Houston County, Minnesota

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County Information
Founded: February 23, 1854
County Seat: Caledonia
Largest city: La Crescent
Named For: Samuel Houston
(TN governor and TX president)

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Localities


Towns
Brownsville Caledonia, Eitzen, Hokah, Houston, La Crescent (part) and Spring Grove

Townships
Black Hammer, Brownsville, Caledonia, Crooked Creek, Hokah, Houston, Jefferson La Crescent, Mayville, Money Creek, Mound Prairie, Sheldon, Spring Grove, Union, Wilmington, Winnebago and Yucatan.

Online Data

BIOGRAPHIES BIRTHS
CEMETERIES CENSUS
CHURCHES COURT
DEATHS DIRECTORIES
FAMILIES HISTORY
MARRIAGES MILITARY
NEWSPAPER DATA OBITUARIES
PEOPLE PUBLIC OFFICIALS
SCHOOLS TOWNS & TOWNSHIPS
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Website Updates



AUGUST 2018
MARRIAGES: County Records 1856-1858
NEWS-BITS: ~ 50 additional items from 1888
NEWS-BUSINESSES: Henry McDonald, A. J. Christensen, W. H. Harries, John Serres, E. H. Smalley, J. N. Bartholet & Bro., John P. Haap, P. J. Smallfy, Bertha Zender,
BIRTHS: Elizabeth Harrison Forsyth
NEWS-VISITS: Mary Marsh
CHURCHES: 1888-Presbyterian Supper
MARRIAGES: News-Thronson-Peterson
SCHOOLS: Belle Myrah
PEOPLE: Ed Davidson

JULY 2018
OBITS: Agnes Crotty, O'Rask Child, Ida Travis Bartholomew
BIRTHS: Mann Girl, Teitz Girl, Hennesy Boy
MARRIAGES: Hall-Carlisle, Bartholett-Corpstein
MARRIAGES: County Records 1854-1855
NEWS-BITS: ~ 50 items from 1888
NEWS-ILLNESS: O. S. Berg, Belden Child
NEWS-BUSINESSES: Eva Spettel, Mrs. Andrew Tommerasenn, Peter Piersch, Joseph Pleimling, W. D. Belden
PEOPLE: Joseph S. Semsch, Hannah Rippe, Jim Hall
PUBLIC OFFICIALS: News-E. Reison
SCHOOLS : Teacher Nettie Reppy, 1890-Diphtheria closes school
DIRECTORIES : 1869-Freeburg and Brownsville Directories



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