Hennepin County, Minnesota

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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.

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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 if you do not have access

Vital Records & Resources
Vitals Databases: FamilySearch

MN Birth Index 1935>2002
MN Births & Christenings 1840>1980
MN County Birth Records 1863>1983
MN County Marriages 1860>1949
MN Marriage Index 1958>2001
MN Marriages 1849>1950
MN Divorce Index 1970>1995
MN Death Index 1908>2002
MN Death Records 1866>1916
MN Deaths & Burials 1835>1990
MN Will Records 1849>1985

FS Gleanings:
"Born in Hennepin County"
This database was created from FamilySearch.
The only parameter used was 'Born in Hennepin County'
The Column to the far right gives the name of the Database.
Once you find a name of interest,
use this Site to access the data.

Vital Records [From old Hennepin Co., GW Files]
Dayton Marriages - St John Baptist Church

Independence: Deaths
Minnesota State Databases
Birth Records ~
MN Official Marriage System ~ Death Records
"Cyber Gleanings" ~ What's New

Newspaper Records & Obituary Indexes
California, Oakland, Alameda County, Newspaper Record Collection, 1985-2011 [Obits]
California, Fresno and Napa Counties, Obituaries, 1974-1997 [FS]
Arizona, Payson, Obituaries, 1948-2008 [FS]
Idaho, Southeast Counties Obituaries, 1864-2007 [FS]
Idaho, Obituary Collection, 1868-2013 [Anc]
Illinois, Mildred Hooper Obituary Collection, ca. 1959-1981
D: Boone, Howard & St Louis Counties, MO
Here is the link to all of the Obits for Idaho [127,000 entries]
Michigan Obituaries, 1820-2006  ~  States and Counties as listed left
The Indexes are here - The Obits are here: Family Search
Minnesota Obituaries: CA, ID, NE, NH, MO & PA  [1865 > 2006]
Minnesota Obituaries: Blue Earth, Carlton, Dakota, Hennepin & St Louis Co's., MN [1865>2006]
San Diego Union-Tribune (California) Obituaries, 1993-1994 [Anc]
San Diego Union-Tribune (California) Obituaries, 1993-1994 [POB San Diego Co., CA] [Anc]

Check the above site on a regular basis as new Indexes are being added all the time.

Vitals from Newspapers [From old Hennepin Files]

I have a subscription to Genealogy Bank and will be gleaning Obits.
Please check back.

For lookups, see the Lookup, Odds & Ends Site.
List of MN Newspapers on Genealogy Bank

California, Oakland, Alameda County, Newspaper Record Collection, 
"Born in Minnesota” Index

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"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

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