Kittson County Historical Society

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Cherie Deckard replied to Cherie Deckard's discussion Robbin Store in the group Robbin, MN
"My Grandpa & Grandma, Dan & Ida Ostrand. Robbin Store, MN..."
Amber Redmann joined Marcy Johnson's group
Mar 5
Amber Redmann joined Marcy Johnson's group

Robbin, MN

Robbin is located in sections 20 and 29 of Teien Township along the banks of the Red River. It was a post office from 1892 to 1933. The first postmaster was George C. Teien. Share your photos and memories of living in Robbin on this site.
Mar 5
Amber Redmann is now a member of Kittson County Historical Society
Mar 5
Trish Short Lewis commented on Trish Short Lewis's group BillionGraves
"I think that's the information that Marcy Johnson put together..."
Mar 2
Skip Smolak Rither commented on Trish Short Lewis's group BillionGraves
"I recently found this link at the Minnesota Genealogical Society web site.  It lists all known public and private cemeteries and burials in Kittson County.  The staff at KCHS did a superb job of compiling the information.  I was not…"
Mar 2
Jackie Edkins commented on Trish Short Lewis's group BillionGraves
"Skip I also like using Find A Grave because you can add the grave without having to physically be there. On BG you have to go and photograph the headstone in order to add it. On FAG you can enter the info and ask others to go photograph it. I have…"
Mar 1
Trish Short Lewis commented on Steve Swiontek's photo

Northcote Halloween 1966

"I love it!  :) "
Feb 19

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John Ward

Anyone know of a John Ward that might have migrated from PEI, Canada?

Posted by James M Ward on January 19, 2018 at 4:06pm

Swan Johnson, Hulda Johnson, Erlandsons

My great grand father was Swan J. Johnson and he arrived in Hallock in the 1880's, where he homesteaded.  He was orginally from Sjoudden, near Vaxjo, in Sweden and emigrated at age 10 in 1869..  He grew up in La Porte Indiana.   He married Hulda Victoria Margerta Udd on March 9, 1889 in Hallock.  She was born on August 4, 1866, in Nashult, Sweden and emigrated through Quebec, around 1886.  She spent 3 years working for the Erlandson Family, who also came from Sweden…


Posted by Sandra Hammond on August 26, 2017 at 9:51am


Profile Photos ... 2 Replies

Started by Ronald Johnson in Stories of my dad, my father, my pa.. Last reply by Ronald Johnson Jul 16, 2016.

Restrant, Gas station in Robin MN 2 Replies

Started by Robert Lee Fredrickson in Stories of my dad, my father, my pa.. Last reply by Robert Lee Fredrickson Apr 7, 2016.


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