Liberty County, Montana Genealogy

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| building address = Liberty County Courthouse<br> 111 1st Street East<br>Chester, MT 59522 <br>Phone: 406.759.5365<br>[http://co.liberty.mt.us/ '''Liberty County Website'''] }}
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| building address = Liberty County Courthouse<br> 111 1st Street East<br>Chester, MT 59522 <br>Phone: 406.759.5365<br>[http://co.liberty.mt.us/ '''Liberty County Website'''] }}  
  
=== County Courthouse  ===
 
County Clerk has birth and death and land records from 1902<br>Clerk District Court has marriage records from 1920, divorce, <br>probatediv, and court records<ref name="HB">The Handybook for Genealogists : United States of America, 10th ed., (Draper, UT: Everton Publishers, 2002), p. 416.</ref>
 
  
== History  ==
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==== Parent County  ====
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*'''Parent County:''' created 11 February 1920 from [[Chouteau County, Montana|Chouteau]] and [[Hill County, Montana|Hill ]]  
 
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*'''County seat:''' Chester <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
'''1920--'''Liberty County was created 11 February 1920&nbsp;from [[Chouteau County, Montana|Chouteau]] and [[Hill County, Montana|Hill ]]Counties.&nbsp; '''County seat: '''Chester <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref><br>
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*'''Neighboring Counties:''' [[Chouteau County, Montana|Chouteau]] | [[Hill County, Montana|Hill]] | [[Pondera County, Montana|Pondera]] | [[Toole County, Montana|Toole]]
  
 
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
 
*[[Chouteau County, Montana|Chouteau]]
 
*[[Hill County, Montana|Hill]]
 
*[[Pondera County, Montana|Pondera]]
 
*[[Toole County, Montana|Toole]]
 
  
 
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County Clerk has birth and death and land records from 1902 Clerk District Court has marriage records from 1920, divorce, probate, div, 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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===== Family History Centers  =====
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[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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:*[[Chester Montana Family History Center]]
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===== Libraries =====
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Liberty County Library 110 First East, Chester, MT 59522. Phone 406–759–5445
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==== Vital Records  ====
 
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Liberty County Library 110&nbsp; First East, Chester, MT 59522. &nbsp; phone 406 759-5445
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===== Marriage =====
  
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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*[[Chester Montana Family History Center]]
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== Web Sites  ==
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==== Websites ====
  
 
*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+Liberty|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
 
*{{FHL|Montana%2C+Liberty|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
  
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Revision as of 17:44, 10 May 2013

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

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Liberty County, Montana
Map
Map of the U.S. highlighting Montana
Location of Montana in the U.S.
Facts
Founded February 11, 1920
County Seat Chester
Courthouse
Address Liberty County Courthouse
111 1st Street East
Chester, MT 59522
Phone: 406.759.5365
Liberty County Website


Contents

Historical Facts

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Chester Joplin Lothair Whitlash

Resources

Cemeteries

Chester Cemetery- located N W across the railroad tracks.  Call the Clerk and Recorder's office 406-759-5365.

Joplin Cemetery- located S E of Joplin. Call the Clerk and Recorder's office 406-759-5365.

Erickson Cemetery- located about 15 miles south of Chester.  Call the Clerk and Recorder's office 406-759-5365.

Whitlash Cemetery- located at Whitlash.  Call the Clerk and Recorder's office 406-759-5365.

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Repositories

Courthouse

County Clerk has birth and death and land records from 1902 Clerk District Court has marriage records from 1920, divorce, probate, div, and court records[2]

Family History Centers

Introduction to LDS Family History Centers

Libraries

Liberty County Library 110 First East, Chester, MT 59522. Phone 406–759–5445

Museums
Societies

Taxation

Vital Records

Birth
Marriage
Death

Websites

  • 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).
  2. The Handybook for Genealogists : United States of America, 10th ed., (Draper, UT: Everton Publishers, 2002), p. 416.