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Guide to '''Minnesota ancestry, family history, and genealogy '''birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.  
 
Guide to '''Minnesota ancestry, family history, and genealogy '''birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.  
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==Minnesota Information==
 
==Minnesota Information==
Minnesota became the thirty-second state admitted to the Union on May 11, 1858. Minnesota was created from Minnesota Territory and is located in the Midwestern region of the United States.<ref>Wikipedia contributors, "Minnesota " in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Minnesota (accessed 15 March 2016).</ref>  
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Minnesota became the thirty-second state admitted to the Union on May 11, 1858. Minnesota was created from Minnesota Territory and is located in the Midwestern region of the United States.<ref>Wikipedia contributors, "Minnesota " in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Minnesota (accessed 15 March 2016).</ref>  The State Capital of Minnesota is Saint Paul.  There are 87 counties in the U.S. state of Minnesota. <ref>Wikipedia contributors, "List of US States by Date of Admission," in ''Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia'', https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_U.S._states_by_date_of_admission_to_the_Union, accessed 09/18/2016.</ref>
  
 
==Getting Started ==
 
==Getting Started ==
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<h3>Getting Started with Minnesota Research</h3>
 
<h3>Getting Started with Minnesota Research</h3>
 
Links to articles on getting started with Minnesota research.
 
Links to articles on getting started with Minnesota research.
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*[[GuidedResearch:Minnesota|Guided Research]]
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*[[Step-by-Step Minnesota Research, 1880-Present|Step-by-Step Minnesota Research, 1880-Present]]
 
*[[How to Find Minnesota Birth Records|How to Find Birth Records]]
 
*[[How to Find Minnesota Birth Records|How to Find Birth Records]]
 
*[[How to Find Minnesota Marriage Records|How to Find Marriage Records]]
 
*[[How to Find Minnesota Marriage Records|How to Find Marriage Records]]
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<h3>Minnesota Research Tools</h3>
 
<h3>Minnesota Research Tools</h3>
 
Links to articles and websites that assist in Minnesota research.
 
Links to articles and websites that assist in Minnesota research.
*[[Minnesota Record Selection Table|Minnesota Record Finder]]
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*[[Minnesota Record Finder|Minnesota Record Finder]]
 
*[http://www.mapofus.org/minnesota/ Boundary Changes for Minnesota Counties]  
 
*[http://www.mapofus.org/minnesota/ Boundary Changes for Minnesota Counties]  
 
*[[Minnesota Archives and Libraries|Minnesota Archives and Libraries]]
 
*[[Minnesota Archives and Libraries|Minnesota Archives and Libraries]]
 
*[http://www.mngenweb.net/ MNGenWeb]  
 
*[http://www.mngenweb.net/ MNGenWeb]  
*[http://geonames.usgs.gov/pls/gnispublic Geographical Names Information System] - U.S. gazetteer of places, cemeteries and post offices in Minnesota.  
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*[https://geonames.usgs.gov/apex/f?p=138:1:5707269042885 Geographical Names Information System] - U.S. gazetteer of places, cemeteries and post offices in Minnesota.  
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== Minnesota Clickable Map==
 
== Minnesota Clickable Map==
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*[[Aitkin County, Minnesota Genealogy|Aitkin]]  
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    <li>[[Aitkin County, Minnesota Genealogy|Aitkin]]</li>
*[[Anoka County, Minnesota Genealogy|Anoka]]  
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    <li>[[Anoka County, Minnesota Genealogy|Anoka]]</li>
*[[Becker County, Minnesota Genealogy|Becker]]  
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    <li>[[Becker County, Minnesota Genealogy|Becker]]</li>
*[[Beltrami County, Minnesota Genealogy|Beltrami]]  
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    <li>[[Beltrami County, Minnesota Genealogy|Beltrami]]</li>
*[[Benton County, Minnesota Genealogy|Benton]]  
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    <li>[[Benton County, Minnesota Genealogy|Benton]]</li>
*[[Big Stone County, Minnesota Genealogy|Big Stone]]  
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    <li>[[Big Stone County, Minnesota Genealogy|Big Stone]]</li>
*[[Blue Earth County, Minnesota Genealogy|Blue Earth]]  
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    <li>[[Blue Earth County, Minnesota Genealogy|Blue Earth]]</li>
*[[Brown County, Minnesota Genealogy|Brown]]  
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    <li>[[Brown County, Minnesota Genealogy|Brown]]</li>
*[[Carlton County, Minnesota Genealogy|Carlton]]  
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    <li>[[Carlton County, Minnesota Genealogy|Carlton]]</li>
*[[Carver County, Minnesota Genealogy|Carver]]  
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    <li>[[Carver County, Minnesota Genealogy|Carver]]</li>
*[[Cass County, Minnesota Genealogy|Cass]]  
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    <li>[[Cass County, Minnesota Genealogy|Cass]]</li>
*[[Chippewa County, Minnesota Genealogy|Chippewa]]  
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    <li>[[Chippewa County, Minnesota Genealogy|Chippewa]]</li>
*[[Chisago County, Minnesota Genealogy|Chisago]]  
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    <li>[[Chisago County, Minnesota Genealogy|Chisago]]</li>
*[[Clay County, Minnesota Genealogy|Clay]]  
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    <li>[[Clay County, Minnesota Genealogy|Clay]]</li>
*[[Clearwater County, Minnesota Genealogy|Clearwater]]  
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    <li>[[Clearwater County, Minnesota Genealogy|Clearwater]]</li>
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    <li>[[Cook County, Minnesota Genealogy|Cook]]</li>
*[[Cook County, Minnesota Genealogy|Cook]]  
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    <li>[[Cottonwood County, Minnesota Genealogy|Cottonwood]]</li>
*[[Cottonwood County, Minnesota Genealogy|Cottonwood]]  
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    <li>[[Crow Wing County, Minnesota Genealogy|Crow Wing]]</li>
*[[Crow Wing County, Minnesota Genealogy|Crow Wing]]  
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    <li>[[Dakota County, Minnesota Genealogy|Dakota]]</li>
*[[Dakota County, Minnesota Genealogy|Dakota]]  
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    <li>[[Dodge County, Minnesota Genealogy|Dodge]]</li>
*[[Dodge County, Minnesota Genealogy|Dodge]]  
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    <li>[[Douglas County, Minnesota Genealogy|Douglas]]</li>
*[[Douglas County, Minnesota Genealogy|Douglas]]  
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    <li>[[Faribault County, Minnesota Genealogy|Faribault]]</li>
*[[Faribault County, Minnesota Genealogy|Faribault]]
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    <li>[[Fillmore County, Minnesota Genealogy|Fillmore]]</li>
*[[Fillmore County, Minnesota Genealogy|Fillmore]]  
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    <li>[[Freeborn County, Minnesota Genealogy|Freeborn]]</li>
*[[Freeborn County, Minnesota Genealogy|Freeborn]]  
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    <li>[[Goodhue County, Minnesota Genealogy|Goodhue]]</li>
*[[Goodhue County, Minnesota Genealogy|Goodhue]]  
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    <li>[[Grant County, Minnesota Genealogy|Grant]]</li>
*[[Grant County, Minnesota Genealogy|Grant]]  
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    <li>[[Hennepin County, Minnesota Genealogy|Hennepin]]</li>
*[[Hennepin County, Minnesota Genealogy|Hennepin]]  
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    <li>[[Houston County, Minnesota Genealogy|Houston]]</li>
*[[Houston County, Minnesota Genealogy|Houston]]  
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    <li>[[Hubbard County, Minnesota Genealogy|Hubbard]]</li>
*[[Hubbard County, Minnesota Genealogy|Hubbard]]  
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    <li>[[Isanti County, Minnesota Genealogy|Isanti]]</li>
*[[Isanti County, Minnesota Genealogy|Isanti]]  
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    <li>[[Itasca County, Minnesota Genealogy|Itasca]]</li>
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    <li>[[Jackson County, Minnesota Genealogy|Jackson]]</li>
*[[Itasca County, Minnesota Genealogy|Itasca]]  
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    <li>[[Kanabec County, Minnesota Genealogy|Kanabec]]</li>
*[[Jackson County, Minnesota Genealogy|Jackson]]  
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    <li>[[Kandiyohi County, Minnesota Genealogy|Kandiyohi]]</li>
*[[Kanabec County, Minnesota Genealogy|Kanabec]]  
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    <li>[[Kittson County, Minnesota Genealogy|Kittson]]</li>
*[[Kandiyohi County, Minnesota Genealogy|Kandiyohi]]  
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    <li>[[Koochiching County, Minnesota Genealogy|Koochiching]]</li>
*[[Kittson County, Minnesota Genealogy|Kittson]]  
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    <li>[[Lac qui Parle County, Minnesota Genealogy|Lac Qui Parle]]</li>
*[[Koochiching County, Minnesota Genealogy|Koochiching]]  
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    <li>[[Lake County, Minnesota Genealogy|Lake]]</li>
*[[Lac qui Parle County, Minnesota Genealogy|Lac Qui Parle]]  
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    <li>[[Lake of the Woods County, Minnesota Genealogy|Lake of the Woods]]</li>
*[[Lake County, Minnesota Genealogy|Lake]]  
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    <li>[[Le Sueur County, Minnesota Genealogy|Le Sueur]]</li>
*[[Lake of the Woods County, Minnesota Genealogy|Lake of the Woods]]  
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    <li>[[Lincoln County, Minnesota Genealogy|Lincoln]]</li>
*[[Le Sueur County, Minnesota Genealogy|Le Sueur]]  
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    <li>[[Lyon County, Minnesota Genealogy|Lyon]]</li>
*[[Lincoln County, Minnesota Genealogy|Lincoln]]  
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    <li>[[Mahnomen County, Minnesota Genealogy|Mahnomen]]</li>
*[[Lyon County, Minnesota Genealogy|Lyon]]  
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    <li>[[Marshall County, Minnesota Genealogy|Marshall]]</li>
*[[Mahnomen County, Minnesota Genealogy|Mahnomen]]
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    <li>[[Martin County, Minnesota Genealogy|Martin]]</li>
*[[Marshall County, Minnesota Genealogy|Marshall]]  
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    <li>[[McLeod County, Minnesota Genealogy|McLeod]]</li>
*[[Martin County, Minnesota Genealogy|Martin]]  
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    <li>[[Meeker County, Minnesota Genealogy|Meeker]]</li>
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    <li>[[Mille Lacs County, Minnesota Genealogy|Mille Lacs]]</li>
*[[McLeod County, Minnesota Genealogy|McLeod]]  
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    <li>[[Morrison County, Minnesota Genealogy|Morrison]]</li>
*[[Meeker County, Minnesota Genealogy|Meeker]]  
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    <li>[[Mower County, Minnesota Genealogy|Mower]]</li>
*[[Mille Lacs County, Minnesota Genealogy|Mille Lacs]]  
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    <li>[[Murray County, Minnesota Genealogy|Murray]]</li>
*[[Morrison County, Minnesota Genealogy|Morrison]]  
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    <li>[[Nicollet County, Minnesota Genealogy|Nicollet]]</li>
*[[Mower County, Minnesota Genealogy|Mower]]  
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    <li>[[Nobles County, Minnesota Genealogy|Nobles]]</li>
*[[Murray County, Minnesota Genealogy|Murray]]  
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    <li>[[Norman County, Minnesota Genealogy|Norman]]</li>
*[[Nicollet County, Minnesota Genealogy|Nicollet]]  
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    <li>[[Olmsted County, Minnesota Genealogy|Olmsted]]</li>
*[[Nobles County, Minnesota Genealogy|Nobles]]  
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    <li>[[Otter Tail County, Minnesota Genealogy|Otter Tail]]</li>
*[[Norman County, Minnesota Genealogy|Norman]]  
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    <li>[[Pennington County, Minnesota Genealogy|Pennington]]</li>
*[[Olmsted County, Minnesota Genealogy|Olmsted]]  
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    <li>[[Pine County, Minnesota Genealogy|Pine]]</li>
*[[Otter Tail County, Minnesota Genealogy|Otter Tail]]  
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    <li>[[Pipestone County, Minnesota Genealogy|Pipestone]]</li>
*[[Pennington County, Minnesota Genealogy|Pennington]]  
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    <li>[[Polk County, Minnesota Genealogy|Polk]]</li>
*[[Pine County, Minnesota Genealogy|Pine]]  
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    <li>[[Pope County, Minnesota Genealogy|Pope]]</li>
*[[Pipestone County, Minnesota Genealogy|Pipestone]]  
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    <li>[[Ramsey County, Minnesota Genealogy|Ramsey]]</li>
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    <li>[[Red Lake County, Minnesota Genealogy|Red Lake]]</li>
*[[Polk County, Minnesota Genealogy|Polk]]  
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    <li>[[Redwood County, Minnesota Genealogy|Redwood]]</li>
*[[Pope County, Minnesota Genealogy|Pope]]  
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    <li>[[Renville County, Minnesota Genealogy|Renville]]</li>
*[[Ramsey County, Minnesota Genealogy|Ramsey]]  
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    <li>[[Rice County, Minnesota Genealogy|Rice]]</li>
*[[Red Lake County, Minnesota Genealogy|Red Lake]]  
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    <li>[[Rock County, Minnesota Genealogy|Rock]]</li>
*[[Redwood County, Minnesota Genealogy|Redwood]]  
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    <li>[[Roseau County, Minnesota Genealogy|Roseau]]</li>
*[[Renville County, Minnesota Genealogy|Renville]]
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    <li>[[Scott County, Minnesota Genealogy|Scott]]</li>
*[[Rice County, Minnesota Genealogy|Rice]]  
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    <li>[[Sherburne County, Minnesota Genealogy|Sherburne]]</li>
*[[Rock County, Minnesota Genealogy|Rock]]  
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    <li>[[Sibley County, Minnesota Genealogy|Sibley]]</li>
*[[Roseau County, Minnesota Genealogy|Roseau]]  
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    <li>[[St. Louis County, Minnesota Genealogy|St. Louis]]</li>
*[[Scott County, Minnesota Genealogy|Scott]]  
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    <li>[[Stearns County, Minnesota Genealogy|Stearns]]</li>
*[[Sherburne County, Minnesota Genealogy|Sherburne]]  
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    <li>[[Steele County, Minnesota Genealogy|Steele]]</li>
*[[Sibley County, Minnesota Genealogy|Sibley]]  
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    <li>[[Stevens County, Minnesota Genealogy|Stevens]]</li>
*[[St. Louis County, Minnesota Genealogy|St. Louis]]  
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    <li>[[Swift County, Minnesota Genealogy|Swift]]</li>
*[[Stearns County, Minnesota Genealogy|Stearns]]  
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    <li>[[Todd County, Minnesota Genealogy|Todd]]</li>
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    <li>[[Traverse County, Minnesota Genealogy|Traverse]]</li>
*[[Steele County, Minnesota Genealogy|Steele]]  
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    <li>[[Wabasha County, Minnesota Genealogy|Wabasha]]</li>
*[[Stevens County, Minnesota Genealogy|Stevens]]  
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    <li>[[Wadena County, Minnesota Genealogy|Wadena]]</li>
*[[Swift County, Minnesota Genealogy|Swift]]  
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    <li>[[Waseca County, Minnesota Genealogy|Waseca]]</li>
*[[Todd County, Minnesota Genealogy|Todd]]  
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    <li>[[Washington County, Minnesota Genealogy|Washington]]</li>
*[[Traverse County, Minnesota Genealogy|Traverse]]  
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    <li>[[Watonwan County, Minnesota Genealogy|Watonwan]]</li>
*[[Wabasha County, Minnesota Genealogy|Wabasha]]  
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    <li>[[Wilkin County, Minnesota Genealogy|Wilkin]]</li>
*[[Wadena County, Minnesota Genealogy|Wadena]]  
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    <li>[[Winona County, Minnesota Genealogy|Winona]]</li>
*[[Waseca County, Minnesota Genealogy|Waseca]]  
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    <li>[[Wright County, Minnesota Genealogy|Wright]]</li>
*[[Washington County, Minnesota Genealogy|Washington]]  
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    <li>[[Yellow Medicine County, Minnesota Genealogy|Yellow Medicine]]</li>
*[[Watonwan County, Minnesota Genealogy|Watonwan]]  
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*[[Wilkin County, Minnesota Genealogy|Wilkin]]  
 
*[[Winona County, Minnesota Genealogy|Winona]]  
 
*[[Wright County, Minnesota Genealogy|Wright]]  
 
*[[Yellow Medicine County, Minnesota Genealogy|Yellow Medicine]]
 
 
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'''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]]
 
'''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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*[[Mississippi River]]
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    <li>[[Red River of the North]]</li>
*[[Red River of the North]]
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    <li>[[Dubuque-Fort Snelling Road]]</li>
*[[Dubuque-Fort Snelling Road]]
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    <li>[[Fort Snelling-Superior Road]]</li>
*[[Fort Snelling-Superior Road]]
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    <li>[[St. Paul-Pembina Road]]</li>
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    <li>[[Northern Pacific Railway]]</li>
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    <li>[[Great Northern Railway (U.S.)]]</li>
*[[Northern Pacific Railway]]
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    <li>[[Wadsworth Trail]]</li>
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==FamilySearch Resources==
 
==FamilySearch Resources==
Below are FamilySearch resources that can assist you in resourcing your family.<br>
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Below are FamilySearch resources that can assist you in researching your family.<br>
 
*[[Genealogy Help on Facebook|Facebook Communities]] - Facebook groups discussing genealogy research
 
*[[Genealogy Help on Facebook|Facebook Communities]] - Facebook groups discussing genealogy research
*[https://familysearch.org/learningcenter/home.html Learning Center] - Online genealogy courses
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*[https://www.familysearch.org/ask/landing?search=Getting%20Started&show=lessons&message=true Learning Center] - Online genealogy courses
 
*[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/location/18?region=United+States+of+America&englishRegion=United+States+of+America Historical Records] - databases and record images on FamilySearch  
 
*[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/location/18?region=United+States+of+America&englishRegion=United+States+of+America Historical Records] - databases and record images on FamilySearch  
 
*[https://familysearch.org/locations/centerlocator?c=Minnesota Family History Center locator map]
 
*[https://familysearch.org/locations/centerlocator?c=Minnesota Family History Center locator map]
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*[http://www.raogk.org/minnesota-genealogy/ Random Acts of Genealogical Kindness] - Guide to Ancestry and Family Tree Records for Minnesota  
 
*[http://www.raogk.org/minnesota-genealogy/ Random Acts of Genealogical Kindness] - Guide to Ancestry and Family Tree Records for Minnesota  
 
*[http://files.lib.byu.edu/family-history-library/research-outlines/US/Minnesota.pdf Minnesota Research Outline] – Original Family History Library research outline; contains many out of date links
 
*[http://files.lib.byu.edu/family-history-library/research-outlines/US/Minnesota.pdf Minnesota Research Outline] – Original Family History Library research outline; contains many out of date links
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*[http://www.everynameindex.com/index.html Every Name Index]
  
 
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=== References ===
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Latest revision as of 12:25, 24 March 2020

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

Minnesota Wiki Topics
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Beginning Research
Record Types
Minnesota Background
Ethnicity
Local Research Resources

Minnesota Information[edit | edit source]

Minnesota became the thirty-second state admitted to the Union on May 11, 1858. Minnesota was created from Minnesota Territory and is located in the Midwestern region of the United States.[1] The State Capital of Minnesota is Saint Paul. There are 87 counties in the U.S. state of Minnesota. [2]

Getting Started[edit | edit source]

Getting Started with Minnesota Research

Links to articles on getting started with Minnesota research.

Minnesota Research Tools

Links to articles and websites that assist in Minnesota research.

Ask the
Community

Minnesota 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.

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


Counties[edit | edit source]


Extinct or Renamed Counties: Andy Johnson | Big Sioux | Breckenridge | Buchanan | Davis | Doty | Mahkahta | Manomin | Midway | Monongalia | Newton | Pembina | Pierce | St. Croix[3] | Superior | Toombs | Wahnata

Minnesota Migration Routes[edit | edit source]

FamilySearch Resources[edit | edit source]

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

Additional Resources[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Wikipedia contributors, "Minnesota " in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Minnesota (accessed 15 March 2016).
  2. Wikipedia contributors, "List of US States by Date of Admission," in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_U.S._states_by_date_of_admission_to_the_Union, accessed 09/18/2016.
  3. St. Croix County covered much of north eastern Minnesota in 1840 and is now an existing county in western Wisconsin. See St. Croix County