Barney Family. Papers, 1873 - 1959. SMHC Manuscript Collection 1375.
This collection consists of items pertaining to the Barney family of Blue Earth County, Minnesota. Genealogical information about the Barney family, a scrapbook, family correspondence, newspapers, and reminiscences about the Barney family homestead near Good Thunder, Minnesota are all part of the collection. Members of the Barney family were among the early pioneers in Blue Earth County. The scrapbook of Asa Barney, who was witness to events during the 1862 Dakota Conflict, and the subsequent hangings, are part of the collection.
- Majority of material found within 1862 - 1977
- Barney (Family)
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There are no restrictions on use of this collection for research purposes. The researcher assumes full responsibility for observing all copyright, property and libel laws as they apply.
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Immediate Source of Acquisition
Bernita Barney Cummiskey donated this collection in November 1978.
- Barney Family. Papers, 1873 - 1959. SMHC Manuscript Collection 1375.
- Karyn Nester processed this collection
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