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County Courthouse

History

Parent County

  • 1855--Wright County was created 20 February 1855 from Cass and Sibley Counties.  County seat: Buffalo [1]
  • For a brief history of how Wright County was named, click here, then select Wright County.

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

  • Hoar, Alfred Wyman. Lineage and family records of Alfred Wyman Hoar and his wife Josephine Jackson with notes on the early history of Wright County, Minnesota. Eagle Print. Co., 1898. Digital version at Internet Archive.


Maps

Military

Civil War

Civil War service men from Wright 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 Wright County.

- 1st Regiment, Minnesota Infantry, Company D.
- 3rd Regiment, Minnesota Infantry, Company A.
- 8th Regiment, Minnesota Infantry, Company E.
- 9th Regiment, Minnesota Infantry, Company B.
- Hatch's Independent Battalion, Minnesota Cavalry, Company E.

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

  • St. Michael, Wright, Minnesota - Access website of the St. Michael Historical Society for databases of the St. Michael area and other genealogical research tools.

Family History Centers

Web Sites

References

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

 

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