Interesting Survey Tidbits

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)

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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