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State of   MINNESOTA -   (The North Star State)
      The 32nd U.S. state to join the Union:   11-May-1858
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Assorted Groups  (Anthology, Cultural, Ethnic, & Religious):
    Pommern Regional Group of Minnesota - that land in northeast Germany along the
         Baltic Sea from Mecklenburg on the west to almost Danzig (now Gdansk, Poland) on
         the east.
    Welsh in Minnesota - An interactive online book.

Note:  These items are presented as part of the historical record and should not be interpreted to mean that the WebMaster, in any way, endorses any stereotypes which may be implied by the linked web sites.


Census & related Lists of various kinds:
    1849 Census - The 1849 Minnesota Territorial 'Sences'. On 3 March 1849, the U.S.
         Congress formally approved the Minnesota Territory.
    1850 Census - Minnesota Territory 1850 Federal Census Index combining all nine
         Minnesota counties that were in existence during the 1850 enumeration, with links
         to the image files of the microfilmed census pages.



Genealogical/Historical Commissions, Societies and Museums:
  Please click here - (Counties we have listed),   (To list a local society, please contact us.)

Historical interest Items, etc.:
    Information here soon...

Libraries & Newspapers:
    Bentley Historical Library - established in 1935 by the University of Michigan Regents to
         carry out two functions: to serve as the official archives of the University and to
         document the history of the state of Michigan and the activities of its people,
         organizations and voluntary associations.
    Iron Range Research Center - Research Center Library and Archives.
    Minnesota Digital Library - Minnesota Reflections brings you nearly 31,000 images and
         documents shared by more than 95 cultural heritage organizations across the state.
         This site offers a broad view of Minnesota's history for researchers, educators,
         students, and the public.


Postcards from Minnesota - A USGenWeb Archives Web Site

St. Cloud Area Genealogists, Inc.
St. Paul Family History Center - A search for the greatest treasures - our ancestors
  • State of Minnesota
  • State Capital City Saint Paul   (Capital since 1812 - located in   Ramsey County)

    The State name:  The name of this state came from the Minnesota River so named by the Dakota Sioux for the river's "cloudy" or "milky water." The Dakota word "mnishota" means "cloudy" or "milky water."
    American History and Genealogy Proj.
    American Local History Network
    Colonial Currency
    Cemetery Listings
    County maps of Minnesota
    Daughters of the American Revolution
    General History
    Migration Patterns
    State Archives (Govt.)
    State Archives (USGenWeb.)
    State Genealogy Forum
    State Genealogical Society
    State Historical Society
    State USGenWeb Site
    Symbols (Flag, Seal, etc.)
    Timeline (Historic)

    U.S.A. - General Information links page
    U.S.A. - Possessions & Territories

    Vital Records:
        Death Certificate Index Search - Statewide search engine.


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