Le Sueur County
Towns where Poles settled in Le Sueur County include:
Lexington, and Heidelberg
Vital Records and Land Records
The Le Sueur County Recorder’s Office maintains birth, marriage, death and land records.
U.S. Bureau of Land Management
The U.S. Department of Interior’s Bureau of Land Management has General Land Office Records where you can pick the state and county, then type a surname. If an ancestor purchased land, you will likely be able to see the document and details about the land and purchase.
History Centers and Libraries
Public libraries and history centers have valuable genealogy-related resources, including local historical books, articles and other documents.
General Genealogy Websites
The following are websites with general resources and genealogy information about Le Sueur County:
Plat maps are helpful in showing who owned the land that year. Click on the area you are interested in until you get to the detail level with names.
|History of Nicollet and Le Sueur Counties, Minnesota: Their People, Industries and Institutions: With Biographical Sketches of Representative Citizens and Genealogical Records of Many of the Old Families, Volume 1|
William G. Gresham, 1916
PGS-MN Newsletter Article
|Fall 2006||1||Drobne Echa Article – Installment #8: Lexington,|
From Wiarus, 1901, and Rolnik 1906- 1908
by Greg Kishel
Heidelberg was settled as a German community, but there was a small Polish population there as well.
|An Era of Progress – Heidelberg, Minnesota (1878-1976)||Heidelberg Athletic Association||Online Version|
General Genealogy Links
The following are websites with general resources and genealogy information about Heidelberg: