Welcome to Olmsted County

Finding Ancestors wherever their trails led with Genealogy Trails History Group

Minnesota Genealogy and History

Minnesota Genealogy and History
part of the Genealogy Trails Family


Volunteers Dedicated to Free Genealogy

Our goal is to help you track your ancestors through time by transcribing genealogical and historical data and placing it online for the free use of all researchers.

This website is available for adoption!

We're looking for folks who share our dedication to keeping Genealogy free and are interested in helping this project be as successful as we can make it.
If you are interested in joining our group by hosting one of the available county websites, view our Volunteer Page for further information about us.
[A desire to transcribe data and knowledge of how to make a basic webpage is required.]



DONATE YOUR DATA!
We welcome any information you may wish to provide for the free research of others.
So, dust off those old scrapbooks you have in your attic, dig out those old newspapers, or anything else you feel is of interest to this County, and send them our way. We are looking for obituaries, newspaper stories, biographies, Birth, Death and Marriage records, as well as interesting newspaper tidbits from years gone past - the items YOU used to put together your family trees. If you have information that you'd like to share with us on the history of this county and its people, please
SEND IT TO US and we'll make sure it gets posted online.

We regret that we are unable to perform personal research for you.
All data we come across is added to this site, so please keep checking back!




County Information

Created Feb. 20, 1855
Named for David Olmsted, first mayor of St. Paul

Online Data

Births

Books/Articles

Businesses

County Records

Directories

Family Bibles

Historical Places

Local Resources

Maps

Marriages

Photos

Places

 School Records

 Wills/Probate Records

Website Updates:
Aug. 2013: 1883 Pensioners on the Roll
Bio: Chase

Apr. 2013: Obits: Blethen, Classon, Davis, Deull, Gardner, Hall, Kemp, Nigon, Richardson, Stevenson, Van Doozer, Wilson, Wright
Marriages: Anderson - Kiel; Bosfield - Potts; Brin - Eyestone; Dresser - Carter; Emery - Van; Kohagen - Menhardt; Lindblad - Meyers; Lundberg - Mock; Page - Nye; Peterson - Smith; Priebe - Beske; Pries - Schamrock; Redig - Rieple; Spencer - Montgomery; Yates - Wise

Mar. 2013: Bio: Brown

August 2012: Marriage: Volles - Larson
July 2012: Bio: Canfield
June 2012: Obit: Damon; Bios: Franklin, Jones, Steinberg
Apr. 2012: Bios: Elliott, Ellis, Germo, Grannis, McArthur, Ozmun, Start, Stebbins
Mar. 2012: County History (1920); Union Soldiers Buried in Olmsted County; Obit: Glans, Kappauf; Bios: Cobb, Conley, Cook, Cote, Cooper
Feb. 2012: Bios: Blakely, Boylhard, Kingsley
Jan 2012: bio for ALDRICH




Union Soldiers Buried in Olmsted County Minnesota


Search Our Sites



Join our Genealogy Trails Upper Midwestern States Mailing List
to get email notices when our county sites are updated.

For the Upper Midwest States of :
North Dakota -- South Dakota -- Minnesota -- Wisconsin -- Michigan




Adjacent Counties
Wabasha County (north)
Winona County (east)
Fillmore County (south)
Mower County (southwest)
Dodge County (west)
Goodhue County (northwest)

VISIT THE NATIONAL SITE
Genealogy Trails History Group
OF GENEALOGY TRAILS

Visit
Finding Minnesota Ancestors with Genealogy Trails
MINNESOTA STATE PAGE


Copyright ©Genealogy Trails
All data on this website is Copyright by Genealogy Trails with full rights reserved for original submitters.