Astrid was born on November 22, 1933 in a small home in Narcosil Creek near Alexandria, British Columbia. The family moved to Malakwa when she was 6 years old in 1939. Astrid, her sister Edie and the driver came down from Narcosil Creek in a moving truck. Brother Al with dad Bror, came down with…
Mary Loftus was the first woman to live in Malakwa. Loftus Road is named after this family.
The Somerville children, photo taken in 1911. Somerville Road is named after this family.
The Finucane Family Home on Mizon Road The Finucane family were early settlers in Malakwa. George Finucane was a school teacher who came to Malakwa from England. He was one of the first school trustees in Malakwa and education for his children was a high priority. George Finucane was killed in an unfortunate accident on…
Ivor and Signe Franz
This picture was submitted by Paul Blais at our school centennial in 2002. The photo was taken by Miss Brown in 1931 of the class she taught in the old Malakwa log school.
The August Anderson Family Children: Florence, Lillian, Conrad and Henry. Henry was killed overseas in 1917 WW I. Cpt. J.H. Anderson’s name is on the Malakwa Cenotaph.
Florence and Ken Boyes, Derek, Daryl and Debbie. Deanna came along later! The Boyes family ran the Malakwa General Store.
Back row from left: John Johnson, Mary Gradin, Halvar Sederberg, Anna Sederberg, Fred Sederberg Second Row: Peter Westman Mary Westman (nee Sederberg), Bror Kilberg, Selma Kilberg (nee Sederberg) Front Row: Lydia Sederberg, Olga Sederberg August 17, 1926
Left to Right: Imbeau, Albert Blais, Dolly Lebeau, Bob Eaton, Joe Imbeau
Five of the Somervbille children.
Back Row: Juban Johnson, Amanda Johnson Front Row: Hilda Erikson, Selma Johnson Sisters Hilda, Selma and Amanda with brother Juhan (1911)
The Erik Erikson family on a sleigh ride outing.
Sid McLain married Suna Morrison on May 22, 1954. Sid McLain’s carpentry work is well known. He actively participated in all community projects and designed and built the Malakwa Firehall. Formerly Suna (Morrison’s) family home overlooking the Eagle River and the Swinging Bridge, Sid and Suna McLain raised their 4 children in Malakwa Left to right…
A photo of Bill and Eveyln Boyes’ farm before the trans Canada Highway was built between the house and railway. The Boyes’ home was the location of the Craigellachie post office. Photo Courtesy Carl and Shirley Bertholm
Pte Suna Morrison stationed at Camp Borden in Ontario. Suna married Sid McLain on May 22, 1954. They had 4 children, Jeannette, Geoffery, Sheila and Scott. Both Suna and Sid were very active members of the community and contributed much time and effort to community activities. Suna worked as the Malakwa school secretary from 1971…
Front Row: Enid Scallon, Mabel Rittan, Florence Blais, Murial Humphrey Back Row: Bessie Blais, Lily Anderson, Mrs. Demsey, Mrs. McGlone, Mrs Hiper Sitting: Mrs. Sandstrom, Sarah Baynes, Beulah Mizon
Back Row: Stu Lyons, Asa Van Guilder, Fred Barnes, Pop Newman, Chief Umpire – Bob Barnes, Brian Scallon, Bror Kilberg – Manager Front Row: Harry Mewman, paul Blais, Cliff Wheeler, Victor Sederbarg, Clary Johnson, Mascot – Edward Wheeler
A photo of the Halvar Sederbarg family. Halvar and Anna Sederbarg came from Sweden to Canada in 1909. They settled in Malakwa in 1910. This photo was taken in Revelstoke in October of 1924. Halvar Sederberg 1876 – 1954 and Anna 1886 – 1926. Children Mary, Vendela, Alma, Selma, Doris, Fred, Evelyn, Olga, Lydia, Victor. …
Photo: Ernest and Sara Baynes Baynes Family History On January 16, 2002 Sandra Northway and the Malakwa School Enrichment Group met with Mr. and Mrs. Ernie Baynes and Mr. and Mrs. John Baynes. We invited the Baynes’ family to share their early memories of life in the community of Malakwa and their time spent at Malakwa…
Bill and Evelyn Boyes were the first couple married in the Malakwa United Church on April 14, 1939. Best Man – Bert Cullis, Bridesmaid – Lydia Sederberg. After 50 years of marriage, Bill and Evelyn Boyes revisit the Malakwa United Church
Mary Barnes was a very active community member. She welcomed many a traveller into her home that was situated near the Malakwa railway station house. Many teachers that taught at Malakwa boarded with Mary. Mary brought treats to all the Malakwa School students, candy canes at Christmas and suckers or gum on the last day of school. She…
This phot0 features the Eric Erikson family. The photo was taken in 1910. Erik Erikson, Hilda Erikson, Helmar Erikson and Clarence Erikson
Helmer Erikson was the first baby born in Malakwa in 1902. He was born to Erik and Hilda Erikson. Helmer and Mary Erikson took over the family farm, they had 5 children, back row: Emil and Hilda, front row: Victor, Elsie and Clarence.
This is an early photo of the Erik Erikson family home taken in 1911. Helmer and Mary Erikson’s Family Emil, Hilda, Victor, Elsie, Clarence
Helmer Erikson grew up to take over the family farm. He was very handy and built this tractor. He used the tractor for many years on the farm. Mr. Erikson also operated a garage in Malakwa in 1928.