Roosevelt County, MontanaEdit This Page

From FamilySearch Wiki

(Difference between revisions)
m
m (edited the page)
 
(24 intermediate revisions by 7 users not shown)
Line 1: Line 1:
 +
Guide to '''Roosevelt County Montana genealogy.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
 +
 
[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Montana|Montana]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] '''Roosevelt County'''<br>  
 
[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Montana|Montana]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] '''Roosevelt County'''<br>  
  
=== County Courthouse  ===
+
{{MTDC}}
  
[http://www.rooseveltcounty.com/ Roosevelt County Courthouse]<br>400 2nd Ave South<br>Wolf point, MT 59201<br>Phone: 406.653.6250&nbsp;<br><br>County Clerk and recorder has birth and death and land records<br>from 1919; Clerk District Court has marriage, divorce, probate<br>and court records from 1919<ref name="HB">The Handybook for Genealogists : United States of America, 10th ed., (Draper, UT: Everton Publishers, 2002), p. 418.</ref>
+
{{Infobox U.S. County
 +
| county = Roosevelt County
 +
| county_map =
 +
| state = Montana
 +
| state_map = Montana.png
 +
| latd =
 +
| longd =
 +
| founded year = 1919
 +
| founded date = February 18
 +
| seat = [[Wolf Point, Montana|Wolf Point]]
 +
| building image =
 +
| building address = Roosevelt County Courthouse<br> 400 2nd Ave South<br>Wolf Point, MT 59201<br>Phone: 406.653.6250<br>[http://www.rooseveltcounty.com/ '''Roosevelt County Website'''] }}
  
== History  ==
+
<br>
  
==== Parent County ====
+
=== Historical Facts  ===
 +
 
 +
{| width="100%" border="2" cellspacing="1" cellpadding="1"
 +
|-
 +
| width="100%" bgcolor="#cccc99" align="center" colspan="6" | '''Beginning dates for major county records'''
 +
|-
 +
| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Roosevelt County, Montana#Birth|Birth]]'''</center>
 +
| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Roosevelt County, Montana#Marriage|Marriage]]'''</center>
 +
| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Roosevelt County, Montana#Death|Death]]'''</center>
 +
| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Roosevelt County, Montana#Land_and_Property|Land]]'''</center>
 +
| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Roosevelt County, Montana#Probate|Probate]]'''</center>
 +
| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Roosevelt County, Montana#Court_Records|Court]]'''</center>
 +
|-
 +
| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1919*</center>
 +
| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1913*</center>
 +
| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1919*</center>
 +
| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1919</center>
 +
| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1919</center>
 +
| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1919</center>
 +
|-
 +
| width="100%" bgcolor="#99d6ff" colspan="6" | '''* For earlier dates, try...''' '''[[Roosevelt County, Montana#Church_Records|Church]] &#124; [[Roosevelt County, Montana#Obituaries|Obituaries]] &#124; [[Roosevelt County, Montana#Cemeteries|Cemeteries]]'''
 +
|}
  
'''1919--'''Roosevelt County was created 18 February 1919&nbsp;from [[Valley County, Montana|Valley]], [[Richland County, Montana|Richland]], and [[Sheridan County, Montana|Sheridan]] Counties.<br>'''County seat:''' Wolf Point <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>  
+
*'''Parent County:''' created 18 February 1919 from [[Valley County, Montana|Valley]] | [[Richland County, Montana|Richland]] | [[Sheridan County, Montana|Sheridan]]  
 +
*'''County seat:''' Wolf Point <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>  
 +
*'''Neighboring Counties:''' [[Daniels County, Montana|Daniels]] | [[McCone County, Montana|McCone]] | [[McKenzie County, North Dakota|McKenzie County, North Dakota]] | [[Richland County, Montana|Richland]] | [[Sheridan County, Montana|Sheridan]] | [[Valley County, Montana|Valley]] | [[Williams County, North Dakota|Williams County, North Dakota]]
  
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
Line 15: Line 51:
 
==== Record Loss  ====
 
==== Record Loss  ====
  
== Places/Localities ==
+
=== Resources ===
  
==== Populated Places ====
+
==== Biography ====
  
{| width="620" cellspacing="1" cellpadding="1" border="0" align="left" class="FCK__ShowTableBorders"
+
==== Cemeteries  ====
|-
+
| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bainville,_Montana Bainville]
+
| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Froid,_Montana Froid]
+
|-
+
| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Brockton,_Montana Brockton]
+
| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Poplar,_Montana Poplar]
+
|-
+
| {{FHL|Montana%2C+Roosevelt%2C+Culbertson|subject|disp=Culbertson}}
+
| {{FHL|Montana%2C+Roosevelt%2C+Wolf+Point|subject|disp=Wolf Point}}
+
|}
+
  
==== Indian Reservation ====
+
==== Church Records ====
  
The largest portion of the [[Fort Peck Indian Reservation (Montana)|Fort Peck Indian Reservation]] is located in Roosevelt County, with small portions in Daniels, Sheridan, and Valley Counties.
+
{{MT Church Intro}}
  
==== Neighboring Counties ====
+
===== Lutheran =====
  
*[[Daniels County, Montana|Daniels]]
+
*Records of First English Lutheran Church, Bainsville, in Evangelical Lutheran Church in America database at [http://www.archives.com Archives.com] ($).
*[[McCone County, Montana|McCone]]
+
*[[McKenzie County, North Dakota|McKenzie County, North Dakota]]
+
*[[Richland County, Montana|Richland]]
+
*[[Sheridan County, Montana|Sheridan]]
+
*[[Valley County, Montana|Valley]]
+
*[[Williams County, North Dakota|Williams County, North Dakota]]
+
  
== Resources ==
+
==== Court Records ====
  
==== Cemeteries ====
+
==== Directories ====
  
==== Church ====
+
==== Emigration and Immigration ====
  
==== Court ====
+
==== Ethnic, Political or Religious Groups ====
  
==== Land ====
+
==== Gazetteers ====
  
==== Local Histories ====
+
==== Genealogy ====
 +
 
 +
==== History  ====
 +
 
 +
{{MT History Intro}}
 +
 
 +
==== Land and Property  ====
 +
 
 +
{{MT Land Intro}}
  
 
==== Maps  ====
 
==== Maps  ====
 +
 +
[[Image:Mtroosevelt.jpg|500px|Mtroosevelt.jpg]]
 +
 +
==== Migration  ====
  
 
==== Military  ====
 
==== Military  ====
 +
 +
==== Naturalization and Citizenship  ====
  
 
==== Newspapers  ====
 
==== Newspapers  ====
 +
 +
{{MT Newspaper abstracts|Roosevelt}}
 +
 +
==== Obituaries  ====
  
 
==== Probate  ====
 
==== Probate  ====
 +
 +
{{MT Probate Intro|Roosevelt}}
 +
 +
==== Public Records  ====
 +
 +
==== Repositories  ====
 +
 +
===== Courthouse  =====
 +
 +
County Clerk and recorder has birth and death and land records from 1919; Clerk District Court has marriage, divorce, probate and court records from 1919<ref name="HB">The Handybook for Genealogists : United States of America, 10th ed., (Draper, UT: Everton Publishers, 2002), p. 418.</ref>
 +
 +
===== Family History Centers  =====
 +
 +
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
 +
 +
===== Libraries  =====
 +
 +
===== Museums  =====
 +
 +
===== Societies  =====
  
 
==== Taxation  ====
 
==== Taxation  ====
 +
 +
{{MT Tax Intro}}
  
 
==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
  
== Societies and Libraries  ==
+
{{MT Vital Intro}}
  
==== Family History Centers ====
+
===== Birth =====
  
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
+
===== Marriage  =====
  
== Web Sites ==
+
===== Death =====
 +
 
 +
==== Websites  ====
  
 
*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.  
 
*{{FHL|Montana%2C+Roosevelt|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
 
*{{FHL|Montana%2C+Roosevelt|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
  
== References ==
+
=== Places ===
 +
 
 +
{| width="620" border="0" align="left" cellspacing="1" cellpadding="1" class="FCK__ShowTableBorders"
 +
|-
 +
| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bainville,_Montana Bainville]
 +
| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Froid,_Montana Froid]
 +
|-
 +
| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Brockton,_Montana Brockton]
 +
| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Poplar,_Montana Poplar]
 +
|-
 +
| {{FHL|Montana%2C+Roosevelt%2C+Culbertson|subject|disp=Culbertson}}
 +
| {{FHL|Montana%2C+Roosevelt%2C+Wolf+Point|subject|disp=Wolf Point}}
 +
|}
 +
 
 +
==== Indian Reservation  ====
 +
 
 +
The largest portion of the [[Fort Peck Indian Reservation (Montana)|Fort Peck Indian Reservation]] is located in Roosevelt County, with small portions in Daniels, Sheridan, and Valley Counties.
  
<references />{{Montana|Montana}} {{Montana-stub}}
+
=== References  ===
  
[[Category:Roosevelt_County,_Montana]]
+
<references />{{Montana|Montana}}

Latest revision as of 02:16, 26 February 2014

Guide to Roosevelt County Montana genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

United States Gotoarrow.png Montana Gotoarrow.png Roosevelt County

Hand and keyboard.jpg Montana
Online Records


Roosevelt County, Montana
Map
Map of the U.S. highlighting Montana
Location of Montana in the U.S.
Facts
Founded February 18, 1919
County Seat Wolf Point
Courthouse
Address Roosevelt County Courthouse
400 2nd Ave South
Wolf Point, MT 59201
Phone: 406.653.6250
Roosevelt County Website


Contents

Historical Facts

Beginning dates for major county records
Birth
Marriage
Death
Land
Probate
Court
1919*
1913*
1919*
1919
1919
1919
* For earlier dates, try... Church | Obituaries | Cemeteries

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Resources

Biography

Cemeteries

Church Records

Church records 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 Montana denominations, view the Montana Church Records wiki page.

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

Court Records

Directories

Emigration and Immigration

Ethnic, Political or Religious Groups

Gazetteers

Genealogy

History

Local histories are available for Roosevelt County, Montana. County histories may include biographies, church, school and government history, and military information. For more information about local histories, see the wiki page section Montana Local Histories.

Land and Property

Land and property records can place an ancestor in a particular location, provide economic information, and reveal family relationships. Land records include: deeds, abstracts and indexes, mortgages, leases, grants and land patents.

See Montana Land and Property for additional information about early Montana land grants. After land was transferred to private ownership, subsequent transactions were usually recorded at the county courthouse, where records are currently housed.

Maps

Mtroosevelt.jpg

Migration

Military

Naturalization and Citizenship

Newspapers

Additional newspapers abstracts can sometimes be found using search phrases such as Roosevelt County, Montana newspapers in online catalogs like:

Obituaries

Probate

In most counties in Montana, probate records have been kept by the county judge. They include wills, inventories, claim registers, inheritance records, probate packets, and dockets. The records are available at the county courthouse.

The Family History Library Catalog lists films of probate records. To find the records for this county, use the Place Search for Montana, Roosevelt - Probate records.

Public Records

Repositories

Courthouse

County Clerk and recorder has birth and death and land records from 1919; Clerk District Court has marriage, divorce, probate and court records from 1919[2]

Family History Centers
Libraries
Museums
Societies

Taxation

Montana tax records complement land records and can be used to supplement the years between censuses. There may be gaps of several years in the records.

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 birth and death original records can be purchased from the Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services or the County Clerk's office of the county where the event occurred. For information about marriages, divorces, and requirements for obtaining any vital records, see the CDC Where to Write website.

Birth
Marriage
Death

Websites

  • USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.
  • Family History Library Catalog

Places

Bainville Froid
Brockton Poplar
Culbertson Wolf Point

Indian Reservation

The largest portion of the Fort Peck Indian Reservation is located in Roosevelt County, with small portions in Daniels, Sheridan, and Valley Counties.

References

  1. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
  2. The Handybook for Genealogists : United States of America, 10th ed., (Draper, UT: Everton Publishers, 2002), p. 418.

 

Need additional research help? Contact our research help specialists.

Need wiki, indexing, or website help? Contact our product teams.


Did you find this article helpful?

You're invited to explain your rating on the discussion page (you must be signed in).

  • This page was last modified on 26 February 2014, at 02:16.
  • This page has been accessed 2,418 times.