Area Book II: The Past 100 Years and Its People
By Katie Glatt Wald
Hague, North Dakota, 1989, 424 pages, softcover.
The Germans from Russia Heritage Collection is pleased to provide
this important book about the community of Hague, Emmons County,
in south-central North Dakota. The Hague area was settled by many
immigrants by Catholic Black Sea Germans of the Kutschurgan District
villages, South Russia, today located near Odessa, Ukraine.
Katie Glatt Wald is also the author of the book History of St.
Mary's Catholic Church and the Town of Hague, North Dakota, and
the family history The Wanglers: 1879 - 1990.
The Introduction includes: "The lifestyles, struggles, and
hardships endured by our forefathers has become of major interest
to me in recent years...To depict the lives of the people who settled
in the community, I've taken it up myself to write this book consisting
of family histories, and local and state history. The book includes
many photographs and a section called "Image of Dakota Territory."
The "Family Histories" section includes German-Russian
family names including: Bauer, Baumgartner, Baumstarck, Bosch, Eberle,
Feist, Fischer, Frison, Gabriel, Geffre, Glatt, Goldade, Grosz,
Hartze, Hauer, Heier, Heilman, Hieb, Hilt, Hulm, Hummel, Johs, Jundt,
Keller, Knoll, Kocher, Krumm, Lipp, Lutz, Malsom, Marquardt, Materi,
Meier, Mitzel, Mosser, Neis, Pfeifer, Sahli, Schall, Scherr, Schmaltz,
Schmidt, Schumacher, Schweitzer, Senger, Tschosik, Vetter, Volk,
Wald, Weigel, Weisbeck, Werlinger, Wolf, and Zahn.