History of West Eureka

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Table of Contents

Early History……………………. 1

School History………………….. 2

Eureka Baptist Church……………. 3

Bording-Chartrand……………….. 5

Emigrate to America by Ruby Jansen… 9

Eureka Methodist Church………….. 12

Petzel…………………………. 14

Huehn………………………….. 14

Jorganson………………………. 15

Nelson…………………………. 15

Donaghue……………………….. 15

Peterson……………………….. 16

Mark Petzel…………………….. 16

Eids…………………………… 16

Jensen…………………………. 17

Beyl…………………………… 17

Corvith………………………… 17

Brown………………………….. 17

Chapin…………………………. 17

Harper School…………………… 18

Pfannes………………………… 18

Bodoh………………………….. 18

Nelson…………………………. 19

Anderson……………………….. 19

Tuttle…………………………. 19

Doolittle………………………. 19

Hacken…………………………. 19

Brust………………………….. 19

Galle………………………….. 20

Swenson………………………… 20

Bjornstad………………………. 20

Stage………………………….. 20

Eureka Creamery…………………. 20

Mobil Station…………………… 20

Eureka Stone……………………. 20

Peterson……………………….. 20

Eureka Town Hall………………… 20

Eureka School…………………… 20

Burch………………………….. 20

Carrier………………………… 20

Eureka Baptist Church……………. 21

Larson…………………………. 21

Bystrom………………………… 21

Sturley………………………… 21

Spooky Hallow…………………… 21

Peck…………………………… 21

Cook…………………………… 22

Schwarztrauber………………….. 22

Hacken…………………………. 22

Jensen Post Office………………. 22

Hacken…………………………. 22

Chouinard………………………. 22

Chouinard………………………. 23

Mickelson………………………. 23

Caspersen………………………. 23

Swanson………………………… 23

Jensen…………………………. 23

Scrubtown Store…………………. 23

Scrubtown Creamery………………. 23

Anderson……………………….. 24

Trejo………………………….. 24

Hillcrest School………………… 24

Johnson………………………… 24

Knapp………………………….. 24

Swanson………………………… 24

Carroll………………………… 25

Dillon…………………………. 25

Nestor…………………………. 25

Skoog………………………….. 25

Danielson………………………. 25

Belknapp……………………….. 25

Erickson……………………….. 25

Bording………………………… 26

Lee……………………………. 26

Olson………………………….. 26

Carlson………………………… 26

Chartrand………………………. 26

Danielson………………………. 26

Landahl………………………… 27

Nissen…………………………. 27

Petzel…………………………. 27

Ebert………………………….. 27

Rock Creek Redeemer Lutheran Church… 27

Lone Maple School………………… 27

Hillsdale place………………….. 28

Parmeter………………………… 28

Snyder………………………….. 28

Bushweiler………………………. 28

Peterson farm……………………. 28

Landahl…………………………. 29

Peterson………………………… 29

John……………………………. 29

Peterson………………………… 29

Fountain………………………… 29

Jackson…………………………. 30

Lechman…………………………. 30

Olson…………………………… 30

Karsky………………………….. 30

Thomas………………………….. 30

Danielson……………………….. 31

Lien……………………………. 31

Lunde…………………………… 31

Johnson…………………………. 31

Jackson…………………………. 31

St. Pierre………………………. 32

Mishler…………………………. 32

Anderson………………………… 32

Carlson…………………………. 32

Carey…………………………… 32

Rock Creek Lutheran Church………… 34

Pleasant Hill Cemetery……………. 36

My Childhood by Clara Stoltz Sherman.. 37

An Old Memory by Evelyn Peterson…… 38

Old Time Remedies………………… 39

A Home Doctor’s Story…………….. 43

Age…………………………….. 50

Skoog Family by Irene Campbell…….. 52

Andrew Jackson Family……………. 54

Andrew Anderson Family…………… 55

Landahl Family………………….. 56

Ernest Peterson Family…………… 58

Nels C. Jensen Family…………….. 59

Henry Eibs Family……………….. 61

George Hillsdale Family………….. 63

Charles and Jenny Johnson………… 65

Alexander and Susan Campbell……… 67

George Peterson Family…………… 69

Gust Erickson Family…………….. 71

Arthur Rehbein………………….. 73