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County Information

An original county, it was created on October 27, 1849

Named for Alexander Ramsey, the first Minnesota territorial governor

It is the smallest county in Minnesota in terms of area, but the most densely populated.
The Mississippi River forms a municipal boundary on part of the city's west, southwest and southeast sides. Minneapolis, the state's largest city lies to the west; Falcon Heights, Lauderdale, Roseville, and Maplewood are north; Maplewood is also to the east; the cities of West Saint Paul and South Saint Paul are to the south; and Lilydale, Mendota and Mendota Heights lie across the river from the city to the south. The city's largest lakes are Pig's Eye Lake, in the river, Lake Phalen, and Lake Como.

County Seat
St. Paul

Townships

Cities

White Bear Township

Arden Hills
Blaine (part)
Falcon Heights
Gem Lake
Lauderdale
Little Canada
Maplewood
Mounds View
New Brighton

North Oaks
North St. Paul
Roseville
Shoreview
St. Anthony (part)
St. Paul
Spring Lake Park (part)
Vadnais Heights
White Bear Lake (part)


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Births

Cemeteries

Census

Church News & History

Court & Legal

Deaths

Family Data

History

Marriages

Military

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Obits

People

Schools

Wills & Probate

Website Updates:

JANUARY 2016
BIOS: Greenleaf Clark, Hascal R. Brill
BIRTHS: Rachel Gooden
MARRIAGES: Nelson-Sancler, Dunn-McDermott, Blackowski-Spohn, Williams-Anderson
OBITS: Everett J. Mathieson, Contributed by Jim Dezotell
OBITS: Sophia Martin, Margaret Cooney, William H. Brown, Clarence Bailey, Harriet E. Bishop
PEOPLE: Mrs. T. H. Lyles, Bob Kingsley, Mattie Dean
NEWS-CRIME: Harry Bune, Ella Robinson, Broderick Campbell, Frank Kucera, Charles Sanden charged with murder, John Zewell Charged With Theft, William Dougherty, William L. Johnson, Peter Corfit 1933-Hamm Kidnapping

OCTOBER 2015
BIOS: Patrick H. Kelly, John Ireland, John B. Sanborn, George W. Sherwood, Jared How, Rensselaer R. Nelson, William F. Davidson
NEWS-CRIME: Numerous articles on the murder of Christian Schindeldecker, arrest of Edward Gottschalk, discovery of Joseph Hartman, trial, plea, sentence and aftermath.

SEPTEMBER 2015
NEWS-EXECUTIONS:
- Mrs. Keener murdered by Yu-ha-zee
- Stanislaus Bilansky murdered by Annie Bilansky
- Little Six and Medicine Bottle for the murder of settlers.
- Mrs. Frederick Keller and son John Keller murdered by William Williams
- William Lindhoff murdered by Charles Ermisch and Otto Wonigkeit
News articles covering the crime, apprehension, trial, verdict, sentence, appeals and execution.

AUGUST 2015
OBITS: K. T. Friend, Mary Matheson, Charles Scheffer
NEWS-COMMUNITY: 1865-Laplanders & Swedes arrive in St. Paul, Contributed by Jim Dezotell, 1882-Secret Society
COURT: Neuhauser vs. Banish, Gates A. Johnson, Robert A. Smith, Joseph Hartman, Mrs. Joseph Hartman
PEOPLE: Della Keenan, Dan Kelly, J. M. Henderson, John W. Luca
NEWS-BUSINESS: C. Gotzlan & Co., George Brown, Stahlman's Brewery
CHURCHES: Mrs. Wm. A. Hilyard, 1889-W. C. Trevan, 1889-J. H. W. Collins

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