Waseca County, Minnesota

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County Information
Founded February 27, 1857
Named for: The Dakota word meaning "rich," a reference to the fertile soil in the area.
County Seat: Waseca
Parent county: Steele

Waseca County is known for its rich, black soil producing record crops every year.

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Cities and Towns
Elysian (part), Janesville, New Richland, Waldorf, Waseca

Townships
Alton, Blooming Grove, Byron, Freedom, Iosco, Janesville, New Richland, Otisco, St. Mary, Vivian, Wilton, Woodville

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Website Updates

JULY 2018
MILITARY-BIOS: Michael F. Kaiser, Walter B. Kaiser, Sebastian L. Kahnke, Dean D. D. Kanne, Adolph Kugath, Herman Krienke, Oscar F. Ketchmann, Emil O. M. Kikuk, Rhinold E. Krienke, Carl A. Knutson, William H. Ketchum, Arthur L. Ketchum, William J. Kelm, August F. Krienke, Clarence Klingbeil, William F. Kopischke, Clarence A. King

MARCH 2018
WILLS: Inheritance Taxes-Ranney, Shaw, Shortell, Summer, Trahms, Wright, Metchior, Lewer, Groskutz, Drever, Campion, Anderson
MILITARY: WWI Casualty News-Raymond C. Sweet, Lawrence J. Connor, George C. Hagen
MILITARY: Soldiers-Bernard J. Gallagher, Ward Fogarty
OFFICIALS: News - S. B. Williams, Charles McKenna, Robert Meyer
OFFICIALS: Rosters - 1878 County Officials
DIRECTORIES: 1878 Gazetteer and Business Directory

OCTOBER 2017
OBITS: Frank Western - submitted by Robin Line
MILITARY-BIOS: Carl W. Elton, Sydney J. Durigan, Frank Dunnett, Frank D. Dunn, Gilbert G. Duitman,August F. Dressel, Orlando A. Drahiem, Arthur A. Doyle, Louis R. Dossett, Clifford B. Dossett, Edward J. Doran, William J. Dooley, Cyril C. Donovan, Loie Domy, Harvey R. Domy, Edward W. Doberstein, Rufus E. Dittburner, William H. Dimmel, George V. Davis, Keith S. Davidson, Howard M. Davidson, Harvey R. Davidson, Frank B. Davidson, Robert F. Dardis, Frank E. Dalton, Bernard L. Dardis, William R. Everett, Hugo T. Ewert, Earl L. Eaton, George M. Erickson, Ewald L. Erdman, Max A. Ewert, Harry W. Fowler, George P. Fuller, Everett Fuller, Dick Flatz, John Frank, Frank Finley, Benjamin G. Frank, Harold M. Frentz, Andrew M. Fretham, Vincent Frodl, William C. Fiest, Walter J. Foels, Ernest H. Ferry, Donald J. Frentz, John E. Fratzke, Bud Frisk, Bert G. Fratzke, Otto Felske, Herman Fischer, Ward Fogarty, Robert J. Fitzgerald, Dennis F. Glynn, William Gehring, William H. Gehring, Ewald L. Gehring, Earl W. Grant, Roy M. Grant, Bernard J. Gallagher, Beaufort M. Gordon, Edward T. Grunwald, Oliver W. Guilbert, Gerald D. Guilbert, Harlie M. Goodrick, Frank B. Goodspeed, Harold B. Gordon, Charles P. Gigeay, Everett W. Gottschalk, Edwin A. Grunwald, Floyd C. Gottschalk, George E. Guenther, Leo G. Guyer, Lyle A. Goodrick, George D. Gilbertson, Leonard V. Gilday, Charles P. Gratz, Harry P. Gehring, Clarence A. Hanson, Hobert H. Hanson, Jorgen C. Hanson, Herbert E. Hanson, Adolph Hanson, Arthur S. Hall, Walter E. Harrington, Albert G. Haugan, Edward G. Halverson, Clarence O. Halverson, Percy Hagen, Orville L. Haugen, John J. Hackett, John C. Harguth, Melvin P. Hartwick, Nick Huber, Clifford C. Hutchings, John M. Hobald, August B. Hovald, Seth M. Hellebo, Robert F. Holmes, Frank P. Holmes, Daniel J. Holton, Richard Huseby, Frank H. Hurdelbrunk, Edward G. Hope, Carl W. Helms, Sylvester Haggerty, Walter H. Helmeke, George Holen, Daniel J. Hughes, Alfred M. Hirscher, Harold E. Heath, Herman F. Hinkie, Edward R. Holtz, John F. Hankensiefken, Henry Hoffman, Henry T. Holtz, Harry A. Halvorson, Elmer F. Heckes, William L. Hiers, Palmer O. Hagen, Raphael T. Haggerty, Otto H. J. Hoechst, H. O. Hagen, Samuel S. Hawkes, Harvey E. Holtz, Earl H. Hall, Hermann Hoffmann, Erick Hawkins, Olof Huseby, Milo A. Hodgkins, Frank J. Haunches

JUNE 2017
MARRIAGES: Johnson-Sommer
OBITS: Samuel Kimble, Joseph Gilmore, C. W. Holmes
NEWS-FIRES: 1880-Fire at Janesville
MILITARY: Korean War Casualties, Vietnam War Casualties
MILITARY: Bios - Donald C. Ivers, George Inott, William J. Janke, Leslie G. James, Harold W. Janke, Arthur A. Johnson, Leo T. Johnson, Gilbert G. Johnson, Walter E. Johnson, George L. Johnson, Norbert V. Johnson, Archie C. Johnson, Walter M. Johnson, Charles F. Johnson, George S. Johnston, Glenn E. Jensen, Hans E. Jorgensen, Edward H. Jeddeloh, Walter B. Juhnke, Milton F. Juhnke, Joseph S. Johnson, Ruben H. Johnson, Harry R. Jensen, Elmer L. Johnson, Aliven O. Johns, August J. Jeddeloh, George Johnson, Herbert E. Johnson, Marvin L. Johnson, Edgar F. Johnson, Lester R. Juhnke, Gisle B. Johnson, Richard Juelfs, Michael H. Johnson



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