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Guide to '''North Dakota ancestry, family history and genealogy''' birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
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=== Welcome to North Dakota, Peace Garden State  ===
 
=== Welcome to North Dakota, Peace Garden State  ===
  
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<br>Most overseas immigrants to North Dakota came through the port of New York or other east coast ports. The Family History Library and the [http://www.archives.gov/genealogy/start-research National Archives] have U.S. passenger lists or indexes for the years 1820 to 1943, and for Canadian ports, 1865 to 1900.  
 
<br>Most overseas immigrants to North Dakota came through the port of New York or other east coast ports. The Family History Library and the [http://www.archives.gov/genealogy/start-research National Archives] have U.S. passenger lists or indexes for the years 1820 to 1943, and for Canadian ports, 1865 to 1900.  
  
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'''1. [[How to Find North Dakota Birth Records|Birth Information]]<br>2. [[How to Find North Dakota Marriage Records|Marriage Information]]<br>3. [[How to Find North Dakota Death Records|Death Information]]'''
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== Featured Content  ==
 
== Featured Content  ==
  
North Dakota's naturalization records (1873-1952) are&nbsp;indexed at the [http://www.nd.gov/hist/sal/gen/infnat.htm State Archives and Historical Research Library of the State Historical Society of North Dakota]. These records represent the bulk of documentation pertaining to immigration and naturalization proceedings in the state, but&nbsp;not&nbsp;those individuals who were naturalized in federal court.  
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North Dakota's naturalization records (1873-1952) are&nbsp;indexed at the [http://www.nd.gov/hist/sal/gen/infnat.htm North Dakota State Archives and Historical Research Library of the State Historical Society of North Dakota]. These records represent the bulk of documentation pertaining to immigration and naturalization proceedings in the state, but&nbsp;not&nbsp;those individuals who were naturalized in federal court.  
  
 
== Did You Know?  ==
 
== Did You Know?  ==
  
 
*A notable genealogical collection is the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) Collection. This mixed collection includes transcripts of cemetery records, church records, genealogies, marriages, deaths, and wills from 3 counties—Barnes, Burleigh, and Towner. [[North Dakota Genealogy|Read more...]]
 
*A notable genealogical collection is the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) Collection. This mixed collection includes transcripts of cemetery records, church records, genealogies, marriages, deaths, and wills from 3 counties—Barnes, Burleigh, and Towner. [[North Dakota Genealogy|Read more...]]
 
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== Counties  ==
 
== Counties  ==
 
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*[[Adams County, North Dakota|Adams]]  
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*[[Adams County, North Dakota Genealogy|Adams]]  
*[[Barnes County, North Dakota|Barnes]]  
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*[[Barnes County, North Dakota Genealogy|Barnes]]  
*[[Benson County, North Dakota|Benson]]  
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*[[Benson County, North Dakota Genealogy|Benson]]  
*[[Billings County, North Dakota|Billings]]  
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*[[Billings County, North Dakota Genealogy|Billings]]  
*[[Bottineau County, North Dakota|Bottineau]]  
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*[[Bottineau County, North Dakota Genealogy|Bottineau]]  
*[[Bowman County, North Dakota|Bowman]]  
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*[[Bowman County, North Dakota Genealogy|Bowman]]  
*[[Burke County, North Dakota|Burke]]  
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*[[Burke County, North Dakota Genealogy|Burke]]  
*[[Burleigh County, North Dakota|Burleigh]]  
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*[[Burleigh County, North Dakota Genealogy|Burleigh]]  
*[[Cass County, North Dakota|Cass]]  
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*[[Cass County, North Dakota Genealogy|Cass]]  
*[[Cavalier County, North Dakota|Cavalier]]  
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*[[Cavalier County, North Dakota Genealogy|Cavalier]]  
*[[Dickey County, North Dakota|Dickey]]  
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*[[Dickey County, North Dakota Genealogy|Dickey]]  
*[[Divide County, North Dakota|Divide]]  
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*[[Divide County, North Dakota Genealogy|Divide]]  
*[[Dunn County, North Dakota|Dunn]]  
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*[[Dunn County, North Dakota Genealogy|Dunn]]  
*[[Eddy County, North Dakota|Eddy]]
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*[[Eddy County, North Dakota Genealogy|Eddy]]
  
 
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*[[Emmons County, North Dakota|Emmons]]  
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*[[Emmons County, North Dakota Genealogy|Emmons]]  
*[[Foster County, North Dakota|Foster]]  
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*[[Foster County, North Dakota Genealogy|Foster]]  
*[[Golden Valley County, North Dakota|Golden Valley]]  
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*[[Golden Valley County, North Dakota Genealogy|Golden Valley]]  
*[[Grand Forks County, North Dakota|Grand Forks]]  
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*[[Grand Forks County, North Dakota Genealogy|Grand Forks]]  
*[[Grant County, North Dakota|Grant]]  
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*[[Grant County, North Dakota Genealogy|Grant]]  
*[[Griggs County, North Dakota|Griggs]]  
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*[[Griggs County, North Dakota Genealogy|Griggs]]  
*[[Hettinger County, North Dakota|Hettinger]]  
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*[[Hettinger County, North Dakota Genealogy|Hettinger]]  
*[[Kidder County, North Dakota|Kidder]]  
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*[[Kidder County, North Dakota Genealogy|Kidder]]  
*[[LaMoure County, North Dakota|LaMoure]]  
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*[[LaMoure County, North Dakota Genealogy|LaMoure]]  
*[[Logan County, North Dakota|Logan]]  
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*[[Logan County, North Dakota Genealogy|Logan]]  
*[[McHenry County, North Dakota|McHenry]]  
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*[[McHenry County, North Dakota Genealogy|McHenry]]  
*[[McIntosh County, North Dakota|McIntosh]]  
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*[[McIntosh County, North Dakota Genealogy|McIntosh]]  
*[[McKenzie County, North Dakota|McKenzie]]  
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*[[McKenzie County, North Dakota Genealogy|McKenzie]]  
*[[McLean County, North Dakota|McLean]]
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*[[McLean County, North Dakota Genealogy|McLean]]
  
 
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*[[Mercer County, North Dakota|Mercer]]  
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*[[Mercer County, North Dakota Genealogy|Mercer]]  
*[[Morton County, North Dakota|Morton]]  
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*[[Morton County, North Dakota Genealogy|Morton]]  
*[[Mountrail County, North Dakota|Mountrail]]  
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*[[Mountrail County, North Dakota Genealogy|Mountrail]]  
*[[Nelson County, North Dakota|Nelson]]  
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*[[Nelson County, North Dakota Genealogy|Nelson]]  
*[[Oliver County, North Dakota|Oliver]]  
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*[[Oliver County, North Dakota Genealogy|Oliver]]  
*[[Pembina County, North Dakota|Pembina]]  
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*[[Pembina County, North Dakota Genealogy|Pembina]]  
*[[Pierce County, North Dakota|Pierce]]  
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*[[Pierce County, North Dakota Genealogy|Pierce]]  
*[[Ramsey County, North Dakota|Ramsey]]  
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*[[Ramsey County, North Dakota Genealogy|Ramsey]]  
*[[Ransom County, North Dakota|Ransom]]  
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*[[Ransom County, North Dakota Genealogy|Ransom]]  
*[[Renville County, North Dakota|Renville]]  
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*[[Renville County, North Dakota Genealogy|Renville]]  
*[[Richland County, North Dakota|Richland]]  
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*[[Richland County, North Dakota Genealogy|Richland]]  
*[[Rolette County, North Dakota|Rolette]]  
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*[[Rolette County, North Dakota Genealogy|Rolette]]  
*[[Sargent County, North Dakota|Sargent]]  
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*[[Sargent County, North Dakota Genealogy|Sargent]]  
*[[Sheridan County, North Dakota|Sheridan]]
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*[[Sheridan County, North Dakota Genealogy|Sheridan]]
  
 
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*[[Sioux County, North Dakota|Sioux]]  
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*[[Sioux County, North Dakota Genealogy|Sioux]]  
*[[Slope County, North Dakota|Slope]]  
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*[[Slope County, North Dakota Genealogy|Slope]]  
*[[Stark County, North Dakota|Stark]]  
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*[[Stark County, North Dakota Genealogy|Stark]]  
*[[Steele County, North Dakota|Steele]]  
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*[[Steele County, North Dakota Genealogy|Steele]]  
*[[Stutsman County, North Dakota|Stutsman]]  
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*[[Stutsman County, North Dakota Genealogy|Stutsman]]  
*[[Towner County, North Dakota|Towner]]  
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*[[Towner County, North Dakota Genealogy|Towner]]  
*[[Traill County, North Dakota|Traill]]  
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*[[Traill County, North Dakota Genealogy|Traill]]  
*[[Walsh County, North Dakota|Walsh]]  
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*[[Walsh County, North Dakota Genealogy|Walsh]]  
*[[Ward County, North Dakota|Ward]]  
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*[[Ward County, North Dakota Genealogy|Ward]]  
*[[Wells County, North Dakota|Wells]]  
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*[[Wells County, North Dakota Genealogy|Wells]]  
*[[Williams County, North Dakota|Williams]]
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*[[Williams County, North Dakota Genealogy|Williams]]
  
 
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Extinct or Renamed Counties: <br>[[Allred County, North Dakota|Allred]] | [[Buffalo County, North Dakota|Buffalo]] | [[Buford County, North Dakota|Buford]] | [[Burbank County, North Dakota|Burbank]] | [[Chippewa County, North Dakota|Chippewa]] | [[Church County, North Dakota|Church]] | [[De Smet County, North Dakota|De Smet]] | [[Flanery County, North Dakota|Flanery]] | [[French County, North Dakota|French]] | [[Garfield County, North Dakota|Garfield]] | [[Gingras County, North Dakota|Gingras]] | [[Howard County, North Dakota|Howard]] | [[Kittson County, North Dakota|Kittson]] | [[Sheyenne County, North Dakota|Sheyenne]] | [[Stevens County, North Dakota|Stevens]] | [[Villard County, North Dakota|Villard]] | [[Wallace County, North Dakota|Wallace]] | [[Wallette County, North Dakota|Wallette]] | [[Wynn County, North Dakota|Wynn]]  
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Extinct or Renamed Counties: <br>[[Allred County, North Dakota Genealogy|Allred]] | [[Buffalo County, North Dakota Genealogy|Buffalo]] | [[Buford County, North Dakota Genealogy|Buford]] | [[Burbank County, North Dakota Genealogy|Burbank]] | [[Chippewa County, North Dakota Genealogy|Chippewa]] | [[Church County, North Dakota Genealogy|Church]] | [[De Smet County, North Dakota Genealogy|De Smet]] | [[Flanery County, North Dakota Genealogy|Flanery]] | [[French County, North Dakota Genealogy|French]] | [[Garfield County, North Dakota Genealogy|Garfield]] | [[Gingras County, North Dakota Genealogy|Gingras]] | [[Howard County, North Dakota Genealogy|Howard]] | [[Kittson County, North Dakota Genealogy|Kittson]] | [[Sheyenne County, North Dakota Genealogy|Sheyenne]] | [[Stevens County, North Dakota Genealogy|Stevens]] | [[Villard County, North Dakota Genealogy|Villard]] | [[Wallace County, North Dakota Genealogy|Wallace]] | [[Wallette County, North Dakota Genealogy|Wallette]] | [[Wynn County, North Dakota Genealogy|Wynn]]  
  
 
=== Major Repositories  ===
 
=== Major Repositories  ===
  
[[North Dakota State Archives]]{{·}} [[Library of North Dakota]]{{·}} [http://library.ndsu.edu/archives/biography-genealogy North Dakota State Univeristy Libraries]{{·}} [[National Archives Rocky Mountain Region (Denver)]]{{·}} [[Family History Library]]  
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[https://familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/index.php?title=North_Dakota&action=edit&section=5 North Dakota State Archives]{{·}} [http://www.library.nd.gov/ Library of North Dakota]{{·}} [http://library.ndsu.edu/archives/biography-genealogy North Dakota State Univeristy Libraries]{{·}} [[National Archives Rocky Mountain Region (Denver)]]{{·}} [[Family History Library]]  
  
 
=== Migration Routes  ===
 
=== Migration Routes  ===
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[[Missouri River]]{{·}} [[Red River of the North]]{{·}} [[Great Northern Railway (U.S.)]]{{·}} [[Northern Pacific Railroad]] <br>  
 
[[Missouri River]]{{·}} [[Red River of the North]]{{·}} [[Great Northern Railway (U.S.)]]{{·}} [[Northern Pacific Railroad]] <br>  
  
== Research Tools ==
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*Search the North Dakota Department of Health's [https://secure.apps.state.nd.us/doh/certificates/deathCertSearch.htm free online death index].&nbsp;  
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*Search the Department of Health's [https://secure.apps.state.nd.us/doh/certificates/deathCertSearch.htm free online death index].&nbsp;  
*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].  
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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 's [http://geonames.usgs.gov/pls/gnispublic Geographical Names Information System].  
 
*[http://www.davidrumsey.com/directory/where/North_Dakota/ 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/North_Dakota/ David Rumsey Map Collection] is a large online collection of rare, old, antique historical atlases, globes, maps, charts plus other cartographic treasures.  
*[http://www.ndgenweb.org// The North Dakota 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.ndgenweb.org// The North Dakota GenWeb] has a wealth of information and is a part of the larger project. [http://www.usgenweb.org/ The Project] provides internet information on every county in every state in the .  
*[http://net.lib.byu.edu/fslab/researchoutlines/US/NorthDakota.pdf BYU North Dakota Research Outline] largely duplicates these Wiki pages. Includes some bibliographic lists from BYU Library, 2001.<br>
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*[http://files.lib.byu.edu/family-history-library/research-outlines/US/NorthDakota.pdf] largely duplicates these Wiki pages. Includes some bibliographic lists from Library, 2001.<br>
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Guide to North Dakota ancestry, family history and genealogy birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

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Welcome to North Dakota, Peace Garden State

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Most overseas immigrants to North Dakota came through the port of New York or other east coast ports. The Family History Library and the National Archives have U.S. passenger lists or indexes for the years 1820 to 1943, and for Canadian ports, 1865 to 1900.

   How to Find Information about North Dakota Ancestors
 

1. Birth Information
2. Marriage Information
3. Death Information


Featured Content

North Dakota's naturalization records (1873-1952) are indexed at the North Dakota State Archives and Historical Research Library of the State Historical Society of North Dakota. These records represent the bulk of documentation pertaining to immigration and naturalization proceedings in the state, but not those individuals who were naturalized in federal court.

Did You Know?

  • A notable genealogical collection is the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) Collection. This mixed collection includes transcripts of cemetery records, church records, genealogies, marriages, deaths, and wills from 3 counties—Barnes, Burleigh, and Towner. Read more...

Counties

Divide CountyBurke CountyRenville CountyBottineau CountyRolette CountyTowner CountyCavalier CountyPembina CountyWilliams CountyMountrail CountyWard CountyMcHenry CountyPierce CountyBenson CountyRamsey CountyWalsh CountyMcKenzie CountyDunn CountyMercer CountyOliver CountyMcLean CountySheridan CountyWells CountyEddy CountyFoster CountyNelson CountyGrand Forks CountyGriggs CountySteele CountyTrail CountyGolden Valley CountyBillings CountyStark CountyMorton CountyBurleigh CountyKidder CountyStutsman CountyBarnes CountyCass CountySlope CountyHettinger CountyGrant CountyBowman CountyAdams CountySioux CountyEmmons CountyLogan CountyMcIntosh CountyLaMoure CountyDickey CountyRansom CountySargent CountyRichland CountyNorth-dakota-county-map.gif

Extinct or Renamed Counties:
Allred | Buffalo | Buford | Burbank | Chippewa | Church | De Smet | Flanery | French | Garfield | Gingras | Howard | Kittson | Sheyenne | Stevens | Villard | Wallace | Wallette | Wynn

Major Repositories

North Dakota State Archives · Library of North Dakota · North Dakota State Univeristy Libraries · National Archives Rocky Mountain Region (Denver) · Family History Library

Migration Routes

Missouri River · Red River of the North · Great Northern Railway (U.S.) · Northern Pacific Railroad

  • Search the Department of Health's free online death index
  • Find which county a town is in, what town a cemetery is in, even where a postoffice or building is by using the 's Geographical Names Information System.
  • David Rumsey Map Collection is a large online collection of rare, old, antique historical atlases, globes, maps, charts plus other cartographic treasures.
  • The North Dakota GenWeb has a wealth of information and is a part of the larger project. The Project provides internet information on every county in every state in the .
  • [1] largely duplicates these Wiki pages. Includes some bibliographic lists from Library, 2001.

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