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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[North Dakota|North Dakota]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' LaMoure County'''' '''
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''[[United States Genealogy|United States]][[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[North Dakota Genealogy|North Dakota]]'' [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] '''LaMoure County'''
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LaMoure 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 '''LaMoure County, North Dakota ancestry, genealogy and family history''', birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
  
== County Courthouse  ==
 
  
[[Image:La Moure County North Dakota Courthouse.jpg|thumb|right|200px|La Moure County North Dakota Courthouse.jpg]][http://lamourecountynd.com/ La Moure County Courthouse]<br> 202 4th Ave North East PO Box 128<br>La Moure, ND 58458
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{{Infobox U.S. County 2016
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|organized= January 4, 1873
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|county seat= LaMoure
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|parent county= [[Pembina County, North Dakota Genealogy|Pembina]] <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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|county1= [[Barnes County, North Dakota Genealogy|Barnes]]
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|county2= [[Dickey County, North Dakota Genealogy|Dickey]]
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|county3= [[Logan County, North Dakota Genealogy|Logan]]
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|county4= [[McIntosh County, North Dakota Genealogy|McIntosh]]
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|county5= [[Ransom County, North Dakota Genealogy|Ransom]]
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|county6= [[Stutsman County, North Dakota Genealogy|Stutsman]]</br><center>[[LaMoure County, North Dakota Genealogy#Maps and Gazetteers|See County Maps]]</center>
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|county courthouse= [[Image:NorthDakotaLaMoureCourthouse.jpg|245x245px]]
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|county location in state= [[Image:North Dakota LaMoure Map.png|185x185px]]
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== County Information ==
  
Phone: 701.883.5301&nbsp;<br><br>Clerk District Court&nbsp;has birth, marriage, death, <br>burial, divorce, probate and court records from <br>1881; Register of Deeds has land records<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), LaMoure 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 ===
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The county was organized on October 17, 1881. Its name was derived from Judson LaMoure of Pembina who served the first of many terms in the Dakota and North Dakota legislature. County Seat: LaMoure.<ref>http://genealogytrails.com/ndak/lamoure/ accessed 09/28/2016</ref>
  
== History  ==
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=== County Courthouse ===
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{{ND Courthouse Intro|LaMoure}}
  
==== Parent County ====
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LaMoure County Courthouse<br>202 4th Ave North East<br> PO Box 128<br>La Moure, ND 58458 <br>Phone: 701.883.5301 <br>[http://lamourecountynd.com/ '''LaMoure County Website'''] <br>
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[[Image:La Moure County North Dakota Courthouse.jpg|thumb|right|200px]]<br> <br>Clerk District Court has birth, marriage, death, burial, divorce, probate and court records from 1881;<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), LaMoure County, North Dakota. Page 524 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
  
'''4 January 1873''' La Moure County was created from [[Pembina County, North Dakota|Pembina]] County. '''County seat:''' La Moure <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
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=== LaMoure County, North Dakota Record Dates  ===
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{| cellspacing="1" cellpadding="1" border="1"
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|-
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|  bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" colspan="7" | <center>'''Beginning Dates for Major County Records'''</center>
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| width="14.2%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[LaMoure County, North Dakota Genealogy#Birth|Birth*]]'''
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| width="14.2%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[LaMoure County, North Dakota Genealogy#Marriage|Marriage]]'''
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| width="14.2%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[LaMoure County, North Dakota Genealogy#Death|Death*]]'''
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| width="14.2%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[LaMoure County, North Dakota Genealogy#Court Records|Court]]'''
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| width="14.2%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[LaMoure County, North Dakota Genealogy#Land and Property Records|Land]]'''
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| width="14.2%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[LaMoure County, North Dakota Genealogy#Probate Records|Probate]]'''
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| width="14.2%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[LaMoure County, North Dakota Genealogy#Census Records|Census]]'''
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| width="14.2%" align="center" |1903
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| width="14.2%" align="center" |1887
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| width="14.2%" align="center" |1903
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| width="14.2%" align="center" |1873
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| width="14.2%" align="center" |1873
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| width="14.2%" align="center" |1873
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| width="14.2%" align="center" |1880
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| colspan="7"| <center> </center>
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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|LaMoure}}
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''4 January 1873'' La Moure County was created from [[Pembina County, North Dakota Genealogy|Pembina]] County.<br>
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''County seat:'' La Moure <ref name="Handybook">''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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== Places/Localities  ==
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=== Populated Places ===
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{{ND Populated Places Intro|LaMoure}}
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The following are locations in the county<ref>Wikipedia contributors, "LaMoure County, North Dakota," in ''Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia'',https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/LaMoure_County%2C_North_Dakota accessed 8 November 2016.</ref>
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Berlin,_North_Dakota Berlin]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dickey,_North_Dakota Dickey]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Edgeley,_North_Dakota Edgeley]</div>
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jud,_North_Dakota Jud]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kulm,_North_Dakota Kulm]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/LaMoure,_North_Dakota LaMoure (county seat)]</div>
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marion,_North_Dakota Marion]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Verona,_North_Dakota Verona]</div>
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alfred,_North_Dakota Alfred]</div>
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Adrian_Township,_LaMoure_County,_North_Dakota Adrian]
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*Badger
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*Black Loam
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*Bluebird
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*Dean
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*Gladstone
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*Glen
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*Glenmore
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*Golden Glen
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*Grand Rapids
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*Grandview</div>
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Greenville_Township,_LaMoure_County,_North_Dakota Greenville]
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*Henrietta
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*Kennison
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*Litchville
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*Mikkelson
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*Nora
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*Norden
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*Ovid
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*Pearl Lake
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*Pomona View
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*Prairie</div>
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*Raney
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*Ray
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*Roscoe
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*Russell
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*Ryan
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*Saratoga
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*Sheridan
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*Swede
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*Wano
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*Willowbank</div>
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* [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alfred,_North_Dakota Alfred]</div>
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==== Populated Places  ====
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== Resources ==
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{{ND Resources Intro}}
  
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
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=== Bible Records ===
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{{ND Bible Intro|LaMoure}}
  
[[Barnes County, North Dakota|Barnes]] | [[Dickey County, North Dakota|Dickey]] | [[Logan County, North Dakota|Logan]] | [[McIntosh County, North Dakota|McIntosh]] | [[Ransom County, North Dakota|Ransom]] | [[Stutsman County, North Dakota|Stutsman]]
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=== Biographies  ===
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{{ND Biographies Intro|LaMoure}}
  
== Resources  ==
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=== Business, Commerce, and Occupations ===
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{{ND Business Records Intro|LaMoure}}
  
==== Cemeteries ====
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=== Cemeteries ===
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{{ND Cemeteries Intro|LaMoure}}
  
==== Census ====
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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.org/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gsr&GSfn=&GSmn=&GSln=&GSbyrel=all&GSby=&GSdyrel=all&GSdy=&GScntry=4&GSst=30&GScnty=1773&GSgrid=&df=all&GSob=n Findagrave]
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/nd/lamoure/lamoure.htm USGenWeb Archives]  
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*[http://www.usgwtombstones.org/northdakota/lamoure.html USGenWeb Tombstone Project]
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*[http://northdakotagravestones.org/cemeteries.php?selected_cid=23 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|469046|subject-id|disp=Family History Library}}
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*[http://www.worldcat.org/search?q=su%3Acemetery+LaMoure+North+Dakota&qt=advanced&dblist=638 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=1773 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=LaMoure&cemetery_name=a# Billion Graves]
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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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*1880  
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=== Census Records ===
*1885
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{{Historical populations
*1890  
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|type = USA
*1900  
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|heading = Census
*1910  
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|footnote = Source: [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/LaMoure_County,_North_Dakota#Demographics "Wikipedia.org".]
*1915
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|1880 |20
*1920
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|1890 |3187
*1925
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|1900 |6048
*1930
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|1910 |10724
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|1920 |11564
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|1930 |11517
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|1940 |10298
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|1950 |9498
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|1960 |8705
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|1970 |7117 
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|1980 |6473 
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|1990 |5383 
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|2000 |4701
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|2010 |4139
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==== Church  ====
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{{ND Census Intro|LaMoure}}
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====State Census Records====
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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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==== Federal Census Records ====
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Federal Censuses were taken for North Dakota starting in 1910. For links to Federal census indexes, see [[North Dakota Census]].
  
==== Court  ====
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=== Church Records ===
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{{ND Church Intro|LaMoure}}
  
==== Land  ====
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''Lutheran''<br>
  
==== Local Histories  ====
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*Records of St. John's Lutheran Church, Verona, in Evangelical Lutheran Church in America database at [http://www.archives.com Archives.com] ($).
  
==== Maps  ====
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=== Court Records ===
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{{ND Court Intro|LaMoure}}
  
==== Military  ====
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=== Directories ===
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{{ND Directories Intro|LaMoure}}
  
==== 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|LaMoure}}
  
==== Vital Records ====
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=== Genealogies ===
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{{ND Genealogies Intro|LaMoure}}
  
== Societies and Libraries  ==
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=== Guardianship ===
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{{ND Guardianship Intro|LaMoure}}
  
==== Family History Centers ====
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=== Land and Property Records ===
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{{ND Land Intro|LaMoure}}
  
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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''Online Land Records''
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*[http://www.glorecords.blm.gov/search/ Land Patent Search] - index to federal patents and homesteads on the [http://www.glorecords.blm.gov/default.aspx 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 [http://ancestry.com Ancestry] - index, info taken from Bureau of Land Management website<br>
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*'''1861 - 1936''' - [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=60593 U.S. Homestead Records 1861-1936] at [http://home.ancestry.com Ancestry.com] - ($), 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|LaMoure}}
  
*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+La+Moure|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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''Civil War''
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*'''1861 -1865''' {{RecordSearch|1932393|Dakota Territory Civil War Service Records of Union Soldiers, 1861-1865}} at [http://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch].
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*'''1890''' {{RecordSearch|1877095| United States Census of Union Veterans and Widows of the Civil War, 1890}} at [http://familysearch.org/search 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 [http://ancestry.com Ancestry] ($)
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*'''1917 - 1918''' [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=31404 Roster of the men and women who served in the army or naval service (including the Marine Corps) of the United States or its allies from the state of North Dakota in the World War, 1917-1918, Vols. 1-4] at [http://ancestry.com Ancestry] ($)
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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 [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|LaMoure}}
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'' North Dakota Newspapers Online''
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*[http://www.genealogybank.com/explore/newspapers/all/usa/northdakota 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|LaMoure}}
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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|LaMoure}}
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=== Probate Records ===
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{{ND Probate Intro|LaMoure}}
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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|LaMoure}}
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=== Vital Records ===
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{{ND Vital Intro|LaMoure}}
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==== Birth ====
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{{ND Vital Records - Birth Intro|LaMoure}}
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==== Marriage ====
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{{ND Vital Records - Marriage Intro|LaMoure}}
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==== Death ====
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{{ND Vital Records - Death Intro|LaMoure}}
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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|LaMoure}}
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== Research Facilities ==
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{{ND Research Facilities Intro|LaMoure}}
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=== Archives ===
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{{ND Archives Intro}}
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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|LaMoure}}
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=== Museums ===
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{{ND Museums Intro}}
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== Societies ==
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{{ND Societies Intro|LaMoure}}
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== Websites ==
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{{ND Websites Intro|LaMoure}}
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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.
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*{{FHL|North Dakota La Moure|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/La_Moure/ LaMoure County, North Dakota Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
 
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/ND/La_Moure/ LaMoure 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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Guide to LaMoure 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: LaMoure
Organized: January 4, 1873
Parent County(s): Pembina [1]
Neighboring Counties
Barnes  • Dickey  • Logan  • McIntosh  • Ransom  • Stutsman
See County Maps
Courthouse
NorthDakotaLaMoureCourthouse.jpg
Location Map
North Dakota LaMoure Map.png
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County Information

Description

The county was organized on October 17, 1881. Its name was derived from Judson LaMoure of Pembina who served the first of many terms in the Dakota and North Dakota legislature. County Seat: LaMoure.[2]

County Courthouse

LaMoure County Courthouse
202 4th Ave North East
PO Box 128
La Moure, ND 58458
Phone: 701.883.5301
LaMoure County Website

La Moure County North Dakota Courthouse.jpg


Clerk District Court has birth, marriage, death, burial, divorce, probate and court records from 1881;

Register of Deeds has land records[3]

LaMoure County, North Dakota Record Dates

Beginning Dates for Major County Records
Birth* Marriage Death* Court Land Probate Census
1903 1887 1903 1873 1873 1873 1880

Record Loss

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

Boundary Changes

4 January 1873 La Moure County was created from Pembina County.
County seat: La Moure [1]

Populated Places

The following are locations in the county[4]

Cities
Unincorporated communites
Townships
  • Adrian
  • Badger
  • Black Loam
  • Bluebird
  • Dean
  • Gladstone
  • Glen
  • Glenmore
  • Golden Glen
  • Grand Rapids
  • Grandview
  • Greenville
  • Henrietta
  • Kennison
  • Litchville
  • Mikkelson
  • Nora
  • Norden
  • Ovid
  • Pearl Lake
  • Pomona View
  • Prairie
  • Raney
  • Ray
  • Roscoe
  • Russell
  • Ryan
  • Saratoga
  • Sheridan
  • Swede
  • Wano
  • Willowbank
Ghost towns


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

Census Records

Historical populations
Census Pop.  %±
1880 20
1890 3,187 15835.0%
1900 6,048 89.8%
1910 10,724 77.3%
1920 11,564 7.8%
1930 11,517 −0.4%
1940 10,298 −10.6%
1950 9,498 −7.8%
1960 8,705 −8.3%
1970 7,117 −18.2%
1980 6,473 −9.0%
1990 5,383 −16.8%
2000 4,701 −12.7%
2010 4,139 −12.0%
Source: "Wikipedia.org".


State Census Records

Federal Census Records

Federal Censuses were taken for North Dakota starting in 1910. 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.


Lutheran

  • Records of St. John's Lutheran Church, Verona, in Evangelical Lutheran Church in America database at Archives.com ($).

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


Maps and Gazetteers

Migration

Military Records

Civil War

World War I


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

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. 1.0 1.1 The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
  2. http://genealogytrails.com/ndak/lamoure/ accessed 09/28/2016
  3. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), LaMoure County, North Dakota. Page 524 At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  4. Wikipedia contributors, "LaMoure County, North Dakota," in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia,https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/LaMoure_County%2C_North_Dakota accessed 8 November 2016.