North Dakota Genealogy

North Dakota genealogy is being developed as a genealogical and historical resource for your personal use. It contains information and records for North Dakota ancestry, family history, and genealogy. Specifically, it provides sources for birth records, death records, marriage records, census records, tax records, court records, and military records. It also provides some historical details about different times and people in North Dakota history.

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North Dakota Biographies

North Dakota Genealogy

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Biography of Adison Irvin Hunter, of Grand Forks, ND

Addison Irvin Hunter, a resident of Grand Forks, North Dakota, was born on July 29, 1860, in Freetown, Indiana. He is the son of Cyrus R. and Margaret M. Hunter, who have Scotch and Irish heritage. Addison attended high school in Southport, Indiana, and later pursued two years of study…

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Biography of Aaron McDonald of Fargo ND

Aaron McDonald, a prominent figure in North Dakota, has spent three decades in the Red River Valley as a farmer. Though he came close to becoming sheriff, he mostly avoids politics, preferring to vote for Democratic candidates. Married to Martha E. Brady, they have four children and are members of…
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Biography of Albert P. Rounsevell of Larimore ND

Albert P. Rounsevell, a highly respected physician and surgeon, has made a significant impact in Grand Forks County, North Dakota. Born in New York and educated in Philadelphia and Chicago, Dr. Rounsevell began his medical career in Minnesota before eventually settling in Larimore, where he has dedicated himself to his…
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Biography of Amasa Parker Peake of Valley City ND

Amasa Parker Peake, born in 1861 in Crow Wing, Minnesota, was a distinguished military figure and the adjutant general of North Dakota. His upbringing was shaped by his father’s missionary work and their subsequent relocation to California. After settling in Valley City, North Dakota, in 1881, Peake excelled in various…
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Topography of the Red River Valley

By E. J. Babcock Dean, College of Mining Engineering, State University, North Dakota The topography of the Red River valley cannot be fully considered apart from that of the state as a whole, since the topography of the eastern part of the state blends into and forms a part of…

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Geological History of the Red River Valley

By Warren Upham Secretary of the Minnesota Historical Society, Formerly Assistant on the Geological Surveys of New Hampshire, Minnesota, the United States, and Canada. Topographic Features The Red River of the North, so named to distinguish it from the Red river of Louisiana, flows through an exceedingly flat plain, which…

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