Organized: May 23, 1857
Originally Named: Aiken
Named For: Fur Trader William Alexander Aitkin
Renamed: Aitken in 1872
County Seat: Aitkin
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MARRIAGES: County Records 1893
MILITARY: WWI Casualties - collected and organized by Susan Duff-Erkel
OBITS: Nathaniel Tibbetts
OFFICIALS: Rosters - 1884 Notaries, 1892 Official Roster, 1916 Pliny Town Election, 1883W. Potter, E. B. Lowell, 1884-Aitkin Republican nominations
PEOPLE: Frank Carlson, R. C. Trudgen, Evelyn Young
NEWS-FIRES: 1895 Forest Fires
FAMILIES: John William Fuller Contributed by Robert Bruce Creger
NEWS-CRIME: H. J. Anderson submitted by Robin Line
MARRIAGES: County Records 1885-1892
OBITS: Roger B. Aitkin
NEWS-BUSINESS: H. C. Leonard, Dr. J. J. Ratcliffe, John C. Hessian, Louis Hallum, J. C. Johnson, E. N. Krelwitz, Mrs. Bertna Edstrom, Emil E. Erikson, Dan Kane, Dr. D. J. Murphy, Dr. W. G. Courtney, Becher M. Hungerford, Charles H. Warner, John Posten, Aitkin Hotel, Aitkin Independent Age
SCHOOLS: News-1912-Nine Months School Wanted
NEWS-VISIT: Dick Wilson, Frank Trombly, Henry Schinkel, Mrs. Frank Sirvis, Mrs. L. C. Shutters, Mrs. Ernest Buhler, Mrs. John Cluff
NEWS-FIRE: 1880-Aitkin Fire, 1918-McGrath Fire
FAMILIES: John Davenport Fuller Contributed by Robert Bruce Creger
NEWS-CRIME: Joseph Fiedler, Chief Qua-ke-gi-sic killed, George Harris and Henry Taylor charged.
MARCH 2018 Submitted by Robin Line
PEOPLE: Lawrence Moen
OBITS: Knute Anderson
BIRTHS: Stoeckman Boy, Gorder Boy
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