Jul - Dec 1997 Queries
Cass County, North Dakota

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Jean Payton Mon Jul 14 20:54:12 1997
Delano, Theodore who married my grand Aunt MAUDE LAWS of Inwood, Ontario, Canada. They were married in the early 1900's The lived in Fargo, North Dakota, had several children. Theodore (Ted) was in the newpaper business. Maude Laws was my grandmother Ethel Laws younger sister. I also know tha Maude Laws Delano died in Nebraska. I am interested in obtaining info about Ted and his children and where they may be today. Ted was related to Franklin Delano Roosevelt. Any help will be greatly appreciated.
Thank you. I can be contacted at Jean Payton Craftie@ix.netcom.com
Nancy Mon Jul 21 07:56:26 1997
Looking for information or decendants of FRANKLIN and IDA MAY JACKSON BENNETT. He was born 1868 in Miami Co., Ind. Last know residence was 1920 census of Cass Co., N. Dakota.
Nancy calgar@netusa1.net
Nancy Mon Jul 21 08:01:01 1997
Need obit look up for;HOMER E. BENNETT died 28 May 1963, Cass Co., N. Dakota. Also any information on this family appreciated.He married CLARA PARKS in Howard Co. Ind 1916.
KENNETH THIEDE Sun Aug 10 10:17:04 1997
Trudie Davis-Long Tue Aug 12 07:43:51 1997
LANTZ: Uriah Lantz b 1834 Carroll Co,MD moved to Dekota according to ca 1875 family records. He was m to Elizabeth ? and had two known ch: John M and Eva Jane. In 1900 he returned from Dekota to MD for a visit after being gone for 52 years. A concurrent newspaper entry said that on the way back to Dekota his wife, a resident of Barnes Co, and before that Cass died in Indiana. Looking for info on what Uriah was doing in Dekota, and who his descendants are for publication. Can exchange on his ancestors.
Dave Lindsay Tue Sep 2 12:43:21 1997
LEE, Chris (b. 1852 Norway, d. 1913) and his wife Alvilda (b. unknown in Norway, d. 1907) both assumed to have lived, died, and been buried in Fargo, ND. Looking for details on exact death dates, burial cemetary, etc.

Judy L. Alberts Tue Sep 2 10:19:18 1997
Surnames: CORY, SELBERG, JENNE, SPENCER. Locations: Fargo and Harwood, ND; Portland, OR; Monroe, WA. Seeking info on the family of Joseph Alby CORY b. Nov 11, 1891 in Fargo, ND d. Jul 13, 1976 in Portland, OR.
Joseph's Father: Isac (Ike) CORY b. ? d. 1940 in Monroe, WA (probable);
Joseph's Mother: Amelia SELBERG b. ? d. 1892 in or near Fargo, buried at Maple Sheyenne Cemetery near Harwood, ND.
Joseph's Sisters: Alice Estella CORY and Ellen May CORY, both died in 1892 (at ages 3 and 5 yrs) and were also buried at Maple Sheyenne Cemetery near their mother.
Joseph's Wife: Ruth Geneva JENNE b. Jul 13, 1889 (?) m. ? d. 07/13/76 in Portland, OR. Also looking for two cousins of Joseph A. CORY: Fred CORY, Harwood, ND and Ira SPENCER, Fargo, ND (probably contemporaries, therefore born in early 1890's). SPECIFIC REQUESTS: Birth and marriage dates and locations for Isac (Ike) CORY and Amelia SELBERG, plus any family background info on Amelia SELBERG and Ruth Geneva JENNE's parents or siblings. Any other info that may tie in with this family would be greatly appreciated. Thanks in advance.
Charlene Barnhart Fri Sep 5 19:15:41 1997
Looking for information on William H. Gardner who married Harriette Susan Barnhart in 1903 in MN. then moved to Fargo ND, where three children were born. William left this family in 1907 and has not been found. He has one son still living,, who is trying to find his father's heritage.
Merle R. Price Thu Sep 11 07:06:40 1997
I am looking for any and all information on the descendents of Delivan SOUTH b-22 Oct 1847 NY. d- 5 Oct 1898 at Casselton, Cass county, ND. and is buried at the Casselton cemetery. He married 11 Mar 1874 at Kasson, MN. to Mary Etta LITTLE b- 10 Aug 1851 at NY. d-28 Aug 1938 at Fargo, Cass, ND. They had at least four children as follows-
Arthur Delivan SOUTH b- 1 Apr 1875 d-10 Aug 1940 married Edna Gordon MALETTE at Cass county, ND.26 Feb 1908
Grace Anetta SOUTH b- 7 Jul 1877 d- 17 Jan 1962 married Andrew Milton ROSS 14 Feb 1906
James Lester SOUTH b- 2 Aug 1883 d- 30 May 1971 Cass County, ND. married Bessie CATURA 21 Jan 1920 Cass county, ND.
Gordon Andrew South b- 11 Dec 1885 d- 6 Dec 1944 married Armorel Marie OPPERMAN 30 Jun 1923 at Cass county, ND.
Cathy Haynes Thu Sep 18 06:06:42 1997
RITZKE, OLSEN - seeking persons researching those names of the Fargo, Cass Co.area. GGrandfather was Paul Frederick Ritzke who married Jennie Olsen in early 1900's. Paul drowned while duck hunting in autumn 1920's(?), body supposedly not found until spring. Newpaper copies of report would be appreciated. Seeking information on either Paul's or Jennie's parents.
Denise Hall Brown Thu Sep 18 20:52:25 1997
LINDGREN. Looking for family of Lois Lorraine Lindgren, b. 16 JAN 1933 in Fargo, ND. Her parents were Ernest Peter LINDGREN, b. ca 1870 in Sweden and Edith Elizabeth HERMAN, b. 25 MAR 1911 in Sykeston, Wells Co., ND. They were married ca. 1930 in ND. Kind Regards,
Villy Therkildsen Sat Sep 20 16:05:25 1997
I am from Denmark looking for family. KAREN born 5 (6?) Jul. 1885 (spouse HJALMAR ?) and her brother JOHN (JORGEN) JENSEN born 12 (13?) Mar. 1891, emigratet to USA, NJ 1915-1920 with his first wife Anna, Second wife Bodil.
His children: Jorgen (John?) and Bodil. He was a plummer in 1925. ("JOHN JENSEN, PLUMMING HEATING AND TINNING") In 1925 he lived in the town Newton N.J.
Karen might be: KAREN BRATING born 5. Jul. 1885. Died Jul. 1969, Recidense: 58102 (Fargo, Cass, ND). SSN: 502-18-9991, Issuing State: North Dakota
He might be: John Jensen, born 12. Mar. 1891, Died May 1975. recidence: 08863 (Edison Middlesex, NJ. SSN 146-07-1230, Issuing State: New Jersy.
R. A. Bagley Sun Sep 21 09:07:11 1997
RUSS . . . Seeking burial place of Susan (BARNES) RUSS (Mrs. George H. Russ, Jr.) who died 21 May 1940 in Fargo, Cass, ND.
Her obituary indicates that she was born 1 Feb 1881, however, that puts only seven months between her and birth of sibling. Ivers Funeral Home handled her Christian Science services. Would like to learn at what cemetery she is buried and verify her birth date. Any help appreciated.

Charles Thompson Sat Oct 4 10:58:58 1997
Looking for info on William James Sinclair THOMPSON, b. 1915, Hunter, ND. Died July 8, 1961 in Thailand. Thanks.
Merle R. Price Sat Oct 4 13:54:14 1997
MOUG- I am searching for the parents of David Edward MOUG b- 1 Jan 1913 Married Lois Anita BAASCH b- 5 Apr 1980 at Cass county, ND. Thanks Merle
Mary Lee Thu Oct 9 04:59:32 1997
I am looking for g grandmothers brothers and sisters. Her name was Louise Elizabeth HINTZ b. March 17, 1854 in Ladoest, Poland, Married Ferdinand Charlie BUSS in 1880. and died april 11, 1932 in Sheldon, North Dakota. Their daughter Minnie was born in Fargo on February 25, 1884. They had 7 children, my grandmother being the youngest. I have quite a bit of infor on Louise's children but know little of her brothers and sisters. Her mother died in Prussia so maybe she was the only one that came here or maybe all the children came. I have know idea. any help appreciated. Willing to share what info I have.

Sue Fri Oct 10 00:40:59 1997
SLEIGHT, John Henry 1878-1964 Lived in Tower City in April of 1900. He was 22 years. Father , Stephen Henry, died in 1898 and Mother, Susan Ophelia, moved back to MI. John and brother Frederick appear to have stayed behind. Eventually married Verna Gray, lived in Tappen. Would like any info Thanx
Margaret Mon Oct 13 16:20:56 1997
Looking for burial records for St. John's cemetary, Warren/Horace, ND [the church that was moved to Bonanzaville in Fargo]. I am looking for info and an obit on Ludvig SKROVE born April 5, 1882 died 1901. He was buried at St. John's cemetary near Warren. Can anyone research the records for me?
Sue E. Eddy Fri Oct 17 05:39:53 1997
Marcellus JOHNSON and wife, Jeffie MERRITT, lived in Mapleton, Cass County, North Dakota for many years prior to Jessie's death in 1922 They had 2 daughters, Hazel and Helen. Marcellus had a sister living in the area also, Alice JOHNSON BULL. Her husband's name was, Thomas BULL. I would be glad to share information from Jackson County, Wisconsin with anyone who has information on these families. My mailing address is:
Sue E. Eddy, W11770 County Rd P, Black River Falls, WI 54615-5926
Clifford R. Bowlin Fri Nov 7 10:08:59 1997
I am searching for ancestors of my daughter-in-law and granddaughter in Cass County.

George William KORUM, Marvel Evelyn MIDDAUGH, Henry Edward SAVAGEAU, Rose Marie COSSETTE, Oscar MIDDAUGH, Marie KLEIN, Jules H. SAVAGEAU, Czaire "Pit" COSSETTE, and Emma SAVAGEAU.

Any information would be appreciated.
Clifford R. Bowlin - c.bowlin@worldnet.att.net

Douglas Marlin Kalahar Sat Nov 15 10:00:43 1997
Seeking info on FRISK family in Cass County. My grandfather, Carl Werner FRISK, was b. 1885 in Litchville. His parents were August and Christina (SECUND) FRISK - emigrated from Varmland, Sweden to Cass County then moved to Clay County, Minnesota.

Doug Kalahar
Winona, Minnesota

Lonnie Doyle Fri Nov 21 11:52:30 1997
Looking for information on James DOYLE and family. James married (1) Jennie McMullen and they had four children. James, William, Stephen, and Francis. James married (2) Nancy Curfman and they had three children. Newton, Eldora, and Myrtle. James is to be buried in the Catholic Cemetery in Casselton, Cass Co., ND.
Renee Fri Nov 21 20:19:48 1997
Seeking Dwain CARY, Fargo, North Dakota. Would be around 70 today went to high school with my grandmother Shirley FERCH who also was born in Fargo, North Dakota. He went to high school there with my grandmother and was married to her for a short time around 1944.
I have done several hours of search on the Net and no luck, can you give me some tips?
Robert Swartz Sat Nov 22 19:48:15 1997
Seek information on CHARLES and SARAH (SCOTT) BULLAMORE. From Kenosha Co., WI. Living in Cass Co.in 1893. Believed to have had at least two daughters, one named Ora who married a man named Garrett. Charles was born about 1849 and was a farmer.
Guy Cossette Fri Dec 5 09:58:30 1997
Could you help me in researching COSSETTE family name in CASS county. all info will help. Thanks very much guy b. cossette, st-sauveur, quebec
Lonnie Doyle Fri Dec 19 06:19:33 1997
Looking for information on James DOYLE, b: ab. 1838 in Pa., d: Nov. 27, 1898 in Stuttman Co., ND and was buried in a Catholic Cemetery located in Casselton, Cass Co., ND. James married (1) Jennie McMullen and they had four children. James, William, Stephen, and Francis. James married (2) Nancy Curfman and they had three children. Newton, Eldora, and Myrtle. Any information on the cemetery or on James DOYLE would be helpful.
Rosemary Remore Bradford Sun Dec 21 05:53:38 1997
I've traced our REMORE/RIMA ancestry back to 1730 in Germany, and now find an obituary notice for Catherine T. REMORE COVELL in the Forum's index of 12 Nov 1991, B-8. Catherine and her decendants could be an important part of our family tree. Would anyone with information about Catherine or her family please contact me? Thank you - Rosemary Remore Bradford, rosiephx@aztec.asu.edu
amanda snow Fri Dec 26 20:50:28 1997
I'm looking for any information on the CHAFFEEs of Amenia, Cass county, N.D. As far as I know a Chaffee was responsable for the settlement of this town.
Sue Sun Dec 28 12:39:04 1997
John and Ida STONER MEDD m. 1883 near Waterloo IA and moved to ND. They had 4 children William Joseph MEDD, John Medd Jr., Ira MEDD and Jennie RALSTON MURDOCK. Last known in Elliott ND. Ida died proir to 1917 according to her fathers probate. Looking for any MEDD info from the Fargo area were decendents may have moved.
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