Minnesota State Census, 1865 is a free collection at FamilySearch with a searchable name index AND browsable images for the population schedule listing the inhabitants of the State of Minnesota in 1865.

This Minnesota State Census can be searched by:

  • First Name
  • Last Name
  • Gender
  • Race
  • Life Event (residence)
  • Relationship (any member of the household)

You’ll need to be logged in with a free FamilySearch account to search these records. It’s easy to register for a free account at FamilySearch.


What can I learn from this Minnesota Census?
  • The name of each person who usually dwelt  in this home as of 1 June 1865
  • Person’s gender
  • Person’s color
  • Whether this person was deaf, dumb, blind, or insane
  • Whether this person served in the military on 1 June 1865


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