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All are children of John Looney BUCKINGHAM (b. Washington Co. TN) and Amanda Ellen CONNER dau. of Thomas CONNER and Phoebe Ann GILLILAND of near Glenwood,Mills Co., IA. Any help would be appreciated.
Joseph A. Ellena
Through SS Death Index, tracked my Great Aunt's husband, Sylvester JUDD. Shows birth 27 Oct 1900, d. July 1975. LR. 57744 (Hermosa,Custer). I am more interested in his wife, my Great Aunt, Josephine, but am unable to track anything on her. Her maiden name was BARTOLIN0.
My father - Wayne Stanley SMITH, was born in Custer, SD, ca. 1892 and moved to Dora, Alabama ca. 1905. I have little knowledge of my family tree and am trying to correct this. Any help would be appreciated. I understand that the family place is still there.
Jan Walker Wed Oct 30
I am researching Chloe EDWARDS (maiden name unknown)1824 or 1832-1903. She lived in SD from 1874 to 1903. Her children were: John 1846-?, Elvira 1848-?,Samuel Munson 1940-1892, Lucinda 1849-?, Floyd 1852-1856, Charles Edwin 1856-?, Sarah J. 1857-1867, Owen Francis 1859-1939, Frank 1862-?.
Myrna Blumberg Sat
Dec 28 20:23:39 1996
I am researching the family of my gr-gr-grandmother, Theresa KRIEGLER. She was the daughter of Joseph KRIEGLER and Anna PIETSCH who came from Schonwald, Austria. All of their children were born there.
Their children were:
Joseph (never married)
Anna (Mrs. Lars ANDERSON)
Minnie (married a SCHILLER)
Theresa (Mrs. Leopole "Ole" RODTS)
Mary (Mrs. Isadore GARY)
If anyone has connecting family branches, I would love to share information. I have an old scrapbook with some obituaries, wedding notices, etc. that contain a fair bit of information on some of these families. I would like to find descendants of these lines. Theresa had three children, only one of whom lived to have a family of his own. My gr-grandfather was the first child, born in 1886, and given up for adoption to Chris and Kitty SWINT in about 1900. Theresa had a son, Leopold RODTS, who died in infancy, and a daughter, Mary RODTS, who never married. Theresa died in Custer, in 1930, where they had lived since coming to the Black Hills in about 1885.
Any information at all about any of these people would be greatly appreciated. I can be contacted at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Donna Makaiwi Sat Jan 11
I'm looking for information of my Mother's family: HEUMPHREUS. They lived at the Twelve Mile Ranch located in Custer.
Jo Thu Jan 23 21:17:07
Subject: Ida Rosanna Olson
Birth: May 28, 1887
Elk Point, S.D.
Died 1951, Custer, S.D.
Married: Elk Point, S.D. to: Francis Leander Kester
Any information on the parents of Ida would be appreciated. I was told her father homestead in Elk Point and that her mother came from Burgan, Norway. May have had a sister named Christina. I also need their marriage date or any family "stories" Thank you, Jo.
Myrna Blumberg Sun
Feb 16 18:44:59 1997
I am searching for any information on the family of Almon Hobart HERBERT (son of Dr. Alvin Herbert) who lived at Bakerville, Custer County, SD., and Fall River County, SD. He married Nettie May WALKER (daughter of Daniel J. WALKER and Mary WOOD) in Sioux Falls, SD and then came to the hills where the family settled. The youngest three of their children were born at Bakerville. The children were: David Alvin (m: Ethel Torbert), Mary Louisa (m: Roscoe Swint), Harvey Holten (m: Sadie Kinsey), Neva May (m:1. Marshall Glendenning and 2. Otto Olson), Fred Everett (m; Jessie _____), Eugene (never married). Have some information, and scrapbook of Mary Louisa's daughter. Am willing to share anything I've got. Thanks.
Judy Griffith Fri Mar 14
Josiah GORDON lived in custer co.in 1910. He was a pioneer of the black hills region. My great great grandmother Gertrude GORDON married Fred WARD also from Custer. Lytez@emh.aol.com
Myrna Blumberg Sat
Mar 22 23:56:46 1997
Searching for any information on the SWINT/KRIEGLER families of Custer. Christian Philip SWINT was a rancher for many years in Custer, and his adopted son, Roscoe Osman SWINT was born on June 20, 1886 in Custer to Theresa KRIEGLER. It is believed that Rosco's natural father was a BOLAND.
Judy A. Myers Mon Mar 31
My Mother Marian Julia KESSLER was born in Custer County and raised there. Her mothers name was Margaret (Jennings not her real maiden name) KESSLER then she married Pat HYDE after the girls left home during WW11. I would be real interested if anybody in Custer who knew my mother or my grandmother would E-mail me with stories. My mother died a few years ago and we buried her in Pringle with her father and his family the POND family. I brought my mother back to Custer a few times and she started naming people we were related to but she wouldn't try to contact them so I could meet them (she didn't want to bother them). If you know anything about the KESSLER, POND connections please contact me. Judy Myers
Juanita Boutwell Mon May
26 12:35:30 1997
TITMARSH - Am researching the family of Robert Titmarsh. Robert was born in England. In 1894, he married Bertha Bailey (poss at Des Moines, IA). Bertha was the dau. of John and Thurza Bailey, both of whom were born in England. He lived in Custer, SD when his son John was born in 1904. He died in 1916 in Wheatridge, CO. His occupation was minister. I am trying to determine his birthplace in England. Bertha also lived in Chillicothe, MO.
Ronald L. Kyes Tue Jun 10
Searching for death info and burial place of Alfretta VIRTUE b.1897 and died early (1930s?). She is buried in the local cemetery in Custer, Custer Co. S.D. Any help with this search will be greatly appreciated.
Larry E. Johnson Tue
Jun 17 08:18:39 1997
Seeking descendants of Robert Allen HOPKINS,b. 1855, McLean Co., ILL., d. 1939, Montana, md. 1888 to Antoinette. E. McClure. Eleven children: Roxie, Josie, Harvey, Edith, Bessie, George, Alva, Vernie, Wanda, Clarence, Era. Children all born in Custer Co., SD. Willing to share info on HOPKINS family.
Larry E. Johnson Tue
Jun 17 08:27:02 1997
Seeking descendants of James Gregory HOPKINS, b. 1870, McLean Co., ILL., d. 1947 in Rapid City, md. 1889 in Hill City to Mae E. Wakefield; 1 ch. Ira. James Hopkins md. 2nd Alice Ann Hayes 1896 in Keystone: 4 ch. Earl A., Hazel, Joseph, Charles. Am willing to share data on HOPKINS family.
Mon Aug 17 19:18:44 1998
(email@example.com) Thu Nov 4 21:34:32 1999
Seeking info on Clarence Jay MCNUTT, born in Custer, Custer Co., SD in 27 Apr 1906. Father was Harry Oatly MCNUTT. Mother Jessie (Jessica) PORTER b. 25-Jan-1887. Harry and Jessie married when she was just 16 (location unknown) and they divorced when she was 19 possibly in that area since that would make the year 1906. She left Clarence with Harry and went ????. That's all I know on them in that location. As a side-note, Harry Oatly McNutt died Oct 1966 in Bell Fourche, SD. Any info would be greatly appreciated. Thanks in advance! Steve