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First Landowners of Big Lake Township

This lists the first landowners who purchased or obtained land in Big Lake Twp. No. 33, Range 27 from the federal gov't. It is extracted from the Abstract of Entries book, in the Taylors Falls, MN land office.

Name Date of Entry Section
Ames, Oliver Apr. 17, 1853 23
Ames, William L. July 8, 1856 13
Bafford, Mary Oct.2, 1854 31
Bailey, Orlando Jan. 24, 1855 25
Baker, Susan July 13, 1854 33
Banfill, John
Brooks, David
April 22, 1854 27
Boyce, Lewis M. July 7, 1856 6
Brown, James July 8, 1856 13
Brown, Joseph Aug. 26, 1851 19
Carpenter, Tyler Oct.9, 1854 29
Casebur, Absolom July 8, 1856 7
Chapman, Andrew Sept.1, 1851 26
Clitherall, Geo. B. Sept. 12, 1856 4
Crawford, Hiram Jan. 25, 1854 23
Crawford, Sarah S. Jan. 25, 1854 33
Daggett, Luther S. May 12, 1855 22
Dayton, William Oct.3, 1854 30
Downs, Zelotes May 15, 1854 33
Dudley, Danial D. Sept. 29, 1855 27
Edgerton, Erastus S. June 25, 1856 1
Edwards, David Apr.13, 1855 32
Ellis, Pliny F. May 11, 1855 21
Esters, Jonathon Feb. 4, 1854 25
Everett, John Oct. 13, 1855 27
Farnham, Sumner W. Sept. 26, 1854 25
Foyles, James June 11, 1855 19
Freeborn, Richard
Irvine, John R.
Jackson, Henry
Leech, Samuel
Sept. 1, 1851 19
Gould, Sherwood D. Jan. 13, 1857 6
Groyer, William A. July 8, 1856 1
Harper, Hiram Jan. 17 1856 27
Haven, John O. Oct. 14, 1854 30
Haven, Lucy V.M. Oct. 16, 1854 30
Heath, Alden B. Mar 12, 1855 22
Heath, Edmund Sept. 12, 1854 20
Hildreth, Geo. F. July 23, 1855 25
Hilton, William Sept. 2, 1854 35
Hoffer, Joseph C. June 30, 1856 7
Houghton, Eli Jan. 25, 1854 31
Houghton, James Jan 16, 1855 31
Huntington, Laura J. Oct. 2, 1854 31
Jameson, Nancy B. Nov. 5, 1855 22
Larned, Wm. J. Feb 21, 1854 23
Libby, Stephan Apr.18, 1856 24
Maharin, James M. July 8, 1856 6
Mansur, Wm. B. June 22, 1854 20
McKee David (or Daird) Sept. 1, 1853 18
Meyer, Carl C.P. June 3, 1856 12
Mitchell, John W. Aug. 26, 1869 18
North, John W.
Walker, Lucius
Nov. 17, 1854 20
Nourse, Allen N. June 15, 1852 19
O'Donnell, James July 8, 1856 6
Officer, Orpha T. July 8, 1856 10
Officer, Robert W. July 8, 1856 12
Officer, Samuel P. July 8, 1856 12
Officer, Sarah July 8, 1856 10
Patterson, John C. Nov 28, 1855 22
Pennock, Ames C. June 30, 1854 35
Pettit, Curtis E. June 30, 1856 7
Putnam, Henry T. June 21, 1855 8
Remington, Francis J. May 1, 1854 19
Rew, Melville July 1, 1856 3
Robbins, Oren Apr. 18, 1856 15
Robert, Raymond Aug. 7, 1854 34
Sargent, John O. July 23, 1856 6
Simpson, Chumard June 11, 1855 17
Slaughter, Robert F. June 27, 1856 27
Smith, Delano T. Aug. 7, 1855 7
Snow, George J. Sept. 23, 1854 20
Snow, J. Milton June 4, 1855 17
Snow, Tileston June 4, 1855 8
Starbuck, Darius H. July 3, 1856 15
Steel, Sylvester July 16, 1855 17
Stimson, Daniel T. Mar 8, 1855 20
Sully, James July 23, 1856 11
Thomas, Newell S. Aug. 18 1854 26
Thompson, Joseph Aug.27, 1852 25
Thomson, John M.T. June 9, 1873 14
Tibbets James W. July 3, 1854 23
Tibbets, Joshua A. Feb. 16, 1856 23
Tracy Samuel M. April 14, 1854 28
Twichell, Dwight S. Dec. 14, 1854 35
Upton, William June 13, 1853 34
Walker, Lucius C.
North, John
Nov. 17, 1854 20
Wilcox, Loyal June 4, 1856 2
Wilson, Joseph P. July 26, 1856 1