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Founded February 20, 1862
Named for General John Pope
Largest city: Glenwood
The county was named for General John Pope who had traveled through the area in 1849 as part of an exploration expedition.
Pope County was created 20 Feb 1862. Until it was organized on 4 Sep 1866, it was attached to Stearns County. This means that during the time period between creation and organization, records pertaining to Pope County should be found in the records of Stearns County.
The county seat was originally Stockholm, but has been Glenwood since the first election, in 1866.
The population of Pope County is about 11,000 people with a strong Scandinavian heritage.
BETHANY LUTHERAN MEMBERSHIP REGISTER PAGE 2: Carl Fredrickson Family, K.F. Fredrickson Family, Albert Fredrickson Family
BETHANY LUTHERAN MEMBERSHIP REGISTER PAGE 3: Henning Fredrickson Family, John Felt Family, Carl Felt Family
BETHANY LUTHERAN MEMBERSHIP REGISTER PAGE 4: Erik Lindquist Family, Gustaf Johnson Family
BETHANY LUTHERAN MEMBERSHIP REGISTER PAGE 5: John J. Berg Family, Carl Felt Family
BIRTHS: Florence Berg
FAMILIES - Berg Family Bible
MARRIAGES: Berg-Reese, Gust-Brink, Ruud-Ole
NEWS-CRIME: John E. Johnson
NEWS-ILLNESS & INJURY: Ingwald Kjera
NEWS-VISIT: Mrs. G. Nickerson, Joe Jacobson, Tillie and Margaret Jacobson, Mrs. H. E. Olson, Alfred Spangrud, Halvor J. Halvorson, L. W. Toftner, Dena Anderson, Inga Jorgenson
NEWS-WEATHER: 1869-Deadly Tornado
OBITS: Clifford Squires, Arnold S. Thompson, Ole Erickson
PEOPLE: S. E. Bowldy, Samuel Olson, Ella and Sophia Thornton
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