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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[North Dakota|North Dakota]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]''Rolette County {{NDDC}} <br> <br>  
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''[[United States Genealogy|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[North Dakota Genealogy|North Dakota]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]''Rolette County<br>  
  
Rollette 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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Rollette 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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<br>{{Click|Image:ND_ORP.png|North Dakota Online Genealogy Records}}
  
 
{{Infobox U.S. County  
 
{{Infobox U.S. County  
 
| county = Rolette County  
 
| county = Rolette County  
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| county_map = North Dakota Rolette Map.png
 
| state = North Dakota
 
| state = North Dakota
 
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| founded date = January 4
 
| founded date = January 4
 
| seat = Rolla  
 
| seat = Rolla  
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| building image = NorthDakotaRoletteCourthouse.jpg
| building address = Rolette County Courthouse<br> 102 2nd St NE<br> Rolla, ND 58367-0460<br> Phone: 701.477.3816<br>[http://www.county-clerk.net/countyclerk.asp?state=North%20Dakota&county=Rolette '''Rolette County Website'''] }}
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| building address = Rolette County Courthouse<br> 102 2nd St NE<br> Rolla, ND 58367-0460<br> Phone: 701.477.3816<br>[http://www.county-clerk.net/countyclerk.asp?state=North%20Dakota&county=Rolette '''Rolette County Website'''] }}  
  
== County Courthouse  ==
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== County Information ==
  
<br>Clerk District Court has birth, death, and burial records from 1943, <br>marriage, divorce and court records from 1887 and probate records<br> from 1896; Register of Deeds has land records<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Rolette County, North Dakota. Page 526 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>  
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==== Rolette County, North Dakota Record Dates  ====
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| width="100%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" colspan="6" | <center>'''Beginning Dates for Major County Records'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Rolette County, North Dakota Genealogy#Vital_Records|Birth]]'''
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| width="16.6%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Rolette County, North Dakota Genealogy#Vital_Records|Marriage]]'''
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| width="16.6%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Rolette County, North Dakota Genealogy#Vital_Records|Death]]'''
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| width="16.6%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Rolette County, North Dakota Genealogy#Census|Census]]'''
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| width="16.6%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | [[Rolette County, North Dakota Genealogy#Land|'''Land''']]
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| width="16.6%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Rolette County, North Dakota Genealogy#Probate|Probate]]'''
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | 1894
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | 1884
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | 1890
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | 1873
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | 1873
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=== County Courthouse  ===
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<br>Clerk District Court has birth, death, and burial records from 1943, <br>marriage, divorce and court records from 1887 and probate records<br> from 1896; Register of Deeds has land records<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Rolette County, North Dakota. Page 526 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
  
==== Parent County  ====
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=== Parent County  ===
  
 
'''1873--'''Rolette County was created 4 January 1873 from Buffalo (Old) County. '''County seat:''' Rolla <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
 
'''1873--'''Rolette County was created 4 January 1873 from Buffalo (Old) County. '''County seat:''' Rolla <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
  
==== Boundary Changes  ====
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=== Boundary Changes  ===
  
==== Record Loss  ====
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=== Record Loss  ===
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There is no known history of courthouse disasters in this county.
  
 
== Places/Localities  ==
 
== Places/Localities  ==
  
==== Populated Places  ====
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=== Populated Places  ===
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Belcourt
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Dunseith
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St. John
  
==== Indian Reservations  ====
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=== Indian Reservations  ===
  
 
The [[Turtle Mountain Indian Reservation (North Dakota)|Turtle Mountain Indian Reservation]] is primarily located in the Turtle Mountains in this county.  
 
The [[Turtle Mountain Indian Reservation (North Dakota)|Turtle Mountain Indian Reservation]] is primarily located in the Turtle Mountains in this county.  
  
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
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=== Neighboring Counties  ===
  
[[Bottineau County, North Dakota|Bottineau]] | [[Pierce County, North Dakota|Pierce]] | [[Towner County, North Dakota|Towner]]  
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[[Bottineau County, North Dakota Genealogy|Bottineau]] | [[Pierce County, North Dakota Genealogy|Pierce]] | [[Towner County, North Dakota Genealogy|Towner]] | [[Manitoba Genealogy|Manitoba, Canada]]
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
  
==== Cemeteries  ====
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=== American Indians ===
  
==== Census ====
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1900 Federal Census and index of the Turtle Mountain Indian Reservation, Rolette County, North Dakota by Mary Ann Quirring, Lily B. Zwolle. {{FHL|548899|item|disp=FHL book 970.1 Q48n 1900}} [http://www.worldcat.org/title/1900-federal-census-and-index-of-turtle-mountain-indian-reservation-rolette-county-north-dakota/oclc/865943166 WorldCat]
  
*1880
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Turtle Mountain Chippewa, Roulette, North Dakota 1900 Census by Gail Morin {{FHL|1000531|item|disp=FHL book 970.3 Oj3n}} [http://www.worldcat.org/title/turtle-mountain-chippewa-roulete-nd-1900-census/oclc/865805936 WorldCat] 
*1885  
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=== Cemeteries  ===
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=== Census  ===
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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
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*1880 
 
*1890  
 
*1890  
 
*1900  
 
*1900  
*1910  
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*1910
*1915
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*1920
*1920  
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*1925
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*1930
 
*1930
  
==== Church  ====
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=== Church  ===
  
==== Court  ====
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{{ND Church Intro}}
  
==== Land ====
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==== Lutheran ====
  
==== Local Histories  ====
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*Records of Trinity Lutheran Church, Rolette, in Evangelical Lutheran Church in America database at [http://www.archives.com Archives.com] ($).
  
==== Maps ====
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=== Court ===
  
==== Military ====
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=== Land ===
  
==== Newspapers  ====
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{{ND Land}}
  
==== Probate ====
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=== Local Histories ===
  
==== Taxation  ====
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{{ND County History}}
  
==== Vital Records  ====
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=== Maps  ===
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=== Military  ===
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=== Naturalization and Citizenship ===
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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 Newspaper abstracts|Rolette}}
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=== Probate  ===
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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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{{ND Probate Intro}}
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=== Taxation  ===
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{{ND Tax Intro}}
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=== Vital Records  ===
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{{ND Vital Intro}}
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==== Death ====
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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
  
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
  
==== Family History Centers  ====
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'''Rolette County Historical Society'''<br>PO Box 377<br> St. John, ND 58369-0377<br>Telephone Number:701-263-4564<br><br>
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=== Family History Centers  ===
  
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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{{FamilySearch Centers Intro}}
  
 
== 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.  
*{{FHL|North+Dakota%2C+Rolette|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}  
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*{{FHL|North+Dakota%2C+Rolette|subject|disp=FamilySearch Catalog}}  
 
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/ND/Rolette/ Rolette County, North Dakota Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
 
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/ND/Rolette/ Rolette County, North Dakota Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
  

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Rollette 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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Rolette County, North Dakota
Map
Map of North Dakota highlighting Rolette 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 4, 1873
County Seat Rolla
Courthouse
NorthDakotaRoletteCourthouse.jpg
Address Rolette County Courthouse
102 2nd St NE
Rolla, ND 58367-0460
Phone: 701.477.3816
Rolette County Website


County Information

Rolette County, North Dakota Record Dates

Beginning Dates for Major County Records
Birth Marriage Death Census Land Probate
1894 1884 1890 1873 1873

County Courthouse


Clerk District Court has birth, death, and burial records from 1943,
marriage, divorce and court records from 1887 and probate records
from 1896; Register of Deeds has land records[1]

History

Parent County

1873--Rolette County was created 4 January 1873 from Buffalo (Old) County. County seat: Rolla [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

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

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Belcourt Dunseith St. John

Indian Reservations

The Turtle Mountain Indian Reservation is primarily located in the Turtle Mountains in this county.

Neighboring Counties

Bottineau | Pierce | Towner | Manitoba, Canada

Resources

American Indians

1900 Federal Census and index of the Turtle Mountain Indian Reservation, Rolette County, North Dakota by Mary Ann Quirring, Lily B. Zwolle. FHL book 970.1 Q48n 1900 WorldCat

Turtle Mountain Chippewa, Roulette, North Dakota 1900 Census by Gail Morin FHL book 970.3 Oj3n WorldCat

Cemeteries

Census

Online Territory and State Census Indexes and Records

  • 1880
  • 1890
  • 1900
  • 1910
  • 1920
  • 1930

Church

Lutheran

  • Records of Trinity Lutheran Church, Rolette, in Evangelical Lutheran Church in America database at Archives.com ($).

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 Rolette 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

Naturalization and Citizenship

Online Naturalization Indexes and Records

Newspapers

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

Probate

Online Probate Records

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.

Death

Online Death Indexes and Records

Societies and Libraries

Rolette County Historical Society
PO Box 377
St. John, ND 58369-0377
Telephone Number:701-263-4564

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. See Family History Center for more information. Search the online FHC directory for a nearby family history center.


Web Sites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Rolette County, North Dakota. Page 526 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).