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{{stub}}''[[United States|United States]] > [[Minnesota|Minnesota]] > Goodhue County''  
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''[[United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Minnesota]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' '''Goodhue County''  
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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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[http://www.co.goodhue.mn.us/ Goodhue County Courthouse]<br>509 5th St W; <br>Red Wing, MN 55066<br>Phone: 651.385.3148<br><br>County Administrator has birth and death records from 1870, <br>marriage and probate records from 1854, divorce and court records from 1951. <br>Minnesota Hisotrical Society has divorce<br>and court records 1854-1950.<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Goodhue 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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==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
'''1853--'''Goodhue County was created from Wabasha and&nbsp;Dakota Counties.&nbsp; '''County seat: '''Red Wing <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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*'''1853--'''Goodhue County was created 5 March 1853&nbsp;from [[Wabasha County, Minnesota|Wabasha]] and&nbsp;[[Dakota County, Minnesota|Dakota]] Counties.&nbsp; '''County seat: '''Red Wing <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&nbsp;Goodhue County was named, click [http://mnplaces.mnhs.org/upham/index.cfm here]. Then select&nbsp;Goodhue County.
  
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
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==== Populated Places  ====
 
==== Populated Places  ====
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===== Cities  =====
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Bellechester | Cannon Falls&nbsp; | Dennison | Goodhue | Kenyon | Lake City | Pine Island | Red Wing |Wanamingo | Zumbrota <br>
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===== Townships  =====
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Belle Creek Township | Belvidere Township | Cannon Falls Township | Cherry Grove Township | Featherstone Township | Florence Township | Goodhue Township | Hay Creek Township | Holden Township | Kenyon Township | Leon Township | Minneola Township | Pine Island Township | Roscoe Township | Stanton Township | Vasa Township | Wacouta Township | Wanamingo Township | Warsaw Township | Welch Township | Zumbrota Township
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===== Unincorporated<br>  =====
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Hader | Stanton | Moland <br>
  
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
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*[[Dakota County, Minnesota|Dakota]]
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*[[Dodge County, Minnesota|Dodge]]
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*[[Olmsted County, Minnesota|Olmsted]]
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*[[Pepin County, Wisconsin|Pepin County, Wisconsin]]
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*[[Pierce County, Wisconsin|Pierce County, Wisconsin]]
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*[[Rice County, Minnesota|Rice]]
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*[[Steele County, Minnesota|Steele]]
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*[[Wabasha County, Minnesota|Wabasha]]
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
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==== Church  ====
 
==== Church  ====
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*List of [http://www.goodhuehistory.mus.mn.us/churches.html Churches in Goodhue], the kind of records they hold and contact information.
  
 
==== Court  ====
 
==== Court  ====
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==== Local Histories  ====
 
==== Local Histories  ====
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*[http://kathrynmn_1.tripod.com/ Goodhue County Biographies]&nbsp; Searchable, donated, short biographies of historical Goodhue residents.
  
 
==== Maps  ====
 
==== Maps  ====
  
 
==== Military  ====
 
==== Military  ====
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==== '''Civil War'''  ====
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Civil War service men from Goodhue 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 Goodhue County.
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:- [[1st Regiment, Minnesota Infantry|1st Regiment, Minnesota Infantry]], Company F.
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:- [[2nd Regiment, Minnesota Cavalry|2nd Regiment, Minnesota Cavalry]], Company F.
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:- [[3rd Regiment, Minnesota Infantry|3rd Regiment, Minnesota Infantry]], Company D and E.
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:- [[4th Regiment, Minnesota Infantry|4th Regiment, Minnesota Infantry]], Company D.
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:- [[5th Regiment, Minnesota Infantry|5th Regiment, Minnesota Infantry]], Companies A and H.
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:- [[6th Regiment, Minnesota Infantry|6th Regiment, Minnesota Infantry]], Company F.
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:- [[7th Regiment, Minnesota Infantry|7th Regiment, Minnesota Infantry]], Company G.
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:- [[8th Regiment, Minnesota Infantry|8th Regiment, Minnesota Infantry]], Companies F and H.
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:- [[10th Regiment, Minnesota Infantry|10th Regiment, Minnesota Infantry]], Company D.
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:- [[Hatch's Independent Battalion, Minnesota Cavalry|Hatch's Independent Battalion, Minnesota Cavalry]], Companies A and C.
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:- [[1st Minnesota Company Sharpshooters|1st Minnesota Company Sharpshooters]], First Company only.
  
 
==== Newspapers  ====
 
==== Newspapers  ====
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*List of microfilmed newspapers available at [http://www.goodhuehistory.mus.mn.us/holdings.html#Newspapers%20on Goodhue Historical Society].
  
 
==== Probate  ====
 
==== Probate  ====
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== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
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*[http://www.goodhuehistory.mus.mn.us/ Goodhue Historical Society]
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*[http://www.goodhuehistory.mus.mn.us/research.html Goodhue County Historical Society Library]
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==== Family History Centers  ====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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*[[Red Wing Minnesota Family History Center]]
  
 
== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==
  
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=201376&subject_disp=Minnesota%2C+Goodhue&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
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*[http://genforum.com/mn/goodhue/ Goodhue County, MN Genealogy Forum] (GenForum)
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*{{FHL|Minnesota%2C+Goodhue|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
  
 
== References  ==
 
== References  ==
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Revision as of 22:59, 18 December 2012

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Online Records


County Courthouse

Goodhue County Courthouse
509 5th St W;
Red Wing, MN 55066
Phone: 651.385.3148

County Administrator has birth and death records from 1870,
marriage and probate records from 1854, divorce and court records from 1951.
Minnesota Hisotrical Society has divorce
and court records 1854-1950.[1]

History

Parent County

  • 1853--Goodhue County was created 5 March 1853 from Wabasha and Dakota Counties.  County seat: Red Wing [2]
  • For a brief history of how Goodhue County was named, click here. Then select Goodhue County.

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Cities

Bellechester | Cannon Falls  | Dennison | Goodhue | Kenyon | Lake City | Pine Island | Red Wing |Wanamingo | Zumbrota

Townships

Belle Creek Township | Belvidere Township | Cannon Falls Township | Cherry Grove Township | Featherstone Township | Florence Township | Goodhue Township | Hay Creek Township | Holden Township | Kenyon Township | Leon Township | Minneola Township | Pine Island Township | Roscoe Township | Stanton Township | Vasa Township | Wacouta Township | Wanamingo Township | Warsaw Township | Welch Township | Zumbrota Township

Unincorporated

Hader | Stanton | Moland

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Civil War

Civil War service men from Goodhue 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 Goodhue County.

- 1st Regiment, Minnesota Infantry, Company F.
- 2nd Regiment, Minnesota Cavalry, Company F.
- 3rd Regiment, Minnesota Infantry, Company D and E.
- 4th Regiment, Minnesota Infantry, Company D.
- 5th Regiment, Minnesota Infantry, Companies A and H.
- 6th Regiment, Minnesota Infantry, Company F.
- 7th Regiment, Minnesota Infantry, Company G.
- 8th Regiment, Minnesota Infantry, Companies F and H.
- 10th Regiment, Minnesota Infantry, Company D.
- Hatch's Independent Battalion, Minnesota Cavalry, Companies A and C.
- 1st Minnesota Company Sharpshooters, First Company only.

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), Goodhue 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).