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Looking for any info on Johan "John" (Sjursen) Gaard. He lived near Sious Rapids, Iowa somewhere between 1884 and 1893. He married a Julia. Julia died january 19, 1890. She was a member of the Baptist Church. They had children. This is all I know, but whould like to hear from anyone who might help me. Hazel Gaard
Buena Vista County, Iowa Genealogy Group
This is a county list solely for the discussion of all things related to the history and genealogy of Buena Vista Co. and the people who made it what it is today. Buena Vista County was formed on January 15, 1851, from open land. It was named in memory of the Battle of Buena Vista in the Mexican-American War ending in 1848; the victorious United States annexed considerable territory as a result. Its county seat is Storm Lake.