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Guide to '''Bottineau County, North Dakota ancestry, genealogy and family history''', birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
  
== County Courthouse  ==
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{{Infobox U.S. County 2016
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|county seat= Bottineau
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|parent county= Buffalo <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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== County Information ==
  
[http://botco.homestead.com/ Bottineau County Courthouse ]<br>314 W 5th Street <br>Bottineau, ND 58318; <br>Phone: 701.228.3983<br>&nbsp;
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=== Description ===
  
Clerk District Court has Birth, Death, &amp; burial records from 1943, <br>marriage record from 1887, divorce, probate&nbsp;and court records <br>from 1889 &amp; naturalization records from 1884; <br>Register of Deeds has land records<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Bottineau County, North Dakota. Page 522 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
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Bottineau was organized July 17, 1884. It is named for Pierre Bottineau (c.1814-1895), a Métis pioneer, hunter, and trapper who became a successful land speculator.<ref>[http://genealogytrails.com/ndak/bottineau/ "Bottineau County, North Dakota,"] Genealogy Trails.</ref> Its county seat is Bottineau.<ref>[https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bottineau_County,_North_Dakota "Bottineau County, North Dakota,"] ''Wikipedia.</ref>
  
== History  ==
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=== County Courthouse ===
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{{ND Courthouse Intro|Bottineau}}
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'''Bottineau County Courthouse'''<br>314 W 5th Street <br>Bottineau, ND 58318<br>Phone: 701.228.3983<br> [http://botco.homestead.com/ Bottineau County Courthouse Website]<br><br>
  
The Territorial legislature identified Bottineau as one of the original counties of the territory in 1872 but it wasn't organized until July 17, 1884, at a meeting in Bottineau. It is named for Pierre Bottineau (c.1814-1895), a Métis pioneer, hunter, and trapper who became a successful land speculator.  
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Clerk District Court has Birth, Death,  burial records from 1943, <br>marriage record from 1887, divorce, probate and court records <br>from 1889  naturalization records from 1884 <br>Register of Deeds has land records<br>[http://botco.homestead.com/CourtClerk.html Clerk District Court Website ]<br><ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Bottineau County, North Dakota. Page 522 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
  
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=== Bottineau County, North Dakota Record Dates  ===
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{| cellspacing="1" cellpadding="1" border="1"
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| bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" colspan="7" | <center>'''Beginning Dates for Major County Records'''</center>
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| width="14.2% " bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Bottineau County, North Dakota Genealogy#Birth|Birth*]]'''
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| width="14.2% " bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Bottineau County, North Dakota Genealogy#Marriage|Marriage]]'''
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| width="14.2% " bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Bottineau County, North Dakota Genealogy#Death|Death*]]'''
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| width="14.2% " bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Bottineau County, North Dakota Genealogy#Court Records|Court]]'''
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| width="14.2% " bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Bottineau County, North Dakota Genealogy#Land and Property Records|Land]]'''
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| width="14.2% " bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Bottineau County, North Dakota Genealogy#Probate Records|Probate]]'''
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| width="14.2% " bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Bottineau County, North Dakota Genealogy#Census Records|Census]]'''
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| width="14.2% " align="center" |1943
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| width="14.2% " align="center" |1884
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| width="14.2% " align="center" |1943
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| width="14.2% " align="center" |1884
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| width="14.2% " align="center" |1884
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| width="14.2% " align="center" |1884
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| width="14.2% " align="center" |1890
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==== &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;Parent County  ====
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=== Record Loss ===
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There is no known history of courthouse disasters in this county.
  
'''1873--'''Bottineau County was created 4 January 1873 from Buffalo County. '''County seat:''' Bottineau <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
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=== Boundary Changes ===
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{{ND Boundary Changes Intro|Bottineau}}
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*'''Parent County:''' Bottineau County was created 4 January 1873 from Buffalo County.<br>
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*'''County seat:''' Bottineau <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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*[http://www.mapofus.org/northdakota/ Interactive Formation Boundary Map of North Dakota] - shows boundary changes for North Dakota Counties
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*[http://publications.newberry.org/ahcbp/documents/DAKs_Individual_County_Chronologies.htm North Dakota Historical Boundary Changes] - list of all boundary changes by county provided by [https://www.newberry.org/ Newberry Library]
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==== Boundary Changes  ====
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=== Populated Places ===
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{{ND Populated Places Intro|Bottineau}}
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The following are locations in the county<ref>[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bottineau_County,_North_Dakota Wikipedia contributors, "Bottineau County, North Dakota,"] in ''Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia.''</ref>
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{{populated places
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Antler,_North_Dakota Antler]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bottineau,_North_Dakota Bottineau]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gardena,_North_Dakota Gardena]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kramer,_North_Dakota Kramer]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Landa,_North_Dakota Landa]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lansford,_North_Dakota Lansford]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Maxbass,_North_Dakota Maxbass]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Newburg,_North_Dakota Newburg]</div>
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Overly,_North_Dakota Overly]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Souris,_North_Dakota Souris]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Westhope,_North_Dakota Westhope]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Willow_City,_North_Dakota Willow City]</div>
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carbury,_North_Dakota Carbury]
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* Kuroki (See National Register, below)</div>
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Omemee,_North_Dakota Omemee]</div>
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Roth,_North_Dakota Roth]</div>
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Amity_Township,_Bottineau_County,_North_Dakota Amity]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Antler_Township,_Bottineau_County,_North_Dakota Antler]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bentinck_Township,_Bottineau_County,_North_Dakota Bentinck]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Blaine_Township,_Bottineau_County,_North_Dakota Blaine]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Brander_Township,_Bottineau_County,_North_Dakota Brander]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cecil_Township,_Bottineau_County,_North_Dakota Cecil]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chatfield_Township,_Bottineau_County,_North_Dakota Chatfield]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cordelia_Township,_Bottineau_County,_North_Dakota Cordelia]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cut_Bank_Township,_Bottineau_County,_North_Dakota Cut Bank]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dalen_Township,_Bottineau_County,_North_Dakota Dalen]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eidsvold_Township,_Bottineau_County,_North_Dakota Eidsvold]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Elms_Township,_Bottineau_County,_North_Dakota Elms]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Elysian_Township,_Bottineau_County,_North_Dakota Elysian]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Haram_Township,_Bottineau_County,_North_Dakota Haram]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hastings_Township,_Bottineau_County,_North_Dakota Hastings]</div>
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hoffman_Township,_Bottineau_County,_North_Dakota Hoffman]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Homen_Township,_Bottineau_County,_North_Dakota Homen]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kane_Township,_Bottineau_County,_North_Dakota Kane]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lansford_Township,_Bottineau_County,_North_Dakota Lansford]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lewis_Township,_Bottineau_County,_North_Dakota Lewis]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lordsburg_Township,_Bottineau_County,_North_Dakota Lordsburg]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mount_Rose_Township,_Bottineau_County,_North_Dakota Mount Rose]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Newborg_Township,_Bottineau_County,_North_Dakota Newborg]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oak_Creek_Township,_Bottineau_County,_North_Dakota Oak Creek]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oak_Valley_Township,_Bottineau_County,_North_Dakota Oak Valley]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ostby_Township,_Bottineau_County,_North_Dakota Ostby]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Peabody_Township,_Bottineau_County,_North_Dakota Peabody]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pickering_Township,_Bottineau_County,_North_Dakota Pickering]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Renville_Township,_Bottineau_County,_North_Dakota Renville]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Richburg_Township,_Bottineau_County,_North_Dakota Richburg]</div>
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Roland_Township,_Bottineau_County,_North_Dakota Roland]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Scandia_Township,_Bottineau_County,_North_Dakota Scandia]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Scotia_Township,_Bottineau_County,_North_Dakota Scotia]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sergius_Township,_Bottineau_County,_North_Dakota Sergius]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sherman_Township,_Bottineau_County,_North_Dakota Sherman]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Starbuck_Township,_Bottineau_County,_North_Dakota Starbuck]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stone_Creek_Township,_Bottineau_County,_North_Dakota Stone Creek]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tacoma_Township,_Bottineau_County,_North_Dakota Tacoma]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wayne_Township,_Bottineau_County,_North_Dakota Wayne]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wellington_Township,_Bottineau_County,_North_Dakota Wellington]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wheaton_Township,_Bottineau_County,_North_Dakota Wheaton]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Whitby_Township,_Bottineau_County,_North_Dakota Whitby]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Whitteron_Township,_Bottineau_County,_North_Dakota Whitteron]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Willow_Vale_Township,_Bottineau_County,_North_Dakota Willow Vale]</div>
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''See also''
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/National_Register_of_Historic_Places_listings_in_North_Dakota#Bottineau_County National Register of Historic Places listings in Bottineau County, North Dakota]
  
==== Record Loss  ====
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== Resources ==
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{{ND Resources Intro}}
  
== Places/Localities  ==
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=== Bible Records ===
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{{ND Bible Intro|Bottineau}}
  
==== Populated Places ====
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=== Biographies ===
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{{ND Biographies Intro|Bottineau}}
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*[http://genealogytrails.com/ndak/bottineau/bios.html Biographies, Bottineau County] (Genealogy Trails)
  
==== Cities  ====
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=== Business, Commerce, and Occupations ===
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{{ND Business Records Intro|Bottineau}}
  
*Antler
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=== Cemeteries ===
*Bottineau  
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{{ND Cemeteries Intro|Bottineau}}
*Gardena
 
*Kramer
 
*Landa
 
*Lansford
 
*Maxbass
 
*Newburg
 
*Overly
 
*Souris
 
*Westhope
 
*Willow City<br>
 
  
==== Townships ====
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| colspan="2" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" style="border:1px solid black"| <center>'''Cemeteries of Adams County, North Dakota''' online and in print</center>
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| width="20%" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" style="border:1px solid black" | <center>'''Tombstone Transcriptions Online'''</center>
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*[http://findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gsr&GSfn=&GSmn=&GSln=&GSbyrel=all&GSby=&GSdyrel=all&GSdy=&GScntry=4&GSst=30&GScnty=1755&GSgrid=&df=all&GSob=n Findagrave]
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/nd/bottineau/bottin.htm USGenWeb Archives]  
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*[http://www.usgwtombstones.org/northdakota/bottineau.html USGenWeb Tombstone Project]
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*[http://northdakotagravestones.org/cemeteries.php?selected_cid=5 NDGravestones]
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*[http://www.interment.net/us/nd/bottineau.htm NDInterment]
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*{{FHL|610707|subject-id|disp=Family History Library}}
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*[http://www.worldcat.org/search?q=su%3Acemetery+Bottineau+North+Dakota&qt=advanced&dblist=638 WorldCat]
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*[https://billiongraves.com/pages/search/# BillionGraves]
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| width="20%" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" style="border:1px solid black" |<center>'''List of Cemeteries in the County'''</center>
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*[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=csr&CScn=&CScntry=4&CSst=30&CScnty=1755 Findagrave]
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*[https://billiongraves.com/search/results?year_range=5&action=search_cemetery&exact=true&country=United%20States&state=North%20Dakota&county=Bottineau&cemetery_name=a# Billion Graves]
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| colspan="2" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" style="border:1px solid black"| <center>See '''[[North Dakota Cemeteries]]''' for more information</center>
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*[http://www.hiddenancestors.com/bottineaund/cemeteries.html Hidden Ancestors for Bottineau County] Other cemeteries indexes can be found at Hidden Ancestors.
  
*Amity
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*Antler
 
*Bentinck
 
*Blaine
 
*Brander
 
*Cecil
 
*Chatfield
 
*Cordelia
 
*Cut Bank
 
*Dalen
 
*Eidsvold
 
*Elms
 
*Elysian
 
*Haram
 
*Hastings
 
*Hoffman
 
*Homen
 
*Kane
 
*Lansford
 
*Lewis
 
*Lordsburg
 
*Mount Rose
 
*Newborg
 
*Oak Creek
 
*Oak Valley
 
*Ostby
 
*Peabody
 
*Pickering
 
*Renville
 
*Richburg
 
*Roland
 
*Scandia
 
*Scotia
 
*Sergius
 
*Sherman
 
*Starbuck
 
*Stone Creek
 
*Tacoma
 
*Wayne
 
*Wellington
 
*Wheaton
 
*Whitby
 
*Whitteron
 
*Willow Vale
 
  
==== Neighboring Counties ====
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=== Census Records ===
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{{Historical populations
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|footnote = Source: [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bottineau_County,_North_Dakota#Demographics "Wikipedia.org".]
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|1890 |2893
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|1900 |7532
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|1910 |17295
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|1920 |15109
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|1930 |14853
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|1940 |13253
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|1950 |12140
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|1960 |11315
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|1970 |9496
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|1980 |9239 
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|1990 |8011  
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|2000 |7149
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|2010 |6429
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{{ND Census Intro|Bottineau}}
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[http://genealogytrails.com/ndak/bottineau/1883petitionsigners.html '''1883''' - Early Settlers] (Genealogy Trails)
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====State Census Records====
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*'''1885''' [http://library.ndsu.edu/db/census/ Dakota Territory 1885 Census Index] at [https://library.ndsu.edu/ndsuarchives/ NDSU Archives] – index only
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*'''1885, 1915, 1925''' [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=1078 North Dakota, Territorial and State Censuses, 1885, 1915, 1925] at [http://home.ancestry.com/ Ancestry.com] – ($), index and images
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*'''1915''' {{RecordSearch|2346284|North Dakota Census, 1915}} at [https://familysearch.org/search/ FamilySearch Historical Records] — index and images
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*'''1925''' {{RecordSearch|2351024|North Dakota Census, 1925}} at [https://familysearch.org/search/ FamilySearch Historical Records] — index and images
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==== Federal Census Records ====
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Federal Censuses were taken for North Dakota starting in 1910. For links to Federal census indexes, see [[North Dakota Census]].
  
[[McHenry County, North Dakota|McHenry]] | [[Pierce County, North Dakota|Pierce]] | [[Renville County, North Dakota|Renville]] | [[Rolette County, North Dakota|Rolette]]  
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/nd/bottineau/bottcens.htm Bottineau County Census Records] (USGenWeb Archives)
  
== Resources  ==
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=== Church Records ===
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{{ND Church Intro|Bottineau}}
  
==== Cemeteries  ====
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[http://www.churchangel.com/WEBND/bottin.htm Bottineau County Churches]&nbsp; -&nbsp; Church Angel
  
*[http://hiddenancestors.com/bottineaund/cemeteries/Antler.htm Antler Cemetery] - Index - Hidden Ancestors
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'''''Lutheran'''''<br>
*[http://hiddenancestors.com/bottineaund/cemeteries/BethelLuthBrethrn.htm Bethel Lutheran Brethern] - Index - Hidden Ancestors
 
*[http://hiddenancestors.com/bottineaund/cemeteries/Haas.htm Haas Cemetery] - Index&nbsp; -&nbsp; Hidden Ancestors
 
*[http://hiddenancestors.com/bottineaund/cemeteries/Kramer.htm Kramer Cemetery] -&nbsp; Partial Index&nbsp; -&nbsp; Hidden Ancestors
 
*[http://hiddenancestors.com/bottineaund/cemeteries/Landa.htm Landa Cemetery ]-&nbsp; Index&nbsp; -&nbsp; Hidden Ancestors
 
*[http://hiddenancestors.com/bottineaund/cemeteries/Lansford.htm Lansford Cemetery&nbsp;] -&nbsp; Index&nbsp; -&nbsp; Hidden Ancestors
 
*[http://hiddenancestors.com/bottineaund/cemeteries/LittleFargo.htm Little Fargo Cemetery]&nbsp; -&nbsp; Index&nbsp; -&nbsp; Hidden Ancestors
 
*[http://hiddenancestors.com/bottineaund/cemeteries/MemorialPark.htm Memorial Park]&nbsp; -&nbsp; Partial Index&nbsp; -&nbsp; Hidden Ancestors
 
*[http://hiddenancestors.com/bottineaund/cemeteries/mohall.htm Mohall Cemetery&nbsp;] -&nbsp; Partial Index&nbsp; -&nbsp; Hidden Ancestors
 
*[http://hiddenancestors.com/bottineaund/cemeteries/mtstmark.htm Mount St. Mark Cemetery]&nbsp; -&nbsp; Index&nbsp; -&nbsp; Hidden Ancestors
 
*[http://hiddenancestors.com/bottineaund/cemeteries/MouseRiver.htm Mouse River Lutheran]&nbsp; -&nbsp; Index&nbsp; -&nbsp; Hidden Ancestors
 
*[http://hiddenancestors.com/bottineaund/cemeteries/Nedaros.htm Nederos Lutheran Cemetery]&nbsp; -&nbsp; Index&nbsp; -&nbsp; Hidden Ancestors
 
*[http://hiddenancestors.com/bottineaund/cemeteries/oakcreek.htm Oak Creek Cemetery]&nbsp; -&nbsp; Partial Index&nbsp; -&nbsp; Hidden Ancestors
 
*[http://hiddenancestors.com/bottineaund/cemeteries/oldsalem.htm Old Salem Cemetery&nbsp;] -&nbsp; Index&nbsp; -&nbsp; Hidden Ancestors
 
*[http://hiddenancestors.com/bottineaund/cemeteries/OurSaviors.htm Our Savior's Cemetery]&nbsp; -&nbsp; Partial Index&nbsp; -&nbsp; Hidden Ancestors
 
*[http://hiddenancestors.com/bottineaund/cemeteries/Renville.htm Renville Cemetery&nbsp;] -&nbsp; Index&nbsp; -&nbsp; Hidden Ancestors
 
*[http://hiddenancestors.com/bottineaund/cemeteries/Riverside.htm Riverside Cemetery]&nbsp; -&nbsp; Index&nbsp; -&nbsp; Hidden Ancestors
 
*[http://hiddenancestors.com/bottineaund/cemeteries/Russell.htm Russell Cemetery]&nbsp; -&nbsp; Index&nbsp; -&nbsp; Hidden Ancestors
 
*[http://hiddenancestors.com/bottineaund/cemeteries/StJeromes.htm Saint Jerome's Cemetery]&nbsp; -&nbsp; Partial Index&nbsp; -&nbsp; Hidden Ancestors
 
*[http://hiddenancestors.com/bottineaund/cemeteries/StJohnsLuth.htm Saint John's Cemetery]&nbsp; -&nbsp; Index&nbsp; -&nbsp; Hidden Ancestors
 
*[http://hiddenancestors.com/bottineaund/cemeteries/tarsus.htm Tarsus Cemetery]&nbsp; -&nbsp; Index&nbsp; -&nbsp; Hidden Ancestors
 
*[http://hiddenancestors.com/bottineaund/cemeteries/Weeks.htm Weeks Cemetery&nbsp;]&nbsp;&nbsp;-&nbsp; Partial Index&nbsp; -&nbsp; Hidden Ancestors
 
*[http://hiddenancestors.com/bottineaund/cemeteries/WillowCreek.htm Willow City Cemetery]&nbsp; -&nbsp; Index&nbsp; -&nbsp; Hidden Ancestors
 
*[http://hiddenancestors.com/bottineaund/cemeteries/WillowCreek.htm Willow Creek Cemetery]&nbsp; -&nbsp; Index&nbsp; -&nbsp; Hidden Ancestors
 
  
&nbsp;
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*Records of Mouse River Lutheran Church, Bottineau County, in Evangelical Lutheran Church in America database at [http://www.archives.com Archives.com] ($).
  
==== Census  ====
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=== Court Records ===
 +
{{ND Court Intro|Bottineau}}
  
*1890
+
=== Directories ===
*1900
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{{ND Directories Intro|Bottineau}}
*1915
 
*1920
 
*1925
 
*1930
 
  
==== Church ====
+
=== Emigration and Immigration ===
 +
{{ND Emigration Intro}}
  
[http://www.churchangel.com/WEBND/bottin.htm Bottineau County Churches]&nbsp; -&nbsp; Church Angel
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=== Ethnic, Political, and Religious Groups ===
 +
{{ND Ethnic Groups Intro}}
  
==== Court ====
+
=== Funeral Homes ===
 +
{{ND Funeral Homes Intro|Bottineau}}
  
==== Land ====
+
=== Genealogies ===
 +
{{ND Genealogies Intro|Bottineau}}
  
==== Local Histories  ====
+
=== Guardianship ===
 +
{{ND Guardianship Intro|Bottineau}}
  
==== Maps  ====
+
=== Land and Property Records ===
 +
{{ND Land Intro|Bottineau}}
 +
''Online Land Records''
 +
*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/nd/bottineau/bottland.html Index to Bottineau County BLM Land Records] (USGenWeb Archives)
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*[http://www.glorecords.blm.gov/search/ Land Patent Search] - index to federal patents and homesteads on the [http://www.glorecords.blm.gov/default.aspx Bureau of Land Management] website, some images available
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*'''1796-1907''' - [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=1246 U.S. General Land Office Records, 1796-1907] at [http://ancestry.com Ancestry] - index, info taken from Bureau of Land Management website<br>
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*'''1861-1936''' - [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=60593 U.S. Homestead Records 1861-1936] at [http://home.ancestry.com Ancestry.com] - ($), index and images
 +
For more information see [[North Dakota Land and Property]]
  
==== Military  ====
+
=== Local Histories ===
 +
{{ND Histories Intro|Bottineau}}
 +
*''Historical highlights of Bottineau County''. 1977. Bismarck North Dakota; Bismarck Tribune;
 +
**{{FSbook|6644558}}.<br>
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*''Museum and Library of the State historical society of North Dakota''. 1917. Bismarck, N.D.. State Historical Society of North Dakota;
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**[https://babel.hathitrust.org/cgi/pt?id=mdp.39015076718991;view=1up;seq=1 Hithitrust] <br>
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**[https://archive.org/details/museumlibraryofs00statrich Archive.org] <br>
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**[https://books.google.com/books?id=QflYAAAAMAAJ&pg=PT6&dq=Museum+and+Library+of+the+State+historical+society+of+North+Dakota&hl=en&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwiaxMqdx9jPAhXKw1QKHZq_D0EQ6AEIHjAA#v=onepage&q=Museum%20and%20Library%20of%20the%20State%20historical%20society%20of%20North%20Dakota&f=false Google Books]<br>
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*''Bottineau County Diamond Jubilee, 1884-1959 : Bottineau, North Dakota, June 28, 29, 30, July 1, 1959''. 1959. Diamond Anniversary Publication Committee. Bottineau, N.D.;
 +
**[http://www.digitalhorizonsonline.org/cdm/compoundobject/collection/ndsl-books/id/2850 Digital Horizons Online]
  
==== Newspapers  ====
+
=== Maps and Gazetteers ===
 +
{{ND Maps Intro}}
 +
*[http://www.mapofus.org/northdakota/ Interactive Formation Boundary Map of North Dakota] - shows boundary changes for North Dakota Counties
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*[http://www.ndgenweb.org/maps.htm North Dakota Maps at NDGenWeb] -historical maps
  
==== Probate  ====
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=== Migration ===
 +
{{ND Migration Intro}}
  
==== Taxation  ====
+
=== Military Records ===
 +
{{ND Military Intro}}
 +
==== Online Collections ====
 +
These collections are unique to North Dakota. You will find nationwide databases for military records on [[United States Military Online Genealogy Records|U.S. Military Online Genealogy Records]] and [[North Dakota Military Records|North Dakota Military Records]].<br>
  
==== Vital Records ====
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''Civil War''
 +
*'''1861-1865''' - {{RecordSearch|1932393|Dakota Territory Civil War Service Records of Union Soldiers, 1861-1865}} at [http://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch].
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*'''1890''' - {{RecordSearch|1877095| United States Census of Union Veterans and Widows of the Civil War, 1890}} at [http://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch].
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''World War I''
 +
*'''1917-1918''' - [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=4569 North Dakota Military Men 1917-1918] at [http://ancestry.com Ancestry] ($)
 +
*'''1917-1918''' - [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=31404 Roster of the men and women who served in the army or naval service (including the Marine Corps) of the United States or its allies from the state of North Dakota in the World War, 1917-1918, Vols. 1-4] at [http://ancestry.com Ancestry] ($)
 +
*[http://genealogytrails.com/ndak/bottineau/military/ww1casualties.html World War I Casualties, Bottineau County] (Genealogy Trails)
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''World War II''
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*[http://genealogytrails.com/ndak/bottineau/military/ww2armycas.html World War II Army Casualties, Bottineau County] (Genealogy Trails)
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*[http://genealogytrails.com/ndak/bottineau/military/ww2navycas.html World War II Navy Casualties, Bottineau County] (Genealogy Trails)
 +
''Korean War''
 +
*[http://genealogytrails.com/ndak/bottineau/military/koreacasualties.html Korean War Casualties, Bottineau County] (Genealogy Trails)
 +
''Vietnam War''
 +
*[http://genealogytrails.com/ndak/bottineau/military/vietnamcasualties.html Vietnam War Casualties, Bottineau County] (Genealogy Trails)
 +
For further information see [[North Dakota Military Records]].
  
== Societies and Libraries  ==
+
=== Naturalization and Citizenship ===
 +
{{ND Naturalization Intro}}
  
==== Family History Centers<br> ====
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''Online Naturalization Indexes and Records''
  
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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*[http://library.ndsu.edu/db/naturalization/ North Dakota Naturalization Records Index] at [https://library.ndsu.edu/ndsuarchives/ NDSU Archives] – index only, covers various dates and counties
  
== Web Sites  ==
+
=== Newspapers ===
 +
{{ND Newspapers Intro|Bottineau}}
 +
'' North Dakota Newspapers Online''
 +
*[http://www.genealogybank.com/ GenealogyBank] - ($), contains images of North Dakota newspapers
 +
*[http://newspaperarchive.com/us/north-dakota/ Newspaper Archive] - ($), contains images of North Dakota newspapers
 +
*[http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/ Chronicling America] - contains images of some North Dakota newspapers; [http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/help/#basic_searching searching tips]
 +
*[http://elephind.com/ Elephind] - Free; search engine that retrieves newspaper images from other free newspaper websites
 +
''North Dakota Newspaper Catalogs''
 +
*[http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/search/titles/ U.S. Newspaper Directory, 1690-Present] on Chronicling America - contains a list of all known newspapers and the dates they cover; once you locate a newspaper name, contact the local library to see if they have copies of the newspaper
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*[http://history.nd.gov/archives/whatnewspapers.html State Historical Society of North Dakota] - contains inventory and catalog of all known ND newspapers
  
*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
+
=== Obituaries ===
*{{FHL|North+Dakota%2C+Bottineau|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}  
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{{ND Obituaries Intro|Bottineau}}
 +
*[http://genealogytrails.com/ndak/bottineau/obits.html Bottineau County Obituaries and Death Notices] (Genealogy Trails)
 +
 
 +
=== Other Records ===
 +
{{ND Other Records Intro}}
 +
 
 +
=== Periodicals ===
 +
{{ND Periodicals Intro|Bottineau}}
 +
 
 +
=== Probate Records ===
 +
{{ND Probate Intro|Bottineau}}
 +
 
 +
'''Online Probate Records
 +
 
 +
*'''1800 – 1985''' [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=9081 North Dakota and South Dakota Wills and Probate Records 1800-1985] at [http://home.ancestry.com Ancestry.com] — index and images $
 +
 
 +
=== School Records ===
 +
{{ND Schools Intro}}
 +
 
 +
=== Tax Records ===
 +
{{ND Tax Intro|Bottineau}}
 +
 
 +
=== Vital Records ===
 +
{{ND Vital Intro|Bottineau}}
 +
==== Birth ====
 +
{{ND Vital Records - Birth Intro|Bottineau}}
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==== Marriage ====
 +
{{ND Vital Records - Marriage Intro|Bottineau}}
 +
*[http://genealogytrails.com/ndak/bottineau/news_marriages.html Bottineau County Marriage Announcements] (Genealogy Trails)
 +
==== Death ====
 +
{{ND Vital Records - Death Intro|Bottineau}}
 +
Online Death Indexes and Records''
 +
 
 +
*'''1892-present''' - [https://apps.nd.gov/doh/certificates/deathCertSearch.htm NDDH Public Death Index, 1892-present] at [http://ndhealth.gov/vital/ North Dakota Dept. of Health] – index only
 +
*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/nd/bottineau/vitals/bottfune.txt Bottineau County Funeral Home Deaths Index], compiled and published by River Valley Genealogy Society (USGenWeb Archives)
 +
==== Divorce ====
 +
{{ND Vital Records - Divorce Intro|Bottineau}}
 +
 
 +
== Research Facilities ==
 +
{{ND Research Facilities Intro|Bottineau}}
 +
 
 +
=== Archives ===
 +
{{ND Archives Intro}}
 +
'''North Dakota State University Archives''']<br>West Building 3551 7th Avenue<br>NFargo, ND 58102<br>'''''Mailing Address:'''''<br>NDSU Archives<br>Libraries NDSU Dept #2080<br>PO Box 6050<br>Fargo, ND 58108-6050<br>Phone: 701-231-8914<br>Fax: 701-231-5632<br>Email: [mailto:ndsu.archives@ndsu.edu ndsu.archives@ndsu.edu]<br>[https://library.ndsu.edu/ndsuarchives/ Website]
 +
 
 +
=== Family History Centers ===
 +
{{Family History Centers Intro}}
 +
 
 +
=== Libraries ===
 +
{{ND Libraries Intro|Bottineau}}
 +
 
 +
=== Museums ===
 +
{{ND Museums Intro}}
 +
 
 +
== Societies ==
 +
{{ND Societies Intro|Bottineau}}
 +
'''Bottineau County Historical Society'''<br>1093 Hwy 5 NE<br>Bottineau, ND 58318<br>Telephone: 701-228-3800<br>
 +
 
 +
'''Lansford Threshers and Historical Association, Inc.'''<br> c/o Glen Carlson<br>PO Box 26<br> Lansford, ND 58750<br>Telephone: 701-784-5897<br>
 +
 
 +
'''Mouse River Loop Genealogy Society'''<br>PO Box 1391<br> Minot, ND 58701-1391<br>[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ndmrlgs/?cj=1&sid=RootsWeb&netid=cj&o_xid=0002159160&o_lid=0002159160&o_sch=Affiliate+External Website]<br>
 +
 
 +
== Websites ==
 +
{{ND Websites Intro|Bottineau}}
 +
 
 +
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ndbottin/ Bottineau County] (USGenWeb Project). May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county.  
 +
*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/nd/bottineau/bottin.htm Bottineau County] (USGenWeb Archives)
 +
*{{FHL|North Dakota Bottineau|subject|disp=FamilySearch Catalog}} The FamilySearch catalog contains descriptions and access information for all genealogical materials (including books, online materials, microfilm, microfiche, and publications) in their collection.  Use [https://familysearch.org/search/ Historical Records] to search for specific individuals in genealogical records.
 
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/ND/Bottineau/ Bottineau County, North Dakota Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
 
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/ND/Bottineau/ Bottineau County, North Dakota Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
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*[http://genealogytrails.com/ndak/bottineau/ Bottineau County] (Genealogy Trails)
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*[http://ldsgenealogy.com/ND/Bottineau-County.htm Bottineau County Genealogy] (LDS Genealogy)
  
== References  ==
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== Research Guides ==
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{{ND Research Guides Intro}}
  
<references />{{North Dakota|North Dakota}}
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== References ==
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<references />
  
[[Category:Bottineau_County,_North_Dakota]]
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{{North Dakota|North Dakota}}
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[[Category:Bottineau_County,_North_Dakota]][[Category:North Dakota_Counties]]

Latest revision as of 21:13, 15 May 2017

United States
North Dakota
Bottineau County

Guide to Bottineau County, North Dakota ancestry, genealogy and family history, birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

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County Facts
County seat: Bottineau
Organized: January 4, 1873
Parent County(s): Buffalo [1]
Neighboring Counties
McHenry  • Pierce  • Renville  • Rolette  • Manitoba, Canada
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County Information

Description

Bottineau was organized July 17, 1884. It is named for Pierre Bottineau (c.1814-1895), a Métis pioneer, hunter, and trapper who became a successful land speculator.[2] Its county seat is Bottineau.[3]

County Courthouse

Bottineau County Courthouse
314 W 5th Street
Bottineau, ND 58318
Phone: 701.228.3983
Bottineau County Courthouse Website

Clerk District Court has Birth, Death, burial records from 1943,
marriage record from 1887, divorce, probate and court records
from 1889 naturalization records from 1884
Register of Deeds has land records
Clerk District Court Website
[4]

Bottineau County, North Dakota Record Dates

Beginning Dates for Major County Records
Birth* Marriage Death* Court Land Probate Census
1943 1884 1943 1884 1884 1884 1890

Record Loss

There is no known history of courthouse disasters in this county.

Boundary Changes

Populated Places

The following are locations in the county[5]

Cities
Unincorporated communites
  • Carbury
  • Kuroki (See National Register, below)
Townships

See also

Resources

Bible Records

Biographies

Business, Commerce, and Occupations

Cemeteries

Cemeteries of Adams County, North Dakota online and in print
Tombstone Transcriptions Online
Tombstone Transcriptions in Print (Often more complete)
List of Cemeteries in the County
See North Dakota Cemeteries for more information

 

Census Records

Historical populations
Census Pop.  %±
1890 2,893
1900 7,532 160.4%
1910 17,295 129.6%
1920 15,109 −12.6%
1930 14,853 −1.7%
1940 13,253 −10.8%
1950 12,140 −8.4%
1960 11,315 −6.8%
1970 9,496 −16.1%
1980 9,239 −2.7%
1990 8,011 −13.3%
2000 7,149 −10.8%
2010 6,429 −10.1%
Source: "Wikipedia.org".

1883 - Early Settlers (Genealogy Trails)

State Census Records

Federal Census Records

Federal Censuses were taken for North Dakota starting in 1910. For links to Federal census indexes, see North Dakota Census.

Church Records

Church records can be found online, kept onsite at the church, or housed in a church archive or library. See North Dakota Church Records for more information on how to locate the records.


Bottineau County Churches  -  Church Angel

Lutheran

  • Records of Mouse River Lutheran Church, Bottineau County, in Evangelical Lutheran Church in America database at Archives.com ($).

Court Records

Directories

Emigration and Immigration

Ethnic, Political, and Religious Groups

Funeral Homes

Genealogies

Guardianship

Land and Property Records

When the United States acquired North Dakota, most of the land became available for homesteading or purchase from the federal government. After land was transferred from the government to private owners, the registrar of deeds in each county recorded the land transactions in the form of deeds and mortgages. For more information, see North Dakota Land and Property.

Online Land Records

For more information see North Dakota Land and Property

Local Histories

Local histories, including those of the county, are available for Bottineau County. These histories can include biographies, church, school and government history, and military information.

  • Historical highlights of Bottineau County. 1977. Bismarck North Dakota; Bismarck Tribune;
  • Museum and Library of the State historical society of North Dakota. 1917. Bismarck, N.D.. State Historical Society of North Dakota;
  • Bottineau County Diamond Jubilee, 1884-1959 : Bottineau, North Dakota, June 28, 29, 30, July 1, 1959. 1959. Diamond Anniversary Publication Committee. Bottineau, N.D.;

Maps and Gazetteers

Migration

Military Records

Online Collections

These collections are unique to North Dakota. You will find nationwide databases for military records on U.S. Military Online Genealogy Records and North Dakota Military Records.

Civil War

World War I

World War II

Korean War

Vietnam War

For further information see North Dakota Military Records.

Naturalization and Citizenship

Online Naturalization Indexes and Records

Newspapers

For more information see North Dakota Newspapers.

North Dakota Newspapers Online

North Dakota Newspaper Catalogs

Obituaries

Other Records

Periodicals

Probate Records

Probate records, including wills and estates, are at the county clerk's office. See also North Dakota Probate Records.

Online Probate Records

School Records

Tax Records

County tax records are at the county treasurer's, auditor's or clerk's office in the county courthouse. Some tax records may have been moved to the North Dakota State Archives.

Vital Records

Birth, marriage, death, and divorce records may be recorded on registers, certificates, or other documents at the county clerk's office. Many records are also being digitized and put online. See North Dakota Vital Records for more information about availability and how to access them.

Birth

Marriage

Death

Online Death Indexes and Records

Divorce

Research Facilities

Archives

North Dakota State University Archives]
West Building 3551 7th Avenue
NFargo, ND 58102
Mailing Address:
NDSU Archives
Libraries NDSU Dept #2080
PO Box 6050
Fargo, ND 58108-6050
Phone: 701-231-8914
Fax: 701-231-5632
Email: ndsu.archives@ndsu.edu
Website

Family History Centers

Family History Centers provide one-on-one assistance and free access to premium genealogical websites. In addition, many centers have free how-to genealogy classes.

Libraries

Museums

Societies

Bottineau County Historical Society
1093 Hwy 5 NE
Bottineau, ND 58318
Telephone: 701-228-3800

Lansford Threshers and Historical Association, Inc.
c/o Glen Carlson
PO Box 26
Lansford, ND 58750
Telephone: 701-784-5897

Mouse River Loop Genealogy Society
PO Box 1391
Minot, ND 58701-1391
Website

Websites

Research Guides

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
  2. "Bottineau County, North Dakota," Genealogy Trails.
  3. "Bottineau County, North Dakota," Wikipedia.
  4. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Bottineau County, North Dakota. Page 522 At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  5. Wikipedia contributors, "Bottineau County, North Dakota," in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia.