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''[[United States Genealogy|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[North Dakota Genealogy|North Dakota]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' McLean County<br>
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McLean 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. <br>{{NDDC}}
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| county = McLean County
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| county_map = North Dakota McLean Map.png
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| state = North Dakota
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| founded year = 1883
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| founded date = March 8
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| seat = Washburn
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| building address = McLean County Courthouse<br> 712 5th Avenue <br>Washburn, ND 58577<br> Phone: 701.462.8541<br>[http://www.county-clerk.net/countyclerk.asp?state=North%20Dakota&county=McLean '''McLean County Website'''] }}
  
 
== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
  
[http://www.county-clerk.net/countyclerk.asp?state=North%20Dakota&county=McLean McLean County Courthouse]<br> 712 5th Avenue <br>Washburn, ND 58577<br> Phone: 701.462.8541&nbsp;<br><br>Clerk District Court has marriage records from 1887, <br>burial records from 1920, divorce and court records<br> from 1891 and probate records from 1900; Register<br> of Deeds has land records<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), McLean County, North Dakota. Page 525 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
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<br>Clerk District Court has marriage records from 1887, <br>burial records from 1920, divorce and court records<br> from 1891 and probate records from 1900; Register<br> of Deeds has land records<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), McLean County, North Dakota. Page 525 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>  
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
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==== Parent County  ====
 
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'''1883--'''McLean County was created 8 March 1883 from Stevens (Old), [[Burleigh County, North Dakota|Burleigh]], and [[Sheridan County, North Dakota|Sheridan]] Counties. '''County seat:''' Washburn <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
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'''1883--'''McLean County was created 8 March 1883 from Stevens (Old), [[Burleigh County, North Dakota Genealogy|Burleigh]], and [[Sheridan County, North Dakota Genealogy|Sheridan]] Counties. '''County seat:''' Washburn <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
  
 
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Fort Berthold (Caros Ventres, Mandan and Arickara tribes) | Devils Lake Agency (Sioux tribe)<br>
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Fort Berthold (Caros Ventres, Mandan and Arickara tribes) | Devils Lake Agency (Sioux tribe)<br>  
  
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
  
[[Burleigh County, North Dakota|Burleigh]] | [[Dunn County, North Dakota|Dunn]] | [[McHenry County, North Dakota|McHenry]] | [[Mercer County, North Dakota|Mercer]] | [[Mountrail County, North Dakota|Mountrail]] | [[Oliver County, North Dakota|Oliver]] | [[Sheridan County, North Dakota|Sheridan]] | [[Ward County, North Dakota|Ward]]  
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[[Burleigh County, North Dakota Genealogy|Burleigh]] | [[Dunn County, North Dakota Genealogy|Dunn]] | [[McHenry County, North Dakota Genealogy|McHenry]] | [[Mercer County, North Dakota Genealogy|Mercer]] | [[Mountrail County, North Dakota Genealogy|Mountrail]] | [[Oliver County, North Dakota Genealogy|Oliver]] | [[Sheridan County, North Dakota Genealogy|Sheridan]] | [[Ward County, North Dakota Genealogy|Ward]]  
  
 
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== 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.  
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/ND/McLean/ McLean County, North Dakota Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
 
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/ND/McLean/ McLean County, North Dakota Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
  
 
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McLean 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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McLean County, North Dakota
Map
Map of North Dakota highlighting McLean 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 March 8, 1883
County Seat Washburn
Courthouse
Address McLean County Courthouse
712 5th Avenue
Washburn, ND 58577
Phone: 701.462.8541
McLean County Website

Contents

County Courthouse


Clerk District Court has marriage records from 1887,
burial records from 1920, divorce and court records
from 1891 and probate records from 1900; Register
of Deeds has land records[1]

History

Parent County

1883--McLean County was created 8 March 1883 from Stevens (Old), Burleigh, and Sheridan Counties. County seat: Washburn [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Indian Reservation

Fort Berthold (Caros Ventres, Mandan and Arickara tribes) | Devils Lake Agency (Sioux tribe)

Neighboring Counties

Burleigh | Dunn | McHenry | Mercer | Mountrail | Oliver | Sheridan | Ward

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

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

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 McLean County, North Dakota Genealogy. 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 McLean County, North Dakota Genealogy 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

Family History Centers provide one-on-one assistance and free access to premium genealogical websites. In addition, many centers have free how-to genealogy classes. See Family History Centers for more information. Search the online FHC directory for a nearby family history center.

Web Sites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), McLean County, North Dakota. Page 525 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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