June 1998 Queries

Sharon Hutchison <hutch@juno.com> Mon Jun 1 21:27:04 1998

I am trying to find out if anyone knows of any records for the Boys' Orphanage that was in operation in Minneapolis in 1920. There is a listing on the 1920 Census for Carl Hatcher age 11 would these records show his deceased parents? Thank you.

Dixie Richardson <blkhawk@se-iowa.net> Tue Jun 2 08:02:54 1998

I am searching for information about my great Aunt. I do not know her first name. She came over from France and she and her husband whose last name was Moore lived in Minneapolis Minnesota in Hennepin County. I am not certain of their children's names. Possibly one daughter's name was Josie. I have a brief note from a Josie Smith who could have been their daughter. I would appreciate any help any one could give me on this family.

Mary Keough Woods <jlwmj@flash.net> Wed Jun 3 08:20:34 1998

Searching for any information on Oliver KEOUGH that m Dorothy Mae PIERCE, unknown dates. They had 2 children Richard Earl b 05 Sep 1927, d 07 Feb 1925, (in Hennepin Co, he m Wilma CARTER & they had Michael, Raymond, & Mary; Dorothy Mae she m 1st a COOPER and had Marlene, & Jamie, & 2nd a JOHNSON : Any information on the KEOUGH family in MN would be greatly apreciated. Please e-mail jlwmj@flash.net

Donna Goodwin <RLGoodie@worldnet.att.net> Thu Jun 4 10:19:21 1998

Looking for the KELLY family of Minneapolis-St.Paul area. I don't have much info but the children were. Lewis William Kelly m. Nella Roberts. Frank Kelly worked at the Chamber of Commerce Minneapolis. Jay Kelly. Aurelia Kelly m. Unknown Hughes. and Annie Kelly . unknown Tuohy. Any help would be appreciated. This has been a hard family to find.

Claës Linder <Claes.Linder@farmbio.uu.se> Fri Jun 5 23:44:03 1998

I want any information available about Eric/Erik/Erick Carlson/ Carlsson/Karlsson who was born in Öja, Småland; Sweden on the 26th of June 1884 and whose parents were Gustaf Carlsson and Martha (born Eriksson). He came to USA around 1908 probably from Switzerland. He lived in Grafton; Worth co, Iowa in 1918. Here he was registered for World War I. He still was in Grafton in Nov 1918 when he wrote a letter to his sister Esther Carlsson in Sweden. He probably moved from Grafton and it is possible that he is identical with an Eric Carlson (according to the 1920 census) who lived on Beard Avenue in Minneapolis together with Ruth Carlson (born Knutsson?). This Erick Carlson worked as a Railway Road checkclerk.

Jeanie Goff <widowgof@olypen.com> Sat Jun 6 12:07:51 1998

I have been trying to locate a cemetery in the Maple Grove/Osseo area called NIGGLER CEMETERY. Can anybody help me find a contact person and an address? The cemetery is listed under Minn cemeteries but doesn't give any other infomation. I have already called the Osseo Chamber of commerece and although they gave me some numbers of possibilities, they we're not the right cemeteries. I would appreciate any help. Thank you,

J. Johnson <jj@tampabay.rr.com> Sat Jun 6 19:40:06 1998

Searching for information on Anders SVENINGSON (later "Americanized" to SWANINGSON) and his bride, Margaret VERBECK, who were married on November 19, 1918, in Minneapolis, Hennepin County, MN.

Julie Wychor <jlwychor@aol.com> Tue Jun 9 18:34:55 1998

SCHMIDZ: (I am posting this for a friend who does not have a computer.) Seeking information about Katherine SCMIDZ. She was valedictorian of her Central High School class in the 1930's. Her parents kicked her out of their home when she became pregnant out of wedlock. She had a daughter, and later became ill, and asked a family to adopt her daughter, but she lived long enough to see her daughter graduate from high school. She died sometime in the 1960's in St. Paul. Her family may have attended St. Luke's Catholic Church on Lexington, and she may be connected to Edward & Ida (Jansen) SCHMIDZ, or to Phillip Leo SCMIDZ, who also attended St. Luke's. Need family medical information. Please contact via this email address:

John Hutchins <celliefred@aol.com> Thu Jun 11 19:07:05 1998

Looking for more info on the state legislator described in the following obituary: Thanks for any help! Friday, Oct. 26, 1906 "Death of A. A. Osborn Abram Anderson Osborn passed from this life on the 19th inst at the family home at 3217 Hennepin Ave Minneapolis. Funeral services at the residence on Sunday afternoon were conducted by the Masonic order, Rev. Dr. Morrell delivering the discourse. The remains were brought to Farmington on the morning train on Monday and laid in their final resting place in the cemetery at the Presbyterian church in Eureka, Messrs. A. K. Gray, F. H. Griebie, M. W. Neiderkorn, C. S. Lewis, H. W. Hosmer and E. Mc Grail acting as pall bearers. He is survived by his wife and three sons, Samuel, Richard and Robert all residing at the family home and one sister Mrs. E. R. Smith of this place and one brother Thomas H. Osborn residing in Minneapolis. Deceased was born at Carpentersville, Indiana in 1839, received a college education, studied law and was admitted to the bar at Greencastle in that state. He came with his parents and a younger brother to Minnesota in 1861 and the family settled on the farm on the Lakeville road where he remained until 1895, when he removed with his family to Minneapolis. He was married to Miss Clara Noble of Northfield in 1876. He served two or three terms in the state legislature about 1874 -1877. He was a charter member of Corinthian Lodge No. 67 A F and A M After moving to Minneapolis, he transferred his membership to Arc Lodge of that city."

Alan Kinne <alrod13@aol.com> Sat Jun 13 17:29:32 1998

Seeking information on ALFRED A. KINNE. Have no dates or places on him personally.. His father was ISAAC B. KINNE, born in Syracuse, NY, March 26, 1829. Mother was ELIZABETH WOOD, born in Pennsylvania. He had one son that I know of, my grandfather, MYRON BEEBE KINNE, born July 11, 1892 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Would appreciate any help I can get. Thanks. Alan Kinne

Claudia Schuman <Claudias@Prodigy.net> Mon Jun 15 17:26:46 1998

"A Girl Named Helen" In about 1930 my great grandparents, George and Etta Moore took in a little foster girl named Helen. She lived with the Moores until the death of Etta Moore in 1944 and then no one in the family knows what became of her. Helen was just a baby when she was taken in by George and Etta, so we can assume she was born in 1929 or 1930. Other than that there is no information known about her. I have several pictures of Helen and I'm sure that she, or her family if she has any, would love to have them. It's sad to think that Helen had to grow up not having any baby pictures of herself to share with her children and grand- children. I would love to see her have them. Claudia Schuman

Nancy Sabatke <sabatke@msn.com> Mon Jun 15 17:53:12 1998

Looking for information on Marit Swenson who was in Minneapolis or St Paul during the 1900's. Believe she ran a gift shop.

Nancy Sabatke <sabatke@msn.com> Mon Jun 15 18:01:49 1998

Looking for information on David Wyman b c1830 VT m Mattie Kern perhaps in Minneapolis, was realtor in that city, Had a daughter Dr. Mattie Wyman who settled in Seattle WA and other children.

Michael Jobes <mrjobes@juno.com> Wed Jun 17 12:03:58 1998

Researching the Jobes family of Hennepin county. George Jobes, his wife, Esther Haught and several of their children arrived at Maple Grove in March 1865 from Washington county, Ohio. Children includes: Bishop Jobes and Julian Cline and their descendants; Peter Jobes, his two wives (1) Mary Pryor and (2) Elizabeth Weaver and his descendants from both marriages; Christenia Jobes, her two husbands: (1) James Chapman and (2) John Mendenhall and her descendants from both marriages; Nancy Jobes and her husbands: Stephen Williamson and Harry Able, and her descendants from her marriage to Stephen; Alcy Jobes and Royal W. Smith; Elizabeth Jobes and John R. Pryor and their descendants; three other children or their families were left back in Ohio. These being: Curby Jobes and his family; William Jobes and his family; Mrs. Virginia (Matheny) Jobes, widow of John Jobes and her children. Associated surnames with the Jobes include: Pryor, Blakeborough, Chapman, Mendenhall, and several others. I have photographs of George and Esther, as well as Bishop and Julian, Elizabeth and John Pryor, Alcy and Royal Smith and George Jobes, Junior, who died at the Battle of Nashville during the Civil War. Please contact me if interested., Michael Jobes

Everett Locke <lockee@web-ster.com> Wed Jun 24 17:07:21 1998

My great grandfather Jonah Britton Locke died in Hennepin county, Brooklin township on May 5, 1876. Can some one tell me what the going newspaper or newspapers of that time, that the obituary might have appeared in. Would like to get a copy of the obituary.

Jerry Grovhoug <bluesuite9@yahoo.com> Thu Jun 25 17:46:27 1998

I'm trying to find info on my grandparents: Grandfather; George G. Grovhoug, born Dec 18, 1875, he died about 1959 in Ontario, CA; my Grandmother was Sigred NEE: ??, born Dec 8, 1882, she died about 1956 in Ontario,CA. They entered the United States from Canada about 1917, and I heard them talk of Pipestone, MN as the first entry city. They were living in Hennepin County as far back as I can remember, and I was born in 1936. They moved to CA in the late 1950's. They had 3 children, George, Herbert (my father) and Ruby. My father Herbert Byron Grovhoug and mother Bernice Marie McGuire, lived in Columbia Heights, MN all the time I can remember, and moved to CA in 1955. I have two older brothers, Robert and Eugene, and two younger sisters, Eileen and Karen. I also can't locate my parents marriage certificate, which I hope would give me info on my grandparents and my mothers side of the family. Thanks for any help you can give me. Your fellow Minnesotan, Jerry

desiree l carlson <descin@kansas.net> Thu Jun 25 23:21:25 1998

Looking for 1958 records of Catholic welfare association and ? St. Paul HOme for girls. Questionable unlawful adoption of child whose date of birth was 19 February, 1958, or perhaps the 18th of February 1958. Mother was named Mary Angela Thorne, name now Mary Angela Bisek, of New Prague, MN. I have copies of the papers of the courts for his removal from Hennepin county to maybe Virginia, MN in April the same year. Please send me any information cocerning adoption in this area.

Gary Seeker <seek1@cwia.com> Sat Jun 27 16:16:17 1998

looking for marrage and divorce records for Judy Anderson and Warren Seeker. Also birth certificate for Richard Warren Seeker, born 06-26-63. Or any info you can find on my family (Seeker). Am trying to track down my ancestory but do not know my father so it is hard to find anything on his side of the tree.

Candy Bennett <cbservices@monmouth.com> Sun Jun 28 07:38:39 1998

I am looking for information on Edward P. BROWN, who lived at 905 Nicolette Ave., Minneapolis between 1899 and 1906 (and perhaps longer). He had 3 sons who all attended Notre Dame - Edward P., Maurice J., and Vincent J. My Browns are Irish Catholic. I have reason to believe the elder Edward P. is the son of David Brown and born in NY in 1850. Any help on locating information and descendants regarding this family is greatly appreciated.

Jeri Johnson <JeriJon@aol.com> Sun Jun 28 15:56:44 1998

IHLSENG--I am seeking information about Ole Hansen IHLSENG who, according to a family history, worked as a mason in Mpls. in 1865. Can anyone suggest some ways to research this? He only lived in Mpls for a short while because by 1868 he was in Otter Tail Co. Thank you.

Robert Sutherland-Wedding <RSuthWed@aol.com> Sun Jun 28 17:08:23 1998

Looking for information on a John M. McENIRY (McEnary) living in Minneapolis in Oct. 1945. Seeking relatives and vitals information. Thanks.

Judy Dalluge <chuckmom@phonewave.net> Mon Jun 29 09:44:27 1998

1857 ~ William WHALEN b. in IRE or PA> MN by 1876. 1879 ~ William m. Margaret SHERLOCK dau. of Thomas Sherlock & Julia DEMPSEY. Are the 1870 Whalen's of Minneapolis related?

Kackie Brubaker <jackb@sierranet.net> Mon Jun 29 21:54:11 1998

I'm looking for anyone who attended or has any information on ST. Anthony's Catholic high school. It was an all girls schools located in Hennepin County, Minneapolis, in the 1930's. Also I'm researching that area for the following families: MYRVOLD, or MYHERVOLD, PIVOT,STETSON, WOODWARD. If anyone can help me find my families I will be most gratful! Thank you . Kackie

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