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Carver County

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New 64 Page Booklet. Early days in Carver County, Minnesota, encompassing the present and/or past communities of Benton Village, Carver, Chanhassen (part), Chaska, Cologne, Dahlgren, Hamburg, Hancock, Helvetia, Lakektown, Mayer, Minneapolis, Minnetrista, Monticello, New Germany, Norwood, Norwood Young America, NYA, St. Clair, St. Lawrence (part), San Francisco, Victoria, Waconia, Watertown, Young America Lake are recalled through a mixture of colorful tales and factual data in this spiral bound booklet reprinted from a rare 1882 book: History of the Minnesota Valley, by the Rev. Edward D. Neill. (Note: All of the towns may not be mentioned in the booklet.) The booklet is printed one-sided on 60# paper with the print enlarged for easier reading. A vinyl sheet has been added to protect the front cover Among the many and diverse topics in the booklet are: Physical description of land; First officers of the county; a celebrated jury trial over the ownership of a small building; the Chaska, Minnetonka and Liverpool canal project; the Homoepathic Society, German Agricultural Society, Sons of Herman, and other societies; the county Poor Farm; Schools, Churches, and Newspapers; Controversy over County seat and buildings; the first murder trial in the county; first birth, marriage, death, teacher and brick house in the county; railroads; First settlers in Chaska; Town site speculation; Strawberries and asparagus; Mounds and other evidences of earlier settlements at Chaska; Townships and villages; and other interesting bits of history and trivia. An extensive list of Civil War soldiers is included. Here's a sample: Sixth Infantry. Company B. Private -- Peter Church, must. Oct. 1, '62, dis with reg't. Company E. Privates -- Christian Brustle, must. Oct. 5, '62, dis. with reg't. Jacob Mann, must. Aug 14, '63, trans. to Inv. corps Nov. 20, '63. The booklet includes brief biographies on: Acker, Frank; Ackermann, Julius H.; Akins, Jonas P.; All, John; Alldritt, Edwin, Samuel; Almquist, Johan; Anderson, A.G.; Arneson, Arne; Aslakson, B.; Aspden, John T., James, Henry; Bachmann, Charles H.; Barnick, Frederick; Barth, Frank A.; Baxter, L.L.; Beihoffer, Jacob; Belsing, Joseph; Bierline, Jacob, M.; Bleedorn, William; Bleichner, George; Bloedel, John; Blomquist, C.A.; Bongard, G.; Braun, Rev. Godfrey H.; Brustle, Christian; Buhler, John; Carlson, A.J.; Cavanaugh, Patrick; Claesgens, Anthony; Conboy, Patrick; Conlin, James; Croff, J.P.; Cunningham, Samuel; Dalehow, John; Dauwalter, Charles C.; Devine, John; Dilley, James F.; Dols, Lucas; Dowd, Michael; Du Toit, Frederick E.; Edberg, John; Edwards, Isaac B.; Effertz, Peter; Eiselein, Adolph; Eitel, John G.; Elliott, Robert; Etzell, John; Fabel, Henry; Fowler, Samuel; Friedrich, William; Goetze, Ernst F.; Goodrich, Benjamin; Gregg, John W.; Greiner, F.; Griffin, Dr. William, Levi H.; Griswold, William B.; Gruber, Joseph; Guggermos, C.; Hainlin, Ernest; Halgren, C. G., Frank L.; Harlery, E.C.; Harms, J.C.; Harrison, Edward B.; Haunchild, Henry A.; Henk, George; Henning, F.W.; Henrion, N.; Hertz, Berthold; Hill, Adam; Hillstrom, John A.; Holmes, Enoch; Holms, H.H.; Hoy, Hugh; Hutchins, Cyrus H.; Iltis, Frederick; Iustus, Peter; Japs, F.H.; Johnson, J.P, John H., P.A., Peter, Philip O.; Jorissen, Peter; Kerker, John; Kern, Jacob; Knoblauch, Anton; Kohler, Albert, Celestine; Krause, Jacob; Krayenbuhl, Gustave; Krevelen, Dr. D. Van; Kronschnabel, Casper; Krumwiede, Henry; Lagerstrom, J.A.; Lahr, Jacob; Larsen, Luis; Larson, Andrew, Swan; Lassen, A.C.; Leach, Alonzo D.; Leivermann, B.; Lemke, Frederick; Lewis, E.H.; Lienan, M.F.; Light, Benjamin F.; Logelin, B.; Luders, Fritz; Luedloff, Charles; Lundborg, Samuel A.; MacDonald, John; Maiser, Benediht; Martin, Julius; Mason, Mathias; Mattson, Nelson; McClellan, William B.; Melvin, Reuben; Mergen, Michael; Merrill, Mrs. O.;Mesenbring, O.;Miller, A.G., Herrmann; Monson, Peter; Muehlberg, Hermann; Murphy, Ichabod; Noble, Lyman W.; Odell, William C.; Oerter, Rev. W. H.; Olson, John, John A., Swan; Origler, L.; Peterson, A.P.; Poppitz, F. Ernst; Ramsdill, Charles A.; Riches, C.W.; Riedele, A.; Roescheise, George; Salter, John A.; Sargent, Joseph A.; Sauter, John G.; Schabaker, Charles; Schaler, Julius; Schiller, Ph.; Schoenborn, N.; Schutz, Andrew F.; Seeger, Frederick P., William Sr.; Sheahan, Thomas; Sieben, M.; Sigafoos, W.X.; Skone, John D.; Smith, James L., Rev. D. Z; Sonderman, Rev. Thedore; St. John, Walter; Strache, F.; Streckfuss, Johann F.; Streukens, Leonard; Sunwall, Gust.; Swanson, Elias; Taylor, Prof. Edwin A.; Teas, C.O.; Thomas, F.H.; Thompson, Nils; Tiffany, Allen W.; Waldo, Frank; Wallen, Andrew; Wallun, John; Walter, O.F.; Warner, Frank; Weber, August; Weego, Peter; Weygand, Henry; Whitehill, William; Wiest, George; Williams, William; Yager, Jacob;Young, Henry; Zahler, Michael; Zeglin, R.; and Zeney, M.

Carver County, MN
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Cover of Carver County History

Sources: History of the Minnesota Valley / Carver County History
Authors: Edward D. Neill
Original Publication Year: 1882
Original Publisher: Goodspeed Publishing Co.
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