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Interesting Survey Tidbits

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1849- Captain Lee set the first survey monument in Minnesota
Territory in the very southeast corner of the state.

1852- 1854 ORIGINAL PUBLIC LAND SURVEYORS IN FILLMORE COUNTY:
MINNESOTA-IOWA STATE LINE:(JUNE 1852) ANDREW TALCOTT
TOWNSHIP LINES:(JUNE 1854)
W.A. JONES
E.S. NORRIS
JOHN BALL
SECTION LINES: (JUNE 1854)
WILLIAM B. YERBY
LEWIS W. CARTER
CHARLES PHIPPS & EDWARD FITZPATRICK (TOGETHER AS DEPUTY SURVEYORS)


EARLY LAND SURVEYORS IN FILLMORE COUNTY-
1860 WALLIS BOOTH
1860-1869 EPHRAIN MCMURTRIE
1867-1869 O.H. CASE
1869, 1871-1874, 1876 JOHN GREGOR
1869-1870 E. NEWTON
1870 F. N. GOODRICH
1872 R. P. OSBORNE
1874 O.H. CASE
1877-1878 S. FRERMAN
1879-1881 O.H. CASE
1881-1882 WILLIAM THACHER
1883-1884 C. H. BROWN
1894 WILLIAM THACHER

 


FILLMORE COUNTY SURVEYORS:
1892-1913 O.H. CASE (SET SOLID IRON MONUMENTS )
1915-1926 W. H. WILLIAMS
1927-1966 IRVING BACON
1974-2009 DAVID KNUTSON
2009-PRESENT JEFFREY R. BRAND

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