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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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[http://www.co.morrison.mn.us/ Morrison County Courthouse]<br>213 1st Ave SE; <br>Little Falls, MN 56345<br>Phone: 320.632.1045&nbsp;<br><br>County&nbsp;Recorder has birth, marriage, death and some cemetery records,<br>land and military records; Court Administration has divorce, probate and court records<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Morrison County, Minnesota page 366, {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
  
 
== History  ==
 
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[[Morrison County, Minnesota#Societies|Morrison County Historical Society]] WPA Biographies. 1,130 biographies written 1936–1939. Index available [http://www.morrisoncountyhistory.org/wpa_index.pdf online]. Copies can be requested by calling the Morrison County Historical Society at 320-632-4007 or e–mail [mailto:contactstaff@morrisoncountyhistory.org. contactstaff@morrisoncountyhistory.org.]
  
 
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Civil War service men from Morrison 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 Morrison County.  
 
Civil War service men from Morrison 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 Morrison County.  
  
:- [[1st Regiment, Minnesota Infantry|1st Regiment, Minnesota Infantry]], Company E.
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:- [[1st Regiment, Minnesota Infantry|1st Regiment, Minnesota Infantry]], Company E.
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:- [[7th Regiment, Minnesota Infantry|7th Regiment, Minnesota Infantry]], Company I.
  
 
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The [[Morrison County, Minnesota#Societies|Morrison County Historical Society]] has a large collection of newspapers, both in original format and on microfilm. [http://morrisoncountyhistory.org/?page_id=1404 Online listing]. Copies can be requested by calling the Morrison County Historical Society at 320-632-4007 or e–mail [mailto:contactstaff@morrisoncountyhistory.org. contactstaff@morrisoncountyhistory.org.] Research and copy fees will apply.
  
 
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== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
 
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[http://morrisoncountyhistory.org/ Morrison County Historical Society]<br> 2151 South Lindbergh Drive<br> Little Falls, Minnesota 56345<br> Phone: 320-632-4007<br>E–mail [mailto:contactstaff@morrisoncountyhistory.org. contactstaff@morrisoncountyhistory.org.]
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*WPA Biographies. 1,130 biographies written 1936–1939. Index available [http://www.morrisoncountyhistory.org/wpa_index.pdf online].
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*Local newspapers. [http://morrisoncountyhistory.org/?page_id=1404 Online listing].
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Copies may be requested by contacting the Historical Society. [http://morrisoncountyhistory.org/?page_id=1193 Research and copy fees] apply.
  
 
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Revision as of 23:30, 18 December 2012

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Online Records


County Courthouse

Morrison County Courthouse
213 1st Ave SE;
Little Falls, MN 56345
Phone: 320.632.1045 

County Recorder has birth, marriage, death and some cemetery records,
land and military records; Court Administration has divorce, probate and court records[1]

History

Parent County

  • 1856--Morrison County was created 25 February 1856 from Benton and Stearns Counties.

County seat: Little Falls [2]

  • For a brief history on how Morrison County was named, click here, then select Morrison 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

Biography

Morrison County Historical Society WPA Biographies. 1,130 biographies written 1936–1939. Index available online. Copies can be requested by calling the Morrison County Historical Society at 320-632-4007 or e–mail contactstaff@morrisoncountyhistory.org.

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Civil War

Civil War service men from Morrison 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 Morrison County.

- 1st Regiment, Minnesota Infantry, Company E.
- 7th Regiment, Minnesota Infantry, Company I.

Newspapers

The Morrison County Historical Society has a large collection of newspapers, both in original format and on microfilm. Online listing. Copies can be requested by calling the Morrison County Historical Society at 320-632-4007 or e–mail contactstaff@morrisoncountyhistory.org. Research and copy fees will apply.

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Societies

Morrison County Historical Society
2151 South Lindbergh Drive
Little Falls, Minnesota 56345
Phone: 320-632-4007
E–mail contactstaff@morrisoncountyhistory.org.

Collection: Morrison County Historical Society

  • WPA Biographies. 1,130 biographies written 1936–1939. Index available online.
  • Local newspapers. Online listing.

Copies may be requested by contacting the Historical Society. Research and copy fees apply.

Web Sites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Morrison 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).