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Search USGenWeb Archives (Archives Search Engine) The Search Engine will help you to sort through the Archives for the Surnames you are interested in. At this time it only searches the Archive Files and may not have all the files at any given time since new files are included once a month or so to the Search Engine and we receive files and upload them all the time. We have been receiving many new files lately and we want to thank everyone for their interest and help.(To search only MNArchives use the Search Engine located lower on this page)

       Do you have records you would like to share with others? We are looking for volunteers to share their information and records they may have accumulated during their searches. These can be almost anything that would relate to Genealogy. Birth/Death/Marriage records, Obits, Census, etc. If you have submitted a file and you have not received notice that it has been uploaded or can not find it on the county's "Table of Contents" within two weeks of submission, please contact me. If it is from a publication/newspaper it could still be under copyright if it is dated after 1923. There is a page that may help you in determining what files are acceptable at: Time-To-Do
Contact Shirley for additional information on how to submit your information to be included in the USGenWeb Minnesota Archives. Also need volunteers to help transcribe submitted information. Thanks to all who have submitted and will be submitting records.
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Choose a County in the table below to search that County's Archives

Note:There are tables below the county selection table that contain:
"Special Archive files" which contains links to Census Images and Map Images.

"Reference files" which may be useful in your search

County List

Aitkin Anoka Becker Beltrami Benton Big Stone
Blue Earth Brown Carlton Carver Cass Chippewa
Chisago Clay Clearwater Cook Cottonwood Crow Wing
Dakota Dodge Douglas Faribault Fillmore Freeborn
Goodhue Grant Hennepin Houston Hubbard Isanti
Itasca Jackson Kanabec Kandiyohi Kittson Koochiching
Lac Qui Parle Lake Lake of theWoods Le Sueur Lincoln Lyon
McLeod Mahnomen Marshall Martin Meeker Mille Lacs
Morrison Mower Murray Nicollet Nobles Norman
Olmsted Otter Tail Pennington Pine Pipestone Polk
Pope Ramsey Red Lake Redwood Renville Rice
Rock Roseau Scott Sherburne Sibley Statewide
Stearns Steele Stevens St. Louis Swift Todd
Traverse Wabasha Wadena Waseca Washington Watonwan
Wilkin Winona Wright Yellow Medicine Native Americans

Note: some files in the Special Archives (images) are not included in the Archives Search Engine below.

Special Archive Files


1850 Cenus Images These are actual census images  made possible through the generosity of Elizabeth Kelly  and the permission of S-K Publications . The "Census Images" link will bring you to a page listing the available census.
1860 Census Images These are actual census images  made possible through the generosity of  Kathy Hines. Counties of CARVER, FARIBAULT, STEELE and WASECA
1910 Census Images These are actual census images  made possible through the generosity of Chuck Miller. Wabasha County
morrison 1910 Morrison County, MN, Census images--see Help file  (for help in finding township page) Courtesy of Deborah L. Wilcox and S-K Publications


Maps This is the link for the "Minnesota Digital Map Library" Table of Contents. There are few maps at the present and they represent the pre-1900 era.

My Grandmother's Scrapbooks

scrpbook.htm To Whom It May Concern:  I decided Grandma must have had a long-term purpose in mind when she started putting her scrapbooks together, and I feel I have an obligation to share much of the information she collected through the years, which are stricly newspaper clippings, although in most cases, the newspaper source and/or date is missing, but we do have a general year in most cases. I would suspect that much of the information comes from the Hopkins, MN, Minneapolis, MN and Litchfield, MN newspapers.I will, whenever possible, include a newspaper name, date, and any other relevant information. The files created from the scrapbooks can be found in Hennepin County , Meeker County and Statewide Archives (under Newspapers) and all files can be found in Scrapbook TOC (link to the left coming soon).
This is dedicated to My Grandmother, Mabel Bessie EIDEM RUNSBERG.
Kris Sullivan

Native American Records

See Native Americans Minnesota TOC

Reference Files

common.txt Common Words found in Genealogical Research.  Submitted by  Marlene Trader Molisee
canadian.txt Addresses for most of the Provinces in Canada.   Submitted by  Marlene Trader Molisee
tombmark.txt Meanings of Tombstone Markings.   Submitted by  Marlene Trader Molisee
illness.txt Definitions for Oldtime Illnesses.  Submitted by  Marlene Trader Molisee

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