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{{stub}}''[[United States|United States]] > [[Minnesota|Minnesota]] > Rock County''  
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{{Minnesota-stub}} ''[[United States|United States]] > [[Minnesota|Minnesota]] > Rock County''  
  
 
== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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[http://www.co.rock.mn.us/ Rock County Courthouse]<br>204 E Brown; PO Box 509; <br>Luverne, MN 56156-0509<br>Phone: 507.283.5060<br><br>Clerk District Court has divorce and court records from 1872. <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Rock County, Minnesota page 368, {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
  
 
==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
Organized in 1853 from Dakota County (land had been in Wabasha County before 1851). It was attached to Dakota County until it was organized in 1855.  
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*'''1857--'''Rock County was created 23 May 1857&nbsp;from [[Brown County, Minnesota|Brown]] County.'''&nbsp;<span id="fck_dom_range_temp_1223586580282_680" />County seat:''' Luverne&nbsp;<ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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*For a brief history of how Rock County was named, click [http://mnplaces.mnhs.org/upham/index.cfm here], then select Rock County.
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
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*[[Lyon County, Iowa|Lyon County, Iowa]]
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*[[Minnehaha County, South Dakota|Minnehaha County, South Dakota]]
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*[[Moody County, South Dakota|Moody County, South Dakota]]
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*[[Murray County, Minnesota|Murray]]
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*[[Nobles County, Minnesota|Nobles]]
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*[[Pipestone County, Minnesota|Pipestone]]
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
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== 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=201641&subject_disp=Minnesota%2C+Rock&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
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*[http://genforum.com/mn/rock/ Rock County, MN Genealogy Forum] (GenForum)
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*{{FHL|Minnesota%2C+Rock|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
  
 
== References  ==
 
== References  ==
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[[Category:Rock_County,_Minnesota]]
 
[[Category:Rock_County,_Minnesota]]
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{{Minnesota|Minnesota}}

Revision as of 18:49, 26 November 2012

Template:Minnesota-stub United States > Minnesota > Rock County

County Courthouse

Rock County Courthouse
204 E Brown; PO Box 509;
Luverne, MN 56156-0509
Phone: 507.283.5060

Clerk District Court has divorce and court records from 1872. [1]

History

Parent County

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

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

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), Rock 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).