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{{Minnesota-stub}}''[[United States|United States]] &gt; [[Minnesota|Minnesota]]&nbsp;&gt; Scott County''
  
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== County Courthouse  ==
  
== County Courthouse  ==
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[http://www.co.scott.mn.us/Pages/home.aspx Scott County Courthouse]<br>&nbsp;428 S Holmes St; <br>Shakopee, MN 55379<br> Phone:. 952.496.8150&nbsp;<br><br>County&nbsp;Recorder has birth and death records from 1871, <br>marriage records from 1856, land records from 1850’s <br>and military dischrage records from 1950; <br>Clerk Court has divorce and probater records from 1850’s <br>and court records from 1880<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Scott 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  ====
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*'''1853--'''Scott County was&nbsp;created 5 March 1853&nbsp;from [[Dakota County, Minnesota|Dakota]] County.&nbsp; '''County seat: '''Shakopee <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&nbsp;brief history of Scott County's name, click [http://mnplaces.mnhs.org/upham/index.cfm here], then select Scott County.
  
 
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== Places/Localities  ==
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
  
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*[[Carver County, Minnesota|Carver]]
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*[[Dakota County, Minnesota|Dakota]]
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*[[Hennepin County, Minnesota|Hennepin]]
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*[[Le Sueur County, Minnesota|Le Sueur]]
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*[[Rice County, Minnesota|Rice]]
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*[[Sibley County, Minnesota|Sibley]]
  
 
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==== Military  ====
 
==== Military  ====
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Civil War service men from Scott 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 Scott County.
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:- [[1st Regiment, Minnesota Infantry|1st Regiment, Minnesota Infantry]], Companies A, C, and F.
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:- [[2nd Regiment, Minnesota Cavalry|2nd Regiment, Minnesota Cavalry]], Company L.
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:- [[4th Regiment, Minnesota Infantry|4th Regiment, Minnesota Infantry]], Company A.
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:- [[5th Regiment, Minnesota Infantry|5th Regiment, Minnesota Infantry]], Company E.
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:- [[8th Regiment, Minnesota Infantry|8th Regiment, Minnesota Infantry]], Company I.
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:- [[Brackett's Battalion, Minnesota Cavalry|Brackett's Battalion, Minnesota Cavalry]], Company C.
  
 
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== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
== 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  ==
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*[http://genforum.com/mn/scott/ Scott County, MN Genealogy Forum] (GenForum)
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*{{FHL|Minnesota%2C+Scott|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
  
 
== References  ==
 
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[[Category:Scott_County,_Minnesota]]
  
 
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{{Minnesota|Minnesota}}
 
 
[[Category:Scott_County,_Minnesota]]
 

Revision as of 16:34, 2 August 2012

Template:Minnesota-stubUnited States > Minnesota > Scott County

County Courthouse

Scott County Courthouse
 428 S Holmes St;
Shakopee, MN 55379
Phone:. 952.496.8150 

County Recorder has birth and death records from 1871,
marriage records from 1856, land records from 1850’s
and military dischrage records from 1950;
Clerk Court has divorce and probater records from 1850’s
and court records from 1880[1]

History

Parent County

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

- 1st Regiment, Minnesota Infantry, Companies A, C, and F.
- 2nd Regiment, Minnesota Cavalry, Company L.
- 4th Regiment, Minnesota Infantry, Company A.
- 5th Regiment, Minnesota Infantry, Company E.
- 8th Regiment, Minnesota Infantry, Company I.
- Brackett's Battalion, Minnesota Cavalry, Company C.

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), Scott County, Minnesota page 368, {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).