Sheridan County, North Dakota Genealogy

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Sheridan 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.

Sheridan County, North Dakota
Map of North Dakota highlighting Sheridan County
Location in the state of North Dakota
Map of the U.S. highlighting North Dakota
Location of North Dakota in the U.S.
Founded December 24, 1908
County Seat Forman
Address Sheridan County Courthouse
355 main St
PO Box 176
Forman, ND 58032
Phone: 701.724.6241
Adams County Website


County Courthouse

Clerk District Court has birth and death records from 1943,
marriage records from 1886, burial records from 1909,
burial records from 1910 and military records from 191;
Register of Deeds has land records from 1909[1]


Parent County

1908--Sheridan County was created 24 December 1908 from McLean County. County seat: McClusky [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss


Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Burleigh | Kidder | McHenry | McLean | Pierce | Wells



Cemetery transcriptions for cemeteries in Sheridan County, providing name, date of birth, and date of death where available.


  • 1910
  • 1915
  • 1920
  • 1925
  • 1930




Local Histories






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


  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Sheridan County, North Dakota. Page 526 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).