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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Biography of W. C. Gilbreath of Mandan, North Dakota

W. C. Gilbreath, born September 9, 1851, in McMinn County, Tennessee, moved to Oregon in 1853. After his father’s death and his mother’s remarriage, they relocated to Sangamon County, Illinois, in 1864. Gilbreath graduated from Illinois Wesleyan University in 1874 and pursued mercantile and banking interests in Illinois. He also…
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Biography of Mark Tunis Scarff of Michigan City North Dakota

Mark Tunis Scarff, born April 5, 1855, in New Carlisle, Ohio, is a distinguished resident of Nelson County, North Dakota, and president of the Michigan City Bank. Scarff moved to Nelson County in 1882, initially settling in Bartlett before relocating to Michigan City in 1883, where he established a hardware…
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Biography of Luther B. Richardson of Grand Forks North Dakota

Luther B. Richardson, born March 22, 1836, in Cheshire, Massachusetts, relocated with his family to Plattsburg and then Lowville, New York. In 1882, he moved to Grand Forks, Dakota Territory, where he played a key role in organizing the Union National Bank, serving as its president. Richardson was deeply involved…
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Biography of Louis K. Hassell of Grand Forks North Dakota

Louis K. Hassell, born August 19, 1862, near Hamar, Norway, became a prominent resident of Grand Forks, North Dakota. After immigrating to the U.S. in 1881, he worked in various legal and governmental positions. He edited the Norwegian newspaper “Tidende” and founded the “Normanden.” Hassell served as clerk of the…
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Biography of Kenneth Campbell Hunter of Grand Forks North Dakota

Kenneth Campbell Hunter, a contractor and builder in Grand Forks, North Dakota, was born January 28, 1858, in Huron County, Ontario, Canada. Son of Kenneth Hunter and Ann Campbell Hunter, he moved to North Dakota in 1881 and pursued a career in contracting and building. Between 1884 and 1889, he…
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Biography of Judson LaMoure of Neche North Dakota

Judson LaMoure, born March 27, 1839, in Frelighsburgh, Quebec, Canada, served continuously in the North Dakota state senate since statehood. Educated locally and at Frelighsburgh Academy, he moved to Davenport, Iowa, in 1859. Following a brief stint in the Pike’s Peak gold rush, he settled in Union County, South Dakota,…
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