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

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Winona County, Minnesota
Map
Map of Minnesota highlighting Winona County
Location in the state of Minnesota
Map of the U.S. highlighting Minnesota
Location of Minnesota in the U.S.
Facts
Founded April 4, 1854
County Seat Winona
Courthouse
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Address Winona County Courthouse
171 W 3rd Street
Winona, MN 55987
Phone: 507-457-6340
Winona County Website

Contents

County Courthouse



Clerk District Court has birth and death records from 1870
probate records from 1871 and school records 1909-1939. [1]

History

Parent County

  • 1854--Winona County was created 4 April 1854 from Fillmore and Wabasha Counties.  County seat: Winona [2]
  • For a brief history of how Winona County was named click here.  Then select Winona County.

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

History Books

"The History of Wabasha County"  Online history book of early Wabasha and Winona Counties published in 1884.

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Cities

Altura | Dakota | Elba | Goodwin | La Crescent | Lewiston | Minneiska | Minnesota City | Rollingstone | St. Charles | Stockton | Utica | Winona

Townships

Dresbach | Elba | Fremont | Hart | Hillsdale | Homer | Mt. Vernon | New Hartford | Norton | Pleasant Hill | Richmond | Rollingstone | Saratoga | St. Charles | Utica | Warren | Whitewater | Wilson | Wiscoy

Unincorporated Communities

Ashton | Enterprise | Grover | Homer | Whitewater Falls

Wikipedia for Winona County

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Censuses

  • 1850

United States Census 1850  Searchable FamilySearch Wiki leads to name index and images available for free.

  • 1860

United States Census 1860 Searchable FamilySearch Wiki leads to name index available for free.

  • 1870

United States Census 1870  Searchable FamilySearch Wiki leads to name index available for free.

  • 1880

United States Census 1880    Searchable FamilySearch Wiki leads to name index available for free.

  • 1900

United States Census 1900]     Searchable FamilySearch Wiki leads to name index available for free.

  • 1910

United States Census 1910  Searchable FamilySearch Wiki leads to name index available for free.

  • 1920

United States Census 1920  Searchable FamilySearch Wiki leads to name index available for free.

  • 1930

United States Census 1930  Searchable FamilySearch Wiki leads to name index available for free.

Church

Court

Land

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Local Histories

Maps

Military

Civil War

Civil War service men from Winona 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 Winona County.

- 2nd Regiment, Minnesota Infantry, Company A.
- 2nd Regiment, Minnesota Cavalry, Companies G, I and L.
- 3rd Regiment, Minnesota Infantry, Company K.
- 7th Regiment, Minnesota Infantry, Companies B and D.
- 7th Regiment, Minnesota Infantry, Company D.
- Brackett's Battalion, Minnesota Cavalry, Company A.
- Hatch's Independent Battalion, Minnesota Cavalry, Company B.

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), Winona County, Minnesota page 370, 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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