Chouteau County, Montana

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[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Montana|Montana]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] '''Chouteau County'''
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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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[http://www.co.chouteau.mt.us/ 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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[[Image:Chouteau County Montana Courthouse.jpg|thumb|right|200px]]
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
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==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
'''1865--'''Chouteau County was created 2 February 1865&nbsp;as an original county.&nbsp;'''County seat: '''Fort Benton <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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'''1865--'''Chouteau County was created 2 February 1865&nbsp;as an original county.&nbsp;'''County seat: '''Fort Benton<span style="color: rgb(0,43,184); text-decoration: underline" class="Apple-style-span"><span style="color: rgb(0,0,0)" class="Apple-style-span" /></span>  
  
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
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== Places/Localities  ==
 
== Places/Localities  ==
====Populated Places====
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Boneau,_Montana Boneau]
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carter,_Montana Carter]
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Highwood,_Montana Highwood]
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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+Chouteau%2C+Big+Sandy&author_givenName=&author_surname= Big Sandy]
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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+Chouteau%2C+Fort+Benton&author_givenName=&author_surname= Fort Benton]
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Loma,_Montana Loma]
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Box_Elder,_Montana Box Elder]
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Geraldine,_Montana Geraldine]
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Parker_School,_Montana Parker School]
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==== Indian Reservation  ====
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The [[Rocky Boy's Indian Reservation (Montana)|Rocky Boy's Indian Reservation]] is located primarily in Hill County, with a smaller portion in northeastern Chouteau County.
  
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
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*[[Blaine County, Montana|Blaine]]
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*[[Cascade County, Montana|Cascade]]
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*[[Fergus County, Montana|Fergus]]
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*[[Hill County, Montana|Hill]]
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*[[Judith Basin County, Montana|Judith]]
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*[[Liberty County, Montana|Liberty]]
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*[[Pondera County, Montana|Pondera]]
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*[[Teton County, Montana|Teton]]
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
  
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
 
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==== Census  ====
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{{Census|Montana}}
  
 
==== Church  ====
 
==== Church  ====
  
LDS Records
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LDS Ward and Branch&nbsp;Records  
  
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*Fort Benton
  
 
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==== Maps  ====
 
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*See an [http://www.histopolis.com/Place/US/MT/Chouteau_County interactive map] of Chouteau County cemeteries and modern-day townships. (Histopolis)
  
 
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==== Vital Records  ====
 
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For marriages from 1881-1900 see [http://abish.byui.edu/specialCollections/westernStates/search.cfm Western States Marriage Index].
  
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
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==== Family History Centers  ====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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*[[Fort Benton Montana Family History Center]]
  
 
== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==
  
 
*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.  
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=205014&subject_disp=Montana%2C+Chouteau&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
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== References  ==
 
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Revision as of 21:55, 26 November 2012

United States Gotoarrow.png Montana Gotoarrow.png Chouteau County

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Online Records

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
[1]

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 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.