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{{Minnesota-stub}}''[[United States|United States]] > [[Minnesota|Minnesota]] > Freeborn County''  
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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
  
Freeborn County; 411 S Broadway Ave; Albert Lea, MN 56007; Ph. 507.377.5153 Details: (Organized 6 Mar 1857) (Clk Dis Ct has b & d rec from 1870, m & ct rec from 1857; Co Redr has land rec from 1854; Pro Office has pro rec from 1866) www.albertlea.org/
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[http://www.co.freeborn.mn.us/default.aspx Freeborn County Courthouse]<br>411 S Broadway Avenue<br>Albert Lea, MN 56007<br>Phone: 507.377.5153 Details: <br><br>Clerk District Court has birth and death records from 1870, <br>marriage and&nbsp;court records from 1857. County Recorder has land records from 1854. <br>Probate Office has probate records from 1866. <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Freeborn 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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Albert Lea | Alden | Armstrong | Clarks Grove | Conger | Emmons | Freeborn | Geneva | Glenville | Gordonsville | Hartland | Hayward | Hollandale | Manchester | Mansfield | Myrtle | Oakland | Petran | Twin Lakes  
 
Albert Lea | Alden | Armstrong | Clarks Grove | Conger | Emmons | Freeborn | Geneva | Glenville | Gordonsville | Hartland | Hayward | Hollandale | Manchester | Mansfield | Myrtle | Oakland | Petran | Twin Lakes  
  
===== Townships<br> =====
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===== Townships<br> =====
  
 
Albert Lea Township | Alden Township | Bancroft Township | Bath Township | Carlston Township | Freeborn Township | Freeman Township | Geneva Township | Hartland Township | Hayward Township | London Township | Manchester Township | Mansfield Township | Moscow Township | Newry Township | Nunda Township | Oakland Township | Pickerel Lake Township | Riceland Township | Shell Rock Township  
 
Albert Lea Township | Alden Township | Bancroft Township | Bath Township | Carlston Township | Freeborn Township | Freeman Township | Geneva Township | Hartland Township | Hayward Township | London Township | Manchester Township | Mansfield Township | Moscow Township | Newry Township | Nunda Township | Oakland Township | Pickerel Lake Township | Riceland Township | Shell Rock Township  
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==== Maps  ====
 
==== Maps  ====
  
==== Military ====
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==== '''Civil War'''  ====
 
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:- [[1st Regiment, Minnesota Cavalry (Mounted Rangers)|1st Regiment, Minnesota Cavalry (Mounted Rangers)]], Company H.  
 
:- [[1st Regiment, Minnesota Cavalry (Mounted Rangers)|1st Regiment, Minnesota Cavalry (Mounted Rangers)]], Company H.  
:- [[2nd Regiment, Minnesota Cavalry|2nd Regiment, Minnesota Cavalry]], Company C.
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:- [[2nd Regiment, Minnesota Cavalry|2nd Regiment, Minnesota Cavalry]], Company C.  
 
:- [[4th Regiment, Minnesota Infantry|4th Regiment, Minnesota Infantry]], Company F.  
 
:- [[4th Regiment, Minnesota Infantry|4th Regiment, Minnesota Infantry]], Company F.  
 
:- [[5th Regiment, Minnesota Infantry|5th Regiment, Minnesota Infantry]], Company C.  
 
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*[http://www.smig.net/fchm/Index.html Freeborn County Historical Museum]&nbsp; Information about records in the historical library, lists of cemeteries, a county history&nbsp;and more.
 
*[http://www.smig.net/fchm/Index.html Freeborn County Historical Museum]&nbsp; Information about records in the historical library, lists of cemeteries, a county history&nbsp;and more.
  
==== Family History Centers<br> ====
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==== Family History Centers<br> ====
  
 
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
 
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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== References  ==
 
== References  ==
  
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[[Category:Freeborn_County,_Minnesota]]
 
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Revision as of 22:59, 18 December 2012

United States Gotoarrow.png Minnesota Gotoarrow.png 'Freeborn County

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Online Records


County Courthouse

Freeborn County Courthouse
411 S Broadway Avenue
Albert Lea, MN 56007
Phone: 507.377.5153 Details:

Clerk District Court has birth and death records from 1870,
marriage and court records from 1857. County Recorder has land records from 1854.
Probate Office has probate records from 1866. [1]

History

Parent County

  • 1855--Freeborn County was created 20 February 1855 from Blue Earth and Rice Counties.

County seat: Albert Lea [2]

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

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Cities

Albert Lea | Alden | Armstrong | Clarks Grove | Conger | Emmons | Freeborn | Geneva | Glenville | Gordonsville | Hartland | Hayward | Hollandale | Manchester | Mansfield | Myrtle | Oakland | Petran | Twin Lakes

Townships

Albert Lea Township | Alden Township | Bancroft Township | Bath Township | Carlston Township | Freeborn Township | Freeman Township | Geneva Township | Hartland Township | Hayward Township | London Township | Manchester Township | Mansfield Township | Moscow Township | Newry Township | Nunda Township | Oakland Township | Pickerel Lake Township | Riceland Township | Shell Rock Township

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Civil War

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

- 1st Regiment, Minnesota Cavalry (Mounted Rangers), Company H.
- 2nd Regiment, Minnesota Cavalry, Company C.
- 4th Regiment, Minnesota Infantry, Company F.
- 5th Regiment, Minnesota Infantry, Company C.
- 10th Regiment, Minnesota Infantry, Company E.

Naturalization Records

  • Naturalization records in the Freeborn County District Court.  Click here.

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), Freeborn 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).