Norman County, Minnesota

Genealogy Trails History Group
Genealogy and History
Volunteers Dedicated to Free Genealogy

Welcome to
Norman County, Minnesota Genealogy Trails!

County Information
Founded February 17, 1881
Named in honor of the large number of Norwegians, or Normans, who settled in this county.
County Seat: Ada

* * * * *

Genealogy Trails is a volunteer-based project dedicated to transcribing historical and genealogical data and placing it online for the free use of all researchers.

Norman County is available for adoption!

We're looking for folks who share our dedication to putting data online and are interested in helping this project be as successful as it can be. If your are interested in joining our group and hosting a county or transcribing data, please view our Volunteer Page for further information.

Check your attics!
Dust off your family scrapbooks,
We're looking for DATA for this site!!!
We welcome obituaries, family histories and news items,
just Email us and your history will be added to these pages.


. . . CHECK BACK OFTEN . . .

Search Norman County

search tips advanced search
site search by freefind



Cities and Towns
Ada, Borup, Gary, Halstad, Hendrum, Perley, Shelly, Twin Valley

Lockhart, Hadler, Syre

Anthony, Bear Park, Flom, Fossum, Good Hope, Green Meadow, Halstad, Hegne, Hendrum, Home Lake, Lake Ida, Lee, Lockhart, Mary, McDonaldsville, Pleasant View, Rockwell, Shelly, Spring Creek, Strand, Sundal, Waukon, Wild Rice, Winchester

Online Data

Bios Births
Cemeteries Census
Churches County Records
Death Records Directories
Families History
Marriages Military
Newspaper Data Obits
People Public Officials
Schools Wills & Probate

Website Updates

JUNE 2018
MILITARY: WWI Bios - Louis Rodal, Victor L. Rolle, Joseph Oscar Rude, Elmer Sagen, John L. Sand, Reuben Edwin Sand, Elmer J. Sandal, Sivert Benjamin Sandal, Martin Sannes, Henry Gilman Saxum, John S. Schow, George Schroedl, Fred Ernest Schultz, Adolph J. Schwartz, Arthur Eugene Selberg, Victor Emanuel Selberg, Orlando Serum, Lewis Monius Sjolseth, William B. Sjolseth, Leonard Oliver Sjordal, Alfred Oliver Slette, Jacob Snustad, Floyd Fred Snyder, Lloyd Edward Snyder, August Solien, John Albert Sonquist, Alfred Sorenson, Frank Stangle, Anton Bernhart Stene, Emil Alfred Stene, Lars Andrew Stene, Lewis Oscar Stene, Lewis Oscar Stundahl, Martinus Stenseth, Clarence Stephenson, Edward D. Stien, John J. Sundet, Oliver Sundre, Clark A. Sulerud, Norval Elmer Skunes,Peder Swanum, Clarence C. Stigen, Willie Swenson, Gustav A. Stone, Clarence O. Storslie, Oscar E. Taraldson, Taylor Thompson, Alfred Tollerud, John Albert Wells, Edward Marius Tollerud, Edwin Gustav Weum, Edwin Olay Tronnes, Orwald J. Weium, Alfred C. Ulvan, Henry Wichern, Albert John Underdahll, Gilbert G. Wick, Oscar Nels Vagsness, Martin Julius Widme, Arne Voje, George Alfred Voje, Rudolph H. Wilkens, George Henry Will, Oliver Wangberg, Rien Minna Wassenar, Julius Oscar Winjum, Arnold Casper Anderson, Arthur B. Aanenson, Lambert N. Askildson, Ausgard H. Haaland, Selmer Haaland, Ludvik Bak, William Hoss, Ervin Aasland, Theodor Degerness, Alfred Eken, John Jacob Hadler, Otto T. Hagen, Olaf Anton Hilmo, Benjamin Eadness, Herman L. Gordon, Carl Henry Hansen, Joseph Hamre, Allan Manley Gilbert, Lawrence Ingberg, Gilbert Hanson, John E. Johnson, Charles N. Jorgenson, Lawrence Mauritson, Selmer Levi Johnson, George Alfred Moe, Harvey N. Juhl, Alfred C. Kvamme, Norbert J. Lemm, Earl Emil Newman, Erlinc Norby, Melvin Carl Nelson, Gurdon Herberg Lewis, John Lee, Lloyd Larson, Dewey S. Miller, Newton Marvin Mithun, Eddie Hartman Ogard, William August Ogard, Jay Frank Olin, Ole A. Olson, Hilmar J. Olson, Ray Olin, Albert Pederson, William Owen Pelkey, Elmer Oscar Stundahl, Clarence Andrew Serum, Alfred M. Skaurud, Henry N. Qualley, Richard Oscar Storberg, Clarence A. Rude, Sievert Shellum, Henry A. Rude, Clifford Helmer Stoen, Oliver Henry Rask, Andrew Thompson, Selmer Julius Rude, Luman Harris Tenney, Albert O. Restad, Oscar Carl Slette, Victor Hernando Thune, Elmer George Uggen

MAY 2018
MILITARY: WWI Red Cross and WWI Liberty Loans
MILITARY: WWI Bios - Elmer Monroe Largis, Campbell Nels Lystrom, John David Larson, Sidney Lavold, Carl O. Lee, Gust Lee, Henry Oliver Lee, Emil Lindberg, Ernest R. Lindberg, George Arthur Lindow, Leland Sprague Lofgren, Clifford Emery Logan, Sivert Oliver Lovik, Otto Emil Leiness, Melvin Lund, Theodore Alfred Lerud, Kettel N. Letmolee, Herbert Emil Lunde, Francis Henry Lundon, Henry Larson, Willie Joe Lundon, George A. Lystrom, Joseph Monson, Manley Madson, Norman Carl Myers, Archie Melvin Malme, Selmer Myhre, Guy McLees, Oliver Theo Melting, Louis F. Menge, Palmer P. Merkins, Harold Ernest Meyer, Leon Mickelson, Roy Ilton Mickelson, Henry Olaus Natwick, Clarence M. Neeb, Alfred Nelson, Edwin O. Nelson, John Rudolph Nelson, Nicolas Nelson, Signor E. Nelson, Sigurd Manley Nelson, Carl Johan T. Olson, Benhard Nilson, Henry Philip Olson, Martin Norby, Andrew Nygaard, Amund Maurstad, John N. Nelson, Palmer E. Vinji, Henry Oliver Vinji, William O. Rocker, Alvin J. Roesch, Gustav A. Rockstad, Conrad Julian Melberg, Arnold Jackson, Bert Reed, Arthur T. Roland Olson, James Hetland, Gunnar C. Horte, Carl T. Griese, Otto A. Balzum, Ole Dekko, Manley Flesher, Edward A. Dekko, Bennie Leonard Dekko, Arthur A. Rolle, Henry Dekko, Henry Hagen, Emil Johanis Larson, Geo. A. Carlson, Marie Mattie Stenseth, Garfield L. Mauritson, Olina Semling, Clarence A. Norman, Alice Lightbourn, Helmer Oscar Olson, Elsie Katherine Heiberg, Clifford Earl Reese, Nelson Theodore Largis, Peder Haaland, Sigvard Flom, Alfred Gervais, Lars Paulson, Ernest Sandvold, Martin Semling, John Aasland, Oscar Birkeland, John P. Aas, Emil Carl Treichel, Alfred L. Bang, Walter Ignatious Aamoth, James Emil Aasland, Bernard Frederick Tenney, Frank Edward Norton, William Wichern, Ingvald Boe, George Herbert Melbye, John A. Bragstad, Theodore O. Lystad, Richard Edwin Dahl, Thomas Fikkan, Ervin Richard Simonson, John Carl Schultz, Arthur H. Fetting, Ray Hartwell Boyer, Johny O. Erickson, Merle L. Ferry, Alphonse Gervaise, Fred Wisk, Harry A. Lee, Alfred L. Yoder, Bernard Mellang

MILITARY: WWI Bios - Herman J. Kappes, Lewis Ingvald Kaste, William Krogen, Oscar M. Krogness, Jacob Mathew Kulstad, John E. Kvidt, Burl Oren Kellog, Martinus Kvidt, Frank F. Keppler
WILLS: Inheritance Tax-Christian Anderson, Ole Tordahl

OBITS: A. B. Lake, David Bichsel
OFFICIALS: : News-Peter Ramsland
NEWS-VISIT/RELOCATE: Mrs. F. J. Cook, Mrs. Palmer Gray, R. W. Petre
MILITARY: Soldiers - Richard Storberg, John A. Hughes, Erling Norby, David Bowen, Joris Norby, Ernest Sandvold, Hans Garness, Jay Olin, Edward Tenney, Luman Tenney, William Tompkins, Conrad Melberg, Allen Gilbert, Henry Ike, Charles Bowen, June Prigge
MILITARY: WWI Bios - Additional 50+ Soldiers Added

JUNE 2017
MILITARY: WWI Bios - Carl W. Boen, Alfred Anderson, William Backing, Henry Conrad Bentley, Percy Bertrand Bjornson,August R. Balzum, Ted Charlson, James Edward Brodsho, Oscar Haaland, Sam Haaland, Reuben E. Hage, Carl Hagen, Charles Aamoth, Hilmer Sigward Aamoth, Arne Emil Anderson, Oscar William Anderson, Palmer Anderson, Alvin Bankol, Peter Birkeland, Joseph Selmer Birkeland, Albert Boe, Allan Brattland, Armond D. Brattland, Chester A. Brattland, Guy Brattland, Fred W. Bucholz, William Andrew Corbin, Adolph J. Eklund, John Berdard Flom, Ernest Eugene Germolus, Clarence Braaten, Gilbert M. Gustafson

MARCH 2017
MILITARY: WWI Bios - Christ L. Berg, Richard Bersagel, John Martin Blomseth, Neil M. Christensen, R. H. McLain Canning, Frank Howett Catlin, Marshall Wright Catlin, Gustave G. Gjerstad, George Gerjets, Ijo Gerjets, Wm. Henry Goddeke, Henry Norman Gordon, Leonard James Grande, Joseph Bernard Grothe, Karel Orion Gullekson, Hartvig A. Gullingsrud, Carl Richard Gustafson, Arne Gunderson, Clarence E. Gunderson, Elmer Gunderson, Fred Gunnarson, Andrew O. Guren, Lowell Edward Gwin

Prior Updates

Don't Miss an Update!
Join our Upper MidwestMAILING LIST
and receive email notices when these States are updated:
North Dakota -- South Dakota -- Minnesota -- Wisconsin -- Michigan

Other Sites

Polk County (north)
Mahnomen County (east)
Becker County (southeast)
Clay County (south)
Cass County, ND (southwest)
Traill County, ND (west)

where you can find Military Rosters, Patents and Inventions, State History,
Transportation History, Executions, Ghost Counties and other interesting facts.
Finding Minnesota Ancestors with Genealogy Trails

for Native American, African American and Early American ancestry,
along with MUCH more, even recipes!
Genealogy Trails
All data on this website is © Copyright by Genealogy Trails
with full rights reserved for original submitters.