UPHAM, WELLS posted by Jacqueline Oliver on Wednesday, June 2, 1999

Looking for descendants of Albe Upham wife Alice Fidelia Wells Children Frlorece Diana, Wade M., James Ney, Clara A., Grover Cleveland lived in Northfield, Mn.

COOL, NOBLES, PIERCE posted by Joan Cool on Friday, June 4, 1999

Looking for information on Lillian Nobles. She was born abt. 1859 and was the daughter of Alexander Singer Nobles and Catherine Minerva Cool. She married E.H. Pierce on Aug 28/1886 and lived in Rice Co.

REFSDAL posted by Sharon VanPutten on Friday, June 4, 1999

Looking for Ole Anfinnsen (Anfindsen) Refsdal born 1862 Vik, Sogn og Fjordane who emigrated to US in MAY 1889 from Bergen. Believe that he may have emigrated to Minnesota as most of the references to the REFSDAL name are in MN, including ANFINN REFSDAL 30 Apr 1901 May 1974 55723(Bear River, Saint Louis, MN) in the Social Security Death Index who may be a son of Ole Anfinnsen.

IROSENDALE, ROSENTALIN, TABIO posted by Nellie Rosendale on Friday, June 4, 1999

.The spelling of the town looks like LOUDAUISFA

ROCK, VILES posted by Pamela Dollarhide on Sunday, June 6, 1999

VILES, Benjamin Warren b.1831 ME d.1906 WA; I can place Benjamin in Bridgewater, Rice Co. in 1856 with his wife Emily (Rock) Viles and two children, Anice Maria & Alice. The family moved to Walworth County after 1866. Any information would be greatly appreciated.

GAUTHIER, HALL posted by Dessa C on Tuesday, June 8, 1999

My great grandparents were married at the Belle Praire twp Catholic church in 1897. I do not know the name of the Church and have been unable to find a phone #. Also looking for the phone # for the Calvery Cemetery in Belle prairie Twp. When my great grandmother died in 1902 I have not been able to locat burial place and was hoping that she may be buried near the place she was married. The names I am looking for are Charles T. Hall and Flora (Gauthier) Hall. They were married in April of 1897 and she died in May of 1902. Any suggestions or phone numbers would be helpful. Dessa C. email : PS if you need more info on Parents for Flora and Charles, I do have limited info

BUCKNER, SKENE, SWARTOUT, THIELBAR, VICKERS posted by Constance Godsen on Wednesday, June 9, 1999

BUCKNER, SKENE, THIELBAR, VICKERS--Rice Co., MN. I am inerested in all Rice Co. and vic. residents from settlement to the present with the above surnames. My grandmother, Lucille Skene Godsen was the daughter of Edith Mary THIELBAR and Francis Vickers SKENE. Her parents were Albert THEILBAR, b. Neuen Kirchen, Germany and Louise BUCKNER, b. Metz, France. I have much info about SKENEs and VICKERS in Canada and Scotland. My granmother wrote to SWARTOUT cousins.

GRETTORNISDTR, ODDEN posted by Dick Moore on Wednesday, June 9, 1999

I recently found an obituary of my Great grandmother. It is in norwegion. All I can make out is Northfield Rice county She was known by her family as Chistina Carrie Odden. a confirmation certificate in norwegion has a name of Kari Christine Grettornisdtr born 6 Sept 1865 confirmed 18 Juli 1880. If there is a norwegion church in the area that might translate the documents I have I might be able to come up with better surnames

VAN, VLIET posted by James Webb on Thursday, June 10, 1999

Cyrus David Van Vliet migrated to Cannon Falls, Dakota County approcimately 1851 from Western New York. Does anyone have knowledge of the Dakota County history concerning the Van Vliet clan.

SWEZEY posted by Jolene Swezey on Friday, June 11, 1999

I'm looking for some information on SHATTUCK Military School in Faribault. My grandfather Lewis T. SWEZEY attended there. He was born in 1901 and attended Shattuck whatever years are it included. Unfortunatly, that is all the information I have. I am looking for any information on the history of the school. Is it still in exisistance or what are the buildings being used for today? Where are the annuals or other historic information? Of course, I would be greatly interested in any information specificallly about my grandfather as well Thanks.

NESS posted by Diana Granger on Friday, June 11, 1999

Please check burials in the Fairbault Calvary cemetary for a 1950 buriel of Emma NESS. An obituary would be great to have. The actual date of death was Aug. 15, 1950

FURCH, ULRICH posted by Gail Ulrich on Saturday, June 12, 1999

ULRICH & FURCH (were in LeSuer County between the Civil War and after World War I

KAUS, TSCHANN posted by Terry Larabell on Sunday, June 13, 1999

I'm looking for information on my great-grandparents Louis Tschann who arrived in Minnesota during the early 1860's and his wife Matilda Kaus, who was a resident of Fergus Falls, Ottertail County, when they married in 1882. Kaus

SIMON posted by robbie on Tuesday, June 15, 1999

Jacob SIMON came to Northfield ABT 1856-60..had a farm...Jacob was from Hessen/Nassau Germany..would love to find out who his wife child was Theodore... thanks..Robbie

BRONSON posted by Anne Orton on Wednesday, June 16, 1999

Ole BRONSON lived in Nerstrand, Rice Co. and I am looking for any information on his family.His son, Carl, is my husband's great grandfather. Thank you for any help.

OSMUNDSON posted by Carolyn Larson on Thursday, June 17, 1999

Looking for information on Osmund Osmundson who was born March 15, 1826 in Nerstrand, Norway. He died August 02, 1914 in Rice County, Minnesota. Osumund Osmundson was one of the Founders of St. Olaf college on November 6, 1874. He also Founded Nerstrand, Wheeling Township, Minnesota in 1885. I'm looking for any newspaper articles or information related to his life and/or death. Carolyn Larson

HARPE, ROUSSEAU posted by Hilaire Rousseau on Friday, June 18, 1999

Mother and Father of Hilaire Rousseau married to a Mary Harpe. Also need the date of death for Hilaire and Mary.

FOGARTY, LUND posted by Kaye Ogram on Friday, June 18, 1999

Seeking information on the LUND family. Emigrated to the US about 1900, going first to Austin, MN then on to Blooming Prairie, MN. Father C. (Christoffer?) Lund was a blacksmith as was his son William LUND. Son Otto LUND was killed in France in WWI. Also had a daughter, Christine(a) LUND who married Thomas FOGARTY. Any help will be most appreciated. Thanks!

RADTKE posted by Bob Radtke on Saturday, June 26, 1999

I am trying to locate the name of my Great Grandfather. My Grandfather was born in Richland Township, Rice County, Minnesota. His name was August Theodore Radtke married to Carolina Louisa Thierman, they were married February 12, 1907 in Faribault, Minnesota. Thank you in advance for anything you can help me with. Bob Radtke

BAILEY posted by Ed Bailey on Sunday, June 27, 1999

Charles Bailey was subject of query by Arthur White. I believe that Charles may be brother to my gggrandfather, Robert Hale Bailey. The email address for Arthur White is not valid. Would like to make contact with him or other interested in Charles Bailey.

posted by Karen Rowe on Sunday, June 27, 1999

Can anyone send me a graphic of a map of Wheeling Township, Rice Co., MN that includes St. John's Cemetery?

CAMPBELL, DILLEY, PARKER posted by Gary POOLE on Monday, June 28, 1999

I would like to hear from anyone having knowledge about Jane CAMPBELL b. abt 1830 Scotland d. ?? She married 8 Nov 1860 Joseph DILLEY b. 25 May 1830 Senecaville , Oh . d. 9 Dec 1910 Rice Co. , Mn . b. abt 1830 Scotland d. ?? They were married in the home of John CAMPBELL Webster ,Mn. Children: John W. b. about 1860-1861 m. 1st Mary ROBBINS; m. 2nd Millie Pond KETCHUM Catherine(Katie) DILLEY b. 1861 Rice Co. , Mn. d. 2 Nov 1889 Rice Co. , Mn. married abt. 1880 to George PARKER b.1859 Fulton Co. ,Oh. d. 1921 LaPine , Or. Rachel b. 1864 Grace b. 1866 Mary Jane b. 1870 d. Silver Lake, OR, m. George S. PARKER

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