Difference between revisions of "Wabasha County, Minnesota Genealogy"

From FamilySearch Wiki
Jump to: navigation, search
m
m (Text replacement - "[https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch" to "[https://www.familysearch.org/search FamilySearch")
 
(44 intermediate revisions by 16 users not shown)
Line 1: Line 1:
{{Minnesota-stub}}''[[United States|United States]] > [[Minnesota|Minnesota]] > Wabasha County''  
+
{{breadcrumb
 +
| link1=[[United States Genealogy|United States]]
 +
| link2=[[Minnesota Genealogy|Minnesota]]
 +
| link3=
 +
| link4=
 +
| link5=[[Wabasha County, Minnesota Genealogy|Wabasha County]]
 +
}}
 +
 
 +
Guide to '''Wabasha County, Minnesota ancestry, family history, and genealogy''' birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
 +
 
 +
{{Click|Image:MN_ORP.png|Minnesota Online Genealogy Records}}
 +
 
 +
{{Infobox U.S. County
 +
| county = Wabasha County
 +
| county_map = Minnesota Wabasha County Map.svg.png
 +
| state = Minnesota
 +
| state_map = Minnesota.png
 +
| latd =
 +
| longd =
 +
| founded year = 1849
 +
| founded date = October 27
 +
| seat = Wabasha
 +
| building image =
 +
| building address = Wabasha County Courthouse<br> 625 Jefferson Avenue<br>Wabasha, MN 55981<br>Phone: 651.565.3018<br>[http://www.co.wabasha.mn.us/ '''Wabasha County Website'''] }}  
 +
=== County Information ===
 +
==== Wabasha County, Minnesota Record Dates  ====
 +
 
 +
{| width="100%" cellspacing="1" cellpadding="1" border="1"
 +
|-
 +
| width="100%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" colspan="6" | <center>'''Beginning Dates for Major County Records'''<ref>Alice Eichholz, Ancestry’s Red Book: American State, County and Town Sources, Revised ed. (Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1992), 385-403. At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27rb 1992</ref></center>
 +
|-
 +
| width="16.6%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Wabasha County, Minnesota Genealogy#Vital_Records|Birth]]'''
 +
| width="16.6%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Wabasha County, Minnesota Genealogy#Vital_Records|Marriage]]'''
 +
| width="16.6%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Wabasha County, Minnesota Genealogy#Vital_Records|Death]]'''
 +
| width="16.6%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Wabasha County, Minnesota Genealogy#Census|Census]]'''
 +
| width="16.6%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | [[Wabasha County, Minnesota Genealogy#Land|'''Land''']]
 +
| width="16.6%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Wabasha County, Minnesota Genealogy#Probate|Probate]]'''
 +
|-
 +
| width="16.6%" align="center" | 1870
 +
| width="16.6%" align="center" | 1865
 +
| width="16.6%" align="center" | 1870
 +
| width="16.6%" align="center" | 1850
 +
| width="16.6%" align="center" | 1853
 +
| width="16.6%" align="center" | 1856
 +
|}
  
 
== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
  
[http://www.co.wabasha.mn.us/ Wabasha County Courthouse]<br>625 Jefferson Avenue<br>Wabasha, MN 55981<br>Phone: 651.565.3018<br><br>County Recorder has birth and death records from 1870, <br>marriage records from 1865 and land records from 1855.<br>Court Administration has divorce, probate and court records from 1858.<br>Veterans Service Office has military records. <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Wabasha County, Minnesota page 369, {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
+
<br><br>County Recorder has birth and death records from 1870, <br>marriage records from 1865 and land records from 1855.<br>Court Administration has divorce, probate and court records from 1858.<br>Veterans Service Office has military records. <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Wabasha County, Minnesota page 369, {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>  
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
Line 9: Line 53:
 
==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
'''1849--'''Wabasha County was created 27 October 1849&nbsp;from unorganized territory. &nbsp;'''County seat:''' Wabasha <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
+
'''1849--'''Wabasha County was created 27 October 1849&nbsp;from unorganized territory. &nbsp;'''County seat:''' Wabasha <ref>''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
  
 
*For a brief history of how&nbsp;Wabasha County was named, click [http://mnplaces.mnhs.org/upham/index.cfm here]. Then select&nbsp;Wabasha County.
 
*For a brief history of how&nbsp;Wabasha County was named, click [http://mnplaces.mnhs.org/upham/index.cfm here]. Then select&nbsp;Wabasha County.
Line 16: Line 60:
  
 
==== Record Loss  ====
 
==== Record Loss  ====
 +
 +
There is no known history of courthouse disasters in this county.
  
 
== Places/Localities  ==
 
== Places/Localities  ==
Line 23: Line 69:
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
  
*[[Buffalo County, Wisconsin|Buffalo County, Wisconsin]]  
+
*[[Buffalo County, Wisconsin Genealogy|Buffalo County, Wisconsin]]  
*[[Goodhue County, Minnesota|Goodhue]]  
+
*[[Goodhue County, Minnesota Genealogy|Goodhue]]  
*[[Olmsted County, Minnesota|Olmsted]]  
+
*[[Olmsted County, Minnesota Genealogy|Olmsted]]  
*[[Pepin County, Wisconsin|Pepin County, Wisconsin]]  
+
*[[Pepin County, Wisconsin Genealogy|Pepin County, Wisconsin]]  
*[[Winona County, Minnesota|Winona]]
+
*[[Winona County, Minnesota Genealogy|Winona]]
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
  
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
 +
 +
{| width="80%" cellspacing="1" cellpadding="1" border="1"
 +
|-
 +
| width="30%" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" align="center" | '''Tombstone Transcriptions Online'''
 +
| width="30%" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" align="center" | '''Tombstone Transcriptions in Print'''
 +
| width="30%" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" align="center" | '''List of Cemeteries in the county'''
 +
|-
 +
| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gsr&GSfn=&GSmn=&GSln=&GSbyrel=all&GSby=&GSdyrel=all&GSdy=&GScntry=4&GSst=25&GScnty=1388&GSgrid=&df=all&GSob=n Findagrave.com]
 +
| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | {{FHL|627024|subject-id|disp=Family History Library}}
 +
| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=csr&CScn=&CScntry=4&CSst=25&CScnty=1388 Findagrave.com]
 +
|-
 +
| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~mnwabash/cmdirectory.htm USGenWeb]
 +
| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.worldcat.org/search?q=su%3Acemetery+Wabasha+Minnesota&qt=advanced&dblist=638 WorldCat]
 +
| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [https://billiongraves.com/search/results?year_range=5&action=search_cemetery&exact=true&country=United%20States&state=Minnesota&county=Wabasha&cemetery_name=a# Billion Graves]
 +
|-
 +
| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://usgwarchives.net/mn/wabasha/wabasha.html MNGenWeb Archives]
 +
| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" |
 +
| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" |
 +
|-
 +
| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.usgwtombstones.org/minnesota/wabasha.htm Tombstone Project]
 +
| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" |
 +
| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" |
 +
|-
 +
| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.epodunk.com/cgi-bin/localList.php?local=21516&locTGroup=Cemeteries&direction=down&sec=0&qty=25&stateAbbv=&stateName= EPodunk]
 +
| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" |
 +
| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" |
 +
|-
 +
| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" |[https://billiongraves.com/pages/search/# Billion Graves]
 +
| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" |
 +
| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" |
 +
|-
 +
| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" colspan="3" | See [[Minnesota Cemeteries| Minnesota Cemeteries]] for more information.
 +
|}
 +
 +
==== Census ====
 +
'''State Census'''
 +
*'''1865''' - {{RecordSearch|1503054|Minnesota State Census, 1865}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index and images
 +
*'''1885''' - {{RecordSearch|1503044|Minnesota State Census, 1885}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index and images
 +
*'''1905''' - {{RecordSearch|1503056|Minnesota State Census, 1905}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index and images
  
 
==== Church  ====
 
==== Church  ====
 +
 +
{{MN Church Intro}}
  
 
==== Court  ====
 
==== Court  ====
 +
 +
==== Emigration and Immigration ====
 +
 +
*'''1912 - 1956''' - {{RecordSearch|2426329|Minnesota Passenger and Crew Lists, 1912-1956}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index and images
  
 
==== Land  ====
 
==== Land  ====
 +
 +
{{MN Land|Wabasha}}
  
 
==== Local Histories  ====
 
==== Local Histories  ====
 +
 +
{{MN History Intro}}
  
 
==== Maps  ====
 
==== Maps  ====
 +
 +
[[Image:Mnwabasha.jpg|right|250px|Mnwabasha.jpg]]
  
 
==== Military  ====
 
==== Military  ====
  
==== '''Civil War'''  ====
+
===== '''Civil War'''  =====
  
 
Civil War service men from Wabasha 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 Wabasha County.  
 
Civil War service men from Wabasha 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 Wabasha County.  
Line 56: Line 153:
 
:- [[5th Regiment, Minnesota Infantry|5th Regiment, Minnesota Infantry]], Companies G and H.  
 
:- [[5th Regiment, Minnesota Infantry|5th Regiment, Minnesota Infantry]], Companies G and H.  
 
:- [[8th Regiment, Minnesota Infantry|8th Regiment, Minnesota Infantry]], Company G.  
 
:- [[8th Regiment, Minnesota Infantry|8th Regiment, Minnesota Infantry]], Company G.  
 +
:- [[9th Regiment, Minnesota Infantry|9th Regiment, Minnesota Infantry]], Company K
 
:- [[10th Regiment, Minnesota Infantry|10th Regiment, Minnesota Infantry]], Company C.
 
:- [[10th Regiment, Minnesota Infantry|10th Regiment, Minnesota Infantry]], Company C.
  
 
==== Newspapers  ====
 
==== Newspapers  ====
 +
 +
{{MN Newspaper abstracts|Wabasha}}
 +
 +
====  Obituaries ====
 +
 +
*'''1865 - 2006''' - {{RecordSearch|2469546|Minnesota Obituaries 1865-2006}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search FamilySearch]— index and images
  
 
==== Probate  ====
 
==== Probate  ====
 +
 +
{{MN Probate Intro}}
 +
'''Online Probate Records'''
 +
*'''1801 - 1999''' [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=9070 Minnesota Wills and Probate Records 1801-1999] at [http://home.ancestry.com/ Ancestry.com] — index and images $
  
 
==== Taxation  ====
 
==== Taxation  ====
 +
 +
{{MN Tax Intro}}
  
 
==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
 +
 +
{{MN Vital Intro}}
 +
=====Birth=====
 +
 +
=====Marriage=====
 +
 +
*'''1860 - 1949''' {{RecordSearch|1803974|Minnesota, County Marriages, 1860-1949}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index and images
 +
 +
=====Death=====
 +
 +
<br>
  
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
  
==== Family History Centers<br> ====
+
'''Wabasha County Historical Society'''<br> PO Box 255<br> Wabasha, MN 55041<br>Telephone: 877-525-3248<br>[http://www.wabashacountyhistory.org/history/ Website]<br><br>
 +
 
 +
'''Plainview Area History Center'''<br>40 4th St SW<br>Plainview MN 55964-1334<br> Telephone: 507-534-4173<br><br>
 +
 
 +
'''Wabasso County Center Historical Society'''<br> 564 South Street<br>Wabasso 56293<br><br>
 +
 
 +
'''Wabasha County Historical Society'''<br>503 West Center Street<br>Lake City 55041<br><br>
 +
 
 +
==== Family History Centers<br> ====
 +
 
 +
{{FamilySearch Centers Intro}}
  
 
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
 
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
  
== Web Sites ==
+
== Websites ==
  
 
*[http://genforum.com/mn/wabasha/ Wabasha County, MN Genealogy Forum] (GenForum)  
 
*[http://genforum.com/mn/wabasha/ Wabasha County, MN Genealogy Forum] (GenForum)  
*{{FHL|Minnesota%2C+Wabasha|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
+
*{{FHL|Minnesota%2C+Wabasha|subject|disp=FamilySearch Catalog}}
  
 
== References  ==
 
== References  ==
  
<references />
+
<references />  
 +
 
 +
{{Minnesota|Minnesota}}
  
 
[[Category:Wabasha_County,_Minnesota]]
 
[[Category:Wabasha_County,_Minnesota]]
 
{{Minnesota|Minnesota}}
 

Latest revision as of 21:11, 23 August 2017

United States
Minnesota
Wabasha County

Guide to Wabasha County, Minnesota ancestry, family history, and genealogy birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.


{{{link}}}


Wabasha County, Minnesota
Map
Map of Minnesota highlighting Wabasha County
Location in the state of Minnesota
Map of the U.S. highlighting Minnesota
Location of Minnesota in the U.S.
Facts
Founded October 27, 1849
County Seat Wabasha
Courthouse
Address Wabasha County Courthouse
625 Jefferson Avenue
Wabasha, MN 55981
Phone: 651.565.3018
Wabasha County Website


County Information

Wabasha County, Minnesota Record Dates

Beginning Dates for Major County Records[1]
Birth Marriage Death Census Land Probate
1870 1865 1870 1850 1853 1856

County Courthouse



County Recorder has birth and death records from 1870,
marriage records from 1865 and land records from 1855.
Court Administration has divorce, probate and court records from 1858.
Veterans Service Office has military records. [2]

History

Parent County

1849--Wabasha County was created 27 October 1849 from unorganized territory.  County seat: Wabasha [3]

  • For a brief history of how Wabasha County was named, click here. Then select Wabasha County.

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

There is no known history of courthouse disasters in this county.

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Tombstone Transcriptions Online Tombstone Transcriptions in Print List of Cemeteries in the county
Findagrave.com Family History Library Findagrave.com
USGenWeb WorldCat Billion Graves
MNGenWeb Archives
Tombstone Project
EPodunk
Billion Graves
See Minnesota Cemeteries for more information.

Census

State Census

Church

Most church records are held by individual churches. For contact information, check a phone directory, such as SearchBug or Dex Knows. Some denominations are gathering their records into a central repository. For more information about these major repositories, see Minnesota Church Records.


Court

Emigration and Immigration

Land

The county register of deeds keeps land records once the land was transferred to private ownership. Abstracts and indexes for these records are generally available at the county courthouse.

Land records for Minnesota are listed in the Place Search of the FamilySearch Catalog under:

MINNESOTA, Wabasha – LAND AND PROPERTY


Local Histories

Local histories are available for Wabasha County, Minnesota Genealogy. County histories may include biographies, church, school and government history, and military information. For more information about local histories, see the wiki page section Minnesota Local Histories.

Maps

Mnwabasha.jpg

Military

Civil War

Civil War service men from Wabasha 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 Wabasha County.

- 1st Regiment, Minnesota Infantry, Company I.
- 1st Regiment, Minnesota Heavy Artillery, Company G.
- 2nd Regiment, Minnesota Infantry, Company C.
- 2nd Regiment, Minnesota Cavalry, Companies A and M.
- 3rd Regiment, Minnesota Infantry, Companies G and I.
- 5th Regiment, Minnesota Infantry, Companies G and H.
- 8th Regiment, Minnesota Infantry, Company G.
- 9th Regiment, Minnesota Infantry, Company K
- 10th Regiment, Minnesota Infantry, Company C.

Newspapers

Additional newspapers abstracts can sometimes be found using search phrases such as Wabasha County, Minnesota Genealogy newspapers in online catalogs like:

Obituaries

Probate

Probate records may include, wills, bonds, petitions, accounts, inventories, administrations, orders, decrees, and distributions. They may include the decedent’s date of death, names of his or her spouse, children, parents, siblings, in-laws, etc. See Minnesota Probate Records for additional information.


Online Probate Records

Taxation

Minnesota tax records complement land records and can be used in place of censuses before 1820 or to supplement the years between censuses. Because only persons who owned taxable property were listed, many residents were not included in tax lists. There may also be gaps of several years in the tax records of some counties. For more information, see the wiki page Minnesota Taxation.


Vital Records

Vital Records consist of births, adoptions, marriages, divorces, and deaths recorded on registers, certificates, and documents.

A copy or an extract of most original records can be purchased from the Minnesota State Registrar of Vital Records, the County Clerk's office of the county where the event occurred], order electronically online ($) or download an application for Minnesota Birth Certificate and Death Certificates Applications to mail.

See also Minnesota Vital Records or How to order Minnesota Vital Records. For information about restrictions and costs for certificates, see the CDC Where to Write for Vital Records site.


Birth
Marriage
Death


Societies and Libraries

Wabasha County Historical Society
PO Box 255
Wabasha, MN 55041
Telephone: 877-525-3248
Website

Plainview Area History Center
40 4th St SW
Plainview MN 55964-1334
Telephone: 507-534-4173

Wabasso County Center Historical Society
564 South Street
Wabasso 56293

Wabasha County Historical Society
503 West Center Street
Lake City 55041

Family History Centers

Family history centers provide one-on-one assistance and free access to premium genealogical websites. In addition, many centers have free how-to genealogy classes. See family history center for more information. Search the online FHC directory for a nearby family history center.

Websites

References

  1. Alice Eichholz, Ancestry’s Red Book: American State, County and Town Sources, Revised ed. (Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1992), 385-403. At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27rb 1992
  2. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Wabasha County, Minnesota page 369, At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  3. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).