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Arthur Edward Lindgren was born on 01 February 1883 and died 15 November 1948 on his farm near Baker, Boyd, NE, buried in Highland Cemetery, Fairfax, Gregory, SD, Find A Grave Memorial# 64933266.  This farm was homesteaded before the Territory was formally surveyed, and the line officially established between SD & NE.  After the survey, the farm was discovered to straddle the state line, with part in SD, & part in NE. 

On 03 March 1913, he married:

Winnifred Mae Northrup, born 30 September 1893 in Nebraska, and died 29 January 1969, buried:  Highland Cemetery, Fairfax, Gregory, SD. Find A Grave Memorial# 64933348.   Winnifred's parents were James William Northrup and Emily Della Johnson

In 1918, his draft registration card describes him as being medium in height and build, with blue eyes and dark brown hair. He is buried in Highland Cemetery, Fairfax, Gregory, SD.  His postal address at that time, was RFD #1, Fairfax, SD.  His children and grandchildren attended school at Fairfax until the early 1960's, when laws were rewritten so that  children had to attend school in the state in which the family residence was located.  Which was just barely south of the  Nebraska border.

The children of Arthur and Winnie were:

1.  Beryl Della Lindgren  was born 31 Mar 1915 in Boyd Co., NE,  and died 11 Nov 2012 in Ashland, Jackson, OR, Find A Grave Memorial# 100860158.  She married Leonard LeRoy Pate, son of Walter Romny & Gertrude S. Pate, on 30 June 1941 in Boyd County, NE.  He was born 25 December 1903, died 08 Aug 1992 at Klamath Falls, Klamath, OR.  Find A Grave Memorial# 73510243

They had one daughter.

    1.  Karen Pate, born in Nebraska.  Her doctor had to use a rowboat to get to her delivery, due to flooding of the Niobrara river.  Karen married Mr. Scott.  They have a daughter:

            11.  Jennifer Pate Scott.

2.  Orel Mae Lindgren 1917 - 2000   

3.  Cloeen B. Lindgren  1919 - 2003   

4.  Darold Arthur Lindgren 1930 - 2016   

5.  Donald James Lindgren  1930 - 2002