The Anoka County Genealogical Society

                                      2135 - 3rd Ave., No., Anoka, Minnesota 55303

                                                   "Bridges from the present to the past."


                                       Residence & Stock Farm of Jared Benson,  Early Anoka Township



                                The Anoka County Genealogical Society is a non-profit organization and an affiliate      

                                of the Anoka County Historical Society.  It was formed in 1975. 


                                The organization is dedicated to collecting and preserving genealogical records pertinent to  

                                Anoka County, and to  assist persons who are interested in preserving family history.  


                                Membership is $9.00 per year, Senior Citizen 62+ and Student membership is $5 per year.

                                The membership runs from September 1st until August 31st.


                                Regular meetings are held the first Monday of the every month at 7:00 p.m. at a predetermined

                                location see "What's New"  This information is posted on the Anoka County GenWeb 

                                home page as well as the newsletter and local ABC Newspaper.


                                Membership to the Anoka County Genealogical Society brings you:


                                Newsletter (published 5 times a year)

                                Workshops on specific subject areas.

                                Experienced genealogical speakers at meetings.

                                Participation in an organization which brings together ideas and information.

                                Access to help on your personal project, be it family or local history.

                                Availability of resource books,  microfilm readers and CD research.

                                Access to newsletters from other societies of Minnesota and the U.S.


                                Resource Center  is currently located at the Anoka County Historical Society

                                at the History Center and Library 2135 - 3rd Ave. No., Anoka, Minnesota. (763)421-0600.

                                The resource library has numerous reference books, microfilm and Anoka County Newspapers

                                dating from the early 1800's.  





                                "Upcoming Meetings,  Events & What's New"

                                  Researchers available for Look Up Requests

                                 WANTED - Information needed on people, places & things    

                                Facts and tidbits about early Anoka County-updated Dec. 2001

                                Civil War Soldiers - Anoka County Pensioners Roll -1883 

                                Resources available for purchase

                                Early Pioneers - Biographies from "History of Anoka" 1905 

                                Selected Family Histories includes surnames, dates, spouses

                                City of Ramsey - Death Register 1871-1915      

                                Surnames listed in the Probate Record Book 1870-1900 Anoka County, MN

                                Pioneer & Early Settler Certificates


                                Application to become a member - your talent and ideas are encouraged.

                                          Your time and support will ensure the continuation and growth of our

                                           most valuable resource - the preservation and sharing of our history.


                                                                       For more information contact:


                                                                                 Anoka County    

                                                                           Genealogical Society                                                                  





                                              This site will be updated periodically - please check back often

                                                                   Last update: January, 2002






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