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Memorable Manitobans: Samuel Bannerman (1836-1890)

Farmer, cattle dealer.

Born at Kildonan in 1836, son of Donald Bannerman. He became a farmer and cattle dealer in St. Paul’s Parish until March 1869 when he moved to Poplar Point and farmed until his death. During the Riel Rebellion of 1870, he sheltered Thomas Scott, Major Boulton, M. Cummings, and Charles Mair. He married Margaret Omand (1844-1904). Among their children were George William Bannerman, Hugh Bannerman (b 1875), Florence Bannerman (b 1879), Alexander M. Bannerman, Charles H. Bannerman (1884), and Margaret R. S. Bannerman (b 1889). He died at Portage la Prairie on 23 June 1890 and was buried in the Kildonan Presbyterian Cemetery.

Sources:

Death registration, Manitoba Vital Statistics.

The Story of Manitoba by F. H. Schofield, Winnipeg: The S. J. Clarke Publishing Company, 1913.

1901 Canada census, Automated Genealogy.

Obituaries and burial transcriptions, Manitoba Genealogical Society.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 19 June 2017

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