Jefferson County, Montana Genealogy

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Online Records


County Courthouse

Jefferson County Courthouse
201 Centennial; PO Box H;
Boulder, MT 59632
Phone: 406.225.4020 

County Clerk has birth and death records from 1907
and land records from 1865; Clerk District Court
has marriage, probate and court records [1]

History

Parent County

1865--Jefferson County was created 2 February 1865 as an original county.  County seat: Boulder [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Basin Cardwell Elkhorn Montana City
Boulder Clancy Jefferson City Whitehall

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

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

Military

Newspapers

  • Basin Progress - more than 200 issues spanning 1897-1904 freely available via Google News Archive
  • Basin Progress & Mining Review - more than 100 issues spanning 1905-1909 freely available via Google News Archive
  • Basin Republican Rustler - more than 100 issues spanning 2006-2009 freely available via Google News Archive
  • NewspaperArchive.com ($) has a collection of digitized Montana newspapers including Butte and Helena newspapers. This database is sometimes free at libraries.

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

For marriages from 1866-1900 see Western States Marriage Index.

Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Web Sites

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

References

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