Big Stone County, Minnesota
Founded: February 20, 1862
Named for Big Stone Lake
Big Stone is the translation of a Sioux word for the outcrops of granite and gneiss
found in the Minnesota Valley.
County Seat: Ortonville
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|Wills and Probate
WILLS: Inheritance Tax-Danielson, Emerson, Hotte, Maroney, McNamara, O'Neil, Reynolds, Schoen
FAMILIES: Jacob Zalendek
PEOPLE: Frank Collins
MILITARY: Soldiers - Herbert Sherdon
MILITARY: WWI Casualty News - Daniel Connelly
OFFICIALS: A. B. Kaercher
OFFICIALS: Rosters - 1895 Fire Wardens
BIOS: Richard Norrish, Edward Downs, John Gowan, Hayden French, E. J. Weiser, Adelbert E. Randall, Charles J. Stark, Jacob Karn, M. D., Charles W. Flynn, Charles B. Westfall, Sr., Cornelius K. Orton, Iver Aalund, Fred M. Geier, George Kahler, David E. Geier
OBITS: Martin F. Fredrickson, William Mulby, H. E. Stephens
NEWS-ILLNESS: Michael Couty
NEWS-WEATHER: 1908-Tornado Destroys Clinton
SIOUX UPRISING: Survivor Stories - Bat Gubeau, Anton Manderfeld, obit for Anton Manderfeld
SIOUX UPRISING: Historical Review, The Sioux planned ahead, the Trading Posts
SIOUX UPRISING: Victim and Survivor Listing
OBITS: Frederick Tyman, Charles J. Gillis
PEOPLE: James Neale
DIRECTORIES: 1878 Gazetteer and Business Directory
PUBLIC OFFICIALS: 1878 County Officials
MILITARY: Korean War Casualties, Vietnam War Casualties
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