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Eulogius SCHMOLKE

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Re: Eulogius SCHMOLKE

Posted: 21 Feb 2012 5:23PM GMT
Classification: Query
Surnames: Schmolke
Hi, Karen,
Tom's message about Eologius being sent to MN to look for land in 1918 was picked up by a Hesch family blog. I thought I'd better add my two cents.
My mother remembered Eologius stopping in Minnesota on his way back from World War I. He was in the army through the war so I don't think he was sent to MN to look for land about 1918. His Schmolke family (Fred and Elizabeth and their younger children) moved to MN in 1919 though, at the urging of Fred's brother John who owned lots of land in MN. When he came back from the war the family was already in MN. My mother remembered him in his uniform. He went back to Alberta and no one saw him after that. Rose and Mary did go to Alberta to look for him. Apparently he had moved on to BC and changed his name to Eugene. He drowned. I have his estate papers and his military record.
Nancy Pundsack
SubjectAuthorDate Posted
leroylamotte_... 9 Dec 2007 7:52PM GMT 
diloretta612 13 Jul 2011 10:53PM GMT 
Sandra Schmolke 29 Sep 2001 10:55AM GMT 
leroylamotte_... 9 Dec 2007 8:56PM GMT 
ktsmude 6 Jun 2009 8:59PM GMT 
NPundsack 22 Feb 2012 12:23AM GMT 
Sarah Schmolk... 13 Nov 2014 4:28PM GMT 
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