Founded: February 20, 1855
Named for: Franklin Steele, a prominent pioneer of Minneapolis.
County Seat: Owatonna
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MARRIAGES: County Records 1856-1858
PEOPLE: Clarence Benson
FAMILY: Lineage of Lulu Mattice Stanton, Fannie Burch Mehlin
BIOS: Submitted by Robin Line: Alvin Ernest Olson, Charles E. Aiken
OBITS: Submitted by Robin Line: Thomas Logue
STATE SCHOOL: News-1886-G. A. Merrill, Cornerstone, 1893-Addition, 1896 - W. W. Browne
STATE SCHOOL: Students-May Scholle, Charles Riser, Harry, Earl and May Usher, Paulin Children, Arthur and Lillie Hall, James P. and Lucinda Lynese
WILLS: Inheritance Taxes-Albertus, Bailey, Dean, Eustice, Gibbs, Glaeser, Mullenmiester, Schmidt, Seim, Steen, Thompson (2), Vaith
MILITARY: Soldiers - John P. Naylor, John F. Schrom, H. L. Putnam
MILITARY: WWI Casualty News-Joseph Pirkl, Francis Waite, Arthur S. Gilbertson
DIRECTORIES: 1878 Gazetteer and Business Directory
OFFICIALS: News - Clark Chambers, M. B. Chadwick
OFFICIALS: Rosters - 1878 County Officials
MILITARY: Soldiers - Clarence T. Butler, Gordon E. Gilman, Hugo W. Matejcek
The Following Contributed by Robin Line:
OBITS: Dorastus C. Adams, M. D. L. Miller, W. D. Lewis
MARRIAGE: Norton-Smith, Correll-Beese, Johnson-Reeves
PEOPLE: Herbert Reed
MILITARY: Soldiers - Newton Parker
NEWS-ILLNESS/INJURY: Florence Wood, Mrs. Palmer, Carrie Berge, W. A. Dynes
NEWS-BUSINESS: R. Burdick, Hostad Bros. & Stevens, George Taylor, A. M. Renchin, Fred Rosskopf, Frank Schulz, J. R. Topliff
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