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Edward and Minnie Krecklau with Bertha and John Krecklau, Blooming Valley Township, Divide County, N.D.
Edward and Minnie Krecklau with Bertha and John Krecklau, Blooming Valley Township, Divide County, N.D.
TitleEdward and Minnie Krecklau with Bertha and John Krecklau, Blooming Valley Township, Divide County, N.D.
Date of Original1909
DescriptionEdward and Minnie Krecklau pose in front of a home in Divide County. Minnie sits in the back of a buggy with her sister Bertha, who is holding her son John.
Ordering Informationhttp://history.nd.gov/archives/whatphotos.html
General SubjectAnimals
People
Women
Rural views
Subject (LCTGM)Spouses
Families
Infants
Boys
Horses
Carriages & coaches
Personal NameKrecklau, Edward
Krecklau, Minnie
Krecklau, Bertha
Krecklau, John
LocationDivide County (N.D.)
Decade1900-1909
Item Number00032-DV-05-02
Format of OriginalPhotographic prints
NotesPhotographer unknown.
Title created by staff.
Biography/HistoryEdward and Minnie Krecklau filed on land in Blooming Valley Township in 1906. They built a sod house and bought oxen to break up the land. A frame house was constructed on the claim in 1908, and a modern house was built in 1917. Later, the Krecklaus moved to Crosby. Bertha Krecklau was married to Emil Krecklau. Emil moved to Blooming Valley Township in 1903, and Bertha arrived in 1905. Bertha and Emil had two children, John and Lillian. John Krecklau later married Rose Fenster, and they lived on the family homestead. John and Rose had two children: Jorden and Judith.
Bibliographic ReferenceStories and history of Divide County. Marceline, Mo.: Walsworth, 1964. p. 69-70.
Repository InstitutionState Historical Society of North Dakota
Repository CollectionOral History Project Photograph Collection 00032
Credit LineState Historical Society of North Dakota (00032-DV-05-02)
Rights ManagementCopyright status unknown.
Digital IDsh00032DV0502
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