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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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[http://www.co.nicollet.mn.us/ Nicollet County Courthouse]<br>501 s Minnesota Ave; PO Box 493<br>St. Peter, MN 56082<br>Phone: 507.931.6800&nbsp;<br><br>Clerk District Court has birth and death records from 1870,<br>marriage records from 1856, divorce, probate and court records from 1853; <br>County Recorder has land records<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Nicollet 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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==== Military  ====
 
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===== Civil War  =====
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====== Civil War Battle  ======
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The following Civil War battle was fought in Nicollet County.
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*August 20-22, 1862 = [http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/mn001.htm Fort Ridgely]<ref>Heritage Preservation Services, [http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/mn001.htm Civil War Battle Summaries by State], (accessed 13 August, 2012)</ref>
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:[http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/MNmap.htm Map] showing Civil War battles in Minnesota.
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Civil War service men from Nicollet 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 Nicollet County.
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:- [[1st Regiment, Minnesota Cavalry (Mounted Rangers)|1st Regiment, Minnesota Cavalry (Mounted Rangers)]], Companies B, E, and K.
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:- [[2nd Regiment, Minnesota Cavalry|2nd Regiment, Minnesota Cavalry]], Companies B and M.
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:- [[4th Regiment, Minnesota Infantry|4th Regiment, Minnesota Infantry]], Company H.
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:- [[6th Regiment, Minnesota Infantry|6th Regiment, Minnesota Infantry]], Company I.
  
 
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== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
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==== Family History Centers  ====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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*[[Mankato Minnesota Family History Center]]
  
 
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Revision as of 17:58, 13 August 2012

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United States > Minnesota > Nicollett County

County Courthouse

Nicollet County Courthouse
501 s Minnesota Ave; PO Box 493
St. Peter, MN 56082
Phone: 507.931.6800 

Clerk District Court has birth and death records from 1870,
marriage records from 1856, divorce, probate and court records from 1853;
County Recorder has land records[1]

History

Parent County

  • 1853--Nicollet County was created 5 March 1853 from Dakota County. County seat: St. Peter [2]
  • For a brief history of how Nicollet County was named, click here, then select Nicollet County.

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Civil War
Civil War Battle

The following Civil War battle was fought in Nicollet County.

Map showing Civil War battles in Minnesota.

Civil War service men from Nicollet 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 Nicollet County.

- 1st Regiment, Minnesota Cavalry (Mounted Rangers), Companies B, E, and K.
- 2nd Regiment, Minnesota Cavalry, Companies B and M.
- 4th Regiment, Minnesota Infantry, Company H.
- 6th Regiment, Minnesota Infantry, Company I.

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), Nicollet County, Minnesota page 366, {WorldCat|50140092|disp=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).
  3. Heritage Preservation Services, Civil War Battle Summaries by State, (accessed 13 August, 2012)