Spink County, South Dakota Queries
Submitted Prior to July, 1, 1998

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Gigi M. Creel Mon, 29 Jun 1998
Looking for information on the Carl SCHULTZ b Apr 25, 1864 in Germany d Oct 26, 1917 in Spink Co, SD m Mary Louise Katharine ROEBER on June 11, 1890 in Spink CO, SD. His parents may be my Carl SCHULTZ and Henrietta KLUGE. His sister may be my great grandmother Anna BUSCH/SCHULTZ BUEHL b 1866 who m Joseph G. BUEHL b 1861 and lived in Des Moines Co, Burlington,IA. Anna and Joseph had a daughter, Bertha BUEHL, who lived in SD in the 1940-1950's after she married Unknown. Any possible clues appreciated!
Linda Dillon Thu, 11 Jun 1998
Looking for any information on John (Jack) L. Weber and wife Anna (Heinemann). They resided in Spink County from app.1890-1900, lived in Conde from app. 1940. Had 3 foster children: Lyman Thiebolt, Ben Wollmuth and Leona Motta. Anna died in 1947, buried in Houghton. Can anyone tell me cemetery name/info in Houghton?
Waddle Tues, 9 Jun 1998
Glasner, John and Glasner, William, recorded as owning land in Lincoln Township. Any references to these men?
Tenaj 45 Mon, 25 May 1998
Searching for GEORGE DUERNBERGER and HENRIETTE LOUISE KEGEL DUERNBERGER. Were in Doland by 1892. Musician, Farmer, Railroad worker. Appear in 1895 Census. Owned land in Harrison twp. German, possibly Catholic. Removed from NYC. Any connections?
Kara Knox Sat, 23 May 1998
I am searching for Fred BARNES married to Nellie JOHNSON abt. 1880, in or near Redfield. Had Lyle BARNES, 1890.
Shirley English Fri, 1 May 1998
Looking for an Oscar Leonard Hockinson who resided in TUTRON, S.D. in the approx. year of 1929. His wife's name was LaVerne. Oscar originally lived in Braceville, IL the son of Charles and Anna Hockinson. Shirley English----E- mail address- Sheng1101@AOL.com.
Sally S. Jankowski Fri, 1 May 1998
Looking for information on Edson WEED (b January 1845) and his wife, Orcelia Fydusia STEPHENS (September 22, 1847 - April 18, 1918). They moved from Erie co., NY to Cooper, Kalamazoo co., MI. From 1881-1887, they lived in Millette, Spink co., SD, but moved back to Cooper, Kalamazoo co., MI. Any info would be appreciated. Sally Stevens Jankowski
Krista Ottino Thu, 23 Apr 1998
According to biography printed in the Memorial and Biographical Record and Illustrated Compendium of Biography printed in 1899 by Geo. A Ogle and Company, he settled in Doland, Spink County, SD in November 1883. He is my GG uncle. I am interested in doing some more research on him and his family in Spink County.
Heath Vogel Tue, 21 Apr 1998
I am looking for family information on Christine WENDT nee Sommer b. 4 Apr 1836 Stoikow, Kreis Randow, Regierungsbezirk Stettin, Pommern, Prussia d. 2 Dec 1905 Doland, Spink Co., SD. Her husband was Carl Fredrick William WENDT b. 1 Dec 1834 Kreis Randow, Regierungsbezirk Stettin, Pommern, Prussia d. 23 Sep 1912 Minneapolis, MN. Any friendly comments about this query are welcome.
Jim Johnson Tue, 24 Mar 1998
Robert Samuel HAMILTON, born 29 Apr 1910, Hitchcock, Spink County, South Dakota, son of Oliver David Hamilton & Elinor Shiver COOK. Seek exchange of genealogical data for ancestros, siblings and descendants. http://members.aol.com/jhjjcj/index.html; E-Mail: jimjoyce1@juno.com Jim Johnson, 2120 Taylor Pl., Escondido, CA 92027-2226
Rocky Kramlich Sat, 21 Mar 1998
I am seeking any information on Charles Baker or Backer I have no dates of birth or death and his wife Emelia Louise Getsman, born Oct 23, 1847, in Brandenburg, Germany. Died Mar. 5, 1929, at Crandon, Spinks County South Dakota. They were married at Juneau, Dodge Co. Wisconsin. There was a daughter unknown. She also had a brother John Getsman who homesteaded near Loyalton, South Dakota in the early 1880s. Any information would be greatly appreciated. I have some information on the Getsman side and some Photos. Please Contact me at Bonzee@cw2.com or Rocky Kramlich 1008 E. 8th St. Laurel, Montana 59044 or Ph# 1 406 628 6680 Thank You.
G. T. Kellogg, Jr. Tue, 17 Mar 1998
I am seeking information regarding the surname SEAMAN in Spink County, SD. My great great grandmother was Ida Evaline Seaman, b. 04 Aug 1852 in Randolph Township, Crawford County, PA, m. Henry Wescott Kellogg 12 Dec 1871 location unknown (most likely PA), d. 12 Aug 1928 in Hawarden, Souix County, Iowa. Her obituary from the Hawarden, Iowa newspaper dated 16 Aug, 1928 lists surviving siblings as follows:
Millard Seaman - Dolan, SD
Alonzo Seaman - Dolan, SD
Mrs. Florence Dewey of Kansas City, MO
Mrs. Jennie Rowley of Lonoke, AR
Mrs. Delia M. Burnett of Lynn Haven, FL
Mrs. Zadie D. McCullough of Selway MT
Information developed to date indicates her parents are Henry Seaman and Nancy Cutchell or Cutshell, both most likely from PA. Any information regarding parents and/or immediate greatfully appreciated. Please respond to XKELLOGGX@ aol.com.
Dallas McColley Thu, 12 Mar 1998
Seek info on BERNARD CHRISTIAN and GERTRUDE (BICKFORD) HAGMANN, and their descendants or other family members. GERTRUDE BICKFORD was born Oct 1868 in Freeborn Co, Minn and went to South Dakota to teach country school in Spink County. She married BERNARD HAGMANN in 1893. Supposedly, they are buried in the Greenlawn Cemetery at Redfield. In 1966, Mrs MARGARET KONO of Cresbard, SD was listed as a daughter. GERTRUDE BICKFORD HAGMANN is the daughter of HANNIBAL and MARIA (COLBY) BICKFORD, and I am researching the BICKFORD family descendants. Any help would be appreciated. Please contact dmccolley@platec.net or Dallas McColley, 9240 -330th Ave, Waseca, MN 56093. Thankyou
Ron Kyes Thu, 5 Mar 1998
Looking for death info or obit for Nora (Honora) KYES who died in Redfield on 12 Jan. 1895. Will reimburse all costs related to this search. Any help will be appreciated!
Peter Lee Swimm Tue, 17 Feb 1998
Swimm family -- Frank and wife Myrtle listed in 1920 census in Tetonka(?) Township with children Mildred, Zora and Gladys--all family members born in Illinois. Frank Swimm a brother to Charles Swimm, who was also born in Illinois and was my great-grandfather. Any information on this branch of the family would be welcome.
Helen L. Kelley Sat, 7 Feb 1998
Seeking information on Catherine Richardson who passed away by 4 Mar 1892 when Jeuette Richardson was assigned administratrix of her estate and Jeuette Richardson was made guardian of minor heirs who are Helen M. Richardson and Bert C. Richardson. All of Jerauld County SD on 4 Mar 1892. On 18 Mar 1892 Burt C. Richardson signed papers at Mellette (city is hard to read) Spink County South Dakota.
Roger Isenberger Wed, 21 Jan 1998
Nora M. (ALLEN) KYES B. 5 Mar 1857 Springfield, Sangamon Co., IL D. 12 Jan 1895 Redfield, Spink Co., South Dakota. Married Wilson Alfonso KYES. Searching for all information, Descendants, Especially.
Jayne McCarley Mon, 12 Jan 1998
Richard Nicholas Bickell, Homestead 1880 m. Mary A. (Maria Rosalie BESSINGER 1884 in Mellette. She reportedly taught school in Mellete and that is how they met. They removed eventually removed to Orcus Island, WA.
Sylvia Wilson
Richard and Marie Churchill with their six children moved to Richfield Township, Spink County, SD in 1906. They had a farm just south of Doland.
Carla Gruber PO Box 8672 Ketchikan, Alaska 99901 horse@ptialaska.net
I'm looking for information on the family of CHARLES E. WHETSEL (son of ARGEL MARTIN WHETSEL, SR. and SARAH OSBORN)b. 22-Nov-1872, WASHINGTON CO., TN, m. 21-Nov-1902, in MOUNT MORRIS,OGLE CO., IL, A. PEARL HOFFMAN, b. 4-Jul-1878, WASHINGTON CO., TN, d. 28-Nov-1948. CHARLES died ?-Feb-1868, REDFIELD, SPINK CO., SD, buried: CLARK, CLARK CO., SD.I will share info with anyone researching the same family. Hope to hear from you!

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