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== County Courthouse <br> ==
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Guide to '''Yellow Medicine County, Minnesota ancestry, family history, and genealogy''' birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
  
[http://www.co.ym.mn.gov/ Yellow Medicine Courthouse]<br>415 9th Avenue<br>Granite Falls, MN 56241-1367<br>Phone: 56241-1367<br><br>Clerk District Court has birth, marriage and naturalization <br>records from 1872; death, divorce, probate and court <br>records&nbsp; County Recorder has land records<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Yellow Medicine County, Minnesota page 370, {WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
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{{Click|Image:MN_ORP.png|Minnesota Online Genealogy Records}}
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{{Infobox U.S. County
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| county = Yellow Medicine County
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| county_map = Minnesota Yellow Medicine County Map.svg.png
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| state = Minnesota
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| founded year = 1871
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| founded date = November 7
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| seat = Granite Falls
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| building address = Yellow Medicine County Courthouse<br> 415 9th Avenue<br>Granite Falls, MN 56241-1367<br>Phone: 56241-1367<br>[http://www.co.ym.mn.gov/ '''Yellow Medicine County Website'''] }}
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=== County Information ===
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==== Yellow Medicine County, Minnesota Record Dates  ====
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| width="100%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" colspan="6" | <center>'''Beginning Dates for Major County Records'''<ref>Alice Eichholz, Ancestry’s Red Book: American State, County and Town Sources, Revised ed. (Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1992), 385-403. At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27rb 1992</ref></center>
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| width="16.6%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Yellow Medicine County, Minnesota Genealogy#Vital_Records|Birth]]'''
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| width="16.6%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Yellow Medicine County, Minnesota Genealogy#Vital_Records|Marriage]]'''
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| width="16.6%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Yellow Medicine County, Minnesota Genealogy#Vital_Records|Death]]'''
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| width="16.6%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Yellow Medicine County, Minnesota Genealogy#Census|Census]]'''
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| width="16.6%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | [[Yellow Medicine County, Minnesota Genealogy#Land|'''Land''']]
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| width="16.6%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Yellow Medicine County, Minnesota Genealogy#Probate|Probate]]'''
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | 1868
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | 1856
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | 1868
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | 1856
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== County Courthouse <br>  ==
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<br><br>Clerk District Court has birth, marriage and naturalization <br>records from 1872, death, divorce, probate and court <br>records. County Recorder has land records. <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Yellow Medicine 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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==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
*'''1871--'''Yellow Medicine County was created 7 November 1871&nbsp;from [[Redwood County, Minnesota|Redwood]] County.&nbsp; '''County seat: '''Granite Falls <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
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*'''1871--'''Yellow Medicine County was created 7 November 1871&nbsp;from [[Redwood County, Minnesota Genealogy|Redwood]] County.&nbsp; '''County seat: '''Granite Falls<ref name="HBG" />
*For a brief history of how Yellow Medicine County was named, click [http://mnplaces.mnhs.org/upham/index.cfm here], then select Yellow Medicine County.
 
  
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
  
 
==== Record Loss  ====
 
==== Record Loss  ====
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There is no known history of courthouse disasters in this county.
  
 
== Places/Localities  ==
 
== Places/Localities  ==
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
  
*[[Chippewa County, Minnesota|Chippewa]]  
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*[[Chippewa County, Minnesota Genealogy|Chippewa]]  
*[[Deuel County, South Dakota|Deuel County, South Dakota]]  
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*[[Deuel County, South Dakota Genealogy|Deuel County, South Dakota]]  
*[[Lac qui Parle County, Minnesota|Lac Qui Parle]]  
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*[[Lac qui Parle County, Minnesota Genealogy|Lac Qui Parle]]  
*[[Lincoln County, Minnesota|Lincoln]]  
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*[[Lincoln County, Minnesota Genealogy|Lincoln]]  
*[[Lyon County, Minnesota|Lyon]]  
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*[[Lyon County, Minnesota Genealogy|Lyon]]  
*[[Redwood County, Minnesota|Redwood]]  
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*[[Redwood County, Minnesota Genealogy|Redwood]]  
*[[Renville County, Minnesota|Renville]]
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*[[Renville County, Minnesota Genealogy|Renville]]
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
  
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
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| width="30%" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" align="center" | '''Tombstone Transcriptions Online'''
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| width="30%" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" align="center" | '''Tombstone Transcriptions in Print'''
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| width="30%" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" align="center" | '''List of Cemeteries in the county'''
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gsr&GSfn=&GSmn=&GSln=&GSbyrel=all&GSby=&GSdyrel=all&GSdy=&GScntry=4&GSst=25&GScnty=1396&GSgrid=&df=all&GSob=n Findagrave.com]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | {{FHL|473156|subject-id|disp=Family History Library}}
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=csr&CScn=&CScntry=4&CSst=25&CScnty=1396 Findagrave.com]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~mnyellow/cemetery.htm USGenWeb]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.worldcat.org/search?q=su%3Acemetery+Yellow+Medicine+Minnesota&qt=advanced&dblist=638 WorldCat]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [https://billiongraves.com/search/results?year_range=5&action=search_cemetery&exact=true&country=United%20States&state=Minnesota&county=Yellow%20Medicine&cemetery_name=a# Billion Graves]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://usgwarchives.net/mn/yellowmedicine/yellowm.html MNGenWeb Archives]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.usgwtombstones.org/minnesota/yellowme.htm Tombstone Project]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.epodunk.com/cgi-bin/localList.php?local=21577&locTGroup=Cemeteries&direction=down&sec=0&qty=19&stateAbbv=&stateName= EPodunk]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" |[https://billiongraves.com/pages/search/# Billion Graves]
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==== Census ====
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'''State Census'''
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*'''1865''' - {{RecordSearch|1503054|Minnesota State Census, 1865}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index and images
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*'''1885''' - {{RecordSearch|1503044|Minnesota State Census, 1885}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index and images
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*'''1905''' - {{RecordSearch|1503056|Minnesota State Census, 1905}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index and images
  
 
==== Church  ====
 
==== Church  ====
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{{MN Church Intro}}
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'''St. Lucas Lutheran Church, Cottonwood'''
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*Records of St. Lucas Lutheran Church, Cottonwood, in Evangelical Lutheran Church in America database at [http://www.archives.com Archives.com] ($).<ref name="ev">"Evangelical Lutheran Church in America: An Inventory of Selected Congregational Records of the American Lutheran Church in Minnesota at the Minnesota Historical Society," Collection Finding Aids, ''Minnesota Historical Society,'' http://www.mnhs.org/library/findaids/01009.xml, accessed 10 June 2013.</ref>
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'''Trinity Lutheran Church, Porter'''
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*Records of the Trinity Lutheran Church, Porter, in Evangelical Lutheran Church in America database at [http://www.archives.com Archives.com] ($).<ref name="ev" />
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'''Yellow Medicine Lutheran Church, Hanley Falls'''
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*Records of Yellow Medicine Lutheran Church, Hanley Falls, in Evangelical Lutheran Church in America database at [http://www.archives.com Archives.com] ($).<ref name="ev" />
  
 
==== Court  ====
 
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==== Emigration and Immigration ====
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*'''1912 - 1956''' - {{RecordSearch|2426329|Minnesota Passenger and Crew Lists, 1912-1956}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index and images
  
 
==== Land  ====
 
==== Land  ====
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{{MN Land|Yellow Medicine}}
  
 
==== Local Histories  ====
 
==== Local Histories  ====
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{{MN History Intro}}
  
 
==== Maps  ====
 
==== Maps  ====
  
==== Military ====
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[[Image:Mnyellowmedicine.jpg|right|250px|Mnyellowmedicine.jpg]]
  
===== Civil War =====
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==== Military  ====
  
====== Civil War Battle ======
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===== Civil War =====
  
The following Civil War battle was fought in Yellow Medicine County.
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====== Civil War Battle  ======
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The following Civil War battle was fought in Yellow Medicine County.  
  
 
*September 23, 1862 = [http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/mn002.htm Wood Lake]<ref>Heritage Preservation Services, [http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/mn002.htm Civil War Battle Summaries by State], (accessed 13 August, 2012)</ref>
 
*September 23, 1862 = [http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/mn002.htm Wood Lake]<ref>Heritage Preservation Services, [http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/mn002.htm Civil War Battle Summaries by State], (accessed 13 August, 2012)</ref>
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==== Newspapers  ====
 
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{{MN Newspaper abstracts|Yellow+Medicine}}
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====  Obituaries ====
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*'''1865 - 2006''' - {{RecordSearch|2469546|Minnesota Obituaries 1865-2006}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search FamilySearch]— index and images
  
 
==== Probate  ====
 
==== Probate  ====
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{{MN Probate Intro}}
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'''Online Probate Records'''
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*'''1801 - 1999''' [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=9070 Minnesota Wills and Probate Records 1801-1999] at [http://home.ancestry.com/ Ancestry.com] — index and images $
  
 
==== Taxation  ====
 
==== Taxation  ====
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{{MN Tax Intro}}
  
 
==== Vital Records  ====
 
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{{MN Vital Intro}}
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=====Birth=====
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=====Marriage=====
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*'''1860 - 1949''' {{RecordSearch|1803974|Minnesota, County Marriages, 1860-1949}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index and images
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=====Death=====
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== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
  
==== Family History Centers<br> ====
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'''Yellow Medicine County Historical Society and Museum'''<br> PO Box 145<br> 98 Minnesota 67<br> Granite Falls, MN 56241<br>Telephone: 320-564-4479<br>E-mail: [mailto:ymchs@mvtvwireless.com ymchs@mvtvwireless.com]<br>Email:[mailto:ymchsgenealogy@mvtvwireless.com ymchsgenealogy@mvtvwireless.com]<br>[http://www.co.ym.mn.gov/index.asp?Type=B_BASIC&SEC={ABA349CA-E420-415B-A89E-69E13E517FEF}&DE={3695BEFC-A48D-4F89-9B70-541A3F35E16D} Website]<br><br>
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==== Family History Centers<br> ====
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{{FamilySearch Centers Intro}}
  
 
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
 
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
  
== Web Sites ==
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== Websites ==
  
 
*[http://genforum.com/mn/yellowmedicine/ Yellow Medicine County, MN Genealogy Forum] (GenForum)  
 
*[http://genforum.com/mn/yellowmedicine/ Yellow Medicine County, MN Genealogy Forum] (GenForum)  
*{{FHL|Minnesota%2C+Yellow+Medicine|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
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*{{FHL|Minnesota%2C+Yellow+Medicine|subject|disp=FamilySearch Catalog}}
  
 
== References  ==
 
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{{Minnesota|Minnesota}}
  
 
[[Category:Yellow_Medicine_County,_Minnesota]]
 
[[Category:Yellow_Medicine_County,_Minnesota]]
 
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Latest revision as of 21:36, 23 August 2017

United States
Minnesota
Yellow Medicine County

Guide to Yellow Medicine County, Minnesota ancestry, family history, and genealogy birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.


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Yellow Medicine County, Minnesota
Map
Map of Minnesota highlighting Yellow Medicine County
Location in the state of Minnesota
Map of the U.S. highlighting Minnesota
Location of Minnesota in the U.S.
Facts
Founded November 7, 1871
County Seat Granite Falls
Courthouse
Address Yellow Medicine County Courthouse
415 9th Avenue
Granite Falls, MN 56241-1367
Phone: 56241-1367
Yellow Medicine County Website


County Information

Yellow Medicine County, Minnesota Record Dates

Beginning Dates for Major County Records[1]
Birth Marriage Death Census Land Probate
1868 1856 1868 1850 1856 1854

County Courthouse



Clerk District Court has birth, marriage and naturalization
records from 1872, death, divorce, probate and court
records. County Recorder has land records. [2]

History

Parent County

  • 1871--Yellow Medicine County was created 7 November 1871 from Redwood County.  County seat: Granite Falls[2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

There is no known history of courthouse disasters in this county.

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Tombstone Transcriptions Online Tombstone Transcriptions in Print List of Cemeteries in the county
Findagrave.com Family History Library Findagrave.com
USGenWeb WorldCat Billion Graves
MNGenWeb Archives
Tombstone Project
EPodunk
Billion Graves
See Minnesota Cemeteries for more information.

Census

State Census

Church

Most church records are held by individual churches. For contact information, check a phone directory, such as SearchBug or Dex Knows. Some denominations are gathering their records into a central repository. For more information about these major repositories, see Minnesota Church Records.


Lutheran

St. Lucas Lutheran Church, Cottonwood

  • Records of St. Lucas Lutheran Church, Cottonwood, in Evangelical Lutheran Church in America database at Archives.com ($).[3]

Trinity Lutheran Church, Porter

  • Records of the Trinity Lutheran Church, Porter, in Evangelical Lutheran Church in America database at Archives.com ($).[3]

Yellow Medicine Lutheran Church, Hanley Falls

  • Records of Yellow Medicine Lutheran Church, Hanley Falls, in Evangelical Lutheran Church in America database at Archives.com ($).[3]

Court

Emigration and Immigration

Land

The county register of deeds keeps land records once the land was transferred to private ownership. Abstracts and indexes for these records are generally available at the county courthouse.

Land records for Minnesota are listed in the Place Search of the FamilySearch Catalog under:

MINNESOTA, Yellow Medicine – LAND AND PROPERTY


Local Histories

Local histories are available for Yellow Medicine County, Minnesota Genealogy. County histories may include biographies, church, school and government history, and military information. For more information about local histories, see the wiki page section Minnesota Local Histories.

Maps

Mnyellowmedicine.jpg

Military

Civil War
Civil War Battle

The following Civil War battle was fought in Yellow Medicine County.

Map showing Civil War battles in Minnesota.

Newspapers

Additional newspapers abstracts can sometimes be found using search phrases such as Yellow Medicine County, Minnesota Genealogy newspapers in online catalogs like:

Obituaries

Probate

Probate records may include, wills, bonds, petitions, accounts, inventories, administrations, orders, decrees, and distributions. They may include the decedent’s date of death, names of his or her spouse, children, parents, siblings, in-laws, etc. See Minnesota Probate Records for additional information.


Online Probate Records

Taxation

Minnesota tax records complement land records and can be used in place of censuses before 1820 or to supplement the years between censuses. Because only persons who owned taxable property were listed, many residents were not included in tax lists. There may also be gaps of several years in the tax records of some counties. For more information, see the wiki page Minnesota Taxation.


Vital Records

Vital Records consist of births, adoptions, marriages, divorces, and deaths recorded on registers, certificates, and documents.

A copy or an extract of most original records can be purchased from the Minnesota State Registrar of Vital Records, the County Clerk's office of the county where the event occurred], order electronically online ($) or download an application for Minnesota Birth Certificate and Death Certificates Applications to mail.

See also Minnesota Vital Records or How to order Minnesota Vital Records. For information about restrictions and costs for certificates, see the CDC Where to Write for Vital Records site.


Birth
Marriage
Death


Societies and Libraries

Yellow Medicine County Historical Society and Museum
PO Box 145
98 Minnesota 67
Granite Falls, MN 56241
Telephone: 320-564-4479
E-mail: ymchs@mvtvwireless.com
Email:ymchsgenealogy@mvtvwireless.com
Website

Family History Centers

Family history centers provide one-on-one assistance and free access to premium genealogical websites. In addition, many centers have free how-to genealogy classes. See family history center for more information. Search the online FHC directory for a nearby family history center.

Websites

References

  1. Alice Eichholz, Ancestry’s Red Book: American State, County and Town Sources, Revised ed. (Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1992), 385-403. At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27rb 1992
  2. 2.0 2.1 Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Yellow Medicine County, Minnesota page 370, At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 "Evangelical Lutheran Church in America: An Inventory of Selected Congregational Records of the American Lutheran Church in Minnesota at the Minnesota Historical Society," Collection Finding Aids, Minnesota Historical Society, http://www.mnhs.org/library/findaids/01009.xml, accessed 10 June 2013.
  4. Heritage Preservation Services, Civil War Battle Summaries by State, (accessed 13 August, 2012)