John Wares

John Wares with his motorbike in the mountains of Alberta. John Wares and his wife Anna (Sonnatar) , sister of Anna (Sonnatar) Matteus (Matthews) emigrated from Estonia to Eckville, Alberta in 1911. Their three children Rudy, Egla and Erta were born in Alberta. John Wares made a successful application for a homestead patent in May, 1920.

The family moved to British Columbia in 1933. Mrs. Wares passed away in 1934 and her husband John on July 27th, 1967.

Alberta's Estonian Heritage