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Kanabec County, Minnesota
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Kanabec County, Minnesota Facts

When was Kanabec County, MN Created?
Kanabec County was founded on October 12, 1858 from Pine County.

What is the County Seat of Kanabec County, MN?
The County Seat is located in Mora and the county government website is

What counties are adjacent to Kanabec County, MN?
Bordering Counties are Aitkin CountyPine CountyChisago CountyIsanti CountyMille Lacs County.

Kanabec County, MN Vital Records

Where can find Kanabec County Birth, marriage, Divorce and Death Records?
Kanabec County vital records can be found at the Minnesota Office of Vital Records which has copies of birth resords from 1900 and death records from 1908. There is a fee for each copy requested. Please refer to the information to the Statewide Vital Records in Minnesota for current fees and application process.

You can search online for Kanabec County Birth, Marriage, Divorce or Death Records. You can also Order Electronically Online or can download an application for Minnesota Birth Certificate and Death Certificates Applications to mail.

Kanabec County, MN Census Records

What Kanabec County, MN census records are available?
There are many types of census records for Kanabec County guide you in researching your family tree. Federal Population Schedules are available for 186018701880 (free index)1890 (fragment)19001910192019301940.

Kanabec Co. Mortality Schedules can be found for 1860, 1870 and 1880. Kanabec Co. Industry and Agriculture Schedules can be found for 1860, 1870 and 1880. Kanabec Co. Union Veterans Schedules can be acquired for 1890.

Kanabec Co. territorial and state censuses exist for the years 1849-1905.. There is free down-loadable and also printable census forms to help you with your research. See Also Minnesota Census Records Research Guide

Kanabec County, MN Courthouse and Government Records

Kanabec County Courthouse

What genealogical records can I find in the Kanabec County Courthouse?
Researchers frequently overlook the great importance of Kanabec County court, probate, and land records data as a useful resource of ancestry and genealogy information. Buried away in Minnesota courthouses and archives everywhere are the ambitions and frustrations of countless Minnesota residents.

The possibilities are excellent that your forefathers have left a comprehensive document of at least a number of facets of their lives in the Kanabec County court records. Even if your forebears is not referred to in a Court case, contemplate all of the other procedures that could have lead to him or her to appear in court records. See Also Minnesota Corthouse Records Research Guide.

Kanabec County, MN Societies and Family History Resources

What genealogical and historical societies, archives, museums, associations and libraries are available for Kanabec County, MN?
A list of Kanabec County Historical  and Genealogical Societies, Libraries, Archives. See also list of Statewide Minnesota Archives, Historical & Genealogical Societies.

Where can I connect with other Kanabec County, MN Researchers through message boards and forums?

What other genealogical resources are available in Kanabec County, MN?
The following are web links to Genealogy, Records and Resources pertaining to Kanabec County. Each of these genealogy links fall into 3 categories: Professional Sites, Personal Sites or Organization Sites. Some have free access some have to have a fee. This is simply a list which has been gathered or submitted. I do not endorse or promote one genealogy site above another.

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Kanabec Co. MN Cemeteries & Church Records

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Kanabec Co. MN Immigration & Naturalization

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Kanabec Co. MN Military Records