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"Seven Step Program (now Nine)" for Sibley
Step Research Program - Jane's Sibley Co. Nine Step Research
Program. This is where to your Sibley
Sibley County Statistics:
- Population 1860: 3,609 | 1870: 7,431 |
1880: 10,637 | 1900: 16,862 |
1920: 15,635 | 1940: 16,625 |
1980: 15,448 | 1990: 14,335
- County Seat: Gaylord
- Townships (map): 17 (Grafton, Moltke,
Severance, Bismark, Cornish, Transit, Alfsborg, New Auburn, Dryden, Sibley,
Green Isle, Arlington, Kelso, Washington Lake, Jessenland, Henderson, Faxon).
- Towns: 7 (Gibbon, Winthrop, Gaylord, Arlington, New Auburn, Green Isle,
- Ghost towns: Johnstown, Faxon, Doheny's Landing, North Henderson, Deerfield
(Rush River), Kelso (Hartford or Freemont), Eagle City, Mountville and
Prairie Mound (New Rome), Brack (Grafton Township), High Island (New Auburn).
- Sibley Co. Historical Society, PO Box 407, 700 Main Street,
Henderson MN 56044. Hours: 2 - 5 p.m. Sun., last Sunday in May to last
Sunday in October. Offering a growing collection of donated family history
books. The microfilm collection includes the Sibley County Independent,
Henderson Independent, Minnesota State Census for 1857, 1865, 1875, 1885,
1895 and 1905.
- Sibley County Courthouse, Sibley County Recorder's Office, 400
Court Street, Gaylord, MN 55334-0044. Phone: (507) 237-5526.
You can request birth, marriage and death records from the Sibley Co.
Recorders Office. If you need copies of vitals information you may request
them, they will check their records, mail you back as to the fees, and
when they receive the fees they will mail out the copies, etc. as requested.
When visiting the Sibley County Recorder's Office, don't forget to sign
in or check the "genealogy guest book".
|County Courthouse (Recorders
Office) Vital Records
|Birth Records, 1870 - present, indexed
|Death records, 1870 - present, indexed
|Marriage records, 1865 - present, male and female index
|Deeds records, 1857
E-mail: Karen Messner
Minimum Search $5.00 per name plus $5.00 per document:
|Probate records, 1895 - present
- Winthrop Historical Society - c/o President Sam Shult, Rural
Route 2, Winthrop, MN 55396. Phone: (507) 647-2295
- Southern Minnesota Historical Center - Mankato State University,
William Lass -Director, Mankato, MN 56001, (507) 389-1029 (Center)
- Local Libraries: MnLink Minnesota
Public Library System (select Traverse des Sioux Library System)
- Arlington Branch Library, 321 W Main Street, Arlington, MN 55307.
Phone: (507) 964-2490
- Gaylord Public Library, 332 Main Avenue, Gaylord, MN 55334-0797.
Phone: (507) 237-2280
- Gibbon Public Library, 100 Park Drive, Gibbon, MN 55335. Phone:
- Henderson Public Library, 110 South 6th Street, Henderson, MN
56044. Phone: (507) 248-3880 (When visiting the Henderson Public Library,
don't forget to sign in or check the "genealogy guest book").
- Winthrop Public Library, 203 N Main Street, Winthrop, MN 55396.
Phone: (507) 647-5308
- Minnesota LDS Family History Centers: (Church of Jesus Christ
of Latter-day Saints) Minnesota
LDS Research Outline- FTP site.
- BEMIDJI 3033 Birchmont Drive Tel. (218) 751-9129
- BLOOMINGTON 9700 Nesbitt Ave. So. (612) 835-0053
- BROOKLYN PARK 4700 Edinbrook Parkway Tel. (612) 425-1865
- DULUTH 521 Upham Road, Duluth, Tel. (218) 722-9508
- MANKATO 1851 Marie Ln, North Mankato, MN 56003 Tel. (507) 625-8342
- MINNEAPOLIS 2801 North Douglas Drive Tel. (612) 544-2479
- ROCHESTER 2300 Viola Heights Drive NE Tel. (507) 281-6641
- ST. PAUL 2200 North Hadley Tel. (612) 770-3213
Sibley County Internet Links:
Neighboring MNGenWeb Counties: |Carver|Le
Sueur | McLeod|Nicollet|Renville|Scott|(or
select from above map)
Other Minnesota links:
Minnesota Vital Records Offices: Vital Records information for
MHS Death Certificate
Index Search: Minnesota Historical Society hosts this online index
of death certificates to improve access to this popular and useful resource
for genealogical and family history research. Currently, the database indexes
the years from 1907 through 1996.
Other Genealogy links:
FOR ANCESTORS: LDS Family History Center SEARCH FOR ANCESTORS.
- Books and Lookups: Available books
about Sibley County, its towns and history and were to find them.
- Newspapers: Sibley County newspaper
archives and were to find them.
- Church Records: Listing of Church
records of Sibley County available through the LDS Family History Centers.
- Century Farms: List of
Century Farms of Sibley County and when they were founded.
- Winthrop High: A list
of Graduating names of Winthrop High School (1903 - 1950).
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