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[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Montana|Montana]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] '''Mineral County'''<br>
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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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[http://co.mineral.mt.us/ Mineral County Courthouse]<br>300 River Street; PO Box 550; <br>Superior, MT 59872<br>Phone: 406.822.4541&nbsp;<br><br>County Clerk and Recorder has birth, death, burialand&nbsp;&nbsp;<br>land records from 1914; Clerk District Court&nbsp;has marriage,<br>divorce and court records from 1914 <ref name="HB">The Handybook for Genealogists : United States of America, 10th ed., (Draper, UT: Everton Publishers, 2002), p. 417.</ref>
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
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==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
'''1914--'''Mineral County was created 7 August 1914&nbsp;from [[Missoula County, Montana|Missoula ]]County.&nbsp;'''County seat: '''Superior <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;">
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'''1914--'''Mineral County was created 7 August 1914&nbsp;from [[Missoula County, Montana|Missoula ]]County.&nbsp;'''County seat: '''Superior <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>  
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==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
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== Places/Localities  ==
 
== Places/Localities  ==
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==== Populated Places  ====
 
==== Populated Places  ====
  
Alberton
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Mineral County's population has had it's highs and lows through the years. &nbsp;The 1870 census shows there were 1,646 people, but by 1880 there were only 270; in 1910 the population recovered to 2,900, but by 1930 it dropped to 1,626; in 1960 it rose to 3,037 and to 3,884 in 2000.<br>
 
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DeBorgia
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Haugan
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Saltese
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St. Regis
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Superior  
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alberton,_Montana Alberton]
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Riverbend,_Montana Riverbend]
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Superior,_Montana Superior]
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/De_Borgia,_Montana De Borgia]
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Saltese,_Montana Saltese]
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Taft,_Montana Taft]
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Haugan,_Montana Haugen]
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/St._Regis,_Montana St. Regis]
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Tarkio
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
  
 
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*[[Clearwater County, Idaho|Clearwater County, Idaho]]  
*[[Clearwater County, Idaho|Clearwater County, Idaho]]
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*[[Missoula County, Montana|Missoula]]  
*[[Missoula County, Montana|Missoula]]
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*[[Sanders County, Montana|Sanders]]  
*[[Sanders County, Montana|Sanders]]
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*[[Shoshone County, Idaho|Shoshone County, Idaho]]
 
*[[Shoshone County, Idaho|Shoshone County, Idaho]]
  
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*[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=2314603&CScnty=1624& Findagrave.com]
 
*[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=2314603&CScnty=1624& Findagrave.com]
  
Messiah Cemetery
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Garcie Cemetery
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*[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=csr&CScn=garcia&CScntry=4&CSst=28&CScnty=1624 Findagrave.com]
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Messiah Cemetery  
  
 
*[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=2278496&CScnty=1624& Findagrave.com]
 
*[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=2278496&CScnty=1624& Findagrave.com]
  
Porter Family Cemetery
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Potter Family Cemetery  
  
 
*[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=2227648&CScnty=1624& Findagrave.com]
 
*[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=2227648&CScnty=1624& Findagrave.com]
  
Quartz Cemetery
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Quartz Cemetery  
  
 
*[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=2199683&CScnty=1624& Findagrave.com]
 
*[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=2199683&CScnty=1624& Findagrave.com]
  
Saint Regis Cemetery
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Saint Regis Cemetery  
  
 
*[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=1986346&CScnty=1624& Findagrave.com]
 
*[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=1986346&CScnty=1624& Findagrave.com]
  
Saltese Cemetery
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Saltese Cemetery  
  
 
*[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=2314870&CScnty=1624& Findagrave.com]
 
*[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=2314870&CScnty=1624& Findagrave.com]
  
Superior Cemetery
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Superior Cemetery  
  
 
*[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=2157443&CScnty=1624& Findagrave.com]
 
*[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=2157443&CScnty=1624& Findagrave.com]
  
Wheeler-Boyes Cemetery
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Wheeler-Boyes Cemetery  
  
*[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=2314606&CScnty=1624& Findagrave.com]
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*[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=2314606&CScnty=1624& Findagrave.com]&nbsp;
  
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==== Church  ====
  
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Clark Fork West Church: 75 Abba Lane, '''St. Regis'''
  
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New Day Fellowship: 20 Big Creek Rd, '''Haugen'''
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Seventh-Day Adventist Church: 511 Iron Mountain Heights, '''Superior'''
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St. Regis Community Bible Church: 401 Main St, '''St. Regis'''
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Superior Community Church: by Timberman's Park at the west end of Main St., '''Superior'''
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The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints: 12 Moats Lane, '''Superior'''
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Fold of the Messiah: a Christian church and community, '''Tarkio&nbsp;'''
  
 
==== Court  ====
 
==== Court  ====
  
 
==== Land  ====
 
==== Land  ====
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In 1906 the majority of land in Mineral County was proclaimed National Forest. &nbsp;There are 1,226 sections in Mineral County - of this 83.8% belongs to the Federal Government, 2.8% belongs to the State of Montana, 13.4% is privately owned....that leaves about 8% of the land available to the county.
  
 
==== Local Histories  ====
 
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==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
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==== '''Private Collections'''.  ====
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'''Kay Strombo Private Collection for Mineral County, Montana''' --
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&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Owned by Kay Strombo can be contacted by mrshezzie@blackfoot.net&nbsp;
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&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; She is glad to share. Contains:&nbsp; obituaries, cemetery records, censuses, and death records for Mineral County.
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== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
  
== Web Sites ==
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[http://www.montanarockies.org/mineralcounty_museum.htm Mineral County Museum &amp; Historical Society] - Hours: Tues &amp; Thurs 3:00 - 6:00pm or by appointment
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301 2nd Avenue<br>PO Box 533<br>Superior, Montana 59872
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==== Family History Centers  ====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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*[[Superior Montana Family History Center]]
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== Websites ==
  
 
*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=205066&subject_disp=Montana%2C+Mineral&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
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*{{FHL|Montana%2C+Mineral|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
  
 
== References  ==
 
== References  ==
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Contents

County Courthouse

Mineral County Courthouse
300 River Street; PO Box 550;
Superior, MT 59872
Phone: 406.822.4541 

County Clerk and Recorder has birth, death, burialand  
land records from 1914; Clerk District Court has marriage,
divorce and court records from 1914 [1]

History

Parent County

1914--Mineral County was created 7 August 1914 from Missoula County. County seat: Superior [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Mineral County's population has had it's highs and lows through the years.  The 1870 census shows there were 1,646 people, but by 1880 there were only 270; in 1910 the population recovered to 2,900, but by 1930 it dropped to 1,626; in 1960 it rose to 3,037 and to 3,884 in 2000.

Alberton Riverbend Superior
De Borgia Saltese Taft
Haugen St. Regis

 

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

DeBorgia Cemetery

Garcie Cemetery

Messiah Cemetery

Potter Family Cemetery

Quartz Cemetery

Saint Regis Cemetery

Saltese Cemetery

Superior Cemetery

Wheeler-Boyes Cemetery

Church

Clark Fork West Church: 75 Abba Lane, St. Regis

New Day Fellowship: 20 Big Creek Rd, Haugen

Seventh-Day Adventist Church: 511 Iron Mountain Heights, Superior

St. Regis Community Bible Church: 401 Main St, St. Regis

Superior Community Church: by Timberman's Park at the west end of Main St., Superior

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints: 12 Moats Lane, Superior

Fold of the Messiah: a Christian church and community, Tarkio 

Court

Land

In 1906 the majority of land in Mineral County was proclaimed National Forest.  There are 1,226 sections in Mineral County - of this 83.8% belongs to the Federal Government, 2.8% belongs to the State of Montana, 13.4% is privately owned....that leaves about 8% of the land available to the county.

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Private Collections.

Kay Strombo Private Collection for Mineral County, Montana --

    Owned by Kay Strombo can be contacted by mrshezzie@blackfoot.net 

    She is glad to share. Contains:  obituaries, cemetery records, censuses, and death records for Mineral County.

  

Societies and Libraries

Mineral County Museum & Historical Society - Hours: Tues & Thurs 3:00 - 6:00pm or by appointment

301 2nd Avenue
PO Box 533
Superior, Montana 59872

Family History Centers

Websites

  • 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. 417.
  2. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).