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Stevens County, Minnesota
Genealogy, History & Facts
County Vital Records ∣ County Census Records ∣ County Courthouse and Government Records ∣
County Societies, Family History Resources and County Genealogy Links
Stevens County, Minnesota Facts
When was Stevens County, MN Created?
Stevens County was founded on February 20, 1862 from Pierce County & Unorganized Territory.
What is the County Seat of Stevens County, MN?
The County Seat is located in Morris and the county government website is http://www.co.stevens.mn.us/
What counties are adjacent to Stevens County, MN?
Bordering Counties are Grant County, Douglas County, Pope County, Swift County, Big Stone County, Traverse County.
Stevens County, MN Vital Records
Where can find Stevens County Birth, marriage, Divorce and Death Records?
Stevens 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 Stevens 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.
- U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007
- Social Security Death Index
- Minnesota, Births and Christenings Index, 1840-1980
- Minnesota, County Birth Records, 1863-1983
- Minnesota Birth Index, 1935-2002
- Minnesota, Marriages Index, 1849-1950
- Minnesota, Divorce Index, 1970-1995
- Minnesota, Death Index, 1908-2002
- Minnesota, Deaths and Burials, 1835-1990
Stevens County, MN Census Records
What Stevens County, MN census records are available?
There are many types of census records for Stevens County guide you in researching your family tree. Federal Population Schedules are available for 1870, 1880 (free index), 1890 (fragment), 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930, 1940.
Stevens Co. Mortality Schedules can be found for 1870 and 1880. Stevens Co. Industry and Agriculture Schedules can be found for 1870 and 1880. Stevens Co. Union Veterans Schedules can be acquired for 1890.
Stevens 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
Stevens County, MN Courthouse and Government Records
What genealogical records can I find in the Stevens County Courthouse?
Researchers frequently overlook the great importance of Stevens 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 Stevens 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 Corthouse Records Research Guide.
- Stevens County Courthouse (all departments listed below are located here, unless otherwise noted)
- Address: 400 Colorado Avenue, Morris , MN 56267
- Phone: (320) 589-7287
- Stevens County Recorder
- Birth / Death Records: 1872
- Marriage Records: 1869
- Land Records: 1871
- Stevens County Court Administrator
- Probate Records: 1875
- Court Records: 1870
- Minnesota, Will Records, 1849-1985
- Minnesota Land Records
- BLM Land Records
Stevens County, MN Societies and Family History Resources
What genealogical and historical societies, archives, museums, associations and libraries are available for Stevens County, MN?
A list of Stevens County Historical and Genealogical Societies, Libraries, Archives. See also list of Statewide Minnesota Archives, Historical & Genealogical Societies.
- Stevens County Historical Society, 116 W 6th St, Morris MN 56267-1922, Phone: 320 589-1719
- Stevens County Genealogical Society, c/o Morris Public Library, 102 E 6th St, Morris MN 56267
- West Central Minnesota Historical Center, University of Minnesota–Morris, Morris, MN 56267
- Minnesota State Archives, 345 W. Kellogg Blvd., St. Paul, MN 55102-1906 • 651-259-3260
- Minnesota Genealogical Society, 1185 Concord St. N. Suite 218, South St. Paul, MN 55075-1187
- Minnesota Historical Society, 345 W. Kellogg Blvd., St. Paul, MN 55102-1906 . 651-259-3000
Where can I connect with other Stevens County, MN Researchers through message boards and forums?
- Minnesota Genealogy Network Community (plus.google.com)
- Minnesota State Genealogy Network (facebook.com)
- Stevens County, Minnesota Message Boards (boards.ancestry.com)
- Stevens County, Minnesota Genealogy Forum (genforum.genealogy.com)
What other genealogical resources are available in Stevens County, MN?
The following are web links to Genealogy, Records and Resources pertaining to Stevens 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.
Stevens Co. MN Books, Newspapers & Publications
- Minnesota Newspapers Books & Publications Research Guide
- Minnesota historical newspaper archives online (newspapers.com)
- Historical Newspapers from Minnesota (1849 – 1922) (genealogybank.com)
- Stevens County, Minnesota Books (amazon.com)
- Search Minnesota Obituaries (1985 to current) (genealogybank.com)
- Stevens County Genealogy Books (books.google.com)
Stevens Co. MN Cemeteries & Church Records
- Minnesota Cemetery Research Guide
- Stevens Co., Minnesota Graves (findagrave.com)
- Stevens County Tombstone Transcription Project (usgwtombstones.org)
- Minnesota Cemetery Inscription Index, Select Counties (search.ancestry.com)
- Stevens Co., Minnesota Cemeteries (Internment.net)
- Stevens Co., Minnesota Cemetery Books (amazon.com)
- Minnesota Church & Bible Research Guide
- Stevens County, Minnesota Church Books (amazon.com)
Stevens Co. MN Family Websites, Pictures & Histories
- Minnesota Family Group Sheet Project (fgs-project.com)
Stevens Co. MN General and History Websites
- See Also State History for Minnesota
- Stevens County, Minnesota Wikipedia (wikipedia.org)
- Stevens County, Minnesota Wiki (familysearch.org)
- Stevens Co. MN Genealogy (kindredtrails.com)
- Family History Library (familysearch.org)
- Stevens County, Minnesota (linkpendium.com)
- Cyndi’s List – United States – Minnesota – Counties – Stevens (cyndislist.com)
- Stevens County Minnesota (genealogytrails.com)
- Stevens Co. MNGenweb (rootsweb.ancestry.com)
- Stevens County Genealogy Queries (cousinconnect.com)
- Stevens Co. Data Collections (search.ancestry.com)
Stevens Co. MN Immigration & Naturalization
- See Also Statewide Immigration and Naturalization Links for Minnesota
- Minnesota Naturalization Records Index, 1854-1957 (search.ancestry.com)
Stevens Co. MN Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers
- See Also Map of Minnesota Links and Information
- 1895 Stevens County Map (livgenmi.com)
- Stevens County D.O.T. Road and Highway Maps
Stevens Co. MN Military Records
- Minnesota Military Records Research Guide
- Minnesota, Civil War Records, 1861-1865 (search.ancestry.com)
- Minnesota Military Records (fold3.com) will provide easy access to military records, stories, photos, and personal documents of the Minnesota men and women who served. Suitable for Stevens County genealogists, researchers, historians and more.