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Guide to '''Carter County Montana genealogy.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.  
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Guide to '''Carter County, Montana ancestry, family history and genealogy''' birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.  
  
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*'''Parent County:''' created 22 February 1917 from [[Custer County, Montana|Custer]] County.  
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*'''Parent County:''' created 22 February 1917 from [[Custer County, Montana Genealogy|Custer]] County.  
 
*'''County seat:''' Ekalaka <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT: Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
 
*'''County seat:''' Ekalaka <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT: Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
*'''Neighboring Counties:''' [[Butte County, South Dakota|Butte County, South Dakota]] | [[Crook County, Wyoming|Crook County, Wyoming]] | [[Custer County, Montana|Custer]] | [[Fallon County, Montana|Fallon]] | [[Harding County, South Dakota|Harding County, South Dakota]] | [[Powder River County, Montana|Powder River]]
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*'''Neighboring Counties:''' [[Butte County, South Dakota Genealogy|Butte County, South Dakota]] | [[Crook County, Wyoming Genealogy|Crook County, Wyoming]] | [[Custer County, Montana Genealogy|Custer]] | [[Fallon County, Montana Genealogy|Fallon]] | [[Harding County, South Dakota Genealogy|Harding County, South Dakota]] | [[Powder River County, Montana Genealogy|Powder River]]
  
 
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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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*'''1840–2004''' -  {{RecordSearch|1930397|Montana, County Births and Deaths, 1840-2004}} at [https://familysearch.org FamilySearch] — index and images
 
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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.genealogyinc.com/montana/carter-county/ Genealogy Inc Carter County, Montana]
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Latest revision as of 04:26, 29 January 2016

United States Gotoarrow.png Montana Gotoarrow.png Carter County

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


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Carter County, Montana
Map
Map of Montana highlighting Carter County
Location in the state of Montana
Map of the U.S. highlighting Montana
Location of Montana in the U.S.
Facts
Founded February 22, 1917
County Seat Ekalaka
Courthouse
Address Carter County Courthouse
214 Park Street
Ekalaka, MT 59324
Phone: 406.775.8749
Carter County Website


Contents

Historical Facts

Beginning dates for major county records
Birth
Marriage
Death
Land
Probate
Court
1915*
1917*
1915*
1917
1917
1917
* For earlier dates, try... Church | Obituaries | Cemeteries

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Resources

Biography

Cemeteries

Census

For tips on accessing Carter 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.

Court Records

Directories

Emigration and Immigration

Ethnic, Political or Religious Groups

Gazetteers

Genealogy

History

Local histories are available for Carter 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

Mtcarter.jpg

Migration

Military

Naturalization and Citizenship

Newspapers

Additional newspapers abstracts can sometimes be found using search phrases such as Carter 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, Carter - Probate records.

Public Records

Repositories

Courthouse

County Clerk has birth, death and land records from 1917. Clerk Courts has marriage, divorce, probate, probate and court records[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

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

Alzada Ekalaka
Boyes Hammond

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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