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{{stub}}''[[United States|United States]] > [[Minnesota|Minnesota]] > Becker County''  
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''[[United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Minnesota]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' '''Becker County'''
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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
  
"Bring It All Together"
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&nbsp;[http://www.co.becker.mn.us/default.aspx Becker County Courthouse]<br>931 Lake Ave<br>Detroit Lakes, MN 56502<br>Phone: 218-846-7304<br>
  
[http://www.co.becker.mn.us/default.aspx "Welcome to Becker County"]
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County Recorder has birth, marriage and death records from 1871, <br>divorce, probate and court records from 1940. <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Becker County, Minnesota page 362, {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
  
Courthouse
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== History  ==
  
931 Lake Ave
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==== Parent County  ====
  
Detroit Lakes, MN 56502
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'''1858--'''Becker County was created 18 March 1858&nbsp;from [[Cass County, Minnesota|Cass]] and Pembina,&nbsp;(&nbsp;Name changed on 9 Mar. 1878),&nbsp;Counties.&nbsp; '''County seat:''' Detroit Lakes <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
  
218-846-7201
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*For a brief history of how Becker County was named, click [http://mnplaces.mnhs.org/upham/index.cfm here], then select Becker County.
  
== History ==
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==== Boundary Changes ====
  
*Created 18 March 1858 from the Indian lands.
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==== Record Loss ====
 
 
*[[Mahnomen County, Minnesota|Mahnomen]] County was set off 27 Dec 1806.
 
 
 
==== Parent County ====
 
  
*none, originally the Indian lands.
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== Places/Localities  ==
  
==== Boundary Changes ====
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==== Populated Places ====
  
==== Record Loss  ====
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'''Cities:''' [http://www.audubonmn.govoffice2.com/ Audubon] . Callaway . [http://www.ci.detroit-lakes.mn.us/ Detroit Lakes] . [http://www.frazeecity.com/ Frazee ]. [http://lakeparkmn.com/ Lake Park] . Ogema . Wolf Lake  
==Places/Localities==
 
====Populated Places====
 
'''Cities:''' Audubon . Callaway . Detroit Lakes . Frazee . Lake Park . Ogema . Wolf Lake  
 
  
 
'''Townships:''' Atlanta . Audubon . Burlington . Callaway . Carsonville . Cormorant . Cuba . Detroit . Eagle View . Erie . Evergreen . Forest . Green Valley . Hamden . Height of Land . Holmesville . Lake Eunice . Lake Park . Lake View . Maple Grove . Osage . Pine Point . Riceville . Richwood . Round Lake . Runeberg . Savannah . Shell Lake . Silver Lake . Spring Creek . Spruce Grove . Sugar Bush . Toad Lake . Two Inlets . Walworth . White Earth . Wolf Lake  
 
'''Townships:''' Atlanta . Audubon . Burlington . Callaway . Carsonville . Cormorant . Cuba . Detroit . Eagle View . Erie . Evergreen . Forest . Green Valley . Hamden . Height of Land . Holmesville . Lake Eunice . Lake Park . Lake View . Maple Grove . Osage . Pine Point . Riceville . Richwood . Round Lake . Runeberg . Savannah . Shell Lake . Silver Lake . Spring Creek . Spruce Grove . Sugar Bush . Toad Lake . Two Inlets . Walworth . White Earth . Wolf Lake  
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== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
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==== Family History Centers  ====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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*[[Detroit Lakes Minnesota Family History Center]]
  
 
== Cities, Townships and Communities  ==
 
== Cities, Townships and Communities  ==
 
  
 
== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==
  
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=201192&subject_disp=Minnesota%2C+Becker&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
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*[http://genforum.com/mn/becker/ Becker County, MN Genealogy Forum] (GenForum)
*[http://www.mnbecker.org/ The Becker County MNGenWeb Project], an member of [[MNGenWeb|The MNGenWeb Project]], an affiliate of [[USGenWeb|The USGenWeb Project]].
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*{{FHL|Minnesota%2C+Becker|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
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*[http://www.mnbecker.org/ The Becker County MNGenWeb Project], an member of [[MNGenWeb|The MNGenWeb Project]], an affiliate of [[USGenWeb|The USGenWeb Project]].  
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*[http://www.cyndislist.com/us/mn/counties/becker/ Cyndi's List: Becker County]
  
 
== References  ==
 
== References  ==
  
[[Category:Becker_County,_Minnesota]]
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[[Category:Minnesota_counties]] [[Category:Becker_County,_Minnesota]]

Revision as of 21:35, 18 December 2012

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Online Records


County Courthouse

 Becker County Courthouse
931 Lake Ave
Detroit Lakes, MN 56502
Phone: 218-846-7304

County Recorder has birth, marriage and death records from 1871,
divorce, probate and court records from 1940. [1]

History

Parent County

1858--Becker County was created 18 March 1858 from Cass and Pembina, ( Name changed on 9 Mar. 1878), Counties.  County seat: Detroit Lakes [2]

  • For a brief history of how Becker County was named, click here, then select Becker County.

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Cities: Audubon . Callaway . Detroit Lakes . Frazee . Lake Park . Ogema . Wolf Lake

Townships: Atlanta . Audubon . Burlington . Callaway . Carsonville . Cormorant . Cuba . Detroit . Eagle View . Erie . Evergreen . Forest . Green Valley . Hamden . Height of Land . Holmesville . Lake Eunice . Lake Park . Lake View . Maple Grove . Osage . Pine Point . Riceville . Richwood . Round Lake . Runeberg . Savannah . Shell Lake . Silver Lake . Spring Creek . Spruce Grove . Sugar Bush . Toad Lake . Two Inlets . Walworth . White Earth . Wolf Lake

Communities: Elbow Lake . Oak Lake . Pine Point . Ponsford . Snellman . White Earth

Neighboring Counties

Clay | Clearwater | Hubbard | Mahnomen | Norman | Otter Tail | Wadena

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Cities, Townships and Communities

Web Sites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Becker County, Minnesota page 362, 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).