Minnesota


Biographical Sketch of Gen. Carmi W. Babcock

Gen. Carmi W. Babcock, president of the first free state council of 1857-58, a leading citizen of Lawrence and a prominent contractor in the building of several noted structures of the state, was born in Franklin County, Vermont, April 21, 1830. In 1850, after teaching for a time, he moved to St. Paul, Minnesota, where



1862 James L. Fisk, Minnesota Wagon Train

In August a train arrived from Minnesota, under James Reed, like the others, in quest of Salmon River, but willingly tarrying in the Beaverhead Valley; and several weeks later a larger train under James L. Fisk, which left Minnesota in July, by a route north of the Missouri, and was convoyed over the plains by



Treaty of October 21, 1837

Land Cession 244

Treaty between the United States and the Sac and Fox tribes in which the tribes ceded 1,250,000 acres of land to the United States for $270,000 or 21.6 cents an acre.



Treaty of July 15, 1830

Articles of a treaty made and concluded by William Clark Superintendent of Indian Affairs and Willoughby Morgan, Col. of the United States 1st Regt. Infantry, Commissioners on behalf of the United States on the one part, and the undersigned Deputations of the Confederated Tribes of the Sacs and Foxes; the Medawah-Kanton, Wahpacoota, Wahpeton and Sissetong



Treaty of October 21, 1837-2

Articles of a treaty made at the City of Washington, between Carey A. Harris, thereto specially authorized by the President of the United States, and the Sacs and Foxes of Missouri, by their Chiefs and Delegates. Article 1. The Missouri Sac and Fox Indians make the following cessions to the United States: First. Of all



Biography of Edmund Raymond Kinsey

Edmund Raymond Kinsey, president of the board of public service of St. Louis and identified in a professional capacity with the public interests of the city since 1912, was born in Muscatine, Iowa, January 24, 1873, his parents being William M. and Lucy Loretta (Chapin) Kinsey. In the paternal line he is descended from one



Biography of James W. Shankland, M. D.

Dr. James W. Shankland, a St. Louis surgeon who for some time was surgical chief of the Embarkation Hospital at Newport News, Virginia, during the World war and who is now practicing successfully in the metropolis of Missouri, was born in Noble county, Ohio, April 4, 1867. His father, James M. Shankland, was a native



Fort Snelling, Minnesota

The historic post of Fort Snelling, Minnesota, for more than a generation after its establishment, in 1819, the most remote western outpost of the United States, is situated at the confluence of the Minnesota and Mississippi Rivers, eight miles southeast of Minneapolis by river and six miles from St. Paul. It lies in a region



Minnesota WW2 NMCG Casualty List – A Surnames

ABBAS, John, Cpl., USMCR. Father, Mr. Dick Abbas, Raymond. ABRAHAMSON, Gerald T., Pfc., USMCR. Parents, Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Abrahamson, 1148 Lincoln Ave., St. Paul. ABRAHAMSON, Robert Carl, Seaman 1c, USN. Parents, Mr. and Mrs. Carl Bernard Abrahamson, RFD 1, Box 585B, Duluth. ADLER, Glen M., Pfc., USMC. Father, Mr. Herbert Adler, 1612 W. Minnehaha



Minnesota WW2 NMCG Casualty List – L Surnames

LABEEUW, Edward J., Pvt., USMC. Parents, Mr. and Mrs. Joseph S. Labeeuw, 54 E. 6th St., Proctor. LABELLE, James D., Pfc., USMCR. Mother, Mrs. Theresa G. Hodge, 1323 5th St., NE Minneapolis. LA BELLE, Stanley Burton, Pfc., USMCR. Mother, Mrs. Esther La Belle, 205 W. 15th St., Minneapolis. LABOR, Steve John, Apprentice Seaman, USNR. Father,



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