Montana, Judith Basin County Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)

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== Record Description ==
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== Record Description ==
  
This Collection will include records from 1910-1945
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This Collection will include records from 1910-1945  
  
 
This collection contains birth, death, marriage, naturalization and probate records from the county clerk/recorder's and clerk of court offices in Stanford.  
 
This collection contains birth, death, marriage, naturalization and probate records from the county clerk/recorder's and clerk of court offices in Stanford.  
  
=== Citation for This Collection ===
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== Record Content  ==
  
The following citation refers to the original source of the information published in FamilySearch.org Historical Record collections. Sources include the author, custodian, publisher, and archive for the original records.  
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Image:Montana, Judith Basin County Records (12-1196) Birth Record DGS 7282812_4.jpg|Birth Record
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Image:Montana, Judith Basin County Records (12-1196) Marriage Record DGS 7266043_4.jpg|Marriage Record
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Image:Montana, Judith Basin County Records (12-1196) Death Record DGS 7282817_5.jpg|Death Record
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Image:Montana, Judith Basin County Records (12-1196) Naturalization Record DGS 7266032_30.jpg|Naturalization Record
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Image:Montana, Judith Basin County Records (12-1196) Probate Record DGS 7266054_3.jpg|Probate Record
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Image:Montana, Judith Basin County Records (12-1196) Will DGS 7266042_4.jpg|Will
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Key genealogical facts found in this collection may include:
| text =[Creator, Jurisdiction, or Institution]. [(Optional location)], [Name or title of series, volume, or record type]. [Archive name], [City, State of archive].}}
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[[Montana, Judith Basin County Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)# Citation Example for a Record Found in This Collection |Suggested citation format for a record in this collection.]]
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*Name of the primary individual
The link will look like this:
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*Age
Suggested citation format for a record in this collection.
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*Event date
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*Event place
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*Parents' names including mother's maiden name
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*Parents' age, birth place and residence
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*Occupations
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*Names of heirs, such as spouse, children, other relatives, or friends
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*Name of the executor, administrator, or guardian
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*Names of witnesses
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*Dates the documents were written and recorded (used to approximate event dates since a will was usually written near the time of death)
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*Description and value of personal property or land owned by the deceased
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*Address or residence
  
== Record Content ==
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== How to Use the Record ==
  
Key genealogical facts found in this collection may include:
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To begin your search it is helpful to know the following:  
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== How to Use the Record ==
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*Name
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*Type of event
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*Approximate date of event
  
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==== Search the Collection  ====
  
== Related Websites ==
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To search the collection, <br> ⇒Select "Browse through images" on the initial collection page: <br> ⇒Select the “Record Category” <br> ⇒Select the “Record Type, Record Description, Year Range” <br> which takes you to the images.
  
{{Incomplete Section}}
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Search the collection by image comparing the information with what you already know about your ancestors to determine which one is your ancestor. You may need to compare the information about more than one person to make this determination. Keep in mind:
  
== Related Wiki Articles ==
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*There may be more than one person in the records with the same name.
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*You may not be sure of your own ancestor’s name.
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*Your ancestor may have used different names or variations of their name throughout their life.
  
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==== Using the Information  ====
  
== Contributions to This Article ==
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When you have located your ancestor’s record, carefully evaluate each piece of information given. Save a copy of the image or transcribe the information. These pieces of information may give you new biographical details such as a title, an occupation, or land ownership. Add this new information to your records of each family. You should also look for leads to other records about your ancestors. For example:
  
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*Use the names and places to search for church and census records.
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*If an age is listed, use it to determine an approximate birth date.
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*Use the naturalization information to help you locate immigration records such as a passenger lists which would usually be kept records at the port of entry into the United States.
  
== Citing FamilySearch Historical Collections ==
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==== Tips to Keep in Mind  ====
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*It may helpful to extract information on all individuals with the same surname within each record type. These individuals may be family members of your ancestor. Try to arrange these inidviduals into family groups.
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*The witnesses named in the records may have been relatives of the primary person in the record. You should also search for them in the records.
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*Birth places can tell you former residences and can help to establish a migration pattern for the family.
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==== Unable to Find Your Ancestor?  ====
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*Look for variant spellings of the surnames.
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*Look for an index. There are often indexes at the beginning of each volume. Local genealogical and historical societies often have indexes to local records.
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*Search the indexes and records of nearby counties.
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{{Tip|Don't overlook {{FHL|Montana, Judith Basin|keywords|disp}} items in the FamilySearch Library Catalog. For other libraries (local and national) or to gain access to items of interest, see the wiki article [[Montana Archives and Libraries]]. For additional information about this county see the wiki article [[Judith Basin County, Montana]].}}
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== Related Websites  ==
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[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~mtjudith/ Judith Basin, Montana GenWeb]
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*[[Montana]]
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*[[Montana Probate Records]]
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*[[Montana Vital Records]]
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== Citing FamilySearch Historical Collections ==
  
 
When you copy information from a record, you should list where you found the information. This will help you or others to find the record again. It is also good to keep track of records where you did not find information, including the names of the people you looked for in the records.  
 
When you copy information from a record, you should list where you found the information. This will help you or others to find the record again. It is also good to keep track of records where you did not find information, including the names of the people you looked for in the records.  
  
A suggested format for keeping track of records that you have searched is found in the wiki article [[Help:How to Cite FamilySearch Collections]].
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=== Citation Example for a Record Found in a Historical Record Collection ===
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=== Citation for This Collection ===
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“Argentina, Buenos Aires, Catholic Church Records, 1635-1981,” images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org: accessed 28 February, 2012), La Plata  > San Ponciano > Matrimonios 1884-1886 >  image 71 of 389 images, Artemio Avendano and Clemtina Peralta, 1884; citing Parroquia de San Ponciano en la Plata, Buenos Aires, Argentina, Matrimonios. San Ponciano, La Plata, Buenos Aires.
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The following citation refers to the original source of the information published in FamilySearch.org Historical Record collections. Sources include the author, custodian, publisher, and archive for the original records.  
  
{{FamilySearch Historical Records Stub Article}}<br>
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{{Collection citation| text = “Montana, Judith Basin County Records, 1887-2012.” Images. ''FamilySearch.'' http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2013. Citing County Clerk. Judith Basin County Courthouse, Judith Basin, Montana.}}

Revision as of 15:34, 24 June 2014

FamilySearch Record Search This article describes a collection of historical records available at FamilySearch.org.

Contents

Record Description

This Collection will include records from 1910-1945

This collection contains birth, death, marriage, naturalization and probate records from the county clerk/recorder's and clerk of court offices in Stanford.

Record Content

Key genealogical facts found in this collection may include:

  • Name of the primary individual
  • Age
  • Event date
  • Event place
  • Parents' names including mother's maiden name
  • Parents' age, birth place and residence
  • Occupations
  • Names of heirs, such as spouse, children, other relatives, or friends
  • Name of the executor, administrator, or guardian
  • Names of witnesses
  • Dates the documents were written and recorded (used to approximate event dates since a will was usually written near the time of death)
  • Description and value of personal property or land owned by the deceased
  • Address or residence

How to Use the Record

To begin your search it is helpful to know the following:

  • Name
  • Type of event
  • Approximate date of event

Search the Collection

To search the collection,
⇒Select "Browse through images" on the initial collection page:
⇒Select the “Record Category”
⇒Select the “Record Type, Record Description, Year Range”
which takes you to the images.

Search the collection by image comparing the information with what you already know about your ancestors to determine which one is your ancestor. You may need to compare the information about more than one person to make this determination. Keep in mind:

  • There may be more than one person in the records with the same name.
  • You may not be sure of your own ancestor’s name.
  • Your ancestor may have used different names or variations of their name throughout their life.

Using the Information

When you have located your ancestor’s record, carefully evaluate each piece of information given. Save a copy of the image or transcribe the information. These pieces of information may give you new biographical details such as a title, an occupation, or land ownership. Add this new information to your records of each family. You should also look for leads to other records about your ancestors. For example:

  • Use the names and places to search for church and census records.
  • If an age is listed, use it to determine an approximate birth date.
  • Use the naturalization information to help you locate immigration records such as a passenger lists which would usually be kept records at the port of entry into the United States.

Tips to Keep in Mind

  • It may helpful to extract information on all individuals with the same surname within each record type. These individuals may be family members of your ancestor. Try to arrange these inidviduals into family groups.
  • The witnesses named in the records may have been relatives of the primary person in the record. You should also search for them in the records.
  • Birth places can tell you former residences and can help to establish a migration pattern for the family.

Unable to Find Your Ancestor?

  • Look for variant spellings of the surnames.
  • Look for an index. There are often indexes at the beginning of each volume. Local genealogical and historical societies often have indexes to local records.
  • Search the indexes and records of nearby counties.

Related Websites

Judith Basin, Montana GenWeb

Related Wiki Articles

Contributions to This Article

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Please follow these guidelines as you make changes. Thank you for any contributions you may provide.


Citing FamilySearch Historical Collections

When you copy information from a record, you should list where you found the information. This will help you or others to find the record again. It is also good to keep track of records where you did not find information, including the names of the people you looked for in the records.


Citation for This Collection

The following citation refers to the original source of the information published in FamilySearch.org Historical Record collections. Sources include the author, custodian, publisher, and archive for the original records.

“Montana, Judith Basin County Records, 1887-2012.” Images. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2013. Citing County Clerk. Judith Basin County Courthouse, Judith Basin, Montana.