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''[[United_States|United States]][[File:Gotoarrow.png]]'''''[[Minnesota, United States Genealogy|Minnesota]]'''{{MN-sidebar}}Guide to '''Minnesota ancestry, family history, and genealogy '''birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
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==Minnesota Information==
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Minnesota became the thirty-second state admitted to the Union on May 11, 1858. Minnesota was created from Minnesota Territory and is located in the Midwestern region of the United States.<ref>Wikipedia contributors, "Minnesota " in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Minnesota (accessed 15 March 2016).</ref>  
  
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Links to articles on getting started with Minnesota research.
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*[[How to Find Minnesota Birth Records|How to Find Birth Records]]
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*[[How to Find Minnesota Marriage Records|How to Find Marriage Records]]
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*[[How to Find Minnesota Death Records|How to Find Death Records]]
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*[[Minnesota Research Tips and Strategies|Research Strategies]]
  
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*[[Minnesota Record Selection Table|Minnesota Record Finder]]
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*[http://www.mapofus.org/minnesota/ Boundary Changes for Minnesota Counties]  
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*[http://geonames.usgs.gov/pls/gnispublic Geographical Names Information System] - U.S. gazetteer of places, cemeteries and post offices in Minnesota.  
}}<div style="padding-left: 1px; width: 74%; float: left"><center>''[[United States|United States]]&nbsp; [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]&nbsp; [[Minnesota]]''</center><br>{{TitleStyle1}}Welcome to the Minnesota page,<br>Land of 10,000 Lakes{{/p}}[[Image:{{MNcapit}}]]'''''Most unique genealogical features:'''''
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*MN was formerly claimed by France, Spain, the United Kingdom, Quebec, unorganized U.S., Northwest, Indiana, Louisiana, Illinois, Michigan, Missouri, Iowa, and Wisconsin territories.<ref>Alice Eichholz, ed. ''Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources. 3rd ed'' (Provo, Utah: Ancestry, 2004), 350. ({{FHL|1185723|item}} 973 D27rb 2004). [http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/55947869 WorldCat entry].</ref>
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== Minnesota Clickable Map==
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Many genealogy records are kept on the county level in the United States.  Click on a county below to go to the county Wiki article listing more information.
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== Counties ==
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*[[Aitkin County, Minnesota|Aitkin]]  
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*[[Aitkin County, Minnesota Genealogy|Aitkin]]  
*[[Anoka County, Minnesota|Anoka]]  
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*[[Anoka County, Minnesota Genealogy|Anoka]]  
*[[Becker County, Minnesota|Becker]]  
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*[[Becker County, Minnesota Genealogy|Becker]]  
*[[Beltrami County, Minnesota|Beltrami]]  
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*[[Beltrami County, Minnesota Genealogy|Beltrami]]  
*[[Benton County, Minnesota|Benton]]  
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*[[Benton County, Minnesota Genealogy|Benton]]  
*[[Big Stone County, Minnesota|Big Stone]]  
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*[[Big Stone County, Minnesota Genealogy|Big Stone]]  
*[[Blue Earth County, Minnesota|Blue Earth]]  
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*[[Blue Earth County, Minnesota Genealogy|Blue Earth]]  
*[[Brown County, Minnesota|Brown]]  
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*[[Brown County, Minnesota Genealogy|Brown]]  
*[[Carlton County, Minnesota|Carlton]]  
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*[[Carlton County, Minnesota Genealogy|Carlton]]  
*[[Carver County, Minnesota|Carver]]  
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*[[Carver County, Minnesota Genealogy|Carver]]  
*[[Cass County, Minnesota|Cass]]  
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*[[Cass County, Minnesota Genealogy|Cass]]  
*[[Chippewa County, Minnesota|Chippewa]]  
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*[[Chippewa County, Minnesota Genealogy|Chippewa]]  
*[[Chisago County, Minnesota|Chisago]]  
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*[[Chisago County, Minnesota Genealogy|Chisago]]  
*[[Clay County, Minnesota|Clay]]  
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*[[Clay County, Minnesota Genealogy|Clay]]  
*[[Clearwater County, Minnesota|Clearwater]]  
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*[[Clearwater County, Minnesota Genealogy|Clearwater]]  
*[[Cook County, Minnesota|Cook]]  
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*[[Cottonwood County, Minnesota|Cottonwood]]  
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*[[Cook County, Minnesota Genealogy|Cook]]  
*[[Crow Wing County, Minnesota|Crow Wing]]  
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*[[Cottonwood County, Minnesota Genealogy|Cottonwood]]  
*[[Dakota County, Minnesota|Dakota]]  
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*[[Crow Wing County, Minnesota Genealogy|Crow Wing]]  
*[[Dodge County, Minnesota|Dodge]]  
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*[[Dakota County, Minnesota Genealogy|Dakota]]  
*[[Douglas County, Minnesota|Douglas]]  
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*[[Dodge County, Minnesota Genealogy|Dodge]]  
*[[Faribault County, Minnesota|Faribault]]
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*[[Douglas County, Minnesota Genealogy|Douglas]]  
 
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*[[Faribault County, Minnesota Genealogy|Faribault]]
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*[[Fillmore County, Minnesota Genealogy|Fillmore]]  
*[[Fillmore County, Minnesota|Fillmore]]  
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*[[Freeborn County, Minnesota Genealogy|Freeborn]]  
*[[Freeborn County, Minnesota|Freeborn]]  
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*[[Goodhue County, Minnesota Genealogy|Goodhue]]  
*[[Goodhue County, Minnesota|Goodhue]]  
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*[[Grant County, Minnesota Genealogy|Grant]]  
*[[Grant County, Minnesota|Grant]]  
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*[[Hennepin County, Minnesota Genealogy|Hennepin]]  
*[[Hennepin County, Minnesota|Hennepin]]  
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*[[Houston County, Minnesota Genealogy|Houston]]  
*[[Houston County, Minnesota|Houston]]  
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*[[Hubbard County, Minnesota Genealogy|Hubbard]]  
*[[Hubbard County, Minnesota|Hubbard]]  
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*[[Isanti County, Minnesota Genealogy|Isanti]]  
*[[Isanti County, Minnesota|Isanti]]  
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*[[Itasca County, Minnesota|Itasca]]  
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*[[Itasca County, Minnesota Genealogy|Itasca]]  
*[[Jackson County, Minnesota|Jackson]]  
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*[[Jackson County, Minnesota Genealogy|Jackson]]  
*[[Kanabec County, Minnesota|Kanabec]]  
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*[[Kanabec County, Minnesota Genealogy|Kanabec]]  
*[[Kandiyohi County, Minnesota|Kandiyohi]]  
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*[[Kandiyohi County, Minnesota Genealogy|Kandiyohi]]  
*[[Kittson County, Minnesota|Kittson]]  
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*[[Kittson County, Minnesota Genealogy|Kittson]]  
*[[Koochiching County, Minnesota|Koochiching]]  
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*[[Koochiching County, Minnesota Genealogy|Koochiching]]  
*[[Lac qui Parle County, Minnesota|Lac Qui Parle]]  
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*[[Lac qui Parle County, Minnesota Genealogy|Lac Qui Parle]]  
*[[Lake County, Minnesota|Lake]]  
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*[[Lake County, Minnesota Genealogy|Lake]]  
*[[Lake of the Woods County, Minnesota|Lake of the Woods]]  
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*[[Lake of the Woods County, Minnesota Genealogy|Lake of the Woods]]  
*[[Le Sueur County, Minnesota|Le Sueur]]  
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*[[Le Sueur County, Minnesota Genealogy|Le Sueur]]  
*[[Lincoln County, Minnesota|Lincoln]]  
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*[[Lincoln County, Minnesota Genealogy|Lincoln]]  
*[[Lyon County, Minnesota|Lyon]]  
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*[[Lyon County, Minnesota Genealogy|Lyon]]  
*[[Mahnomen County, Minnesota|Mahnomen]]
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*[[Mahnomen County, Minnesota Genealogy|Mahnomen]]
 
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*[[Marshall County, Minnesota Genealogy|Marshall]]  
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*[[Martin County, Minnesota Genealogy|Martin]]  
*[[Marshall County, Minnesota|Marshall]]  
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*[[Martin County, Minnesota|Martin]]  
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*[[McLeod County, Minnesota Genealogy|McLeod]]  
*[[McLeod County, Minnesota|McLeod]]  
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*[[Meeker County, Minnesota Genealogy|Meeker]]  
*[[Meeker County, Minnesota|Meeker]]  
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*[[Mille Lacs County, Minnesota Genealogy|Mille Lacs]]  
*[[Mille Lacs County, Minnesota|Mille Lacs]]  
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*[[Morrison County, Minnesota Genealogy|Morrison]]  
*[[Morrison County, Minnesota|Morrison]]  
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*[[Mower County, Minnesota Genealogy|Mower]]  
*[[Mower County, Minnesota|Mower]]  
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*[[Murray County, Minnesota Genealogy|Murray]]  
*[[Murray County, Minnesota|Murray]]  
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*[[Nicollet County, Minnesota Genealogy|Nicollet]]  
*[[Nicollet County, Minnesota|Nicollet]]  
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*[[Nobles County, Minnesota Genealogy|Nobles]]  
*[[Nobles County, Minnesota|Nobles]]  
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*[[Norman County, Minnesota Genealogy|Norman]]  
*[[Norman County, Minnesota|Norman]]  
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*[[Olmsted County, Minnesota Genealogy|Olmsted]]  
*[[Olmsted County, Minnesota|Olmsted]]  
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*[[Otter Tail County, Minnesota Genealogy|Otter Tail]]  
*[[Otter Tail County, Minnesota|Otter Tail]]  
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*[[Pennington County, Minnesota Genealogy|Pennington]]  
*[[Pennington County, Minnesota|Pennington]]  
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*[[Pine County, Minnesota Genealogy|Pine]]  
*[[Pine County, Minnesota|Pine]]  
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*[[Pipestone County, Minnesota Genealogy|Pipestone]]  
*[[Pipestone County, Minnesota|Pipestone]]  
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*[[Polk County, Minnesota|Polk]]  
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*[[Polk County, Minnesota Genealogy|Polk]]  
*[[Pope County, Minnesota|Pope]]  
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*[[Pope County, Minnesota Genealogy|Pope]]  
*[[Ramsey County, Minnesota|Ramsey]]  
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*[[Ramsey County, Minnesota Genealogy|Ramsey]]  
*[[Red Lake County, Minnesota|Red Lake]]  
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*[[Red Lake County, Minnesota Genealogy|Red Lake]]  
*[[Redwood County, Minnesota|Redwood]]  
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*[[Redwood County, Minnesota Genealogy|Redwood]]  
*[[Renville County, Minnesota|Renville]]
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*[[Renville County, Minnesota Genealogy|Renville]]
 
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*[[Rice County, Minnesota Genealogy|Rice]]  
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*[[Rock County, Minnesota Genealogy|Rock]]  
*[[Rice County, Minnesota|Rice]]  
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*[[Roseau County, Minnesota Genealogy|Roseau]]  
*[[Rock County, Minnesota|Rock]]  
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*[[Scott County, Minnesota Genealogy|Scott]]  
*[[Roseau County, Minnesota|Roseau]]  
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*[[Sherburne County, Minnesota Genealogy|Sherburne]]  
*[[Scott County, Minnesota|Scott]]  
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*[[Sibley County, Minnesota Genealogy|Sibley]]  
*[[Sherburne County, Minnesota|Sherburne]]  
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*[[St. Louis County, Minnesota Genealogy|St. Louis]]  
*[[Sibley County, Minnesota|Sibley]]  
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*[[Stearns County, Minnesota Genealogy|Stearns]]  
*[[St. Louis County, Minnesota|St. Louis]]  
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*[[Stearns County, Minnesota|Stearns]]  
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*[[Steele County, Minnesota Genealogy|Steele]]  
*[[Steele County, Minnesota|Steele]]  
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*[[Stevens County, Minnesota Genealogy|Stevens]]  
*[[Stevens County, Minnesota|Stevens]]  
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*[[Swift County, Minnesota Genealogy|Swift]]  
*[[Swift County, Minnesota|Swift]]  
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*[[Todd County, Minnesota Genealogy|Todd]]  
*[[Todd County, Minnesota|Todd]]  
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*[[Traverse County, Minnesota Genealogy|Traverse]]  
*[[Traverse County, Minnesota|Traverse]]  
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*[[Wabasha County, Minnesota Genealogy|Wabasha]]  
*[[Wabasha County, Minnesota|Wabasha]]  
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*[[Wadena County, Minnesota Genealogy|Wadena]]  
*[[Wadena County, Minnesota|Wadena]]  
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*[[Waseca County, Minnesota Genealogy|Waseca]]  
*[[Waseca County, Minnesota|Waseca]]  
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*[[Washington County, Minnesota Genealogy|Washington]]  
*[[Washington County, Minnesota|Washington]]  
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*[[Watonwan County, Minnesota Genealogy|Watonwan]]  
*[[Watonwan County, Minnesota|Watonwan]]  
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*[[Wilkin County, Minnesota Genealogy|Wilkin]]  
*[[Wilkin County, Minnesota|Wilkin]]  
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*[[Winona County, Minnesota Genealogy|Winona]]  
*[[Winona County, Minnesota|Winona]]  
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*[[Wright County, Minnesota Genealogy|Wright]]  
*[[Wright County, Minnesota|Wright]]  
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*[[Yellow Medicine County, Minnesota Genealogy|Yellow Medicine]]
*[[Yellow Medicine County, Minnesota|Yellow Medicine]]
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'''Click''' on the map below to go to a county page. '''Hover''' over a county to see its name. To see a '''larger''' version of the map, [[Minnesota Counties Map|click here]]. {{MNimagemap2}}
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'''Extinct or Renamed Counties:''' [[Andy Johnson County, Minnesota Genealogy|Andy Johnson]] | [[Big Sioux County, Minnesota Genealogy|Big Sioux]] | [[Breckenridge County, Minnesota Genealogy|Breckenridge]] | [[Buchanan County, Minnesota Genealogy|Buchanan]] | [[Davis County, Minnesota Genealogy|Davis]] | [[Doty County, Minnesota Genealogy|Doty]] | [[Mahkahta County, Minnesota Genealogy|Mahkahta]] | [[Manomin County, Minnesota Genealogy|Manomin]] | [[Midway County, Minnesota Genealogy|Midway]] | [[Monongalia County, Minnesota Genealogy|Monongalia]] | [[Newton County, Minnesota Genealogy|Newton]] | [[Pembina County, Minnesota Genealogy|Pembina]] | [[Pierce County, Minnesota Genealogy|Pierce]] | St. Croix<ref> St. Croix County covered much of north eastern Minnesota in 1840 and is now an existing county in western Wisconsin.  See [[St._Croix_County,_Wisconsin|St. Croix County]]</ref> | [[Superior County, Minnesota Genealogy|Superior]] | [[Toombs County, Minnesota Genealogy|Toombs]] | [[Wahnata County, Minnesota Genealogy|Wahnata]]
</div><div style="width: 147%; float: left">[[Image:Minnesota.png|right|180px|Minnesota.png]][[Image:Minnesota flag.png|right|180px|Minnesota flag.png]][[Image:St-1-. Paul.JPG|thumb|right|100px]][[Image:{{Duluthskyl}}]][[Image:Duluth Lake Superior.JPG|thumb|right|135px]]'''Extinct or Renamed Counties:''' [[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]] | [[Mahkahta County, Minnesota|Mahkahta]] | [[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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=== Major Repositories  ===
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[[Minnesota Historical Society]]{{·}} [[Minnesota Genealogical Society]]{{·}} [[Iron Range Research Center]]{{·}} [[National Archives Great Lakes Region (Chicago)]]{{·}} [[Mid-Continent Public Library Midwest Genealogy Center|Mid-Continent Public Library]]{{·}} [[Allen County Public Library]]{{·}} [[Newberry Library]]
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== Minnesota Migration Routes  ==
 
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=== Migration Routes  ===
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[[Lake Superior]]{{·}} [[Mississippi River]]{{·}} [[St. Croix River]]{{·}} [[Minnesota River]]{{·}} [[Red River of the North]]{{·}} [[Dubuque-Fort Snelling Road]]{{·}} [[Fort Snelling-Superior Road]]{{·}} [[St. Paul-Pembina Road]]{{·}} [[Northern Pacific Railway]]{{·}} [[Great Northern Railway (U.S.)]]{{·}} [[Wadsworth Trail]]
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=== Research Tools  ===
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*The [http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~mngenweb/ Minnesota GenWeb Project] provides county information about formation date, parent county, county seat, bibliography, cemeteries, census, churches, towns, history, look ups, obituaries, queries, repositories, surname registry, and many Internet links.
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*[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.
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*[http://www.mnhs.org/preserve/records/index.htm Minnesota State Archives] immigration resources, birth index 1900-1934, death index 1904-2001, state census indexes for 1865, 1875, 1885, 1895, and 1905.
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*[http://www.mncounty.com/Modules/Certificates/Marriage/Default.aspx Minnesota Official Marriage System] is an index to marriages from 1850 to present (varies by county)
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*[http://www.mnopedia.org/ Minnesota Encyclopedia] sponsored by the [http://www.mnhs.org/index.htm Minnesota Historical Society]
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*[http://usgwarchives.net/mn/mnfiles.htm USGenWebArchives]&nbsp; -&nbsp; Online contributed Genealogical content.
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*[http://www.usgennet.org/socadmin/mn.html On-line Historical and Genealogical Societies of Minnesota]&nbsp; -&nbsp; US Gen Net<br>
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*[http://www.genealogybuff.com/mn/ Genealogy Buff] - Library - Minnesota Genealogy Data <br>
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=== Did you know? ===
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==FamilySearch Resources==
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Below are FamilySearch resources that can assist you in resourcing your family.<br>
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*[[Genealogy Help on Facebook|Facebook Communities]] - Facebook groups discussing genealogy research
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*[https://familysearch.org/learningcenter/home.html Learning Center] - Online genealogy courses
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*[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/location/18?region=United+States+of+America&englishRegion=United+States+of+America Historical Records] - databases and record images on FamilySearch
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*[https://familysearch.org/locations/centerlocator?c=Minnesota Family History Center locator map]
  
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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== Additional Resources ==
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*[http://www.cyndislist.com/us/mn/ Cyndi's List] - Minnesota genealogy sites on the internet
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*[http://genealogytrails.com/minn/ Minnesota Genealogy Trails] - collection of transcribed data for the state of Minnesota
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*[https://www.accessgenealogy.com/minnesota-genealogy Access Genealogy] – Genealogy guide for Minnesota  
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*[http://www.ancestorhunt.com/minnesota-genealogy.htm Ancestorhunt.com] - resources for Minnesota genealogy research
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*[http://www.raogk.org/minnesota-genealogy/ Random Acts of Genealogical Kindness] - Guide to Ancestry and Family Tree Records for Minnesota
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*[http://files.lib.byu.edu/family-history-library/research-outlines/US/Minnesota.pdf Minnesota Research Outline] – Original Family History Library research outline; contains many out of date links
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*[http://www.everynameindex.com/index.html Every Name Index]
  
'''Wiki articles describing online collections are found at:'''
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=== References ===
  
*[[Minnesota Births and Christenings (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Minnesota Births and Christenings (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
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*[[Minnesota Death Index (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Minnesota Death Index (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
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*[[Minnesota Municipal Deaths (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Minnesota Municipal Deaths (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
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*[[Minnesota Deaths and Burials (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Minnesota Deaths and Burials (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
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*[[Minnesota Marriages (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Minnesota Marriages (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
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*[[Minnesota, Birth Index (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Minnesota, Birth Index (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
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*[[Minnesota County Births (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Minnesota County Births (FamilySerch Historical Records)]]
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*[[Minnesota County Marriages (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Minnesota County Marriages (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
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*[[Minnesota Divorce Index (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Minnesota Divorce Index (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
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*[[Minnesota Municipal Deaths (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Minnesota Municipal Deaths (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
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*[[Minnesota Wills (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Minnesota Wills (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]<br>
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=== Things you can do ===
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Minnesota Wiki Topics
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Beginning Research
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Guide to Minnesota ancestry, family history, and genealogy birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

Minnesota Information

Minnesota became the thirty-second state admitted to the Union on May 11, 1858. Minnesota was created from Minnesota Territory and is located in the Midwestern region of the United States.[1]

Getting Started

Getting Started with Minnesota Research

Links to articles on getting started with Minnesota research.

Minnesota Research Tools

Links to articles and websites that assist in Minnesota research.

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Minnesota Clickable Map

Many genealogy records are kept on the county level in the United States. Click on a county below to go to the county Wiki article listing more information.

Kittson CountyRoseau CountyLake of the Woods CountyMarshall CountyBeltrami CountyPolk CountyPennington CountyRed Lake CountyClearwater CountyNorman CountyMahnomen CountyClay CountyBecker CountyHubbard CountyKoochiching CountySt. Louis CountyLake CountyCook CountyItasca CountyCass CountyCarlton CountyWilkin CountyOtter Tail CountyWadena CountyCrow Wing CountyAitkin CountyPine CountyTraverse CountyGrant CountyDouglas CountyTodd CountyMorrison CountyMille Lacs CountyKanabec CountyBig Stone CountyStevens CountyPope CountyStearns CountyBenton CountySherburne CountyIsanti CountyChisago CountyAnoka CountyWashington CountyRamsey CountySwift CountyKandiyohi CountyChippewa CountyRenville CountyMeeker CountyWright CountyHennepin CountyMcLeaod CountySibley CountyCarver CountyNicollet CountyScott CountyDakota CountyLac qui Parle CountyYellow Medicine CountyLincoln CountyLyon CountyRedwood CountyBrown CountyBlue Earth CountyLe Sueur CountyRice CountyGoodhue CountyWabasha CountyWinona CountyHouston CountyPipestone CountyRock CountyMurray CountyNobles CountyCottonwood CountyJackson CountyWatonwan CountyMartin CountyFaribault CountyWaseca CountySteele CountyFreeborn CountyDodge CountyOlmsted CountyMower CountyFillmore CountyMinnesota-county-map.gif


Counties

Extinct or Renamed Counties: Andy Johnson | Big Sioux | Breckenridge | Buchanan | Davis | Doty | Mahkahta | Manomin | Midway | Monongalia | Newton | Pembina | Pierce | St. Croix[2] | Superior | Toombs | Wahnata

Minnesota Migration Routes

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References

  1. Wikipedia contributors, "Minnesota " in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Minnesota (accessed 15 March 2016).
  2. St. Croix County covered much of north eastern Minnesota in 1840 and is now an existing county in western Wisconsin. See St. Croix County