Beaverhead County, Montana Genealogy

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*'''Parent County:''' created 2 February 1865 as an original county *'''County Seat:''' Dillon <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT: Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
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*'''Parent County:''' created 2 February 1865 as an original county *'''County Seat:''' Dillon <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT: Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
 
*'''Neighboring Counties:''' [[Clark County, Idaho|Clark County, Idaho]] | [[Deer Lodge County, Montana|Deer Lodge]] | [[Fremont County, Idaho|Fremont County, Idaho]] | [[Granite County, Montana|Granite]] | [[Lemhi County, Idaho|Lemhi County, Idaho]] | [[Madison County, Montana|Madison]] | [[Ravalli County, Montana|Ravalli]] | [[Silver Bow County, Montana|Silver Bow]]
 
*'''Neighboring Counties:''' [[Clark County, Idaho|Clark County, Idaho]] | [[Deer Lodge County, Montana|Deer Lodge]] | [[Fremont County, Idaho|Fremont County, Idaho]] | [[Granite County, Montana|Granite]] | [[Lemhi County, Idaho|Lemhi County, Idaho]] | [[Madison County, Montana|Madison]] | [[Ravalli County, Montana|Ravalli]] | [[Silver Bow County, Montana|Silver Bow]]
  
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For marriages from 1875-1903 see [http://abish.byui.edu/specialCollections/westernStates/search.cfm Western States Marriage Index].  
 
For marriages from 1875-1903 see [http://abish.byui.edu/specialCollections/westernStates/search.cfm Western States Marriage Index].  
 
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Revision as of 19:29, 28 April 2013

United States Gotoarrow.png Montana Gotoarrow.png Beaverhead County

Guide to Beaverhead County Montana genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

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Online Records


Beaverhead County, Montana
Map
Map of the U.S. highlighting Montana
Location of Montana in the U.S.
Facts
Founded February 2, 1865
County Seat Dillon
Courthouse
Address Beaverhead County Courthouse
S Pacific Cluster 3
Dillon, MT 59725
Phone: 406.683.2642
Beaverhead County Website


Contents

Historical Facts

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

For tips on accessing Beaverhead County, Montana Genealogy census records online, see: Montana Census.


Church

LDS Ward and Branch Records

  • Dillon

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

  • See an interactive map of Beaverhead County cemeteries and modern-day townships. (Histopolis)

Military

Newspapers

  • NewspaperArchive.com ($) has a collection of digitized Montana newspapers including Butte and Helena newspapers that may include residents of Beaverhead County. This database is sometimes free at libraries.

Probate

Repositories

Courthouse

County Clerk has birth records from 1902, death records from 1901 and land records from 1864.
Clerk District Court has divorce, probate and court records.[2]

Family History Centers

Introduction to LDS Family History Centers

Libraries
Museums
Societies

Taxation

Vital Records

For marriages from 1875-1903 see Western States Marriage Index.

Web Sites

  • USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.
  • Family History Library Catalog

Places

Armstead Glen Lakeview Wisdom
Bannack Glendale Lima Wise River
Dell Greenwood Lion City
Dillon Jackson Polaris

References

  1. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT: Everton Publishers, 2002).
  2. The Handybook for Genealogists : United States of America, 10th ed., (Draper, UT: Everton Publishers, 2002), p. 415.