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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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[http://www.co.faribault.mn.us/ Faribault County Courthouse]<br>415 North Main Street<br>Blue Earth, MN 56013<br>Phone: 507-526-6225<br>Phone: 507-526-6252
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Court Administrator has birth, marriage, divorce and probate from 1870, <br>Court records from 1950 and naturalization records.<br>Register of Deeds has land records. <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Faribault County, Minnesota page 364, {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
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===== Cities  =====
 
===== Cities  =====
  
Blue Earth | Bricelyn | Delavan | Easton | [[Elmore]] | Frost | Kiester | Minnesota Lake&nbsp;| Walters | Wells&nbsp; | Winnebago
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[http://www.becity.org/ Blue Earth] | [http://www.co.faribault.mn.us/Bricelyn/ Bricelyn] | Delavan | [http://www.co.faribault.mn.us/Easton/ Easton] | [[Elmore]] | Frost | [http://cityofkiester.com/ Kiester] | [http://www.minnesotalake.com/ Minnesota Lake]&nbsp;| Walters | [http://www.cityofwells.net/ Wells]&nbsp; | [http://www.cityofwinnebago.com/ Winnebago]
  
 
===== Townships  =====
 
===== Townships  =====
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==== Local Histories  ====
 
==== Local Histories  ====
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~mnfariba/ Faribault Historical Society]
 
 
[Category: Faribault, Minnesota]
 
  
 
==== Maps  ====
 
==== Maps  ====
  
==== Military ====
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==== '''Civil War'''  ====
 
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Civil War service men from Faribault 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 Faribault County.  
 
Civil War service men from Faribault 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 Faribault County.  
  
:- [[1st Regiment, Minnesota Heavy Artillery|1st Regiment, Minnesota Heavy Artillery]], Company F.
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:- [[1st Regiment, Minnesota Cavalry (Mounted Rangers)|1st Regiment, Minnesota Cavalry (Mounted Rangers)]], Companies B and K.
:- [[5th Regiment, Minnesota Infantry|5th Regiment, Minnesota Infantry]], Companies C and F.
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:- [[1st Regiment, Minnesota Heavy Artillery|1st Regiment, Minnesota Heavy Artillery]], Company F.
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:- [[2nd Regiment, Minnesota Cavalry|2nd Regiment, Minnesota Cavalry]], Companies H and K.  
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:- [[5th Regiment, Minnesota Infantry|5th Regiment, Minnesota Infantry]], Companies C and F.
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:- [[Brackett's Battalion, Minnesota Cavalry|Brackett's Battalion, Minnesota Cavalry]], Company B.
  
 
==== Newspapers  ====
 
==== Newspapers  ====
  
To find if your town's newspaper is in the collection of the [http://mnhs.mnpals.net/F?RN=338648579&func=file&file_name=basic Minnesota Historical Society] in St. Paul, you can click on the link to find their catalog of newspaper holdings. They also sell microfilm copies of their newspaper holdings.
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To find if your town's newspaper is in the collection of the [http://mnhs.mnpals.net/F?RN=338648579&func=file&file_name=basic Minnesota Historical Society] in St. Paul, you can click on the link to find their catalog of newspaper holdings. They also sell microfilm copies of their newspaper holdings.  
  
 
==== Probate  ====
 
==== Probate  ====
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== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
  
==== Family History Centers<br> ====
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==== Family History Centers<br> ====
  
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]  
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*Faribault County Historical Society<br>405 East 6th Street<br>Blue Earth, MN 56013<br>507-526-5421
  
 
== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==
  
 
*[http://genforum.com/mn/faribault/ Faribault County, MN Genealogy Forum] (GenForum)  
 
*[http://genforum.com/mn/faribault/ Faribault County, MN Genealogy Forum] (GenForum)  
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~mnfariba/ The Faribault County MNGenWeb Project], a member of [[MNGenWeb|The MNGenWeb Project]], an affiliate of [[USGenWeb|The USGenWeb Project]].<br>
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~mnfariba/ The Faribault County MNGenWeb Project], a member of [[MNGenWeb|The MNGenWeb Project]], an affiliate of [[USGenWeb|The USGenWeb Project]].<br>  
*{{FHL|Minnesota%2C+Faribault|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
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*{{FHL|Minnesota%2C+Faribault|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}  
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*[http://www.cyndislist.com/us/mn/counties/faribault/ Cyndi's List:&nbsp;Faribault County]
  
 
== References  ==
 
== References  ==
  
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[[Category:Faribault_County,_Minnesota]]
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{{Minnesota|Minnesota}}
  
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[[Category:Minnesota_counties]] [[Category:Faribault_County,_Minnesota]]

Revision as of 22:56, 18 December 2012

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Online Records


County Courthouse

Faribault County Courthouse
415 North Main Street
Blue Earth, MN 56013
Phone: 507-526-6225
Phone: 507-526-6252

Court Administrator has birth, marriage, divorce and probate from 1870,
Court records from 1950 and naturalization records.
Register of Deeds has land records. [1]

History

Parent County

  • 1855--Faribault County was created 20 February 1855 from Blue Earth County.  County seat: Blue Earth [2]
  • For a brief history of how Faribault County was named, click here.  Then select Faribault County.

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Cities

Blue Earth | Bricelyn | Delavan | Easton | Elmore | Frost | Kiester | Minnesota Lake | Walters | Wells  | Winnebago

Townships

Barber Township | Blue Earth City Township | Brush Creek Township | Clark Township | Delavan Township | Dunbar Township | Elmore Township | Emerald Township | Foster Township | Jo Daviess Township | Kiester Township | Lura Township | Minnesota Lake Township | Pilot Grove Township | Prescott Township | Rome Township | Seely Township | Verona Township | Walnut Lake Township | Winnebago City Township

Unincorporated 

Clayton | Guckeen | Homedahl | Huntley

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Civil War

Civil War service men from Faribault 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 Faribault County.

- 1st Regiment, Minnesota Cavalry (Mounted Rangers), Companies B and K.
- 1st Regiment, Minnesota Heavy Artillery, Company F.
- 2nd Regiment, Minnesota Cavalry, Companies H and K.
- 5th Regiment, Minnesota Infantry, Companies C and F.
- Brackett's Battalion, Minnesota Cavalry, Company B.

Newspapers

To find if your town's newspaper is in the collection of the Minnesota Historical Society in St. Paul, you can click on the link to find their catalog of newspaper holdings. They also sell microfilm copies of their newspaper holdings.

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Faribault County Recorder (fee for copies)

Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Web Sites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Faribault County, Minnesota page 364, 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).