Cottonwood County MN Organizations-Royal Neighbors of America


Royal Neighbors of America
Cottonwood County, Minnesota



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White Oak Camp No. 482, Royal Neighbors of America, at Windom, was organized on December 18, 1896. The charter members were as follow: H. Teichroew, A. Mackay, Mrs. Jessie Mackay, Mrs. J. E. Johnson, Mrs. J. A. Hanson, J. A. Hanson, Mrs. E. H. Klock, Mrs. E. J. Malicke, Mrs. M. R. Billings, Mrs. M, Sherwood, Mrs. Mary H. Fry, A. M. Baldwin, Frank Dickman, Mrs. Lagertha W. Mann, Mrs, J. Bruhacher, Mrs. E. Jane Schroeder, Mrs. Malissa Rolph, Mrs. Julia Peterson, Dr. F. R. Weiser, Carl Schroeder.

The first elective officers were: Minnie Klock, oracle; E. Jane Schroeder, vice orade; Etta Brubadier, past orade; Mary Sherwood, recorder; Bertha Billings, receiver; Malissa Rolph, chancellor; Mrs. Meilicke, marshal; Mrs. Julia Peterson, inside sentinel; Mary Fry, outside sentinel; Mrs. Lagertha W. Mann, Louise Johnson, Alex Madmy, managers.

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Dora Camp, No. 2101, Royal Neighbors of America, located at Bingham Lake, was organized on April 6, 1900. The charter members were as follow: John Younbeck, Emma Knospe, Martha. Wernicke, Mrs. W. Williams, Minnie Stephenson, Elizabeth Jackson, May E. Wilson, Mrs. P. Stephenson, Mrs. L. Shadon, Mrs. Emma Rittenhouse, Mrs. Lena Hart, Mrs. N. Groen, N. Green, W. S. Jackson, A. Wernicke, John J. Geortzen, Henry Hyde, Betty Brubadier, Emma Bailey and Charles Cogley.

The first elective officers of this camp were: Mrs. Mary E. Wilson, oracle; Mrs. W. Williams, vice-oracle; Miss Emma Knospe, recorder; Mrs. Minnie Stephenson, receiver; Miss Betty Baibadier, chancellor.

The 1916 officers are as follow: Mrs. W. Williams, orade; Jesse McGladrey, vice-orade; Mrs. Minnie Stephenson, recorder; Emma Rittenhouse, receiver; Carrie Deemer, chancellor.

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Fern Camp No. 3440, Royal Neighbors, was organized in Westbrook in 1907, with the following charter members: Walter Larson, Mrs. Walter Larson, 0. C. Anderson, Mrs. O. C. Anderson, Adolph Peterson, Hild Peterson, John Villa, Inga Villa, Meriman Peterson, Bert Milligan, Esther Milligan, Phil Johanson, Mrs. Phil Johanson, Kate Busswitz, Alma Busswitz, Jessie Beach, Arndt Anderson, Enga Anderson, Maud Lamkin, Gertie Seely and Lena Granman. The first elective officers are inclusive of the following: Oracle, Inga Villa; vice-oracle, Lena Granman; recorder, Anna Johanson; receiver, Sophia Aoderson; chancellor, Maud Lampkin; past oracle, Emma, Larson; marshals, Jessie Beach and Gertie Seely; inner sentinel, Esther Milligan; outer sentinel, Kate Busswitz; managers, Bert Milligan, Meriman Peterson, Alma Busswitz; physician, Dr. Miller.

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