Lyon County, Minnesota

Posted Queries for September thru November 1998

FRASER, FRAZIER, GEIWITZ, GRAY posted by Maxine GRAY Perrin on Wednesday, September 2, 1998

John H GEIWITZ is married to Mary FRAZIER, (FRASER). John did a lot of research on the GRAY family of whom I believe are relatives of Mary's. John GEIWITZ is from Minneota . I would like to have any background on the GRAY family. I'm not sure but I believe Mary was my cousin. I have a sheet on the GRAY's from him given to me by my aunt Lottie GRAY from Bagley, Mn. Would love to hear from anyone who is familiar with this info.

FONTAINE posted by Jeff Fontaine on Monday, October 26, 1998

Looking for info about Antoine FONTAINE who died in Marshall Mn c 1897-1900. I am not sure if he died in Marshall or in Marshall County. He was from Kankakee, Ill and he left a wife and 9 children sometime after 1880. I am looking for any info about him. Thanks.

KLEIN, LOEB posted by Jeanette Reiter on Thursday, October 29, 1998

Mary Magdelene LOEB was born in 1885. Unsure if she was born in MN. She married Franklin KLEIN. They resided in Tracy, Lyon Co., Minnesota until her death (1950-1960).

WISE posted by mel smith on Thursday, October 29, 1998

Nancy WISE, d. ca. 1871 in Saratoga, Lyons County. Need name of husband. Children included George (Iowa) and Harrison, maybe Martha.

SACHSE posted by Mel Sackse on Thursday, October 29, 1998

Info on Herman or Otto SACHSE, lived in Florence Minn area about 1894, died about 1900 at age 51 burial location unknown. My father Herman A. was born in Florence area on 1-24-1895 and moved with his family to Ill, after his father died around 1900 no exact dates are known. any info would be helpful.

FLETCHER, HIBNESS posted by Christine Lally on Friday, October 30, 1998

Seeking information on John R. FLETCHER m. Anna Marie HIBNESS.Children include: Cornelia, Violette, Emily, John Ward, Ward William Lived in Tracy, Minnesota-Lyon Co. Anna Hibness, Cornelia and John Ward died in 1918. All buried in State Line Cemetery. Would be grateful for any help. Thank you.

HAILE, KNAPP, RASEY posted by Dallas McColley on Saturday, October 31, 1998

Seeking information / descendants of Leander and Sarah (RASEY) KNAPP, who lived in Island Lake tws, Lyon Co around the 1880 time period. Sarah is daughter of William and Nancy (HAILE) RASEY and was born abt 1832. I am researching the Rasey family. Thank you.

GREENSLIT posted by David Greenslit on Monday, November 9, 1998

Zuriah Shaw married Steven GREENSLIT in Vermont in 1827. They moved to Minnesota. "Zuriah" (Juriah, Luriah)is thought to be buried in Lyon County, perhaps in the Grandview (Old Ghent)Cemetery. Their children were: Elizabeth, Richard, Stephen, John, James, and Henry.

KLAPKA, KLUENDER posted by Gail Santroch on Saturday, November 21, 1998

KLAPKA, KLUENDER, Mathilda KLUENDER b.Dec 20 1854 Hindenburg Pommern. Md Herman KLAPKA c1871 WI. She died 1940 in Becker Co MN but buried in Marshall in Lyon Co MN. Herman died before 1920, presumably in Marshall in Lyon Co MN. Need to confirm his death date and where they are both buried. Looking for anyone researching this family.

GEMPLER, JETTE, SILVER posted by Margaret Goehring on Tuesday, November 24, 1998

JETTE, SILVER, GEMPLER; I would like to receive further information on the above surnames. The Jette family I am trying to locate has a son named Orville, he lived in Tracy, Lyon Co., Mn. He married one Alice Silver, her sister was named Lenora Silver Gempler. I am looking for the Silver girls parents lineage, also more information on the Jette lineage from Orville back. Lenora Silver married Frank Gempler, also from Tracy, any help is very much appreciated. Lenora Silver b. 9/6/1902 Died 1945 in Tracy, Frank Gempler b.9/7/1905 Died July 1963 in Tracy

JENSEN, KELSON posted by Mark A. Peterson on Sunday, November 29, 1998

KELSON JENSEN: Seeking volunteer(s) to examine Lyon Co. historical books in addition to various town/city centennial books for the KELSON and Jensen surnames. Please contact me prior to research to arrange reimbursement of expenses.

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