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=== Welcome to Montana, Big Sky Country ===
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Before 1900 the largest religious groups in Montana were the Roman Catholic, Methodist, Episcopal, and Presbyterian churches. Each group arrived during the territorial period to proselytize among the Indians and the miners. The Family History Library has a few church records for Montana. The collection also includes histories of the United Methodists, United Brethren, and Roman Catholics. [[Montana Church Records|'''Read more...''']]
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*The Family History Library has several Montana maps from 1860 to the present. The Montana Historical Society and other archives have more extensive collections of maps and atlases. [[Montana Maps|'''Read more...''']]
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== Counties  ==
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'''Extinct or Renamed Counties:&nbsp;''' [[Edgerton County, Montana|Edgerton]]  
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'''Extinct or Renamed Counties:&nbsp;''' [[Edgerton County, Montana|Edgerton]] {{Adoption Great Falls Genealogy Society}}
  
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*Find which county a town is in, what town a cemetery is in, even where a postoffice or building is by using the United States Geographical Survey's [http://geonames.usgs.gov/pls/gnispublic Geographical Names Information System].  
 
*Find which county a town is in, what town a cemetery is in, even where a postoffice or building is by using the United States Geographical Survey's [http://geonames.usgs.gov/pls/gnispublic Geographical Names Information System].  
 
*[http://www.davidrumsey.com/directory/where/Montana/ David Rumsey Map Collection] is a large online collection of rare, old, antique historical atlases, globes, maps, charts plus other cartographic treasures.  
 
*[http://www.davidrumsey.com/directory/where/Montana/ David Rumsey Map Collection] is a large online collection of rare, old, antique historical atlases, globes, maps, charts plus other cartographic treasures.  
*[http://www.mtgenweb.org// The Montana GenWeb Project] has a wealth of information and is a part of the larger [[USGenWeb|USGenWeb Project]]. [http://www.usgenweb.org/ The USGenWeb Project] provides internet information on every county in every state in the United States.  
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*[http://www.mtgenweb.org// The Montana GenWeb Project] has a wealth of information and is a part of the larger [[USGenWeb|USGenWeb Project]]. [http://www.usgenweb.org/ The USGenWeb Project] provides internet information on every county in every state in the United States.
*[http://net.lib.byu.edu/fslab/researchoutlines/US/Montana.pdf BYU Montana Research Outline] largely duplicates these Wiki pages. Includes some bibliographic lists from BYU Library, 2001.<br>
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'''Wiki articles describing online collections are found at:'''  
 
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*[[Montana, Death Index (FamilySearch Historical Collection)|Montana, Death Index (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]  
 
*[[Montana, Death Index (FamilySearch Historical Collection)|Montana, Death Index (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]  
 
*[[Montana County Marriages (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Montana County Marriages (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]  
 
*[[Montana County Marriages (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Montana County Marriages (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]  
*[[Montana, Lake County Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Montana, Lake County Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
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*[[Montana, Lake County Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Montana, Lake County Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
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*[[Montana, Yellowstone County Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Montana, Yellowstone County Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
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Before 1900 the largest religious groups in Montana were the Roman Catholic, Methodist, Episcopal, and Presbyterian churches. Each group arrived during the territorial period to proselytize among the Indians and the miners. The Family History Library has a few church records for Montana. The collection also includes histories of the United Methodists, United Brethren, and Roman Catholics. [[Montana Church Records|'''Read more...''']]
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In order to make this wiki a better research tool, we need your help! Many tasks need to be done. You can help by:<br>  
 
In order to make this wiki a better research tool, we need your help! Many tasks need to be done. You can help by:<br>  
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*[[Montana Introduction|'''Introduction''']]  
 
*[[Montana Introduction|'''Introduction''']]  
 
*[[Indians of Montana|American Indian]]  
 
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*[[Montana Archives and Libraries|Archives and Libraries]]  
 
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*[[Montana Biography|Biographies]]  
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*[[Montana Cemeteries|Cemeteries]]  
 
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*[[Montana Census|Census]]  
 
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*[[Montana Church Records|Church Records]]  
 
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*[[Montana Court Records|Court Records]]  
 
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*[[Montana Digital Collections|Digital Collections]]
 
*[[Montana Directories|Directories]]  
 
*[[Montana Directories|Directories]]  
 
*[[Montana Emigration and Immigration|Emigration and Immigration]]  
 
*[[Montana Emigration and Immigration|Emigration and Immigration]]  
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Revision as of 21:39, 29 October 2012

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Welcome to Montana, Big Sky Country


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Extinct or Renamed Counties:  Edgerton
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Research Tools

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Featured Content

Before 1900 the largest religious groups in Montana were the Roman Catholic, Methodist, Episcopal, and Presbyterian churches. Each group arrived during the territorial period to proselytize among the Indians and the miners. The Family History Library has a few church records for Montana. The collection also includes histories of the United Methodists, United Brethren, and Roman Catholics. Read more...


Montana.png Montana flag.png

Did You Know?

  • The Family History Library has several Montana maps from 1860 to the present. The Montana Historical Society and other archives have more extensive collections of maps and atlases. Read more...

Things You Can Do

In order to make this wiki a better research tool, we need your help! Many tasks need to be done. You can help by: