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{{Minnesota-stub}}''[[United States|United States]] > [[Minnesota|Minnesota]] > Chisago County''  
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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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[http://www.co.chisago.mn.us/ Chisago County Government Center]<br>313 North Main Street<br>Center City, MN 55012<br>Phone: 651-257-1300<br>Phone: 612-213-0438<br>
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Clerk District Court has birth and death records from 1870,<br>marriage records from 1852, court records from 1880 and divorce records; Probate Judge has probate records.<br> Register of Deeds has land records.<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Chisago County, Minnesota page 363, {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
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===== Cities  =====
 
===== Cities  =====
  
Center City | Chisago City | Harris | Lindstrom | North Branch | Rush City | Shafer | Stacy | Taylors Falls | Wyoming  
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[http://www.centercitymn.us/ Center City] | [http://www.ci.chisago.mn.us/ Chisago City] | [http://www.harrismn.com/ Harris] | [http://www.lindstrom.mn.org/ Lindstrom] | [http://www.ci.north-branch.mn.us/ North Branch] | [http://rushcitymn.us/ Rush City] | [http://www.shafermn.com/index2.html Shafer] | [http://www.stacymn.org/ Stacy] | [http://www.taylorsfalls.govoffice.com/ Taylors Falls] | [http://www.wyomingmn.org/ Wyoming]
  
 
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===== Unincorporated Communities  =====
 
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Almelund | Franconia | Palmdale | Rush Point | Stark | Sunrise <br>
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Almelund | Franconia | Palmdale | Rush Point | Stark | Sunrise <br>  
  
 
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==== Military  ====
 
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==== '''Civil War'''  ====
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Civil War service men from Chisago 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 Chisago County.
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:- [[1st Regiment, Minnesota Cavalry (Mounted Rangers)|1st Regiment, Minnesota Cavalry (Mounted Rangers)]], Company M.
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:- [[1st Regiment, Minnesota Infantry|1st Regiment, Minnesota Infantry]], Company C.
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:- [[7th Regiment, Minnesota Infantry|7th Regiment, Minnesota Infantry]], Company C.
  
 
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== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
  
[http://www.chisagocountyhistory.org/ Chiscago County Historical Society]  
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*[http://www.chisagocountyhistory.org/ Chisago County Historical Society]
  
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]  
*[[North Branch Minnesota Family History Center]]
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*[[North Branch Minnesota Family History Center]]
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~mnchisag/index.htm Chisago County GenWeb]
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*[http://www.cyndislist.com/us/mn/counties/chisago/ Cyndi's List:&nbsp;Chisago County]
  
 
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Revision as of 22:55, 18 December 2012

United States Gotoarrow.png Minnesota Gotoarrow.png Chisago County

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Online Records


County Courthouse

Chisago County Government Center
313 North Main Street
Center City, MN 55012
Phone: 651-257-1300
Phone: 612-213-0438

Clerk District Court has birth and death records from 1870,
marriage records from 1852, court records from 1880 and divorce records; Probate Judge has probate records.
Register of Deeds has land records.[1]

History

Parent County

1851--Chisago County was created 31 March 1851 from Washington and Ramsey Counties.

  • County seat: Center City [2]
  • For a brief history of how Chisago County was named, click here, then select Chisago County.

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Cities

Center City | Chisago City | Harris | Lindstrom | North Branch | Rush City | Shafer | Stacy | Taylors Falls | Wyoming

Townships

Amador Township | Chisago Lake Township | Fish Lake Township | Franconia Township | Lent Township | Nessel Township | Rushseba Township | Shafer Township | Sunrise Township | Wyoming Township

Unincorporated Communities

Almelund | Franconia | Palmdale | Rush Point | Stark | Sunrise

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Civil War

Civil War service men from Chisago 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 Chisago County.

- 1st Regiment, Minnesota Cavalry (Mounted Rangers), Company M.
- 1st Regiment, Minnesota Infantry, Company C.
- 7th Regiment, Minnesota Infantry, Company C.

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), Chisago County, Minnesota page 363, 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).