Category Archives: Family Queries

WOIT

I am seeking information regarding naturalization of my grandparents, Lenhart & Marguerite WOIT who homesteaded in Sioux County from 1908 to 1913.   If my history is correct didn’t they have to be naturalized in order to obtain homesteading privileges?  The … Continue reading

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POWELL

I’m seeking to make contact with the descendants of Thera W. “Cheed” & Belle (Walbridge)POWELL.  Thera was the son of James Buchanan POWELL of Pawnee (or Richardson?) County, Nebraska. Peggy

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McCOY

Leona FRYE McCoy, who moved to Sioux County in 1913. Leona Frye McCoy, widow, received a land grant for land in Sioux County in June of 1913. Leona then moved to Sioux county from Hamilton County to “prove” her grant. … Continue reading

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BLEWETT, LINDEMANN

Looking for any information on the Mike Blewett family and also the Lindemann Family. Mike Blewett was married to Margaret Lindemann.  Margaret’s Mother used to run a boarding house and was known as Ma Lindeman. Myron R. Gerbitz

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ARNER, CHRISMEN, KREMEN, PELREN

Lloyd and Bessie Pearl (Pelren) ARNER were my paternal grands, Lloyd and Wanda (Kreman) CHRISMEN were my maternal grands. I want to find out more about my gggrands and gggrands…Uncles, Aunts, cousins, anyone. Lynn Russell

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KONRATH, RUFFING, SERRES, WASSERBURGER

I have many roots in Sioux Co., especially Montrose where my mother was born.  My husband and I traveled to Montrose in 1993 to find the graves of my grandparents.  Several families came to the Montrose and Hat Creek area … Continue reading

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NIELSON, DIDRICKSEN

Some of my ancestors used to live in Glen and my great-great-great grandmother is buried in the Danish cemetery.  The surnames that I am researching are Nielsen and Didricksen.  Does Sioux County have any marriage and/or census records dating back to … Continue reading

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INGRAM, MILLER, TAFT

James Ingram or Ingrham of Harrison, formerly of Iowa, Melvin Miller of Harrison, and Moses Taft. Mary Harrington

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LUX

I am looking for the LUX family CARL MATTHEW LUX & wife REGINA ELIZABETH (FELLER) LUX they had 10 children MARY b1887 ROBERT b1889 d1937 ANNA b1891 MARTHA b1893 d1961 CHRISTINA b1895  CECILIA b1898 CHARLES b1900 d1944  THRESA b.1903 d1990 … Continue reading

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ALLEN, CONVERSE

My ggrandmothers name, we believe, was Lizzie(Elizabeth?) Converse.  She was married first to my gggrandfather James J. Allen and her second marriage was to ?Converse.  Her daughter Gertrude taught in Harrison from 1906-1911, and Lizzie lived with her.  We are … Continue reading

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