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Guide to '''Emmons County, North Dakota ancestry, genealogy and family history''', birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
  
Emmons 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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{{Infobox U.S. County 2016
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|organized= February 10, 1879
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|county seat= Linton
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|parent county= [[Burleigh County, North Dakota Genealogy|Burleigh]], [[Campbell County, South Dakota Genealogy|Campbell (SD)]], and unorganized territory<ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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|county1= [[Burleigh County, North Dakota Genealogy|Burleigh]]
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|county2= [[Campbell County, South Dakota Genealogy|Campbell (SD)]]
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|county3= [[Corson County, South Dakota Genealogy|Corson (SD)]]
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|county4= [[Kidder County, North Dakota Genealogy|Kidder]]
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|county5= [[Logan County, North Dakota Genealogy|Logan]]
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|county6= [[McIntosh County, North Dakota Genealogy|Mcintosh]]
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|county7= [[Morton County, North Dakota Genealogy|Morton]]
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|county8= [[Sioux County, North Dakota Genealogy|Sioux]]</br><center>[[Emmons County, North Dakota Genealogy#Maps and Gazetteers|See County Maps]]</center>
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== County Information ==
  
== County Courthouse  ==
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=== Description ===
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Organized on November 9, 1883 and named for James Emmons (1845 - 1919), a steamboat operator and early Bismarck merchant and entrepreneur.  Its county seat is Linton.<ref>[http://genealogytrails.com/ndak/emmons/ Emmons County, Genealogy Trails]</ref>
  
[http://emmonscounty.tripod.com/ Emmons County Courthouse]<br> 100 4th St NW<br> Linton, ND 58522<br> Phone: 701.254.4812&nbsp;<br><br>Clerk District Court has birth records from 1889, <br>marriage records from 1888, death, burial, divorce<br> and court records from 1890, probate records from 1884 <br>and naturalization records from 1886; Register of Deeds <br>has land records<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Emmons 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 Courthouse ===
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{{ND Courthouse Intro|Emmons}}
  
== History  ==
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Emmons County Courthouse<br> 100 4th St NW<br> Linton, ND 58522<br> Phone: 701.254.4812<br>[http://www.emmonsnd.com/ '''Emmons County Website'''] <br>
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Clerk District Court has birth records from 1889, <br>marriage records from 1888, death, burial, divorce<br> and court records from 1890, probate records from 1884 <br>and naturalization records from 1886; Register of Deeds <br>has land records<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Emmons County, North Dakota. Page 523 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
  
==== Parent County ====
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=== Emmons 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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| width="14.2%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Emmons County, North Dakota Genealogy#Birth|Birth*]]'''
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| width="14.2%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Emmons County, North Dakota Genealogy#Marriage|Marriage]]'''
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| width="14.2%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Emmons County, North Dakota Genealogy#Death|Death*]]'''
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| width="14.2%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Emmons County, North Dakota Genealogy#Court Records|Court]]'''
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| width="14.2%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Emmons County, North Dakota Genealogy#Land and Property Records|Land]]'''
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| width="14.2%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Emmons County, North Dakota Genealogy#Probate Records|Probate]]'''
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| width="14.2%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Emmons County, North Dakota Genealogy#Census Records|Census]]'''
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| width="14.2%" align="center" |1903
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| width="14.2%" align="center" |1888
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| width="14.2%" align="center" |1903
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| width="14.2%" align="center" |1879
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| width="14.2%" align="center" |1879
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| width="14.2%" align="center" |1879
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| width="14.2%" align="center" |1880
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'''1879--'''Emmons County was created 10 February 1879 from [[Burleigh County, North Dakota|Burleigh]] County,[[Campbell County, South Dakota|Campbell]] County, South Dakota, and unorganized territory. '''County seat:''' Linton <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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=== Record Loss ===
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There is no known history of courthouse disasters in this county.
  
==== Boundary Changes ====
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=== Boundary Changes ===
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{{ND Boundary Changes Intro|Emmons}}
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''1879--''Emmons County was created 10 February 1879 from [[Burleigh County, North Dakota Genealogy|Burleigh]] County,[[Campbell County, South Dakota Genealogy|Campbell]] County, South Dakota, and unorganized territory.<br>
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'''County seat:''' Linton <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 The Newberry Library<br>
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==== Record Loss  ====
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=== Populated Places ===
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{{ND Populated Places Intro|Emmons}}
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The following are locations in the county<ref>Wikipedia contributors, [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emmons_County,_North_Dakota "Emmons County, North Dakota"] in ''Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia''</ref>
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Braddock,_North_Dakota Braddock]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hague,_North_Dakota Hague]</div>
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hazelton,_North_Dakota Hazelton]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Linton,_North_Dakota Linton] (county seat)</div>
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Strasburg_North_Dakota Strasburg]</div>
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*Emmonsburg
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*Glencoe
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kintyre,_North_Dakota Kintyre] </div>
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Temvik,_North_Dakota Temvik]
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*Williamsport
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*Winchester</div>
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*Winona</div>
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Campbell_Township,_Emmons_County,_North_Dakota Campbell]</div>
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Buchanan_Valley_Township,_Emmons_County,_North_Dakota Buchanan Valley]<ref name=2000changes>{{cite web|url=https://web.archive.org/web/20121010182005/http://www.census.gov/geo/www/bndrychanges/north%20dakota.txt |title=Geographic Change Notes for North Dakota|publisher=[[United States Census Bureau]]|accessdate=2017-01-31}}</ref>
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hazelton_Township,_Emmons_County,_North_Dakota Hazelton]<ref name=2000changes/></div>
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lincoln_Township,_Emmons_County,_North_Dakota Lincoln]<ref name=2000changes/>
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/McCulley_Township,_Emmons_County,_North_Dakota McCulley]<ref>{{cite web|url=https://web.archive.org/web/20110604194827/http://www.census.gov/popest/archives/1990s/boundary_changes/38.html|title=1990s boundary changes, Geographic Change Notes: North Dakota|publisher=[[United States Census Bureau]]|accessdate=2017-01-31}}</ref></div>
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tell_Township,_Emmons_County,_North_Dakota Tell]<ref name=2000changes/></div>
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== 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|Emmons}}
  
==== Neighboring Counties ====
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=== Biographies ===
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{{ND Biographies Intro|Emmons}}
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*[http://theusgenweb.org/nd/emmons/biosindex.htm Emmons County Biography Index] (Emmons County, NDGenWeb Project)
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*[http://genealogytrails.com/ndak/emmons/bios.html Emmons County Biographies] (Genealogy Trails)
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*[https://library.ndsu.edu/db/biography/ North Dakota State University Biography Index]
  
*[[Burleigh County, North Dakota|Burleigh]]
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=== Business, Commerce, and Occupations ===
*[[Campbell County, South Dakota|Campbell County, South Dakota]]
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{{ND Business Records Intro|Emmons}}
*[[Corson County, South Dakota|Corson County, South Dakota]]
 
*[[Kidder County, North Dakota|Kidder]]
 
*[[Logan County, North Dakota|Logan]]
 
*[[McIntosh County, North Dakota|Mcintosh]]
 
*[[Morton County, North Dakota|Morton]]
 
*[[Sioux County, North Dakota|Sioux]]
 
  
== Resources  ==
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=== Cemeteries ===
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{{ND Cemeteries Intro|Emmons}}
  
==== 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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*[http://findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gsr&GSfn=&GSmn=&GSln=&GSbyrel=all&GSby=&GSdyrel=all&GSdy=&GScntry=4&GSst=30&GScnty=1765&GSgrid=&df=all&GSob=n Findagrave]
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/nd/emmons/emmons.htm USGenWeb Archives]  
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*[http://www.usgwtombstones.org/northdakota/emmons.html USGenWeb Tombstone Project]
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*[http://northdakotagravestones.org/cemeteries.php?selected_cid=15 NDGravestones]
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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|1024687|subject-id|disp=Family History Library}}
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*[http://www.worldcat.org/search?q=su%3Acemetery+Emmons+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=1765 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=Emmons&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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Numerous Cemetery transcriptions in [http://odessa3.org/collections/cemeteries/nodak/link/emmonsnd.txt Emmons County] providing the name, date of birth and date of death where available.  
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*[http://odessa3.org/collections/cemeteries/nodak/link/emmonsnd.txt Odessa Digital Library] for Emmons' county has numerous cemetery transcriptions providing the name, date of birth and date of death where available.
  
[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ndemmons/cemeteryinventory.htm Cemeteries - NDGenWeb Emmons County, North Dakota]  
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=== Census Records ===
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{{Historical populations
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|footnote = Source: [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emmons_County,_North_Dakota#Demographics "Wikipedia.org".
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|1880 |38
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|1890 |1971
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|1900 |4349
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|1910 |9796
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|1920 |11288
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|1930 |12467
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|1940 |11699
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|1950 |9715
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|1960 |8462
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|1970 |7200 
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|1980 |5877 
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|1990 |4830 
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|2000 |4331
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|2010 |3550
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{{ND Census Intro|Emmons}}
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*[http://theusgenweb.org/nd/emmons/censusindex.htm Emmons County Census Records] (NDGenWeb Project)
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====State Census Records====
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*'''1885''' [http://library.ndsu.edu/db/census/ Dakota Territory 1885 Census Index] at  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 Ancestry.com – ($), index and images
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*'''1915''' {{RecordSearch|2346284|North Dakota Census, 1915}} at  FamilySearch Historical Records — index and images
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*'''1925''' {{RecordSearch|2351024|North Dakota Census, 1925}} at FamilySearch Historical Records — index and images
  
==== Census ====
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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]].
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*'''1880, 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930''' - [http://www.usgwarchives.net/nd/emmons/emmocens.htm Emmons County Census Records] (USGenWeb Archives)
  
*1880
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=== Church Records ===
*1885
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{{ND Church Intro|Emmons}}
*1890
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*[http://theusgenweb.org/nd/emmons/churchindex.htm Emmons County Churches] (NDGenWeb Project)
*1900
 
*1910
 
*1915
 
*1920
 
*1925
 
*1930
 
  
==== Church  ====
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'''''Lutheran'''''<br>
  
==== Court  ====
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''Emmons County
  
==== Land  ====
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*Records of the American Lutheran Church, Emmons County, in Evangelical Lutheran Church in America database at [http://www.archives.com Archives.com] ($).<ref name="ev">"Evangelical Lutheran Church in America: An Inventory of Selected Congregational Records of the American Lutheran Church in Minnesota at the Minnesota Historical Society," Collection Finding Aids, ''Minnesota Historical Society,'' http://www.mnhs.org/library/findaids/01009.xml.</ref>
  
==== Local Histories  ====
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''Linton
  
==== Maps  ====
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*Records of the American Lutheran Church, Linton, in Evangelical Lutheran Church in America database at [http://www.archives.com Archives.com] ($).
  
==== Military  ====
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=== Court Records ===
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{{ND Court Intro|Emmons}}
  
==== Newspapers  ====
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=== Directories ===
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{{ND Directories Intro|Emmons}}
  
==== Probate ====
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=== Emigration and Immigration ===
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{{ND Emigration Intro}}
  
==== Taxation  ====
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=== Ethnic, Political, and Religious Groups ===
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{{ND Ethnic Groups Intro}}
  
==== Vital Records ====
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=== Funeral Homes ===
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{{ND Funeral Homes Intro|Emmons}}
  
== Societies and Libraries ==
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=== Genealogies ===
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{{ND Genealogies Intro|Emmons}}
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*[http://theusgenweb.org/nd/emmons/treeindex.htm Family Histories], Emmons County, NDGenWeb Project
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*[http://theusgenweb.org/nd/emmons/surnames.htm Emmons County Surnames Being Researched] (NDGenWeb Project)
  
==== Family History Centers ====
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=== Guardianship ===
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{{ND Guardianship Intro|Emmons}}
  
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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=== Land and Property Records ===
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{{ND Land Intro|Emmons}}
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''Online Land Records''
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/nd/emmons/emmoland.html Index to Emmons County BLM Land Records] (Genealogy Trails)
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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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*[http://theusgenweb.org/nd/emmons/mapsindex.htm Emmons County Landowners], various links to maps, landowners, histories, etc. (NDGenWeb Project)
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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]]
  
== Web Sites  ==
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=== Local Histories ===
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{{ND Histories Intro|Emmons}}
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*''As we reminisce; souvenir memory book.'' 1967. Strasburg, North Dakota. Strasburg Schools Alumni Association;<br>
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**{{FSbook|5800323}}<br>
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**{{WorldCat|9985665|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}<br>
  
*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
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*''Memories of a county agent : Cavalier County, N.D., 1928-34, Emmons County, N.D., 1934-59, 32 years.'' 2015. Salt Lake City. Digitized by the Genealogical Society of Utah;
*{{FHL|North+Dakota%2C+Emmons|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}  
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**{{FSbook|8560158}}<br>
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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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*[http://theusgenweb.org/nd/emmons/militaryindex.htm Emmons County Military Information] (NDGenWeb Project)
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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 FamilySearch.
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*'''1890''' - {{RecordSearch|1877095| United States Census of Union Veterans and Widows of the Civil War, 1890}} at 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 Ancestry ($)
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*'''1917-1918''' - [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=31404 Roster of the men and women who served in the army or naval service (including the Marine Corps) of the United States or its allies from the state of North Dakota in the World War, 1917-1918, Vols. 1-4] at Ancestry ($)
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*[http://genealogytrails.com/ndak/emmons/military/ww1casualties.html World War I Casualties, Emmons County] (Genealogy Trails)
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''World War II''
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*[http://genealogytrails.com/ndak/emmons/military/ww2armycas.html World War II Army Casualties, Emmons County] (Genealogy Trails)
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*[http://genealogytrails.com/ndak/emmons/military/ww2navycas.html World War II Navy Casualties, Emmons County] (Genealogy Trails)
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''Korean War''
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*[http://genealogytrails.com/ndak/emmons/military/koreacasualties.html Korean War Casualties, Emmons County] (Genealogy Trails)
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''Vietnam War''
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*[http://genealogytrails.com/ndak/emmons/military/vietnamcasualties.html Vietnam War Casualties, Emmons County] (Genealogy Trails)
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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 NDSU Archives – index only, covers various dates and counties
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=== Newspapers ===
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{{ND Newspapers Intro|Emmons}}
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'' North Dakota Newspapers Online''
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*[http://www.genealogybank.com/ 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|Emmons}}
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*[http://genealogytrails.com/ndak/emmons/obits.html Emmons County Obituaries and Death Notices] from newspapers. (Genealogy Trails)
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*[http://theusgenweb.org/nd/emmons/obitsindex.htm Index to Emmons County Obituaries] (NDGenWeb Project)
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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|Emmons}}
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=== Probate Records ===
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{{ND Probate Intro|Emmons}}
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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 Ancestry.com — index and images $
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=== School Records ===
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{{ND Schools Intro}}
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*[http://theusgenweb.org/nd/emmons/schoolindex.htm Index to Emmons County School Information] (NDGenWeb Project)
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=== Tax Records ===
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{{ND Tax Intro|Emmons}}
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=== Vital Records ===
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{{ND Vital Intro|Emmons}}
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==== Birth ====
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{{ND Vital Records - Birth Intro|Emmons}}
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==== Marriage ====
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{{ND Vital Records - Marriage Intro|Emmons}}
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*[http://history.nd.gov/archives/marriage_emmons.asp North Dakota Marriage Index, Emmons County] (State Historical Society of North Dakota)
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*[http://genealogytrails.com/ndak/emmons/news_marriages.html Emmons County Marriage Announcements] from newspapers. (Genealogy Trails)
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==== Death ====
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{{ND Vital Records - Death Intro|Emmons}}
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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 North Dakota Dept. of Health – index only
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==== Divorce ====
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{{ND Vital Records - Divorce Intro|Emmons}}
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== Research Facilities ==
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{{ND Research Facilities Intro|Emmons}}
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=== Archives ===
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{{ND Archives Intro}}
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[https://library.ndsu.edu/ndsuarchives/ '''North Dakota State University Archives''']<br>
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West Building 3551 7th Avenue<br>N Fargo, ND 58102<br>
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'''''Mailing Address:'''''<br>
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NDSU Archives<br>
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Libraries NDSU Dept #2080<br>
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PO Box 6050<br>
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Fargo, ND 58108-6050<br>
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Phone: 701-231-8914<br>
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Fax: 701-231-5632<br>
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Email: ndsu.archives@ndsu.edu
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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|Emmons}}
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=== Museums ===
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{{ND Museums Intro}}
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''Pioneer Heritage, Inc.''<br>PO Box 872 <br> Linton, ND 58552<br>Phone: 701-336-7103
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== Societies ==
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{{ND Societies Intro|Emmons}}
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''Emmons County Historical Society''<br>PO Box 567 <br> 110 W Oak Avenue<br> Linton, ND 58552<br>Telephone: 701-254-4390<br>
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''Hazelton Historical Society''<br>201 Western Avenue<br> Hazelton, ND 58544<br>Telephone: 701-782-6293<br>
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== Websites ==
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{{ND Websites Intro|Emmons}}
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*[http://theusgenweb.org/nd/emmons/mainpage.htm Emmons County, USGenWeb project]. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county.  
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/nd/emmons/emmons.htm Emmons County Archives] (USGenWeb Archives)
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*{{FHL|North Dakota Emmons|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/Emmons/ Emmons County, North Dakota Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
 
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/ND/Emmons/ Emmons County, North Dakota Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
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*[http://ldsgenealogy.com/ND/Emmons-County.htm Emmons County Genealogy] (LDS Genealogy)
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*[http://genealogytrails.com/ndak/emmons/index.html Emmons County History and Genealogy] (Genealogy Trails)
  
== References  ==
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== Research Guides ==
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{{ND Research Guides Intro}}
  
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Latest revision as of 16:04, 9 March 2017

United States
North Dakota
Emmons County

Guide to Emmons 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: Linton
Organized: February 10, 1879
Parent County(s): Burleigh, Campbell (SD), and unorganized territory[1]
Neighboring Counties
Burleigh  • Campbell (SD)  • Corson (SD)  • Kidder  • Logan  • Mcintosh  • Morton  • Sioux
See County Maps
Courthouse
NorthDakotaEmmonsCountyMemorialCourthouse.jpg
Location Map
North Dakota Emmons Map.png
Adoption
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County Information

Description

Organized on November 9, 1883 and named for James Emmons (1845 - 1919), a steamboat operator and early Bismarck merchant and entrepreneur. Its county seat is Linton.[2]

County Courthouse

Emmons County Courthouse
100 4th St NW
Linton, ND 58522
Phone: 701.254.4812
Emmons County Website
Clerk District Court has birth records from 1889,
marriage records from 1888, death, burial, divorce
and court records from 1890, probate records from 1884
and naturalization records from 1886; Register of Deeds
has land records[3]

Emmons County, North Dakota Record Dates

Beginning Dates for Major County Records
Birth* Marriage Death* Court Land Probate Census
1903 1888 1903 1879 1879 1879 1880

Record Loss

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

Boundary Changes

1879--Emmons County was created 10 February 1879 from Burleigh County,Campbell County, South Dakota, and unorganized territory.
County seat: Linton [1]

Populated Places

The following are locations in the county[4]

Cities
Unincorporated communites
  • Temvik
  • Williamsport
  • Winchester
  • Winona
Townships
Defunct townships


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
  • Odessa Digital Library for Emmons' county has numerous cemetery transcriptions providing the name, date of birth and date of death where available.

Census Records

Historical populations
Census Pop.  %±
1880 38
1890 1,971 5086.8%
1900 4,349 120.6%
1910 9,796 125.2%
1920 11,288 15.2%
1930 12,467 10.4%
1940 11,699 −6.2%
1950 9,715 −17.0%
1960 8,462 −12.9%
1970 7,200 −14.9%
1980 5,877 −18.4%
1990 4,830 −17.8%
2000 4,331 −10.3%
2010 3,550 −18.0%
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.

Lutheran

Emmons County

  • Records of the American Lutheran Church, Emmons County, in Evangelical Lutheran Church in America database at Archives.com ($).[7]

Linton

  • Records of the American Lutheran Church, Linton, in Evangelical Lutheran Church in America database at Archives.com ($).

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

  • Memories of a county agent : Cavalier County, N.D., 1928-34, Emmons County, N.D., 1934-59, 32 years. 2015. Salt Lake City. Digitized by the Genealogical Society of Utah;

Maps and Gazetteers

Migration

Military Records

Civil War

World War I

World War II

Korean War

Vietnam War


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

North Dakota State University Archives
West Building 3551 7th Avenue
N Fargo, ND 58102
Mailing Address:
NDSU Archives
Libraries NDSU Dept #2080
PO Box 6050
Fargo, ND 58108-6050
Phone: 701-231-8914
Fax: 701-231-5632
Email: ndsu.archives@ndsu.edu

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

Pioneer Heritage, Inc.
PO Box 872
Linton, ND 58552
Phone: 701-336-7103

Societies

Emmons County Historical Society
PO Box 567
110 W Oak Avenue
Linton, ND 58552
Telephone: 701-254-4390

Hazelton Historical Society
201 Western Avenue
Hazelton, ND 58544
Telephone: 701-782-6293

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. Emmons County, Genealogy Trails
  3. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Emmons County, North Dakota. Page 523 At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  4. Wikipedia contributors, "Emmons County, North Dakota" in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 5.3 "Geographic Change Notes for North Dakota". United States Census Bureau. https://web.archive.org/web/20121010182005/http://www.census.gov/geo/www/bndrychanges/north%20dakota.txt. Retrieved 2017-01-31. 
  6. "1990s boundary changes, Geographic Change Notes: North Dakota". United States Census Bureau. https://web.archive.org/web/20110604194827/http://www.census.gov/popest/archives/1990s/boundary_changes/38.html. Retrieved 2017-01-31. 
  7. "Evangelical Lutheran Church in America: An Inventory of Selected Congregational Records of the American Lutheran Church in Minnesota at the Minnesota Historical Society," Collection Finding Aids, Minnesota Historical Society, http://www.mnhs.org/library/findaids/01009.xml.