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Weir Hill

Weir Hill, Saskatchewan, Canada

Located on Section 1? or Section 11?, Township 6, Range 6, W2

I think Section 11 is correct

Not listed in Official Canada Place Name Index.

No Post Office

All I can find on this District Name, is the Weir Hill School District #1638
(School 2 in map below)


Part of My Dad's 1927 Map of this area

Samuel James “Sam” Weir
b- June 2, 1862 in ON
1891 census single, age 25, born in ON, living in Glenwood, Selkirk, MB, farm labourer.
1901 census, living in Sifton, Brandon, MB, married, 1916 census shows him age 50, born in ON, farmer
Family living at Tsp 6, Rge 6, W2, Browning Municipality

wife- Mary Weir, nee ?
b- Apr 20, 1860 in Quebec
1901 census shows her age 40, born Apr 20, 1860 in Quebec
1916 census shows her age 65 born in Quebec

son- William John Weir
b- June 7 1890 in MB
1901 census says age 10 in Souris MB
1916 census shows him age 26, born in MB
He enlisted in WWI Feb 21, 1916 in Carlyle, SK , Reg #1009146
Next of kin his father, Sam Weir, Lampman, SK.

daughter- Ethel Weir
b- July 1900 in ON
1916 census says she was age 14, born in USA, immigrated to Canada in 1908

Samuel James Weir took out a homestead on SE Section 10, Township 6, Range 6, W2

Willis Weir took out a homestead on SW Section 34, Township 6, Range 6, W2
Relative?

Area Named after Samuel James Weir?

One map shows Weir Hill on Sec 6, just east of School 1, in map above.
But Samuel lived next to Sec 11, where School 2 was located

July 27, 1908
Militia Orders were issued to authorize the establishment of a Civilian Rifle Association at Weir Hill

Mar 1921
An ad was placed for a teacher.
Chris Hansen- Secretary Treasurer of the SD

May 1924
Ad was placed for School Teacher
by D. Kirby Sec-Treasurer, Browning SK.

History Book
Poet's Corner, a History of Lampman and District
sorry, I don't have this book

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