of Mitchell County
Some General, Special, or Wider-Area Links
- WorldGenWeb -- The World's Genealogical Web Organization
- A World-wide scope to genealogical research
- Data on Iowa 27th Infantry Volunteer Regiment from the Civil War.
- By Elaine Johnson at firstname.lastname@example.org
- Contains a complete roster of the 27th, including some Mitchell people.
1880 Online Census
- Norway, of all places, has the United States 1880 census ONLINE.
- At least it has those with Norwegian surnames.
- Please check this out!
- The above link is to the Iowa section.
- Newspaper Clippings
- USGenWeb -- The United States' Genealogical Web Organization
- A USA-wide scope to genealogical research
- Ellis Island
- Search records of immigrants who came to the U.S. through Ellis Island. (www.ellisisland.org)
- Newspaper Archives
- They may even have a free trial use of their archives. (www.newspaperarchive.com)
- Norway 1801 Census Online!!
- Search the Norwegian 1801 census in several different ways. It's a ride!. (http://digitalarkivet.uib.no/)
- Civil War Veterans!
- Locate American Civil War Veterans.
- Minnesota Historical Society Death Records
- Search the Minnesota 1908-1946 Death records, and order copies at $8 a pop.
- Has excellent search engine. Search by year or year range, last name, part of name, county.
- IAGenWeb -- Iowa's Genealogical Web Organization
- A state-wide scope to genealogical research.
- SAPIC State Association for the Preservation of Iowa Cemeteries
- Pat Shaw's organization that sponsors projects to restore cemeteries.
- Orphan Train page
- Lots of information about the famous 'Orphan Trains' that came to the midwest from out east.
- The Iowa Saving Graves Organization
- Information on an organization that coordinates things having to do with old cemeteries and gravesites.
- County Finder
- Go here to find the county that a town is in.
- Iowa-Counties Homepage
- Another perspective toward finding out about Mitchell County.
- Connect with local and area newspapers in the north Iowa area.
Miscellaneous, Dusty and Long-ignored Items