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Guide to '''Hettinger County, North Dakota ancestry, genealogy and family history''', birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
  
Hettinger 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.
 
== County Courthouse  ==
 
  
[http://www.county-clerk.net/countyclerk.asp?state=North%20Dakota&county=Hettinger Hettinger County Courthouse]<br> 336 Pacific Avenue<br> Mott, ND 58646<br> Phone: 701.824.2645&nbsp;<br><br>Clerk District Court has birth, death and burial records from 1943, <br>marriage, divorce, probate and court recordsr, divorce, probate and&nbsp;<br>court records from 1907; Register of Deeds has land records<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Hettinger County, North Dakota. Page 524 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>  
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{{Infobox U.S. County 2016
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|organized= May 24, 1901
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|county seat= Mott
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|parent county= [[Stark County, North Dakota Genealogy|Stark]] <ref>''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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|county1= [[Adams County, North Dakota Genealogy|Adams]]
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|county2= [[Grant County, North Dakota Genealogy|Grant]]
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|county3= [[Slope County, North Dakota Genealogy|Slope]]
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|county4= [[Stark County, North Dakota Genealogy|Stark]]</br><center>[[Hettinger County, North Dakota Genealogy#Maps and Gazetteers|See County Maps]]</center>
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== County Information ==
  
== History  ==
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=== Description ===
  
==== Parent County  ====
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The county was organized April 19, 1907.  Hettinger County was named after Matthias Hettinger of Freeport, Ill., father-in-law of General E. A. Williams. The county seat is Mott.<ref>[http://genealogytrails.com/ndak/hettinger/ Hettinger County Genealogy and History] (Genealogy Trails)</ref>
  
'''1901--'''Hettinger County was created 24 May 1901 from [[Stark County, North Dakota|Stark]] County. '''County seat:''' Mott <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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=== County Courthouse ===
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{{ND Courthouse Intro|Hettinger}}
  
==== Boundary Changes  ====
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'''Hettinger County Courthouse'''<br>336 Pacific Avenue<br> Mott, ND 58646<br> Phone: 701.824.2645<br>[http://www.county-clerk.net/countyclerk.asp?state=North%20Dakota&county=Hettinger Hettinger County Website] <br><br>
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Clerk District Court has birth, death and burial records from 1943, marriage, divorce, probate and court records, divorce, probate and court records from 1907;<br>
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Register of Deeds has land records<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Hettinger County, North Dakota. Page 524 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
  
==== Record Loss ====
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=== Hettinger County, North Dakota Record Dates ===
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{{ND Records Intro}}
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| bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" colspan="7" | <center>'''Known Beginning Dates for Major Records'''<ref>''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Hettinger County, North Dakota. Page 524 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}; Alice Eichholz, ed. Ancestry’s Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources, Third ed. (Provo, Utah: Ancestry, 2004), 518.</ref></center>
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| width="14.2%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Hettinger County, North Dakota Genealogy#Birth|Birth*]]'''
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| width="14.2%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Hettinger County, North Dakota Genealogy#Marriage|Marriage]]'''
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| width="14.2%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Hettinger County, North Dakota Genealogy#Death|Death*]]'''
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| width="14.2%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Hettinger County, North Dakota Genealogy#Court Records|Court]]'''
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| width="14.2%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Hettinger County, North Dakota Genealogy#Land and Property Records|Land]]'''
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| width="14.2%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Hettinger County, North Dakota Genealogy#Probate Records|Probate]]'''
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| width="14.2%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Hettinger County, North Dakota Genealogy#Census Records|Census]]'''
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| width="14.2%" align="center" |1943
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| width="14.2%" align="center" |1907
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| width="14.2%" align="center" |1943
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| width="14.2%" align="center" |1907
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| width="14.2%" align="center" |1883
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| width="14.2%" align="center" |1907
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| width="14.2%" align="center" |1836
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| colspan="7"| <center>*State Dept. of Vital Records started births and deaths in 1923. <br>
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Full compliance by 1924.<ref>Alice Eichholz, ed. Ancestry’s Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources, Rev. ed. (Provo, Utah: Ancestry, 1992), 562; Alice M. Hetzel, U.S. Vital Statistics System: Major Activities and Developments, 1950-95 (Hyattsville, Md.: U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Health Statistics, [1997]), 58.</ref> </center>
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== Places/Localities  ==
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=== Record Loss ===
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There is no known history of courthouse disasters in this county.
  
==== Populated Places  ====
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=== Boundary Changes ===
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{{ND Boundary Changes Intro|Hettinger}}
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*'''Parent County:''' Hettinger County was created 24 May 1901 from [[Stark County, North Dakota Genealogy|Stark]] County.<br>
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*'''County seat:''' Mott <ref>''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 [https://www.newberry.org/ Newberry Library]<br>
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
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=== Populated Places ===
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{{ND Populated Places Intro|Hettinger}}
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The following are locations in the county<ref>Wikipedia contributors, [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hettinger_County,_North_Dakota "Hettinger County, North Dakota,"] in ''Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia''.</ref>
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{{populated places
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mott,_North_Dakota Mott] (county seat)</div>
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/New_England,_North_Dakota New England]</div>
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Regent,_North_Dakota Regent]</div>
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bentley,_North_Dakota Bentley]</div>
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Acme_Township,_Hettinger_County,_North_Dakota Acme]
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*Ashby
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*Baer
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*Beery
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*Black Butte
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*Brittian
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*Campbell
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*Cannon Ball
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*Castle Rock
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*Chilton</div>
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*Clark
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*Farina
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*Havelock
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*Highland
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*Kennedy
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*Kern
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*Kunze
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*Madison
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Merrill_Township,_Hettinger_County,_North_Dakota Merrill]
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*Mott</div>
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*New England
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*Odessa
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*Rifle
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*St. Croix
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*Solon
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*Steiner
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*Strehlow
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*Tepee Butte
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*Wagendorf
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*Walker</div>
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alden_Township,_Hettinger_County,_North_Dakota Alden]<ref name=defunct>[https://web.archive.org/web/20111201071626/http://www.census.gov/popest/geographic/boundary_changes/ U.S. Census Bureau: Boundary Changes]</ref></div>
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*Indian Creek Township</div>
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[[Adams County, North Dakota|Adams]] | [[Grant County, North Dakota|Grant]] | [[Slope County, North Dakota|Slope]] | [[Stark County, North Dakota|Stark]]  
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''See Also''
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/National_Register_of_Historic_Places_listings_in_North_Dakota#Hettinger_County National Register of Historic Places listings in North Dakota]
  
== Resources ==
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== Resources ==
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{{ND Resources Intro}}
  
==== Cemeteries  ====
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=== Bible Records ===
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{{ND Bible Intro|Hettinger}}
  
Cemetery transcriptions for cemeteries in [http://odessa3.org/collections/cemeteries/nodak/link/hettnd.txt Hettinger County] , providing name, date of birth, and date of death where available
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=== Biographies  ===
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{{ND Biographies Intro|Hettinger}}
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*[http://genealogytrails.com/ndak/hettinger/bios.html Hettinger County Biographies] on [http://genealogytrails.com/ndak/ North Dakota Genealogy Trails website] - Alphabetical list of early settlers and prominent individuals from county histories
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*[https://library.ndsu.edu/ndsuarchives/north-dakota-biography-index North Dakota Biography Index] at [https://library.ndsu.edu/ndsuarchives/ North Dakota State University Archives] - Index only; gives references to publications containing information on North Dakotans, living and deceased
  
==== Census  ====
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=== Business, Commerce, and Occupations ===
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{{ND Business Records Intro|Hettinger}}
  
*1910
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=== Cemeteries ===
*1915
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{{ND Cemeteries Intro|Hettinger}}
*1920
 
*1925
 
*1930
 
  
==== Church ====
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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=1771&GSgrid=&df=all&GSob=n Findagrave]
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/nd/hettinger/hettinger.htm USGenWeb Archives]  
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*[http://www.usgwtombstones.org/northdakota/hettinger.html USGenWeb Tombstone Project]
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*[http://northdakotagravestones.org/cemeteries.php?selected_cid=21 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|595315|subject-id|disp=Family History Library}}
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*[http://www.worldcat.org/search?q=su%3Acemetery+Hettinger+North+Dakota&qt=results_page WorldCat]
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*[https://billiongraves.com/pages/search/# BillionGraves]
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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=1771 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=Hettinger&cemetery_name=a# Billion Graves]
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*[http://odessa3.org/collections/cemeteries/nodak/link/hettnd.txt Odessa Digital Library] for Hettinger county cemetery transcriptions providing name, date of birth, and date of death where available.
  
==== Court ====
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=== Census Records ===
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{{Historical populations
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|footnote = Source: [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hettinger_County,_North_Dakota#Demographics "Wikipedia.org".]
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|1910 |6557
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|1920 |7685
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|1930 |8796
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|1940 |7457
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|1950 |7100
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|1960 |6317
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|1970 |5075 
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|1980 |4275 
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|1990 |3445  
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|2000 |2715
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|2010 |2477
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{{ND Census Intro|Hettinger}}
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==== Territory and State Census Records ====
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*'''1836''' - [http://files.usgwarchives.net/wi/territory/census/1836/1836cens.txt 1836 Wisconsin Territory Census] – index only; North Dakota was included in the 1836 Wisconsin Territory Census
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*'''1840''' - {{RecordSearch|1786457|United States Census, 1840}} at [https://familysearch.org/search/ FamilySearch Historical Records] — index and images; North Dakota was included in the 1840 Iowa Territory Census
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*'''1850''' - {{RecordSearch|1401638|United States Census, 1850}} at [https://familysearch.org/search/ FamilySearch Historical Records] — index and images; North Dakota was included in the 1850 Minnesota Territory Census
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*'''1860''' - {{RecordSearch|1473181|United States Census, 1860}} at [https://familysearch.org/search/ FamilySearch Historical Records] — index and images; North Dakota was included in the 1860 Dakota Territory Census
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*'''1870''' - {{RecordSearch|1438024|United States Census, 1870}} at [https://familysearch.org/search/ FamilySearch Historical Records] — index and images; North Dakota was included in the 1870 Dakota Territory Census
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*'''1880''' - {{RecordSearch|1417683|United States Census, 1880}} at [https://familysearch.org/search/ FamilySearch Historical Records] — index and images; North Dakota was included in the 1880 Dakota Territory Census
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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
  
==== Land  ====
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==== Federal Census Records ====
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Federal Censuses were taken for the state of North Dakota starting in 1890, although no records survived. The 1900 Census is the next Federal Census available. For links to Federal census indexes, see [[North Dakota Census]].
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*['''1910, 1920, 1930''' -  [http://www.usgwarchives.net/nd/hettinger/hettinger.htm Hettinger County Census Records] (USGenWeb Archives)
  
==== Local Histories  ====
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=== Church Records ===
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{{ND Church Intro|Hettinger}}
  
==== Maps  ====
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=== Court Records ===
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{{ND Court Intro|Hettinger}}
  
==== Military  ====
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=== Directories ===
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{{ND Directories Intro|Hettinger}}
  
==== Newspapers ====
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=== Emigration and Immigration ===
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{{ND Emigration Intro}}
  
==== Probate  ====
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=== Ethnic, Political, and Religious Groups ===
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{{ND Ethnic Groups Intro}}
  
==== Taxation ====
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=== Funeral Homes ===
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{{ND Funeral Homes Intro|Hettinger}}
  
==== Vital Records ====
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=== Genealogies ===
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{{ND Genealogies Intro|Hettinger}}
  
== Societies and Libraries  ==
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=== Guardianship ===
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{{ND Guardianship Intro|Hettinger}}
  
==== Family History Centers ====
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=== Land and Property Records ===
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{{ND Land Intro|Hettinger}}
  
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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''Online Land Records''
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/nd/hettinger/hettinger.htm Index to Hettinger County BLM Land Records] (USGenWeb Archives)
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*[http://www.glorecords.blm.gov/search/ Land Patent Search] - index to federal patents and homesteads on the Bureau of Land Management website, some images available
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*'''1796-1907''' - [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=1246 U.S. General Land Office Records, 1796-1907] at Ancestry - index, info taken from Bureau of Land Management website<br>
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*'''1861-1908''' - [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=60593 U.S. Homestead Records 1861-1908] at Ancestry - ($), 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|Hettinger}}
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*[http://genealogytrails.com/ndak/hettinger/historyindex.html Hettinger County History Topics] (Genealogy Trails)
  
*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.
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=== Maps and Gazetteers ===
*{{FHL|North+Dakota%2C+Hettinger|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}  
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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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==== Online Collections ====
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These collections are unique to North Dakota. You will find nationwide databases for military records on [[United States Military Online Genealogy Records|U.S. Military Online Genealogy Records]] and [[North Dakota Military Records|North Dakota Military Records]].<br>
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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/hettinger/military/ww1casualties.html World War I Casualties, Hettinger County, North Dakota] (Genealogy Trails)
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''World War II''
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*[http://genealogytrails.com/ndak/hettinger/military/ww2armycas.html World War II Army Casualties, Hettinger County, North Dakota] (Genealogy Trails)
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*[http://genealogytrails.com/ndak/hettinger/military/ww2navycas.html World War II Navy, Marine Corps, and Coast Guard Casualties, Hettinger County, North Dakota] (Genealogy Trails)
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''Korean War''
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*[http://genealogytrails.com/ndak/hettinger/military/koreacasualties.html Korean War Casualties, Hettinger County, North Dakota] (Genealogy Trails)
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''Vietnam War''
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*[http://genealogytrails.com/ndak/hettinger/military/vietnamcasualties.html Vietnam War Casualties, Hettinger County, North Dakota] (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|Hettinger}}
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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|Hettinger}}
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*[http://genealogytrails.com/ndak/hettinger/obits.html Hettinger County Obituaries and Death Notices] from newspapers. (Genealogy Trails)
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/nd/hettinger/hettinger.htm Hettinger County Obituaries] USGenWeb Archives
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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|Hettinger}}
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=== Probate Records ===
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{{ND Probate Intro|Hettinger}}
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'''Online Probate Records
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*'''1878 – 1928''' [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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*'''1914-1958''' - [http://genealogytrails.com/ndak/hettinger/schools_mottgraduates.html Mott High School Graduates, 1914-1958] (Genealogy Trails)
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=== Tax Records ===
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{{ND Tax Intro|Hettinger}}
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=== Vital Records ===
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{{ND Vital Intro|Hettinger}}
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==== Birth ====
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{{ND Vital Records - Birth Intro|Hettinger}}
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==== Marriage ====
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{{ND Vital Records - Marriage Intro|Hettinger}}
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*[http://genealogytrails.com/ndak/hettinger/news_marriages.html Hettinger County Marriage Announcements] from newspapers. (Genealogy Trails)
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==== Death ====
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{{ND Vital Records - Death Intro|Hettinger}}
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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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*[http://genealogytrails.com/ndak/hettinger/obits.html Hettinger County Obituaries and Death Notices] from newspapers. (Genealogy Trails)
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/nd/hettinger/hettinger.htm Hettinger County Obituaries] (USGenWeb Archives)
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==== Divorce ====
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{{ND Vital Records - Divorce Intro|Hettinger}}
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== Research Facilities ==
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{{ND Research Facilities Intro|Hettinger}}
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=== Archives ===
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{{ND Archives Intro}}
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'''North Dakota State University Archives'''<br>West Building 3551 7th Avenue<br>N Fargo, ND 58102<br>
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'''''Mailing Address:'''''<br>NDSU Archives<br>Libraries NDSU Dept #2080<br>PO Box 6050<br>Fargo, ND 58108-6050<br>Phone: 701-231-8914<br>Fax: 701-231-5632<br>Email: [mailto:ndsu.archives@ndsu.edu ndsu.archives@ndsu.edu]<br>[https://library.ndsu.edu/ndsuarchives/ Website]<br>
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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|Hettinger}}
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=== Museums ===
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{{ND Museums Intro}}
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== Societies ==
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{{ND Societies Intro|Hettinger}}
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== Websites ==
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{{ND Websites Intro|Hettinger}}
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*[http://hometownchronicles.com/nd/hettinger/ Hettinger County, USGenWeb project]. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county.  
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/nd/hettinger/hettinger.htm Hettinger County, USGenWeb Archives]
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*{{FHL|North Dakota Hettinger|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/Hettinger/ Hettinger County, North Dakota Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
 
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/ND/Hettinger/ Hettinger County, North Dakota Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
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*[http://ldsgenealogy.com/ND/Hettinger-County.htm Hettinger County Genealogy] (LDS Genealogy)
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*[http://genealogytrails.com/ndak/hettinger/ Hettinger County Genealogy and History] 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 20:48, 4 July 2017

United States
North Dakota
Hettinger County

Guide to Hettinger 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: Mott
Organized: May 24, 1901
Parent County(s): Stark [1]
Neighboring Counties
Adams  • Grant  • Slope  • Stark
See County Maps
Courthouse
NorthDakotaHettingerCourthouse.jpg
Location Map
North Dakota Hettinger Map.png
Adoption
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County Information

Description

The county was organized April 19, 1907. Hettinger County was named after Matthias Hettinger of Freeport, Ill., father-in-law of General E. A. Williams. The county seat is Mott.[2]

County Courthouse

Hettinger County Courthouse
336 Pacific Avenue
Mott, ND 58646
Phone: 701.824.2645
Hettinger County Website

Clerk District Court has birth, death and burial records from 1943, marriage, divorce, probate and court records, divorce, probate and court records from 1907;
Register of Deeds has land records[3]

Hettinger County, North Dakota Record Dates

Information for this chart was taken from various sources, often containing conflicting dates. This information should be taken as a guide and should be verified by contacting the county and/or the state government agency.

Known Beginning Dates for Major Records[4]
Birth* Marriage Death* Court Land Probate Census
1943 1907 1943 1907 1883 1907 1836
*State Dept. of Vital Records started births and deaths in 1923.
Full compliance by 1924.[5]

Record Loss

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

Boundary Changes

Populated Places

The following are locations in the county[7]

Cities
Unincorporated communites
Townships
  • Acme
  • Ashby
  • Baer
  • Beery
  • Black Butte
  • Brittian
  • Campbell
  • Cannon Ball
  • Castle Rock
  • Chilton
  • Clark
  • Farina
  • Havelock
  • Highland
  • Kennedy
  • Kern
  • Kunze
  • Madison
  • Merrill
  • Mott
  • New England
  • Odessa
  • Rifle
  • St. Croix
  • Solon
  • Steiner
  • Strehlow
  • Tepee Butte
  • Wagendorf
  • Walker
Defunct townships
  • Indian Creek Township


See Also

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 Hettinger county cemetery transcriptions providing name, date of birth, and date of death where available.

Census Records

Historical populations
Census Pop.  %±
1910 6,557
1920 7,685 17.2%
1930 8,796 14.5%
1940 7,457 −15.2%
1950 7,100 −4.8%
1960 6,317 −11.0%
1970 5,075 −19.7%
1980 4,275 −15.8%
1990 3,445 −19.4%
2000 2,715 −21.2%
2010 2,477 −8.8%
Source: "Wikipedia.org".

Before North Dakota was a state in 1889, parts of North Dakota were included in the 1836 Iowa Territory census (also known as Wisconsin Territory), 1840 Iowa Territory census, 1850 Minnesota Territory census, and the 1860-1880 Dakota Territory censuses.[9] See links listed below.

Territory and State Census Records

Federal Census Records

Federal Censuses were taken for the state of North Dakota starting in 1890, although no records survived. The 1900 Census is the next Federal Census available. 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.


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

Maps and Gazetteers

Migration

Military Records

Online Collections

These collections are unique to North Dakota. You will find nationwide databases for military records on U.S. Military Online Genealogy Records and North Dakota Military Records.

Civil War

World War I

World War II

Korean War

Vietnam War

For further information see North Dakota Military Records.

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
Website

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

Societies

Websites

Research Guides

References

  1. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
  2. Hettinger County Genealogy and History (Genealogy Trails)
  3. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Hettinger County, North Dakota. Page 524 At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  4. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Hettinger County, North Dakota. Page 524 At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002; Alice Eichholz, ed. Ancestry’s Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources, Third ed. (Provo, Utah: Ancestry, 2004), 518.
  5. Alice Eichholz, ed. Ancestry’s Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources, Rev. ed. (Provo, Utah: Ancestry, 1992), 562; Alice M. Hetzel, U.S. Vital Statistics System: Major Activities and Developments, 1950-95 (Hyattsville, Md.: U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Health Statistics, [1997]), 58.
  6. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
  7. Wikipedia contributors, "Hettinger County, North Dakota," in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia.
  8. U.S. Census Bureau: Boundary Changes
  9. Alice Eichholz, ‘’Ancestry’s Red Book: American State, County and Town Sources,’’ 3rd ed. (Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 2004), 511. Free online version; FHL Book 973 D27rb 2004; WorldCat entry.