Hazen, North Dakota: 1913 - 1988

Hazen Diamond Jubilee Committee, Hazen, North Dakota, 1988, 441 pages, hardcover


The Hazen diamond jubilee book includes extensive historical documentation, photographs, and family histories. Sections include; "Lure of the Land;" "Life on the Homestead;" "Hazen's German-Russians;" "Life on the Homestead;" and "Farms Were Diversified in Those Days." North of Hazen, there was the settlement Krem. These pioneering immigrants came from Crimean German villages in South Russia (today Ukraine). There are detailed indexes for businesses and family histories.

The "Family Histories" section of pages 158 to 363 includes these German names: Adolf, Axtman, Balszler, Beck, Beckman, Benz, Bergstedt, Blum, Boehm, Boettcher, Bohrer, Buchholz, Dietz, Ellwein, Erbele, Eslinger, Fandrich, Fiechtner, Flemmer, Fischer, Frank, Froeschle, Ganske, Geist, Goetz, Grinsteinner, Grosz, Guenthner, Gutsche, Haas, Heinemeyer, Heine, Heinz, Hertz, Hildebrand, Hoffman, Huber, Huff Hulm, Isaak, Keller, Kilber, Klein, Klundt, Knecht, Knoell, Krause, Kruckenberg, Kuch, Lauf, Lentz, Lehr, Maas, Mehlhoff, Miller, Mittelstaedt, Mueller, Oberlander, Oster, Radtke, Rahn, Reich, Reichenberg, Reiner, Reinhardt, Richter, Sailer, Scheid, Schlender, Schock, Schramm, Schrempf, Schuh, Schwab, Schwalbe, Schwartz, Schwarz, Seitz, Stroup, Teske, Ternes, Tesky, Thomas, Unterseher, Wagner, Weigum, Weiser, Weisz, Werner, Wetzel, Wiedrich, Weist, Wittmayer, Wolf, Zeiszler, Ziemann, and Zuern.

Squatters had built these sod structures on the Mann Howard homestead when Howard arrived.
The Ed Heinemeyer homestead between Stanton and Hazen was in many ways typical of those established by the earliest settlers in Mercer County.
This neighborhood gathering of the August Isaak, Jacob Mohl, John Neuberger, and Gut Schlender families was a typical Sunday afternoon get-together among families in early days of settlement.
This carefully maintained earth home is one of the few still occupied in North Dakota. Otto and Elfrieda Goetz make thier home in this house built by Otto's grandfather.

Hazen, North Dakota: 1913 - 1988

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