of his property and the number of horses/etc. he owned.

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Age: 37 Lives: All over the place. Education: PhD, linguistics, UBC.

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