Category Archives: 1880s

Bancroft SD Registry List

Years ago, while visiting Bancroft SD, we found many books of city records in the Jail. Registry List Precinct County Election To Be Held 19 [On the inside, fold-out sheet of paper] Le Sueur July 1st, 1886 Town of Le … Continue reading

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The Polar Vortex of 1888

On January 12 of 1888 meteorological conditions combined to create a massive blizzard and cold front that swept from the Dakota Territory, to Nebraska, to Minnesota. There was a drop in temperature of 18 degrees in minutes, with the wind … Continue reading

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Minnie Perry, Girard Kansas

Minnie Perry, one of James and Jessie Perry’s daughters, born in Kansas.

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