Richland County, North Dakota
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Betty J. Winn
Date: 31 Dec. 2005
Is anyone available to do a search for an obituary for the following: ERVIN HARSHMAN died-March 1969 in Hankinson, North Dakota. Please advice me on the charges for this.
Date: 31 Oct. 2005
I'm looking for any information pertaining to a Frank Trimner that
lived in Lidgerwood, North Dakota around 1942. He passed away
sometime around 1958. I was recently informed that he is my fathers
biological father. We are just looking for any information about our
heritage. My father was born August 1942 to Opal Green.
Date: 25 Sept. 2005
Looking for leads on the surname of LEIICK. My Grandmother was the daughter
of Johan and Susan LEIICK. I found them in the 1880 Census as living in
Richland County. I have lost the trail on Johan and Susan, two of
their sons, Peter and Frank moved to Idaho. They both ranched and from
what I can determine were never married. I have not been able to locate
any information on the whereabouts of their brother Robert, and sister
Susan. Any help would be greatly appreicated.
Date: 21 Sept. 2005
I'm looking for the marriage record of Leopold BAGUS and Mary Anna
MERTES. They married between 1886-1887 in Richland Co., Dakota
Territory. It is possible it took place at the St. Joseph Mission.
Any help would be appreciated on finding this record.
Thank you. Marcella
Date: 18 Sept. 2005
Carl. J. Holm, born 6/24/1866 in SWEDEN (Stockholm) and died 12/19/1925 in Benton, MO. Wife, Emma C. Olson
(m. 1897. She was born 5/3/1875 in Calumet, MI and died July 13, 1954, in Fergus Falls, MN. Found couple in
the 1900 census in Richland County and Emma again in the 1930. I have nothing earlier on Carl Holm beside
the fact of his birth and birthplace.
Would love to see some document referring to a name of his parents or siblings if he had any.
Robert E. Johnson
Date: 2 August 2005
I am looking for any information on a Ragna Demma Olson, who married Iver
B. Olson in Richland County, or perhaps worked there before going to
Traill County around 1898-1900.
She died there supposedly in April, 1894.
There was a reference to a Ragna--a 24 year old servant girl in the
1890's. She, based on some information, was born in Eggsdal, Norway
Any information you can give me would be appreciated.
Thank you. Bob
Date: 6 June 2005
Any information on 'Hom' family in the Lidgerwood area would be
appreciated. Seems they came from Wisconsin.
Date: 28 March 2005
I am looking for information about my maternal great grandparents Henry
Lynch and Johanna Maher. I would appreciate any info available. It is my
understanding they were from Lidgerwood North Dakota.I met them when I
was very young. I was born in Salem Oregon and they lived here on a farm.
They both died here. I am looking for my ancesters and I am interested in
anyone related to the Maher and Lynch relatives from that area if they
are still with us. Thank you hope to hear from someone.
Date: 26 Mar 2005
I'm looking for relatives of Claude Moody. He was born in Richland Co.
in 1896. He later lived in Fergus Falls, MN then California. Please contact me.
Date: 25 Mar 2005
I am looking for information and possible decendents of Michael (Mike?)
Elsen, who was born in 1855 in Freilingen, Germany. The German records
say that he emigrated in 1881 to Kansas, but I cannot find any records of
him there. I do, however, find information about a Michael Elsen, *1855,
in Richland County, ND. - Thanks, Orchid
Date: 22 Feb 2005
I am seeking information about my great grand parents Carl & Mathilida
Redemski,they homesteaded 160 acres in the Hankinson - Mantador area in
the 1800`s till 1903 when Carl died How- Why no death listings?in
sourrounding area. Carl also had a brother Fedrick & his heirs who owned
adajent land. Carl`s daughter Ida married my grand father Solomon Durant
in 1905. And Mathilida, son Charles, Ida & Solomn came to Iowa. A
daughter Kendla is unaccounted for, also Fedrick & his heirs. A 1910
census list no Redemskis in that area Any info about Carl- Kendla-
Fredrick would be appreciated.
Date: 17 Feb 2005
I am interested in the Hingtgen families that moved to Wahpeton around
ALEXANDER FLAA FARNHAM WAGONER BROWN MOISE
Date: 7 Feb 2005
I am looking for information on Emanuel Edward Alexander b 1868 Dubuque
Co., IA and married Bessie Farnham. Emanuel and Bessie had six children
Effie, Joseph, David, Francis married Emil Oscar Flaa, Robert b SD,
Lester B. ND. Francis and Oscar Flaa had two children, Steiner and
Stuart. There is a book on Richland Co., ND that lists information on
Emanual Edward Alexander. The information was written by Frances
Alexander Flaa. Emanuel Edward Alexander father was (I think) William
Alexander who was a brother to my grgrgrandmother Margaret Elizabeth
Alexander Wagoner b 1838 in Dubuque Co., IA. Margaret father was
Alexander William Alexander born 1792 Scotland. I would appreciate any
information anyone can give me on any of these people and the book.
Date: 5 Jan 2005
I am looking for a gravesite/plot at the St. Anthony's Catholic Cemetary
in Fairmount, with the name of John George Neubauer. Can anyone help me?
Date: 10 Jan 2005
I am looking for marriage licence in the early 1900`s for Ida Redemski
daughter of Carl & Matlida Redemski of Belford twp. and Solomon Durant,
of Iowa. or any other Redemski`s where do I write to see if there is a
copy of the licence available
STERNER CHRISTY HOFFMAN
Date: 26 Dec 2004
Looking in particular for death dates for Oscar A. Sterner, wife Mary
Elizabeth Hoffman Sterner(aka Ellen, Helen, Ella) and daughter Aura (or
Ora) E. Sterner Christy. Oscar and his wife were living with daughter
Aura in Barrie Township, Richland County at the time of the 1910 census.
Believe them to be buried in Richland Co. as the name
"Sterner" is listed on pp. 6, 47, 48, 51, 52, volume 9 of the cemetery
Date: 14 Dec 2004
I am looking for historic photos of Wyndmere, North Dakota taken between
1931 and 1949, the years my father grew up there.
I have found nothing on the internet and would love to share photos with
my father during our Christmas visit, the 20th of Dec, 2004.
Thank you so much for your help regarding my quest. :)
RITTICH BUELTEMAN GAUGUSCH KOEPPLER MINOR
Date: 13 Dec 2004
I am looking for information on John Rettig (Various Spellings). I
believe he is my fathers long lost uncle. The last known place of
residence was North Dakota. I believe he lived in Wahpeton. He was last
heard from around 1940 and was not mentioned in his sisters obituary in
1980. I assume he may have died somewhere in between. Any help would be
Am looking for information on Dunbars that resided in or near Barney in
Richland N.D. Also any Murdocks that resided in the same. More
specifically, Pluma Dunbar that married Harold Kendall Murdock around 1905.
Searching for information on the Joachim & Sophia WITT family. I believe
they lived in the Mantador and Hankinson area of Richland Co.
Date: 3 July 2004
Noticed a query from 1997 about a family member named Goltz in Richland
co who married a member of the Woiwode family. I have information on the
family Woiwode and the Riester family, which also married into the
Woiwode family. Will be willing to share all I know. E-address from 1997
query is no longer good.
Date: 27 June 2004
Gustav M. OLSON, born 1878 in Iowa, married Mariann/Mary Ann, don't know
maiden name in 1906/1907 at Spring Grove, MN. She was born in Iowa about
1876/1877.They appeared in the 1920 Census in Walcott Twp.
1. Myrtle L., born 1909 in ND
2. Lewis M., born 1909 in ND
3. Oral C. (also saw as Orville), born 1911 in ND
4. Medella Gertrude, baptised 10/Feb/1913 at Richland Luthern Church, ND
Gustav's parents were Martinus/Martin OLSON and Anne Marie NILSON, both
born in Norway. My gr-grand parents.
If anyone can help me find birth/death certicates or any info for any of
this family I would appreciate it.
Thank you in advance,
Barbara in WA State
MITTAG MANSKE WORNER
Date: 23 June 2004
I recently found out that I had ancestors that resided in Hankinson and
Are there any on-line databases that I can research?
Their names are:
Mittag: Herman C. A. and wife Martha (Manske) Mittag(Hankinson, ND)
Worner: Reuben and Elise Amanda Augusta (Manske) Worner (Wahpeton, ND)
Manske: Hermann Friedrich (Tyler, ND)
Hermann, Martha, and Elise (Lizzie) Manske were siblings of my Great
Grandmother Bertha (Manske) Mittag, and I am now told that Bertha and
Martha married Mittag brothers.
Any help or direction you can give me will be greatly appreciated.
Date: 2 May 2004
I am trying to find several siblings of one of the JOSTAD families.
A 1916 obit for one of the siblings, Oluf JOSTAD, stated that his sister,
Mrs. A K SHIRLEY, was living in Christine ND at that time. I would like to
know which sister and to get some leads to find out whatever happened to this
branch of the tree. Thank you.
Date: 25 April 2004
Susannah sears Sat Jun 2 10:18:03 2001
I am trying to locate any information on Dewey Dwayne (Duane?) MAKINSTER
who lived and had a farm in Lidgerwood, ND sometime between 1860 and 1910.
This is my great-great-great grandfather and any information you could offer
would be much appreciated.
Thank you, Susannah Sears
I have a Duraine Dewey MAKINSTER, he was born in Wisconsin in January 1852,
per the 1900 census for ND. He was the son of Dewey (b. 2/1827 in NY) and
Eliza (b. 4/1827 in NY) MAKINSTER. His siblings per the 1860 MN, Waseca County
(listed as McKINSTER) census and the 1870 MN, Faribault County (listed as McQUESTEN)
census are Major, Surviva C., Ida Medora, and Josephine.
E-mail me if you read this and want more info. They are hard to find as their name
is mispelled / misinterpreted easily. I am the Great-Grandaughter of Ida Medora.
Date: 9 April 2004
I am looking for information on the marriage of John MULLEN and Martha WHITAKER in about 1890.
I was told that they were married in Wahpeton.
Date: 7 March 2004
I am looking for any info on the KOWASH family.
Date: 29 March 2004
I am also interested in locating any information on my ancestors. I am also a great
great great grand daughter of Maxamillion EISCHENS.
Date: 28 Feb 2004
Ervin Albert WINJE lived in Liberty Grove Township.
He was born in 1897 and died in 1921. Tell me about
his life and how he died.
Date: 27 Jan 2004
Seeking any information, factual or anecdotal, available on my paternal grandparents,
Thomas Jefferson LONDON and his wife Amy, who homesteaded near Hankinson, in Richland Co.
ND from 1887 to 1894. Three of their small children died in the month of August, in the
years of 1887, 1890 and 1893. Any known common factor for that month? One child born in White Rock,
SD, during time they lived in Hankinson - was there a better doctor there? Witnesses on their
Homestead Papers were Andrew Olson, Eldred M. Strong, Cassius Lisk and Lemuel T. Dunham.
Caleb Ezra Stewart, who also lived near by, was a brother in law. Thanks for any help you
can give to me in Florida.
Date: 26 Jan 2004
Looking for the family of Barbara RODGER born 1861-1866 from Scotland, married 1886 in Abercrombie,
Richland County, Dakota Territory. Also, Walter James RODGER, born Richland Co, Dakota Territory
abt. 1884. He may have been adopted out. Who's son was he?
Date: 31 Jan 2004
Seaching for Theresa ROOTKIE who moved to Lidgerwood in 1900 at the age of 16 with her parents.
She married Frank MARTINEK on Jan 23, 1904. Died June 3, 1942 at New Effington, SD.
Need info on her parents and Theresa.
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