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Traill county was created in 1875 by the 1874-75 territorial legislature.
It was named after Walter John Strickland Traill, an employee of the
Hudson's Bay Company and son of Canadian pioneer
Catharine Parr Traill.
For more early history information,
including early pioneers and settlers,
see the County, Township, and City History links below,
|Church Histories and Records
||School Records and Histories
August 2016: Elm River Church Confirmation Classes 1904 - 1910,
Bios for LINDELIEN, MEHUS, and MOEN;
July 2016: Portland High School Graduates 1926 - 1927, County Seat Fights, Elm River Church Confirmation Classes 1894 - 1903,
Bios for GRINLEY, MEHUS, and MOEN;
June 2016: Portland High School Graduates 1924 - 1925;
May 2016: Portland High School Graduates 1921 - 1922;
April 2016: Mayville High School Graduates 1910 & 1913;
March 2016: School history for Mayville City Schools, Church histories for Blanchard Lutheran Church and Evangelical Free Church - Cummings;
January 2016: Church histories for Washington Lutheran Church and Zoar Lutheran Church;
December 2015: Hatton High School Graduates - 1936;
February 2015: Postmasters of Hatton and Mayville, ND;
January 2015: HAPPY NEW YEAR! - Church histories for Aal, Ebenezer, Hauge, Gran, and "The Dunkards" (from Illinois); Business histories for
Borden Cigar Factory and Northwestern State Bank;
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