Search billions of records on

Samuel Henry Harkwood Livingston

- Carol Vulliamy

Samuel Henry Harkwood Livingston- 1831



At seventeen Sam was bold and sailed to America to find fortune

The gold rush in California lured determined men with opportune

Always searching he panned along the North Saskatchewan River

Panning in poor weather was treacherous- his family now quiver.


One freezing day, Sam arrived on the river bank at Pakan they say

He was barely alive, quick, take him in said Jane feeling dismay.

Little did she guess that he would be her loving partner for life

He took her to Calgary to start a new life that was safer, less strife.


He prospered by leaps and bounds with pigs and farm machines

New produce and acquiring cattle fulfilled his ambitious dream.

Recognition in various venues was recorded in history books

Sam was charismatic, flamboyant, a tall man with good looks.


Being the “First Farmer in Calgary” brought respect and notoriety.

As founding Director of the Calgary District Agricultural Society

-Taking grain and vegetables to the Toronto Industrial Exhibition.

Land titles needed; he formed the Alberta Settlers Rights Association.


The Calgary Branch of the Canadian North West Territories Stock Association

And serving as a School Board Trustee were his Civic donations.

Becoming a delegate to the Conservative Party Convention acquired

His gold strike on the South Saskatchewan River finally transpired!


Written By Carol Howard Vulliamy- 2009

Source used; Dictionary of Canadian Biography Online


All of this information on the Howard Clan web pages was submitted by Carol Vulliamy.
Poems by Carol Vulliamy

Thompson Poems
• William Thompson 1827 • Elizabeth Thompson 1770 • Doctor Jennings Thompson • Captain William Thomson • Brigadier General David Thompson • Rudd Kentucky- 1800s • Music from Kentucky 1800s •
Dumont Poems
Gabriel Dumont 1837 • Gabriel Dumont • Isidore Dumont Sr
Howse Poems
James Howse • Joseph Howse • Henry Howse Jr • Henry Howse Sr • Mary Howard nee Howse • Olive Howard nee Howse • Robert Howse • Rosalie Gariepy / Gardipee •
Landry Poems
Angele Landry • Christina Parenteau Rose • Pierre Falcon • Bertha Landry 1898 • Cuthbert Grant • Louise Laframboise • Lucie Parenteau • Marie Louise Falcon • Joseph Landry • MarieAnneGaboury • Marie Page • Pierre Falcon • Victor Rose •
Livingstone Poems
Samuel Livingstone •
Patenaude - Draycott Poems
Benjamin Patenaude • Charles Draycott • Charles Favel Draycott Jr • Isabelle Patenaude • John Ibbotson •
Vair Poems
Brothers Vair • John Vair and Edith Cooper • Edith Vair • Florence Hunt • Florence Bertha Vair • Edith Vair • Nellie Vair • Noreen Florence Bertha Kiemele Hunt • John Ernest Vair • Alvin Vair • Henry Vair •
More Poems
A Poem for Drake Hennig.html • A Poem for Roy Edwin Howard • Angel Harilstad • Bruce Franklin Chapman • Frederick Herbert Chapman • Herbie Howard •

NOTICE: These electronic pages may NOT be reproduced in any format for profit or presentation by any other organization or persons. Persons or organizations desiring to use this material (including notices and submitter information), must obtain the written consent of the contributors: Carol Vulliamy or the legal representative of the submitters: Carol Vulliamy and contact the listed Lloydminster Gen Web Region Project web master or Saskatchewan Gen Web Webmaster with proof of this consent.

We encourage links to Lloydminster Gen Web and Howard - Kiemele Family Tree Web Pages. Web design by Julia Adamson, webmaster.
You are our [an error occurred while processing this directive] visitor-- thanks for stopping by!