Olmsted County, Minnesota

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Courthouse 1884 Courthouse 2016
Olmsted County Courthouse 1884 - - and - - Olmsted County Courthouse 2016 (mkk)

County Information
Founded: February 20, 1855
Named for: David Olmsted, first mayor of St. Paul
County Seat: Rochester

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JULY 2018
OBITS: Joseph Bears, Merton Eastlick, Mr. Kilroy
NEWS-BUSINESSES: Rochester Harvester and Binder
NEWS-VISITS: Cecilia Vaughn
SCHOOLS: News-1880-Teachers Meeting
INSTITUTIONS: Mayo Patients - Nellie Garrett, Charlie Lyford, Sam D. Nicholson, R. M. Woodward, A. J. Gronna, Mary Hayes, Eugene V. Debs, L. T. Donnelly, Sarah E. Marsh, Benjamin Pelham, W. C. Hazelgrove, Brig. Gen. Frederick W. Sibley, Geo. B. Driskill, Mrs. R. E. Cooper, Emmie Balk
INSTITUTIONS: State Hospital Patients - Ralph Wells, Fred Mitchell, Minerva Campbell

MAY 2018
NEWS-BUSINESSES: J. W. Everstine, Rochester City Post, E. B. Barrows, Moses W. Fay
PEOPLE: Sneedorf Christensen, Michael Brennan submitted by Robin Line
COURT/LEGAL: Hurlbut & Coe vs. Knight, Lowry vs. Rowley & Atchinson
NEWS-FIRES: 1859-Donohue Blacksmith Shop
OFFICIALS: News-Deputy Sheriff Loomis, I. M. Terrill
PEOPLE: Laban Tucker
NEWS-COMMUNITY: 1859 City Council
FAMILY DATA: Delia Sheldon Jackson Lineage

FEBRUARY 2018
WILLS/PROBATE: Inheritance Taxes-Boyer, Brick, Crofoot, Deckmann, Edmester, Elliott, Feeney, Gove, Hainey, Hanks, Holm, Hopland, Leland, Mayor, Pries, Richardson, Rossman, Russell, Schultz, Wardlow, Warner
Submitted by Robin Line:
BIOS: Phelps, Clark
NEWS-FIRES: 1894-John Taylor, 1888-J. S. Mathewson, 1894-J. W. Smith
OBITS: Mrs. Harm Schacht, Mrs. Joseph Hull, Hattie Hadley Harries, Radcliff Boy, Greator Child, Oscar Ennes
NEWS-ILLNESS/INJURY: Martha Yates, Ada Schramm, W. J. Fulton, A. B. Beach, Bennie Franklin, Clarence Woolley, George Stevens, Enos Hance, Mr. Weng, George Mercer, James McAdams, Ernest Zierath, Martin Boy, Conrad Nelson, Jim McAdams
BUSINESS NEWS: Ben Blunt, William Mackey, Mrs. Boyd, Stedman Bros., D. W. Searles
MARRIAGES: Dicken-Knox, Brown-Roseno, Cluever-Meier
NEWS-CRIME: John McCaul (2)
NEWS-BIRTHS: Aries Boy, Andrus Boy, Kirmis Boy, Thedy Girl, Kelley Baby, Healy Boy
PEOPLE: W. J. Mayo (2), Pete Rodins
NEWS-BIRTHDAYS: Helen Hayden
NEWS-VISITS: N. S. Phelps
COURT/LEGAL: M. C. La Monte, Ralph Hurd, Jens Frandsen, Samuel Ferguson, John Bernhard, Fredrick Krahn, Fred McCabe



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