Place:Shelburne, Lyon, Minnesota, United States

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NameShelburne
Alt namesShelburnesource: WeRelate abbreviation
TypeTownship
Located inLyon, Minnesota, United States
source: Family History Library Catalog


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Shelburne Township is a township in Lyon County, Minnesota, in the United States. The population was 180 at the 2000 census.

History

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Shelburne Township was organized August 17, 1879. The first town meeting convened September 6, 1879 at the homestead of Clement P., aka Patrick C., and Mary McCann. The McCann homestead became a farm located two and one-half miles east of the Opdal Lutheran Cemetery at the village of Florence. The first township officers elected were the following: Clement P. McCann, chairman; David A. Aurandt and W.F. Randall, supervisors; W.N. Olin, clerk; Erick Peterson, treasurer; F.W. Howard, assessor; E.F. Dickson and Hans P. Sanden, justices of the peace; C.P. Howard and A. Gilbertson, constables.

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