Minnesota, Roseau County Land Records, 1892-1930 is a free collection at FamilySearch of browsable images of deeds and land records from the courthouse in Roseau, Minnesota.

 
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What Can I Learn from Minnesota Land Records?

Minnesota land records may include:

  • Full names of parties involved in the deed or land transaction
  • Date of the land transaction
  • Legal description of the land
  • Amount of money exchanged & any transaction details
  • Names of witnesses to the transaction

 
 

How Can Land Records Help Me Find Other Records?

With Minnesota land records information you can:

  • Find the deeds documenting ownership of land and previous owners and future owners
  • Look for deeds for other family members, including parents and children
  • Study the names of the parties involved and witnesses for any family relationships
  • Look for wills for any of the named family members
  • Use the land record or residence to find a person in a census & then extract all family members names and put families together in family group sheets
  • Use the land record or residence to find a person in a city directory
  • Look for more family in the city directory
  • Use the spouse’s name from the city directory or census to search for marriage records
  • Use the residence to search for tax and court records

 

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