Cemetery Records

   There are twenty-eight cemeteries in Stevens County, Minnesota.  Back in the late 1970′s the Stevens County Historical Society and Stevens County Genealogical Society began transcribing and digitizing the records.  Cemetery records are kept by sextons or township officers and information available varies by cemetery.  SCHS tries to keep the list current, and the contact information is available in our archive.

   Full size maps, obituaries, photographs and other information may also be available in the historical society research archive. Data from all of the twenty-eight cemeteries has transcibed and are now available for searching, by clicking here.  You cannot copy and paste the data, but you can print it.

   In addition to thousands of volunteer hours and scores of SCHS paid staff hours, a portion of the funding for putting the SCHS Historical Collections onto the internet was provided by a Broadband Technical Opportunities Program (BTOP) grant from the US Department of Commerce, under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009.  SCHS received these funds through a grant from the C.K. Blandin Foundation and the Stevens County Economic Improvement Commission, Inc. (SCEIC).

The slideshow below has pictures from many of the cemeteries.

Stevens County, Minnesota-Cemeteries



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Hall of Honor – Men & Women of the Land

Stevens County Historical Society recently hosted another Hall of Honor, Men & Women of the Land premiere showing at the museum. The following individuals were featured at the premiere: Maurice & Rosalys Weiler, Steve “Skip” Sherstad, Pearl and Walter Hanse, and Chester and Lorraine Marty.

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Calling all alumni/nae from St. Mary’s School in Morris, MN!

St. Mary's Catholic School - Morris, Minnesota

The Stevens County Historical Society and Museum is partnering with St. Mary’s and their Centennial Celebration committee. This project work will be on display during Assumption Church’s Septemberfest, September 20th & 21st of 2014, in conjunction with festivities celebrating the centennial of St. Mary’s school.Student Sleuth Graphic C

SPECIAL NOTICE TO ALL SMS ALUM:  If you are willing to participate in an oral interview conducted by a current SMS student, please email: info@stevenshistorymuseum.com.

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Please see this flyer: St Mary’s Centennial Student Sleuth Flyer for additional information.

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