Hennepin County, Minnesota

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



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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 Magdalina Schroeder


Site Updated: 21 December 2017

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.

"Cyber Gleanings"

Prison Records:
"Album of Criminals, 1906" FBI Records [NCBI Index]
Alcatraz, California, U.S. Penitentiary Prisoner Index, 1934-1963
Alabama, Convict Records, 1886-1952
California, Prison and Correctional Records, 1851-1950
Montana, Prison Records, 1861-1968 [Anc]
New Mexico, Department of Corrections Records, 1905-1958
Pennsylvania, Prison, Reformatory, and Workhouse Records, 1829-1971
Texas, Convict and Conduct Registers, 1875-1945
Tulare County, California, Sheriff's Office and Jail Records, 1874-1963
"The ESPY Files" Name, State, Year

"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
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