Wares of Jackson County, Minnesota

”Hunter township, which since March 13, 1866, had been attached to Des Moines township, was created February 13, 1872, and to it were attached for township purposes the present townships of Rost and Ewington. The precinct was named in honor of J. W. Hunter, a pioneer merchant of Jackson and county treasurer at the time the township was created. Among the early settlers of Hunter were the following, who received patents to land in the years mentioned:

1870, M. Ware (28), John S. Ware (28); 1873, Enoch S. Ware (26)”

Source:  An Illustrated History of Jackson County, Minnesota, by Arthur P. Rose, Northern History Publishing Co., Jackson, Minnesota, 1910, pages 136-7


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