Chouteau County, Montana

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| building address = Chouteau County Courthouse<br> 1308 Franklin Street<br>Fort Benton, MT 59442<br>Phone: 406.622.5151<br>[http://www.co.chouteau.mt.us/ '''Chouteau County Website'''] }}  
 
| building address = Chouteau County Courthouse<br> 1308 Franklin Street<br>Fort Benton, MT 59442<br>Phone: 406.622.5151<br>[http://www.co.chouteau.mt.us/ '''Chouteau County Website'''] }}  
  
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County Clerk has birth and death records from 1895, burial records and land from 1878; Clerk Courts has marriage records from 1888, divorce and court records from 1879 pro rec from 1892<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 and death records from 1895, burial records and land from 1878; Clerk Courts has marriage records from 1888, divorce and court records from 1879 pro rec from 1892<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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Revision as of 15:38, 7 May 2013

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

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Chouteau County, Montana
Map
Map of the U.S. highlighting Montana
Location of Montana in the U.S.
Facts
Founded February 2, 1865
County Seat Fort Benton
Courthouse
Chouteau County Montana Courthouse.jpg
Address Chouteau County Courthouse
1308 Franklin Street
Fort Benton, MT 59442
Phone: 406.622.5151
Chouteau County Website


Contents

Historical Facts

  • Parent County: created 2 February 1865 as an original county.
  • County seat:Fort Benton

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Boneau Carter Highwood
Big Sandy Fort Benton Loma
Box Elder Geraldine Parker School

Indian Reservation

The Rocky Boy's Indian Reservation is located primarily in Hill County, with a smaller portion in northeastern Chouteau County.

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

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

Church

LDS Ward and Branch Records

  • Fort Benton

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

  • See an interactive map of Chouteau County cemeteries and modern-day townships. (Histopolis)

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Repositories

Courthouse

County Clerk has birth and death records from 1895, burial records and land from 1878; Clerk Courts has marriage records from 1888, divorce and court records from 1879 pro rec from 1892[1]

Family History Centers

Introduction to LDS Family History Centers

Libraries
Museums
Societies

Taxation

Vital Records

For marriages from 1881-1900 see Western States Marriage Index.

Web Sites

  • USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.
  • Family History Library Catalog

References

  1. The Handybook for Genealogists : United States of America, 10th ed., (Draper, UT: Everton Publishers, 2002), p. 415.