BCHF News The Isnardy family of Williams Lake

The Isnardy family of Williams Lake

The Chimney Creek House, built in 1875 by Amadee Isnardy. The image is a watercolour by Wilfred Wright.

Barry Sale looks at the story of Amadee Isnardy, who came to BC in 1859 and married, Julienne Willamatkwa, the daughter of the chief of the Stl’atl’imx First Nation. Early in 1862, the two of them set out for the Cariboo. Read more in the Williams Lake Tribune.