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[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Montana|Montana]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] '''Big Horn County'''  
  
== County Courthouse  ==
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Guide to '''Big Horn County Montana genealogy.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
  
== History  ==
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==== Parent County  ====
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{{Infobox U.S. County
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| county = Big Horn County
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| state = Montana
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| founded year = 1913
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| founded date = January 13
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| seat = Hardin
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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'''] }}
  
'''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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=== Historical Facts  ===
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| width="100%" bgcolor="#cccc99" align="center" colspan="6" | '''Beginning dates for major county records'''
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Big Horn County, Montana#Birth|Birth]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Big Horn County, Montana#Marriage|Marriage]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Big Horn County, Montana#Death|Death]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Big Horn County, Montana#Land_and_Property|Land]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Big Horn County, Montana#Probate|Probate]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Big Horn County, Montana#Court_Records|Court]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1909*</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1913*</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1909*</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1913</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1913</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1913</center>
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| width="100%" bgcolor="#99d6ff" colspan="6" | '''* For earlier dates, try...''' '''[[Big Horn County, Montana#Church_Records|Church]] &#124; [[Big Horn County, Montana#Obituaries|Obituaries]] &#124; [[Big Horn County, Montana#Cemeteries|Cemeteries]]'''
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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>  
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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]]
  
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
  
==== Record Loss  ====
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==== Record Loss ====
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=== Resources ===
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==== Biography ====
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==== Cemeteries  ====
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==== Census  ====
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{{Census|Montana}}
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==== Church Records  ====
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==== Court Records ====
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==== Emigration and Immigration ====
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==== Ethnic, Political or Religious Groups ====
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==== Genealogy ====
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==== History ====
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==== Land and Property ====
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==== Maps  ====
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==== Migration ====
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==== Military  ====
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==== Naturalization and Citizenship ====
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==== Newspapers  ====
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:*NewspaperArchive.com ($) has a collection of digitized [http://www.newspaperarchive.com/BrowseLocations.aspx?co=7&s=59 Montana newspapers] online including Billings newspapers that may have reported on residents of Big Horn County. This database is sometimes free at libraries.
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==== Obituaries ====
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==== Probate  ====
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==== Public Records ====
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==== Repositories  ====
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===== Courthouse  =====
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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>
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===== Family History Centers  =====
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[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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:*[[Hardin Montana Family History Center]]
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===== Libraries  =====
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===== Societies  =====
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==== Taxation  ====
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==== Vital Records  ====
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===== Birth  =====
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===== Marriage  =====
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===== Death  =====
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==== Websites  ====
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*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.
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*{{FHL|Montana%2C+Big+Horn|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
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== Places/Localities ==
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=== Places  ===
  
 
==== Populated Places  ====
 
==== Populated Places  ====
  
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The [[Northern Cheyenne Indian Reservation (Montana)|Northern Cheyenne Indian Reservation]] is about equally divided in land area between Big Horn County and Rosebud County.  
 
The [[Northern Cheyenne Indian Reservation (Montana)|Northern Cheyenne Indian Reservation]] is about equally divided in land area between Big Horn County and Rosebud County.  
  
==== Neighboring Counties ====
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=== References ===
 
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*[[Big Horn County, Wyoming|Big Horn County, Wyoming]]
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*[[Carbon County, Montana|Carbon]]
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*[[Powder River County, Montana|Powder River]]
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*[[Rosebud County, Montana|Rosebud]]
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*[[Sheridan County, Wyoming|Sheridan County, Wyoming]]
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*[[Treasure County, Montana|Treasure]]
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*[[Yellowstone County, Montana|Yellowstone]]
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== Societies and Libraries  ==
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== Web Sites  ==
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*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.
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*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=204993&subject_disp=Montana%2C+Big+Horn&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
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Revision as of 20:00, 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

Beginning dates for major county records
Birth
Marriage
Death
Land
Probate
Court
1909*
1913*
1909*
1913
1913
1913
* For earlier dates, try... Church | Obituaries | Cemeteries

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Resources

Biography

Cemeteries

Census

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


Church Records

Court Records

Emigration and Immigration

Ethnic, Political or Religious Groups

Genealogy

History

Land and Property

Maps

Migration

Military

Naturalization and Citizenship

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.

Obituaries

Probate

Public Records

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.