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Flasher is a city within Morton County, North Dakota
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The first school house was a one room building completed in 1902.  The first regular school term was 1903-1904, there were 30 pupils. The original building of what is now the Flasher Public School was built in 1911.  High school was started in the fall of 1916 with a small enrollment.  From this small beginning the enrollment increased and more room was needed.  The first formal graduation ceremony took place in 1922 with three graduating students.
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In the spring of 1957, due to increased enrollment, it became necessary to enlarge the educational facilities.  Included in the new addition were a gymnasium and a shop. In 1958 the Flasher School District 39 went through the task of reorganization.  As a result, the following are now part of the Flasher School District No. 39: Weekes, Fairview, Big Bend, Fair Valley, part of Oak Coulee, Lark, Lonesome, part of Raleigh, part of Three Buttes, Freda, Timmer and Shields. In 1965 a new section of the elementary classrooms was built and in 1975 four more classrooms were added. 
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Taken from: ""School Reunion 1922-1977, Schools of Flasher, Freda, Raleigh"" Saturday, June 18 1977"
  
 
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Morton 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.


Morton County, North Dakota
Map
Map of North Dakota highlighting Morton 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 January 8, 1873
County Seat Mandan
Courthouse
Address Morton County Courthouse
210 2nd Ave NW
Mandan, ND 58554
Phone: 701.667.3355
Morton County Website


County Courthouse


Clerk District Court has birth records.  Court has birth records from 1883,
marriage records from 1888, death records from 1873, burial records from 1943,
divorce and probate records from 1900’s and court records from late 1800’s;
Register of Deeds has land records from late 1800’s[1]

History

Parent County

1873--Morton County was created 8 January 1873 from unorganized territory. County seat: Mandan [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Burleigh | Emmons | Grant | Mercer | Oliver | Sioux | Stark

Resources

Cemeteries

Cemetery transcriptions for cemeteries in Morton County, providing name, date of birth, and date of death where available.

Census

  • 1880
  • 1885
  • 1890
  • 1900
  • 1910
  • 1915
  • 1920
  • 1925
  • 1930

Church

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

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Probate records, including wills and estates, are at the county clerk's office. See also North Dakota Probate Records.

School Histories

Flasher School History:

Flasher is a city within Morton County, North Dakota

The first school house was a one room building completed in 1902. The first regular school term was 1903-1904, there were 30 pupils. The original building of what is now the Flasher Public School was built in 1911. High school was started in the fall of 1916 with a small enrollment. From this small beginning the enrollment increased and more room was needed. The first formal graduation ceremony took place in 1922 with three graduating students.

In the spring of 1957, due to increased enrollment, it became necessary to enlarge the educational facilities. Included in the new addition were a gymnasium and a shop. In 1958 the Flasher School District 39 went through the task of reorganization. As a result, the following are now part of the Flasher School District No. 39: Weekes, Fairview, Big Bend, Fair Valley, part of Oak Coulee, Lark, Lonesome, part of Raleigh, part of Three Buttes, Freda, Timmer and Shields. In 1965 a new section of the elementary classrooms was built and in 1975 four more classrooms were added.

Taken from: ""School Reunion 1922-1977, Schools of Flasher, Freda, Raleigh"" Saturday, June 18 1977"

Taxation

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.


Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Web Sites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Morton County, North Dakota. Page 525 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).