Jacob Hellrieger

Mr. and Mrs. Jacob Hellrieger

Born and raised in Sandusky, Ohio, Jacob Hellrieger joined the Army when he was a young man, and served for twenty years. He took a homestead in Deepwater Township, McLean County, North Dakota, in 1916.

He bought four broncos in Garrison, and broke them himself. He had managed a lot of runaways and broken wagons, but finally managed to tame the team down.

In 1933, he married Mrs. Mary Zahnow. She passed away in June of 1938, and Mr. Hellrieger died in September of 1948.