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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[North Dakota|North Dakota]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' Logan County {{NDDC}} <br> <br>
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''[[United States Genealogy|United States]][[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[North Dakota Genealogy|North Dakota]]'' [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] '''Logan County'''
  
Logan 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 '''Logan County, North Dakota ancestry, genealogy and family history''', birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
  
{{Infobox U.S. County
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{| width="100%";
| county = Logan County
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| valign="top" width="29%" | <br><!-- 1st column - TOC -->
| county_map =  
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| state = North Dakota
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| state_map = North-dakota.png
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| latd =
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| founded year = 1873
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| founded date = January 4
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| seat = Napoleon
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| building image =
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| building address = Logan County Courthouse<br>301 Broadway<br>Napoleon, ND 58561<br>Phone: 701.754.2751<br>[http://www.courtreference.com/Logan-County-North-Dakota-Courts.htm '''Adams County Website'''] }}
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=== County Courthouse  ===
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== County Information ==
  
<br>Clerk District Court has incomplete birth and death <br>records from 1893, marriage, divorce and court records<br>from 1890, probate records from 1898, burial records<br>from 1926 and military records and military records<br>from 1920; Register of Deeds has land records from 1884<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Logan 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|Logan}}
  
==== Parent County ====
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Logan County Courthouse<br>301 Broadway<br>Napoleon, ND 58561<br>Phone: 701.754.2751<br>[http://www.courtreference.com/Logan-County-North-Dakota-Courts.htm '''Adams County Website'''] <br><br>
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Clerk District Court has incomplete birth and death records from 1893, marriage, divorce and court records from 1890, probate records from 1898, burial records from 1926 and military records and military records from 1920;<br>
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Register of Deeds has land records from 1884<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Logan County, North Dakota. Page 524 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
  
'''1873--'''Logan County was created 4 January 1873 from Buffalo County. '''County seat:''' Napoleon <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
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=== Logan County, North Dakota Record Dates  ===
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:{| width="84%" cellspacing="1" cellpadding="1" border="1"
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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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|-
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| width="12%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Logan County, North Dakota Genealogy#Birth|Birth*]]'''
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| width="12%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Logan County, North Dakota Genealogy#Marriage|Marriage]]'''
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| width="12%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Logan County, North Dakota Genealogy#Death|Death*]]'''
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| width="12%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Logan County, North Dakota Genealogy#Court Records|Court]]'''
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| width="12%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Logan County, North Dakota Genealogy#Land and Property Records|Land]]'''
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| width="12%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Logan County, North Dakota Genealogy#Probate Records|Probate]]'''
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| width="12%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Logan County, North Dakota Genealogy#Census Records|Census]]'''
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| width="12%" align="center" |1883
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| width="12%" align="center" |1890
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| width="12%" align="center" |
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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" |1890
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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|Logan}}
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'''1873--'''Logan County was created 4 January 1873 from Buffalo County.<br>
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'''County seat:''' Napoleon <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|Logan}}
  
==== Populated Places  ====
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* Burnstad
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* Fredonia
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* Gackle
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* Janke Township
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* Lehr
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* Napoleon
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* Nathan Township
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|}
  
==== 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= Napoleon
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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= [[Emmons County, North Dakota Genealogy|Emmons]]
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|county2= [[Kidder County, North Dakota Genealogy|Kidder]]
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|county3= [[LaMoure County, North Dakota Genealogy|LaMoure]]
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|county4= [[McIntosh County, North Dakota Genealogy|Mcintosh]]
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|county5= [[Stutsman County, North Dakota Genealogy|Stutsman]]</br><center>[[Logan County, North Dakota Genealogy#Maps and Gazetteers|See County Maps]]</center>
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|county6=
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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:NorthDakotaLoganCourthouse.jpg|245x245px]]
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|county location in state= [[Image:North Dakota Logan Map.png|185x185px]]
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|adoption=
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}}
  
[[Emmons County, North Dakota|Emmons]] | [[Kidder County, North Dakota|Kidder]] | [[LaMoure County, North Dakota|LaMoure]] | [[McIntosh County, North Dakota|Mcintosh]] | [[Stutsman County, North Dakota|Stutsman]]
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== Resources  ==
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=== History Timeline ===
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{{ND Historical Timeline Intro|Logan}}
  
==== 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|Logan}}
  
*1880
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=== Biographies  ===
*1885
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{{ND Biographies Intro|Logan}}
*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|Logan}}
  
==== Court  ====
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=== Cemeteries ===
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{{ND Cemeteries Intro|Logan}}
  
==== 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 Logan 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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|bgcolor="#F0F0F0" valign="top" style="border:1px solid black" |
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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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|}
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=== Census Records ===
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{{ND Census Intro|Logan}}
  
==== Local Histories  ====
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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]].
  
==== Maps  ====
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=== Church Records ===
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{{ND Church Intro|Logan}}
  
==== Military  ====
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=== Court Records ===
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{{ND Court Intro|Logan}}
  
==== Newspapers  ====
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=== Directories ===
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{{ND Directories Intro|Logan}}
  
==== Probate ====
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=== Emigration and Immigration ===
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{{ND Emigration Intro}}
  
==== Taxation  ====
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=== Ethnic, Political, and Religious Groups ===
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{{ND Ethnic Groups Intro}}
  
==== Vital Records ====
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=== Funeral Homes ===
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{{ND Funeral Homes Intro|Logan}}
  
== Societies and Libraries ==
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=== Genealogies ===
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{{ND Genealogies Intro|Logan}}
  
==== Family History Centers  ====
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=== Guardianship ===
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{{ND Guardianship Intro|Logan}}
  
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]<br>
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=== Land and Property Records ===
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{{ND Land Intro|Logan}}
  
== Web Sites  ==
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{{ND Land}}
  
*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
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=== Local Histories ===
*{{FHL|North+Dakota%2C+Logan|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}  
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{{ND Histories Intro|Logan}}
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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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=== 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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=== Naturalization and Citizenship ===
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{{ND Naturalization Intro}}
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''Online Territory and State Census 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|Logan}}
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{{ND Newspaper abstracts|Logan}}
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=== Obituaries ===
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{{ND Obituaries Intro|Logan}}
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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|Logan}}
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=== Probate Records ===
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{{ND Probate Intro|Logan}}
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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|Logan}}
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=== Vital Records ===
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{{ND Vital Intro|Logan}}
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==== Birth ====
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{{ND Vital Records - Birth Intro|Logan}}
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==== Marriage ====
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{{ND Vital Records - Marriage Intro|Logan}}
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==== Death ====
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{{ND Vital Records - Death Intro|Logan}}
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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|Logan}}
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== Research Facilities ==
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{{ND Research Facilities Intro|Logan}}
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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|Logan}}
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=== Museums ===
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{{ND Museums Intro}}
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== Societies ==
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{{ND Societies Intro|Logan}}
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== Websites ==
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{{ND Websites Intro|Logan}}
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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 Logan|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/Logan/ Logan County, North Dakota Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
 
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/ND/Logan/ Logan 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:Logan_County,_North_Dakota]]
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{{North Dakota|North Dakota}}
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[[Category:Logan_County,_North_Dakota]][[Category:North Dakota_Counties]]

Latest revision as of 20:38, 18 August 2016

United StatesGotoarrow.png North Dakota Gotoarrow.png Logan County

Guide to Logan 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

Logan County Courthouse
301 Broadway
Napoleon, ND 58561
Phone: 701.754.2751
Adams County Website

Clerk District Court has incomplete birth and death records from 1893, marriage, divorce and court records from 1890, probate records from 1898, burial records from 1926 and military records and military records from 1920;
Register of Deeds has land records from 1884[1]

Logan County, North Dakota Record Dates

Beginning Dates for Major County Records
Birth* Marriage Death* Court Land Probate Census
1883 1890 1873 1873 1890

Record Loss

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

Boundary Changes

1873--Logan County was created 4 January 1873 from Buffalo County.
County seat: Napoleon [2]

Populated Places

  • Burnstad
  • Fredonia
  • Gackle
  • Janke Township
  • Lehr
  • Napoleon
  • Nathan Township


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

This page is available for adoption

History Timeline

Resources

Bible Records

Biographies

Business, Commerce, and Occupations

Cemeteries

Cemeteries of Logan 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

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

Church 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. 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 Logan 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

Naturalization and Citizenship

Online Territory and State Census Indexes and Records

Newspapers

Additional newspapers abstracts can sometimes be found using search phrases such as Logan 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), Logan 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).