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*If you are interested in being the [[FamilySearch Wiki:Moderator|moderator]] for Minnesota, please contact a [https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Special:Emailuser/Franjensen Sysop].
 
*Nearly 1 Million visitors and 261,000 school children visit the [http://www.mnhs.org/about/members/index.htm Minnesota Historical Society] each year. Learn more about the Society and how they can help with your family history research.
 
 
 
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*The largest ethnic groups in Minnesota are Germans, Swedes, and Norwegians. By 1880 the foreign-born population in Minnesota included nearly 108,000 Scandinavians, many of whom were Norwegians; 66,000 Germans; and about 39,000 British, most of whom were Irish. Nearly 30,000 Minnesotans had come from Canada, most of whom were British and French Canadians. There were nearly 8,000 Bohemians (mostly Czechs) and 1,000 or 2,000 each from Switzerland, Poland, Russia, and France.
 
 
 
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Extinct or Renamed Counties: <br>[[Andy Johnson County, Minnesota|Andy Johnson]] | [[Big Sioux County, Minnesota|Big Sioux]] | [[Breckenridge County, Minnesota|Breckenridge]] | [[Buchanan County, Minnesota|Buchanan]] | [[Davis County, Minnesota|Davis]] | [[Doty County, Minnesota|Doty]] | [[Mankahto County, Minnesota|Mankahto]] | [[Manomin County, Minnesota|Manomin]] | [[Midway County, Minnesota|Midway]] | [[Monongalia County, Minnesota|Monongalia]] | [[Newton County, Minnesota|Newton]] | [[Pembina County, Minnesota|Pembina]] | [[Pierce County, Minnesota|Pierce]] | [[St. Croix County, Minnesota|St. Croix]] | [[Superior County, Minnesota|Superior]] | [[Toombs County, Minnesota|Toombs]] | [[Wahnata County, Minnesota|Wahnata]]
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Extinct or Renamed Counties: <br>[[Andy Johnson County, Minnesota|Andy Johnson]] | [[Big Sioux County, Minnesota|Big Sioux]] | [[Breckenridge County, Minnesota|Breckenridge]] | [[Buchanan County, Minnesota|Buchanan]] | [[Davis County, Minnesota|Davis]] | [[Doty County, Minnesota|Doty]] | [[Mankahto County, Minnesota|Mankahto]] | [[Manomin County, Minnesota|Manomin]] | [[Midway County, Minnesota|Midway]] | [[Monongalia County, Minnesota|Monongalia]] | [[Newton County, Minnesota|Newton]] | [[Pembina County, Minnesota|Pembina]] | [[Pierce County, Minnesota|Pierce]] | [[St. Croix County, Minnesota|St. Croix]] | [[Superior County, Minnesota|Superior]] | [[Toombs County, Minnesota|Toombs]] | [[Wahnata County, Minnesota|Wahnata]]  
  
 
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*Find which county a town is in, what town a cemetery is in, even where a postoffice or building is by using the United States Geographical Survey's [http://geonames.usgs.gov/pls/gnispublic Geographical Names Information System].  
 
*Find which county a town is in, what town a cemetery is in, even where a postoffice or building is by using the United States Geographical Survey's [http://geonames.usgs.gov/pls/gnispublic Geographical Names Information System].  
 
*[http://www.davidrumsey.com/directory/where/Minnesota/ David Rumsey Map Collection] is a large online collection of rare, old, antique historical atlases, globes, maps, charts plus other cartographic treasures.  
 
*[http://www.davidrumsey.com/directory/where/Minnesota/ David Rumsey Map Collection] is a large online collection of rare, old, antique historical atlases, globes, maps, charts plus other cartographic treasures.  
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~mngenweb/ The Minnesota GenWeb Project] has a wealth of information and is a part of&nbsp; the larger [[USGenWeb|USGenWeb Project]]. [http://www.usgenweb.org/ The USGenWeb Project] provides internet information on every county in every state in the United States.  
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~mngenweb/ The Minnesota GenWeb Project] has a wealth of information and is a part of&nbsp; the larger [[USGenWeb|USGenWeb Project]]. [http://www.usgenweb.org/ The USGenWeb Project] provides internet information on every county in every state in the United States.  
 
*&nbsp;[http://myminnesotagenealogy.com/index.htm Family History 101 - My Minnesota Genealogy] contains Minnesota state history, links to counties, county histories, where to find records in each county and online links.  
 
*&nbsp;[http://myminnesotagenealogy.com/index.htm Family History 101 - My Minnesota Genealogy] contains Minnesota state history, links to counties, county histories, where to find records in each county and online links.  
*[http://www.mnhs.org/preserve/records/index.htm Minnesota State Archives]
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*[http://www.mncounty.com/Modules/Certificates/Marriage/Default.aspx Minnesota Official Marriage System] is an index to marriage certificates on file within Minnesota.
 
*[http://www.mncounty.com/Modules/Certificates/Marriage/Default.aspx Minnesota Official Marriage System] is an index to marriage certificates on file within Minnesota.
  
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Revision as of 18:19, 15 September 2010

United States > Minnesota

Minnesota Wiki Topics
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Beginning Research
Record Types
Minnesota Background
Ethnicity
Local Research Resources

Welcome to Minnesota, Land of 10,000 Lakes

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Featured Content

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Duluth Skyline.JPG

Counties

Extinct or Renamed Counties:
Andy Johnson | Big Sioux | Breckenridge | Buchanan | Davis | Doty | Mankahto | Manomin | Midway | Monongalia | Newton | Pembina | Pierce | St. Croix | Superior | Toombs | Wahnata

Research Tools

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Things you can do

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