Yellowstone County, Montana

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| building address = Yellowstone County Courthouse<br> 217 N 27th Street<br> PO Box 35001<br>Billings, MT 59107-5001<br>Phone: 406.256.2785<br>[http://www.co.yellowstone.mt.gov/ '''Yellowstone County Website'''] }}
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| building address = Yellowstone County Courthouse<br> 217 N 27th Street<br> PO Box 35001<br>Billings, MT 59107-5001<br>Phone: 406.256.2785<br>[http://www.co.yellowstone.mt.gov/ '''Yellowstone County Website'''] }}  
  
== County Courthouse  ==
 
  
County Clerk Recorder has birth, death, land <br>and military records from 1883; Clerk District<br>Court has marriage, divorce, probate and court records <ref name="HB">The Handybook for Genealogists : United States of America, 10th ed., (Draper, UT: Everton Publishers, 2002), p. 417.</ref>
 
 
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==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
'''1883--'''Yellowstone County was created 26 February 1883 from [[Gallatin County, Montana|Gallatin]], [[Meagher County, Montana|Meagher,]] [[Custer County, Montana|Custer]], and [[Carbon County, Montana|Carbon]] Counties.<br>'''County seat:''' Billings <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref><span style="color: rgb(0,43,184); text-decoration: underline" class="Apple-style-span"> </span>  
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'''1883--'''Yellowstone County was created 26 February 1883 from [[Gallatin County, Montana|Gallatin]], [[Meagher County, Montana|Meagher,]] [[Custer County, Montana|Custer]], and [[Carbon County, Montana|Carbon]] Counties.<br>'''County seat:''' Billings <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>  
  
 
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==== Vital Records ====
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===== Courthouse =====
  
For marriages from 1881-1903 see [http://abish.byui.edu/specialCollections/westernStates/search.cfm Western States Marriage Index].
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County Clerk Recorder has birth, death, land, and military records from 1883.<br>Clerk District Court has marriage, divorce, probate and court records.<ref name="HB">The Handybook for Genealogists : United States of America, 10th ed., (Draper, UT: Everton Publishers, 2002), p. 417.</ref>
  
The following is courtesy of the [http://mt-billings.civicplus.com/index.aspx?nid=258 Parmly Billings Librar]y Genealogical Resources:
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===== Family History Centers  =====
  
*[http://mt-billings.civicplus.com/index.aspx?nid=390 Vital Statistics from Early ]''[http://mt-billings.civicplus.com/index.aspx?nid=390 Billing Gazettes]: ''Over 13,000 births, deaths, business licenses and other records from the early residents as recorded in this newspaper. The index is from 1882-1901 as well as additional indexes covering up to the 1930s.
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[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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:*[[Billings Montana Family History Center]]
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:*[[Gardiner Montana Family History Center]]
  
== Societies and Libraries ==
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===== Libraries =====
  
[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~mtmsgs/ Montana State Genealogical Society]
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===== Museums =====
  
[http://mhs.mt.gov/default.asp Montana State Historical Society]
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===== Societies =====
  
[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~mtygf/ Yellowstone Genealogy Forum]  
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:*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~mtmsgs/ Montana State Genealogical Society]
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:*[http://mhs.mt.gov/default.asp Montana State Historical Society]
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:*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~mtygf/ Yellowstone Genealogy Forum]  
  
==== Family History Centers ====
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==== Taxation ====
  
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]  
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==== Vital Records  ====
*[[Billings Montana Family History Center]]  
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*[[Gardiner Montana Family History Center]]
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For marriages from 1881-1903 see [http://abish.byui.edu/specialCollections/westernStates/search.cfm Western States Marriage Index].
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The following is courtesy of the [http://mt-billings.civicplus.com/index.aspx?nid=258 Parmly Billings Librar]y Genealogical Resources:
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*[http://mt-billings.civicplus.com/index.aspx?nid=390 Vital Statistics from Early ]''[http://mt-billings.civicplus.com/index.aspx?nid=390 Billing Gazettes]: ''Over 13,000 births, deaths, business licenses and other records from the early residents as recorded in this newspaper. The index is from 1882-1901 as well as additional indexes covering up to the 1930s.
  
 
== Web Sites  ==
 
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*[http://montanamsgs.org/ygf.html Yellowstone County Genealogy Forum]  
 
*[http://montanamsgs.org/ygf.html Yellowstone County Genealogy Forum]  
 
*[http://www.nps.gov/yell/historyculture/index.htm Yellowstone National Park History &amp; Culture]
 
*[http://www.nps.gov/yell/historyculture/index.htm Yellowstone National Park History &amp; Culture]
 
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== References  ==
 
== References  ==

Revision as of 18:05, 28 April 2013

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

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Yellowstone County, Montana
Map
Map of the U.S. highlighting Montana
Location of Montana in the U.S.
Facts
Founded February 26, 1883
County Seat Billings
Courthouse
Address Yellowstone County Courthouse
217 N 27th Street
PO Box 35001
Billings, MT 59107-5001
Phone: 406.256.2785
Yellowstone County Website


A wiki article describing an online collection is found at:


Montana, Yellowstone County Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)

Contents

History

Parent County

1883--Yellowstone County was created 26 February 1883 from Gallatin, Meagher, Custer, and Carbon Counties.
County seat: Billings [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Acton Custer Pompey's Pillar
Ballantine Huntley Shepherd
Billings Laurel Worden
Broadview Lockwood

Indian Reservation

The Crow Indian Reservation is located primarily in Big Horn County, with a smaller portion in Yellowstone County.

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

LDS Ward and Branch Records

  • Billings

Court

Directories

The Parmly Billings Library has made the following available online:

Early Billings City Directories: 1883, 1894, 1900-1901, 1903-1904

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Repositories

Courthouse

County Clerk Recorder has birth, death, land, and military records from 1883.
Clerk District Court has marriage, divorce, probate and court records.[2]

Family History Centers

Introduction to LDS Family History Centers

Libraries
Museums
Societies

Taxation

Vital Records

For marriages from 1881-1903 see Western States Marriage Index.

The following is courtesy of the Parmly Billings Library Genealogical Resources:

  • Vital Statistics from Early Billing Gazettes: Over 13,000 births, deaths, business licenses and other records from the early residents as recorded in this newspaper. The index is from 1882-1901 as well as additional indexes covering up to the 1930s.

Web Sites

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. 417.