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''{{breadcrumb| link1=[[United States Genealogy|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] | link2=[[Minnesota Genealogy|Minnesota]] | link3=| link4=| link5=[[Image:Gotoarrow.pngWabasha County, Minnesota Genealogy|Wabasha County]]'' '''Wabasha County''' }}
Guide to '''Wabasha County, Minnesota ancestry, family history, and genealogy''' birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
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{{Infobox U.S. County
| building address = Wabasha County Courthouse<br> 625 Jefferson Avenue<br>Wabasha, MN 55981<br>Phone: 651.565.3018<br>[http://www.co.wabasha.mn.us/ '''Wabasha County Website'''] }}
=== County Information ===
==== Wabasha County, Minnesota Record Dates ====
{| width==== Description ====  The County was named for Three successive chiefs of Mississippi bands of Dakota Indians. The County is located in the southeast area of the state.<ref>Wikipedia contributors, "100%Wabasha County, Minnesota" in ''https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wabasha_County,_Minnesota'' accessed 15 Nov 2018 </ref>  ====Wabasha County, Minnesota Record Dates==== {| cellspacing="1" cellpadding="1" border="1"|-| bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" colspan="7" | <center>'''Known Beginning Dates for Major County Records'''<ref>''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Wabasha County, Minnesota. Page 362-370 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}; Alice Eichholz, ed. Ancestry’s Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources, Third ed. (Provo, Utah: Ancestry, 2004), 362-365.</ref></center>
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| width="10014.2%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" colspan| '''[[Wabasha County, Minnesota Genealogy#Birth|Birth*]]'''| width="14.2%" bgcolor="6#e4d8e5" align="center" | <'''[[Wabasha County, Minnesota Genealogy#Marriage|Marriage]]'''| width="14.2%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Wabasha County, Minnesota Genealogy#Death|Death*]]'''| width="14.2%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center>" | '''Beginning Dates for Major [[Wabasha County , Minnesota Genealogy#Court Records|Court]]'''| width="14.2%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''<ref>Alice Eichholz[[Wabasha County, Ancestry’s Red Book: American State, County Minnesota Genealogy#Land and Town Sources, Revised edProperty Records|Land]]'''| width="14. (Salt Lake City: Ancestry2%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Wabasha County, 1992), 385-403Minnesota Genealogy#Probate Records|Probate]]'''| width="14. At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27rb 1992</ref></2%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center>" | '''[[Wabasha County, Minnesota Genealogy#Census Records|Census]]'''
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| width="1614.62%" bgcoloralign="center" |1870| width="#e4d8e514.2%" align="center" | '''[[Wabasha County, Minnesota Genealogy#Vital_Records|Birth]]''' 1865| width="1614.62%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Wabasha County, Minnesota Genealogy#Vital_Records|Marriage]]''' 1870| width="1614.62%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Wabasha County, Minnesota Genealogy#Vital_Records|Death]]''' 1858| width="1614.62%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Wabasha County, Minnesota Genealogy#Census|Census]]''' 1855| width="1614.62%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | [[Wabasha County, Minnesota Genealogy#Land|'''Land''']] 1858| width="1614.62%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Wabasha County, Minnesota Genealogy#Probate|Probate]]'''1836
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| widthcolspan="16.6%" align="center7" | 1870| width="16.6%" align="<center" | 1865| width="16>Statewide registration started for births in 1900 and deaths in 1908.6%" align="center" | 1870| width="16General compliance by 1915.6%" align="</center" | 1850| width="16.6%" align="center" | 1853| width="16.6%" align="center" | 1856>
|}
==== Parent County ====
'''1849--'''Wabasha County was created 27 October 1849&nbsp;from unorganized territory. &nbsp;'''County seat:''' Wabasha <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
*For a brief history of how&nbsp;Wabasha County was named, click [http://mnplaces.mnhs.org/upham/index.cfm here]. Then select&nbsp;Wabasha County.
==== Populated Places ====
 
For a complete list of populated places, including small neighborhoods and suburbs, visit [https://minnesota.hometownlocator.com/counties/cities,cfips,157,c,wabasha.cfm HomeTown Locator]. The following are the most historically and genealogically relevant populated places in this county:<ref>Wikipedia contributors, "Wabasha County, Minnesota," in ''Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia'', https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wabasha_County,_Minnesota, accessed 4 March 2020.</ref>
 
{{Populated places
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| cities-col1=<div>
*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bellechester,_Minnesota Bellechester]
*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Elgin,_Minnesota Elgin]
*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hammond,_Minnesota Hammond]
*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kellogg,_Minnesota Kellogg]
</div>
| cities-col2=<div>
*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lake_City,_Minnesota Lake City]
*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mazeppa,_Minnesota Mazeppa]
*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Millville,_Minnesota Millville]
*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Minneiska,_Minnesota Minneiska]
</div>
| cities-col3=<div>
*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Plainview,_Minnesota Plainview]
*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wabasha,_Minnesota Wabasha]
*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zumbro_Falls,_Minnesota Zumbro Falls]
</div>
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| unincorp-col1=<div>
*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bear_Valley,_Minnesota Bear Valley]
*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Camp_Lacupolis,_Minnesota Camp Lacupolis]
*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Conception,_Minnesota Conception]
*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dumfries,_Minnesota Dumfries]
*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jarrett,_Minnesota Jarrett]
</div>
| unincorp-col2=<div>
*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Maple_Springs,_Minnesota Maple Springs]
*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oak_Center,_Minnesota Oak Center]
*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Reads_Landing,_Minnesota Reads Landing]
*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/South_Troy,_Minnesota South Troy]
</div>
| unincorp-col3=<div>
*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Theilman,_Minnesota Theilman]
*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Weaver,_Minnesota Weaver]
*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/West_Albany,_Minnesota West Albany]
*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/West_Newton,_Wabasha_County,_Minnesota West Newton]
</div>
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| townships-col1=<div>
*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chester_Township,_Wabasha_County,_Minnesota Chester]
*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Elgin_Township,_Wabasha_County,_Minnesota Elgin]
*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gillford_Township,_Wabasha_County,_Minnesota Gillford]
*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Glasgow_Township,_Wabasha_County,_Minnesota Glasgow]
*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Greenfield_Township,_Wabasha_County,_Minnesota Greenfield]
*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Highland_Township,_Wabasha_County,_Minnesota Highland]
</div>
| townships-col2=<div>
*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hyde_Park_Township,_Wabasha_County,_Minnesota Hyde Park]
*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lake_Township,_Wabasha_County,_Minnesota Lake]
*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mazeppa_Township,_Wabasha_County,_Minnesota Mazeppa]
*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Minneiska_Township,_Wabasha_County,_Minnesota Minneiska]
*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mount_Pleasant_Township,_Wabasha_County,_Minnesota Mount Pleasant]
*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oakwood_Township,_Wabasha_County,_Minnesota Oakwood]
</div>
| townships-col3=<div>
*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pepin_Township,_Wabasha_County,_Minnesota Pepin]
*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Plainview_Township,_Wabasha_County,_Minnesota Plainview]
*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Watopa_Township,_Wabasha_County,_Minnesota Watopa]
*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/West_Albany_Township,_Wabasha_County,_Minnesota West Albany]
*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zumbro_Township,_Wabasha_County,_Minnesota Zumbro]
</div>
}}
==== Neighboring Counties ====
| width="30%" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" align="center" | '''List of Cemeteries in the county'''
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [httphttps://www.findagrave.orgcom/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gsr&GSfn=&GSmn=&GSln=&GSbyrel=all&GSby=&GSdyrel=all&GSdy=&GScntry=4&GSst=25&GScnty=1388&GSgrid=&df=all&GSob=n memorial Findagrave.com]
| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | {{FHL|627024|subject-id|disp=Family History Library}}
| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [httphttps://www.findagrave.com/cgicemetery-binbrowse/fg.cgiUSA/Minnesota/Wabasha-County?page=csr&CScn=&CScntry=4&CSst=25&CScntyid=1388 county_1388 Findagrave.com]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://wwwwabasha.rootswebmngenweb.ancestry.com/~mnwabashnet/cmdirectory.htm USGenWebhtml MNGenWeb]
| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.worldcat.org/search?q=su%3Acemetery+Wabasha+Minnesota&qt=advanced&dblist=638 WorldCat]
| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [https://billiongraves.com/search/results?year_range=5&action=search_cemetery&exact=true&country=United%20States&state=Minnesota&county=Wabasha&cemetery_name=a# cemetery Billion Graves]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://usgwarchives.net/mn/wabasha/wabasha.html MNGenWeb Archives]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" |[https://www.familysearch.org/research/places/?reqParents=394311&reqParentsLabel=Wabasha%2C%20Minnesota%2C%20United%20States&reqParentsType=209&reqTypes=20&reqTypeLabel=Cemetery FamilySearch Places]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.usgwtombstones.org/minnesota/wabasha.htm Tombstone Project]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.epodunk.com/cgi-bin/localList.php?local=21516&locTGroup=Cemeteries&direction=down&sec=0&qty=25&stateAbbv=&stateName= EPodunk]| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" || bgcolor="#F0F0F0" ||-| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" |[https://billiongraves.com/pages/search/# Billion Graves]
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==== Census ====
 
{{Historical populations
|type = USA
|heading = Census
|footnote = Source: [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wabasha_County,_Minnesota#Demographics "Wikipedia.org".]
|1850 |243
|1860 |7228
|1870 |15850
|1880 |18206
|1890 |16972
|1900 |18924
|1910 |18554
|1920 |17919
|1930 |19613
|1940 |17653
|1950 |16878
|1960 |17007
|1970 |17224
|1980 |19335
|1990 |19744
|2000 |21610
|2010 |21676
}}
 
'''State Census'''
*'''1865''' - {{RecordSearch|1503054|Minnesota State Census, 1865}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index and images*'''1885''' - {{RecordSearch|1503044|Minnesota State Census, 1885}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index and images*'''1905''' - {{RecordSearch|1503056|Minnesota State Census, 1905}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index and images
==== Church ====
{{MN Church Intro}}
 
<br>
'''List of Churches and Church Parishes'''
*'''[https://www.familysearch.org/research/places/?reqParents=394311&reqParentsLabel=Wabasha%2C%20Minnesota%2C%20United%20States&reqParentsType=209&reqTypeGroups=3&reqTypeLabel=Churches%20and%20Church%20Parishes FamilySearch Places]''' <br>
==== Court ====
==== Emigration and Immigration ====
*'''1912 - 1956''' - {{RecordSearch|2426329|Minnesota Passenger and Crew Lists, 1912-1956}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index and images
==== Land ====
==== Maps ====
 *[[Imagehttps:Mnwabasha//www.familysearch.jpg|right|250pxorg/research/places/?reqParents=394311&reqParentsLabel=Wabasha%2C%20Minnesota%2C%20United%20States&reqParentsType=209&reqTypeGroups=8&reqTypeLabel=Cities%20and%20Towns FamilySearch Places]:Cities and Towns- [[FamilySearch Places|Mnwabasha.jpgHow to Use FS Places]]{{MN Neighboring Counties Intro|county={{MN Wabasha County}}}}
==== Military ====
===== '''Civil War''' =====
Civil War service men from Wabasha County served in various regiments. Men often joined a company (within a regiment) that originated in their county. Listed below are companies or regiments that were formed from men of Wabasha County.
:- [[9th Regiment, Minnesota Infantry|9th Regiment, Minnesota Infantry]], Company K
:- [[10th Regiment, Minnesota Infantry|10th Regiment, Minnesota Infantry]], Company C.
 
===== World War II =====
 
*'''1940-1945''' - {{RecordSearch|2759155|Minnesota, World War II Draft Registration Cards,1940-1947}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index and images
 
==== Naturalization and Citizenship ====
*'''1872-1962''' - {{RecordSearch|2632486|Minnesota Naturalization Records and Indexes, 1872-1962}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index
==== Newspapers ====
==== Obituaries ====
*'''1865 - 2006''' - {{RecordSearch|2469546|Minnesota Obituaries 1865-2006}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search| FamilySearch]— index and images
==== Probate ====
{{MN Vital Intro}}
=====Birth=====
*'''1900-1934''' [https://www.myheritage.com/research/collection-10828/minnesota-birth-index-1900-1934?utm_source=organic_blog&utm_medium=blog&utm_campaign=supersearch&tr_funnel=supersearch&tr_country=US&tr_creative=feb20historicalrecords&utm_content=feb20historicalrecords Minnesota, Birth Index, 1900-1934] at MyHeritage($) — index
=====Marriage=====
*'''1850-2019''' [https://www.ancestry.com/search/collections/70873/ WEB: Minnesota, Marriages from the Minnesota Official Marriage System, 1850-2019] at Ancestry($) — index*'''1860 - 1949''' {{RecordSearch|1803974|Minnesota, County Marriages, 1860-1949}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search| FamilySearch] — index and images *'''1976-2003''' [https://www.myheritage.com/research/collection-10210/minnesota-marriages-1976-2003?s=275764761 Minnesota, Marriages, 1976-2003] at MyHeritage($) — index
=====Death=====
*'''1850-2001''' - {{RecordSearch|2185953|Minnesota, County Deaths, 1850-2001}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index and images<br>*'''1887-2001''' - {{RecordSearch|3398461|Minnesota Deaths, 1887-2001}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index and images*'''1904-2001''' [https://www.myheritage.com/research/collection-10859/minnesota-death-index-1904-2001?utm_source=organic_blog&utm_medium=blog&utm_campaign=supersearch&tr_funnel=supersearch&tr_country=US&tr_creative=feb20historicalrecords&utm_content=feb20historicalrecords Minnesota, Death Index, 1904-2001] at MyHeritage($) — index
== Societies and Libraries ==
==== Family History Centers<br> ====
{{FamilySearch Family History Centers Intro}}
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
== Web Sites Websites ==
*[http://wabasha.mngenweb.net/ Wabasha County MNGenWeb]
*[http://genforum.com/mn/wabasha/ Wabasha County, MN Genealogy Forum] (GenForum)
*{{FHL|Minnesota%2C+Wabasha|subject|disp=FamilySearch Catalog}}
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