Logan County, North Dakota Area


Area Coordinators: Marcia Paxton and Carolyn Schott

Date Formed: 1872-73

County Seat: unnamed site, 1884; Napoleon, 1884-1899; King, 1899; Napoleon, 1899-present

Cities, townships and historical communities:

CITIES - Burnstad, Fredonia, Gackle, Guyson, King, Lehr, Napoleon, Peters

TOWNSHIPS - Arvada, Blue Ball, Bryant, Cokato, Dixon, Finn, German, Glendale, Grenz, Gutschmidt, *Haag, Hills, Hillsburg, Hollandsworth, *Janke, Johannesdale, Ketterling, Koepplin, Kroeber, *Lautt, Moos, *Nathan, Neu Dorf, Red Lake, Schell Butte, Sealy, Starkey, Weigel.

* Fredonia 2004 history book has maps of these townships showing schools, cemeteries, post offices, original farm locations

Articles:

Name Type Source
Arrival of the Soo at Napoleon History Peter Sperle

Big War Costly, by G.W. Patterson (Bismarck Tribune, 1987)

History Heritage Review #17-4, 1987, p. 21
Fredonia Photo Photo Heritage Review #24, 1979, Cover
Gackle, ND by F.W. Sallet (Dakota Freie Presse, 1909) History Heritage Review #17, 1977, p. 13
Heritage Review #18, 1977, p. 25
Heritage Review #21, 1978, p. 22
Growing up in Logan County History-Personal NDSU Library
Legacy of Three Generations History-Personal Denise Miller Stoppelworth
Lehr Tabernacle, by Arnold Marzolf History Heritage Review #21-3, 1991, p.2
Lehr Tabernacle, by Carolyn Schott History, Memories Heritage Review #37-1, 2007, p. 11
Lehr Tabernacle – Readers Respond History, Memories Heritage Review #37-2, 2007, p. 31
Lehr, ND by Gottlieb Harr (Dakota Freie Presse, 1935) History Heritage Review #12-2, 1982, p.6
Logan County Miscellaneous Obituaries Obits Genealogy Buff.com
Logan County, by F.W. Sallet (Dakota Freie Presse, 1909) History Heritage Review #21, 1978, p. 22
Old Letters, Gackle, ND (Eureka Rundschau, 1919) History Heritage Review #29-3, 1999, p.36
She Knew How to Love, Cousin Edna Weispfenning History-Personal Thomas G. Mueller
St. Boniface Catholic Church History-Church NDSU Library
The Last Link, Dakota Territory Logan County 1887 History Thomas Mueller

 

Books: (These books are available at GRHS headquarters)

 

Cemeteries – Locations on a Map Community/Township Comments
For Members Only  Cemeteries - GPS, location, photos More ND Cemetery Photos  
Berlin German Baptist Church Cemetery
--/Lautt
 
Church of God
--/Grenz
 
Ebenezer Church Cemetery
Lehr SW/Arvanda
 
Ebenfeld Cemetery
--/German
 
Emanuel Congregation Cemetery
Fredonia/Hillsburg
 
Emanuel Congregation Cemetery
Gackle/Moos
 
Eslinger Family Cemetery
--/Janke
Cemetery list in Fredonia 2004 book
Evangelical Lutheran Cemetery (Labrensz)
Fredonia NW/Nathan
Cemetery list in Fredonia 2004 book
Evangelical Trinity Lutheran Cemetery
Lehr/Hillsburg
 
Family Rest Cemetery (Sukut)
Lehr NW/Hollandsworth
 
Friedensthal Cemetery
Fredonia/Janke
Cemetery list in Fredonia 2004 book
Gackle City Cemetery (Elhard)
Gackle/Finn
 
German Baptist
--/Lautt
Cemetery list in Fredonia 2004 book
German Baptist Flat Cemetery
--/German
 
Homola Finnish Old Apostolic Cemetery
Fredonia/Nathan
Cemetery list in Fredonia 2004 book
Hope EUB Church Cemetery
Lehr NW/Hillsburg
 
Hope Evangelical EUB Cemetery
--/German
 
Jehovah Congregation St. Lucas Cemetery
Lehr NW/Hollandsworth

 

Johannesthal Cemetery
--/Johannesdal

 

Keszler Family Cemetery
--/German

 

King Cemetery
Lehr/--

 

Lautt Cemetery
Guyson/Lautt
 
Millers Cemetery
Streeter Flats/German
 
Napoleon City Cemetery
Napoleon/Bryant

 

Nazareth Parish Cemetery
Fredonia/Haag
Cemetery list in Fredonia 2004 book
Neudorf Cemetery
Gackle/Neudorf
 
Orthodox Catholic Cemetery
--/Nathan

 

Pamona Valley Cemetery
Fredonia/Haag

Cemetery list in Fredonia 2004 book

Perman Family Cemetery

--/Grenz

 

Pioneer Cemetery

--/Johannesdahl

 

Postal Cemetery
--/Gutschmidt
 
Red Lake Community Cemetery
Burnstad/Red Lake
 
Saari Cemetery
Gackle South/Gutschmidt
 
St. Anthony's Cemetery
Schell Buttes/Schell Butte
 
St. Boniface Cemetery
Napoleon/Weigel

 

St. Clara Catholic Cemetery
--/Red Lake
 
St. James Lutheran Cemetery
Gackle South/Gutschmidt
 
St. Johannes and Martin Luther Cemetery
Fredonia/Janke
Cemetery list in Fredonia 2004 book
St. Philip Neri Catholic Cemetery
Napoleon/Bryant
 
Salem Congregation Cemetery
--/Cokato
 
Salem Lutheran Cemetery
--/Hills
 
Schaffer Cemetery (Private)
--/Blue Ball

 

Seventh Day Adventist Cemetery
--/ German
 
Streeter Gemeinde SDA Church Cemetery
Streeter SW/German
 
Tabor Evangelical Church Cemetery
Fredonia/Lautt
Cemetery list in Fredonia 2004 book
Tiede Lutheran Cemetery
Fredonia NE/Janke
Cemetery list in Fredonia 2004 book
Wolf Family Cemetery
--/Janke
Cemetery list in Fredonia 2004 book (partial)

 

Churches: For Members OnlyHistories, Locations & Photos of County Churches

Napoleon Baptist Church 
418 3rd Street E, Napoleon, ND 58561
(701) 754-2627

Full Gospel Assembly
Napoleon, ND 58561

St. Matthews Lutheran Church
402 Broadway, Napoleon, ND 58561
(701) 754-2802

St. Philip Neri Catholic Church
401 Broadway, Napoleon, ND 58561
(701) 754-2860

Trinity Lutheran Church
423 2nd Street East, Napoleon, ND 58561
(701) 754-2500

United Methodist Church
221 2nd Street E, Napoleon, ND 58561
(701) 754-2603

Assembly of God
407 1st Avenue E, Gackle, ND 58442
(701) 485-3398

Emmanuel Lutheran Church
117 Spruce Street W, Gackle, ND 58442
(701) 254-5395

Grace Baptist Church
204 Spruce Street W, Gackle, ND 58442
(701) 485-3360

Grace Lutheran Church
221 St S Lehr, ND 58460 
(701) 378-2565

United Methodist Church   
403 East St S Lehr, ND 58460-4016
(701) 378-2335

Martin Luther Church
302 Dietz St, Fredonia, ND 58440-4005 
(701) 698-2251

Homestead Records

Census Records:  
1900 Images
1910 Images 
1920 Images
1930 Images

1900 – Lehr and Mannheim Twp. censuses also listed in Heritage Review 10-2, 1980

Maps: GRHS Online Map Collection
1906 North Dakota
1921 North Dakota

Plat Map:
1916 Plat Map Index

Schools:
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Lists of school teachers and students in the country schools for Haag, Janke, Nathan, and Lautt Townships, and for Fredonia are included in the 2004 Fredonia book. Includes 1903-1967; all townships do not include all years.
-List of school teachers and students for the Lehr school district from 1903-1907 is included in the 1973 Lehr history book.

For Members Only Search the Letter Archives for towns in Logan County

Surnames:
Batsch , Bender, Blaskowsky, Borth, Brosz, Burekle, Deutscher, Dittus, Dockter, Elhard, Entzi, Enzminger, Eslinger, Fischer, Flaig, Fode, Geigle,  Gienger, Geiszler, Goehring, Grenz, Grosz, Gumke, Gutschmidt, Haag, Haas, Haut, Hehn, Herman, Hochhalter, Janke, Ketterling, Kinzler, Klundt, Kleingartner, Kramlich, Krueger, Lang, Lautt, Meidinger, Moos, Morlock, Mueller, Munsch, Nitschke, Ost, Pritzkau, Reich, Remboldt, Reule, Rivinius, Rott, Rudolf, Ruff, Schlecht, Schlenker, Schmeirer, Schott, Schuldeisz, Speidel, Suko, Sukut, Weispfenning, Widmer, Wolf, Zillmer and Zimmerman

Websites relating to Logan County:
Logan County US GenWeb
Logan County (Wikipedia)
Logan County Demographics (ePodunk) and more Logan County Demographics (city-data.com)
Gackle Genealogy Web Site
Gackle-Streeter Public School 

Gackle Municipal Site
Fredonia Community Profile
Napoleon Community Profile
Lehr Community Profile
Burnstad “Ghost Town”

World War I Draft Registration