Established by the Minnesota Territorial Legislature in February of 1856.
Fort Ripley was in the original county, which extended east to the Mississippi.
John Baines Smith Todd was in command of the Fort at that time, and it was named after him.
Parent County: Stearns
County Seat: Long Prairie
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OBITS : Frank Steinhuber, Peter Kollwer
BIOS : Warren W. Brooks, Alfred E. Roese, John Wait, Leslie A. Groover, Jones Palm, George A. Etzell, William Rodman, John D. Marlin, Jr., James Hart, Frank P. Davies, John C. Perkins, Wilber E. Hutchinson, Kyle H. Balcom
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PEOPLE: John and Michael Meide
FAMILIES: Cornish Family, Julius G Schultz Family
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WILLS & PROBATE: A. W. Sheets, John Smith, Carl Buttke
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OFFICIALS: Rosters-1878 County Officers, 1895, Fire Wardens
OBIT: Chester Emory-submitted by Robin Line
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OBIT: Ole Johnson
COURT: Lettie and Fred Dean
NEWS-VISIT & RELOCATE: J. H. Lewis, Dove See
FAMILIES: News - Emma Thomas Family Reunion
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