North Dakota Genealogy

North Dakota Genealogy is being developed as a comprehensive genealogical and historical resource for your personal use. It includes information and records pertinent to North Dakota ancestry, family history, and genealogy. The resource offers access to a variety of records, such as birth, death, marriage, census, tax, court, and military records. Additionally, it provides fascinating genealogical and historical facts about different periods and notable individuals in North Dakota history.

Ashley Diamond Jubilee

The manuscript titled “Ashley Diamond Jubilee” is a historical account focusing on Ashley, North Dakota, and its surrounding communities. The document, spanning 279 pages, begins by discussing the Ashley Diamond Jubilee, a celebration of 75 years of progress in North Dakota. It includes various historical and administrative details about Ashley and McIntosh County, including the establishment of towns, early settlers, and the development of the area. Found on pages 154-258 are genealogies and biographies of the residents that lived there in 1963.

North Dakota Biographies

These biographical sketches were extracted from the History of the Red River Valley, Past And Present: Including an Account of the Counties, Cities, Towns And Villages of the Valley From the Time of Their First Settlement And Formation volumes 1 and 2. They include only those from North Dakota.

  1. Ames, Francis W.
  2. Anderson, Anton O.
  3. Bailey, William John
  4. Beecher, David H.
  5. Blaisdell, Hon. Alfred
  6. Bolstad, Ole
  7. Brown, Gen. William H.
  8. Bruce, Dean Andrew A.
  9. Burke, Gov. John
  10. Canniff, James Arnold
  11. Carmody, Hon. John
  12. Cavanagh, Dr. James Edward
  13. Clifford, George B.
  14. Cooper, E. C.
  15. Crum, Taylor
  16. Cummings, E. D.
  17. DeRemer, Joseph Bell
  18. Dinnie Brothers
  19. Dunlop, Stevenson
  20. Fisk, Hon. Charles Joseph
  21. Fretz, Eugene, Jr.
  22. Gaunt, John A.
  23. Gilbreath, W. C.
  24. Glass, William James
  25. Goddard, William Clark
  26. Gram, Charles Arthur
  27. Gray, Enos
  28. Grover, H. H.
  29. Hagen, T. J.
  30. Hanna, Hon. Louis Benjamin
  31. Hansbrough, Henry C.
  32. Hansen, Christian M.
  33. Hassell, Louis K.
  34. Hanson, Oliver Sigvard
  35. Holes, James
  36. Hubbard, Newton K.
  37. Hunter, Adison Irvin
  38. Hunter, Kenneth Campbell
  39. Kennedy, James
  40. Knudson, Oliver
  41. Knudson, Oscar C. G.
  42. LaMoure, Judson
  43. Landrecie, Onesine Joassin de
  44. Landt, Arthur Bernette
  45. Larimore, Newel Green
  46. Lewis, Robert S.
  47. Mathews, James Henry
  48. McCoy, Robert H.
  49. McDonald, Aaron
  50. McDonald, Donald
  51. McKendry, James Conkey
  52. Mitterling, Birt Elsworth
  53. Mooney, William J.
  54. Murphy, Michael F.
  55. Nisbet, Thomas
  56. Norman, Moses
  57. Peake, Amasa Parker
  58. Peirce, Joseph Dexter
  59. Poupore, Joseph R.
  60. Price, William J.
  61. Pugh, Thomas Hilliard
  62. Richardson, Luther B.
  63. Roberts, Samuel G.
  64. Rounsevell, Albert P.
  65. Runck, Mathias
  66. Russell, George Clinton
  67. Rutledge, Samuel W.
  68. Sandager, Andrew
  69. Sarles, E. Y.
  70. Scarff, Mark Tunis
  71. Scott, John W.
  72. Skulason, Bardi G.
  73. Sougstad, Otto
  74. Spaulding, Burleigh Folsom
  75. Spriggs, William
  76. Stevens, Jerry E.
  77. Stone, C. R.
  78. Strandness, Sigve
  79. Talcott, Frank Squier
  80. Tandberg, Nels
  81. Terrett, John H.
  82. Titus, Seymour B.
  83. Tobiason, Tobias R.
  84. Twamley, James
  85. Twichell, Treadwell
  86. Vallely, John
  87. Van Arnam, George
  88. Wall, Aurelius Lansing
  89. Welch, William Henry
  90. White, William H.
  91. Wilder, Frank Wellington
  92. Winterer, Herman
  93. Wisner, Victor Scott
  94. Witherstine, William Horace
  95. Worst, John Henry

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Representative Old Settlers of Fargo

The following sketches represent the old settlers of Fargo, North Dakota. These sketches were written in 1909 while most of the men were still alive. They are, unfortunately, very brief.
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Early Fargo Hospitals

Early Fargo hospitals played a crucial role in the development of the city’s healthcare system. St. John’s Hospital, established in April 1900 by six sisters of St. Joseph, began in Bishop Shanley’s former residence and expanded to a new facility in Island Park in 1904. The hospital featured modern amenities…
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Fargo Churches in 1909

In 1909, Fargo’s religious landscape was marked by a diverse array of churches, each contributing to the city’s spiritual and community life. Early congregations, such as Gethsemane Cathedral, established in 1873, and the First Presbyterian Church, organized in 1878, laid the foundation for religious practice in the city. By 1909,…
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Commercial Businesses in Fargo in 1909

In 1909, Fargo’s commercial landscape was bustling with diverse businesses contributing to the city’s economic vitality. Walker Bros. & Hardy, specializing in high-quality printing and bookbinding, had rebuilt after a 1906 fire. Hubert Harrington’s hardware store, established in 1881, offered a wide range of goods. Luger Furniture Company, founded by…

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The Educational History of Cass County

By Mattie M. Davis. Some of the early records were either burned with the courthouse in 1903 or not deemed of sufficient moment to be kept, and it seems impossible to give a complete history of the educational growth in the county. Fargo College From the old records in the…

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The Commercial Club of Fargo

The Commercial Club of Fargo, established on August 14, 1902, was incorporated by prominent local figures including R. S. Lewis, L. B. Hanna, and W. D. Sweet, among others. The organization aimed to foster the commercial and manufacturing sectors of Fargo, enhance civic pride, and contribute to the city’s growth…
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