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''[[United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Minnesota]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' '''Anoka County'''
  
''[[United States|United States]] > [[Minnesota|Minnesota]] > Anoka County''
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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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[http://www.co.anoka.mn.us/index.asp Anoka County Courthouse]<br>325 East Main Street, <br>Anoka, MN 55303<br>Phone: 763-422-7399
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<br>Clerk District Court has birth and death records from 1870, <br>marriage records from 1865, divorce, court and land records from 1866.<br>Probate Judge has probate records. <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Anoka County, Minnesota page 362, {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
  
 
==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
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'''1857--'''Anoka County was created 23 May 1857&nbsp;from&nbsp;[[Ramsey County, Minnesota|Ramsey]] County. '''County&nbsp;seat: '''Anoka <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>&nbsp;<span id="fck_dom_range_temp_1234388061781_350" /><span id="fck_dom_range_temp_1234388061781_107" /><span id="fck_dom_range_temp_1234388061796_87" /><span id="fck_dom_range_temp_1234388061796_612" />
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*For a brief history of how&nbsp;Anoka County was named, click [http://mnplaces.mnhs.org/upham/index.cfm here]. Then select Anoka County.
  
 
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== Places/Localities  ==
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==== Populated Places  ====
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'''Cities:'''<br>[http://www.ci.andover.mn.us/ Andover] . [http://www.ci.anoka.mn.us/ Anoka] . Bethel . [http://www.ci.blaine.mn.us/ Blaine] . [http://www.centervillemn.com/ Centerville] . [http://www.ci.circle-pines.mn.us/ Circle Pines] . [http://www.ci.columbia-heights.mn.us/ Columbia Heights] . [http://www.ci.columbus.mn.us/ Columbus] . [http://www.ci.coon-rapids.mn.us/ Coon Rapids] .[http://eastbethel.govoffice.com/ East Bethel] . [http://www.ci.fridley.mn.us/ Fridley] . [http://www.ci.ham-lake.mn.us/ Ham Lake] . [http://hilltop.govoffice.com/ Hilltop] . [http://www.ci.lexington.mn.us/ Lexington] . [http://www.ci.lino-lakes.mn.us/ Lino Lakes] . [http://www.nowthenmn.govoffice2.com/ Nowthen] . [http://www.ci.oak-grove.mn.us/ Oak Grove] . [http://www.ci.ramsey.mn.us/ Ramsey] . [http://www.stfrancismn.com/ St. Francis] . [http://www.ci.spring-lake-park.mn.us/ Spring Lake Park]
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'''Townships:''' [http://linwoodtownship.org/ Linwood]
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'''Communities:''' Linwood <br>
  
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
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[[Chisago County, Minnesota|Chisago]] | [[Hennepin County, Minnesota|Hennepin]] | [[Isanti County, Minnesota|Isanti]] | [[Ramsey County, Minnesota|Ramsey]] | [[Sherburne County, Minnesota|Sherburne]] | [[Washington County, Minnesota|Washington]]| [[Wright County, Minnesota|Wright]]
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
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==== Military  ====
 
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==== '''Civil War'''  ====
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Civil War service men from&nbsp;Anoka County served in various regiments. Men often joined a company (within a regiment) that originated in their county. Listed below are companies or regiments that were formed from men of&nbsp;Anoka County.
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:- [[1st Regiment, Minnesota Cavalry (Mounted Rangers)|1st Regiment, Minnesota Cavalry (Mounted Rangers)]], Company C.
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:- [[1st Regiment, Minnesota Infantry|1st Regiment, Minnesota Infantry]], Company C.
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:- [[5th Regiment, Minnesota Infantry|5th Regiment, Minnesota Infantry]], Company F.
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:- [[8th Regiment, Minnesota Infantry|8th Regiment, Minnesota Infantry]], Company A.
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:- [[Hatch's Independent Battalion, Minnesota Cavalry|Hatch's Independent Battalion, Minnesota Cavalry]], Company E.
  
 
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== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
  
== Cities, Townships and Communities ==
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*[http://www.ac-hs.org/ Anoka County Historical Society]
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==== Family History Centers<br> ====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
  
 
== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==
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*[http://genforum.com/mn/anoka/ Anoka County, MN Genealogy Forum] (GenForum)
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*{{FHL|Minnesota%2C+Anoka|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~mnanoka/intro.htm The Anoka County MNGenWeb Project], an member of [[MNGenWeb|The MNGenWeb Project]], an affiliate of [[USGenWeb|The USGenWeb Project]].
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*[http://www.cyndislist.com/us/mn/counties/anoka/ Cyndi's List:&nbsp;Anoka County]
  
 
== References  ==
 
== References  ==
  
[[Category:Anoka_County,_Minnesota]]
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[[Category:Minnesota_counties]] [[Category:Anoka_County,_Minnesota]]

Revision as of 21:35, 18 December 2012

United States Gotoarrow.png Minnesota Gotoarrow.png Anoka County

Hand and keyboard.jpg Minnesota
Online Records


County Courthouse

Anoka County Courthouse
325 East Main Street,
Anoka, MN 55303
Phone: 763-422-7399


Clerk District Court has birth and death records from 1870,
marriage records from 1865, divorce, court and land records from 1866.
Probate Judge has probate records. [1]

History

Parent County

1857--Anoka County was created 23 May 1857 from Ramsey County. County seat: Anoka [2] 

  • For a brief history of how Anoka County was named, click here. Then select Anoka County.

Boundary Changes

no apparent changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Cities:
Andover . Anoka . Bethel . Blaine . Centerville . Circle Pines . Columbia Heights . Columbus . Coon Rapids .East Bethel . Fridley . Ham Lake . Hilltop . Lexington . Lino Lakes . Nowthen . Oak Grove . Ramsey . St. Francis . Spring Lake Park

Townships: Linwood

Communities: Linwood

Neighboring Counties

Chisago | Hennepin | Isanti | Ramsey | Sherburne | Washington| Wright

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Civil War

Civil War service men from Anoka County served in various regiments. Men often joined a company (within a regiment) that originated in their county. Listed below are companies or regiments that were formed from men of Anoka County.

- 1st Regiment, Minnesota Cavalry (Mounted Rangers), Company C.
- 1st Regiment, Minnesota Infantry, Company C.
- 5th Regiment, Minnesota Infantry, Company F.
- 8th Regiment, Minnesota Infantry, Company A.
- Hatch's Independent Battalion, Minnesota Cavalry, Company E.

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Web Sites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Anoka County, Minnesota page 362, 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).