North Dakota: 1913 - 1988
Hazen Diamond Jubilee Committee, Hazen, North Dakota, 1988, 441
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.
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.
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.
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.