Choteau Montana Family History Center

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FamilySearch This article describes the services and resources available at a Family History Center, a branch facility of the Family History Library.

 

Center Contacts and Hours

The Choteau, Montana Family History Center serves the surrounding communities of Fairfield, Bynum, Augusta and Dutton. We have four computers, microfilm readers, microfiche readers, history books of the surrounding communities and many other resources.

Location:

1000 1st Street NW  Choteau, Mt

(Ring doorbell to come in the front door during family history center hours)

Map:

Location on Map

FamilyHistory Director: Marge Stott

Phone: Family History Center Phone at church 406-466-2725

E-mail: ll7lms@montana.com


Open Hours: Tuesdays by appointment

Wednesday 9am to 5pm

Holiday Schedule: Closed the month of December and all holidays



Center Resources

The Choteau, Montana Family History Center serves the surrounding communities of Fairfield, Bynum, Augusta and Dutton. We have four computers, microfilm readers, microfiche readers, history books of the surrounding communities and many other resources.

Collections

  • Family History Library Catalog: This center has the ability to order any of the films and fiche available through the Family History Library Catalog.
  • Local History Books from the surrounding communities of Bynum, Teton County, Simms, Fort Shaw, Greenfield, Fairfield, and many more.

Databases and Software

  • FHC Portal:
  • Genealogy database software (Ancestral Quest, Family Insight, Family Tree Maker, PAF, RootsMagic)
  • Charting software (PAF Companion)
  • Word processing, spreadsheet and presentation software such as OpenOffice (on selected machines)
  • Pedigree Resource File (complete on server)
  • Free access to several subscription sites through the FamilySearch Portal such as Ancestry.com, British Newspapers, Find-My-Past (UK), Footnote, Genline (Swedish), Heritage Quest, World Vital Records and others.
  • Research databases such as Acadian-Cajun Family Trees, Austrailian Vital Records and Mormon Immigration Index.

  Hardware & Equipment

■4 computer workstations with printer access
■Paper copier
■4 microfilm readers
■2 microfiche readers
■1 microfiche/film scanner
■1 flatbed scanners



Local Resources

Cemeteries

■Augusta Cemetery
■Bynum Cemetery
■Choteau Cemetery
■Dutton Cemetery
■Fairfield Cemetery  

■Beck (Dutton/Power) Cemetery
■Ft Shaw Cemetery
■Trinity Cemetery


Government

■Teton County Courthouse

 

 Libraries

■Choteau Public Library

■Fairfield Public Library
■Augusta Public Library
 

Newspapers

■Choteau Acantha 
■Fairfield Sun Times 

 


 Additional Helps

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