Yankton County Queries - R
Peggy Bienert Wed Mar 17, 1999 Am searching for details on a Daniel Rode and his wife Emilie. They came to Manitoba, Canada probably in the mid-1920's. They then went toYankton, SD where Daniel died in 1939 and Emilie died in 1949. Could you please direct me to wherever I can find out if they applied for citizenship and just where they might be buried. Daniel was born in 1861 in Poland (Volhynia), and Emilie in 1857.
Gerald Richards Fri Feb 26, 1999 I am looking for information on my greatgrandfather's brother, Louis RICHARDS. I have just learned that before he moved to Kimball (Brule Co.) SD, he had lived in Yankton. I was wondering if he and his family might be mentioned in any of the local history books. Any information you might be able to provide would be greatly appreciated.Gary Clifton Nov 26, 1998 I am looking for information on the Yankton family of John H. Rinker, circa 1890. First wife, Elizabeth died in Yankton in 1898. John H. was immigrant from Prussia. Immigration year: 1868, born 1851. My grandfather was this family's youngest child, Geoge Hormel Rinker, born 1898, died 1969. After death of Elizabeth, John H. remarried--sorry no name. Any information on family of John H. and, particulary, Elizabeth, would be appreciated.
St Deroin Mon Nov
9, 1998 I am trying to find information on my ancestor SMUTTY BEAR and his daughter RED
BLANKET or any relations. Also FRANCIS LACHARITE.
Marilee Jeffers Wed Sep 3 14:34:36 1997 Stephen Renwick JEFFERS b. 1865 in Hanover, ILL md Sarah SAUNDERSON about 1889. Children: Mable JEFFERS b. 1888 , Blanche JEFFERS md Julias ROKKE, Chester Renwick JEFFERS b. 1894, Earl Clyde JEFFERS b. 1897, Myrtle JEFFERS md. William Joseph SEVENING and (2) Joseph KANRICH. They lived in Harrold, South Dakota, and Stephen lived in Yankton and died there in 1940. Am looking for descendants of this family. Blanche's Children were Keith and Dick ROKKE. Anyone know them? One of them supposedly is selling insurance in Sioux Falls, SD.
Gladys Gilliland Fri May 30 21:45:10 1997 I am researching the family of David James Gilliland b.11 Aug.1831, d.26 Nov.1904, mar.11 March 1856 to Susan Bertha Line b.10 Jan.1837, d.17 Dec. 1919. They lived on a farm near Gavin's Point, a few miles west of Yankton, and had eight children when they arrived there in 1878 after living a while west of Galesburg, Illinois. Their children were Laura M.Gilliland, mar.Ira McKenzie; Alcie R.Gilliland, mar. Allan Cameron; John A.S. Gilliland; William H. Gilliland; Edward T. Gilliland, mar.Minnie Henderson; George L. Gilliland, mar. Maude Church; Hugh Rankin Gilliland; James W. Gilliland; and Samuel Gilbert Gilliland, mar. Clara Sophia RUDEL
Rich Mather Thu Mar 27 10:26:22 1997 My grandmother,
Ruby Ethel Johnson was born Feb 11, 1904 in Yankton, Yankton Co. SD. Her parents were
Frank Johnson m. Abt 1903 in SD? Anna ROCKAFELLOW d. 1906 in Yankton? Did either Anna or
Frank have family? Are there names of brothers, sisters, parnts for Frank or Anna? Thank
you for your help. Have a good day. Rich Mather
J. Ben Tharaldson Tue Jan 14 23:04:21 1997 Looking for information regarding Karin Rohnebaek, born in 1860 in Hedemark, Norway. She came to America around 1877. She went straight to her uncle Torger Nelson's farm in Yankton county, South Dakota. Torger NELSON was born in Ringsaker, Norway and in 1866 was the first Norwegian elected to the legislature from Yankton. It is a family mystery why one day in 1880, she left the county and moved to Dunn County, Wisconsin. There she married Karl EVENSEN, but if you have any insight as to whether Karl may have been in Yankton or his family lived there, please let me know.
Dee Marsh Thur Dec 12 09:46:02 1996 I am researching John F. RICHARDSON, GOODROAD, STACY, HARTGRAVES, and WILKINSON surnames. Please contact me if any of these names are familiar to you.
Charles Quinn Mon Nov 18 14:59:35 1996 I am looking for genealogy on early pioneers of Yankton and Wakonda, SD. Specifically, James and John MAGNER and RYAN.
Donald Newcomb Wed Nov 6 06:34:35 1996 I am seeking information about a cousin, Martin Rath (b. 1904 - d. Dec 1976 in Yankton, SD) and his wife Rosabelle (b. 1916 - d. Jan 1981 also in Yankton). Martin had a twin brother, Fred (a.k.a. Fritz) who died Dec 1975 in Omaha, NE. I would like to locate any living descendants.
Nancy Russell Anderson Wed Aug 7 16:01.17 1996 Looking for information on the John SMITH family. They lived in Mennominee, NE but the children lived in Yankton at various times. Anna married Louis KASER; Margaret married Russell DEUHR; Plonia married Henry PLEVKA; Gerard married a HUBER; Peter went to WI; Gertie married a SCHMIDT and went to Canada; Marie married a WEBER; Lizzie a MORRMAN; and John worked in Yankton. Looking for information on any of them especially information about a store Gerard may have had around 1900 in Yankton. Related families in Yankton include: KLEINSCHMIDT, RULAND, KAST, SCHAEFER, ARENDS, GOEDEN, and HOESING.
Melody Reynolds Sun Jan 19 09:15:56
1997 I would like to exchange information with any descendants of Zina RICHEY. Supposedly
he owned a hardware store in Yankton, possibly in the 1880s. I have lots of Richey
information to share.
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