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Faribault County Minnesota MnGenWeb home page

Welcome to Faribault County, Minnesota!

Be careful when researching southern Minnesota. The city of Faribault is in Rice County (not Faribault County)and the city of Blue Earth is in Faribault County (not Blue Earth County).

Birth Records, Index ONLY, 1870 to 1915.
These are indexes only, not the actual records.
Limit the individual names to 5 at a time and the request must include Faribault Co in Subject line of the e-mail.
I travel extensively, so please be patient with results.
Pat Erisman

Death records, starting from 1870 up to and including 1900.
Limit the individual names to 5 at a time and the request must include Faribault Co in Subject line of the e-mail.
Pat Erisman

Visit Bricelyn's Historical Society!

Faribault County Home Page


MN Death Certificate Search (starts 1908)

Faribault Co. Books at Park Books

Faribault Co.1860 Census fully transcribed - not proof read yet.

U.S. 1880, 1881 Canada, & 1881 British Isles census records

Lookups and Volunteers

View Faribault Co. Archives

1860 census .tif images for Faribault county

Antique Postcards

Maps & Links of Interest

Add to Faribault Archives

Message Board

Pre-1908 MN Land Patent Grants

Faribault Co Newspapers at the MHS

Rootsweb resources

Faribault Co. in the National Register of Historic Places

Info at the Traverse des Sioux Library System

Naturalization Record search at at the Iron Range Research Center

MN Place Names at the MHS

1908 Wells Band photo
Donated By: Gary Hovick
Founded and Directed by: Harry L. Gillam
Photos By: Purdy's Studio, Wells Minn
Members: Elmer Christensen, Howard Kelley, Floyd Kelley, Theodore Losby, George Alickson, Donald Bishner, Conrad Gosch, Melvin Anderson, Leroy Houston, Chauncey Bower, Herbert Ruffing, Walter Christensen, Bernard Christensen, Floyd Babcock, Erwin Olson, Merril Scriver, Cecil Levy, Edwin Christensen, Wm. Swandt, Herman Geisauer, Edwin Orlemann, Frank Perry, Willie Meyer, John Kulot, Lewis Swandt, Romayne Taylor, and Emil Schnoor.

In The World War 1917-1918-1919 Faribault County Minnesota
Published by The Forum Advocate Co. Wells, Minnesota
Val Kuechenmeister, Managing Editor - No Copyright date listed

Transcribed by: Kim “Skip” (Place) Murray

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1913 plat maps for Faribault County - whole county township map

Winnebago City Township

Delavan Township

Lura Township

Minnesota Lake Township

Dunbar Township

Verona Township

Prescott Township

Barber Township

Walnut Lake Township

Clark Township

Jo Davis Township

Blue Earth City Township

Emerald Township

Brush Creek Township

Foster Township

Pilot Grove Township

Rome Township

Elmore Township

Seely Township

Kiester Township

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Faribault County & Government web pages

Faribault County Historical Society

405 E. Sixth Street
Blue Earth, MN 56013

Open only by appointment

Bricelyn Area Historical Society

309 N. Main Street
Bricelyn, MN 56014

Co-chair: Janet Peterson

Minnesota Lake Area Historical Society

Kremer House (mailing)Box 225
Minnesota Lake, MN 56068

Hours: Mon. 12:30 - 4:30 p.m.;Tues. & Wed. 8 - 4:30 p.m. and by appointment

Winnebago Area Historical Society

Public Library
36 North Main Street, Box 218
18 1st Street N.E. (museum)
Winnebago, MN 56098

Director: Marion Muir, 507/893-4660 Email: [email protected]
Nicholas Weerts, Genealogist - Email: [email protected]
Mon., Tues. 9-12; Wed  9-12 &1-5; Thurs., Friday 1-5; Sun Appointment only

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MN State Map with Faribault hightlight

Faribault County History

Minnesota was organized as a territory in 1849.


The MNGenWeb Project

The MNGenWeb Project coordinates genealogical links in each of the state's counties. It is affliated with USGenWeb, which is an outgrowth of a Kentucky project designed to link and store all databases useful for genealogical research.

My name is Kathy Hines and I have volunteered as coordinator for Faribault County. If you would like to contribute your information to this site, please contact me.

If you would like to host one or more of the available Minnesota counties, please contact, Shirley Cullum, co-SC MNGenWeb.

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