Welcome to Swift 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
Founded February 18, 1870
Named for Henry Adoniram Swift, Governor of Minnesota in 1863.
Seat Benson
Largest city Benson

Agriculture has been and still is the main industry in Swift County

Townships

Cities

Appleton Township
Benson Township
Camp Lake Township
Cashel Township
Clontarf Township
Dublin Township
Edison Township
Fairfield Township
Hayes Township
Hegbert Township

Kerkhoven Township
Kildare Township
Marysland Township
Moyer Township
Pillsbury Township
Shible Township
Six Mile Grove Township
Swenoda Township
Tara Township
Torning Township
West Bank Township

Appleton
Benson
Clontarf
Danvers
De Graff
Holloway
Kerkhoven
Murdock




Online Data

Births

Census

Church Histories / Records

Death Records

Family Bibles

Miscellaneous Data

School Records

Wills/Probate Records

Website Updates:

SEPTEMBER 2014
TOWNSHIPS: Appleton Township

Prior Updates





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
Stevens County (north)
Pope County (north)
Kandiyohi County (east)
Chippewa County (south)
Lac qui Parle County (southwest)
Big Stone County (west)

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.