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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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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
 
| county = Logan County
 
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| state = North Dakota
 
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| founded year = 1873
 
| founded date = January 4
 
| seat = Napoleon
 
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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'''] }}
 
  
=== County Courthouse  ===
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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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|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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|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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== 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 ===
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Logan County was named for John A. Logan (1826-1886), a Civil War general and United States Senator from Illinois. It was organized on September 1, 1884.  Napoleon is the county seat.<ref>[http://genealogytrails.com/ndak/logan/ Logan County Genealogy and History] (Genealogy Trails)</ref>
  
== 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>[https://logancountynd.com/ Logan 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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{| 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" | '''[[Logan County, North Dakota Genealogy#Birth|Birth*]]'''
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| width="14.2%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Logan County, North Dakota Genealogy#Marriage|Marriage]]'''
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| width="14.2%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Logan County, North Dakota Genealogy#Death|Death*]]'''
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| width="14.2%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Logan County, North Dakota Genealogy#Court Records|Court]]'''
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| width="14.2%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Logan County, North Dakota Genealogy#Land and Property Records|Land]]'''
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| width="14.2%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Logan County, North Dakota Genealogy#Probate Records|Probate]]'''
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| width="14.2%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Logan County, North Dakota Genealogy#Census Records|Census]]'''
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| width="14.2%" align="center" |1883
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| width="14.2%" align="center" |1890
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| width="14.2%" align="center" |1883
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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" |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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*'''Parent County:''' 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>
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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|Logan}}
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The following are locations in the county<ref>Wikipedia contributors, [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Logan_County%2C_North_Dakota "Logan County, North Dakota,"] in ''Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia''.</ref>
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{{populated places
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fredonia,_North_Dakota Fredonia]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gackle,_North_Dakota Gackle]</div>
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lehr,_North_Dakota Lehr] (partly in [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/McIntosh_County,_North_Dakota McIntosh County])</div>
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Napoleon,_North_Dakota Napoleon (county seat)]</div>
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Finn_Township,_Logan_County,_North_Dakota Finn]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Glendale_Township,_Logan_County,_North_Dakota Glendale]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gutschmidt_Township,_Logan_County,_North_Dakota Gutschmidt]</div>
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Haag_Township,_Logan_County,_North_Dakota Haag]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Janke_Township,_Logan_County,_North_Dakota Janke]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Red_Lake_Township,_Logan_County,_North_Dakota Red Lake]</div>
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sealy_Township,_Logan_County,_North_Dakota Sealy]</div>
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bryant_Township,_Logan_County,_North_Dakota Bryant (now in West Logan Unorg. Terr.)]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dixon_Township,_Logan_County,_North_Dakota Dixon (now in West Logan Unorg. Terr.)] </div>
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*Kroeber (now in West Logan Unorg. Terr.)<ref>Merged with West Logan</ref><ref>{{cite web | url = http://www.census.gov/prod/cen1990/cph2/cph-2-36.pdf | title = 1990 Census of Population and Housing: North Dakota | format = [[Portable Document Format|PDF]] | publisher = [[United States Census Bureau]] | year = 1992 | pages = III-2 | accessdate = 2008-09-11}}</ref></div>
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Starkey_Township,_Logan_County,_North_Dakota Starkey (now in West Logan, Unorg. Terr.)]</div>
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*East Logan</div>
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*West Logan</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|Logan}}
  
[[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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=== Biographies  ===
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{{ND Biographies Intro|Logan}}
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*[http://genealogytrails.com/ndak/logan/bios.html Logan County, North Dakota Genealogies] (Genealogy Trails)
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*[https://library.ndsu.edu/db/biography/ North Dakota State University Biography Index]
  
== Resources  ==
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=== Business, Commerce, and Occupations ===
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{{ND Business Records Intro|Logan}}
  
==== Cemeteries ====
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=== Cemeteries ===
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{{ND Cemeteries Intro|Logan}}
  
==== 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.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gsr&GSfn=&GSmn=&GSln=&GSbyrel=all&GSby=&GSdyrel=all&GSdy=&GScntry=4&GSst=30&GScnty=1774&GSgrid=&df=all&GSob=n Findagrave]
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/nd/logan/logan.htm USGenWeb Archives]  
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*[http://www.usgwtombstones.org/northdakota/logan.html USGenWeb Tombstone Project]
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*[http://northdakotagravestones.org/cemeteries.php?selected_cid=24 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|863873|subject-id|disp=Family History Library}}
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*[http://www.worldcat.org/search?q=su%3Acemetery+Logan+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=1774 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=Logan&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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=== Census Records ===
*1885
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{{Historical populations
*1890  
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*1910
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|footnote = Source: [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Logan_County,_North_Dakota#Demographics "Wikipedia.org".]
*1915  
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|1890 |597
*1920
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|1900 |1625
*1925  
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|1910 |6168
*1930
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|1920 |7723
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|1930 |8089
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|1940 |7561
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|1950 |6357
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|1960 |5369
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|1970 |4245 
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|1980 |3493 
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|1990 |2847 
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|2000 |2308
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|2010 |1990
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{{ND Census Intro|Logan}}
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====State Census Records====
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*'''1885''' - [http://library.ndsu.edu/db/census/ Dakota Territory 1885 Census Index] at 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 Ancestry.com – ($), index and images
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*'''1915''' - {{RecordSearch|2346284|North Dakota Census, 1915}} at FamilySearch Historical Records — index and images
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*'''1925''' - {{RecordSearch|2351024|North Dakota Census, 1925}} at FamilySearch Historical Records — index and images
  
==== Church  ====
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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]].
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*'''1900, 1910, 1920, 1930''' -  [http://www.usgwarchives.net/nd/logan/logacens.htm Logan County Census Records] (USGenWeb Archives)
  
==== Court  ====
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=== Church Records ===
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{{ND Church Intro|Logan}}
  
==== Land  ====
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=== Court Records ===
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{{ND Court Intro|Logan}}
  
==== Local Histories  ====
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=== Directories ===
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{{ND Directories Intro|Logan}}
  
==== Maps ====
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=== Emigration and Immigration ===
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{{ND Emigration Intro}}
  
==== Military  ====
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=== Ethnic, Political, and Religious Groups ===
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{{ND Ethnic Groups Intro}}
  
==== Newspapers ====
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=== Funeral Homes ===
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{{ND Funeral Homes Intro|Logan}}
  
==== Probate ====
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=== Genealogies ===
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{{ND Genealogies Intro|Logan}}
  
==== Taxation  ====
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=== Guardianship ===
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{{ND Guardianship Intro|Logan}}
  
==== Vital Records ====
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=== Land and Property Records ===
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{{ND Land Intro|Logan}}
  
== Societies and Libraries  ==
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''Online Land Records''
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/nd/logan/logan.htm Index to Logan County BLM Land Records] (USGenWeb Archives)
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*[http://www.glorecords.blm.gov/search/ Land Patent Search] - index to federal patents and homesteads on the 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 Ancestry - index, info taken from Bureau of Land Management website<br>
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*'''1861-1908''' - [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=60593 U.S. Homestead Records 1861-1908] at Ancestry - ($), index and images
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For more information see [[North Dakota Land and Property]]
  
==== Family History Centers  ====
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=== Local Histories ===
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{{ND Histories Intro|Logan}}
  
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]<br>
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*''Napoleon, N.D. centennial, 1884-1984, June 14-17.'' 1984. Napoleon, North Dakota: Centennial Book Committee (Napolean, North Dakota). Online at various libraries [http://www.worldcat.org/search?q=Napoleon%2C+N.D.+centennial%2C+1884-1984&qt=owc_search (WorldCat)].
  
== Web Sites  ==
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=== Maps and Gazetteers ===
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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
  
*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.
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=== Migration ===
*{{FHL|North+Dakota%2C+Logan|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}  
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{{ND Migration Intro}}
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=== Military Records ===
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{{ND Military Intro}}
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==== Online Collections ====
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These collections are unique to North Dakota. You will find nationwide databases for military records on [[United States Military Online Genealogy Records|U.S. Military Online Genealogy Records]] and [[North Dakota Military Records|North Dakota Military Records]].<br>
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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 FamilySearch.
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*'''1890''' - {{RecordSearch|1877095| United States Census of Union Veterans and Widows of the Civil War, 1890}} at 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 Ancestry ($)
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*'''1917-1918''' - [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=31404 Roster of the men and women who served in the army or naval service (including the Marine Corps) of the United States or its allies from the state of North Dakota in the World War, 1917-1918, Vols. 1-4] at Ancestry ($)
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*[http://genealogytrails.com/ndak/logan/military/ww1casualties.html World War I Casualties, Logan County, North Dakota] (Genealogy Trails)
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''World War II''
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*[http://genealogytrails.com/ndak/logan/military/ww2armycas.html World War II Army Casualties, Logan County, North Dakota] (Genealogy Trails)
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*[http://genealogytrails.com/ndak/logan/military/ww2navycas.html World War II Navy, Marine Corps and Coast Guard Casualties, Logan County, North Dakota] (Genealogy Trails)
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''Korean War''
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*[http://genealogytrails.com/ndak/logan/military/koreacasualties.html Korean War Casualties, Logan County, North Dakota] (Genealogy Trails)
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''Vietnam War''
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*[http://genealogytrails.com/ndak/logan/military/vietnamcasualties.html Vietnam War Casualties, Logan County, North Dakota] (Genealogy Trails)
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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 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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'' North Dakota Newspapers Online''
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*[http://www.genealogybank.com/ 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|Logan}}
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*[http://genealogytrails.com/ndak/logan/obit.html Logan County Obituaries and Death Notices] from newspapers. (Genealogy Trails)
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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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*[http://genealogytrails.com/ndak/logan/news_marriages.html Logan County Marriage Announcements] from newspapers. (Genealogy Trails)
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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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*[http://genealogytrails.com/ndak/logan/obit.html Logan County Obituary and Death Notices] from newspapers. (Genealogy Trails)
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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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'''North Dakota State University Archives'''<br>West Building 3551 7th Avenue<br>NFargo, ND 58102<br>'''''Mailing Address:'''''<br>NDSU Archives<br>Libraries NDSU Dept #2080<br>PO Box 6050<br>Fargo, ND 58108-6050<br>Phone: 701-231-8914<br>Fax: 701-231-5632<br>Email: [mailto:ndsu.archives@ndsu.edu ndsu.archives@ndsu.edu]<br>[https://library.ndsu.edu/ndsuarchives/ Website]<br><br>
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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://theusgenweb.org/nd/logan/ Logan County, North Dakota, USGenWeb project]. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county.  
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/nd/logan/logan.htm Logan County, North Dakota, USGenWeb Archives]
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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)
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*[http://ldsgenealogy.com/ND/Logan-County.htm Logan County Genealogy] (LDS Genealogy)
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*[http://genealogytrails.com/ndak/logan/ Logan County, North Dakota, Genealogy and History] (Genealogy Trails)
  
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{{ND Research Guides Intro}}
  
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Latest revision as of 21:42, 15 May 2017

United States
North Dakota
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.


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County Facts
County seat: Napoleon
Organized: January 4, 1873
Parent County(s): Buffalo [1]
Neighboring Counties
Emmons  • Kidder  • LaMoure  • Mcintosh  • Stutsman
See County Maps
Courthouse
NorthDakotaLoganCourthouse.jpg
Location Map
North Dakota Logan Map.png
Adoption
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County Information

Description

Logan County was named for John A. Logan (1826-1886), a Civil War general and United States Senator from Illinois. It was organized on September 1, 1884. Napoleon is the county seat.[2]

County Courthouse

Logan County Courthouse
301 Broadway
Napoleon, ND 58561
Phone: 701.754.2751
Logan 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[3]

Logan County, North Dakota Record Dates

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

Record Loss

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

Boundary Changes

Populated Places

The following are locations in the county[4]

Cities
Townships
Defunct townships
  • Kroeber (now in West Logan Unorg. Terr.)[5][6]
Unorganized territories
  • East Logan
  • West Logan


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.  %±
1890 597
1900 1,625 172.2%
1910 6,168 279.6%
1920 7,723 25.2%
1930 8,089 4.7%
1940 7,561 −6.5%
1950 6,357 −15.9%
1960 5,369 −15.5%
1970 4,245 −20.9%
1980 3,493 −17.7%
1990 2,847 −18.5%
2000 2,308 −18.9%
2010 1,990 −13.8%
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.


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


  • Napoleon, N.D. centennial, 1884-1984, June 14-17. 1984. Napoleon, North Dakota: Centennial Book Committee (Napolean, North Dakota). Online at various libraries (WorldCat).

Maps and Gazetteers

Migration

Military Records

Online Collections

These collections are unique to North Dakota. You will find nationwide databases for military records on U.S. Military Online Genealogy Records and North Dakota Military Records.

Civil War

World War I

World War II

Korean War

Vietnam War

For further information see North Dakota Military Records.

Naturalization and Citizenship

Online Territory and State Census 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

Online Death Indexes and Records

Divorce

Research Facilities

Archives

North Dakota State University Archives
West Building 3551 7th Avenue
NFargo, ND 58102
Mailing Address:
NDSU Archives
Libraries NDSU Dept #2080
PO Box 6050
Fargo, ND 58108-6050
Phone: 701-231-8914
Fax: 701-231-5632
Email: ndsu.archives@ndsu.edu
Website

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. Logan County Genealogy and History (Genealogy Trails)
  3. 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.
  4. Wikipedia contributors, "Logan County, North Dakota," in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia.
  5. Merged with West Logan
  6. "1990 Census of Population and Housing: North Dakota" (PDF). United States Census Bureau. 1992. pp. III-2. http://www.census.gov/prod/cen1990/cph2/cph-2-36.pdf. Retrieved 2008-09-11.