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''[[United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Minnesota]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' '''Scott County'''
  
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== County Courthouse  ==
  
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[http://www.co.scott.mn.us/Pages/home.aspx Scott County Courthouse]<br>428 S Holmes St; <br>Shakopee, MN 55379<br> Phone:. 952.496.8150<br><br>County 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>
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== History  ==
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==== 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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==== Populated Places  ====
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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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==== Court  ====
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==== Land  ====
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==== Local Histories  ====
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==== Maps  ====
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==== Military  ====
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==== '''Civil War'''  ====
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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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==== Probate  ====
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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]]
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== 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}}
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== References  ==
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{{Minnesota|Minnesota}}
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[[Category:Scott_County,_Minnesota]]

Revision as of 23:36, 18 December 2012

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Online Records


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, 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).