Cottonwood County, Minnesota

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County Information
Created: May 23, 1857
Named for: The Cottonwood River which runs through the northeast corner of Germantown Township.
The river received its name from the abundance of cottonwood trees on its banks.
County Seat: Windom

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Bingham Lake, Comfrey (part), Jeffers, Mountain Lake, Storden, Westbrook, Windom

Townships
Amboy, Amo, Ann, Carson, Dale, Delton, Germantown, Great Bend, Highwater, Lakeside, Midway, Mountain Lake, Rose Hill, Selma, Southbrook, Springfield, Storden, Westbrook

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MARCH 2018
FAMILIES : Alvin Rand, Bertha Perline Mueller and Sadie Emaline Rand contributed by Anne Krisp
OBITS : Claudius Andrew La Lone

JANUARY 2018
OFFICIALS : News-Edward J. Severson, W. W. Barlow, J. G. Redding, Agnes Safely, Judge Lang
OFFICIALS : Rosters-1878 County Officials
DIRECTORIES: 1878 Gazetteer and Business Directory
MILITARY: WWI Soldier Bios - Sidney Engeswick, William Engel, Helmar J. Engen, Ole Christian Erickson, Edwin E. Essig, Jacob F. Eitzen, George P. Eitzen, Delburt W. Elness, Engeswick, Guy E. Eaton,Olaf Erickson, Edwin J. Ewey, Noel E. Elness, Wesley W. Foss, Cal Farley, Ambrose Fuller, Gunder J. Fladbo, Cyril C. Foss, Jacob Faust, David E. Fairburn, F. S. Fillmore, Frank B. Fast, Axel F. Frederickson, Norman A. Foss, Hans G. Fladebo, Jens Fladebo, Torris Fladebo, Henry A. Fast, Joseph Edison Farnham, Hans Gilbertson, Bruce Gillis, Floyd M. Grahlman, August Gieselman, Stanley Sloan Gillman, Ben, Grotte, John H. Gale, Percy M. Graham, Siguard J. Gustavson
NEWS-CRIME : Frank O'Conner - submitted by Robin Line
SCHOOLS : 1895-School Board Dissatisfaction - Submitted by Robin Line

APRIL 2017
NEWS-CRIME : Frank Gilleland - Contributed by Robin Line
CENSUS : 1885 State Census Total - Contributed by Robin Line
OBITS : George E. Chapman, Mary Yanke, Elizabeth Rupp
PEOPLE: August Jahnke



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