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''[[United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Minnesota]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' '''Waseca County'''
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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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[http://www.co.waseca.mn.us/ Waseca County Courthouse]<br>307 North State Street<br>Waseca, MN 56093<br>Phone: 507-835-0670<br><br>Clerk of the District Court has birth, death, probate, and court records from 1870, marriage records and divorce records from 1858.<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Waseca 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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==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
'''1857--'''Waseca County was created from Steele County.&nbsp;'''County seat:''' Waseca <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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*'''1857--'''Waseca County was created 27 February 1857&nbsp;from [[Steele County, Minnesota|Steele]] County.&nbsp;'''County seat:''' Waseca <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
  
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
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== Places/Localities  ==
 
== Places/Localities  ==
  
==== Populated Places  ====
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==== Populated Places<ref>Waseca County Government Webpage. http://gis.co.waseca.mn.us/wasecapublic/default.aspx (accessed November 7, 2011).</ref> ====
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===== Cities  =====
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*Janesville
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*New Richland
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*Waldorf
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*Waseca
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===== Townships  =====
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*Alton
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*Blooming Grove
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*Byron
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*Freedom
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*Iosco
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*Janesville
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*New Richland
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*Otisco
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*St. Mary
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*Vivian
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*Wilton
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*Woodville
  
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
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*[[Blue Earth County, Minnesota|Blue Earth]]
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*[[Faribault County, Minnesota|Faribault]]
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*[[Freeborn County, Minnesota|Freeborn]]
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*[[Le Sueur County, Minnesota|Le Sueur]]
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*[[Rice County, Minnesota|Rice]]
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*[[Steele County, Minnesota|Steele]]
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
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==== Local Histories  ====
 
==== Local Histories  ====
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[http://www.archive.org/details/cu31924028913114 Child's History of Waseca County]
  
 
==== Maps  ====
 
==== Maps  ====
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*[http://www.davidrumsey.com/luna/servlet/detail/RUMSEY~8~1~22551~750064:Map-of-Waseca-County---Published-by?sort=Pub_List_No_InitialSort%2CPub_Date%2CPub_List_No%2CSeries_No&fullTextSearch=fullTextSearch&qvq=q:waseca%2Bcounty;sort:Pub_List_No_InitialSort%2CPub_Date%2CPub_List_No%2CSeries_No;lc:RUMSEY~8~1&mi=1&trs=3 1874 Map of Waseca County]
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*[http://gis.co.waseca.mn.us/wasecapublic/default.aspx Waseca County Government GIS Map]
  
 
==== Military  ====
 
==== Military  ====
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==== '''Civil War'''  ====
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Civil War service men from Waseca 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 Waseca County.
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:- [[4th Regiment, Minnesota Infantry|4th Regiment, Minnesota Infantry]], Company I.
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:- [[5th Regiment, Minnesota Infantry|5th Regiment, Minnesota Infantry]], Company F.
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:- [[10th Regiment, Minnesota Infantry|10th Regiment, Minnesota Infantry]], Company F.
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==== '''World War I'''  ====
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*<u>Waseca County in the War</u>: [http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~mnwaseca/wwI_index.htm Index to People Mentioned]
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This book was published shortly after World War I detailing many soldiers and war contributors at home. It also has many pictures.
  
 
==== Newspapers  ====
 
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== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
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*[http://www.historical.waseca.mn.us/ Waseca County Historical Society]
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==== Family History Centers<br>  ====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
  
 
== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==
  
[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=201713&subject_disp=Minnesota%2C+Waseca&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]  
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*[http://genforum.com/mn/waseca/ Waseca County, MN Genealogy Forum] (GenForum)
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*{{FHL|Minnesota%2C+Waseca|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~mnwaseca/ Waseca County GenWeb]
  
 
== References  ==
 
== References  ==
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Revision as of 23:41, 18 December 2012

United States Gotoarrow.png Minnesota Gotoarrow.png Waseca County

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Online Records


County Courthouse

Waseca County Courthouse
307 North State Street
Waseca, MN 56093
Phone: 507-835-0670

Clerk of the District Court has birth, death, probate, and court records from 1870, marriage records and divorce records from 1858.[1]

History

Parent County

  • 1857--Waseca County was created 27 February 1857 from Steele County. County seat: Waseca [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places[3]

Cities
  • Janesville
  • New Richland
  • Waldorf
  • Waseca
Townships
  • Alton
  • Blooming Grove
  • Byron
  • Freedom
  • Iosco
  • Janesville
  • New Richland
  • Otisco
  • St. Mary
  • Vivian
  • Wilton
  • Woodville

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Child's History of Waseca County

Maps

Military

Civil War

Civil War service men from Waseca 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 Waseca County.

- 4th Regiment, Minnesota Infantry, Company I.
- 5th Regiment, Minnesota Infantry, Company F.
- 10th Regiment, Minnesota Infantry, Company F.

World War I

This book was published shortly after World War I detailing many soldiers and war contributors at home. It also has many pictures.

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), Waseca County, Minnesota page 369, 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. Waseca County Government Webpage. http://gis.co.waseca.mn.us/wasecapublic/default.aspx (accessed November 7, 2011).