1999 Barnes County Queries
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Submitter: Steven Kehl
Date: 31 Dec 1999
Looking for any Info on a John
Kehl, and Paulina Kehl They both came over from Russia in 1910, had
with them a Daughter named Regina, born July 9th, on the way over
from russia. found naturalization records of two Johns from barnes
county one 1926, the other 1929 yet nothing on Paulina, or Regina or
any other sons or daughters. So any info would be greatly
Date: 29 Dec 1999
Looking for any information on
Anton Gunderson who died in Valley City. He was married to Stina
Anderson who died in 1960 in Dilworth Minnesota. Their children
were:Dagnee, E(unknow), Gladys, P(unknown), and Virginia
PUHR REINART SCHLINDLER
Date: 27 Dec 1999
I am researching the Kuhry family of Oriska, ND. Louis Mathias Kuhry
m. Anna Puhr His brothers are Dick, Fred, Ed, Gen and George Kuhry.
Sisters names unknown. His children are Louis John Kuhry(b. 3/6/09 d.
5/13/91)(m. Genevieve Reinart), Anthony B. Kuhry, Marie Kuhry,
Gertrude Kuhry, Genevieve Kuhry Carr, Florence Kuhry, Gregory
(Corkie) Kuhry, Georgina Kuhry Pushor, and Anne Kuhry Modelevsky.
Children of Louis J. Kuhry and Genevieve Reinart are Louis Michael
Kuhry, Janis Kuhry Zellor, Mary Kuhry Wroblewski, Patricia Kuhry, and
David Kuhry (dec.) They may have come to Oriska from Wisconsin in
late 1800s or early 1900s. Louis Mathias Kuhry was editor of a local
paper in Oriska for a short time. Thanks, Sara Rogers Kuhry
Date: 29 Nov 1999
I need someone to look up and send me a copy of a 1999 obit from
Valley City paper. Please E-Mail me name address and cost. I will
send sase and money.
O'DONNELL BUSCH NOXON
Date: 11 Nov 1999
I am interested in researching my grandmother & her family. My
grandmothers maiden name was Alice Jean (called Jennie) O'Donnell,
she was born in Canada in 1880, 1881? daughter of Thomas O'Donnell. I
believe her family settled in Cass County area but I later found
Jennie in Valley City township area in 1900. She married my
grandfather, Frank Thomas Busch, a photograher somewhere early in the
1900's. Any information would be greatly appreciated. Have seen the
name Noxon associated with family, possibly brother-in-law???
Submitter: David Stark
Date: 09 Nov 1999
I am looking for anyone with
information on Rasmus Olsberg family from Kathryn, N.D., wife Julian.
Rasmus had a large farm around Kathryn in 1890 to around the late
1940's. My Mother was Lula Julian Olsberg Stark. I was once told the
my GGrandfathers name might has been Bottneau. Please email me with
Submitter: Rich Ecker
Date: 28 Oct 1999
I am looking for any information on Nicholas, George H. (his son),
Ellen S. Freeland (Nicholas' Wife), or Jessie Stearns(George H.'s
Wife). Any information would be extremely appreciated. :) Thank You,
Sidney Keith Koontz
Date: 22 Oct 1999
Looking for any information on Edward A. KOONTZ b. 21 May 1876
Rossville, IA d. 3 Feb 1946 Pasadena, CA lived with wife Myrtle Mae
Canoe KOONTZ in Valley City, ND. Son Garner L. KOONTZ b. 20 Sep 1903
d. 20 Jul 1918 is buried in Woodbine Cemetery, Barnes Co., ND. I will
appreciate any information on this family, and am willing to share
family history and photos of the Koontz's.
* WALKS MERCHANT
Submitter: carol cox
Date: 19 Oct 1999
I am looking for information on DAVID WALKS born in
UXBRIDG,ALBERTA,,CANADA in 1973 or74 he moved with his parents to
SANBORN,DAKOTA TERRITORY in 1882 the first settlers in UXBRIDGE
township. He married ROSE EMMA MERCHANT they lived in WIMBELDON, N,D.
had 14 children. MAE, GLADYS, DORTHY, SUSIE, CLARA, DORA, ANGELO,
LOIS, JAMeS, DAVEY, ROBERT, FLOYD, GORDON, MARVIN. One brother ROBERT
One sister FRANCES He died in Aug. 1949 buried in COURTENAY, N.D.
Thanks in advance for any help recieved Carol (WALKS) Cox
KORNELIUS JOHNSON/JOHANSSEN ODEGARD KVALNES
Submitter: ginny baxter
Date: 29 Sep 1999
surnames DAHL KVALNES JOHNSON JOHANNSON ODEGARD. kORNELIUS BY my
aunts ideas "oh yes we have many cousins in ND" thank you.
Submitter: Karen Hoel
Date: 25 Aug 1999
FINNER, RUSCH. I am searching
for descendants of Augusta Rusch and August Finner who homesteaded in
Barnes County near Wimbledon in the late 1880's. August Finner's
sister Augusta is also believed to have immigrated to Barnes County
with them. All born in Prussia, possibly in Grunwald where a brother
Fredrick William Finner was born 21 Jan 1853.
Submitter: Judy Olson
Date: 31 Jul 1999
BARTHOLOMEW Searching for Bartholomews
who lived in Barnes County, and Rogers, ND early 1900s. William
Bartholomew, son of Andrew J. Bartholomew and his wife Florence May
(Tompkins) Bartholomew. Florence remarried after Andrew's death to
Jacob Kisinger and lived in Valley City until her death there in
1948. For some reason, Barnes County Courthouse could not find her
death on December 1, 1948 when I inquired. Would appreciate any
information on William's family (wife Sophie, and children Earl,
Arthur,and possibly Florence) or on Florence Kisinger. Thanks,
Date:30 Jul 1999
I am looking for information on the WILKE family of Wimbeldon. Fred
and Lizzie (Krause) WILKE had three children: Fred, Loretta and
Henrietta. Lizzie died in 1955 in Valley City. Henrietta married
Vernon ROBERTS. Vernon died in 1953 in Moline, Illnois. Henrietta
died in 1993. They had at least one son: Kenneth. I would appreciate
any information on this family!
Submitter: David Peterson
Date: 21 Jul 1999
I'm looking for Harold or Harry Gordon Peterson. He is my
grandfather. His son's name was Marold Gordon Peterson, born December
22, 1914 at Leal, North Dakota. His wife's name was Elsie Peterson
who was later divorced from him. Marold (my father) was baptized at
Wimbeldon Methodist Parsonage, Wimbledon, North Dakota by Reverand
O.L. Anthony. My father, Marold, was killed in WWII and I'm looking
for any relative or information regarding Harold, Marold or any
member of this family.
Submitter: Russ Czaplewski
Date:17 Jul 1999
Seek info on Barnes County
church. When was St. Henry Catholic church established at Alice? Did
its congregation include a large proportion of Polish families?
Date: 28 Jun 1999
Searching for Charles A.Maier Emmigrated from Stuttgart,
Germany in late 1880's with brothers John and Fredrick. Homesteaded
in Lamoure couty and moved to Valley City around 1915. Specificly, we
are seaching for his first wife to whom, all his children were born.
Minnie Pooch was his second wife. My father, Richard A. Maier was
born May 12 1899. Married Eva Olstad in 1922. Ronald L. Maier
Date: 09 Jun 1999
Searching for descendents of my grandfather's sister Olga AASLAND.
She was born in Sandnes, Norway 7-APR-1891. She would have come to
the US in the early part of the century. She married a FOSS and had
two children, Agnes and Myrtle. She lived in Valley City, ND
ELLIS BUTTERFIELD WRIGHT YOUNG DUNN
Date: 22 May 1999
I am searching for info or descendants of Levi & Susan
[YOUNG] ELLIS. Levi was the
first child of James & Rosanna ELLIS of Sanford, Me. Levi married
Susan Young in 1859 at Alton, N.H. My ggf Everett Elverton ELLIS was
born there in 1862. About 1864 the family migrated to Mn. Then in
1880 all of Levi's immediate family and some extended came to Barnes
Co., Dakota Territory to homestead. They farmed and taught school in
Valley City. Related names include: ABELEIN, BUTTERFIELD, DUNN,
LARSON, WRIGHT. Any info greatly appreciated, Diane.
Date: 08 May 1999
Looking for information on William Herman Riebe, married to Agnes
Bertha Maria Macheel on May 25, 1888, Ligerwood, ND. Believe they had
3 children, William Hugo George Riebe, Otto Riebe and Pauline Riebe.
Born in Valley City, ND. If you have any information on any of these
people I would appreciate you emailing me. William Hugo George Riebe
is my father and He was born April 21, 1892. He died around 1959 In
Aberdeen SD. Thank you for your help.
Date: 30 Apr 1999
Charles Otto father Postmaster General of Valley City, member of
Mason birth and death unknown Elsie Otto mother maiden name either
Simon or Simons birth unknown death in 1960s Janet Otto daughter
Corrine Otto daughter trying to get birth death and marriage
certificate information on Charles and Elsie
ARBUCKLE DAVIDSON JOHNSON RAND NEAGLE
Date: 22 Apr 1999
Looking to exchange information on the family of Robert DAVIDSON,
born Minto,Ontario, Canada 22 Feb 1882 who was the son of William
Davidson and Janet ARBUCKLE. He married Pearl E. JOHNSON on 3 Jan
1902 in Wadena, MN (daughter of Franklin F. and Ida May RAND). Their
first three children (Lucille,Vivian,Kenneth)were born in Wadena.
Sons Harold, Donald, and Raymond were born in Roseau,MN and the
following children Vernon, William, Wayne,Roland,Russell, Margaret,
Ida Larraine, and Bernice were born in Barnes county, ND and lived in
Luverne. I am the granddaughter of Vernon DAVIDSON born 18 Dec 1910
who married Clara Constance NEAGLE on 31 May 1934 in Valley City,ND
(daughter of William F. and Clara A. DANFORTH). My grandparents left
Luverne in about 1934 nd moved to Phoenix, AZ. Please contact me if
you have a family connection.
GRUMAN (GRUMANN) KUNZY(KUNZE) KATZLE
Date: 17 Apr 1999
GRUMAN; (GRUMANN)KUTSCHE I am researching my great-great grand
parents John GRUMAN who married Kathyrn KUNZY(KUNZE).Their son Joesph
GRUMAN was born 7Feb 1840, In Germany , possibly Neisse in old
Schlesien (Silesia)., Muhlsdorf. It is now Poland. Joseph married
Louise KATZLE. Louise was born 15April 1848. They emigrated to
America with their children arriving in NY 17April,1886.They
emigrated to Wisc.,Mn and then Barnes County,ND.They started farming
near Fingal/Oriska. Their children were Josef, Charles , John
,Martha, Mary, Karl.John GRUMAN, my grandfather married Veronika
KUTSCHE 15 July 1896. I would like to be contacted by anyone who is
researching these families. I am interested in the location in
Germany of the homeland.Any information will be appreciated.
Date: 31 Mar 1999
My ggrandfather, George Dwight BAKER, died Oct 7th, 1949 in Valley
City. I would appreciate it if someone could look up his death record
and e-mail me the information contained. I am especially interested
if place of birth is included and parents names. Thank you, Cecil
Peloquin, Lake Oswego, OR
Nancy Maroulis (email@example.com)
Date: 30 Mar 1999
I am looking for information about my great great grandfather Albert
Bertrand Whitcomb. I recently received information telling me that he
died in Valley City in 1880 of consumption. He had recently come
there from Elgin, IL and had started a "livestock business" according
to his obituary in the Elgin, IL newspaper.
Date: 27 Mar 1999
Researching William George
HELTMAN m. Thersie Sherman BADER. They lived in Fingal, ND prior to
1905. Theresie had nine children from a previous marriage. They left
Fingal, ND. in 1906 for Handel, Saskatchewan, CAN. Their son William
George HELTMAN (II), was born May 3, 1905 in Fingal, ND. Anyone
researching BADER or HELTMAN, please contact me.
Date: 23 Mar 1999
I am trying to find info on the name TSHIRHART. I believe my great
grandmother's name is such. TSHIRHARTS lived in Barnes County for a
while after coming from Ontario Canada in the late 1800's or
extremely early 1900's, and believed to have moved back East. Any
information is important to me. Thanks John V. Kirscher
Date: 21 Mar 1999
I am searching for information on my greatgrandfather Matthias KLEIN
who lived and is buried in Barnes Co., ND. If anyone is doing
research on my family please contact me. I would be willing to share
information. Jackie Blaney firstname.lastname@example.org
Date: 08 Mar 1999
I am searching for information on my father and grandparents. Father
Olger K Dahl b in Norway, and his parents Peter and Sophia
Johnson/Dahl, came to Fort Ransom and later to Valley City with many
children, in 1903 and they were there with a cousin, who helped them
to get started in ND. later in 1922 came to Tacoma Wa.
OLSON KNUDSON OLSEN JACABSEN JACABSON
Submitter Howard L.
Date: 24 Feb 1999
I am looking for the family of Tobias Olson, I am his
grandson, if you have any info please write back
Date: 23 Feb 1999
Elizabeth Lantz was in Wawaka, IN visiting relatives when she died 11
march -4 apr 1904. She is the wife of Uriah Washington Lantz, and
they lived in Barnes Co, ND. I am trying to find information on their
descendants. is there an obituary for her in a paper-or where should
i look for it. a notice of her death appeared in Carroll Co, MD.
Uriah was from this county. Elizabeth was probably born in PA and she
married Uriah ca 1860; they had children born before 1870 in Carroll
Co, MD; and then the whole family moved to ND. I am also interested
in exchanging information on ancestors with interested relatives.
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