Search billions of records on Ancestry.com
   




Family Photos


Some Photo Titles are links to more information. Use your back button to return.
Frances

Frances Ellen Abbott was born August 20, 1851 in Troy, Madison County, Illinois to Howard W and Mary Ann Moore Abbott. She died on 17 February 1925 in Floydada, Floyd County, Texas.


Christopher Simon Dillon was born on November 11, 1847 in Prussia. He died on July 13, 1926 in Silverton, Briscoe County, Texas. He married Frances Ellen Abbott on July 29, 1871 in Carrolton, Greene County, Illinois.

Dillon


A Wood

Allan Wood was born on November 12, 1862 to Hiram W Wood and Mary Markell in Wales, Stormont County Ontario. He died on September 23, 1943 in Fairview Township, Rolette County, North Dakota. He married Margaret Henderson on May 3, 1892 in Fairview Township, Rolette County, North Dakota.


Margaret Henderson was born on January 5, 1873 in Oxford, Ontario to Andrew Thomas Henderson and Mary _____. She died on September 9, 1903 in Fairview Township, Rolette County, North Dakota.

Maggie


Skoog

Andrew Skoog was born on July 4, 1833 in Warmland, Sweden. He died October 24, 1893 in Nassau, Lac Qui Parle County, Minnesota. Bertha Clausen was born on December 3, 1835 in Warmland, Sweden and died on September 29, 1925/28 in Vernon, Grant County, Minnesota. They were maried on January 22, 1855.


Christina Skoog was born on October 11, 1858 to Anders Skoog and Bertha Clausen in Warmland, Sweden. She died on August 11, 1943 in Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minnesota. She married Erik Halsten before 1876. She then married John P Johnson in 1895 in Lac Qui Parle County, Minnesota. It is said she herded cattle near Seven Corners and worked at the Orpheum Theater as a seamstress.

Mary Skoog


C&U Johnson

Clarence Johnson was born on Novemeber 15, 1896 in Nassau, Lac Qui Parle County, Minnesota to John P Johnson & Christina Skoog. Ursula Farrell was born on September 18, 1898 to Patrick Farrel and Mary Anna Sheahan. Clarence died on July 14, 1962 in Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minnesota. Ursala died on August 10, 1952 in St Paul, Ramsey County, Minnesota


Herman Halsten was born in January of 1883. He was the son of Christina Skoog and Erik Halstan, he would be Clarence Johnson's half brother.

Herman

Herman Halsten


Emma

Emma Halsten

Emma Halsten was born in November of 1876 to Christina Skoog and Erik Halsten. She married John O'Conner. She was Clarence Johnson's half sister.


Dorothea Wood was born on January 9, 1897 in Fairview Township, Rolette County North Dakota to Allan Wood and Margaret Henderson. She married Harmon Dillon on February 10, 1916. Dorothea Wood died on March 28, 1991 in Dunseith, Rolette County North Dakota.

Dorothea


Wood Family

Allan Wood Family
Allan, Margaret, Dorthea & Charles

This photo is taken sometime in 1902. Allan Wood, Margaret Henderson, Dorthea Margaret Wood & Charles Floyd Wood.


photo courtesy of Sharon Becker

Hiram William Wood Oct 1828 - 13 Apr 1904

and

Mary Markell Wood 1832 - 16 May 1888

Hiram and Mary immigrated from Stormont County, Ontario in April of 1882. They had twelve children. Hiram Wood was elected probate judge for Rollette county in 1885.


James Roy Williamson, born 2 May 1877 in Paris Texas married Mary Luella Dillon (Aunt Mamie), born 27 Dec 1883 in Freeman Missouri on 18 December 1901 in Acme Texas.

Charles & Minnie Dillon

Photo courtesy of Kat Tanner


Harmon

Harmon Abbott Dillon was born on May 15, 1892 in Cass County, Missouri to Christopher Dillon and Frances Ellen Abbott. He died on September 29, 1936 in a car accident returning from a dance at Lake Upsilon near St John, Rolette County, North Dakota.


Mary Luella Dillon was born on December 27, 1883 in Freeman, Cass County, Missouri to Chistopher Dillon and Frances Ellen Abbott. She married James Roy Williamson on December 18, 1891. She died on June 3, 1969 in Duncan, Stephen County, Oklahoma. She was a sister to Harmon Dillon.

Mary


Jesse

Jesse Dillon was born in April of 1890 in Cass County, Missouri to Christopher Dillon and Frances Ellen Abbott. Jesse was killed in the First World War on September 16, 1918. See the story in Dillon's Ditty, April, 2001.


Jess Charles Dillon was born on June 25, 1919 in Fairview Township, Rolette County, North Dakota to Harmon Dillon and Dorothea Wood. Jess married Dorothy Johnson on January 7, 1943 in Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minnesota. He died on February 10, 1992 in Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minnesota.

Jess

Jess Dillon


Dorothy

Dorothy Johnson

Dorothy Johnson was born on April 30, 1921 in Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minnesota to Clarence Johnson and Ursala Farrell. Dorothy married Jess Dillon on January 7, 1943 in Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minnesota. She died April 8, 1953 in Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minnesota.


Sarah Raymond was born on October 26, 1862 in Wales, Stormont County, Ontario to William Raymond and Caroline Kline. She married William Wood on March 3, 1882. William Wood was Allan Wood's brother. Sarah died May 9, 1941 in Rolla, Rolette County, North Dakota.

Sarah


Dillon Boys

The Dillon Boys
Bob, Jess, & Buster

This photo is taken circa 1943 on the farm in Dakota. These fine looking gentlemen are the sons of Harmon Dillon and Dorothea Wood.


This picture is five generations. From the right: Bertha Clausen Skoog, Christina Skoog Halsten Johnson, Emma Halsten Connor, Margaret Connor Froemming and the little one is Margaret's daughter.

Sarah

Five Generations!

Photo courtesy of Kate O'Connor


grandkids

The grandkids


Return to top of page