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Wadena County MNGenWeb

 Welcome To Wadena County, Minnesota

Fair Oaks Lodge Sanatorium, Wadena, Minnesota

Verndale Depot, Verndale, Minnesota

We are proud to be a part of the USGenWeb project, which is an effort to organize genealogical materials on the Internet. Our goal is to provide a web site specializing in genealogy in Minnesota with an emphasis on the county level. Our project's success is only possible through the support of volunteers.

My name is Jan Sedore, and I am the person responsible for Wadena County. If you would like to contribute information to this page, or have any questions, please let me know

Cemetery Index Obituary Listings
Census Photo Gallery
Churches Research Links
Death Index Townships
Funeral Homes USGenWeb Archives Obituary Project  
Genealogy Societies Volunteers to do Lookups Needed   
Locality Index Wadena County Contact Information
Marriage Records View and/or Submit     Surnames
Newspapers Queries 1997   1998    1999   2000   2001

It is best to also check records in surrounding counties for your ancestors. Some of the reasons are: New counties divided out of old larger counties as the population grew. Many of Wadena County residents traveled to other counties for business and legal matters. Some records are there because they had family in that county and when they visited they stayed for long periods due to transportation, or a major life event would take place such as births, deaths, marriages. Another reason is a family lived on the edge of Wadena County and were closer to a larger town in the next county, and went there to register a vital event. Wadena County is bordered by the following five (5) counties:
Hubbard Cass Becker Todd Otter Tail Wadena
Minnesota County List
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Last Updated: 09/26/2015