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''[[United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Minnesota]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' '''McLeod County'''
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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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[http://www.co.mcleod.mn.us/ McLeod County Courthouse]<br>830 11th St; PO Box 127<br>Glencoe, MN 55336<br>Phone: 320.864.1216<br><br>County&nbsp;;Recorder has birth and death records from 1870, <br>marriage records from 1865, school census and land records.<br>County Administrator has divorce, probate and court records.<br>Veterans Service has military records. <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), McLeod 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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*'''1856--'''McLeod County was&nbsp;created 1 March 1856&nbsp;from [[Carver County, Minnesota|Carver]] and [[Sibley County, Minnesota|Sibley]] Counties.&nbsp; '''County seat:''' Glencoe <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 McLeod County was named, click [http://mnplaces.mnhs.org/upham/index.cfm here].&nbsp; Then select McLeod County.
  
 
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For a list of cities and towns go to hometownlocator.com or wikipedia.com.
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
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*[[Carver County, Minnesota|Carver]]
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*[[Meeker County, Minnesota|Meeker]]
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*[[Renville County, Minnesota|Renville]]
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*[[Sibley County, Minnesota|Sibley]]
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*[[Wright County, Minnesota|Wright]]
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Civil War service men from McLeod 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 McLeod County.
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:- [[4th Regiment, Minnesota Infantry|4th Regiment, Minnesota Infantry]], Company B.
  
 
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== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
  
 
== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==
Family History Library Catalog
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*[http://genforum.com/mn/mcleod/ McLeod County, MN Genealogy Forum] (GenForum)
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*{{FHL|Minnesota%2C+McLeod|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
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Revision as of 23:29, 18 December 2012

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Online Records


County Courthouse

McLeod County Courthouse
830 11th St; PO Box 127
Glencoe, MN 55336
Phone: 320.864.1216

County ;Recorder has birth and death records from 1870,
marriage records from 1865, school census and land records.
County Administrator has divorce, probate and court records.
Veterans Service has military records. [1]

History

Parent County

  • 1856--McLeod County was created 1 March 1856 from Carver and Sibley Counties.  County seat: Glencoe [2]
  • For a brief history of how McLeod County was named, click here.  Then select McLeod 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 McLeod 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 McLeod County.

- 4th Regiment, Minnesota Infantry, Company B.

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), McLeod 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).