Waseca County, Minnesota Genealogy

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Guide to Waseca County Minnesota genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

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Waseca County, Minnesota
Map
Map of Minnesota highlighting Waseca County
Location in the state of Minnesota
Map of the U.S. highlighting Minnesota
Location of Minnesota in the U.S.
Facts
Founded February 27, 1857
County Seat Waseca
Courthouse
Address Waseca County Courthouse
307 North State Street
Waseca, MN 56093
Phone: 507-835-0670
Waseca County Website


County Courthouse




Clerk of the District Court has birth, death, probate, and court records from 1870, marriage records and divorce records from 1858.[1]

History

Parent County

  • 1857--Waseca County was created 27 February 1857 from Steele County. County seat: Waseca [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places[3]

Cities
  • Janesville
  • New Richland
  • Waldorf
  • Waseca
Townships
  • Alton
  • Blooming Grove
  • Byron
  • Freedom
  • Iosco
  • Janesville
  • New Richland
  • Otisco
  • St. Mary
  • Vivian
  • Wilton
  • Woodville

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Child's History of Waseca County

Maps

Military

Civil War

Civil War service men from Waseca 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 Waseca County.

- 4th Regiment, Minnesota Infantry, Company I.
- 5th Regiment, Minnesota Infantry, Company F.
- 10th Regiment, Minnesota Infantry, Company F.

World War I

This book was published shortly after World War I detailing many soldiers and war contributors at home. It also has many pictures.

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), Waseca County, Minnesota page 369, 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. Waseca County Government Webpage. http://gis.co.waseca.mn.us/wasecapublic/default.aspx (accessed November 7, 2011).