Family Genealogy
Sunday, March 16, 2008
 

In the 1850's my g-grandfather Erick Gunhus and his first wife Helen Hanson Glomme were living in Richland County, Minnesota. There was an Indian village close to their homestead. The story goes that one day when Helen was occupied with milking, an Indiana squaw snatched her daughter Julie who at the time was only a baby from the farm yard. Helen's oldest son Hans, who was about the age of five, realized the danger and called to his mother who saw what was happening. She grabbed an ax and took off after them. After a brief chase the squaw dropped the baby unharmed. The picture is of Hans as an adult.
 
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