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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[North Dakota|North Dakota]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' '''Cavalier County''' {{NDDC}} <br> <br>  
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''[[United States Genealogy|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[North Dakota Genealogy|North Dakota]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' '''Cavalier County''' <br>
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Guide to '''{{PAGENAME}} ancestry, family history and genealogy''' birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records. <br>  
  
Cavalier County, North Dakota genealogy and family history research page. Guide to genealogy, history, and courthouse sources including birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, wills, deeds and land records, Civil War records, family histories, cemeteries, churches, tax records, newspapers, and obituaries.
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{{Infobox U.S. County  
 
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| county = Cavalier County  
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| seat = Langdon  
 
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Phone: 701.256.2124 <br>[http://www.cavaliercounty.us/ '''Cavalier County Website''']}}  
 
Phone: 701.256.2124 <br>[http://www.cavaliercounty.us/ '''Cavalier County Website''']}}  
  
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=== County Courthouse  ===
  
== County Courthouse  ==
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'''''District Court Clerk&nbsp;''''' has marriage, probate and court records from 1881, and divorce records from 1888; '''''Register of Deeds&nbsp;''''' has land records.<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Cavalier County, North Dakota. Page 522 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
  
<br> Clerk District Court has marriage, probate and court records from 1881<br>and divorce records from 1888; Register of Deeds has land records<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Cavalier County, North Dakota. Page 522 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
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=== History  ===
 
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== History  ==
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==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
'''1873--'''Cavalier County was created 4 January 1873 from [[Pembina County, North Dakota|Pembina]] County. '''County seat:''' Langdon <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
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'''1873--'''Cavalier County was created 4 January 1873 from [[Pembina County, North Dakota Genealogy|Pembina]] County. '''County seat:''' Langdon <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
  
 
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[[Pembina County, North Dakota|Pembina]] | [[Ramsey County, North Dakota|Ramsey]] | [[Towner County, North Dakota|Towner]] |&nbsp; [[Walsh County, North Dakota|Walsh]]  
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[[Pembina County, North Dakota Genealogy|Pembina]] | [[Ramsey County, North Dakota Genealogy|Ramsey]] | [[Towner County, North Dakota Genealogy|Towner]] |&nbsp; [[Walsh County, North Dakota Genealogy|Walsh]]  
  
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'''Lutheran'''
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*Records of Zion Lutheran Church, Cavalier County, in Evangelical Lutheran Church in America database at [http://www.archives.com Archives.com] ($).
  
 
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*'''1800 – 1985''' [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=9081 North Dakota and South Dakota Wills and Probate Records 1800-1985] at [http://home.ancestry.com Ancestry.com] — 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.  
 
*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
*{{FHL|North+Dakota%2C+Cavalier|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}  
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/ND/Cavalier/ Cavalier County, North Dakota Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
 
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/ND/Cavalier/ Cavalier County, North Dakota Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
  
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Latest revision as of 03:53, 30 January 2016

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Guide to Cavalier County, North Dakota Genealogy ancestry, family history and genealogy birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.


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Cavalier County, North Dakota
Map
Map of North Dakota highlighting Cavalier County
Location in the state of North Dakota
Map of the U.S. highlighting North Dakota
Location of North Dakota in the U.S.
Facts
Founded January 4, 1873
County Seat Langdon
Courthouse
Cavalier County Courthouse, Langdon, North Dakota.jpg
Address Cavalier County Courthouse

901 3rd Street
Langdon, ND 58249-2457
Phone: 701.256.2124
Cavalier County Website

Contents

County Courthouse

District Court Clerk  has marriage, probate and court records from 1881, and divorce records from 1888; Register of Deeds  has land records.[1]

History

Parent County

1873--Cavalier County was created 4 January 1873 from Pembina County. County seat: Langdon [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Pembina | Ramsey | TownerWalsh

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

  • 1880
  • 1890
  • 1900
  • 1910
  • 1915
  • 1920
  • 1925

Church

Church records and the information they provide 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 North Dakota denominations, view the North Dakota Church Records wiki page.


Lutheran

  • Records of Zion Lutheran Church, Cavalier County, in Evangelical Lutheran Church in America database at Archives.com ($).

Court

Land

When the United States acquired North Dakota, most of the land became available for homesteading or purchase from the federal government. For more information on this, see North Dakota Land and Property.

After land was transferred from the government to private owners, the registrar of deeds in each county recorded the land transactions in the form of deeds and mortgages.


Local Histories

Local histories are available for Cavalier County, North Dakota 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 North Dakota Local Histories.


Maps

Military

Newspapers

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


Probate

Online Probate Records

Probate records of North Dakota are at the county clerk's office in each county courthouse. See above for the address of this county's courthouse. Some later estate records are available at the North Dakota Supreme Court. The Family History Library does not presently have copies of probate records from North Dakota.

See the Wiki page North Dakota Probate Records for additional information.

Content: Probate Records may give the decedent's date of death, names of his or her spouse, children, parents, siblings, in-laws, neighbors, associates, relatives, and their place of residence.

Record types: dockets, guardians records, administrators records, real estate records, personal property records, and claim registers.

Taxation

The location of tax records of North Dakota depend on the type of tax. Some are at the clerk's office in the county courthouse, while others are in the state archive. The Family History Library does not presently have copies of tax records from North Dakota.


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 original records can be purchased from the North Dakota Vital Records State Department of Health or the County Clerk's office of the county where the event occurred.


Societies and Libraries

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.


Web Sites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Cavalier County, North Dakota. Page 522 At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  2. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).

 

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