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Pine County, Minnesota Genealogy

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Guide to Pine County, Minnesota ancestry, family history, and genealogy birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.



Pine County, Minnesota
Map
Map of Minnesota highlighting Pine County
Location in the state of Minnesota
Map of the U.S. highlighting Minnesota
Location of Minnesota in the U.S.
Facts
Founded March 1, 1856
County Seat Pine City
Courthouse
Address Pine County Courthouse
315 6th Street
Pine City, MN 55063
Phone: 320.629.5662
Pine County Website


County CourthouseEdit

Clerk Distric Court has birth records from 1874, 
death records from 1879, marriage, divorce, 
court records from 1871. 
Probate Judge has probate records
Register of Deeds has land records. [1] 

HistoryEdit

Parent CountyEdit

  • 1856--Pine County was created 1 March 1856 from Chisago and Ramsey Counties.  County seat: Pine City [2]
  • For a brief history of how Pine County was named, click here, then select Pine County.

Boundary ChangesEdit

Record LossEdit

Places/LocalitiesEdit

Populated PlacesEdit

Neighboring CountiesEdit

ResourcesEdit

CemeteriesEdit

ChurchEdit

Most church records are held by individual churches. For contact information, check a phone directory, such as SearchBug or Dex Knows. Some denominations are gathering their records into a central repository. For more information about these major repositories, see Minnesota Church Records.


CourtEdit

LandEdit

The county register of deeds keeps land records once the land was transferred to private ownership. Abstracts and indexes for these records are generally available at the county courthouse.

Land records for Minnesota are listed in the Place Search of the FamilySearch Catalog under:

MINNESOTA, Pine – LAND AND PROPERTY


Local HistoriesEdit

Local histories are available for Pine County, Minnesota Genealogy. County histories may include biographies, church, school and government history, and military information. For more information about local histories, see the wiki page section Minnesota Local Histories.

MapsEdit

Mnpine.jpg

MilitaryEdit

NewspapersEdit

Additional newspapers abstracts can sometimes be found using search phrases such as Pine County, Minnesota Genealogy newspapers in online catalogs like:

  • Askov American - full-text digital issues in Google News Archive; covers 1915-2009

ProbateEdit

Probate records may include, wills, bonds, petitions, accounts, inventories, administrations, orders, decrees, and distributions. They may include the decedent’s date of death, names of his or her spouse, children, parents, siblings, in-laws, etc. See Minnesota Probate Records for additional information.


TaxationEdit

Minnesota tax records complement land records and can be used in place of censuses before 1820 or to supplement the years between censuses. Because only persons who owned taxable property were listed, many residents were not included in tax lists. There may also be gaps of several years in the tax records of some counties. For more information, see the wiki page Minnesota Taxation.


Vital RecordsEdit

Vital Records consist of births, adoptions, marriages, divorces, and deaths recorded on registers, certificates, and documents.

A copy or an extract of most original records can be purchased from the Minnesota State Registrar of Vital Records, the County Clerk's office of the county where the event occurred], order electronically online ($) or download an application for Minnesota Birth Certificate and Death Certificates Applications to mail.

See also Minnesota Vital Records or How to order Minnesota Vital Records. For information about restrictions and costs for certificates, see the CDC Where to Write for Vital Records site.


Societies and LibrariesEdit

Family History CentersEdit

Family history centers provide one-on-one assistance and free access to premium genealogical websites. In addition, many centers have free how-to genealogy classes. See family history center for more information. Search the online FHC directory for a nearby family history center.

Web SitesEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Pine County, Minnesota page 367, At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  2. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).