ACKEMANN, GEBEKE, GEWECKE posted by Karen Rowe on Friday, January 1, 1999

Christoph ACKEMANN (1826-1917), son of Christoph and Engel Maria Sophia BRANDES, can to America in 1848 from Beckedorf, Schaumburg, Germany. His wife was Engel GEWECKE who died in 1916 and is buried in Wheeling Twp., Rice Co., MN. Their children were baptised in Roselle Twp., DuPage Co., IL and include Conrad (1852); Heinrich Wilhelm (1853) and Engel Maria Sophia (1855).

DEAN, DOWNHOUR, HERMEL, KENEY, KISOR, LARSON, MACKENZIE, OLSEN, TEMPLE posted by Sherri Downhour Golightly on Saturday, January 2, 1999

I am looking for members of the following families and their decendents. DOWNHOUR, DEAN, HENRY, HERMEL, KISOR, OLSEN, TEMPLE, LARSON MACKENZIE, HAMMETT, CROMWELL, GREGOR, CRUMB, SCHMIDTKE, STANKDE, SUTTON, KENEY, MAY, RAND, WALLING. These family names are married into the DOWNHOUR family. Thanks, Sherri Downhour Golightly


Seek descendants of John PARANTO/PERONTEAU born c1841 Quebec? And Sophie FORTIER born c1851. 7 children were 1 Frank born 1865 died 1938 Bellingham WA wed Ann DEVERY, 2 John born c1869, 3 Mary HIBBERT born c1871, 4 Peter born 1875 died 1929 Blaine WA wed Mabel MORTON, 5 Louis born 1876 Fairbault MN died 1946 Monroe WA wed 1st Minnie STEEBER 2nd Mary SCHLOSAR, 6 George born c1878 of Green Bay WI in 1929, and 7 Joseph born 1883 died 1954 Everett WA. Family res 1880 census Cannon City Rice Co MN.

HANLON posted by Betty Couette on Monday, January 4, 1999

The following was posted as a query without a contact name "CARROLLS, CONNER, CONNOR, HANLONS, HEALYS, WITTERS posted by on Thursday, December 11, 1997 Looking for HANLONS, CARROLLS, CONNER(s)/CONNOR(s), HEALYS and WITTERS in and around Faribault, Morristown, Shieldsville, etc. Particularly looking for info on Redmond Hanlon alledgedly immigrating from Ireland during the famine. Current info shows daughter Margaret born in 1957 in TN. Cannot find any Redmond Hanlon anywhere in the Midwest or East Coast in 1860 and 1850 Censuses. Was in MN in 1870." If the person who made this query would contact me, I believe I have some information to share. I am a direct descendant of Redmond HANLON. According to Rice Co. records, he bought land in Shieldsville in Oct. of 1861. I would also appreciate hearing from any other HANLON family members.

COOK, DUNLAP, GORDON, HALL, HOOVER, LUCAS, PETERS, PORTER, WAIT posted by Bev Schroeder on Thursday, January 7, 1999

Trying to identify the parents of George W. Dunlap (b.16 May 1838, Huntington/Blair Co., PA) who married Frances Louisa Gordon (b.1847 PA, dau of John Gordon/Esther Hoover) and lived with their family in Bridgewater, MN from c1868-1877. They came from Centre Co., PA, although George's father may have entered the U.S. from Ireland or Maine. Frances' parents operated the old Cannon City, Rice Co. hotel and some of her Hoover ancestors are buried at the Cannon City Cemetery. George W. Dunlap was a farmer at Bridgewater but was a sawyer while in PA. He served in the Civil War, in Co. D 14th Reg't PA volunteers, from Clearfield Co., PA, and in Co. K 149th PA "Bucktails". He served in the 149th with Reuben Wait and an I. Wait (Isaac?) family from PA lived in Cannon City in 1875. Other Cannon City/Bridgewater surnames of people who lived in Bridgewater/Cannon at the same time as did my George W. Dunlap and who were also born in PA, ones who may have traveled to MN with! ! my Dunlaps, were: HALL, LUCAS, PETERS, FOX, PORTER, COOK, LYDICK, ANDREWS, HUTTON, TAYLOR.

PETZKE posted by Shirley M. Smith on Saturday, January 9, 1999

Is there any record of the surname Petzke. My grandfather Paul Louis Petzke was born in Minnesota on July 31, 1879. We would like to find his birthplace, name of parents, family.

SCANDRETT, WHPPLE posted by Paul Jefferson on Sunday, January 10, 1999

WHPPLE SCANDRETT Fairibault, Rice County, Min.

MEYER posted by Kellie Meyer on Monday, January 18, 1999

MEYER I am researching the John Meyer family. John was born July 8, 1821 and married Adelheid. They had 5 children, Fredeick, William, Charles, Henry, and Mary. Any information on John or his son Fredeick (b. Sept 11, 1855) would be greatly appreciated. They probably resided in Webster Township.

STANLEY posted by Susan Cooper on Tuesday, January 19, 1999

Searching for record of birth for my g-grandfather, Edward Morgan Stanley, born May 1, 1866 in Minnesota. Father: Peyton Stanley Mother: Mary J. ? (think Mullins). Would appreciate any help. Thank You.

BANNISTER, BEAUDETTE, HEIM, HUTCHINSON, JUAIRE, PAGENKOPF posted by Vincent Heim on Saturday, January 23, 1999

Searching for information about Edward C. PAGENKOPF and/or his spouse Susan E. HUTCHINSON. Edward was born in 1854 in Wisconsin; he died in the Rice County Poor Farm in 1929. Susan was born in Illinois, resided in Faribault, Minnesota until 1940, when she moved to Minneapolis, Minnesota, then to Rochester, Minnesota. She died in 1941. Their children were: Bertha married Charles BANNISTER, Arthur, Letitia married Edward BEAUDETTE (worked at the Peterson Art Furniture Company in Faribault), Mary married Joseph HEIM (also worked for Peterson Furniture), and Edwin (was a "moonshiner" during Prohibition) married Ella JUAIRE. Edward PAGENKOPF was a carpenter and a baker in Faribault, Minnesota; his wife Susan was a laundry woman and a restaurant worker in Faribault, Minnesota. They separated after the birth of Arthur. Edward was originally buried in the graveyard in the Rice County Poor Farm, but is now buried next to his wife Susan in the Blooming Grove Cemetery outside of! ! Morristown, actually in Waseca County. Any information would be greatly appreciated.

PARISH, PARRISH posted by Mary Parish on Monday, January 25, 1999

I am searching for Lorenzo Dow PARISH (PARRISH). He lived in the Scott Co. MN area during the Civil War. But I have been unable to find out if he served in the War. Any help would be appreciated.

BUSH, COOK, DUVAL, MCDONALD, MCKEE, PARRISH posted by Rita Welch on Wednesday, January 27, 1999

DUVAL, COOK, MCKEE, MCDONALD, PARRISH, BUSH Looking for connection with these families above. Would like to find out which Co. in PA, the Cooks that were in this County came from. I have a Mary A COOK who married Charles S DUVAL 1868 in this county. Thr Duvals came from Can., and NY. Thanks, Rita Welch

HOWARD posted by Lynn Howard on Wednesday, January 27, 1999

Am looking for info on family of Harley & Margaret Howard. Listed in 1870 Census Rice Co. Warsaw Twp. Pg.574 Children: Celestia b.1852 ILL. Wilber b.1855 Mich. Ruby b.1867 Minn. Elanora b.1869 Minn. I know where they came from, I'm trying to find where they went. Lynn Howard

BIESANZ, DEBIESANZ, GOTLIEB, LIEBE posted by Cathlin Bowman_young on Thursday, January 28, 1999

I am trying to find any information on the following family names: Biesanz, deBiesanz, and Liebe. Both families have been in Minnesota for generations.

BARTON, BIXBY, NELSON posted by dch on Friday, January 29, 1999

Looking for information on Henry Bixby of Mankato, Minn. was married to Anna Barton? Burton? Her father was a butcher. They had five children, Ward, Blanche, Verna (who died while having her 3rd child), Ida (died in Portland, Or).

KELLEY posted by Phyllis Mardian on Saturday, January 30, 1999

I am looking for information on the John Kelley(Kelly) family. John Kelley was married to Mary Maloney. They were both born in Ireland. They had at least one child Hannah Kelley, who married Thomas McHugo in 1866. I know nothing else. If there is someone who has an index of the 1860 census who could look up the name and tell me what page to go to in the census I will go to the FHC and order the film. Thank you

posted by Mable McRae on Saturday, January 30, 1999

I am wandering if someone would or could do a look up for me. It is an obituary from the Faribault Daily Times,1903, if so please email me and let me know the cost etc. Many thanks, Mable

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