Lyman County, South Dakota  Genealogy

Lyman County Argus Leader
 and Oacoma Gazette Leader  

Both published at Oacoma, SD

1906 and 1910

A-G    H-M    N-Z  

Posted online 09 Feb 2011


"Down Memory Lane" - 100 years ago  articles are extracted (in five-year increments) from the old newspaper-bound books and transcribed
for re-publication in the Chamberlain-Oacoma Sun . Transcribed and submitted by Mark Nesladek. Thanks Mark!  Indexed barbara stallman-speck  
    


   
      NAME

CONTENT AND NEWSPAPER AND ITS ISSUE DATE

HACKER

Jack Hacker and his mother Margaret Hacker and John Sundall made final proof on their homesteads.  Feb. 10, 1910  

HADE

Andrew Hade was injured in a dynamite explosion last week and lacerated three fingers and damaged one eye.     May 3, 1910  Gaz

HADE

Mrs. Erick Hade, born Marie Matilda Olson, died Oct. 20 at her home on the White River. Oct. 27, 1910   Arg

HAESSLER

Miss Edith Haessler and  Arthur J. Smith and were wed Saturday in Chamberlain. Both of Oacoma.   Sept. 15, 1910   Gaz

HAGARTY

W.J.T. Hagarty and wife are new Oacoma residents. Mr. Hagarty is the druggist and the Oacoma Drug Store.   Dec. 13, 1906  Arg

HALVERSON

A jolly serenade party by neighbors to welcome Ben Halverson and bride. June 28, 1906  Gaz 

HANSEN

Miss Carrie Hansen is learning the typesetting job at the Gazette-Leader office.  April 5, 1906  Gaz

HANSEN

Nine votes were cast in the school election, all for Otto Hansen for chairman. June 30, 1910   Arg 

HANSON

Otto Hanson built a house on his island and the house is now occupied by Rex and Charley Bice.    Arg   Dec. 29, 1910

HARMON

Jacob Harmon is driving the Iona mail route. Next week,  Fred Schooler’s turn. Feb. 22, 1906   Gaz

HARPOLE

Fred Harpole and Miss Azetta Craig were married Christmas Day in the parlor of the Germania Hotel in Oacoma.    Arg   Dec. 29, 1910

HARVEY

Mr. John Harvey of Oacoma and Miss Minnie Gray of Chamberlain were married Sunday. Feb. 3, 1910    Arg

HARVEY

Mr. and Mrs. John Harvey are the proud parents of a little lady welcomed into their home last evening.   Oct. 25, 1906  Arg

HAUGE

The Van Metre Dipping Outfit will be ready to dip May 20 at the Hauge ranch.  April 28, 1910  Arg

HAVILAND

Miss Maud Bell married William Haviland Feb. 28. Both live near Iona.  March 10, 1910   Arg

HEDRICK

L.B. Laughlin, U.S. Land Office receiver at Chamberlain, has sent in his resignation. H.S. Hedrick of Chamberlain and Charley Powers of Pukwana are interested in the position. June 2, 1910  Arg

HELLER

Mr. and Mrs. George Heller welcome their baby daughter who arrived Monday.      Dec. 22, 1910    Arg   

HEMPHILL

E.A. Hemphill has a case of typhoid and pneumonia.  May 5, 1910   Arg

HEMPHILL

Edward A. Hemphill, Oacoma’s  barber, died Saturday after a few days illness.  May 12, 1910  Arg

HENKE

Clemens Henke and Miss Lydia McCormack both of Presho were united in marriage Christmas night at the Christian Church.   Argus  Dec. 27, 1906

HILLESCHEIM

Miss Catherine Hilleschiem is new principal of Oacoma school and will complete this year.   March 29, 1906 

HOEFER

Herman Hoeffer made final proof on his claim last week.  Jan. 25, 1906  Gaz

HOFER

Forty acres of corn sold for $9 an acre at the Herman Hofer auction.  Aug. 25, 1910   Arg

HOFFMAN

Victor Hoffman is the proprietor of The City Livery Barn in Oacoma.    Apr. 06   1906 or ‘10

HOLLENBACK

W.E. Hollenback,, T.B Strong and J.G. Bartine  witnessed the dedication of the new state capitol building in Pierre last week     July 7, 1910  Arg

HOLLENBACK

Will Hollenback, T.B. Strong, Clark Hollenback, R.S. Machay, and Will Dent left on a long trip to Canada and will be gone about two months.     July 28, 1910  Arg

HOLLENBACK

W.E. Hollenback, Lyman County Register of Deeds, is in favor of county division to make Lyman county and Jones county.       Oct. 13, 1910  Arg

HOLLENBECK

Mr. George W. Bertels of Vivian and Miss Jennie Hollenbeck of Logan, Iowa were married at the parsonage Saturday by Rev. Hart.   Jan. 27, 1910  Arg

HOLLIS

Albert Hollis and Miss Daisy Voter were married Pierre last Thursday. Both are of the Van Metre community  June 2, 1910  Arg

HOLMES

Phone lines are being extended and new phones added. H.A. Holmes and I.N. Auld are the latest with phones. Feb. 22, 1906   Gaz

HOLMES

Harry Holmes’ chickens paid him about $9.00 a week in January and February.  Mar 17, 1910  

HOLMES

Cad Holmes is an exclusive owner of a Mexican donkey. May 3, 1910  Gaz

HOLMES

Oacoma is in need of a blacksmith as Mr. Holmes plans to close his shop.  May 12, 1910  Arg

HOLMES

Florence E. Holmes and John B. Wait married at her parents’ home June 8. June 9, 1910  Arg

HOLMES

Professor Holmes of Academy was in Oacoma soliciting student to attend the Academy.  Aug. 25, 1910   Arg

House of 5 Gables

Reinhold Johnson is building a new house which will be known as the house of five gables. Mr. Johnson and Hans Jorgensen are the carpenters. Nov. 8, 1906 Arg

HUBBEL

Kennebec will soon have two hotels with the nearly completed Hubbel Hotel. Oacoma experienced the worst fire in the town’s history  Friday night. Martin Bros. & Kenobbie’s store burned to the ground. Fire started by the lighting of the gas plant in the building. March 22, 1906     Gaz

HUGG

A baby girl arrived at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Walter Hugg May 19.  May 26, 1910   Arg

HUMPHREYS

V.H. Humphrey’s and Elwood Kentch will open a livery and feed barn on the Powers lot in Reliance.   March 22, 1906     Gaz

HUNTSMAN

Miss Jennie Olmstead, a Lyman county teacher, was married to B.F. Hutchinson at Wayne, NE March 30.  April 14, 1910  Arg

HUTCHINSON

Miss Jennie Olmstead, a Lyman county teacher, was married to B.F. Hutchinson at Wayne, NE March 30.  April 14, 1910  Arg

HYMES

Mr. Little of Oacoma is driving the north stage now replacing Mr. Himes. Oct. 13, 1910  Arg

IRVING

A lumber yard is proposed in Van Metre. Fred Irving will manage it.   April 7  1910  Arg

ISBURG

Fred Isburg and his family are new to Oacoma. He is a contractor by trade in stone, cement and mortar. Sept. 8, 1910  Arg    

ISEMINGER

W.F. Iseminger owns the Pioneer Livery in Oacoma.   Feb. 17, 1910   Arg

ISHKANIAN

Three physicians and surgeons in Oacoma – Dr. A.T. Ishkanian, C.S. Langley and S.W. Duncan.   Feb. 15, 1906   Gaz

ISHKANIAN

Dr. Ishkanian has established headquarters in Reliance.  May 10, 1906  Gaz

JACOBS

Israel Jacobs of Chamberlain drowned while fishing in the Missouri River. July 14, 1910 Arg

JENKS

George Lee has taken charge of the Pioneer barn from Bruce Jenks.   Sept. 6, 1906   Gaz

JOHNSON

Miss Bessie Johnson of Sioux City and Charlie Flint, formerly of Presho, were married last week.  June 16, 1910  Arg

JOHNSON

County Auditor John M. Johnson and Peter Dirks caught over 100 fish in the dam at the Dirks Bros. ranch.  July 14, 1910 Arg

JOHNSON

Miss Lillian Johnson and Mr. Willie Fletcher and Arthur Peterson and Miss Lula Fletcher were married in a double wedding at the Congregational church Wednesday. Nov. 3, 1910 Arg

JOHNSON

Reinhold Johnson is building a new house which will be known as the house of five gables. Mr. Johnson and Hans Jorgensen are the carpenters. Nov. 8, 1906 Arg

JONES

Miss Iva Jones has a position at Argo & Sweeney. Jan 4 1906  Gaz

KELLEY

Willard F. Kelley and Alma Rosencrance and were married last Saturday at the Congregational Church.   Dec. 13, 1906  Arg

KELLY

E.J. Kelly is putting up a short order restaurant in the building south of the Warner Store in Kennebec.   Sept. 20, 1906   Gaz

KENNEBEC DEPOT

The depot in Kennebec is nearing completion. Casey Bros. have opened up a meat market on the lot north of the Pioneer office in Kennebec.   Feb. 22, 1906   Gaz

KENOBBIE

Mr. and Mrs. Fred Kenobbie’s two month old child, Martin Eugene Clark Kenobbie, died early Sunday morning at their Presho home. Oct. 27, 1910   Arg

KENTCH

Elwood Kentch picked up an oven for the Frank restaurant bakery in Reliance. Jan 4 1906   Gaz

KENTCH

Elwood Kentch of Reliance sold his livery business and is now in the land business. DeWitt Clark and Kentch formed a partnership in the general real estate business.  March 3, 1910    Arg

KENTCH

V.H. Humphrey’s and Elwood Kentch will open a livery and feed barn on the Powers lot in Reliance.   March 22, 1906     Gaz

KENZY

E.E. Kenzy of Presho shipped out 100 bushels of potatoes from Oacoma Monday morning. Feb. 1, 1906    Gaz

KENZY

The school house was moved from the George Kenzy farm near Iona to a better location. Sept. 6, 1906   Gaz

KIDDER

H.L. Kidder has resigned as deputy sheriff of Oacoma.    Gaz July 26, 1906

KING

James King carries the mail from Kennebec to Lyman.   Feb. 8, 1906  

KING

John H. King of Huron, died April 4 at his home in Huron. He was once state’s attorney for Lyman county and helped develop Chamberlain after arriving in 1880. April 12, 1906  Gaz

KING

Maud King and Mrs. Thomas were married Wednesday, November 30 in Dallas. The bride is from Iona, the groom from Tripp County.   Dec. 8, 1910   Arg 

KNIGHT

Several gasoline lighting systems were installed this week by F.L. Knight.  July 21, 1910 Arg

KOON

A 10-pound baby boy was born to Mr. and Mrs. Sam Koon of Vivian. Nov. 15, 1906   Arg

KREINBUHL

Mr. and Mrs. Kreinbuhl are happy at the arrival of a baby girl.   Dec. 15, 1910  Arg

KROPINSKI

Herman Kropinski from south of Oacoma displayed a stalk of corn which measured eight feet tall with two developed ears.   Aug. 25, 1910   Arg

KROPINSKI

Herman Kropinske is building a schoolhouse near the mouth of the White River expecting to be completed by Christmas.   Dec. 15, 1910  Arg

KRUG

A baby girl is the newest resident in the Krug family home near Van Metre born March 12. March 24, 1910  Arg

KURTH

Mr. and Mrs. H.G. Kurth of Kennebec were honored at a tin wedding Wednesday evening. March 3, 1910    Arg

LAND BUYERS

Three loads of men came out to Medicine Buttes looking for land.  April 12, 1906  Gaz

LAND PRICE

Land is selling for $12-$18 an acre.    July 5, 1906 Gaz

LAND SALES

The local land office in Chamberlain notes that in March there were 478 homestead entries amounting to 74,138 acres sold. The quarter showed 1,204 entries covering 186,105 acres.   April 12, 1906  Gaz

LANGLEY

Three physicians and surgeons in Oacoma – C.S. Langley, Dr. A.T. Ishkanian and S.W. Duncan.   Feb. 15, 1906   Gaz

LANGLEY

Oacoma is without a doctor as Dr. C.S. Langley left for Lake Andes.   June 7, 1906   Gaz

LANYON

The restaurant was leased and served the first meal Saturday evening by owners Ralph Lanyon and Wm. Reed. Jan. 20, 1910  Arg

LANYON

 Ralph Lanyon was appointed as janitor of the courthouse. Jan. 6, 1910  Arg

LARSON

Miss Emma Larson of Lund and A.A. Nichols were recently married at Chamberlain. Nov. 22, 1906   Arg

LARSON

John Larson raised 24 bushels of blue stem wheat to the acre on his farm west of Oacoma    Argus  Dec. 27, 1906

LAUGHLIN

L.B. Laughlin, U.S. Land Office receiver at Chamberlain, has sent in his resignation. H.S. Hedrick of Chamberlain and Charley Powers of Pukwana are interested in the position. June 2, 1910  Arg

LEE

George Lee has taken charge of the Pioneer barn from Bruce Jenks.  Sept. 6, 1906   Gaz

LEIN

Henry E. Lien and Miss Orpha Roeser were the contracting parties of a wedding ceremony at the Hotel Roeser November 18.     Nov. 29, 1906   Arg

LEMINEAU

Miss Odella Lemineau  and William J. O’Brien and, both of Van Metre, were married Thanksgiving Day in Fort Pierre.  Dec. 8, 1910   Arg

LIEN

H.E. LIEN’s baby girl, Geraldine, broke her arm in two places after falling backward in a chair. Jan. 27, 1910  Arg

LIEN

Maurice Williamson and Ida Lien of Kennebec were wed June 23.  June 30, 1910   Arg 

LIEN

Miss Mamie Lien and Walter Smith of Kennebec were contracting parties in a wedding  ceremony.   Oct. 18, 1906 Gaz

LILLIE

Eri Lillie of Iona made his annual trip to the county seat.  Feb. 24, 1910   Arg

LINDLEY

Mr. and Mrs. Lindley have given the entertainment in Martin’s hall lately. They entertain with plays and act as impersonators. The Lindley’s will present Deadwood Dick tonight.   Jan. 11, 1906  Gaz

LITTLE

Mr. Little of Oacoma is driving the north stage now replacing Mr. Himes. Oct. 13, 1910  Arg

LIVERMORE

Mrs. Lee Livermore will open a hotel in the Rea building the first of the year in Van Metre.  Dec. 22, 1910    Arg   

LORENZ

Adolph Lorenz sold a truckload of watermelons at five cents each.   Sept. 27, 1906  Gaz

LOWE

The home and buildings of A.D. Lowe near Van Metre was destroyed by fire on Monday. This is the second time in two years their house was destroyed by fire.   Dec. 22, 1910    Arg    

LULF

Sherry Lulf, Reliance, Commission Core Officer with the US Public Health Service, spent 15 days on Gulf Coast as part of the relief efforts after Hurricane Katrina.  MV Sun  Oct. 19, 2005

Lyman Co Veteran’s Assn

Lyman County Veterans Association voted to make the organization permanent in Lyman County.   Sept. 13, 1906  

Lyman County

Lyman County is approximately 100 miles long and 30 miles wide.  The proposed division line to divide the county is four miles west of Vivian. West line would be Jones County and east of line remains Lyman County   Sept. 15, 1910   Gaz

MACHAY

Will Hollenback, T.B. Strong, Clark Hollenback, R.S. Machay, and Will Dent left on a long trip to Canada and will be gone about two months.    July 28, 1910  Arg

MACKAY

R.S. Mackay took the second degree in the Masonic Order on Saturday in Chamberlain.  March 15, 1906 

MAGISTAD

Ole MAGISTAD is having a shanty built at his place.  Jan. 25, 1906  Gaz

MAGISTAD

Ole Magistad was promoted to section master.  April 19, 1906   Gaz

MAGISTAD

Ole Magistad promoted to foreman and will take up his duties at Vivian. July 26, 1906 Gaz

MAHONEY

E.P Mahoney and Miss Anna Nelson were married in Chamberlain Thursday and will live on the brides’ claim in Presho.        Aug. 16, 1906  Gaz

MANVILLE

Mr. Manville, from Iowa, has plans to build an 18x24 new store in Kennebec which will supply dry goods and shoes.  March 8, 1906 

MARKLEY

W.R. Markley of Delmont is considering opening a jewelry store in Oacoma.  May 26, 1910   Arg

MARSHALL

Miss Edna Marshall is the new employee at W.H. Pike’s new store.   Feb. 17, 1910   Arg

MARSHALL

William Marshall is visiting his homeland of Lochfergus, Kircudbright, Scotland.   Dec. 13, 1906  Arg

MARTENS

Marcus Martens made a heroic rescue and saved J.B. Benson from drowning after falling in while cutting ice in the ice waters of the Missouri River.    Feb. 3, 1910    Arg

MARTIN

Charles Bice’s drayline business was purchased by Marcus Martin.   Jan. 20, 1910  Arg

MARTIN BROS & KENOBBIE

Martin Bros. and Kenobbie are dissolving the partnership and are closing the business.  March 1, 1906  Gaz

MATTHEWS

Miss Mary F. Matthews and Mr. Francis M Wheeler were married Aug. 31. The groom is  a printer and has assisted in the Argus Leader office several times.  Sept. 1, 1910   Arg

MCCORMACK

Miss Lydia McCormack and Clemens Henke and both of Presho were united in marriage Christmas night at the Christian Church.   Argus  Dec. 27, 1906

MCGRATH

Henry McGrath and A.L. Greene are candidates for Register of Deeds.  March 10, 1910   Arg

MCGRATH

Henry McGrath is familiarizing himself with his new duties as the future register of deeds     Dec. 8, 1910   Arg

McGUIGAN

Thos. McGuigan’s and Casey Bros. new automobiles arrived Thurs. in Kennebec. July 14, 1910 Arg

MCILLVENA

J.S. McIllvena of Reliance died in Minnesota of consumption.  May 26, 1910   Arg

MCMANUS

A committee was appointed by-laws were made and membership established  to organize a fire company in Oacoma. The officers include Frank McManus as Chief, F.A. Smith as Secretary and Treasurer is Frank Ohlson.  April 7  1910   Arg

MCMANUS

Frank McManus was appointed Town Marshall and street commissioner.  May 12, 1910  Arg

MCMANUS

George McManus is running for county auditor. Sept. 20, 1906   Gaz

MCNEIL

The Jas. McNeill family moved from Reliance to Oacoma.  April 7  1910   Arg

MCNEILL

Jim McNeill is building his barn so  Arthur Eymer is driving his stage route. Jan. 11, 1906  Gaz

MILES

Mr. Miles of Alexandria is the new manager of the Anderson Lumber Yard in Reliance after Otto Frisch resigned.  Feb. 10, 1910  

MILLER

Dr. Jas. Miller of Kennebec was appointed superintendent of Lyman County board of health. Jan. 20, 1910  Arg

MILLER

Miss Miller intends to open a Milliner Store at the west end of main street in the near future. July 21, 1910 Arg 

MILLER

Former Oacoma resident Mrs. William Miller, aka Cora B Richard died in Mansfield, Ark. Sept. 22, 1910   Arg

MILLER

Dr. Miller has opened a practice in Kennebec. Oct. 18, 1906 Gaz

MILLER

Dr. E.J. Miller, vice president of Citizens State Bank of Oacoma, died recently.  Nov. 22, 1906   Arg

MILLER

Gertrude E. Miller and Ernest G. Wait both of Oacoma married Wednesday   Arg  Dec. 1, 1910

MILLER

Former director and stockholder of the Citizens State Bank of Oacoma, Dr. E. J. Miller, died at his home in Ohio Sunday evening.    Nov. 29, 1906   Arg

MOLASH

Measles broke out in the Frank Molash family this week. The David REARICK family of Kennebec is also acquainted with the measles.  Jan. 27, 1910  Arg

MORAN

Peter Moran and Miss Ann Rigney were married Tuesday at the Catholic parsonage in Kennebec.   Arg  Dec. 1, 1910

MORRIS

John Morris of Reliance died April 12 in Sioux City of a pulmonary embolism following an accident in Reliance six weeks ago after his leg was cut off by a railway train.  April 19, 1906   Gaz

MORRIS

P.S. Morris open up an ice cream parlor and soda stand in Kennebec. June 16, 1910  Arg

MORRIS

A baby boy arrived at the S.P. Morris home last week.   June 21, 1906  Gaz 

MURPHY

Miss Jennie Murphy of Reliance died Wednesday, Feb. 23. She had attended high school in Oacoma two years ago.  March 3, 1910  Arg

MURRAY

Miss Susie Bond of Iona and Dr. J.W. Murray of Texas were married June 1 in Chamberlain June 9, 1910  Arg

MYHRE

Miss Della Myhre is the new clerk at the Reliance Post Office.  March 3, 1910    Arg

MYHRE

County Auditor Chris Myhre reported 750 quarters or 120,000 acres of land were added to taxable realty over the past year.  May 10, 1906  Gaz

MYHRE

 Dewey Myhre, 11 years old, landed a 14-pound channel catfish.   July 7, 1910  Arg

MYHRE

Chris Myhre is selling his potoates at 60 cents per bushel.  Aug 22. Aug. 23, 1906   Gaz

MYHRE

Della Myhre rec’d a gold watch from her father on her 18th birthday Aug 22. Aug. 23, 1906   Gaz

MYHRE

Chris Myhre and family of Oacoma are moving to Junction City, OR after living in Lyman county for 13 years. He held several county offices. Nov. 24, 1910  Arg


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