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William John Scott 1852-1915William John Scott, Lebanon (Apple Valley) married Nettie Judd of Burnsville. Following his death she would at times live at the "Judd Hotel" family home.
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The Judd Home and HotelThe Judd family operated a hotel from their home at Crystal Lake.
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The William and Nettie Judd Scott FamilyA family portrait of showing - William and Nettie with their children (not in this order).
Ella 1882 -1979, Mary Esther 1885-1967, Nettie 1887 -, Jessamine 1889-1955, Ruth 1893 - Eunice 1895 - William David 1897-1959 and Eva 1900 -1988.
At the time of this photo they lived in Lebanon Township. William died in 1915. Nettie was the daughter of Captain Lewis Judd.
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Abstract for Lewis Judd/Holman propertyThe information in this document dates back to 1860 - 1922.
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Judd Hotel in the news 1887Rev. and Mrs. C.O. Reohr are taking a weeks outing at Capt. Judd's popular summer resort at Lake Minne-Elk. July 23, 1887 St. Paul Globe.
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Captain Lewis JuddCertificate of Promotion for Major Lewis Judd September 1860.

Lewis Judd, whose birth-place was Litchfleld county, Connecticut, was born in 1822. During early years he received a practical education, afterward learned the carpenters trade. Followed his trade as contractor and builder.

In 1849, made a trip to California, returning the year following. In 1861 he raised Company D, Tenth Connecticut Volunteers, and continued as captain until honorably discharged in 1864.

Returning to Litchfleld county he resumed his trade, but in 1868, removed to Virginia, taking his family with him. He devoted his tune and attention to agriculture, until becoming dissatisfied with the country and surroundings, he directed his course to Minnesota, landing in Dakota county in 1871.

The following spring, he moved to a most desirable spot near Crystal Lake, and purchased one hundred and fifty seven acres. Here he has farmed, and in 1880, opened a summer resort, the "Lakeside Hotel." Miss Esther Beardsley became his wife in 1851. Two children have been born to them: Mary, now Mrs. Fred Twichell, of Hastings, and Nettie living at home.
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Lewis JuddAugust 1868, Certificate of Promotion for Lewis Judd.

Lewis Judd, whose birth-place was Litchfleld county, Connecticut, was born in 1822. During early years he received a practical education, afterward learned the carpenters trade. Followed his trade as contractor and builder.

In 1849, made a trip to California, returning the year following. In 1861 he raised Company D, Tenth Connecticut Volunteers, and continued as captain until honorably discharged in 1864.

Returning to Litchfleld county he resumed his trade, but in 1868, removed to Virginia, taking his family with him. He devoted his tune and attention to agriculture, until becoming dissatisfied with the country and surroundings, he directed his course to Minnesota, landing in Dakota county in 1871.

The following spring, he moved to a most desirable spot near Crystal Lake, and purchased one hundred and fifty seven acres. Here he has farmed, and in 1880, opened a summer resort, the "Lakeside Hotel." Miss Esther Beardsley became his wife in 1851. Two children have been born to them: Mary, now Mrs. Fred Twichell, of Hastings, and Nettie living at home.
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Esther JuddGrave of Esther Judd, Burnsville pioneer, buried at Lebanon Cemetery, Apple Valley.

Daughter of Horace Beardsley and Mary Cole, both of Connecticut. Wife of Capt Lewis E. Judd. Esther E. Judd was Postmaster of Crystal Lake in Burnsville Township 1881-1890.
She had lived in Burnsville for over 20 years at her death and had lived in Hastings prior.

She died at her home at Crystal Lake in the town of Burnsville, after an illness of three months. She moved to Minnesota in 1873.

Birth 1833- East Kent, Litchfield County, Connecticut,
Death 26 Apr 1895 (aged 61–62)- Burnsville,
Burial Lebanon Cemetery, Apple Valley,
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Esther Judd Area postmasterThis photo showing Dakota County postmasters are from the National Archives. Esther Judd is listed in several pages for different dates.
Note although Burnsville is in Dakota County, she represents the Hamilton Post Office (Now Savage) in Scott County.

U.S., Appointments of U. S. Postmasters, 1832-1971

Name: Esther E Judd

Post Office Location: Judd, Dakota, Minnesota

Appointment Date: 10 Jun 1881

Volume #: 57

Volume Year Range: 1881-1892
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The Judd and Holman family connectionThe initial owner of property at Crystal Lake was Captain Lewis Judd, who with his wife and family operated a hotel and was the site of the first postal station for Burnsville. This family chart provides the link of family historian Bret Holman (1959) to Captain Lewis Judd (1822-1904). In addition it traces Judd's family back to 1607.
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Lewis Judd family - 3 pagesWhile working on the Burnsville 76 History Book, the history committee received this copy of hand written document listing information on tje Judd family who settled ast Crystal Lake.
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Judd Hotel GuestsJudd Hotel on the shore of Crystal Lake. From Neill history of 1881: — The only hotel of which the town can boast is kept by Lewis Judd at Crystal lake, on the north shore of the lake, on what was known as the Newell estate. The estate was purchased by Mr. Judd in 1872, since which time he has improved it very much, making it, together, with its natural attractions, one of the finest points for a summer resort in the state. He was induced by parties from the south during the summer of 1880, to open his home to excursionists, which he did, and found the experiment a success. He is still making other improvements by the erection of cottages and additions to his house to accommodate those who are expecting to make a home with him during the coming heated term.
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Lewis and Ester JuddLewis and Ester Judd appear in the 1885 Burnsville Census.
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Lewis JuddThis brief obituary of Lewis Judd appeared July 14, 1904 in the Minneapolis Journal.
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Captain Lewis Judd graveLiving at Crystal Lake, he died July 1904 and is buried at the Lebanon Cemetery, Apple Valley.
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The Judd and Holman families of Crystal LakeThe Judd and then Holman property shown on a map of Crystal Lake.
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Biography of Lewis Judd published 1881Lewis Judd, whose birth-place was Litchfleld county, Connecticut, was born in 1822. During early years he received a practical education, afterward learned the carpenters trade. Followed his trade as contractor and builder.

In 1849, made a trip to California, returning the year following. In 1861 he raised Company D, Tenth Connecticut Volunteers, and continued as captain until honorably discharged in 1864.

Returning to Litchfleld county he resumed his trade, but in 1868, removed to Virginia, taking his family with him. He devoted his tune and attention to agriculture, until becoming dissatisfied with the country and surroundings, he directed his course to Minnesota, landing in Dakota county in 1871.

The following spring, he moved to a most desirable spot near Crystal Lake, and purchased one hundred and fifty seven acres. Here he has farmed, and in 1880, opened a summer resort, the "Lakeside Hotel." Miss Esther Beardsley became his wife in 1851. Two children have been born to them: Mary, now Mrs. Fred Twichell, of Hastings, and Nettie living at home.

From:
The History of Dakota County and the City of Hastings.
By J. Fletcher Williams.
North Star Publishing Company.
Minneapolis. 1881.
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Lewi Judd familyLewis Judd and family some of the earliest Burnsville settlers in the 1860 census. They lived at Crystal Lake.
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Lewis Judd property document Deed to the Crystal Lake property of Lewis Judd 1869. This land would later be owned by his family members the Holman's.
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Lewis JuddCapt. Judd was a native of Connecticut, and in early life was a seafaring man, visiting many ports of the world. He was a member of Fremont's famous expedition that crossed the mountains into California, and later was a captain of a company in the 10th Connecticut volunteers during the civil war. He is the son of Daniel Judd and Eunice Fairchild, both of Connecticut. Husband of Esther E. Beardsley. He was an early settler in Burnsville, on Crystal Lake.

Birth 10 Jul 1822- Roxbury, Litchfield County, Connecticut,
Death 11 Jul 1904 (aged 82)- Burnsville, Dakota County, Minnesota,
Burial Lebanon Cemetery, Apple Valley, Dakota County, Minnesota,
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Captain Lewis JuddLewis Judd burial information.
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Nettie Judd Scott - second obituaryA follow-up obituary published in July, 1945 for Nettie Valena Judd Scott who was born March 24, 1863 in Roxbury, Conn, the daughter of Lewis and Esther Judd. When her father returned from the Civil War her family moved to Virginia where they lived for a short time. From there they moved to Hastings and when Nettie was five years old moved to the Holman farm at Crystal Lake. There she enjoyed a carefree childhood.

On Thanksgiving Day, November 24, 1881 she married William John Scott. Together they built their home in Lebanon (Apple Valley). This home was blessed by the coming of seven daughters and one son, all of whom still live.

After Mr. Scott's death on July 5, 1915 she lived with her son on the farm until 1926, when she moved to a cottage near her daughter's home at Crystal Lake. There she lived until five years ago when she moved to Lakeville. On Mother's Day of this year she returned to live again in her old home. On June 25, while visiting her daughter she suffered a heart attack and passed away June 27 at 9 a.m. enroute to Emond Hospital, Farmington.

She leaves to mourn one son and seven daughters. Ella (Mrs. Herman Holman), May (Mrs. Ernest Johnson), and William of Rosemount, Valena (Mrs. L. D. Hause), Ruth (Mrs. Edward Stephens) and Eva (Mrs. Pete Sulzbach) of Minneapolis, Jessie (Mrs. Charles Sullivan) of Los Angeles and Eunice (Mrs. Ray McCoy). Also 24 grandchidlren and 18 great grandchildren....
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Nettie Judd ScottNettie Judd Scott's grave at Lebanon Cemetery, Apple Valley.
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Nettie Judd Scott dies on way to hospital 1945Dakota County Tribune June 29, 1945. Note: Nettie was the daughter of Lewis Judd at Crystal Lake.

Mrs. Nettie V. Scott age 83 pioneer of Leganon died enroute to Emond hospital Wednesday morning while seated in a car at Lakeville. Mrs. Scott had been ill for about three days with a heart ailment at the Herman Holman home at Crystal Lake and on Tuesday morning her son W.D. Scott of Lebanon was taking her to Emond hospital in his car.

When they reached Lakeville Village about 9:00, Mrs. Scott was taken ill with a heart attack. Her son summoned Dr. Cross at Lakeville, who came to her aid in the car, but she passed away almost immediately or before any treatment could be administered.

Funeral services will be held Friday at 1:30 at the W.D. Scott home in Lebanon and at 2:00 at the St. John's Lutheran Church in Lakeville...Burial will be in the Lebanon cemetery.
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Judd and Scott familiesLewis Judd is living with his daughter Nettie and husband William Scott and their family. Location is listed as Burnsville & Labonon Townships, Dakota, Minnesota, United States.


William J Scott Head M 48 Pennsylvania
Nettie V Scott Wife F 37 Connecticut
Hallen E Scott Daughter F 18 Minnesota
Mary E Scott Daughter F 15 Minnesota
Nettie V Scott Daughter F 13 Minnesota
Jessie A Scott Daughter F 11 Minnesota
Ruth J Scott Daughter F 7 Minnesota
Unis Scott Daughter F 5 Minnesota
William D Scott Son M 3 Minnesota
Lewis E Judd Father-in-law M 78 Connecticut
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Remembering the 10th Connecticut volunteers (click to open)This article references Captain Lewis Judd, who would later settle at Crystal Lake in Burnsville.
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Post Office established at Crystal LakeSeptember 12, 1881 St. Paul Globe reports:

A new postoffice has been established at Crystal Lake in Burnsville township, called Judd and Lewis Judd of the Lakeside House is appointed Postmaster.
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Lewis Judd Warranty Deed1895 Warranty deed involving Lewis Judd September 1895.
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Marriage of Netti Judd and William Scott 1887Lebanon, Dakota County, Minnesota, December 22, 1881.

I Charles Rollit, a missionary priest of the Protestant Episcopal Church do hereby certify that on the 24th day of November in the current year 1881, I did at the house of Lewis Judd, in the township of Burnsville, join together William J. Scott and Nettie Judd in the holy bonds of matrimony. Signed Chas. Rollit, Witnesses: David Scott and Elizabeth Scott.
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William Scott dies 1915July 9, 1915 Dakota County Tribune reports on the death of William Scott, His wife was Nettie Judd from Burnsville. At some point Nettie ran the Judd Hotel at Crystal Lake. We are not certain if while her husband was living for following his death.
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