75th Diamond Jubilee Anniversary: 1884 - 1959
Napoleon Diamond Jubilee Book Committee, Napoleon, North Dakota,
1959, 216 pages, hardcover
The Germans from Russia Heritage Collection is pleased to provide
this valuable 75th diamond jubilee book for Napoleon, Logan County,
south central North Dakota, heavily settled by immigrants from the
Black Sea German villages today near Odessa, Ukraine.
The book includes the "History of Napoleon" for pages
7 to 28 by Jay A. Bryant, longtime editor of The Napoleon Homestead.
There is the article, "Mr. and Mrs. Napoleon Goodsill - Early
The valuable "Family Histories" section includes many
family and histories photographs including: Baltzer, Bauer, Becker,
Delzer, Bitz, Braun, Bremeise, Brendel, Brunner, Deibert, Delzer,
Draeger, Fettig, Flemmer, Frank, Glatt, Grenz, Grof, Gross, Gums,
Heisler, Hilzendeger, Himmerich, Hochhalter, Hoffman, Hoof, Houser,
Hunkler, Jacob, Job, Johs, Jundt, Kambeitz, Kemmet, Keterling, Kirschenman,
Kleppe, Kuhn, Kuntz, Kroeber, Kraeber, Lachenmeier, Lang, Leier,
Leischner, Moen, Meier, Mertz, Mennes, Mitzel, Masseth, Neigum,
Oberlander, Oldenburger, Olig, Perman, Pfeifle, Piatz, Pritzkau,
Rau, Retzlaff, Richter, Roehrich, Roesler, Rohrich, Rudolf, Schatz,
Schmidt, Schott, Schwengler, Schwartz, Schwartzenberger, Silbernagel,
Steidl, Spangler, Sperle, Spitzer, Steinhaus, Sukut, Wald, Wangler,
Weber, Welder, Wentz, Wiebusch, Wierschke, Wittmier, Wolf and Zimmerman.
The book includes a section of "Churches and Church Organizations,"
"Schools and School Organizations," "Civic and Fraternal
Organizations," "County and City Offices" and "Business
There are many of Napoleon and the area throughout the book. A
"Biographical Index" completes the book.