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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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[http://www.co.fillmore.mn.us/default.htm Fillmore County Courthouse]<br>101 Fillmore Street<br>Preston, MN 55965<br>Phone: 507-765-3356 (Court Administration)<br>Phone: 507-765-4701  
 
[http://www.co.fillmore.mn.us/default.htm Fillmore County Courthouse]<br>101 Fillmore Street<br>Preston, MN 55965<br>Phone: 507-765-3356 (Court Administration)<br>Phone: 507-765-4701  
  
County Administrator has birth and death records from 1870, <br>marriage records from 1865, divorce and court records from 1885<br>and probate records from 1858. <br>County Recorder has land records. <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Fillmore County, Minnesota page 364, {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
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County Administrator has birth and death records from 1870, <br>marriage records from 1865, divorce and court records <br>from 1885and probate records from 1858. <br>County Recorder has land records. <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Fillmore 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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*[http://genforum.com/mn/fillmore/ Fillmore County, MN Genealogy Forum] (GenForum)  
 
*[http://genforum.com/mn/fillmore/ Fillmore County, MN Genealogy Forum] (GenForum)  
 
*{{FHL|Minnesota%2C+Fillmore|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}  
 
*{{FHL|Minnesota%2C+Fillmore|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}  
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~mnfillmo/ Fillmore County GenWeb]
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~mnfillmo/ Fillmore County GenWeb]  
 
*[http://www.cyndislist.com/us/mn/counties/fillmore/ Cyndi's List: Fillmore County]
 
*[http://www.cyndislist.com/us/mn/counties/fillmore/ Cyndi's List: Fillmore County]
  

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Online Records


County Courthouse

Fillmore County Courthouse
101 Fillmore Street
Preston, MN 55965
Phone: 507-765-3356 (Court Administration)
Phone: 507-765-4701

County Administrator has birth and death records from 1870,
marriage records from 1865, divorce and court records
from 1885and probate records from 1858.
County Recorder has land records. [1]

History

Parent County

  • 1853--Fillmore County was created 5 March 1853 from Wabasha County.  County seat: Preston [2]
  • For a brief history of how Fillmore County was named, click here.  Then select Fillmore County.

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Cities

Canton | Chatfield | Fountain | Harmony | Lanesboro | Mabel | Ostrander | Peterson | Preston | Rushford Village | Rushford | Spring Valley | Whalan | Wykoff

Townships

Amherst Township | Arendahl Township | Beaver Township | Bloomfield Township | Bristol Township | Canton| Township | Carimona Township | Carrolton Township | Chatfield Township | Fillmore Township | Forestville Township | Fountain Township | Harmony Township | Holt Township | Jordan Township | Newburg Township | Norway Township | Pilot Mound Township | Preble Township | Preston Township | Spring Valley Township | Sumner Township

Unincorporated

Forestville | Prosper 

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Civil War

Civil War service men from Fillmore 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 Fillmore County.

- 1st Regiment, Minnesota Cavalry (Mounted Rangers), Companies F and I.
- 1st Regiment, Minnesota Heavy Artillery, Company D.
- 2nd Regiment, Minnesota Cavalry, Company A.
- 2nd Regiment, Minnesota Infantry, Company A.
- 3rd Regiment, Minnesota Infantry, Company C.
- 5th Regiment, Minnesota Infantry, Company B.
- 6th Regiment, Minnesota Infantry, Company K.
- 7th Regiment, Minnesota Infantry, Company E.
- 8th Regiment, Minnesota Infantry, Company D.
- 11th Regiment, Minnesota Infantry, Company I.
- Brackett's Battalion, Minnesota Cavalry, Company D.

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), Fillmore 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).