Parkfield, Saskatchewan, Canada

Located on Section 31, Township 1, Range 3, W2

Located on the Souris River, approx 4 miles north of the Boundary Commission Trail, almost directly south of Frobisher

My Dad's 1927 Map of this area
(Note- Parkfield is not shown on the map)

School History

Out Of Sight School # 1345,
SE 1/4 Sec 5, Township 2, Range 3, W2
Luke David Thompson, (see below) was instrumental in naming this school

Post Office History

Name of Office: Parkfield
Federal Electoral District: Assiniboia (SK)
Office Opened Apr 1, 1910
Sec.31, Twp.1, R.3, W2
Office Closed Aug 31, 1913

Postmaster Information:

Name of Postmaster Date of Appointment Date of Vacancy Cause of Vacancy
Luke David Thompson 1910-04-01 1913-08-31 Closed

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The source of this material is the National Archives of Canada

Luke David Thompson
b- Oct 14, 1868 in Black Hawk, Sauk Co., Wisconsin, USA
d- Nov 13, 1957, Melrose Park Hospital, New Westminster, BC, age 89, widowed
buried in Fraser Cemetery, New Westminster BC

He homesteaded the south part of Section 31, Tsp 1, Rge 8, W2

Shown as a farmer in 1911 census

father- Abel “Lorenzo” Thompson, b- Michigan
mother- Helen Callista Cornell, b- New York

married Dora Ann Thompson, nee Morris, Dec 2, 1893 in Clear Lake SD
b- Dec 30, 1873 in Winona, Rushlord Co. Minnesota
d- Apr 19, 1955 in Havre, Montana, USA
her father and mother both born in Norway

10 children as of 1911:
Ruby Almina Thompson,
b- Nov 3, 1894 in Deuel Co., SD
d- Dec 20, 1969 in Estevan SK

Edith M. Thompson,
b- June 1896 in SD

Alvina “Vina” Celista “Tiney?”Thompson,
b- Feb 4, 1898 in in Deuel Co., SD

Frank L. Thompson, b- Jan 1899 in SD
lived in Stanwood WA, USA when his dad died

Henry David Thompson,
b- Apr 2, 1901 in in Deuel Co., SD

Hellen (Nellie?) Thompson,
b- Apr 1903 in SK

Robert Thompson,
b- Oct 1905 in SK

Abel Thompson,
b- Feb 1907 in SK

Myrtle Thompson,
b- Nov 1910 in SK

Mary Thompson,
b- Aug 1911, in SK, 6 months old at 1911 census

family immigrated in 1900,
shown in US 1900 census in Clear Lake Township, Deuel Co., South Dakota,


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