Scott County, Minnesota

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County Information

Founded: March 5, 1853
Named for: General Winfield Scott
County Seat: Shakopee

The Shakopee-Mdewakanton Indian Reservation is located entirely within the county.
(and entirely within the city of Prior Lake).

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Cities and Towns
Belle Plaine, Elko, Jordan, New Market, New Prague (part), Prior Lake, Savage, Shakopee

Townships
Belle Plaine, Blakeley, Cedar Lake, Credit River, Helena, Jackson, Louisville, New Market, Sand Creek, Spring Lake, St. Lawrence

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Website Updates

Website Updates:


SEPTEMBER 2018
BIOS: submitted by Robin LineJulius Seiberlich
BIOS: Luther M. Brown
MILITARY: WWI Casualties - collected and organized by Susan Duff-Erkel
OBITS: C. L. Heycox or William Heacox, Bridget Nee
WILLS: Inheritance Taxes for Clark, Costello, Densteermann, Koring, Molkenbeer, Ries, Thyberg, Woodruf (2), Zoller
NEWS-CRIME: S. L. M. Moore

JUNE 2018
OBITS: Joseph Dirks, Howard Joseph Suss, Lena Scholer, Sebastian Mahowald
OBITS: Submitted by Robin Line-Mrs. George (Maggie) Anderly
NEWS-ILLNESS/INJURY: Submitted by Robin Line-Thomas Fay
MARRIAGES: DeGross-Combe
MILITARY: Soldiers-John J. Doherty
SCHOOLS: Elmer M. Doherty; 1896-New School House for Jordan

FEBRUARY 2018
MILITARY: WWI Casualty News-Arthur H. Lemmer, John F. Bohls
MILITARY: Soldiers-Joseph C. O'Connor, Charles Bludorn, Fred Nelson, Peter A. Rademacher, Edward James Herrgott
OFFICIALS: Elizabeth K. Ries



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