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''[[United States Genealogy|United States]][[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[North Dakota Genealogy|North Dakota]]'' [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] '''Divide County'''
  
== County Courthouse  ==
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Guide to '''Divide County, North Dakota ancestry, genealogy and family history''', birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
  
[http://www.courtreference.com/Divide-County-North-Dakota-Courts.htm Divide County Courthouse]<br> 300 N Main Street; PO Box 68<br> Crosby, ND 58730-0068<br> Phone: 701.965.6831&nbsp;<br><br>Clerk District Court has birth, marriage, death, burial, <br>divorce, probate and military records from 1910; <br>Register of Deeds has land records from 1910; <br>State Historical Society has naturalization records<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Divide County, North Dakota. Page 523 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
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{{Infobox U.S. County 2016
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|organized= November 8, 1910
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|county seat= Crosby
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|parent county= [[Williams County, North Dakota Genealogy|Williams]] <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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|county1= [[Burke County, North Dakota Genealogy|Burke]]
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|county2= [[Williams County, North Dakota Genealogy|Williams]]
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|county3= [[Sheridan County, Montana Genealogy|Sheridan (MT)]]
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|county4= [[Saskatchewan Genealogy|Saskatchewan, Canada]]</br><center>[[Divide County, North Dakota Genealogy#Maps and Gazetteers|See County Maps]]</center>
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== County Information ==
  
== History  ==
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=== Description ===
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Divide County was formed December 9, 1910. The name Divide results from two factors, that division from Williams County and the fact that Divide County lies on the continental divide between the watersheds which flow into the Gulf of Mexico and those which flow into Hudson Bay. Divide's name may also derive from the fact that it lies on the boundary between the United States and Canada.  Its county seat is Crosby.<ref>http://genealogytrails.com/ndak/divide/ accessed 09/28/2016</ref>
  
==== Parent County ====
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=== County Courthouse ===
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{{ND Courthouse Intro|Divide}}
  
'''1910--'''Divide County was created 8 November 1910 from [[Williams County, North Dakota|Williams]] County. '''County seat:''' Crosby <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
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Divide County Courthouse<br>300 N Main Street <br> PO Box 68<br>Crosby, ND 58730-0068<br>Phone: 701.965.6831<br>[http://www.courtreference.com/Divide-County-North-Dakota-Courts.htm  '''Divide County Website'''] <br>
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Clerk District Court has birth, marriage, death, burial, <br>divorce, probate and military records from 1910; <br>Register of Deeds has land records from 1910; <br>State Historical Society has naturalization records<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Divide County, North Dakota. Page 523 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
  
==== Boundary Changes  ====
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=== Divide County, North Dakota Record Dates  ===
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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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| width="14.2%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Divide County, North Dakota Genealogy#Birth|Birth*]]'''
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| width="14.2%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Divide County, North Dakota Genealogy#Marriage|Marriage]]'''
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| width="14.2%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Divide County, North Dakota Genealogy#Death|Death*]]'''
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| width="14.2%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Divide County, North Dakota Genealogy#Court Records|Court]]'''
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| width="14.2%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Divide County, North Dakota Genealogy#Land and Property Records|Land]]'''
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| width="14.2%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Divide County, North Dakota Genealogy#Probate Records|Probate]]'''
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| width="14.2%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Divide County, North Dakota Genealogy#Census Records|Census]]'''
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| width="14.2%" align="center" |1910
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| width="14.2%" align="center" |1910
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| width="14.2%" align="center" |1910
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| width="14.2%" align="center" |1910
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| width="14.2%" align="center" |1910
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| width="14.2%" align="center" |1910
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| width="14.2%" align="center" |1910
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==== Record Loss ====
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=== Record Loss ===
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There is no known history of courthouse disasters in this county.
  
== Places/Localities  ==
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=== Boundary Changes ===
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{{ND Boundary Changes Intro|Divide}}
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''1910--''Divide County was created 8 November 1910 from [[Williams County, North Dakota Genealogy|Williams]] County.<br>
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''County seat:'' Crosby <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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==== Populated Places ====
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=== Populated Places ===
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{{ND Populated Places Intro|Divide}}
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The following are locations in the county<ref>Wikipedia contributors, "Divide County, North Dakota," in ''Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia'', https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Divide_County,_North_Dakota, accessed 10 October 2016.</ref>
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{{populated places
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ambrose,_North_Dakota Ambrose]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Crosby,_North_Dakota Crosby] (county seat)</div>
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fortuna,_North_Dakota Fortuna]</div>
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Noonan,_North_Dakota Noonan]</div>
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* Alkabo
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* Bounty
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* Colgan</div>
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* Juno
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* Kermit
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* Paulson</div>
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* Stady</div>
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*Alexandria
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*Ambrose
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*Blooming Prairie
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*Blooming Valley
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*Border
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*Burg
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*Clinton
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*Coalfield
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*Daneville
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*De Witt
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*Elkhorn</div>
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*Fertile Valley
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*Fillmore
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*Frazier
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*Frederick
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*Garnet
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*Gooseneck
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*Hawkeye
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*Hayland
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*Lincoln Valley
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*Long Creek
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*Mentor</div>
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*Palmer
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*Plumer
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sioux_Trail_Township,_Divide_County,_North_Dakota Sioux Trail]
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*Smoky Butte
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*Stoneview
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*Troy
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*Twin Butte
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*Upland
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*Westby
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*Writing Rock</div>
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
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== Resources ==
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{{ND Resources Intro}}
  
[[Burke County, North Dakota|Burke]] | [[Williams County, North Dakota|Williams]] | [[Sheridan County, Montana|Sheridan County]], Montana<br>
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=== Bible Records ===
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{{ND Bible Intro|Divide}}
  
== Resources ==
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=== Biographies ===
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{{ND Biographies Intro|Divide}}
  
==== Cemeteries  ====
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=== Business, Commerce, and Occupations ===
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{{ND Business Records Intro|Divide}}
  
==== Census  ====
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=== Cemeteries ===
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{{ND Cemeteries Intro|Divide}}
  
*1910
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{| style = "border:1px solid black; width:60%;  "
*1915
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*1920
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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>
*1925
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*1930
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| width="20%" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" style="border:1px solid black" | <center>'''Tombstone Transcriptions Online'''</center>
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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=1762&GSgrid=&df=all&GSob=n Findagrave]
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*[http://www.usgwtombstones.org/northdakota/divide.html USGenWeb Tombstone Project]
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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|469046|subject-id|disp=Family History Library}}
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*[http://www.worldcat.org/search?q=su%3Acemetery+Divide+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=1762 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=Divide&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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==== Church  ====
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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/Divide_County,_North_Dakota#Demographics "Wikipedia.org".]
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|1910 |6015
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|1920 |9637
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|1930 |9636
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|1940 |7086
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|1950 |5967
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|1960 |5566
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|1970 |4564 
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|1980 |3494 
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|1990 |2899 
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|2000 |2283
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|2010 |2071
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}}
  
==== Court  ====
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{{ND Census Intro|Divide}}
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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]].
  
==== Land  ====
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=== Church Records ===
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{{ND Church Intro|Divide}}
  
==== Local Histories  ====
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=== Court Records ===
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{{ND Court Intro|Divide}}
  
==== Maps  ====
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=== Directories ===
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{{ND Directories Intro|Divide}}
  
==== Military ====
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=== Emigration and Immigration ===
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{{ND Emigration Intro}}
  
==== Newspapers  ====
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=== Ethnic, Political, and Religious Groups ===
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{{ND Ethnic Groups Intro}}
  
==== Probate ====
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=== Funeral Homes ===
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{{ND Funeral Homes Intro|Divide}}
  
==== Taxation ====
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=== Genealogies ===
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{{ND Genealogies Intro|Divide}}
  
==== Vital Records  ====
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=== Guardianship ===
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{{ND Guardianship Intro|Divide}}
  
== Societies and Libraries  ==
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=== Land and Property Records ===
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{{ND Land Intro|Divide}}
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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]]
  
==== Family History Centers<br> ====
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=== Local Histories ===
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{{ND Histories Intro|Divide}}
  
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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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
  
== Web Sites  ==
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=== Migration ===
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{{ND Migration Intro}}
  
*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
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=== Military Records ===
*{{FHL|North+Dakota%2C+Divide|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}  
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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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''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|Divide}}
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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|Divide}}
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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|Divide}}
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=== Probate Records ===
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{{ND Probate Intro|Divide}}
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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|Divide}}
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=== Vital Records ===
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{{ND Vital Intro|Divide}}
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==== Birth ====
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{{ND Vital Records - Birth Intro|Divide}}
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==== Marriage ====
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{{ND Vital Records - Marriage Intro|Divide}}
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==== Death ====
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{{ND Vital Records - Death Intro|Divide}}
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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|Divide}}
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== Research Facilities ==
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{{ND Research Facilities Intro|Divide}}
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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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=== Libraries ===
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{{ND Libraries Intro|Divide}}
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=== Museums ===
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{{ND Museums Intro}}
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== Societies ==
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{{ND Societies Intro|Divide}}
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''Divide County Historical Society and Crosby Museum''<br> 708 1st Street SE<br> Crosby ND 58730<br>Telephone: 701-965-5500 or 701-570-2162<br>
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== Websites ==
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{{ND Websites Intro|Divide}}
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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.
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*{{FHL|North Dakota Divide|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/Divide/ Divide County, North Dakota Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
 
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/ND/Divide/ Divide County, North Dakota Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
  
== References  ==
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== Research Guides ==
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{{ND Research Guides Intro}}
  
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== References ==
 
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{{North Dakota|North Dakota}}
 
  
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[[Category:Divide_County,_North_Dakota]][[Category:North Dakota_Counties]]

Latest revision as of 23:49, 6 December 2016

United StatesGotoarrow.png North Dakota Gotoarrow.png Divide County

Guide to Divide 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: Crosby
Organized: November 8, 1910
Parent County(s): Williams [1]
Neighboring Counties
Burke  • Williams  • Sheridan (MT)  • Saskatchewan, Canada
See County Maps
Courthouse
NorthDakotaDivideCourthouse.jpg
Location Map
North Dakota Divide Map.png
Adoption
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County Information

Description

Divide County was formed December 9, 1910. The name Divide results from two factors, that division from Williams County and the fact that Divide County lies on the continental divide between the watersheds which flow into the Gulf of Mexico and those which flow into Hudson Bay. Divide's name may also derive from the fact that it lies on the boundary between the United States and Canada. Its county seat is Crosby.[2]

County Courthouse

Divide County Courthouse
300 N Main Street
PO Box 68
Crosby, ND 58730-0068
Phone: 701.965.6831
Divide County Website
Clerk District Court has birth, marriage, death, burial,
divorce, probate and military records from 1910;
Register of Deeds has land records from 1910;
State Historical Society has naturalization records[3]

Divide County, North Dakota Record Dates

Beginning Dates for Major County Records
Birth* Marriage Death* Court Land Probate Census
1910 1910 1910 1910 1910 1910 1910

Record Loss

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

Boundary Changes

1910--Divide County was created 8 November 1910 from Williams County.
County seat: Crosby [1]

Populated Places

The following are locations in the county[4]

Cities
Unincorporated communites
  • Alkabo
  • Bounty
  • Colgan
  • Juno
  • Kermit
  • Paulson
  • Stady
Townships
  • Alexandria
  • Ambrose
  • Blooming Prairie
  • Blooming Valley
  • Border
  • Burg
  • Clinton
  • Coalfield
  • Daneville
  • De Witt
  • Elkhorn
  • Fertile Valley
  • Fillmore
  • Frazier
  • Frederick
  • Garnet
  • Gooseneck
  • Hawkeye
  • Hayland
  • Lincoln Valley
  • Long Creek
  • Mentor
  • Palmer
  • Plumer
  • Sioux Trail
  • Smoky Butte
  • Stoneview
  • Troy
  • Twin Butte
  • Upland
  • Westby
  • Writing Rock


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.  %±
1910 6,015
1920 9,637 60.2%
1930 9,636 −0.0%
1940 7,086 −26.5%
1950 5,967 −15.8%
1960 5,566 −6.7%
1970 4,564 −18.0%
1980 3,494 −23.4%
1990 2,899 −17.0%
2000 2,283 −21.2%
2010 2,071 −9.3%
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 Divide County. These histories can include biographies, church, school and government history, and military information.


Maps and Gazetteers

Migration

Military Records

Civil War

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

Divide County Historical Society and Crosby Museum
708 1st Street SE
Crosby ND 58730
Telephone: 701-965-5500 or 701-570-2162

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/divide/ accessed 09/28/2016
  3. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Divide County, North Dakota. Page 523 At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  4. Wikipedia contributors, "Divide County, North Dakota," in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Divide_County,_North_Dakota, accessed 10 October 2016.