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  • Martin County, Minnesota —
    Information Updated for:  Oct 06, 2014
  • Formed from:  portions of Faribault County and Brown County.
    Established:  xx-xxx-1857
    County Seat:  Fairmont, Minnesota

    County history - Martin County is named in honor of Morgan Lewis Martin (March 31, 1805 - December 10, 1887), a delegate to the United States Congress from Wisconsin Territory from 1845 to 1847.

    Martin Courthouse
    GHLL Martin County Package:
    1. American History & Genealogy Project; Martin County AHGP and / or ALHN (Not found online at this update.)
    2. Cemetery Listings - may include photos, records, name lists, etc..
    3. Cities/Towns/Townships - compiled by Wikipedia
    4. Genealogy Forum - Martin County, MN Genealogy Forum (Genealogy.com)
    5. Society/Museum/Assn - (Martin County Historical Society / Fairmont, MN)
    6. US/MNGenWeb site - Martin County Archives
    7. US/MNGenWeb - Martin County Genealogy & History
    8. Vital Records (Free Public Records)  |  Martin County (Local Records)  |  Fairmont, MN (County Seat Records).
    Additional Local History/Genealogy:
        Adjacent counties (GHLL listings):
             Watonwan County (north), Blue Earth County (northeast), Faribault County (east),
             Kossuth County, Iowa (southeast), Emmet County, Iowa (southwest), Jackson County
             (west), Cottonwood County (northwest).
               Note:   County names in gray print are not yet linked, those in blue are
                 linked.


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        County-Clerks.com - County-Clerks.com is a directory of every single county clerk's office in the USA.
             There are over 3,000 county clerks offices that we have contact information for. - Quoted from web site.
        Directory of Superior Courts - This directory lists court locations in Martin County, Minnesota.

    Please report links or information that should be updated or added:
        Report Form, for Martin county <----> copy/paste the item(s) which concern you.


  • Meeker County, Minnesota —
    Information Updated for:  Nov 22, 2010
  • Formed from:  portions of Davis County.
    Established:  23-Feb-1856
    County Seat:  Litchfield, Minnesota

    County history - Meeker County is named in honor of Bradley B. Meeker (1813 1873), Associate Justice of the Minnesota Territorial Supreme Court (1849 1853).

    Meeker Courthouse
    GHLL Meeker County Package:
    1. American History & Genealogy Project - Meeker County AHGP
    2. Cemetery Listings - may include photos, records, name lists, etc..
    3. Cities/Towns/Townships - compiled by Wikipedia
    4. Genealogy Forum - Meeker County, MN Genealogy Forum (Genealogy.com)
          Meeker County Historical Society
          308 North Marshall Avenue
          Litchfield, MN 55355-2112

    5. US/MNGenWeb site - Meeker County Archives
    6. US/MNGenWeb - Meeker County Genealogy & History
    7. Vital Records - Meeker County Treasurer, 325 North Sibley Avenue, Litchfield, MN 55355.
    Additional Local History/Genealogy:
        Adjacent counties (GHLL listings):
             Stearns County (north), Wright County (east), McLeod County (southeast),
             Renville County (southwest), Kandiyohi County (west).

        Meeker County Map - 1876 Historical Map

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  • Morrison County, Minnesota —
    Information Updated for:  Nov 18, 2009
  • Formed from:  portions of Benton County.
    Established:  26-Feb-1856
    County Seat:  Little Falls, Minnesota

    County history - Morrison County is named in honor of William and Allen Morrison, fur traders who explored much of northern Minnesota.

    Morrison Courthouse
    1. Morrison County - American History & Genealogy Project (None found online at the time of this update.)
    2. Morrison County - Cities/Towns/Townships:  From Wikipedia
    3. Morrison County - Genealogical/Historical Society  (Morrison County Historical Society / Little Falls, MN)
    4. Morrison County - US/MNGenWeb site:  (Archives)
    5. Morrison County - US/MNGenWeb site:  Genealogy & History
    6. Morrison County - Genealogy Forum (Genealogy.com)

      Additional Local History/Genealogy:
    7. Morrison County Cemeteries - Listings (county & cemetery); may include photos, records, name lists, etc..
    8. Morrison County Vital Records - Morrison County Recorder, 213 First Avenue, SE, Little Falls, MN 56345.

      Census Information:
    9. 1910 Census (T) - ED-099, ED-100, ED-101.


  • Mower County, Minnesota —
    Information Updated for:  Mar 7, 2011
  • Formed from:  portions of Rice County.
    Established:  20-Feb-1855
    County Seat:  Austin, Minnesota

    County history - Mower County is named in honor of John Edward Mower (1815 1879), member of the Minnesota territorial legislature in the 1850s.

    Mower Courthouse
    GHLL Mower County Package:
    1. American History & Genealogy Project (None found online at the time of this update.)
    2. Cemetery Listings - may include photos, records, name lists, etc..
    3. Cities/Towns/Townships - compiled by Wikipedia
    4. Genealogy Forum - Mower County, MN Genealogy Forum (Genealogy.com)
    5. Society/Museum/Assn - (Mower County Historical Society / Austin, MN)
    6. US/MNGenWeb site - Mower County Archives
    7. US/MNGenWeb - Mower County Genealogy & History
    8. Vital Records - County Recorder, 201 1st Street, NE, Austin, MN 55912.
    Additional Local History/Genealogy:
        Adjacent counties (GHLL listings):
             Dodge County (north), Olmsted County (northeast), Fillmore County (east),
             Howard County, Iowa (southeast), Mitchell County, Iowa (south), Worth County, Iowa
             (southwest), Freeborn County (west).



  • Nicollet County, Minnesota —
    Information Updated for:  Dec 7, 2009
  • Formed from:  portions of Dakota County.
    Established:  05-Mar-1853
    County Seat:  St. Peter, Minnesota

    County history - Nicollet County is named in honor of Joseph Nicolas Nicollet (1786 1843), a French explorer and cartographer of the Upper Mississippi River.

    Nicollet Courthouse
    1. Nicollet County - American History & Genealogy Project (None found online at the time of this update.)
    2. Nicollet County - Cities/Towns/Townships:  From Wikipedia
    3. Nicollet County - Genealogical/Historical Society  (Nicollet County Historical Society (St. Peter, MN)
    4. Nicollet County - US/MNGenWeb site:  (Archives)
    5. Nicollet County - US/MNGenWeb site:  Genealogy & History
    6. Nicollet County - Genealogy Forum (Genealogy.com)

      Additional Local History/Genealogy:
    7. Nicollet County Cemeteries - Listings (county & cemetery); may include photos, records, name lists, etc..
    8. Nicollet County Vital Records - Nicollet County Recorder, P.O. Box 493, St. Peter, MN 56082.


  • Nobles County, Minnesota —
    Information Updated for:  May 3, 2009
  • Formed from:  portions of lands first occupied by the Sisseton Indians, 1852.
    Established:  23-May-1857
    County Seat:  Worthington, Minnesota

    County history - Nobles County is named in honor of Col. W. H. Nobles of St. Paul.

    Nobles Courthouse
    1. Nobles County - American History & Genealogy Project
    2. Nobles County - Cities/Towns/Townships:  From Wikipedia
    3. Nobles County - Genealogical/Historical Society  (Nobles County Historical Society (Worthington, MN)
    4. Nobles County - US/MNGenWeb site:  (Archives)
    5. Nobles County - US/MNGenWeb site:  Genealogy & History
    6. Nobles County - Note:  listed as "Noble" County Genealogy Forum (Genealogy.com)

      Additional Local History/Genealogy:
    7. Nobles County Cemeteries - Listings (county & cemetery); may include photos, records, name lists, etc..
    8. Nobles County Vital Records - Nobles County Recorder, P.O. Box 757, Worthington, MN 56187.

      Census Information:
    9. 1860 Census (T) - Nobles County (listed as Jackson Post Office)
    10. 1900 Census (T) - Nobles County (Township of Adrian)


  • Olmsted County, Minnesota —
    Information Updated for:  Mar 8, 2010
  • Formed from:  portions of Fillmore, Wabasha, and Rice Counties.
    Established:  20-Feb-1855
    County Seat:  Rochester, Minnesota

    County history - Olmsted County is named in honor of David Olmsted (May 5, 1822 - Feb 2, 1861) was the first Mayor of St. Paul, Minnesota and member of territorial legislature (1849-1850).

    Olmsted Courthouse
    1. Olmsted County - American History & Genealogy Project (None found online at the time of this update.)
    2. Olmsted County - Cities/Towns/Townships:  From Wikipedia
    3. Olmsted County - Genealogical/Historical Society  (Olmsted County History Society & Center / Rochester, MN)
    4. Olmsted County - US/MNGenWeb site:  (Archives)
    5. Olmsted County - US/MNGenWeb site:  Genealogy & History
    6. Olmsted County - Genealogy Forum (Genealogy.com)

      Additional Local History/Genealogy:
    7. Olmsted County Cemeteries - Listings (county & cemetery); may include photos, records, name lists, etc..
    8. Olmsted County Vital Records - Olmsted County Recorder, 151 Fourth Street SE, Rochester, MN 55904.


  • Polk County, Minnesota —
    Information Updated for:  Dec 7, 2009
  • Formed from:  portions of Pembina County.
    Established:  20-Jul-1858
    County Seat:  Crookston, Minnesota

    County history - Polk County is named in honor of James K. Polk (1795-1849), eleventh president of the United States (1845-1849).

    Polk Government
    Center
    1. Polk County - American History & Genealogy Project (None found online at the time of this update.)
    2. Polk County - Cities/Towns/Townships:  From Wikipedia
    3. Polk County - Genealogical/Historical Society (None found online at the time of this update.)
          Polk County Historical Society
          Box 214 (mailing)
          U.S. 2 East (museum)
          Crookston, MN 56716-0214

    4. Polk County - US/MNGenWeb site:  (Archives)
    5. Polk County - US/MNGenWeb site:  Genealogy & History
    6. Polk County - Genealogy Forum (Genealogy.com)

      Additional Local History/Genealogy:
    7. Polk County Cemeteries - Listings (county & cemetery); may include photos, records, name lists, etc..
    8. Polk County Vital Records - Polk County Recorder, 612 N. Broadway, Suite 213, Crookston, MN 56716.

    9. Society/Museum/Assn - (East Grand Forks Heritage Center (East Grand Forks, MN)
    10. Society/Museum/Assn - (Sand Hill Settlement Historical Society (Climax, MN)


  • Pope County, Minnesota —
    Information Updated for:  Nov 18, 2009
  • Formed from:  portions of Pierce and Cass Counties, Unorganized Territory.
    Established:  20-Feb-1862
    County Seat:  Glenwood, Minnesota

    County history - Pope County is named in honor of John Pope (1822 1892), United States Army general during the Dakota War of 1862.

    Pope Courthouse
    1. Pope County - American History & Genealogy Project (None found online at the time of this update.)
    2. Pope County - Cities/Towns/Townships:  From Wikipedia
    3. Pope County - Genealogical/Historical Society  (Pope County Historical Society / Glenwood, MN)
    4. Pope County - US/MNGenWeb site:  (Archives)
    5. Pope County - US/MNGenWeb site:  Genealogy & History
    6. Pope County - Genealogy Forum (Genealogy.com)

      Additional Local History/Genealogy:
    7. Pope County Cemeteries - Listings (county & cemetery); may include photos, records, name lists, etc..
    8. Pope County Vital Records - Pope County Recorder, 30 East Minnesota Ave, Glenwood, MN 56334.


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