Dodge County, Minnesota Genealogy

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County Courthouse

Dodge County Courthouse
22 East 6th Street
Mantorville, MN 55955
Phone: 507-635-6239
Phone: 507-635-6250


Clerk District Court has birth, death, divorce and court records from 1870,
marriage records from 1865, probate records from 1858 and  school records from 1917 [1]

History

Parent County

  • 1855--Dodge County was created 20 February 1855 from Rice County and unorganized territory.

County seat: Mantorville [2]

  • For a brief history of how Dodge County was named, click here.  Then select Dodge County.

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Cities

Blooming Prairie | Claremont | Dodge Center | Hayfield | Kasson | Mantorville | West Concord

Townships

Ashland Township | Canisteo Township | Claremont Township | Concord Township | Ellington Township | Hayfield Township | Mantorville Township | Milton Township | Ripley Township | Vernon Township | Wasioja Township | Westfield Township

 

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Civil War

Civil War service men from Dodge 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 Dodge County.

- 1st Regiment, Minnesota Cavalry (Mounted Rangers), Company M.
- 2nd Regiment, Minnesota Infantry, Company C.
- 2nd Regiment, Minnesota Cavalry, Company K.
- 3rd Regiment, Minnesota Infantry, Company E.
- 5th Regiment, Minnesota Infantry, Company A.
- 10th Regiment, Minnesota Infantry, Company B.

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

  • Dodge Center Public Library
    13 First Avenue NW
    Dodge Center, MN 55927
    507-374-2275.
  • West Concord Public Library
    180 Main Street
    West Concord, MN 55985
    507 -527-2031

Family History Centers

 

Web Sites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Dodge County, Minnesota page 363, {WorldCat|50140092|disp=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).