Fillmore County, Minnesota

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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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*[http://www.co.fillmore.mn.us/default.htm Fillmore County Courthouse]<br>101 Fillmore Street<br>Preston, MN 55965<br>507-765-3356 (Court Administration)
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
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===== Cities  =====
 
===== Cities  =====
  
Canton | Chatfield | Fountain | Harmony | Lanesboro | Mabel | Ostrander | Peterson | Preston | Rushford Village | Rushford | Spring Valley | Whalan | Wykoff  
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Canton | [http://ci.chatfield.mn.us/ Chatfield] | Fountain | [http://www.harmony.mn.us/ Harmony] | [http://www.lanesboro-mn.gov/site/index.php Lanesboro] | Mabel | Ostrander | [http://www.petersonmn.org/ Peterson] | [http://www.prestonmn.org/ Preston] | Rushford Village | [http://rushford.govoffice.com/ Rushford] | [http://springvalley.govoffice.com/ Spring Valley] | Whalan | [http://www.wykoff.govoffice2.com/ Wykoff]
  
 
===== Townships  =====
 
===== Townships  =====
  
Amherst Township&nbsp;| Arendahl Township | Beaver Township | Bloomfield Township | Bristol Township | Canton| Township | Carimona Township | Carrolton Township | Chatfield Township | Fillmore Township | Forestville Township | Fountain Township | Harmony Township | Holt Township | Jordan Township | Newburg Township | Norway Township | Pilot Mound Township | Preble Township | Preston Township | Spring Valley Township | Sumner Township <br>
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Amherst Township&nbsp;| Arendahl Township | Beaver Township | Bloomfield Township | Bristol Township | Canton| Township | Carimona Township | Carrolton Township | Chatfield Township | Fillmore Township | Forestville Township | Fountain Township | Harmony Township | Holt Township | Jordan Township | Newburg Township | Norway Township | Pilot Mound Township | Preble Township | Preston Township | Spring Valley Township | Sumner Township <br>  
  
 
===== Unincorporated  =====
 
===== Unincorporated  =====
  
Forestville | Prosper  
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Forestville | Prosper&nbsp;  
 
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
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==== Maps  ====
 
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==== Military ====
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==== '''Civil War'''  ====
 
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:- [[7th Regiment, Minnesota Infantry|7th Regiment, Minnesota Infantry]], Company E.  
 
:- [[7th Regiment, Minnesota Infantry|7th Regiment, Minnesota Infantry]], Company E.  
 
:- [[8th Regiment, Minnesota Infantry|8th Regiment, Minnesota Infantry]], Company D.  
 
:- [[8th Regiment, Minnesota Infantry|8th Regiment, Minnesota Infantry]], Company D.  
:- [[11th Regiment, Minnesota Infantry|11th Regiment, Minnesota Infantry]], Company I.
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:- [[11th Regiment, Minnesota Infantry|11th Regiment, Minnesota Infantry]], Company I.  
 
:- [[Brackett's Battalion, Minnesota Cavalry|Brackett's Battalion, Minnesota Cavalry]], Company D.
 
:- [[Brackett's Battalion, Minnesota Cavalry|Brackett's Battalion, Minnesota Cavalry]], Company D.
  
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== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
  
==== Family History Centers<br> ====
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==== Family History Centers<br> ====
  
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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*[http://fillmorecountyhistory.wordpress.com/ Fillmore County Historical Society]
  
 
== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==
  
 
*[http://genforum.com/mn/fillmore/ Fillmore County, MN Genealogy Forum] (GenForum)  
 
*[http://genforum.com/mn/fillmore/ Fillmore County, MN Genealogy Forum] (GenForum)  
*{{FHL|Minnesota%2C+Fillmore|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
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*{{FHL|Minnesota%2C+Fillmore|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}  
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~mnfillmo/ Fillmore County GenWeb]
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*[http://www.cyndislist.com/us/mn/counties/fillmore/ Cyndi's List: Fillmore County]
  
 
== References  ==
 
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[[Category:Fillmore_County,_Minnesota]]
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[[Category:Minnesota_counties]] [[Category:Fillmore_County,_Minnesota]]

Revision as of 22:27, 3 July 2012

{{https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Template:United States > Minnesota > Fillmore County

Contents

County Courthouse

History

Parent County

  • 1853--Fillmore County was created 5 March 1853 from Wabasha County.  County seat: Preston [1]
  • For a brief history of how Fillmore County was named, click here.  Then select Fillmore County.

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Cities

Canton | Chatfield | Fountain | Harmony | Lanesboro | Mabel | Ostrander | Peterson | Preston | Rushford Village | Rushford | Spring Valley | Whalan | Wykoff

Townships

Amherst Township | Arendahl Township | Beaver Township | Bloomfield Township | Bristol Township | Canton| Township | Carimona Township | Carrolton Township | Chatfield Township | Fillmore Township | Forestville Township | Fountain Township | Harmony Township | Holt Township | Jordan Township | Newburg Township | Norway Township | Pilot Mound Township | Preble Township | Preston Township | Spring Valley Township | Sumner Township

Unincorporated

Forestville | Prosper 

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Civil War

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

- 1st Regiment, Minnesota Cavalry (Mounted Rangers), Companies F and I.
- 1st Regiment, Minnesota Heavy Artillery, Company D.
- 2nd Regiment, Minnesota Cavalry, Company A.
- 2nd Regiment, Minnesota Infantry, Company A.
- 3rd Regiment, Minnesota Infantry, Company C.
- 5th Regiment, Minnesota Infantry, Company B.
- 6th Regiment, Minnesota Infantry, Company K.
- 7th Regiment, Minnesota Infantry, Company E.
- 8th Regiment, Minnesota Infantry, Company D.
- 11th Regiment, Minnesota Infantry, Company I.
- Brackett's Battalion, Minnesota Cavalry, Company D.

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Web Sites

References

  1. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).