Jefferson County, Montana

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[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Montana|Montana]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] '''Jefferson County'''  
 
[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Montana|Montana]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] '''Jefferson County'''  
  
Guide to '''Jefferson County Montana genealogy.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
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Guide to '''Jefferson County Montana genealogy.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.  
  
 
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| county = Jefferson County
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| state = Montana
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| founded year = 1865
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| building address = Jefferson County Courthouse<br> 201 Centennial<br> PO Box H<br>Boulder, MT 59632<br>Phone: 406.225.4020<br>[http://www.co.jefferson.co.us/ '''Jefferson County Website'''] }}
  
 
== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
  
[https://www.co.jefferson.co.us/ Jefferson County Courthouse]<br>201 Centennial; PO Box H;<br>Boulder, MT 59632<br>Phone: 406.225.4020&nbsp;<br><br>County&nbsp;Clerk has birth and death records from 1907 <br>and land records from 1865; Clerk District Court<br>has marriage, probate and court records <ref name="HB">The Handybook for Genealogists : United States of America, 10th ed., (Draper, UT: Everton Publishers, 2002), p. 416.</ref>  
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County&nbsp;Clerk has birth and death records from 1907 <br>and land records from 1865; Clerk District Court<br>has marriage, probate and court records <ref name="HB">The Handybook for Genealogists : United States of America, 10th ed., (Draper, UT: Everton Publishers, 2002), p. 416.</ref>  
  
 
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'''1865--'''Jefferson County was created 2 February 1865&nbsp;as an original county.&nbsp; '''County seat:''' Boulder <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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'''1865--'''Jefferson County was created 2 February 1865&nbsp;as an original county.&nbsp; '''County seat:''' Boulder <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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Guide to Jefferson County Montana genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

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Online Records


Jefferson County, Montana
Map
Map of the U.S. highlighting Montana
Location of Montana in the U.S.
Facts
Founded February 2, 1865
County Seat Boulder
Courthouse
Address Jefferson County Courthouse
201 Centennial
PO Box H
Boulder, MT 59632
Phone: 406.225.4020
Jefferson County Website

Contents

County Courthouse

County Clerk has birth and death records from 1907
and land records from 1865; Clerk District Court
has marriage, probate and court records [1]

History

Parent County

1865--Jefferson County was created 2 February 1865 as an original county.  County seat: Boulder [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Basin Cardwell Elkhorn Montana City
Boulder Clancy Jefferson City Whitehall

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

  • See an interactive map of Jefferson County cemeteries and modern-day townships. (Histopolis)

Military

Newspapers

  • Basin Progress - more than 200 issues spanning 1897-1904 freely available via Google News Archive
  • Basin Progress & Mining Review - more than 100 issues spanning 1905-1909 freely available via Google News Archive
  • Basin Republican Rustler - more than 100 issues spanning 2006-2009 freely available via Google News Archive
  • NewspaperArchive.com ($) has a collection of digitized Montana newspapers including Butte and Helena newspapers. This database is sometimes free at libraries.

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

For marriages from 1866-1900 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. 416.
  2. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).