Author: Dennis Partridge

Biography of Lucy Ann Lobdell Slater

Biography of Lucy Ann Lobdell Slater – A Wild Woman’s History: The Slayer Of Hundreds Of Bears And Wild-Cats! As published by A. C. Smith, A random historical sketch of Meeker County, Minnesota: from its first settlement to July 4th, 1876, p. 98-111. Litchfield, Minn.: Belfoy & Joubert, 1877.

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G. C. Whitcomb Clamed to be Captain

G. C. Whitcomb clamed to be Captain by virtue of Col. Sibley’s commission and his receipt for the guns and refused to give them up under any other circumstance. The following were thereupon elected officers, The 44...

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Volunteers from Meeker County

Volunteers from Meeker County   Names Regiment &c. Angier, Albert Third Allen, L. D Fourth Atkinson, J. B. Capt. Artil Bradshaw, J. H . Third Butler, Daniel Fourth Brink, J. A. Scout Baldwin, S D L Fourth Borgusrode, R...

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Towns of Meeker County

Greenleaf; named after Hon. Wm. H Greenleaf, who first commenced improvements by the erection of a mill dam on the site of the village of that name, and the subsequent erection of a flour and saw mill. The first settlers of this...

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Supreme Court

Something is due to our “Supreme Court,” presided over at times by Judges Butler, Ritchie, Geo. Frid, Robson, Griswold, Atkinson, Stevens, Walker, Campbell, Hutchins and a host of others. Jurisdiction depended...

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Second day of September

On the morning of the second day of September another detail of twenty soldiers and twenty citizens was sent out for the purpose of rescuing the family mentioned before, and as all could not be mounted it was thought best to go...

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Protestant Episcopal Church

Rev. T. G. Crump commenced holding Episcopal services in the Masonic Hall in Litchfield in July 1870. At the time of the morning service on Sunday the 5th, and 12th, days, of March 1871 notice was publicly given for a meeting of...

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