Jun 5, 2001 - Oct 2, 2001
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Shirley Hansen Farris
Tue, 5 Jun 2001 17:20
Seeking exact birthplace in Denmark of my grandfather, James P HANSEN,
born August 1853, I believe in Copenhagen but need the name of the
parish. His father's name was Hans J Jorgensen. According to
the 1900 and 1910 census, he was a constable in Fremont and a bailiff at
the courthouse. Thank you. I currently have on loan from the LDS Library
the 1900 Dodge County Federal Census and will be happy to do lookups.
This will only be on loan from June, July and August 2001.
Thu, 7 Jun 2001 19:16
I find a Henry Schnose listed in the Nebraska State Gazeteer as a farmer
in Dodge County in 1890-1891. I have contacted the Mid-Continent
Library in Independence, MO, seeking a census record, but they
have no listing for him. Can you give me any information as to how
I can follow up and find more information about this person? My great
grandfather, Ferdinand Schnose, homesteaded in Dakota Territory
in the 1870 time frame, near the present town of Alcestor, SD.
Since the Schnose name is not very common, I am quite certain Henry
Schnose would be a relative, but I have not been able to identify
him. Any suggestions would be appreciated.
Tue, 12 Jun 2001 19:15
Are there members of your genealogy group who can do research for me
in Hooper, and through the Sentinal newspaper in Hooper? I
would like to find any record of the birth of Angeline Cleveland there
on May 15, 1893. Her parents were Sylvester Jerome Cleveland and
Sarah Patterson. She had older brothers William Carey and John Henry. They
may have been Methodist so if there is no county record of birth or mention
of the family in the Sentinal, perhaps there would be a record in a local
Methodist church. Please advise of research fees and i can remit those
in advance if need
be. Thank you for your help! Donna Madrid 4702 Alhambra
Dr Fremont, CA 94536
Sat, 16 Jun 2001 10:28
Elisha Oscar Crosby settled in Fremont, Nebraska circa 1869.
His son Edward C. (or O.) Crosby was born in Nebraska on 25 Feb., 1875.
Elisha seems to have been a promenent lawyer in Fremont while there.
He owned $10K in real estate. He built Shed's Opera House and chaired
the first meeting regarding the establishment of the Elkhorn Valley branch
of the Souix City and Pacific Railroad. He had a domestic servant
named William Carol or Carrow (the 1870 census is a little murky on this
one) with wife Bertha. I am searching for any further information
on his activities in Fremont including land records (though I should be
able to find those through the LDS), birth record or newspaper notice of
the birth of Edward on 25 Feb. 1875, possible death record for his wife,
Frances, court records, evidence of possible divorce or remarriage of Frances,
and any information concerning William and Bertha Carol(?) to clarify his
name and activities.
Fri, 22 Jun 2001 12:50
VON MINDEN: I am looking for information on a birth and death of Joseph
VON MINDEN. His parents were Diedrich and Johanna, they lived in Hooper
at the time. He was born April 11, 1901 and died April 17, 1901. He's buried
at Oakland.Thank you.
Tue, 3 Jul 2001 16:17
I am looking for info on the families of Stedman Hager & wife Sylvia
Ellis Davis and of Rodger Parker & wife Mary Alice Bleasdel.
Both families lived in Dodge county in the mid-1800's through at least
the early 1900's. Thank you!
6 Jul 2001 19:54
Would Would like to know if anyone knows anything about Andrew J NICHOLS
(wife Emma GARRETT) they lived in Fremont, NE in the 1910-1920 time
period (possibly earlier) I know he is buried there in Fremont.
Tue, 10 Jul 2001 17:15
We are trying to locate the birth parents of Velma________ who was
born April 9, 1910 in the home of Mrs. Lee in
Fremont, Nebraska. She was adopted by Fred W. and Carolyn Vieselmeyer
of Deshler, Neb. about April 13 to 15 1910. She was legally adopted
April 1911. Grandaughter would like to know who her grandparents were.
Does anyone have any information about a Mrs. Lee's home who placed children
Sun, 29 Jul 2001 22:07
Looking for info for HEINRICH VOLLSTEDT (Henry) b. 30 May 1867 Germany
d. 17 April 1945 in Prebble Twp. buried in Scribner Cemetery. Beleive he
is the father of John Vollstedt b. 1885 in NE, he became a Lutheran Preacher
and was the Pastor of the St. John's Lutheran Church in Newkirk Oklahoma.
He married Julia ? maybe in OK. Awaiting more info on him.
Fri, 3 Aug 2001 21:07
I have information on the Ashley Park family ancestors to exchange
with anyone interested in that family.
Sat, 18 Aug 2001 16:54
Ruby J. Clark - I just inherited an old photo album that belonged to
E.C. and Olive Forney) Frease, who moved from Dodge Co. NE to Cashmere,
Chelan Co. WA in about 1900. It has a number of mostly unidentified photos
of people who must have been family and friends. However, one photo is
identified as, "Ruby J. Clark - Age 3 mo 27 days - Born July 13 1901."
The frame says, "C.V.Brokenicky - Leading Photog'r - Dodge, Neb."
I am wondering who Ruby Clark was, and what relationship she had to
the Long, Frease and Forney families. These families came to Dodge from
Walnut, Bureau Co., IL.
Sat, 25 Aug 2001 20:53
Am looking for some help or information about my husbands
great granduncle, who was a member of the J.C. Cleland Hose Co. He
was born in 1853 in Hjorring, Denmark, and in 1886 was killed in a fire
in Fremont. I have a lovely resolution that was given to his family.
Does Fremont have access to old newspapers, and where would I go to look
at them? I am hoping
to find an account of the fire in the paper. I only have a date
of 1886. Would the Fire Dept have old records? Any info
or direction you could send me would be very appreciated. I would
be happy to share this document with any one that might be interested.
My husband's uncle's name was Swen Peterson. He was born in Denmark
Jan. 9, 1853 and died in Fremont, Ne. Jan 9, 1886 at 33 years of age.
His family received a resolution stating his "sterling qualities
" and value to the J.C. Cleland Hose Co. after his death. I don't
know if his death was in the line of duty. There is no date on the
paper, but from family records his death is listed as Jan.9, 1886.
He was not married, as far as I know. His brother was Andrew Peter
Peterson, my husband's grandfather. [ My e-mail addr ess refers
to my mustard pot collection.]
Marion E. West
Wed, 29 Aug 2001 15:52
I am researching the descendants of Nils Johnson and his wife Maggie,
homesteaders in Dodge County from Sweden about 1865-70. Their
children were Nels A. born 1879; Emil F. born 1882; Julius F. born
1894; Edith born 1885; Benjamin H. born 1888; Emily V.
born 1890; and Richard born 1903. Richard was a judge in Lincoln
or Omaha after serving several years as a state legistlator. Emily
marrried Harold Hanson and had a son, Emil. Emil attended the
University of Washington, married and had two or three children.
He died early leaving a widow who later married a lawyer. I would
like any information about this family. Also Nils
had a sister Hannah who married Magnus Nelson, their daughter Anna married
Swan Anderson. Anna's and Swan had children, Clifford and Clarence,
perhaps more. Clifford Anderson died in Fremont sometime since l981.
Wed, 29 Aug 2001 16:16
I am desperately seeking info regarding my grandmother's first husband,
John ROSS, born abt 1870-74 somewhere in NE according to the 1900 Atchison
Co., MO census. He married Selinda M. Manley Feb 12, 1895 at Atchison Co.,
MO and they had 2 children, Roy and Lenore. He either died or they divorced
in 1900. I do have a copy of the marriage record. According to the 1880
census a John Ross was born 1876 in Dodge County, Union Pct. to John and
Adelade Ross, both born in NY. Any help you could provide me would be appreciated.
Thanks and God Bless You.
Thu, 30 Aug 2001 22:38
I am searching for information on the John Kreader family: John
b 1858 in MI; wife Mary Lucy (Minnie) McCollister b 1863 in IL; 4
Children all born in NE -- J. Coleman b 1884, Ethel E b 1887, Edna
M b 1889, and Alta (sp. ?) M b 1890. John Kreader is listed as County Sheriff
on the 1900 Dodge County Census.
Mary/Minnie his wife was the daughter of Mary Augusta Pratt and Albert
McCollister of Ogle Co. IL; this couple separated ca. 1870, and am not
sure if Mary lived with the mother or father, or what surname she used
before marriage. Would appreciate any information or leads on this
Sat, 1 Sep 2001 22:57
Searching for information of Frederick Schneider, or Frederick August
Schneider, or Charles Schneider, all of whom were W W I draftees. One of
the Fred's or one Fred and one Charles may be son/s of Conrad Schneider
of Cass Co., NE, born Germany, 1856, died Cass Co. 1933. All those
Schneider boys who may have been sons of a Conrad Schneider, were living
in Dodge County, and one of them, born 27 May 1891, died in Dodge Co. (Fremont)
in September 1968. Willing to exchange informaton. Many thanks.
Sat, 1 Sep 2001 23:40
Looking for info on William Riley. Born in Dodge County Jan. 9, 1880.
Died May 5, 1960. Father John Riley. Mother died during child birth when
William was two years old. He married and died in South Dakota. His first
wifes name was Grace and they had 3 children. Two were given up for adoption,
the third was temporarily in foster care, but was eventually given back
to his parents.He later married Francise Wagner. They had two children...a
boy and a girl. Any info would be greatly appreciated. Also looking for
info on Williams mothers name.
Claudia Thu, 6
Sep 2001 22:40
I am researching the Zacek family--and in an article in the Dodge,
Ne centennial book there was mention of Thomas Vogltance married
to Anastazia Zacek in West Point. Has anyone information on Anastazia??---parents,
more specifically--and if there were any children. Thank you.
Wed, 12 Sep 2001 12:55
I have a picture of a man. On the back is printed the words
Bullard. It was taken at Fremont, Nebraska by J.A. Farnham, Portrait
and Landscape Artist. If interested please contact me.
Tue, 2 Oct 2001 21:16
My name is Joseph Renter (b. Kraft), and I'm trying to build my family
tree. Any help that you could give me would be greatly appreciated. n particular,
I'm trying to locate information about Frank Madurajski, who farmed near
Dodge, and is buried at St. Wenceslaus in Howells, and Anna Madurajski
(b. Frei) who died in 1968. I seem to have hit walls trying to
go farther back than these two (my great-grandfather, and my grandmother).
According to one source, Anna Frei's parents were Jiri and Marketa Frei,
but my mom seems to recall it was George and Mary Frei (I've found that
there are matching tombstones in a cemetary in Dodge with the names Jiri
and George, as well as Marketa and Margaret).
Thank you, in advance, for any assistance that you can provide, or
any directions that you can point me in.
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