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[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Montana|Montana]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] '''Beaverhead County'''
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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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[http://www.beaverheadcounty.org/ Beaverhead County Courthouse]<br>S Pacific Cluster 3<br>Dillon, MT 59725<br>Phone: 406.683.2642&nbsp;<br><br>County&nbsp;Clerk has birth records from 1902, death records<br>from 1901 and land records from 1864; Clerk District County<br>Court has divorce, probate and court records <br><ref name="HB">''The Handybook for Genealogists : United States of America'', 10th ed., (Draper, UT: Everton Publishers, 2002), p. 415.</ref>
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
  
 
==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
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'''1865--'''Beaverhead County was created 2 February 1865&nbsp;as an original county.&nbsp; '''County seat: '''Dillon <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
  
 
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== Places/Localities  ==
 
== Places/Localities  ==
====Populated Places====
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==== Populated Places ====
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Armstead,_Montana Armstead]
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Glen,_Montana Glen]
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lakeview,_Montana Lakeview]
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wisdom,_Montana Wisdom]
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bannack,_Montana Bannack]
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| Glendale
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| [https://beta.familysearch.org/s/search/library_catalog#searchType=catalog&filtered=true&fed=false&collectionId=&catSearchType=place&searchCriteria=&placeName=Montana%2C+Beaverhead%2C+Lima&author_givenName=&author_surname= Lima]
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wise_River,_Montana Wise River]
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dell,_Montana Dell]
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| Greenwood
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| Lion City
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| [https://beta.familysearch.org/s/search/library_catalog#searchType=catalog&filtered=true&fed=false&collectionId=&catSearchType=place&searchCriteria=&placeName=Montana%2C+Beaverhead%2C+Dillon&author_givenName=&author_surname= Dillon]
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jackson,_Montana Jackson]
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Polaris,_Montana Polaris]
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
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*[[Clark County, Idaho|Clark County, Idaho]]
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*[[Deer Lodge County, Montana|Deer Lodge]]
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*[[Fremont County, Idaho|Fremont County, Idaho]]
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*[[Granite County, Montana|Granite]]
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*[[Lemhi County, Idaho|Lemhi County, Idaho]]
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*[[Madison County, Montana|Madison]]
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*[[Ravalli County, Montana|Ravalli]]
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*[[Silver Bow County, Montana|Silver Bow ]]<br>
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
  
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
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==== Census  ====
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{{Census|Montana}}
  
 
==== Church  ====
 
==== Church  ====
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LDS Ward and Branch&nbsp;Records
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*Dillon
  
 
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==== Court  ====
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==== Maps  ====
 
==== Maps  ====
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*See an [http://www.histopolis.com/Place/US/MT/Beaverhead_County interactive map] of Beaverhead County cemeteries and modern-day townships. (Histopolis)
  
 
==== Military  ====
 
==== Military  ====
  
 
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==== Newspapers  ====
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*NewspaperArchive.com ($) has a collection of digitized Montana newspapers including [http://www.newspaperarchive.com/BrowseLocations.aspx?co=7&s=59 {{nowrap|Butte and Helena newspapers}}] that may include residents of Beaverhead County. This database is sometimes free at libraries.
  
 
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For marriages from 1875-1903 see [http://abish.byui.edu/specialCollections/westernStates/search.cfm Western States Marriage Index].
  
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
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==== Family History Centers  ====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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*[[Dillon Montana Family History Center]]
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*[[Lima Montana Family History Center]]
  
 
== 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=204990&subject_disp=Montana%2C+Beaverhead&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
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*{{FHL|Montana%2C+Beaverhead|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
  
 
== References  ==
 
== References  ==
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Revision as of 19:22, 11 December 2012

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Online Records


County Courthouse

Beaverhead County Courthouse
S Pacific Cluster 3
Dillon, MT 59725
Phone: 406.683.2642 

County Clerk has birth records from 1902, death records
from 1901 and land records from 1864; Clerk District County
Court has divorce, probate and court records
[1]

History

Parent County

1865--Beaverhead County was created 2 February 1865 as an original county.  County seat: Dillon [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Armstead Glen Lakeview Wisdom
Bannack Glendale Lima Wise River
Dell Greenwood Lion City
Dillon Jackson Polaris

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

For tips on accessing Beaverhead County, Montana Genealogy census records online, see: Montana Census.

Church

LDS Ward and Branch Records

  • Dillon

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

  • See an interactive map of Beaverhead County cemeteries and modern-day townships. (Histopolis)

Military

Newspapers

  • NewspaperArchive.com ($) has a collection of digitized Montana newspapers including Butte and Helena newspapers that may include residents of Beaverhead County. This database is sometimes free at libraries.

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

For marriages from 1875-1903 see Western States Marriage Index.

Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Web Sites

  • USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.
  • Family History Library Catalog

References

  1. The Handybook for Genealogists : United States of America, 10th ed., (Draper, UT: Everton Publishers, 2002), p. 415.
  2. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
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