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* Bill Lange of Hill City, MN Home Page*

Updated September 5, 2000

I have put together all that I can find from Family records and family histories and gone through many searches on the WFT. Now I need help! My German roots are Lange, Schmidt, & Meyer. You wouldn't believe how many leads I have, few probably good and most just somebody with the same name. I hope that somebody out there recognizes some of them and can help tie them together.
On the other hand I have Swedish and Norwegion roots of Bergdahl, Fernlund, Nyhus, Nordgaarden, & Norstebon that apparently nobody ever heard of and they are all ???son or ???dotter when they get back to the old country.

I am currently pursuing the following lines

MEYER, Johann Henrich b July 25,1810 in Dambeck, Germany & LICHTE, Anna Christina
Wilhelm b Feb 8, 1841 m Maria Behrens
Heinrich Cheistoph b Nov 22, 1844 in Henstedt, Germany d Aug 8, 1921 in Lyton, Iowa m 1867 in Pomeroy, Iowa to Dorthea Meyer b Nov 29, 1842 in Dambeck, Germany d April 27, 1898 in Lyton, Iowa
Christian Heinrich b June 29, 1849 in Hentedt, Prussia, Germany d Jan 13, 1925 in Pomeroy, Iowa m Sept 15, 1876 in Lowden, Iowa to Katrina Gottschalk b Dec 16, 1854 in Germany d Sept 13, 1942 in Pomeroy, Iowa
Looking for any info on Ancestors/Siblings of Johann Meyer, Anna Lichte, or Dorthea Meyer.

LANGE, Karl John Christopher b June 15, 1856 in Alt-Negenbin, Germany d Sept 23, 1937 in Rockwell City, Iowa m May 12, 1878 in Danbeck, Germany to SCHMIDT, Maria Fredericks Joena b Nov 28, 1854 in Klitrhendorf, Germany d July 10, 1934 in Rockwell City, Iowa.
Karlís parents were Wilhelm Kurt Lange b Abt 1834 d Abt 1870 & Wilhemina Berner b Abt 1836. Wilhemina remarried to Karl Kruse. Known Siblings John Lange b Abt 1854 & Caroline Wilhemine Christine Lange. Hints of other siblings but no more info.
Mariaís parents were Christian Schmidt b Abt 1824 & Maria Moehr b Abt 1834 m Abt 1853
Christian was a landholder near Berlin, Germany. Wilhelm and later Karl took care of his cattle. May have had at least one other daughter.
Looking for any info on Ancestors/Siblings of Karl or Maria.

NYHUS, Hans T. b Sept 22, 1868 in Norway d July 28, 1938 in Henning, MN m Nov. 22,1899 to Martha Rosine HAUGEN b Mar 10, 1879 in Henning, MN d July 7, 1954 in Henning, MN
Hansís parents were Truls Nyhus & Christi Knudsdatter b May 21, 1823 in Aure-Eie Lunder, Norway.
Looking for any info on ancestors/siblings of Hans

NORSTEBON, Martin Anders M. b Nov 6, 1890 in Norway d April 14, 1974 in Perham, MN m June 22, 1922 in Roseau County, MN to NORDGAARDEN, Emma Helena b Dec 30, 1897 in Roseau County, MN d May 4, 1998 in Henning, MN.
Martinís parents were Anders Norsteboen b Nov 14, 1841 & Siri Stamperstuen b Oct 4, 1845 in Norway.
Emmaís parents were Mikkel Nordgaarden b in Telemark, Norway d Abt 1927 in Roseau, MN & Gunvor b Abt 1865 in Telemark, Norway d Abt 1948 in Roseau, MN.
Looking for any info on any relatives.

I would appreciate hearing from anyone who has a connection to any of these people. I would be happy to share what I have.


William Frederick Lange

478 Country Club Drive
Stansbury Park, UT 84074
A-United States

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