Le Sueur County

Towns where Poles settled in Le Sueur County include:
Lexington, and Heidelberg

County-Wide Resources


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
Online version


PGS-MN Newsletter Article

Fall 20061Drobne Echa Article – Installment #8: Lexington,
From Wiarus, 1901, and Rolnik 1906- 1908

by Greg Kishel

Plat Map


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 AssociationOnline Version

General Genealogy Links

The following are websites with general resources and genealogy information about Heidelberg: