This site is part of the Minnesota Genealogical Web (MnGenWeb) project,
which is in turn part of the USGenWeb project. The USGenWeb Project consists
of a large group of volunteers working together to provide Internet websites
for family history research in every county in every state of the Union. The
Project is non-commercial and fully committed to free access for everyone.
My name is Kermit Kittleson, also the county coordinator for Mitchell
and Floyd Counties in Iowa; and it is my goal to build the best source for
information for Mower County, Minnesota. Of course, to do this I will need
your help. If you have access to non-copyrighted, genealogical information,
please consider sending it to me as a computer file, and I will see about
getting it added to this site as soon as possible. And, yes, I was born
right there in Austin -- so I speak the same language, and even have the
A few summers ago, five mysterious tombstones
showed up in an Austin yard. Read the story and see the stones.
Kathy Pike of Austin is the Assistant County Coordinator for Mower County
Genealogy -- and is a great help since she knows the area well, and since
I am in eastern Iowa... Well, you get the idea.
Please send me your comments, questions or suggestions about what you'd
like to see on this site. Use the Email link at the bottom of the page.
Everything I have concerning Mower County is somewhere on this web site,
so lookups or research requests sent to me are unlikely to produce results.
If you're looking for specific information, try the "Resources" page, or
post a query on the "Queries" message board.