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{{North Dakota-stub}}''[[United States|United States ]] > [[North Dakota|North Dakota]] > Wells County''
  
== History and Tidbits ==
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== County Courthouse ==
  
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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>
  
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== History ==
  
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== Neighboring Counties  ==
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'''1873--'''Wells County was created 4 January 1873 from Buffalo County (Old). '''County seat: '''Fessenden <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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[[Benson County, North Dakota|Benson]] | [[Eddy County, North Dakota|Eddy]] | [[Foster County, North Dakota|Foster]] | [[Kidder County, North Dakota|Kidder]] | [[Pierce County, North Dakota|Pierce]] | [[Sheridan County, North Dakota|Sheridan]] | [[Stutsman County, North Dakota|Stutsman]]
  
 
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Cemetery transcriptions for cemeteries in&nbsp;[http://odessa3.org/collections/cemeteries/nodak/link/wellsnd.txt Wells County], providing name, date of birth, and date of death where available
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*1930
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== Societies and Libraries  ==
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==== Family History Centers<br> ====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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== 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.
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*{{FHL|North+Dakota%2C+Wells|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/ND/Wells/ Wells County, North Dakota Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
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== References  ==
  
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Revision as of 16:38, 10 September 2012

United States  > North Dakota > Wells County

Contents

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).