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DVD – The Life History of Hans Lorentz Dastrup Sr.

Dastrup DVD front cover

          At the Reunion in Sigurd, the Arda Jean Christensen family decided to let people have copies of the DVD by giving a $5 donation to the Dastrup Family Organization.            This is used in part to help defray the cost of the Monument erected and dedicated in the Sigurd Cemetery, to the Pioneers of […]

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Voyage to America

John J. Boyd Ship

HANS LORENTZ DASTRUP VOYAGE TO AMERICA ABOARD THE JOHN J. BOYD by Therin L. Dastrup BACKGROUND The John J. Boyd was a sailing ship built in 1855 in New York City.  It made three voyages to America – in December of 1855, in April of 1862, and in April of 1863. During the years of […]

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