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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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[http://www.co.traverse.mn.us/ Traverse County Courthouse]<br>&nbsp;702 2nd Ave N; PO Box 487<br>Wheaton, MN 56296<br>Phone: 320.563.4266 <br>Phone:&nbsp; 320-563-4343 (phone)<br>Phone: 320-563-4311 (fax) <br><br>Clerk District&nbsp;Court has birth, marriage, death, divorce,&nbsp;<br>probate, court and land records&nbsp;from 1881<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Traverse County, Minnesota page 369, {WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
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==== Populated Places  ====
 
==== Populated Places  ====
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===== Cities  =====
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*[http://www.brownsvalleymn.com/ Browns Valley]
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*Dumont
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*Tintah
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*[http://www.cityofwheaton.com/ Wheaton]
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===== Townships  =====
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*Arthur
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*Clifton
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*Croke
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*Dollymount
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*Folsom
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*Lake Valley
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*Leonardsville
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*Monson
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*Parnell
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*Redpath
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*Tara
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*Taylor
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*Tintah
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*Walls
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*Windsor
  
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
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==== Local Histories  ====
 
==== Local Histories  ====
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*''Wheaton, Minnesota: Centennial History, 1887-1987''. Wheaton, MN: Gazette Oublishing Co., 1987. Print.&nbsp;
  
 
==== Maps  ====
 
==== Maps  ====
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*[http://www.davidrumsey.com/luna/servlet/detail/RUMSEY~8~1~22596~750109:Counties-of-Grant,-Traverse,-Big-St?sort=Pub_List_No_InitialSort%2CPub_Date%2CPub_List_No%2CSeries_No&qvq=w4s:/where/Minnesota;q:stevens%2Bcounty;sort:Pub_List_No_InitialSort%2CPub_Date%2CPub_List_No%2CSeries_No;lc:RUMSEY~8~1&mi=0&trs=1 1874 Map of Big Stone, Grant, Stevens, and Traverse counties]
  
 
==== Military  ====
 
==== Military  ====
  
==== Newspapers  ====
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==== Newspapers<ref>MNHS Library Catalogue; Traverse County Newspapers. http://mnhs.mnpals.net/F/LXCL1JSLR7NUDY96BCCLBC2RACU75TTBTNA8IPDCBJESMUNPP8-92835?func=find-acc&amp;amp;acc_sequence=081926536 (accessed November 9, 2011).</ref> ====
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*The Wheaton Gazette (May 1925-Current; Weekly)
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*Wheaton Gazette-Reporter (1889 [?]-April 1925; Weekly)
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*Wheaton Gazette (March 1885-1889 [?];&nbsp;Weekly)
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*Browns Valley Reporter (May 1880-1889 [?]; Weekly)
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*The Valley News (April 1926-Current; Weekly)
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*The Traverse County Star (1922 [?]-1924[?]; Weekly)
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*Traverse County Traveler (April 1916-November 1918; Weekly)
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*Weekly Footprints (June 1903-Mar 1916; Weekly)
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*The Footprints (September 1894-June 1903; Weekly)
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*Browns Valley Footprints (1890 [?]-September 1894; Weekly)
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*Browns Valley Inter-Lake Tribune (February 1902-March 1936; Weekly)
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*Inter-Lake Tribune (1894 [?]-February 1902; Weekly)
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*Inter-Lake Tribune and Traverse County Times (1891 [?]-1894[?]; Weekly)
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*The Dumont Journal (May 1902-[?]; Weekly)
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*The Weekly Call (1902 [?]-[?]; Weekly)
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*The Browns Valley Courier (1891 [?]; Weekly)
  
 
==== Probate  ====
 
==== Probate  ====
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== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
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*Traverse County Historical Society
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601 1st Avenue South (mailing address)<br>Corner of Broadway Avenue and Trail Street (museum address)<br>Wheaton, MN 56296<br>320-563-8520
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*Browns Valley Historical Society
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PO Box 13<br>Browns Valley, MN 56219<br>320-695-2312
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*Wheaton Community Library
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901 1st Avenue North<br>Wheaton, MN 56296<br>320-563-8487 (phone)<br>320-563-8815 (fax)
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*Browns Valley Public Library
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PO Box 307<br>15 3rd Street South<br>Browns Valley, MN 56219<br>320-695-2318 (phone)<br>320-695-2125 (fax)
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==== Family History Centers  ====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
  
 
== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==
  
 
*[http://genforum.com/mn/traverse/ Traverse County, MN Genealogy Forum] (GenForum)  
 
*[http://genforum.com/mn/traverse/ Traverse County, MN Genealogy Forum] (GenForum)  
*{{FHL|Minnesota%2C+Traverse|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
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*{{FHL|Minnesota%2C+Traverse|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}  
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~mntraver/ Traverse County GenWeb]
  
 
== References  ==
 
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Revision as of 17:30, 2 August 2012

Template:Minnesota-stubUnited States > Minnesota > Traverse County

County Courthouse

Traverse County Courthouse
 702 2nd Ave N; PO Box 487
Wheaton, MN 56296
Phone: 320.563.4266
Phone:  320-563-4343 (phone)
Phone: 320-563-4311 (fax)

Clerk District Court has birth, marriage, death, divorce, 
probate, court and land records from 1881[1]

History

Parent County

1862--Traverse County was created 20 February 1862 from Pierce (Eliminated 20 Feb 1862) County and unorganized territory.
County seat: Wheaton [2]

  • For a brief history of how Traverse County was named, click here, then select Traverse County.

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Cities
Townships
  • Arthur
  • Clifton
  • Croke
  • Dollymount
  • Folsom
  • Lake Valley
  • Leonardsville
  • Monson
  • Parnell
  • Redpath
  • Tara
  • Taylor
  • Tintah
  • Walls
  • Windsor

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

  • Wheaton, Minnesota: Centennial History, 1887-1987. Wheaton, MN: Gazette Oublishing Co., 1987. Print. 

Maps

Military

Newspapers[3]

  • The Wheaton Gazette (May 1925-Current; Weekly)
  • Wheaton Gazette-Reporter (1889 [?]-April 1925; Weekly)
  • Wheaton Gazette (March 1885-1889 [?]; Weekly)
  • Browns Valley Reporter (May 1880-1889 [?]; Weekly)
  • The Valley News (April 1926-Current; Weekly)
  • The Traverse County Star (1922 [?]-1924[?]; Weekly)
  • Traverse County Traveler (April 1916-November 1918; Weekly)
  • Weekly Footprints (June 1903-Mar 1916; Weekly)
  • The Footprints (September 1894-June 1903; Weekly)
  • Browns Valley Footprints (1890 [?]-September 1894; Weekly)
  • Browns Valley Inter-Lake Tribune (February 1902-March 1936; Weekly)
  • Inter-Lake Tribune (1894 [?]-February 1902; Weekly)
  • Inter-Lake Tribune and Traverse County Times (1891 [?]-1894[?]; Weekly)
  • The Dumont Journal (May 1902-[?]; Weekly)
  • The Weekly Call (1902 [?]-[?]; Weekly)
  • The Browns Valley Courier (1891 [?]; Weekly)

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

  • Traverse County Historical Society

601 1st Avenue South (mailing address)
Corner of Broadway Avenue and Trail Street (museum address)
Wheaton, MN 56296
320-563-8520

  • Browns Valley Historical Society

PO Box 13
Browns Valley, MN 56219
320-695-2312

  • Wheaton Community Library

901 1st Avenue North
Wheaton, MN 56296
320-563-8487 (phone)
320-563-8815 (fax)

  • Browns Valley Public Library

PO Box 307
15 3rd Street South
Browns Valley, MN 56219
320-695-2318 (phone)
320-695-2125 (fax)

Family History Centers

Web Sites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Traverse County, Minnesota page 369, {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).
  3. MNHS Library Catalogue; Traverse County Newspapers. http://mnhs.mnpals.net/F/LXCL1JSLR7NUDY96BCCLBC2RACU75TTBTNA8IPDCBJESMUNPP8-92835?func=find-acc&amp;acc_sequence=081926536 (accessed November 9, 2011).