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The Browns around Franklin, Minn., and the Schuberts and Roebers of Wisconsin.

These 3 family names are on my mothers side, Lucille 'Brown' Johnson [Victor]. I have quite an extensive tree already but any pics and/or family histories will surely help. German heritage. Thanks a lot. Ron Johnson

Added by Ronald Johnson on July 16, 2016 at 5:02am — No Comments

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…


Added by Ronald Johnson on August 28, 2013 at 10:00am — No Comments

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…


Added by Ronald Johnson on August 16, 2012 at 4:30pm — No Comments

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