Big Stone County, Minnesota

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County Information
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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Cities and Towns
Barry, Beardsley, Clinton, Correll, Graceville, Johnson, Odessa, Ortonville

Townships
Akron, Almond, Artichoke, Big Stone, Browns Valley, Foster, Graceville, Malta, Moonshine, Odessa, Ortonville, Otrey, Prior, Toqua

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MARCH 2018
WILLS: Inheritance Tax-Danielson, Emerson, Hotte, Maroney, McNamara, O'Neil, Reynolds, Schoen
FAMILIES: Jacob Zalendek
MARRIAGE: Larkin-McCabe
PEOPLE: Frank Collins

JANUARY 2018
MILITARY: Soldiers - Herbert Sherdon
MILITARY: WWI Casualty News - Daniel Connelly
OFFICIALS: A. B. Kaercher
OFFICIALS: Rosters - 1895 Fire Wardens

JULY 2017
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

APRIL 2017
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
MARRIAGE: Hanson-Pelkey
DIRECTORIES: 1878 Gazetteer and Business Directory
PUBLIC OFFICIALS: 1878 County Officials
MILITARY: Korean War Casualties, Vietnam War Casualties



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