Chouteau County, Montana Genealogy

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== County Courthouse  ==
 
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Chouteau County Courthouse<br> 1308 Franklin Street<br> Fort Benton, MT 59442<br> Phone: 406.622.5151&nbsp;<br><br>County Clerk has birth and death records from 1895, <br>burial records and &nbsp;land&nbsp;from 1878; Clerk Courts has <br>marriage records from 1888, divorce and court records<br> from 1879 &amp; pro rec from 1892 <br>  
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Chouteau County Courthouse<br> 1308 Franklin Street<br> Fort Benton, MT 59442<br> Phone: 406.622.5151&nbsp;<br><br>County Clerk has birth and death records from 1895, <br>burial records and &nbsp;land&nbsp;from 1878; Clerk Courts has <br>marriage records from 1888, divorce and court records<br> from 1879 &amp; pro rec from 1892 <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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== History  ==
 
== History  ==

Revision as of 16:42, 15 October 2012

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Contents

County Courthouse

Chouteau County Courthouse
1308 Franklin Street
Fort Benton, MT 59442
Phone: 406.622.5151 

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
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Chouteau County Montana Courthouse.jpg

History

Parent County

1865--Chouteau County was 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 Genealogy 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

Taxation

Vital Records

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

Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

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.