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Pat Fahy Steines (psteines@aol.com) Thu Apr 22 14:58:58 1999
FAHY, James, date of birth about 1850, immigrated from Ireland (about 1850, age 6 months) through Pine Island (Olmsted County), MN to Emery, SD, arriving about 1880. Married to Anna Fitzgerald Rochester, MN 10-5-1873. Proprietor of Emery House, Emery, SD (per 1909 and 1916 business directories). Roman Catholic. May have been buried at St. Martin's Catholic Cemetery, Emery, SD. Need date of birth and date of death to request death certificate. Also, FAHY, Thomas born about 1812 in Ireland (father of James, from Pine Island, MN) reportedly lived in Emery, Hanson County, SD, for 3-4 years, and may have died about 1883 in Emery, ?buried at St. Martin's Catholic Cemetery. Need date of birth and death for requesting death certificate. Thank you.

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Pat Fahy Steines (psteines@aol.com) Thu Apr 22 15:06:52 1999
FAHY, James, date of birth about 1850, immigrated from Ireland (about 1850, age 6 months) through Pine Island (Olmsted County), MN to Emery, SD, arriving about 1880. Married to Anna Fitzgerald Rochester, MN 10-5-1873. Proprietor of Emery House, Emery, SD (per 1909 and 1916 business directories). Roman Catholic. May have been buried at St. Martin's Catholic Cemetery, Emery, SD. Need date of birth and date of death to request death certificate. Also, FAHY, Thomas born about 1812 in Ireland (father of James, from Pine Island, MN) reportedly lived in Emery, Hanson County, SD, for 3-4 years, and may have died about 1893 in Emery, ?buried at St. Martin's Catholic Cemetery. Need date of birth and death for requesting death certificate. Thank you CORRECTION on first message: date of death of FAHY, Thomas, should have been about 1893 not l883.

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Tony Momsen (ampm@c- zone.net) Thu Apr 22 23:50:41 1999
I am seeking information on a John MOMSEN who was married to Sarah ASTON. John was listed as a druggist in Alexandria in the 1916 business directory. They lived in Alexndria from at least 1900-1925. Any and all information,especially Johns middle name, will be greatly appreciated. If this is my uncle John he also had a brother named Melvine Christian (Chris) MOMSEN.

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Nyckola Beavers (NYKC@AOL.com) Fri Jun 4 20:31:30 1999
Looking for decendants of George Nelson MARKS, He married Sarah BOCK. They had 10 children: Eva, George,Walter, Sussie, Clarence, Ellan, Marie, Johnny, Godfrey(Nick). Nick MARKS was my grandfather, he married Olive(VANPELT). I know the family came from Iowa to S.D.,then some went back to Iowa.I don't have dated other than it had to be mid-to-late 1800's to early 1900's. If you have imformation to share, please email me. Thank you.

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Lars-Åke Lundgren (kennet.lundgren@mail.bip.net) Sat Jun 5 04:31:27 1999
Hello. My name is Lars-Åke Lundgren, I am a Genealogist from Sweden, and I am looking for my father uncles in South Dakota. My hope is that you can be able to provide some information reference to tracking former residents. My father Grandfathers name was Olof Anton Johnson and he was born 05.10.1838 in Västerbotten Sweden. His wife was Anna Karolina Jonasdotter born 07.09.1846. They immigrated to USA 02.25.1882, but I don't know where. In Sweden, people talk about he was going to Sioux-Falls SD. The reason why I ask you is that we have an old photo of Olof Anton taken in a studio Picture Frames & Co North Main St. of Barton Alexandria. Olof- Anton, had 6 children born in Sweden but we know they got more children in SD. Daughters and sons to Olof Anton & Anna Karolina. Britta Karolina born 08.09.1863 and she was married to P.A. Sandström born 08.05.1855. They immigrated to USA 07.06.1893. Lindas and P.A:s children: South-Dakota Lake County Clarno (Mcd) Name Birth day Birth place Per-August Sandström Born 5 Aug 1855 Sweden Lina Sandström(Johansson) Born 9 Aug 1863 Sweden + 1928 in ND Children: Mary E Born March 1883 Sweden Amanda Born Dec 1884 Sweden Johan H Born March 1886 Sweden Arvid E Born Feb 1889 Sweden Jessie Born March 1892 Sweden Alfrida H Born Nov 1893 South-Dakota Singnie M Born March 1896 South-Dakota Carl D Born July 1898 South-Dakota Mary was married to Louis Söderholm, she had prosthetics leg. Alfrida lived for some time in Aberdeen, Brown Country SD, and she had two daughters Wivi and Dorthy. I also know Arvid was married with Adeline Schoeberle and they had 9 children and live in a place south west of Salem SD. Children: Florence and she married Herbert Klontz, Children: Patricia- Herbert, Blanche. Clarence died Isabelle married Ernest Reif, Winifred S.D. Children: John-Jerome-Jud, Robert Leo and he was married Amelia. Children: Rita-Jerrt-Carlos-Marie, Anna Alice married Georg Schoeph divorced, Charles Muth Pocatello Idaho. Daughter Diane Muth. Hazel married Ernest Kerkhowe, Montrose S.D. Children: Edvard-Lavonne-Richard-Janice-DeWayne-Linda-Karen-Ronald, Allan. They also raised 2 grandchildren of Edward's-Christopher, Barbara. Opal married Cecil Stockwell, Sioux Falls S.D. Children: Cecil-Dennis (died in Vietnam War) Bruce-John, Lloyd. Donald married Dorothy Davis Children: Donna-Davieen. Second wife Dorothy Lentch, lived in Canistola S.D. Elaine married Clement Heumiller, Emery S.D. Children: Larry-Terry- Cheryl-Steven-Lori-Timothy-Scott-Daniel (deceased) and Michele. Thatís what I know about the Sandström family. This information I get from Mrs. Elaine Heumiller before she passed away. Eva Matilda born 12.22 1868 married to Abraham Lundgren and she also was my grandma but she stayed in Sweden. Five sons of Olof Anton took the second name Olson in S.D. Johan Anton Olson born 12.26.1871. He immigrated to USA 06.30.1885. I think he died in Canada. Olof August Olson born 10.30.1871. He immigrated to USA 06.23.1889. Olof August and his wife was mutes. I think they had a daughter, and I think they lived in or around Sioux Falls or in a place in Mc Cook County. Carl Oskar Olson born 10.16.1873. He immigrated to USA 06.23.1889, but I do not know where. Jonas Fredrik Olson born 06.22.1876. He immigrated to USA 06.23.1885 to a place called Winifred, Lake Country. He was married with Ellen Klingberg 1903. Jonas died 02.14.1920. Wife Ellen was born 04.10.1881 and died 03.08.1906. They had a daughter Alice born 06.21.1906 and she died 02.01.1974. She was married 03.05.1935 to Vernal Vanderhoff they had no children. Ellen had a brother named Clarens Klingberg and they lived in Salem S.D. Per Edvard Olson born 03.17.1879. He immigrated to USA 06.23.1889 to Lake County but later to Sioux Fall. He was also mutes and was married and get 3 children what I know. One of the son's names was Wallace and I heard he was killed by a car accident for some year ago in your area (maybe)? This inquiry is direct to you on permits that property records from that period may some evidence that Mr. Johnson and / or his family at some time resides in your area. I am most interested what happened with Olof Anton, Olof August, Carl Oskar and Per Edwards families. Any comets, suggestions or information you may have will be much appreciated. If some of the relatives are in live I would be very glad if I can have some address to the person who could know. My wife would also like to get contact with her relatives in Sioux Falls. It was a Sister to her grandmother who lived there with her family. Her name was Charlotta Lovisa born Nov. 11 1871 in Degerfors Sweden. Her first husband was Nils Nilsson from Sweden: Remarried to Stein H. Detlie, they had four children (Oskar, Harry ,Edit and Margaret) and lived in Sioux Falls. Charlotta passed away about 1938. Margaret was married to Gus West Sandwe, one daughter Charlotte, and probably born in 1939. This is all information we have about Charlotta`s family. We would be very grateful if you can help us to find their descendants. Sincerely! Lars-Åke Lundgren Granvägen 15 93531 Norsjö Our fax number is: 0046-918-33604 E-mail: kennet.lundgren@mail.bip.net Homepage: http://home.bip.net/kennet.lundgren --------------------------------------------------

Denise (dizfred@voyager.net) Thu Jul 1 19:02:34 1999
My grandmother was confirmed in Alexandria's St Martin's Lutheran Church in 1895 as Maria Elisabeth (WALLPOLE) ELFERT. She was born, Mamie/Mary WALPOLE, in 1881, WY. It is said, her father, Peter WALPOLE, took one or two of the boys and abandoned the family. Her mother, Sarah, could not care for her so she gave her to the ELFERT's. Sarah remarried a man by the name of GOWLING and took Mary back. I am looking for this "unknown" GOWLING. My grandmother, Mary, who married Albert WILLIAMS in 1902 and settled in Worthington, MN, used both GOWLING and WALPOLE for maiden names on different documents. Thanks in advance.

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Mona Sarratt Knight (MonaNAriz@AOL.com) Sun Aug 1 15:26:12 1999
Seek info about James TURLEY and wife Margaret Anna BLACKMAN TURLEY in Hanson Co, SD. They homesteaded the east half of Sect 21, Fairview Twp, a tree claim. Margaret Anna died Feb 24, 1912, and is buried in Green Hill Cemetary, Alexandria, SD. If you know the TURLEY family or descendants, I would like to share what information I have. Contact me direct by e-mail at MonaNAriz@AOL.com. Thanks.

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Janet Hanson (hanson@idir.net) Thu Aug 5 09:56:18 1999
 

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Janet Hanson (hanson@idir.net) Thu Aug 5 09:57:56 1999
I have sent many queries to the county officials. I would like some information about how HANSON county got its name and who its founders were. My HANSONS lived in Brookings County and Lake County, but they are so close geographically, I am interested.

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Marilyn LONG (ars-mml@worldnet.att.net) Mon Sep 6 05:17:29 1999
Dewitt Clinton WRIGHT Born abt 1838 in Buck, PA Want to know if it is the same one listed in SD 1880 Census. Index indicated he was in 1880 Hanson Co Town 101 Range 57 049 of the South Dakota Census. I have not been able to see the census yet. Wonder if this WRIGHT is from PA and born about 1838. If so, he would be my lost great grandfather. Think he was listed as just Dewitt Wright. Does anyone have access to that census? Thanks!

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Edith L Jarding (beckelj@siouxvalley.net) Thu Sep 30 08:23:57 1999
I am searching information on Bernard JARDING married to Elizabeth RUDEN at St Donatus, Iowa in 1859. Elizabeth came to Emery in 1884 with son Peter JARDING and lived in the area until her death in 1891. Would like to get a pioneer certificate for this family if they owned land in South Dakota before 1889.

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Evan O'Hara (Gene Line@aol.com) Mon Oct 4 17:01:37 1999
I would like information on the parents and siblings of Edward Fiske O'HARA. Edward F. was born in Hanson Co. on 20 Aug 1890. His father's name was John Fiske O'HARA and his mother's name was Anna Elizabeth POOLEY, according to a birth record filed in 1942. According to his social security account application, his mother's maiden name was POOLE. This was also filed about 1942. His parents were supposedly from PA. There was an Anna Elizabeth POOLEY born in Philadelphia, PA at about the right time. John might have been from Johnstown, PA. There is a rumor in the family that either Edward's father or his brother changed their last name somewhere along the line to something as generic as SMITHE. It is thought that this was due to the discrimation and persecution of the Irish immigrants. Edward was married twice that I know of. There was a daughter from the first marriage, Laura, born about 1919. He then married Thecla RIEDEL and had a son, Edward, born 1925.

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Craig Stephens (ccstephe@gte.net) Sat Oct 16 13:03:58 1999
I'm looking for information on the family of Karl Lehmann who had a son named Gottlieb August Lehmann. Karl and his family moved from IA to the Hanson County area in the late 1800's. Karl's wife's name was Maria and Gotliebs was Bertha Kapsch. The Lehman family later migrated to MT.

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Dorothy Henson (dkrkjt@aol.com) Wed Nov 10 15:55:55 1999
SCHOENFELDER Edwin married Janice Smith Nov 24, 1955 in Hanson County, SD Jancie is a descedent of George Henry Smith and Lurrian Green. Also looking for MALONE - MELONE - DAVIS - ROGERS - HIBBARD - WADLINGTON - SCHRODER - MARRS - GALE - FISHER - RAMSEY - WOLCOTT - MCGRAW - BRINK - SMITH - STAINBROOK - Any information will greatly appreicated and I will share information with relatives. Thank you Dorothy Henson dkrkjt@aol.com after Nov 30th use this email address --------------------------------------------------

Doris Bernhardt (doris01@earthlink.net) Sun Jan 9 10:25:21 2000
I am trying to research my ggrandfather's line, James Edward RAMESBOTHOM married to Mary Amelia Bentley. Mary, James and children Dell, Eva, and Guy show up on the 1880 SD Census Index for Hanson County, SD. Also listed are Miller and Thomas RAMESBOTHOM. Does anyone know whether James, Miller and Thomas may be brothers? The SSDI also lists a Dale RAMESBOTHOM who died in 1988 in Hanson, SD. Any information would be appriciated.

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Stephenie Thibodeaux (thibfam@ih2000.net) Thu Feb 3 19:37:27 2000
Seeking for information of Lawrence MEYER who was born in Alexander, S.D. about 1903. Would like to know who his parents are.

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Walter J. Graves (Walter@moonfrog.com) Fri Feb 4 17:37:37 2000
My father walter clarence GRAVES was born in Hanson county {possibly city of Alexandria} in 1916. My grandmothers name was sadie GRAVES. I would like any information on my grandfather,grandmother and father.I understand my grandfather divorced my grandmother around 1928. Any help at all would be greatly appreciated. --------------------------------------------------

Patti Leischner (leis@gateway.net) Thu Feb 17 18:18:23 2000
I am looking for any info on the Peter and Katherine (ZEIHEN) FLAMMING. They were married in 1880 in a Barn in Emery, S.D. They had seven children: Susan, Margaret, Frank, Katherine, Clara, Michael, Mary. Many Zeihens lived in the area. I am also looking for any info on the Catholic Church at Farmer and Epiphany. --------------------------------------------------

Phyllis Grasser (b.b@cyberback.com) Fri Mar 10 18:08:47 2000
I am looking for descendents of Henry and Catheine BERNARDY, Nicholas and Rosea GRASSER. I am also looking for information on the names BACH, SCHMITT, KLINKHAMMER, EICH, MEISTER. The BERNARDY's and GRASSER's were members of Church of the Epiphany. The other surnames listed married either a Grasser or a Bernardy. The Bernardy's came to S.D from Trier Germany in 1881. Their Names of their children were Christina(married Paul BACH), Gertrude(married John SCHMITT), Elizabeth(married Frank KLINKHAMMER), Mary(married Mathis EICH), Katherine (married Chris GRASSER), William, John, and Peter. The GRASSERS came to S.D in 1883 from Kenosha WI. Their names were Nicholas G. GRASSER and his wife Rosea(Paradis)GRASSER. Their childrens names were: John C., Peter(married Tina Kersten), Nicholas C(married Grace Mahoney, and Chris(married Katherine Bernardy), Margareta(married Peter Meister). The Meister's had five children: Martin Peter, born Oct. 1890, Nicolaus, born May 1892, Magdalena Rosa, born Jan. 17 1896, Christian Joseph born July 16 1898, and Christina Rose born Aug 8 1903. The BACH'S had four children that I know of: Catherine Christina, born Dec. 1890, Gertrude Martha, born July 30 1892, William Joseph born Feb. 10, 1896 and Mary born May 24 1899. The EICH'S had two children that I am aware of: Mary Josephine born Aug 8 1898 and Christina Marie born May 30 1903

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Victorine Stoltz (vstoltz@mtmc.edu) Fri Mar 17 07:40:47 2000
People buried in the Christ Elfert Cemetery in Taylor Township of Hanson County.

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Suzanne Siguaw (siguaw@msn.com) Thu Mar 23 15:13:46 2000
Seeking info on John J. and Clara McCORMICK, children Anna, Mary S. and Nora. 1885 census has them in Alexandria, Hanson Co. Don't know if they were settlers or just passing thru on the way to Oregon Territory. Need info to obtain copy of Mary S.'s birth certificate. Any help would be greatly appreciated. Thanks.

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Joe Morse (morsefam@wtp.net) Thu Jun 8 10:12:27 2000
I am looking for information on the family of Marshall John HATFIELD. Information that I do have is he was born in Wisconsin, married Ella Nellie TIFFT who was born in New York. They had seven children, Will, Hazen, Sadie, Ida Belle, Emma Ella born Jan 31, 1889 in Alexandria, Hanson County, John Marshall born Jun 26, 1893 in Hanson County, and Silas born Oct 11, 1901 in Alexandria. Emma married my great grandfather Joseph VEZEY, Jan 31, 1901 in Delmont, SD. Emma reportedly taught school in South Dakota where no one besides herself spoke english. She later relocated to Montana. I would like any information on Marshall John HATFIELD or any of his children, especially birth and death dates or burial locations. Thank you.

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George Nolan (george-nolan@webtv.net) Thu Jul 27 21:52:12 2000
I would like to contact anyone who might have information about John J. NOLAN. John was living in Emery, Hanson County in 1900 with his wife Amy I., daughters Susie and Anna, and son John J. Jr. John, Amy and John Jr. all died in the 1930's and are buried in St. Martins cemetery. John was my grandfather's brother.

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Nancy Leavitt (bearnan@yahoo.com) Sun Jul 30 07:10:30 2000
BAYNE/S. Am seeking any information on descendants or ancestors of James BAYNES. He m. Ella Lyon from IN. They were members of the Methodist Church in Alexandria, Hanson Co., in 1888.

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Glenda Britain (bebecatten@aol.com) Sun Jul 30 14:28:45 2000
I am searching for information about the family Of Charles WAGNER & Catherine KOOB WAGNER of Alexandria, S.Dak.

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Tom McCabe (tm60@gateway.net) Sat Aug 5 16:13:52 2000
I'm looking for where/ john SMITH,born June 10,1837 and lived in Hanson County, Edgertin township /land was.

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Countess Charlotte Hanson-Kannawin (flipperjwb@hotmail.com) Sat Aug 26 17:54:40 2000
I am looking for any info. on my mother Margaret Charlotte HANSON D.O.B.SEPT,1930? DIED DEC.24 1953 BURIED..BROOKSIDE CEMETARY,WPG,MB. Her mother was Agnes LeClair married twice #1- Gus HANSON...#2- William John SULLIVAN. Agnes LeClair's father was James LeClair-Mother was an Auger.do not know much more than that...from the Winnipeg area James LeClair had farm on Saskatchwen Rd in wpg. Email me directly please.

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Countess Charlotte Hanson-Kannawin (flipperjwb@hotmail.com) Sat Aug 26 17:57:04 2000
I am looking for any info. on my mother Margaret Charlotte HANSON D.O.B.SEPT,1930? DIED DEC.24 1954 BURIED..BROOKSIDE CEMETARY,WPG,MB. Her mother was Agnes LeClair married twice #1- Gus HANSON...#2- William John SULLIVAN. Agnes LeClair's father was James LeClair-Mother was an Auger.do not know much more than that...from the Winnipeg area James LeClair had farm on Saskatchwen Rd in wpg. Email me directly please.

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Mary R. Grace (okgrace@aol.com) Sun Aug 27 16:04:53 2000
I am looking for information about my grandfather, FRANK (FRANCIS XAVIER) KNEPPER and any of his family who lived in Emery from 1880 to 1910. He had two brothers, ADOLPH KNEPPER AND J.J.AUGUST KNEPPER, who also lived there for a time. I have found records and know of two graves for MATTHIAS KNEPPER AND MARGARET KNEPPER who may have been his parents. They died in 1890 and 1910, respectively. The family immigrated from Luxembourg.

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Dianne Gordon Maritt (missmama@pacbell.net) Sun Sep 3 19:24:24 2000
I visited Alexandria in July and found ten GORDONs buried at Green Hill. My Great Grandfather was Henry GORDON, d. 1903. What and how can I find out info about him and other relatives? --------------------------------------------------

Penny Wakefield (pwakefi@prodigy.net) Sun Oct 15 19:22:25 2000
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Rose (UTRose@aol.com) Mon Oct 23 17:50:45 2000
FELLER, Jean Pierre immigrated from Luxembourg. Settled in Le Mars, Iowa originally - later migrated to Alexandria, Hanson County, SD where he lived until his death. I have no dates on this man, but he was a brother to my greatgrandfather. He is probably buried in a catholic cemetery in or very near Alexandria.

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Arlene Hartman (ahartman@santel.net) Thu Nov 2 20:19:16 2000
VOSS,Christian - born JAN. 1853 in Germany. Married Wilhelmina Kruger or Krueger.Married no idea of date but in Hanson county we think. Had a farm between Alexandria,SD & Emery but not sure where.Christian moved his family to Perry Oklahoma around 1901.they had 8 children.Christian died at Perry,Ok.in 1920.Wilhelmina died 1905 at Perry,Ok.I am interested in any information I can find on them. They are my Great grandparents. KRUGER, Wilhelmina born around 1852.I am interested in the names,dates and any family information I can find.

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Sharon Bishop (pnziprint@webtv.net) Tue Dec 12 18:58:32 2000
CLOUGH Looking for James N. Clough and wife Anna Eliza Page (Annie) Members of Annie's family were in Alexandria S.D.Either Clarissa Couillard or husband E.B. Couillard died at Alexandria in Dec. of 18--, also Ester N. Barnett, w/o George Couillard died 6 June 1890 in S.D., Parrie du Chien.

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LeeAnn Oldenkamp (trap1a@gte.net) Tue Jan 23 18:43:05 2001
I am searching for any information ony my G-grandmothers family. Her Fathers name was Hensman OSTERLOO,he movved his family to Emery S.Dakota at about 1900 ,she had 10 siblings-Jonn-born-10-17-1877 Andrew-born-6-13-1880 Racheal-born-11-2-1883 Paullena(my great grandmother)born-2-14-1886 Alice-(married -Hans EDZARDS) born6-14-1888 Jenny-(married S.D JANSSEN)born9-18-1890 Harm-born 3-14-1893 Lida-born-3-27-1894(married D.D JANSSEN) George-born-7-11-1897 Dora-born-5-22-1900(married Leonard NELSON) Alma-born-8-1-1903(married -NELSON).My G.G grandfather Hensman Osterloo came here in 1886 from Pewsum Ostfriesland-His Obit. says he settled on a farm south east of town (Emery)He was a member of the German Baptist Church in that town also.I would be so grateful to anyone who could help me find out what became of my family

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LeeAnn Oldenkamp (trap1a@gte.net) Tue Jan 23 18:44:24 2001
I am searching for any information ony my G-grandmothers family. Her Fathers name was Hensman OSTERLOO,he movved his family to Emery S.Dakota at about 1900 ,she had 10 siblings-Jonn-born-10-17-1877 Andrew-born-6-13-1880 Racheal-born-11-2-1883 Paullena(my great grandmother)born-2-14-1886 Alice-(married -Hans EDZARDS) born6-14-1888 Jenny-(married S.D JANSSEN)born9-18-1890 Harm-born 3-14-1893 Lida-born-3-27-1894(married D.D JANSSEN) George-born-7-11-1897 Dora-born-5-22-1900(married Leonard NELSON) Alma-born-8-1-1903(married -NELSON).My G.G grandfather Hensman Osterloo came here in 1886 from Pewsum Ostfriesland-His Obit. says he settled on a farm south east of town (Emery)He was a member of the German Baptist Church in that town also.I would be so grateful to anyone who could help me find out what became of my family

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Lois Petty (lpetty@palmain.com) Sun Feb 4 12:47:34 2001
JAY, Mary Ellen. She was born 5/5/84 in Hanson County. I believe she was related to my grandmother, who was Elizabeth Jay. Mary Ellen also had a brother who was born in a different county. I someone has any information would really appreciate. Thank you, Lois Petty ( her brothers name was James Patrick Jay)