Powder River County, Montana Genealogy

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[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Montana|Montana]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] '''Powder River County'''<br>  
 
[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Montana|Montana]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] '''Powder River County'''<br>  
  
Guide to '''Powder River County Montana genealogy.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
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Guide to '''Powder River County Montana genealogy.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.  
  
 
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== County Courthouse  ==
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| county = Powder River County  
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| state = Montana
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| founded year = 1919
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| founded date = March 7
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| seat = Broadus
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| building address = Powder River County Courthouse<br> PO Box 270<br>Broadus, MT 59317<br>Phone: 406.436.2361<br>[http://prco.mt.gov/ '''Powder River County Website'''] }}
  
[http://prco.mt.gov/ Powder River County Courthouse]<br>PO Box 270<br>Broadus, MT 59317<br>Phone: 406.436.2361&nbsp;<br><br>County&nbsp;Clerk has birth, death and election records from 1919 <br>and land records from 1890’s; Clerk District Court has marriage<br>and divorce records from 1919, probate and court records <ref name="HB">The Handybook for Genealogists : United States of America, 10th ed., (Draper, UT: Everton Publishers, 2002), p. 417.</ref>  
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== County Courthouse ==
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County&nbsp;Clerk has birth, death and election records from 1919 <br>and land records from 1890’s; Clerk District Court has marriage<br>and divorce records from 1919, probate and court records <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  ====
  
'''1919--'''Powder River County was created 7 March 1919&nbsp;from [[Custer County, Montana|Custer]] County.'''County seat:''' Broadus <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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'''1919--'''Powder River County was created 7 March 1919&nbsp;from [[Custer County, Montana|Custer]] County.'''County seat:''' Broadus <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref><span style="color: rgb(0,43,184); text-decoration: underline" class="Apple-style-span"> </span>  
  
 
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Guide to Powder River County Montana genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

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Powder River County, Montana
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Map of the U.S. highlighting Montana
Location of Montana in the U.S.
Facts
Founded March 7, 1919
County Seat Broadus
Courthouse
Address Powder River County Courthouse
PO Box 270
Broadus, MT 59317
Phone: 406.436.2361
Powder River County Website

Contents

County Courthouse

County Clerk has birth, death and election records from 1919
and land records from 1890’s; Clerk District Court has marriage
and divorce records from 1919, probate and court records [1]

History

Parent County

1919--Powder River County was created 7 March 1919 from Custer County.County seat: Broadus [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Belle Creek Olive Sonnette
Biddle Otter
Broadus Powderville

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Web Sites

  • 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).