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Have you ever found an old family bible or old photo while browsing thru a antique store, garage sale or flea market and wondered who they were or what there life was like?   Or maybe you are looking for some old photos or the old family bible.  Lets all work together and reunite those old items with the family.  For submitting information.  

Photos

Note: It would help to use your browser's "find" option to search this page. There are some with multiple identifying info and others have multiple surnames and they will be alphabetically listed. Some notices we have listed twice.
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Aitkin County

Photo of the Hill City baseball team my grandfather played on.  My grandfather, Clarence Arthur Thompson, is the 3rd person from the right. Joan (Thompson) Perry

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Beltrami County

I have come across a old photograph of a great aunt who was born in Canada. She moved to ND in 1877 and later married a gentleman from either ND or Minn. The photograph was taken by a photographer named REED and the back of the picture says Bimidgi, Minn. I have no idea how old the picture is and I was wondering if you had any info on the photographer, example how long he was in Bemidgi etc.  D. Warren, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.
I have a picture taken on Feb. 22, 1903 at W.E. Myre's Camp, 3 miles East of Blackduck. (20, 580 Feet. I think this refers to the amount of wood cut.) The photographer is Harry F. Nixon. I think this may have been taken near Black Duck, Beltrami County, MN. I believe this is a picture of a logging camp. I am trying to learn how to locate records, so I can learn more about which relative worked here. Any Ideas? Please email me with any suggestions. I think this is a fascinating picture. Thanks Much. Jackie

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Brown County

I have a boxful of wonderful, but unidentified, photos of people who had roots in Lake Hanska, Brown County, MN. Many of them appear on the "Most Wanted" page of my family history web site. Click on this link: http://hundorp.homestead.com/wanted.html The photos are numbered. If you think you can identify any of these folks, please let me know by clicking on the email button on the page. Bernie Shellum

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Chippewa County

Granite Falls High School Class of 1904 - C.L.Christianson studio Granite Falls, MN
Left to Right / Starting in the Back Row:
Bert Anderson Right Half
George Duernberger Sub.
William Kalchen Sub.
Clarence Nelson FullBack    
Louis Stevens Left Half
H. Homme Left Guard
Peter Willie QuarterBack
Tom Allen Left End
Doc Hammemann Right End
Gunnar Nordbye Right Tackle
Louie Wilkinson Right Guard
Leslie Brown Center
Albert Connor Left Guard
Arthur ??arold Coach

Notice the dog (stuffed animal), must have been a mascot. Same dog is in the photo for the Granite Falls Town Band.  Janet


Granite Falls, MN town band circa 1906.
Members included:
Front Row:  Ira Nelson, Peter Wille, Carroll Nelson, George Duernberger (seated bottom right-my ggrandfather)
Second Row:  Oliver Kruger, Knute Homone, Tom Schimo, Tom Allen
Third Row:  Ed Torgerson, Paul Soelberg, Tolley Hartwich, Ole Neste, Gunnar Nordlye
Back Row:  Alfred Emerson, Percy McElrath, Albert Olsen, Clarence Nelson, Ted Sorbien and George W.Duernberger (conductor's son).
Appears one member goes unnamed! Member names are listed on back of photo, handwriting is difficult to decipher.
Photo studio: Granite Falls, Minn...C. L. Christiaston (studio name is hard to decipher)  Janet

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Faribault County

I am not sure where this was taken or who the people are. I am thinking it is from around Wells, MN before 1966. My grandfather Theodore J. Moe was living there at the time of his death in 1966. Virginia Taylor

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Fillmore County
Photo taken in Mable/Canton, Minnesota
Photographer  Hammond
This picture was in the possession of Martin and Mari (Loeng) Bottolfsen of Cedar County Nebraska
We have no idea who the women and little girl are.
If you have an idea of who these people are please let us know.  Thank you   Connie Bottolfsen Loftus

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Freeborn County

I have a photo that was taken in a Nunda Township (by Emmons MN) country school. My grandfather is one of the kids, but I don't know anyone else in the photo. My grandfather is about 6 years old, so it puts the photo to date around 1915 or so. If there is anyone whose ancestors went to school in a country school in Nunda Township, Please contact me and we can see if any of the kids in the photo are related to you. I am willing to make copies to share with you. My email is ktmcd@netins.net     Thanks. Shellie McDermott

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Hennepin County

The Osterreicher Gailthal Club: Gegrundet am 25th Marz 1905, Minneapolis MN. Photo is at my web site. It includes a list of names of the people in the pictures. Cheers, Eelia

My grandfather, Bror Hugo Larson, is seated on the far right and I understand he attended a baking school in Minnesota. He talked about living in Little Sweden. The only marking on the photo is in the lower right corner, "Johnston & Co." and "MPLS" which I have thought may be an abbreviation for Minneapolis. The man seated on the far left has a badge sticking out of his pocket that says "baker's union" and two of the men in the front row are wearing what appear to be Eagle's Lodge badges, as they look similar to the one my grandfather had. I do not know the significance of the "canes" they are holding. I would estimate this photo was taken about 1906-1912. If anyone knows about this baking school, I could use help in identifying it.   Sheila Larson


I have several photos that were taken in Minneapolis, St. Peter, and unknown Minnesota location that were in my father's belongings after he died. I have sent copies to everyone living that I know and no one can currently identify them. I would love to post them on the Minnesota GenWeb site for mystery pictures and see if anyone can identify them. I would be willing to give other folks digital copies.
The information provided below and above are all I know. Thank you for your consideration.
Claudia East
The following surnames are common in my family and these individuals may be in one of these lines: Anderson, Johnson, Linstrom. However, to my knowledge we did not have relatives in Minnesota, but did in Nebraska, Iowa, Illinois.
My digital photos are attached, this is the information I have about them:

3 Young Women in St. Peter Minnesota
Photo taken in St. Peter, Minnesota by photographer: H. C. Rondell ?[difficult to read name]

Unknown Man with Baby, Minneapolis
Photo taken in Minneapolis by photographer: Hamrast's Studio

Unkown woman with 2 daughters Minneapolis
Photo taken in Minneapolis by photographer: Petri & Svenson.

2 young women with hats.
Photo taken in St. Peter, Minnesota by photographer: Ribble (name is not clear)

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Jackson County

DUCKERING/SALKUM

2 Photos of Kimball MN.....sent from their in 1907 and 08 to Washington State from one of my relatives to another!  2 photos Postcards of Kimball, MN......Stearns Co....The one simply on the front says Kimball, MN (snow picture) and the other one says "Street Scene Kimball, Minn)......On the Snow picture on the back side Sent from : Lizzie Duckering with a note saying "A Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year, yours sister Lizzie".....postmark sent on Dec. 24th, 9pm 1907 from Kimball and sent to G.W. Blair Salkum, Wa. postmark arrived Chehalis, WA. Dec. 29th, 1907. The Blairs and Hutchins clan for the most part left Meeker & Stearns Co. around the turn of the century, the Duckerings stayed till about 1910 and moved to Montana. jblair@kalama.com

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Kandiyohi County

I uploaded a few photos from Meeker and Kandiyohi Counties http://www.rootsweb.com/~usgenweb/mn/meeker/images/mnphotos.html
None of these photos have a name or caption on the back.
The Wold & Simons baseball team is a complete mystery.
Joy Fisher

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Meeker County

I uploaded a few photos from Meeker and Kandiyohi Counties http://www.rootsweb.com/~usgenweb/mn/meeker/images/mnphotos.html
None of these photos have a name or caption on the back.
The Wold & Simons baseball team is a complete mystery.
Joy Fisher

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Polk County

Can anyone identify the priest seated here at what appears to be a wedding. I believe it was taken around Crookston in the late 1800's or early 1900's. There is nothing written on the photo back.

My grandparents, Omer Beauchene and Odile Lalaberte lived in Crookston.My oldest Aunt, Mary Dufualt, was born in 1893, so if this was taken at their wedding then this picture could be dated shortly before that. However this may be wishfull thinking. Thank you, Ron


These photographs were taken about 1902 on the steps of the Euclid School in Polk County Minnesota. It was school district #47. Any help in identifying these subjects would be wonderful. Three of them may be my ancestors but since I wasn't around at that time I don't recognize them. One of the adults may be Katharine Burns (a teacher). Three of the students may be JOHNSON's.  photo #1 and photo #2  Brenda Johnson Gaetz, Canada


CROOKSTON- If anyone has any photos of the Crookston Tanning Company or the Miller Tanning Company please let me know. Also any pictures, newspaper accounts of August Miller, Herman U. Miller or Ronald K. Miller all of Crookston, MN. The tanning company burned to the ground in the 20's or early 30's, any photos of this or information would be appreciated. Jack Miller


I am looking for photos of "Burslie Eat Shop" in Fertile, MN. My father, Arthur Burslie owned this restaurant in the late 1930's and early 40's. Any photos or newspaper clippings would be very much appreciated if found. Thank you! Mary Burslie Davis, Madras, Oregon 97741


Old photo semi identified, photo taken in: Crookston, Minnesota
P.E. Lynne photographer
Address: corner of Robart St and Broadway.
On back of photo the woman on the right is named Matilda Jensen, Man in middle is Andrias, woman on the left maybe: Lena (Caroline) Loeng/Svenson, Olsen, or she could also be Milla Mathea Bottolfson of Allamakee Co. Iowa.
The second photo of the man standing by the chair is the same man as in the other photo. On back it says this may be Andrias Jensen. It was also taken in Crookston Minnesota by the same photographer.
Connie Bottolfsen Loftus

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Ramsey County

I'm searching for the names of the children in these photos. One is from the 2nd grade class in 1933 of Lauderdale grade school. The other is the same group of 8th grade kids in 1945. Please contact me William Wisen
Hello, I here is a photo of my great great uncle in front of his restaurant. His name is Gary Lee Parker, born May 21, 1884 in either Macon, GA area or Navarro County, TX. He moved out to St. Paul, MN after he grew up. I don't know if he married, if so, who he married, or any other info. The back of the photo noted his name, and the location, St. Paul, MN probably the early 1930's?
I haven't been able to find anything else on him so I don't know how long he stayed in St. Paul or if he ever left at all!
Please contact me if you might be able to shed some light on this man. His brother, James Solomon Parker, was my great grandfather. Gary Lee Parker's parents were John F. Parker and Sarah Jane Ruffin.
This looks like it is in the middle of nowhere!
Thank you, Annette Keen

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Renville County

I am searching for names of any of the children in these photos:
stpats1.jpg
stpats2.jpg
or at least a date range. The church was St. Patrick's at Birch Cooley, Renville County, MN. Please e-mail Karen Whetston. Thank you.

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Rock County
This picture was taken in Luverne, MN. Could be a GILLARD, STREETER descendant. No name on picture. Can anyone identify?
Carolyn Kemp

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Sherburne County

I am looking for photo's from Elk River Minnesota Sherburne county.   My Grand parents Michael and Theresa(Tokay) Miller-Müller from 1915 to 1918 lived there, They were from Hungary, for some reason their land didn't go though, my Mother Julia was born 1916 in Elk River,Town 33 Range 26 Section-9, 60 acres, Some friends and family were Lutz and Englstroms, Gonder(Sondor) Toth, Fazekas, Their Picture's in a trunk was sold in a garage sale in St. Paul, Minnesota. I am hoping that some one might have a picture or Picture's during that time of people in Elk-River?  Please contact me at SSHROB@COMCAST.COM  Please put in a subject or I will not open! Thanks Rob

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Sibley County

I have just started putting some copies of old photos from the Arlington, Sibley County area from the Sander/Strebel/Ohland families on a website: http://lisahelfertphotography.com/oldphotos/ . Some are identified and some are unknown....any help appreciated. I will be posting more in the near future Karen Sander Helfert

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St. Louis County

Duluth Minnesota sheriff? I have a photo of my grt grandfather in a uniform. Family oral history is that he was at one time a deputy sheriff in Duluth. Time would be around 1895. Can anyone identify the uniform or other markings in the attached photo? Does anyone know if a history of the Duluth sheriffs is kept anywhere? If you can help please contact me at bob_sheila@shaw.ca

Can anyone help me to identify this persons ? They are probably norwegian. It is printed "Boyer Duluth and West Superior" at the bottom of the picture. Please e-mail me if you have any information, tbrevick@online.no Tohmas Brevick, Norway. Thank you! Tohmas Brevick, Kristoffer Ryghs vei 4, N-3050 Mjoendalen, Norway, + 47 32 87 36 25


DULUTH, MN--CONSTRUCTION
I am wondering where I might find photos of or information about the constructing of the lower streets in Duluth, MN. My Grandfather Charles Koivisto (a foreman?) was to have helped in the construction work of several streets (1st Street, Mesaba Ave.) and possibly buildings (Miller Hill hospital). Thank you for your help and consideration. Rosemary

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Winona County

Would like to identify this older gentleman whose photograph was with a group of photos that I purchased on eBay. Most of the other people in this group of photographs were from Flandreau, Vermillion and Elk Point, South Dakota.

The only marking on the photo is the photographer's name; "Bauer, Winona, Minn." Such a great looking picture should be with this fellow's family. If you recognize this man please contact Rod Stroud

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Wright County

I have three photos that were in with my grandmother's things. She is not able to identify them. Don't know if they are attached in some way to our family. Perhaps someone can ID them? The first is of a man inside St James Luthern Church in Howard Lake MN. The second is of Benjamin Bean which is written on the back. The third is of an unknown couple taken at Anderson Studios in Redwood Falls MN. My family's surnames from MN are BUNKER, ROLLINS, and BISHOP. Please contact Kay

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Family Surnames

ALBSON/AMUNDSON/GRANBY/HARSTAD/HOREM/HOREN/ JACOBSON/LEE/SIEM/SIERM

My husband's grandmother lived in Fillmore Co. prior to 1902. Her family album has some good photos of people that have been marked by name with some identified as "neighbors".

Here are the names:
Mr. and Mrs. John Granby with Peder and Anna (neighbors in Harmony)
Elmer Jacobson, (Photo by Sleyster studio in Preston, MN)
Andrew Lee (neighbor)
Mr. and Mrs. Sam Harstad (neighbors)
Harstad children
Carl Siem or Siern (Albert Lodahl studio, Harmony, MN)
Walter Jacobson (Photo by Sleyster studio in Preston, MN)
Henry Amundson
Elsie and Ole Horem or Horen (Photo by Sleyster studio in Preston, MN)
Hannah Albson

If these neighbors (probably all from Harmony) are your relatives, you can  contact me at RBurchWv@aol.com  


ANDERSON/BRINGELSON/EKLUND/ELLISON/HEDSTROM/HILLER/ JACOBSON/JOHNSON/LINDBERG/LINDSTROM/LUND/OKESON/PLATT

I just bought a photo of 24 children and a minister in Crystal, Minnesota at a garage sale for $2.00, I believe its a conformation picture and probably from around the late 1800's most of the children's names are on the back of the photo, the photo is in very good condition and with the names it's probably a Minnesota picture, the names are Harry ANDERSON, H.V. HEDSTROM, Selma LUND, Charles OLSON, Ferdinand OLSON, Lillian JACOBSON, Glennie OKESON, Anna L. HEDSTROM, ALFRED LINDSTROM, Arona LOUISE HEDSTROM, Gust JOHNSON, Leander EKLUND, Olga M. PLATT, Ella BRINGELSON, Anna ELLISON, Albert JOHNSON, Albert John LINDBERG, and the Minister A. E. HILLER some names not on picture. R. Clark


ANDERSON/JOHNSON/LARSON/SLETTEN

My name is Solvig Meijer and I live in Borlänge, Sweden. I got a photo from my grandfather with a lot of people on it who must be my relatives, in one way or another. I think the photo has been taken in a place namned Lake Lillian. I hope someone will recognize them because I would like to get in contact. The people are: Mrs Eric Anderson, Christina Anderson Larson, Ernest, Violet, Sally, Eris, Irving, Andrew and wife Louella, Marvin Sletten and wife Judy, Marie and husband Ed Johnson and daughter Farolyn, Effie. This photo was taken 1938.


ARTMANN/EVANS/FRAUENDIENST/POPELBA

I have a Christmas card sent to my grandmother for Christmas 1964 (she had passed away by then) from E. E. Frauendienst of Glencoe, Minnesota, that includes quite a number of snapshots that I'd be happy to mail to a family member. Photos are: Steven Evans (toddler) Dec 1963 (says "Rachel's youngster" on back)
Grandma Frauendienst, Patricia, Christmas 1963, Rachel & Michael Evans, Dec. 1963, Louise, Kevin & Kurt Artmann, Aunt Emma, Ern & Gil Artmann, Bruce, Mary & Richard, Christmas 1963 (says "our three inbetweeners" on the back), Grandpa Papelba, Cheryl, Grandma Frauendienst (Cheryl's confirmation 2nd Sunday, April 1964) - 2 copies of this photo Cheryl, April 1964, Aunt Emma Popelba, Teresa Christmas 1963 (Says "Aunt Emma with our baby" on the back). The Christmas card is signed: The Frauendiensts Ern, Elaine, Cheryl, Rick, Mary, Bruce, Patricia, Teresa.
Email: lauriekeller@waitrose.com with your name, connection and mailing address.


ASHLEY/STONE

I have a copy/print of my grandmother, Helen Maud Stone and three other ladies, dressed in their hats and finery. I do not have the 3 others names but can only speculate they may have attended the Normal school at Winona, MN. from which my grandmother graduated in 1905. This picture appeals to me due to it showing the fashions of the day but someone may know these other ladies and want a copy or include it in some sort of display. She was the daughter of Azro Ashley and Sarah Francis Stone. Azro was active in civic and church affairs of Niccollet , holding various offices, including Mayor of St. Peter for one year (their home being a brownstone on Main Street across from the Nicolett County Courthouse). Later, they lived at 4o8 Washington Ave., St. Peter. Or are these 2 the same? Included in some history she has written are included these names, who possibly may be her friends in the photo---- Mable Hanscom who died of Typhoid Fever in her Sr. year, & Rosalie Burns. If you are interested, I can mail you a copy I've had made-- it is perhaps a 3x5 -- at any rate , not a large photo. Phyllis Johnson


AUGUNSON/TORGRIMSON

I have this old photo taken probably in the 1890's in Moorehead, Minnesota. The front of the photo has printing indicating the photo shop was Flaten in that community. The back of the photo has " Ma's uncle & wife" and on the front of the photo someone has placed x's over the supposed relatives. I think that all of these folks are related to me, why would they all be posed for a formal photograph if not related? Any comments would be appreciated.  The home of these folks is somewhere in northwestern Mn, around Otter Tail county. I believe the surnames to be first, Augunsons & possibily Torgrimsons. If you recognise anyone in the photo please email Curt Paulson  Thank you, Curt Paulson


BARRETTE

I have in my possession a family photo taken at A. E. Woolett Photographers address was 110 Washington Avenue South, Minneapolis. The picture is of an elderly female family member to one of my Great Great Grandfathers family (Louis Barrette) who resided in the area during the 1800's, I know it's a long shot but somtimes glass negatives from old photographers are preserved at area historical societies and I was wondering if anyone had knowledge of this photographer. I am trying to identify the person in the picture. Any help would be appreciated. Lisa Merglewski


BEAUCHAMP/BEMIS/GAGNON/GONION/HOUSE/KENNEY/LYMBURNER/

NELSON/TURCOTTE/WILLITS

This picture of an unknown woman was taken by H. Boetcher, 225 E. 7th Street, St. Paul, Minnesota. It was probably taken during the 1890's or early 1900's. It was found, along with some other unknown pictures, among pictures having belonged to my great grandmother, Louise Anna GONION HOUSE. She lived in Willow City & Towner, North Dakota and also several different places in Montana. Known related family names are: HOUSE, GONION, GAGNON, WILLITS, LYMBURNER, KENNEY, YATES, NELSON, TURCOTTE, BEMIS, BEAUCHAMP. LaVonne Murray


BERGSTROM/SIBLEY/STULL/THORPE

Photos found in a very old pillow in the attic of STULL house in Staples, MN. They could be STULL, THORPE, BERGSTROM or SIBLEY family members. Someone please help us identify these people! If you have ANY information at all contact me. Bernie


BETLACH/PAULSON

I have a large number of PAULSON family photos. They are the Paulson family from Yellow Medicine County, and St. Paul in Minnesota. They also lived in Big Stone, SD. Some of the first names are Bertha, Ella, John, Simon, Sam, Henry, Peter. Bertha was my grandfather's (Rudolph BETLACH) second wife. I believe Bertha and Rudolph met in the Granite Falls, Minnesota area. I need help identifying some of the photos. Bertha was married once before to a Carl Farnum and I think they may have lived in Aberdeen, SD. You can contact: Patty Betlach Russell.


BLANCHARD

Item Found - Rescued sepia-toned picture of a woman -- no date, but her hair is pulled back and she has a lace collar. Looks to be around late 1800s. Handwritten on back is "Maud BLANCHARD." Photographer's name printed on the front is E. H. DUTTON of Anoka, Minnesota. S. Wilush


BLANCHARD

I have some very old pictures of a family by the name of Blanchard and from looks of the backs of these pictures...they may have traveled from Oklahoma City to Dallas,Texas ' Fort Worth Texas or visa virsa ' anyway I cannot not download them because of my webtv / msn? the dates of these pics are like > 1906 - 1947- 1883- and a 1921 newspaper clipping of a man on a horse by the name of george wright...other names in the family are Frank ' Anna 'Mary ' two little boys pics and their names are Clint & Ed / other names are John 'Haliee? Names of two studios > Dow Frame Shop in Fort Worth,Texas and A.A. Healy fine art galleries and last one is J H Woods in Oklahoma City.  Email if you would have nay information on these pictures. Thank you Michael Pickard


BLEW

BLEW, Oden O. - Winnebago City, MN - if interested contact Whitney McLaughlin


BRAGG/BROOKFIELD/GOTT/PORTER

I have found a family album with civil war era and later photgraphs, cabinet cards, cartes des visites and tintypes; names in the album are Gott, Porter, Bragg, and Brookfield. The Gotts seem to have lived in Maine, the Brookfields in San Diego. I have a ton of newspaper clippings, cards, letters and photographs that partain to this family. The last known person in this family died in 1969 at the age of 100 years. I would love to find a living relative for this stuff! Katharin Christman


BROWN/TRUAX

Picture of my grreat grandpa's cousin Esther Marie Brown and her husband Fred Melville Truax with there 3 children and friend, 9 Chester Lyle, and Marian Esther, and Lois Evelyn estimate photo from 1940's after a wedding maybe?? Back of photo says there from St.Paul. RickJBain@aol.com


BRYANT/COOPER/CRARY/FAIRBANKS/LOUNSBERRY

My pictures of unknown persons,  St. Paul, Minneapolis, Duluth or Red Wing, which relate to this family:  Dr. George Holmes Crary (dentist), son of John Wesley Crary (1808-1902) and Mindwell Permelia Holmes (1810-1877) born 24 Sept 1838, Potsdam, St. Lawrence, NY married Catharine Phoebe Cooper, daughter of Ezra Cooper (1810 - 1885) and Maria Fanny Johnson (1818-1901) born 27 Jan 1840, Champlain, Clinton, NY.
The two young girls are in a tent that is marked COOPER.

Or Possibly pictures of Bryant family or Fairbanks family or Lounsberry family.  Probably taken at Minneapolis, St Paul, or Red Wing, or Duluth, MN         Photo #3        Cooper Family       Photo #5     Photo #6    

Ann Lounsberry Monnier


BUETOW/KIRCHOFF

I have a large group photo of which my great grandparents are in. There are no markings on the pictures and I am unable to identify others in the photo. It could be a family picture as it appears to me many resemble another. My ggrandparents names are Henry Kirchoff and Agnes Buetow. They resided in St. Paul since l900's but had relatives in Belle Plaine. Henry died in 1948 so the photo was obviously before then but perhaps not too much. If anyone can help identify others in the photo I would greatly appreciate it! Please contact Karen


BURSLIE

I am looking for photos of "Burslie Eat Shop" in Fertile, MN. My father, Arthur Burslie owned this restaurant in the late 1930's and early 40's. Any photos or newspaper clippings would be very much appreciated if found. Thank you! Mary Burslie Davis, Madras, Oregon 97741


CASLER/HENRY/PORTER

I need some guidance on a problem I am having difficulty solving. In my possession I have a photo of an infant I cannot identify. This photo was among others I inherited from my father who died in 1984. As far as any of our family knows none of the immediate lines lived in Minnesota but the photo is in a paper folder with the name of the photographer: L.C. Chamberlin, Northfield, Minn. Any suggestions would be appreciated. The surnames I am researching that possibly might be connected to this child: CASLER, HENRY, PORTER. The photo may date from late 1800s. Thank you for your time.  Marilyn Casler Riesbol, Santa Maria, California


CLARGO/COUSINS/HOOK

I have inherited 3 photographs of I assume members of my family. I have no idea who they are. I know that members of the HOOK family who went to the border areas of Illinois and Wisconsin (GraysLake and Waukegan). These may be from the COUSINS or CLARGO family I don't know. Any way one was taken by D B NYE 811 Nicollet Ave, Minneapolis, another says MILLER 415, 417 & 419 Nicollet Ave, Minneapolis{branches Ashland,Wis & St Cloud, Minn. The 3rd says BISHOPS STUDIO, Minneapolis. Is there any one out there who could tell me when any of these company's were in business to help me date the photo's. Would it be worth getting copies made and sent to a local Minneapolis newspaper to see if they would print them in case any body could identify any of the subjects. I believe they date from between 1880 and 1920.  Photo 1, Photo 2, Photo 3. Any help from your listers would be much appreciated.  Best regards, Susan Stone, Bedfordshire, England


CLARK

I have found more information on my 2nd great uncle, who owned CVR Clark Photography Studio's. He was at 602 1/2 Central Avenue in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Then in Montrose, Minnesota, Delano, Minnesota, and then to Lake Benton, Minnesota. He was in Delano from July 1889 to December of 1889, then on to Lake Benton. If any one has Photos with CVR Clark Photography Studio's and could date them and where they were taken, I would really like to hear from you as I'm trying to find out where Charles Van Rensalaer Clark, ended up as I believe my 2nd great grand mother, his mother Catharine Janet Gillett Clark, ended up with him, as she lived to 1923, 15 years longer then my 2nd great grand father. Thanks.  R. Clark


COOK/CARPENTER/FRASHER/MOREY/ODELL/SMITH/TRASHER

I have four graduation photos from the class of 1897 of Minneapolis Central High School. These pictures were given to me by my grandmother's cousin, Kathleen Crockett Van Fleet and were classmates of one of her sisters, either Virginia Crockett or Claudia Crockett. The names on the backs of these pictures are: Clinton M. ODELL - Central High, 1897; C.B. Cook - CHS "97"; Vera L. Morey - CHS "97"; Emma, or possibly Ewina Carpenter - CHS 97; (Nannie) A Smith CHS 97. All of the above were taken at the O.F. Stafford & Co. Photographer, 520 Nicollet Ave. I also have another photo of Vera L. Morey taken in 1896 also taken at the Stafford studios.Another single photograph of a young girl. Written on the back is "Bessie Trasher/Frasher, born in Minneapolis. Finally, a photograph of another young girl, who looks as though she may be Native American, but dressed in a dark dress with a light colored pinafore with flowers on it. On the back of the photo is written, Adelaid Smith (Addie), born in Minneapolis. This photograph was taken by Cottrel Studio, Photo & Artist, 11& 13 - 5 St. So., Minneapolis. Would be glad to share any of these photographs. Claudia Schuman


DAVIS/DRUEY

 I have recently been scanning some old family pictures that belonged to my grandmother and/or her sister, and have run into a small snag identifying 5 of them. To set the stage, my grandmother was Grace Druey, daughter of John Druey who lived for a few years prior to 1878 in Chatfield. John had a brother Frank that lived in Chatfield most of his adult life and is buried there. Some of his children stayed in the area and maybe some stayed in the Winona area. I have recently found out that my grandfather, Melvin Perry Davis, had an uncle Edwin Sumner Davis that spent most of his adult life in Winona and is buried there. The five photos presented here probably came from my grandmother's sister Lilly, who occasionally visited the Rochester area. According to my mother, these pictures are from friends of Lilly's and had no connection to the family that she knew of. I seriously believe however, that these photos could be of some Druey or Davis boys and would love to make contact if any of the descendants of Frank Druey or Edwin Davis are still around the Chatfield or Winona areas. If anyone could help identify these lads I would be very grateful.
Photo 1, which is in a brown tri-fold folder, has no markings whatsoever, and would appear to be a "wannabe" World War I soldier.
Photo 2 is in a brown tri-fold folder and is a great picture of a young US Reserve Infantry Officer. As can be seen on his sleeve, "Givens Photo San Francisco". No other identification.
Photo 3 is a small wallet size photo of a young soldier that looks to be wearing the leather leggings of a cavalry man. The steep hill and the trolley track in the background suggest to me that this picture also could have been taken in San Francisco. The only other identification is "X 22" on the back, which leads me to believe he may have ordered 22 more copies to give out to his friends and relatives?
Photo 4 is of three apparent Military Police soldiers, one a Sergeant. Two at least, are sporting some kind of "US" patch on their lower left sleeve, but I can't make out what it says. On the back of this photo is "This is a GUARANTEED Print by VAN VRANKEN'S STUDIO WINONA, MINN. Mail Orders Solicited" I believe that these were the people that made this print, but where the photo was actually taken is subject to question. These three photos, 2, 3, and 4 could all have been taken in San Francisco, and I'm wondering, did Minnesota send some US Reserve units to assist in keeping order during the earthquake of 1906??? Last but not least,
Photo 5 is a fading picture of a soldier from the Signal Corps. I'm thinking this picture was from the same time frame, but from an entirely different locality. This is a postcard, and is stamped on the back, "Viden 319 So. El Paso St.". Was this from El Paso, TX? The campaign hat is somewhat reminiscent of the Spanish American War, or maybe this trooper was with Pershing chasing Poncho Villa.

Anyway, thanks for taking the time to look these fine looking boys over, and if any look familiar, please contact Rod Stroud 


DUCKERING/SALKUM

2 Photos of Kimball MN.....sent from their in 1907 and 08 to Washington State from one of my relatives to another!  2 photos Postcards of Kimball, MN......Stearns Co....The one simply on the front says Kimball, MN (snow picture) and the other one says "Street Scene Kimball, Minn)......On the Snow picture on the back side Sent from : Lizzie Duckering with a note saying "A Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year, yours sister Lizzie".....postmark sent on Dec. 24th, 9pm 1907 from Kimball and sent to G.W. Blair Salkum, Wa. postmark arrived Chehalis, WA. Dec. 29th, 1907. The Blairs and Hutchins clan for the most part left Meeker & Stearns Co. around the turn of the century, the Duckerings stayed till about 1910 and moved to Montana. jblair@kalama.com


EASTMAN/FLYNN

Wedding picture of William David Flynn & Mary Etta Eastman 6 March 1881, William born 9 Dec 1853 St John N.B. Canada, Mary born 12 May 1862 Clinton, Kennebec, Maine.   Marcella Jung


FARQUAR/JOHNSON/REED

I have a box of old pictures from turn of the century Minnesota. There are three predominant families. (1) The Horace Johnson family-including several marked Leigh) (2) The Reed family (3) The Farquar family- This is a family portrait. If these families are in your tree, and you would like furthur information, please contact me at Threed2@prodigy.net  
Thank You, Steve D.


GOLLING

I have a photo of a very handsome young man (late teens or early 20's) in a military uniform. It is in a folder that has a shield on the front with these words: Qualitas Servitum. Underneath is written B.C.Golling St. Paul, Minn. It is not a uniform of St. Thomas Military or Cretin High School. If I knew how to scan and send as an attachment I could do that but alas, I'm not too knowledgeable. Any suggestions as to what Military school this might be? Q1952@aol.com


GRAHAM/WALDRON

WALDRON - I have a photograph of Bert Waldron taken by Crowell (?) Artistic Photographer at 285 1/2 Broadway, Rochester, Minnesota and a younger photo of him from J.H. & L.J.B. Easton Photographers in Rochester. I also have a picture of Mary & William "Willie" Waldron from Easton's Photographic Gallery in Rochester. I also have a picture of an Anna "Annie" Waldron but no information about the studio.

GRAHAM - I have a photo of Kit Graham taken at Park & Lawrence Photographers, Rochester and "Grandma" Graham taken at A.C. Park Photographer also in Rochester.

Does anyone know when these studios where operating? Does anyone have information about these families? They are likely connected to at least one of these surnames: BIRD, BUCKINGHAM, LOCKE, or MUMFORD. Any help would be appreciated. Thank you, Cara Mumford


GREEK

I am Trying to find who and where this Wedding Photo of LUTHER GREEK was taken, and who are in this Wedding Party? The Best man is my father Raymond E. Raitor(Raiter) he was born 1912 and was married in 1937. This picture was found behind a other picture. My mother never has seen this photo. Could of been taken in Waverly Mn? or Deerwood Mn? Or St. Paul Mn? Would like to know the Story behind it? And will send copy to family if they do not have one! Thanks Rob


HANSON

Hi, I have a porcelain dinnerplate with a wedding picture embossed into this plate. It is dated year 1888 and has a wedding photo of Uni and Henry Hanson on it. I purchased this at a second hand store and would like to find the Hanson family or relatives to return this to them...............Terrance Jestin, Nanaimo, B.C., Canada


HARGENS/PERRINE/PRIEN

Our family has a copy of the wedding photo of Antje Maria Caroline PRIEN. Unfortunately, this is only a copy of one of the originals, which the photographer supplied for the happy couple to give to friends and family. One of these originals most likely would have included the name of the photographer and his location. The information recorded on the back of or copy states, "sister of great-grandmother HARGENS (PERRINE)". While researching the parish registers of Heide, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany for the PRIEN family, we discovered the bride's name and that she was born on 11 Nov 1855. Her parents were Johann Nicolaus Heinrich PRIEN and his wife, Catharina Margaretha FICK. A marriage for Antje Maria Caroline PRIEN was not registered in Heide, but she may have married in Hamburg, where she worked as a maid during the late 1870's and 1880's. It is also possible that she came to America and was married here. Our ELLGEN relatives, who live in Murray and Pipestone counties may be able to help us find out the name of the groom and where they were married. We would love to solve this mystery. Thank you. Karla Nurnberg


HAUERBERG/HAVERBERG

HAVERBERG/HAUERBERG PHOTO - Have a photo (date unknown) of children of PETE & MARIE HAVERBERG/HAUERBERG. Listed on back of photo: Haverberg/Hauerberg Family. (Children) Jackson, MN. HERMAN, AGNES, DUTCH (youngest girl) a schoolmate of Hazel Hanson, Jackson, MN. Name of eldest girl unknown. Parents Marie and Pete HAVERBERG/HAUERBERG - moved & passed away in Minneapolis, MN. If you are related to this family its yours - free! Just email me at tlesr@yahoo.com.


HERTZENBERG/HOLT/LANGUM

This is a picture of my great grandfather. It was taken around 1901 in Minneapolis. His name was Hans Peter Holt, and his wife, Laura Langum was  related to Samuel Langum, who was the Sheriff of Hennepin County in the early 1900's.

This is a picture of my great grandfather, Carl Hertzenberg and his family. The picture was taken in the late 1890's. Carl was born in 1855, and died in  Minneapolis in 1955 at age 100. He left Norway for the United States on May 6, 1882. Submitted by: Rick Hertzenberg


HOLMES

HOLMES, Lovilo
I have this original signed Civil War medal of honor receipent Carte de Visite (cdv) photo.   This soldier earned his place of heroism for the state.  Back of photo and info.  John Ertzgaard


HOLTZ

The following photos all came fron an antique album purchased on e-bay and are mostly from Minnesota, Wisconsin area. They all seem to be related to each other, but are no relation to me. I would like them to go to a family member for the cost of postage. All pictures are on a rectangular hardboard backing with the photographers backmarks in either the lower right hand corner of photo or on back. All in excellent condition as follows:
Uncle Holtz; photographer, Moses of Orleans
Aunt Holtz; mother of Lillie Barras; photographer Van Bugbee Photo
Josephine Holtz Barras; photographer, W. G. Mann, Waukesha, Wi.
Andrew Holtz, brother of Lillie Barras, photographer, W. G. Mann, Waukesha, Wi.
Annie Holtz; photographer, Moses New Orleans.
Polly Holtz; 1st cousin of Elizabeth Hahn, photographer, Moses of New Orleans.

The following are unidentifyed but came from the same album;
Wallet size of a young girl - no photographer backmark
Attractive young lady in Sunday best; Frank Bishop Jr. Photographic Studio 97 & 99 Wisconsin St. Milwaukee, Wi.
Young boy in suit; Paul Prescher 527,529, 531 Chestnut St., Milwaukee, Wi. photographer
Young girl; bust portrait; photographer, Miller 171-173 E. 7th St. St. Paul, Mn.
Young curly haired girl, bust portrait; photographer, Sattlee 28 Clinton St. Waukesha, Wi.
Bust portrait of young lady, photorapher, Van Bugbee Photo.
Twin girls; photographer E. H. Paige, Clinton St. opposite post office, Waukesha, Wi.
Young woman, bust portrait; photographer, F. W. Street, 30 Juneau Ave. Milwaukee, Wi.

Bernie Schwindt


HOULGATE/MEYER

I have 17 professional photos from mid to late 1800's that I would like to get to their owners. I found them in Oregon at an antique shop. Only one has something written on it. It says "MISS ANNA MEYER and is signed YOUR FRIEND AND TEACHER ISAAC HOULGATE" The photograper on this one says L.P. Peavey, Main St. Faribault, Minn.; another of a young woman's face, photographer Hoerger, 404 N. Main St. Faribault, Minn.; 3 pictures from Cabinet Portraits, Fred Mueller Owatonna, Minn.;  One picture of two young men who appear to be brothers, Fleckenstein Photographer Faribault, Minn.; one of a young womans profile from Bowe & Groethe, Morristown, Minn.; one of a young man from Crescent Studio, M. F. Kelly 1516 Jefferson Ave. 1111 E. Street, Tacoma, WA; 5 with no markings whatsoever, four with Peterson, Faribault, Minn., and one of a young woman says Atelier=Moderne Dags-OG Marius Christensen Kunst-Lys Amagertorv 19. Kobenhavn.K.  Please help me find their home.... All of the people in these pictures appear to be siblings, and they also appear to be either Swedish or Norwegian, or Possibly German.... This is someone's precious heritage. Can anyone tell me about an ANNA MEYER, or an ISAAC HOULGATE? Help?  Thanks, Trudy Spanier


INGVAIDSON

I Have a picture of a GERALD A. INGVAIDSON in uniform.
I would like his family to have it if they can properly I.D.
Unsure of the speling of the last name. My Father-in-law had
this picture. Probably "service related" friend.
David Payne


IVERSONS/KNODLES/LARSDATTER/OLSONS/STEVENS

I have a picture of family, taken by A. Nelson, Maynard, Chippewa County, MN. On the back of the picture it states, Paulson's cousins. Surnames in my family are IVERSONS, OLSONS, KNODLES, STEVENS, LARSDATTER. My family is mostly in Yellow Medicine County, Lyons County, and Renville County. I would love to learn who this family is and how they connect to my family. If anyone recognizes the family, please email me and see if we have a connection. Jackie


IZATT/MILLER/MULLER

I need help in locating a small trunk of Hungargian letter's and photo's, which were sold some time between 1988-1992 from a garage sale at the home of  Leona Marie (Izatt) and Andrew Miller in the Shoreview area. This trunk has the only things. My Grand Mother and Grand father had. The name and address on  the US mail would be Michael or Theresa Miller (Müller) at 59 West Sycamore St., St.Paul, Minn. Coming from Adony Hungary or Duna Adony Hungary,  Please If you have it, or know who does please contact me. Rob at SSHROB@COMCAST.COM


JAKOBSEN/JENSEN

When we purchased our home in 1991, here in Seattle WA we ran across a marriage certificate (in so-so shape) issued to Louise M Jensen & Torgen B Jakobsen both from Minneapolis, MN on May 1st, 1884. It is a large piece that has pictures of both of them in little inserts. We are in the process of doing a home remodel, and I would love to find the rightful owner of this. I am Karen Hamilton 206.789.1090 or dkhamil@jps.net


JENNINGS

I found this photograph in my g.grandmother's trunk. It is a postcard, but there is no postmark on it. It says on the back "Mrs. Jennings Children Beaudette Minnesota. I've never run across this name in my family tree so can only assume they were friends of my g.grandparents Barbara and Peter Johnson. I would love to find the family that this belongs to. Brenda


JOHNSON

I have come into the possession recently of a family group photo. I am unsure if they're mine or not, but sure would like to find out who they are regardless. I have other photo's of many of the individuals in this picture, so if there's anyone out there that thinks it might be one of their people I can scan other individual photo's of these same people. The photo was taken in Crookston, Minnesota but may be a family of Euclid or surrounding area. It was taken at Shrin Seth (unsure because the writing is pretty fancy). This photo was among my g.grandmother Barbara Sasch Johnson's personal belongings. Brenda Gaetz


KNICKERBACKER

I have a family picture of mine that I was hoping that other members of the KNICKERBACKER family in Minnesota maybe able to help. The picture had to have been taken before 1894, because GG-Grandpa Herman Knickerbacker died in May of 1894. They were from the St. Cloud, MN area since 1869.
Written on the back is...
Top row from Left:
Oliver Knickerbacker, Harry W. Scherfenberg, Emma Caroline Knickerbacker Scherfenberg, Samuel ???, William Knickerbacker

Middle row:
Mary Mooney Knickerbacker, Jane M. Hutchins Knickerbacker, Herman Knickerbacker, Etta Knickerbacker

Front row:
four unknown little girls

The little girl in the middle between Jane and Herman was noted as my Grandma Reva Knickerbacker Scherfenberg Stickles...but she was born in 1895 and Herman supposedly died in 1894. SOOO...am having troubles with the dates and names. I do not know of any Samuel Knickerbacker during this time period.
Am hoping to find any living Knickerbackers that would be able to help me correctly identify everyone.  Thanks. Email Michelle Stickles Whitaker at dutchandirish@yahoo.com or redwings66@juno.com.


KOCK/McTURK/REMSEN/SOLL

I have an envelope full of small portraits that seem to be all of the same family. On the back of only one of these is the location given, and that seems to be Pipestone, Minn. The pictures are only about an inch in diameter, and are of the McTurk, Soll, Remsen, and Kock families. The names are as follows, Farlam(F); Tom and Addie McTurk; Uncle Henry & Louise; mother Anna Soll & Meta Kock Remsen; Tom McTurk & Louise; Louise 14 yrs; Pete & Meta Kock; grandpa Clausen & Andrew Soll & Pete Kock; and Linda. I would like to find the proper home for these and would ask only a small reimbursement to cover my expenses. I enthusiastically endorse Gen Web and your attempt at returning such things as photos and memorabilia to their families. Thanks. Wayne Shannon


KRAMER/RUSSET

I have a few photos (at very high resolution, they'll take a while) from various years that others may want copies:

HaEdSixtet.jpg is an army photo from the late 1940s, showing my grandfather and five other men. It's a high probablity that they are in the 47th Infantry Divsion at Fort Rucker, AL. There are no markings on the back and no names to go with the other men. Does anyone recognize these men?

Benice And Girls.jpg is of my grandmother from the late 1920s or early 1930s. Again there are no names or markings on the back, so I can't name the girls in the center or right. If anyone knows who the two are, I would appreciate knowing.

Edward Russet1938.jpg and RayKramer1938.jpg are photos my grandfather had. I don't know who these men are but I am guessing they lived in the east side of St. Paul in the 1938 or went to Cretin HS. Both are taken in 1938.

Lisa Radunz


LANBIER

I came across a photo in a Portland, Oregon antique shop that might interest someone. The best I can make out from the inscription on the back is that it is Mr. Les. W. Lanbier and family and that it was taken in Alexandria, Minn. Penny Stewart


LANGDON/ROACH

The attached photograph is of Margaret and Roberta Langdon, taken in April 1919. Margaret was 6 years old and Roberta 1 1/2. This picture was one of many that had belonged to a relative in my husband's family, Thoris Roach, and given to me after her death. The Roach family lived at 3324 1st Ave South in Minneapolis from 1901 to the 1970's when Thoris Roach was moved to a nursing home. She was the daughter of Fred & Ida Roach, born in 1901 and lived at 3324 1st Ave S. her entire life. It appears that the Langdon family were neighbors and friends of the Roach family. I would be happy to give the original photograph to a relative of the Langdon family, and I may have other photos the Langdon children appreared in. Claudia Schuman - schuman16@att.net  


LARSON

My grandfather, Bror Hugo Larson, is seated on the far right and I understand he attended a baking school in Minnesota. He talked about living in Little Sweden. The only marking on the photo is in the lower right corner, "Johnston & Co." and "MPLS" which I have thought may be an abbreviation for Minneapolis. The man seated on the far left has a badge sticking out of his pocket that says "baker's union" and two of the men in the front row are wearing what appear to be Eagle's Lodge badges, as they look similar to the one my grandfather had. I do not know the significance of the "canes" they are holding. I would estimate this photo was taken about 1906-1912. If anyone knows about this baking school, I could use help in identifying it.   Sheila Larson


LINDQUIST

This picture was send to my grandmother in Menahga, MN from a Mrs. Wm Lindquist, box 643..Dec. 17, 1916. There is no post mark or stamp. Is as follows: Dec. 17, 1916.. Dear Friend...Thanks for the postal received some time ago. why don't you drop a card once a year at least. Wishing you a Merry Xmas. Mrs. Wm Lindquist Box 603.   Side 1 and side 2 Hope you can find an owner,   Claudia Thiry


I have lots of photos on the Loudon family of Mpls MN 1880-1930's and newspaper clippings etc.
I also have an old photo album they brought over from Scotland.
You can see the old photo album at
http://pg.photos.yahoo.com/ph/marcialoudon/my_photos
The album is John and Mary. The other album is of another
branch. They were not in MN.
I have a scrapbook like it on the Loudons too. Marcia Loudon

MADISON/SELKE

SELKE FAMILY. I have a whole box of family photos mainly of the Alfred Paul Selke family of Sauk Rapids. Alfred was my uncle by marriage to Bertha Madison of St. Paul. Anyone in the family who would like to have these photos please contact Gordon Madison


MANKE

I have several MANKE Family photos:
First is the Gottlieb & Hanna MANKE family taken about 1898 in front of their homestead in Alta Vista Twp., Lincoln Co., MN. From left to right are: Wilhelm "Bill"Julius 1881-1927,
Gottlieb, born in the town of Osiek, Kreise Wirsitz, Prov. of Posen, 1855-1920,
Celia "Sally" Hannah 1896-1928,
Hanna Marie, born HAASE in Pomerania, 1862-1932,
Fredrich "Fred" Herman 1890-1950,
Louise Bertha 1880-1962. Married Emil Reynold Pochardt.
Gottlieb and Hanna are my paternal great grandparents. All their children were born in Alta Vista Twp. and all except Louise are buried in the Alta Vista Cemetery in Alta Vista Twp.

The second picture was taken before 1906.
It is of Gottlieb, Hanna Manke and Julius August Manke 1852-1906 and his 2nd wife Augusta Carolina Henrietta Liedke Voll 1851-1935. The picture indicates it was taken in Wheaton, MN. Why, I don't know. Maybe it was a funeral?
I do have the Manke family histories.
Thanks, Karen Weiss


MARKS/MARX

This is a pic of Charles Marks [Marx] taken in Clara City, MN. Owners of the studio, were E. Waters & A. Levy. Rumor in the Marks family for years was that Charles was the illegitmate son of Karl Marx, the communist, but from all the searching I have done this is untrue. Charles


MILLER

CROOKSTON- If anyone has any photos of the Crookston Tanning Company or the Miller Tanning Company please let me know. Also any pictures, newspaper accounts of August Miller, Herman U. Miller or Ronald K. Miller all of Crookston, MN. The tanning company burned to the ground in the 20's or early 30's, any photos of this or information would be appreciated. Jack Miller


MILLER/MULLER (and more)

I am looking for photo's from Elk River Minnesota Sherburne county.   My Grand parents Michael and Theresa(Tokay) Miller-Müller from 1915 to 1918 lived there, They were from Hungary, for some reason their land didn't go though, my Mother Julia was born 1916 in Elk River,Town 33 Range 26 Section-9, 60 acres, Some friends and family were Lutz and Englstroms, Gonder(Sondor) Toth, Fazekas, Their Picture's in a trunk was sold in a garage sale in St. Paul, Minnesota. I am hoping that some one might have a picture or Picture's during that time of people in Elk-River?  Please contact me at SSHROB@COMCAST.COM  Please put in a subject or I will not open! Thanks Rob


MILLER/SWENSEN

At a giant flea market called Goldrush in Oronoco, MN in late August, 1999 I came across the following item. Large 2 ft by 18 inches (aprox) framed original wedding certificate WITH  PHOTOS for:
August MILLER and Mary SWENSEN  married May 7, 1890 in Minneapolis, MN, witnesses John and Margaret Calder, Pastor SW Boft.
This was the kind of beautiful piece in fabulous shape that should be reunited with it's family members! I did not buy it (It cost $80) but I did write down who had it for sale. The dealer info was: Mark Christenson (651) 455-0541
If anyone knows descendants of this family the two photos (one of bride and one of groom) with the certificate would be priceless to them.
Please feel free to pass this along to whatever list you feel can help. ~Kathy


NISSEN

I rescued an old photo album from a thrift store, trying to find family of Nissens. Names include Anna Myatt Nissen, Phylis Nissen, Mildred Nissen, Joann, David. One picture is at a Lake Delavon, Wis. Most pictures are of the 1920's. Would love to find next of kin. Some pictures are made at a studio in Dickson, Tenn. Please email me if you are part of this family group. Lold615@msn.com


OHLAND/SANDER/STREBEL

I have just started putting some copies of old photos from the Arlington, Sibley County area from the Sander/Strebel/Ohland families on a website: http://lisahelfertphotography.com/oldphotos/ . Some are identified and some are unknown....any help appreciated. I will be posting more in the near future Karen Sander Helfert


PECK

This house on Fremont Blvd. in Minneapolis,  belonged to my husband's great grandparents, Merit Butler Peck and Anna Peck.
The man in the photo is Merit and his photo was taken on Sept 22, 1890 in MN. I scanned the front and back of the three photos.
I hope they will be of value to researchers.
Merit lived from 1841 to 1896. He died in Minneapolis ~
Best Regards, Bonnie Arnold


PICKETT/SCOTT

I am searching for any old photos of the Scott and Pickett family from the 1800' and on. They were from Pipestone and Edgerton MN. If you have any information on these families or photos please e-mail me (BeJae)


REYNARD

Have old photos (c.1900) of Mr. and Mrs. Peter Grant Reynard of Merriam Park, near Minneapolis. Any relatives or archival library may contact me.  Virginia


RICE/WERNER

This photo was taken around 1925. I know the identity of three of the individuals: Center, Nelson Rice, Civil War veteran; right of him, Jacob Arthur Werner, went on to be mayor of St. Louis Park in the 1940s and 1950s; left rear, Willard Werner, Jacob's son and my grandfather. Nelson was Willard's grandfather, and Jacob's father-in-law. I'd like to know more about the other people in the photo, as well as a better date for it. Willard was born in 1910, and looks to be about 15 in the picture, hence the extimate of 1925. The small mark in the lower left corner is a photographer in Minneapolis. Michael Werner


RUTLEDGE

I have several pictures and some hand written family history, on a Rutledge Family as he was my stepfather, We knew very little about him. He was born in MN, around 1902 or 03. I would be more than happy to send this to anyone, that might like to have it. Bill Alexander


SCHREFFLER
My grandmother ( Robbie Horton) was moving (1980's) and the movers lost a truck full of family photos.. Schreffler was the name on the photos. If you have any information can you please contact me.
Thank you, Tammy Woodall
SCHUMACHER /THOME

Searching for any photo of my great-grandmother LIZZIE (MEIJORUS sp?) SCHUMACHER THOME. Lizzie was born 1884 in New York and came on a orphan train to Iowa. She live on VINCENT AVE. N. in MINNEAPOLIS after her marriage to Phillip Thome. Died in a fire at age 26.  We have no pictures of her. Thanks. Rita Peterson


SCHWEISS

I am looking for anyone who may have old photographs or documents relating to the SCHWEISS family from the St. George/West Newton/Fairfax area from 1880 to 1945. Thanks, Dick Schweiss


SELLERS/TOWNSEND

I am desperately searching for an old Family Bible this Bible was published by N.Y. American Bible Society Institute in the year MDCCCXVI or 1816.
This Bible came from Indiana and contains valuable family information on the Sellers and Townsend Families.
Wondering if someone might have this Bible.
Thank you so much,
Sue Blind


SETTLE

Hugh Settle Family with brothers and a sister names Cora who settled south of Duluth Minn and help build a school aprox 1920. I Think a river was named after him but I was just given some wonderful pictures by my Grandmother who is his only child Frances Settle dating back to around 1920 in covered wagons crossing over the ohio river and him homesteading and killing a 600 lb mouse. I have several wonderful pictures I would love to share if anyone is interested. He died young my understanding in a gun accident at age 35. Lisa Burt


STULL (and more)

Can anyone help identify these pictures found in the attic of the Stull home in Staples,Mn. after the death of Marion Stull in Feb. 1942. Marion was the son of John Stull and Lavinia Sibley. His brothers and sisters were Mary Alice Stull (Mrs. Wilbert Emery), Emma Florence (Mrs. Edward Loeffler), Rebecca Stull (Mrs. Frederick Thorp), Julia Stull (Mrs. Cockle), Walter Stull, Lottie Stull, (Mrs. Peck), Adeline Stull (Mrs. Milton Berryman),Nellie Stull, and Edna Stull (Mrs. Schwert). Any help appreciated! Please email if you can help. Thank You. Bernie Schwindt 


STUNTEBECK

This is a photo of the Stuntebeck family from Freeport Minn. My great grandmother was the woman named Josephine. Does anyone have any information about her brothers and sisters as to where they lived and died or any of their decendents? Any information would be appreciated. Thank-you, Joy F.


SWENSON

We have an old old photo album with very small pictures in it. Some of them are tintypes. We believe the album belonged to Torger Swenson (sometimes referred to as Targei Svensson) who came from Aseral, Vest Agder County, Norway, Tjaldal Farm to Crow Lake Township, Stearns County, MN. He was a member of the Crow River Lutheran Church in Kandiyohi County, MN. He was brother to my husband's great grandfather, Anon Swenson of Pope County, Lake Johanna Township, MN. Only one of Torger's children married and she didn't have any children so the album was passed on to our family and we fell heir to it several years ago. There are over 50 pictures in it and only 1 of them is identified. Some of the pictures have photographer's names on them. Two of the pictures were taken in Willmar, MN, by John Ericks, photographer. I went to Willmar's Historical Society earlier this week and the curator there said that he had to have been a photographer there before 1900 because they have researched all the photographers in Willmar back to around 1900 and John Ericks is not one of them. Torger's wife was Mari (Mary) Tollefsdatter, born 1849 in Bygland, Setersdal, Norway and she died in 1931 in Stearns County, MN. Her parents were Torstein Tollefson and Matilda or Birgit Torsteinsdatter. It is possible that some of the pictures could be of her family, but we definitely know that at least 2 of the pictures in the album are of brother's of Torger who stayed in Norway. We would be glad to send photocopies of all of the unidentified pictures to anyone who would possibly have any knowledge about this family or who would be interested in this project. Many of the pictures are from shortly after the Civil War, we think, and some of them are from CT, NY, IL. Many have been taken in Minneapolis. One has been taken in Crookston. Torger's children were: Alice (Mary Alice) Swenson, Betsy Swenson, Sven Swenson, Anne Swenson, Jorgine Swenson and Thea Swenson who married Frank Johnson and was a furrier in Duluth, MN. We have only identified 3 of the pictures and so we have a long ways to go! email me at: scm3@prodigy.net


THOMPSON

Photo of the Hill City baseball team my grandfather played on.  My grandfather, Clarence Arthur Thompson, is the 3rd person from the right. Joan (Thompson) Perry


VIEBROCK

A picture of my great-grandaunt Adelheid Viebrock recently came into my possession. She was born Oct. 22, 1837 in Plönjeshausen, Hanover, Germany. (I have attached the picture.)
I have been told that the picture of her and her husband, taken by A.R.Hawkinson of Mazeppa, MN at an unknown date. Unfortunately no one recalls Adelheid's married name, i.e. her husband's surname. Although the picture quality is not what I had hoped for, perhaps someone out there has a clue as to their name or any other hints as to what I could do next to discover my relative's 'identity'. What was her married name? Where did she and her husband live, and where did they die?   Thank you for any help you may be able to provide.  Ingo Viebrock


WARNER

I am searching for my "Warner"  family branch and the search has taken me to Minnesota. I have attached two antique photographs that were apparently taken in the "G. Collier Studio 2005 S. Superior Street West, Duluth, Minnesota." The name "G Collier" was printed on the photocard in gold ink. It is written in script that somewhat resembles this "G. Collier." The thin sides of the photo are also covered with gold ink or other type of shiny material. The photo itself seems to have been glued to the card. I do not have a specific name for the people depicted in the photos, but by deduction they are probably Warner's. The children in the one photo and the young man in the other, bear a striking resemblance to the Warner Photos posted by Cheryl L. Parsons of Clay New York. Kevin O'Brien


WESTMARK (and more)

Photos: Late 1800-Early 1900's unidentified old cardboards from MINNEAPOLIS, MN I gained access to about 35 professional photos taken in Minneapolis MN from various studios. They were given by "Helen" to a local bank for a Centennial Celebration. The daughter found these in a bundle in her moms attic. Some are from the WESTMARK family.
Some maybe from other families. Do contact me kanootson@yahoo.com if you know who any of these are! Thanks!
1. (F E DWIGHT PHOTOGRAPHY 627 Broad ST) Fremont, Nebraska of a little boy about 4?
2. George "Ahlscy?" (Lee Bros Studio 315-323 Nicollet Ave Minneapolis, MN)
Unidentified photos from other Counties: (Denmark/Sweden?) Studios: O. Rylander, Kongl.Hof-Fotoraf. of Kristanstad dated:1899 Even Neuhaus Amargert 19 Dansk 1895-Malmo 1896 Solvmedaille Moritz Bresky, Christianstad Regnar Jensen, Kjobenhaven (Copenhagen) Amertorv 22 HJ.AF WALKENDORFSGADE MN Studios: (Petri & Svenson 2nd Ave S & 127/8 Washington Ave So. Minneapolis MN) (Heighstedt 226&228 Washington Ave S.Minneapolis) (S E Olson & Co. Minneapolis) (Miller of Minneapolis) (Snyder Bros 727-729 Hennepin Ave Minneapolis) (G G Peck of Red Wing MN) (Lee Bros Studio 315-323 Nicollet Ave Minneapolis, MN)  (Ricker 1313 Washington Ave SO. Minneapolis) (A. Larson 313 Wash. Ave S. Minneapolis) (Rugg of Minneapolis)  (Hennepin Studio 625 Hennepin Ave Minneapolis) (E. Nelson & Co. 5th & Central Ave Minneapolis) (Dorge 1819 Riverside Ave. Minneapolis) (Marie Gullord Elverum) 2 Civil War photos (I think they are close to being brother/twins..Westmarks) These photos can be viewed on my web site www.geocities.com/kanootson on pages 2 & 3.


WHETSTON/WHETSTONE
I am searching for old photos of folks with the last name Whetston or Whetstone (often misspelled as Whitstan, Whitston, etc.). They mostly lived in Winona, Freeborn, Nicollet, Anoka, and Renville Counties.I can be contacted at klw_27511@yahoo.com. Thank you.
YOUNGS

Can anyone identify this photo? It is likely members of the Jesse or John J. Youngs family. Appears to be taken very early and would date from the mid to late 1800's and looks like a 4 generation picture. It was sent to me by a Youngs family member, with no identifying marks on it.
Jesse Youngs b: 1790 in Conn. and d: 1864 in Wabasha co., Mn. He was the father to the following children; John J, Joseph, Phidella, Anna, Robert, Enoch, and Mathilda Youngs.
John J. Youngs was married to Almeda E. Lovell and both died in Wabasha county Mn.
They were the parents of the following children; Benjamin Franklin Youngs, Henrietta Amanda Youngs, Phoebe A Youngs, George Riley Youngs, Jesse E. Youngs, and Joseph Henry Youngs.
These children married as follows and lived in Wabasha county, Mn. area some until the early 1900's.
Benjamin Franklin to Annis Bump; Henrietta to Henry "Howdy" Sibley; Phoebe to James Harrison; George Riley to Naomi Ann Sibley ( Henry "Howdy" and Naomi were brother & sister); Jesse to Bernice Owens; and Joseph Henry to Elizabeth Hook. I believe the picture is of Jesse Youngs (the elder), John J. (center), one of his sons and grandsons. Any help in identifying the picture is greatly appreciated.

Can anyone help identify this photo? It came from a descendant of George Riley YOUNGS and Naomi Ann SIBLEY. George and Naomi were married in 1874 in Wisconsin, George was the son of John J.Youngs and Almeda E. Lovell. Naomi was the daughter of Phebe Ann Covey and Joseph Charles Sibley, Sr. The John J. Youngs family resided in Mazeppa, Mn. and this is likely where the picture was taken.

This photo is either Naomi Ann Sibley Youngs, or her mother; Phebe Ann Covey Sibley Chapman Browning. Phebe was married (1) Joseph Charles Sibley abt. 1812 in New York state, Joseph died June 1859.(2)Royal Jessie Chapman July 1859, in Mazeppa, Mn., they were likely divorced, although no records to document such an event.(3) Alexander H. Browning July 2, 1861, Pepin county, Wi. Phebe is buried Rock Falls Cemetery, Rock Falls, Dunn county, Wisconsin in an unmarked grave between her daughter; Agnes R. Porter and Alex Browning. She died abt. Feb. 1901. Is there anyone related to this family who may have seen this picture and can make a positive identification??? I have circulated to all known family members to no avail.

Please email if you can help identify anyone in these photos! Thank you. Bernie Schwindt

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Other
Unidentified Photo of "Moberg and Co. and T. M. Ryan Boots and Shoes". Can anyone identify the town/city this was taken in or any of the people in hte photo? Kjell
Attached is the photo of an unidentified young man. It was taken at the Charles Zimmermann studio, St. Paul, MN probably ca. 1885, printed on hardboard. Possibly a copy of an earlier picture. It came to me from a source in Florida who bought it in a junk shop. It's $1.00 + the subject's name, postpaid. E-mail me, Robert
I have a large photo of unknown origin with lots of people on it. No markings on it at all. Annie in Minnesota
We are looking for photos taken by Simon Bangen who photographed the settlement of the Bella Coola colony in British Columbia Canada in 1894. He arrived in 1895 and returned with his family to the Crookston area in 1897. Simon was an exceptional good photographer who documented the settlers at work, at leisure and their finished homes and families. it appears that he took over 80 plate negatives while here.
We have many of his in our collection but every once in awhile one will surface that was sent to relations of the Colonists in Minnesota from Bella Coola.
we believe there are more out there in the Crookston area or that he kept copies of his originals. many have turned up in Norway from relations.
Any information would be appreciated as to his photos or information on Simon or his descendants. Our Web page and Archival data base is in the works.
Thank you, Peter Solhjell Bella Coola Valley Museum Society

Picture 1 - Photographer Skrin Seth Crookston Minn.  Back row fourth from left is in all of the photo's. I'm thinking that picture 2 was taken on the same day as the outfit is the same. This is probably her parents & siblings?

Picture 2 - is of the same subject as #1-4 although taken at different times. Photo taken at Skrin Seth Crookston Minn. On the back of this picture is written: Miss Clara Johnson, Box 98 Euclid Minn. I don't think these are photo's of Clara. I have compared these photo's to some I have of Clara. Clara Johnson moved to Ontario in 1905 so these pics were taken before that as far as I know.

Picture 3 - is again the same woman. She is perhaps pictured with her daughter (?) this time. Note that the little one is wearing the woman's brooch now. Photographer is Skrin Seth Crookston and Bagley Minn.

Picture 4 - is again of the pretty lady, but this time she is pictured with who I assume is her husband and children. This is a picture postcard so there is no location or photographer. Any help in identifying who this woman is would be so great. I would love to get them back to the rightful family if they are not related to me, if they are, I would gladly make copies for anyone who can also claim relationship.

Thank you, Brenda Gaetz


Photo1 was taken at Skrin Seth in Crookston Minn. This lady seems to have a photo of a man in her brooch. I wonder if it is what they call funeral jewelry? Perhaps the fellow in the second photo? This woman may have resided in Crookston or Euclid. This photo was found in the trunk of my g.grandparents Peter and Barbara Johnson who resided in Euclid from 1880-1905. They also had property in Crookston during this period.

Photo2 was taken at Skrin Seth in Crookston Minn. The card stock is of the same thickness as Skrin Seth photo1, so perhaps they were taken at the same time roughly. Maybe man and wife? This photo was also found in the trunk of my g.grandparents Barbara and Peter Johnson.

Photo3 was taken at P.E. Lynne in Crookston Minn. I believe it is another photo of the gentleman in Photo2, but taken at a later date? This photo was also found in the trunk of my g.grandparents Peter and Barbara Johnson.

I would love to be able to get these photo's back to their families. Thank you, Brenda Gaetz  


The first one is of an unknown man. I'm pretty sure that the cane and coat are photographer's props. This photo was in my g.grandparents trunk (Peter and Barbara Johnson). They resided in Euclid Minnesota from 1880 to 1905. This photo was probably taken before the one of the woman and the one of the man and woman together, as the card stock is a bit thinner and the studio was S. JOHNSON, Crookston Minn. Portrait & Crayon Artist.This fellow may have resided in Euclid.

The second photo, I believe is of a couple on their wedding day. The woman is wearing the same dress in both photo's. She is wearing a jacket in one of them. The professional archivist I took this photo to, dates it about 1887. I think the woman is holding an envelope, perhaps containing the marriage licence? This photo was taken by S. JOHNSON, Crookston Minn. This couple may have resided in Euclid.

I would love to reunite these photo's with their family and perhaps find out if they are related to my family.
Thank you, Brenda Gaetz


I found an old photo book!. The title of the book is Portrait Gallery! There is no names of the people on them. Put at the bottom of the photos is the name of the studio that took the pictures. The name of the studio is Rice. The address is 311 Main Street Worcester, MASS. The people in the photos is like people from the 1800's. On the back of every photo is this design and their studios name and logo or something. It also says that it is an art studio. If anyone has any IFO please contact me at xtigerfan@alltel.net


Photos: Late 1800-Early 1900's unidentified old cardboards from MINNEAPOLIS, MN I gained access to about 35 professional photos taken in Minneapolis MN from various studios. They were given by "Helen" to a local bank for a Centennial Celebration. The daughter found these in a bundle in her moms attic. Some are from the WESTMARK family.
Some maybe from other families. Do contact me kanootson@yahoo.com if you know who any of these are! Thanks!
1. (F E DWIGHT PHOTOGRAPHY 627 Broad ST) Fremont, Nebraska of a little boy about 4?
2. George "Ahlscy?" (Lee Bros Studio 315-323 Nicollet Ave Minneapolis, MN)
Unidentified photos from other Counties: (Denmark/Sweden?) Studios: O. Rylander, Kongl.Hof-Fotoraf. of Kristanstad dated:1899 Even Neuhaus Amargert 19 Dansk 1895-Malmo 1896 Solvmedaille Moritz Bresky, Christianstad Regnar Jensen, Kjobenhaven (Copenhagen) Amertorv 22 HJ.AF WALKENDORFSGADE MN Studios: (Petri & Svenson 2nd Ave S & 127/8 Washington Ave So. Minneapolis MN) (Heighstedt 226&228 Washington Ave S.Minneapolis) (S E Olson & Co. Minneapolis) (Miller of Minneapolis) (Snyder Bros 727-729 Hennepin Ave Minneapolis) (G G Peck of Red Wing MN) (Lee Bros Studio 315-323 Nicollet Ave Minneapolis, MN)  (Ricker 1313 Washington Ave SO. Minneapolis) (A. Larson 313 Wash. Ave S. Minneapolis) (Rugg of Minneapolis)  (Hennepin Studio 625 Hennepin Ave Minneapolis) (E. Nelson & Co. 5th & Central Ave Minneapolis) (Dorge 1819 Riverside Ave. Minneapolis) (Marie Gullord Elverum) 2 Civil War photos (I think they are close to being brother/twins..Westmarks) These photos can be viewed on my web site www.geocities.com/kanootson on pages 2 & 3.


The tree of the family, which I am researching is located at www.twindog.com/genealogy/ . I have three photographs probably showing members but I do not know who they are and would appreciate any information. Please visit www.twindog.com/genealogy/wanted.htm     Tor Persson


My family has a book about Minnesota and the families that lived there. In the book is a photo of an old couple. They people used travel a long way to bake their bread in their old brick like oven...it was outside and they were the only ones to still have the oven back then. If anyone has more information please let me know. I think they were called the Wicken family but I am not sure how to spell it. The oven looked like it was made out of rocks piled liked a stove with a chimney.  Desperately seeking, Rebecca


My great uncle Charles Van Rensalaer Clark was a photographer at 206 Central Ave in Minneapolis and also had a studio in Delano, Minnesota in the late 1800's to probably the early 1900's his pictures had CVR Clark Studio's. We can not locate him and wondering if someone might have any of his pictures and could date them so then it would give us an idea when he was in the area. THANKS, Bob Clark. R. Clark


I have a large group photo of people standing in the front of BUTTON'S BUSINESS COLLEGE AND SHORT HAND INSTITUTE.  The photo was probably taken about 1900 as one of the student's is Laura JOHNSON. She was born in Feb. 1880 and looks to be about 20 yrs. old. The photo was taken by Skrin Seth Crookston Minn. If anyone would like to see a close up of the group for identification purposes, I will try my best to scan a close-up and email it. Any info about this college would be wonderful to have if anyone has any information!  -Brenda  


Here is a photo of an unidentified man, he appears to be in a military uniform. If any one knows who he is please contact Annie Chapirson.  Thanks.  


My family got several old photoalbums from Gausdal in Oppland, Norway. Some of the photos are from USA. I do not know who these people are. I have made a web-site with the photos and I hope to get some of them identified. I would be very happy if you took time to look at my site. Thank you, Kari Høglund, Oslo, Norway


I have some interesting pictures of weddings and Families that are a part of the Minnesota History. Most of them have the names that go with the people. You can check them out on the web page. http://www.geocities.com/HotSprings/Oasis/4559/Aboutme/names.html  Reggie


If anyone has old photo's contact CARLSON, PAM - Address: 525 Tilden St., Fairmont, MN 56031 - Phone: 800 362 5855 - Fax: 507 238 2969


I have several unidentified old photos from Minnesota. Does anyone know how I can find the dates that certain photography studios were in business? This would help tremendously in identifying some of the photos. The photos I have were taken in:
Little Falls, Minnesota - Studios: Squire, Estey, A.E. Boyce, Erickson, J.E. Johnson, Rich
St. Hilaire, Minnesota - Studio: D. Collins
Red Lake, Minnesota - Studio: W. A. Riechels
Faribault, Minnesota - Studio: F.? W. Peterson
Thank you. Trina Young


I have a photo of a very handsome young man (late teens or early 20's) in a military uniform. It is in a folder that has a shield on the front with these words: Qualitas Servitum. Underneath is written B.C.Golling St. Paul, Minn. It is not a uniform of St. Thomas Military or Cretin High School. If I knew how to scan and send as an attachment I could do that but alas, I'm not too knowledgeable. Any suggestions as to what Military school this might be? Q1952@aol.com


I have place some Minnesota Pictures on line, these are mainly pictures taken in the 1940's but there is an unknown WWI soldier and a couple taken at earlier dates. My family lived in Canby and Minneota and the surrounding countryside. I am assuming that is where these pictures were taken. I also have other photo's I will be scanning, One is a picture of a first grade class and if it is my mother's that would be 1932 or 1933, Unknown school.

If you like you can view them at Minnesota Kin Home Page  - Each photo/name has what description was available on it or known about it. Most of them are unknown to me at this time. Even though these have names and are "Probably" part of my family, I am willing to give the pictures to the closer relationship if found

Please look and if you see one you want to put on your page, you can either save it from the page or I will send an attchment. Thanks, Sharon Ivy  , P.O. Box 117, Priddy, TX 76870, County Coordinator for Mills County, TX GenWeb Mills County:  Minnesota Kin Home Page: Ivy Place Home Page:  Helplist


I have a problem finding my great-grandmother's brother. All I have is a picture of him and his wife, together with the children. I only know his and her's first name, unfortunately I don't know what they used for surename in Minnesota - or which part they lived in. Is there anywere I can get it published to see if anyone recognice some of  the people on the picture.  

Peder Rasmusen Rød (Roed in American) married Ellen Eriksdatter Gustad. Peder was born 14.sept 1854 in Batnfjord in Moere & Romsdal county, Ellen was born in 1862 on Averoy in Moere & Romsdal county. They were married in 1883 and left for Minnesota in 1894. Peders parrents. Rasmus Eriksen Rød (Roed) and Marit Olsdatter. Ellens parrents Erik Ingebrigtsen Flaahammer (also used Gustad as surename) and Anne Arntsdatter Vinje. Ellens parrents also left for Minnesota in 1894. Odd


Got an old photo album at garage sale. Most of the photo's have the city "ZUMBROTA" written on them.  A few other cities as well such as "RED WING", and "KENYON". Most of the photo's are wedding picture's, three men, a young boy, a baby. just some old photo's. no name's on them tho. The name "LAAGNESS" or "LANGNESS", OLAF. a single card like a graduation card has the name on it.  Anyone who may recognize this album is welcome to it. you pay postage.  Viola Seward


I have a number of family photographs from Minnesota that I would like to have reunited with their proper families.

Johnson, Anna, Jennie. Cabinet card photo, Worthington, Minn. 1890s?
Bebbensee, Anna Portrait, c. 1920, Worthington, Minnesota
Diederichs, Emma & Louise Portrait, circa 1910, Browns Valley, Minnesota
Diederichs, Renie Postcard photo, circa 1910, Browns Valley, Minnesota???
Erickson, Mrs. G. (Anna Peterson) cabinet card, Worthington, Minn. c.1910?
Gustafson, Mrs. Chas. Cabinet Card Photo, c.1915, Minneapolis, Minnesota
O'Brien, Micki daughters, Cabinet card photograph, "My cousins, daughters of Micki O'Brien, my mother's brother." Minneapolis, Minn. c. 1910
Palm, Elsie, Cabinet card photograph, Young girl, abt 8 years old, Worthington, Minn, c1910?
Pease, Lee (Mrs. Ed.), Cabinet card portrait, Redwood Falls, Minn. c.1900?
Peterson, Anna (Mrs. G. Erickson) portrait, Worthington, Minn, c.1900?
Scholin, Carl, Cabinet card photo, Carl with his bicycle. Worthington, Minn., c. 1905-10?
Smith, Mr. & Mrs. Gene. Cabinet card photo, Worthington, Minn., circa 1890.
Tuttle, Maisie, portrait in folder, Redwood Falls, Minn., c1910.
If you are related to any of these people, email me at familyphotoreunion@yahoo.ca or visit my genealogy webpage at http://www.telusplanet.net/public/getback/family_photo_reunion.htm

Carol L. Mackay


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