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Jean, Nina, Esther, and Anna Wishek at home, Ashley, N.D.
Jean, Nina, Esther, and Anna Wishek at home, Ashley, N.D.
TitleJean, Nina, Esther, and Anna Wishek at home, Ashley, N.D.
Date of Original1928
DescriptionThe Wishek daughtes Jean, Esther, and Anna, stand with their mother in front of the family home in Ashley, N.D. A small child sits on a folding chair at the left of the photograph.
Ordering Informationhttp://history.nd.gov/archives/whatphotos.html
General SubjectPeople
Women
Portraits
Subject (LCTGM)Dresses
Families
Mothers
Portrait photographs
Personal NameWishek family
Wishek, Nina Farley
Wishek, Jean, 1902-
Wishek, Esther, 1894-
Wishek, Anna, 1896-
LocationAshley (N.D.)
Decade1920-1929
Item Number2007-P-019-15
Format of OriginalPhotographic prints
NotesPhotographer unknown.
Title created by staff.
Biography/HistoryNina Mary Farley Wishek was born in 1869. She married John H. Wishek, 14 years her senior in 1891. She worked as a teacher, was involved in women's organizations, and was an author, poet, and a writer of historical works, particularly of the McIntosh County and Ashley area.
Esther Wishek was born in 1894 and married Carl Tange in 1919. They operated farms at Outlook, Mont. before moving to Whittier, Calif. They had five children: Nina Tange, Margaret Tange, Helen Tange, Carl Tange Jr., and John Tange.
Anna Wishek was born in 1896. She married Ryland Benson in 1918. He died in 1934, and she never remarried. She had four children: Barbara Benson, Louise Anne Benson Beterson Wiese, Joan Farley Benson, Ryland Reese Benson.
Jean Wishek was born in 1902 and married Norman Ofsthun in 1927 and lived in Palm Springs, Calif. They had one daughter, Jeannette Ofsthun.
Bibliographic ReferenceAshley diamond jubilee, Ashley North Dakota : June 19-20-21, 1963. Ashley, N.D. Historical Book Cmte., 1963. p. 154-156.
Repository InstitutionState Historical Society of North Dakota
Repository CollectionWishek Family Photograph Collection 2007-P-019
Credit LineState Historical Society of North Dakota (2007-P-019-15)
Rights ManagementCopyright status unknown.
Digital IDsh2007P01915
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