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County Information
Founded: March 6, 1868
Named for: General Nathaniel Lyon
County Seat: Marshall

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OCTOBER 2017
BIOS: R. M. Addison, Benjamin F. Thomas, Lucius E. Town, Jasper L. Havens, Jens B. Johnson
DIRECTORIES: Westerheim Residents and Farm Locations
DIRECTORIES: 1878 Gazetteer and Business Directory
MARRIAGES: Wadsworth-Gibbons
MILITARY: Soldiers - Harold K. Simon
MILITARY: WWI Casualty - L. L. Snapp, Earl A. Jackson, Walter C. Nelson
NEWS-COMMUNITY: 1905-Burglary
NEWS-VISIT/RELOCATE: Mrs. George Tate, Alva Town
OFFICIALS: News - John Hunter, D. F. Weymouth, J. H. Carlow
OFFICIALS: Year by Year - Superintendents of Marshall and Tracy Public Schools
OFFICIALS: Rosters - 1878 County Officials, 1895 Fire Wardens
SCHOOLS: Marshall Graduates 1893, 1894, 1895
TOWNSHIPS: Westerheim History,
OBITS: Joseph Schaefer submitted by Robin Line

JUNE 2017
BIOS: John Scott, Ole Helgeson
OBITS: Eleanor Weed, Charles Oliver
NEWS-CRIME: Mrs. Anny Harenden
SCHOOLS: Graduates of Marshall High School 1890-1892
OBITS: Reinhart Child, William Webb submitted by Robin Line
NEWS-CRIME: Theodore E. Schemperlen submitted by Robin Line

MARCH 2017
BIOS: Ole L. Orsen, Reese Davis, John S. Owens, Richard Blake, Mrs. Olava Myran, Ellsworth Evans, John Monroe, Alvah R. Town, Jerome Morse, Gregar Amundson, Ole A. Broughton, Charles C. Bellingham, Robert A. Mitchell, Knud A. Broughton
OBITS: Edith Julia Kriger, John F. Eastman

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