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bullet Eloise Addis STRAIGHT(1) was born on 6 Nov 1865. She died on 23 Aug 1889.

She was married to Bion Adelbert COLLER on 8 Jan 1883 in Hampton, Franklin Co., Iowa. Children were: Ethel Belle Coller COLLER, Walter Elisha COLLER, Amy Maud COLLER, Bertha Belle COLLER.


bullet Adelle Judith STRAND(1) was born on 25 Jan 1921. She died on 20 Mar 1974 in Minnesota. Parents: Oscar William STRAND and Karen Kristine Munthe LEE .

She was married to Arnold Rudy JOHNSEN on 20 Mar 1943 in Minneapolis, Hennepin Co., Minnesota. Children were: Carolyn Natalie JOHNSEN, Yvonne Adelle JOHNSEN , Annette Ruth JOHNSEN, Lila Marie JOHNSEN, Craig Arnold JOHNSEN.


bullet Almer STRAND(1) was born in 1880. He died in 1920. Parents: Martinus Andersen BOSTRAND and Anna Karoline Sofie WELTZIN.


bullet Almer STRAND(1) was born in 1883. He died in 1959. Parents: Martinus Andersen BOSTRAND and Anna Karoline Sofie WELTZIN.


bullet Anders STRAND(1) was born in Norway.


bullet Carl Ludvig STRAND(1) was born on 6 Nov 1950 in Memphis, Shelby, Tennesee. Parents: Sylvester Eugene STRAND and Barbara Harris MAIER.


bullet Clara STRAND(1) was born in 1898. She died in 2000. Parents: Martinus Andersen BOSTRAND and Anna Karoline Sofie WELTZIN.


bullet Constance Lynn STRAND(1) was born in 1954. Parents: Roland Lawrence STRAND and Elizabeth HEUTZENROEDER.


bullet Elinore C W STRAND(1) was born on 1 Jul 1925. Parents: Oscar William STRAND and Karen Kristine Munthe LEE.

She was married to Lloyd W. DUDA on 21 Sep 1946. Children were: Rosa DUDA, Gail DUDA, Carrie Rene DUDA, Rachel Ann DUDA, Gary DUDA, Dan Lee DUDA.


bullet Eugene Harris STRAND(1) was born on 14 Nov 1951 in Memphis, Shelby, Tennesee. Parents: Sylvester Eugene STRAND and Barbara Harris MAIER.


bullet Francis STRAND(1) (4) was born on 4 Oct 1895. She died in Jun 1969. SParents: Martinus Andersen BOSTRAND and Anna Karoline Sofie WELTZIN.


bullet Gerhard STRAND(1) was born in 1885. He died in 1978. Parents: Martinus Andersen BOSTRAND and Anna Karoline Sofie WELTZIN.


bullet Glen Roland STRAND(1) was born on 10 Mar 1919. He died in 1920. Parents: Oscar William STRAND and Karen Kristine Munthe LEE.


bullet Gordon Lawrence STRAND(1) was born on 25 Aug 1917. He died on 22 Sep 1917. Parents: Oscar William STRAND and Karen Kristine Munthe LEE.


bullet Jean Louise STRAND(1) was born in 1949. Parents: Roland Lawrence STRAND and Elizabeth HEUTZENROEDER.


bullet Lillian STRAND(1) was born on 29 Apr 1915 in Donnelly, Stevens Co., Minnesota. She died on 10 Nov 1998 in Douglas Co., Minnesota. (4) Parents: Ludvig Ole (Olai) Benjamin STRAND and Laura Sophie WELTZIN .

She was married to Philip JOHNSON on 6 Jun 1942 in Kongsvinger Church, Donnelly, Minnesota. Children were: Arlene Mae JOHNSON, Carl JOHNSON.


bullet Ludvig Ole (Olai) Benjamin STRAND(1) was born on 16 Dec 1891 in Terrace, Minnesota. He died on 24 Aug 1980 in Morris, Minnesota. Parents: Mathias Larson LOSETSTRAND and Sophia Olds. SAURDAL.

He was married to Laura Sophie WELTZIN on 7 Aug 1914. Children were: Lillian STRAND, Sylvester Eugene STRAND, Robert Howard STRAND.


bullet Marcia Annette STRAND(1) was born on 9 Sep 1955 in Alexandria. Parents: Sylvester Eugene STRAND and Barbara Harris MAIER.


bullet Melvin Lee STRAND(1) was born on 11 May 1927. He died in Feb 1959 in Strawberry Canyon near Berkeley, California. He was buried in Oct 2000 in Clarissa, Minnesota. Parents: Oscar William STRAND and Karen Kristine Munthe LEE.

Story of Melvin's death

I don't know just how much Craig told you about Melvin. But when in July all this excitement began, I dug out all the old letters, news clippings, and diary of Grandpa Strand's and began to pour over them. I knew Melvin had been hospitalized at one time in Minneapolis and had received shock treatments. Just what the diagnosis was I didn't know and still don't but hope one day to find the answer to. I learned lately that he had been hospitalized twice - a couple of years apart - for about 4 and a half months each time. And several letters written after he had been in California for a while (not his letters) indicated that he was feeling depressed for several months before his disappearance. 

The day of his disappearance he had talked on the phone to a friend out there who had invited him to a family gathering and Melvin declined saying he wanted to go out walking in the hills - apparently an enjoyable pastime for many in that area, including Melvin. Mother got a call a few days later it appears saying he couldn't be found anywhere. She flew out there with Uncle Martin, and stayed with friends of Mel's. They did all the normal checking with authorities and even hired bloodhounds to try and track him. His scent had been found in the hill area but recent rains made it impossible to go far. His car was found a little less than a mile from his apt., locked. Mom found his apt. in disarray... like he had just gotten up from bed and decided to go out. They stayed about a week or a little longer and decided to pack up his things to send home for him to claim when he returned from where ever he had gone. 

From the information the authorities gleaned in July through September, it appears to me that he was out in Strawberry Canyon wandering around and lost his way...and just kept walking. His remains were found about 4 and one half miles beyond the end of the trail. I personally have gotten lost in the woods and know how easily it can happen. He probably kept walking until he just couldn't walk any farther and sat down exhausted where he was bitten by a snake and soon died.

It is a real miracle that we have finally gotten the mystery solved after all these years. It was so wonderful to be together last Sat. for the graveside service in Clarissa where he is laid to rest beside his dad.
Maybe Craig told you all this...but anyway there it is again.

This is the obituary from the Independent News Herald Online Edition at
http://www.inhnews,com/year00/oct/pct25/obit.html

Melvin Strand
Melvin Lee Strand was born May 11, 1927 at Erickson, Manitoba, Canada to Oscar W. and Carrie Lee Strand. He became a citizen of the United States on October 15, 1935.

Melvin entered the University of Minnesota on October 2, 1944. He was a member of Phi Beta Kappa.  He took leave from the University of Minnesota to enter the Navy on March 10, 1945. During World War II he was stationed at Great Lakes, Illinois for basic training. Then he was stationed on the USS Thomas Jefferson. He received an honorable discharge on August 19, 1946.

Melvin returned to the University of Minnesota and graduated Magna Cum Laude on August 26, 1948. He was nominated for the Rhodes Scholarship. He majored in English and minored in math and history.  Melvin graduated from Mankato Teachers College on June 2, 1952 with a bachelor of science degree.  He taught at Lovelock, Nevada High School, Alhambra High School, Martinez, California, and Las Lomas High School, Walnut Creek, California.

Melvin quit teaching and started working in the U of C Berkeley office before he disappeared. He was reported missing by William Wenz on February 26, 1959.

He is survived by two sisters, Elinore Duda of Brainerd and Nancy Imes of Mankato; one brother, Glenne of Maplewood; as well as many nieces and nephews. He is sadly missed by family and very close friends.

Interment was at Woodman Cemetery alongside his parents, Mr. and Mrs. O. W. Strand. 


bullet Olive STRAND(1) was born in 1890. She died in 1984. Parents: Martinus Andersen BOSTRAND and Anna Karoline Sofie WELTZIN.


bullet Oscar William STRAND(1) was born on 13 Mar 1893. He died in Oct 1976. Parents: Martinus Andersen BOSTRAND and Anna Karoline Sofie WELTZIN.

He was married to Karen Kristine Munthe LEE on 29 Dec 1915 in Minnesota. Children were: Gordon Lawrence STRAND, Glen Roland STRAND, Adelle Judith STRAND, Roland Lawrence STRAND , Elinore C W STRAND, Melvin Lee STRAND.


bullet Penny Lee STRAND(1) was born on 13 Jul 1957. Parents: Sylvester Eugene STRAND and Barbara Harris MAIER.


bullet Robert Howard STRAND(1) was born on 29 Mar 1921. He died on 30 Oct 2002 in Morris, Minnesota. (4) Parents: Ludvig Ole (Olai) Benjamin STRAND and Laura Sophie WELTZIN

He was married to Wiona ENQUIST.


bullet Roland Lawrence STRAND(1) was born on 29 Jan 1923. He died on 17 Oct 1999 in Westchester Co., New York. Parents: Oscar William STRAND and Karen Kristine Munthe LEE.

He was married to Elizabeth HEUTZENROEDER on 2 Aug 1946 in Clarissa, Todd Co, Minnesota. Children were: Jean Louise STRAND , Constance Lynn STRAND.


bullet Sophie STRAND(1) was born in 1888. She died in 1982. Parents: Martinus Andersen BOSTRAND and Anna Karoline Sofie WELTZIN.


bullet Sylvester Eugene STRAND(1) was born on 19 Jun 1918 in Donnelly, Stevens Co., Minnesota. Parents: Ludvig Ole (Olai) Benjamin STRAND and Laura Sophie WELTZIN.

He was married to Barbara Harris MAIER on 14 Nov 1945 in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California. Children were: Carl Ludvig STRAND, Eugene Harris STRAND, Thomas Patrick STRAND, Marcia Annette STRAND , Penny Lee STRAND.


bullet Thomas Patrick STRAND(1) was born on 17 Mar 1953 in Memphis, Shelby, Tennesee. Parents: Sylvester Eugene STRAND and Barbara Harris MAIER.


bullet Marthe Andersdatter STRANDEN(1) was born in 1772 in Norway.

She was married to Peter Olsen STRANDEN in Jul 1801 in Norway. Children were: Martinus BOSTRAND , Anders Pettersen BOSTRAND, Ole BOSTRAND.


bullet Peter Olsen STRANDEN(1) was born in 1767 in Norway.

He was married to Marthe Andersdatter STRANDEN in Jul 1801 in Norway. Children were: Martinus BOSTRAND, Anders Pettersen BOSTRAND , Ole BOSTRAND.


bullet Margaret STRANGE -Princess(1) Parents: John Powys LE STRANGE -Prince and HAWYS.

She was married to Fulke FITZ WARINE -Baron. Children were: Fulke II FITZ WARINE -Baron.


bullet Henry STRANGEWAYES(1) was born in England.

He was married in England. Children were: James STRANGEWAYES Sir.


bullet Isabel STRANGEWAYES(1) was born in England. Parents: James STRANGEWAYES Sir and Joan ORRELL.

She was married to Peter GERARD Sir in England. Children were: Thomas GERARD Sir.


bullet James STRANGEWAYES Sir(1) was born in England. Parents: Henry STRANGEWAYES.

He was married to Joan ORRELL in England. Children were: Isabel STRANGEWAYES.


bullet King Beli STRATHCLYDE(1) died about 641. Parents: King Nechian PICTS.

Children were: N.N. STRATHCLYDE.


bulletKing Coroticus STRATHCLYDE(1). Parents: Cynloup.

Children were: Cinuit HEN -Lord.


bulletN.N. STRATHCLYDE(1). Parents: King Beli STRATHCLYDE.

She was married to Ainftech . Children were: Spondana PICTS -Princess.


bullet Alice STRECHLEIGH(1) was born about 1314 in Strechleigh, Devonshire, England. Parents: Walter STRECHLEIGH.

She was married to William FORTESCUE . Children were: William FORTESCUE.


bullet Walter STRECHLEIGH(1)

Children were: Alice STRECHLEIGH.


bulletCecily STRETCHE(1) was born about 1390. Parents: John STRETCHE and Matilda MELLON.

She was married to William CHENEY -Sheriff . Children were: John CHENEY.


bullet John STRETCHE(1)

He was married to Matilda MELLON. Children were: Cecily STRETCHE .


bullet Esther Anna STROCK(1)

She was married to Paul E SHOOP. Children were: Paul Jr Edwin SHOOP.


bullet Catharine STRUEBY(1) was born in 1832 in Switzerland. She appeared on the census in 1880 in Penn Twp, Sullivan Co., Missouri. She was buried in Mt. Olivet Cem., Green City, Sullivan Co., Missouri.

She was married to Fridolin PFEIFFER on 9 Aug 1855 in Jacksonville, Morgan Co., Illinois. Children were: Casper J. PFEIFFER , Hannah PFEIFFER, Fannie PFEIFFER, Fredrick PFEIFFER, Edward S. PFEIFFER, Mary J. PFEIFFER, Carl Bernie PFEIFFER.


bullet Frank James STRUZINSKY(1) Parents: James Frank STRUZINSKY and Susan Marie HANNA .

He was married to Mary Jeanne S GUILMETTE on 28 Jun 1998 in Virginia.


bullet James Frank STRUZINSKY(1)

He was married to Susan Marie HANNA on 31 Dec 1966 in Othello, Adams Co., Washington. Children were: Frank James STRUZINSKY .


bullet Henry STUART was born on 8 Dec 1545. He died on 10 Feb 1567.

He was married to Queen Mary STUART of Scotland on 29 Jul 1565 in Holyrood Palace, Edinburgh, Scotland. Children were: James I ENGLAND & IRE.


bullet Queen Mary STUART of Scotland(1) was born on 8 Dec 1542 in Linlithgow Pal, Scotland. She died on 8 Feb 1587. beheaded Parents: King James V SCOTLAND and Marie GUISE.

She was married to Henry STUART on 29 Jul 1565 in Holyrood Palace, Edinburgh, Scotland. Children were: James I ENGLAND & IRE.


bullet Bob STUBBLEFIELD(1)

He was married to Mary CAPPS.


bullet Alice STUKELEY(1) was born after 1429 in Afton, Devonshire, England. Parents: Hugh STUKELEY and Catherine AFFETON.

She was married to Thomas BEAUMONT Sir. Children were: Thomas BEAUMONT , Hugh BEAUMONT, John BEAUMONT .


bullet Hugh STUKELEY(1) was born after 1398. He died before 13 Dec 1457. Parents: Richard STUKELEY and Elizabeth FITZ ROGER.

He was married to Catherine AFFETON. Children were: Alice STUKELEY .


bullet Richard STUKELEY(1) died after 1425. He was born in Merston, Sussex, England.

He was married to Elizabeth FITZ ROGER. Children were: Hugh STUKELEY .

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