Swift County, Minnesota

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County Information

Founded February 18, 1870
Named for Henry Adoniram Swift, Governor of Minnesota in 1863.
County Seat Benson
Agriculture is the main industry in Swift County


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Appleton, Benson, Clontarf, Danvers, De Graff, Holloway, Kerkhoven, Murdock

Townships
Appleton, Benson, Camp Lake, Cashel, Clontarf, Dublin, Edison, Fairfield, Hayes, Hegbert, Kerkhoven, Kildare, Marysland, Moyer, Pillsbury, Shible, Six Mile Grove, Swenoda, Tara, Torning, West Bank

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AUGUST 2018
BIOS: Clark P. Councilman submitted by Cheri Sletten
BIOS: G. L. Caster, William Clint, E. W. Conmy, M. H. Halpin, E. T. Young, J. M. Danelz
TOWNS & TOWNSHIPS: Camp Lake, Kildare
MARRIAGES: News-Brown-Thornton

JULY 2018
MARRIAGES: News-Pritchard-Hogan
MARRIAGES: County Records 1871-1875 Marriages
NEWS-CRIME: Jack Shields
BIOS: A. D. Countryman, L. A. Countryman, P. Detuncq, E. V. Dickey, Ole C. Vaugen, W. L. Doe, George H. Elwell, C. E. Foster, Albert Glines, C. F. Ireland, S. H. Johnson, S. L. Keller, A. W. Lathrop, W. A. Mattice, A. F. McKay, R. Miles, G. B. Newton, Daniel D. Robinson, R. C. Russell, A. Schoepp, G. B. Schoepp, H. J. Schoepp, A. Seeley, J. Simmons, T. Thompson, J. T. Wilkinson
BIOS: Submitted by Robin Line-C. J. Mastrud, Aron Hultgren

MARCH 2018
WILLS: Inheritance Taxes-Arnett, Eckman, Lee, Mattheison, McGuire, Rosenberg
MILITARY: WWI Casualty News-A. Moen, Wendel A. Ross
OFFICIALS: News-Mayor Yakey, J. C. Collins, T. F. Young
OFFICIALS: Rosters-1878 County Officials
DIRECTORIES: 1878 Gazetteer and Business Directory
BUSINESS: Mary McGinty, E. C. DeTuncq
OFFICIALS: Rosters/Elections-Murdock, 1909, 1911 and 1912
PEOPLE: E. C. DeTuncq
NEWS-CLUBS AND ORGS: McPherson Post No. 17 Officers

SEPTEMBER 2017
MARRIAGES: Martin-Davison
MILITARY: Soldier News - Matthew Rowan
OBITS: Valeria Murdock Kenner
CHURCHES: 1881-Mr. Sutphen
PEOPLE: Mrs. C. W. Flanner
NEWS-CRIME: 1906-Attempted Bank Robbery
NEWS-WEATHER: 1881-Deep Snow
OBITS: Andrew Sturgeon - submitted by Robin Line


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