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Riste, Leanord, Johannsen, Woitkowicz of Scandanavia, WI

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Re: Riste, Leanord, Johannsen, Woitkowicz of Scandanavia, WI

Posted: 21 Jun 2013 8:40PM GMT
Classification: Query
Surnames: Riste Halvorson Riste Trinrud
Riste Johanson family- Riste is a name from a group of 5 farms in Norway, where people took the name of the farm versus their dad's or mother's patronymic name (Halvorsdatter or Halvorson). Like Brian, I am descended from the same Halvor Kristofferson Riste line, with Christopher Riste marrying Anna Johanson. the Johanson's lived about 5 miles from the Scandinavia Riste farm on County B, on Hwy 49 just outside of Iola, WI. (Google the Iola Old Car Show for info about the town)There are still about 3 cousins on the Johanson side that I know in the Iola and Amherst WI area that have some info. I am rarely out here on Ancestry, but Brian knows where to find me, here in Waupaca. Nancy Christensen Helbach.
SubjectAuthorDate Posted
Tom Riste 22 Feb 1999 12:00PM GMT 
BSchmieden 30 Mar 2002 6:09AM GMT 
Kyra Riste-Pater 13 Sep 2002 10:07PM GMT 
Brian Schmieden 18 Sep 2002 2:15AM GMT 
kyrarp 29 Jun 2012 3:47AM GMT 
wfwenzel 27 Jul 2012 4:32PM GMT 
Jeff Hedgpeth 26 Nov 2006 7:29AM GMT 
Lynard171583 4 Aug 2012 2:39AM GMT 
nhelbach2 22 Jun 2013 2:40AM GMT 
Johnforseth 6 Feb 2015 1:20AM GMT 
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