Roseau County, Minnesota Genealogy

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Guide to Roseau County Minnesota genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.



Roseau County, Minnesota
Map
Map of Minnesota highlighting Roseau County
Location in the state of Minnesota, United States Genealogy
Map of the U.S. highlighting Minnesota
Location of Minnesota in the U.S.
Facts
Founded February 28, 1894
County Seat Roseau
Courthouse
Address Roseau County Courthouse
606 5th Ave SW Rm 20
Roseau, MN 56751
Phone: 218.463.2541
Roseau County Website


County Courthouse[edit | edit source]



Clerk District Court has birth, marriage, death, divorce
and probate records from 1895. Register of Deeds has land records. [1]

History[edit | edit source]

Parent County[edit | edit source]

  • 1894--Roseau County was created 28 February 1894 from Kittson and Beltrami Counties. County  seat: Roseau [2]
  • For a brief history of how Roseau County was named, click here, then select Roseau County.

Boundary Changes[edit | edit source]

Record Loss[edit | edit source]

Places/Localities[edit | edit source]

Populated Places[edit | edit source]

Neighboring Counties[edit | edit source]

Resources[edit | edit source]

Cemeteries[edit | edit source]

Church[edit | edit source]

Most church records are held by individual churches. Some denominations are gathering their records into a central repository. For more information, see Minnesota Church Records.

Court[edit | edit source]

Most church records are held by individual churches. Some denominations are gathering their records into a central repository. For more information, see Minnesota Church Records.

Land[edit | edit source]

Local Histories[edit | edit source]

Local histories are available for Roseau County, Minnesota Genealogy. County histories may include biographies, church, school and government history, and military information. For more information about local histories, see the wiki page section Minnesota Local Histories.

Maps[edit | edit source]

Military[edit | edit source]

Newspapers[edit | edit source]

Additional newspapers abstracts can sometimes be found using search phrases such as Roseau County, Minnesota Genealogy newspapers in online catalogs like:

Probate[edit | edit source]

Taxation[edit | edit source]

Since Minnesota tax records include only persons who owned taxable property, many residents were not included. Still they complement land records and can be used in place of missing censuses or the years between censuses. There may also be gaps. For more information, see the wiki page Minnesota Taxation.

Vital Records[edit | edit source]

Vital Records consist of births, adoptions, marriages, divorces, and deaths recorded on registers, certificates, and documents.

A copy or an extract of most original records can be purchased from the Minnesota Department of Health, Office of Vital Records, or the County Clerk's office of the county where the event occurred. See also Minnesota Vital Records.

Societies and Libraries[edit | edit source]

Family History Centers[edit | edit source]

Web Sites[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Roseau County, Minnesota page 368, At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  2. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).