St. Louis County, Minnesota

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Founded: February 20, 1855
Named for: Saint Louis River
County Seat: Duluth

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Cities and Towns
Aurora, Babbitt, Biwabik, Brookston, Buhl, Chisholm, Cook, Duluth, Arnold (CDP), Ely, Eveleth, Floodwood, Gilbert, Hermantown, Hibbing, Hoyt Lakes Iron Junction, Kinney, Leonidas, McKinley, Meadowlands, Mountain Iron, Orr, Proctor, Tower, Virginia, Winton

Unorganized Areas
Angleworm Lake, Birch Lake, Brimson, Camp A Lake, Crab Lake, Dark River, Gheen, Hay Lake, Heikkala Lake, Janette Lake, Kabetogema, Leander Lake, Linwood Lake, Marion Lake, McCormack, Mud Hen Lake, Nett Lake, Northeast St. Louis, Northwest St. Louis, Picket Lake, Potshot Lake, Rollins, Sand Lake, Slim Lake, Sturgeon River, Sunday Lake, Tikander Lake, Whiteface Reservoir

Alango, Alborn, Alden, Angora, Arrowhead, Ault, Balkan, Bassett, Beatty, Biwabik, Breitung, Brevator, Camp 5, Canosia, Cedar Valley, Cherry, Clinton, Colvin, Cotton, Culver, Duluth, Eagles Nest, Ellsburg, Elmer, Embarrass, Fairbanks, Fayal, Field, Fine Lakes, Floodwood, Fredenberg, French, Gnesen, Grand Lake, Great St. Louis, Greenwood, Halden, Industrial, Kelsey, Kugler, Lakewood, Lavell, Leiding, Linden Grove, McDavitt, Meadowlands, Midway, Morcom, Morse, Ness, New Independence, Normanna, North Star, Northland, Owens, Pequaywan, Pike, Portage, Prairie Lake, Rice Lake, Sandy, Solway, Stoney Brook, Sturgeon, Toivola, Van Buren, Vermilion Lake, Waasa, White, Willow Valley, Wuori

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Biographies Births
Cemeteries Census
Churches County Records
Deaths Directories
Families History
Marriages Military
Newspapers Obituaries
People Public Officials
Wills and Probate
Divorce and Annulment

Website Updates

Website Updates:

BIOS: William Swain transcribed by Genealogy Trails Transcription Team, Cyrus T. Crandall submitted by Robin Line
NEWS-CRIME: Lynchings-Olli Kinkkonen most likely lynched. John Domeau Lynched

JULY 2018
DIVORCES: News Items - Sarah Thomas and Robert Thomas, Bernice Haron and John Haron, Alice Carlin and Oscar Carlin, Evan Johnson and Ingbrid Johnson, John and Tilda Dorland, Amelia Smith vs. John Smith, Godfred Hanson vs. Sarah Hanson, Mr. and Mrs. James Simon, Charles R and Melinda Bowen, Anna Dumas and Dominique Dumas, James and Alice Thompson, Herman Trojnick and Gina Trojnick, Laura Skrove and Thomas Skrove, Josephine Briggs and George Briggs, Nellie Borman and Alex Borman, Sophia Mehrhoff and Louis Mehrhoff, R. D. Kramer and Carrie Kramer, Nils John and Louisa Green , Anna and Harry F. McLeod, Joseph and Theresa Staublin, Louisa Londerville vs. Elmer Londerville, Mary Pyke vs. John Pyke, Mason H. Seeley & Hattie Seeley, Annie and William St. Amour, Jeremiah and Fannie Sullivan, Ella and Henry Warnedahl, A. M. McAdams vs. R. F. McAdams, Cora West vs. James West, Louise Miner and Earnest Miner, Mr. and Mrs. Tomlinson, Robert J. Ridgely and Mattie Ridgely, Amanda Borngesser and John Borngesser, John and Augusta Epton, Margaret and Andrew Cole, A. V. and M. L. Cormany, Jensena and Clarence Freeberg, Mary A. Hort and Joseph L. Hort, James Alexander Daglish vs. Annie Dalglish, Minnie Gaul and Gustav Gaul, Emma Edmunds and Charles Edmunds, Anna Paulson and John Paulson, Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Boutin, Claire M. Hagen and Charles O. Hagen, Arthur Sauve and Lillian A. Sauve, Anna Budkewie vs. Walter Budkewie, Victoria Eastman and Charles A. Eastman, Mary Beaulieu and William Beaulieu

JUNE 2018
Submitted by Robin Line:
OBITS: Antonia Jankowske, Wilhelemina Christenia Olson, Nellie C. Ryan, M. J. McLaughlin
PEOPLE: J. W. Stewart, Oscar Peterson
NEWS-FIRE: 1905-Hotel Burns.
NEWS-CRIME: Arthur Catabani
COURT: Christ Johnson
BUSINESSES: Francis X. Bushman, Duluth Water Company, Henry George, Spaulding House

BIOS: Nels Anderson, C. M. Atkinson, James Bale, Charles S. Prosser.
NEWS-ILLNESS: Victor Maki, Clarence B. Miller
PEOPLE: Gus Schroeder

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