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Cook County,


Land Records


The sites found in this category vary in content. Some sites have extractions or transcriptions of actual records.*  Other sites have helpful lists, articles, tips or guidelines. In a few cases there are scanned images of the original source documents themselves, with more of these types of records coming online each day.

*Keep in mind that extractions & transcriptions may have errors or may be missing certain portions of the original source material. Always refer to the original source material whenever possible and only use extractions & transcriptions as a starting point to help guide you in your research.

The 1790-1890 Federal Population Censuses: Catalog of National Archives Microfilm 

Census Schedules and Microfilm Roll Numbers for Minnesota:
1850, 1860, 1870, 1880, 1880 soundex, 1890 Special Schedules

County Courthouse Addresses 

National Archives-Great Lakes Region (Chicago)  or
National Archives -- Great Lakes Region 
Records from Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio, and Wisconsin

The Political Graveyard - Cemeteries in Minnesota 

USGenWeb Minnesota Census Project 


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