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The Carl Wilhelm Friedrick STUEF Family
Park Springs and Bismark Districts
Carl Wilhelm Friedrick Stuef (spelled Stu'f in Germany), (1870-1938) was born in Parchim, Germany, on August 18, 1870. Whilhelmine 'Minnie' Johanne Sophie Ortman (1876-1968) was born June 6, 1876, in Ziegendorf, Germany. On August 6, 1897, Carl and Whilhelmine married in Germany. Carl passed away in November, 1938, while Minnie lived to be 92 years old, spending her last years in a nursing home in Minnesota, where she died in 1968.
Carl was a painter and decorator by trade, and moved his wife and family to the Park Springs District in 1908 and homesteaded the N.W. 1/4, 34-43-28-W4. They sold their farm 1917 and moved with their 4 youngest sons, to Minnesota, U.S.A. Travelling by a train from Ponoka, they entered the US at Portal, North Dakota on March 17, 1917. The family lived in Minneapolis, Minnesota for 2 years before moving to Isanti, Minnesota where they lived and farmed from November 1919 until March 1937.
Carl and his wife had 5 sons.
My grandfather, Otto Richard Stuef, was one of the five children of Carl and Minnie Stuef (Carl Jr.,Walter, William, Otto and Emil). Otto arrived in the United States, through the port of Portal, North Dakota, on March 17, 1917 by train. He was born in Bismark, Alberta, Canada. The train that landed him in the United States came from Ponoka, Alberta, Canada. He and his family moved to Minneapolis, Minnesota. Upon arriving in Minneapolis, Minnesota, the Stuef family stayed there nearly two years. Next the family moved to Isanti, Minnesota ,where they lived and farmed from Nov. 1919 until March 1937.
My grandfather Otto, married Ethel Frieda Mathieson on April 22, 1932 at Weber, Minnesota. My grandmother,was born on January 30, 1913 at Oxford, Isanti, Minnesota. They had one child, Kenneth Otto Stuef. Kenneth was born on August 3, 1932 in Isanti, Minnesota.
My father, Kenneth, married Margaret Ann Swinea on Aug. 4, 1956. in Royal Oak, Michigan. They had five children (Kenneth Wayne,Thomas, James, Michael and Lisa).
The Children .... (and grandchildren)
Carl Jr. Married Freda Frisch and had a son and a daughter. Lived in the Bismark district until 1924, when they moved to a farm near Ponoka, where they lived for a few years before moving to British Columbia
Walter Moved to Minnesota in 1917 with his parents and 3 of his 4 brothers
William Moved to Minnesota in 1917 with his parents and 3 of his 4 brothers
Otto Moved to Minnesota in 1917 with his parents and 3 of his 4 brothers. He met and married Ethel Frieda Mathieson on April 22, 1932 at Weber, Minnesota. Ethel was born on January 30, 1913 at Oxford, Isanti, Minnesota. They had one child, Kenneth Otto Stuef, born August 3, 1932 in Isanti, Minnesota, USA.
Kenneth, married Margaret Ann Swinea on Aug. 4, 1956. in Royal Oak, Michigan. They had five children: Kenneth Wayne,Thomas, James, Michael and Lisa.
Emil Moved to Minnesota in 1917 with his parents and 3 of his 4 brothers
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The Beaman Family
Homeglen District
The W.C. Beaman family settled on the N.W. 1/4 of 16-44-1-W5 in 1909. They were great hunters and lived on venison and sold furs.
Based on excerpts from:
BEAMAN Family RESEARCHER:
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BEAMAN Family WEB SITE :
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