County and Rugby, North Dakota: A Century of Area History: 1886
Rugby Centennial Book Committee, Rugby, North Dakota, 363
pages, 1986, softcover
The Germans from Russia Heritage Collection is pleased to provide
this valuable North Dakota book of the 100th centennial of Pierce County
and Rugby in north central North Dakota.
The book includes: many historical photographs; a history of Rugby,
Pierce County and townships with maps; churches; schools, honor
roll, and business histories. The Village Histories section includes:
Aylmer, Balta, Barton, Brazil, Clifton, Dubay, Fero, Hong, Leverich,
Orrin, Selz, Silva, Tunbridge, and Wolford.
The Family Histories section covers pages 7 to 234 including these
German-Russian names: Axtman, Becker, Bertsch, Bosch, Brossart,
Buckmiller, Burgard, Burkhartsmeier, Busch, Deck, Degenstein, Duchscher,
Ebach, Eisenzimmer, Ely, Engelbretson, Fettig, Fleck, Friederich,
Geiszler, Giesinger, Gisi, Goetz, Gross, Gummeringer, Hagel, Hauser,
Heil, Heintz, Held, Miller, Hochstetler, Hoff, Hoffart, Hoffert,
Horstein, Jundt, Keller, Kraft, Kramlich, Krenzel, Kuehnemund, Kuntz,
Lesmeister, Mattern, Meyer, Mittenberger, Moen, Ness, Paul, Pfau,
Pfeifer, Rauch, Richter, Rieger, Ripplinger, Roerick, Sattler, Schaan,
Schall, Schiff, Schmaltz, Schmutzler, Schneibel, Schneider, Schwan,
Seefeld, Tuchscherer, Vetter, Voeller, Volk, Waltz, Weigel, Welk,
Wentz, Wolfe, Young, Zacher, and Ziegler.
Of important value in the book, is the identification of persons
of their German villages primarily from the Black Sea German Catholic
Kutschurgan District mother colonies of Baden, Elsass, Kandel, Mannheim,
Selz, and Strassburg, South Russia, today located near Odessa, Ukraine.
Rubgy Public School,
Silva, North Dakota,
Rugby, North Dakota,
Selz, North Dakota,