Free Every Name Indexes for Old County Histories
Every Name Index to History of Brown County, Minnesota, Volumes One and Two
Its people, industries, and institutions, with biographical sketches of representative citizens, and genealogical records of many of the old families.
Compiled by Cathy L. O'Connor, © 2016.
Original text by L. A. Fritsche, M.D., published by B. F. Bowen and Company, Inc., 1916.
Note: There are two indexes on this page. Both volumes were contained in one book. Volume One is in the first half of the book consisting of pages 34-518. Volume Two, pages 33-568, is in the second half of the book and be aware that the page numbers begin again. Be sure to do your look up in the correct section of the book.
How to use this index
1. Search for your ancestor under "Alphabetical Index". The number following the name in the index is the page in the original text where the person is mentioned.
2. Look below where you searched the alphabetical index, it says "Do Your Own Look Up Here". There you will find a link to the original text online if one is available. Click that link. Find the number in the text and search for your ancestor's name.
3. If a copy of the county history is not available online, click the "Found It! Now What?" link where you will find suggestions on how to locate a copy of the original text. To understand how the index was compiled, please visit the "About Each Index" page.
ALPHABETICAL INDEX - VOLUME ONE
ALPHABETICAL INDEX - VOLUME TWO
DO YOUR OWN LOOK UP HERE
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