282Research Fees

• 10% Discount off all fees for Members

• Stearns County birth and death records Information: $15 per individual name search. 

• Stearns County marriage for one bridal couple, $15. 

  Available: month and year from 1856-1900, full date and location from 1916-1979.

• Minnesota Civil War Records: $15 per name search. 

• Stearns County Naturalization Records Request:  one individual, first and second papers, $15.

• Obituary Request: up to two individuals in up to  two newspapers, $15.

• Other: Minnesota Alien Registration: $15.


County Resources

 

•  Newspapers published in Stearns County are on microfilm. 

• Subject (1928 - 2009) and obituary indexes (1928 - March 2011) to the St. Cloud (Daily) Times  are on-line. 

St. Cloud Daily Times obituaries from 1887 - 1927 on index cards or CD.

•  Naturalization papers for Stearns County on microfilm from 1853 -1954.

•  Census records for Stearns County, 1857, 1860, 1865, 1870 (indexed), 1875, 1880, 1885, 1895, 1900, 1905, 1910, 1920, 1930, 1940 on microfilm.

•  First property transfers by federal government in central Minnesota by tract  description on microfilm.

•  Interactive index: “Luxembourg Immigrants to Stearns County, MN And Vicinity.”

•  “Minnesota In The Civil and Indian Wars, 1861- 1865 Index to Roster of Soldiers” on microfilm.

•  Plat maps and books of Stearns County from 1880 to current day.

•  St. Cloud Directories, 1888 - 2006.

•  Town and parish histories.

•  Regional school annuals.

•  19,000 family history vertical files.

•  1,800 oral histories, indexed by subject with  over 1,200 transcribed.

•  Vertical files on local institutions, businesses, clubs, sports, transportation, etc.

•  Photo collections, library and archives: 21,000.

•  Myron Hall photo collection: 273,000.

•  Studio portraits: 75,000.

•  Slides: 1,500.

•  Home movie frames: 1,800,000.

•  Marriage Indexes 1855 - 1900 and 1904 - 1980.

•  Marriage Record books June 1916-June 1979.

•  Death Indexes 1917-1964.

•  Death Record books 1946-1982.

•  Stearns County License Center access on-line in Research Center. Birth Records 1870 - 1934,   Death  Records 1870 - 1996.

•  St. Cloud City Directories

•  St. Cloud Regional Telephone Directories: 1897, 1913,1915,1918-1919,1921,1925-1926,1928-1931,1934-1938,1942-2011

 

Beyond the County

 

•  Minneapolis Irish Standard Newspaper 1886 - 1920.

•  Luxemburg Gazette, Dubuque, Iowa, 1871 - 1918, indexed.

•  Printout of all Luxembourg households 1880, 1930 &1984.

•  Meyers Ort. German Empire Gazetteer, 1912.

•  Austro-Hungarian Empire Gazetteer, 1845.

•  Detailed maps of Germany & Luxembourg.

•  Germans to America ship passenger lists 1840 - 1897.

•  The Famine Immigrants, (Irish) 1846 - 1851.

•  Westphalian Emigrants - Muenster, 1802 - 1850  indexed.

•  Westphalian Emigrants - Minden, 1816 - 1900,  indexed.

•  Jos. Mergen’s Trier Emigrants, Volumes 1- 8. plus Schuhnn’s Supplementary Volume, indexed.

•  Saarland Emigrants, indexed.

Advanced Requests 

 

• Newspaper article request: one individual, one date,  up to two different papers, $15.

• St. Cloud City Directory: one individual or family,  $15 per one-half hour.

• Stearns County Census Search Request:  Territorial, State, and Federal: one individual or family, $15 per one-half hour.

• In-depth Research Request:  Anything not  otherwise specified, $15 per one-half hour.

 

For photo duplication fees contact the Stearns History Museum & Research Center at (320) 253-8424 or info@stearns-museum.org

Stearns History Museum • 235 33rd Avenue South • St. Cloud, MN  56301   

(320) 253-8424 • Toll free 866-253-8424  info@stearns-museum.org