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== County Courthouse ==
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Wright County Courthouse<br>10 2nd Street NW<br>Buffalo, Mn 55313<br>Phone 763-682-7357<br><br>License Bureau has birth and death records from 1871<br>and marriage records from 1866, Court Administrator <br>has divorce and court records from 1870 and probate<br>records; Register of Deeds has land records<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Wright County, Minnesota page 370, {WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==

Revision as of 10:10, 2 August 2012

Template:Minnesota-stub United States > Minnesota > Wright County 

County Courthouse

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Wright County Courthouse
10 2nd Street NW
Buffalo, Mn 55313
Phone 763-682-7357

License Bureau has birth and death records from 1871
and marriage records from 1866, Court Administrator
has divorce and court records from 1870 and probate
records; Register of Deeds has land records[1]

History[edit | edit source]

Parent County[edit | edit source]

  • 1855--Wright County was created 20 February 1855 from Cass and Sibley Counties.  County seat: Buffalo [2]
  • For a brief history of how Wright County was named, click here, then select Wright County.

Boundary Changes[edit | edit source]

Record Loss[edit | edit source]

Places/Localities[edit | edit source]

Populated Places[edit | edit source]

Neighboring Counties[edit | edit source]

Resources[edit | edit source]

Cemeteries[edit | edit source]

Church[edit | edit source]

Court[edit | edit source]

Land[edit | edit source]

Local Histories[edit | edit source]

  • Hoar, Alfred Wyman. Lineage and family records of Alfred Wyman Hoar and his wife Josephine Jackson with notes on the early history of Wright County, Minnesota. Eagle Print. Co., 1898. Digital version at Internet Archive.


Maps[edit | edit source]

Military[edit | edit source]

Civil War[edit | edit source]

Civil War service men from Wright 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 Wright County.

- 1st Regiment, Minnesota Infantry, Company D.
- 3rd Regiment, Minnesota Infantry, Company A.
- 8th Regiment, Minnesota Infantry, Company E.
- 9th Regiment, Minnesota Infantry, Company B.
- Hatch's Independent Battalion, Minnesota Cavalry, Company E.

Newspapers[edit | edit source]

Probate[edit | edit source]

Taxation[edit | edit source]

Vital Records[edit | edit source]

Societies and Libraries[edit | edit source]

  • St. Michael, Wright, Minnesota - Access website of the St. Michael Historical Society for databases of the St. Michael area and other genealogical research tools.

Family History Centers[edit | edit source]

Web Sites[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Wright County, Minnesota page 370, {WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  2. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).