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Guide to '''Rice County Minnesota genealogy.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
  
 
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Guide to Rice County Minnesota genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

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Rice County, Minnesota
Map
Map of Minnesota highlighting Rice County
Location in the state of Minnesota
Map of the U.S. highlighting Minnesota
Location of Minnesota in the U.S.
Facts
Founded March 5, 1853
County Seat Faribault
Courthouse
Address Rice County Courthouse
320 NW 3rd Street
Faribault, MN 55021-5146
Phone: 507.332.6114
Rice County Website


County Courthouse

Clerk District Court has birth, death, divorce
and court records from 1870,
marriage records from 1856 and burial Records.
County Recorder has land records. [1]

History

Parent County

  • 1853--Rice County was created 5 March 1853 from Dakota and Wabasha Counties.  County seat: Faribault [2]
  • For a brief history of Rice County's name, click here, then select Rice County.

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Civil War

Civil War service men from Rice 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 Rice County.

- 1st Regiment, Minnesota Cavalry (Mounted Rangers), Companies A and H.
- 1st Regiment, Minnesota Infantry, Company G.
- 2nd Regiment, Minnesota Cavalry, Company G.
- 3rd Regiment, Minnesota Infantry, Company H.
- 4th Regiment, Minnesota Infantry, Company I.
- 6th Regiment, Minnesota Infantry, Company C.
- 7th Regiment, Minnesota Infantry, Company A.
- 8th Regiment, Minnesota Infantry, Company B.
- 10th Regiment, Minnesota Infantry, Company H.
- 2nd Minnesota Company Sharpshooters, Second Company only.

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), Rice County, Minnesota page 368, 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).