Larry's Family Photos
Photographs from Larry's father's side
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Mathias Staack and FamilyMathias Staack (Larry's GG grandfather) with his wife Mary (Peterson). The children are, most likely, Emma (Larry's great grandmother) and Carl. Mathias emigrated to the U.S. from Schleswig-Holstein in the 1860's.
James Gardner Wilson HouseFarm house in Dakota, MN. From left to right are most likely son, John Henry, daughter-in-law, Alma, Sarah Brown Wilson, James Gardner Wilson. Picture probably taken around 1900.
James Gardner Wilson
(1832 - 1908)
I had previously misidentified the children as being the offspring of Sarah (Wilson) Grant and Newton Grant.
John and Delbert WilsonJohn and Delbert were the two youngest children of James Gardner Wilson, who had a total of 13. In this picture they are apparently posing for a fashion ad.
James Judson Wilson
of Cumberland, WI
Rolland H. Wilson (1895-1974) and Cocoa, his dogA picture of Larry's grandfather that was taken in front of Louis Thurow's summer cottage on the Mississippi River between LaMoille and Dakota, MN
Louis and Emma (Staack) ThurowLarry's great grandfather (1860-1943) and great grandmother (1859-1941)
William J. Thurow,
Rolland. H. Wilson, Sr.
David Wilson and Rolland, his fatherPicture taken in 1936 of David Donn Wilson (1925-1991) and Rolland H. Wilson