Sibley County, Minnesota Records
Sibley County, Minnesota (Map It) was created on March 5, 1853 (Organized in 1854) from Dakota County. The county was named in honor of General Henry Hastings Sibley (1811-1891), delegate to Congress from Minnesota Territory, 1849-53; first governor of Minnesota, 1858-60.
Sibley County Cities and Towns include Arlington, Gaylord, Gibbon, Green Isle, Henderson, Le Sueur, New Auburn, Winthrop.
Sibley County Townships include Alfsborg, Arlington, Bismarck, Dryden, Cornish, Faxon, Grafton, Green Isle, Henderson, Jessenland, Kelso, Moltke, New Auburn, Severance, Sibley, Transit, Washington Lake Townships.
A Map of Sibley County, Minnesota contains detailed information about roads and boundaries, these maps may include rural communities, churches, and cemeteries.
Sibley County, Minnesota Courthouse Records
Sibley County, MN Courthouse
The Sibley County Courthouse is located in Gaylord, Minnesota. At some time Sibley County was attached to Hennepin County for county and or judicial purposes. Some early records may be found there. First courthouse, built in the then county seat of Henderson, burned in 1863 along with all of the early county records. Learn More About State of Minnesota Court, Tax, Land and Probate Records.
The Clerk's Office DOES NOT DO RESEARCH. Most staff will assist people in finding the materials, but it is up to the individual to do the research.
The following dates indicates what vital, land, probate, and court records are in Sibley county. The date listed for each record is usually the earliest registration filed. The date does not indicate that there are alot records for that year and does not mean that all such events were actually filed with the clerk.
- Sibley County Recorder has Birth / Death Records from 1870, Marriage Records from 1865 and Land Records from 1855. The County Recorder is responsible for all the real estate records for properties located in the County. Permanent records of deeds, mortgages and other various real estate records are recorded/filed in this office. As Local Registrar, the office protects and issues certified copies of Birth and Death records, Marriage Certificates & Military Discharge Records.
- Sibley County Court Administrator has Probate Records from 1895 and Court Records from 1866. The County Court Administrator maintains court files for Civil, Criminal, Traffic, Probate, Conciliation, Juvenile, Tax and Family Court matters.
- Sibley County Treasurers Office is responsible for keeping a complete accounting of all monies collected and expended by all the county departments. This includes the investing of available funds and accurately distributing the interest received. The department is also responsible for the collection of taxes and distribution to the various taxing entities within the County.
Sibley County, Minnesota Census Records
- Learn More: State of Minnesota Census Records
- U.S. Federal Population Schedules: 1860, 1870, 1880 (free index), 1890 (fragmented), 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930, 1940
- State Census Reconstructed Records: 1835-1890
- State Population Schedules: Territorial and State Censuses, 1849-1905
- U.S. Federal Census Mortality Schedules: 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880
- Selected U.S. Federal Census Agriculture Schedules: 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880
- Selected U.S. Federal Census Industry Schedules: 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880
- Union Veterans Schedules: 1890
Sibley County, Minnesota Vital Records
- Learn More: State of Minnesota Vital Records
- Birth Records: from January 1900 to present
- Marriage Records: None Check with the Local County Registrar
- Divorce Records: None Check with the Local County Registrar
- Death Records: from January 1908 to present
- Locations: Minnesota Office of Vital Statistics, P.O. Box 64882, St. Paul, MN 55164; (651) 201-5970
- Vital Records Online: USAVital or Social Security Death Index
- Vital Records by Mail: Birth Certificate, Death Certificates Applications.
Sibley County, Minnesota Resources
- State of Minnesota Archives and Societies
- RAOGK Volunteers for Minnesota
- Sibley County Historical Society
- Winthrop Community Historical Society
- Southern Minnesota Historical Center
- Sibley County, Minnesota Message Boards
- Sibley County, Minnesota Genealogy Boards
Sibley County, Minnesota External Links
- Minnesota Historical Newspapers - Newspapers.com
- Sibley County, Minnesota Books - Amazon
- Sibley Co., Minnesota - FindaGrave
- Minnesota Indexed Historical Records - Familysearch
- Sibley County, Minnesota Links - Cyndi's List
- Historical Newspapers from Minnesota (1849 - 1922)
- Sibley Co. MNGenweb
- Sibley County, Minnesota Ancestry Database Collections
- Sibley County, Minnesota Military Records