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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[North Dakota|North Dakota]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' Ramsey County {{NDDC}} <br> <br>
  
== County Courthouse  ==
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Ramsey 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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{{Infobox U.S. County
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| county = Ramsey County
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| county_map = North Dakota Ramsey Map.png
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| state = North Dakota
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| founded year = 1873
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| founded date = January 4
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| seat = Devils Lake
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| building address = Ramsey County Courthouse<br>524 4th Ave #4 <br>Devils Lake, ND 58301<br>Phone: 701.662.7066<br> [http://www.co.ramsey.nd.us/ '''Ramsey County Website'''] }}
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=== County Courthouse  ===
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Clerk District Court has birth, death and burial records from 1890, <br>divorce and court records; County Judge has marriage and probate records; <br>Register of Deeds has land records<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Ramsey County, North Dakota. Page 525 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
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==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
'''4 January 1873: '''Ramsey County was created from [[Pembina County, North Dakota|Pembina]] County. '''County seat:''' Devils Lake <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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'''4 January 1873: '''Ramsey County was created from [[Pembina County, North Dakota|Pembina]] County. '''County seat:''' Devils Lake <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
  
 
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== Places/Localities  ==
 
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
  
[[Benson County, North Dakota|Benson]] | [[Cavalier County, North Dakota|Cavalier]] | [[Nelson County, North Dakota|Nelson]] | [[Towner County, North Dakota|Towner]] | [[Walsh County, North Dakota|Walsh]]
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[[Benson County, North Dakota|Benson]] | [[Cavalier County, North Dakota|Cavalier]] | [[Nelson County, North Dakota|Nelson]] | [[Towner County, North Dakota|Towner]] | [[Walsh County, North Dakota|Walsh]]  
  
 
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'''Bergen Lutheran Church, Starkweather'''
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*Records of Bergen Lutheran Church, Starkweather, in Evangelical Lutheran Church in America database at [http://www.archives.com Archives.com] ($).
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'''First Lutheran Church'''
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*Records of First Lutheran Church, Ramsey County, in Evangelical Lutheran Church in America database at [http://www.archives.com Archives.com] ($).
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'''St. Olof's Lutheran Church, Devil's Lake'''
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*Records of St. Olof's Lutheran Church, Devil's Lake, in Evangelical Lutheran Church in America database at [http://www.archives.com Archives.com] ($).
  
 
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{{ND County History}}
  
 
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{{ND Newspaper abstracts|Ramsey}}
  
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{{ND Probate Intro}}
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== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
  
 
== 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.  
 
*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=204938&subject_disp=North+Dakota%2C+Ramsey&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/ND/Ramsey/ Ramsey County, North Dakota Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
  
 
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Latest revision as of 22:09, 11 June 2013

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Ramsey 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.


Ramsey County, North Dakota
Map
Map of North Dakota highlighting Ramsey 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 Devils Lake
Courthouse
Address Ramsey County Courthouse
524 4th Ave #4
Devils Lake, ND 58301
Phone: 701.662.7066
Ramsey County Website

Contents

County Courthouse

Clerk District Court has birth, death and burial records from 1890,
divorce and court records; County Judge has marriage and probate records;
Register of Deeds has land records[1]

History

Parent County

4 January 1873: Ramsey County was created from Pembina County. County seat: Devils Lake [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Benson | Cavalier | Nelson | Towner | Walsh

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

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

Church

Lutheran

Bergen Lutheran Church, Starkweather

  • Records of Bergen Lutheran Church, Starkweather, in Evangelical Lutheran Church in America database at Archives.com ($).

First Lutheran Church

  • Records of First Lutheran Church, Ramsey County, in Evangelical Lutheran Church in America database at Archives.com ($).

St. Olof's Lutheran Church, Devil's Lake

  • Records of St. Olof's Lutheran Church, Devil's Lake, in Evangelical Lutheran Church in America database at Archives.com ($).

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 Ramsey County, North Dakota. 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 Ramsey County, North Dakota 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

Web Sites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Ramsey 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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