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{{North Dakota-stub}} ''[[United States|United States ]] > [[North Dakota|North Dakota]] > Eddy County''  
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''[[United States Genealogy|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[North Dakota Genealogy|North Dakota]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' '''Eddy County'''<br>
  
== County Courthouse  ==
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Guide to '''{{PAGENAME}} ancestry, family history and genealogy''' birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records. <br>
  
[http://www.ndaco.org/?id=76&form_data_id=149 Eddy County Courthouse]<br>524 Central Avenue <br>New Rockford, ND 58356<br> Phone: 701.947.2813&nbsp;<br><br>Clerk District Court has marriage, probate and court&nbsp;records;<br>Register of Deeds has land records<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Eddy 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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{{Click|Image:ND_ORP.png|North Dakota Online Genealogy Records}}
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{{Infobox U.S. County
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| county = Eddy County
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| county_map = North Dakota Eddy Map.png
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| state = North Dakota
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| state_map = North-dakota.png
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| latd =
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| longd =
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| founded year = 1885
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| founded date = March 31
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| seat = New Rockford
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| building image = NorthDakotaEddyCourthouse.jpg
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| building address = Eddy County Courthouse<br>524 Central Avenue<br>New Rockford, ND 58356<br>Phone: 701.947.2813 <br>[http://www.ndaco.org/?id=76&form_data_id=149  '''Eddy County Website'''] }}
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== County Information ==
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=== Eddy County, North Dakota Record Dates  ===
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{| width="100%" cellspacing="1" cellpadding="1" border="1"
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| width="100%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" colspan="6" | <center>'''Beginning Dates for Major County Records'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Eddy County, North Dakota Genealogy#Vital_Records|Birth]]'''
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| width="16.6%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Eddy County, North Dakota Genealogy#Vital_Records|Marriage]]'''
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| width="16.6%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Eddy County, North Dakota Genealogy#Vital_Records|Death]]'''
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| width="16.6%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Eddy County, North Dakota Genealogy#Census|Census]]'''
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| width="16.6%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | [[Eddy County, North Dakota Genealogy#Land|'''Land''']]
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| width="16.6%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Eddy County, North Dakota Genealogy#Probate|Probate]]'''
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | 1889
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | 1887
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | 1890
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | 1885
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | 1885
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=== County Courthouse  ===
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<br> Clerk District Court has marriage, probate and court&nbsp;records;<br>Register of Deeds has land records<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Eddy County, North Dakota. Page 523 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
  
==== Parent County  ====
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=== Parent County  ===
  
'''1885--'''Eddy County was created 31 March 1885 from [[Foster County, North Dakota|Foster]] County. '''County seat:''' New Rockford <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
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'''1885--'''Eddy County was created 31 March 1885 from [[Foster County, North Dakota Genealogy|Foster]] County. '''County seat:''' New Rockford <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
  
==== Boundary Changes  ====
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=== Boundary Changes  ===
  
==== 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  ==
 
== Places/Localities  ==
  
==== Populated Places  ====
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=== Populated Places  ===
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New Rockford
  
==== Indian Reservations  ====
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=== Indian Reservations  ===
  
[[Spirit Lake Indian Reservation (North Dakota)|Spirit Lake Reservation]] is located primarily in [[Benson County, North Dakota|Benson]] County, with a portion in Eddy County. Historically it was also known as [[Devils Lake Indian Reservation (North Dakota)|Devils Lake Reservation]], and sometimes incorrectly referred to as Fort Totten Reservation.  
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[[Spirit Lake Indian Reservation (North Dakota)|Spirit Lake Reservation]] is located primarily in [[Benson County, North Dakota Genealogy|Benson]] County, with a portion in Eddy County. Historically it was also known as [[Devils Lake Indian Reservation (North Dakota)|Devils Lake Reservation]], and sometimes incorrectly referred to as Fort Totten Reservation.  
  
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
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=== Neighboring Counties  ===
  
[[Benson County, North Dakota|Benson]] | [[Foster County, North Dakota|Foster]] | [[Griggs County, North Dakota|Griggs]] | [[Nelson County, North Dakota|Nelson]] | [[Wells County, North Dakota|Wells]]  
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[[Benson County, North Dakota Genealogy|Benson]] | [[Foster County, North Dakota Genealogy|Foster]] | [[Griggs County, North Dakota Genealogy|Griggs]] | [[Nelson County, North Dakota Genealogy|Nelson]] | [[Wells County, North Dakota Genealogy|Wells]]  
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
  
==== Cemeteries  ====
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=== Cemeteries  ===
  
==== Census  ====
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=== Census  ===
  
*1885  
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''Online Territory and State Census Indexes and 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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*1890  
 
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*1910
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*1925
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*1930
 
*1930
  
==== Church  ====
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=== Church  ===
  
==== Court  ====
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{{ND Church Intro}}
  
==== Land ====
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=== Court ===
  
==== Local Histories ====
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====Land ===
  
==== Maps  ====
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{{ND Land}}
  
==== Military ====
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=== Local Histories ===
  
==== Newspapers  ====
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{{ND County History}}
  
==== Probate ====
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=== Maps ===
  
==== Taxation ====
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=== Military ===
  
==== Vital Records  ====
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=== Naturalization and Citizenship ===
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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 Newspaper abstracts|Eddy}}
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=== Probate  ===
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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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{{ND Probate Intro}}
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=== Taxation  ===
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{{ND Tax Intro}}
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=== Vital Records  ===
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{{ND Vital Intro}}
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==== Death ====
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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
  
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
  
==== Family History Centers<br> ====
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'''Eddy County Museum and Historical Society'''<br> 6840 18th Street NE<br> New Rockford, ND 58356-1707<br>Phone: 701-947-5405<br><br>
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=== Family History Centers  ===
  
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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{{FamilySearch Centers Intro}}
  
 
== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==
  
 
*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
 
*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
*{{FHL|North+Dakota%2C+Eddy|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}  
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*{{FHL|North+Dakota%2C+Eddy|subject|disp=FamilySearch Catalog}}  
 
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/ND/Eddy/ Eddy County, North Dakota Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
 
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/ND/Eddy/ Eddy County, North Dakota Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
  

Latest revision as of 16:52, 16 June 2016

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


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Eddy County, North Dakota
Map
Map of North Dakota highlighting Eddy County
Location in the state of North Dakota
Map of the U.S. highlighting North Dakota
Location of North Dakota in the U.S.
Facts
Founded March 31, 1885
County Seat New Rockford
Courthouse
NorthDakotaEddyCourthouse.jpg
Address Eddy County Courthouse
524 Central Avenue
New Rockford, ND 58356
Phone: 701.947.2813
Eddy County Website


County Information

Eddy County, North Dakota Record Dates

Beginning Dates for Major County Records
Birth Marriage Death Census Land Probate
1889 1887 1890 1885 1885

County Courthouse


Clerk District Court has marriage, probate and court records;
Register of Deeds has land records[1]

History

Parent County

1885--Eddy County was created 31 March 1885 from Foster County. County seat: New Rockford [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

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

Places/Localities

Populated Places

New Rockford

Indian Reservations

Spirit Lake Reservation is located primarily in Benson County, with a portion in Eddy County. Historically it was also known as Devils Lake Reservation, and sometimes incorrectly referred to as Fort Totten Reservation.

Neighboring Counties

Benson | Foster | Griggs | Nelson | Wells

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

Online Territory and State Census Indexes and Records

  • 1890
  • 1900
  • 1910
  • 1920
  • 1930

Church

Court

=Land

When the United States acquired North Dakota, most of the land became available for homesteading or purchase from the federal government. For more information on this, see North Dakota Land and Property.

After land was transferred from the government to private owners, the registrar of deeds in each county recorded the land transactions in the form of deeds and mortgages.

Local Histories

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

Maps

Military

Naturalization and Citizenship

Online Naturalization Indexes and Records

Newspapers

{ND Newspaper abstracts|Eddy}}

Probate

Online Probate Records

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

Taxation

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.

Death

Online Death Indexes and Records

Societies and Libraries

Eddy County Museum and Historical Society
6840 18th Street NE
New Rockford, ND 58356-1707
Phone: 701-947-5405

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. See Family History Center for more information. Search the online FHC directory for a nearby family history center.


Web Sites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Eddy County, North Dakota. Page 523 At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  2. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).