by W. H. C. Folsom
Biographies that pertain to Washburn Co. Individuals
JOHN T. BLACKBURN - As transcribed from page 71
The brothers Blackburn were born in Cincinnati, Ohio, John, the elder,
in 1823. He came to Stillwater in 1844, and has since been
actively engaged in lumbering. His home has been in Stillwater,
Marine, Taylor's Falls and Shell Lake, where he now resides.
HARMON CRANDALL - As transcribed from page 125
The Crandall family were the first to settle in Osceola Prairie, in the
town of Farmington. Mr. Crandall moved to his farm in 1846, and
lived there many years; sold out and removed to Hudson, where, in
laterlife, he became blind. He had three sons born in
Farmington. In 1882 he moved to Shell Lake, Washburn county,
where he died, Aug. 8, 1886. Mrs. Crandall died May 11, 1888.