Hennepin County, Minnesota
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Hello, my name
is Martha and I will be the new County Coordinator for the Hennepin portion
of the MNGenWeb.
I can be contacted via email by using this link
My thanks to Claudia for all the great work she has
done on Hennepin County.
I do not live in Minnesota, but have roots deep in her soil.
However, if I can, I'll be happy to try and direct you to where
information might be found. We have several great volunteers on the
"Odds & Ends Page that will are willing to do research or lookup
information in resources available to them. There
are also many contributed records on some of our pages. Please take a look around, send me your
feedback with any ideas and of course contributions.
Questions? Send 'em along- Martha
How to use this Site
The buttons above are linked to pages located on the Server.
If you can't find something, check the "Odds & Ends" Page.
If you still can't find what you are seeking, send me a
Hennepin County Neighbors:
Ramsey [St Paul]
Hennepin County Townships [Scroll Down]
Interactive Map of Minnesota 
in another Minnesota County?
Here is the List of Counties.
Towns Settled in 1862
Hennepin County was named after Father Louis Hennepin, a Catholic
friar of Belgian birth and an explorer in the service of France.
Father Hennepin named the falls of the Mississippi "St. Anthony"
after his patron saint, Anthony of Padua. Father Hennepin, in 1683,
published his memoirs of the exploration in a publication,
Description of Louisiana, Newly Discovered of the Southwest of New
France Father Louis Hennepin
Native Americans ~ Wiki +|
Additional History which includes the Dakota Wars
There are 11 federally recognized Tribes in Minnesota
A search on the Archive.org Site shows these results.
News Article: Burial Mounds
U.S.,Records Related to Enrollment of Eastern Cherokee by
Guion Miller, 1908-1910
"Shelley's Finds: Photos"
This will be an ongoing quest:
Shelley 'rescues' family
photos and looks for family members so that they can be
The name[s] on the photo will be listed here and on
the Odds & Ends page with a link:
Rose Butts Meacham
"The Fine Print"
Hennepin County Coordinator: Martha A Crosley Graham
Co-State Coordinators: Shirley Cullum
& Tim Stowell
Assistant State Coordinator: Karen De Groote
For information about adopting a Minnesota County, please contact Shirley or Tim
Continuously Online Since 1996
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distribution 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.
Although believed to be correct as presented, any corrections, changes or additions or invalid links should be brought to the attention of the Webmaster.
Site Updated: 30 December 2016