Scott County, Minnesota Genealogy

From FamilySearch Wiki
Revision as of 16:34, 2 August 2012 by Jaburgess (talk | contribs) (Scott MN)

Jump to: navigation, search

Template:Minnesota-stubUnited States > Minnesota > Scott County

County Courthouse

Scott County Courthouse
 428 S Holmes St;
Shakopee, MN 55379
Phone:. 952.496.8150 

County Recorder has birth and death records from 1871,
marriage records from 1856, land records from 1850’s
and military dischrage records from 1950;
Clerk Court has divorce and probater records from 1850’s
and court records from 1880[1]

History

Parent County

  • 1853--Scott County was created 5 March 1853 from Dakota County.  County seat: Shakopee [2]
  • For a brief history of Scott County's name, click here, then select Scott County.

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Civil War

Civil War service men from Scott 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 Scott County.

- 1st Regiment, Minnesota Infantry, Companies A, C, and F.
- 2nd Regiment, Minnesota Cavalry, Company L.
- 4th Regiment, Minnesota Infantry, Company A.
- 5th Regiment, Minnesota Infantry, Company E.
- 8th Regiment, Minnesota Infantry, Company I.
- Brackett's Battalion, Minnesota Cavalry, Company C.

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), Scott County, Minnesota page 368, {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).