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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  ==
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===== Cities  =====
 
===== Cities  =====
  
Canton | Chatfield | Fountain | Harmony | Lanesboro | Mabel | Ostrander | Peterson | Preston | Rushford Village | Rushford | Spring Valley | Whalan | Wykoff  
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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]
  
 
===== Townships  =====
 
===== Townships  =====
  
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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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>  
  
 
===== Unincorporated  =====
 
===== Unincorporated  =====
  
Forestville | Prosper  
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Forestville | Prosper&nbsp;  
 
 
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
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==== Maps  ====
 
==== Maps  ====
  
==== Military ====
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==== Military ====
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==== '''Civil War'''  ====
 
==== '''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.  
 
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.  
  
- [[2nd Regiment, Minnesota Infantry|2nd Regiment, Minnesota Infantry]], Company A. <br>
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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.
  
 
==== Newspapers  ====
 
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== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
  
==== Family History Centers<br> ====
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*[http://fillmorecountyhistory.wordpress.com/ Fillmore County Historical Society]
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==== Family History Centers<br> ====
  
 
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
 
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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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}}
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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  ==
 
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[[Category:Fillmore_County,_Minnesota]]
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[[Category:Minnesota_counties]] [[Category:Fillmore_County,_Minnesota]]

Revision as of 22:59, 18 December 2012

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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).