Diamond, Herbert Lomas (Paddy)
B: 11 Jun 1890, Humboldt, MN
D: 25 Dec 1967, age 77 Hallock, MN
M: 06 Jan 1913, Anne (Annie) Mae Turner b. 14 Jun 1894 PEI d. 21 Dec 1976. Annie's parents were: George Turner III and Rebecca West.
Annie Mae Turner was a sister of Leonard Diamond's wife. She came to Humboldt from PEI at the age of 17 with her father to visit her sister Lilla, then remained to help her on the farm - which turned out to be 2 years and then got married.
Children of Herbert Diamond and Annie Mae Turner:
1. Amey Rebecca Diamond
B: 24 Oct 1913
D: 23 Feb 1973
M: 04 Jul 1934, William Johnson of Lancaster, MN b. 23 Nov 1910 d. 08 Jul 1984
2. Hurdis Ambrose Diamond
B: 15 Sep 1915
D: 30 Jun 1978, Hallock, MN
3. Harvey Ellsworth
B: 15 Dec 1920, Warren Hospital.
M: 26 Jan 1942, Helen Lucille Pearson, Hallock, MN b. 16 Dec 1922, dau of Oliver Percival Pearson and Maria Maud Peterson.
4. Marva Alta Diamond
B: 15 Sep 1922
D: 15 Oct 1994, Grand Forks, ND
M: 05 Oct 1941, Byron Hanson, Hallock, MN
Baseball was a favorite sport in the area. Herb played 3rd base on the Diamond team in his younger years. The team consisted of Diamonds and cousins. Herb's brother, Levi, was a left handed pitcher. Benny was catcher. Leonard played 2nd base and Laurence played 1st base. Herb was manager for the team when the famous Cal Farley played for Humboldt.
Humboldt, Minnesota - Funeral services for Herbert L. Diamond, 77, Humboldt, prominent farmer, businessman, and long time civic leader here, who died Monday, will be held here at 2 p.m. Friday at the Methodist Church with Rev. Ralph Kallweit of Pembina, ND officiating. Burial will be in Greenwood Cemetery.
Mr. Diamond was born here June 11, 1890. He was educated here and was later awarded an engineering degree from a Des Moines, Iowa college. Mr. Diamond married the former Annie Turner here on January 6, 1913. He had lived in this area his entire life and had carried on extensive farming operations here and also operated a garage. Mr. Diamond had served as a member of Public School District No. 10 at Humboldt; was Humboldt City Clerk for 45 years, a director of the Farmers Co-op Elevator here for many years, and treasurer of the Methodist Church for 24 years.
Mr. Diamond was a member of Hallock Lodge No. 212 of AF&AM; Kittson County Chapter 101 of the Shrine; member of Constantine Commandry No. 20 of the Knights Templar of Crookston, Temple of the Shrine of Grand Forks, Eastern Star of Hallock and the Royal Neighbors of Humboldt.
Surviving are his wife; two daughters, Mrs. William (Amey) Johnson, Humboldt; Mrs. Byron (Marva) Hanson, Hallock; two sons, Hurdis and Harvey Diamond, Humboldt; two sisters, Mrs. Aneta Stewart and Mrs. George Hugill of Hallock; one brother, Levi Diamond, Humboldt; 11 grandchildren and ---- great-grandchildren.
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