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''[[United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Minnesota]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' '''Martin County'''
  
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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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[http://www.co.martin.mn.us/ Martin County Courthouse]<br>201 Lake Ave<br>Fairmont, MN 56031-1845<br>Phone: 507.238.3213&nbsp;<br><br>County Recorder has birth records from 1874, <br>marriage records from 1864, death records from 1879 <br>and land records. <br>Court Administrator has divorce, <br>probate, and court records. <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Martin County, Minnesota page 366, {{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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*'''1857--'''Martin County was created 23 May 1857 from [[Brown County, Minnesota|Brown]] and [[Faribault County, Minnesota|Faribault]] Counties.&nbsp; '''County seat: '''Fairmont <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 Martin County was named, click [http://mnplaces.mnhs.org/upham/index.cfm here].&nbsp; Then select Martin County.
  
 
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== Places/Localities  ==
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For a list of cities and towns go to [http://minnesota.hometownlocator.com/mn/martin/ hometownlocator.com] or [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Martin_County,_Minnesota#Cities_and_towns wikipedia.com].
  
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
  
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*[[Blue Earth County, Minnesota|Blue Earth]]
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*[[Cottonwood County, Minnesota|Cottonwood]]
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*[[Emmet County, Iowa|Emmet County, Iowa]]
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*[[Faribault County, Minnesota|Faribault]]
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*[[Jackson County, Minnesota|Jackson]]
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*[[Kossuth County, Iowa|Kossuth County, Iowa]]
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*[[Watonwan County, Minnesota|Watonwan]]
  
 
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== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
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== Cities, Townships and Communities ==
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==== Family History Centers<br> ====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
  
 
== Web Sites  ==
 
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*[http://genforum.com/mn/martin/ Martin County, MN Genealogy Forum] (GenForum)
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*{{FHL|Minnesota%2C+Martin|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
  
 
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[[Category:Martin_County,_Minnesota]]

Revision as of 23:30, 18 December 2012

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Online Records


County Courthouse

Martin County Courthouse
201 Lake Ave
Fairmont, MN 56031-1845
Phone: 507.238.3213 

County Recorder has birth records from 1874,
marriage records from 1864, death records from 1879
and land records.
Court Administrator has divorce,
probate, and court records. [1]

History

Parent County

  • 1857--Martin County was created 23 May 1857 from Brown and Faribault Counties.  County seat: Fairmont [2]
  • For a brief history of how Martin County was named, click here.  Then select Martin 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), Martin County, Minnesota page 366, 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).