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''[[United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Minnesota]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' '''Washington County'''
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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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[http://www.co.washington.mn.us/ Washington County Courthouse]<br>14949-62nd St N;<br>Stillwater, MN 55082<br>Phone:. 651.430.6000<br><br>Clerk District Court has birth and death records from 1870, <br>marriage records from 1845, divorce and court records <br>from 1847 and probate records from 1850. <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Washington County, Minnesota page 369, {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
  
 
==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
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*'''1849--'''Washington County was&nbsp;created 27 October 1849&nbsp;from St. Croix County in&nbsp; Wisconsin Territory.
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'''County seat:''' Stillwater <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 brief history of how Washington County was named, click [http://mnplaces.mnhs.org/upham/index.cfm here], then select Washington County.
  
 
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*[[Anoka County, Minnesota|Anoka]]
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*[[Chisago County, Minnesota|Chisago]]
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*[[Dakota County, Minnesota|Dakota]]
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*[[Pierce County, Wisconsin|Pierce County, Wisconsin]]
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*[[Polk County, Wisconsin|Polk County, Wisconsin]]
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*[[Ramsey County, Minnesota|Ramsey]]
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*[[St. Croix County, Wisconsin|St. Croix County, Wisconsin]]
  
 
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==== '''Civil War'''  ====
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Civil War service men from&nbsp;Washington 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&nbsp;Washington County.
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:- [[1st Regiment, Minnesota Infantry|1st Regiment, Minnesota Infantry]], Company B.
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:- [[2nd Regiment, Minnesota Cavalry|2nd Regiment, Minnesota Cavalry]], Company K.
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:- [[3rd Regiment, Minnesota Infantry|3rd Regiment, Minnesota Infantry]], Companies B and F.
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:- [[5th Regiment, Minnesota Infantry|5th Regiment, Minnesota Infantry]], Company K.
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:- [[6th Regiment, Minnesota Infantry|6th Regiment, Minnesota Infantry]], Company I.
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:- [[7th Regiment, Minnesota Infantry|7th Regiment, Minnesota Infantry]], Company C.
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:- [[8th Regiment, Minnesota Infantry|8th Regiment, Minnesota Infantry]], Company C.
  
 
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== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
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==== Family History Centers  ====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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*[[Oakdale Minnesota Family History Center]]
  
 
== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==
  
[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=201720&subject_disp=Minnesota%2C+Washington&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
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*[http://genforum.com/mn/washington/ Washington County, MN Genealogy Forum] (GenForum)
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*{{FHL|Minnesota%2C+Washington|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
  
 
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[[Category:Washington_County,_Minnesota]]
 
[[Category:Washington_County,_Minnesota]]

Revision as of 23:41, 18 December 2012

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Online Records


County Courthouse

Washington County Courthouse
14949-62nd St N;
Stillwater, MN 55082
Phone:. 651.430.6000

Clerk District Court has birth and death records from 1870,
marriage records from 1845, divorce and court records
from 1847 and probate records from 1850. [1]

History

Parent County

  • 1849--Washington County was created 27 October 1849 from St. Croix County in  Wisconsin Territory.

County seat: Stillwater [2]

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

- 1st Regiment, Minnesota Infantry, Company B.
- 2nd Regiment, Minnesota Cavalry, Company K.
- 3rd Regiment, Minnesota Infantry, Companies B and F.
- 5th Regiment, Minnesota Infantry, Company K.
- 6th Regiment, Minnesota Infantry, Company I.
- 7th Regiment, Minnesota Infantry, Company C.
- 8th Regiment, Minnesota Infantry, 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), Washington 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).