Wilkin County, Minnesota Genealogy

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

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Wilkin County, Minnesota
Map
Map of Minnesota highlighting Wilkin County
Location in the state of Minnesota
Map of the U.S. highlighting Minnesota
Location of Minnesota in the U.S.
Facts
Founded March 18, 1858
County Seat Breckenridge
Courthouse
Address Wilkin County Courthouse
300 S 5th Street
Breckenridge, MN 56520
Phone: 218.643.5112
Wilkin County Website


County Courthouse


Clerk District Court has birth records from 1874,
marriage and divorce records from 1890,
death records from 1875 and court records from 1858.
Probate Judge has probate records. [1]

History

Parent County

  • 1858--Wilkin County was created 18 March 1858 from Cass and Pembina (Old) Counties. County seat: Breckenridge [2]
  • For a brief history of how Wilkin County was named, click here, then select Wilkin County.

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

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), Wilkin County, Minnesota page 370, 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).