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''[[United States Genealogy|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[North Dakota Genealogy|North Dakota]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' ''Griggs County''<br>
  
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Griggs 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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| county = Griggs County
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| state = North Dakota
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| founded year = 1881
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| building address = Griggs County Courthouse<br> 808 Rollin Ave SW <br>Cooperstown, ND 58425<br> Phone: 701.797.2772<br>[http://www.griggscountynd.gov/ '''Griggs County Website'''] }}  
  
 
== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
  
[http://www.griggscountynd.gov/ Griggs County Courthouse]<br> 808 Rollin Ave SW; <br>Cooperstown, ND 58425<br> Phone: 701.797.2772&nbsp;<br><br>Clerk District&nbsp;Court has birth&nbsp;records from 1901,<br>marriage and probate records from 1883, death records<br> from 1901, divorce and court records from 1887; <br>Register of Deeds has land records from 1880<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Griggs County, North Dakota. Page 524 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>  
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<br><br>Clerk District&nbsp;Court has birth&nbsp;records from 1901,<br>marriage and probate records from 1883, death records<br> from 1901, divorce and court records from 1887; <br>Register of Deeds has land records from 1880<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Griggs County, North Dakota. Page 524 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>  
  
 
== History  ==
 
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==== Parent County  ====
 
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'''1881--'''Griggs County was created 18 February 1881 from [[Foster County, North Dakota|Foster]],&nbsp; and [[Traill County, North Dakota|Traill]] Counties.<br>'''County seat:''' Cooperstown <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
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'''1881--'''Griggs County was created 18 February 1881 from [[Foster County, North Dakota Genealogy|Foster]],&nbsp; and [[Traill County, North Dakota Genealogy|Traill]] Counties.<br>'''County seat:''' Cooperstown <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
  
 
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[[Barnes County, North Dakota|Barnes]] | [[Eddy County, North Dakota|Eddy]] | [[Foster County, North Dakota|Foster]] | [[Nelson County, North Dakota|Nelson]] | [[Steele County, North Dakota|Steele]] | [[Stutsman County, North Dakota|Stutsman]]  
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[[Barnes County, North Dakota Genealogy|Barnes]] | [[Eddy County, North Dakota Genealogy|Eddy]] | [[Foster County, North Dakota Genealogy|Foster]] | [[Nelson County, North Dakota Genealogy|Nelson]] | [[Steele County, North Dakota Genealogy|Steele]] | [[Stutsman County, North Dakota Genealogy|Stutsman]]  
  
 
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*Records of Trinity Lutheran Church, Griggs County, in Evangelical Lutheran Church in America database at [http://www.archives.com Archives.com] ($).
  
 
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== Web Sites  ==
 
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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.  
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Latest revision as of 09:55, 30 March 2015

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Griggs 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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Griggs County, North Dakota
Map
Map of North Dakota highlighting Griggs 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 February 18, 1881
County Seat Cooperstown
Courthouse
Address Griggs County Courthouse
808 Rollin Ave SW
Cooperstown, ND 58425
Phone: 701.797.2772
Griggs County Website

Contents

County Courthouse



Clerk District Court has birth records from 1901,
marriage and probate records from 1883, death records
from 1901, divorce and court records from 1887;
Register of Deeds has land records from 1880[1]

History

Parent County

1881--Griggs County was created 18 February 1881 from Foster,  and Traill Counties.
County seat: Cooperstown [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Barnes | Eddy | Foster | Nelson | Steele | Stutsman

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

  • 1885
  • 1890
  • 1900
  • 1910
  • 1915
  • 1920
  • 1925
  • 1930

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.


Lutheran
  • Records of Trinity Lutheran Church, Griggs County, in Evangelical Lutheran Church in America database at Archives.com ($).

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 Griggs 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

Newspapers

Additional newspapers abstracts can sometimes be found using search phrases such as Griggs 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

Family History Centers provide one-on-one assistance and free access to premium genealogical websites. In addition, many centers have free how-to genealogy classes. See Family History Centers for more information. Search the online FHC directory for a nearby family history center.

Web Sites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Griggs County, North Dakota. Page 524 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).

 

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