Heritage Education Commission

Family History Publications

This bibliography includes the family history books located in the Heritage Education Commission collection held at the Northwest Minnesota Historical Center. If a date is given in parenthesis, this indicates the publication received an award in the stated year. The collection number of each volume is given at the end of the entry.

Abraham, Les. The Life and Times of Freidrich and Christina Miller’s Family, Volumes 1 & 2 (2006). S5072

Adams, Sarah. Schreiner Files. S4969

Anderson, Marilyn. Erickson Heritage: The History of the Erickson Family (1993). S4968

Andrews, Marguerite. All of a Sudden Ninety [Bye family]. S4871

Andrews, Marguerite. Away, Away in the Northland [Andrews family]. S4872

Axdal, Joan, Jean Ekern, and Vivian Sanderson. The Hoverud Connections: Immigrant Ancestors from Valdres and Hallingdal, Norway and their Descendants 155 Years in America (2007). S5082

Bakken, Orville. Hallingen Index. (two editions, 1990). S4931

Bagg Bonanza Farm Historical Preservation Society. Bagg Bonanaza Farm History & Cookbook (2012). S5103

Barron, George and Norma Johnson. The Barron Family from Banffshire, Scotland to Moody Country, Dakota Territory, USA (1995). S4987

Beauchamp, Leo. Rebuilding of Olga, North Dakota in Oil Paintings (2007). S5080

Beauchamp, Leo and Monica Heck. Family History of Oliver Dumas and Marie Jeanne Verville (2003). S5051

Benson, Emma. Emma Benson: American-Norwegian Autobiography. S4994

Bergerud, James, Kathy Evenson, Marion Hoft, Harold Myron and Clarice Rund. Aastad’s Century of Amazing Grace. [Lutheran Church history, Fergus Falls, MN]. S4917

Bergerud, Slyvia, Clarice Rund, Hilding Tjaden, and Esther Ugstad. The Bergeruds’ 1816-2000: A History of the Bergerud Family from Norway to America (2000). S5031

Bergeson, Adeline. Edwin and Minnie: Their Family Heritage. S4817

Berry, Rhoda Ellen. My Great-Grandparents: Jonathan Owen & Elizabeth Ann Dean & Their Forebears. S5053

Blegen, Helmer and Malcolm Rosholt, translators. History of the Norwegian Settlements: A Translated and Expanded Version of the 1908 De Norske Settlementers Historie and the 1930 Den Siste Folkevandring Sagastubber fra Nybyggerlivet Amerika (2006). S5069

Broberg, Vivia. Always Westward (1985). S4747

Brown, Jona. The Brown/Fisher Family History. S4934

Busche, Sharon. The Family History and Photo Album of Jens and Olga Jensen (2005).

Chistopher, Lorraine and Oliver Swenumson. Thurston Family Tree. S4742

Collins, Katie Myrtle and J. L. Rendahl. The Collins Family. S4813

Conti, Kris, editor. 100 Years with Lillie [Giles]. S4982

Cook Family. The Cooks and Kin. S5040

Crume, Rick. The Descendants of John Schaubhut and Elisabeth Keherise (1989). S4913

Dunphy, Allegra and Maruice Struthers. With Love and Affection: Struthers Family History. S4785

Edenstrom, Elvina. Den Forsamling av den Klan [Skog Family]. S4743

Elim Lutheran Church. Elim Lutheran Church: Remembrances and Records: A Commemorative Work to Celebrate the Centennial of Elim Lutheran Chiurch of Fargo, ND (1991). S4942

Ellis, Myrtle Staehnke. Martin F.W. Staehnke and Descendants (1991). S4939

Feist, Frances. Jacob Family Heritage. S4820

Fick, Ada Nelson. The Nelson Family (1981). S4714

Fick, Ada Nelson. The Slorby Family History. S4713

Forschler, Becky. The Skow Family Roots and Branches. S4733

Fossen, McKenzie O'Neill. "I'll Never Forget This...." (2012). S5106

Freeman, George. Pembina County Pioneer Daughter Biographies (2007). S5083

Frost, Louise. J. O. Wold, His Story. S4762

Fuglie, Harold and Margaret Lewis. Our Norwegian Grandparents [Fuglie, Evanson, Thompson, Lewison]. S4741

Gallagher, Janet Waterman. Bridging the Gap: Tales of the Cormorant Lakes Area (2003). S5054

Gallagher, Janet Waterman. An Ingredient Called Kate: The Book I Wish Grandmother Bacon Had Written (1996). S4990

Gates, Judy editor. Hogi-Hogy Family History 1600-2004, Volumes 1 and 2 (2004). S5067

Gavett, Joseph L. Memories of Yesteryears (2013). S5114

Gavett, Joseph. North Dakota Counties-Towns & People: Part 1, Part II, Part III (2008, 2009, 2010). S5086

Gavett, Joseph. North Dakota Immigrants Coming to America (2007). S5078

Georgetown Community Affairs. Welcome to Georgetown Since 1859 (2010). S5095

Giljie, Paul, Madnus Nodland and Albert Tastad. Gilje, Tastad Families: Descendants and Ancestors. S4943

Gjevre Family. Father and Son Proclaiming the Good News (1993).

Glasrud, Barbara and Clarence. Glaeserud-Glasrud: A Family History (1994). S4984

Glidden, Doris. A Piece of Life's Puzzle (1987). S4819

Goerger, Jeanne. The Goerger Family History: A Story of Ten Generations (2010). S5095

Goerger, Virginia. Kulzer Family History Book (2013). S5112

Goerger, Virginia. Wyndmere-Barney 125th Anniversary: Wyndmere High School 1910-2010 (2011). S5097

Grove, Beatha Nelson. The Grove Family History. S4715

Gudmundson, Janice. From Whence We Sprung (1986). S4808

Haglund, Roger. Nybyggar (Pioneers): A History of the Haglund Family (2011). S5096

Haiby, Fern. Family Tree Book [Weatherly Family]. S4748

Halvorson, J. Gene. Olde Times: Our Scandinavian Heritage: The Halvorson and Erickson Family History (2000). S5029

Hazard, Marilyn and Maribel Ostmo, editors. History of the Simpson Clan. S4757

Hegge, Karen, Susan Johnson and Sharon Substad; Bergman, Becky and Julie. The Kuehl Tree: Its Roots and Its Branches. 2 editions S4886

Heinze, Leo. Family Tree and History [Heinze family]. S5004

Herbranson, Dennis and Maxine Shulstad. Rollag: From Norway to Minnesota: The Numedal Valley Immigrants and Their Families (2009). S5089

Hogy, Elmer. Hogi-Hogy Family History 1600-2004, Volumes 1 and 2 (2004). S5067

Hogy, Elmer. Westpreussen: Jahnke und Bobrowski (2008).

Hollick, Martin. New Englanders in the 1600s: A Guide to Genealogical Reserch Published Between 1980 and 2010 (2012). S5108

Holter, Jim and Joyce. The Farm at Wildrose 1909-2009 [Nelson family] (2009). S5087

Holter, Joyce Swenson. The Final Journey: A Collection of Obituaries (2005). S5061

Hystad Family. Hystad: 1225-1986. S4906

Ibarra, Angeline Reinbold. Tales of a Community That Was....Krassna, North Dakota: A Memoir. (2012). S5110

James, Engel. The Engel Family History. S4745

Janssen, Eliza Wulff. 95 Years: An Autobiography. S4796

Johnson, Chandice and Cynthia Selland. T.H.H. Thoresen: States Attorney, Tax Commissioner, and Lieutenant Governor. S4966

Johnson, Elroy. Jonas H [Johnson Family]. S4738

Jones, Marvin. The Henry and Mary Steeves Jones Family (1993). S4967

Jones, Marvin. Some Descendants of Ephraim Pennington of Rowan Co, North Carolina, Including Those of Pennington’s Point, McDonough County, Illinois (1994). S4983

Karlgaard, Karl and Jeanie Wilmoth. Skrove Family History. S4763

Kingsley, Ronald. Edward E. and Christina Kingsley Family History (2011). S5101

Knalson, Eddie. The Farm at Pony Gulch (2012). S5104

Knell, Victor. Pioneers and Their Children [Knoll Family]. S4730

Knell, Victor. Pioneers and Their Children [Knoll Family], (second edition, 1989). S4901

Knell, Victor. The Past and Present: Adolf Family History. 2 editions. S4729

Knell, Victor. Yesterdays and Today [Oster Family] (1985). S4732

Knell, Victor. Yesterdays and Today [Oster Family], (second edition, 1989). S4900

Knutson, Kathy. A Piece of Life's Puzzle (1990). S4926

Kobe, R. Ervin. Our Knudson-Angrimson Heritage (1988). S4879

Krogstad, Lauris. Ancestors & Descendants of Valeria Hulick, Long Island, NY - California 1625-2008 (2009). S5088

Krogstad, Lauris and Bob Pryor. Ancestors & Descendants of Ole Olsen Lokken Kittson County, Minnesota, 1640-2001 (2006).S5070

Landin Family. The Landin Heritage Book. S2797

Langemo, Cathy. Images of America: Bismarck, North Dakota (2003). S5048

Langemo, Cathy and JoAnn Winistorfer. Tracing Your Dakota Roots: A Guide to Genealogical Research in the Dakotas (2000). S5030

Larson, Naomi, Robert Littlefield and Zona Mathison, editors. Elim Lutheran Church: Remembrances and Records: A Commemorative Work to Celebrate the Centennial of Elim Lutheran Church of Fargo, ND. S4942

Leclerc, Michael. Genealogist's Handbook for New England Reserach, 5th edition (2012). S5105

Lee, Elsie. Diary of an Old Lady (1991). S4938

Lewis, Verne. Lewis and Plummer. S4735

Lindstrom, Victor. Eksjo Cemetery (1987). S4818

Little Grassy River Research Committee. Water Under the Bridge: History of the Little Grassy River McCrosson-Tovell, 1893-1993 (1996). S4992

Littlefield, Fay Hestdalen. Fort Abercrombie: Based on Newspaper Articles, Letters, Military Records, Maps, Published Articles, Books, and the Internet [North Dakota]. S5042

Littlefield, Fay Hestdalen. The Hestdalen Family: Growing Up in Abercrombie: A Family History (1992). S4959

Lokensgard, Jan Jordan. März and Sperl Family History (2004). S5057

Lund, Leonard. Lund Family – 20 Generations. S4774

Lundby, Theresse. Lillehaugen Family Treasures (1988). S4856

Lundby, Theresse. Store Ola Nilsen (Gudmundsrud) Family History. S4787

Marler, Jacqueline. Hallinglaget Journals Index (1992). S4960

Marler, Jacqueline. People’s History of the Hallinglag of America 1907-2007 (2007). S5079

Matthiesen, Carolgene Whitney Wolf. Whitney/Schulz Family Tree (2015). S5119

Midgarden, Nels. Nels Midgarden Pioneer and Midgarden Family Tree (1981). S4728

Midgarden, Nels. Ostrem: Andrew and Ella Family History. S4861

Moen, Jennifer. The John and Myrtle Anderson Family Album (1992). S4956

Mogren, John. Kenmare Pioneer Profiles [Kenmare, North Dakota]. S4997

Mooney, Ellen. Fogarty Family History (1988). S4870

Mooney, Ellen. Nolan-Brawders Family History. S4869

Mostad, Gayle Hand McKercher. More Mellow Memories [Hand and Coen families]. S4821

Ness, Audrey, Jan, Jim, and Wally. The Ness Tree (2007). S5077

Ness, Jan. It's All Relative (relatively speaking) (2013). S5111

Nielsen, Eugene. Oberon, ND: 1884-1990: Echoes of the Past (1994).

Odden, Harriet Nelson. Brick by Brick: Descendants of Jacob Nelson and Mary (Burrows) Nelson 1840-1991. S4937

Odegard, Loretta, editor. A Viking Heritage [Odegaard Family]. S4739

Oldenburg, Judith. The Lauf Family (1982). S4744

Opsata, Leon and Ruth. Opsata (1984). S4749

Ostby, Gerry and Betty Sola. Our Heritage: From Norway to America. S4815

Pehrson, Bonnie Carlson. The Pehrson Family Tree (2015). S5115

Peterson, Lela Selma. Selma: Swedish Fortitude on the North Dakota Frontier (2015). S5117

Peterson, Randy. Ussatis Family. S4944

Peterson, Richard. A Peterson Family History (1990). S4925

Puppe, Jim. The Family Record of Anna (Koch) Reihl (2002). S5041

Puppe, Jim. The Family Record of Ferdinande & Minna (Brehmer) Born (1998). S5006

Puppe, Jim. Heuchert Family Record (1996). S4991

Quam, Phyllis. We've Got Mail: Vandenberg Family Letters (2015). S5118

Quick, Philip. Relatively Speaking [Quick Family]. S4755

Quinn, Barbara Levorsen. Levorsen Letters: The First Generation (1997). S4999

Quinn, Barbara Levorsen. The Life and Times of the Amund Levorsen Family as Recorded in the Pelican Rapids Newspaper, 1882-1894 (1994). S4981

Rendahl, Junald. Amdahl-Sandvik Roots. S4750

Rendahl, Junald. Heyerdahl Family History. S4751

Rendahl, Junald. Rendahl Family Tree. S4752

Robinson, Sheila. Robinson Family History. S4756

Rootham, Andrea Waage. Poems & Stories of Two Sisters: Louisa and Leona Riley Moore (2006). S5071

Rootham, Andrea Waage. Waage Family History Record Book. S4760

Sacred Heart Catholic Church Book Committee. History of Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Cando, North Dakota (1993).

Sampson, Shirley. Lamberton High School Class of 1953: 60 Years Later (2013). S5113

Sandberg, Martin. A Lifetime of Memories (1991). S4929

Scheel, Marie. Roy Scheel’s Family Story (2010). S5094

Schlecht, Susan. Tracing Our Roots from France to the USA: Mougey and Goodman Ancestors and Descendants (2011). S5100

Schuldheisz, Rev. Allen. Schuldheisz Roots and Branches (1984). S4754

Schuler, Phyllis and Carolgene Wolf. Schuler Family Tree (2015). S5116

Schwinkendorf, Carol Hanson. Here Comes the Norwegians [Anderson and Gjersund families]. S4980

Shipton, May. The Cruel Cold Land (1982). S4698

Skjei, Jane and Renee Well. The Dakota Territory 1885 Census: Fargo Index (1991). S4941

Skurdall, James. An Anderson Family History (2008).

Skurdall, James. A Berg Family History. S5049

Skurdall, James. Henry and Mary Ann: Immigrants from Sogn: The Jones Family in America, 1857-2001 (2001). S5036

Skurdall, James. Skurdall · Skurdell · Skurdahl (1999). S5019

Solwey, Pamella. Knud Olsen Hundeby and Anne Guttormsdatter Hundeby Family History (2012). S5107

Spidahl, Walt. Speed's Ski Passion and Early Sky History of the Area (2008).

Sprague, G. H. Our Branch of the Sprague Family. S4801

Steffen, Janice. Sund. Sund Sage (1983). S4725

Steinolfson, Arlan. The Dakota Icelanders Project (2003).

Steinolfson, Arlan. The Dakota Icelanders Project: Pembina County Obituaries and Death Notices 1943-1981, Volumes 1 and 2 (2004).

Steinolfson, Arlan. 1870 Icelandic Census Summary: Volume I (2010). S5092

Steinolfson, Arlan. 1893 Pembina County North Dakota Landowners Surname Index (2008).

Steinolfson, Arlan. 1893 Pembina County North Dakota Landowners Township Index (2008).

Steinolfson, Arlan. 1893 Township Plats of Pembina County North Dakota (2008).

Steinolfson, Arlan. The Eyford Community: Book 1 (2007). S5081

Steinolfson, Arlan. Genealogy by the Numbers: Keeping Track of People (2008).

Steinolfson, Arlan. 1904 Atlas and Landowners Index of Pembina Count, North Dakota Compiled from the Pink Paper Map (2006). S5073

Steinolfson, Arlan. A Reproduction of the 1940 Pembina County Atlas and Directory (2010). S5093

Steinolfson, Arlan. The Steinolfson Book of Relatives.

Steinolfson, Arlan. 2008 Memorial Booklet: 109th Annual 2nd of August Celebration Held at Mountain, North Dakota.

Stenshoel, Eric, Eunice and Myles. Ole og Kari fra Sognefjord. S4720

Stenshoel, Eunice, editor. Rokne – Root and Branch. S4717

Stenshoel, Eunice and Myles. Peder og Marte fra Eidsvoll. S4719

Stinson, L. Marilyn Cameron. Descendants of Roderick and Christiana Cameron (2008).

Stinson, L. Marilyn Cameron. Henry Spencer Stinson & Blanche Violet Anderson Family History (1998). S5005

Stinson, L. Marilyn Cameron. John and Elizabeth (Cameron) Cameron (2003). S5050

Struble, Dawn and Pat. Genealogy of Kinglsey Smith with Supplements on Libby-Shannon-Blood-Rouse. S4786

Sunsdahl, Lawrence. Backward Glances (2011). S5099

Thorsgaard, Marlin. Thorsgaard (Brenden) Family in America (1999). S5018

Trenbeath, Rose Wood. Things You Ought to Know: Stories About Prairie Life (2003). S5052

Trostad Family Book Committee. Trostad Family Tree (1989). S4924

Tukua, Jule. Historien Om Ole og Gunhild Tukua Slekten (2011). S5098

Tweten, June. Tveiti, Tveiten, Tvedten, Tweeten, Tweten “A Family History” (1981). S4722

Ulvestad, Martin. Norwegians in America, their History and Record (2012). S5109

The Urness Township History Committee. The History of Urness Township: 135 Years of Rural Community Life (2008).

Wahlberg, Carl and Hazel. As We Were: A Glimpse of the Past [Wahlberg family] (1997). S4998

Wandler, Diane. Our Schoch-Berger Heritage (2005).

Warnes, Dennis. The A. A., Warnes Family History, The Halvor E. Holm Family History, The Peder K. Dahle Family History. S5059

Warnes, Dennis. The Sjöstedt, Schustedt, Sustad Family History. S5060

Warnes, Dennis. The Torkelson, Thorkildson, Tveite, Tjomsås Family History (2004). S5058

Wicker, Rhoda Berry. My Great-Grandparents: Jonathan Owen & Elizabeth Ann Dean & Their Forebears (2003). S5053

Willprecht, Nora. Dunham Family History. S4723

Winistorfer, JoAnn. History of the Norwegian Settlements (2006). S5069

Wright, C. Vincent. The Wright Stuff: Descendants of Brigham C. Wright and Urania Murray. S4973