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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[North Dakota|North Dakota]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]''McKenzie County {{NDDC}} <br> <br>
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McKenzie 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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{{Infobox U.S. County
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| county = McKenzie County
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| county_map = North Dakota McKenzie Map.png
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| state = North Dakota
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| founded year = 1901
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| founded date = May 24
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| seat = Watford
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| building address = McKenzie County Courthouse<br> 201 5th St NW <br> PO Box 523 <br>Watford, ND 58854<br> Phone: 701.444.3452<br>[http://www.county-clerk.net/countyclerk.asp?state=North%20Dakota&county=McKenzie '''Adams County Website'''] }}
  
 
== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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<br>Clerk District Court has birth and death records from 1943, <br>marriage, divorce, probate and court records from 1905 <br>and burial records; Register of Deeds has land records<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), McKenzie County, North Dakota. Page 524 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
  
 
==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
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'''1901--'''McKenzie County was created 24 May 1901 from [[Billings County, North Dakota|Billings]] County. '''County seat:''' Watford <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
  
 
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A portion of the [[Fort Berthold Indian Reservation (North Dakota)|Fort Berthold Indian Reservation]] is located in McKenzie County. The remainder of the reservation is in [[Mountrail County, North Dakota|Mountrail]], [[Dunn County, North Dakota|Dunn]], [[Mercer County, North Dakota|Mercer]], and [[Ward County, North Dakota|Ward]] Counties.
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
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[[Billings County, North Dakota|Billings]] | [[Dunn County, North Dakota|Dunn]] | [[Golden Valley County, North Dakota|Golden Valley]] | [[Mountrail County, North Dakota|Mountrail]] | [[Williams County, North Dakota|Williams]] | '''Montana''' counties: [[Richland County, Montana|Richland]] | [[Roosevelt County, Montana|Roosevelt]] | [[Wibaux County, Montana|Wibaux]]
  
 
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{{ND Church Intro}}
  
 
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{{ND Newspaper abstracts|McKenzie}}
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{{ND Probate Intro}}
  
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{{ND Vital Intro}}
  
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
  
 
== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==
  
 
*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.  
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=204915&subject_disp=North+Dakota%2C+McKenzie&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
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*{{FHL|North+Dakota%2C+McKenzie|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/ND/McKenzie/ McKenzie County, North Dakota Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
  
 
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[[Category:McKenzie_County,_North_Dakota]]
 
[[Category:McKenzie_County,_North_Dakota]]

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McKenzie 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.


McKenzie County, North Dakota
Map
Map of North Dakota highlighting McKenzie County
Location in the state of North Dakota
Map of the U.S. highlighting North Dakota
Location of North Dakota in the U.S.
Facts
Founded May 24, 1901
County Seat Watford
Courthouse
Address McKenzie County Courthouse
201 5th St NW
PO Box 523
Watford, ND 58854
Phone: 701.444.3452
Adams County Website


County Courthouse


Clerk District Court has birth and death records from 1943,
marriage, divorce, probate and court records from 1905
and burial records; Register of Deeds has land records[1]

History

Parent County

1901--McKenzie County was created 24 May 1901 from Billings County. County seat: Watford [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Indian Reservation

A portion of the Fort Berthold Indian Reservation is located in McKenzie County. The remainder of the reservation is in Mountrail, Dunn, Mercer, and Ward Counties.

Neighboring Counties

Billings | Dunn | Golden Valley | Mountrail | Williams | Montana counties: Richland | Roosevelt | Wibaux

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

  • 1910
  • 1915
  • 1920
  • 1925
  • 1930

Church

Court

Land

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 McKenzie 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

Military

Newspapers

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

Probate

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

Taxation

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.

Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Web Sites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), McKenzie County, North Dakota. Page 524 At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  2. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).