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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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[[Image:Grant County Minnesota Courthouse.jpg|thumb|right|200px]][http://www.co.grant.mn.us/ Grant County Courthouse]<br>Elbow Lake, MN 56531<br>Phone: 218.685.4520<br><br>Clerk District Court has birth and death records from 1877, <br>marriage records from 1869, divorce <br>and court records from 1883. <br>Probate Judge has probate records.<br>Register of Deeds has land records. <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Grant 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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[http://www.davidrumsey.com/luna/servlet/detail/RUMSEY~8~1~22596~750109:Counties-of-Grant,-Traverse,-Big-St?sort=Pub_List_No_InitialSort%2CPub_Date%2CPub_List_No%2CSeries_No&qvq=w4s:/where/Minnesota;q:stevens%2Bcounty;sort:Pub_List_No_InitialSort%2CPub_Date%2CPub_List_No%2CSeries_No;lc:RUMSEY~8~1&mi=0&trs=1 1874 Map of Big Stone, Grant, Stevens, and Traverse counties]
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[http://www.davidrumsey.com/luna/servlet/detail/RUMSEY~8~1~22596~750109:Counties-of-Grant,-Traverse,-Big-St?sort=Pub_List_No_InitialSort%2CPub_Date%2CPub_List_No%2CSeries_No&qvq=w4s:/where/Minnesota;q:stevens%2Bcounty;sort:Pub_List_No_InitialSort%2CPub_Date%2CPub_List_No%2CSeries_No;lc:RUMSEY~8~1&mi=0&trs=1 1874 Map of Big Stone, Grant, Stevens, and Traverse counties]  
  
 
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~mngrant/hist.htm Grant County Historical Society]
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~mngrant/hist.htm Grant County Historical Society]
  
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Revision as of 22:59, 18 December 2012

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

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Online Records


County Courthouse

Grant County Minnesota Courthouse.jpg
Grant County Courthouse
Elbow Lake, MN 56531
Phone: 218.685.4520

Clerk District Court has birth and death records from 1877,
marriage records from 1869, divorce
and court records from 1883.
Probate Judge has probate records.
Register of Deeds has land records. [1]

History

Parent County

  • 1868--Grant County was created 6 March 1868 from Stevens, Wilkin, and Traverse Counties. It was attached to Douglas County from 1868 to 1873 for judicial purposes. County seat: Elbow Lake [2]
  • For brief history of how Grant County was named, click here, then select Grant County.

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places 

Cities

Ashby | Barrett | Elbow Lake | Herman | Hoffman | Norcross | Wendell

Townships

Delaware Township | Elbow Lake Township | Elk Lake Township | Erdahl Township | Gorton Township | Land Township | Lawrence Township | Lien Township | Logan Township | Macsville Township | North Ottawa Township | Pelican Lake Township | Pomme de Terre Township | Roseville Township | Sanford Township | Stony Brook Township

Unincorporated

Erdahl  | Pomme de Terre

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

1874 Map of Big Stone, Grant, Stevens, and Traverse counties

Military

Naturalization Records

Grant County Naturalization Records  An inventory of naturalization records by the Grant Historical Society.

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), Grant 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).