Steele County, Minnesota Genealogy

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Online Records


County Courthouse

Steele County Courthouse
111 E Main Street
Owatonna, MN 55060
Phone: 507.444.7450;

Clerk District Court has birth and death records from 1870,
marriage records from 1855, divorce, probate and court records
from 1858. County Recorder has land records from 1858. [1]

History

Parent County

County seat: Owatonna [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places[3]

Cities
  • Blooming Prairie
  • Ellendale
  • Medford
  • Owatonna
Townships
  • Aurora
  • Berlin
  • Blooming Prairie
  • Clinton Falls
  • Deerfield
  • Havana
  • Lemond
  • Medford
  • Meriden
  • Merton
  • Owatonna
  • Somerset
  • Summit

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Civil War

Civil War service men from Steele 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 Steele County.

- 1st Regiment, Minnesota Infantry, Company G.
- 2nd Regiment, Minnesota Cavalry, Company C.
- 3rd Regiment, Minnesota Infantry, Company F.
- 10th Regiment, Minnesota Infantry, Company A.
- 2nd Minnesota Company Sharpshooters, Second Company only.

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), Steele County, Minnesota page 368, 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).
  3. Steele County Government Webpage. http://www.co.steele.mn.us/about_steele_county/facts_and_figures.html (accessed November 7, 2011).