|Minnesota State Vital Records
Minnesota State Vital Records Office
Minnesota Department of Health
717 Delaware Street, SE
P.O. Box 9441
Minneapolis, MN 55414
Records include birth and death records since January 1908, a marriage index since January 1958, and a divorce index since January 1970.
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Wisconsin, Iowa, and Minnesota, 1832-58
University of Minnesota Archives and Special Collections Move to New Facility
Wisconsin, Iowa, and Minnesota, 1832-58
Ancestry.com Announces 500,000-Name Minnesota Naturalization Index
The Minnesota Historical Society Posts Death Index Online, 1908-46
Wisconsin, Iowa and Minnesota Territories, 1832-58
Minnesota Death Certificates Index Online
Minnesota Land Records
Minnesota Census, 1835-90
Minnesota County History Name Index
Minnesota Civil War Soldiers
Rice County, Minnesota Births, 1870-74
Rice County, Minnesota Census, 1900-10
Rice County, Minnesota Marriages, 1860-69
Minnesota Cemetery Inscription Index (Eleven Counties)
Minnesota Newspaper Headline Index
Frank Moore, Reminiscences of St. Paul, Minnesota
Bill Ledyard, Health Benefits of Minnesota
Harriet Bishop, First Years of Minnesota
Minnesota Guide, 1869
E. S. Seymour, Sketches of Minnesota
Minnesota Naturalization Records Index
Andreas Ueland, Recollections of a Minnesota Immigrant
Henry Schoolcraft, Travels in Minnesota and Wisconsin, 1821
Frank O'Brien, Minnesota Pioneer Sketches
Gertrude Vandergon, Pioneering Days in Minnesota
Arnold Sevareid, Canoeing with the Cree in Minnesota
Maurice Farrar, Five Years in Minnesota
Northfield, Minnesota Census, 1920
Christopher Andrews, Letters from Minnesota and Dakota
Minnesota Historical Society, Vol. 1
Minnesota Historical Society Anniversary
Minnesota Land Concerns
Minnesota's Early Explorers
Minnesota Railroads, 1849-75
Faribault, Minnesota Census, 1920
Minnesota Pamphlet for Settlers, 1878
Augustin Ravoux, Minnesota and Iowa Reminiscences
Minnesota, Advantages to Settlers, 1869
Minnesota Native Americans, 1823
Rice County, Minnesota Census, 1920
Minnesota Region, 1823
Minnesota Native Americans, 1851
Hoffman, Minnesota Tales
Minnesota Progressive Men
Minnesota, An Anecdotal History
Winona County, Minnesota Census, 1920
St. Olaf College, Minnesota, 1874-1925
Fort Snelling, Minnesota History, 1825-85
St. Paul, Minnesota City Directories, 1889-91
Harlan Hall, Minnesota Politics, 1860-1900
Minneapolis, Minnesota Directories, 1889-91
Minnesota Holiday Anecdotes, 1805-1900
Duluth, Minnesota Directories, 1890-92
Minnesota Volunteers in the Spanish American War and the Philippine Insurrection
Winona and Wabasha Counties, Minnesota Farmers Directory, 1914
Benton, Meeker, and Todd Counties, Minnesota Farm Directory, 1913-14
Lyon County, Minnesota History and Description, 1884
Family History Centers
- What is a Family History Center?
- Family History Centers are branches of the Family History Library in Salt Lake City.
- Centers provide access to many of the microfilms and microfiche in the Family History Library to help you identify your ancestors.
- Location and Hours
- There are more than 3,400 centers worldwide. To find a Family History Center near you, see the list of addresses below.
- Before you visit, you should contact the center to verify when it is open.
- Staff members will show you around the center, answer some research questions (research expertise in each center varies), help you use center resources, and order microfilms and microfiche from the Family History Library.
- Many centers offer classes on different genealogical research topics.
- Most centers have a computer with FamilySearch, which helps you search for information about your ancestors. FamilySearch includes Family History Library Catalog, International Genealogical Index, Ancestral File, Social Security Death Index, Scottish Church Records and the United States Military Index
- Most also have Personal Ancestral File, a computer program that allows you to organize your family history information.
- Most centers also have a variety of resource files, microfilms, microfiche and published material such as genealogies, histories, gazetteers, atlases and maps at your disposal.
Family History Centers Near You
Information about state archives and libraries:
Minnesota Historical Society
345 Kellogg Boulevard West
Saint Paul, MN 55102-1906
Telephone: (612) 296-6980
Hours: Monday-Saturday 9:00-5:00, Thursday 9:00-9:00, closed Sunday and state holidays
Records include maps, photos, land records, Civil War rosters, probate records, church records, family history books, naturalization by county, census records from 1850-1920, newspapers, manuscripts, cemetery records, and tax records.
Information about state genealogical societies:
The Prairieland Genealogical Society
Southwest State University
Marshall, MN 56258
Minnesota Genealogical Society
1650 Carol Ave. (library location)
P.O. Box 16069 (mailing address)
Saint Paul, MN 55116-0069
Telephone: (612) 595-9347
Hours: Wednesday-Thursday and Saturday 10:00-4:00, Tuesday and Thursday evenings 6:30-9:30
Publications: Minnesota Genealogist, Minnesota Genealogical Society Newsletter
See also: Minnesota Genealogy at Live Roots,
and Original Minnesota Documents