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Guide to Kanabec County Minnesota genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
|Kanabec County, Minnesota|
Location in the state of Minnesota
Location of Minnesota in the U.S.
|Founded||October 12, 1858|
|Address|| Kanabec County Courthouse|
18 Vine Street N
Mora, MN 55051
Kanabec County Website
Clerk District Courth has birth and death records from 1883,
marriage, divoce, and court records from 1882
and probate records from 1891.
County Recorder has land records.
Mora City Hall has burial records. 
- 1858--Kanabec County was created 12 October 1858 from Pine County but was not formally organized until 1881. It was attached for a period of time to Chisago and Pine counties. County seat: Mora 
- For a brief history of how Kanabec County was named, click here, then select Kanabec County.
Braham | Grasston | Mora | Ogilvie | Quamba
Ann Lake Township | Arthur Township | Brunswick Township | Comfort Township | Ford Township | Grass Lake Township | Hay Brook Township | Hillman Township | Kanabec Township | Knife Lake Township | Kroschel Township | Peace Township | Pomroy Township | South Fork Township | Whited Township
Brunswick | Coin | Kroschel | Lewis Lake | Warman | Woodland
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.
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 Family History Library Catalog under:
MINNESOTA, Kanabec – LAND AND PROPERTY
Local histories are available for Kanabec County, Minnesota. 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.
Additional newspapers abstracts can sometimes be found using search phrases such as Kanabec County, Minnesota newspapers in online catalogs like:
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.
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.
A copy or an extract of most original records can be purchased from the Minnesota State Registrar of Vital Records or the County Clerk's office of the county where the event occurred. See also Minnesota Vital Records. For information about restrictions and costs for certificates, see the CDC Where to Write for Vital Records site.
Societies and Libraries
Family History Centers
- ↑ Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Kanabec County, Minnesota page 365, At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
- ↑ The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
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