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== County Courthouse  ==
 
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[http://www.co.otter-tail.mn.us/courthouse/ Otter Tail County Courthouse]<br>121 W Junis Avenue<br>Fergus Falls, MN 56537<br>Phone: 218.739.2271&nbsp;<br><br>Clerk Deeds Court has birth and death&nbsp;records from 1870,<br>marriage records from 1869, divorce records from 1897, <br>probate and court records from 1872<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Otter County, Minnesota page 367, {WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
  
 
== History  ==
 
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==== Local Histories  ====
 
==== Local Histories  ====
  
*John W. Mason, ed. ''History of Otter Tail County, Minnesota&nbsp;: its people, industries and institutions, with biographical sketches of representive citizens and genealogial records of many of the old families''. Indianapolis&nbsp;: B. F. Bowen, 1916<br>
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*John W. Mason, ed. ''History of Otter Tail County, Minnesota&nbsp;: its people, industries and institutions, with biographical sketches of representive citizens and genealogial records of many of the old families''. Indianapolis&nbsp;: B. F. Bowen, 1916<br>  
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*Tweton, Jerome D. ''The New Deal: At the Grass Roots''. St. Paul, MN: Minnesota Historical Society Press, 1988. Print.
  
 
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[http://dsf.chesco.org/archives/cwp/view.asp?a=3&Q=653481 Military History]:
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Listing of individuals from this county for these wars:
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*World&nbsp;War 1
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*World War II&nbsp;
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*Korean War
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*Vietnam War
  
 
==== Newspapers  ====
 
==== Newspapers  ====

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United States > Minnesota > Otter Tail County

County Courthouse

Otter Tail County Courthouse
121 W Junis Avenue
Fergus Falls, MN 56537
Phone: 218.739.2271 

Clerk Deeds Court has birth and death records from 1870,
marriage records from 1869, divorce records from 1897,
probate and court records from 1872[1]

History

Parent County

  • 1858--Otter Tail County was created 18 March 1858 from Cass and Pembina (Old) Counties  County seat: Fergus Falls [2]
  • For a brief history of Otter Tail County's name, click here, then select Otter Tail County.

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

LDS Ward and Branch Records

  • Fergus Falls

Court

Land

Local Histories

  • John W. Mason, ed. History of Otter Tail County, Minnesota : its people, industries and institutions, with biographical sketches of representive citizens and genealogial records of many of the old families. Indianapolis : B. F. Bowen, 1916
  • Tweton, Jerome D. The New Deal: At the Grass Roots. St. Paul, MN: Minnesota Historical Society Press, 1988. Print.

Maps

Military

Military History:

Listing of individuals from this county for these wars:

  • World War 1
  • World War II 
  • Korean War
  • Vietnam War

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

  • Otter Tail County Genealogical Society, 1110 W. Lincoln Avenue, Fergus Falls, MN 56537

Family History Centers

Web Sites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Otter County, Minnesota page 367, {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).