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County Courthouse

Blue Earth County Courthouse
410 South 5th Street
Mankato, MN 56001
507-304-4000 507.389.8343

Clerk District Court has birth and death records from 1870,
marriage records from 1865, divorce and court records from 1854
and probate records from 1858.
Register of Deeds has land records. [1]

History

Parent County

  • 1853--Blue Earth County was created 5 March 1853 from unorganized territory and Dakota County.

County seat: Mankato [2]

  • For a brief history of how Blue Earth County was named, click here.  Then select Blue Earth County.

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Cities

Amboy | Eagle Lake | Good Thunder | Lake Crystal | Madison Lake | Mankato | Mapleton | Minnesota Lake | North Mankato | Pemberton | Skyline | St. Clair | Vernon Center

Townships

Beauford Township | Butternut Valley Township | Cambria Township | Ceresco Township | Danville Township | Decoria Township | Garden City Township | Jamestown Township | Judson Township | Le Ray Township |Lime Township | Lincoln Township | Lyra Township | Mankato Township | Mapleton Township | McPherson Township | Medo Township | Pleasant Mound Township | Rapidan Township | Shelby Township | South Bend Township | Sterling Township | Vernon Center Township

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

LDS Ward and Branch Records

  • Mankato

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Civil War

Civil War service men from Blue Earth County served in various regiments. Men often joined a company (within a regiment) that originated in their county. Listed below are companies or regiments that were formed from men of Blue Earth County.

- 1st Regiment, Minnesota Cavalry (Mounted Rangers), Companies B, E, and H.
- 1st Regiment, Minnesota Heavy Artillery, Company F.
- 2nd Regiment, Minnesota Cavalry, Companies E and H.
- 3rd Regiment, Minnesota Infantry, Company H.
- 4th Regiment, Minnesota Infantry, Company H.
- 6th Regiment, Minnesota Infantry, Company I.
- 9th Regiment, Minnesota Infantry, Companies D and E.
- Brackett's Battalion, Minnesota Cavalry, Company B.

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Web Sites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Blue Earth County, Minnesota page 362, At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  2. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).

 

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