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From: Cedar & Stone <>
Subject: Re: Englar, North Dakota
Date: Fri, 29 Sep 2000 17:33:59 -0400
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when did Paul Englar die Richard, please get back to me asap. What a lovely
gentle wonderful historian! A great, great loss.......Karen
> Paul William Englar, descendant of the Brethren Stoner,
> Roop, and Geiman families, was born 29 Jun 1894 in
> Carroll Co, MD. His parents, Isaac Arthur Englar
> and Elizabeth Jane Geiman, took the family to
> North Dakota. Elizabeth Jane Geiman
> died at Surrey, ND in 1900.
> The children, including Paul W., were sent back to
> Carroll Co, MD where Paul W. remained. His father
> remarried in 1904 and raised the children of the
> second marriage in North Dakota.
> At his hundredth birthday party in Maryland,
> Paul W. met, for the first time, one of his half
> sisters from North Dakota.
> Paul William Englar, World War I veteran, died
> this month near Westminster, MD, age 106.
> Richard R. Weber
> ----- Original Message -----
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> Sent: Friday, September 29, 2000 7:35 AM
> Subject: Re:
> > There is a great deal in the records in lots of places about this great
> > migration which I think by conservative estimate probably took 1000
> > membership from Indiana alone. If you have access to the Brethren
> > Encyclopedia look under N. Dakota.. It is valuable esp for
> > A.B. Peters was a member of my husbands family... and his parents,,, both
> > sides, grandparents various great uncles and sundry other kith and kin all
> > migrated to N. Dakota and many eventually on to Washington State.
> > Baldwins, Deardorffs.).At one time there were 30 more -less C of B
> > congregations in N. Dakota... and several... Old German Baptist. In
> > Indiana, the livestock, farm equipmnet and furniture and people all went
> > on the same train. The train in 1895 had some 400 people from Northern
> > Indiana... As already mentioned, there was a big trainload in 1894 and
> > smaller ones several other years.
> > The Max Bass ads appeared regularly in Brethren Publications for several
> > years... Good examples can be seen in the Brethren's Family Almanac of
> > 1896, etc.
> > Ferne Baldwin
> > Manchester College
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