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Foster 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.




Foster County, North Dakota
Map
Map of North Dakota highlighting Foster 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 January 4, 1873
County Seat Carrington
Courthouse
Address Foster County Courthouse
1000 5th St North
PO Box 257
Carrington, ND 58421
Phone: 701.652.1001
Foster County Website


County Courthouse

Clerk District Court has birth and death records from 1900, marriage, divorce, probate and court records from 1884, military and naturalization records from 1900. Register of Deeds has land records[1].

History

Parent County

1873--Foster County was created 4 January 1873 from Pembina County. County seat: Carrington [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Eddy | Griggs | Stutsman | Wells

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

  • 1880
  • 1885
  • 1890
  • 1900
  • 1910
  • 1915
  • 1920
  • 1925
  • 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 Foster 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

Newspapers

Additional newspapers abstracts can sometimes be found using search phrases such as Foster County, North Dakota Genealogy newspapers in online catalogs like:

Probate

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.

Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Web Sites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Foster 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).