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''[[United States Genealogy|United States]][[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[North Dakota Genealogy|North Dakota]]'' [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] '''Oliver County'''
  
''[[United States|United States ]] > [[North Dakota|North Dakota]] > Oliver County''  
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Guide to '''Oliver 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 Courthouse  ==
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== County Information ==
  
[http://www.county-clerk.net/countyclerk.asp?state=North%20Dakota&county=Oliver Oliver County Courthouse]<br> 315 W Main; <br>Center, ND 58530<br> Phone: 701.794.8777&nbsp;<br><br>Clerk District Court has marriage records has marriage records <br>from 1915 and death records; County Judge has probate and&nbsp;<br>&nbsp;court records; Register of Deeds has land records<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Oliver County, North Dakota. Page 525 {{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|Oliver}}
  
==== Parent County ====
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Oliver County Courthouse<br> 315 W Main <br>Center, ND 58530<br> Phone: 701.794.8777<br>[http://www.county-clerk.net/countyclerk.asp?state=North%20Dakota&county=Oliver '''Oliver County Website'''] <br>
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Clerk District Court has marriage records has marriage records <br>from 1915 and death records; County Judge has probate and&nbsp;<br>&nbsp;court records; Register of Deeds has land records<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Oliver County, North Dakota. Page 525 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
  
'''1885--'''Oliver County was created 14 April 1885 from [[Mercer County, North Dakota|Mercer ]]County. '''County seat:''' Center <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
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=== Oliver County, North Dakota Record Dates  ===
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| width="84%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" colspan="7" | <center>'''Beginning Dates for Major County Records'''</center>
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| width="12%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Oliver County, North Dakota Genealogy#Birth|Birth*]]'''
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| width="12%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Oliver County, North Dakota Genealogy#Marriage|Marriage]]'''
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| width="12%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Oliver County, North Dakota Genealogy#Death|Death*]]'''
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| width="12%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Oliver County, North Dakota Genealogy#Court Records|Court]]'''
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| width="12%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Oliver County, North Dakota Genealogy#Land and Property Records|Land]]'''
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| width="12%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Oliver County, North Dakota Genealogy#Probate Records|Probate]]'''
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| width="12%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Oliver County, North Dakota Genealogy#Census Records|Census]]'''
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| width="12%" align="center" |1885
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| width="12%" align="center" |1885
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| width="12%" align="center" |1885
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| width="12%" align="center" |1890
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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|Oliver}}
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'''1885--'''Oliver County was created 14 April 1885 from [[Mercer County, North Dakota Genealogy|Mercer ]]County. '''County seat:''' Center <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|Oliver}}
  
==== Populated Places  ====
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{{Infobox U.S. County 2016
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|organized= April 14, 1885
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|county seat= Center
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|parent county= [[Mercer County, North Dakota Genealogy|Mercer ]]<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= [[Burleigh County, North Dakota Genealogy|Burleigh]]
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|county2= [[McLean County, North Dakota Genealogy|McLean]]
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|county3= [[Mercer County, North Dakota Genealogy|Mercer]]
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|county4= [[Morton County, North Dakota Genealogy|Morton]]</br><center>[[Oliver County, North Dakota Genealogy#Maps and Gazetteers|See County Maps]]</center>
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|county courthouse= [[Image:NorthDakotaOliverCourthouse.jpg|245x245px]]
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|county location in state= [[Image:North Dakota Oliver Map.png|185x185px]]
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
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[[Burleigh County, North Dakota|Burleigh]] | [[McLean County, North Dakota|McLean]] | [[Mercer County, North Dakota|Mercer]] | [[Morton County, North Dakota|Morton]]
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=== History Timeline ===
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{{ND Historical Timeline Intro|Oliver}}
  
== Resources ==
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== Resources ==
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{{ND Resources Intro}}
  
==== Cemeteries  ====
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=== Bible Records ===
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{{ND Bible Intro|Oliver}}
  
Cemetery transcriptions for cemeteries in&nbsp;[http://odessa3.org/collections/cemeteries/nodak/link/olivernd.txt Oliver] County, providing name, date of birth, and date of death where available.
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=== Biographies  ===
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{{ND Biographies Intro|Oliver}}
  
==== Census  ====
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=== Business, Commerce, and Occupations ===
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{{ND Business Records Intro|Oliver}}
  
*1885
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=== Cemeteries ===
*1890
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{{ND Cemeteries Intro|Oliver}}
*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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| colspan="2" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" style="border:1px solid black"| <center>'''Cemeteries of Oliver 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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| 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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Cemetery transcriptions for cemeteries in&nbsp;[http://odessa3.org/collections/cemeteries/nodak/link/olivernd.txt Oliver] County, providing name, date of birth, and date of death where available.
  
==== Court  ====
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=== Census Records ===
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{{ND Census Intro|Oliver}}
  
==== Land  ====
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''Online Territory and State Census Indexes and Records''
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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
  
==== Local Histories  ====
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=== Church Records ===
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{{ND Church Intro|Oliver}}
  
==== Maps  ====
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=== Court Records ===
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{{ND Court Intro|Oliver}}
  
==== Military  ====
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=== Directories ===
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{{ND Directories Intro|Oliver}}
  
==== Newspapers ====
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=== Emigration and Immigration ===
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{{ND Emigration Intro}}
  
==== Probate  ====
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=== Ethnic, Political, and Religious Groups ===
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{{ND Ethnic Groups Intro}}
  
==== Taxation ====
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=== Funeral Homes ===
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{{ND Funeral Homes Intro|Oliver}}
  
==== Vital Records ====
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=== Genealogies ===
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{{ND Genealogies Intro|Oliver}}
  
== Societies and Libraries  ==
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=== Guardianship ===
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{{ND Guardianship Intro|Oliver}}
  
==== Family History Centers<br>  ====
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=== Land and Property Records ===
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{{ND Land Intro|Oliver}}
  
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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{{ND Land}}
  
== Web Sites  ==
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=== Local Histories ===
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{{ND Histories Intro|Oliver}}
  
*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
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{{ND County History}}
*{{FHL|North+Dakota%2C+Oliver|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}  
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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 Naturalization 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|Oliver}}
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{{ND Newspaper abstracts|Oliver}}
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=== Obituaries ===
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{{ND Obituaries Intro|Oliver}}
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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|Oliver}}
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=== Probate Records ===
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{{ND Probate Intro|Oliver}}
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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|Oliver}}
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=== Vital Records ===
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{{ND Vital Intro|Oliver}}
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==== Birth ====
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{{ND Vital Records - Birth Intro|Oliver}}
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==== Marriage ====
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{{ND Vital Records - Marriage Intro|Oliver}}
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==== Death ====
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{{ND Vital Records - Death Intro|Oliver}}
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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|Oliver}}
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== Research Facilities ==
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{{ND Research Facilities Intro|Oliver}}
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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|Oliver}}
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=== Museums ===
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{{ND Museums Intro}}
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== Societies ==
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{{ND Societies Intro|Oliver}}
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'''Oliver County Historical Society'''<br>PO Box 344<br> Center, ND 58530<br>
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== Websites ==
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{{ND Websites Intro|Oliver}}
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*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%2C+Oliver|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/Oliver/ Oliver County, North Dakota Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
 
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/ND/Oliver/ Oliver 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:Oliver_County,_North_Dakota]]
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{{North Dakota|North Dakota}}
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[[Category:Oliver_County,_North_Dakota]][[Category:North Dakota_Counties]]

Latest revision as of 15:12, 21 July 2016

United StatesGotoarrow.png North Dakota Gotoarrow.png Oliver County

Guide to Oliver 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

Oliver County Courthouse
315 W Main
Center, ND 58530
Phone: 701.794.8777
Oliver County Website
Clerk District Court has marriage records has marriage records
from 1915 and death records; County Judge has probate and 
 court records; Register of Deeds has land records[1]

Oliver County, North Dakota Record Dates

Beginning Dates for Major County Records
Birth* Marriage Death* Court Land Probate Census
1885 1885 1885 1890

Record Loss

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

Boundary Changes

1885--Oliver County was created 14 April 1885 from Mercer County. County seat: Center [2]

Populated Places


{{{link}}}
County Facts
Organized: April 14, 1885
County seat: Center
Parent County(s): Mercer [2]
Variant Spellings:
Neighboring Counties
Burleigh  • McLean  • Mercer  • Morton
See County Maps
Courthouse
NorthDakotaOliverCourthouse.jpg
Location Map
North Dakota Oliver Map.png
Adoption

This page is available for adoption

History Timeline

Resources

Bible Records

Biographies

Business, Commerce, and Occupations

Cemeteries

Cemeteries of Oliver 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

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

Census Records

Online Territory and State Census Indexes and Records

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 Oliver 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 Naturalization Indexes and Records

Newspapers

Additional newspapers abstracts can sometimes be found using search phrases such as Oliver 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

Oliver County Historical Society
PO Box 344
Center, ND 58530

Websites

  • USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.
  • 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 Historical Records to search for specific individuals in genealogical records.
  • Oliver County, North Dakota Genealogy and Family History (Linkpendium)

Research Guides

References

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