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Anna Hensel with her daughter Marie Hensel Treichel
Anna Hensel with her daughter Marie Hensel Treichel
TitleAnna Hensel with her daughter Marie Hensel Treichel
Date of Original190-?
DescriptionAnna Hensel seated with her daughter standing beside her.
Ordering InformationConsult:
General SubjectPeople
Subject (LCTGM)Older people
Subject (LCSH)Russian Germans
Subject (Local)Women homesteaders
Personal NameHensel, Anna, 1834-
Treichel, Marie Hensel, d. 1967
LocationBentley (N.D.)
Hettinger County (N.D.)
North Dakota
United States
Item Number2008.116.93; 2008.35.2
Negative Number35mm 305.29-30
Format of OriginalSlides
Dimensions of Original5 x 5 cm.
Transcription"Anna Hensel (seated) 1893" - Handwritten on slide mount.
"Anna Hensel came from Bessarabia, South Russia, when she was 67. She stayed on her homestead 11 years. Courtesy Loraine Stindt." - Caption cropped image showing just Anna Hensel.
"Anna Hensel (seated), 1893, standing - her youngest daughter, Marie she inherited Anna's homestead and lived there until about 1960" - Caption with copy print (2008.35.2)
NotesTitle supplied by staff.
Photographer unknown.
Copied from original gelatin silver print.
Completed questionnaire and additional biographical information in Lindgren's research papers (Mss 292.1.95). Copy print also available in collection.
Biography/HistoryAnna Hensel was born in 1834 at Leipzig, Bessarabia, Russia. She came to the United States in 1901.She homesteaded in Hettinger County in 1903 near her daughter and son-in-law who had come earlier. She proved up her claim in 1910. In 1914 she moved to Washington to be near her daughter where she died at age 93. Marie Hensel married Michael Treichel and they lived near Elgin until Marie, a widow, moved to her mother's farm south of Bentley, N.D.
Repository InstitutionNorth Dakota State University Libraries, Institute for Regional Studies
Repository CollectionH. Elaine Lindgren Photograph Collection 2008
Collection Finding AidConsult:
Credit LineInstitute for Regional Studies, NDSU, Fargo (2008.116.93)
Digital IDrs010098
Original SourceSlide
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