Watonwan County, Minnesota

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County Information
Founded: February 25, 1860
Named for: The Dakota word, "watanwan," meaning "fish bait," or "where fish bait abounds."
Countay Seat: St. James
Parent county: Brown

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Cities and Towns
Butterfield, Darfur, La Salle, Lewisville, Madelia, Odin, Ormsby (part), St. James

Unincorporated Communities
Godahl, Sveadahl

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Adrian, Antrim, Butterfield, Fieldon, Long Lake, Madelia, Nelson, Odin, Riverdale, Rosendale, South Branch, St. James

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JULY 2018
MARRIAGES: County Records 1866-1872
OBITS: William Wallace Murphy, Schuyler Hale Burton, Mrs. Arthur Goozey
SIOUX OUTBREAK: Watonwan County-September 21, 1862 Attack, Fort Cox
NEWS-MARRIAGES: Catlin-Slaalein
NEWS-BITS: News of Various Residents
NEWS-VISIT: Matt Nostdal, F. J. Enns

APRIL 2018
MILITARY: WWI Casualty News-Siver Hagestande, Harold T. Mitchell
MILITARY: Soldiers-Anton K. Kumle, J. J. Noble, William B. Anderson, Ernest B. Olsen

FEBRUARY 2018
OFFICIALS: Rosters-1878 Officials, 1895 Fire Wardens
OFFICIALS: News-James F. Crowley, Martin E. Dunn, C. L. Bohan
DIRECTORIES: 1878 Business Directory and Gazetteer
WILLS: Inheritance taxes-Charles Cooley, W. C. Cowen, George Hash, Samuel McLure, Henry Wadsworth



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