McIntosh County, North Dakota Genealogy

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Online Records

McIntosh 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.

McIntosh County, North Dakota
Map of North Dakota highlighting McIntosh County
Location in the state of North Dakota
Map of the U.S. highlighting North Dakota
Location of North Dakota in the U.S.
Founded March 9, 1883
County Seat Ashley
Address McIntosh County Courthouse
112 NE 1st Street
Ashley, ND 58413
Phone: 701.288.3450
McIntosh County Website


County Courthouse

Clerk District Court has birth and death from 1899,
marriage recordsfrom 1885, probate records from 1889,
court and divorce records from 1937 and military discharge
records from 1943; Register of Deeds has land records
State Hist Soc has naturalization records[1]


Parent County

1883--McIntosh County was created 9 March 1883 from Logan County, McPherson County, South Dakota, and unorganized territory. County seat: Ashley [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss


Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Dickey | Emmons | LaMoure | Logan | South Dakota counties: Campbell | McPherson



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


  • 1885
  • 1890
  • 1900
  • 1910
  • 1915
  • 1920
  • 1925
  • 1930




Local Histories





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.


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


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