Martin County, Minnesota

This County is part of
The MNGenWeb And The USGenWeb Project®

My name is Martha, I do not live in Minnesota, but have roots deep in her soil.
I am the Temporary Coordinator as Martin County is available for adoption.
If you have a local connection to Martin County and web design skils [or wish to learn],
please consider joining the MNGenWeb as a County Coordinator
Please contact the State Coordinator: Tim Stowell for more information.

In the meantime, I might be able to assist in locating that missing piece of your 'Ancestral Pie'.
Contact: Martha

Table of Contents

History ~ Biographies ~ Maps ~ What's New ~ Lookups ~ Queries
Vital Records ~ Military ~ Obituaries ~ Cemeteries
Native American's ~ Family Search: Films & Historical Images ~ Crime & Punishment ~ Odds and Ends

Martin's Neighbors: Minnesota
Blue Earth ~ Cottonwood ~ Faribault ~ Jackson ~ Watonwan
And in... Iowa
Emmet & Kossuth

Search Martin County

History ~ Biographies ~ Maps ~ What's New ~ Lookups ~ Queries
History of Martin County [Wiki]
Martin County Township Map [Scroll down]
Because Martin County was created from Brown & Faribault Counties in 1857, it would be a good idea to check those areas for additional information.

Cities, Unincorporated Communities & Townships

Biographies and Books
"Memorial Record
Of The
Counties Of Faribault, Martin, Watonwan And Jackson, Minnesota."
Illustrated: Chicago.
The Lewis Publishing Company. 1895.
The Biographical Index Is Here
Read Online Or Download
"The American Bar"
The Professional Directory of Lawyers of the World
Sarah Livermore, Editor
Gail Trowbridge, International Editor
Sixty-Second Annual Edition: 1980
Published by:
Reginald Bishop Forster & Associates, Inc.
Minneapolis, Minnesota
The Minnesota Section is Here ~ Read Online or Download
"History of the Great Northwest and it's Men of Progress"
CGW Hyde, 1901
Pub: The Minneapolis Journal - The Index is here.
Read Online or Download
"Encyclopedia of Biography of Minnesota"
Judge Charles E Flandrau
Vol I
Chicago: The Century Publishing & Engraving Company, 1900
The Index is here: Download or Read Online
"Appleton's Cyclopaedia of American Biography "
by Wilson, James Grant, 1832-1914; Fiske, John, 1842-1901
Publication date 1900 / Read Online or Download
Appleton Review


Historical Maps

Getty Geographical Thesaurus ~ Perry Castaneda ~ Quadrangles Surveyor's Base Maps
University of Minnesota ~ Maps ~ Bureau of Land Management
Minnesota Mining Maps ~ USGS Maps ~ 1869 Railroad Map ~ Sanborn Maps: Library of Congress
Michael Fox Map Collection ~ Digitized Plat Maps / Atlases
Map Goose ~
MN Department of Natural Resources
The Alabama Collection ~ Surveyors Maps: 1850's [Base Maps]
Borchert Map Library ~ "Home Town Locator"
New Map Site: "PastMaps"
The Sentinel Plat Book of Martin County, Minnesota, 1903

"What's New"
The National Archives has a really nice set of digitized records that can be free accessed.
Please use this link for access.

Heritage Hub [Subscription Site]
When trying to find Martin County Obituaries on Heritage Hub, there are problems.
Because "Martin" is a given name, the results are sketchy at best.
So, I will do lookups...
Please send names and dates of interest:
Contact Martha
or Locate Heritage Hub at your local Public Library:
Access usually requires a Library Card


Family Histories - Books [FS Catalog]
History of the Fedde Family of Martin County, Minnesota
The TOC and Index is Here: Read Online or Download


The Ancestor Hunt
There is a great site that has all sorts of links to free Historical and Genealogical Data
Please Use Link Above
Contents: Topics
Digital Newspapers ~ Year Books & Alumni Books School Records ~ Obituaries ~ Coroner, Mortuary & Cemetery Records
BMD's ~ Birth & Marriage Records ~ Divorce & Death Records ~ Probate & Tax Records ~ Institutional & Military Records ~ Naturalizations & Immigration ~ Criminal & Digital Archives ~ Directories ~ Photos & Voter Records
Scroll down, left side has the menu

Queries and Lookups
Queries may be posted using links on Cyndi's List

They may be posted on the MN Mail List
There were old Queries on the RW Pages, They are eformated and Static,
They are here for 'Reference Only'

If there is anyone who has access to local records, and wishes to volunteer,
please contact the County Coordinator: Martha [Temporary]
Lookups & Free Digital Archival Newspapers
I have access to the following Subscription Databases and am happy to do limited lookups:
Heritage Hub ~ NewBank ~ Access World News ~ LA Times ~ NY Times
Contact: Martha - Volunteer
My Heritage: Library Edition - Collections
Census & Voter Lists ~ Histories, Memories & Biographies ~ Birth, Marriage & Death
Public Records ~ Schools & Universities ~ Directories, Guides & References
Maps ~ Immigration & Travel ~ Books & Publications
Military ~ Newspapers ~ Family Trees ~ Photos ~ Government, Land, Court & Wills

I will do limited lookups on My Heritage: Contact Martha

If you have local resources, please contact the State Coordinator [Tim Stowell] for more Information

also... 'History Hub' = New Lookup Service
Search for Living People: Zaba Search

Temporary Martin County Coordinator: Martha A Crosley Graham
State Coordinator: Tim Stowell
Assistant State Coordinator: Karen De Groote
For information about adopting a Minnesota County, please contact Tim: Here is the list of Counties

All materials, images, sounds and data contained herein are not to be copied or downloaded for purposes of duplication, distribution or publishing without the express written permission of the Martin County Coordinator. All data will stay with the MNGenWeb Project when and if the Coordinator resigns: Future contributions or donations will be returned to the Submitter upon request. Although believed to be correct as presented, any corrections, changes or additions or invalid links should be brought to the attention of the

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Online Continuosly Since 1997
Site Updated: 16 May 2024