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Perry Historical Center (Wis.) / The historic Perry Norwegian settlement
(1994)

Chapter 5: The Forward School District,   pp. 91-106 PDF (6.7 MB)


Page 106

FORWARD SCHOOL DISTRICT
Eugene and Arlene (Elmer) Sherven
Joan, Eugene Jr., Nathan
Verdean and Mary (Erickson) Sherven
Holly, Melanie, Eric, Wayne
40. Roland and Chris (Cornehls) Sarko
Built a new home on a parcel of farm 34.
41. Christ and Elina (Peterson) Magnuson
Peter, Carl, Bertha, Martha
Carl and Evelyn (Crooks) Magnuson
Donald Schram Family
Robert and Judith (Johnson) Brick
Elizabeth
42. Keith and Sue (Rand) Baumgartner
Built a new home on a parcel of the farm where
Keith grew up, farm 26.
Tricia, Heidi
Leroy and Seraphine (Ballweg) Schlimgen
Jacqueline, John, Jean, Janet, Joseph, Jay,
Joyce, Jesse
43. Gullick 0. and Ragnhilda Ryr
Mary, Betsy, Ed, Sarah, Thomas, Gilbert,
Ole, Halvor, Rena
Some of the children changed their name from Ryr
to Rear.
Gullick and Steinvor (Olesdtr-Straume) Ryr
Steinvor was a widow of Ouver Halvorson.
LH. Lewis and wife
During the tornado of 1878 their small house was
totally destroyed and Mrs. Lewis was seriously
injured.
Engbret and Ranelia (Halvorson) Knudtson
Built new buildings (c. 1916). They had also lived at
farms 1 (which included farm 7 at that time), 15, and
19 in this school district.
Albert, Henry
Iver and Ida (Lunda) Ulsrud
Lela, Earl, Merlin, Iver Jr.
Albert and Alma (Lyster) Swingen
Albert was a native of this district, having been born
and raised at farm 21 which his brother, Milton, took
over after their parents. Their brother Helmer also
stayed in the district, working as the plumber and
repair man at the garage on the first floor of the
Temperance Hall (24) and farming at 5.
Edwin and Rose (Strahm) Knudtson
Edwin was a grandson of the Engbret and Ranelia
Knudtson who had lived here. Both couples had also
lived on farm 1 in this school district.
Randolph and Beverly (McKewen) Thrush
Lisa, Valerie
Randolph and JoAnn (Poole) Thrush and Jessica
Thrush
44. Knud and Asjerd Jordee
Annie, Tilda, Hans, Ole, Carl, Oscar
Carl and Ida (Hustad) Jordee
Joseph, Corella, Arthur, Edwin, Milford,
Homer, Willard
Obert and Corella (Jordee) Lund
Neil, Dawn
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