Hennepin County, Minnesota

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Hennepin County Courthouse, built in 1888
(now Minneapolis City Hall)
Photo by mkkrogman (June 2015)

County Information
Founded: March 6, 1852
Named For: Father Louis Hennepin
Area: 607 Square Miles
County Seat: Minneapolis

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Cities and Towns
Bloomington, Brooklyn Center, Brooklyn Park, Champlin, Chanhassen (partial), Corcoran, Crystal, Dayton (partial), Deephaven, Eden Prairie, Edina, Excelsior, Golden Valley, Greenfield, Greenwood, Hanover (partial), Hopkins, Independence, Long Lake, Loretto, Maple Grove, Maple Plain, Medicine Lake, Medina, Minneapolis (county seat), Minnetonka, Minnetonka Beach, Minnetrista, Mound, New Hope, Orono, Osseo, Plymouth, Richfield, Robbinsdale, Rockford (partial), Rogers, Shorewood, Spring Park, St. Anthony (partial), St. Bonifacius, St. Louis Park, Tonka Bay, Wayzata, Woodland

Unorganized Territory
Fort Snelling

Online Data

Biographies Births
Cemeteries Census
Churches Court & Legal
Deaths Directories and Gazetteers
Families History
Marriages Military
Naturalizations Newspapers
Obituaries Public Officials
Schools Tornado 1965
Towns and Cities Wills and Probate

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BIOS: Hamlin Kimball, Leonard Kimball, Preston King, Herman Kixmoeller, Charles Kleinmann, Thomas Kneeland, Frederick A. Knights, David W. Knowlton, Christian Kohler, Martin B. Koon, William P. Brackett, Christian Liewellyn, Claude G. Cotton, Jay W. Crane, Trafford N. Jayne, Josiah F. Keene, James A. Kellogg, John J. Kendall, Hohn H. Kerrick, William Kilgore contributed by Robin Line
OBITS: Andrew Fenske transcribed by Anonymous
NEWS-SPOOKY: Award Winning Halloween Stories by School Children, 1895, 1899 Halloween Parties and Events transcribed by Anonymous

MILITARY: WWI Casualties - collected and organized by Susan Duff-Erkel
BIOS: Ludwig Wolmer Anderson, August Ekman, Knut Ekman, Swan M. Klarquist, Elias L. Anderson, Claus Otto Peterson, Johannes Otto Peterson, Charles A. Peterson, Charles August Anderson, Olof Julius Veline, Axel R. Brostrom, Charles Fjellman, David Ekberg, Peter Paulson, Carl August Swenson, John August Larson, Andrew L. Lindstrom, Johan Axel Wallin submitted by Robin Line
CHURCHES: 1900 Ascension Church, 1886-St. Stephens, 1886 - Mr. Watson baptized, 1910-St. Stephens, 1866-Lutheran Church
FAMILY: Margaret Harrington Stone, Alice B. Dike Wood, Francis Family Reunion
MARRIAGE NEWS: Basel-Gibbons, Clancy-Gallery, McBride-Filatrau
OBITS: Alexandria Selb, Margaret Harrington Stone, Rosa De Laittre Swett, Daniel Sullivan, Anna Dunn, William Peters, J. Harry Whitney, John Molan, Margaret Noonan, John Byrnes, Johanna Leo
PEOPLE: James Dugan, William Welch, Thomas Murray, P. J. Donohue, Mary M. Haskell, John McCabe, Clara Grund
NEWS-BUSINESS: C. L. Barry, T. W. McGrath, John T. Lucas, Mrs. J. A. McCarthy, James P. McKenna
NEWS-CRIME: Frank McManus Identity
NEWS-SPOOKY: 1872 Haunted House, 1905-Ghost Lingers at Hanging Site
WILLS/PROBATE: News-John Bowers, William Welick, John McNally, S. W. Gunderson, Wenzel Portel, Russell W. Chase, W. H. A. Grandstrand, Rosina Pelaquin, Oscar Anderson, William Denslar, Andrew Emery

JULY 2018
BIOS: Robert Johnston, Julius Johnson, Andrew August Holmgren, submitted by Robin Line
BIOS: Joseph C. Hutchins, Norman Shook transcribed by Cheri Sletten
FAMILY: Nettie Mulholland Family submitted by Paul R. Orr
PEOPLE: Nettie Mulholland submitted by Paul R. Orr
MARRIAGE NEWS: Laibel-Nelson submitted by Robin Line
PEOPLE: A. L. Undine
MILITARY: WWI Casualties - Gary W. Peterson, Dan Dorian, Frank W. Tiden, Daniel Ahern, Robert McCaughin Fischer, Theodore Peterson
NEWS-COURT: William Terry

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