Stevens County, Minnesota

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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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*400 Colorade Avenue<br>Morris, MN 56267<br>320-589-7287
  
 
== History  ==
 
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*Chokio  
 
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*Donnelly  
 
*Donnelly  
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*[http://www.hancockmn.org/ Hancock]
*Morris
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*[http://www.ci.morris.mn.us/ Morris]
  
 
===== Townships  =====
 
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==== Cemeteries  ====
 
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The Stevens County Historical Society has a free cemetery transcription database available [http://cemeteries.stevenshistorymuseum.com/pub/home.php here].  
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*The Stevens County Historical Society has a free cemetery transcription database available [http://cemeteries.stevenshistorymuseum.com/pub/home.php here].
  
 
==== Church  ====
 
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==== Land  ====
 
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*Land Deeds; Starting 1872; [http://www.co.stevens.mn.us/index.aspx?nid=866 County Recorder]
  
 
==== Local Histories  ====
 
==== Local Histories  ====
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*Stevens County Historical Society. ''Stevens County''. Charleston, SC: Arcadia Publishing, 2007. Print.
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*Stevens County Historical Society. ''The 40s: A Time of War and a Time of Peace - Stevens County in World War II''. Morris, MN:&nbsp;Stevens County Historical Society, 1995. Print.
  
 
==== Maps  ====
 
==== Maps  ====
  
[http://www.davidrumsey.com/luna/servlet/detail/RUMSEY~8~1~22596~750109:Counties-of-Grant,-Traverse,-Big-St?sort=Pub_List_No_InitialSort%2CPub_Date%2CPub_List_No%2CSeries_No&qvq=w4s:/where/Minnesota;q:stevens%2Bcounty;sort:Pub_List_No_InitialSort%2CPub_Date%2CPub_List_No%2CSeries_No;lc:RUMSEY~8~1&mi=0&trs=1 1874 Map of Big Stone, Grant, Stevens, and Traverse counties]  
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*[http://www.davidrumsey.com/luna/servlet/detail/RUMSEY~8~1~22596~750109:Counties-of-Grant,-Traverse,-Big-St?sort=Pub_List_No_InitialSort%2CPub_Date%2CPub_List_No%2CSeries_No&qvq=w4s:/where/Minnesota;q:stevens%2Bcounty;sort:Pub_List_No_InitialSort%2CPub_Date%2CPub_List_No%2CSeries_No;lc:RUMSEY~8~1&mi=0&trs=1 1874 Map of Big Stone, Grant, Stevens, and Traverse counties]
  
 
==== Military  ====
 
==== Military  ====
  
==== Newspapers<ref>Minnesota Historical Society Library Catalogue: Stevens County Newspapers. http://mnhs.mnpals.net/F/EPR3BN3GQDS2N8QYT7LATNLQYYAQAQ7RYS84XN6H67KNCYVFT3-63997?func=find-acc&amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;acc_sequence=082018474 (accessed November 7, 2011).</ref>  ====
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*Military Discharges; Starting 1919; [http://www.co.stevens.mn.us/index.aspx?nid=866 County Recorder]
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==== Newspapers<ref>Minnesota Historical Society Library Catalogue: Stevens County Newspapers. http://mnhs.mnpals.net/F/EPR3BN3GQDS2N8QYT7LATNLQYYAQAQ7RYS84XN6H67KNCYVFT3-63997?func=find-acc&amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;acc_sequence=082018474 (accessed November 7, 2011).</ref>  ====
  
 
*[http://www.morrissuntribune.com/ Morris Sun Tribune] ( July 2000-Current; Weekly, Semi-Weekly)<br>  
 
*[http://www.morrissuntribune.com/ Morris Sun Tribune] ( July 2000-Current; Weekly, Semi-Weekly)<br>  
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==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
  
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*Births, Marriages, and Deaths; Starting 1870s; [http://www.co.stevens.mn.us/index.aspx?nid=866 County Recorder]<br>
  
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
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662 6th Street<br>P.O. Box 305<br>Hancock, MN 56244<br>320-392-5666 (phone)<br>320-392-5666 (fax)<br>  
 
662 6th Street<br>P.O. Box 305<br>Hancock, MN 56244<br>320-392-5666 (phone)<br>320-392-5666 (fax)<br>  
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*[http://www.morris.umn.edu/library/ University if Minnesota-Morris Library] (Includes [http://www.morris.umn.edu/library/collections/researchcenter/ West Central Minnesota Historical Research Center])&nbsp;
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600 East 4th Street<br>Morris, MN 56267<br>320-589-6176
  
 
==== Family History Centers<br>  ====
 
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Revision as of 18:33, 8 November 2011

United States > Minnesota > Stevens County

Contents

County Courthouse

  • 400 Colorade Avenue
    Morris, MN 56267
    320-589-7287

History

Parent County

1862--Stevens County was created 20 February 1862 from Pierce (Eliminated 20 Feb 1862) County and unorganized territory.
County seat: Morris [1]

  • For a brief history of how Stevens County was named, click here, then select Stevens County.

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places[2]

Cities
Townships
  • Baker
  • Darnen
  • Donnelly
  • Eldorado
  • Everglade
  • Framnas
  • Hodges
  • Horton
  • Moore
  • Morris
  • Pepperton
  • Rendsville
  • Scott
  • Stevens
  • Swan Lake
  • Synnes

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

  • The Stevens County Historical Society has a free cemetery transcription database available here.

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

  • Stevens County Historical Society. Stevens County. Charleston, SC: Arcadia Publishing, 2007. Print.
  • Stevens County Historical Society. The 40s: A Time of War and a Time of Peace - Stevens County in World War II. Morris, MN: Stevens County Historical Society, 1995. Print.

Maps

Military

Newspapers[3]

  • Morris Sun Tribune ( July 2000-Current; Weekly, Semi-Weekly)
  • Morris Tribune ( 1880-June 2000; Weekly)
  • The Morris Sun ( January 1895-June 2000; Weekly)
  • The Sun ( October 1882-January 1895; Weekly)
  • The Hancock Record ( September 1982-Current; Weekly)
  • The Hancock Record and Cyrus Dispatch ( November 1978-August 1982; Weekly)
  • Hancock Record ( February 1899-October 1978; Weekly)
  • The Morris Times ( June 1900-January 1906; Weekly)
  • The Republican Times (September 1898 [?]-May 1900 [?]; Weekly)
  • The Chokio Review ( 1913 [?]- Current; Weekly)
  • The Chokio Times ( February 1897-September 1898; Weekly)
  • The Morris Journal ( August 1882-1883 [?]; Weekly)
  • Stevens County Tribune ( June 1877 [?]- April 1880 [?]; Weekly)
  • Frontier Business ( August 1876-September 1876 [?]; Weekly)
  • The Donnelly Star ( 1915 [?]-August 1918 [?]; Weekly)
  • Stevens County Review ( 1900 [?]- After March 1904 [?]; Weekly)

History of The Chokio Review

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

116 West 6th Street
Morris, MN 56267
320-589-1719

  • Stevens County Genealogical Society

c/o Morris Public Library
102 East 6th Street
Morris, MN 56267

102 East 6th Street
Morris, MN 56267
320-589-1634 (phone)
320-589-8892 (fax)

  • Hancock Community Library

662 6th Street
P.O. Box 305
Hancock, MN 56244
320-392-5666 (phone)
320-392-5666 (fax)

600 East 4th Street
Morris, MN 56267
320-589-6176

Family History Centers

Web Sites

A wiki article describing an online collection is found at:

Minnesota, Stevens County Genealogical Society Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)

References

  1. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
  2. Stevens County Government Webpage. http://www.co.stevens.mn.us/index.aspx?nid=871 (accessed November 7, 2011).
  3. Minnesota Historical Society Library Catalogue: Stevens County Newspapers. http://mnhs.mnpals.net/F/EPR3BN3GQDS2N8QYT7LATNLQYYAQAQ7RYS84XN6H67KNCYVFT3-63997?func=find-acc&amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;acc_sequence=082018474 (accessed November 7, 2011).