Lake
6/18/07, Isabel Lefebvre Email: ilefebvre@telus.net

Lake
05/27/02  Email: Cecil and Mary Ann at cematapey@aol.com

BOSTWICK, MARTINSON, SEVERSON, LAKE, STUKAS - My grandfather Guy Bostwick (born April 15, 1880) was born in New York state but came to the Ponca area with his family in the late 1880's or early 1890's; the family then moved to Minn.

He later returned and is found in the 1900 census boarding in Ionia. On Jan. 1, 1906 he married Christina MARTINSON in Lime Grove, her parents were Christian and Gunda Maria (OLSON) MARTINSON.

Maria had relatives in the Lime Grove area by the name of SEVERSON. Guy had an uncle by the name of George LAKE who married Alice AUSTIN in Ponca in the 1890's.  Guy's sister Annice married a STUKAS and had several children: Harold, Mary Jane and others. Guy's brother Frank married Irene STUKAS and they had Bill, Norwin, and Etta.

Guy and Christina ran a hotel in Newcastle for a short time in the early years of their marriage. He was a carpenter by trade and worked in the Newcastle and Ponca area besides traveling to Sioux City and other places. 

The family lived in Sioux City several times but mainly lived south (?) of Maskell, out towards the Chris Martinson farm.  They had six children: Victor, Howard, Francis, Charlotte, Hugh and Orin. I know my Bostwick family but would appreciate stories about them.
Thank you for any help.   Mary Ann  

Laughlin
Sharon RomeTuesday, 8/8/06, Email: socrome@charter.net

LEIGH
Kay E. FlemingSunday, 3/9/08,  Looking for burial place of Sarah Leigh Standley and possibly any other Leigh offspring. Lived in Ponca. Is there more than one cemetery in Ponca? Email: Kayfleming@aol.com

Lembcke
Christina YatesTuesday, 7/1/08,  Ella Margaret Louise Harder b. 13 Jun 1902 in Ponca and Herman August William Ehlke Jr. b. 7 Dec 1892 in South Dakota were my gr-grandparents. I know that several Harders, Ehlkes and Dittmans are buried in the Silver Ridge Cemetery in Ponca. I am looking for more information on this line and am hoping someone might have transcribed this cemetery. Ella and Hermans parents were: Herman Otto Harder b. 2 Dec 1876 d. 10 Mar 1952 married 15 Jun 1899 to Dora Ida Marie Dittman b. 23 Jul 1881 d. 30 Apr 1962 Herman August Ehlke b. 23 Aug 1852 d. 16 Feb 1917 married abt 1888 to Louisa Lembcke b. 1 Nov 1858 d. 3 Nov 1911 Any and all help would be greatly appreciated! Email: xtinayates@gmail.com

Lisle
Judy DaweThursday, 6/14/07,  My ggf, John Belle Lisle, settled in Dixon Cty north of Hiway 20 in Clark Twp in the 1880's with his family. The farm passed to my gf, Frank Leroy Lisle who married Margaret Myrtle Davidson in 1912; many of grandpa's siblings also married and lived in the area. G&G passed the farm to their daughter Janice Lisle who married Marvin Hartman who in turn passed it to their son Clayton Hartman and his wife Sandra Bloom. Marvin is now on a farmer nearer Dixon (where G&G also lived) and Clayton and Sandy live down the hiway from the "North" place, still in Dixon Cty. Clayton & Marvin still farm the land. I have many happy memories of the years I spent at both farms as well as others in the area with my cousins in Laurel, Cedar County (WICKETT & KVOLS). I am always trying to learn more about my family history and would enjoy hearing from others. Email: dawejudy@hotmail.com

Lisle
Judy DaweTuesday, 5/12/09,  I have a Chester Tubbs in my research files and noted a picture of a Chester Tubbs on the website. Was wondering if they're one and the same. I don't have any "current" information on him, but my Chester was a grandson of Elizabeth Rebecca Lisle who married Perry P. Tubbs in Dec. 1878 in Jasper Cty., IA. A son, Howard Chester Tubbs married Florence Dickenson and has at least two children: Chester and Eleanor. I'd like to hear from you if Chester Tubbs is your ancestor please. Email: dawejudy@hotmail.com

Lofgren
Cindy CollisTuesday, 2/19/08,  I am researching Arthur LOFGREN wife Edna, Children: Mildred, Anna, Rachel, Arthur, Gerald. Please HELP! Email: ccollis57@hotmail.com

Logan, Jennie Powers Saxey
Linda SaxeyWednesday, 7/9/08,  My husbands great grandmother was Jennie Powers Saxey Logan.She died March 28 1910 in Ponca and was burried there. We are planning on a trip the first of August and would love to visit her grave. Our problem is, we don't know which cemetery she is burried in. We would appreciate any help we get in locating the cemetery without having to visit all seven cemeteries in or around Ponca. Thank you, Linda Saxey nanasaxey@msn.com Email: nanasaxey@msn.com

Logue
Lynn LogueMonday, 9/17/07,  Would appreciate any assistance obtaining a copy of the obituary for George Washington Mann, husband of Mary Jane Warnock, who died May 11, 1898 in Maskell, NE. He was the son of Randolph and Christenia Lowman Mann and is buried in the Newcastle City Cemetery. Email: lynn.logue@holidaycompanies.com

Luhr
Kari Luhr-CrowellSunday, 4/27/08,  Email: chelanbeauty@yahoo.com

Lund
Perry LundWednesday, 4/18/07,  I am continually looking for information on the family of Hans O. Lund and his son, Ole C. Lund - whom with their family came to Dixon County in about 1885 from Ullensaker Norway to near Lime Creek via Vermillion S.D. I have some documentation, but am looking for the link to Norway and where they lived. It appears that they were close to the Lund farm in Norway, but lived about 7 miles away in Hovind subparish of Ullensaker on the Sorbystuen farm. Thanks. Email: lundp@mac.com

Lund
Date:10/15/01
From: lundp@arrowquick.com (Perry Lund)

I would like to find more information about my great grandfather Ole Christ
Lund, who moved from Ullensaker, Norway at age 10 (born in 1875, moved 1885)
to the Maskell area of Dixon County, NE. Ole was confirmed in November of
1891 in the Lime Creek Lutheran Church. He married a women by the name of
Kristine in 1912. They had some 7 children of which the 4 boys names were
Oliver, Hillis, Dean, Monty, Doyle and I think one of the girls names was
Shirleen. Ole and Kristine passed away in 1942 and 1943. Ole has a brother
named Ed and a sister named Laura (married name was Johnson).
Thanks for any help.

Mann
Lynn LogueMonday, 9/17/07, Would appreciate any assistance obtaining a copy of the obituary for George Washington Mann, husband of Mary Jane Warnock, who died May 11, 1898 in Maskell, NE. He was the son of Randolph and Christenia Lowman Mann and is buried in the Newcastle City Cemetery. Email: lynn.logue@holidaycompanies.com

Mannion Schools & surnames
Rosemary SheehanWednesday, 10/14/09,  Seeking information, photos, locations, teachers and pupils in grade school in Dixon County, particularly Daily and Hooker Townships. Found G'fathers McGuirk & Burgess contributing to #14 in 1872-3. Gloria Oorlag kindly did a look up finding teaching licenses for Patrick McGuirk & Thomas McGuirk about 1896-8. Rose McGuirk, daughter of Patrick, teaching at Grand Ridge in 1916-7. In addition, does anyone know the significance of Grade 2, 3, etc. teaching certificates? Able to teach higher levels? Has anyone researched Neb. school systems & laws in those time frames? Thanks. Email: sheehan573@aol.com 

Martinson
05/27/02
Cecil and Mary Ann at cematapey@aol.com

BOSTWICK, MARTINSON, SEVERSON, LAKE, STUKAS - My grandfather Guy Bostwick (born April 15, 1880) was born in New York state but came to the Ponca area with his family in the late 1880's or early 1890's; the family then moved to Minn.

He later returned and is found in the 1900 census boarding in Ionia. On Jan. 1, 1906 he married Christina MARTINSON in Lime Grove, her parents were Christian and Gunda Maria (OLSON) MARTINSON.

Maria had relatives in the Lime Grove area by the name of SEVERSON. Guy had an uncle by the name of George LAKE who married Alice AUSTIN in Ponca in the 1890's.  Guy's sister Annice married a STUKAS and had several children: Harold, Mary Jane and others. Guy's brother Frank married Irene STUKAS and they had Bill, Norwin, and Etta.

Guy and Christina ran a hotel in Newcastle for a short time in the early years of their marriage. He was a carpenter by trade and worked in the Newcastle and Ponca area besides traveling to Sioux City and other places. 

The family lived in Sioux City several times but mainly lived south (?) of Maskell, out towards the Chris Martinson farm.  They had six children: Victor, Howard, Francis, Charlotte, Hugh and Orin. I know my Bostwick family but would appreciate stories about them.
Thank you for any help.   Mary Ann  


Mattison, Beller
Date: 4/14/01
From: acmeyer@iinet.net.au (Allan Meyer)

I am seeking info on my gg-grandfather Josiah Hoover who came to Dixon Co.
from Jesup Co. IA in 1870 and died in Ponca Apr 19, 1892. He and his wife
Mary Jane Hostrawser had six children: Emma (my g-grandmother), Joe who
married Abbie _____, Frank, Carl, Phebe who married Matt Johns, and Bet
(Elizabeth?) who married Jack Shaw.

Emma Hoover married William Meyer in Ponca May 6, 1894.  William Meyer was
the son of Albert Meyer and Huldah Myers. Huldah Myers was the daughter of
Merlin Mudge Myers (b. Apr 14, 1825 Oneida Co. NY d. Jan 7, 1907 in Ponca)
and Susan Valleau (b. abt. 1829 in Monroe Co. NY d. Jan 15, 1906 in Ponca).

Children of Albert Meyer and Huldah Myers were William, Pearl Meyer m.
Charlie Kolb, Susy Meyer m. George Woods, May Meyer m. Orland Kniffel,
Hattie Meyer m. Jim Beller, Lena Meyer m. John Scharff, Lizzie Meyer, and
George Meyer m. Lillian Hubbard.

William Meyer, his wife Emma Hoover, their three children along with
William's mother and father, and Emma's mother all went to Alberta, Canada
in 1899.

I am trying to find the parents of Josiah Hoover.  Family tradition has
mentioned a Katharine Burnhardt.  I have found a Catherine Barnhart who
married a William Henry Hoover in 1821 in Mercer Co. PA. They moved to
Keokuk, IA in 1844 and he died in 1860 in Cadiz, Greene Co. IA. Among their
seven children is a Josiah Hoover (no other details but probably b. between
1820 and 1830). Josiah's daughter Emma was born in Jesup, Buchanan Co. IA
in 1869; just before Josiah's family moved to Dixon Co. NE.  The other
interesting point is that this Catharine Barnhart died Jan 4, 1891 in
Hartington, Cedar Co. NE, just a relatively short distance from Ponca where
my Josiah Hoover lived. I would like to determine whether this Catharine
Barnhart is indeed the mother of my Josiah Hoover or not.

Finally, I would like info on a George Mattison who marrried Flora Ann
Myers who was the daughter of Merlin Mudge Myers and Susan Valleau.

I would appreciate any info from anyone who recognizes any of the names
above and I am willing to exchange any information.


McCloud Family
Sandra ( McCloud ) McClintockWednesday, 9/15/10, Looking for Information on the McCloud Family. Email: llpmcclintock@att.net

McCuen
Dennis Even 10/23/02, Email: denniseven@yahoo.com

I am looking for info on my family-the McCuen family. My grandfather Roy McCuen was born in Dixon county 8-April-1899, son of Amos and Serilla McCuen. Amos also had a nunber of brothers and 1 sister. If you have any info on the family please contact me. Thank you, Dennis Even

McDonald Schools & surnames
Rosemary SheehanWednesday, 10/14/09,  Seeking information, photos, locations, teachers and pupils in grade school in Dixon County, particularly Daily and Hooker Townships. Found G'fathers McGuirk & Burgess contributing to #14 in 1872-3. Gloria Oorlag kindly did a look up finding teaching licenses for Patrick McGuirk & Thomas McGuirk about 1896-8. Rose McGuirk, daughter of Patrick, teaching at Grand Ridge in 1916-7. In addition, does anyone know the significance of Grade 2, 3, etc. teaching certificates? Able to teach higher levels? Has anyone researched Neb. school systems & laws in those time frames? Thanks. Email: sheehan573@aol.com 

McGovern
Patrick Emmett McGovernMonday, 1/29/07,  I'm trying to verify birth and baptismal information on my father, Emmett Patrick McGovern. We know he was born in Ponca in March 1897, however, we have conflicting dates from various records: 16, 18 and 19 March. We have no record of his baptism, but the family is Roman Catholic, so he should have been baptized in the local church. If I could just get addresses to write to that would be most helpful. The family moved to Iowa sometime after his birth, but we're not sure when. Thanks very much for any help you might provide. Email: hawkeye1939@hotmail.com

McGuirk Schools & surnames
Rosemary SheehanWednesday, 10/14/09,  Seeking information, photos, locations, teachers and pupils in grade school in Dixon County, particularly Daily and Hooker Townships. Found G'fathers McGuirk & Burgess contributing to #14 in 1872-3. Gloria Oorlag kindly did a look up finding teaching licenses for Patrick McGuirk & Thomas McGuirk about 1896-8. Rose McGuirk, daughter of Patrick, teaching at Grand Ridge in 1916-7. In addition, does anyone know the significance of Grade 2, 3, etc. teaching certificates? Able to teach higher levels? Has anyone researched Neb. school systems & laws in those time frames? Thanks. Email: sheehan573@aol.com 

McManus
Gina McManusFriday, 6/9/06,  I am looking for any info on my ggg John McManus and his family. His son, my gg George McManus and Grace Cullen, his wife were married at Tara Hill Catholic church and soon after moved to Lyman Co, SD. We really have NO info about anyone past my gg (something must have happened to split the family and they NEVER talked of them. I have found mention of John McManus in the Dixion co history and from there have extrapulated that he may have moved to the NewCastle area from Galena, Ill. Any info on Tara Hill and Family info would be GREATLY appreciated!! I am VERY new to this so any help would be helpful. Thanks! Gina McManus Email: ginamcmanus@msn.com

McQuillen (or McQuillin)
09/16/2013 - I am looking for information about Peter McQuillen (or McQuillin) and his descendants. I believe Peter came from county Antrim in Ireland and homesteaded in Dixon County, in the Ponca area.  The only information I have is that he died August 10, 1883 at Ponca, NE at the age of 45.  I think his son John, who married Ellen Dempsey, was my grandfather. John and Ellen had four children and moved their family to Sioux Falls, SD in 1920. I believe Peter also had a son named Owen and a daughter named Julia.
Anne McQuillen Gormley, email: annegormley@netscape.net

Miille
Jerry MiilleTuesday, 1/24/06, 7:41 PM Email: jmiille@miille.com

Miller
Dot MorrisWednesday, 9/22/10, 11:10 AM DUNLAP, MILLER, CHILDS, PUTNAM Originally entered Date: 11/17/2000 My email address has changed, I am submitting this as a revised query. I am interested in communicating with anyone related to the following families of Dixon County, Nebraska. John DUNLAP, came to county in 1870 with wife Mary Ann MILLER & family. James MILLER, came to county after 1870 with wife Almedia HOOVER & family. Oscar M. CHILDS, came to county after 1867 with wife Sarah THAYER-PEABODY and children Dora CHILDS, Cora CHILDS & James CHILDS, also Sarah's son Sylvester PEABODY. Charles A. PUTNAM, all I have on him is that he married Cora CHILDS 6/10/1896 in Dixon County. Dora CHILDS married James DUNLAP (John & Mary Ann's son) and raised a bunch of roudies, including my Grandfather Norris DUNLAP. Dot DUNLAP-MORRIS dot@dotsays.com Email: dot@dotsats.com

Mulvihill Burials
Robert MulvihillSaturday, 10/18/08, 6:50 AM In searching my Mulvihill family history, I have traced them to Centerville, Dixon, Nebraska in the 1870 Federal Census. They were listed in the New Castle Post Office area. I knew that my Great- grandmother Ellen Mulvihill and my Great- grandfather John Mulvihill had a daughter that died in her first year of birth and I had thought her name was Mary Ann and was buried somewhere in Iowa. As it turns out her name was Johanna and she was born and died while she was in this area of Dixon. My question is where at this time in this county would burials have taken place and what churches might have been available. They were Irish Roman Catholic farmers. Thanks. Robert Mulvihill Email: roka1977@sbcglobal.net

Myers, Meyer, Mattison, Beller
Date: 4/14/01
From: acmeyer@iinet.net.au (Allan Meyer)

I am seeking info on my gg-grandfather Josiah Hoover who came to Dixon Co.
from Jesup Co. IA in 1870 and died in Ponca Apr 19, 1892. He and his wife
Mary Jane Hostrawser had six children: Emma (my g-grandmother), Joe who
married Abbie _____, Frank, Carl, Phebe who married Matt Johns, and Bet
(Elizabeth?) who married Jack Shaw.

Emma Hoover married William Meyer in Ponca May 6, 1894.  William Meyer was
the son of Albert Meyer and Huldah Myers. Huldah Myers was the daughter of
Merlin Mudge Myers (b. Apr 14, 1825 Oneida Co. NY d. Jan 7, 1907 in Ponca)
and Susan Valleau (b. abt. 1829 in Monroe Co. NY d. Jan 15, 1906 in Ponca).

Children of Albert Meyer and Huldah Myers were William, Pearl Meyer m.
Charlie Kolb, Susy Meyer m. George Woods, May Meyer m. Orland Kniffel,
Hattie Meyer m. Jim Beller, Lena Meyer m. John Scharff, Lizzie Meyer, and
George Meyer m. Lillian Hubbard.

William Meyer, his wife Emma Hoover, their three children along with
William's mother and father, and Emma's mother all went to Alberta, Canada
in 1899.

I am trying to find the parents of Josiah Hoover.  Family tradition has
mentioned a Katharine Burnhardt.  I have found a Catherine Barnhart who
married a William Henry Hoover in 1821 in Mercer Co. PA. They moved to
Keokuk, IA in 1844 and he died in 1860 in Cadiz, Greene Co. IA. Among their
seven children is a Josiah Hoover (no other details but probably b. between
1820 and 1830). Josiah's daughter Emma was born in Jesup, Buchanan Co. IA
in 1869; just before Josiah's family moved to Dixon Co. NE.  The other
interesting point is that this Catharine Barnhart died Jan 4, 1891 in
Hartington, Cedar Co. NE, just a relatively short distance from Ponca where
my Josiah Hoover lived. I would like to determine whether this Catharine
Barnhart is indeed the mother of my Josiah Hoover or not.

Finally, I would like info on a George Mattison who marrried Flora Ann
Myers who was the daughter of Merlin Mudge Myers and Susan Valleau.

I would appreciate any info from anyone who recognizes any of the names
above and I am willing to exchange any information.


Nelson
Perry LundWednesday, 4/18/07, 7:32 PM  I am continually looking for information on the family of Hans O. Lund and his son, Ole C. Lund - whom with their family came to Dixon County in about 1885 from Ullensaker Norway to near Lime Creek via Vermillion S.D. I have some documentation, but am looking for the link to Norway and where they lived. It appears that they were close to the Lund farm in Norway, but lived about 7 miles away in Hovind subparish of Ullensaker on the Sorbystuen farm. Thanks. Email: lundp@mac.com

Newberry
10/28/02
Cindy at CindyM8199

I'm looking for the birth records of my grandmother Lillian Adeline Newberry
. I've been told that she was born in Ponca, NE in 1894 and also her older
sister Etta Newberry b.5-24-1889. Lillian died in Naicam, Sascatchewan,
Canada in 1919 after the birth of her 3rd child . She also had twin girls
Wilma Mae ( my mother) and Wanda Marie plus 1 son Edward. Lillian was married
to Fred Louis Lake b.9-20-1889.  
Cindy M in Texas


Newberry and Lake
10/05/02  
Danielle Roessler at roesslerbd@msn.com
 
I am searching for some information from the Newcastle area.  My great great grandfather Fred Louis Lake was born in Newcastle on September 20, 1889 he was married to a Lillian Newberry.  I know that their daughter Wilma Mae Lake was born in the Long Pine or Ainsworth, Nebraska area so they must have relocated before Oct 1912.  Fred is buried in the Ainsworth Cemetery.  His father and mother were George Abraham Lake and Alice Matilda Austin.  Is there any information about these people in your archives?  Thank you for your help!

Danielle Roessler

Nelson
Rozalyn BoyerThursday, 7/31/08, 8:39 PM HI from Iowa, My name is Rozalyn Boyer. My family was from eastern Cedar County and western Dixon County. My father was Elwin (Chet) Tesdall from Obert. My Great-great-great-grandparents were Ole and Abelu Nelson. I know that the Nelson name is very common BUT I'm try to match up the families that are related to me. Ole and Abelu first child was a son Nils Andreas Olssen born in Norway on 1 Jan 1847. He also used Nelson for a last name and some time spelled his first name Nels. I think he married Sigria Nesheim. I had found one source stating they did not have any children but I think they had at least 7. Child #2 was My Great-great-grandmother Severina Elisabeth Olsdatter. She was born in Norway, came to the US with her parents in 1857. Severina married Aad Evensen. Their daughter, Adeline married Halvor Tesdall. They were my Great-grandparents. My grandparent were Alfred and Lela (Stevens) Teadall. Child #3 of Ole and Abelus' was named Ole Nelson. He married Maren Otillan. They had at least 11 children but I have only found names of 8. Child #4 was Hans. He was born in Norway on 1 Mar, 1854. He left Norway with his parents but I have not been able to find out want happened to him. The 5th child was Tora or Thora. She as born in Minnesota. In the 1880 census she was listed as Tora Olson age 13. I have not been able to find her after that. Ole, Abelu, Aad, Severina, and several of Aad and Severina's children are buried in the Lime Creek Cem. I know there is an Ole and Nels that could be my Great-great-great-uncles too but I would like to know for sure. Also what happened to Hans and Tora? I do not think Hans made it to Dixon Co. but Tora did. Any information would be Great!! I just want to get the correct families in my history and share what I have found. Almost everyone I knew from the area has passed away. Thank-you Roz Boyer Email: rozalyn@mac.com

Newberry
IsabelMonday, 6/18/07, 11:45 AM Email: ilefebvre@telus.net

Nyen
dennis parksSunday, 4/23/06, 10:22 PM nyen family FAMILY LIVED IN ALLEN, NEB AT LEAST UNTIL 1974 (MY B-DAY) Email: patone@etrucker.com

O'Connell
Sharon RomeTuesday, 8/8/06, 8:55 AM Email: socrome@charter.net

O'Grady
Nancy LutherFriday, 4/30/10, 9:39 AM Searching for any info on the family of John and Ellen O'Grady. Children:Cornelius-25,Ellen-21,Edward-16,Margaret-14,Bridget and Catherine both 10,Elizabeth-8,Augustus-8,J,Michael-4.John and Ellen born Ireland.First 7 children born in Ill. Last 2 children born in Nebraska. This is from the 1880 Dixon county census. Thank you, Nancy Email: nluther@rangeweb.net

Olson
Mrs Ann Sofie FredrikssonTuesday, 12/18/07, 2:24 AM Härnösand, Sweden 2007-12-18 Five of the sisters and brothers to my father's father's mother went to America. From letters I have discerned that four of them went to Andover Illinois but one couple continued to Concord Nebraska. In one of the letters the daughter Selma Olson describes her father's funeral and that they went by train from Concord to Wakefield Dixon to bury him beside his wife. She estimated the distance to 1 1/4 Swedish mil that is 12,5 kilometres. Their names were Greta Lovisa Svensdotter (my relative) and Hans Olofsson changed to Olson in America. He died in 1905-07 something like that. They had 8 children of whom six became adults. Two brothers and one sister started Olson Bros. & co Dealers in General Merchandise and Patent Medicine in 1901. The phone number was 12. Manager was H. (enry) J. Olson and his companions names were E. (lof) A. Olson and S. (elma) A. Olson. She later married a Lutheran reverend named C. O. Gulleen and ended up in Fremont, Nebraska were she and her husband are buried. The first four children were born in Sweden. However Elof, Henry, Emmy and Selma are all born in the USA. Selma's date of birth is 5th of May 1877 and place of birth is Andover, Illinois. The others I do not know when, but most probably they were all born in Andover. I would much appreciate information about my relatives and about their store they had in Concord in the beginning of the last century. Kindest regards Mrs Ann Sofie Fredriksson. My e- mail is annsofie.fredriksson[at]harnosand.net. And Merry Christmas to you all! Email: annsofie.fredriksson@harnosand.net

Olson
Rozalyn BoyerThursday, 7/31/08, 8:39 PM HI from Iowa, My name is Rozalyn Boyer. My family was from eastern Cedar County and western Dixon County. My father was Elwin (Chet) Tesdall from Obert. My Great-great-great-grandparents were Ole and Abelu Nelson. I know that the Nelson name is very common BUT I'm try to match up the families that are related to me. Ole and Abelu first child was a son Nils Andreas Olssen born in Norway on 1 Jan 1847. He also used Nelson for a last name and some time spelled his first name Nels. I think he married Sigria Nesheim. I had found one source stating they did not have any children but I think they had at least 7. Child #2 was My Great-great-grandmother Severina Elisabeth Olsdatter. She was born in Norway, came to the US with her parents in 1857. Severina married Aad Evensen. Their daughter, Adeline married Halvor Tesdall. They were my Great-grandparents. My grandparent were Alfred and Lela (Stevens) Teadall. Child #3 of Ole and Abelus' was named Ole Nelson. He married Maren Otillan. They had at least 11 children but I have only found names of 8. Child #4 was Hans. He was born in Norway on 1 Mar, 1854. He left Norway with his parents but I have not been able to find out want happened to him. The 5th child was Tora or Thora. She as born in Minnesota. In the 1880 census she was listed as Tora Olson age 13. I have not been able to find her after that. Ole, Abelu, Aad, Severina, and several of Aad and Severina's children are buried in the Lime Creek Cem. I know there is an Ole and Nels that could be my Great-great-great-uncles too but I would like to know for sure. Also what happened to Hans and Tora? I do not think Hans made it to Dixon Co. but Tora did. Any information would be Great!! I just want to get the correct families in my history and share what I have found. Almost everyone I knew from the area has passed away. Thank-you Roz Boyer Email: rozalyn@mac.com

Pearce
R KaiserThursday, 8/12/10, 11:11 AM I am looking for any information on my grandmother - Gertrude Pearce 1900 - 1942. She was from Emmerson, NE and moved to Omaha with her sister in the 1920's. Her father was Benjamin Pearce and her mother was Rosa M Matteson Pearce. She had several siblings. Any information on the family would be wonderful. My grandmother died the day before my dad's 4th birthday so he has no memory of her and we have no pictures of her. Email: krbbkaiser@bresnan.net

Peterson, Samuel Edward
Date: 6/19/01
From: judy_peterson@telus.net (Judy Peterson)

My husband's great-grandfather was Samuel Edward Peterson. He married Mary Sophia Anna Katerina Helvig in Marsland, Nebraska. They had two children, Raymond Marshall Peterson, born Sept. 29, 1889 at Wakefield, Dixon Co., Nebraska, count seat Ponca, Nebraska; and Edna Peterson, born in Ponca, Nebraska in 1891.

We can find no history for Samuel Edward Peterson. He may have changed his name from Holmes and he may have had two siblings, Olive and Oscar. His father also may have been the one to change the last name.  Samuel Edward may have owned a bar or saloon. 

If anyone has any information regarding this man, my husband's family would be very grateful.

Thank you
Judy Peterson


Potter
Connie Ludwig/MillerSunday, 11/23/08, 3:02 PM My family history has so many many names from the Ponca area. One that I am searching for right now is Dan Conners. He married Christina Russell ~1904. Family history says he was a grocer in Ponca and that they had one child-a son. I would like to find out more about this family and if there are any living descendants. Email: cmiller8139@cableone.net

Putnam
Dot MorrisWednesday, 9/22/10, 11:10 AM DUNLAP, MILLER, CHILDS, PUTNAM Originally entered Date: 11/17/2000 My email address has changed, I am submitting this as a revised query. I am interested in communicating with anyone related to the following families of Dixon County, Nebraska. John DUNLAP, came to county in 1870 with wife Mary Ann MILLER & family. James MILLER, came to county after 1870 with wife Almedia HOOVER & family. Oscar M. CHILDS, came to county after 1867 with wife Sarah THAYER-PEABODY and children Dora CHILDS, Cora CHILDS & James CHILDS, also Sarah's son Sylvester PEABODY. Charles A. PUTNAM, all I have on him is that he married Cora CHILDS 6/10/1896 in Dixon County. Dora CHILDS married James DUNLAP (John & Mary Ann's son) and raised a bunch of roudies, including my Grandfather Norris DUNLAP. Dot DUNLAP-MORRIS dot@dotsays.com Email: dot@dotsats.com


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