Lawrence Hopkins

Lawrence Hopkins

Lawrence Hopkins was born in Kenmare, North Dakota, on July 4, 1907. He lived in the Kenmare area as a boy and went to work as a ranch hand at an early age. He married Bernadette Manners in 1928 and they became barbershop/cafe owners in Regan, ND. In the Spring of...
Thore Naaden

Thore Naaden

“Thore Naaden, who said he wouldn’t trade ranching for any other life has gone on his last roundup …” is the opening line in a November 1954 article in Bar North, the North Dakota Stockmen’s Association magazine. Thore was born into a sailor’s family in Stavanger,...
James Uhlman

James Uhlman

James McEwen “Mac” Uhlman was born April 11, 1854, at Chelsea, Nova Scotia. He married Millie Dean Jaynes in 1878, and together they immigrated with family members to Wisconsin, settling near Roberts and River Falls. In 1891, Mac moved to North Dakota, setting up camp...
Martin Hovde

Martin Hovde

Martin S. Hovde was born February 14, 1913, to Jeremiah and Laura Hovde in Harvey, North Dakota. The family homesteaded in McKenzie County; however, during the winter of 1921, they moved south of Epping, North Dakota in Truax Township. Martin grew up on the family...