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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
  
Houston County; 304 S Marshall St; Caledonia, MN 55921; Ph. 507.724.5813 Details: (Ck Dis Ct has b & d rec from 1870, m rec from 1854, ct rec from 1856 & div rec; Pro Judge has pro rec; Reg of Deeds has land rec) www.geocities.com/houstoncountymn/HC.html
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Houston County Courthouse<br> 304 S Marshall St; <br>Caledonia, MN 55921<br> Phone: 507.724.5813&nbsp;<br><br>Clerk District Court has birth and death records from 1870, <br>marriage records from 1854, court records from 1856 <br>and divorce records; Probate &nbsp;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), Houston 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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United States > Minnesota > Houston County

County Courthouse

Houston County Courthouse
304 S Marshall St;
Caledonia, MN 55921
Phone: 507.724.5813 

Clerk District Court has birth and death records from 1870,
marriage records from 1854, court records from 1856
and divorce records; Probate  Judge has probate records;
Register of Deeds has land records[1]

History

Parent County

  • 1854--Houston County was created 4 April 1854 from Fillmore County. County seat: Caledonia [2]
  • For a brief history of how Houston County was named, click here, then select Houston County.

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Cities

Brownsville | Caledonia | Eitzen | Hokah | Houston | La Crescent | Spring Grove

Townships

Black Hammer Township | Brownsville Township | Caledonia Township | Crooked Creek Township | Hokah Township | Houston Township | Jefferson Township | La Crescent Township | Mayville Township | Money Creek Township | Mound Prairie Township | Sheldon Township | Spring Grove Township | Union Township | Wilmington Township | Winnebago Township | Yucatan Township

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Civil War

Civil War service men from Houston 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 Houston County.

- 1st Regiment, Minnesota Cavalry (Mounted Rangers), Companies A and G.
- 2nd Regiment, Minnesota Cavalry, Companies A and D.
- 6th Regiment, Minnesota Infantry, Company K.
- 10th Regiment, Minnesota Infantry, Company F.
- 11th Regiment, Minnesota Infantry, Company K.

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), Houston County, Minnesota page 364, {WorldCat|50140092|disp=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).