Yellowstone County, Montana

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*'''Parent County:''' created 26 February 1883 from [[Gallatin County, Montana|Gallatin]] | [[Meagher County, Montana|Meagher]] | [[Custer County, Montana|Custer]] | [[Carbon County, Montana|Carbon]]  
 
*'''Parent County:''' created 26 February 1883 from [[Gallatin County, Montana|Gallatin]] | [[Meagher County, Montana|Meagher]] | [[Custer County, Montana|Custer]] | [[Carbon County, Montana|Carbon]]  
*'''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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*'''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>  
 
*'''Neighboring Counties:''' [[Big Horn County, Montana|Big Horn]] | [[Carbon County, Montana|Carbon]] | [[Golden Valley County, Montana|Golden Valley]] | [[Musselshell County, Montana|Musselshell]] | [[Rosebud County, Montana|Rosebud]] | [[Stillwater County, Montana|Stillwater]] | [[Treasure County, Montana|Treasure]]
 
*'''Neighboring Counties:''' [[Big Horn County, Montana|Big Horn]] | [[Carbon County, Montana|Carbon]] | [[Golden Valley County, Montana|Golden Valley]] | [[Musselshell County, Montana|Musselshell]] | [[Rosebud County, Montana|Rosebud]] | [[Stillwater County, Montana|Stillwater]] | [[Treasure County, Montana|Treasure]]
  
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LDS Ward and Branch&nbsp;Records  
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The Parmly Billings Library has made the following available online:  
 
The Parmly Billings Library has made the following available online:  
  
[http://mt-billings.civicplus.com/index.aspx?nid=393 Early Billings City Directories]: 1883, 1894, 1900-1901, 1903-1904  
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:*[http://mt-billings.civicplus.com/index.aspx?nid=393 Early Billings City Directories]: 1883, 1894, 1900-1901, 1903-1904
  
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*NewspaperArchive.com ($) has a collection of digitized [http://www.newspaperarchive.com/BrowseLocations.aspx?co=7&s=59 Montana newspapers] online including Billings newspapers that reported on residents of Yellowstone County. This database is sometimes free at libraries.  
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:*NewspaperArchive.com ($) has a collection of digitized [http://www.newspaperarchive.com/BrowseLocations.aspx?co=7&s=59 Montana newspapers] online including Billings newspapers that reported on residents of Yellowstone County. This database is sometimes free at libraries.  
*Parmly Billings Library: [http://mt-billings.civicplus.com/index.aspx?nid=390 Vital Statistics from early Billings Gazettes Newspapers covering 1882-1902].  
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:*Parmly Billings Library: [http://mt-billings.civicplus.com/index.aspx?nid=390 Vital Statistics from early Billings Gazettes Newspapers covering 1882-1902].  
*Parmly Billings Library: [http://mt-billings.civicplus.com/index.aspx?nid=390 Billings Gazette Indexes from 1930s and 1940s]
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:*Parmly Billings Library: [http://mt-billings.civicplus.com/index.aspx?nid=390 Billings Gazette Indexes from 1930s and 1940s]
  
 
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===== Courthouse  =====
 
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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>  
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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>  
  
 
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==== Vital Records  ====
 
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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 Library] 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.
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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://abish.byui.edu/specialCollections/westernStates/search.cfm Western States Marriage Index] marriages from 1881-1903
  
*[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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*<font color="#0066cc">{{FHL|Montana%2C+Yellowstone|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}</font>  
 
*<font color="#0066cc">{{FHL|Montana%2C+Yellowstone|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}</font>  
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A wiki article describing an online collection is found at: <br>Montana, Yellowstone County Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)  
 
A wiki article describing an online collection is found at: <br>Montana, Yellowstone County Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)  
  
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Revision as of 19:09, 28 April 2013

United States Gotoarrow.png Montana Gotoarrow.png Yellowstone County

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


Contents

Historical Facts

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Resources

Biography

Cemeteries

Church Records

LDS Ward and Branch Records

  • Billings

Court Records

Directories

The Parmly Billings Library has made the following available online:

Emigration and Immigration

Ethnic, Political or Religious Groups

Genealogy

History

Land and Property

Maps

Migration

Military

Naturalization and Citizenship

Newspapers

Probate

Public Records

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

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.
Birth
Marriage
Death

Websites

A wiki article describing an online collection is found at:
Montana, Yellowstone County Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)

Places

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.

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.