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Gloria Rutherford family collection
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Bezmutko family

Mike Bezmutko was born September 15, 1866 in Poland. His wife Mary Zuhajewych was born April 16, 1868 in Poland. They had seven children. According to Homestead Patent dated 1907, they obtained entry for their homestead in 1904, built their house ...

Cherweniuk family

Yelena Cherweniuk's (the wife of Petro Yakemchuk) two brothers George and Nikola Cherweniuk followed their sister to Canada (1912). George Cherweniuk left a wife (whom he later divorced) and a family behind in Bukovina. Two brothers worked to...

Gloria Rutherford family collection

  • CA BMUFA 0017
  • Collection
  • [200-]

Collection consists of four family histories researched and self-published by Gloria Rutherford: Yakemchuk family, Cherweniuk family, Bezmutko family, and Pluta family (Gloria's family on her mother's and father's sides). There are ...

Rutherford, Gloria

Kylym

According to Gloria Rutherford, the kylym was made by her mother and grandmother. It adorned the back of their sofa when Gloria was growing up. Gloria's mother died in 1952, and Gloria had owned the kylym since then until she donated it to th...

Pluta family

John and Dora immigrated to Canada in April of 1905 with their daughter, Lena. Their son Joe was born in Horodenka, Austria, but lived only 2 1/2 years. Their daughter Annie was born there as well but lived only about two weeks.George and Joe wer...

Yakemchuk family

Nikola Yakemchuk, his wife, Domka (Pawliuk) and daughter Yelena arrived in Canada about 1895 and settled in the Hairy Hill area of Alberta. Prior to departing from Chernivtsi, Nikola had made an agreement with his brother Petro that when he became...