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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.
Beaver Falls Township
Birch Cooley Township
Bird Island Township
Boon Lake Township
Hawk Creek Township
Preston Lake Township
Sacred Heart Township
Redwood Falls (part)
Online Data Biography Index
Census Church Histories / Records
Families / Coat of Arms
Schools Sioux Uprising
History/Pioneer Experiences: O. T. Ramsland, Charles Kenning, James Drake, Michael Holden, A. D. Corey, Joseph A. Feeter, Frank Wallner, W. H. Jewell, A. D. Smith
BIO'S: Edward James Carrigan, Amund Dahl, John H. Elstad, Emil A. Enger, Albert L. Farrar, Iver Gerald, Lewis Hable, John Oscar Isaacson, Louis Savela, Carl Savela
Wedding Announcements: Paul Albrecht/Mathilda Grams
Newspapers/Advertisements: Gustav Grabow
NOVEMBER 1, 2017
Biography: Christina (Wichman) Dorothea Homeier, John W. Scheffler, Anna (Anderson), Erickson, John Fischer, Henry John Braun, Charles O. Anderson, Frank H. Amtsbauer, Charles Bird
Obituaries: Jesse Skinner, Henry Ahrens, James Brown II, Andrew Lyon, Watters Frank
Birth Announcements: Steinhouse-girl, W. Galvin-daughter, Edison Comstack-daughter
Newspaper Data/Misc. News: Louis Andre new Ford, Rodney Hanson, Gustav Buttenhof
Newspaper Data/Visiting News: Mrs. Mooney
History/Pioneer Experiences-Gunderus Peterson, E. J. Butler, Charles H. Hopkins
October 1, 2017
Obituaries: Maurer (Bender), Louisa E., Rudolph Maurer, Reinke (Duena), Bertha Wilhelmina, Reinke, Herman Albert , Terrance Brazil, Steffer (Piehl), Mary, Siegfried, Martin, Evenson, Ole O.
News: Check Forger Napped Tuesday (1930)
September 1, 2017
Schools: Model School Districts
Marriage Announcements: Frank Anton/Amalia Klingler
Marriage Index: Added more names and updated
Research Resources: added source for photos
Birth Index: Added more names and updated
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