Kittson County Historical Society

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November 2012 Blog Posts (5)

History Books

I contacted the Museum this morning and learned that five different History Books are available for sale. Halma $25.00, Lake Bronson $30.00, Humboldt $30.00, Karlstad $40.00, and "Our Northwest Corner 1979" $20.00.
To order a book send an email to the museum at

Added by Glenn Browne on November 19, 2012 at 9:41am — No Comments


These comments are directed to new member Kristin Strand but they apply to all new members that are requesting assistance in finding family members. The number of requests for help are increasing and it is very difficult for us to keep track of the files & information. Please follow the instructions below as it will assist us all greatly.

Kris has just joined and requested help finding information on Thomas Inglis who ran a store…


Added by Glenn Browne on November 13, 2012 at 8:40pm — No Comments


I am helping some of my friends from church to find their relatives. The father's name was Engnar Forsberg and on his U.S. World War 1 Draft Registration Card 1917-1918 it listed he was born in Hallock, MN on May 30, 1895.   We only have his father as John Forsberg and his mother as Emma, but no last name for her.  They remember that they had some relatives by the name of Lindberg and Mattson (don’t know if that is 1 T or not) Does anyone on this site heard of that…


Added by Connie Erdmann on November 13, 2012 at 1:11pm — 5 Comments


Looking for relatives, from late 1800's, last name Inglis.  I believe Thomas Inglis owned a hardware store in Hallock and I believe that's were the family lived.  Any help would be appreciated.

Thanks, Kris Strand

Added by Kristin Strand on November 12, 2012 at 3:46pm — No Comments

Peterson, Frank William (Willie)

New member Nancy Gates sent me an enqiry regarding one of her family members, Frank William Peterson.  My first search for Frank William Peterson failed to give me any information.

However, Nancy also gave me the name of his wife, Emma Christianson and the names of three children.  I found Emma on the Marcy Johnson Kittson Family tree.

For starters Frank went by the name Willie so that was why he did not show up in the early search. He was born in Germany and his fathers name…


Added by Glenn Browne on November 9, 2012 at 10:30am — 4 Comments

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