and pioneering spirit have provided us with a prosperous
and progressive province, rich in heritage and diverse in cultures
This index to Alberta land patent
applications was funded by a
bequest from the estate of Charles Douglas Denney (1901 - 2002) to the Alberta
Genealogical Society - Edmonton Branch. AGS members Sheila Majeau
and Heather Harper completed data entry and
The records in this collection
(Provincial Archives of Alberta Access 1976.131) are applications for
land patents completed by Alberta homesteaders in the approximate time
frame 1885 to 1897. The files also contain the affidavits
completed in support of a homesteader’s application for land
title. Each file is four pages long.
These files exist only in paper
format and the names are not found on the Index to Alberta Homestead
1870-1930. The files cover the following Alberta land
agencies: Beaver Lake, Calgary, Red Deer, Wetaskiwin, Edmonton
NOTE: Use the Advanced Search facility on the search screen to find spelling variations of names.
The files, in Provincial Archives
of Alberta (PAA) Accession 1976.131, can be viewed in the Reading Room
at the PAA. With the file number from the online index the researcher
now has easy access to all records of interest. Copy services are
Contact the Alberta Genealogical Society if you are interested in obtaining a copy of a file.
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NOTE: A fee of $14 is charged by the Society for a copy of each file.
If you have questions about the project, database or have found errors in the data please contact the Alberta Genealogical Society.
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Last Updated: November 16, 2010