Steele County, Minnesota Genealogy

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County Courthouse

Steele County; 111 E Main St; Owatonna, MN 55060; Ph. 507.444.7450 Details: (Organized 29 Feb 1856) (Clk Dis Ct has b & d rec from 1870,m m rec from 1855, div, pro & ct rec from 1858; Co Redr has land rec from 1858) www.co.steele.mn.us/

History

Parent County

County seat: Owatonna [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places[2]

Cities
  • Blooming Prairie
  • Ellendale
  • Medford
  • Owatonna
Townships
  • Aurora
  • Berlin
  • Blooming Prairie
  • Clinton Falls
  • Deerfield
  • Havana
  • Lemond
  • Medford
  • Meriden
  • Merton
  • Owatonna
  • Somerset
  • Summit

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Civil War

Civil War service men from Steele 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 Steele County.

- 1st Regiment, Minnesota Infantry, Company G.
- 2nd Regiment, Minnesota Cavalry, Company C.
- 3rd Regiment, Minnesota Infantry, Company F.
- 10th Regiment, Minnesota Infantry, Company A.
- 2nd Minnesota Company Sharpshooters, Second Company only.

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Web Sites

References

  1. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
  2. Steele County Government Webpage. http://www.co.steele.mn.us/about_steele_county/facts_and_figures.html (accessed November 7, 2011).