Chisago County, MN
Posted Queries for the year 2001
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JOHANSDOTTER posted by
Sigvard Brunnstedt on Sunday, May 20,
Please, give me a tip! Many of members of my ancestry migrated from Småland
in Sweden to the United States of America. I now two names: The first one
of them was Josefina Maria
Johansdotter. Born 10th of Aug 1858 in Brunsmåla in the
parish of Ålem. She left for North Branch, Minnesota the 21st of Aug
1884. The second one of them was Almida Elisabeth
Brunnstedt who was
born 17th of April 1871 in Brunsmåla in the same parish of Ålem.
She left for North America on the 18th of May 1892. Both of them was my
grandmother's sisters. My family name was spelled either
Brunstedt during the
18th and 19th century. If you know that your family came from Sweden there
is a possibility that we share ancestry. I've documented my ancestry and
made it available on the Internet to find relatives in US. If you are interested,
have look on my website, with address below:
Best regards Sigvard Brunnstedt
ANDERSON posted by
Bill Lohmeier on Sunday, August 26, 2001
Looking for info on CARTER, LOHMEIER, PAQUETTE.
CARTERs lived in the French settlement. Mary CARTER married
Ovila PAQUETTE from Quebec, They later lived on the old Markham place
before moving to Randall, Wi. Florence PAQUETTE married Harold
LOHMEIER about 1928 and they lived across from the Markham place. Harold's
parents were Henry LOHMEIER and "Lena" ANDERSON.
Additional interesting information about this
query and some Chisago County history
posted by Carolyn Drews on Sunday, September
DREWS family of Chisago County, North Branch. Hans DREWS
1828-1911 and wife Catharina 1828-1881, Sons Frederick T. DREWS
1853-1923, Hans DREWS Jr c. 1858, Adolph DREWS 1865-1935.
Frederick T. DREWS 1st wife, Elizabeth 1859-1894 and second wife
Mary Christina (BOETGER-REED) DREWS 1862-1925. All buried
at St. John's Lutheran Cemetery.
Thank you Carolyn
posted by Greg Nelson on Friday, November
Looking for information on FERGUSON, family of Martha Matilda
FERGUSON born November 1851, Taylors Falls, Chisago County,
Minnesota. Who were her parents? They were immigrants from Norway
according to later census on Martha. Thanks!
7216 Meadowwood St. NE
Keizer OR 97303
HARY posted by
Shirley on Tuesday, February 20, 2001
We have lead to believe that our great grandfather, Martin HARY died
in North Branch in 1947. He was born in Brown county, Wisconsin in 1857.
He had family in St. Cloud area but had divorced. Would appreciate any help.
Thank you. Shirley
JOHNSON posted by
Darien Williamson on Thursday, January
Seeking info on gr-grandmother Mary JOHNSON born Aug 16,1881 at Chisago
City, MN. Died Jan 9, 1929 at Sterling township, Polk cty Wisconsin. Father
Ole JOHNSON, mother Enga HENDRICKSON. Were there other
children in this family?
QUINN posted by
Faye E Wood on Thursday, August 23, 2001
Might anyone know the Mother or Parents of Ingebord HOLMGREN born
@1891 in North Branch, Chisago Co., MN. She was adopted by Jeannette and
Roswell GRANT and her name was changed to Edith Hortense
GRANT. Edith married @1918 in Seattle, WA to George QUINN.
Edith died 10 Oct 1965 in Denver, CO. Wish to learn family associations and
their health? Thanks!
JOHNSON, posted by
Jeffrey Elmquist on Friday, October 26,
I am specifically interested in details concerning the parents and siblings
of Carl A. HULT; born 21 September 1840 in Smaland, Sweden; died 4
February 1928 in Langford, SD. He emigrated around 1869 and settled in Chisago
County. He and his wife Louisa HAKANSON lived on a farm south of
Chisago City - section 30, township 33, range 20. He and his children then
moved to Langford, SD around 1887. I am also interested in details concerning
Carl HULT's wife, as well as her parents and siblings. Louisa
HAKANSON was born 19 July 1847. I am not sure if she was born in Sweden
or America. Apparently she died in Chisago County sometime around 1887. Her
parents appear to have been Johan or John HAKANSON / HOKANSON,
born 6 May 1822; and Lisa born 3 March 1822. It also appears that John and
his wife Lisa sold a piece of property south of Chisago City (section 30,
township 33, range 20) to Carl A. HULT and Louisa on 30 April 1883.
It is very likely that some of Louisa's siblings went by the surname
JOHNSON. And it is possible that one of Louisa's sisters, Christina
HAKANSON / JOHNSON married Isaac HULT / HOLT.
This Isaac HULT may have been a brother to the Carl A. HULT
mentioned above. However, I have not been able to verify this. I would greatly
appreciate any information on these families. Thank you.
5018 County Road 115
Dola, OH 45835
GJERSING posted by
Dennis K. Boswell on Thursday, September
I am seeking names and dates for the parents, brothers and sisters of Axel
John Frederick JOHNSON, b. Between 3 Dec 1893 and 1 Dec 1894, Minneapolis;
d. 2 Dec 1953, Chisago City.
Axel JOHNSON and his wife, Nellie Violet (GJERSING)
JOHNSON rest today in Crystal Lake Cemetery, Minneapolis, Minnesota.
Axel and Nellie had three children, all females Doris Marion JOHNSON
(b. 1918), Marjorie Jean JOHNSON (b. 1920) and Shirley Ann
JOHNSON (b. 1923).
Family tradition holds that his father was named John and his mother named
Ida J. Ida is said to have been born in 1856 and died on 1 April 1927 in
Minneapolis. John is said to have been born in Sweden. Axel worked in Minneapolis
as a bookbinder and retired to Chisago City, Chisago County, MN in the 1940s
1950s before he passed Abt 1953-1954. Your assistance will be very much
appreciated. You may contact me via this list or privately at
email@example.com Thank you very much for your help.
Dennis K. Boswell
301 Crow Canyon Drive
Folsom, CA 95630
Telephone: (916) 987-3599 Fax: (916) 987-3555 Email:
posted by Carmen Brooks Gardiner on
Wednesday, December 12, 2001
Hi! I was wondering if you knew if any survey has been done of Kahbakong
Cemetery, Taylors Falls, Chisago County? A branch of my Blood family has
several members that were buried there and I am hoping to find others, since
the family was rather clannish. Thank you very much! Carmen Brooks Gardiner
LENT posted by
Peggy Lent on Thursday, May 31, 2001
I came across a reference to LENT Twp, Chisago Cty and need info
about the name origin. I am researching LENTs that migrated to your
state in 1870's and coming up with little if any information. I believed
they settled around Blue Earth but now am intrigued by the LENT Twp
name. If you can be of any help I would appreciate an e-mail.
ZACKRISON posted by
Jim on Tuesday, July 31, 2001
Looking for information on gr-grandmother Charlotta Larsson ZACKRISON.
Died in Sunrise Township, March 9, 1891. Am trying locate final resting place
in Chisago County. Have been to Sunrise Cemetery but can find no marker.
Is there someone in the area who has records of the cemetery? Also, does
anyone know which funeral directors might have been working at that time
in the Sunrise and Rush City area? Also seek information about her surviving
spouse, Charles ZACKRISON or Charles LINDELOF, son from previous
DREWS posted by
Carolyn Drews on Sunday, September 2, 2001
Edna Theresa Martinson
born 8/27/1895 died 8/9/1920 married Fred DREWS 1914. Edna buried
at Oak Grove Cemetery in Harris, MN.
Thank you Carolyn
posted by Jerry Nord on Saturday, June
I am looking for info on John MITCHELL. Lived in Chisago Co around
1899. Any info would be appreciated.
OLSON posted by
Carolyn Davies on Sunday, February 18,
I am looking for fellow researchers of Chisago County, MN. for OGREN.
I have photo-copies of marriage invitation for Sophie OLSON to Albert
OGREN, Mission Church, Rush City, MN, Nov. 28th, 1896. Sophie was
adopted daughter of OLSON ancestor who lived in Chisago County, and wish
to include info about her and her family in Family Tree, as per my late father's
request. Any suggestions will be appreciated. Carolyn Davies-NJ
BOLDT posted by
Brad Johnson on Tuesday, September 25,
Looking for information on Virginia nee BOLDT PALMER, died Feb 1993
in Chisago City, wife of Irving PALMER. Any information on her
or descendants, I'm tracing her ancestral line. Lived in Chisago City
for several years.
SKEEL posted by
Duane C. Skeel on Sunday, November 25,
Hello, I am looking for information on Lewis D. Skeel. He is the older brother
of my grandfather Carroll Skeel. Lewis was born in Wisconsin 1862 and died
in Chisago Co. 3/20/1929. Any help you could provide would be greatly
by Diane McClay on Friday, September 7,
My name is Diane McClay. My email address is firstname.lastname@example.org. I am seeking
information about the August SUNDEEN family, who lived in Chisago
Co. His wife's name was Emma, and they had 5 boys- named David, Oscar, Theodore
(my grandfather), Carl (from Lindstrom), and Joseph (from Center City). There
was also a girl-named Dorothy, who lived in St. Louis, Co. My dad-Durward-said
he thought they had lived near Almelund, or North Branch., with a mailing
address of Center City. Thank you. Diane
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