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''[[United States Genealogy|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Minnesota_Genealogy|Minnesota]]''  
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''[[United_States|United States]] [[File:Gotoarrow.png]][[Alabama, United States Genealogy|Alabama]] ''{{MN-sdiebar}}
  
Guide to '''Minnesota ancestry,genealogy and family history''', birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records  
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Guide to '''Alabama ancestry, family history, and genealogy '''birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.  
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==Alabama Information==
About 1 million vist the [http://www.mnhs.org/about/members/index.htm Minnesota Historical Society] each year.<!-- Add News Items ABOVE -->
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Alabama became the thirty-second state admitted to the Union on May 11, 1858. Alabama was created from Minnesota Territory and is located in the Midwestern region of the United States.<ref>Wikipedia contributors, "Alabama" in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alabama (accessed 15 March 2016).</ref>  
 
 
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}}<div style="padding-left: 1px; width: 74%; float: left"><br>{{TitleStyle1}}Welcome to the Minnesota page,<br>Land of 10,000 Lakes{{/p}}[[Image:{{MNcapit}}]]'''''Most unique genealogical features:'''''
 
*MN was formerly claimed by France, Spain, the United Kingdom, Quebec, unorganized U.S., Northwest, Indiana, Louisiana, Illinois, Michigan, Missouri, Iowa, and Wisconsin territories.<ref>Alice Eichholz, ed. ''Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources. 3rd ed'' (Provo, Utah: Ancestry, 2004), 350. ({{FHL|1185723|item}} 973 D27rb 2004). [http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/55947869 WorldCat entry].</ref>
 
 
 
{{Click|Image:MN_ORP.png|Minnesota Online Genealogy Records|left}}
 
  
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==Getting Started ==
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'''1. [[How to Find Minnesota Birth Records|Birth Information]]<br>2. [[How to Find Minnesota Marriage Records|Marriage Information]]<br>3. [[How to Find Minnesota Death Records|Death Information]]'''
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<h3>Getting Started with Alabama Research</h3>
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Links to articles on getting started with Alabama research.
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*[[How to Find Alabama Birth Records|How to Find Birth Records]]
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*[[How to Find Alabama Marriage Records|How to Find Marriage Records]]
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*[[How to Find Alabama Death Records|How to Find Death Records]]
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*[[Alabama Research Tips and Strategies|Research Strategies]]
  
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<h3>Alabama Research Tools</h3>
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Links to articles and websites that assist in Alabama research.
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*[[Alabama Record Selection Table|Alabama Record Finder]]
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*[http://www.mapofus.org/alabama/ Boundary Changes for Alabama Counties]
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*[[Alabama Archives and Libraries|Alabama Archives and Libraries]]
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*[http://www.algw.org/ ALGenWeb]
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*[http://geonames.usgs.gov/pls/gnispublic Geographical Names Information System] - U.S. gazetteer of places, cemeteries and post offices in Alabama.
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|}{{Click|Image:AL_ORP.png|Alabama Online Genealogy Records}} [[File:Ask_the_Community_Button.png|link=Ask_the_Community_Button.png]]
  
== &nbsp;Counties  ==
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== Alabama Clickable Map==
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Many genealogy records are kept on the county level in the United States.  Click on a county below to go to the county Wiki article listing more information.
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==Counties==
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*[[Aitkin County, Minnesota Genealogy|Aitkin]]  
 
*[[Aitkin County, Minnesota Genealogy|Aitkin]]  
 
*[[Anoka County, Minnesota Genealogy|Anoka]]  
 
*[[Anoka County, Minnesota Genealogy|Anoka]]  
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*[[Clay County, Minnesota Genealogy|Clay]]  
 
*[[Clay County, Minnesota Genealogy|Clay]]  
 
*[[Clearwater County, Minnesota Genealogy|Clearwater]]  
 
*[[Clearwater County, Minnesota Genealogy|Clearwater]]  
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*[[Cook County, Minnesota Genealogy|Cook]]  
 
*[[Cook County, Minnesota Genealogy|Cook]]  
 
*[[Cottonwood County, Minnesota Genealogy|Cottonwood]]  
 
*[[Cottonwood County, Minnesota Genealogy|Cottonwood]]  
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*[[Douglas County, Minnesota Genealogy|Douglas]]  
 
*[[Douglas County, Minnesota Genealogy|Douglas]]  
 
*[[Faribault County, Minnesota Genealogy|Faribault]]
 
*[[Faribault County, Minnesota Genealogy|Faribault]]
 
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*[[Fillmore County, Minnesota Genealogy|Fillmore]]  
 
*[[Fillmore County, Minnesota Genealogy|Fillmore]]  
 
*[[Freeborn County, Minnesota Genealogy|Freeborn]]  
 
*[[Freeborn County, Minnesota Genealogy|Freeborn]]  
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*[[Hubbard County, Minnesota Genealogy|Hubbard]]  
 
*[[Hubbard County, Minnesota Genealogy|Hubbard]]  
 
*[[Isanti County, Minnesota Genealogy|Isanti]]  
 
*[[Isanti County, Minnesota Genealogy|Isanti]]  
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*[[Itasca County, Minnesota Genealogy|Itasca]]  
 
*[[Itasca County, Minnesota Genealogy|Itasca]]  
 
*[[Jackson County, Minnesota Genealogy|Jackson]]  
 
*[[Jackson County, Minnesota Genealogy|Jackson]]  
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*[[Lyon County, Minnesota Genealogy|Lyon]]  
 
*[[Lyon County, Minnesota Genealogy|Lyon]]  
 
*[[Mahnomen County, Minnesota Genealogy|Mahnomen]]
 
*[[Mahnomen County, Minnesota Genealogy|Mahnomen]]
 
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*[[Marshall County, Minnesota Genealogy|Marshall]]  
 
*[[Marshall County, Minnesota Genealogy|Marshall]]  
 
*[[Martin County, Minnesota Genealogy|Martin]]  
 
*[[Martin County, Minnesota Genealogy|Martin]]  
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*[[McLeod County, Minnesota Genealogy|McLeod]]  
 
*[[McLeod County, Minnesota Genealogy|McLeod]]  
 
*[[Meeker County, Minnesota Genealogy|Meeker]]  
 
*[[Meeker County, Minnesota Genealogy|Meeker]]  
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*[[Pine County, Minnesota Genealogy|Pine]]  
 
*[[Pine County, Minnesota Genealogy|Pine]]  
 
*[[Pipestone County, Minnesota Genealogy|Pipestone]]  
 
*[[Pipestone County, Minnesota Genealogy|Pipestone]]  
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*[[Polk County, Minnesota Genealogy|Polk]]  
 
*[[Polk County, Minnesota Genealogy|Polk]]  
 
*[[Pope County, Minnesota Genealogy|Pope]]  
 
*[[Pope County, Minnesota Genealogy|Pope]]  
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*[[Redwood County, Minnesota Genealogy|Redwood]]  
 
*[[Redwood County, Minnesota Genealogy|Redwood]]  
 
*[[Renville County, Minnesota Genealogy|Renville]]
 
*[[Renville County, Minnesota Genealogy|Renville]]
 
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*[[Rice County, Minnesota Genealogy|Rice]]  
 
*[[Rice County, Minnesota Genealogy|Rice]]  
 
*[[Rock County, Minnesota Genealogy|Rock]]  
 
*[[Rock County, Minnesota Genealogy|Rock]]  
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*[[St. Louis County, Minnesota Genealogy|St. Louis]]  
 
*[[St. Louis County, Minnesota Genealogy|St. Louis]]  
 
*[[Stearns County, Minnesota Genealogy|Stearns]]  
 
*[[Stearns County, Minnesota Genealogy|Stearns]]  
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*[[Steele County, Minnesota Genealogy|Steele]]  
 
*[[Steele County, Minnesota Genealogy|Steele]]  
 
*[[Stevens County, Minnesota Genealogy|Stevens]]  
 
*[[Stevens County, Minnesota Genealogy|Stevens]]  
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*[[Wright County, Minnesota Genealogy|Wright]]  
 
*[[Wright County, Minnesota Genealogy|Wright]]  
 
*[[Yellow Medicine County, Minnesota Genealogy|Yellow Medicine]]
 
*[[Yellow Medicine County, Minnesota Genealogy|Yellow Medicine]]
 
 
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'''Click''' on the map below to go to a county page. '''Hover''' over a county to see its name. To see a '''larger''' version of the map, [[Minnesota Counties Map|click here]]. {{MNimagemap2}}
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'''Extinct or Renamed Counties:''' [[Baine County, Alabama Genealogy|Baine]] | [[Baker County, Alabama Genealogy|Baker]] | [[Benton County, Alabama Genealogy|Benton]] | [[Cabela County, Alabama Genealogy|Cabela]] | [[Cotaco County, Alabama Genealogy|Cotaco]] | [[Decatur County, Alabama Genealogy|Decatur]] | [[Hancock County, Alabama Genealogy|Hancock]] | [[Jones County, Alabama Genealogy|Jones]] | [[Sanford County, Alabama Genealogy|Sanford]]
<div style="width: 100%; float: left;">[[Image:Minnesota.png|right|180px|Minnesota.png]][[Image:Minnesota flag.png|right|180px|Minnesota flag.png]][[Image:St-1-. Paul.JPG|thumb|right|100px]][[Image:{{Duluthskyl}}]][[Image:Duluth Lake Superior.JPG|thumb|right|135px]]'''Extinct or Renamed Counties:''' [[Andy Johnson County, Minnesota Genealogy|Andy Johnson]] | [[Big Sioux County, Minnesota Genealogy|Big Sioux]] | [[Breckenridge County, Minnesota Genealogy|Breckenridge]] | [[Buchanan County, Minnesota Genealogy|Buchanan]] | [[Davis County, Minnesota Genealogy|Davis]] | [[Doty County, Minnesota Genealogy|Doty]] | [[Mahkahta County, Minnesota Genealogy|Mahkahta]] | [[Manomin County, Minnesota Genealogy|Manomin]] | [[Midway County, Minnesota Genealogy|Midway]] | [[Monongalia County, Minnesota Genealogy|Monongalia]] | [[Newton County, Minnesota Genealogy|Newton]] | [[Pembina County, Minnesota Genealogy|Pembina]] | [[Pierce County, Minnesota Genealogy|Pierce]] | St. Croix<ref> St. Croix County covered much of north eastern Minnesota in 1840 and is now an existing county in western Wisconsin.  See [[St._Croix_County,_Wisconsin|St. Croix County]]</ref> | [[Superior County, Minnesota Genealogy|Superior]] | [[Toombs County, Minnesota Genealogy|Toombs]] | [[Wahnata County, Minnesota Genealogy|Wahnata]]  
 
=== Major Repositories  ===
 
  
[[Minnesota Online Genealogy Records|Online Records]]{{·}} [[National Archives at Chicago]]{{·}} [[Minnesota Historical Society]]{{·}} '''''MHS Regional Centers:''''' ''Central{{·}} Northeast{{·}} Northwest{{·}} Southern{{·}} Southwest{{·}} West Central''{{·}} [[Minnesota Genealogical Society]]{{·}} Immigration History Research Center{{·}} [[Iron Range Research Center]]{{·}} Stearns History Museum Research Center{{·}} University of Minnesota Wilson Library{{·}} [[Newberry Library]]{{·}} [[Norwegian American Genealogical Center and Naeseth Library]]
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== Alabama Migration Routes  ==
  
=== Migration Routes  ===
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[[Lake Superior]]{{·}} [[Mississippi River]]{{·}} [[St. Croix River]]{{·}} [[Minnesota River]]{{·}} [[Red River of the North]]{{·}} [[Dubuque-Fort Snelling Road]]{{·}} [[Fort Snelling-Superior Road]]{{·}} [[St. Paul-Pembina Road]]{{·}} [[Northern Pacific Railway]]{{·}} [[Great Northern Railway (U.S.)]]{{·}} [[Wadsworth Trail]]  
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*[[Mississippi River]]
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*The [http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~mngenweb/ Minnesota GenWeb Project] provides county information about formation date, parent county, county seat, bibliography, cemeteries, census, churches, towns, history, look ups, obituaries, queries, repositories, surname registry, and many Internet links.
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==FamilySearch Resources==
*[https://plus.google.com/u/0/communities/111162432339531980638 Minnesota Genealogy Network Community on Google+]
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Below are FamilySearch resources that can assist you in resourcing your family.<br>
*[http://www.raogk.org/minnesota-genealogy/ Minnesota Genealogy - Guide to Ancestry] information on ordering vital records, city and government links, history and facts of counties, printable genealogy forms, list of archives and societies, genealogical terms, and lookup volunteers
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*[[Genealogy Help on Facebook|Facebook Communities]] - Facebook groups discussing genealogy research
*[http://www.mapofus.org/minnesota/ Rotating Formation Minnesota County Boundary Maps and Atlases]
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*[https://familysearch.org/learningcenter/home.html Learning Center] - Online genealogy courses
*[http://www.davidrumsey.com/luna/servlet/view/search?QuickSearchA=QuickSearchA&q=Minnesota&sort=Pub_List_No_InitialSort%2CPub_Date%2CPub_List_No%2CSeries_No&search=Search David Rumsey Map Collection ]is a large online collection of rare, old, antique historical atlases, globes, maps, charts plus other cartographic treasures.<br>  
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*[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/location/33?region=United+States+of+America&englishRegion=United+States+of+America Historical Records] - databases and record images on FamilySearch
*[http://www.mnhs.org/preserve/records/index.htm Minnesota State Archives] immigration resources, birth index 1900-1934, death index 1904-2001, state census indexes for 1865, 1875, 1885, 1895, and 1905.
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*[https://familysearch.org/locations/centerlocator?c=Alabama Family History Center locator map]
*[http://www.MOMS.mn.gov Minnesota Official Marriage System] is an index to marriages from 1850 to present (varies by county)
 
*[http://www.mnopedia.org/ Minnesota Encyclopedia] sponsored by the [http://www.mnhs.org/index.htm Minnesota Historical Society]
 
*[https://www.facebook.com/groups/240275422649626 Minnesota Genealogy Network Group on Facebook]  
 
*[http://usgwarchives.net/mn/mnfiles.htm USGenWebArchives]&nbsp; -&nbsp; Online contributed Genealogical content.
 
*[http://www.usgennet.org/socadmin/mn.html On-line Historical and Genealogical Societies of Minnesota]&nbsp; -&nbsp; US Gen Net<br>
 
*[http://www.genealogybuff.com/mn/ Genealogy Buff] - Library - Minnesota Genealogy Data <br>
 
*[http://www.maritimehistoryofthegreatlakes.ca/enrolment/ The United States Vessel Enrollments] for the Great Lakes region. The transcriptions are from a project that involved an attempt to transcribe all steamboat enrollments for Great Lakes ports prior to 1861, all vessels for Detroit and Cleveland up to 1861, and Buffalo up to 1841 are included in the file. The set includes 5741 enrolments in which just under 2000 individual vessels are named, over 6000 people were identified.
 
*[http://ldsgenealogy.com/MN/ Minnesota Genealogy] extensive directory of Minnesota genealogy records
 
  
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*[http://www.cyndislist.com/us/al/ Cyndi's List] - Alabama genealogy sites on the internet
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*[http://genealogytrails.com/ala/ Alabama Genealogy Trails] - collection of transcribed data for the state of Alabama
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*[https://www.accessgenealogy.com/alabama-genealogy Access Genealogy] – Genealogy guide for Alabama
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*[http://www.ancestorhunt.com/alabama-genealogy.htm Ancestorhunt.com] - resources for Alabama genealogy research
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*[http://www.raogk.org/alabama-genealogy/ Random Acts of Genealogical Kindness] - Guide to Ancestry and Family Tree Records for Alabama
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*[http://files.lib.byu.edu/family-history-library/research-outlines/US/Alabama.pdf Alabama Research Outline] – Original Family History Library research outline; contains many out of date links
  
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=== References ===
  
=== Did you know?  ===
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The largest ethnic groups in Minnesota are Germans, Swedes, and Norwegians. By 1880 the foreign-born population in Minnesota included nearly 108,000 Scandinavians, many of whom were Norwegians; 66,000 Germans; and about 39,000 British, most of whom were Irish. Nearly 30,000 Minnesotans had come from Canada, most of whom were British and French Canadians. There were nearly 8,000 Bohemians (mostly Czechs) and 1,000 or 2,000 each from Switzerland, Poland, Russia, and France.
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'''Wiki articles describing online collections are found at:'''
 
  
*[[Minnesota Births and Christenings (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Minnesota Births and Christenings (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
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*[[Minnesota Death Index (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Minnesota Death Index (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
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[[Category:Alabama,_United_States]] [[Category:States_of_the_United_States]]
*[[Minnesota Municipal Deaths (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Minnesota Municipal Deaths (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
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*[[Minnesota Deaths and Burials (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Minnesota Deaths and Burials (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
 
*[[Minnesota Marriages (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Minnesota Marriages (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
 
*[[Minnesota, Birth Index (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Minnesota, Birth Index (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
 
*[[Minnesota County Births (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Minnesota County Births (FamilySerch Historical Records)]]
 
*[[Minnesota County Marriages (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Minnesota County Marriages (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]  
 
*[[Minnesota Divorce Index (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Minnesota Divorce Index (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
 
*[[Minnesota Municipal Deaths (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Minnesota Municipal Deaths (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]  
 
*[[Minnesota Wills (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Minnesota Wills (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]<br>
 
  
=== Obtain additional help  ===
 
  
*[https://familysearch.org/ask/gethelp Call or chat with an experienced researcher]&nbsp;
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*[https://www.facebook.com/MinnesotaGenealogy Join a Facebook Group]&nbsp;
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''[[United States Genealogy|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Minnesota Genealogy|Minnesota]]''
*[[Professional Genealogists who specialize in Minnesota Research|Consult a Professional Genealogist]]
 
  
=== Things you can do  ===
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Guide to '''Minnesota ancestry,genealogy and family history''', birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records
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*MN was formerly claimed by France, Spain, the United Kingdom, Quebec, unorganized U.S., Northwest, Indiana, Louisiana, Illinois, Michigan, Missouri, Iowa, and Wisconsin territories.<ref>Alice Eichholz, ed. ''Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources. 3rd ed'' (Provo, Utah: Ancestry, 2004), 350. ({{FHL|1185723|item}} 973 D27rb 2004). [http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/55947869 WorldCat entry].</ref>
  
In order to make this wiki a better research tool, we need your help! Many tasks need to be done. You can help by:<br>
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== &nbsp;Counties  ==
  
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'''Click''' on the map below to go to a county page. '''Hover''' over a county to see its name. To see a '''larger''' version of the map, [[Minnesota Counties Map|click here]]. {{MNimagemap2}}
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<div style="width: 100%; float: left;">[[Image:Minnesota.png|right|180px|Minnesota.png]][[Image:Minnesota flag.png|right|180px|Minnesota flag.png]][[Image:St-1-. Paul.JPG|thumb|right|100px|St-1-. Paul.JPG]][[Image:{{Duluthskyl}}]][[Image:Duluth Lake Superior.JPG|thumb|right|135px|Duluth Lake Superior.JPG]]'''Extinct or Renamed Counties:''' [[Andy Johnson County, Minnesota Genealogy|Andy Johnson]] | [[Big Sioux County, Minnesota Genealogy|Big Sioux]] | [[Breckenridge County, Minnesota Genealogy|Breckenridge]] | [[Buchanan County, Minnesota Genealogy|Buchanan]] | [[Davis County, Minnesota Genealogy|Davis]] | [[Doty County, Minnesota Genealogy|Doty]] | [[Mahkahta County, Minnesota Genealogy|Mahkahta]] | [[Manomin County, Minnesota Genealogy|Manomin]] | [[Midway County, Minnesota Genealogy|Midway]] | [[Monongalia County, Minnesota Genealogy|Monongalia]] | [[Newton County, Minnesota Genealogy|Newton]] | [[Pembina County, Minnesota Genealogy|Pembina]] | [[Pierce County, Minnesota Genealogy|Pierce]] | St. Croix<ref> St. Croix County covered much of north eastern Minnesota in 1840 and is now an existing county in western Wisconsin.  See [[St._Croix_County,_Wisconsin|St. Croix County]]</ref> | [[Superior County, Minnesota Genealogy|Superior]] | [[Toombs County, Minnesota Genealogy|Toombs]] | [[Wahnata County, Minnesota Genealogy|Wahnata]]
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=== Major Repositories  ===
  
To add your knowledge and help expand the wiki [[FamilySearch Wiki:Help wanted on the Minnesota pages|click here]]: {{Minnesota|Minnesota}}  
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[[Minnesota Online Genealogy Records|Online Records]]{{·}} [[National Archives at Chicago]]{{·}} [[Minnesota Historical Society]]{{·}} '''''MHS Regional Centers:''''' ''Central{{·}} Northeast{{·}} Northwest{{·}} Southern{{·}} Southwest{{·}} West Central''{{·}} [[Minnesota Genealogical Society]]{{·}} Immigration History Research Center{{·}} [[Iron Range Research Center]]{{·}} Stearns History Museum Research Center{{·}} University of Minnesota Wilson Library{{·}} [[Newberry Library]]{{·}} [[Norwegian American Genealogical Center and Naeseth Library]]
  
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=== Migration Routes  ===
  
=== Sources  ===
 
  
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*[http://www.davidrumsey.com/luna/servlet/view/search?QuickSearchA=QuickSearchA&q=Minnesota&sort=Pub_List_No_InitialSort%2CPub_Date%2CPub_List_No%2CSeries_No&search=Search David Rumsey Map Collection ]is a large online collection of rare, old, antique historical atlases, globes, maps, charts plus other cartographic treasures.<br>  
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*[http://www.mnhs.org/preserve/records/index.htm Minnesota State Archives] immigration resources, birth index 1900-1934, death index 1904-2001, state census indexes for 1865, 1875, 1885, 1895, and 1905.
[[Category:Minnesota,_United_States]] [[Category:States of the United States]]
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*[http://www.MOMS.mn.gov Minnesota Official Marriage System] is an index to marriages from 1850 to present (varies by county)
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*[http://www.mnopedia.org/ Minnesota Encyclopedia] sponsored by the [http://www.mnhs.org/index.htm Minnesota Historical Society]
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*[http://usgwarchives.net/mn/mnfiles.htm USGenWebArchives]&nbsp; -&nbsp; Online contributed Genealogical content.
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*[http://www.usgennet.org/socadmin/mn.html On-line Historical and Genealogical Societies of Minnesota]&nbsp; -&nbsp; US Gen Net<br>
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*[http://www.genealogybuff.com/mn/ Genealogy Buff] - Library - Minnesota Genealogy Data <br>
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*[http://www.maritimehistoryofthegreatlakes.ca/enrolment/ The United States Vessel Enrollments] for the Great Lakes region. The transcriptions are from a project that involved an attempt to transcribe all steamboat enrollments for Great Lakes ports prior to 1861, all vessels for Detroit and Cleveland up to 1861, and Buffalo up to 1841 are included in the file. The set includes 5741 enrolments in which just under 2000 individual vessels are named, over 6000 people were identified.
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The largest ethnic groups in Minnesota are Germans, Swedes, and Norwegians. By 1880 the foreign-born population in Minnesota included nearly 108,000 Scandinavians, many of whom were Norwegians; 66,000 Germans; and about 39,000 British, most of whom were Irish. Nearly 30,000 Minnesotans had come from Canada, most of whom were British and French Canadians. There were nearly 8,000 Bohemians (mostly Czechs) and 1,000 or 2,000 each from Switzerland, Poland, Russia, and France.

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Guide to Alabama ancestry, family history, and genealogy birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

Alabama Information[edit | edit source]

Alabama became the thirty-second state admitted to the Union on May 11, 1858. Alabama was created from Minnesota Territory and is located in the Midwestern region of the United States.[1]

Getting Started[edit | edit source]

Getting Started with Alabama Research

Links to articles on getting started with Alabama research.

Alabama Research Tools

Links to articles and websites that assist in Alabama research.

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Alabama Clickable Map[edit | edit source]

Many genealogy records are kept on the county level in the United States. Click on a county below to go to the county Wiki article listing more information.

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Counties[edit | edit source]

Extinct or Renamed Counties: Baine | Baker | Benton | Cabela | Cotaco | Decatur | Hancock | Jones | Sanford

Alabama Migration Routes[edit | edit source]

FamilySearch Resources[edit | edit source]

Below are FamilySearch resources that can assist you in resourcing your family.

Additional Resources[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Wikipedia contributors, "Alabama" in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alabama (accessed 15 March 2016).




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Guide to Minnesota ancestry,genealogy and family history, birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records

  • MN was formerly claimed by France, Spain, the United Kingdom, Quebec, unorganized U.S., Northwest, Indiana, Louisiana, Illinois, Michigan, Missouri, Iowa, and Wisconsin territories.[1]

 Counties[edit | edit source]

Click on the map below to go to a county page. Hover over a county to see its name. To see a larger version of the map, click here.

Kittson CountyRoseau CountyLake of the Woods CountyMarshall CountyBeltrami CountyPolk CountyPennington CountyRed Lake CountyClearwater CountyNorman CountyMahnomen CountyClay CountyBecker CountyHubbard CountyKoochiching CountySt. Louis CountyLake CountyCook CountyItasca CountyCass CountyCarlton CountyWilkin CountyOtter Tail CountyWadena CountyCrow Wing CountyAitkin CountyPine CountyTraverse CountyGrant CountyDouglas CountyTodd CountyMorrison CountyMille Lacs CountyKanabec CountyBig Stone CountyStevens CountyPope CountyStearns CountyBenton CountySherburne CountyIsanti CountyChisago CountyAnoka CountyWashington CountyRamsey CountySwift CountyKandiyohi CountyChippewa CountyRenville CountyMeeker CountyWright CountyHennepin CountyMcLeaod CountySibley CountyCarver CountyNicollet CountyScott CountyDakota CountyLac qui Parle CountyYellow Medicine CountyLincoln CountyLyon CountyRedwood CountyBrown CountyBlue Earth CountyLe Sueur CountyRice CountyGoodhue CountyWabasha CountyWinona CountyHouston CountyPipestone CountyRock CountyMurray CountyNobles CountyCottonwood CountyJackson CountyWatonwan CountyMartin CountyFaribault CountyWaseca CountySteele CountyFreeborn CountyDodge CountyOlmsted CountyMower CountyFillmore CountyMinnesota-county-map.gif


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Extinct or Renamed Counties: Andy Johnson | Big Sioux | Breckenridge | Buchanan | Davis | Doty | Mahkahta | Manomin | Midway | Monongalia | Newton | Pembina | Pierce | St. Croix[2] | Superior | Toombs | Wahnata

Major Repositories[edit | edit source]

Online Records · National Archives at Chicago · Minnesota Historical Society · MHS Regional Centers: Central · Northeast · Northwest · Southern · Southwest · West Central · Minnesota Genealogical Society · Immigration History Research Center · Iron Range Research Center · Stearns History Museum Research Center · University of Minnesota Wilson Library · Newberry Library · Norwegian American Genealogical Center and Naeseth Library

Migration Routes[edit | edit source]

The largest ethnic groups in Minnesota are Germans, Swedes, and Norwegians. By 1880 the foreign-born population in Minnesota included nearly 108,000 Scandinavians, many of whom were Norwegians; 66,000 Germans; and about 39,000 British, most of whom were Irish. Nearly 30,000 Minnesotans had come from Canada, most of whom were British and French Canadians. There were nearly 8,000 Bohemians (mostly Czechs) and 1,000 or 2,000 each from Switzerland, Poland, Russia, and France.
  1. Alice Eichholz, ed. Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources. 3rd ed (Provo, Utah: Ancestry, 2004), 350. (FHL Collection 973 D27rb 2004). WorldCat entry.
  2. St. Croix County covered much of north eastern Minnesota in 1840 and is now an existing county in western Wisconsin. See St. Croix County