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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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[http://www.co.wilkin.mn.us/ Wilkin County Courthouse]<br>300 S 5th Street<br> Breckenridge, MN 56520<br> Phone: 218.643.5112&nbsp;<br><br>Clerk District Court has birth records from 1874, <br>marriage and divorce&nbsp;records from 1890, <br>death records from 1875 and court records from 1858.<br>Probate Judge has probate records. <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Wilkin County, Minnesota page 370, {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
  
*[[Cass_County,_North_Dakota|Cass County, North Dakota]]
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*[[Cass County, North Dakota|Cass County, North Dakota]]  
*[[Clay_County,_Minnesota|Clay]]
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*[[Clay County, Minnesota|Clay]]  
*[[Grant_County,_Minnesota|Grant]]
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*[[Grant County, Minnesota|Grant]]  
*[[Otter_Tail_County,_Minnesota|Otter Tail]]
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*[[Otter Tail County, Minnesota|Otter Tail]]  
*[[Richland_County,_North_Dakota|Richland County, North Dakota]]
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*[[Richland County, North Dakota|Richland County, North Dakota]]  
*[[Traverse_County,_Minnesota|Traverse]]
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*[[Traverse County, Minnesota|Traverse]]
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
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== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
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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=201747&subject_disp=Minnesota%2C+Wilkin&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
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*[http://genforum.com/mn/wilkin/ Wilkin County, MN Genealogy Forum] (GenForum)
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*{{FHL|Minnesota%2C+Wilkin|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
  
 
== References  ==
 
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Revision as of 23:41, 18 December 2012

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Online Records


County Courthouse

Wilkin County Courthouse
300 S 5th Street
Breckenridge, MN 56520
Phone: 218.643.5112 

Clerk District Court has birth records from 1874,
marriage and divorce records from 1890,
death records from 1875 and court records from 1858.
Probate Judge has probate records. [1]

History

Parent County

  • 1858--Wilkin County was created 18 March 1858 from Cass and Pembina (Old) Counties. County seat: Breckenridge [2]
  • For a brief history of how Wilkin County was named, click here, then select Wilkin County.

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

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), Wilkin County, Minnesota page 370, 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).