Martin County
Genealogical Society, Inc.

304 E Blue Earth Ave,
Fairmont, MN 56031

Interested in your Martin County, Minnesota Roots? For information please write:

MCGS, Inc.
Attn: Dona Paris
304 E. Blue Earth Ave.
Fairmont, MN 56031

NEW!Click here to email the Martin County Genealogical Society: MCGS

Telephone: 507-235-5178

Membership: Membership includes newsletter Tree Climber distributed in Feb, May, Aug & Nov.

Click here for a copy of the membership application.

Queries researched by Dona Paris.


Third Saturday of each month at 9:00 a.m. Meetings are held in the Martin County Historical Society Museum, 304 E. Blue Earth, Fairmont, MN.

MCGS, Inc. hours as posted or by appointment:

Monday - 1:00 to 4:00 p.m.
Friday - 1:00 to 4:00 p.m.


Just a few of our Research Materials are:
1. Cemetery Records
2. Funeral Home Records from 1931-1981
3. Martin County History Books
4. Obituaries
5. People/Places/Events Files
6. Some German Research materials
7. Family Tree Maker CD's to research with our in house computer
8. Some Family Histories
9. An Obituary Index file to Martin County newspapers from 1874 to the present. This is alphabetical and gives date and paper the obit was printed in.
10. "The History of East Chain" book published in 1992 with 135 pages. It was written by, and is available from, Dona Paris. Email her for details by clicking on her name.


"William Cross' Diaries" If you are an early Martin Co., Minnesota, researcher check out this site. The information contained here is the result of countless hours of transcribing by Robbi Hoy of his Grandfather William Cross' diaries, which, as Robbi writes, "...were written at Rose lake and they range from 1881 through I believe 1904."

Go to the Martin County (MN) Historical Society home page

Go to the Martin County (MN) 150th Anniversary home page

Go to the USGenWeb home page

Go to Minnesota USGenWeb home page

Go to Martin County USGenWeb home page

Go to MNGenWeb's research links to find websites to help you locate obituaries, cemeteries, names of towns by counties, publications, the MN Historical Society, the MN Genealogical Society, and much more!

Go to Interloc to search for that elusive book you've been looking for.

Go to Park Genealogical Books' "Research Notes" webpage -- interesting topics are added monthly to help out Minnesota researchers

Go to Birth, death and marriage certificates in the U.K.-- "We locate and obtain UK (England & Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland)" BMDs.

Go to the Family History Place a new site who's mission is: " make genealogy research easier by providing a simple to use website that helps you to do your research and get results quickly."

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