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County Information
Morrison County was established February 25, 1856. Located in the center of Minnesota, it is the gateway to the northern Minnesota vacationland.
The county seat and largest city Little Falls, is located on the Mississippi River approximately 100 miles northwest of Minneapolis/St. Paul and approximately 150 miles southwest of Duluth.
It was named for William and Allan Morrison, two brothers who settled in the area.


Cities
* Bowlus * Buckman * Elmdale * Flensburg * Genola * Harding * Hillman * Lastrup
* Little Falls * Motley (part) * Pierz * Royalton (part) * Randall * Sobieski * Swanville * Upsala

Townships
* Agram Twp * Belle Prairie Twp * Bellevue Twp * Buckman Twp * Buh Twp * Culdrum Twp
* Cushing Twp * Darling Twp * Elmdale Twp * Granite Twp * Green Prairie Twp * Hillman Twp
* Lakin Twp * Leigh Twp * Little Falls Twp * Morrill Twp * Motley Twp * Mount Morris Twp
* Parker Twp * Pierz Twp * Pike Creek Twp * Platte Twp * Pulaski Twp * Rail Prairie Twp
* Richardson Twp * Ripley Twp * Rosing Twp * Scandia Valley Twp * Swan River Twp
* Swanville Twp * Two Rivers Twp

Unincorporated
* Center Valley * Cushing * Darling * Freedhem * Gregory * Lincoln * Little Rock
* Morrill * North Prairie * Platte * Ramey * Shamineau Park * Sullivan * Vawter


Online Data

Births

County Records

Family Bibles

Miscellaneous Data

Website Updates:
Feb. 2014: Bio: Richardson - transcribed by Vicki Bryan

July 2013: 1883 Pensioners on the Roll
Mar. 2013: Obits: Bentfeld, Diebolt, Duggan, Frampton, Germain, Gravel, Hammond, Harrison, Hill, Johnson, Loop, Richardson, Snow, Turner, Zimmerman
Marriages: Kay Marriages; Gans - Grovel; Grochau - Duncan; Hansman - Otremba; Heiming - Steele; Herron - Lafond; Larson - Kaiser; Sura - Kalis
Visiting News: Ewert, Muncy, Wuellner
Community News for Agram (20 Jan. 1910) and for Platte (14 Dec. 1911)

Oct. 2012: Obits: Cota, Hill
Sept. 2012: Marriage: Sheldon-Valentine
Bio: Clark
August 2012: Obit: Fuller
}July 2012: Obit: Pfighan; Bio: Cameron
June 2012: Obit: Richards; Bio: Batzer
May 2012: Bio: Auyer
Apr. 2012: Bios: Eaton, Gordon, Johnson, Rider, Stewart
Mar. 2012: 1860 Mortality Index; Church History; Military History (Grand Army of the Republic); anniversary: Wuellner; Obits: Wuellner, Zeyher; Bios: Chance, Harding; Marriage: Peterson-Johnson
Feb. 2012: WW2 Army Honor List; Marriage: Fuller-Kingsley; Bio: Bouck; Obit: Chase
Jan 2012: Burials in Veterans Cemetery; obits for BONIK, ZIMMERMAN; Marriage Ann for IDEKER-ZIMMERMAN; death certificates for BROUSSEAU, DRUSCHBA, EIDINSHINK, FORER, GUSE, KOELSON, KUSCHEL, MUNCY, NELSON, SEPPELT, WHELLNER, VALENTINE, ZIMMERMAN

Previous Updates:
Burial in MN State Veterans Cemetery; List of Cemeteries; 1865 State Census





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