Wright County, Minnesota


 Albion Township Land Records 1858 - 1878

Township 120, Range 27

The following transcriptions from the land office records gives the original owners of all the land pre-empted and homesteaded in Wright County. This is the roll of honor of those who dared the rigors of a pioneer country and started the first developments. The list is in the main accurate, though, through carelessness of the land office registers and their clerks, the original entries are often misspelled, and transcriptions of more or less illegible handwriting since that date have distorted some of the names in various ways. But especial efforts have been made to insure accuracy in this printed list, and the names of thousands of old pioneers will be recognized.

The first claims in the Congressional township


10-Patrick Golden, February 24
27-S. S. Titus, June 29
Jane Titus, June 29
Henry H. Titus, June 29
28-George Hunter, September 3
L. D. Manly September 3
34-A. Hobson, May 17


4-J. G. McChesney April 28
Robert McChesney, April 28
26-Charles Judson, April 19


14-J. P. Bosworth, October 24
18-James Curtis
22-John Rogers, June 10
2-Joseph Dupre February 12


15-Jerome Mangan, August 12


9-Minnesota Land Company, April 30
R. S. Holmes, September 25
20-A. J. Phillips, May 26
30-Peter Morris, December 16


14-L. Daggert, February 6


1-G. Holmes, May 12
2-A. R. Russell, September 9
6-L. R. Allen, October 6
8-I. Porter, October 6
11- John Holmes, May 12
14-F. La Cross, September 1
19-David Dykeman, October 12
20-S. Libbey, October 6
30-M. Palla, August 22
Andrew F. Morris, August 22


8-V. H Friend, December 11
L. Lambert, June 22
James Knotts, June 22
John Chevalier
19-A. Fashont, June 7
24-J. Archambault, December 1
William Man, December 1
30-Paul Schmidt, December 22


18-George Eagy, November 19
24-P. Smith, February 25
James Donahue, December 2
B. McKeag, March 12
25-John Smith, December 9
30-J. Paket, March 12


Jacob Lombert, October 28
6-A. De Chaney, October 28
Peter De Caney, October 28


3-A. R. Russell, July 27
19-George Morris, September 18
26-C. Gilligon, March 5
John Wolf, March 4
30- I. Rahmme, August 31
34-John Buekman, March 4
William Buckman, March 4
35-Charles Buekman


18-J. Bonanue, July 20


12-J. F. Spencer, February 17
A. Bullock, February 17.
19-J. Rohier, March 9
33-M. Burchett, October 2
J. A. Johnson, September 23
William Warrock, October 7


19-A. Fashout, March 28


19-Paul Coshin, October 23
33-G. W. Barley, August 30

  Wright County |Minnesota AHGP 

Source: History of Wright County, Minnesota, by Franklyn Curtiss-Wedge, Volume I, 1915


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