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Andy Johnson

  • 1858–1862 - From 1858–1862 this county was named Toombs County, Minnesota.
  • 1862-1868 - The county's name and boundary was changed once again in 1862 to Andy Johnson County.
  • 1868 - On 6 March 1868 the county name and boundary was changed for the last time to Wilkin County.
  • For records, see Wilkin County. [1]

More information on names and dates is provided online by: Individual County Chronologies of Minnesota from Newberry and
Wikipedia List of Historical Minnesota Counties


Big Sioux:

  • Formed from Brown County 23 May 1957
  • 1857-1858 - From May 1857-May 1858 this was named Big Sioux County
  • 11 May 1858 - Minnesota created and deleted Big Sioux to be Federal territory in South Dakota
  • 2 Nov 1889 - South Dakota officially admitted into the United States (The following is a list of Counties along the border between the two states where records might be found.)
  • For records See: Pipestone County [2] (Created May 1857)
  • For records See: Rock County [3] (Created May 1857)
  • For records See: Brookings County [4] (Created 1862)
  • For records See: Minnehaha County[5] (Created 1862)
  • For records See: Moody County[6] (Created 1873)

DAKOTA Individual County Chronologies


Breckenridge:

  • Formed from Pembina County, Minnesota.
  • 1858-1862 - From 1858-1862 this was named Breckenridge County, Minnesota.
  • 1862 - In 1862 the name changed to Clay County, Minnesota
  • For records see: Clay County[7]

Wikipedia has a list of counties in Minnesota and county seats at Wikipedia



Buchanan:

  • Formed from Pine County, Minnesota
  • 1857-1861 - From 1857-1861 this was named Buchanan County, Minnesota.
  • 1861- - In 1861 Buchanan County was merged back into Pine County, Minnesota.
  • For Records see: Pine County[8]

Wikipedia has a list of counties in Minnesota and county seats at Wikipedia


Davis:

  • Formed from Cass, Nicollet, Pierce and Sibley Counties
  • 1855-1862 From 1855-1868 this was named Davis County.
  • 1862 - In 1862 Davis County was merged into Chippewa and Lac qui Parley Counties. (also attached to Stearns Co. for Judicial purposes)
  • For records see: Chippewa County[9]
  • For records see: Lac qui Parle County[10]
  • For records see: Stearns County[11]

Wikipedia has a list of counties in Minnesota and county seats at Wikipedia



Doty:

  • Formed from Itasca
  • 1849-1855 - Named Itasca County, becoming part of the Minnesota Territory on March 3 1849
  • 1855- Divided into two Counties Superior County and Doty County. (Doty Co. a very short time)
  • 1855 - In 1855 the Doty County's name was changed to Newton County.
  • For records see: St. Louis County[12]
  • For records see: Lake County[13]

Wikipedia has a list of counties in Minnesota and county seats at Wikipedia



Mahkahta:

  • 0ne of the Original 9 Counties for Minnesota
  • 1849-1851 - From 1849-1851 this was named Mahkahta County, Minnesota.
  • 1851 - In 1851 Mahkahta County was dissolved into Pembina and Cass Counties.
  • For records see: Kittson County[14]
  • For records see: Cass County[15]

Wikipedia has a list of counties in Minnesota and county seats at Wikipedia



Manomin:

  • Formed from Ramsey County, Minnesota
  • 1857-1858 From 1857-1858 was named Manomin County.
  • 1858 - In 1858 Manomin County was merged into Anoka County, Minnesota
  • For records see: Anoka County[16]

Wikipedia has a list of counties in Minnesota and county seats at Wikipedia



Midway:

  • Formed from Brown County overlapping into Pipestone County
  • 1857-1858 - From 1857-1858 this was named Midway County.
  • 1858 - Dissolved in 1858 when the State of Minnesota was formed and the rest of the territory not added to the state became unorganized.
  • For records see: Pipestone County[17]

Wikipedia has a list of counties in Minnesota and county seats at Wikipedia



Monongalia:

  • Formed from Ramsey, Pierce County, (and some unorganized land)
  • 1861-1870 - From 1861-1870 this was named Monongalia County, Minnesota.
  • 1870 - In 1870 Monongalia County was merged into Kandiyohi County, Minnesota.
  • For early records see: [Renville County, Minnesota Genealogy|Renville County]][18]
  • For records see: [Kandiyohi County, Minnesota Genealogy|Kandiyohi County]][19]

Wikipedia has a list of counties in Minnesota and county seats at Wikipedia



Newton:

  • Part of Wisconsin Territory 1836-1848
  • Formed from Itasca County, Minnesota about 1848
  • 20 Feb 1855-1856 This was known as (Doty County)
  • 1856-1857 - From 1856-1857 this was renamed St Louis County.
  • 1857 - In 1857 there were some boundary changes made to create the current shape

For records see: St. Louis County[20]

Wikipedia has a list of counties in Minnesota and county seats at Wikipedia



Pembina:

  • One of the 9 original Counties
  • 1849-1878 - From 1849-1878 this County although unorganized, was named Pembina County.
  • 1878- - On March 9, 1879 it was renamed Kittson County, Minnesota.
  • For records see: Kittson County County[21]

Wikipedia has a list of counties in Minnesota and county seats at Wikipedia



Pierce:

  • Formed from Dakota County
  • March 5 1853-1855 - From 1853-1855 this named Pierce County, Minnesota.
  • 1855 - In 1855 Pierce County was dissolved into Big Sioux, Davis and Renville Counties
  • For records see: Renville County[22]

Davis County Merged in 1862 to the following counties


Wikipedia has a list of counties in Minnesota and county seats at Wikipedia



St. Croix:

  • St. Croix County covered much of north eastern Minnesota in 1840 and is now an existing county in western Wisconsin.
  • 1840 The Name became part of Wisconsin, created August 3, 1840 from Crawford County, Wisconsin
  • For records See: St. Croix County

Wikipedia has a list of counties in Minnesota and county seats at Wikipedia



Superior:

  • Part of Wisconsin Territory 1836-1848

Formed from Itasca County

  • 20 Feb 1855 -3 Mar 1955 For about 11 days this was named Superior County
  • 3 Mar 1855-Mar 1856 - From 1855-1856 the name was changed to St Louis County
  • 1856 - On March 1, 1856 it was renamed Lake County
  • (1874 parts of Lake County went to Cook County)

For records see: Lake County[25]

Wikipedia has a list of counties in Minnesota and county seats at Wikipedia


Toombs:

  • Formed from Pembina County
  • 1858-1862 - From 1858-1862 this was named Toombs County, Minnesota.
  • 1862-1868 - From 1862-1868 the name was changed to Andy Johnson County, Minnesota
  • 1868- - On March 6 1868 the name changed again to Wilkin County, Minnesota
  • For early records 1849-1858 Kittson County[26]
  • For records 1858- see: Wilkin County[27]

Wikipedia has a list of counties in Minnesota and county seats at Wikipedia


Wahnata:

  • One of the original 9 counties
  • 1849-1851 - From 1849-1851 this was named Wahnata County, Minnesota.
  • 1851 - Dissolved into Pembina and Cass Counties
  • For records see: Kittson County[28]
  • For records see: Cass County[29]

Wikipedia has a list of counties in Minnesota and county seats at Wikipedia


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