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An original county, Founded March 5, 1853
Named for Henry Mower Rice, one of the first two U.S. senators from Minnesota.
Largest city: Faribault
Cannon City Township
* Cannon City
* Little Chicago
* Moland (part)
Church Histories / Records
| Website Updates:
May 2013: Obits: Beach, Brooks,
Freed, Hoyt, Klemer, Perkins,
Rainey, Robinson, Wood
Marriages: Chase - Gardner; Corniea
- Reed; Ellis - Grant; Fradenburgh -
Allen; Gimblett - Bailey; Hecht -
Schlatter; Lockman - Fihn; Maryland
- Sullivan; Plouf - St. Onge;
Schmuck - Currie; Soyntjes - Ekers;
Wright - Hays; Yeager - Evans
Bios: Barkley, Louberjet, Lufkin,
Oct. 2012: Obits: Borchardt, Borchert, Brooks
August 2012: Obits: Jewett, Luther, Murphy
July 2012: Bios: Brubaker, Buckham, Carpenter, Cathcart, Chaffee; Obit: Fleckenstein
June 2012: Obits: Babb, Hanlon: Bios: Cochrane, Wheeler
May 2012: Almfeldt, Appleby, Aslakson, Atchison, Bahe, Baldwin, Barrows, Batchelder
Apr. 2012: Bios: Batchelder, Buck, Carpenter, Dougherty, Ebel, Flannery, Fleckenstein, Foot, Foskett, Giere, Gill, Gipson, Glotzbach, Grant, Huntington, McMahon, Metcalf, Stockton, Strong
Mar. 2012: Marriage License & Certificate: Comstock-Simmons; Obits: Filiatrault, Whipple; Bios: Chase, Cleveland, Cobb, Cory, Grant, Griggs, Hall, Harkins; Marriage: Berdahl-Nelson
Feb. 2012: Civil War Regiments; WW2 Army Honor List; Obit for BARRETT; bios: Aldrich, Bennett, Benson, Blencoe, Burch, Dixon, Dobbin, Halein, Hershey, Hile, Hopkins, Jackson, Kenney, Ketchum, Kisor, Larson, Morris, Nelson, Northcott, Osterhout, Purinton, Schneider, Soule, Southwick, Swartwood; County History - transfer of land, newspapers, schools and old settlers' dates of arrival; churches & schools of Morristown Twp. (1882)
Jan 2012: Early county organization and description; death notice for BLOOD; list of cemeteries
Dight Biography, 1870 Births, 1870 Marriages, Obit for WHIPPLE, News Article - LOCKWOODS Reunited After 48 Years
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