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{{stub}}''[[United States|United States]] > [[Minnesota|Minnesota]] > Carver County''  
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''[[United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Minnesota]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' '''Carver County'''
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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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[http://www.co.carver.mn.us/ Carver County Government Center]<br>600 East 4th Street<br>Chaska, MN 55318<br>Phone: 952-361-1500<br>Phone: 612-361-1930 <br><br>Court Administrator has divorce, probate and court records from 1856.<br>County Recorder has birth, marriage, death and land records from 1870. <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Carver County, Minnesota page 362, {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
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==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
*'''1855--'''Carver County was created 20 February 1855&nbsp;from [[Hennepin_County,_Minnesota|Hennepin ]]and [[Sibley_County,_Minnesota|Sibley]] Counties.&nbsp;'''County seat:''' Chaska <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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*'''1855--'''Carver County was created 20 February 1855&nbsp;from [[Hennepin County, Minnesota|Hennepin]] and [[Sibley County, Minnesota|Sibley]] Counties.&nbsp;'''County seat:''' Chaska <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
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*For a brief history of how Carver County was named, click [http://mnplaces.mnhs.org/upham/index.cfm here].&nbsp; Then select Carver County.
  
 
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==== Populated Places  ====
 
==== Populated Places  ====
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===== Cities  =====
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[http://carver.govoffice.com/ Carver] | [http://www.ci.chanhassen.mn.us/ Chanhassen] | [http://www.chaskamn.com/ Chaska] | [http://www.ci.cologne.mn.us/ Cologne] | [http://cityofhamburgmn.com/ Hamburg] | [http://mayer.govoffice.com/ Mayer] | New Germany | [http://www.cityofnya.com/ Norwood Young America] | [http://www.ci.victoria.mn.us/ Victoria] | [http://www.waconia.org/ Waconia]&nbsp;| [http://www.ci.watertown.mn.us/ Watertown]
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===== Townships  =====
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Benton Township | Camden Township | Dahlgren Township&nbsp; | Hancock Township | Hollywood Township | Laketown Township | San Francisco Township | Waconia Township | Watertown Township | Young America Township <br>
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===== Unincorporated  =====
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San Francisco
  
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
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*[[Hennepin County, Minnesota|Hennepin]]
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*[[McLeod County, Minnesota|McLeod]]
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*[[Scott County, Minnesota|Scott]]
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*[[Sibley County, Minnesota|Sibley]]
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*[[Wright County, Minnesota|Wright]]
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
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==== Military  ====
 
==== Military  ====
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==== '''Civil War'''  ====
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Civil War service men from Carver County served in various regiments. Men often joined a company (within a regiment) that originated in their county. Listed below are companies or regiments that were formed from men of Carver County.
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:- [[3rd Regiment, Minnesota Infantry|3rd Regiment, Minnesota Infantry]], Company B.
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:- [[4th Regiment, Minnesota Infantry|4th Regiment, Minnesota Infantry]], Company A.
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:- [[5th Regiment, Minnesota Infantry|5th Regiment, Minnesota Infantry]], Companies D and E.
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:- [[6th Regiment, Minnesota Infantry|6th Regiment, Minnesota Infantry]], Company G.
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:- [[9th Regiment, Minnesota Infantry|9th Regiment, Minnesota Infantry]], Companies B and H.
  
 
==== Newspapers  ====
 
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== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
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*[http://www.carvercountyhistoricalsociety.org/ Carver County Historical Society]
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==== Family History Centers<br>  ====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
  
 
== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==
  
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=201275&subject_disp=Minnesota%2C+Carver&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
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*[http://genforum.com/mn/carver/ Carver County, MN Genealogy Forum] (GenForum)
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*{{FHL|Minnesota%2C+Carver|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~mncarver/ Carver County GenWeb]
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*[http://www.cyndislist.com/us/mn/counties/carver/ Cyndi's List: Carver County]
  
 
== References  ==
 
== References  ==
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[[Category:Minnesota_counties]] [[Category:Carver_County,_Minnesota]]

Revision as of 21:36, 18 December 2012

United States Gotoarrow.png Minnesota Gotoarrow.png Carver County

Hand and keyboard.jpg Minnesota
Online Records


County Courthouse

Carver County Government Center
600 East 4th Street
Chaska, MN 55318
Phone: 952-361-1500
Phone: 612-361-1930

Court Administrator has divorce, probate and court records from 1856.
County Recorder has birth, marriage, death and land records from 1870. [1]

History

Parent County

  • 1855--Carver County was created 20 February 1855 from Hennepin and Sibley Counties. County seat: Chaska [2]
  • For a brief history of how Carver County was named, click here.  Then select Carver County.

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Cities

Carver | Chanhassen | Chaska | Cologne | Hamburg | Mayer | New Germany | Norwood Young America | Victoria | Waconia | Watertown

Townships

Benton Township | Camden Township | Dahlgren Township  | Hancock Township | Hollywood Township | Laketown Township | San Francisco Township | Waconia Township | Watertown Township | Young America Township

Unincorporated

San Francisco

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Civil War

Civil War service men from Carver County served in various regiments. Men often joined a company (within a regiment) that originated in their county. Listed below are companies or regiments that were formed from men of Carver County.

- 3rd Regiment, Minnesota Infantry, Company B.
- 4th Regiment, Minnesota Infantry, Company A.
- 5th Regiment, Minnesota Infantry, Companies D and E.
- 6th Regiment, Minnesota Infantry, Company G.
- 9th Regiment, Minnesota Infantry, Companies B and H.

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), Carver 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).