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''[[United States|United States]] > [[Minnesota|Minnesota]] > Hennepin County''  
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''[[United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Minnesota]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' '''Hennepin County'''
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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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[http://hennepin.us/ Hennepin County Courthouse]<br>300 S 6th Street<br>Minneapolis, MN 55487-0001<br>Phone: 612.348.8241&nbsp;<br><br>Clerk District Courth has birth and death records from 1870,<br>marriage, divorce and court records. <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Hennepin 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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*[[Dakota County, Minnesota|Dakota]]  
 
*[[Dakota County, Minnesota|Dakota]]  
 
*[[Ramsey County, Minnesota|Ramsey]]  
 
*[[Ramsey County, Minnesota|Ramsey]]  
*[[Scott County, Minnesota|Scott]]<br>
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*[[Scott County, Minnesota|Scott]]<br>  
 
*[[Wright County, Minnesota|Wright]]
 
*[[Wright County, Minnesota|Wright]]
  
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==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
  
[http://www.lakewoodcemetery.com/ Lakewood Cemetery,] Minneapolis, Minnesota, has a name search.  
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*[http://www.billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=52843 Eden Prairie Cemetery, Eden Prairie] BillionGraves
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*[http://www.lakewoodcemetery.com/ Lakewood Cemetery,] Minneapolis, Minnesota, has a name search.  
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*[http://usgwarchives.net/mn/hennepin/hennepin.html Cemeteries listings].&nbsp; US Gen Web Archives.&nbsp; Bloomington, Chaplin, Crystal Lake, Fort Snelling, Greenwood, Lakewood, Summit Park, Unitarian Wyzata,&nbsp;Evangelical Bohemian Presbyterian Minnetonka <br>
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==== Church  ====
 
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==== Court  ====
 
==== Court  ====
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==== Directories  ====
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*Fold3.com ($) has [http://www.fold3.com/title_647/city_directories_minneapolis Minneapolis City Directories 1865-1923] (4 yrs. missing) available online.
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*Fold3.com ($) has [http://www.fold3.com/title_665/city_directories_st_paul St. Paul City Directories 1863-1924] (4 yrs. missing) available online.
  
 
==== Land  ====
 
==== Land  ====
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==== Maps  ====
 
==== Maps  ====
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~mnhennep/comm.htm Simple map of Hennepin County] Communities and Townships<br>
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==== Military  ====
 
==== Military  ====
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==== '''Civil War'''  ====
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Civil War service men from Hennepin 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 Hennepin County.
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:- [[1st Regiment, Minnesota Cavalry (Mounted Rangers)|1st Regiment, Minnesota Cavalry (Mounted Rangers)]], Company A.
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:- [[1st Battalion, Minnesota Infantry Volunteers|1st Battalion, Minnesota Infantry Volunteers]], Company B. <br>
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:- [[1st Regiment, Minnesota Infantry|1st Regiment, Minnesota Infantry]], Company E.
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:- [[2nd Regiment, Minnesota Cavalry|2nd Regiment, Minnesota Cavalry]], Company D.
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:- [[3rd Regiment, Minnesota Infantry|3rd Regiment, Minnesota Infantry]], Company A.
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:- [[4th Regiment, Minnesota Infantry|4th Regiment, Minnesota Infantry]], Company C.
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:- [[6th Regiment, Minnesota Infantry|6th Regiment, Minnesota Infantry]], Companies B, C, and D.
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:- [[8th Regiment, Minnesota Infantry|8th Regiment, Minnesota Infantry]], Companies A and K.
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:- [[9th Regiment, Minnesota Infantry|9th Regiment, Minnesota Infantry]], Companies A and B.
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:- [[10th Regiment, Minnesota Infantry|10th Regiment, Minnesota Infantry]], Company K.
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:- [[Brackett's Battalion, Minnesota Cavalry|Brackett's Battalion, Minnesota Cavalry]], Companies B and C.
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:- [[Hatch's Independent Battalion, Minnesota Cavalry|Hatch's Independent Battalion, Minnesota Cavalry]], Companies A, B and E.
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:- [[1st Minnesota Company Sharpshooters|1st Minnesota Company Sharpshooters]], First Company only
  
 
==== Newspapers  ====
 
==== Newspapers  ====
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*[http://www.mnhs.org/collections/newspapers/index.htm Newspaper Links] - Minnesota Historical Society
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*[http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/ Chronicling America] (Library of Congress) This freely accessible website, available from any Internet connection, hosts historic newspapers (1860-1922) from across the United States for noncommercial, educational and research purposes. Currently the following Minnesota titles are available on Chronicling America, with more to follow:
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**[http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn83025287/issues/ Daily Globe] (Saint Paul, Minn.) – 1880-1884
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**[http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn90059522/issues/first_pages/1/ St. Paul Daily Globe] (Saint Paul, Minn.) – 1884-1896
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**[http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn90059523/issues/ The Saint Paul Globe] (Saint Paul, Minn.) – 1896-1905
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**[http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn83045366/issues/ The Minneapolis Journal] (Minneapolis, Minn.) – 1901<br>
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''The appeal'' . &nbsp;(Saint Paul, Minn.) 1889-19?? African-American newspaper. More than 1,500 issues between 1889 and 1922 have been digitized and are fully searchable on-line at the Library of Congress, [http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn83016810/ Chronicling America website]. <br>
  
 
==== Probate  ====
 
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== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
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==== Family History Centers  ====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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*[[Anoka Minnesota Family History Center]]
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*[[Bloomington Minnesota Family History Center]]
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*[[Minneapolis Minnesota Family History Center]]
  
 
== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==
  
 
*[http://genforum.com/mn/hennepin/ Hennepin County, MN Genealogy Forum] (GenForum)  
 
*[http://genforum.com/mn/hennepin/ Hennepin County, MN Genealogy Forum] (GenForum)  
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=201387&subject_disp=Minnesota%2C+Hennepin&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
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*{{FHL|Minnesota%2C+Hennepin|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~mnhennep/ Hennepin County US&nbsp;Gen Web Site]
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*[http://usgwarchives.net/mn/hennepin/hennepin.html Hennepin County US&nbsp;Gen Web Archives Site]
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*[http://search.ancestry.com/Places/US/Minnesota/Hennepin/Default.aspx ancestry.com Hennepin County Resource Page]&nbsp; ($ need ancestry.com subscription)
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*[http://minnesota-genealogy.com/Hennepin-County-Genealogy.htm Hennepin County Genealogy] (Minnesota Genealogy)<br>
  
 
== References  ==
 
== References  ==
  
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Revision as of 22:12, 24 January 2013

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Online Records


County Courthouse

Hennepin County Courthouse
300 S 6th Street
Minneapolis, MN 55487-0001
Phone: 612.348.8241 

Clerk District Courth has birth and death records from 1870,
marriage, divorce and court records. [1]

History

Parent County

  • 1852--Hennepin County was created 6 March 1852 from Dakota County. County seat: Minneapolis [2]
  • For a brief history of how Hennepin County was named, click here. Then select Hennepin County.

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Cities

Bloomington | Brooklyn Center | Brooklyn Park | Champlin | Chanhassen | Corcoran | Crystal | Dayton | Deephaven | Eden Prairie | Edina | Excelsior | Golden Valley | Greenfield | Greenwood | Hanover | Hopkins | Independence | Long Lake | Loretto | Maple Grove | Maple Plain | Medicine Lake | Medina | Minneapolis | Minnetonka | Minnetonka Beach | Minnetrista | Mound | New Hope | Orono | Osseo | Plymouth | Richfield | Robbinsdale | Rockford  | Rogers | Shorewood | Spring Park | St. Anthony Village | St. Bonifacius | St. Louis Park | Tonka Bay | Wayzata | Woodland

Townships

Hassan Township

Unincorporated

Fort Snelling

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries


Church

LDS Ward and Branch Records

  • Minneapolis

Court

Directories

Land

Local Histories

Maps


Military

Civil War

Civil War service men from Hennepin 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 Hennepin County.

- 1st Regiment, Minnesota Cavalry (Mounted Rangers), Company A.
- 1st Battalion, Minnesota Infantry Volunteers, Company B.
- 1st Regiment, Minnesota Infantry, Company E.
- 2nd Regiment, Minnesota Cavalry, Company D.
- 3rd Regiment, Minnesota Infantry, Company A.
- 4th Regiment, Minnesota Infantry, Company C.
- 6th Regiment, Minnesota Infantry, Companies B, C, and D.
- 8th Regiment, Minnesota Infantry, Companies A and K.
- 9th Regiment, Minnesota Infantry, Companies A and B.
- 10th Regiment, Minnesota Infantry, Company K.
- Brackett's Battalion, Minnesota Cavalry, Companies B and C.
- Hatch's Independent Battalion, Minnesota Cavalry, Companies A, B and E.
- 1st Minnesota Company Sharpshooters, First Company only

Newspapers

  • Newspaper Links - Minnesota Historical Society
  • Chronicling America (Library of Congress) This freely accessible website, available from any Internet connection, hosts historic newspapers (1860-1922) from across the United States for noncommercial, educational and research purposes. Currently the following Minnesota titles are available on Chronicling America, with more to follow:

The appeal .  (Saint Paul, Minn.) 1889-19?? African-American newspaper. More than 1,500 issues between 1889 and 1922 have been digitized and are fully searchable on-line at the Library of Congress, Chronicling America website.

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), Hennepin 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).