John Kupferschmidt

The John Kupferschmidt family came to the Ypsilanti community of Stutsman County, North Dakota in May of 1898 from Winona, Minnesota.

They established a homestead seven miles west and one and a half miles south of Ypsilanti.

They were the parents of nine children: Rose, Magdaline, John, Joseph, Vincent, Paul, Peter, Harry, and Mary.