HELCL, STICHA posted by Jackie Helcl on Wednesday, April 9, 1997

HELCL. I am looking for information on the HELCL family who resided in Rice County. James HELCL and family came to Rice County in 1884 from Bohemia. His Oldest son, John Joseph HELCL lived in Rice County all his life. He married Mary Rose STICHA on October 31, 1898. Any help on either HELCL or STICHA families would be appreciated. Thanks

HAMMOND, PARROTT posted by Pamala Crim on Wednesday, April 9, 1997

Looking for info on William PARROTT, b. 1834 in Canada, died 1872 in Faribault, Rice Co, MN. He married Malissa HAMMOND and they had 3 sons - Whipple Orville Parrott, b. 1863, Herbert D. Parrott, b. 1867, and Walter Byron Parrott, b. 1869.

CORMACK, FAIRBAULT, MCCALL posted by Bebe Garcia on Wednesday, April 9, 1997

I am searching for the ancestors of CORMACK MCCALL. He was born November 1, 1836, in Monaghan, Ireland, and died in the summer of 1915 at Fairbault, Minnesota. In 1861 he was married to Honorah Crowley. Cormack was one of the pioneers of Fairbault, having settled there around 1865. He purchased his homestead in Fairbault from Alexander FAIRBAULT. He had a part in the construction of some of the most prominent buildings in Fairbault, among the most prominent were the Episcopal Cathedral, Shumway Chapel and Shumway Hall at Shattuck School, and the first building constructed at the school for the feeble-minded, Seabury Hall and Johnston Hall at the Seabury Divinity School and Mott Hall at the School for the Deaf. Also, he cut the stones for the old First National Bank Building, located at 3rd & Central, and the Public Library located at 1st & 2nd. Any inforation about Cormack McCall would be greatly appreciated.

ENGEL, LECHELT posted by Rachel Johnson on Saturday, April 12, 1997

Looking for anyone researching the LECHELT and ENGEL families of Rice and Goodhue Counties.

SHEA posted by Kay Blaha on Saturday, April 12, 1997

Are there any descendants/researchers of J(ohn). P SHEA, son of Denis, who was in Faribault about 1905, possibly a harness maker or of his cousin Catherine Shea Hayes (hsb. P.C.), daughter of Timothy Shea? Both J.P. and Catherine originated in LeSueur Co. near St. Thomas. .

BEUR, BYERS, DAMMIER, SECHILT posted by Karen Walker on Sunday, April 20, 1997

Seeking information on family of Henry DAMMIER, and wife Augusta SECHILT (daughter of Gottlieb SECHILT). In Rice Co., MN before 1862. Ch. Louisa, 1862; Henry, c.1864; Edward, 1866; Julius, c. 1868; August, c 1870; William, c 1872; Mathilda, c 1875; Lydia, c 1878. Edward m. 1888 Emma BYERS/BEUR dau. of William BYERS/BEUR also Rice Co.

AUGUNSON, ERICKSON, KVAM, QUAM posted by Jean R. Legried on Sunday, April 20, 1997

I am looking for a Norwegian family who seems to have vanished into cyberspace!  They were on the 1870 and 1880 census in Richland Twp, Rice Co. and they can be found in the Holden, Moland and Gol church records until 1894.  Then they disappear.  None of them are buried in the Moland cemetery.  This is the family:         Augun Erickson Kvam, b. ca1827, Hafslo, Norway         m. date unknown to Anna Jacobsdtr., b. 1832, Aurland, Norway                 1. Anna, b. ca1861, Norway                 2. Erik, b. 1864, baptized at Holden                 3. Jacob, b. 1866, baptized at Holden                 4. August, b. 1869, baptized at Holden                 5. Anne Marie, b. 1871, baptized at Holden                 6. Karen, b. 1874 I don't know if the used the surname KVAM or QUAM or ERICKSON or AUGUNSON.  I have searched the 1900 Soundex for Minnesota and several surrounding states but haven't found a trace of any of them.  What can you suggest for further research?
B.A. Moore Tue Apr 29 15:42:36 1997 Rice County, Minnesota, family history records for: Adonrom Judson Sargent Sarah Jane Boyington Where can we get birth and marriage records for these people?

TOUSIGNANT posted by Jeannette C. Miller on Monday, May 5, 1997

Help with TOUSIGNANT family from Faribault Minnesota

MEYERS posted by Patrick Sutlief on Wednesday, May 7, 1997

Here's a long shot, but I am searching for any information about a Mike MEYERS, who lived in Morristown, MN around 1913. He seemed to have dissappeared since then.

DURAND, KING posted by Dale Erz on Monday, May 12, 1997

Looking for information on Joseph KING (Roi)? born Faribault 13 Feb 1857 to Joseph King and Louisa ___.Married Marie Josephine DURAND 23 Nov 1880 in Faribault. He died 11 Nov 1932 in Faribault. I would like any information on his parents and also on her parents. Josephine was born 8 Jan 1859 and died 31 Oct 1949 both in Faribault. .

HAUGE posted by Tina Paulson on Thursday, May 15, 1997

I am looking for info on my great-grandparents. I am not sure of their names. I need any info that can be found on my grandmother's parents. They were probably born in Denmark and emigrated to MN in the late 1800's (?). My grandmother's name is Rhoda HAUGE. She was born in Northfield, MN in February 1920. If you have any info about her parents, it would be very helpful.

BEAMAN, COATES, GAMMON, JONES, RICHMOND posted by Cheron Gibson Frazier on Sunday, May 25, 1997

JONES. Looking for JONES family members in Douglas County and/or Todd County and/or Rice County. RICHMOND JONES, emigrated from Maine to Walcott, Rice County, 1854. Died in Walcott, Minn., June 1883, buried there in the Union Cemetery. First wife, Achsa P. GAMMON JONES, killed by lightning July 1854, and buried in the Medford, Minn. cemetery. Two sons, Charles A. JONES and Eben Pitts JONES. Second wife, Rhoda H. BEAMAN JONES, died February 1907 at Farribault, Minn., and buried in the Union Cemetery, Walcott, Minn. Son, Charles A JONES, served in 1st Minnesota Reg. Heavy Artillery Vol. in Civil War 1865. First wife, FRances Irene COATES JONES. Children: Arthur Asa Jones (born May 1873, (Lake?) Miltona, Douglas County, Minn.) and Martha, Maude, Ella, and Ray Jones. Second wife, Martha Green JONES. Children: Eban, Horace, Harrison, Harlan, Troy, and Abbie. Thank You, Cheron Gibson Frazier

SCHAEFER posted by Maggie Hall on Monday, May 26, 1997

I am looking for information on the Anthony SCHAEFER and Mary Melchert SCHAEFER. THey lived in Morristown, in the early 1880s. My grandmother was born there in 1881. Her mother died a few years later and her father sent her back to NY state to live with family members until he could returned. I am trying to find more about where Mary Melchert came from in Germany and who her parents were. I'd appreciate any help you could give me. Thanks.

MISGEN, THOMAS posted by Myrle Theimer on Friday, May 30, 1997

Need information on the family of Peter MISGEN b 1822 in Germany who lived in Rice County MN. His wife was Mary Ann THOMAS. This couple was married 1846 in Kenosha, WI

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