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{{stub}}''[[United States|United States]] > [[Minnesota|Minnesota]] > Murray County''  
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''[[United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Minnesota]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' '''Murray County'''
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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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[http://murray-countymn.com/mc/ Murray County Courthouse]<br>2500 28th Street<br> Slayton, MN 56172<br> Phone: 507.836.6148 <br><br>Clerk District Court has birth, marriage, death, divorce, <br>probate and court records. <br>County Recorder has land records. <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Murray County, Minnesota page 366, {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
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==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
Established in 1857 from Brown County but not formally organized until 1872.
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*'''1857--'''Murray County was created 23 May 1857&nbsp;from [[Brown County, Minnesota|Brown]] County. '''County seat:''' Slayton <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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*For&nbsp;a brief history of how Murray County was named, click [http://mnplaces.mnhs.org/upham/index.cfm here], then select Murray County.
  
 
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== Places/Localities ==
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== Places/Localities ==
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==== Populated Places  ====
  
==== Populated Places ====
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For a list of cities and towns go to [http://minnesota.hometownlocator.com/mn/murray/ hometownlocator.com] or [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Murray_County,_Minnesota#Cities_and_towns wikipedia.com].
  
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
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*[[Cottonwood County, Minnesota|Cottonwood]]
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*[[Jackson County, Minnesota|Jackson]]<br>
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*[[Lyon County, Minnesota|Lyon]]
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*[[Nobles County, Minnesota|Nobles]]
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*[[Pipestone County, Minnesota|Pipestone]]
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*[[Redwood County, Minnesota|Redwood]]
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*[[Rock County, Minnesota|Rock]]
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
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== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
== 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=201518&subject_disp=Minnesota%2C+Murray&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
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*[http://genforum.com/mn/murray/ Murray County, MN Genealogy Forum] (GenForum)
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*{{FHL|Minnesota%2C+Murray|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
  
 
== References  ==
 
== References  ==
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[[Category:Murray_County,_Minnesota]]
 
[[Category:Murray_County,_Minnesota]]

Revision as of 23:29, 18 December 2012

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Online Records


County Courthouse

Murray County Courthouse
2500 28th Street
Slayton, MN 56172
Phone: 507.836.6148

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

History

Parent County

  • 1857--Murray County was created 23 May 1857 from Brown County. County seat: Slayton [2]
  • For a brief history of how Murray County was named, click here, then select Murray 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), Murray 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).