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{{stub}}''[[United States|United States]] > [[Minnesota|Minnesota]] > Cook County''  
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{{Minnesota-stub}}''[[United States|United States]] > [[Minnesota|Minnesota]] > Cook County''  
  
 
== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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[http://www.co.cook.mn.us/ Cook County Courthouse]<br>411 West 2nd Street<br>Grand Marais, MN 55604<br>Phone: 218-387-3610 (Administration)<br>Phone: 218-387-3000
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County Recorder has&nbsp;birth and death records from 1900, <br>marriage records from 1901, land records from 1886 <br>and military records from 1919; <br>Court Administrator has divorce, court and probate records<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Cook 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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==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
*'''1874--'''Cook County was created 3 November 1874&nbsp;from [[Lake County, Minnesota|Lake ]]County.&nbsp;'''County seat: '''Grand Marais <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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*'''1874--'''Cook County was created 3 November 1874&nbsp;from [[Lake County, Minnesota|Lake ]]County.&nbsp;'''County seat: '''Grand Marais <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
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*For a brief history of how Cook County was named, click [http://mnplaces.mnhs.org/upham/index.cfm here], then select Cook County.
  
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
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==== Populated Places  ====
 
==== Populated Places  ====
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===== Cities  =====
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[http://www.ci.grand-marais.mn.us/ Grand Marais]<br>
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===== Townships  =====
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Lutsen Township | Schroeder Township | Tofte Township
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===== Unincorporated Communities  =====
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Hovland
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===== Unorganized  =====
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East Cook | Grand Portage | West Cook
  
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
  
*[[Lake_County,_Minnesota|Lake]]
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*[[Lake County, Minnesota|Lake]]
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
  
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
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*Cook County cemeteries from [http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~mncook/cemetery.htm rootsweb].
  
 
==== Church  ====
 
==== Church  ====
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== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
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*[http://www.cookcountyhistory.org/ Cook 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  ==
  
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=201305&subject_disp=Minnesota%2C+Cook&columns=*,0,0 Family&nbsp;History Library Catalog]
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*[http://genforum.com/mn/cook/ Cook County, MN Genealogy Forum] (GenForum)
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*{{FHL|Minnesota%2C+Cook|subject|disp=Family&nbsp;History Library Catalog}}
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~mncook/ Cook County GenWeb]
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*[http://www.cyndislist.com/us/mn/counties/cook/ Cyndi's List:&nbsp;Cook County]
  
 
== References  ==
 
== References  ==
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[[Category:Cook_County,_Minnesota]]
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[[Category:Minnesota_counties]] [[Category:Cook_County,_Minnesota]]

Revision as of 14:30, 1 August 2012

Template:Minnesota-stubUnited States > Minnesota > Cook County

County Courthouse

Cook County Courthouse
411 West 2nd Street
Grand Marais, MN 55604
Phone: 218-387-3610 (Administration)
Phone: 218-387-3000


County Recorder has birth and death records from 1900,
marriage records from 1901, land records from 1886
and military records from 1919;
Court Administrator has divorce, court and probate records[1]

History

Parent County

  • 1874--Cook County was created 3 November 1874 from Lake County. County seat: Grand Marais [2]
  • For a brief history of how Cook County was named, click here, then select Cook County.

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Cities

Grand Marais

Townships

Lutsen Township | Schroeder Township | Tofte Township

Unincorporated Communities

Hovland

Unorganized

East Cook | Grand Portage | West Cook

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

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), Cook County, Minnesota page 363, {WorldCat|50140092|disp=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).