Guidelines - Please Note: This is a suggested list of content only. The amount of detail included will vary based on the information available and how closely your family's history is linked with the Gimli area.
Family Chapter Outline
- names of original pioneer couple
- place(s) of residence in Gimli area (district, farm, land designation or own lot if known)
- years of residence in Gimli area
B) Family Background
- names of pioneers' parents and places of origin
- names of known siblings of the pioneer couple, their places of residence
- stories associated with the family's ancestry (i. e. colourful ancestors, etc.)
- when? from where? family members?
- details/stories of the journey?
- stopovers in North America prior to arrival at Gimli
- location(s) of homestead(s) in Gimli area - if known
- description of site, land, conditions, settlement stories
- lifestyle (livelihood(s), experiences, stories...)
- Hardships, natural disasters, unusual events (fires, floods, etc.)