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Affidavit of Witness
Affidavit of Witness
In 1913 when Johann Konrad Luft and family became naturalized citizens of the United States, Johann had to sign an oath of allegience to the USA. This is the document signed by the witnesses, Mr. Brueger and Mr. Waldow, Pauline Luft Waldow's father-in-law. 
 
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Amalia (Molly) Luft Kraft Swainson Funeral Program
Amalia (Molly) Luft Kraft Swainson Funeral Program
This is the program from Amalia's funeral. 
 
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Cabin Layout in SS Laurentian
Cabin Layout in SS Laurentian
The cabins in the SS Laurentian...the ship the Luft's came on. 
 
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Caroline Tietz
Caroline Tietz
This portrait was taken in 1935. 
 
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Certificate of Arrival
Certificate of Arrival
This is a certificate that records when the Luft family arrived in the USA from Canada. 
 
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Certificate of Death for Anna Christine Sinner Luft
Certificate of Death for Anna Christine Sinner Luft
This certificate shows the vital information for Anna Christine Sinner Luft. Her grave headstone has the wrong date of birth on it. 
 
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Christine KRAFT Kisse
Christine KRAFT Kisse
This is a May 1983 photograph taken in Hamburg, Germany, where Christine lived with her son, Oskar Kisse. Christine was 85 years old and couldn't speak English, but communication seemed easy. She was so happy to see someone from the USA. She passed on shortly after that year. 
 
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Christine KRAFT Kisse
Christine KRAFT Kisse
This portrait was given to Roger Luft by Christine on a visit to her in Hamburg, Germany. She is the youngest sister to Rosina Kraft Tietz. 
 
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Christine KRAFT Kisse Family
Christine KRAFT Kisse Family
This photo was taken in 1941 of Christine (Kraft) Kisse and her family. On the left seated is Jacob Kisse, Artur Kisse, Jacob's mother (Christine has her labeled Schwiegermutter,or mother-in-law), then Christine. The back row are Heinrich, Adeline, Ottilie, Alma, and Oscar. 
 
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Daniel Kraft Birth and Baptism Information
Daniel Kraft Birth and Baptism Information
This is a copy of a document given to Roger Luft by Else Kraft Troger. This Daniel Kraft was Else's grandfather. 
 
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Daniel Kraft Family in Russia
Daniel Kraft Family in Russia
This photograph was taken in 1908 and given to Roger Luft by Christine (Kraft) Kisse in 1983. On the left seated are Samuel Tietz holding Emilie, Rosina (Kraft) Tietz holding Salome, and in front of them is Samuel. Next of Rosina is her father, Daniel Kraft, Karolina (Fruck) Kraft, Christine (Kraft) Kisse, Christian Kraft, Maria (Quaschnik) Kraft, and Daniel Kraft. From left in back are Jacob Kraft, Daniel Kraft, Daniel Kraft, and Sophia Kraft. 
 
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Daniel Tietz Statement
Daniel Tietz Statement
This is a great historical document by Daniel Tietz about his parents, Samuel and Rosina. There is no date on the document, nor is it clear for what occasion it was written. 
 
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David and Salome Luft 50th Anniversary Thank You
David and Salome Luft 50th Anniversary Thank You
This is the thank you that was used by David and Salome following their 50th wedding anniversary celebration at Trinity Lutheran Church in Culbertson, Montana, in December of 1974. 
 
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David and Salome Luft and ?
David and Salome Luft and ?
This picture was taken, I believe, when David and Salome were attendents at a wedding...probably the unidentified couple. 
 
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David and Salome Luft Family about 1939
David and Salome Luft Family about 1939
In the back row are Pauline, David, Salome, and Lorriane.
In the front row are Rose, LeRoy, Christine, and Hulda. 
 
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David and Salome Luft Portrait
David and Salome Luft Portrait
This more formal portrait was taken around 1945. 
 
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David and Salome Luft Wedding Picture
David and Salome Luft Wedding Picture
David and Salome (Tietz) Luft were married on December 14, 1924. 
 
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David Luft Baptism Certificate
David Luft Baptism Certificate
This is a scan of a copy of the original baptismal certificate of David Luft. 
 
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David Luft Birth Document
David Luft Birth Document
This is the birth document for David Luft that indicates that he was born in Wallace, Sask. (near Yorkton)in the North West Territories (Canada). 
 
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David Luft Obituary
David Luft Obituary
Newspaper obituary for David Luft. 
 
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David Luft with Johann Conrad Luft
David Luft with Johann Conrad Luft
This is a father and son photogaph with some wayward kids included. This was taken in front of the old log home. 
 
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Declaration of Intention for Naturalization-Johann Konrad Luft
Declaration of Intention for Naturalization-Johann Konrad Luft
In May of 1907, Johann Konrad (this is when his spelling became Conrad) filed his intention to become naturalized in the USA. His birth date is wrong on this document and this indicates that came from Canada to the USA on the Canadian Pacific Railroad. The petition for naturalization has his correct birth date but says the railroad was the Soo Line. 
 
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Donald and Caroline (Tietz) Noteboom
Donald and Caroline (Tietz) Noteboom
This is a formal portrait of Don and Caroline (Tietz) Noteboom 
 
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Elizabeth Catherine Luft
Elizabeth Catherine Luft
This is a not-so-good picture of Elizabeth Catherine Luft Damm Kaschube. 
 
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Elizabeth Catherine Luft Funeral Program
Elizabeth Catherine Luft Funeral Program
This is the funeral program for Elizabether (Lizzy) Luft Kaschube. 
 
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Elsa (Kraft) Troger (A publication about Leipzig,Bessarabia, Russia, shows her last name as Droger)
Elsa (Kraft) Troger (A publication about Leipzig,Bessarabia, Russia, shows her last name as Droger)
This photograph was taken in May 1983 in Breman, Germany. Elsa spoke very little English, but her husband, Hans Herrmann, spoke English very well.  
 
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Family Picture - Luft and Tietz
Family Picture - Luft and Tietz
Seated in the front row from the left are Rosina (Kraft) Tietz and Anna Christine (Sinner) Luft. In the back row from the left are Samuel Tietz, David Luft, Salome (Tietz) Luft, and Johann Conrad Luft 
 
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Friedens Gemeinde Cemetery
Friedens Gemeinde Cemetery
This document shows who is buried in the cemetary about 12 miles NW of Culbertson, Montana. It is where many of the Germans from Russia who lived in that area are buried. 
 
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Friedens Gemeinde Cemetery
Friedens Gemeinde Cemetery
This is the cemetery that is near the Luft homestead. 
 
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Having Fun!
Having Fun!
This photo is rare in that most of the time the older Germans didn't smile much for photographs. From the left is Samuel Tietz, Salome Luft, David Luft, and Jacob Kraft is seated. 
 
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Homestead Land Receipt
Homestead Land Receipt
This is the receipt for the homestead of 320 acres for the Luft family. 
 
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Interview with 'Aunt Lizzie'
Interview with "Aunt Lizzie"
In 1978 Vernon Luft conducted an oral interview with Elizabeth Catherine Luft Kaschube. The interview was later transcribed by Jerry Kraft (great nephew to Aunt Lizzie) and further edited by Roger Luft for accuracy of names and places. 
 
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Johann Conrad and Anna Christine (Sinner) Luft
Johann Conrad and Anna Christine (Sinner) Luft
This is an old photograph of the Luft's standing outside of the log home that was used until 1949 when the "new" home was built. 
 
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Johann Conrad and Anna Christine Luft with Boys
Johann Conrad and Anna Christine Luft with Boys
This is a photograph of the boys in the family. In the back is Gottlieb and Alexander. Between Anna and Johann is David. 
 
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Johann Conrad and Anna Christine Luft with Family
Johann Conrad and Anna Christine Luft with Family
This photograph does not have all of the family included. In the back are Gottlieb and Alexander. In the front with Anna and Johann are David and Elizabeth (Lizzy). Missing is Molly.  
 
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Johann Conrad Luft
Johann Conrad Luft
This image has Johann Conrad Luft seated, his son-in-law, David Miller, standing in the back left. The other man is unidentified. 
 
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Johann Conrad Luft Portrait
Johann Conrad Luft Portrait
This image was probably taken after Johann Conrad and Anna Christine arrived in the USA...probably around 1920. 
 
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Johann Konrad Luft Newspaper Article
Johann Konrad Luft Newspaper Article
Ths is a reprint of a newspaper article for Johann Conrad Luft. It is unknown from which newpaper it was taken. 
 
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Johann Konrad Luft Obituary
Johann Konrad Luft Obituary
This obituary for Johann Konrad Luft is in English and German. 
 
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Letters by Aunt Lizzie
Letters by Aunt Lizzie
These are letters between Elizabeth Catherine Luft Kaschube and Jerry Kraft. Jerry transcribed them as closely as they were written and shared them with Roger Luft in about 1998. Jerry is the grandson of Amalia Luft Kraft, sister to Aunt Lizzie. Thanks for sharing, Jerry. 
 
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Luft and Kraft Obituaries
Luft and Kraft Obituaries
This is a copy of a few of the Luft and Jacob Kraft obituaries. Jacob was the husband of Amalia Luft. 
 
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Luft Homestead Documents
Luft Homestead Documents
This is a two page document filed in Glasgow, Valley County, Montana, that specifies the exact location of the Luft homestead of 320 acres. 
 
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Luft Homestead Papers, Page 2
Luft Homestead Papers, Page 2
This is page 2 of the homestead document. 
 
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Oath of Allegiance
Oath of Allegiance
This is the Oath of Allegiance signed by Johann Konrad Luft renouncing King George of Great Briton and Ireland. The Luft's were citizens of Canada before coming to the USA. 
 
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Pauline Luft Waldow Funeral Program
Pauline Luft Waldow Funeral Program
This is a copy of the program from Pauline Luft Waldow's funeral. 
 
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Petition for Naturalization - Luft Family
Petition for Naturalization - Luft Family
This is the petition for naturalization to become citizens of the USA. It include Johann, Christine, Amalia, Alexander, Gottlieb, and David. The two oldest daughters who came to the USA, Katherine and Elizabeth, are not included.  
 
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Portion of Manifest with Luft Information Page 1
Portion of Manifest with Luft Information Page 1
Page 1 of Manifest 
 
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Portion of Manifest with Luft Information Page 2
Portion of Manifest with Luft Information Page 2
Page 2 of Luft Part of Manifest. 
 
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Portion of Manifest with Luft Information Page 3
Portion of Manifest with Luft Information Page 3
Luft ship manifest page 3 
 
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Portion of Manifest with Luft Information Page 4
Portion of Manifest with Luft Information Page 4
This is the page of the manifest that you will find Johann Konrad Luft and those who came with him on the ship. 
 

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