Brown County, Minnesota
Brown County Courthouse built in 1891
photo by mkkrogman 2016
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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Cities and Towns
Cobden, Comfrey (extends into Cottonwood Co.), Evan, Hanska, New Ulm, Sleepy Eye, Springfield
Albin, Bashaw, Burnstown, Cottonwood, Eden, Home, Lake Hanska, Leavenworth, Linden, Milford, Mulligan, North Star, Prairieville, Sigel, Stark,
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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
SEPTEMBER 2017 Submitted by Robin Line
OBITS : Robert Loheyde, Burst Son, Fred Bluehm, John Garrioch
MARRIAGES : Burmeister-Toltz, Geisinger-Garbrecht, Anton-Klingler, Berg-Lester, Schuster-Biebl
PEOPLE: J. L. Koll
NEWS-VISIT: Mrs. W. H. Gieseke
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