George and Minnie Mursa

The Stone House built by George and Minnie Meer Mursa on their homestead near Foremost in south-east Alberta around 1910. George and Minnie Mursa left Estonia in the early 1900s with their three children, Martin, Johnny, and Linda. After a short time in South Dakota, they settled in southern Alberta. They lived in tents until they finished building their large two-storey home with lumber shipped from British Columbia by train and wagon. The farmstead included a stone house with a sauna bath.

In 1925, the Mursa family moved to Snohomish, Washington.

Alberta's Estonian Heritage