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Ronald Johnson
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Just wondering why more people do not have their profile photo on this site ... Helps to identify who the name is ... RonContinue

Started this discussion. Last reply by LM O'Konek Nov 20, 2013.

 

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Our Miehle Printing Press Used For Budget and Herald

"Hi Cindy ... Yah, that's him .... With us..."
Dec 10, 2013
Cindy Adams commented on Ronald Johnson's photo
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Our Miehle Printing Press Used For Budget and Herald

"Randy Hultgren must be the other boy in the photo"
Dec 10, 2013
LM O'Konek replied to Ronald Johnson's discussion Profile Photos ...
"Thanks for the reminder.  I posted my Dad's photo, Hubert O'Konek, as he is my connection to Kennedy, MN. "
Nov 20, 2013
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Just wondering why more people do not have their profile photo on this site ... Helps to identify who the name is ... RonSee More
Nov 19, 2013
Ronald Johnson commented on Glenn Browne's page Notes
"I was emailed by this Assa woman ... Thought her email was kinda suggestive ... I asked who she was b/c I never heard of her having lived in L.B. for 32 years ... Thnx Glenn your prompt action!!! ... These kinds of people are even hitting ancestry…"
Nov 19, 2013
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About Halvor Eggerud, Grandma Gina's Father ...

Halvor came to America in 1884 or [1888?] from Telemarken, Norway, and resided for some time in Winshiek County, Iowa. He worked for a farmer near Decorah, Iowa. Halvor went back to Norway and he and brother Austin 'Osten' came back to Iowa where both of them worked for some time. From there Halvor navigated to Elbow Lake, Minn. and met his future wife Astrid and they were married. In 1890 he came to Kittson County, Minn. and filed for homestead in the town of Poppleton where he lived the rest…See More
Aug 28, 2013
Ronald Johnson commented on Ronald Johnson's group J. Emil Johnson
"Glenn ... Will get back with you on all of that this next week maybe next ... Have quite a bit ... A lot on Halvor and Astrid ... Will include portions of their history ... Will work on it Glenn .."
Aug 10, 2013
Glenn Browne commented on Ronald Johnson's group J. Emil Johnson
"The five children of John and Gina Johnson were as follows. Victor "Vic" Lawrence, born 14 Feb 1919 in Popleton, died 5 July 1990, Fargo Evelyn Victoria, born 14 May 1921, date of death unknown. Lloyd Wesley, born 20 Jun 1923, died 30 Sept…"
Aug 29, 2012
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To all ancestry buffs of the Gina Eggerud and Emil Johnson Families ...

I am presently doing a Family Ancestry on my Johnson/Brown/Eggerud/Schubert/Roeber side ... I need your help in finding pictures of esp. the Eggerud and Johnson families ... My grandparents, John Emil and Gina Johnson lived many years on their farm in Poppleton, Lancaster, MN [you will recognize the names of Victor and Lucille Johnson, Lake Bronson and Evelyn Johnson in the Johnson/Eggerud families] ... Emil had one of the largest Grain Operations in the early days in Kittson County, and a…See More
Aug 16, 2012
Glenn Browne commented on Ronald Johnson's group J. Emil Johnson
"I have located John "Emil" Johnson, born 16 May 1892 in Grantsburg, WI.  He died 13 June 1969 in Kittson County.  His father was John Johnson - 1849 to 1918. His mother was Sophie Johanna Hedstrom - 1853 to 1936. Emil was married…"
Aug 4, 2012
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"Working on Johnson,Eggerud Family History. Need info on Eggerud's, Lancaster. Grandma's parents, Halvor-Astrid Eggerud. Ron Johnson - Thanks"
Aug 3, 2012
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Aug 3, 2012
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The Cream Seperator Equipment that came from the Emil Johnson barn

"The old milk separators from Emil Johnson's barn, Lancaster. Grandpa had one of the first large grain farms in Kittson County. I remember helping grandpa lots in the barn milking cows, in the field plowing, cultivating, mowing hay, baling, etc.…"
Jul 22, 2012
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Lake Bronson State Park Building Dedicated In Honor Of Vic Johnson

"Lake Bronson State Park Visitor Center that was dedicated to dad, Victor Johnson. Vic did much for the State Park, getting monies for its development, including expanding the camp grounds, beautification of the park in its entirety, trails, swimming…"
Jul 22, 2012

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Where were you born?
Hallock, MN
Where do you live at present time?
Sparta, MI
How did you learn about us?
I'm into ancestry and am doing a section for The Johnson Family Tree ... Been searching for Lake Bronson, The Dam, State Park ... I now have about 50 page Dam and Park pic/info booklet ... About a 50 page Lake Bronson pic/info booklet ... I am heavily involved in Ancestry.com and have been in it for 13 years now ... I am presently doing a Family History on my wifes side Curtis/Walcott/Starks/Hoban and am working on my side Johnson/Schubert/Roeber/Eggerud ... Anyone who is working on the Johnson/Eggerud Family History I will most gladly share any/all of my info - email > r-louie@charter.net < Ronald/Ronn Johnson [son of Victor and Lucille, Lake Bronson] ... I am most proud of my State Park pic booklet and of course the Lake Bronson pic booklet ... I would like any pics of the school house in Lake Bronson [have only a few-Thanks] ...

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About Halvor Eggerud, Grandma Gina's Father ...

Halvor came to America in 1884 or [1888?] from Telemarken, Norway, and resided for some time in Winshiek County, Iowa. He worked for a farmer near Decorah, Iowa. Halvor went back to Norway and he and brother Austin 'Osten' came back to Iowa where both of them worked for some time. From there Halvor navigated to Elbow Lake, Minn. and met his future wife Astrid and they were married. In 1890 he came to Kittson County, Minn. and…

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Posted on August 28, 2013 at 10:00am

To all ancestry buffs of the Gina Eggerud and Emil Johnson Families ...

I am presently doing a Family Ancestry on my Johnson/Brown/Eggerud/Schubert/Roeber side ... I need your help in finding pictures of esp. the Eggerud and Johnson families ... My grandparents, John Emil and Gina Johnson lived many years on their farm in Poppleton, Lancaster, MN [you will recognize the names of Victor and Lucille Johnson, Lake Bronson and Evelyn Johnson in the Johnson/Eggerud families] ... Emil had one of the largest Grain Operations in the early days in Kittson County, and a…

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Posted on August 16, 2012 at 4:30pm

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At 7:52pm on March 27, 2011, Steve Swiontek said…

Ronald,

Welcome to the web site.  Great pictures!  Thanks for sharing.

 

Steve Swiontek

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