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County Information
Created May 23, 1857

Named for the French word for "thousand lakes"

Mille Lacs county was formed by cleaving off the eastern-most portion of Benton County, Minnesota. The original Mille Lacs County consisted of portion of the contemporary Mille Lacs County east of the west branch of the Rum River and two townships now part of Isanti County, adjacent to Mille Lacs County. In 1858, the 12 townships forming the contemporary southern 10 townships of Mille Lacs County and the 2 northwestern townships in Isanti County were organized apart from either Benton or Mille Lacs County to form Monroe County, leaving the northern "Square Top-knot" as the Mille Lacs County. In 1860, Monroe and Mille Lacs Counties merged. Shortly thereafter, the two southeastern townships were transferred to Isanti County, forming the contemporary boundaries for the county.

Communities
Princeton * Milaca * Wahkon * Onamia * Foreston * Wahkon * Pease * Bock

Townships

 Bogus Brook Township
Borgholm Township
Bradbury Township
Dailey Township
East Side Township
Greenbush Township
Hayland Township
Isle Harbor Township
Kathio Township

 Lewis Township
Milaca Township
Milo Township
Mudgett Township
Onamia Township
Page Township
Princeton Township
South Harbor Township



Online Data

Church Histories / Records

County Records

Family Bibles

Miscellaneous Data

School Records

Website Updates:
Feb. 2014: Bio: Dunn - transcribed by Vicki Bryan

July 2013: 1883 Pensioners on the Roll
Mar. 2013: Obits: Blomberg, Johnson, Peters, Ross
Marriages: Allen - Ross; Applegate - Thompson; Betzler - Fradette; Dickey - Jakes; Endahl - VanDyke; Etarley - Moore; Kettelhodt - Elsner; King - King; Knipplen - House; Kuhlman - Sumser; Lincoln - Bachelor; Lynch - Johnson; Nelson - McKerracher; Nelson - Zoey; Olson - Applegate; Ott - Bragg; Soderberg - Teske; Weeks - Manke; Walsh - Follett
Local News for Milaca - June 15, 1915, July 7 and 12, 1915

August 2012: Obits: Flink, Ortquist
June 2012: Marriage: Dudley - Pfremmer
Mar. 2012: Marriages: Foltz-McVay, Sarner-Anderson
Feb 2012: Obits: Anderson, Appleton, Bates, Bell, Bonn, Cater, Clark, Cotton, Dimmick, Fryhling, Garlinghouse, Gillespie, Goad, Henschel, Hickey, Howard, Hunt, Keith, Lustig, Nelson, Norgren, Northway, Oman, Orton, Peihl, Pratt, Roberts, Robideau Roos, Schwantis, Selleck, Sewell, Strong, Towle, Zimple
Marriages: Annis-Bullis; Aulguire-Soule, Cravens-Nugent, Crockett-Scoville; Devlin-Brayton, Dupont-Wilkes, Dusell-Kerrick, Erickson-Noren, Foster-Sperry; Galbraith-Yager; Gardiner-Anderson, Goebel-Corwin, Jesmer-Wetther, Johnson-Erickson; Johnson-Thompson; Keeler-Orrock, Larson-Gunderson; Larson-Nelson, Linquist-Ellstrom; Lockwood-Pinkham, Marienau-Lamb, Morey-Kight; Morse-Lafontise; Orton-Henry; Patten-Looker; Patten-McKinney, Person-Bergman; Pratt-Jamar, Ptrr-Kniffin, Redmond-Austin, Robbins-Stone, Robideau-Grow, Sand-Bolland; Stay-Lysdal, Waldhoff-Kreasal, Wilkes-Curtis
Anniversaries: Chase; Keith, Skretting
local news items: 1899, 1900, 1902, 1905, 1919
Births: Arnet, Carter, Devlin, Hedin, Johnson, Lambert, Lane, Looney, Neely, Mott, Sowden, Tibbets
Bios: Brands, Brigs, Cravens, Dunn, Eastman, Hoare, Hofferbert, Horan, Johnson, Keith, King, Mitchell, Newbert, Norquist, Olsen, Sausser, Sollen, Vaaler, Van Alstein
calamities news, "sick list & hospital notes, family celebrations news, crime news
Marriage Licenses Issued 1893-1900, 1906-1907, 1909, 1910-1921
Marriages: 1890-1892; WW2 Army Honor List
County History (1920)
Jan 2012: Death certificates of LANG, WUELLNER; List of Cemeteries; obit for WEDGEWOOD

Previous Updates:
1860 Federal Census Index; News Article - Forest Fires in 1894





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