St Louis County, Minnesota 

This Site is part of
The MNGenWeb Project &
The USGenWeb
Thank you for visiting the St. Louis County MNGenWeb site.


Biographical Resources
History of Duluth and St. Louis County :
past and present
Trevanion W Hugo
Chicago, C.F. Cooper & Co., 1910
Index: Seachable
I am happy to send scans.
Include Name [s] of Interest

History of Duluth and St. Louis County, Minnesota
Vols. 1 2 & 3.
Walter Van Brunt
The American Historical Society.
Chicago: 1922
 Index: Searchable [Bios begin on P 739]
The Volumes are available to Download.
I am happy to send scans
Include Name[s] of Interest
Some of the Bios can be found here

Miscellaneous [Tim Stowell]
Duluth Public Library ~ Genealogy Trails

Polish Names in the 1875, 1885 Minnesota State Census, and more
Duluth 1949 Telephone Book
Miscellaneous Polish Resources

Duluth Telephone Book: 1949

Naturalization Indexes

The following indexes are to be used as a guide only. You must write or visit the US District Court in Duluth MN to obtain the accession number that is needed to obtain a copy of the actual naturalization documents housed in Chicago, IL. The US District Court does not have the naturalization records available for the following index.
US District Court
417 Federal Bldg 515 W. 1st Street, Duluth, MN 55802
Contact the court for Costs   Please include all the information listed in the index about your ancestor,  this will make searching faster. The Iron Range Research Center has an index which can be found here
Family Search Naturalization Index

See the 'What's New' Section below, there are a lot of Naturalization Records in the Historical Images

Unusual Resources - Many Types
The List and links below represent Indexes I have created over the years.
All of the files are on Google Drive

The actual data can be found on Family Search & Ancestry

Canada ~ Cemetery, Funeral Homes, Coroner
Crime & Prison ~ Deaths & DC's ~ Marriages
 ~ Miscellaneous ~ Obituaries
Passenger Lists & Employment ~ Vital Odds

 Minnesota Counties
Blue Earth, Carlton, Dakota, Hennepin and St Louis
Minnesota Files are Here

Have folks in other States?
Need a New Place to Search?
Try: Reclaim the Records and "Ancestral Findings"
I host many USGenWeb Counties
If you wish to browse the files on Google Drive:
California ~ Canada ~ Missouri ~ Oregon ~ Pennsylvania ~ Wisconsin

Churches, Lodges & Schools
There was some interesting Church pages found in the
old St Louis Web Files.

They have been combined and can he found here. 
Miscellaneous Lodge Information

School Indexes ~ An eclectic assortment
All of the School Info has been uploaded to Google Drive.
Use the link above to access all the files.
Denfield Highschool: Classes 1922 > 1979
Duluth Highschool: 1897 > 1949
State Teachers College: 1938 > 1941
The other portion of School Indexes were combined
and converted to a pdf. has State Normal School Records

Getty Geographical Thesaurus
Historical Maps ~ Perry CastaƱeda
Historical Maps ~ Quadrangles
Surveyor's Base Maps ~ Bureau of Land Management
Historic Map Works ~ "Residential Genealogy
Library of Congress: Miscellaneous Maps
University of Minnesota ~ Maps
Minnesota Mining Maps ~ USGS Maps
1869 Railroad Map

"What's New"

Photo Post Card:
Virginia, St Louis County.
The linked card, Front & Back contains a photograph of a man. No idea who he is.
It was taken by Rutherford's Electric Studio
on Mesaba Avenue in Virginia.
Carla would like to find the family and return the photo to them.
She may be contacted using this link: Carla

Family Search: Historical Images

The following will help you get a handle on information that could be
of value to your search for Family data.
This Chart will be a decent guide.
To access the Historical Images, log into your FS Account: Click on Search,
then at the top of the page: Historical Images:
You can begin with the search, but if you get lost or cannot figure it all out,
use the linked chart.

Backtrack to Search, Catalog, and plug in the DGS Film number
of interest from the
 Chart in the 'Fiche-Film' slot.

Most of the Digital Films have indexes.
If there is no index, investigate to determine if the records were filmed in
Chronological Order as many times they are.

"The Fine Print"
St Louis County
Coordinator: Martha A Crosley Graham
State Coordinator: Tim Stowell
Assistant State Coordinator: 
Karen De Groote
For information about adopting a Minnesota County, please contact Tim

All materials, images, sounds and data contained herein are not to be copied or downloaded for purposes of duplication, distribution or publishing without the express written permission of the St Louis County Coordinator. All data will stay with the MNGenWeb Project when and if the Coordinator resigns: Future contributions or donations will be returned to the Submitter upon request. Although believed to be correct as presented, any corrections, changes or additions or invalid links should be brought to the attention of the Webmaster. 

Online Continuously since 1996
This Site Updated: 7 August 2021 2021