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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[North Dakota|North Dakota]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' McHenry County {{NDDC}} <br> <br>
  
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McHenry 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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{{Infobox U.S. County
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| county = McHenry County
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| county_map = North Dakota McHenry Map.png
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| state = North Dakota
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| founded year = 1873
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| founded date = January 4
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| seat = Towner
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| building address = McHenry County Courthouse<br> 407 Main Street<br> Towner, ND 58788<br> Phone: 701.537.5729&nbsp;<br>[http://www.county-clerk.net/countyclerk.asp?state=North%20Dakota&county=McHenry '''Adams County Website'''] }}
  
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== County Courthouse  ==
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<br>Clerk District Court has marriage records from 1903, <br>divorce, probate and court records from 1900; <br>Reg of Deeds has land records<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), McHenry 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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== History  ==
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==== Parent County  ====
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'''1873--'''McHenry County was created 4 January 1873 from Buffalo County. '''County seat:''' Towner <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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==== Boundary Changes  ====
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==== Record Loss  ====
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== Places/Localities  ==
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==== Populated Places  ====
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
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[[Bottineau County, North Dakota|Bottineau]] | [[McLean County, North Dakota|McLean]] | [[Pierce County, North Dakota|Pierce]] | [[Renville County, North Dakota|Renville]] | [[Sheridan County, North Dakota|Sheridan]] | [[Ward County, North Dakota|Ward]]
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== Resources  ==
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==== Cemeteries  ====
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Cemetery transcriptions for cemeteries in [http://odessa3.org/collections/cemeteries/nodak/link/mchennd.txt McHenry County], providing name, date of birth, and date of death where available.
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==== Census  ====
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*1880
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*1885
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*1890
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*1900
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*1910
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*1915
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*1920
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*1925
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*1930
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==== Church ====
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{{ND Church Intro}}
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==== Court  ====
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==== Land ====
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{{ND Land}}
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==== Local Histories ====
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{{ND County History}}
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==== Maps  ====
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==== Military  ====
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==== Newspapers ====
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{{ND Newspaper abstracts|McHenry}}
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==== Probate  ====
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{{ND Probate Intro}}
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==== Taxation ====
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{{ND Tax Intro}}
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==== Vital Records ====
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{{ND Vital Intro}}
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== Societies and Libraries  ==
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==== Family History Centers  ====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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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.
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*{{FHL|North+Dakota%2C+McHenry|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/ND/McHenry/ McHenry County, North Dakota Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
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== References  ==
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<references /> {{North Dakota|North Dakota}}
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McHenry 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.


McHenry County, North Dakota
Map
Map of North Dakota highlighting McHenry 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 January 4, 1873
County Seat Towner
Courthouse
Address McHenry County Courthouse
407 Main Street
Towner, ND 58788
Phone: 701.537.5729 
Adams County Website

Contents

County Courthouse


Clerk District Court has marriage records from 1903,
divorce, probate and court records from 1900;
Reg of Deeds has land records[1]

History

Parent County

1873--McHenry County was created 4 January 1873 from Buffalo County. County seat: Towner [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Bottineau | McLean | Pierce | Renville | Sheridan | Ward

Resources

Cemeteries

Cemetery transcriptions for cemeteries in McHenry County, providing name, date of birth, and date of death where available.

Census

  • 1880
  • 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.

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 McHenry County, North Dakota. 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 McHenry County, North Dakota 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

Web Sites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), McHenry 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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