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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.

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Pine County, Minnesota
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Location in the state of Minnesota
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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

Contents

County Information

Pine County, Minnesota Record Dates

Beginning Dates for Major County Records[1]
Birth Marriage Death Census Land Probate
1871 1871 1871 1850 1875

County Courthouse

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. [2]

History

Parent County

  • 1856--Pine County was created 1 March 1856 from Chisago and Ramsey Counties.  County seat: Pine City [3]
  • For a brief history of how Pine County was named, click here, then select Pine County.

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

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.


Court

Land

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 Histories

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.

Maps

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Military

Newspapers

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

Probate

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.


Taxation

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 Records

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 Libraries

Pine County Historical Society
305 Governors Way
Sandstone 55704

Pine County Historical Society
6333 H C Andersen Alle
Askov
MN 55704
Phone: (320) 216-7636

Pine County Genealogy Society
PO Box 115
Sandstone MN 55072-0015
Pine County Historical Society

Family History Centers

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 Centers for more information. Search the online FHC directory for a nearby family history center.

Web Sites

References

  1. Alice Eichholz, Ancestry’s Red Book: American State, County and Town Sources, Revised ed. (Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1992), 385-403. At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27rb 1992
  2. 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.
  3. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).

 

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