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| building address = Lewis and Clark County Courthouse<br> 316 N Park Avenue<br>Helena, MT 59624<br>Phone: 406.447.8335<br>[http://www.co.lewis-clark.mt.us/ '''Lewis and Clark County Website'''] }}  
 
| building address = Lewis and Clark County Courthouse<br> 316 N Park Avenue<br>Helena, MT 59624<br>Phone: 406.447.8335<br>[http://www.co.lewis-clark.mt.us/ '''Lewis and Clark County Website'''] }}  
  
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== History  ==
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=== Historical Facts ===
  
==== Parent County  ====
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*'''Parent County:''' created 2 February 1865 as an original county  
 
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*'''County seat:''' Helena <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
'''1865--'''Lewis &amp; Clark County was created 2 February 1865&nbsp;as an original county.&nbsp;'''County seat: '''Helena <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref><span style="color: rgb(0,43,184); text-decoration: underline" class="Apple-style-span"> </span>
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*'''Neighboring Counties:''' [[Broadwater County, Montana|Broadwater]] | [[Cascade County, Montana|Cascade]] | [[Flathead County, Montana|Flathead]] | [[Jefferson County, Montana|Jefferson]] | [[Meagher County, Montana|Meagher]] | [[Powell County, Montana|Powell]] | [[Teton County, Montana|Teton]]
  
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
 
*[[Broadwater County, Montana|Broadwater]]
 
*[[Cascade County, Montana|Cascade]]
 
*[[Flathead County, Montana|Flathead]]
 
*[[Jefferson County, Montana|Jefferson]]
 
*[[Meagher County, Montana|Meagher]]
 
*[[Powell County, Montana|Powell]]
 
*[[Teton County, Montana|Teton]]
 
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
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==== Probate  ====
 
==== Probate  ====
  
==== Repositories ====
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==== Repositories ====
  
=== Courthouse ===
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=== Courthouse ===
  
 
County Clerk has birth records from 1907, divorce records from 1895 and land records from 1865; Clerk District Court has marriage, divorce, probate and court records <ref name="HB">The Handybook for Genealogists : United States of America, 10th ed., (Draper, UT: Everton Publishers, 2002), p. 416.</ref>  
 
County Clerk has birth records from 1907, divorce records from 1895 and land records from 1865; Clerk District Court has marriage, divorce, probate and court records <ref name="HB">The Handybook for Genealogists : United States of America, 10th ed., (Draper, UT: Everton Publishers, 2002), p. 416.</ref>  
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[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]  
 
[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]  
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:*[[Helena Montana Family History Center]]
 
:*[[Helena Montana Family History Center]]
  
===== Libraries =====
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===== Libraries =====
  
===== Museums =====
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===== Societies =====
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==== Taxation  ====
 
==== Taxation  ====
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==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
  
===== Birth =====
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===== Birth =====
  
===== Marriage =====  
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===== Marriage =====
  
:*[http://abish.byui.edu/specialCollections/westernStates/search.cfm Western States Marriage Index] includes marriages 1865-1887  
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:*[http://abish.byui.edu/specialCollections/westernStates/search.cfm Western States Marriage Index] includes marriages 1865-1887
  
===== Death =====
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===== Death =====
  
==== Websites ====
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==== Websites ====
  
 
*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
 
*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
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*[http://montana-genealogy.com/Lewis-and-Clark-County-Genealogy.htm Lewis and Clark County Genealogy] (Montana Genealogy)
 
*[http://montana-genealogy.com/Lewis-and-Clark-County-Genealogy.htm Lewis and Clark County Genealogy] (Montana Genealogy)
  
=== References ===
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=== References ===
  
 
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[[Category:Lewis_and_Clark_County,_Montana]]
 
[[Category:Lewis_and_Clark_County,_Montana]]

Revision as of 17:30, 10 May 2013

United States Gotoarrow.png Montana Gotoarrow.png Lewis and Clark County

Guide to Lewis and Clark County Montana genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

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Lewis and Clark County, Montana
Map
Map of the U.S. highlighting Montana
Location of Montana in the U.S.
Facts
Founded February 2, 1865
County Seat Helena
Courthouse
Address Lewis and Clark County Courthouse
316 N Park Avenue
Helena, MT 59624
Phone: 406.447.8335
Lewis and Clark County Website



Historical Facts

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Augusta Helena Lincoln Marysville


Resources

Cemeteries

Church

LDS Ward and Branch Records

  • Helena

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

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

Military

Newspapers

  • NewspaperArchive.com ($) has a collection of digitized Montana newspapers including Butte and Helena newspapers. This database is sometimes free at libraries.

Probate

Repositories

Courthouse

County Clerk has birth records from 1907, divorce records from 1895 and land records from 1865; Clerk District Court has marriage, divorce, probate and court records [2]

Family History Centers

Introduction to LDS Family History Centers

Libraries
Museums
Societies

Taxation

Vital Records

Birth
Marriage
Death

Websites

References

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