S. B. Langford Family

SAMUEL BERNARD LANGFORD (1837-1913), born in Bocastle, Cornwall, England, son of Samuel and Mary Langford who both died in England, was 1st veterinary doctor of Griggs County He went to Canada 1858 until 1872; he went to St. Clair, Mich., farmed there until 1881 when he came to Griggs County He married 1st in 1859, Mary Brown who was born in England, died 1861. Children:  Bessie who married Beni Kuhns and went to Honolulu; Samuel B. Jr.,  (1861-1952), who came to Griggs County 1881 with father and family, married 1894 Jennie Glaspell (1873-1944)-children:

VERA, MAYNARD, WARREN, LOIS, MARIAN, GARTH, MARVELLE.

S. B. SR. then married 2nd Hannah Lewis (1843-1923). Children:

LAURA, married James Gimblett-10 children.

ALBERTA (1868-1943) .married Charles W. Houghton (1863-1931)-children: Milton Houghton, Cora (Mrs. James Hazard), Ruth.

JOHN HERBERT (1871-1943), married Bertha Sansburn. Children: Nellie, John and Gladys.

OLIVE (1870-1936), married Wilmot Houghton-no children.

LILLIAN, married 1st Mathew C. Locton-2 children; married 2nd Rev. Edwin Burling-WWI-2 children.

CORA, married R. L. Jones, Hannaford. Children: Robert, Raymond, Richard.

MINNIE, born 1885 in Griggs County, married N. J. Zeller of Lisbon, North Dakota.

ALFRED E. (1873-1952), married Mary Jenkins (1882-1944). Children: Mrs. Clarence (Dorothy) Sansburn, Mrs. Ernest Wold, Mrs. Floyd Pratt, Mrs. Clarence Solberg, Finley, North Dakota.

Source:  Cooperstown Diamond Jubilee 1882-1957 Page 61

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