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Minnesota Lutheran Church Records and Histories

Church Records

  • Boe, Debra Jean. City of Eagan, Dakota County, Minnesota: Cemetery Burial Monument Transcriptions. [Chaska, Minnesota: The author, 2001]
  • Boe, Debra Jean. Dakota County, Minnesota, Cemetery Transcriptions, City of Rosemount, Including the Areas of Pine Bend & Rich Valley. [Rosemount, Minnesota: The author, 1996]
  • Bruckner, Sharon. Oakland Cemetery Records, St. Paul, Minnesota. St. Paul, Minnesota: Minnesota Genealogical Society, 1991.
  • Dollerschell, John. Old Emmanuel Lutheran Church Cemetery: 7060 Babcock Trail, Inver Grove Heights, Dakota County, Minnesota. [Saint Paul, Minnesota: German Interest Group, Minnesota Genealogical Society, 1980]
  • Early Members of Big Grove Lutheran Church, Belgrade, MN. 1987. In Halligen. No. 299, 301, 302, 304, 306, 307 (June 1987-June 1989)
  • First Lutheran Church (Saint Paul, Minnesota). Church Records, 1854-1987. Saint Paul, Minnesota: Minnesota Historical Society, 1854-1987.
  • Gregerson, Merle Winton. Chronological Listing of Burials in Trinity Church Cemetery, 1861-1896. Arvada, Colorado: Ancestor Publishers, 1995.
  • Gregerson, Merle Winton. Old Wilmington Cemetery, Spring Grove, Minn., 1855-1995. Onalaska, Wisconsin: The Compiler, 1995.
  • Grove Lake of Yesteryear. [Minnesota: s.n., 1979]
  • Johnson, Martin William. Old Lutherans in Wisconsin & Minnesota Membership Lists, Cemeteries, Passenger Lists, etc. Belvidere, Illinois: The author, 1990.
  • Lisbon Lutheran Parish. [Church Records]. The Church, 1854-1903.
  • Matson, Marion and Elaine Halos. The Cemetery Records of Faith Lutheran Church, Comfrey, Minnesota. [Minnesota: s.n., 1987]
  • McGriff, Marilyn. Siloa Lutheran Church: Sent Forth by God's Blessing Since 1891. Braham, Minnesota: Siloa Lutheran Church Cemetery Association, 1991.
  • Mellem Ruth Granskou. ca. 1910-1979, Papers. The author, 1910-1979. Clemens Mellem, her husband, was President of St. Olaf College (Northfield, Minnesota).
  • Miettunen, Ina. Papers, 1931-1960. Includes records of Messiah Lutheran Church, Mountain Iron, Minnesota and Minutes of the Minnesota Finish American History Society, Virginia, Minnesota.
  • Mindeskrift i anledning indvielsen af den nye kirke i Harmony, Minnesota, 21de september 1913. [Harmony, Minnesota: The Church, 1913]
  • Narvestad, Carl T. A History of Vestre Sogn Congregation and Cemetery Association: Wang Township, Renville County, Minnesota 1868-1995. Granite Falls, Minnesota: The author, 1995.
  • North, Janice. Peace Lutheran Cemetery, Aetna Township, Pipestone County, Minnesota. 1987.
  • Paddock Bethany Lutheran Church (Sebeka, Minnesota). Records, 1914-1977. The Church, 1914-1977.
  • Paddock Bethany Lutheran Church (Sebeka, Minnesota), Ladies Aid. Records, 1918-1962. The Church, 1918-1962?
  • Roberts, Bernelda Ost and Norma Weckwerth Nordby. Cemetery of St. John's Lutheran Church, Minnesota, Chippewa, Sparta, Southwest Corner, Section 3, 117 N 40 W: A Reading of the Gravestones as of September 13, 1983. [Minnesota: The authors, 1983]
  • St. John's Evangelical Lutheran Church (Red Wing, Minnesota). The Official Records of Ministry of St. John's Evangelical Lutheran Church, Red Wing, Minnesota, Baptisms. [Red Wing? Minnesota]: The Church, 1981.
  • St. John's Evangelical Lutheran Church (Red Wing, Minnesota). The Official Records of Ministry of St. John's Evangelical Lutheran Church, Red Wing, Minnesota, Marriages, 1863-1982. [Red Wing? Minnesota]: The Church, 1981.
  • St. John's Evangelical Lutheran Church (Red Wing, Minnesota). Gedenkblatt: St. Johannes Gemeinde, Red Wing, Minnesota, 1858-1908. [Minnesota: s.n., 1908]
  • St. John's Lutheran Church (Northfield, Minnesota)  St. John's Lutheran Church Records: Pastoral Acts, Membership, 1970-1992. The Church, 1992.
  • Sandberg, Warren and Carol Sandberg. Cemetery Directory. Almelund, Minnesota: Immanuel Lutheran Church, 1988.
  • Sather, Milt. [Roseau County and Pelan Township, Kittson County, Cemetery Registers Compiled in 1987-1991: Manuscript. 1991.
  • Stevens, Nora. Our History, 1897-1997: A Centennial History of the Malvik Lutheran Church Cemetery and a Record of Those Buried There. [Guthrie, Minnesota: The author, 1997]
  • Torkko, Evert E. Papers, 1925-1966. 1020-1969? Finnish American clergyman.

Church Histories

  • Anniversary of St. John's Ev. Lutheran Church, Omro Township, Yellow Medicine Co., Minn.: Sixtieth Anniversary of the Congregation: Fiftieth Anniversary of the Dedication of the Church: Sunday, September 27, 1942. [Minnesota: s.n., 1942]
  • Bergin, Alfred. A History of Cambridge Lutheran Church, 1864-1904. Cambridge? Minnesota: The Church, 1986.
  • Christ Lutheran Church (Stately Township, Comfrey, Minnesota). Dedication, Christ Lutheran Church, Stately Township, Comfrey, Minn.: December 3rd, 1933. [Minnesota: s.n., 1933]
  • Emmanuel's Diamond Jubilee, 1904-1979. [Brook Park, Minnesota: The Church, 1979]
  • Faaberg Lutheran Church, 1881-1971: 90th Anniversary Celebration, June 12-13, 1971. Rindal, Minnesota: The Church, 1971.
  • Fiftieth Anniversary and Dedication of Pipe Organ: Concordia Evangelical Lutheran Church, September 9, 10, 11, 1928: Albert Lea, Minnesota, Pickerel Lake Township. [Minnesota: s.n., 1928]
  • Gausdal Lutheran Church (New London, Minnesota). 60th Anniversary: Gausdal Lutheran Church, 1891-1951. Minnesota: Ringville Prairie, Georgeville, 1951.
  • Golden Anniversary, 1893-1943: Gethsemane Lutheran Church, Colfax and Forty-seventh Avenues North, Minneapolis, Minnesota, May 23, 1943. [Minneapolis, Minnesota: The Church, 1943]
  • Golden Jubilee of Emmanuel Evangelical Lutheran Church, Shible Township, Swift County, Minnesota: October 2, 1938. [Minnesota: s.n., 1938]
  • History & Memories of Immanuel Lutheran Church and School, 1875-2000. Plainview, Minnesota: The Church, 2000.
  • Lake Hanska Lutheran Church (Brown County, Minnesota). Centennial, 1869-1969. [Minnesota: The Church, 1969]
  • Medler, Meredith. Built On a Rock: A Centennial History of Salem Evangelical Lutheran Church, St. Cloud, Minnesota. Saint Cloud, Minnesota: The Church, 1983.
  • Muus, Herman and Axel Rustad. Comstock Lutheran E.L.C.A. Church History, 1895-1995: Dedicated to All the Children of the Heavenly Father Who, By the Grace of God, Have Joined That Host Arrayed in White. Comstock, Minnesota: The Church, 1995.
  • Peterson, Brent T. and Dean R. Thilgen. Cornerstones: 125 Years of St. Paul Lutheran Church, Stillwater, Minnesota. Stillwater, Minnesota: Valley History Press, 1996.
  • Pine Grove Lutheran Church (Pencer, Minnesota). 75th Anniversary, Pine Grove Lutheran: June 26, 1983, Pencer, MN.  [Pencer, Minnesota: The Church, 1983]
  • Quist, B. Wayne. The History of the Christdala Evangelical Swedish Lutheran Church of Millersburg, Minnesota. Dundas, Minnesota: Small World Press, 1996.
  • St. John's Evangelical Lutheran Church (Hutchinson, Minnesota). Diamond Jubilee, 1892-1967. Hutchinson, Minnesota: The Church, 1967.
  • St. John's Lutheran Church (Mountville, Gaylord, Minnesota). 100th Anniversary, 1860-1960, St. John's Lutheran Church (Mountville), Gaylord, Minn. [Minnesota: s.n., 1960]
  • St. Paul's Lutheran Church (Minneapolis, Minnesota). 50th Anniversary: 1887-1937. Minneapolis, Minnesota: The Church, 1937.
  • St. Paul's Lutheran Church (Montevideo, Minnesota). 75th Anniversary, St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Montevideo, Minnesota, 1916-1991. [Montevideo, Minnesota: The Church, 1991]
  • South Immanuel Lutheran Church (Rothsay, Minnesota). 75th Anniversay, 1872-1947, South Immanuel Lutheran Church: June 20, 1948, Rothsay, Minnesota. [Minnesota: s.n., 1948]
  • 75th Anniversary, 1890-1965: Trinity Lutheran Church, Sabin, Minnesota, June 13, 1965. [Sabin, Minnesota: The Church, 1965]
  • Stevens, Nora. Our History, 1897-1997: A Centennial History of the Malvik Lutheran Church Cemetery and a Record of Those Buried There. [Guthrie, Minnesota: The author, 1997]
  • Trinity Lutheran Church (Gaylord, Minnesota). 100 Years 'In Our Father's World', 1866-1966: August 19-20-21, 1966. Gaylord, Minnesota: The Church, 1966.
  • Wippich, Ellsworth R. St. Paul Lutheran Church, Loon Lake, Vergas, MN May 14, 1985. Vergas, Minnesota: The Church, 1985.
  • Zabel-Duden, Patty. Centennial Celebration: The Tree of Life, 1894-1994, Trinity Lutheran, Elgin, Minnesota. [Elgin, Minnesota: The Church, 1994]