Stark County, North Dakota Genealogy
Stark 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.
|Stark County, North Dakota|
Location in the state of North Dakota
Location of North Dakota in the U.S.
|Founded||February 10, 1879|
|Address|| Stark County Courthouse|
51 3rd St E; PO Box 130
Dickinson, ND 58602-0130
Stark County Website
- 1 County Courthouse
- 2 History
- 3 Places/Localities
- 4 Resources
- 5 Societies and Libraries
- 6 Web Sites
- 7 References
Clerk District Court has birth and death records
from 1898, burial records, divorce and court records
from 1887 and naturalization records 1887-1963;
Register of Deeds has land records
10 Feb 1879: Stark County created from the Dakota Territory.
9 Mar 1883: old Dunn and Hettinger Counties set off.
13 March 1885: Adams County set off.
1897: Absorbed old Dunn County.
1905: new McKenzie County set off.
1908: Dunn County set off.
Cemetery transcriptions for cemeteries in Stark County, providing name, date of birth, and date of death where available.
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.
Probate records, including wills and estates, are at the county clerk's office. See also North Dakota Probate 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.
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
- USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.
- Family History Library Catalog
- Stark County, North Dakota Genealogy and Family History (Linkpendium)