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Maureen Johnson Sun Oct 13 18:43:07 1996
I am looking for any information regarding COSTELLOS in particular, John (born @1814 Cahany, Ireland, died 1889 in Janesville, MN) and his children: John (b.1850 in Toronto, died 1947 in St. Mary's, MN); Michael(b.1850's); Mary E.; and Henry, (b.1860's, died 1925 in Alton township, MN). I have found some of the family members living in the Waseca Cty in the late 1880's but have not been able to trace back further. I believe they were living in the Hennepin area in the late 1860's - 1880's. Any information, would be most appreciated.

Joanne Olson Wed Nov 20 17:30:39 1996
I am looking for information on EDNA MAY (nee FAIRBANKS) b. 12/8/1887 and ARTHUR EUGENE OLSON (b. 1886) who lived in the town of Sabeka Village in the early part of this century. They had at least six children. Arthur worked as a depot agent in 1926 and Edna was a housewife. I have the geneaology on the Fairbanks family, but have no information on the OLSON side.

Ed Hake Sat Nov 23 03:15:19 1996
I am trying to locate any records of my Grandfather Edmund Arthur Hake... Clara Farwell Hake... Alice (?) Hake...(2nd wife) Arthur Loyd Hake... ... I have lost them any help would really be nice... -1866/67 - Edmund Arthur Hake, born 1866/67 in Wisconsin -1879/80 - Edmund moved to Minnesota (from?) at age 12 -Dec. 25, 1889 - Edmund marries Clara Farwell in Ottertail Co., Minnesota -July 9, 1893 - Edmund's wife Clara gives birth to their only child, son Arthur Loyd Hake, Clara dies in childbirth in Henning, Ottertail Co. Minn. -1895 Census - Edmund lives with Arthur with or near the Farwell Family. Lived specifically in Compton Township (Twp), Ottertail County, (Post Office:Wadena)for one year at the time of the census. He was 28 y.o.,Arthur was 1 y.o. and he was farming. -1900 Census - Shows Edmund newly married to Alice ____?_____ and still living in Compton Twp., Ottertail Co., Minnesota -May 14, 1929 - Edmund is reported to be living and well, according to Arthur's Military Medical request forms under family history.

Arlan Maguire Sun Dec 8 14:37:39 1996
Looking for info on the following family believed to lived in the Wadena area c.1900: G W Benjamin, wife Mary Dey, Children: Agnes b.10 Mar 1879 MI, m. Wilbur Maguire 27 Nov 1902 in Dorset Mn Beatrice, Earl

M Wright Mon Dec 16 21:16:48 1996
Trying to trace James Wright, any connection to Wrightstown in Otter Tail county? His son, Andrew Maurice Wright married Ida Julia Folkestad on 23 December 1908 at Verndale in Wadena County and only a short distance from Wrightstown. Any info would be appreciated.

Lorna Hole Fri Jan 3 14:34:06 1997
Looking for information on OHLAND and/or BAUMEISTER. Grandmother Katharine Baumeister came from Germany (I think) and married Edward Ohland. They had seven children. My mother Selma Elsie Ohland was born in September 1902 at Hutchinson, MN. Came to Washington state about 1904. Any information on either family. Katharine's sister Elsie also emigrated to US.

Tim Wyatt Tue Jan 7 11:48:04 1997
Am looking for any local documents that would show William Wyatt, in Moorhead (ca. 1900-1918). Family then moved to Houston, TX. Am trying to backtrack to -- most likely -- Canada, and have just begun to make queries on the Net.

Jeff Johnson Wed Jan 8 12:24:24 1997
BENJAMIN. Looking for death certificate, deed, or will information on George W. Benjamin and Mary (DEY/DAY) Benjamin. Believed to resided in the Wadena area. Both born in MI in the 1850s. Could have died in in the early 1900s. Also interested to know if there are any Benjamins currently living in the county.

Ann McWilliams Fri Jan 10 16:13:54 1997
I have been researching the Carl Eric Stalberg and Charles Anderson Families of Wadena. I have a lot of information to share. The families moved to Wadena in 1882 and took out homesteads. Their mothers both came in subsequent years. Lovisa Anderson married Nils Goranson (the Shoemaker) and Christina Stalberg came and lived with her son and family. There was another Stalberg family that I would like information on this would be A.G. Stalberg and his children Bruce (Bror) and Ethel or Ellen. The Christophersons and the Klodts were good friends with these families

Curt Paulson Mon Jan 13 00:30:56 1997
Wadena county Query I am searching for Pearl Olson, a great aunt. Peral was my granmothers aunt and I believe she lived into the early 1940's. My grandmother, Bertha Mathilda ( Augensen maiden name) Peterson, lived out side of NewYork Mills with her husband Henry Olaf Peterson. It is Mathildas family that Pearl came from,she is either Mathildas aunt on her fathers side or her mothers sister. The only family names that I can connect to Pearl are Mathildas father: Thor Augunsen Lie or his wife, Aasta Togrimsdatter. These two ancestors were from Buskerud,Norway and were born in 1829 and 1826 and either one of these ancestors can be direct relatives. I am looking for information reguarding any of these relatives to my grandmother, I know most of "Tillies" history but need any data on these others. Please respond directly to me by email. Also I have posted on the main page of Minn. that I have parish films for Oppland, Sel, Heidal, Vaage & Sor Trondelag, Holtaalen, Alen, & Singass parishes, I will help you if you need me to look for your ancestors in these parishes and please include names, dates, farm names and as much information as you have.

Charlene Barnhart Sat Jan 18 05:13:05 1997
Wadena County, Sebeka, MN. Need someone to find an obituary for me; KATHRYN LALONE,who was b. Oct 30, 1898 and who died in June of 1980. Records say she died at Sebeka. Where is she buried and who is buried with her.

Charlene Barnhart Sat Jan 18 10:34:23 1997
Looking for someone to look up an obituary for me for Sebeka, Wadena Co. Mn. They have not be adopted. Need to find Kathryn LALONE b. 1898 d. June 1980. HELP!!!

Sue Steffen Sat Jan 25 11:30:09 1997
Looking for Lynch's from Aldrich MN (Wadena County) have much research that could be entered into database. Curious if there is already some there. James Lynch, William Lynch, Frank (Died and buried in Duluth, MN) Patrick (Died & buried in Chicago) Descendents: Dorse, James, Fred, Bessie, Loretta, Agnes

Sue Steffen Sat Jan 25 11:30:09 1997
Looking for Lynch's from Aldrich MN (Wadena County) have much research that could be entered into database. Curious if there is already some there. James Lynch, William Lynch, Frank (Died and buried in Duluth, MN) Patrick (Died & buried in Chicago) Descendents: Dorse, James, Fred, Bessie, Loretta, Agnes.

Curt Paulson Mon Jan 13 00:25:54 1997
Wadena county Query I am searching for Pearl Olson, a great aunt. Peral was my granmothers aunt and I believe she lived into the early 1940's. My grandmother, Bertha Mathilda ( Augensen maiden name) Peterson, lived out side of NewYork Mills with her husband Henry Olaf Peterson. It is Mathildas family that Pearl came from,she is either Mathildas aunt on her fathers side or her mothers sister. The only family names that I can connect to Pearl are Mathildas father: Thor Augunsen Lie or his wife, Aasta Togrimsdatter. These two ancestors were from Buskerud,Norway and were born in 1829 and 1826 and either one of these ancestors can be direct relatives. I am looking for information reguarding any of these relatives to my grandmother, I know most of "Tillies" history but need any data on these others. Please respond directly to me by email. Also I have posted on the main page of Minn. that I have parish films for Oppland, Sel, Heidal, Vaage & Sor Trondelag, Holtaalen, Alen, & Singass parishes, I will help you if you need me to look for your ancestors in these parishes and please include names, dates, farm names and as much information as you have.

Richard Monroe Thu Feb 13 21:45:06 1997
Looking for any information on ZUEHLKE family, my grandfather, Robert, died in Wadena in 1963, he was born in the Watertown area, his father was Adolf Zuehlke. Adolf allegedly came from Prussia. Robert had two brothers, William and Walter, both deceased, and a sister. I am also looking for information on my grandmother's family, MATZ. My grandmopther's maiiden name was Minnie Matz. She came to America at age 3 from Germany with her father Gottlieb and mother Katheryn. They eventually settled in Wadena County. Minnie was the oldest, she had several siblings including Otto, Otilla or Tillie, Max, and others that I don't have at this time.

Les Langdale Tue Mar 4 14:44:24 1997
Researching births of ELIZABETH RUTH SATTERTHWAITE 1880 in Otter tail County and her siblings: JOSEPH ISAAC FLETCHER SATTERTHWAITE, about 1882, and MARY ELEANOR SATTERTHWAITE ABOUT 1884. Maybe recorded in Wadena or Blufton, MN

Dana Marevich Sun Mar 23 19:26:50 1997
I'm looking for information regarding the Prettyman family. My grandfather Charles Austin Prettyman raised his family there along with his brother George Irving Prettyman. The ran Gores Investment Co., which was started by Charles's father in law, Fredrick Eugene Gores. Thank You

Spence Kirschman Tue Apr 1 11:12:49 1997
Kirschman family roots. My paternal grandfather Amos Daniel KIRSCHMAN his wife Lida Bell Perry DeWello and their children H. Darwin, Percy DeWello, Viola, Wilma and Mae moved to Wadena at the turn of the century. My father Spencer H. KIRSCHMAN was born in Wadena on 01/28/1908. I am searching for any/all information available regarding this family. Amos was the second son of Andrew Kirschman and Christine Markel of Littly Turkey, Utica Twp, Chickasaw Cty, Iowa.

Janet Jacobson Sun Apr 6 06:43:28 1997
Looking for any information regarding immigration to US from Finland by John Peter or Peter John Pudas. He owned a farm one mile east of Sebeka, Wadena County. Would have been in the late 1870 or 80's. They are my grandparents.

Norman Hustad Sun Apr 20 05:36:18 1997
KITTI, Joyce Laverne b.12 Jun 1907 Menahga, Wadena Co., MN. dtr of Edward KITTI b. 12 Jan 1885 & Lola Deremo b. 12 Sep 1887. Looking for place of birth Edward Kitti & Lola Deremo

Susan Calvert-Cosgrove Sun Apr 20 10:01:52 1997
Looking for information on a Henry Calvert b. 5-25-1841 New Diggins, Wi, died 6-28-1921 Verndale, MN. Married Mary A. Short 1871. They lived in Iowa before moving to W Minnesota. They had 2 children, Henry (Harry) Calvert and Sarah (Sadie) Calvert who married John Eggleston. Henry Calvert is the son of Henry Calvert and Jane Brunskill Calvert who came to US around 1839 to New Diggings, WI.

Susan Calvert-Cosgrove Sun Apr 20 10:01:52 1997
Looking for information on a Henry Calvert b. 5-25-1841 New Diggins, Wi, died 6-28-1921 Verndale, MN. Married Mary A. Short 1871. They lived in Iowa before moving to W Minnesota. They had 2 children, Henry (Harry) Calvert and Sarah (Sadie) Calvert who married John Eggleston. Henry Calvert is the son of Henry Calvert and Jane Brunskill Calvert who came to US around 1839 to New Diggings, WI.

Janet Jacobson Sun Apr 6 06:43:28 1997
Looking for any information regarding immigration to US from Finland by John Peter or Peter John Pudas. He owned a farm one mile east of Sebeka, Wadena County. Would have been in the late 1870 or 80's. They are my grandparents.

Valerie Barneson Wed May 14 19:09:03 1997
I am searching for any information on : RICE, George b. 1839 OH d. abt 1917 in Orton Twp, Wadena Co Ernestina b. 1878 Germ Theodore b. 1898 MN Casper b. 25 Jan 1902 MN d. Feb 1961 Wadena Edna b. 1910 MN Wadena m. ? Stella b. 1912 MN Wadena m. ? Please help if you know anything about this family. This is how they looked in the 1920 Wadena Co census.

Charlene Barnhart Sat May 17 21:29:15 1997
Need to find a marriage record for William Hawley GARDNER and Harriet Susan BARNHART, who were married in either 1902 or 1903 in MN. maybe Wadena Co. Can you help me. They had children; Eva b. 1903; Grace b. 1905 and Wesley b. 1907. The family lived in Fargo ND in 1905.

Carol Severson Fri May 23 17:00:55 1997
RICE, Jerusha (Clark) and husband James. Lived in Staples and Aldrich in the 1890's. Have info on her ancestry, would like to find out when and where she died. Had children Clara, George, Lilly and Charles.

Anne Van Patten Fri May 30 18:00:40 1997
Surname - LOIJA, Marie(?). Looking for my father's birthmother. Believe she was born in Wadena County between 1906 - 1913. She gave birth in New York City in 1931. Can you help me find my family? Write to me P.O. Box 12, Leola, PA 17540

Margaret Thu Jun 19 15:10:31 1997
BREDEMEIER/BRADEMEYER : Searching for family Bredemeier, Grandfather Freidrick Wilhelm Bredemeier born 1870 in Germany, changed his name to William Fredrick Brademeyer, settled near Wadena, Minnesota, where he applied for citizenship. He later lived in North Dakota, and we know of his life since 1905. His life from 1887 [when he came to America] to 1905 is unknown. Would like to hear from anyone named Bredemeier, have family history I can share.

Caroline Halliwill Sun Jul 20 17:37 1997
I am looking for information on my husband's family. My father-in-law was born in Menahga in either 1899 or 1900. My husband would like information on his grandparents to start a family tree search. The last name is Halliwill. It could be spelled Halliwell, Hallowell, or Hallowill.

Mary Jane Marie Gumtow VanDenHeuvel Wed Dec 3 10:31:25 1997
GUMTOW Frederick Gumtow was married to Sophia Smith...they had 2 children Wilhelm Frederick Gumtow born 4/28/1869 and died 7/20/1953. Emma Gumtow was the other child and I have no birth or death record on her. Wilhelm was married to Johanna C. Gritt (Gritz) born 1872, Germany (Prussia) died 1938 in Wadena, Mn. They had 6 children Harvey Edward Gumtow born in Lake Henry,Mn and died 8/8/1966 in Wadena, Mn. The rest of the children were Arthur, Lilian, Mary, Clara, and Edna and I have no information on them. Frederick Gumtow is my great great grandfather and I would really like more information on him as well as the other family members. Any help you can give me would be greatly appreciated. Thank You. Mary Jane

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