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Guide to Cook County Minnesota genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

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Cook County, Minnesota
Map
Map of Minnesota highlighting Cook County
Location in the state of Minnesota
Map of the U.S. highlighting Minnesota
Location of Minnesota in the U.S.
Facts
Founded November 3, 1874
County Seat Grand Marais
Courthouse
Address Cook County Courthouse
411 West 2nd Street
Grand Marais, MN 55604
Phone: 218-387-3610 (Administration)
Phone: 218-387-3000
Cook County Website

Contents

County Courthouse


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, 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).

 

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