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Mr. John Rickbeil family and house near Cavalier, N.D.
Mr. John Rickbeil family and house near Cavalier, N.D.
TitleMr. John Rickbeil family and house near Cavalier, N.D.
Date of OriginalNo earlier than 1880
DescriptionView of a two storey farmhouse with a woman standing with a broom on a front porch and walkway. On the right, a team of two horses pull a wagon with a man and boy riding in it and another man next to it. Behind them is a large lumber pile. On the left in front of part of the house sits a woman with two young children on either side of her and a girl standing on the left.
General SubjectAgriculture
Rural views
Subject (LCTGM)People
Homes & haunts
Agricultural machinery & implements
Wooden buildings
Brooms & brushes
Carts & wagons
Personal NameRickbeil, John, 1820-1912
LocationCavalier (N.D.)
Hamilton (N.D.)
Pembina County (N.D.)
Item NumberPCHS5004
Format of OriginalPhotographic prints
Dimensions of Original21 x 26 cm.
Transcription"Mr. John Rickbeil family + Home, Cavailer, N. Dak. I had my home with them during my Second Year in the ministry, Had a good home"--Handwritten on back of photograph.
NotesTitle created by staff.
Photographer unknown.
Biography/HistoryJohn and Louis Rickbeil came to the Hamilton area in 1880 from Zurich, Ontario. John was born May 22, 1820, and died March 28, 1912. He homesteaded land four miles west and one mile north of Hamilton. (In between Cavalier, N.D. and Hamilton, N.D.) John and Louise were the parents of five boys and three girls.
Jacob Andrew Rickbeil was born to John and Louise on Oct. 25, 1872. He married Caroline Walter Ewig on March 14, 1906. Caroline was born May 19, 1884 and died Oct. 29, 1939. Jacob died in August of 1959. Jacob and Carline farmed his father's land and raised seven children.
Bibliographic ReferenceInformation from page 200 in Fondly We Remember: A History of Hamilton, Carlisle, and Glasston Communities. 1980.
Repository InstitutionPembina County Historical Society
Repository CollectionPembina County Historical Society Photograph Collection
Credit LinePembina County Historical Society Photograph Collection (PCHS5004)
Rights ManagementCopyright status unknown.
Owned by Pembina County Historical Society.
Ordering InformationPembina County Historical Society
Address: 13572 Hwy 5
Cavalier, N.D. 58220
Phone number: 701-265-4941 or 701-265-4691
Email address:
GrantNHPRC SNAP Grant 2008-2009, NAR08-RC-10021-08
Digital IDdmPCHS5004
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