We invite you to enter a lookup for your Lac Qui Parle County resources. Your resource must have a Lac Qui Parle County connection to be posted here. If you would like to be contacted via email and/or postal mail, please indicate that in your note to the county coordinator.
Click on the volunteer's name below each resource listed to send an email with your query.
|"History of the Minnesota Valley"|
- John will do lookups in this book which was published in 1882 by the North Star Publishing Company, Mpls., Mn. As John notes, "This book has history on 20 counties that the Minnesota River flows thru."
|"Minnesota Death Records at the MN Historical Society"|
- Kay has offered to lookup MN Death Records when she visits the MHS!
|"Bellingham, MN: An Illustrated History 1887-1987"|
- by Jon Willand. It has stories of the residents, but not their biographical sketches.
|"Madison Historical Album 1885-1985 Centennial"|
- As provided by the LQP Co. Hist. Soc.
|Atlas of Lac Qui Parle County Minnesota|
- January 1960 edition.
|(no longer available -- sorry!)|
|1910 plat maps for McHenry County|
- Can give locations of homesteads if needed.
|The complete set of "Selbu I Fortid og Natid" (Selbu farm books)|
- for the many settlers from Selbu, Sor Trondelag, Norway, who settled in Lac Qui Parle Co.
Please send the name, birth year and farm name of the Norwegian settler you are researching.
|"History of Chippewa and Lac qui Parle Counties, Minnesota"|
- edited by L. R. Moyer and O. G. Dale; published by B. F. Bowen & Co., 1916
|"Prairie Chronicles: A History of Lac qui Parle County, Minnesota"|
- edited by Micki Buer; published by Curtis Media, Inc., 1995
|"1910 Plat Map of Cerro Gordo Township, Lac qui Parle County, MN"|
|"Borgund Lutheran Cemetery --A History & Listing of Burials"|
Researched and written by Rudy Presthold, March 1999
|"Centennial History of Grace Lutheran Church of Dawson, Minnesota"|
Published 1982; Grace Lutheran was formed in 1961 by the merger of Riverside Lutheran and Trinity Lutheran Churches.
|"Louisburg Lutheran Cemetery Index - 2001"|
- (Lake Shore Township, Lac qui Parle County)
|"History of Early Pioneers of Freeland Township"|
- This was originally written in 1898 in Norwegian and was translated into English in 1951. There are short biographies of Andrew ERICKSON, Berger STEVENSON (or STEFFENSON), Peder SKORSETH, Herman OLSON, Mathias HANSEN, Anton JENSEN, Gunder NYGAARD, Thrond SYVERSON, Andres AMUNDSON, and A. J. HAUGEN.
|Church records from FLORIDA LUTHERAN CHURCH in Freeland Township from 1879 to 1930|
- These include Baptisms, Confirmations, Marriages, & Burials.