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County Information

Created 1855

Named for Joseph Renville, son of a French father and Indian mother, who worked as a trader and interpreter

Renville County was the site of several hostile engagements in the Sioux Uprising of 1862.

County Seat
Olivia

Townships

Cities

Bandon Township
Beaver Falls Township
Birch Cooley Township
Bird Island Township
Boon Lake Township
Brookfield Township
Cairo Township
Camp Township
Crooks Township
Emmet Township
Ericson Township
Flora Township
Hawk Creek Township
Hector Township

Henryville Township
Kingman Township
Martinsburg Township
Melville Township
Norfolk Township
Osceola Township
Palmyra Township
Preston Lake Township
Sacred Heart Township
Troy Township
Wang Township
Wellington Township
Winfield Township

Bird Island
Buffalo Lake
Danube
Fairfax
Franklin
Hector
Morton
Olivia
Redwood Falls (part)
Renville
Sacred Heart




Online Data
Biography Index
Births Cemeteries
Census
Church Histories / Records
Court
Deaths
Families / Coat of Arms
History
Marriages
Military
Newspaper Data
Obituaries
People
Schools
Sioux Uprising
Wills/Probate Records
   
 

Website Updates:

Schools:  Model School Districts

Marriage Announcements:  Frank Anton/Amalia Klingler

Marriage Index:  Added more names and updated

 

August 1, 2017

News-visit: Conrad Iverson

History:  Swine Industry In Renville County

Births:  Birth Index of Renville County

Marriages:  Marriage Index

Bios:  Peter Wigdahl

 

JULY 1, 2017

Bio's:  Pere N. Chelin, John Kromer, Carl Koshnick

Schools: The Minnesota Educational System

History:  Physicians and Surgeons-The Tubercular Sanitarium

 

JUNE 1, 2017

Bio's : Herman W. Mielke, Amund Knutson, Carrie (Elke) Knutson, Christopher Hanson, Herman Yunker, Jacob J. Kromer, Nels Dahlgren

Schools:  Pioneer Education in Renville County

News-Misc:  M. J. Whetston-Auto accident

 

MAY 1, 2017

OBITS:  A.H. Anderson, Mrs. Herman Becker, Hugh Carrigan, Edgar, E. Cook, Hiram Tilly Crawford, Daniel Haire, John H. Dickmeyer, Matthew Donohue, Axel Englund, Storke Erickson, Ada Filbert, Mrs. M. J. Filbert, Edward Holten, J. S. Kelverhouse, Thomas Leary, Dr. George McBroom, Robert McKinley, William Mitchell, James O'Hara, Iver Olson, Michael Regan, Thomas Reid, Elias Scott, Francis Shoemaker, Baby Torgerson, Mrs. John Welch, John Welsh, Mrs. Werner

News-Crime:  1916 Trio of Men Held for Holdup Near Renville

News-People:  Miller Brothers, Etta O'Connor-Story written in 8th grade, Floyd Reich-Story written in 7th grade.

News-Fire:  Renville School-House Burned 1919.

News-Misc:  Hog Cholera Near Morton

News-Community:  Misses Doyel and Fish Teachers

Bio's-M:  Charles A. McCann

 

 

 

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