Lyon County, Minnesota

Posted Queries for August 2000

HINKLEY, WELLS posted by george plumb on Friday, August 4, 2000

WELLS, HINKLEY Would like info. on May(hinkley)Wells, The families of Ezekiel Hinkley and Perry G Wells who lived in Lyons and Yellow Medicine Co. from abt.1870 to 1950.

ROOT posted by Dorothy Huotari on Friday, August 4, 2000

Seeking any information on ROOT family (including Raymond Sr, Raymond Jr, Audrey, Joseph, Mary, others) residing in Lyon County (Russell/Marshall area) MN. Would appreciate names and addresses of Root families currently listed in phone book. Would appreciate names/addresses of cemeteries/funeral homes that service Russell MN area. Father of Raymond was John Gordon Root.

JORGENSEN posted by Karen Cornelius on Tuesday, August 15, 2000

Name I want to add is Mads JORGENSEN married Mettie K. Jorgensen Children born in Lyon Albert born in Lyon Jan 25th 1898 Karen Marie (My Grand mother), Emma, Clara

COPE, DERO, HANSEN, MUHL, PETERSON, SWANSON, WIGNESS posted by Bruce Wigness on Tuesday, August 15, 2000

HANSEN, MUHL Need info on Hans Peter Hansen, born 2/24/1856, emigrated alone from Denmark to Lyon county, in about 1870-73. He homesteaded in Nordland Twnshp, south of Minneota at that time. On 7/10/1886 he married Petra Omena MUHL,b.2/10/1865. They had 8 children: Andrew Theadore, b. 12/20/1888, d.4/13/1909; Annie Louise, b.1/7/1891, (married Charlied PETERSON); August Emil, b.1/5/1893, d.2/14/1972; Emma Josephine, b.3/16/1895, d.1983, (married John WIGNESS); Clara Marie, b.1/28/1898, (married James COPE); Hilda Amanda, b.2/20/1900 (married SWANSON, married DERO); Lily Laurine, b.3/2/1903, d.12/28/1951.

HALVORSON posted by Bruce Wigness on Tuesday, August 15, 2000

HALVORSON Need info on Martina Halvorson, born in Norway about 1850, who married John Bjorn Johnson in 1873 in Iowa. They moved to Lyon county, Nordland Twnshp, south of Minneota in 1875 had 13 children: Stener, Bernard, Andrew, Joseph, Selmar, Gislie, Annie, Hanna, Julia, Ella, Tilda, and two others.

CHARLTON, DAILY, DALEY, JOHNSON, NOYES, ROBINSON, TANNER posted by Judy Robinson on Tuesday, August 15, 2000

Seek info on Lyons County relatives of Sarah Leticia Dailey (or Daley)b. 12/20/1859 d. 9/11/1952 in Tracy. Married to Stephen (or Steven) Decator Robinson b. 4/20/1858 d. 12/14/28. They had a son, Sydney Robert b.5/24/1989 who married Lillian Lucille Noyes (my grandparents). Lillian's parents (Wells Blackman Noyes and Rachel Frances Johnson) are buried at Gales Cemetary in Tracy as are her grandparents, James N. Noyes and Amelia E. Tanner.

LARSON, LEE posted by Betty Lee Griffith on Tuesday, August 15, 2000

LARSON, Otis/LEE, Johanna "Josie" Josie's parents obituaries report that this family lived in Tracy, Mn in 1919. Their children were Edward, Lee, Edith, and Luella. Josie is my father's Aunt and would like to find out what happened to this family. Thanks.

FREDRICKS, MORGAN posted by Gene Fredricks on Tuesday, August 15, 2000

FREDRICKS, MORGAN: Henry Gilbert FREDRICKS and Jeanetta M. MORGAN, married in Tracy, MN 3 June, 1899

STIEFEL posted by Hazel Gaard on Tuesday, August 15, 2000

STIEFEL: Mt ggrandfather, David Stiefel came to Lyons County in 1869 and farmed there until 1910 when he moved to Russell and lived there until his death in 1939. He married Jane Ann Jones in 1881. To this marriage was born 8 children: Charles, Kate Sharratt, William, Mrs. John Williams, Mrs. Damie Hansen, Mrs Martin Lindsay, Mrs. John Elijah and Mrs Maynard Burt. Please contact me if you have any info on David or his children.

COON, HAAS posted by Beth H. Bauman on Tuesday, August 15, 2000

COON, HAAS: Bert E. COON, born 15 Jan 1901 at Taunton, Lyon Co., to Charles COON and Freda HAAS. Bert marries in MT in late 1920's, is living at Brookside, MT in 1938 and dies in ID in 1983. Need help on parents and any siblings.

KOWALSKY, STEWART posted by Sharon Turk on Tuesday, August 22, 2000

STEWART: Ray Vaun STEWART married Jessie M KOWALSKY, living in Minneota,Mn with son Phillip(born 8/2/1919) at the time of the 1920 census. Would like a 1920 census record. Ray died in auto accident in St Paul,May 4,1921. Jessie's mother, Fannie Kowalsky was living with them prior to her death 2/16/17 (in Waterloo,Ia on vacation) Minneota Mn obit on her? City directory record? 1920 Census? Phillip's birth record? Thank You. Sharon Turk

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