Lincoln County, Montana

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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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[http://www.lincolncountymt.us/ Lincoln County Courthouse]<br>512 California Ave<br>Libby, MT 59923<br>Phone: 406.293.7781&nbsp;<br><br>County&nbsp;Clerk has birth, death and land records from 1909; <br>Clerk District Court has marriage, divorce, probate and court records; <br>County Clerk&nbsp;also has some trancsribed birth and death records<br>prior to 1909 <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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'''1909--'''Lincoln County was created 9 March 1909&nbsp;from [[Flathead County, Montana|Flathead]] County.&nbsp; '''County seat:'''&nbsp; Libby <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><br>
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'''1909--'''Lincoln County was created 9 March 1909&nbsp;from [[Flathead County, Montana|Flathead]] County.&nbsp; '''County seat:'''&nbsp; Libby <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><br>  
  
 
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*See an [http://www.histopolis.com/Place/US/MT/Lincoln_County interactive map] of Lincoln County cemeteries and modern-day townships. (Histopolis)
  
 
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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.
  
 
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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Revision as of 21:59, 26 November 2012

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Online Records

Contents

County Courthouse

Lincoln County Courthouse
512 California Ave
Libby, MT 59923
Phone: 406.293.7781 

County Clerk has birth, death and land records from 1909;
Clerk District Court has marriage, divorce, probate and court records;
County Clerk also has some trancsribed birth and death records
prior to 1909 [1]

History

Parent County

1909--Lincoln County was created 9 March 1909 from Flathead County.  County seat:  Libby [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Eureka Libby Trego
Fortine Rexford Troy

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

  • See an interactive map of Lincoln 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).