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{{stub}}''[[United States|United States]] > [[Minnesota|Minnesota]] > Le Sueur County''  
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''[[United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Minnesota]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' '''Le Sueur County'''
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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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[http://www.co.le-sueur.mn.us/ Le Sueur County Courthouse]<br>88 S Park Ave<br>Le Center, MN 56057<br> Phone: 507.357.2251<br><br>Clerk District Court has birth and death records from 1870,<br> marriage records from 1854, divorce and court records from 1880<br>and some school records 1920-1945.<br> Probate Judge has probate records1855. <br>Register of Deeds has land records from 1850. <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Le Sueur County, Minnesota page 365, {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
  
 
==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
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*'''1853--'''Le Sueur County was&nbsp;created 5 March 1853&nbsp;from [[Dakota County, Minnesota|Dakota]] County. '''County seat:''' Le Center <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 Le Sueur County was named, click [http://mnplaces.mnhs.org/upham/index.cfm here], then select Le Sueur County.
  
 
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For a list of cities and towns go to [http://minnesota.hometownlocator.com/mn/le-sueur/ hometownlocator.com] or [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Le_Sueur_County,_Minnesota#Cities_and_towns wikipedia.com].<br>
  
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
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*[[Blue Earth County, Minnesota|Blue Earth]]
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*[[Nicollet County, Minnesota|Nicollet]]
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*[[Rice County, Minnesota|Rice]]
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*[[Scott County, Minnesota|Scott]]
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*[[Sibley County, Minnesota|Sibley]]
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*[[Waseca County, Minnesota|Waseca]]
  
 
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==== '''Civil War'''  ====
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Civil War service men from Le Sueur 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 Le Sueur County.
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:- [[1st Regiment, Minnesota Cavalry (Mounted Rangers)|1st Regiment, Minnesota Cavalry (Mounted Rangers)]], Company E.
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:- [[3rd Regiment, Minnesota Infantry|3rd Regiment, Minnesota Infantry]], Company I.
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:- [[4th Regiment, Minnesota Infantry|4th Regiment, Minnesota Infantry]], Companies E and I.
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:- [[10th Regiment, Minnesota Infantry|10th Regiment, Minnesota Infantry]], Company G.
  
 
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== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
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==== Family History Centers<br>  ====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
  
 
== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==
  
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=201444&subject_disp=Minnesota%2C+Le+Sueur&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
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*[http://genforum.com/mn/lesueur/ Le Sueur County, MN Genealogy Forum] (GenForum)
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*{{FHL|Minnesota%2C+Le+Sueur|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
  
 
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[[Category:Le_Sueur_County,_Minnesota]]
 
[[Category:Le_Sueur_County,_Minnesota]]

Revision as of 23:26, 18 December 2012

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Online Records


County Courthouse

Le Sueur County Courthouse
88 S Park Ave
Le Center, MN 56057
Phone: 507.357.2251

Clerk District Court has birth and death records from 1870,
marriage records from 1854, divorce and court records from 1880
and some school records 1920-1945.
Probate Judge has probate records1855.
Register of Deeds has land records from 1850. [1]

History

Parent County

  • 1853--Le Sueur County was created 5 March 1853 from Dakota County. County seat: Le Center [2]
  • For a brief history of how Le Sueur County was named, click here, then select Le Sueur County.

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

For a list of cities and towns go to hometownlocator.com or wikipedia.com.

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Civil War

Civil War service men from Le Sueur 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 Le Sueur County.

- 1st Regiment, Minnesota Cavalry (Mounted Rangers), Company E.
- 3rd Regiment, Minnesota Infantry, Company I.
- 4th Regiment, Minnesota Infantry, Companies E and I.
- 10th Regiment, Minnesota Infantry, Company G.

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), Le Sueur County, Minnesota page 365, 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).