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[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Montana|Montana]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] '''Glacier County'''  
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'''[[United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Montana Genealogy|Montana]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] Glacier County'''  
  
Guide to '''Glacier County Montana genealogy.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.  
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Guide to '''Glacier County, Montana ancestry, family history and genealogy''' birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.  
  
{{MTDC}}  
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{{Click|Image:MT_ORP.png|Montana Online Genealogy Records}}  
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{{Infobox U.S. County  
 
{{Infobox U.S. County  
 
| county = Glacier County  
 
| county = Glacier County  
| county_map =  
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| county_map = Map of Montana highlighting Glacier County.svg.png
 
| state = Montana
 
| state = Montana
 
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| founded year = 1919
 
| founded year = 1919
 
| founded date = February 17
 
| founded date = February 17
| seat = Cut Bank  
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| seat = [[Cut Bank, Montana|Cut Bank]]
 
| building image =  
 
| building image =  
| building address = Glacier County Courthouse<br> 512 E Main Street<br>Cut Bank, MT 59427<br>Phone: 406.873.5063<br>[http://www.glaciercountygov.com/ '''Glacier County Website'''] }}
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| building address = Glacier County Courthouse<br> 512 E Main Street<br>Cut Bank, MT 59427<br>Phone: 406.873.5063<br>[http://www.glaciercountygov.com/ '''Glacier County Website'''] }}  
  
[[Image:Big Drift Glacier County Montana.jpg|thumb|right|182x156px|Big Drift Glacier County Montana.jpg]]  
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[[Image:Big Drift Glacier County Montana.jpg|thumb|right|182x156px]]  
  
=== County Courthouse  ===
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County Clerk has birth,&nbsp;death, and land records 1919; <br>Clerk Court has marriage, divorce, probate and court records<ref name="HB">''The Handybook for Genealogists : United States of America'', 10th ed., (Draper, UT: Everton Publishers, 2002), p. 416.</ref>
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=== Historical Facts  ===
  
== History  ==
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{| width="100%" cellspacing="1" cellpadding="1" border="2"
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|-
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| width="100%" bgcolor="#cccc99" align="center" colspan="6" | '''Beginning dates for major county records'''
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Glacier County, Montana#Birth|Birth]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Glacier County, Montana#Marriage|Marriage]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Glacier County, Montana#Death|Death]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Glacier County, Montana#Land_and_Property|Land]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Glacier County, Montana#Probate|Probate]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Glacier County, Montana#Court_Records|Court]]'''</center>
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|-
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1919*</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1910*</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1919*</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1919</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1919</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1919</center>
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|-
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| width="100%" bgcolor="#99d6ff" colspan="6" | '''* For earlier dates, try...''' '''[[Glacier County, Montana#Church_Records|Church]] &#124; [[Glacier County, Montana#Obituaries|Obituaries]] &#124; [[Glacier County, Montana#Cemeteries|Cemeteries]]'''
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|}
  
==== Parent County ====
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*'''Parent County:''' created 17 February 1919 from [[Teton County, Montana Genealogy|Teton ]]
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*'''County seat:''' Cut Bank <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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*'''Neighboring Counties:''' [[Flathead County, Montana Genealogy|Flathead]] | [[Pondera County, Montana Genealogy|Pondera]] | [[Toole County, Montana Genealogy|Toole]] | [[Alberta, Canada Genealogy| Alberta, Canada]]
  
'''1919--'''Glacier County was created 17 February 1919&nbsp;from [[Teton County, Montana|Teton ]]County.&nbsp;'''County seat: '''Cut Bank <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref><span style="color: rgb(0,43,184); text-decoration: underline" class="Apple-style-span"> </span>
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==== Boundary Changes  ====
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=== Populated Places  ===
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* Babb
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* [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/East_Glacier_Park_Village,_Montana East Glacier Park Village]  
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* [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/St._Mary,_Montana St. Mary]
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* [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Browning,_Montana Browning]
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* North Browning
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* [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Starr_School,_Montana Starr School]
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* Cut Bank
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* South Browning
  
==== Boundary Changes ====
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===== Indian Reservation =====
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The [[Blackfeet Indian Reservation (Montana)|Blackfeet Indian Reservation]] is located primarily in Glacier County, with a small portion in [[Pondera County, Montana Genealogy|Pondera]] County.
  
 
==== Record Loss  ====
 
==== Record Loss  ====
  
== Places/Localities ==
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There is no known history of courthouse disasters in this county.
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=== Resources ===
  
==== Populated Places ====
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==== Biography ====
  
{| width="620" cellspacing="1" cellpadding="1" border="0" align="left" class="FCK__ShowTableBorders"
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==== Cemeteries  ====
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| width="30%" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" align="center" | '''Tombstone Transcriptions Online'''
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| width="30%" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" align="center" | '''Tombstone Transcriptions in Print'''
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| width="30%" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" align="center" | '''List of Cemeteries in the county'''
 
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| [https://beta.familysearch.org/s/search/library_catalog#searchType=catalog&filtered=true&collectionId=&fed=false&page=1&catSearchType=place&searchCriteria=&placeName=Montana%2C+Glacier%2C+Babb&author_givenName=&author_surname= Babb]  
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://findagrave.org/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gsr&GSfn=&GSmn=&GSln=&GSbyrel=all&GSby=&GSdyrel=all&GSdy=&GScntry=4&GSst=28&GScnty=1611&GSgrid=&df=all&GSob=n Findagrave.com]  
| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/East_Glacier_Park_Village,_Montana East Glacier Park Village]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | {{FHL|752615|subject-id|disp=Family History Library}}
| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/St._Mary,_Montana St. Mary]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=csr&CScn=&CScntry=4&CSst=28&CScnty=1611 Findagrave.com]
 
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Browning,_Montana Browning]  
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [https://billiongraves.com/pages/search/# Billion Graves]
| [http://en.whttps://beta.familysearch.org/s/search/library_catalog#searchType=catalog&filtered=true&collectionId=&fed=false&page=1&catSearchType=place&searchCriteria=&placeName=Montana%2C+Glacier%2C+Browning&author_givenName=&author_surname=ikipedia.org/wiki/North_Browning,_Montana North Browning]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.worldcat.org/search?q=su%3Acemetery+Glacier+Montana&qt=advanced&dblist=638 WorldCat]
| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Starr_School,_Montana Starr School]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [https://billiongraves.com/search/results?year_range=5&action=search_cemetery&exact=true&country=United%20States&state=Montana&county=Glacier&cemetery_name=a Billion Graves]
 
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| [https://beta.familysearch.org/s/search/library_catalog#searchType=catalog&filtered=true&collectionId=&fed=false&page=1&catSearchType=place&searchCriteria=&placeName=Montana%2C+Glacier%2C+Cut+Bank&author_givenName=&author_surname= Cut Bank]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" colspan="3" | See [[Montana Cemeteries|Montana Cemeteries]] for more information.
| [http://https://beta.familysearch.org/s/search/library_catalog#searchType=catalog&filtered=true&collectionId=&fed=false&page=1&catSearchType=place&searchCriteria=&placeName=Montana%2C+Glacier%2C+Browning&author_givenName=&author_surname=en.wikipedia.org/wiki/South_Browning,_Montana South Browning]
 
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==== Indian Reservation ====
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==== Church Records  ====
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{{MT Church Intro}}
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==== Court Records ====
  
The [[Blackfeet Indian Reservation (Montana)|Blackfeet Indian Reservation]] is located primarily in Glacier County, with a small portion in [[Pondera County, Montana|Pondera]] County.
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==== Directories  ====
  
==== Neighboring Counties ====
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==== Emigration and Immigration ====
  
*[[Flathead County, Montana|Flathead]]
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==== Ethnic, Political or Religious Groups  ====
*[[Pondera County, Montana|Pondera]]
 
*[[Toole County, Montana|Toole]]
 
  
== Resources ==
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==== Gazetteers ====
  
==== Cemeteries ====
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==== Genealogy ====
  
==== Church ====
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==== History ====
  
==== Court  ====
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{{MT History Intro}}
  
==== Land  ====
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==== Land and Property ====
  
==== Local Histories  ====
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{{MT Land Intro}}
  
 
==== Maps  ====
 
==== Maps  ====
  
*See an [http://www.histopolis.com/Place/US/MT/Glacier_County interactive map] of Glacier County cemeteries and modern-day townships. (Histopolis)
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[[Image:Mtglacier.jpg|300px|Mtglacier.jpg]]
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:*See an [http://www.histopolis.com/Place/US/MT/Glacier_County interactive map] of Glacier County cemeteries and modern-day townships. (Histopolis)
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==== Migration  ====
  
 
==== Military  ====
 
==== Military  ====
  
 
==== Newspapers  ====
 
==== Newspapers  ====
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{{MT Newspaper abstracts|Glacier}}
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==== Obituaries  ====
  
 
==== Probate  ====
 
==== Probate  ====
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'''Online Probate Records'''
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*'''1831 – 1952''' [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=9072 Montana Wills and Probate Records 1831-1952] at [http://home.ancestry.com Ancestry.com] — index and images $
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{{MT Probate Intro|Glacier}}
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==== Public Records  ====
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==== Repositories  ====
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===== Courthouse  =====
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County Clerk has birth, death, and land records 1919; Clerk Court has marriage, divorce, probate and court records<ref name="HB">''The Handybook for Genealogists : United States of America'', 10th ed., (Draper, UT: Everton Publishers, 2002), p. 416.</ref>
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===== Family History Centers  =====
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{{FamilySearch Centers Intro}}
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:*[[Cut Bank Montana Family History Center]]
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===== Libraries  =====
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===== Museums  =====
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===== Societies =====
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[Tangled Roots Genealogical Society,<br>
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P.O. Box 1992,<br>
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Cut Bank MT 59427
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Meetings 2nd Tuesday of each month at 7:00 p.m. at the L.D.S. Family History Center.<br>
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Kathy Campbell: roncamp@cut-bank.mt.us <br>
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or 21 8th avenue SE, Cut Bank, MT 59427
  
 
==== Taxation  ====
 
==== Taxation  ====
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{{MT Tax Intro}}
  
 
==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
  
== Societies and Libraries  ==
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{{MT Vital Intro}}
  
==== Family History Centers ====
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===== Birth =====
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:*'''1840–2004''' -  {{RecordSearch|1930397|Montana, County Births and Deaths, 1840-2004}} at [https://familysearch.org FamilySearch] — index and images
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===== Marriage  =====
  
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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===== Death  =====
*[[Cut Bank Montana Family History Center]]
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:*'''1840–2004''' -  {{RecordSearch|1930397|Montana, County Births and Deaths, 1840-2004}} at [https://familysearch.org FamilySearch] — index and images
  
== Web Sites ==
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==== Websites ====
  
*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://www.genealogyinc.com/montana/glacier-county/ Genealogy Inc Glacier County, Montana]
*{{FHL|Montana%2C+Glacier|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
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*[http://kindredtrails.com/MT_Glacier.html  Kindred Trails Glacier County, Montana]
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/MT/Glacier/ Link Pendium Glacier County, Montana]
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~mtglacie/glacierhistory.htm Ancestry Glacier History]
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~mtglacie/ USGenWeb Glacier County, Montana  project]. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county.
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*{{FHL|Montana%2C+Glacier|subject|disp=FamilySearch Catalog}}
  
== References  ==
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=== References  ===
  
<references />{{Montana|Montana}} {{Montana-stub}}  
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<references />{{Montana|Montana}}  
  
 
[[Category:Glacier_County,_Montana]]
 
[[Category:Glacier_County,_Montana]]

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Guide to Glacier County, Montana ancestry, family history and genealogy birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.


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Glacier County, Montana
Map
Map of Montana highlighting Glacier County
Location in the state of Montana
Map of the U.S. highlighting Montana
Location of Montana in the U.S.
Facts
Founded February 17, 1919
County Seat Cut Bank
Courthouse
Address Glacier County Courthouse
512 E Main Street
Cut Bank, MT 59427
Phone: 406.873.5063
Glacier County Website


Big Drift Glacier County Montana.jpg


Historical Facts

Beginning dates for major county records
Birth
Marriage
Death
Land
Probate
Court
1919*
1910*
1919*
1919
1919
1919
* For earlier dates, try... Church | Obituaries | Cemeteries

Boundary Changes

Populated Places

Indian Reservation

The Blackfeet Indian Reservation is located primarily in Glacier County, with a small portion in Pondera County.

Record Loss

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

Resources

Biography

Cemeteries


Tombstone Transcriptions Online Tombstone Transcriptions in Print List of Cemeteries in the county
Findagrave.com Family History Library Findagrave.com
Billion Graves WorldCat Billion Graves
See Montana Cemeteries for more information.

Church Records

Church records vary significantly depending on the denomination and the record keeper. They may contain information about members of the congregation, such as age, date of baptism, christening, or birth; marriage information and maiden names; and death date. For general information about Montana denominations, view the Montana Church Records wiki page.

Court Records

Directories

Emigration and Immigration

Ethnic, Political or Religious Groups

Gazetteers

Genealogy

History

Local histories are available for Glacier County, Montana 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 Montana Local Histories.

Land and Property

Land and property records can place an ancestor in a particular location, provide economic information, and reveal family relationships. Land records include: deeds, abstracts and indexes, mortgages, leases, grants and land patents.

See Montana Land and Property for additional information about early Montana land grants. After land was transferred to private ownership, subsequent transactions were usually recorded at the county courthouse, where records are currently housed.

Maps

Mtglacier.jpg

  • See an interactive map of Glacier County cemeteries and modern-day townships. (Histopolis)

Migration

Military

Newspapers

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

Obituaries

Probate

Online Probate Records

In most counties in Montana, probate records have been kept by the county judge. They include wills, inventories, claim registers, inheritance records, probate packets, and dockets. The records are available at the county courthouse.

The FamilySearch Catalog lists films of probate records. To find the records for this county, use the Place Search for Montana, Glacier - Probate records.

Public Records

Repositories

Courthouse

County Clerk has birth, death, and land records 1919; Clerk Court has marriage, divorce, probate and court records[2]

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.


Libraries
Museums
Societies

[Tangled Roots Genealogical Society,
P.O. Box 1992,
Cut Bank MT 59427

Meetings 2nd Tuesday of each month at 7:00 p.m. at the L.D.S. Family History Center.
Kathy Campbell: roncamp@cut-bank.mt.us
or 21 8th avenue SE, Cut Bank, MT 59427

Taxation

Montana tax records complement land records and can be used to supplement the years between censuses. There may be gaps of several years in the records.

Vital Records

Vital Records consist of births, adoptions, marriages, divorces, and deaths recorded on registers, certificates, and documents. A copy or an extract of most birth and death original records can be purchased from the Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services or the County Clerk's office of the county where the event occurred. For information about marriages, divorces, and requirements for obtaining any vital records, see the CDC Where to Write website.

Birth
Marriage
Death

Websites

References

  1. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
  2. The Handybook for Genealogists : United States of America, 10th ed., (Draper, UT: Everton Publishers, 2002), p. 416.