Carlton 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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Carlton County Neighbors:
Aitkin ~ Douglas, WI ~ Pine ~ St Louis
Mail Lists:
Carlton ~ MN, General


"What's New"
4 sets of Cemetery Records:
Lakeview, Lakeside, St Mary's and Wright
See left, bottom of page


"Cyber Gleanings"

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

The Minnesota Historical Society has a wonderful collection of Resources.

Minnesota Historical Society
Digital Newspapers


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

I found no list of Volunteers for Carlton County. If you have access to local information and are willing to be a resource, please contact Martha


Carlton County: Local Resources
Court ~ GIS Mapping
Historical Society
Recorder's Office
  USGenWeb | USGenWeb Archives

Online Continuously Since 1996
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Online Continuosly Since 1996

Site Updated: 15 September 2017
How to use this new set of pages:
The Buttons to the left mostly say it all.
If you cannot find something, try the 'Odds & Ends' Page
if that still does not work, send me a note
Check the Cyber Gleanings Site, it is chock full of goodies

Brief History of Carlton County

Carlton County was established, with boundaries as they currently are, in 1857, and is home to over 35,000 citizens, including over 3,200 people of the Fond du Lac Reservation, the Lake Superior Band of Ojibway.  Our population is mostly rural, 34.8 persons per square mile, with ten cities.  Our largest city is Cloquet, which is home to 12,124 persons and the Fond Du Lac Tribal & Community College.  You can also visit the City of Moose Lake, one of our many caring communities. The City of Carlton has served as the county seat since 1871.

Carlton County is well known for the devastating Fire of 1918.  The Carlton County Historical Society and the Cloquet Public Library can provide you with more information on this chapter and other chapters of Carlton County history.

Carlton County is home to the Fond du Lac Indian Reservation

The Fond du Lac Indian Reservation (or Nah-Gah-Chi-Wa-Nong (Nagaajiwanaang in the Double Vowel orthography), meaning "Where the current is blocked" in the Ojibwe language) is an Indian reservation in northern Minnesota near Cloquet in Carlton and Saint Louis counties. Off-reservation holdings are located across the state in Douglas County, in the northwest corner of Wisconsin. The total land area of these tribal lands is 153.8375 square miles (398.437 km2). It is the land-base for the Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa. Before the establishment of this reservation, the Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa were located at the head of Lake Superior, closer to the mouth of the Saint Louis River, where Duluth has developed.

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

Cemetery Information: Find~A~Grave: Carlton County
"The Dalby Database"
Search Engine for Find~A~Grave


Google: MSN:  [Provided by JavaScript Kit]
Cemetery Name Location Transcription? Photos?
Calvary Catholic Cemetery Cloquet Partial No
Eagle Lake Cemetery Eagle Township Yes No
St. Matthew's Cemetery Esko, Thomson Township Yes Some
Holyoke Cemetery Holyoke Yes No
Leonard Cemetery Kalevala Township Yes No
West Branch Cemetery Kalevala Township Yes Some
Perch Lake Cemetery Perch Lake Township Yes No
Lakeside Cemetery Wright, Lakeview Township Yes No
Minnesota State Veterans Cemetery Little Falls, Morrison Co., MN Yes No
Fort Snelling National Cemtery Minneapolis, Hennepin Co., MN Yes No

Gary Peterson has just completed a great project - The 4 Cemeteries in Lakeview Township have been researched, photographed and indexed - There are almost 1,000 burials represented!

Lakeview ~ Lakeside ~ St Mary's ~ Wright

The information includes: Names, Dates of Birth, Death, Cause of Death, Grave Locations, Plat Maps and Find-A-Grave Memorial Numbers.
Links: Introduction & Explanation and a full Alpha List. [Searchable pdf's]
Thank you Gary, your diligence, expertise and willingness to donate these records to the Carlton County portion of the MNGenWeb are sincerely appreciated.
Carlton County Coordinato: 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

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 Carlton 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.