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''[[United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Minnesota]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' '''Fillmore County'''
  
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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
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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  ==
  
 
==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
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*'''1853--'''Fillmore County was created 5&nbsp;March 1853&nbsp;from [[Wabasha County, Minnesota|Wabasha]] County.&nbsp; '''County seat:''' Preston <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 Fillmore County was named, click [http://mnplaces.mnhs.org/upham/index.cfm here].&nbsp; Then select Fillmore County.
  
 
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== Places/Localities  ==
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==== Populated Places  ====
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===== Cities  =====
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Canton | [http://ci.chatfield.mn.us/ Chatfield] | Fountain | [http://www.harmony.mn.us/ Harmony] | [http://www.lanesboro-mn.gov/site/index.php Lanesboro] | Mabel | Ostrander | [http://www.petersonmn.org/ Peterson] | [http://www.prestonmn.org/ Preston] | Rushford Village | [http://rushford.govoffice.com/ Rushford] | [http://springvalley.govoffice.com/ Spring Valley] | Whalan | [http://www.wykoff.govoffice2.com/ Wykoff]
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===== Townships  =====
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Amherst Township&nbsp;| 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 <br>
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===== Unincorporated  =====
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Forestville | Prosper&nbsp;
  
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
  
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*[[Houston County, Minnesota|Houston]]
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*[[Howard County, Iowa|Howard County, Iowa]]
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*[[Mower County, Minnesota|Mower]]
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*[[Olmsted County, Minnesota|Olmsted]]
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*[[Winneshiek County, Iowa|Winneshiek County, Iowa]]
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*[[Winona County, Minnesota|Winona]]
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
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==== Military  ====
 
==== Military  ====
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==== '''Civil War'''  ====
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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.
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:- [[1st Regiment, Minnesota Cavalry (Mounted Rangers)|1st Regiment, Minnesota Cavalry (Mounted Rangers)]], Companies F and I.
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:- [[1st Regiment, Minnesota Heavy Artillery|1st Regiment, Minnesota Heavy Artillery]], Company D. <br>
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:- [[2nd Regiment, Minnesota Cavalry|2nd Regiment, Minnesota Cavalry]], Company A.
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:- [[2nd Regiment, Minnesota Infantry|2nd Regiment, Minnesota Infantry]], Company A. <br>
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:- [[3rd Regiment, Minnesota Infantry|3rd Regiment, Minnesota Infantry]], Company C.
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:- [[5th Regiment, Minnesota Infantry|5th Regiment, Minnesota Infantry]], Company B.
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:- [[6th Regiment, Minnesota Infantry|6th Regiment, Minnesota Infantry]], Company K.
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:- [[7th Regiment, Minnesota Infantry|7th Regiment, Minnesota Infantry]], Company E.
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:- [[8th Regiment, Minnesota Infantry|8th Regiment, Minnesota Infantry]], Company D.
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:- [[11th Regiment, Minnesota Infantry|11th Regiment, Minnesota Infantry]], Company I.
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:- [[Brackett's Battalion, Minnesota Cavalry|Brackett's Battalion, Minnesota Cavalry]], Company D.
  
 
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== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
  
== Cities, Townships and Communities ==
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*[http://fillmorecountyhistory.wordpress.com/ Fillmore 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  ==
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*[http://genforum.com/mn/fillmore/ Fillmore County, MN Genealogy Forum] (GenForum)
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*{{FHL|Minnesota%2C+Fillmore|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~mnfillmo/ Fillmore County GenWeb]
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*[http://www.cyndislist.com/us/mn/counties/fillmore/ Cyndi's List: Fillmore County]
  
 
== References  ==
 
== References  ==
  
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[[Category:Minnesota_counties]] [[Category:Fillmore_County,_Minnesota]]

Revision as of 22:59, 18 December 2012

United States Gotoarrow.png Minnesota Gotoarrow.png 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).