Lyon County, Minnesota

Posted Queries for March thru May 2000

ENG posted by Ray Eng on Saturday, March 18, 2000

Interested in information on Olaf and Hans ENG, sons of Christian and Olina Eng. Lived in Balaton, MN per 1880 census. Olaf was in SE MN per 1890 census.

JACOBSON posted by David Lanning on Saturday, March 18, 2000

JACOBSON Looking for history of Peter (1850-1934) and his wife Mary JACOBSON (1859-1921) Their children include Otto Albert JACOBSON and Frank JACOBSON. Can anyone tell if there are more siblings, or info on any listed. Info on Peter or Mary would be especially welcom.

ENGLUND, NORD posted by J. Carlson on Saturday, March 18, 2000

NORD: Carl NORD married Phoebe ENGLUND, had eleven children, second child Elmer was my grandfather. I have certificate from School District No. 46 of Lyon county dated Feb. 25, 1908 for perfect attendance for Elmer. Also Confirmation Certificate for Elmer, Swedish Ev. Lutheran Church dated June 14,1914. Would appreciate any more info on any members of this family.

BEEMAN, FULLER, PORTER, STARR, WARK posted by Cheryl Wark Ostlund on Tuesday, March 21, 2000

I am searching for links to my family tree. The following surnames are links I am looking for: FULLER, PORTER, STARR, BEEMAN, WARK Thank you in advance. Cheryl Wark Ostlund

BAILEY, GAPPA posted by Glen Kajewski on Sunday, April 9, 2000

BAILEY, GAPPA: I'm seeking information on Fred BAILEY and his wife Agatha GAPPA b. 2 Nov. 1898, possibly in Palo Alto Co., Iowa, died 1953 in Lyon Co., Minnesota. Information provided states that Fred and Agatha are buried in a cemetery in or near Marshall, MN. Would like to connect and share information.

REYKDAL posted by Kaaren Jones on Saturday, April 22, 2000

REYKDAL: Jon Gislason, born in Iceland 08-21-1852, immigated around 1882 with wife, Thora Halldorssdottir and daughter Svana, born at Langholt in Borgarfjordur,Iceland on 09-22-1880. They had a son,Helgi, born in Minneota by 1885 and Thora died shortly after. Jon Reykdal remarried and had two more sons, Siggi and John. The family moved to Seattle early 1990's. Reykdal is a place name in Iceland.

WILEY, WYLEY, WYLIE posted by Kay Hawks on Saturday, April 22, 2000

WYLEY - WYLIE - WILEY: I have found that all three spellings for my family surname have been used by my family in the past. The original name (I think) and the one I was given is WYLEY. My ggrandfather Samuel WYLEY had a brother John WYLIE who was living in Tracy, Lyon County, Minnesota, and the time of their mother's death in Howard County, Iowa, in 1895. Here is the family information that I have: Information comes from pension papers filed by Mary Wyley to receive benefits from her husband William: William Wyley b. June 17, 1815 Armagh, Ireland (born in Ireland but said he was Scottish) d. July 15, 1863 St. Louis, MO. Served in the Civil War. Married Dec. 22, 1842 Ogdensburg, NY Mary b. Feb 11, 1813 Ogdensburg, NY d. October 16, 1895 Cresco, IA Children: Samuel b. Oct 12, 1843 d. May 1912 Monte Vista, Rio Grande Co., CO Margaret Ann b. June 29, 1845 (m Daniel Hannegan)d. Oklahoma City, OK George b. Nov 12, 1847 Alexander b. Feb 23, 1849 Elizabeth b. June 2, 1852 John A. b. Aug 25, 1854 Albert Franklin b. Dec 19, 1856 Would be interested in any additional information regarding the members of this family. I have additional information regarding Samuel - Margaret - Elizabeth - and Albert. Also have some pictures now of William and Mary, Samuel and Albert. Please contact me if you know of John and his family and of course any of the others.

OBRIEN posted by JoAnn Oesterich on Monday, May 8, 2000

OBRIEN: I was told that in the early 1900's my great uncle owned a theater in Tracy. It was named the O'Brien theater. Has anyone heard of this? Does anyone know anything about the O'Brien family from Tracy?

EMERSON, RADSCHWEIT posted by Kaye Lystad-Kirk on Monday, May 8, 2000

EMERSON: My relative, Esther EMERSON, in 1914 married Johnnie (J.A.) RADSCHWEIT. They supposedly settled on a farm near Lynd. I believe they stayed here until sometime in the 1920's. Does anyone have any information on these people?

KLAPKA, KLOPKE, KLUENDER posted by Gail Santroch on Sunday, May 28, 2000

KLAPKA, KLUENDER: Mathilda KLUENDER married Herman KLOPKE/KLAPKA 9 May 1875 in Kewaunee Co WI. Children: Johann, Hiram (1876-1924), Anna (c1878-<1940), Ella (1885-<1987) md Charles W. Scott, George W. (1888-1987) md Hilda Schnitzer. Mathilda died in 1940 in Becker Co MN but buried in Marshall in Lyon Co MN. Herman died April 1918 in Lyon Co MN. Looking for anyone researching this family. (I have a new email address).

SKERICKI posted by Patricia Herigon on Sunday, May 28, 2000

Looking for family of Antoinette SKERICKI, she was b. 1864 d. 1941 lived in Marshall area....thank you for your consideration and understanding....

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