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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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[http://www.lyonco.org/ Lyon County Courthouse]<br>607 W Main;<br>Marshall, MN 56258-3021<br>Phone: 507.537.6722<br><br>Clerk District Court has birth and death records from 1874,<br>marriage records from 1872, divorce, probate and court records from 1880. <br>County Recorder has land records. <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Lyon County, Minnesota page 365, {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
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==== Populated Places  ====
 
==== Populated Places  ====
  
For a list of cities and towns go to [http://minnesota.hometownlocator.com/mn/lyon/ hometownlocator.com] or [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lyon_County,_Minnesota#Cities_and_towns wikipedia.com].
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For a list of cities and towns go to [http://minnesota.hometownlocator.com/mn/lyon/ hometownlocator.com] or [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lyon_County,_Minnesota#Cities_and_towns wikipedia.com].  
  
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
  
*[[Lincoln_County,_Minnesota|Lincoln]]
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*[[Lincoln County, Minnesota|Lincoln]]  
*[[Murray_County,_Minnesota|Murray]]
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*[[Murray County, Minnesota|Murray]]  
*[[Pipestone_County,_Minnesota|Pipestone]]
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*[[Pipestone County, Minnesota|Pipestone]]  
*[[Redwood_County,_Minnesota|Redwood]]
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*[[Redwood County, Minnesota|Redwood]]  
*[[Yellow_Medicine_County,_Minnesota|Yellow Medicine]]
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*[[Yellow Medicine County, Minnesota|Yellow Medicine]]
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
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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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*[[Marshall Minnesota Family History Center]]
  
 
== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==
  
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=201458&subject_disp=Minnesota%2C+Lyon&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
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*[http://genforum.com/mn/lyon/ Lyon County, MN Genealogy Forum] (GenForum)
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*{{FHL|Minnesota%2C+Lyon|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
  
 
== References  ==
 
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Online Records


County Courthouse

Lyon County Courthouse
607 W Main;
Marshall, MN 56258-3021
Phone: 507.537.6722

Clerk District Court has birth and death records from 1874,
marriage records from 1872, divorce, probate and court records from 1880.
County Recorder has land records. [1]

History

Parent County

  • 1869--Lyon County was created 2 November 1869 from Redwood County. County seat: Marshall [2]
  • For a brief history of how Lyon County was named, click here, then select Lyon 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

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), Lyon 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).