Lake County, Montana

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[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Montana|Montana]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] '''Lake County'''<br>
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Guide to '''Lake County Montana genealogy.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
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{{Infobox U.S. County
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| county = Lake County
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| state = Montana
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| founded year = 1923
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| founded date = May 11
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| seat = Polson
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| building address = Lake County Courthouse<br>106 4th Avenue<br>Polson, MT 59860-2125<br>Phone: 406.883.6211 <br>[http://www.lakecounty-mt.org/ '''Lake County Website'''] }}
  
 
== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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County Clerk Recorder has birth, death and land records<br>from 1923; Clerk Court has marriage, divorce, probate and court<br>records from 1923 and naturalization records 1923-1953<ref name="HB">The Handybook for Genealogists : United States of America, 10th ed., (Draper, UT: Everton Publishers, 2002), p. 416.</ref>
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
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==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
'''1923--'''Lake County was created from Flathead and Missoula Counties.&nbsp; '''County seat:''' Polson <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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'''1923--'''Lake County was created 11 May 1923&nbsp;from [[Flathead County, Montana|Flathead]] and [[Missoula County, Montana|Missoula]] Counties.&nbsp; '''County seat:''' Polson <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>  
  
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
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== Places/Localities  ==
 
== Places/Localities  ==
====Populated Places====
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==== Populated Places ====
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|-
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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+Lake%2C+Arlee&author_givenName=&author_surname= Arlee]
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Finley_Point,_Montana Finley Point]
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Niarada,_Montana Niarada]
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rollins,_Montana Rollins]
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Big_Arm,_Montana Big Arm]
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jette,_Montana Jette]
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pablo,_Montana Pablo]
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ronan,_Montana Ronan]
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|-
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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+Lake%2C+Charlo&author_givenName=&author_surname= Charlo]
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kerr,_Montana Kerr]
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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+Lake%2C+Polson&author_givenName=&author_surname= Polson]
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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+Lake%2C+St.+Ignatius&author_givenName=&author_surname= St. Ignatius]
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dayton,_Montana Dayton]
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kicking_Horse,_Montana Kicking Horse]
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ravalli,_Montana Ravalli]
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Turtle_Lake,_Montana Turtle Lake]
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Elmo,_Montana Elmo]
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kings_Point,_Montana Kings Point]
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rocky_Point,_Montana Rocky Point]
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Woods_Bay,_Montana Woods Bay]
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|}
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==== Indian Reservation  ====
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The [[Flathead Indian Reservation (Montana)|Flathead Indian Reservation]] comprises most of Lake County. Small portions of the reservation are also in the surrounding counties of Flathead , Missoula, and Sanders Counties.
  
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
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*[[Flathead County, Montana|Flathead]]
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*[[Missoula County, Montana|Missoula]]
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*[[Sanders County, Montana|Sanders]]
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
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==== Church  ====
 
==== Church  ====
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LDS Ward and Branch&nbsp;Records
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*St. Ignatius
  
 
==== Court  ====
 
==== Court  ====
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==== Maps  ====
 
==== Maps  ====
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*See an [http://www.histopolis.com/Place/US/MT/Lake_County interactive map] of Lake County cemeteries and modern-day townships. (Histopolis)
  
 
==== Military  ====
 
==== Military  ====
  
 
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==== Newspapers  ====
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*NewspaperArchive.com ($) has a collection of digitized Montana newspapers including [http://www.newspaperarchive.com/BrowseLocations.aspx?co=7&s=59 {{nowrap|Kalispell newspapers}}]. This database is sometimes free at libraries.
  
 
==== Probate  ====
 
==== Probate  ====
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== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
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==== Family History Centers  ====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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*[[Polson 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=205049&subject_disp=Montana%2C+Lake&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
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*{{FHL|Montana%2C+Lake|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
  
 
== References  ==
 
== References  ==
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Revision as of 01:16, 18 April 2013

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

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Online Records


Lake County, Montana
Map
Map of the U.S. highlighting Montana
Location of Montana in the U.S.
Facts
Founded May 11, 1923
County Seat Polson
Courthouse
Address Lake County Courthouse
106 4th Avenue
Polson, MT 59860-2125
Phone: 406.883.6211
Lake County Website

Contents

County Courthouse

County Clerk Recorder has birth, death and land records
from 1923; Clerk Court has marriage, divorce, probate and court
records from 1923 and naturalization records 1923-1953[1]

History

Parent County

1923--Lake County was created 11 May 1923 from Flathead and Missoula Counties.  County seat: Polson [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Arlee Finley Point Niarada Rollins
Big Arm Jette Pablo Ronan
Charlo Kerr Polson St. Ignatius
Dayton Kicking Horse Ravalli Turtle Lake
Elmo Kings Point Rocky Point Woods Bay

Indian Reservation

The Flathead Indian Reservation comprises most of Lake County. Small portions of the reservation are also in the surrounding counties of Flathead , Missoula, and Sanders Counties.

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

LDS Ward and Branch Records

  • St. Ignatius

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

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

Military

Newspapers

  • NewspaperArchive.com ($) has a collection of digitized Montana newspapers including Kalispell newspapers. This database is sometimes free at libraries.

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

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).