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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[North Dakota|North Dakota]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' '''Burleigh County''' {{NDDC}}<br> <br>
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''[[United States Genealogy|United States]][[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[North Dakota Genealogy|North Dakota]]'' [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] '''Burleigh County'''
  
Burleigh County, North Dakota genealogy and family history research page. Guide to genealogy, history, and courthouse sources including birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, wills, deeds and land records, Civil War records, family histories, cemeteries, churches, tax records, newspapers, and obituaries.  
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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.
  
{{Infobox U.S. County  
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| county = Burleigh County
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| county_map =  
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| style="text-align:center"|{{Click|image:SD_ORP.png|South Dakota_Online_Genealogy_Records}}
| state = North Dakota
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| state_map = North-dakota.png
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{{Infobox U.S. County 2016
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|organized= January 4, 1873
| founded year = 1873
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|county seat= Bismarck
| founded date = January 4
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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>
| seat = Bismarck
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|variant spellings=
| building image =  
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|county1= [[Emmons County, North Dakota Genealogy|Emmons]]
| building address = 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'''] }}
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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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<div style="width:17%; float:left; margin-right:4em; padding:0px">__TOC__</div><br>
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== County Information ==
  
== County Courthouse  ==
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=== Description ===
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Founded in 1873.  The County Seat is Bismarck.<ref>http://genealogytrails.com/ndak/burleigh/ accessed 09/28/2016</ref>
  
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 Courthouse ===
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{{ND Courthouse Intro|Burleigh}}
  
<br>  
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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>
  
=== History ===
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=== Burleigh County, North Dakota Record Dates ===
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{| cellspacing="1" cellpadding="1" border="1"
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|-
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| bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" colspan="7" | <center>'''Beginning Dates for Major County Records'''</center>
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|-
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| width="14.2% " bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Burleigh County, North Dakota Genealogy#Birth|Birth*]]'''
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| width="14.2% " bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Burleigh County, North Dakota Genealogy#Marriage|Marriage]]'''
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| width="14.2% " bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Burleigh County, North Dakota Genealogy#Death|Death*]]'''
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| width="14.2% " bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Burleigh County, North Dakota Genealogy#Court Records|Court]]'''
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| width="14.2% " bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Burleigh County, North Dakota Genealogy#Land and Property Records|Land]]'''
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| width="14.2% " bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Burleigh County, North Dakota Genealogy#Probate Records|Probate]]'''
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| width="14.2% " bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Burleigh County, North Dakota Genealogy#Census Records|Census]]'''
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| width="14.2% " align="center" |1873
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| width="14.2% " align="center" |1898
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| width="14.2% " align="center" |1880
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| width="14.2% " align="center" |1873
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| width="14.2% " align="center" |1873
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| width="14.2% " align="center" |1873
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| width="14.2% " align="center" |1880
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|-
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| colspan="7"| <center> </center>
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|}
  
==== Parent County  ====
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=== Record Loss ===
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There is no known history of courthouse disasters in this county.
  
'''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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=== 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.<br> ''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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*[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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</td></tr></table>
  
==== Boundary Changes  ====
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=== Populated Places ===
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{{ND Populated Places Intro|Burleigh}}
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The following are locations in the county<ref>Wikipedia contributors, "Burleigh County, North Dakota," in ''Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia'', https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Burleigh_County,_North_Dakota, accessed 10 October 2016.</ref>
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{{populated places
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| cities-col1=<div>
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bismarck,_North_Dakota Bismarck (county seat)]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lincoln,_North_Dakota Lincoln]</div>
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| cities-col2=<div>
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Regan,_North_Dakota Regan]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wilton,_North_Dakota Wilton](partly in [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/McLean_County,_North_Dakota McLean County)]</div>
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wing,_North_Dakota Wing]</div>
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Baldwin,_North_Dakota Baldwin]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/McKenzie,_North_Dakota McKenzie] </div>
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Moffit,_North_Dakota Moffit]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pierce,_North_Dakota Pierce] </div>
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sterling,_North_Dakota Sterling]</div>
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Driscoll,_North_Dakota Driscoll]</div>
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Menoken,_North_Dakota Menoken]</div>
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| townships-col1=<div>
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*Apple Creek
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*Boyd
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*Burn Creek
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*Canfield
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*Christiania
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*Clear Lake
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*Crofte
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*Cromwell
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*Driscoll
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*Ecklund
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*Estherville
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*Florence Lake
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*Francis
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*Ghylin</div>
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*Gibbs
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*Glenview
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*Grass Lake
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*Harriet-Lien
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*Hay Creek
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*Hazel Grove
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*Logan
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*Long Lake
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*McKenzie
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*Menoken
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*Missouri
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*Morton
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*Naughton
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*Painted Woods</div>
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*Richmond
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*Rock Hill
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*Schrunk
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*Sibley Butte
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*Steiber
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*Sterling
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*Taft
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*Telfer
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*Thelma
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*Trygg
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*Wild Rose
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*Wilson
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*Wing</div>
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}}
  
==== Record Loss  ====
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''See also''
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/National_Register_of_Historic_Places_listings_in_Burleigh_County,_North_Dakota National Register of Historic Places listings in Burleigh County North Dakota]
  
== Places/Localities  ==
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== Resources ==
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{{ND Resources Intro}}
  
==== Populated Places  ====
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=== Bible Records ===
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{{ND Bible Intro|Burleigh}}
  
==== Neighboring Counties ====
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=== Biographies ===
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{{ND Biographies Intro|Burleigh}}
  
[[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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=== Business, Commerce, and Occupations ===
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{{ND Business Records Intro|Burleigh}}
  
== Resources  ==
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=== Cemeteries ===
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{{ND Cemeteries Intro|Burleigh}}
  
==== Cemeteries  ====
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{| style = "border:1px solid black; width:60%;  "
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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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|bgcolor="#F0F0F0" valign="top" style="border:1px solid black" |
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*[http://findagrave.org/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gsr&GSfn=&GSmn=&GSln=&GSbyrel=all&GSby=&GSdyrel=all&GSdy=&GScntry=4&GSst=30&GScnty=1758&GSgrid=&df=all&GSob=n Findagrave]
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/nd/burleigh/burleigh.htm USGenWeb Archives]  
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*[http://www.usgwtombstones.org/northdakota/burleigh.html USGenWeb Tombstone Project]
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*[http://northdakotagravestones.org/cemeteries.php?selected_cid=8 NDGravestones]
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*[http://www.interment.net/us/nd/burleigh-county-cemetery-records.htm NDInterment]
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|-
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| width="20%" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" style="border:1px solid black" | <center>'''Tombstone Transcriptions in Print''' ([[The Value of Cemetery Records in Print |Often more complete]]) </center>
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*{{FHL|766116|subject-id|disp=Family History Library}}
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*[http://www.worldcat.org/search?q=su%3Acemetery+Burleigh+North+Dakota&qt=advanced&dblist=638 WorldCat]
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*[https://billiongraves.com/pages/search/# BillionGraves]
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|-
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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=1758 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=Burleigh&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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|}
  
==== Census  ====
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=== Census Records ===
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{{Historical populations
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|type = USA
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|heading = Census
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|footnote = Source: [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Billings_County,_North_Dakota "Wikipedia.org".] 
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|1880 |3246
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|1890 |4247
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|1900 |6081
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|1910 |13087
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|1920 |15578
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|1930 |19769
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|1940 |22736
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|1950 |25673
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|1960 |34016
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|1970 |40714
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|1980 |54811
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|1990 |60131
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|2000 |69416
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|2010 |81308
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}}
  
*1880
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{{ND Census Intro|Burleigh}}
*1885  
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====State Census Records====
*1890
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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
*1900
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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
*1915  
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*'''1915''' {{RecordSearch|2346284|North Dakota Census, 1915}} at [https://familysearch.org/search/ FamilySearch Historical Records] — index and images
*1920
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*'''1925''' {{RecordSearch|2351024|North Dakota Census, 1925}} at [https://familysearch.org/search/ FamilySearch Historical Records] — index and images
*1925
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==== Federal Census Records ====
*1930
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Federal Censuses were taken for North Dakota starting in 1910. For links to Federal census indexes, see [[North Dakota Census]].
  
==== Church ====
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=== Church Records ===
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{{ND Church Intro|Burleigh}}
  
==== Court ====
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=== Court Records ===
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{{ND Court Intro|Burleigh}}
  
==== Land  ====
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=== Directories ===
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{{ND Directories Intro|Burleigh}}
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*'''1822 - 1995''' [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=2469 U.S. City Directories 1822-1995] at [http://ancestry.com Ancestry] ($) - collection for the City of Bismark
  
==== Local Histories ====
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=== Emigration and Immigration ===
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{{ND Emigration Intro}}
  
==== Maps  ====
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=== Ethnic, Political, and Religious Groups ===
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{{ND Ethnic Groups Intro}}
  
==== Military ====
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=== Funeral Homes ===
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{{ND Funeral Homes Intro|Burleigh}}
  
===== Civil War =====
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=== Genealogies ===
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{{ND Genealogies Intro|Burleigh}}
  
====== Civil War Battle  ======
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=== Guardianship ===
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{{ND Guardianship Intro|Burleigh}}
  
The following Civil War battle was fought in Burleigh County.  
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=== Land and Property Records ===
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{{ND Land Intro|Burleigh}}
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''Online Land Records''
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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
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For more information see [[North Dakota Land and Property]]
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=== Local Histories ===
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{{ND Histories Intro|Burleigh}}
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=== Maps and Gazetteers ===
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{{ND Maps Intro}}
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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://www.ndgenweb.org/maps.htm North Dakota Maps at NDGenWeb] -historical maps
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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''
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*'''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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'''Civil War Battle'''<br>
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The following Civil War battle was fought in Burleigh County.
  
 
*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>
 
*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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:[http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/NDmap.htm Map] showing Civil War battles in North Dakota.
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''World War I''
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*'''1917 - 1918''' [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=4569 North Dakota Military Men 1917-1918] at [http://ancestry.com Ancestry] ($)
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*'''1917 - 1918''' [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=31404 Roster of the men and women who served in the army or naval service (including the Marine Corps) of the United States or its allies from the state of North Dakota in the World War, 1917-1918, Vols. 1-4] at [http://ancestry.com Ancestry] ($)
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*For further information see [[North Dakota Military Records]].
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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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'' North Dakota Newspapers Online''
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*[http://www.genealogybank.com/explore/newspapers/all/usa/northdakota GenealogyBank] - ($), contains images of North Dakota newspapers
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*[http://newspaperarchive.com/us/north-dakota/ Newspaper Archive] - ($), contains images of North Dakota newspapers
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*[http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/ Chronicling America] - contains images of some North Dakota newspapers; [http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/help/#basic_searching searching tips]
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*[http://elephind.com/ Elephind] - Free; search engine that retrieves newspaper images from other free newspaper websites
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''North Dakota Newspaper Catalogs''
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*[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
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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}}
  
:[http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/NDmap.htm Map] showing Civil War battles in North Dakota.
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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}}
  
==== Newspapers  ====
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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>E-mail:[mailto:info@bmhgs.com 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>Telephone: 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>Telephone: 701-258-6787 or 701-250-8575 <br> <br>
*[[Bismarch North Dakota Family History Center]]
 
  
== 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}}
  
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Latest revision as of 23:46, 6 December 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.

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County Facts
County seat: Bismarck
Organized: January 4, 1873
Parent County(s): Buffalo [1]
Neighboring Counties
Emmons  • Kidder  • Mclean  • Morton  • Oliver  • Sheridan
See County Maps
Courthouse
NorthDakotaBurleighCourthouse.jpg
Location Map
North Dakota Burleigh Map.png
Adoption
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County Information

Description

Founded in 1873. The County Seat is Bismarck.[2]

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[3]

Burleigh County, North Dakota Record Dates

Beginning Dates for Major County Records
Birth* Marriage Death* Court Land Probate Census
1873 1898 1880 1873 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 [1]

Populated Places

The following are locations in the county[4]

Cities
Unincorporated communites
Census-designated places
Townships
  • Apple Creek
  • Boyd
  • Burn Creek
  • Canfield
  • Christiania
  • Clear Lake
  • Crofte
  • Cromwell
  • Driscoll
  • Ecklund
  • Estherville
  • Florence Lake
  • Francis
  • Ghylin
  • Gibbs
  • Glenview
  • Grass Lake
  • Harriet-Lien
  • Hay Creek
  • Hazel Grove
  • Logan
  • Long Lake
  • McKenzie
  • Menoken
  • Missouri
  • Morton
  • Naughton
  • Painted Woods
  • Richmond
  • Rock Hill
  • Schrunk
  • Sibley Butte
  • Steiber
  • Sterling
  • Taft
  • Telfer
  • Thelma
  • Trygg
  • Wild Rose
  • Wilson
  • Wing


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.  %±
1880 3,246
1890 4,247 30.8%
1900 6,081 43.2%
1910 13,087 115.2%
1920 15,578 19.0%
1930 19,769 26.9%
1940 22,736 15.0%
1950 25,673 12.9%
1960 34,016 32.5%
1970 40,714 19.7%
1980 54,811 34.6%
1990 60,131 9.7%
2000 69,416 15.4%
2010 81,308 17.1%
Source: "Wikipedia.org".


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.


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 Burleigh County. These histories can include biographies, church, school and government history, and military information.


Maps and Gazetteers

Migration

Military Records

Civil War


Civil War Battle

The following Civil War battle was fought in Burleigh County.

Map showing Civil War battles in North Dakota.

World War I


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

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
E-mail:info@bmhgs.com
Website

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

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

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. http://genealogytrails.com/ndak/burleigh/ accessed 09/28/2016
  3. 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.
  4. Wikipedia contributors, "Burleigh County, North Dakota," in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Burleigh_County,_North_Dakota, accessed 10 October 2016.
  5. Heritage Preservation Services, Civil War Battle Summaries by State, (accessed 13 August, 2012)