Wells County, North Dakota

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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
  
Wells County Courthouse<br> 700 Railway St N; PO Box 596; <br>Fessenden, ND 58438<br> Phone: 701.547.3122&nbsp;<br><br>Clerk District Court has birth, marriage, death, burial, divorce<br>probate and court records; Register of Deeds has land records
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[http://www.wellscountynd.com/ Wells County Courthouse]<br> 700 Railway St N; PO Box 596; <br>Fessenden, ND 58438<br> Phone: 701.547.3122&nbsp;<br><br>Clerk District Court has birth, marriage, death, burial, divorce<br>probate and court records; Register of Deeds has land records<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Wells County, North Dakota. Page 527 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==

Revision as of 16:38, 10 September 2012

United States  > North Dakota > Wells County

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County Courthouse

Wells County Courthouse
700 Railway St N; PO Box 596;
Fessenden, ND 58438
Phone: 701.547.3122 

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

History

Parent County

1873--Wells County was created 4 January 1873 from Buffalo County (Old). County seat: Fessenden [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Benson | Eddy | Foster | Kidder | Pierce | Sheridan | Stutsman

Resources

Cemeteries

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

Census

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

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Web Sites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Wells County, North Dakota. Page 527 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).