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August 2002


SCHERER, SMITH posted by Marilyn G. on Monday, August 12, 2002

I am looking for any information on Harvey SMITH and family who lived in Aberdeen, Brown Co, SD. He was born in Wisconsin and moved to SD between 1910-1920, where he worked for the railroad. He was married to Frances SCHERER in Durand, WI. Anything would be helpful.

BEAUCHAMP, CARLSON posted by Naomi Jurgens on Thursday, August 15, 2002

I was wondering if you have any information available on Ethal (BEAUCHAMP) CARLSON. She was married to Oscar CARLSON and died November 1950 in Aberdeen, Brown County, SD.

DIDRECKSON, DIDRICKSON, DIDRIKSON, SLAIGHT, WORMDAHL posted by Tina Didreckson on Sunday, August 18, 2002

I am a Great Granddaughter to Arent DIDRECKSON, DIDRIKSON, DIDRICKSON and Anna WORMDAHL. Great Grandpa Arent came to the Hecla area in 1898. He received his citizenship in 1906 at Aberdeen, South Dakota. I was trying to find information about where he came from. Also looking for SLAIGHT.

GOSS, JONES, SQUIRE, STONECIPHER, TIPTON, WELLMAN, WILSON posted by Mabel Phillips on Sunday, August 18, 2002

Seeking any descendant of Melvin SQUIRE, son of Perrin and Mary (GOSS) SQUIRE. He was born in Lime Creek Township, near Wellman, Washington County, Iowa in 1859. He was living in Aberdeen, South Dakota in 1938, according to his brother's obituary. Melvin's mother, Mary (GOSS) SQUIRE, was a sister of my great, great grandmother, Louisa (GOSS) TIPTON JONES STONECIPHER (1843 - 1916). I would like to learn whether there are any living descendants of Perrin and Mary (GOSS) SQUIRE. I also would like to learn whether anyone knows whether Horace and Jane WILSON who raised Mary and Louisa GOSS are related to them, and if so, how. OBIT-Funeral of Edgar SQUIRE at Wellman: [born 1869 - this probably 1938] WELLMAN, Dec 21 Funeral services will be held here tomorrow morning for Edgar SQUIRE. Mr. SQUIRE died at one thirty Monday afternoon at the Western General Hospital, El Paso, Texas. Death was caused by cerebal phionbsis. He had left here the latter part of November by train to spend the winter in Tucson, Ariz, but became ill and was taken from the train at El Paso. A brother, Melvin and nephew, Carol, both of Aberdeen, S. Dak. have been with him during his illness. Services will be held at ten o'clock tomarrow morning at the Bidwell funeral home. The body accompanied by the funeral party arrived here this morning. Edgar SQUIRE was born on a farm two and a half miles south of Wellman. The son of Perrin and Mary (GOSS) SQUIRE. He was about 69 years of age. He grew to manhood on this farm and then left the farm to teach in the rural schools of this county, at Clinton, Iowa and at Sapulpa, Okla. He returned to the farm about 25 years ago. He is survived by a brother Melvin of Aberdeen, S. Dak., and several nieces and nephews. The parents, a brother and a sister are deceased.

HOUGHTALING, THURBER posted by Linda Marra on Monday, August 19, 2002

I need help with a obtaining a death record for Grover Cleveland THURBER, who died in Aberdeen, Brown County, S.D. 10-3-1910, He was the son of Edward Earl THURBER and Alfretta A. HOUGHTALING. Edward THURBER was born in Vermont. Grover THURBER was removed from Aberdeen, S.D. to Shaftsbury, VT by rail and interred October 10, 1910. Would a City directory be available for the year of 1910 for Aberdeen? Any help would be greatly appreciated. thanks

CASPERS, STEHLY posted by Laura Sinclair on Tuesday, August 20, 2002

Interested in any information regarding Joseph STEHLY and Katherine Dietrich STEHLY. Owned a lumber business in Hecla in early 1900s. Looking for information about relationship to Mathias CASPERS.

CHRISTIANSON, HANSON, WATSON, YUKER posted by Esther Breeden on Wednesday, August 28, 2002

I am looking for relatives of Christian CHRISTIANSON, who had a daughter by the name of Martha CHRISTIANSON. Martha was b. Oct. 1, 1844 and died April 12, 1919. Her husband Andrew HANSON was alive at the time. When did he die and where is he buried. Their children were Carl Lewis HANSON, Edith HANSON (who married Jacob WATSON), Amelia HANSON (who married a man by the last name of YUKER), and Christ. B. HANSON. Martha HANSON died in Stratford, South Dakota.



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