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''[[United States Genealogy|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[North Dakota Genealogy|North Dakota]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' '''Dunn County''' <br>  
  
Dunn 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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Guide to '''{{PAGENAME}} ancestry, family history and genealogy''' birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records. <br>
  
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'''1901--'''Dunn County was created 24 May 1901 from [[Stark County, North Dakota|Stark]] County. '''County seat:''' Manning <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
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'''1901--'''Dunn County was created 24 May 1901 from [[Stark County, North Dakota Genealogy|Stark]] County. '''County seat:''' Manning <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
  
 
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A portion of the [[Fort Berthold Indian Reservation (North Dakota)|Fort Berthold Indian Reservation]] is located in Dunn County. The remainder of the reservation is in [[Mountrail County, North Dakota|Mountrail]], [[McKenzie County, North Dakota|McKenzie]], [[Mercer County, North Dakota|Mercer]], and [[Ward County, North Dakota|Ward]] Counties.  
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A portion of the [[Fort Berthold Indian Reservation (North Dakota)|Fort Berthold Indian Reservation]] is located in Dunn County. The remainder of the reservation is in [[Mountrail County, North Dakota Genealogy|Mountrail]], [[McKenzie County, North Dakota Genealogy|McKenzie]], [[Mercer County, North Dakota Genealogy|Mercer]], and [[Ward County, North Dakota Genealogy|Ward]] Counties.  
  
 
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[[Billings County, North Dakota|Billings]] | [[McKenzie County, North Dakota|Mckenzie]] | [[McLean County, North Dakota|Mclean]] | [[Mercer County, North Dakota|Mercer]] | [[Mountrail County, North Dakota|Mountrail]] | [[Stark County, North Dakota|Stark]]  
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[[Billings County, North Dakota Genealogy|Billings]] | [[McKenzie County, North Dakota Genealogy|Mckenzie]] | [[McLean County, North Dakota Genealogy|Mclean]] | [[Mercer County, North Dakota Genealogy|Mercer]] | [[Mountrail County, North Dakota Genealogy|Mountrail]] | [[Stark County, North Dakota Genealogy|Stark]]  
  
 
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*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
 
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Latest revision as of 03:12, 6 February 2015

United States Gotoarrow.png North Dakota Gotoarrow.png Dunn County

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

link=http://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/North Dakota_Online_Genealogy_Records North Dakota
Online Records
Dunn County, North Dakota
Map
Map of North Dakota highlighting Dunn 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 May 24, 1901
County Seat Manning
Courthouse
Address Dunn County Courthouse
205 Owens Street
PO Box 136
Manning, ND 58642
Phone: 701.573.4447
Dunn County Website

Contents

County Courthouse

Clerk District Court has marriage, probate, divorce and court records from 1908 and military discharge records from 1919; Register of Deeds has land records from 1900; State Historical Society has naturalization records[1]

History

Parent County

1901--Dunn County was created 24 May 1901 from Stark County. County seat: Manning [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Indian Reservation

A portion of the Fort Berthold Indian Reservation is located in Dunn County. The remainder of the reservation is in Mountrail, McKenzie, Mercer, and Ward Counties.

Neighboring Counties

Billings | Mckenzie | Mclean | Mercer | Mountrail | Stark

Resources

Cemeteries

Roshua cemetery inscriptions providing the name, date of birth and date of death where available.

Census

  • 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.


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 Dunn 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

Civil War
Civil War Battle

The following Civil War battle was fought in Dunn County.


Map showing Civil War battles in North Dakota.

Newspapers

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


Probate

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

Web Sites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Dunn County, North Dakota. Page 523 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).
  3. Heritage Preservation Services, Civil War Battle Summaries by State, (accessed 13 August, 2012)

 

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