ABRAHAM EDWARD WEIGAND

B. December 13, 1886 in Lehigh, Marion County, KS
D. August 1966 (last known residence in Lodi, San Joaquin County, CA)
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  1. Leora Catherine (Weigand) Hansen born August 21, 1912 in Weaton, ND; married Peter Andrew Hansen on July 13, 1935 in Fessenden, Wells County, ND; Leora died May 1, 1972 in Wolf Point, Roosevelt County, MT; buried in Greenwood Cemetery, Wolf Point, Roosevel County, MT; According to the Billings Gazaette (Billings MT) Wednesday, May 3, 1972, page 16:

“Mrs. Hansen

   POPLAR – Mrs. Andrew Hansen, 59, of Wolf Point died May 1 at Community Hospital in Wolf Point.
   She was born Aug. 21, 1912 in Weaton, N.D., attended high school in Minot, N.D., and received nurse’s training at St. Joseph’s Hospital there.
   She married Hansen July 13, 1935, at Fessenden, N.D., and they moved to Wolf Point where she was superintendent of the Community Hospital from 1947 until 1949 until 1951, and then worked again at the Wolf Point hospital until July 1971.
   Survivors include the widower of Wolf Point, a daughter, Mrs. Douglas Lloyd of San Antonio, Tex.; a step-daughter, Mrs. Edwin Jensen of Wolf Point; a step-son, James Hansen of Astoria, Ore.; a sister, Mrs. Merle Anderson of Fullerton, Calif.; and nine grandchildren.
   Rosary will be recited at 7 p.m. Wednesday at Clayton Memorial Chapel of Wolf Point.  Services will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at Immaculate Conception Church with the Rev. Michael Guinan officiating.  Burial will be at Greenwood Cemetery.”

  1. Dallas Laverne Weigand born 1915 in North Dakota; Dallas died 1915; buried in Bowdon Country Seventh Day Adventist Cemetery, Bowdon, Wells County, ND
  2. Neva M. (Weigand) Herold born about 1916 in North Dakota; married Henry James “Virgil” Herold (1913-2009) on June 18, 1936 in Brainerd, Crow Wing County, MN son of Dr. Philip Herold (1879-1971) and Mary (Cibuzar) Herold (1882-1971); Virgil married (2) LaVonne “Bonnie” Young in 1973 after the death of Neva in 1971.
  3. Duane Richard Weigand born July 23, 1922 in Wells County, ND; Duane died November 9, 1969 (See section pertaining to Duane Richard Weigand buried in the Fort Hill Cemetery)
  4. Betty Lou (Weigand) Anderson born January 20, 1925 in North Dakota; married Merle Vincent Anderson on May 22, 1943 in Wolf Point, Roosevelt County MT son of Andrew Anderson and Rose Anderson; Betty Lou died May 26, 1974 in Orange County, CA

Additional Information:

According to the 1910 U.S. Census for Grant School Township, Wells County, ND, the household members were: Abe Weigand, head, age 23, single, born in Kansas, parents born in Russia, occupation: farmer – home farm.

According to the 1915 North Dakota, Territorial and State Censuses, 1885, 1915, 1925 for Progress, Wells, County, ND, the household residents were: A. E. Weigand, Leora Weigand, Emma Weigand, and Gottlap Will

According to the U.S., World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918:

“Name in Full: Abraham Weigand; Age in Years: 30; Home Address: Bowdon, ND; Date of Birth: December 13, 1886; Where were you born?: Hillsborough (sic), KS; What is your present occupation: Farmer; Where employed?: Bowdon, ND; Solely dependent on you for support: wife and 2 children; married; medium height, medium build, brown eyes, brown hair; Signed: June 5, 1917”

According to the 1920 U.S. Census for Berlin Township, Wells County, North Dakota the household members were: Abraham E. Wiegand, head, age 33, married, born in Kansas, parents born in Russia, occupation: farmer – general farm; Nita Wiegand, wife, age 25, married, born in Minnesota, father born in Canada, mother born in Iowa, occupation: teacher – public school; Leora Wiegand, daughter, age 7, single, born in North Dakota; Neva Wiegand, daughter, age 3 10/12, single, born in North Dakota.

According to the 1925 North Dakota, Territorial and State Census, 1885, 1915, 1925 for Berlin, Wells County, ND, the household members were: Jacob Weigan, age 22; A. E. Weigan age 38, Nida Weigan, age 29; Leora Weigan, age 13; Neva Weigan, age 9; Durwin Weigan, age 2; Betty Lou Weigan, age 4 months

According to the 1930 U.S. Census for Berlin Township, Wells County, North Dakota the household members were: Abe E. Weigand, head, age 43, married at age 24, born in Kansas, parents born in Russia, occupation: farmer – grain farm; Nita Weigand, wife, age 34, married at age 16, born in Minnesota, father born in Canada, mother born in Iowa, occupation: teacher – public school; Leora J. Weigand, daughter, age 17, single, born in North Dakota; Neva M. Weigand, daughter, age 14, single, born in North Dakota; Duncan Weigand, son, age 7, single, born in North Dakota

According to the 1940 U.S. Census for Speedwell Township, Wells County, ND the household members were: Abe E. Weigand, head, age 53, married, highest grade completed: H1, born in Kansas, lived in same house in 1935, occupation: farmer – farm; Nita M. Weigand, wife, age 44, married, highest grade completed: C2,  born in Minnesota, lived in same house in 1935, occupation: teacher – rural school; Duanne R. Weigand, son, age 17, single, highest grade completed: C1, born in North Dakota, lived in same house in 1935; Betty L. Weigand, daughter, single, highest grade completed: H2, born in North Dakota, lived in same house in 1935.

According to the U.S., World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942:

“Name: Abraham Edward Weigand; Place of Residence: Heaton, Speedwell Township, Wells County, ND; Mailing address: the same; Age in Years: 55; Date of Birth: December 13, 1886; Place of Birth: Leighi, Kansas; Name and Address of Person who will Always Know Your Address: Mrs. Nita Weigand (Wife), Heaton, ND; Employer’s Name: self farmer; Place of Employment: Speedwell Township, Heaton, Wells County, ND; Height: 5 ft 9; Weight: 135 pounds; Eyes: hazel; Hair: gray; Complexion: light; Signed: April 27, 1942.”