Dawson County, Montana Genealogy

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| building address = Dawson County Courthouse<br> 213 Main Street<br> PO Box 247;<br>Scobey, MT 59263<br>Phone: 406.487.5561<br>[http://www.dawsoncountymontana.com/ '''Dawson County Website'''] }}  
  
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County Clerk Recorder has birth and death records<br>from 1920 and land records; Clerk Court has marriage, <br>divorce and probate records from 1920; Clerk District<br>has court records<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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'''1869--'''Dawson County was created 15 January 1869&nbsp;as an original county.&nbsp; '''County seat: '''Glendive <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref><span class="Apple-style-span" style="color: rgb(0,43,184); text-decoration: underline"> </span>  
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'''1869--'''Dawson County was created 15 January 1869&nbsp;as an original county.&nbsp; '''County seat: '''Glendive <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref><span style="color: rgb(0,43,184); text-decoration: underline" class="Apple-style-span"> </span>  
  
 
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County Clerk Recorder has birth and death records from 1920 and land records; Clerk Court has marriage, divorce and probate records from 1920; Clerk District has court records<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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[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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For marriages from 1883-1900 see [http://abish.byui.edu/specialCollections/westernStates/search.cfm Western States Marriage Index].
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:*[http://abish.byui.edu/specialCollections/westernStates/search.cfm Western States Marriage Index] includes marriages from 1883-1900  
  
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===== Death =====
*[[Glendive Montana Family History Center]]
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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|Montana%2C+Dawson|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}Dawson County; 207 W Bell St; Glendive, MT 59330-1694; Ph. 406.377.3058 Details: (Co Clk has b &amp; d rec from 1895 &amp; land rec from 1882; Clk Cts has m, div &amp; ct rec from 1882 &amp; pro rec from 1889)
 
*{{FHL|Montana%2C+Dawson|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}Dawson County; 207 W Bell St; Glendive, MT 59330-1694; Ph. 406.377.3058 Details: (Co Clk has b &amp; d rec from 1895 &amp; land rec from 1882; Clk Cts has m, div &amp; ct rec from 1882 &amp; pro rec from 1889)
  
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Revision as of 20:39, 7 May 2013

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

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Dawson County, Montana
Map
Map of the U.S. highlighting Montana
Location of Montana in the U.S.
Facts
Founded January 15, 1869
County Seat Scobey
Courthouse
Address Dawson County Courthouse
213 Main Street
PO Box 247;
Scobey, MT 59263
Phone: 406.487.5561
Dawson County Website


Contents

History

Parent County

1869--Dawson County was created 15 January 1869 as an original county.  County seat: Glendive [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Repositories

Courthouse

County Clerk Recorder has birth and death records from 1920 and land records; Clerk Court has marriage, divorce and probate records from 1920; Clerk District has court records[2]

Family History Centers

Introduction to LDS Family History Centers

Libraries
Museums
Societies

Taxation

Vital Records

Birth
Marriage
Death

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 CatalogDawson County; 207 W Bell St; Glendive, MT 59330-1694; Ph. 406.377.3058 Details: (Co Clk has b & d rec from 1895 & land rec from 1882; Clk Cts has m, div & ct rec from 1882 & pro rec from 1889)

Places

Glendive
Richey


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.