The Dakota Icelanders Project

Icelandic Settlers of Advance (Avon) Township

Although this document deals primarly with the Icelandic settlers, the Land Grants data includes the entire township.

As with all documents such as this, the research is never complete, nor are the results infallible. As well as being contacted by any reader who wishes to participate in The Dakota Icelanders Project, I would very much like to be informed of any errors in the data presented here. Revisions will be made as necessary. Print versions of this page, as well as many others at this website, are available.

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Advance (Avon) Township

Advance Township is located in northwest Pembina County, North Dakota, the southeast corner about three miles west of Cavalier City. It is bordered on the west by La Moure Township and on the south by Akra Township, the former of which had a number of Icelandic settlers and the latter settled predominantly by Icelanders. For the pioneer settlers, the nearest town was Backoo, five miles northwest of Cavalier. However the village most associated with the early Icelandic settlers was Akra, three miles south of the township border. Those in the western portion would have associated with the hamlet of Coulee, later Hallson. The churches associated with this area are Hallson and Peters.

Originally the Icelandic settlers here were simply extending north from two of the initial settlement locations, Akra and Hallson, and the area they settled is confined to the lower third (two miles) of the township. Statistically, of the 22,009.67 acres available for homesteading (the total township area is 23,289.67 acres, but two sections, or 1280 acres, were set aside as school land) in Advance Township, 2763.75 acres are known to have been granted to Icelanders. Although Advance is one of the least Icelandic townships in the main Icelandic settlement area, still 12.6% or 1/8 of the land grants were Icelandic. These were concentrated in the southwest, Sections 19 and 28 through 34. And this does indeed define one of the ‘boundaries’ of the Icelandic settlement. This area was still predominantly Icelandic 75 years later.

In the early part of the settlement period this was part of a ‘double’ township that included Akra Township to the south. The township was later divided, the south half retaining the original name and the north half taking the name Avon Township, later changed again to Advance Township.

There are currently two publications of the project that include Advance Township: A Summary of the Icelandic Settlers of Advance Township, published in 2002 and The Icelandic Settlers of Northwest Pembina County, 2008 (preliminary).

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Aerial View of Advance (Avon) Township

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Topographic View of Advance (Avon) Township

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1893 Plat Map of Advance (Avon) Township

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Pioneer Icelandic Settlers in Advance (Avon) Township

The names in the list below are those of the Icelandic families that are known to have lived in Advance (Avon) Township during any part of the settlement period. They are also the families included in the current version of the settlements books. It would be greatly appreciated if any errors or omissions are communicated to the project.

There are currently two publications of the project that include Advance Township: A Summary of the Icelandic Settlers of Advance Township, published in 2002 and The Icelandic Settlers of Northwest Pembina County, 2008 (preliminary).

  1. Ásbjörn Jónasson Sturlaugson (1875-1940) and Una Vernhardsdóttir (1880-1952)
  2. Ásgerdur Björnsdóttir (1839-1926), see Jónas Sturlaugsson (1852-1927)
  3. Áslaug Jónsdóttir (1883-1978), see Thorsteinn Jónsson Gauti (1866-1943)
  4. Ásta Thóra Jónasdóttir (1832-1907), see Kristján Kristjánsson (1842-1921)
  5. Bjarni Gudmundsson Dalsted (1855-1939), Sigrídur Gísladóttir (~1861-1886) and Gudny Thóra Thorsteinsdóttir (1863-1917)
  6. Bjarni Sturlaugsson (1864-1946) and Gudrún Finnsdóttir (1869)
  7. Björn Árnason (1830-1909) and Gudrún Gudmundsdóttir (1828-1904)
  8. Edvard Lárus Adolf Bernhoft (1868-1934) and Sigurbjörg Soffía Ólafsdóttir (1874-1968)
  9. Elísabet Hallgrímsdóttir (1855), see Jón Valdimar Jónsson (1852-1893)
  10. Finnbjörg Finnsdóttir (1866-1941), see Jón Verhardsson Leifur (1860-1942)
  11. Gudmundur Arnfinnsson (1840-1922)
  12. Gudmundur Björnsson Anderson (1858-1934)
  13. Gudmundur Jónsson (unidentified)
  14. Gudni Tómasson (1856-1930) and Margrét Sigurdardóttir (1845-1918)
  15. Gudny Thóra Thorsteinsdóttir (1863-1917), see Bjarni Gudmundsson Dalsted (1855-1939)
  16. Gudrún Finnsdóttir (1869), see Bjarni Sturlaugsson (1864-1946)
  17. Gudrún Gísladóttir (1831-1905)
  18. Gudrún Gudmundsdóttir (1828-1904), see Björn Árnason (1830-1909)
  19. Gudrún Halldórsdóttir (1856-1902), see Sveinn Eiríksson (1855-1905)
  20. Gudrún Jónsdóttir (1858-1925), see Jóhannes Halldórsson (1834-1920)
  21. Gudrún Adalbjörg Jóhannesdóttir (1857-1938), see Sigurjón Jónsson Axdal (1853-1938)
  22. Halldór Jónsson (~1832) and Thorgerdur Gudmundsdóttir (1821)
  23. Halldór Vívatsson (1859-1928) and Valgerdur Magnúsdóttir (1859-1926)
  24. Helga Helgadóttir (1858-1926), see Sæmundur Jakobsson Jackson (1853-1941)
  25. Helga Jakobína Ólafsdóttir (1857-1924), see Jón Jónsson Frímann (1857-1901)
  26. Ingibjörg Gudmundsdóttir (1852-1921), see Thorkell Magnússon (1835-1916)
  27. Jóhannes Halldórsson (1834-1920) and Gudrún Jónsdóttir (1858-1925)
  28. Jón Jónsson Frímann (1857-1901) and Helga Jakobína Ólafsdóttir (1857-1924)
  29. Jón Verhardsson Leifur (1860-1942) and Finnbjörg Finnsdóttir (1866-1941)
  30. Jón Valdimar Jónsson (1852-1893) and Elísabet Hallgrímsdóttir (1855)
  31. Jónas Gudmundsson (unidentified)
  32. Jónas Sturlaugsson (1852-1927) and Ásgerdur Björnsdóttir (1839-1926)
  33. Jórunn Jónsdóttir (1829-1908)
  34. Kristbjörg Jónsdóttir (1863)
  35. Kristín Dínusdóttir (1878-1969), see Sigurbjörn Björnsson Austmann (1876-1947)
  36. Kristján Kristjánsson (1842-1921) and Ásta Thóra Jónasdóttir (1832-1907)
  37. Lára Sigrídur Freeman (1883-1981), see Sigurdur Gudni Árnason (1868-1947)
  38. Margrét Sigurdardóttir (1845-1918), see Gudni Tómasson (1856-1930)
  39. Marteinn Geir Thorgrímsson (1868)
  40. Ólafur Jóhannes Einarsson Lindal (1829-1904) and Ragnheidur Ólafsdóttir (1828-1904)
  41. Ólína Hallgrímsdóttir (1860-1940), see Páll Jónsson (1856)
  42. Páll Jónsson (1856) and Ólína Hallgrímsdóttir (1860-1940)
  43. Ragnheidur Ólafsdóttir (1828-1904), see Ólafur Jóhannes Einarsson Lindal (1829-1904)
  44. Sæmundur Jakobsson Jackson (1853-1941) and Helga Helgadóttir (1858-1926)
  45. Sigrídur (Johnson) (1823) (unidentified)
  46. Sigrídur Gísladóttir (~1861-1886), see Bjarni Gudmundsson Dalsted (1855-1939)
  47. Sigurdur Gudni Árnason (1868-1947) and Lára Sigrídur Freeman (1883-1981)
  48. Sigurbjörg Soffía Ólafsdóttir (1874-1968), see Edvard Lárus Adolf Bernhoft (1868-1934)
  49. Sigurbjörn Björnsson Austmann (1876-1947) and Kristín Dínusdóttir (1878-1969)
  50. Sigurbjörn Jóhannesson (1870-1917)
  51. Sigurjón Jónsson Axdal (1853-1938) and Gudrún Adalbjörg Jóhannesdóttir (1857-1938)
  52. Stefán Björnsson (1869)
  53. Sveinn Eiríksson (1855-1905) and Gudrún Halldórsdóttir (1856-1902)
  54. Thorgerdur Gudmundsdóttir (1821), see Halldór Jónsson (~1832)
  55. Thorkell Magnússon (1835-1916) and Ingibjörg Gudmundsdóttir (1852-1921)
  56. Thorsteinn Jónsson Gauti (1866-1943) and Áslaug Jónsdóttir (1883-1978)
  57. Thorsteinn Ólafsson (unidentified)
  58. Tómas Kristjánsson (1818-1912)
  59. Una Vernhardsdóttir (1880-1952), see Ásbjörn Jónasson Sturlaugson (1875-1940)
  60. Valgerdur Magnúsdóttir (1859-1926), see Halldór Vívatsson (1859-1928)

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Icelandic Homesteaders in Advance (Avon) Township

The list below includes the names of people of Icelandic heritage that received land grants. The names, although listed with the spellings I use, are extracted from the full Land Grants Index below. The earliest land grant to an Icelander in Advance (Avon) Township was to Björn Árnason, granted 4 Oct 1884. Later that month Jónas Guðmundsson received his land grant. Note that for practical purposes sorting for people born in Iceland is almost always done by given name rather than by surname.

Icelandic Land Grants by Name

  1. Bjarni Sturlaugsson, 80 acres in Section 31, granted 3 Aug 1896.
  2. Björn Árnason, 120 acres in Section 33, granted 4 Oct 1884.
  3. Guðmundur Árnason, 120 acres in Sections 32 and 33, granted 1 Nov 1886.
  4. Guðmundur Jónsson, 160 acres in Sections 29 and 32, granted 26 Jan 1898.
  5. Guðmundur Páll Dalsted, 40 acres in Section 29, granted 10 Aug 1906.
  6. Guðni Tómasson, 153.12 acres in Section 31, granted 8 Dec 1888.
  7. Halldór Vívatsson, 80 acres in Section 31, granted 23 Feb 1895.
  8. Helga Jakobína Ólafsdóttir, 160 acres in Section 31, granted 17 Sep 1890.
  9. Jóhannes Halldórsson, 80 acres in Section 34, granted 2 Jun 1900.
  10. Jón Jónsson Frímann, 80 acres in Section 32, granted 7 Dec 1899.
  11. Jón Jónsson, 160 acres in Sections 29 and 32, granted 8 Dec 1888.
  12. Jónas Guðmundsson, 153.62 acres in Section 31, granted 20 Oct 1884.
  13. Jónas Sturlaugsson, 160 acres in Section 33, granted 31 Dec 1890.
  14. Jónas Sturlaugsson, 320 acres in Section 33, granted 17 May 1905.
  15. Kristján Kristjánsson, 160 acres in Sections 28 and 33, granted 18 Feb 1888.
  16. Páll Jónsson, 120 acres in Section 33, granted 5 May 1904.
  17. Pétur Jónsson Hillman, 80 acres in Section 33, granted 28 Aug 1893.
  18. Sæmundur Jakobsson, 147.36 acres in Section 19, granted 10 Aug 1906.
  19. Stefán Björnsson Arnason, 149.65 acres in Section 30, granted 5 May 1897.
  20. Thorsteinn Jónsson Gauti, 120 acres in Section 28, granted 5 May 1904.
  21. Thorsteinn Ólafsson, 160 acres in section 32, granted 19 apr 1890.

Icelandic Land Grants by Date

  1. Björn Árnason, 120 acres in Section 33, granted 4 Oct 1884.
  2. Jónas Guðmundsson, 153.62 acres in Section 31, granted 20 Oct 1884.
  3. Guðmundur Árnason, 80 acres in Sections 32 and 33, granted 1 Nov 1886.
  4. Kristján Kristjánsson, 160 acres in Sections 28 and 33, granted 18 Feb 1888.
  5. Jón Jónsson, 160 acres in Sections 29 and 32, granted 8 Dec 1888.
  6. Guðni Tómasson, 153.12 acres in Section 31, granted 8 Dec 1888.
  7. Thorsteinn Ólafsson, 160 acres in Section 32, granted 19 Apr 1890.
  8. Helga Jakobína Ólafsdóttir, 160 acres in Section 31, granted 17 Sep 1890.
  9. Jónas Sturlaugsson, 160 acres in Section 33, granted 31 Dec 1890.
  10. Pétur Jónsson Hillman, 80 acres in Section 33, granted 28 Aug 1893.
  11. Halldór Vívatsson, 80 acres in Section 31, granted 23 Feb 1895.
  12. Bjarni Sturlaugsson, 80 acres in Section 31, granted 3 Aug 1896.
  13. Stefán Björnsson Arnason, 149.65 acres in Section 30, granted 5 May 1897.
  14. Guðmundur Jónsson, 160 acres in Sections 29 and 32, granted 26 Jan 1898.
  15. Jón Jónsson Frímann, 80 acres in Section 32, granted 7 Dec 1899.
  16. Jóhannes Halldórsson, 80 acres in Section 34, granted 2 Jun 1900.
  17. Thorsteinn Jónsson Gauti, 120 acres in Section 28, granted 5 May 1904.
  18. Páll Jónsson, 120 acres in Section 33, granted 5 May 1904.
  19. Jónas Sturlaugsson, 320 acres in Section 33, granted 17 May 1905.
  20. Guðmundur Páll Dalsted, 40 acres in Section 29, granted 10 Aug 1906.
  21. Sæmundur Jakobsson, 147.36 acres in Section 19, granted 10 Aug 1906.

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Avon Township 1904

1904 Plat Map of Advance (Avon) Township

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Land Grants in Advance (Avon) Township

The tables below includes ALL land grants in Advance (Avon) Township, not just those issued to people of Icelandic heritage. The second table contains the same information as the first, except that it is sorted by date of grant. Names are as entered at the US Bureau of Land Management (BLM).

Land Grants Name Index

Land GranteeSectionSize (Acres)Date of Grant
Anderson Charles71608 May 1901
Arnason Bjorn331204 Oct 1884
Arnason Gudmundur32801 Nov 1886
Arnason Gudmundur33401 Nov 1886
Azure Joseph58015 Oct 1884
Azure Joseph540.4515 Oct 1884
Azure Joseph540.4915 Oct 1884
Bandrie Elie3516025 Oct 1884
Barthelette Antoine271605 Jun 1889
Barthelette Antoine271208 Mar 1895
Barthelette Antoine28408 Mar 1895
Barthelette Patrick1716023 Feb 1895
Beaudoin Onesime11201 Jun 1882
Beaudoin Onesime139.831 Jun 1882
Beaudreau Joseph10802 Mar 1897
Beaudreau Joseph15802 Mar 1897
Berthelette Charles816028 May 1895
Berthelette Joseph21802 Mar 1897
Berthelette Joseph22802 Mar 1897
Berthelette Patrice221202 Feb 1888
Berthelette Patrice23402 Feb 1888
Bjornsson Stephan30405 May 1897
Bjornsson Stephan3036.625 May 1897
Bjornsson Stephan3036.555 May 1897
Bjornsson Stephan3036.485 May 1897
Blais Moses439.769 Jul 1889
Blais Moses439.929 Jul 1889
Blais Moses440.089 Jul 1889
Blais Moses440.249 Jul 1889
Brown Nathan344015 Oct 1884
Brown William H216015 Oct 1884
Brownell William101602 Sep 1882
Bruce John637.2515 Sep 1904
Carron Angelique208024 Oct 1891
Carron Angelique218024 Oct 1891
Casement William R241603 Jul 1897
Cavileer Alexander3016013 Feb 1890
Clifford Cornealus201608 Dec 1888
Clifford Maurice171606 Jul 1896
Clifford Michael48018 Feb 1888
Clifford Michael98018 Feb 1888
Clink George J1316010 Oct 1882
Clink George J1116020 Jan 1883
Cook Lizzie1516022 Oct 1889
Crepo Joseph224022 Oct 1886
Crepo Joseph2312022 Oct 1886
Dalsted Gudmundur Paul294010 Aug 1906
Delacroix Louis Salle Pinord540.45 Feb 1884
Demorest John112020 Jan 1883
Demorest John139.9420 Jan 1883
Dubois Alexander1516020 Oct 1884
Dubois John B288018 Feb 1888
Dubois John B298018 Feb 1888
Dubois Norbert1516031 Dec 1890
Ducept Pierre Jr339.9810 Apr 1883
Ducept Pierre Jr339.7610 Apr 1883
Duprey Maxine3416010 Feb 1885
Eagleson Francis716014 Jan 1899
Francoeur Honore3216025 Oct 1884
Francoeur Honore20802 Nov 1889
Francoeur Honore21802 Nov 1889
Freeman Helga3116017 Sep 1890
Freeman John32807 Dec 1899
Galipeau Moise2716020 Jan 1892
Galipeau William2616015 Oct 1884
Galipeau William251602 May 1890
Gaudet Caliste351205 Feb 1884
Gauti Thorsteinn J281205 May 1904
Gervais Guillaume64016 Sep 1889
Gervais Guillaume640.216 Sep 1889
Gervais Guillaume637.5816 Sep 1889
Gervais Guillaume637.4316 Sep 1889
Gibson Andrew D1216020 Jul 1892
Gilmore Eugene3516022 Oct 1886
Gladieu Robert291202 May 1890
Gladieu Robert30402 May 1890
Green Alfred H1116020 Oct 1884
Gudmundson Jonas318020 Oct 1884
Gudmundson Jonas3136.7520 Oct 1884
Gudmundson Jonas3136.8720 Oct 1884
Halldorsson Johannes34802 Jun 1900
Halloran Edward3416016 Aug 1889
Harding John2416020 Nov 1884
Hillis Emma2316030 Oct 1890
Hillis John S1416028 Aug 1893
Hillman Peter338028 Sep 1893
Horgan Joseph E1916013 Nov 1905
Houle Louis271207 Nov 1888
Houle Louis28407 Nov 1888
Jakobson Samundur1936.9310 Aug 1906
Jakobson Samundur1936.8710 Aug 1906
Jakobson Samundur1936.8110 Aug 1906
Jakobson Samundur1936.7510 Aug 1906
Jameson Annie11605 Jun 1889
Johnson Clara68022 Nov 1902
Johnson Clara637.3422 Nov 1902
Johnson Clara74022 Nov 1902
Johnson John29408 Dec 1888
Johnson John321208 Dec 1888
Johnson Paul331205 May 1904
Jonsson Gudmundur2912026 Jan 1898
Jonsson Gudmundur324026 Jan 1898
Keyne George2216017 Mar 1892
Kirby Henry2516020 Oct 1884
Klyne George2216021 Dec 1891
Kristiansson Kristian284018 Feb 1888
Kristiansson Kristian3312018 Feb 1888
Lafferty Joseph2116015 Oct 1884
Lafferty Joseph218023 Jul 1887
Lafferty Joseph288023 Jul 1887
Lambert Joseph2016026 Jan 1888
Lang Martin18030 Oct 1886
Lang Martin139.7230 Oct 1886
Lang Martin139.6130 Oct 1886
Langevin Joseph251605 May 1888
Lapierre Harmisdas3516021 Feb 1887
Laplant Oliver68017 Feb 1885
Laplant Oliver640.4617 Feb 1885
Laplant Oliver640.3317 Feb 1885
Laplante Antoine737.2112 Dec 1888
Laplante Antoine737.2212 Dec 1888
Laplante Antoine737.2312 Dec 1888
Larocque Eli W158013 Feb 1896
Larocque Emelea108012 Dec 1891
Larocque Marie181608 May 1901
Laroque Annie816017 Sep 1890
Longtin Louis91604 Jul 1776
Lussier Antoine737.214 May 1887
Maranda Charles C916020 Mar 1895
Maraux Octave211601 Nov 1886
Mcandrews Patrick341602 May 1890
Mccurdy George J38015 May 1883
Mccurdy George J108015 May 1883
Mccurdy John K34018 Oct 1886
Mccurdy John K340.4218 Oct 1886
Mccurdy John K340.218 Oct 1886
Mcdougald Donald816022 May 1907
Mcdougald Rachel188010 Aug 1906
Mcgillis Alexander2916014 Dec 1888
Mcgillis Archibald R308019 Nov 1896
Mcgillis Archibald R3036.6919 Nov 1896
Mcholland James H141604 Oct 1884
Mclean Alexander131601 Mar 1883
Mclean Alexander1216029 Dec 1888
Mcleod Donald S28020 Oct 1884
Mcleod Donald S240.1720 Oct 1884
Mcleod Donald S240.4120 Oct 1884
Mcmillan John344015 Oct 1884
Mcmillan John354015 Oct 1884
Mcphail Isabella28016 Aug 1889
Mcphail Isabella239.6916 Aug 1889
Mcphail Isabella239.9316 Aug 1889
Mcphail James131601 Jun 1882
Mignon Joseph3801 Jun 1882
Mignon Joseph10801 Jun 1882
Morean Solomon816023 Feb 1895
Morin Michael1816030 Dec 1899
Mountain John2616024 Jul 1891
Mountain Samuel1216020 Oct 1884
Mountain Yates1216015 May 1883
North Dakota State1664020 Oct 1993
North Dakota State3664020 Oct 1993
Olafsson Thorsteinn3216019 Apr 1890
Perrault Joseph2316017 Mar 1892
Perrault Marcisse2616012 Dec 1891
Pilon Anthony101604 Oct 1884
Pollard Thomas H2016013 Feb 1890
Pollard Thomas H17806 Jul 1896
Poulin Fred1916030 Mar 1905
Poulin Remie1916014 Jan 1903
Rasler Francis216021 Jun 1889
Rendell Crewe111605 Feb 1884
Richotte Joseph540.3614 May 1887
Ritchot Joseph Jr54018 Aug 1902
Roesler Francis316018 Oct 1886
Rousien Pierre412014 Dec 1888
Rousien Pierre54014 Dec 1888
Rousseau Thelesphore2616022 Oct 1886
Roussin Charles288014 May 1887
Roussin Charles298014 May 1887
Roussin Francois281608 Mar 1895
Sauve Marie616018 Feb 1888
Sauve Pierre712026 Dec 1896
Schmitt Nikolas1837.216 Jan 1890
Schmitt Nikolas1837.146 Jan 1890
Schmitt Nikolas1837.076 Jan 1890
Schmitt Nikolas18376 Jan 1890
Sturlaugson Jonas3316031 Dec 1890
Sturlaugson Jonas3316017 May 1905
Sturlaugson Jonas3316017 May 1905
Sturlaugsson Bjarni31803 Jul 1897
Symington James241604 Dec 1888
Thomson David178028 Sep 1898
Thomson David188028 Sep 1898
Tomasson Gudni31808 Dec 1888
Tomasson Gudni3136.58 Dec 1888
Tomasson Gudni3136.628 Dec 1888
Turcotte Henry516026 Jan 1888
Tuson Roger2316028 Jun 1894
Vanne Isabella228018 Feb 1888
Vanne Isabella278018 Feb 1888
Vanne William312026 Aug 1896
Vanne William44026 Aug 1896
Velnove Albert4802 Sep 1882
Velnove Albert9802 Sep 1882
Venne John B171606 Apr 1895
Venne Solomon Jr3016022 Oct 1886
Vivatsson Hallder318023 Feb 1895
Vosper Harold51603 Dec 1895
Weeks Hiram2516023 Feb 1895
Weeks William L241604 Dec 1888
West Frederick131605 Feb 1884
West Martin141605 Feb 1884
West Thomas Jr1116020 Nov 1882
West Thomas Sr141605 Feb 1884
Wiley William916028 Sep 1893
Wilkey Augustine416010 Apr 1883

Land Grants Date Index

Land GranteeSectionSize (Acres)Date of Grant
Longtin Louis91604 Jul 1776
Beaudoin Onesime11201 Jun 1882
Beaudoin Onesime139.831 Jun 1882
Mcphail James131601 Jun 1882
Mignon Joseph3801 Jun 1882
Mignon Joseph10801 Jun 1882
Brownell William101602 Sep 1882
Velnove Albert4802 Sep 1882
Velnove Albert9802 Sep 1882
Clink George J1316010 Oct 1882
West Thomas Jr1116020 Nov 1882
Clink George J1116020 Jan 1883
Demorest John112020 Jan 1883
Demorest John139.9420 Jan 1883
Mclean Alexander131601 Mar 1883
Ducept Pierre Jr339.9810 Apr 1883
Ducept Pierre Jr339.7610 Apr 1883
Wilkey Augustine416010 Apr 1883
Mccurdy George J38015 May 1883
Mccurdy George J108015 May 1883
Mountain Yates1216015 May 1883
Delacroix Louis Salle Pinord540.45 Feb 1884
Gaudet Caliste351205 Feb 1884
Rendell Crewe111605 Feb 1884
West Frederick131605 Feb 1884
West Martin141605 Feb 1884
West Thomas Sr141605 Feb 1884
Arnason Bjorn331204 Oct 1884
Mcholland James H141604 Oct 1884
Pilon Anthony101604 Oct 1884
Azure Joseph58015 Oct 1884
Azure Joseph540.4515 Oct 1884
Azure Joseph540.4915 Oct 1884
Brown Nathan344015 Oct 1884
Brown William H216015 Oct 1884
Galipeau William2616015 Oct 1884
Lafferty Joseph2116015 Oct 1884
Mcmillan John344015 Oct 1884
Mcmillan John354015 Oct 1884
Dubois Alexander1516020 Oct 1884
Green Alfred H1116020 Oct 1884
Gudmundson Jonas318020 Oct 1884
Gudmundson Jonas3136.7520 Oct 1884
Gudmundson Jonas3136.8720 Oct 1884
Kirby Henry2516020 Oct 1884
Mcleod Donald S28020 Oct 1884
Mcleod Donald S240.1720 Oct 1884
Mcleod Donald S240.4120 Oct 1884
Mountain Samuel1216020 Oct 1884
Bandrie Elie3516025 Oct 1884
Francoeur Honore3216025 Oct 1884
Harding John2416020 Nov 1884
Duprey Maxine3416010 Feb 1885
Laplant Oliver68017 Feb 1885
Laplant Oliver640.4617 Feb 1885
Laplant Oliver640.3317 Feb 1885
Mccurdy John K34018 Oct 1886
Mccurdy John K340.4218 Oct 1886
Mccurdy John K340.218 Oct 1886
Roesler Francis316018 Oct 1886
Crepo Joseph224022 Oct 1886
Crepo Joseph2312022 Oct 1886
Gilmore Eugene3516022 Oct 1886
Rousseau Thelesphore2616022 Oct 1886
Venne Solomon Jr3016022 Oct 1886
Lang Martin18030 Oct 1886
Lang Martin139.7230 Oct 1886
Lang Martin139.6130 Oct 1886
Arnason Gudmundur32801 Nov 1886
Arnason Gudmundur33401 Nov 1886
Maraux Octave211601 Nov 1886
Lapierre Harmisdas3516021 Feb 1887
Lussier Antoine737.214 May 1887
Richotte Joseph540.3614 May 1887
Roussin Charles288014 May 1887
Roussin Charles298014 May 1887
Lafferty Joseph218023 Jul 1887
Lafferty Joseph288023 Jul 1887
Lambert Joseph2016026 Jan 1888
Turcotte Henry516026 Jan 1888
Berthelette Patrice221202 Feb 1888
Berthelette Patrice23402 Feb 1888
Clifford Michael48018 Feb 1888
Clifford Michael98018 Feb 1888
Dubois John B288018 Feb 1888
Dubois John B298018 Feb 1888
Kristiansson Kristian284018 Feb 1888
Kristiansson Kristian3312018 Feb 1888
Sauve Marie616018 Feb 1888
Vanne Isabella228018 Feb 1888
Vanne Isabella278018 Feb 1888
Langevin Joseph251605 May 1888
Houle Louis271207 Nov 1888
Houle Louis28407 Nov 1888
Symington James241604 Dec 1888
Weeks William L241604 Dec 1888
Clifford Cornealus201608 Dec 1888
Johnson John29408 Dec 1888
Johnson John321208 Dec 1888
Tomasson Gudni31808 Dec 1888
Tomasson Gudni3136.58 Dec 1888
Tomasson Gudni3136.628 Dec 1888
Laplante Antoine737.2112 Dec 1888
Laplante Antoine737.2212 Dec 1888
Laplante Antoine737.2312 Dec 1888
Mcgillis Alexander2916014 Dec 1888
Rousien Pierre412014 Dec 1888
Rousien Pierre54014 Dec 1888
Mclean Alexander1216029 Dec 1888
Barthelette Antoine271605 Jun 1889
Jameson Annie11605 Jun 1889
Rasler Francis216021 Jun 1889
Blais Moses439.769 Jul 1889
Blais Moses439.929 Jul 1889
Blais Moses440.089 Jul 1889
Blais Moses440.249 Jul 1889
Halloran Edward3416016 Aug 1889
Mcphail Isabella28016 Aug 1889
Mcphail Isabella239.6916 Aug 1889
Mcphail Isabella239.9316 Aug 1889
Gervais Guillaume64016 Sep 1889
Gervais Guillaume640.216 Sep 1889
Gervais Guillaume637.5816 Sep 1889
Gervais Guillaume637.4316 Sep 1889
Cook Lizzie1516022 Oct 1889
Francoeur Honore20802 Nov 1889
Francoeur Honore21802 Nov 1889
Schmitt Nikolas1837.216 Jan 1890
Schmitt Nikolas1837.146 Jan 1890
Schmitt Nikolas1837.076 Jan 1890
Schmitt Nikolas18376 Jan 1890
Cavileer Alexander3016013 Feb 1890
Pollard Thomas H2016013 Feb 1890
Olafsson Thorsteinn3216019 Apr 1890
Galipeau William251602 May 1890
Gladieu Robert291202 May 1890
Gladieu Robert30402 May 1890
Mcandrews Patrick341602 May 1890
Freeman Helga3116017 Sep 1890
Laroque Annie816017 Sep 1890
Hillis Emma2316030 Oct 1890
Dubois Norbert1516031 Dec 1890
Sturlaugson Jonas3316031 Dec 1890
Mountain John2616024 Jul 1891
Carron Angelique208024 Oct 1891
Carron Angelique218024 Oct 1891
Larocque Emelea108012 Dec 1891
Perrault Marcisse2616012 Dec 1891
Klyne George2216021 Dec 1891
Galipeau Moise2716020 Jan 1892
Keyne George2216017 Mar 1892
Perrault Joseph2316017 Mar 1892
Gibson Andrew D1216020 Jul 1892
Hillis John S1416028 Aug 1893
Hillman Peter338028 Sep 1893
Wiley William916028 Sep 1893
Tuson Roger2316028 Jun 1894
Barthelette Patrick1716023 Feb 1895
Morean Solomon816023 Feb 1895
Vivatsson Hallder318023 Feb 1895
Weeks Hiram2516023 Feb 1895
Barthelette Antoine271208 Mar 1895
Barthelette Antoine28408 Mar 1895
Roussin Francois281608 Mar 1895
Maranda Charles C916020 Mar 1895
Venne John B171606 Apr 1895
Berthelette Charles816028 May 1895
Vosper Harold51603 Dec 1895
Larocque Eli W158013 Feb 1896
Clifford Maurice171606 Jul 1896
Pollard Thomas H17806 Jul 1896
Vanne William312026 Aug 1896
Vanne William44026 Aug 1896
Mcgillis Archibald R308019 Nov 1896
Mcgillis Archibald R3036.6919 Nov 1896
Sauve Pierre712026 Dec 1896
Beaudreau Joseph10802 Mar 1897
Beaudreau Joseph15802 Mar 1897
Berthelette Joseph21802 Mar 1897
Berthelette Joseph22802 Mar 1897
Bjornsson Stephan30405 May 1897
Bjornsson Stephan3036.625 May 1897
Bjornsson Stephan3036.555 May 1897
Bjornsson Stephan3036.485 May 1897
Casement William R241603 Jul 1897
Sturlaugsson Bjarni31803 Jul 1897
Jonsson Gudmundur2912026 Jan 1898
Jonsson Gudmundur324026 Jan 1898
Thomson David178028 Sep 1898
Thomson David188028 Sep 1898
Eagleson Francis716014 Jan 1899
Freeman John32807 Dec 1899
Morin Michael1816030 Dec 1899
Halldorsson Johannes34802 Jun 1900
Anderson Charles71608 May 1901
Larocque Marie181608 May 1901
Ritchot Joseph Jr54018 Aug 1902
Johnson Clara68022 Nov 1902
Johnson Clara637.3422 Nov 1902
Johnson Clara74022 Nov 1902
Poulin Remie1916014 Jan 1903
Gauti Thorsteinn J281205 May 1904
Johnson Paul331205 May 1904
Bruce John637.2515 Sep 1904
Poulin Fred1916030 Mar 1905
Sturlaugson Jonas3316017 May 1905
Sturlaugson Jonas3316017 May 1905
Horgan Joseph E1916013 Nov 1905
Dalsted Gudmundur Paul294010 Aug 1906
Jakobson Samundur1936.9310 Aug 1906
Jakobson Samundur1936.8710 Aug 1906
Jakobson Samundur1936.8110 Aug 1906
Jakobson Samundur1936.7510 Aug 1906
Mcdougald Rachel188010 Aug 1906
Mcdougald Donald816022 May 1907
North Dakota State1664020 Oct 1993
North Dakota State3664020 Oct 1993

I do not know the reason for the 1776 date, although I suspect it may be that the land was granted under provisions other than the Homestead Act, perhaps simply because of occupancy.

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