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[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Montana|Montana]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] '''Granite County'''<br>  
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'''[[United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Montana Genealogy|Montana]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] Granite County'''<br>  
  
== County Courthouse  ==
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Guide to '''Granite County, Montana ancestry, family history and genealogy''' birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
  
[http://www.co.granite.mt.us/ Granite County Courthouse; ]<br>107 Kemp<br>Philipsburg, MT 59858<br>Phone: 406.859.3371&nbsp;<br><br>County Recorder has birth and death and death <br>records from 1882, land records from 1884 and <br>burial records from 1893; Clerk Court has marriage, <br>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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{{Click|Image:MT_ORP.png|Montana Online Genealogy Records}}
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== History  ==
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{{Infobox U.S. County
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| county = Granite County
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| county_map = Map of Montana highlighting Granite County.png
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| state = Montana
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| state_map = Montana.png
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| latd =
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| longd =
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| founded year = 1893
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| founded date = March 2
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| seat = [[Philipsburg, Montana|Philipsburg]]
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| building image =
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| building address = Granite County Courthouse<br> 107 Kemp<br>Philipsburg, MT 59858<br>Phone: 406.859.3371<br>[http://www.co.granite.mt.us/ '''Granite County Website'''] }}
  
==== Parent County  ====
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'''1893--'''Granite County was created 2 March 1893&nbsp;from [[Deer Lodge County, Montana|Deer Lodge]] County.&nbsp; '''County seat: '''Philipsburg <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref><span class="Apple-style-span" style="color: rgb(0,43,184); text-decoration: underline"> </span>
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=== Historical Facts  ===
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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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|-
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Granite County, Montana#Birth|Birth]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Granite County, Montana#Marriage|Marriage]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Granite County, Montana#Death|Death]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Granite County, Montana#Land_and_Property|Land]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Granite County, Montana#Probate|Probate]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Granite County, Montana#Court_Records|Court]]'''</center>
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|-
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1895*</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1892*</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1895*</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1893</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1893</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1893</center>
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|-
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| width="100%" bgcolor="#99d6ff" colspan="6" | '''* For earlier dates, try...''' '''[[Granite County, Montana#Church_Records|Church]] &#124; [[Granite County, Montana#Obituaries|Obituaries]] &#124; [[Granite County, Montana#Cemeteries|Cemeteries]]'''
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|}
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*'''Parent County:''' created 2 March 1893 from [[Deer Lodge County, Montana Genealogy|Deer Lodge]]  
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*'''County seat:''' Philipsburg <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:''' [[Beaverhead County, Montana Genealogy|Beaverhead]] | [[Deer Lodge County, Montana Genealogy|Deer Lodge]] | [[Missoula County, Montana Genealogy|Missoula]] | [[Powell County, Montana Genealogy|Powell]] | [[Ravalli County, Montana Genealogy|Ravalli]]
  
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
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==== Populated Places  ====
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* [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Drummond,_Montana Drummond]
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* Hall
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* [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Philipsburg,_Montana Philipsburg]
  
 
==== 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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<br>
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{| width="80%" cellspacing="1" cellpadding="5" border="1"
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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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| 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=1613&GSgrid=&df=all&GSob=n Findagrave.com]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.worldcat.org/search?q=su%3Acemetery+Granite+Montana&qt=advanced&dblist=638 WorldCat]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=csr&CScn=&CScntry=4&CSst=28&CScnty=1613 Findagrave.com]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [https://web.archive.org/web/20160104091706/http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~mtgranit/grave.htm MTGenWeb]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" |
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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=Granite&cemetery_name=a Billion Graves]
 
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Drummond,_Montana Drummond]  
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.usgwarchives.net/mt/granite/granite.htm MTGenWeb Archives]
| Hall
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Philipsburg,_Montana Philipsburg]
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|-
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [https://billiongraves.com/pages/search/# Billion Graves]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" colspan="3" | See [[Montana Cemeteries|Montana Cemeteries]] for more information.
 
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==== Neighboring Counties ====
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==== Church Records ====
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{{MT Church Intro}}
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'''LDS Ward and Branch Records'''
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:*Allendale
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:*Drummond
  
*[[Beaverhead County, Montana|Beaverhead]]
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==== Court Records  ====
*[[Deer Lodge County, Montana|Deer Lodge]]
 
*[[Missoula County, Montana|Missoula]]
 
*[[Powell County, Montana|Powell]]
 
*[[Ravalli County, Montana|Ravalli]]
 
  
== Resources ==
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==== Directories ====
  
==== Cemeteries ====
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==== Emigration and Immigration  ====
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==== Ethnic, Political or Religious Groups ====
  
==== Church ====
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==== Gazetteers ====
  
LDS Ward and Branch&nbsp;Records
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==== Genealogy  ====
  
*Allendale
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==== History  ====
*Drummond
 
  
==== 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  ====
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[[Image:Mtgranite.jpg|300px|Mtgranite.jpg]]
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==== Migration  ====
  
 
==== Military  ====
 
==== Military  ====
  
 
==== Newspapers  ====
 
==== Newspapers  ====
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{{MT Newspaper abstracts|Granite}}
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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|Granite}}
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==== Public Records  ====
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*'''1865 - 2009''' {{RecordSearch|2029197|Montana, Granite County Records, 1865-2009}} at [https://familysearch.org/search| FamilySearch] — images
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==== Repositories  ====
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===== Courthouse  =====
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County Recorder has birth and death and death records from 1882, land records from 1884 and burial records from 1893; 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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==== Libraries  ====
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==== Museums  ====
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==== Societies ====
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[https://www.facebook.com/pages/Granite-County-Historical-Society/439354966142680?fref=nf Granite-County-Historical-Society] Facebook page
  
 
==== Taxation  ====
 
==== Taxation  ====
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{{MT Tax Intro}}
  
 
==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
  
For marriages from 1893-1894 see [http://abish.byui.edu/specialCollections/westernStates/search.cfm Western States Marriage Index].
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{{MT Vital Intro}}
  
== Societies and Libraries ==
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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 =====
  
==== Family History Centers<br>  ====
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:*'''1893-1894''' - [http://abish.byui.edu/specialCollections/westernStates/search.cfm Western States Marriage Index] includes marriages 1893-1894
  
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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===== Death  =====
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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.  
 
*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
*{{FHL|Montana%2C+Granite|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
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*{{FHL|Montana%2C+Granite|subject|disp=FamilySearch Catalog}}
  
== References  ==
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=== References  ===
  
<references />{{Montana|Montana}} {{Montana-stub}} 
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<references />{{Montana|Montana}}  
  
 
[[Category:Granite_County,_Montana]]
 
[[Category:Granite_County,_Montana]]

Latest revision as of 16:42, 24 August 2016

United States Gotoarrow.png Montana Gotoarrow.png Granite County

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


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Granite County, Montana
Map
Map of Montana highlighting Granite County
Location in the state of Montana
Map of the U.S. highlighting Montana
Location of Montana in the U.S.
Facts
Founded March 2, 1893
County Seat Philipsburg
Courthouse
Address Granite County Courthouse
107 Kemp
Philipsburg, MT 59858
Phone: 406.859.3371
Granite County Website



Historical Facts

Beginning dates for major county records
Birth
Marriage
Death
Land
Probate
Court
1895*
1892*
1895*
1893
1893
1893
* For earlier dates, try... Church | Obituaries | Cemeteries

Boundary Changes

Populated Places

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 WorldCat Findagrave.com
MTGenWeb Billion Graves
MTGenWeb Archives
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.

LDS Ward and Branch Records

  • Allendale
  • Drummond

Court Records

Directories

Emigration and Immigration

Ethnic, Political or Religious Groups

Gazetteers

Genealogy

History

Local histories are available for Granite 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

Mtgranite.jpg

Migration

Military

Newspapers

Additional newspapers abstracts can sometimes be found using search phrases such as Granite 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, Granite - Probate records.

Public Records



Repositories

Courthouse

County Recorder has birth and death and death records from 1882, land records from 1884 and burial records from 1893; 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

Granite-County-Historical-Society Facebook page

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

  • USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.
  • FamilySearch Catalog

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.