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''[[United States Genealogy|United States]][[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[North Dakota Genealogy|North Dakota]]'' [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] '''Burleigh County'''
  
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Guide to '''Burleigh 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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[http://www.burleighco.com/ Burleigh County Courthouse]<br> 514 E Thayer Ave; PO Box 5518<br> Bismarck, ND 58501-4413<br>Phone: 701 222.6690&nbsp;<br><br>Clerk District Court has marriage and probate records from 1898,&nbsp;<br>Court Records from 1876 and burial records from 1950’s<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Burleigh 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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== County Information ==
  
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=== Description ===
  
&nbsp;History
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=== County Courthouse ===
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{{ND Courthouse Intro|Burleigh}}
  
==== Parent County ====
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Burleigh County Courthouse<br> 514 E Thayer Ave <br> PO Box 5518<br> Bismarck, ND 58501-4413<br>Phone: 701.222.6690&nbsp;<br>[http://www.burleighco.com/ '''Burleigh County Website'''] <br>
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Clerk District Court has marriage and probate records from 1898,&nbsp;<br>Court Records from 1876 and burial records from 1950’s<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Burleigh County, North Dakota. Page 522 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
  
'''1873--'''Burleigh County was created 4 January 1873 from [[Buffalo County, South Dakota|Buffalo]] County. '''County seat:''' Bismarck <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
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=== Burleigh County, North Dakota Record Dates  ===
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| width="84%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" colspan="7" | <center>'''Beginning Dates for Major County Records'''</center>
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| width="12%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Burleigh County, North Dakota Genealogy#Birth|Birth*]]'''
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| width="12%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Burleigh County, North Dakota Genealogy#Marriage|Marriage]]'''
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| width="12%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Burleigh County, North Dakota Genealogy#Death|Death*]]'''
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| width="12%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Burleigh County, North Dakota Genealogy#Court Records|Court]]'''
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| width="12%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Burleigh County, North Dakota Genealogy#Land and Property Records|Land]]'''
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| width="12%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Burleigh County, North Dakota Genealogy#Probate Records|Probate]]'''
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| width="12%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Burleigh County, North Dakota Genealogy#Census Records|Census]]'''
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| width="12%" align="center" |1898
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| width="12%" align="center" |1873
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| width="12%" align="center" |1873
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| width="12%" align="center" |1880
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==== Boundary Changes  ====
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=== Record Loss ===
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There is no known history of courthouse disasters in this county.
  
==== Record Loss  ====
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=== Boundary Changes ===
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{{ND Boundary Changes Intro|Burleigh}}
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'''1873--'''Burleigh County was created 4 January 1873 from [[Buffalo County, South Dakota Genealogy|Buffalo]] County. '''County seat:''' Bismarck <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
  
== Places/Localities  ==
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=== Populated Places ===
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{{ND Populated Places Intro|Burleigh}}
  
==== Populated Places  ====
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* Bismarck
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* Wilton
  
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
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{{Infobox U.S. County 2016
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|organized= January 4, 1873
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|county seat= Bismarck
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|parent county= [[Buffalo County, South Dakota Genealogy|Buffalo]] <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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|variant spellings=
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|county1= [[Emmons County, North Dakota Genealogy|Emmons]]
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|county2= [[Kidder County, North Dakota Genealogy|Kidder]]
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|county3= [[McLean County, North Dakota Genealogy|Mclean]]
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|county4= [[Morton County, North Dakota Genealogy|Morton]]
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|county5= [[Oliver County, North Dakota Genealogy|Oliver]]
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|county6= [[Sheridan County, North Dakota Genealogy|Sheridan]]</br><center>[[Burleigh County, North Dakota Genealogy#Maps and Gazetteers|See County Maps]]</center>
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|county courthouse= [[Image:NorthDakotaBurleighCourthouse.jpg|245x245px]]
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|county location in state= [[Image:North Dakota Burleigh Map.png|185x185px]]
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|adoption=
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}}
  
[[Emmons County, North Dakota|Emmons]] | [[Kidder County, North Dakota|Kidder]] | [[McLean County, North Dakota|Mclean]] | [[Morton County, North Dakota|Morton]] | [[Oliver County, North Dakota|Oliver]] | [[Sheridan County, North Dakota|Sheridan]]
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== Resources  ==
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=== History Timeline ===
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{{ND Historical Timeline Intro|Burleigh}}
  
==== Cemeteries  ====
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== Resources ==
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{{ND Resources Intro}}
  
==== Census  ====
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=== Bible Records ===
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{{ND Bible Intro|Burleigh}}
  
*1880
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=== Biographies  ===
*1885
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{{ND Biographies Intro|Burleigh}}
*1890
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*1900
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*1915
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*1920
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*1925
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*1930
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==== Church  ====
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=== Business, Commerce, and Occupations ===
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{{ND Business Records Intro|Burleigh}}
  
==== Court  ====
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=== Cemeteries ===
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{{ND Cemeteries Intro|Burleigh}}
  
==== Land  ====
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| colspan="2" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" style="border:1px solid black"| <center>'''Cemeteries of Burleigh 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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| width="20%" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" style="border:1px solid black" |<center>'''List of Cemeteries in the County'''</center>
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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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=== Census Records ===
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{{ND Census Intro|Burleigh}}
  
==== Local Histories  ====
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''Online Territory and State Census Indexes and Records''
  
==== Maps  ====
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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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For more information see [[North Dakota Census]].
  
==== Military  ====
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=== Church Records ===
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{{ND Church Intro|Burleigh}}
  
===== Civil War  =====
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=== Court Records ===
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{{ND Court Intro|Burleigh}}
  
====== Civil War Battle  ======
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=== Directories ===
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{{ND Directories Intro|Burleigh}}
  
The following Civil War battle was fought in Burleigh County.
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=== Emigration and Immigration  ===
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{{ND Emigration Intro}}
  
*July 28, 1863 = [http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/nd003.htm Stony Lake]<ref>Heritage Preservation Services, [http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/nd003.htm Civil War Battle Summaries by State], (accessed 13 August, 2012)</ref>
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=== Ethnic, Political, and Religious Groups ===
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{{ND Ethnic Groups Intro}}
  
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=== Funeral Homes  ===
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{{ND Funeral Homes Intro|Burleigh}}
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=== Genealogies  ===
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{{ND Genealogies Intro|Burleigh}}
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=== Guardianship ===
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{{ND Guardianship Intro|Burleigh}}
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=== Land and Property Records ===
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{{ND Land Intro|Burleigh}}
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{{ND Land}}
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=== Local Histories ===
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{{ND Histories Intro|Burleigh}}
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{{ND County History}}
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=== Maps and Gazetteers ===
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{{ND Maps Intro}}
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=== Migration ===
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{{ND Migration Intro}}
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=== Military Records ===
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{{ND Military Intro}}
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'''Civil War Battle'''<br>
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The following Civil War battle was fought in Burleigh County.
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*July 28, 1863 = [http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/nd003.htm Stony Lake]<ref>Heritage Preservation Services, [http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/nd003.htm Civil War Battle Summaries by State], (accessed 13 August, 2012)</ref>
  
 
:[http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/NDmap.htm Map] showing Civil War battles in North Dakota.
 
:[http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/NDmap.htm Map] showing Civil War battles in North Dakota.
  
==== Newspapers ====
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=== Naturalization and Citizenship ===
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{{ND Naturalization Intro}}
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''Online Naturalization Indexes and Records''
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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
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=== Newspapers ===
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{{ND Newspapers Intro|Burleigh}}
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{{ND Newspaper abstracts|Burleigh}}
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=== Obituaries ===
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{{ND Obituaries Intro|Burleigh}}
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=== Other Records ===
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{{ND Other Records Intro}}
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=== Periodicals ===
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{{ND Periodicals Intro|Burleigh}}
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=== Probate Records ===
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{{ND Probate Intro|Burleigh}}
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'''Online Probate Records
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*'''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 $
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=== School Records ===
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{{ND Schools Intro}}
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=== Tax Records ===
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{{ND Tax Intro|Burleigh}}
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=== Vital Records ===
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{{ND Vital Intro|Burleigh}}
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==== Birth ====
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{{ND Vital Records - Birth Intro|Burleigh}}
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==== Marriage ====
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{{ND Vital Records - Marriage Intro|Burleigh}}
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==== Death ====
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{{ND Vital Records - Death Intro|Burleigh}}
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''Online Death Indexes and Records''
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*'''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
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==== Divorce ====
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{{ND Vital Records - Divorce Intro|Burleigh}}
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== Research Facilities ==
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{{ND Research Facilities Intro|Burleigh}}
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=== Archives ===
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{{ND Archives Intro}}
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=== Family History Centers ===
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{{Family History Centers Intro}}
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*[[Bismarck North Dakota Family History Center]]
  
==== Probate  ====
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=== Libraries ===
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{{ND Libraries Intro|Burleigh}}
  
==== Taxation  ====
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=== Museums ===
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{{ND Museums Intro}}
  
==== Vital Records  ====
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== Societies ==
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{{ND Societies Intro|Burleigh}}
  
== Societies and Libraries  ==
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'''Bismarck-Mandan Historical and Genealogical Society'''<br>PO Box 485<br> Bismarck, ND 58502-0485 <br>Email[mailto:info@bmhgs.com]<br>[http://www.bmhgs.com/ Website]<br>
  
==== Family History Centers  ====
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'''Germans From Russia Heritage Society'''<br>1125 Turnpike Ave.<br>Bismarck, ND 58501-8115<br>Phone: 701-223-6167<br>[http://www.grhs.org/ Website]<br>
  
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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'''Missouri Valley Historical Society'''<br> c/o Carl Vender<br>  Buckstop Junction<br>PO Box 941<br> Bismarck, ND 58502-0941<br> Phone: 701-258-6787 or 701-250-8575 <br> <br>
*[[Bismarch North Dakota Family History Center]]
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== Web Sites  ==
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== Websites ==
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{{ND Websites Intro|Burleigh}}
  
*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
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*[http://usgenweb.org USGenWeb project]. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.
*{{FHL|North+Dakota%2C+Burleigh|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}  
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*{{FHL|North Dakota Burleigh|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/Burleigh/ Burleigh County, North Dakota Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)  
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/ND/Burleigh/ Burleigh County, North Dakota Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
*[http://northdakota-genealogy.com/Burleigh-County-Genealogy.htm Burleigh County Genealogy] (North Dakota Genealogy)
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*[http://ldsgenealogy.com/ND/Burleigh-County.htm Burleigh County Genealogy] (North Dakota 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:Burleigh_County,_North_Dakota]]
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{{North Dakota|North Dakota}}
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[[Category:Burleigh_County,_North_Dakota]][[Category:North Dakota_Counties]]

Latest revision as of 15:09, 21 July 2016

United StatesGotoarrow.png North Dakota Gotoarrow.png Burleigh County

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


County Information

Description

County Courthouse

Burleigh County Courthouse
514 E Thayer Ave
PO Box 5518
Bismarck, ND 58501-4413
Phone: 701.222.6690 
Burleigh County Website
Clerk District Court has marriage and probate records from 1898, 
Court Records from 1876 and burial records from 1950’s[1]

Burleigh County, North Dakota Record Dates

Beginning Dates for Major County Records
Birth* Marriage Death* Court Land Probate Census
1898 1873 1873 1880

Record Loss

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

Boundary Changes

1873--Burleigh County was created 4 January 1873 from Buffalo County. County seat: Bismarck [2]

Populated Places

  • Bismarck
  • Wilton


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County Facts
Organized: January 4, 1873
County seat: Bismarck
Parent County(s): Buffalo [2]
Variant Spellings:
Neighboring Counties
Emmons  • Kidder  • Mclean  • Morton  • Oliver  • Sheridan
See County Maps
Courthouse
NorthDakotaBurleighCourthouse.jpg
Location Map
North Dakota Burleigh Map.png
Adoption

This page is available for adoption

History Timeline

Resources

Bible Records

Biographies

Business, Commerce, and Occupations

Cemeteries

Cemeteries of Burleigh 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

Online Territory and State Census Indexes and Records

For more information see North Dakota Census.

Church Records

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. For more information on this, see North Dakota Land and Property.

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.

Local Histories

Local histories are available for Burleigh County, North Dakota Genealogy. County histories may include biographies, church, school and government history, and military information. For more information about local histories see the wiki page section North Dakota Local Histories.

Maps and Gazetteers

Migration

Military Records

Civil War Battle

The following Civil War battle was fought in Burleigh County.

Map showing Civil War battles in North Dakota.

Naturalization and Citizenship

Online Naturalization Indexes and Records

Newspapers

Additional newspapers abstracts can sometimes be found using search phrases such as Burleigh County, North Dakota Genealogy newspapers in online catalogs like:

Obituaries

Other Records

Periodicals

Probate Records

Probate records of North Dakota are at the county clerk's office.

Online Probate Records

School Records

Tax Records

Tax records are at the county treasurer's, auditor's or clerk's office, or the state archives.

Vital Records

Vital Records (birth, marriage, death, and divorce records) may be recorded on registers, certificates, or other documents at the county clerk's office.

Birth

Marriage

Death

Online Death Indexes and Records

Divorce

Research Facilities

Archives

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

Bismarck-Mandan Historical and Genealogical Society
PO Box 485
Bismarck, ND 58502-0485
Email[1]
Website

Germans From Russia Heritage Society
1125 Turnpike Ave.
Bismarck, ND 58501-8115
Phone: 701-223-6167
Website

Missouri Valley Historical Society
c/o Carl Vender
Buckstop Junction
PO Box 941
Bismarck, ND 58502-0941
Phone: 701-258-6787 or 701-250-8575

Websites

Research Guides

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Burleigh County, North Dakota. Page 522 At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  2. 2.0 2.1 The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
  3. Heritage Preservation Services, Civil War Battle Summaries by State, (accessed 13 August, 2012)