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Kidder County, North Dakota genealogy and family history research page. Guide to genealogy, history, and courthouse sources including birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, wills, deeds and land records, Civil War records, family histories, cemeteries, churches, tax records, newspapers, and obituaries.


Kidder County, North Dakota
Map
Map of North Dakota highlighting Kidder County
Location in the state of North Dakota
Map of the U.S. highlighting North Dakota
Location of North Dakota in the U.S.
Facts
Founded January 4, 1873
County Seat Steele
Courthouse
Address Kidder County Courthouse
120 E Broadway
PO Box 66
Steele, ND 58582
Phone: 701.475.2651
Kidder County Website

Contents

County Courthouse

Clerk District Court has birth, death and burial records from 1943,
divorce and court records from 1885; County Judge has marriage
records from 1887 and probate reocrds from 1883; Register of Deeds
has land records from 1881[1]

History

Parent County

1873--Kidder County was created 4 January 1873 from Buffalo County. County seat: Steele [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Burleigh | Emmons | Logan | Sheridan | Stutsman | Wells

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

  • 1880
  • 1885
  • 1890
  • 1900
  • 1910
  • 1915
  • 1920
  • 1925
  • 1930

Church

Church records and the information they provide vary significantly depending on the denomination and the record keeper. They may contain information about members of the congregation, such as age, date of baptism, christening, or birth; marriage information and maiden names; and death date. For general information about North Dakota denominations, view the North Dakota Church Records wiki page.

Lutheran
  • Records of Gluecksthaler Lutheran Church, Tappen, in Evangelical Lutheran Church in America database at Archives.com ($).[3]

Court

Land

When the United States acquired North Dakota, most of the land became available for homesteading or purchase from the federal government. For more information on this, see North Dakota Land and Property.

After land was transferred from the government to private owners, the registrar of deeds in each county recorded the land transactions in the form of deeds and mortgages.

Local Histories

Local histories are available for Kidder County, North Dakota. County histories may include biographies, church, school and government history, and military information. For more information about local histories see the wiki page section North Dakota Local Histories.

Maps

Military

Civil War
Civil War Battle

The following Civil War battles were fought in Kidder County.


Map showing Civil War battles in North Dakota.

Newspapers

Additional newspapers abstracts can sometimes be found using search phrases such as Kidder County, North Dakota newspapers in online catalogs like:

Taxation

The location of tax records of North Dakota depend on the type of tax. Some are at the clerk's office in the county courthouse, while others are in the state archive. The Family History Library does not presently have copies of tax records from North Dakota.

Vital Records

Vital Records consist of births, adoptions, marriages, divorces, and deaths recorded on registers, certificates, and documents. A copy or an extract of most original records can be purchased from the North Dakota Vital Records State Department of Health or the County Clerk's office of the county where the event occurred.

Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Web Sites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Kidder County, North Dakota. Page 524 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).
  3. "Evangelical Lutheran Church in America: An Inventory of Selected Congregational Records of the American Lutheran Church in Minnesota at the Minnesota Historical Society," Collection Finding Aids, Minnesota Historical Society, http://www.mnhs.org/library/findaids/01009.xml, accessed 10 June 2013.
  4. Heritage Preservation Services, Civil War Battle Summaries by State, (accessed 9 August, 2012)
  5. Heritage Preservation Services, Civil War Battle Summaries by State, (accessed 13 August, 2012)

 

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