Mercer County, North Dakota

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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[North Dakota|North Dakota]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' Mercer County {{NDDC}} <br> <br>
  
== County Courthouse  ==
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Mercer 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 = Mercer County
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| state = North Dakota
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| founded year = 1875
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| founded date = January 14
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| seat = Stanton
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| building address = Mercer County Courthouse<br> 1021 Arthur Street<br> Stanton, ND 58571<br> Phone: 701.745.3262<br>[http://www.mercercountynd.com/ '''Mercer County Website'''] }}
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=== County Courthouse  ===
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&nbsp;<br><span id="fck_dom_range_temp_1346347314765_976" /><br>Clerk District&nbsp;Court has birth, death and burial records from 1942, <br>marriage records from 1894, divorce and court records from 1906 <br>and probate record from 1898; Register of Deeds has land records;<br> State Archives has naturalization records<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Mercer County, North Dakota. Page 525 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
  
 
==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
'''1875--'''Mercer County was created 14 January 1875 from unorganized territory. '''County seat:''' Stanton <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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'''1875--'''Mercer County was created 14 January 1875 from unorganized territory. '''County seat:''' Stanton <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
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==== Indian Reservation  ====
 
==== Indian Reservation  ====
  
A portion of the [[Fort_Berthold_Indian_Reservation_(North_Dakota)|Fort Berthold Indian Reservation]] is located in Mercer County. The remainder of the reservation is in [[Mountrail County, North Dakota|Mountrail]], [[McKenzie County, North Dakota|McKenzie]], [[Dunn County, North Dakota|Dunn]], and [[Ward County, North Dakota|Ward]] Counties.
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A portion of the [[Fort Berthold Indian Reservation (North Dakota)|Fort Berthold Indian Reservation]] is located in Mercer County. The remainder of the reservation is in [[Mountrail County, North Dakota|Mountrail]], [[McKenzie County, North Dakota|McKenzie]], [[Dunn County, North Dakota|Dunn]], and [[Ward County, North Dakota|Ward]] Counties.  
  
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
  
[[Dunn County, North Dakota|Dunn]] | [[McLean County, North Dakota|McLean]] | [[Morton County, North Dakota|Morton]] | [[Oliver County, North Dakota|Oliver]] | [[Stark County, North Dakota|Stark]]
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[[Dunn County, North Dakota|Dunn]] | [[McLean County, North Dakota|McLean]] | [[Morton County, North Dakota|Morton]] | [[Oliver County, North Dakota|Oliver]] | [[Stark County, North Dakota|Stark]]  
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
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==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
  
Cemetery transcriptions for cemeteries in[http://odessa3.org/collections/cemeteries/nodak/link/mercernd.txt &nbsp;Mercer] County, providing name, date of birth, and date of death where available.
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Cemetery transcriptions for cemeteries in[http://odessa3.org/collections/cemeteries/nodak/link/mercernd.txt &nbsp;Mercer] County, providing name, date of birth, and date of death where available.  
  
 
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== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
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==== Family History Centers  ====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
  
 
== 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.  
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=204922&subject_disp=North+Dakota%2C+Mercer&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
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*{{FHL|North+Dakota%2C+Mercer|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
 
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/ND/Mercer/ Mercer County, North Dakota Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
 
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/ND/Mercer/ Mercer County, North Dakota Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
  
 
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Mercer 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.


Mercer County, North Dakota
Map
Map of the U.S. highlighting North Dakota
Location of North Dakota in the U.S.
Facts
Founded January 14, 1875
County Seat Stanton
Courthouse
Address Mercer County Courthouse
1021 Arthur Street
Stanton, ND 58571
Phone: 701.745.3262
Mercer County Website

Contents

County Courthouse

 

Clerk District Court has birth, death and burial records from 1942,
marriage records from 1894, divorce and court records from 1906
and probate record from 1898; Register of Deeds has land records;
State Archives has naturalization records[1]

History

Parent County

1875--Mercer County was created 14 January 1875 from unorganized territory. County seat: Stanton [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Indian Reservation

A portion of the Fort Berthold Indian Reservation is located in Mercer County. The remainder of the reservation is in Mountrail, McKenzie, Dunn, and Ward Counties.

Neighboring Counties

Dunn | McLean | Morton | Oliver | Stark

Resources

Cemeteries

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

Census

  • 1880
  • 1885
  • 1890
  • 1900
  • 1910
  • 1915
  • 1920
  • 1925
  • 1930

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Web Sites

References

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