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Lyon County, Minnesota

 


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Fred Anderson
Source: The Minneapolis Journal (MN) October 8, 1902; transcribed by Mary Kay Krogman
BALATON, Minn.-The separator of Fred Anderson was burned, also four stacks of wheat belonging to L. Mattson.


Tom Anderson
Source: Cleveland Leader (Cleveland, OH) Monday, January 16, 1888; transcribed by Mary Kay Krogman

St. Paul, Minn., January 15.-Special dispatches to-night report the following deaths by freezing in addition to the list of sixty-three published this morning:

. . . near Tracy, Minn., Tom Anderson, a farmer, is missing; . . .


O. J. Olson
Source: The Oregon Daily Journal (Portland, OR) June 16, 1912; transcribed by Mary Kay Krogman
O. J. Olson of Balaton, Minn., has bought the 790 acre farm of J. W. Arehart, situated about five miles east of Lebanon.


Grandpa Shequin
Source: The Fairmount News (IN) November 2, 1911; transcribed by Mary Kay Krogman
HOES AT 102 FOR HEALTH
At six o'clock the other morning, in the village of Balaton, Minn., "Grandpa" Shequin, who is one hundred and two years old, was hoeing corn. He has planted corn for ninety-five years. He was not doing the work because of necessity, but because he needed the early morning exercise and the morning air. His wife is still living with him. She is past ninety-two years, and they have lived together nearly seventy five years.


Mrs. H. B. Wheeler
Source: The Muldrow Press (OK) September 27, 1912; transcribed by Mary Kay Krogman
Mr. H. B. Wheeler returned last week from Balaton, Minn., where she had been the past two months attending the sickness and death of her aged father. She was accompanied home by her sister, Mrs. J. W. Searles, who will spend the winter here. Miss Katharine Wheeler, who is visiting in Minnesota, will not return to Muldrow until December.


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