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
WILLS & PROBATE  

Website Updates



MARCH 2018
WILLS: Inheritance Taxes-Berge, Differding, Gaave, Gjemandson, Hammer, Handorf, Huyck, Kosa (2), Lunde, Reirson, Smith, Winkelson

JANUARY 2018
FAMILIES: Info-Erik Anderson
MILITARY: Soldiers-Edward J. Driscoll
MILITARY: WWI Casualty News-Emil Jorgenson, Anthony Neu
PUBLIC OFFICIALS: News-A. J. Flynn
PEOPLE: Nicholas Prieve

NOVEMBER 2017
BIOS: John W. Welch
BIRTHS: Buchholtz, Bunge, Kreuger - contributed by Robin Line
OBITS: Mrs. H. B. Laflin, Michael Jennings, Mrs. Houlihan - contributed by Robin Line
FAMILIES: Information - Welch Family, Feeney Family
MARRIAGES: Additional 50 records
MARRIAGE NEWS: Decke-Eitzen - contributed by Robin Line
NEWS-BITS: Additional 20 bits of news - contributed by Robin Line
NEWS-COMMUNITY: Toledo Woolen Mills
TOWNS: 1893-Yucatan

OCTOBER 2017
NEWS-CRIME: Manuel Laylan, James Roland
PEOPLE: Polley Murders, Joseph Marco
NEWS-ILLNESS/INJURY: John Theisen, Oscar Larsen



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