Beaverhead County, Montana Genealogy

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

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Beaverhead County, Montana
Map
Map of the U.S. highlighting Montana
Location of Montana in the U.S.
Facts
Founded February 2, 1865
County Seat Dillon
Courthouse
Address Beaverhead County Courthouse
S Pacific Cluster 3
Dillon, MT 59725
Phone: 406.683.2642
Beaverhead County Website



Historical Facts

Beginning dates for major county records
Birth
Marriage
Death
Land
Probate
Court
1901*
1877*
1901*
1865
1865
1865
* For earlier dates, try... Church | Obituaries | Cemeteries

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Resources

Biography

Cemeteries

  • interactive map of Beaverhead County cemeteries and modern-day townships. (Histopolis)

Census

For tips on accessing Beaverhead County, Montana Genealogy census records online, see: Montana Census.

Church Records

LDS Ward and Branch Records

  • Dillon

Court Records

Directories

Emigration and Immigration

Ethnic, Political or Religious Groups

Gazetteers

Genealogy

History

Land and Property

Maps

  • interactive map of Beaverhead County cemeteries and modern-day townships. (Histopolis)

Migration

Military

Newspapers

  • NewspaperArchive.com ($) has a collection of digitized Montana newspapers including Butte and Helena newspapers that may include residents of Beaverhead County. This database is sometimes free at libraries.

Obituaries

Probate

Public Records

Repositories

Courthouse

County Clerk has birth records from 1902, death records from 1901 and land records from 1864.
Clerk District Court has divorce, probate and court records.[2]

Family History Centers

Introduction to LDS Family History Centers

Libraries
Museums
Societies

Taxation

Vital Records

Birth
Marriage
Death

Websites

  • USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.
  • Family History Library Catalog

Places

Armstead Glen Lakeview Wisdom
Bannack Glendale Lima Wise River
Dell Greenwood Lion City
Dillon Jackson Polaris

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. 415.