Brown County, Minnesota

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Brown County Courthouse built in 1891
photo by mkkrogman 2016


County Information
Organized: February 20 1855
County Seat: New Ulm
The county was named for pioneer Joseph Renshaw Brown, a prominent pioneer, soldier, Indian trader, lumberman, speculator, founder of cities, legislator, politician, and editor.

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Localities


Cities and Towns
Cobden, Comfrey (extends into Cottonwood Co.), Evan, Hanska, New Ulm, Sleepy Eye, Springfield

Townships
Albin, Bashaw, Burnstown, Cottonwood, Eden, Home, Lake Hanska, Leavenworth, Linden, Milford, Mulligan, North Star, Prairieville, Sigel, Stark, Stately Township

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Biographies Births
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Families History
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People Public Officials
Schools Sioux Uprising
1881 Tornado
Wills and Probate

Website Updates



AUGUST 2018
BIRTHS : Dirks Daughter
COURT : Rolwes vs. Mack
MARRIAGES: News - Sauer-Wilken, Kalb-Filzen, Moebus-Hoyer, Kretsch-Berg, Gag-Biebel
MARRIAGES: County Records - 1857-1859
NEWS-BUSINESSES : Lind & Hagberg, Charles Arhard, W. Eibner
NEWS-COMMUNITY : 1892-Public Dumping Ground
SCHOOLS-NEWS : 1892-Sleepy Eye School Board
SCHOOLS-STUDENTS: Charles Crook
SIOUX UPRISING : Listing of Victims and Survivors
SIOUX UPRISING : Historical Publications
SIOUX UPRISING : Survivor Stories-F. A. Wuetig, Carl Wagner, Ralph Thomas
TORNADOS : 1881 Cyclone, 1881-Tornado Relief Measures, 1881-Other Towns Struck
WILLS/PROBATE: Albert Meyer Guardian Sale, George L. Schultze, Alois Forstner
Submitted by Robin Line:
OBITS : Mrs. Peter Geschwind, Elsie Durbahn
PEOPLE : Mrs. Alwin, Emil Fritsche
NEWS-BUSINESSES : B. F. Webber

MARCH 2018
WILLS/PROBATE: Inheritance Tax-Anderson, Bigham, Branche, Current, Flor, Frenzel, Manch, Mullen, Mullin, Paulson, Prodosch, Prohl, Purngel, Remmele, Schell, Selveerson, Skulstah, Strum, Thormodson, Wiltscheck
OBITS : Schotzko Child
OFFICIALS: News-Sheriff Mansfelder contributed by Robin Line
NEWS-CRIME: Henry Koot, William Trautmiller, George Porter

JANUARY 2018
SIOUX UPRISING : Battles - 1862-Killed and Wounded Near New Ulm
MILITARY: Soldiers-Philip Lange, Theo. Furth, Frank Seifert, Hilding Jahnke, Alvin H. Schlumpberger
MILITARY: WWI Casualty News-Frank Sellner, Herman W. Hamann
WILLS/PROBATE: Max Fink, August Wagner, Ferdinand Krause, Charles H. Heuer, Sebastian May, George Roeser, Johann Florian Hartmann, Max Zeller, Wilhelm Immenfeld, John Zettel, John Campbell
Submitted by Robin Line:
FAMILIES : News and History-Steffer Family
BIOS : Wolfgang Preisinger
OBITS : John J. Kretsch
NEWS-CRIME: William Buggert
NEWS-BIRTHS: Speri Girl, Snobrich Boy
NEWS-ILLNESS: Joe Schnobrich, Isidor Schnobrich, Teresa Tauer
PEOPLE: Ferdnand Bleck



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