Birth Records, Marriage Records, Cemetery and Obituary Records

Birth Records

The Museum has a card index of births that appear in the local newspapers.  These notices can be copied from the microfilm of the local newspapers using the information on the cards.  These cards are kept up-to-date by Museum Staff.

  • Dr. Alex H. Brown Birth Records:  Taken from Dr. Brown’s Journals from 1909 to 1924.  Click link Dr. Brown’s Journals to view.  Also available are the actual birth stubs written out by Dr. Brown from Dec. 10, 1916 to May 24, 1944.  To view list, click link Dr. Brown Birth Stubs.
  • Dr. H. DeBoer Birth Records:  Stubs of Birth Certificates of babies delivered by Dr. H. DeBoer in western Nobles County (Leota Township), western Murray County (Chanarambie and Moulton Townships), northern Rock County (Battle Plains Township) and southwestern Pipestone County from May 2, 1915 to October 8, 1944.  To view list, click on Dr. DeBoer Birth Stubs.

Marriage Records

The Museum has a card index of marriages listed individually by bride’s name and groom’s name.  Marriage notices can be copied from the microfilm of the local newspapers using the information on the cards.  These cards are kept up-to-date by Museum Staff.

Cemetery Records

Obituary Records

The Museum has a card index of county obituaries listed by surname.  Obituaries can be copied from the microfilm and bound copies of the local newspapers at the Museum using the information on card index.  These cards are kept up-to-date by Museum Staff.