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Lyman County South Dakota's Genealogy

Lyman County pioneers and early settlers

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Pictures include:  Boschee, Bunker, Grabinski, Myers, Peterson, Post, Serr, Sundall Van Auken,

 First three photos from my personal collection

These two photos from
Elmer "Butch" Peterson,  Saskatchewan

Mr. & Mrs. John Post,  Reliance, ca 1952

Mr. & Mrs. Theodore Boschee, Presho, 1952

Mr. & Mrs. John Bunker,
Reliance, 1952

Peter Christian Peterson

Jens Pater Peterson family

  Eleven photos of the Serr family, early residents of Kennebec, from Carol Serr of California, dtr. of Charles.    

Sadie (Grabinski) Serr, Kennebec 1940

Mabel and Hazel Serr at Kennebec ca. 1928
Paul Serr
Sadie and her boys, l-r., Paul, Bob, Jim. 1938

Bob, Charles, Paul and Jim (seated) Serr. Emil Serr was a Kennebec banker. '28



Emil Serr and kids, Charles (l), Jim (r) and Connie (front) 1930

 Emil, Philip, Wilhelmenia, and John Serr.  ca 1900

Jim (18), Paul (23), Robert (16) and Charles (20) Serr. Taken by Corner Cafe abt 1938

Sadie and dtrs: Mabel, Hazel and Connie, 1938

Sadie and her Corner Cafe in Kennebec, 1930s





Mabel on RR dock with Lyman County court-house in background

Mabel Serr. Probably her Senior photo 1929

Charles Serr, 1940
USS Pennsylvania, flagship of US fleet

Children of Sadie Eldora GRABINSKI and Emil Bernard SERR: Hazel Jean, b. May 27, 1910, Kennebec, Lyman Co, SD; d. January 6, 2003, Escondido, San Diego Co. CA.
Mabel Marie, b. April 1, 1913, Kennebec, Lyman Co, SD; d. August 20, 1984, Escondido, San Diego Co. CA.
Paul Willis, b. August 15, 1915, Kennebec, Lyman Co, SD; d. November 19, 1956, Santa Monica, Los Angeles Co, CA.
Charles Thomas, b. July 12, 1918, Kennebec, Lyman Co, SD.
James Emil,  b. July 26, 1920, Kennebec, Lyman Co, SD; d. July 17, 1994, San Diego, CA.
Robert Bernard4,  b. August 22, 1922, Kennebec, Lyman Co, SD; d. February 24, 1973, Andalusia, Covington, AL.
Connie Lou , b. May 27, 1927, Kennebec, Lyman Co, SD.

    Charles' life history    

 Mabel (5) and Hazel (8)on left. Other 2 unk. in front of Serr home in Kennebec.


L to R: Jim & Hazel Dunn, Sadie Serr, and Mabel & Rusty Myers, taken on Kennebec's main street, by the Corner Cafe. 1934

Serr women: Hazel, Sad-ie, Mabel, and youngest, Connie Lou, in front; tak-en below stairs on south side of café. 1934

Amphyctyon Society
Redfield, SD
Includes Emil Serr and Sadie Grabinski


Van Auken/Sundall school bus for Rose Center. 1928. Cleia, Velda and Arlene Van Auken, Boys- Jim Van Auken and ? Sundall.  Submitted by   Eugene Van Auken

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