Hennepin County, Minnesota

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The MNGenWeb Project & The USGenWeb Project

"Side Notes"

Hennepin County Neighbors:
Wright ~ Carver ~ Scott ~ Dakota ~ Anoka
Ramsey [St Paul]


'True Odds"

Minnesota 'Odds' are Here

Genealogical Resources

How to get Started doing Family Research.
Software: PC / Mac / Android
Free Databases:
Family Search, US GenWeb, USGW Archives

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From the Files of...
Martha A Crosley Graham
My Minnesota Surname Locations

The Family of Wilhelm Schroeder & Emma Pauline Rosin

The Family of Palmer Hiram Averill & Julia Magdalena Schroeder


Site Updated: 29 June 2019
Contact: Martha
Online Continuously since 1996

Mail List & Queries
Hennepin County Mail List
The above link will take you to the Hennepin Co., Mail List on RootsWeb.

Queries from 1996> 1998 can be found here.
I did not find any others in the old Hennepin Files.
New Queries can be posted here:
~ RootsWeb ~

There is a nice set of folks who will do Lookups from a variety of resources,
a separate site has been created.
Please access it here.

If you have resources and would like to volunteer,
please contact Martha

Getty Geographical Thesaurus
Historical Maps ~ Perry Castaņeda ~ Historical Maps ~ Quadrangles ~ Surveyor's Base Maps
Historic Map Words ~ Genealogical
University of Minnesota ~ Maps
Bureau of Land Management ~ Minnesota Mining Maps
USGS Maps ~ 1869 Railroad Map

I have access to Sanborn Maps, please contact me if you have a specific place and time frame of interest

Miscellaneous Resources
Year Books

The Hesperian West High School - Minneapolis 1919


There are many files that contain information on Hennepin County Schools.
It is going to take time to sort and reformat.

Until everything is sorted out:
The old htm files can be found here. ~ The Images can be found here.

There were several Cemetery Files in the old Hennepin Co., GW Files.
Sts Peter & Paul ~ Congregational Church Cemetery
Maple Hill [Excerp from MN Genealogical Magazine]
Maple Hill Cemetery - Veteran Burials, Information and News Articles
[With Thanks to Shawne]

The rest of the Cemeteries for Hennepin County can be found on Find~A~Grave.

There are 3 Cemeteries listed on Interment.net
U.S., Cemetery and Funeral Home Collection, 1847 - 2015
"Born in Hennepin County, MN"
The Explanation is here: Data is on Ancestry Lookups available

"The Fine Print"

Hennepin County Coordinator: Martha A Crosley Graham
State Coordinator: Tim Stowell

Assistant State Coordinator: Karen De Groote

For information about adopting a Minnesota County, please contact  Tim
All materials, images, sounds and data contained herein are not to be copied or downloaded for purposes of duplication,
or publishing without the express written permission of the Hennepin County Coordinator.

All data will stay with the MNGenWeb Project when and if the Coordinator resigns: Future contributions or donations will be returned to the

Submitter upon request. Please honor copyrights.
Although believed to be correct as presented, any corrections, changes or additions or invalid links should be brought to the attention of the