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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[North Dakota|North Dakota]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' Kidder County {{NDDC}} <br> <br>
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''[[United States Genealogy|United States]][[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[North Dakota Genealogy|North Dakota]]'' [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] '''Kidder County'''
  
Kidder 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.
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Guide to '''Kidder County, North Dakota ancestry, genealogy and family history''', birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
  
== County Courthouse  ==
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[http://www.county-clerk.net/countyclerk.asp?state=North%20Dakota&county=Kidder Kidder County Courthouse]<br> 120 E Broadway; PO Box 66<br> Steele, ND 58582<br> Phone: 701.475.2651&nbsp;<br>  
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== County Information ==
  
Clerk District Court has birth, death and burial records from 1943, <br>divorce&nbsp;and court records from 1885; County Judge has marriage<br> records from 1887 and probate reocrds from 1883; Register of Deeds <br>has land records from 1881<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Kidder 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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=== Description ===
  
== History  ==
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=== County Courthouse ===
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{{ND Courthouse Intro|Kidder}}
  
==== Parent County ====
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Kidder County Courthouse<br>120 E Broadway <br> PO Box 66<br> Steele, ND 58582<br>Phone: 701.475.2651<br>[http://www.county-clerk.net/countyclerk.asp?state=North%20Dakota&county=Kidder '''Kidder County Website'''] <br><br>
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Clerk District Court has birth, death and burial records from 1943, divorce and court records from 1885;<br>
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County Judge has marriage records from 1887 and probate records from 1883;<br>
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Register of Deeds has land records from 1881<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Kidder County, North Dakota. Page 524 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
  
'''1873--'''Kidder County was created 4 January 1873 from Buffalo County. '''County seat:''' Steele <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
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=== Kidder County, North Dakota Record Dates  ===
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|-
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| width="84%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" colspan="7" | <center>'''Beginning Dates for Major County Records'''</center>
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| width="12%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Kidder County, North Dakota Genealogy#Birth|Birth*]]'''
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| width="12%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Kidder County, North Dakota Genealogy#Marriage|Marriage]]'''
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| width="12%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Kidder County, North Dakota Genealogy#Death|Death*]]'''
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| width="12%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Kidder County, North Dakota Genealogy#Court Records|Court]]'''
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| width="12%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Kidder County, North Dakota Genealogy#Land and Property Records|Land]]'''
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| width="12%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Kidder County, North Dakota Genealogy#Probate Records|Probate]]'''
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| width="12%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Kidder County, North Dakota Genealogy#Census Records|Census]]'''
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| width="12%" align="center" |1899
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| width="12%" align="center" |1876
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| width="12%" align="center" |
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| width="12%" align="center" |1873
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| width="12%" align="center" |1873
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| width="12%" align="center" |1880
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==== Boundary Changes  ====
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=== Record Loss ===
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There is no known history of courthouse disasters in this county.
  
==== Record Loss  ====
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=== Boundary Changes ===
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{{ND Boundary Changes Intro|Kidder}}
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'''1873--'''Kidder County was created 4 January 1873 from Buffalo County.<br>
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'''County seat:''' Steele <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
  
== Places/Localities  ==
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=== Populated Places ===
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{{ND Populated Places Intro|Kidder}}
  
==== Populated Places  ====
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* Steele
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* Tuttle
  
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
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{{Infobox U.S. County 2016
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|organized= January 4, 1873
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|county seat= Steele
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|parent county= Buffalo <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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|variant spellings=
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|county1= [[Burleigh County, North Dakota Genealogy|Burleigh]]
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|county2= [[Emmons County, North Dakota Genealogy|Emmons]]
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|county3= [[Logan County, North Dakota Genealogy|Logan]]
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|county4= [[Sheridan County, North Dakota Genealogy|Sheridan]]
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|county5= [[Stutsman County, North Dakota Genealogy|Stutsman]]
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|county6= [[Wells County, North Dakota Genealogy|Wells]]</br><center>[[Kidder County, North Dakota Genealogy#Maps and Gazetteers|See County Maps]]</center>
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|county7=
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|county8=
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|county9=
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|county10=
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|county courthouse= [[Image:NorthDakotaKidderCourthouse.jpg|245x245px]]
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|county location in state= [[Image:North Dakota Kidder Map.png|185x185px]]
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|adoption=
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}}
  
[[Burleigh County, North Dakota|Burleigh]] | [[Emmons County, North Dakota|Emmons]] | [[Logan County, North Dakota|Logan]] | [[Sheridan County, North Dakota|Sheridan]] | [[Stutsman County, North Dakota|Stutsman]] | [[Wells County, North Dakota|Wells]]
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== Resources  ==
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=== History Timeline ===
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{{ND Historical Timeline Intro|Kidder}}
  
==== Cemeteries  ====
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== Resources ==
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{{ND Resources Intro}}
  
==== Census  ====
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=== Bible Records ===
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{{ND Bible Intro|Kidder}}
  
*1880
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=== Biographies  ===
*1885
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{{ND Biographies Intro|Kidder}}
*1890
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*1900
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*1910
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*1915
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*1920
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*1925
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*1930
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==== Church  ====
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=== Business, Commerce, and Occupations ===
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{{ND Business Records Intro|Kidder}}
  
==== Court  ====
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=== Cemeteries ===
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{{ND Cemeteries Intro|Kidder}}
  
==== Land  ====
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{| style = "border:1px solid black; width:60%;  "
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| colspan="2" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" style="border:1px solid black"| <center>'''Cemeteries of Kidder 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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&nbsp;
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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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| width="20%" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" style="border:1px solid black" |<center>'''List of Cemeteries in the County'''</center>
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| colspan="2" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" style="border:1px solid black"| <center>See '''[[North Dakota Cemeteries]]''' for more information</center>
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=== Census Records ===
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{{ND Census Intro|Kidder}}
  
==== Local Histories  ====
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''Online Territory and State Census Indexes and Records''
  
==== Maps  ====
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*'''1885''' – [http://library.ndsu.edu/db/census/ Dakota Territory 1885 Census Index] at [https://library.ndsu.edu/ndsuarchives/ 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 [http://home.ancestry.com/ Ancestry.com] – ($), index and images
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*'''1915''' – {{RecordSearch|2346284|North Dakota Census, 1915}} at [https://familysearch.org/search/ FamilySearch Historical Records] — index and images
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*'''1925''' – {{RecordSearch|2351024|North Dakota Census, 1925}} at [https://familysearch.org/search/ FamilySearch Historical Records] — index and images
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For links to Federal census years, see [[North Dakota Census]].
  
==== Military  ====
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=== Church Records ===
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{{ND Church Intro|Kidder}}
  
===== Civil War  =====
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'''Lutheran'''<br>
  
====== Civil War Battle  ======
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*Records of Gluecksthaler Lutheran Church, Tappen, in Evangelical Lutheran Church in America database at [http://www.archives.com Archives.com] ($).<ref name="ev">"Evangelical Lutheran Church in America: An Inventory of Selected Congregational Records of the American Lutheran Church in Minnesota at the Minnesota Historical Society," Collection Finding Aids, ''Minnesota Historical Society,'' http://www.mnhs.org/library/findaids/01009.xml, accessed 10 June 2013.</ref>
  
The following Civil War battles were fought in Kidder County.
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=== Court Records ===
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{{ND Court Intro|Kidder}}
  
*July 24-25, 1863 = [http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/nd001.htm Big Mound]<ref>Heritage Preservation Services, [http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/nd001.htm Civil War Battle Summaries by State], (accessed 9 August, 2012)</ref>
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=== Directories ===
*July 26, 1863 = [http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/nd002.htm Dead Buffalo Lake]<ref>Heritage Preservation Services, [http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/nd002.htm Civil War Battle Summaries by State], (accessed 13 August, 2012)</ref>
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{{ND Directories Intro|Kidder}}
  
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=== Emigration and Immigration  ===
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{{ND Emigration Intro}}
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=== Ethnic, Political, and Religious Groups ===
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{{ND Ethnic Groups Intro}}
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=== Funeral Homes  ===
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{{ND Funeral Homes Intro|Kidder}}
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=== Genealogies  ===
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{{ND Genealogies Intro|Kidder}}
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=== Guardianship ===
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{{ND Guardianship Intro|Kidder}}
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=== Land and Property Records ===
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{{ND Land Intro|Kidder}}
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{{ND Land}}
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=== Local Histories ===
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{{ND Histories Intro|Kidder}}
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{{ND County History}}
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=== Maps and Gazetteers ===
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{{ND Maps Intro}}
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*[http://www.historygeo.com/search/ Family Maps of Kidder County, North Dakota Genealogy] (land patent maps) at HistoryGeo.com ($). Free surname search.
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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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==== Civil War ====
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{{ND Civil War Intro}}
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'''''Civil War Battle'''''<br>
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The following Civil War battles were fought in Kidder County.
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*July 24-25, 1863 = [http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/nd001.htm Big Mound]<ref>Heritage Preservation Services, [http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/nd001.htm Civil War Battle Summaries by State], (accessed 9 August, 2012)</ref>
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*July 26, 1863 = [http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/nd002.htm Dead Buffalo Lake]<ref>Heritage Preservation Services, [http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/nd002.htm Civil War Battle Summaries by State], (accessed 13 August, 2012)</ref>
  
 
:[http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/NDmap.htm Map] showing Civil War battles in North Dakota.
 
:[http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/NDmap.htm Map] showing Civil War battles in North Dakota.
  
==== Newspapers ====
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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 [https://library.ndsu.edu/ndsuarchives/ NDSU Archives] – index only, covers various dates and counties
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=== Newspapers ===
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{{ND Newspapers Intro|Kidder}}
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{{ND Newspaper abstracts|Kidder}}
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=== Obituaries ===
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{{ND Obituaries Intro|Kidder}}
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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|Kidder}}
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=== Probate Records ===
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{{ND Probate Intro|Kidder}}
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'''Online Probate Records
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*'''1800 – 1985''' [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=9081 North Dakota and South Dakota Wills and Probate Records 1800-1985] at [http://home.ancestry.com Ancestry.com] — index and images $
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=== School Records ===
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{{ND Schools Intro}}
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=== Tax Records ===
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{{ND Tax Intro|Kidder}}
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=== Vital Records ===
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{{ND Vital Intro|Kidder}}
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==== Birth ====
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{{ND Vital Records - Birth Intro|Kidder}}
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==== Marriage ====
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{{ND Vital Records - Marriage Intro|Kidder}}
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==== Death ====
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{{ND Vital Records - Death Intro|Kidder}}
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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 [http://ndhealth.gov/vital/ North Dakota Dept. of Health] – index only
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==== Divorce ====
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{{ND Vital Records - Divorce Intro|Kidder}}
  
==== Probate  ====
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== Research Facilities ==
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{{ND Research Facilities Intro|Kidder}}
  
==== Taxation  ====
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=== Archives ===
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{{ND Archives Intro}}
  
==== Vital Records  ====
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=== Family History Centers ===
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{{Family History Centers Intro}}
  
== Societies and Libraries ==
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=== Libraries ===
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{{ND Libraries Intro|Kidder}}
  
==== Family History Centers ====
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=== Museums ===
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{{ND Museums Intro}}
  
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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== Societies ==
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{{ND Societies Intro|Kidder}}
  
== Web Sites  ==
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== Websites ==
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{{ND Websites Intro|Kidder}}
  
*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://usgenweb.org USGenWeb project]. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.
*{{FHL|North+Dakota%2C+Kidder|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}  
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*{{FHL|North Dakota Kidder|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/Kidder/ Kidder County, North Dakota Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
 
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/ND/Kidder/ Kidder County, North Dakota Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
  
== References  ==
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== Research Guides ==
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{{ND Research Guides Intro}}
  
<references /> {{North Dakota|North Dakota}}
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== References ==
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<references />
  
[[Category:Kidder_County,_North_Dakota]]
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{{North Dakota|North Dakota}}
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[[Category:Kidder_County,_North_Dakota]][[Category:North Dakota_Counties]]

Latest revision as of 20:33, 18 August 2016

United StatesGotoarrow.png North Dakota Gotoarrow.png Kidder County

Guide to Kidder County, North Dakota ancestry, genealogy and family history, birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.


County Information

Description

County Courthouse

Kidder County Courthouse
120 E Broadway
PO Box 66
Steele, ND 58582
Phone: 701.475.2651
Kidder County Website

Clerk District Court has birth, death and burial records from 1943, divorce and court records from 1885;
County Judge has marriage records from 1887 and probate records from 1883;
Register of Deeds has land records from 1881[1]

Kidder County, North Dakota Record Dates

Beginning Dates for Major County Records
Birth* Marriage Death* Court Land Probate Census
1899 1876 1873 1873 1880

Record Loss

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

Boundary Changes

1873--Kidder County was created 4 January 1873 from Buffalo County.
County seat: Steele [2]

Populated Places

  • Steele
  • Tuttle


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County Facts
Organized: January 4, 1873
County seat: Steele
Parent County(s): Buffalo [2]
Variant Spellings:
Neighboring Counties
Burleigh  • Emmons  • Logan  • Sheridan  • Stutsman  • Wells
See County Maps
Courthouse
NorthDakotaKidderCourthouse.jpg
Location Map
North Dakota Kidder Map.png
Adoption

This page is available for adoption

History Timeline

Resources

Bible Records

Biographies

Business, Commerce, and Occupations

Cemeteries

Cemeteries of Kidder 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

Census Records

Online Territory and State Census Indexes and Records

For links to Federal census years, see North Dakota Census.

Church Records

Lutheran

  • Records of Gluecksthaler Lutheran Church, Tappen, in Evangelical Lutheran Church in America database at Archives.com ($).[3]

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. 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 Kidder 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 and Gazetteers

Migration

Military Records

Civil War

Civil War Battle

The following Civil War battles were fought in Kidder County.

Map showing Civil War battles in North Dakota.

Naturalization and Citizenship

Online Naturalization Indexes and Records

Newspapers

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

Obituaries

Other Records

Periodicals

Probate Records

Probate records of North Dakota are at the county clerk's office.

Online Probate Records

School Records

Tax Records

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.

Birth

Marriage

Death

Online Death Indexes and Records

Divorce

Research Facilities

Archives

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. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Kidder County, North Dakota. Page 524 At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  2. 2.0 2.1 The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
  3. "Evangelical Lutheran Church in America: An Inventory of Selected Congregational Records of the American Lutheran Church in Minnesota at the Minnesota Historical Society," Collection Finding Aids, Minnesota Historical Society, http://www.mnhs.org/library/findaids/01009.xml, accessed 10 June 2013.
  4. Heritage Preservation Services, Civil War Battle Summaries by State, (accessed 9 August, 2012)
  5. Heritage Preservation Services, Civil War Battle Summaries by State, (accessed 13 August, 2012)