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Minnesota Newspaper Headline Index

Index of over 31,500 names which appear in Minnesota newspaper headlines


Claimed by the United States as part of the Northwest Territories, Minnesota has supported numerous newspapers since the early nineteenth century. This database is a name index to the headlines of some of these newspapers. Researchers will find a wealth of information on a wide variety of events, from births and deaths to court records and marriages. Each entry includes the name of individual, date of newspaper, and circumstances surrounding the headline. Containing over 31,500 names and compiled by John Dalby, this is a valuable addition to the Ancestry.com online library.

Extended Description

Helpful Abbreviations

SP - Spouse

PAR - Parents

MAR - Marriage date

NEE - Maiden name

VET - Veteran armed forces

FDN - Faribault Daily News, Obituary date

NFD - Northfield News, Obituary date

NN - Northfield News.

WAT - Waterville Lake Region Life

LC - LeCenter Leader

MON - Montgomery Messenger

NP - New Prague Times

OWA - Owatonna People's Press

KEN - Kenyon Leader

CF - Cannon Falls Beacon

HAS - Hastings Gazette

DAK - Dakota County, Farmington, Mn

REP - Faribault Republican

DEM - Faribault Democratic

FP - Faribault Pilot

RCJ - Rice County Journal

DNR - Daily News Republican

ROC - Rochester Post Bulletin

LS - Le Sueur News Herald

ZUM - Zumbrota News Record

LAK - Lakeville Life & Times

WAS - Waseca County News

DCI - Dodge County Independent

DC - Dodge Center Star Record

SPP - St Paul Pioneer Planet

AUS - Austin Daily Herald

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