Golden Jubilee: 1888 - 1938
Ashley Golden Jubilee Committee, Ashley, North Dakota, 242 pages,
The Germans from Russia Heritage Collection is pleased to provide
this valuable North Dakota 50 year golden jubilee book of Ashley
in McIntosh County, south-central North Dakota.
The book includes: many historical photographs; a history of Ashley,
Hoskins, Zeeland, Venturia, Danzig, Lehr, and Wishek, all in McIntosh;
Ashley bands; churches; biography of John Henry Wishek; and many
The Family Histories section covers pages 69 to 232 including these
German-Russian names: Aipperspach, Barreither, Bauer, Bauman, Becker,
Beglau, Bender, Bertsch, Biederstedt, Bietz, Billigmeier, Bittner,
Boschee, Brandner, Breitling, Delzer, Dewald, Dobler, Dockter, Doerr,
Fischer, Fregien, Geiszler, George, Geidt, Goehring, Goll, Haas,
Haerter, Hager, Harter, Haupt, Hein, Heinrich, Herr, Hildenbrand,
Hoff, Jenner, Jesser, Kessel, Kempf, Klaudt, Klipfel, Koth, Krause,
Krein, Kretschmar, Leno, Lippert, Mack, Maier, Mammel, Meidinger,
Mertz, Miller, Moench, Moos, Mueller, Nagel, Nickisch, Pfeifle,
Pritzkau, Pudwill, Rall, Reidlinger, Rempfer, Retzer, Rieger, Roth,
Rothfusz, Rott, Schaeffer, Schnabel, Schauer, Schmidt, Schrenk,
Schulz, Spitzer, Strobel, Tesky, Thurn, Vossler, Ulmer, Wahl, Welder,
Wiedmann, Wiest, Wolf, Wolff, Ziegenhagel, and Zimmerman.
Of important value in the book, is the identification of persons
of their German villages of South Russia and Bessarabia including:
Alexanderfeld, Alt Danzig, Beresina, Bergdorf, Borodino, Elsass,
Friedenstal, Glückstal, Hoffnungstal, Johannestal, Josephsdorf,
Igenfeld, Kassel, Klöstitz, Leipzig, Lichtental, Marienberg,
Neu Danzig, Neudorf, Neustatz, Paris, Alt Posttal, Rohrbach, Tarutino,
Looking east on Main Street, Ashley,
ND; horse team in the foreground were owned by John D. Heyd.
Early Ashley Band taken in front of
Stube Hotel; H.M. Larimer with snar drum; T.S. Johnstone, one
of the cornet players; C.S. Johnstone, trombone; and Alex Johnstone,
Settlers looking for water in the late
1880s near Ashley.
This building formerly at Hoskins was
known as the Grand View; later moved to Ashley and named the
Livery Barn operated at Ashley by C.D.
Threshing scene with horses in McIntosh