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Fancher Township


The town of Edmore is located in Fancher Township.

Early Settlers

Gea Maria <i>Sogge</i> Bono Henry Winfield Scott Bono born 31 March 1866 was a Frenchman from Bayfield, Bayfield County, Wisconsin. He was a farmer and a painter who homesteaded 3 miles south of Edmore North Dakota. On November 14, 1904, Henry and Gea Maria Sogge Bono born 15 March 1880, rode the train to Lakota, ND to get married. On the farm the Bono's worked hard and had a good life. They were parents of four children: Thelma J (George Machen), Jennie (James Lund), Alice Hattie (Norman C Christianson) and Albert. Both Gea and Henry enjoyed music; Henry especially enjoyed singing and playing the guitar. He had a piano shipped from Ashland Wisconsin so the children could learn to play. Henry died of a stroke at the age of 66 on 6 November, 1932.

Churches and Cemeteries

Edmore Cemetery

Looking for Information on this townships

If you wish to submit data for this township, please contact Colleen Goltz Ramsey County Coordinator since 19 April 2013.