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Guide to '''Todd County, Minnesota ancestry, genealogy and family history, and genealogy''' , birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
{| style="width:18%; float:right"|-|<center><div id="fsButtons"><span class="online_records_button">[[Minnesota Online Genealogy Records]]</span></div></center>|-|<center>{{Infobox U.S. County 2016|organized= Feb 21 1873<ref>[https://publications.newberry.org/ahcbp/documents/MN_Individual_County_Chronologies.htm#Individual_County_Chronologies Minnesota Historical Boundary Changes] - list of all boundary changes by county provided by [https://www.newberry.org/ Newberry Library]; accessed 3/7/2021.</ref>|county seat= Long Prairie<ref>''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Minnesota.{{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref><br>|parent county= [[Cass County, Minnesota Genealogy|Cass]]<ref>''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Minnesota.{{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{ClickFHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref><br>|variant spellings=|county1= [[Cass County, Minnesota Genealogy|Cass]]|county2= [[Douglas County, Minnesota Genealogy|Douglas]]|county3= [[Morrison County, Minnesota Genealogy|Morrison]]|county4= [[Otter Tail County, Minnesota Genealogy|Otter Tail]]|county5= [[Pope County, Minnesota Genealogy|Pope]]|county6= [[Stearns County, Minnesota Genealogy|Stearns]]|county7= [[Wadena County, Minnesota Genealogy|Wadena]]</br><center>[[Todd County, Minnesota Genealogy#Maps and Gazetteers|See County Maps]]</center>|county8=|county9=|county10=|county courthouse= [[Image:MN_ORPMinnesota, Todd County Courthouse.png|245x245px]]|county location in state= [[Image:Minnesota Online Genealogy RecordsTodd County Map.svg.png|185x185px]]|adoption=}}|}</center><div style="width:17%; float:left; margin-right:4em; padding:0px">__TOC__</div>== County Information ==
{{Infobox U.S. County | county = Todd County | county_map = Minnesota Todd County Map.svg.png| state = Minnesota| state_map Description = Minnesota.png | latd = | longd = | founded year = 1855| founded date = February 20| seat = Long Prairie | building image = | building address = The County was named for John Blair Smith Todd County Courthouse<br> 215 1st Ave S<br>Long Prairie, MN 56347<br> Phone:<br> 320who was a delegate from Dakota Territory to the United States House of Representatives, and general in the Union Army during the American Civil War.732The County is located in the central area of the state.4428<brref>[httpWikipedia contributors, "Todd County, Minnesota" in ''https://wwwen.cowikipedia.todd.mn.usorg/wiki/ Todd_County,_Minnesota'''Todd County Website'''] }} === County Information === ==== Todd County, Minnesota Record Dates ====accessed 15 Nov 2018 </ref>
=== County Courthouse ==={{MN Courthouse Intro|Todd}}'''Todd County Courthouse'''<br> 215 1st Ave S<br>Long Prairie, MN 56347<br>Phone: 320-357-5005<br>[https://www.courtreference.com/Todd-County-Minnesota-Courts.htm Todd County Website] <br><br>Clerk District Court has divorce records from 1880, court records from 1874 and probate records. <br>County Records has birth and death records from 1870, marriage records from 1867, land records, school census from 1914.<ref>''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Minnesota.{{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item| widthdisp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref> === Todd County, Minnesota Record Dates ==="100%" {{MN Record Dates Intro|Todd}}{| cellspacing="1" cellpadding="1" border="1"
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| width="100%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" colspan="67" | <center>'''Known Beginning Dates for Major County Records'''<ref>Alice Eichholz, Ancestry’s Red Book''Handybook for Genealogists: American State, County and Town SourcesUnited States of America'', Revised 10th ed. (Salt Lake CityDraper, Utah: AncestryEverton Pub., 19922002), 385-403Minnesota. {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27rb 1992D27e 2002}}.</ref></center>
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== = Record Loss ==={||-|There is no known history of courthouse disasters in this county. |}=== Boundary Changes ==={{MN Boundary Changes Intro|Todd}}{||-|*'''1855--'''Todd County was created 20 February 1855 from [[Cass County, Minnesota Genealogy|Cass]] County.''*'''County seat:''' Long Prairie<ref>''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Minnesota.{{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref><br>*'''Organized date''' 21 Feb 1873<ref>[https://publications.newberry.org/ahcbp/documents/MN_Individual_County_Chronologies.htm#Individual_County_Chronologies Minnesota Historical Boundary Changes] - list of all boundary changes by county provided by [https://www.newberry.org/ Newberry Library]; accessed 4 March 2021.</ref>*[http://www.mapofus.org/minnesota/ Interactive Map of Minnesota County Courthouse Formation History] (1790-1897) - animated maps illustrating Minnesota county boundary changes*[https://publications.newberry.org/ahcbp/documents/MN_Individual_County_Chronologies.htm#Individual_County_Chronologies Minnesota Historical Boundary Changes] - list of all boundary changes by county provided by [https://www.newberry.org/ Newberry Library]|} === Populated Places ==={{MN Populated Places Intro|Todd}} For a complete list of populated places, including small neighborhoods and suburbs, visit [https://minnesota.hometownlocator.com/counties/cities,cfips,153,c,todd.cfm HomeTown Locator]. The following are the most historically and genealogically relevant populated places in this county:<ref>Wikipedia contributors, "Todd County, Minnesota," in ''Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia'', https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Todd_County,_Minnesota, accessed 03 March 2020.</ref> {{Populated places<!--cities column------------------->| cities-col1=<div>*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bertha,_Minnesota Bertha]*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Browerville,_Minnesota Browerville]*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Burtrum,_Minnesota Burtrum]*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Clarissa,_Minnesota Clarissa]</div>| cities-col2=<div>*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eagle_Bend,_Minnesota Eagle Bend]*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Grey_Eagle,_Minnesota Grey Eagle]*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hewitt,_Minnesota Hewitt]*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Long_Prairie,_Minnesota Long Prairie]</div>| cities-col3=<div>*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Osakis,_Minnesota Osakis]*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Staples,_Minnesota Staples]*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/West_Union,_Minnesota West Union]</div><!--unincorp column------------------->| unincorp-col1=<div>*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Philbrook,_Minnesota Philbrook]</div>| unincorp-col2=<div>*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pillsbury,_Minnesota Pillsbury]</div>| unincorp-col3=<div>*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ward_Springs,_Minnesota Ward Springs]</div><!--townships column------------------->| townships-col1=<div>*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bartlett_Township,_Todd_County,_Minnesota Bartlett]*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bertha_Township,_Todd_County,_Minnesota Bertha]*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Birchdale_Township,_Todd_County,_Minnesota Birchdale]*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bruce_Township,_Todd_County,_Minnesota Bruce]*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Burleene_Township,_Todd_County,_Minnesota Burleene]*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Burnhamville_Township,_Todd_County,_Minnesota Burnhamville]*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eagle_Valley_Township,_Todd_County,_Minnesota Eagle Valley]*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fawn_Lake_Township,_Todd_County,_Minnesota Fawn Lake]*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Germania_Township,_Todd_County,_Minnesota Germania]*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gordon_Township,_Todd_County,_Minnesota Gordon]</div>| townships-col2=<div>*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Grey_Eagle_Township,_Todd_County,_Minnesota Grey Eagle]*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hartford_Township,_Todd_County,_Minnesota Hartford]*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Iona_Township,_Todd_County,_Minnesota Iona]*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kandota_Township,_Todd_County,_Minnesota Kandota]*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Leslie_Township,_Todd_County,_Minnesota Leslie]*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Little_Elk_Township,_Todd_County,_Minnesota Little Elk]*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Little_Sauk_Township,_Todd_County,_Minnesota Little Sauk]*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Long_Prairie_Township,_Todd_County,_Minnesota Long Prairie]*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Moran_Township,_Todd_County,_Minnesota Moran]*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Reynolds_Township,_Todd_County,_Minnesota Reynolds]</div>| townships-col3=<div>*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Round_Prairie_Township,_Todd_County,_Minnesota Round Prairie]*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Staples_Township,_Todd_County,_Minnesota Staples]*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stowe_Prairie_Township,_Todd_County,_Minnesota Stowe Prairie]*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Turtle_Creek_Township,_Todd_County,_Minnesota Turtle Creek]*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Villard_Township,_Todd_County,_Minnesota Villard]*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ward_Township,_Todd_County,_Minnesota Ward]*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/West_Union_Township,_Todd_County,_Minnesota West Union]*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wykeham_Township,_Todd_County,_Minnesota Wykeham]</div>}} === History Timeline ==={{MN Historical Timeline Intro|Todd}} == Resources =={{MN Resources Intro|Todd}} === Bible Records ==={{MN Bible Intro|Todd}} === Biographies ==={{MN Biographies Intro|Todd}}
Details<br><br>Clerk District Court has divorce records from 1880=== Business, Commerce, <br>court records from 1874 and probate records. <br>County Records has birth and death records from 1870, <br>marriage records from 1867, land records, school census from 1914. <ref nameOccupations =="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Todd County, Minnesota page 369, {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHLMN Business Records Intro|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002Todd}}.</ref>
== History =Cemeteries ==={{MN Cemeteries Intro|Todd}}
{| style ="border:1px solid black; width:70%; "|-| colspan="2" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" style= Parent "border:1px solid black"| <center>'''Cemeteries of Todd County , Minnesota''' online and in print</center>|-| width="25%" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" style="border:1px solid black" | <center>'''Tombstone Transcriptions Online'''</center>|bgcolor="#F0F0F0" valign="top" style="border:1px solid black" |*[https://billiongraves.com/search/results?cemetery_country=United%20States&cemetery_state=Minnesota&cemetery_county=Todd&year_range=5&size=15 BillionGraves]*[https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/search?firstname=&middlename=&lastname=&birthyear=&birthyearfilter=&deathyear=&deathyearfilter=&location=Todd%2C+County%2C+Minnesota%2C+United+States+of+America&locationId=county_1386 Find A Grave]* [http://minnesotagravestones.org/cemeteries.php?selected_cid=77 Minnesota Gravestones]* [http://todd.mngenweb.net/cemetery/cemeteryindex.htm MNGenWeb]* [http://www.usgwtombstones.org/minnesota/todd.htm MN Tombstone Transcription Project]* [http://usgwarchives.net/mn/todd/todd.html USGenWeb Archives]|-| width="25%" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" style="border:1px solid black" | <center>'''Tombstone Transcriptions in Print''' [[The Value of Cemetery Records in Print |(Often more complete)]]</center>|bgcolor="#F0F0F0" style="border:1px solid black" valign="top" |* [http://www.worldcat.org/search?q=su%3Acemetery+Todd+Minnesota&qt=advanced&dblist=638 WorldCat]|-| width="25%" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" style="border:1px solid black" |<center>'''List of Cemeteries in the County'''</center>|bgcolor="#F0F0F0" style="border:1px solid black" valign="top" |* [https://www.familysearch.org/research/places/?reqParents=394291&reqParentsLabel=Todd%2C%20Minnesota%2C%20United%20States&reqParentsType=209&reqTypes=20&reqTypeLabel=Cemetery FamilySearch Places]* [https://www.findagrave.com/cemetery/search?cemetery-name=&cemetery-loc=Todd%2C+County%2C+Minnesota%2C+United+States+of+America&only-with-cemeteries=cemOnly&locationId=county_1386 Find A Grave]|-| colspan="2" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" style="border:1px solid black"|<center>See [[Minnesota Cemeteries|Minnesota Cemeteries]] for more information.<center>|}&nbsp;
*'''1855--'''Todd County was created 20 February 1855&nbsp;from [[Cass County, Minnesota Genealogy|Cass]] County.&nbsp; '''County seat:''' Long Prairie <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref> == Census Records ===*For a brief history of Todd County's name, click [http://mnplaces.mnhs.org/upham/index.cfm here], then select {{MN Census Intro|Todd County.}}
{{Historical populations|type =USA|heading =Census|footnote == Boundary Changes ====Source: [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Todd_County,_Minnesota#Demographics "Wikipedia.org".]|1860 |430|1870 |2036|1880 |6133|1890 |12930|1900 |22214|1910 |23407|1920 |26059|1930 |26170|1940 |27438|1950 |25420|1960 |23119|1970 |22114|1980 |24991|1990 |23363|2000 |24426|2010 |24895}}
==== Record Loss ===='''State Census'''<br>* '''1835-1890''' [https://www.ancestry.com/search/collections/3555/ Minnesota, U.S., Compiled Census and Census Substitutes Index, 1835-1890] at [https://www.ancestry.com/search/ Ancestry] ($)* '''1849-1905''' [https://www.ancestry.com/search/collections/1058/ Minnesota, U.S., Territorial and State Censuses, 1849-1905] at [https://www.ancestry.com/search/ Ancestry] ($)* '''1865''' {{RecordSearch|1503054|Minnesota State Census, 1865}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — [[Minnesota State Census, 1865 - FamilySearch Historical Records|How to Use this Collection]]; index and images.* '''1875''' {{RecordSearch|1503053|Minnesota State Census, 1875}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — [[Minnesota State Census, 1875 - FamilySearch Historical Records|How to Use this Collection]]; index and images.* '''1885''' {{RecordSearch|1503044|Minnesota State Census, 1885}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — [[Minnesota State Census, 1885 - FamilySearch Historical Records|How to Use this Collection]]; index and images.* '''1905''' {{RecordSearch|1503056|Minnesota State Census, 1905}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — [[Minnesota State Census, 1905 - FamilySearch Historical Records|How to Use this Collection]]; index and images.
There is no known history of courthouse disasters in this county.=== Church Records ==={{MN Church Intro|Todd}}
*'''[https://www.familysearch.org/research/places/?reqParents=394291&reqParentsLabel= Places/Localities Todd%2C%20Minnesota%2C%20United%20States&reqParentsType=209&reqTypeGroups=3&reqTypeLabel=Churches%20and%20Church%20Parishes FamilySearch Places]''' <br>
==== Populated Places&nbsp;<ref>Todd County Website http://www.co.todd.mn.us/content/cities_townships (accessed 11 November 2014)</ref> =Court Records ==={{MN Court Intro|Todd}}
===== Cities<br> ==Directories ==={{MN Directories Intro|Todd}}
*Bertha<br> *Browerville *Burtrum *Clarissa *Eagle Bend *Grey Eagle *Hewitt *Long Prairie *Osakis *Staples *West Union'''1913-1914''' [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=5288 Benton, Meeker, and Todd Counties, Minnesota Farm Directory, 1913-14] at [http://search.ancestry.com/search/ Ancestry] ($)
===== Townships Emigration and Immigration ====={{MN Emigration Intro|Todd}}
*Bartlett *Bertha *Birchdale *Bruce *Burleene *Burnhamville *Eagle Valley *Fawn Lake *Germania *Gordon *Grey Eagle *Hartford *Iona *Kandota *Leslie *Little Elk *Little Sauk *Long Prairie *Moran *Reynolds *Round Prairie *Staples *Stowe Prairie *Turtle Creek *Villard *Ward *West Union *Wykeham'''1912-1956''' {{RecordSearch|2426329|Minnesota Passenger and Crew Lists, 1912-1956}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — [[Minnesota Passenger and Crew Lists - FamilySearch Historical Records|How to Use this Collection]]; index and images.
==== Neighboring Counties =Ethnic, Political, and Religious Groups ==={{MN Ethnic Groups Intro|Todd}}
*[[Cass County, Minnesota Genealogy|Cass]] *[[Douglas County, Minnesota Genealogy|Douglas]] *[[Morrison County, Minnesota Genealogy|Morrison]] *[[Otter Tail County, Minnesota Genealogy|Otter Tail]] *[[Pope County, Minnesota Genealogy|Pope]] *[[Stearns County, Minnesota Genealogy|Stearns]] === Funeral Homes ===*[[Wadena County, Minnesota Genealogy{{MN Funeral Homes Intro|Wadena]]Todd}}
== Resources = Genealogies ==={{MN Genealogies Intro|Todd}}
==== Cemeteries =Guardianship ==={{MN Guardianship Intro|Todd}}
{| width="80%" cellspacing="1" cellpadding="1" border="1"|-| width="30%" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" align="center" | '''Tombstone Transcriptions Online'''| width="30%" bgcolorLand and Property Records ="#E0E0E0" align="center" | '''Tombstone Transcriptions in Print'''| width="30%" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" align="center" | '''List of Cemeteries in the county'''|-| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://findagrave.org/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gsr&GSfn=&GSmn=&GSln=&GSbyrel=all&GSby=&GSdyrel=all&GSdy=&GScntry=4&GSst=25&GScnty=1386&GSgrid=&df=all&GSob=n Findagrave.com]| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | {{FHLMN Land Intro|627024|subject-id|disp=Family History LibraryTodd}}| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=csr&CScn=&CScntry=4&CSst=25&CScnty=1386 Findagrave.com]|-| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://todd.mngenweb.net/cemetery/cemeteryindex.htm USGenWeb]| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.worldcat.org/search?q=su%3Acemetery+Todd+Minnesota&qt=advanced&dblist=638 WorldCat]| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [https://billiongraves.com/search/results?year_range=5&action=search_cemetery&exact=true&country=United%20States&state=Minnesota&county=Todd&cemetery_name=a# Billion Graves]|-| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://usgwarchives.net/mn/todd/todd.html MNGenWeb Archives]| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" || bgcolor="#F0F0F0" ||-| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.usgwtombstones.org/minnesota/todd.htm Tombstone Project]| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" || bgcolor="#F0F0F0" ||-| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://minnesotagravestones.org/cemeteries.php?selected_cid=77 MNGravestones]| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" || bgcolor="#F0F0F0" ||-| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.epodunk.com/cgi-bin/localList.php?local=21492&locTGroup=Cemeteries&direction=down&sec=0&qty=44&stateAbbv=&stateName= EPodunk]| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" || bgcolor="#F0F0F0" ||-| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" |[https://billiongraves.com/pages/search/# Billion Graves]| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" || bgcolor="#F0F0F0" ||-| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" colspan="3" | See [[Minnesota Cemeteries| Minnesota Cemeteries]] for more information.|}
==== Census ===='''State Census'Online Land Indexes and Records''<br>*'''1865Pre-1908''' - {{RecordSearch|1503054|Minnesota State Census, 1865}} at [https://familysearchwww.ancestry.orgcom/search FamilySearch] — index /collections/2076/ Minnesota, U.S., Homestead and images*'''1885''' Cash Entry Patents, Pre- {{RecordSearch|1503044|Minnesota State Census, 1885}} 1908] at [https://familysearchwww.ancestry.orgcom/search FamilySearch/ Ancestry] — index and images($)*Lystad, Edwin. Hendrickson, A H.  ''Plat book, Todd County, Minnesota'1905''' - {{RecordSearch|1503056|Minnesota State CensusLong Prairie, MN, 1905}} 1940. Online at : [https://www.familysearch.org/search library/books/records/item/486760-plat-book-todd-county-minnesota?offset=1 FamilySearchDigital Library] — index and images.
==== Church =Local Histories ==={{MN Histories Intro|Todd}}
{{MN Church Intro}}*Hendrickson, A.H., O.B. DeLaurier, and John H. Sheets. ''Todd County, Minnesota, Histories: Containing Reproductions of the Original Histories of Todd County Written by John H. Sheets, A. H. Hendrickson, O. B. DeLaurier. Other Articles of Interest''. Long Prairie, Minn.: Todd County Bicentennial Committee, 1976. Online at: [https://www.familysearch.org/library/books/records/item/574929-todd-county-minnesota-histories-containing-reproductions-of-the-original-histories-of-todd-county-written-by-john-h-sheets-a-h-hendrickson-o-b-delaurier-other-articles-of-interest?offset=6 FamilySearch Digital Library]<br>*DeLaurier, O. B. ''History of Todd County'' 1934. Online at: [https://www.familysearch.org/library/books/records/item/372953-history-of-todd-county?offset=3 FamilySearch Digital Library].
===Maps and Gazetteers = Court =={{MN Maps Intro|Todd}}{{MN Neighboring Counties Intro|county={{MN Todd County}}}}* [https://www.davidrumsey.com/luna/servlet/view/search/where/Todd%2B%2528Minn.%2529?q=minnesota%2c+todd&sort=Pub_List_No_InitialSort%2CPub_Date%2CPub_List_No%2CSeries_No Minnesota Maps] at [https://www.davidrumsey.com/home David Rumsey Map Collection]*[https://www.familysearch.org/research/places/?reqParents=394291&reqParentsLabel=Todd%2C%20Minnesota%2C%20United%20States&reqParentsType=209&reqTypeGroups=8&reqTypeLabel=Cities%20and%20Towns FamilySearch Places]:Cities and Towns- [[FamilySearch Places|How to Use FS Places]]
==== Emigration and Immigration =Migration ==={{MN Migration Intro|Todd}}
*'''1912 - 1956''' - === Military Records ==={{RecordSearchMN Military Intro|2426329|Minnesota Passenger and Crew Lists, 1912-1956Todd}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index and images
==== Directories'''''Multiple Wars'''''* '''1861-1917''' {{RecordSearch|1471019|United States Civil War and Later Pension Index, 1861-1917}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — [[United States, Civil War and Later Pension Files Index - FamilySearch Historical Records|How to Use this Collection]]; Free index, images ($)* '''1898-1899''' [https://www.ancestry.com/search/collections/4816/ Minnesota Volunteers in the Spanish American War and the Philippine Insurrection] at [https://www.ancestry.com/search/ Ancestry] ($)'''''Civil War'''''<br> ====
The 1913* '''1861-1865''' [https://www.ancestry.com/search/collections/1138/ U.S., Civil War Soldiers, 1861-1914 Farmer1865] at [https://www.ancestry.com/search/ Ancestry]; Free index* 's Directory of Todd County is included in''1861-1865''' [https://www.ancestry.com/search/collections/1715/ Minnesota, U.S., Civil War Records, 1861-1865] at [https://www.ancestry.com/search/ Ancestry]; Free index* '''1861-1865''' [https://www.ancestry.com/search/collections/3729/ Minnesota Civil War Soldiers] at [https://www.ancestry.com/search/ Ancestry]; Free index* '''1861-1934''' [https://www.ancestry.com/search/collections/4654/ U.S., Civil War Pension Index: General Index to Pension Files, 1861-1934] at [https: //www.ancestry.com/search/ Ancestry]; Free index
'''''Spanish-American War'''''<br>*Webb Publishing Co'''1898''' [https://www.ancestry.com/search/collections/2400/  U. of StS. Paul, MNSpanish American War Volunteers Index to Compiled Military Service Records, 1898]  at [https://www. ancestry.com/search/ Ancestry]; Free index* ''Collection of Minnesota County Atlases, #175, Roll 8'1898-1899'''[https://www. Stancestry. Paulcom/search/collections/6070/ Minnesota, MNU.S., USA: Minnesota Historical SocietySpanish American War Muster Rolls and Casualty Lists, 19131898-1914. Digital version 1899] at [httphttps://searchwww.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=5288 Ancestry Ancestry] ($).<br>; Free index
==== Land ===='''''World War I'''''<br>* '''1917-1918''' [https://www.ancestry.com/search/collections/3172/ U.S., World War I Civilian Draft Registrations, 1917-1918] at [https://www.ancestry.com/search/ Ancestry] (Free collection)* '''1917-1918''' [https://www.ancestry.com/search/collections/6482/ U.S., World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918] at [https://www.ancestry.com/search/ Ancestry]; Free index, images ($)* '''1918-1941''' {{RecordSearch|2421524|Minnesota, World War I Records, 1918-1941}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — [[Minnesota, World War I Records - FamilySearch Historical Records|How to Use this Collection]]
'''''World War II'''''<br>* '''1940-1947''' {{MN LandRecordSearch|Todd2759155|Minnesota, World War II Draft Registration Cards,1940-1947}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — [[Minnesota, World War II Draft Registration Cards - FamilySearch Historical Records|How to Use this Collection]]; index and images* '''1940-1947''' [https://www.ancestry.com/search/collections/2238/ U.S., World War II Draft Cards Young Men, 1940-1947] at [https://www.ancestry.com/search/ Ancestry]; Free index, images ($)* '''1942''' [https://www.ancestry.com/search/collections/1002/ U.S., World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942] at [https://www.ancestry.com/search/ Ancestry]; Free index
==== Local Histories =Naturalization and Citizenship ==={{MN Naturalization Intro|Todd}}
''Online Naturalization Indexes and Records''<br>* '''1849-1985''' [https://www.ancestry.com/search/collections/70800/ Web: Minnesota, U.S., Naturalization Index, 1849-1985] at [https://www.ancestry.com/search/ Ancestry] (Free collection)* '''1872-1962''' {{MN History IntroRecordSearch|2632486|Minnesota Naturalization Records and Indexes, 1872-1962}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — [[Minnesota Naturalization Records and Indexes - FamilySearch Historical Records|How to Use this Collection]]; index and images* '''1880-1920''' [https://www.ancestry.com/search/collections/61202/ Minnesota, U.S., Federal Naturalization Records, 1880-1920] at [https://www.ancestry.com/search/ Ancestry] ($)* '''1918''' [https://www.ancestry.com/search/collections/70801/ Web: Minnesota, U.S., Alien Registration Index, 1918] at [https://www.ancestry.com/search/ Ancestry] (Free collection)
*Hendrickson, A.H., O.B. DeLaurier, and John H. Sheets. ''Todd County, Minnesota, Histories: Containing Reproductions of the Original Histories of Todd County Written by John H. Sheets, A. H. Hendrickson, O. B. DeLaurier. Other Articles of Interest''. Long Prairie, Minn.: Todd County Bicentennial Committee, 1976. === Newspapers ==={{FHLMN Newspapers Intro|207422|item|disp=FHL Large Q Book 977.688 H2Todd}}.<br>
<br> * [https://newspapers.mnhs.org/jsp/browse.jsp Minnesota Digital Newspaper Hub] at [https://www.mnhs.org/ Minnesota Historical Society]; narrow to county or city, search for surname, limit by date.
==== Maps =Obituaries ==={{MN Obituaries Intro|Todd}}
* '''1865-2006''' {{RecordSearch|2469546|Minnesota, Obituaries 1865-2006}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — [Image[Minnesota, Obituaries - FamilySearch Historical Records|How to Use this Collection]]; index and images* '''1891-2003''' [https:Mntodd//www.jpg|right|250px|Mntoddancestry.com/search/collections/70827/ Web: Minnesota, U.S.jpg, Obituary Index, 1891-2003]at [https://www.ancestry.com/search/ Ancestry] (Free collection)
*[http://www.historygeo.com/search/ Family Maps of === Other Records ==={{PAGENAMEMN Other Records Intro|Todd}}] (land patent maps) at HistoryGeo.com ($). Free surname search.
==== Military =Periodicals ==={{MN Periodicals Intro|Todd}}
==== Newspapers =Probate Records ==={{MN Probate Intro|Todd}}
''Online Probate Indexes and Records''<br>* '''1801-1925''' [https://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=9070 Minnesota, U.S., Wills and Probate Records, 1801-1925] at [https://www.ancestry.com/search/ Ancestry]; index and images ($)* '''1849-1985''' {{MN Newspaper abstractsRecordSearch|Todd1607922|Minnesota Will Records, 1849-1985}}at [https://www.familysearch.org/search/ FamilySearch] — [[Minnesota Will Records - FamilySearch Historical Records|How to Use this Collection]]; Three Minnesota counties are not in this collection: Hennepin, Marshall, and St. Louis.
==== Obituaries =School Records ==={{MN Schools Intro|Todd}}
=== Social Security Records ===*'''1865 1935- 20062014''' - {{RecordSearch|24695461202535|Minnesota Obituaries 1865-2006United States Social Security Death Index}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search| / FamilySearch]— [[United States Social Security Death Index - FamilySearch Historical Records|How to Use this Collection]]; index. ''Also at [https://www.ancestry.com/search/collections/3693/ Ancestry], [https://search.findmypast.com/search-world-Records/social-security-death-index findmypast], [https://www.fold3.com/title/830/ Fold3], [https://www.genealogybank.com/explore/ssdi/all GenealogyBank], [https://www.myheritage.com/research/collection-10002/us-social-security-death-index-ssdi?s=270606331 MyHeritage], and [https://stevemorse.org/ssdi/ssdi.html Steve Morse].'' [[United States Social Security Administration Records#Social Security Death Index (SSDI)|Click here for more information]].*'''1936-2007''' [https://www.ancestry.com/search/collections/60901/ U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007] at [https://www.ancestry.com/search/ Ancestry] ($); index , [[United States Social Security Administration Records#Social Security Applications and imagesClaims Index|click here for more information]].
==== Probate =Tax Records ==={{MN Tax Intro|Todd}}
=== Vital Records ==={{MN Vital Intro|Todd}}==== Birth ===={{MN Probate Birth Intro|Todd}}* '''Online Probate Records1840-1980'''[https://www.ancestry.com/search/collections/2550/ Minnesota, U.S., Births and Christenings Index, 1840-1980] at [https://www.ancestry.com/search/ Ancestry] ($)*'''1801 1900- 19991934''' [httphttps://www.mnhs.org/search/people Minnesota People Records Search - Births] at Minnesota Historical Society - free index, images ($)* '''1900-1934''' [https://www.ancestrymyheritage.com/searchresearch/collection-10828/db.aspxminnesota-birth-index-1900-1934?dbidutm_source=organic_blog&utm_medium=blog&utm_campaign=supersearch&tr_funnel=supersearch&tr_country=9070 US&tr_creative=feb20historicalrecords&utm_content=feb20historicalrecords Minnesota Wills and Probate Records 1801, Birth Index, 1900-19991934] at [httphttps://www.myheritage.com MyHeritage]; index ($)* '''1935-2000''' [https://homewww.ancestry.com/ Ancestrysearch/collections/8742/ Minnesota, U.S., Birth Index, 1935-2000] at [https://www.ancestry.com/search/ Ancestry] — index and images ($)
==== Taxation Marriage ===={{MN Marriage Intro|Todd}}
* '''1850-2019''' [https://www.ancestry.com/search/collections/70873/ Web: Minnesota, U.S., Marriages from the Minnesota Official Marriage System, 1850-2019] at [https://www.ancestry.com/search/ Ancestry] (Free collection)* '''1860-1949''' {{MN Tax IntroRecordSearch|1803974|Minnesota, County Marriages, 1860-1949}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — [[Minnesota, County Marriages - FamilySearch Historical Records|How to Use this Collection]]; index and images* '''1885-present''' [https://moms.mn.gov/ Minnesota Official Marriage System] at [https://moms.mn.gov/LearnMore MOMS.mn.gov]; search by county, name or date, and request copy.* '''1970-2003''' [https://www.archives.com/genealogy/records-minnesota-marriage-index.html Minnesota Marriage Records Index, 1970-2003] at [https://www.archives.com/genealogy/ Archives] ($)* '''1976-2003''' [https://www.myheritage.com/research/collection-10210/minnesota-marriages-1976-2003?s=275764761 Minnesota, Marriages, 1976-2003] at [https://www.myheritage.com MyHeritage]; index ($)
==== Vital Records Death ===={{MN Death Intro|Todd}}
* '''1850-2001''' {{MN Vital IntroRecordSearch|2185953|Minnesota, County Deaths, 1850-2001}}at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — [[Minnesota, County Deaths - FamilySearch Historical Records|How to Use this Collection]]; index and images* '''1887-2001''' {{RecordSearch|3398461|Minnesota Deaths, 1887-2001}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — [[Minnesota Deaths - FamilySearch Historical Records|How to Use this Collection]]; index and images* '''1904-2001''' [https://www.mnhs.org/search/people Minnesota People Records Search - Deaths] at Minnesota Historical Society - free index, images ($)* '''1904-2001''' [https://www.myheritage.com/research/collection-10859/minnesota-death-index-1904-2001?utm_source=organic_blog&utm_medium=blog&utm_campaign=supersearch&tr_funnel=supersearch&tr_country=Birth===US&tr_creative=feb20historicalrecords&utm_content=feb20historicalrecords Minnesota, Death Index, 1904-2001] at [https://www.myheritage.com MyHeritage]; index ($)* '''1908-2017''' [https://www.ancestry.com/search/collections/7316/ Minnesota, U.S., Death Index, 1908-2017] at [https://ancestry.com/search/ Ancestry] ($)
=====Marriage=Divorce ===={{MN Divorce Intro|Todd}}
*'''1860 1970- 19491995''' {{RecordSearch|1803974|Minnesota[https://www.ancestry.com/search/collections/1081/ Minnesota, U.S., County MarriagesDivorce Index, 18601970-1949}} 1995] at [https://familysearchancestry.orgcom/search| FamilySearch/ Ancestry] ($)* '''1970-2003''' [https://www.archives.com/genealogy/records-minnesota-divorce-index and images .html Minnesota Divorce Records Index, 1970-2003] at [https://www.archives.com/genealogy/ Archives] ($)
==Research Facilities ===Death====={{MN Research Facilities Intro|Todd}}
<br>=== Archives ==={{MN Archives Intro|Todd}}
== Societies and Libraries =Family History Centers ==={{Family History Centers Intro}}
'''=== Libraries ==={{MN Libraries Intro|Todd County Historical Society'''<br>333 Central Avenue<br>PO Box 146<br>Long Prairie 56347<br>Telephone: 320-732-4426<br>[http://www.toddcountymuseum.com/ Website]<br><br>}}
==== Family History Centers'''Great River Regional Library'''<br>Main Library System<br>833-438-4775<br>'''Branch Libraries:'''<br>Eagle Bend<br>Grey Eagle<br>Long Prairie<br>Staples<br>[https://griver.org/locations Website]<br><br> ====
=== Museums ==={{FamilySearch Centers MN Museums Intro|Todd}}
*'''Todd County Historical Society Museum'''<br>333 Central Ave<br>Long Prairie, MN 56347<br>320-732-4426<br>E-mail: [mailto:toddcountymuseum@gmail.com toddcountymuseum@gmail.com]<br>[https://www.toddcountymuseum.com/?page_id=4 Website]<br><br>'''Hewitt Museum'''<br>514 Wisconsin St<br>Hewitt, MN 56453<br>701-230-9047<br>Email: [mailto:hewittmuseum@gmail.com hewittmuseum@gmail.com]<br>[https://hewitthistoricalsociety.weebly.com/museum.html Website]<br><br>'''Christie Home Museum'''<br> PO Box 51<br>15 First St S<br>Long Prairie, MN 56347<br>320-491-5033<br>E-mail: [mailto:Email:jamesdownes41@hotmail.com jamesdownes41@hotmail.com]<br>[https://www.christiehome.org Website]<br><br> '''Clarissa Museum'''<br>402 Main St W<br>Clarissa, MN 56440<br>320-594-2960<br>E-mail: [Introduction to LDS Family History Centersmailto:garyritastracek@gmail.com garyritastracek@gmail.com]<br>[https://www.clarissamuseum.com Website]<br><br>'''Bertha Historical Society Museum'''<br>63671 County Highway 40<br>Bertha, MN 56437<br>218-924-4490<br>[https://www.facebook.com/Bertha-Historical-Society-715050718929744/?ref=page_internal Facebook]<br><br>
== Web Sites Societies =={{MN Societies Intro|Todd}}
*'''Todd County Historical Society'''<br>333 Central Ave<br>PO Box 146<br>Long Prairie, MN 56347<br>320-732-4426<br>E-mail: [mailto:toddcountymuseum@gmail.com toddcountymuseum@gmail.com]<br>[http://genforumwww.toddcountymuseum.com/ Website]<br><br>'''Bertha Historical Society'''<br>63671 County Highway 40<br>Bertha, MN 56437<br>218-924-4490<br>[https://www.facebook.com/mnBertha-Historical-Society-715050718929744/? Facebook]<br><br>'''Clarissa Historical Society'''<br>402 Main St W<br>Clarissa, MN 56440<br>218-756-2403<br>[https://www.clarissamuseum.com Website]<br><br>'''Eagle Bend Historical Society'''<br>737 3rd Avenue NW<br>Eagle Bend, MN 56446-8116<br>218-738-3852<br>[https://toddwww.eaglebendmn.com/ Todd Countyindex.asp?SEC=00E355EF-A5D5-493C-AA21-CF9C82C3F04B&DE=7C3D2183-6C08-4637-9798-A18E714F51C8&Type=B_BASIC Website]<br><br>'''Hewitt Historical Society'''<br>PO Box 73<br>Hewitt, MN Genealogy Forum56453<br>701-230-9047<br>Email: [Mailto:hewittmuseum@gmail.com hewittmuseum@gmail.com] (GenForum) <br>[https://hewitthistoricalsociety.weebly.com Website]<br><br>*{{FHL|Minnesota%2C+Todd|subject|disp'''Staples Historical Society'''<br>Fourth St NE<br>Staples, MN 56479<br>320-894-1010<br>[https://discoverstaplesmn.org/community/history/?doing_wp_cron=FamilySearch Catalog}}1614196013.4681859016418457031250 Website]<br><br>
== References Websites =={{MN Websites Intro|Todd}}
<references * [https:/> /www.mnhs.org/research Research] at [https://www.mnhs.org/ Minnesota Historical Society] — links to Records and Indexes; See also [[Minnesota Historical Society|MHS Wiki Page]]* [https://www.ironrangeresearchcenter.org/ Iron Range Research Center] The Iron Range Research Center contains one of the largest collections of genealogical and local history research materials in the Upper Midwest and includes census, naturalization records, passenger arrival records, mining company newsletters, and a survey of Women in Industry taken in 1919, among many others.*[http://todd.mngenweb.net/ Todd County], a member of [http://mngenweb.net/ MNGenWeb Project], an affiliate of [http://www.usgenweb.org/ USGenWeb Project].* [http://usgwarchives.net/mn/todd/todd.html Todd County], a member of [http://usgwarchives.net/mn/mnfiles.htm MN USGenWeb Archives], an affiliate of [http://www.usgwarchives.net/ USGenWeb Archives] *{{FHL Place IDNum|201702|Minnesota|Todd}} – The FamilySearch catalog contains descriptions and access information for all genealogical materials (including books, online materials, microfilm, microfiche, and publications) in their collection.  Use [https://familysearch.org/search/ Historical Records] to search for specific individuals in genealogical records.
== Research Guides =={{MinnesotaMN Research Guides Intro|MinnesotaTodd}}
== References ==<brreferences />
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