South Dakota

Union County South Dakota



Akron Register Tribune, Akron, Iowa
Thursday, Feb. 15, 1912
Adolph Wiberg has invited the Luther League to meet there next Wednesday evening. All cordially invited to come and enjoy a good social time.
A large number attended the Ladies Aid at John E. Ericson's last Thursday afternoon, about fifty being present. The next meeting will be at L. E. Erickson's, next Wednesday afternoon.
J. Bergstrom, of Anoka, Neb., who has accepted a position as clerk at Paul Wendt's store in Akron, was a visitor at the John E. Ericson home a couple of days last week.
Martin Ericson arrived from Hawarden last week and is visiting at the home of his brother, John E.
Leander Manning returned Tuesday from Montrose, S.D., where he accompanied his uncle, Dr. F. A. Seemann, of Sioux City, on a business trip.

The Daily Republic, Mitchell, South Dakota
Unknown date
Contributed by Jeanne Jessie
Mr. and Mrs. Laurice Wittstruck of Ethan announce the engagement of their daughter, Marilyn Jean, to Swane Walker of Beresford. No date has been set for the wedding. Miss Wittstruck is a student at Augustana Academy. Her fiancee graduated from there last year.

Aberdeen (SD) Daily News, Tuesday, Aug 18, 1914
The twenty-seventh annual reunion and picnic of the old settlers of Union county is to be held at River Sioux park on the Big Sioux river, Tuesday, August 25. W. H. McMaster of Yankton will speak and various other platform engagements and amusements will be furnished during the day. A ball game has been arranged between Akron and Jefferson. Father McNally of Maurice, Ia., will act as umpire. A large attendance is expected.

Aberdeen (SD) Daily American, Tuesday, April 7, 1914
A. Ven, aged 85 years, died at the home of his son, James A. Ven, eight miles north of Elk Point. Mr. Ven has resided in Brule township more than 45 years and has been an invalid for the past eight years.

Aberdeen (SD) Daily American, Tuesday, April 7, 1914
Mrs. Thressa Wagner, of Brule township, died at the home of her daughter, Mrs. S. A. Omdahl, of Spink township, 12 miles northwest of Elk Point. The cause of her death was pneumonia. She was born in Gellingen, Baden, Germany, October 5, 1869, located on a farm in Brule township, Union county.

Aberdeen Daily News, 11 May 1903

Beresford - Dempsey Whitelaw, eight miles north of here, had a very narrow escape from death by being kicked by one of his horses.  He was knocked down, remaining unconscious for 45 minutes.  Whitelaw was all alone on the farm at the time of the accident, and when he came to he dragged himself to the house and telephoned for a doctor.

Sioux Valley, Sept. 11, 1893.

J. H. Seeman and Bert Parsons with their wives came up from Akron Sunday and spent the day with the Reeves family.  Will and Fred Seeman, of Dubuque, and Henry, of Colorado, shook hands with many friends here last week.  Mrs. Hans Seeman will make her home with her daughter, Mrs. Manning, for the present.

Austin Daily Herald (Austin, MN), Jun 10, 1896


Elk Point, S.D., June 10 - Peter McGrath, for many years coachman for Horace Greeley, died at Elk Point during the day, aged 75. He had been a resident of Dakota for 25 years.




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