Winona County, Minnesota Genealogy

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Winona CountyCounty Courthouse 

History

Parent County

  • 1854--Winona County was created 4 April 1854 from Fillmore and Wabasha Counties.  County seat: Winona [1]
  • 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

     labs.familysearch.org  Searchable name index and images available for free.

  • 1860

     labs.familysearch.org  Searchable name index available for free.

  • 1870

     labs.familysearch.org  Searchable name index and images available for free.

  • 1880

    labs.familysearch.org    Searchable name index available for free.

  • 1900

    labs.familysearch.org     Searchable name index and images available for free.

  • 1910
  • 1920
  • 1930

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.
- 3rd Regiment, Minnesota Infantry, Company K.

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Web Sites

Family History 101 - My Minnesota Genealogy  This site has information on Winona Co. and where to find county records.

References

  1. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).