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<br>{{Minnesota-stub}}''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Minnesota|Minnesota]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] Winona County'' <br>
  
 
== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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[http://www.co.winona.mn.us/ Winona County Courthouse]<br>171 W 3rd Street<br>Winona, MN 55987<br>Phone: 507-457-6340<br><br>Clerk District Court has birth and death records from 1870<br>probate records from 1871 and school records 1909-1939<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Winona 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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[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~mnwinbio/ "The History of Wabasha County"]&nbsp; Online history book of early Wabasha and Winona Counties published in 1884.  
 
[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~mnwinbio/ "The History of Wabasha County"]&nbsp; Online history book of early Wabasha and Winona Counties published in 1884.  
 
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==== Populated Places  ====
 
==== Populated Places  ====
  
===== Cities<span id="fck_dom_range_temp_1233261899281_459"></span> =====
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===== Cities  =====
  
Altura | Dakota | Elba | Goodwin | La Crescent | Lewiston | Minneiska | Minnesota City | Rollingstone | St. Charles | Stockton | Utica | [[Winona |Winona<span id="fck_dom_range_temp_1234896843296_35"></span>]]
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Altura | Dakota | Elba | Goodwin | La Crescent | Lewiston | Minneiska | Minnesota City | Rollingstone | St. Charles | Stockton | Utica | [[Winona|Winona]]  
  
 
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===== Townships  =====
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[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Winona_County,_Minnesota Wikipedia]&nbsp;for Winona County  
 
[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Winona_County,_Minnesota Wikipedia]&nbsp;for Winona County  
 
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
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*1850
  
&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; [http://search.labs.familysearch.org/recordsearch/start.html#c=1401638;p=2;t=searchable labs.familysearch.org]&nbsp; Searchable name index and images available for free.  
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[[United States Census 1850]]&nbsp; Searchable [[Main Page|FamilySearch Wiki]] leads to name index and images available for free.  
  
 
*1860
 
*1860
  
&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; [http://search.labs.familysearch.org/recordsearch/start.html#c=1473181;p=2;t=searchable labs.familysearch.org]&nbsp; Searchable name index available for free.
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[[United States Census 1860]] Searchable [[Main Page|FamilySearch Wiki]] leads to name index available for free.  
  
 
*1870
 
*1870
  
&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; [http://search.labs.familysearch.org/recordsearch/start.html#c=1438024;p=2;t=searchable labs.familysearch.org]&nbsp; Searchable name index and images available for free.  
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[[United States Census 1870]]&nbsp; Searchable [[Main Page|FamilySearch Wiki]] leads to name index available for free.
  
 
*1880
 
*1880
  
&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;[http://search.labs.familysearch.org/recordsearch/start.html#c=1417683;p=2;t=searchable labs.familysearch.org]&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Searchable name index available for free.  
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[[United States Census 1880]]&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Searchable [[Main Page|FamilySearch Wiki]] leads to name index available for free.
  
 
*1900
 
*1900
  
&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; [http://search.labs.familysearch.org/recordsearch/start.html#c=1325221;p=2;t=searchable labs.familysearch.org]&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Searchable name index and images available for free.  
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[[United States Census 1900]]]&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Searchable [[Main Page|FamilySearch Wiki]] leads to name index available for free.  
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[[United States Census 1910]]&nbsp; Searchable [[Main Page|FamilySearch Wiki]] leads to name index available for free. 
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[[United States Census 1920]]&nbsp; Searchable [[Main Page|FamilySearch Wiki]] leads to name index available for free.
  
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[[United States Census 1930]]&nbsp; Searchable [[Main Page|FamilySearch Wiki]] leads to name index available for free.
  
 
==== Church  ====
 
==== Church  ====
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==== Court  ====
 
==== Court  ====
  
*[http://www.mncourts.gov/district/3/?page=227#geninfo Winona County Third District Court]
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*[http://www.mncourts.gov/district/3/?page=227#geninfo Winona County Third District Court]  
 
*[http://www.publicrecordsinfo.com/court_records/Minnesota_court_records.htm Minnesota Court Records]
 
*[http://www.publicrecordsinfo.com/court_records/Minnesota_court_records.htm Minnesota Court Records]
  
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==== Military  ====
 
==== Military  ====
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==== '''Civil War'''  ====
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Civil War service men from Winona County served in various regiments. Men often joined a company (within a regiment) that originated in their county. Listed below are many companies or regiments that were formed from men of Winona County.
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:- [[2nd Regiment, Minnesota Infantry|2nd Regiment, Minnesota Infantry]], Company A. <br>
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:- [[2nd Regiment, Minnesota Cavalry|2nd Regiment, Minnesota Cavalry]], Companies G, I and L.
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:- [[3rd Regiment, Minnesota Infantry|3rd Regiment, Minnesota Infantry]], Company K.
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:- [[7th Regiment, Minnesota Infantry|7th Regiment, Minnesota Infantry]], Companies B and D.
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:- [[7th Regiment, Minnesota Infantry|7th Regiment, Minnesota Infantry]], Company D.
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:- [[Brackett's Battalion, Minnesota Cavalry|Brackett's Battalion, Minnesota Cavalry]], Company A.
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:- [[Hatch's Independent Battalion, Minnesota Cavalry|Hatch's Independent Battalion, Minnesota Cavalry]], Company B.
  
 
==== Newspapers  ====
 
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== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
  
*[http://www.winonahistory.org/archives/index.html Laird Lucas Memorial Library &amp; Archives]&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Houses the Winona County Historical Society Archives and contains historical books, newspapers, manuscripts, documents and photographs.<br>
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*[http://www.winonahistory.org/archives/index.html Laird Lucas Memorial Library &amp; Archives]&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Houses the Winona County Historical Society Archives and contains historical books, newspapers, manuscripts, documents and photographs.<br>  
 
*[http://www.winonahistory.org/ Winona County Historical Society] website
 
*[http://www.winonahistory.org/ Winona County Historical Society] website
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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=201749&subject_disp=Minnesota%2C+Winona&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]  
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*[http://genforum.com/mn/winona/ Winona County, MN Genealogy Forum] (GenForum)
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*{{FHL|Minnesota%2C+Winona|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
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*[http://www.myminnesotagenealogy.com/mn_county/win.htm Family History 101 - My Minnesota Genealogy]&nbsp; This site has information on Winona Co. and where to find county records.
  
[http://www.myminnesotagenealogy.com/mn_county/win.htm Family History 101 - My Minnesota Genealogy]&nbsp; This site has information on Winona Co. and where to find county records.
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== References  ==
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{{Minnesota|Minnesota}}
  
== References  ==
 
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[[Category:Winona_County,_Minnesota]]
 
[[Category:Winona_County,_Minnesota]]

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Template:Minnesota-stubUnited States Gotoarrow.png Minnesota Gotoarrow.png Winona County

County Courthouse

Winona County Courthouse
171 W 3rd Street
Winona, MN 55987
Phone: 507-457-6340

Clerk District Court has birth and death records from 1870
probate records from 1871 and school records 1909-1939[1]

History

Parent County

  • 1854--Winona County was created 4 April 1854 from Fillmore and Wabasha Counties.  County seat: Winona [2]
  • For a brief history of how Winona County was named click here.  Then select Winona County.

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

History Books

"The History of Wabasha County"  Online history book of early Wabasha and Winona Counties published in 1884.

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Cities

Altura | Dakota | Elba | Goodwin | La Crescent | Lewiston | Minneiska | Minnesota City | Rollingstone | St. Charles | Stockton | Utica | Winona

Townships

Dresbach | Elba | Fremont | Hart | Hillsdale | Homer | Mt. Vernon | New Hartford | Norton | Pleasant Hill | Richmond | Rollingstone | Saratoga | St. Charles | Utica | Warren | Whitewater | Wilson | Wiscoy

Unincorporated Communities

Ashton | Enterprise | Grover | Homer | Whitewater Falls

Wikipedia for Winona County

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Censuses

  • 1850

United States Census 1850  Searchable FamilySearch Wiki leads to name index and images available for free.

  • 1860

United States Census 1860 Searchable FamilySearch Wiki leads to name index available for free.

  • 1870

United States Census 1870  Searchable FamilySearch Wiki leads to name index available for free.

  • 1880

United States Census 1880    Searchable FamilySearch Wiki leads to name index available for free.

  • 1900

United States Census 1900]     Searchable FamilySearch Wiki leads to name index available for free.

  • 1910

United States Census 1910  Searchable FamilySearch Wiki leads to name index available for free.

  • 1920

United States Census 1920  Searchable FamilySearch Wiki leads to name index available for free.

  • 1930

United States Census 1930  Searchable FamilySearch Wiki leads to name index available for free.

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Civil War

Civil War service men from Winona County served in various regiments. Men often joined a company (within a regiment) that originated in their county. Listed below are many companies or regiments that were formed from men of Winona County.

- 2nd Regiment, Minnesota Infantry, Company A.
- 2nd Regiment, Minnesota Cavalry, Companies G, I and L.
- 3rd Regiment, Minnesota Infantry, Company K.
- 7th Regiment, Minnesota Infantry, Companies B and D.
- 7th Regiment, Minnesota Infantry, Company D.
- Brackett's Battalion, Minnesota Cavalry, Company A.
- Hatch's Independent Battalion, Minnesota Cavalry, Company B.

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), Winona County, Minnesota page 370, {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).