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Jackson County, Minnesota

 


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Mr. and Mrs. Betts
Source: The Minneapolis Journal (MN) January 2, 1902; transcribed by Mary Kay Krogman
Mrs. John J. Crittenden entertained a large family party at her residence, 2533 Twelfth avenue yesterday. Mr. and Mrs. Betts of Breck school, Wilder, Minn., were among the guests. Misses Helen and Ethel Crittenden, Miss Alice Gertrude Haley and Master Ralph Haley gave an attractive program of vocal and instrumental music.


Oscar Foss
Source: San Diego Unin (San Diego, CA) Sunday, April 18, 1943; transcribed by Mary Kay Krogman

WILDER, Minn., April 17 (A.P.)-When Oscar Foss’ farmhouse caught fire, is telephone service had been distrupted by a storm. Foss sent a telegram to the Windom fire department, a few miles northeast of here. The firemen made a record run and succeeded in stopping the flames before they had done much damage.


Peter Howe
The La Crosse Tribune (Friday 8 December 1912) page 16; submitted by Diana Heser Morse
FIND SKELETON AND END MYSTERY
Jackson, Minn., Dec. 6 - The mystery surrounding the disappearance of Peter Howe, Montgomery, Iowa, near Sioux Valley, on November 10, 1911, probably has been solved by the discovery of a skeleton of a man in the middle of an eighty-acre slough by two young men. While searching for a wounded bird the hunters found the skeleton.


Mrs. Ware
Source: The Saint Paul Globe (MN) March 25, 1893; transcribed by Mary Kay Krogman
Mrs. Ware, of the Breck school, Wilder, Minn., and Miss Sybil Carter, in charge of the Indian schools for lace making, White Earth, Minn., will address the women at St. Paul's parish rooms. Hennepin avenue, between Twelfth and Thirteenth streets. Monday, March 27, at 2:30 p. m. All women interested are cordially invited to attend.


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