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''[[United States Genealogy|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[North Dakota Genealogy|North Dakota]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' Mountrail County<br>  
  
Mountrail 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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Mountrail 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>
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| county = Mountrail County  
 
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| building address = Mountrail County Courthouse<br> PO Box 69 <br>Stanley, ND 58784-0069<br> Phone: 701.628.2915<br>[http://www.county-clerk.net/countyclerk.asp?state=North%20Dakota&county=Mountrail '''Mountrail County Website'''] }}
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| building address = Mountrail County Courthouse<br> PO Box 69 <br>Stanley, ND 58784-0069<br> Phone: 701.628.2915<br>[http://www.county-clerk.net/countyclerk.asp?state=North%20Dakota&county=Mountrail '''Mountrail County Website'''] }}  
  
 
== County Courthouse  ==
 
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==== Parent County  ====
 
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'''1873--'''Mountrail County was created 4 January 1873 from Buffalo (Old)&nbsp;County. The county was annexed to [[Ward County, North Dakota|Ward]] County in 1891 and eliminated 30 November 1892. The county was then recreated 29 January 1909. '''County seat:''' Stanley <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
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'''1873--'''Mountrail County was created 4 January 1873 from Buffalo (Old)&nbsp;County. The county was annexed to [[Ward County, North Dakota Genealogy|Ward]] County in 1891 and eliminated 30 November 1892. The county was then recreated 29 January 1909. '''County seat:''' Stanley <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
  
 
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A portion of the [[Fort Berthold Indian Reservation (North Dakota)|Fort Berthold Indian Reservation]] is located in Mountrail County. The remainder of the reservation is in [[McKenzie County, North Dakota|McKenzie]], [[Dunn County, North Dakota|Dunn]], [[Mercer County, North Dakota|Mercer]], 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 Mountrail County. The remainder of the reservation is in [[McKenzie County, North Dakota Genealogy|McKenzie]], [[Dunn County, North Dakota Genealogy|Dunn]], [[Mercer County, North Dakota Genealogy|Mercer]], and [[Ward County, North Dakota Genealogy|Ward]] Counties.  
  
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
  
[[Burke County, North Dakota|Burke]] | [[Dunn County, North Dakota|Dunn]] | [[McKenzie County, North Dakota|McKenzie]] | [[McLean County, North Dakota|McLean]] | [[Ward County, North Dakota|Ward]] | [[Williams County, North Dakota|Williams]]  
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[[Burke County, North Dakota Genealogy|Burke]] | [[Dunn County, North Dakota Genealogy|Dunn]] | [[McKenzie County, North Dakota Genealogy|McKenzie]] | [[McLean County, North Dakota Genealogy|McLean]] | [[Ward County, North Dakota Genealogy|Ward]] | [[Williams County, North Dakota Genealogy|Williams]]  
  
 
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== Web Sites  ==
 
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*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/Mountrail/ Mountrail County, North Dakota Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
 
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/ND/Mountrail/ Mountrail County, North Dakota Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
  

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Mountrail 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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Mountrail County, North Dakota
Map
Map of North Dakota highlighting Mountrail 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 January 4, 1873
County Seat Stanley
Courthouse
Address Mountrail County Courthouse
PO Box 69
Stanley, ND 58784-0069
Phone: 701.628.2915
Mountrail County Website

Contents

County Courthouse


Clerk District Court has birth, marriage, death, divorce, probate, court
and naturalization records from 1909, military discharge records from 1919
and incomplte burial records; Register of Deeds has land records[1]

History

Parent County

1873--Mountrail County was created 4 January 1873 from Buffalo (Old) County. The county was annexed to Ward County in 1891 and eliminated 30 November 1892. The county was then recreated 29 January 1909. County seat: Stanley [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Indian Reservation

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

Neighboring Counties

Burke | Dunn | McKenzie | McLean | Ward | Williams

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

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

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 Mountrail 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 Mountrail 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), Mountrail 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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