Faribault County, Minnesota

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John Adams
Source: The Topeka State Journal (KS) June 1, 1892; transcribed by Mary Kay Krogman

John Adams, "Uncle John," of the Dutton house, has returned from a two weeks' visit to Winnebago, Minn. He was sheriff in that county before the war.


Arthur Donnelly
Source: Grand Forks Daily Herald (ND) Sunday, September 5, 1909; transcribed by Mary Kay Krogman

Arthur Donnelly, of Winnebago, Minn., has accepted a position as bookkeeper with the Northland Milling company.


J. Foss
[Source: The Hastings Conserver (MN) October 23, 1866, transcribed by Mary Kay Krogman]

FARIBAULT COUNTY.
From The Free Homestead, 17th.
We recorded the fact in our last that Mr. J. Foss had lost by fire his house and all his household goods, with fifteen tons of hay. The next day the prairie fire ran into his grain fields and destroyed all his grain, a portion of which had been threshed, the rest in stack. Some three or four hundred bushels of wheat with some oats was destroyed. No insurance.


Barnett Freeman Roe
Source: The Saint Paul Globe (MN) June 12, 1904; transcribed by Mary Kay Krogman

YOUNG MINNESOTANS TO HAVE DIPLOMAS.
St. Paul and Winnebago Represented at Yale Commencement.

Special to The Globe
New Haven, Conn., June 11.-The commencement of Yale university will take place on June 29, and among those who will receive diplomas are the following: Charles Eastwick Smith Jr. and Edwin Clapp, of St. Paul, and Barnett Freeman Roe, of Winnebago, Minn. These men have finished in the academic course and will take the degree of A. B.


Mrs. P. Thompson
Source: Mower County Transcript (Lansing, MN) April 8, 1885, page 1; transcribed by Robin Line
A TRAMP entered the house of Mr. P. Thompson, of Winnebago City, in his absence, and threatened Mrs. Thompson with a revolver, but she drove him off with a butcher-knife.


F. E. Watson
Source: Mower County Transcript (Lansing, MN) April 8, 1885, page 1; transcribed by Robin Line
Mr. F. E. Watson, of Wells, has lately consummated a sale of over 6,000 acres of land belonging to M.J. Meyers, situated adjacent to the above village, to Milwaukee parties, who anticipate settling it with sturdy Germans.


W. C. Zamboni
Source: The People's Press (Owatonna, Steele Co., MN) July 23, 1897, page 7; submitted by Robin Line
Mr. W. C. Zamboni, druggist of Blue Earth City, arrived in Owatonna on Thursday morning of last week and remained visiting relatives and friends until last Saturday morning when he left for home. Mr. Zamboni reports business prosperous in Blue Earth City. The grain crops in that vicinity are very fine and he has heard of no chinch bugs there.

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