Traverse County, Minnesota Genealogy

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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
  
[http://www.co.traverse.mn.us/ Traverse County Courthouse]<br>&nbsp;702 2nd Ave N; PO Box 487<br>Wheaton, MN 56296<br>Phone: 320.563.4266 <br>Phone:&nbsp; 320-563-4343 (phone)<br>Phone: 320-563-4311 (fax) <br><br>Clerk District&nbsp;Court has birth, marriage, death, divorce,&nbsp;<br>probate, court and land records&nbsp;from 1881<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Traverse County, Minnesota page 369, {WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
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[http://www.co.traverse.mn.us/ Traverse County Courthouse]<br>702 2nd Ave N; PO Box 487<br>Wheaton, MN 56296<br>Phone: 320.563.4266 <br>Phone 320-563-4343 (phone)<br>Phone: 320-563-4311 (fax) <br><br>Clerk District&nbsp;Court has birth, marriage, death, divorce,<br>probate, court and land records from 1881. <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Traverse County, Minnesota page 369, {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==

Revision as of 21:23, 28 November 2012

United States > Minnesota > Traverse County

Contents

County Courthouse

Traverse County Courthouse
702 2nd Ave N; PO Box 487
Wheaton, MN 56296
Phone: 320.563.4266
Phone 320-563-4343 (phone)
Phone: 320-563-4311 (fax)

Clerk District Court has birth, marriage, death, divorce,
probate, court and land records from 1881. [1]

History

Parent County

1862--Traverse County was created 20 February 1862 from Pierce (Eliminated 20 Feb 1862) County and unorganized territory.
County seat: Wheaton [2]

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

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Cities
Townships
  • Arthur
  • Clifton
  • Croke
  • Dollymount
  • Folsom
  • Lake Valley
  • Leonardsville
  • Monson
  • Parnell
  • Redpath
  • Tara
  • Taylor
  • Tintah
  • Walls
  • Windsor

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

  • Wheaton, Minnesota: Centennial History, 1887-1987. Wheaton, MN: Gazette Oublishing Co., 1987. Print. 

Maps

Military

Newspapers[3]

  • The Wheaton Gazette (May 1925-Current; Weekly)
  • Wheaton Gazette-Reporter (1889 [?]-April 1925; Weekly)
  • Wheaton Gazette (March 1885-1889 [?]; Weekly)
  • Browns Valley Reporter (May 1880-1889 [?]; Weekly)
  • The Valley News (April 1926-Current; Weekly)
  • The Traverse County Star (1922 [?]-1924[?]; Weekly)
  • Traverse County Traveler (April 1916-November 1918; Weekly)
  • Weekly Footprints (June 1903-Mar 1916; Weekly)
  • The Footprints (September 1894-June 1903; Weekly)
  • Browns Valley Footprints (1890 [?]-September 1894; Weekly)
  • Browns Valley Inter-Lake Tribune (February 1902-March 1936; Weekly)
  • Inter-Lake Tribune (1894 [?]-February 1902; Weekly)
  • Inter-Lake Tribune and Traverse County Times (1891 [?]-1894[?]; Weekly)
  • The Dumont Journal (May 1902-[?]; Weekly)
  • The Weekly Call (1902 [?]-[?]; Weekly)
  • The Browns Valley Courier (1891 [?]; Weekly)

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

  • Traverse County Historical Society

601 1st Avenue South (mailing address)
Corner of Broadway Avenue and Trail Street (museum address)
Wheaton, MN 56296
320-563-8520

  • Browns Valley Historical Society

PO Box 13
Browns Valley, MN 56219
320-695-2312

  • Wheaton Community Library

901 1st Avenue North
Wheaton, MN 56296
320-563-8487 (phone)
320-563-8815 (fax)

  • Browns Valley Public Library

PO Box 307
15 3rd Street South
Browns Valley, MN 56219
320-695-2318 (phone)
320-695-2125 (fax)

Family History Centers

Web Sites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Traverse County, Minnesota page 369, 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).
  3. MNHS Library Catalogue; Traverse County Newspapers. http://mnhs.mnpals.net/F/LXCL1JSLR7NUDY96BCCLBC2RACU75TTBTNA8IPDCBJESMUNPP8-92835?func=find-acc&amp;acc_sequence=081926536 (accessed November 9, 2011).