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''[[United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Minnesota]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' '''Otter Tail County''' Aitki
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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== 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<br><br>Clerk Deeds Court has birth and death 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>
  
 
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
  
*[[Becker_County,_Minnesota|Becker]]
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*[[Becker County, Minnesota|Becker]]  
*[[Clay_County,_Minnesota|Clay]]
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*[[Clay County, Minnesota|Clay]]  
*[[Douglas_County,_Minnesota|Douglas]]
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*[[Douglas County, Minnesota|Douglas]]  
*[[Grant_County,_Minnesota|Grant]]
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*[[Grant County, Minnesota|Grant]]  
*[[Todd_County,_Minnesota|Todd]]
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*[[Todd County, Minnesota|Todd]]  
*[[Wadena_County,_Minnesota|Wadena]]
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*[[Wadena County, Minnesota|Wadena]]  
*[[Wilkin_County,_Minnesota|Wilkin]]
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*[[Wilkin County, Minnesota|Wilkin]]
  
 
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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
  
 
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== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
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*Otter Tail County Genealogical Society, 1110 W. Lincoln Avenue, Fergus Falls, MN 56537
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==== Family History Centers<br>  ====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
  
 
== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==
  
*[http://genforum.com/mn/ottertail/ Otter Tail County, MN Genealogy Forum] (GenForum)
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*[http://genforum.com/mn/ottertail/ Otter Tail County, MN Genealogy Forum] (GenForum)  
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=201579&subject_disp=Minnesota%2C+Otter+Tail&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
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*{{FHL|Minnesota%2C+Otter+Tail|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
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*[http://minnesota-genealogy.com/Otter-Tail-County-Genealogy.htm Otter Tail County Genealogy] (Minnesota Genealogy)<br>
  
 
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Revision as of 22:13, 24 January 2013

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Online Records


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, 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).