Fergus County, Montana Genealogy
- 1 County Courthouse
- 2 History
- 3 Places/Localities
- 4 Resources
- 5 Societies and Libraries
- 6 Web Sites
- 7 References
Fergus County Courthouse
712 W Main Street
Lewistown, MT 59457-2562
County Clerk has birth and death records;
Clerk Court has marriage, divorce, probate
and court records; County Assessor has
- Central Montana Memorial Gardens is located at 809 6th Ave S, Lewistown, MT 59457-3461. Their phone number is (406) 535-7345. So far I've not found an actual website that they have created. However, there are some photographs and memorials for the cemetery at:www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=2136719&CScn=central+montana+memorial+gardens&CScntry=4&CSst=28& This cemetery used to be called Sunset Memorial Gardens.
- Lewistown City Cemetery is located at 133 A St., Lewistown MT 59457 Their phone is (406) 538-8512. Some entries are at www.interment.net/data/us/mt/fergus/lewistowncity/lewistown.htm, www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi
LDS Ward and Branch Records
Central Montana Genealogical Society has newspaper microfilms. See the Libraries and Societies for their contact information.
For marriages from 1885-1901 see Western States Marriage Index.
Central Montana Genealogical Society has marriage indexes, birth and mortuary records. They also have family histories. Please see entry under Libraries and societies.
Societies and Libraries
Central Montana Genealogical Society is located in the upper floor of the Lewistown Public Library. They are located at
701 West Main, Lewistown, Montana, 59457. Their phone is: (406) 538-5212 FAX (406) 538-3920, and the website is: www.lewistownlibrary.org/genealogy.html. The email contact is: firstname.lastname@example.org
Resources of the Lewistown Public Library are:
- Central Montana Church Records
- Cemetery and Mortuary Records
- Birth and Marriage Records
- Montana Census Films
- Local Histories and Newspaper Microfilms
They are very knowledgeable and helpful.
Family History Centers
- USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.
- Family History Library Catalog
- Fergus County Montana History and Genealogy This website is part of the Montanga Genweb and US Genweb projects. It has a lot of links for genealogical research.
- Genealogy Tool Box has many links for genealogy resources.
- Kindred Trails separates the resource website links into categories.
- Newspaperarchive.com ($) There are some Fergus county obituaries listed on this website.
- The Handybook for Genealogists : United States of America, 10th ed., (Draper, UT: Everton Publishers, 2002), p. 415.
- The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).