Big Horn County, Montana Genealogy

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| building address = Big Horn County Courthouse<br>121 3rd Street West<br>Hardin, MT 59034<br>Phone: 406.665.1506 <br>[http://bighorn.mt.gov/ '''Big Horn County Website'''] }}  
 
| building address = Big Horn County Courthouse<br>121 3rd Street West<br>Hardin, MT 59034<br>Phone: 406.665.1506 <br>[http://bighorn.mt.gov/ '''Big Horn County Website'''] }}  
  
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== History  ==
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==== Parent County  ====
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*'''Parent County:''' created 13 January 1913 from [[Rosebud County, Montana|Rosebud]] and [[Yellowstone County, Montana|Yellowstone]]  
 
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*'''County Seat:'''Hardin <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT: Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
'''1913--'''Big Horn County was created 13 January 1913&nbsp;from [[Rosebud County, Montana|Rosebud]] and [[Yellowstone County, Montana|Yellowstone]] Counties.<br>'''County seat: '''Hardin <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
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*'''Neighboring Counties:''' [[Big Horn County, Wyoming|Big Horn County, Wyoming]] | [[Carbon County, Montana|Carbon]] | [[Powder River County, Montana|Powder River]] | [[Rosebud County, Montana|Rosebud]] | [[Sheridan County, Wyoming|Sheridan County, Wyoming]] | [[Treasure County, Montana|Treasure]] | [[Yellowstone County, Montana|Yellowstone]]
  
 
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
 
*[[Big Horn County, Wyoming|Big Horn County, Wyoming]]
 
*[[Carbon County, Montana|Carbon]]
 
*[[Powder River County, Montana|Powder River]]
 
*[[Rosebud County, Montana|Rosebud]]
 
*[[Sheridan County, Wyoming|Sheridan County, Wyoming]]
 
*[[Treasure County, Montana|Treasure]]
 
*[[Yellowstone County, Montana|Yellowstone]]
 
  
 
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County Clerk has birth, death, naturalization and land records from 1913.<br>Clerk District Court has marriage, divorce, probate and court records<br><ref name="HB">''The Handybook for Genealogists : United States of America'', 10th ed., (Draper, UT: Everton Publishers, 2002), p. 415.</ref>  
 
County Clerk has birth, death, naturalization and land records from 1913.<br>Clerk District Court has marriage, divorce, probate and court records<br><ref name="HB">''The Handybook for Genealogists : United States of America'', 10th ed., (Draper, UT: Everton Publishers, 2002), p. 415.</ref>  
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[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]  
 
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:*[[Hardin Montana Family History Center]]
 
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*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
 
*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
 
*{{FHL|Montana%2C+Big+Horn|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
 
*{{FHL|Montana%2C+Big+Horn|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
  
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Revision as of 19:50, 28 April 2013

United States Gotoarrow.png Montana Gotoarrow.png Big Horn County

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

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Online Records


Big Horn County, Montana
Map
Map of the U.S. highlighting Montana
Location of Montana in the U.S.
Facts
Founded January 13, 1913
County Seat Hardin
Courthouse
Address Big Horn County Courthouse
121 3rd Street West
Hardin, MT 59034
Phone: 406.665.1506
Big Horn County Website


Contents

Historical Facts

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

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

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

  • NewspaperArchive.com ($) has a collection of digitized Montana newspapers online including Billings newspapers that may have reported on residents of Big Horn County. This database is sometimes free at libraries.

Probate

Repositories

Courthouse

County Clerk has birth, death, naturalization and land records from 1913.
Clerk District Court has marriage, divorce, probate and court records
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Family History Centers

Introduction to LDS Family History Centers

Libraries
Museums
Societies

Taxation

Vital Records

Birth
Marriage
Death

Websites

  • 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

Populated Places

Busby Garryowen Muddy Wyola
Crow Agency Hardin Prior
Fort Smith Lodge Grass St. Xavier

Indian Reservation

The Crow Indian Reservation is primarily located in Big Horn County, with a smaller portion in Yellowstone County.

The Northern Cheyenne Indian Reservation is about equally divided in land area between Big Horn County and Rosebud County.

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.