Dakota County, Minnesota

This County is part of
The MNGenWeb And The USGenWeb Project

My name is Martha, I do not live in Minnesota, but have roots deep in her soil.
I will do my very best to answer questions and find resources for visiting Genealogical and Historical Researchers
Contact: Martha

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"Cyber Gleanings"
"What's New"

The above site will be updated regularly,
please check it often.


I will do Vital Record Lookups on Genealogy Bank.
Include Name and possible dates


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"Home Town Locator"

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Online Continuosly Since 1996
Site Updated: 15 September 2017

How to use this set of pages:
The Buttons to the left mostly say it all, but...
if you cannot find something you wish to read or use, try the
"Odds and Ends" page.
If that does not work, send me a note and I will try and find Resources for you.
There were not a lot of local resources found on the old Dakota Site, so I will be looking for new 'goodies'

Brief History of Dakota County, Minnesota [Wiki]

Dakota County Neighbors:
Ramsey ~ Washington ~ Pierce, WI ~ Goodhue
Rice ~ Scott ~ Hennepin ~ Saint Croix, WI

Dakota County is host to the Ojibwe Tribe
"Tracing Your American Indian Ancestry"

One Minnesota Revolutionary War Hero:
Stephen Taylor
War of 1812 ~ Minnesota in the Civil War
1883 Pensioners ~ Military Museum
DAR Lineage Records: Minnesota

Military Records:
Homes for Disabled Veterans1866 > 1938
Registers of Patients at Naval Hospitals, 1812 - 1934
Military Headstone Applications
US Naval Hospitals - Patients
Military Forts in Minnesota
Military Land Warrants in MN 1854-1863
Military & Minnesota Territory

Cemeteries of Dakota County
Find~A~Grave / Billion Graves

Queries may be posted on either
 RootsWeb or check Cyndi's List

A Surname File was found, but the latest entry was for 2008, Please use the RW Message Boards for more up-to-date posts.

I found a set of lookups for Dakota County, as soon as I hear back from those listed, it will be posted here.

Dakota County Mail List

Dakota County: Local Resources

New information is always welcome:
Please contact Martha if you have data to share.
Dakota County Coordinator: Martha A Crosley Graham

Co-State Coordinators: Shirley Cullum & Tim Stowell

Assistant State Coordinator: Karen De Groote
For information about adopting a Minnesota County, please contact Shirley or Tim:  Here is the  list of Counties

All materials, images, sounds and data contained herein are not to be copied or downloaded for purposes of duplication, distribution or publishing without the express written permission of the Dakota County Coordinator. All data will stay with the MNGenWeb Project when and if the Coordinator resigns: Future contributions or donations will be returned to the Submitter upon request. Although believed to be correct as presented, any corrections, changes or additions or invalid links should be brought to the attention of the Webmaster.