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[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Montana|Montana]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] '''Carbon County'''  
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'''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Montana Genealogy|Montana]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] Carbon County'''  
  
== County Courthouse  ==
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Guide to '''Carbon County, Montana ancestry, family history and genealogy''' birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
  
[http://co.carbon.mt.us/ Carbon County Courthouse]<br>PO Box 948<br>Red Lodge, MT 59068<br>Phone: 406.446.1225&nbsp;<br><br>County&nbsp;Clerk has birth records from 1878, <br>death records from 1903, marriage, divorce, <br>probate court and land records from 1895<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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{{Click|Image:MT_ORP.png|Montana Online Genealogy Records}}
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== History  ==
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{{Infobox U.S. County
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| county = Carbon County
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| state = Montana
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| founded year = 1895
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| founded date = March 4
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| seat = [[Red Lodge, Montana|Red Lodge]]
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| building address = Carbon County Courthouse<br> PO Box 948<br>Red Lodge, MT 59068<br>Phone: 406.446.1225<br>[http://co.carbon.mt.us/ '''Carbon County Website'''] }}
  
==== Parent County  ====
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'''1895--'''Carbon County was created 4 March 1895&nbsp;from [[Park County, Montana|Park,]] [[Yellowstone County, Montana|Yellowstone,]] and [[Custer County, Montana|Custer]] Counties.<br>'''County seat:''' Red Lodge <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  ===
  
==== Boundary Changes  ====
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==== Record Loss  ====
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== Places/Localities  ==
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==== Populated Places  ====
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bearcreek,_Montana Bearcreek]
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| width="100%" bgcolor="#cccc99" align="center" colspan="6" | '''Beginning dates for major county records'''
| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Edgar,_Montana Edgar]
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Luther,_Montana Luther]
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| Roscoe
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| [https://beta.familysearch.org/s/search/library_catalog#searchType=catalog&filtered=true&collectionId=&fed=false&page=1&catSearchType=place&searchCriteria=&placeName=Montana%2C+Carbon%2C+Belfry&author_givenName=&author_surname= Belfry]  
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Carbon County, Montana#Birth|Birth]]'''</center>
| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fox,_Montana Fox]  
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Carbon County, Montana#Marriage|Marriage]]'''</center>
| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Red_Lodge,_Montana Red Lodge]  
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Carbon County, Montana#Death|Death]]'''</center>
| Silesia
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Carbon County, Montana#Land_and_Property|Land]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Carbon County, Montana#Probate|Probate]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Carbon County, Montana#Court_Records|Court]]'''</center>
 
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Boyd,_Montana Boyd]
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1904*</center>
| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fromberg,_Montana Fromberg]
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1895*</center>
| Roberts
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1895*</center>
| Warren
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1895</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1895</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1895</center>
 
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bridger,_Montana Bridger]
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| width="100%" bgcolor="#99d6ff" colspan="6" | '''* For earlier dates, try...''' '''[[Carbon County, Montana#Church_Records|Church]] &#124; [[Carbon County, Montana#Obituaries|Obituaries]] &#124; [[Carbon County, Montana#Cemeteries|Cemeteries]]'''
| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Joliet,_Montana Joliet]
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| [https://beta.familysearch.org/s/search/library_catalog#searchType=catalog&filtered=true&collectionId=&fed=false&page=1&catSearchType=place&searchCriteria=&placeName=Montana%2C+Carbon%2C+Rockvale&author_givenName=&author_surname= Rockvale]
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| Washoe
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==== Neighboring Counties ====
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*'''Parent County:''' created 4 March 1895 from [[Park County, Montana Genealogy|Park,]] [[Yellowstone County, Montana Genealogy|Yellowstone,]] and [[Custer County, Montana Genealogy|Custer]] counties.
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*'''County seat:''' Red Lodge <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, Montana Genealogy|Big Horn]] | [[Big Horn County, Wyoming Genealogy|Big Horn County, Wyoming]] | [[Park County, Montana Genealogy|Park]] | [[Park County, Wyoming Genealogy|Park County, Wyoming]] | [[Stillwater County, Montana Genealogy|Stillwater]] | [[Yellowstone County, Montana Genealogy|Yellowstone]]
  
*[[Big Horn County, Montana|Big Horn]]
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==== Boundary Changes  ====
*[[Big Horn County, Wyoming|Big Horn County, Wyoming]]
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*[[Park County, Montana|Park]]
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*[[Park County, Wyoming|Park County, Wyoming]]
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*[[Stillwater County, Montana|Stillwater]]
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*[[Yellowstone County, Montana|Yellowstone]]
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== Resources  ==
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{{Census|Montana}}  
 
{{Census|Montana}}  
  
==== Church  ====
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==== Church Records ====
  
LDS Ward and Branch&nbsp;Records
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{{MT Church Intro}}
  
*Belfry
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'''LDS Ward and Branch Records'''
  
==== Court  ====
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:*Belfry
  
==== Land ====
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==== Court Records ====
  
==== Local Histories ====
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==== Directories ====
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==== Emigration and Immigration  ====
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==== Gazetteers  ====
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==== Genealogy  ====
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==== History  ====
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{{MT History Intro}}
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{{MT Land Intro}}
  
 
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[[Image:Mtcarbon.jpg|thumb|right|300px|Mtcarbon.jpg]]
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==== Naturalization and Citizenship  ====
  
 
==== Newspapers  ====
 
==== Newspapers  ====
  
*NewspaperArchive.com ($) has a collection of digitized [http://www.newspaperarchive.com/BrowseLocations.aspx?co=7&s=59 Montana newspapers] including Billings newspapers that may include residents of Carbon County. This database is sometimes free at libraries.
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:*NewspaperArchive.com ($) has a collection of digitized [http://www.newspaperarchive.com/BrowseLocations.aspx?co=7&s=59 Montana newspapers] including Billings newspapers that may include residents of Carbon County. This database is sometimes free at libraries.
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{{MT Newspaper abstracts|Carbon}}
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==== Obituaries  ====
  
 
==== Probate  ====
 
==== Probate  ====
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*'''1831 – 1952''' [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=9072 Montana Wills and Probate Records 1831-1952] at [http://home.ancestry.com Ancestry.com] — index and images $
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{{MT Probate Intro|Carbon}}
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==== Public Records  ====
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===== Courthouse  =====
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County Clerk has birth records from 1878, death records from 1903, marriage, divorce, probate court and land records from 1895.<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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{{FamilySearch Centers Intro}}
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===== Libraries  =====
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===== Societies  =====
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[http://carboncountyhistory.com/ Carbon County Historical Society and Museum]<br>
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224 North Broadway,<br> Red Lodge, MT 59068 406-446-3667
  
 
==== Taxation  ====
 
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{{MT Tax Intro}}
  
 
==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
  
For marriages from 1895-1896 see [http://abish.byui.edu/specialCollections/westernStates/search.cfm Western States Marriage Index].
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{{MT Vital Intro}}
  
== Societies and Libraries ==
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===== Birth  =====
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:*'''1840–2004''' -  {{RecordSearch|1930397|Montana, County Births and Deaths, 1840-2004}} at [https://familysearch.org FamilySearch] — index and images
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:*'''1895-1896''' - For marriages from 1895-1896 see [http://abish.byui.edu/specialCollections/westernStates/search.cfm Western States Marriage Index].
  
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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===== Death  =====
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:*'''1840–2004''' -  {{RecordSearch|1930397|Montana, County Births and Deaths, 1840-2004}} at [https://familysearch.org FamilySearch] — index and images
  
== Web Sites ==
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==== Websites ====
  
*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://kindredtrails.com/MT_Carbon.html Kindred Trails Carbon County, Montana]
*{{FHL|Montana%2C+Carbon|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
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*[http://www.genealogyinc.com/montana/carbon-county/ Genealogy Inc Carbon County, Montana]
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/MT/Carbon/ Link Pendium Carbon County, Montana]
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~mtcarbon/ USGenWeb Carbon County, Montana project]. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county.  
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*{{FHL|Montana%2C+Carbon|subject|disp=FamilySearch Catalog}}
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==== Wiki Pages  ====
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[[Montana Vital Records]]
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=== Places  ===
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bearcreek,_Montana Bearcreek]
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Edgar,_Montana Edgar]
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Luther,_Montana Luther]
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| Roscoe
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| [https://beta.familysearch.org/s/search/library_catalog#searchType=catalog&filtered=true&collectionId=&fed=false&page=1&catSearchType=place&searchCriteria=&placeName=Montana%2C+Carbon%2C+Belfry&author_givenName=&author_surname= Belfry]
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fox,_Montana Fox]
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Red_Lodge,_Montana Red Lodge]
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| Silesia
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Boyd,_Montana Boyd]
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fromberg,_Montana Fromberg]
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| Roberts
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| Warren
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bridger,_Montana Bridger]
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Joliet,_Montana Joliet]
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| [https://beta.familysearch.org/s/search/library_catalog#searchType=catalog&filtered=true&collectionId=&fed=false&page=1&catSearchType=place&searchCriteria=&placeName=Montana%2C+Carbon%2C+Rockvale&author_givenName=&author_surname= Rockvale]
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| Washoe
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== References  ==
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{{reflist}} {{Montana|Montana}} {{Montana-stub}}  
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{{reflist}} {{Montana|Montana}}
  
[[Category:Carbon_County,_Montana]]
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[[Category:Carbon County, Montana]]

Latest revision as of 04:26, 29 January 2016

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Guide to Carbon County, Montana ancestry, family history and genealogy birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.


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Carbon County, Montana
Map
Map of the U.S. highlighting Montana
Location of Montana in the U.S.
Facts
Founded March 4, 1895
County Seat Red Lodge
Courthouse
Address Carbon County Courthouse
PO Box 948
Red Lodge, MT 59068
Phone: 406.446.1225
Carbon County Website


Contents

Historical Facts

Beginning dates for major county records
Birth
Marriage
Death
Land
Probate
Court
1904*
1895*
1895*
1895
1895
1895
* For earlier dates, try... Church | Obituaries | Cemeteries

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Resources

Biography

Cemeteries

Census

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


Church Records

Church records 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 Montana denominations, view the Montana Church Records wiki page.

LDS Ward and Branch Records

  • Belfry

Court Records

Directories

Emigration and Immigration

Ethnic, Political or Religious Groups

Gazetteers

Genealogy

History

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

Land and Property

Land and property records can place an ancestor in a particular location, provide economic information, and reveal family relationships. Land records include: deeds, abstracts and indexes, mortgages, leases, grants and land patents.

See Montana Land and Property for additional information about early Montana land grants. After land was transferred to private ownership, subsequent transactions were usually recorded at the county courthouse, where records are currently housed.

Maps

Mtcarbon.jpg

Migration

Military

Naturalization and Citizenship

Newspapers

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

Additional newspapers abstracts can sometimes be found using search phrases such as Carbon County, Montana Genealogy newspapers in online catalogs like:

Obituaries

Probate

In most counties in Montana, probate records have been kept by the county judge. They include wills, inventories, claim registers, inheritance records, probate packets, and dockets. The records are available at the county courthouse.

The FamilySearch Catalog lists films of probate records. To find the records for this county, use the Place Search for Montana, Carbon - Probate records.

Public Records

Repositories

Courthouse

County Clerk has birth records from 1878, death records from 1903, marriage, divorce, probate court and land records from 1895.[2]

Family History Centers

Family History Centers provide one-on-one assistance and free access to premium genealogical websites. In addition, many centers have free how-to genealogy classes. See Family History Center for more information. Search the online FHC directory for a nearby family history center.


Libraries
Museums
Societies

Carbon County Historical Society and Museum
224 North Broadway,
Red Lodge, MT 59068 406-446-3667

Taxation

Montana tax records complement land records and can be used to supplement the years between censuses. There may be gaps of several years in the records.

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 birth and death original records can be purchased from the Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services or the County Clerk's office of the county where the event occurred. For information about marriages, divorces, and requirements for obtaining any vital records, see the CDC Where to Write website.

Birth
Marriage
Death

Websites

Wiki Pages

Montana Vital Records

Places

Bearcreek Edgar Luther Roscoe
Belfry Fox Red Lodge Silesia
Boyd Fromberg Roberts Warren
Bridger Joliet Rockvale Washoe

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.

 

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