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Andy Johnson

  • 1858–1862 - From 1858–1862 this county was named Toombs County, Minnesota.
  • 1862-1868 - The county's name and boundary was changed once again in 1862 to Andy Johnson County.
  • 1868 - On 6 March 1868 the county name and boundary was changed for the last time to Wilkin County.
  • For records, see Wilkin County. [1]

More information on names and dates is provided online by: Individual County Chronologies of Minnesota from Newberry and
Wikipedia List of Historical Minnesota Counties


Big Sioux

  • 20 Feb 1855 - Brown, MN was created by Minnesota Territory from BLUE EARTH (Minn.) which included parts of present South Dakota and Minnesota.
  • 11 Feb 1856 - Brown, MN fully organized.
  • 23 May 1857 - Brown, MN lost land to the creation of nine Minnesota Territory counties, including Big Sioux, all of which included parts of present South Dakota.
  • 1857-1858 - From 23 May 1857 to May 1858 this county was named Big Sioux County.
  • 11 May 1858 - The state of Minnesota was created and and Minnesota territory was disbanded, deleting Big Sioux to be Federal territory in South Dakota
  • 2 Nov 1889 - South Dakota officially admitted into the United States, including the land from Bix Sioux.

More information on names and dates is provided online by: Individual County Chronologies of Minnesota from Newberry and
Wikipedia List of Historical Minnesota Counties and DAKOTA Individual County Chronologies


Breckenridge

  • 27 Oct 1849 - Pembina created from non-county area in Minnesota Territory
  • 04 Mar 1852 - Pembia fully organized for county government and judicial purposes
  • 25 Feb 1858 - Pembia's organization for county government repealed.
  • 18 Mar 1858 - Breckenridge created from Pembia (now Kittson).
  • 06 Mar 1862 - Breckenridge was renamed Clay. [7]

More information on names and dates is provided online by: Individual County Chronologies of Minnesota from Newberry and
Wikipedia List of Historical Minnesota Counties


Buchanan

  • 23 May 1857 - Buchanan created from Pine County, Minnesota
  • 08 Oct 1861 - Buchanan was merged to back into Pine County, Minnesota

More information on names and dates is provided online by: Individual County Chronologies of Minnesota from Newberry and
Wikipedia List of Historical Minnesota Counties


Davis

  • 20 Feb 1855 - Davis county, MN was created from Cass, Nicollet, Pierce and Sibley counties.
  • 20 Feb 1862 - Davis County was merged into Chippewa and Lac qui Parley Counties.

More information on names and dates is provided online by: Individual County Chronologies of Minnesota from Newberry and
Wikipedia List of Historical Minnesota Counties


Doty

  • 1849 - 20 Feb 1855 Doty created from Itasca.
  • 20 Feb 1855 - Superior created from Itasca.
  • 03 Mar 1855 - Doty renamed Newton.
  • 03 Mar 1855 - Superior renamed St. Louis.
  • 01 Mar 1856 - Newton lost all of its territory to the creation of ST. LOUIS
  • 01 Mar 1856 - St. Louis created from Itasca and Newton and Newton was eliminated

More information on names and dates is provided online by: Individual County Chronologies of Minnesota from Newberry and
Wikipedia List of Historical Minnesota Counties



Mahkahta:

  • 0ne of the Original 9 Counties for Minnesota
  • 1849-1851 - From 1849-1851 this was named Mahkahta County, Minnesota.
  • 1851 - In 1851 Mahkahta County was dissolved into Pembina and Cass Counties.
  • For records see: Kittson County[13]
  • For records see: Cass County[14]

Wikipedia has a list of counties in Minnesota and county seats at Wikipedia



Manomin:

  • Formed from Ramsey County, Minnesota
  • 1857-1858 From 1857-1858 was named Manomin County.
  • 1858 - In 1858 Manomin County was merged into Anoka County, Minnesota
  • For records see: Anoka County[15]

Wikipedia has a list of counties in Minnesota and county seats at Wikipedia



Midway:

  • Formed from Brown County overlapping into Pipestone County
  • 1857-1858 - From 1857-1858 this was named Midway County.
  • 1858 - Dissolved in 1858 when the State of Minnesota was formed and the rest of the territory not added to the state became unorganized.
  • For records see: Pipestone County[16]

Wikipedia has a list of counties in Minnesota and county seats at Wikipedia



Monongalia:

  • Formed from Ramsey, Pierce County, (and some unorganized land)
  • 1861-1870 - From 1861-1870 this was named Monongalia County, Minnesota.
  • 1870 - In 1870 Monongalia County was merged into Kandiyohi County, Minnesota.
  • For early records see: [Renville County, Minnesota Genealogy|Renville County]][17]
  • For records see: [Kandiyohi County, Minnesota Genealogy|Kandiyohi County]][18]

Wikipedia has a list of counties in Minnesota and county seats at Wikipedia



Newton:

  • Part of Wisconsin Territory 1836-1848
  • Formed from Itasca County, Minnesota about 1848
  • 20 Feb 1855-1856 This was known as (Doty County)
  • 1856-1857 - From 1856-1857 this was renamed St Louis County.
  • 1857 - In 1857 there were some boundary changes made to create the current shape

For records see: St. Louis County[19]

Wikipedia has a list of counties in Minnesota and county seats at Wikipedia



Pembina:

  • One of the 9 original Counties
  • 1849-1878 - From 1849-1878 this County although unorganized, was named Pembina County.
  • 1878- - On March 9, 1879 it was renamed Kittson County, Minnesota.
  • For records see: Kittson County County[20]

Wikipedia has a list of counties in Minnesota and county seats at Wikipedia



Pierce:

  • Formed from Dakota County
  • March 5 1853-1855 - From 1853-1855 this named Pierce County, Minnesota.
  • 1855 - In 1855 Pierce County was dissolved into Big Sioux, Davis and Renville Counties
  • For records see: Renville County[21]

Davis County Merged in 1862 to the following counties


Wikipedia has a list of counties in Minnesota and county seats at Wikipedia



St. Croix:

  • St. Croix County covered much of north eastern Minnesota in 1840 and is now an existing county in western Wisconsin.
  • 1840 The Name became part of Wisconsin, created August 3, 1840 from Crawford County, Wisconsin
  • For records See: St. Croix County

Wikipedia has a list of counties in Minnesota and county seats at Wikipedia



Superior:

  • Part of Wisconsin Territory 1836-1848

Formed from Itasca County

  • 20 Feb 1855 -3 Mar 1955 For about 11 days this was named Superior County
  • 3 Mar 1855-Mar 1856 - From 1855-1856 the name was changed to St Louis County
  • 1856 - On March 1, 1856 it was renamed Lake County
  • (1874 parts of Lake County went to Cook County)

For records see: Lake County[24]

Wikipedia has a list of counties in Minnesota and county seats at Wikipedia


Toombs:

  • Formed from Pembina County
  • 1858-1862 - From 1858-1862 this was named Toombs County, Minnesota.
  • 1862-1868 - From 1862-1868 the name was changed to Andy Johnson County, Minnesota
  • 1868- - On March 6 1868 the name changed again to Wilkin County, Minnesota
  • For early records 1849-1858 Kittson County[25]
  • For records 1858- see: Wilkin County[26]

Wikipedia has a list of counties in Minnesota and county seats at Wikipedia


Wahnata:

  • One of the original 9 counties
  • 1849-1851 - From 1849-1851 this was named Wahnata County, Minnesota.
  • 1851 - Dissolved into Pembina and Cass Counties
  • For records see: Kittson County[27]
  • For records see: Cass County[28]

Wikipedia has a list of counties in Minnesota and county seats at Wikipedia


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