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{{stub}}''[[United States|United States]] > [[Minnesota|Minnesota]] > Dodge County''  
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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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[http://www.co.dodge.mn.us/ Dodge County Courthouse]<br>22 East 6th Street<br>Mantorville, MN 55955<br>Phone: 507-635-6239<br>Phone: 507-635-6250 <br><br>Clerk District Court has birth, death, divorce and court records from 1870, <br>marriage records from 1865, probate records from 1858 and school records from 1917. <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Dodge County, Minnesota page 363, {{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--'''Dodge County was created from Rice County and unorganized territory.&nbsp; '''County seat:''' Mantorville <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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*'''1855--'''Dodge County was created 20 February 1855&nbsp;from [[Rice County, Minnesota|Rice]] County and unorganized territory.
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'''County seat:''' Mantorville <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 Dodge County was named, click [http://mnplaces.mnhs.org/upham/index.cfm here].&nbsp; Then select Dodge County.
  
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
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==== Populated Places  ====
 
==== Populated Places  ====
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===== Cities  =====
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[http://www.bloomingprairie.com/ Blooming Prairie] | [http://www.claremontmn.com/ Claremont] | [http://www.ci.dodgecenter.mn.us/ Dodge Center] | [http://www.hayfieldmn.com/ Hayfield] | [http://www.cityofkasson.com/ Kasson] | [http://www.mantorville.com/ Mantorville] | [http://www.westconcordmn.com/ West Concord]
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===== Townships  =====
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Ashland Township | Canisteo Township | Claremont Township | Concord Township | Ellington Township | Hayfield Township | Mantorville Township | Milton Township | Ripley Township | Vernon Township | Wasioja Township | Westfield Township
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
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*[[Freeborn County, Minnesota|Freeborn]]
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*[[Goodhue County, Minnesota|Goodhue]]
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*[[Mower County, Minnesota|Mower]]
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*[[Olmsted County, Minnesota|Olmsted]]
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*[[Rice County, Minnesota|Rice]]
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*[[Steele County, Minnesota|Steele]]
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
  
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
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*List of [http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~mndodge/cemeteri.htm Dodge County Cemeteries] - no databases
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*[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gsr&GScid=2145735 Concord Cemetery] (Concord) - Findagrave
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*[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gsr&GScid=82277 Fairview Cemetery] (Hayfield) - Findagrave
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*[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gsr&GScid=82780 Maple Grove Cemetery] (Kasson) - Findagrave
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*[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gsr&GScid=82263 Evergreen Cemetery] (Mantorville) - Findagrave
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*[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gsr&GScid=83186 Riverside Cemetery] (Wasioja) - Findagrave
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*[http://files.usgwarchives.org/mn/dodge/cemeteries/ricelake.txt Rice Lake Cemetery] (Claremont Township) - USGENWEB
  
 
==== Church  ====
 
==== Church  ====
  
 
==== Court  ====
 
==== Court  ====
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*[http://www.co.dodge.mn.us/ Dodge County Courthouse]
  
 
==== Land  ====
 
==== Land  ====
  
 
==== Local Histories  ====
 
==== Local Histories  ====
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*[http://www.dodgecohistorical.addr.com/Pioneer%20Certificates/index_pioneer.html Dodge County Pioneer&nbsp;Certificates]&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;An in-progress site of&nbsp;rosters of&nbsp;settlers who were county residents by 1875, giving vital information on each.&nbsp;
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*[http://www.co.dodge.mn.us/pdf/history.pdf Dodge County History Narrative]
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*[http://oiseth.org/Ole_and_Lena:_genealogy/ Ole &amp; Lena]: the genealogy and local history of a Norwegian settlement (Dodge and Olmsted counties in Minnesota)
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*[http://oiseth.org/ Dodge, Olmsted Minnesota Norwegians]
  
 
==== Maps  ====
 
==== Maps  ====
  
 
==== Military  ====
 
==== Military  ====
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==== '''Civil War'''  ====
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Civil War service men from Dodge County served in various regiments. Men often joined a company (within a regiment) that originated in their county. Listed below are many companies or regiments that were formed from men of Dodge County.
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:- [[1st Regiment, Minnesota Cavalry (Mounted Rangers)|1st Regiment, Minnesota Cavalry (Mounted Rangers)]], Company M.
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:- [[2nd Regiment, Minnesota Infantry|2nd Regiment, Minnesota Infantry]], Company C. <br>
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:- [[2nd Regiment, Minnesota Cavalry|2nd Regiment, Minnesota Cavalry]], Company K.
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:- [[3rd Regiment, Minnesota Infantry|3rd Regiment, Minnesota Infantry]], Company E.
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:- [[5th Regiment, Minnesota Infantry|5th Regiment, Minnesota Infantry]], Company A.
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:- [[10th Regiment, Minnesota Infantry|10th Regiment, Minnesota Infantry]], Company B.
  
 
==== Newspapers  ====
 
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== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
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*[http://www.dodgecohistorical.addr.com/ Dodge County Historical Society]
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*[http://kasson.lib.mn.us/ Kasson Public Library]<br>16 First Avenue NW<br>Kasson, MN 55944<br>507-634-7615.
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*Dodge Center Public Library<br>13 First Avenue NW<br>Dodge Center, MN 55927<br>507-374-2275.
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*West Concord Public Library<br>180 Main Street<br>West Concord, MN 55985<br>507 -527-2031
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==== Family History Centers<br>  ====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==
  
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=201328&subject_disp=Minnesota%2C+Dodge&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
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*[http://genforum.com/mn/dodge/ Dodge County, MN Genealogy Forum] (GenForum)
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*{{FHL|Minnesota%2C+Dodge|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~mndodge/ Dodge County GenWeb]
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*[http://www.cyndislist.com/us/mn/counties/dodge/ Cyndi's List:&nbsp;Dodge County]
  
 
== References  ==
 
== References  ==
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Revision as of 22:36, 23 November 2012

Template:Minnesota-stubUnited States > Minnesota > Dodge County

County Courthouse

Dodge County Courthouse
22 East 6th Street
Mantorville, MN 55955
Phone: 507-635-6239
Phone: 507-635-6250

Clerk District Court has birth, death, divorce and court records from 1870,
marriage records from 1865, probate records from 1858 and school records from 1917. [1]

History

Parent County

  • 1855--Dodge County was created 20 February 1855 from Rice County and unorganized territory.

County seat: Mantorville [2]

  • For a brief history of how Dodge County was named, click here.  Then select Dodge County.

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Cities

Blooming Prairie | Claremont | Dodge Center | Hayfield | Kasson | Mantorville | West Concord

Townships

Ashland Township | Canisteo Township | Claremont Township | Concord Township | Ellington Township | Hayfield Township | Mantorville Township | Milton Township | Ripley Township | Vernon Township | Wasioja Township | Westfield Township

 

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Civil War

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

- 1st Regiment, Minnesota Cavalry (Mounted Rangers), Company M.
- 2nd Regiment, Minnesota Infantry, Company C.
- 2nd Regiment, Minnesota Cavalry, Company K.
- 3rd Regiment, Minnesota Infantry, Company E.
- 5th Regiment, Minnesota Infantry, Company A.
- 10th Regiment, Minnesota Infantry, Company B.

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

  • Dodge Center Public Library
    13 First Avenue NW
    Dodge Center, MN 55927
    507-374-2275.
  • West Concord Public Library
    180 Main Street
    West Concord, MN 55985
    507 -527-2031

Family History Centers

 

Web Sites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Dodge County, Minnesota page 363, 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).