Big Stone County, Minnesota Genealogy

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County Courthouse

History

Parent County

  • 1862--Big Stone County was created 20 February 1862 from Pierce County, Eliminated 20 Feb 1862.  County seat: Ortonville [1]
  • For a brief history of how Big Stone County was named, click here, then select Big Stone County.

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Cities

Barry | Beardsley | Clinton | Correll | Graceville | Johnson | Odessa | Ortonville

Townships

Akron Township | Almond Township | Artichoke Township | Big Stone Township | Browns Valley Township | Foster Township | Graceville Township | Malta Township | Moonshine Township | Odessa Township | Ortonville Township | Otrey Township | Prior Township | Toqua Township

 

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

1874 Map of Big Stone, Grant, Stevens, and Traverse counties

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Web Sites

References

  1. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).