Blue Earth County’s First Settlement (reprint of parts of an article by William S. Sargent, Register of Deeds, June 1859)

Issue Date: 
Summer 2002

The Mankato Weekly Record of July 5, 1859, offered this extensive survey of county settlement from 1852-1859. Many persons and topics of various communities are covered, giving a wealth of information and interest to today’s writers and researchers.

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Sargent, Register of Deeds, Johnson, Jackson, Robertson, Leech, Hinckley, Goodrich, Castner, Kennedy, Babcock, Cole, Guenther, Perkins, Rivers, McKenty, Parson, Lay, Brandson, Willard & Besser, Cummings, Minneopa Falls, West Mankato, Le Hillier, South Bend, Judson, Butternut Valley, Garden City, Watonwan, Vernon, Shelbyville, Mapleton, Mails