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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[North Dakota|North Dakota]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' '''Dunn County''' {{NDDC}}<br> <br>
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''[[United States Genealogy|United States]][[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[North Dakota Genealogy|North Dakota]]'' [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] '''Dunn County'''
  
Dunn 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 '''Dunn 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://dunncountywi.govoffice2.com/ Dunn County Courthouse]<br> 205 Owens Street PO Box 136<br> Manning, ND 58642<br> Phone: 701.573.4447&nbsp;<br><br>Clerk District Court has marriage, probate, divorce <br>and&nbsp;court records from 1908 and military discharge <br>records from 1919; Register of Deeds has land records<br> from 1900; State Historical Society has naturalization<br>records<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Dunn 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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== County Information ==
  
== History  ==
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=== Description ===
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Dunn county was named for John Piatt Dunn of Bismarck (1839-1917), an 1872 arrival who opened the first drug store in North Dakota and was a civic and commercial leader during the city's early years.
  
==== Parent County  ====
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The county seat is Manning.<ref>http://genealogytrails.com/ndak/dunn/</ref>
  
'''1901--'''Dunn County was created 24 May 1901 from [[Stark County, North Dakota|Stark]] County. '''County seat:''' Manning <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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=== County Courthouse ===
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{{ND Courthouse Intro|Dunn}}
  
==== Boundary Changes  ====
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Dunn County Courthouse <br> 205 Owens Street <br> PO Box 136<br> Manning, ND 58642<br> Phone: 701.573.4447<br>[http://dunncountywi.govoffice2.com/ '''Dunn County Website'''] <br>
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Clerk District Court has marriage, probate, divorce and&nbsp;court records from 1908 and military discharge records from 1919; Register of Deeds has land records from 1900; State Historical Society has naturalization records<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Dunn County, North Dakota. Page 523 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
  
==== Record Loss ====
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=== Dunn County, North Dakota Record Dates ===
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|-
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| width="84%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" colspan="7" | <center>'''Beginning Dates for Major County Records'''</center>
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|-
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| width="12%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Dunn County, North Dakota Genealogy#Birth|Birth*]]'''
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| width="12%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Dunn County, North Dakota Genealogy#Marriage|Marriage]]'''
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| width="12%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Dunn County, North Dakota Genealogy#Death|Death*]]'''
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| width="12%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Dunn County, North Dakota Genealogy#Court Records|Court]]'''
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| width="12%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Dunn County, North Dakota Genealogy#Land and Property Records|Land]]'''
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| width="12%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Dunn County, North Dakota Genealogy#Probate Records|Probate]]'''
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| width="12%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Dunn County, North Dakota Genealogy#Census Records|Census]]'''
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| width="12%" align="center" |1908
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| width="12%" align="center" |1908
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| width="12%" align="center" |1908
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| width="12%" align="center" |1908
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| width="12%" align="center" |1908
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| width="12%" align="center" |1890
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== Places/Localities  ==
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=== Record Loss ===
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There is no known history of courthouse disasters in this county.
  
==== Populated Places  ====
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=== Boundary Changes ===
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{{ND Boundary Changes Intro|Dunn}}
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'''1901--'''Dunn County was created 24 May 1901 from [[Stark County, North Dakota Genealogy|Stark]] County.<br>
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''County seat:'' Manning <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]<br>
  
==== Indian Reservation  ====
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=== Populated Places ===
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{{ND Populated Places Intro|Dunn}}
  
A portion of the [[Fort Berthold Indian Reservation (North Dakota)|Fort Berthold Indian Reservation]] is located in Dunn County. The remainder of the reservation is in [[Mountrail County, North Dakota|Mountrail]], [[McKenzie County, North Dakota|McKenzie]], [[Mercer County, North Dakota|Mercer]], and [[Ward County, North Dakota|Ward]] Counties.
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* Dunn Center
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* New Hradec
  
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
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'''Indian Reservation'''<br>
  
[[Billings County, North Dakota|Billings]] | [[McKenzie County, North Dakota|Mckenzie]] | [[McLean County, North Dakota|Mclean]] | [[Mercer County, North Dakota|Mercer]] | [[Mountrail County, North Dakota|Mountrail]] | [[Stark County, North Dakota|Stark]]  
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A portion of the [[Fort Berthold Indian Reservation (North Dakota)|Fort Berthold Indian Reservation]] is located in Dunn County. The remainder of the reservation is in [[Mountrail County, North Dakota Genealogy|Mountrail]], [[McKenzie County, North Dakota Genealogy|McKenzie]], [[Mercer County, North Dakota Genealogy|Mercer]], and [[Ward County, North Dakota Genealogy|Ward]] Counties.
  
== Resources  ==
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{{Infobox U.S. County 2016
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|organized= May 24, 1901
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|county seat= Manning
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|parent county= [[Stark County, North Dakota Genealogy|Stark]] <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= [[Billings County, North Dakota Genealogy|Billings]]
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|county2= [[McKenzie County, North Dakota Genealogy|Mckenzie]]
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|county3= [[McLean County, North Dakota Genealogy|Mclean]]
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|county4= [[Mercer County, North Dakota Genealogy|Mercer]]
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|county5= [[Mountrail County, North Dakota Genealogy|Mountrail]]
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|county6= [[Stark County, North Dakota Genealogy|Stark]]</br><center>[[Dunn County, North Dakota Genealogy#Maps and Gazetteers|See County Maps]]</center>
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|county7=
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|county8=
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|county9=
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|county10=
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|county courthouse= [[Image:NorthDakotaDunnCourthouse.jpg|245x245px]]
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|county location in state= [[Image:North Dakota Dunn Map.png|185x185px]]
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|adoption=
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}}
  
==== Cemeteries  ====
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[http://odessa3.org/collections/cemeteries/nodak/link/dunnnd.txt Roshua cemetery] inscriptions providing the name, date of birth and date of death where available.
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=== History Timeline ===
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{{ND Historical Timeline Intro|Dunn}}
  
==== Census  ====
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== Resources ==
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{{ND Resources Intro}}
  
*1910
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=== Bible Records ===
*1915
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{{ND Bible Intro|Dunn}}
*1920
 
*1925
 
  
==== Church ====
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=== Biographies ===
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{{ND Biographies Intro|Dunn}}
  
==== Court  ====
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=== Business, Commerce, and Occupations ===
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{{ND Business Records Intro|Dunn}}
  
==== Land  ====
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=== Cemeteries ===
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{{ND Cemeteries Intro|Dunn}}
  
==== Local Histories  ====
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[http://odessa3.org/collections/cemeteries/nodak/link/dunnnd.txt Roshua cemetery] inscriptions providing the name, date of birth and date of death where available.
  
==== Maps ====
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| colspan="2" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" style="border:1px solid black"| <center>'''Cemeteries of Adams County, North Dakota''' online and in print</center>
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| width="20%" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" style="border:1px solid black" | <center>'''Tombstone Transcriptions Online'''</center>
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*[http://findagrave.org/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gsr&GSfn=&GSmn=&GSln=&GSbyrel=all&GSby=&GSdyrel=all&GSdy=&GScntry=4&GSst=30&GScnty=1763&GSgrid=&df=all&GSob=n Findagrave]
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/nd/dunn/dunn.htm USGenWeb Archives]  
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*[http://www.usgwtombstones.org/northdakota/dunn.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+Dunn+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=1763 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=Dunn&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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==== Military  ====
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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/Dunn_County,_North_Dakota "Wikipedia.org".]
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|1890 |159
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|1910 |5302
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|1920 |8828
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|1930 |9566
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|1940 |8376
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|1950 |7212
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|1960 |6350
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|1970 |4895 
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|1980 |4627 
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|1990 |4005 
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|2000 |3600
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|2010 |3536
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}}
  
===== Civil War  =====
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{{ND Census Intro|Dunn}}
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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]].
  
====== Civil War Battle  ======
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=== Church Records ===
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{{ND Church Intro|Dunn}}
  
The following Civil War battle was fought in Dunn County.  
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=== Court Records ===
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{{ND Court Intro|Dunn}}
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=== Directories ===
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{{ND Directories Intro|Dunn}}
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=== Emigration and Immigration  ===
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{{ND Emigration Intro}}
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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|Dunn}}
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=== Genealogies  ===
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{{ND Genealogies Intro|Dunn}}
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=== Guardianship ===
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{{ND Guardianship Intro|Dunn}}
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=== Land and Property Records ===
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{{ND Land Intro|Dunn}}
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{{ND Land}}
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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] - ($), index and images
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For more information see [[North Dakota Land and Property]]
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=== Local Histories ===
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{{ND Histories Intro|Dunn}}
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{{ND County History}}
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=== Maps and Gazetteers ===
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{{ND Maps Intro}}
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*[http://www.mapofus.org/northdakota/ Interactive Formation Boundary Map of North Dakota] - shows boundary changes for North Dakota Counties
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*[http://www.ndgenweb.org/maps.htm North Dakota Maps at NDGenWeb] -historical maps
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=== Migration ===
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{{ND Migration Intro}}
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=== Military Records ===
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{{ND Military Intro}}
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''Civil War''
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*'''1861 -1865''' {{RecordSearch|1932393|Dakota Territory Civil War Service Records of Union Soldiers, 1861-1865}} at [http://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch}.
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*'''1890''' {{RecordSearch|1877095| United States Census of Union Veterans and Widows of the Civil War, 1890}} at [http://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch].
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''World War I''
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*'''1917 - 1918''' [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=4569 North Dakota Military Men 1917-1918] at [http://ancestry.com Ancestry] ($)
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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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'''Civil War Battle'''<br>
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The following Civil War battle was fought in Dunn County.
  
 
*July 28-29, 1864 = [http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/nd005.htm Killdeer Mountain], also known as Tahkahokuty Mountain<ref>Heritage Preservation Services, [http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/nd005.htm Civil War Battle Summaries by State], (accessed 13 August, 2012)</ref>
 
*July 28-29, 1864 = [http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/nd005.htm Killdeer Mountain], also known as Tahkahokuty Mountain<ref>Heritage Preservation Services, [http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/nd005.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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=== 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|Dunn}}
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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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{{ND Newspaper abstracts|Dunn}}
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=== Obituaries ===
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{{ND Obituaries Intro|Dunn}}
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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|Dunn}}
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=== Probate Records ===
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{{ND Probate Intro|Dunn}}
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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|Dunn}}
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=== Vital Records ===
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{{ND Vital Intro|Dunn}}
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==== Birth ====
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{{ND Vital Records - Birth Intro|Dunn}}
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==== Marriage ====
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{{ND Vital Records - Marriage Intro|Dunn}}
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==== Death ====
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{{ND Vital Records - Death Intro|Dunn}}
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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
  
:[http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/NDmap.htm Map] showing Civil War battles in North Dakota.
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==== Divorce ====
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{{ND Vital Records - Divorce Intro|Dunn}}
  
==== Newspapers  ====
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== Research Facilities ==
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{{ND Research Facilities Intro|Dunn}}
  
==== Probate  ====
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=== Archives ===
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{{ND Archives Intro}}
  
==== Taxation  ====
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=== Family History Centers ===
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{{Family History Centers Intro}}
  
==== Vital Records  ====
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=== Libraries ===
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{{ND Libraries Intro|Dunn}}
  
== Societies and Libraries  ==
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=== Museums ===
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{{ND Museums Intro}}
  
==== Family History Centers ====
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== Societies ==
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{{ND Societies Intro|Dunn}}
  
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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''Dunn County Historical Society''<br>153 Museum Trail<br> PO Box 86<br>Dunn Center, ND 58626<br>Telephone: 701-548-8111<br>E-mail: [mailto:dunncountymuseum@ndsupernet.com dunncountymuseum@ndsupernet.com]<br>[http://www.dunncountymuseum.org/Contact_Us.htm Website]<br><br>
  
== Web Sites  ==
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== Websites ==
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{{ND Websites Intro|Dunn}}
  
*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+Dunn|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}  
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*{{FHL|North Dakota Dunn|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/Dunn/ Dunn County, North Dakota Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
 
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/ND/Dunn/ Dunn County, North Dakota Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
  
== 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:Dunn_County,_North_Dakota]]
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{{North Dakota|North Dakota}}
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[[Category:Dunn_County,_North_Dakota]][[Category:North Dakota_Counties]]

Latest revision as of 12:28, 27 September 2016

United StatesGotoarrow.png North Dakota Gotoarrow.png Dunn County

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


County Information

Description

Dunn county was named for John Piatt Dunn of Bismarck (1839-1917), an 1872 arrival who opened the first drug store in North Dakota and was a civic and commercial leader during the city's early years.

The county seat is Manning.[1]

County Courthouse

Dunn County Courthouse
205 Owens Street
PO Box 136
Manning, ND 58642
Phone: 701.573.4447
Dunn County Website
Clerk District Court has marriage, probate, divorce and court records from 1908 and military discharge records from 1919; Register of Deeds has land records from 1900; State Historical Society has naturalization records[2]

Dunn County, North Dakota Record Dates

Beginning Dates for Major County Records
Birth* Marriage Death* Court Land Probate Census
1908 1908 1908 1908 1908 1908 1890

Record Loss

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

Boundary Changes

1901--Dunn County was created 24 May 1901 from Stark County.
County seat: Manning [3]

Populated Places

  • Dunn Center
  • New Hradec

Indian Reservation

A portion of the Fort Berthold Indian Reservation is located in Dunn County. The remainder of the reservation is in Mountrail, McKenzie, Mercer, and Ward Counties.


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County Facts
Organized: May 24, 1901
County seat: Manning
Parent County(s): Stark [3]
Variant Spellings:
Neighboring Counties
Billings  • Mckenzie  • Mclean  • Mercer  • Mountrail  • Stark
See County Maps
Courthouse
NorthDakotaDunnCourthouse.jpg
Location Map
North Dakota Dunn Map.png
Adoption

This page is available for adoption

History Timeline

Resources

Bible Records

Biographies

Business, Commerce, and Occupations

Cemeteries

Roshua cemetery inscriptions providing the name, date of birth and date of death where available.

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

Census Records

Historical populations
Census Pop.  %±
1890 159
1910 5,302 3234.6%
1920 8,828 66.5%
1930 9,566 8.4%
1940 8,376 −12.4%
1950 7,212 −13.9%
1960 6,350 −12.0%
1970 4,895 −22.9%
1980 4,627 −5.5%
1990 4,005 −13.4%
2000 3,600 −10.1%
2010 3,536 −1.8%
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

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 Dunn 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


Civil War Battle

The following Civil War battle was fought in Dunn County.

  • Map showing Civil War battles in North Dakota.

Naturalization and Citizenship

Online Naturalization Indexes and Records

Newspapers

North Dakota Newspapers Online

North Dakota Newspaper Catalogs


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

Dunn County Historical Society
153 Museum Trail
PO Box 86
Dunn Center, ND 58626
Telephone: 701-548-8111
E-mail: dunncountymuseum@ndsupernet.com
Website

Websites

Research Guides

References

  1. http://genealogytrails.com/ndak/dunn/
  2. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Dunn County, North Dakota. Page 523 At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  3. 3.0 3.1 The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
  4. Heritage Preservation Services, Civil War Battle Summaries by State, (accessed 13 August, 2012)