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18 Jul 2002


May-December, 1997

Calgary Newspaper Announcements Online





This webspace contains the full-text birth and death announcements that were extracted from the Calgary Herald daily newspaper and post them online. Credit for the 1997 extraction work should go to Janet Morgan, Alan Peers, and Sonia Putney.

Since the Calgary Herald only "went online" with this information in May 1997, the birth and death announcements here represent the ones published from May to December 1997. Be sure to look for other sources of birth information beyond this site and such newspaper accounts, since those published here are only a small fraction of the births and deaths which occurred in Calgary during 1997.

Other collections of Calgary Birth, Marriage, and Death announcements are also online.

As in any transcription, there may be errors, so all data retrieved from this site should be considered tentatively until confirmed with personal viewing of the microfilm copies of the identified newspaper or with other, primary documentation (e.g. first-hand accounts or copies of records that registered these events with church or government).

For further information regarding this and other extraction projects being undertaken by the AFHS, please send an email to: If you'd like additional information about a particular announcement, please use our Query system.

In all cases, the date of the announcement appears in parentheses following the announcement. For those who follow through and seek a microfilm copy of the Calgary Herald, you may want to look at a day or two before and after the posted date as sometimes the details are slightly modified. Microfilm copies are available at the Calgary Public Library as well as the University of Calgary library.