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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
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County Information
Founded February 20, 1862
Named for Isaac Ingalls Stevens, who commanded a surveying expedition for a Pacific railroad.
Seat Morris
Largest city Morris

Parent Counties: Pierce, Big Stone



Baker Township
Darnen Township
Donnelly Township
Eldorado Township
Everglade Township
Framnas Township
Hodges Township
Horton Township

Moore Township
Morris Township
Pepperton Township
Rendsville Township
Scott Township
Stevens Township
Swan Lake Township
Synnes Township


Online Data


Church Histories / Records

Family Bibles

Miscellaneous Data

School Records

Wills/Probate Records

Website Updates:
Feb. 2014: Bios: Bicknell, Munro - transcribed by Vicki Bryan

Aug. 2013: 1883 Pensioners on the Roll
July 2013: Obits: Braune, Dalgarne, Donstreich, Feeley, Huey, Hyilstad, Maguire, Windom
Marriages: Anderson - Vinje; Danielson - Spooner; Egan - Griffith
Engagement: Slabbekorn - Longtin
Funeral Death Records: Avery, Backius (2), Bakke, Bjork, Brand, Brant, Buckley, Callaghan (2), Clint (2), Card, Erlandson, Foss, Franzmeier, Gaarder, Hasted, Hetland, Knipple, Larson, Leibhold,  Ney, Olesen, Olson (2), Pearce, Plaunt, Satter, Sundell, Teeple, Tripp, Tudor, Walker, Wolff (2), Zahl, Zimmerman

July 2012: Bio: Brown
May 2012: Bio: Bahe
Apr. 2012: Bios: Emerson, Farnsworth
Mar. 2012: 1870 Mortality Index; Bio: Grove
Feb. 2012: WW2 Army Honor List, Bio: Beise, Jones; misc. news
Jan 2012: Cemeteries

Previous Updates:
1895 Fire Wardens, County & Township History


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