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Morrison County, Minnesota
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Morrison County, Minnesota Facts

When was Morrison County, MN Created?
Morrison County was founded on February 25, 1856 from Benton County.

What is the County Seat of Morrison County, MN?
The County Seat is located in Little Falls and the county government website is

What counties are adjacent to Morrison County, MN?
Bordering Counties are Cass CountyCrow Wing CountyMille Lacs CountyBenton CountyStearns CountyTodd County.

Morrison County, MN Vital Records

Where can find Morrison County Birth, marriage, Divorce and Death Records?
Morrison County vital records can be found at the Minnesota Office of Vital Records which has copies of birth resords from 1900 and death records from 1908. There is a fee for each copy requested. Please refer to the information to the Statewide Vital Records in Minnesota for current fees and application process.

You can search online for Morrison County Birth, Marriage, Divorce or Death Records. You can also Order Electronically Online or can download an application for Minnesota Birth Certificate and Death Certificates Applications to mail.

Morrison County, MN Census Records

What Morrison County, MN census records are available?
There are many types of census records for Morrison County guide you in researching your family tree. Federal Population Schedules are available for 186018701880 (free index)1890 (fragment)19001910192019301940.

Morrison Co. Mortality Schedules can be found for 1860, 1870 and 1880. Morrison Co. Industry and Agriculture Schedules can be found for 1860, 1870 and 1880. Morrison Co. Union Veterans Schedules can be acquired for 1890.

Morrison Co. territorial and state censuses exist for the years 1849-1905.. There is free down-loadable and also printable census forms to help you with your research. See Also Minnesota Census Records Research Guide

Morrison County, MN Courthouse and Government Records

Morrison County Courthouse

What genealogical records can I find in the Morrison County Courthouse?
Researchers frequently overlook the great importance of Morrison County court, probate, and land records data as a useful resource of ancestry and genealogy information. Buried away in Minnesota courthouses and archives everywhere are the ambitions and frustrations of countless Minnesota residents.

The possibilities are excellent that your forefathers have left a comprehensive document of at least a number of facets of their lives in the Morrison County court records. Even if your forebears is not referred to in a Court case, contemplate all of the other procedures that could have lead to him or her to appear in court records. See Also Minnesota Courthouse Records Research Guide.

Morrison County, MN Societies and Family History Resources

What genealogical and historical societies, archives, museums, associations and libraries are available for Morrison County, MN?
A list of Morrison County Historical  and Genealogical Societies, Libraries, Archives. See also list of Statewide Minnesota Archives, Historical & Genealogical Societies.

Where can I connect with other Morrison County, MN Researchers through message boards and forums?

What other genealogical resources are available in Morrison County, MN?
The following are web links to Genealogy, Records and Resources pertaining to Morrison County. Each of these genealogy links fall into 3 categories: Professional Sites, Personal Sites or Organization Sites. Some have free access some have to have a fee. This is simply a list which has been gathered or submitted. I do not endorse or promote one genealogy site above another.

Morrison Co. MN Books, Newspapers & Publications

Morrison Co. MN Cemeteries & Church Records

Morrison Co. MN Family Websites, Pictures & Histories

Morrison Co. MN General and History Websites

Morrison Co. MN Immigration & Naturalization

Morrison Co. MN Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

Morrison Co. MN Military Records