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Wadena County, Minnesota
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Map of Minnesota highlighting Wadena County
Location in the state of Minnesota
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Location of Minnesota in the U.S.
Facts
Founded June 11, 1858
County Seat Wadena
Courthouse

Contents

County Information

Wadena County, Minnesota Record Dates

Beginning Dates for Major County Records[1]
Birth Marriage Death Census Land Probate
1873 1873 1880 1850 1873 1889

County Courthouse

History

Parent County

  • 1858--Wadena County was created 11 June 1858 from Cass and Todd Counties. County seat: Wadena [2]
  • For a brief history of how Wadena County was named, click here, then select Wadena County.

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Lutheran

First Lutheran Church, Staples

  • Records of First Lutheran Church, Staples, in Evangelical Lutheran Church in America database at Archives.com ($).[3]

Immanuel Lutheran Church, Wadena

  • Records of Immanuel Lutheran Church, Wadena, in Evangelical Lutheran Church in America database at Archives.com ($).[3]

Norwegian Evangelical Lutheran Church, Wadena

  • Records of Norwegian Evangelical Lutheran Church, Wadena, in Evangelical Lutheran Church in America database at Archives.com ($).[3]

St. Pauli Lutheran Church, Verndale

  • Records of St. Pauli Lutheran Church, Verndale, in Evangelical Lutheran Church in America database at Archives.com ($).[3]

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

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Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

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Web Sites

References

  1. Alice Eichholz, Ancestry’s Red Book: American State, County and Town Sources, Revised ed. (Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1992), 385-403. At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27rb 1992
  2. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 "Evangelical Lutheran Church in America: An Inventory of Selected Congregational Records of the American Lutheran Church in Minnesota at the Minnesota Historical Society," Collection Finding Aids, Minnesota Historical Society, http://www.mnhs.org/library/findaids/01009.xml, accessed 10 June 2013.

 

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