Kittson profiles and photos from the past and present
Does anyone know who built the school buildings in St. Vincent and Orleans? St. Vincent's was built in 1903 and Orleans in 1905, and they appear to have been built from the same plans. They look…Continue
Started May 16, 2013
I just wanted to let everyone know that the Red River Valley Website is once again up and running. It's a valuable resource, and I fought to keep it alive. Thanks to help from Kris Baldwin Ohmann, we…Continue
Started this discussion. Last reply by EDWARD T. MONSON Jul 6, 2013.
Started this discussion. Last reply by Trish Short Lewis Mar 21, 2010.
We were some of the luckiest people in the world, growing up where we did...and it was because a large group of people from PEI (and a few other places, too!) came and settled in Kittson County together. We are literally one big extended family, many of our families intermarrying down through the years. It was a big reason we had so much in common, and we all felt a kinship even when we didn't know the other closely upon first meeting. I never felt that way ever again, no matter where I have…Continue
Posted on July 29, 2014 at 6:14pm
I had an idea last night. I would dearly love to do a 'Family Tree' of Kittson County. I can't speak for your families (although I am aware of several of your families that this would apply to...), but in our family, there are several marriages into other 'original' families. What I'm talking about, is the main migration in the mid to late 1800s. Those families, especially those coming from the same area (i.e., Prince Edward Island, Ontario, etc.) commonly married into other families…Continue
Posted on November 20, 2013 at 4:01pm — 9 Comments