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Guide to Goodhue County Minnesota genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

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Goodhue County, Minnesota
Map
Map of Minnesota highlighting Goodhue County
Location in the state of Minnesota
Map of the U.S. highlighting Minnesota
Location of Minnesota in the U.S.
Facts
Founded March 5, 1853
County Seat Red Wing
Courthouse
Address Goodhue County Courthouse
509 5th St W
Red Wing, MN 55066
Phone: 651.385.3148
Goodhue County Website

Contents

County Courthouse



County Administrator has birth and death records from 1870,
marriage and probate records from 1854, divorce and court records from 1951.
Minnesota Hisotrical Society has divorce
and court records 1854-1950.[1]

History

Parent County

  • 1853--Goodhue County was created 5 March 1853 from Wabasha and Dakota Counties.  County seat: Red Wing [2]
  • For a brief history of how Goodhue County was named, click here. Then select Goodhue County.

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Cities

Bellechester | Cannon Falls  | Dennison | Goodhue | Kenyon | Lake City | Pine Island | Red Wing |Wanamingo | Zumbrota

Townships

Belle Creek Township | Belvidere Township | Cannon Falls Township | Cherry Grove Township | Featherstone Township | Florence Township | Goodhue Township | Hay Creek Township | Holden Township | Kenyon Township | Leon Township | Minneola Township | Pine Island Township | Roscoe Township | Stanton Township | Vasa Township | Wacouta Township | Wanamingo Township | Warsaw Township | Welch Township | Zumbrota Township

Unincorporated

Hader | Stanton | Moland

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Civil War

Civil War service men from Goodhue 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 Goodhue County.

- 1st Regiment, Minnesota Infantry, Company F.
- 2nd Regiment, Minnesota Cavalry, Company F.
- 3rd Regiment, Minnesota Infantry, Company D and E.
- 4th Regiment, Minnesota Infantry, Company D.
- 5th Regiment, Minnesota Infantry, Companies A and H.
- 6th Regiment, Minnesota Infantry, Company F.
- 7th Regiment, Minnesota Infantry, Company G.
- 8th Regiment, Minnesota Infantry, Companies F and H.
- 10th Regiment, Minnesota Infantry, Company D.
- Hatch's Independent Battalion, Minnesota Cavalry, Companies A and C.
- 1st Minnesota Company Sharpshooters, First Company only.

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Web Sites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Goodhue County, Minnesota page 364, 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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