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[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Montana|Montana]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] '''Chouteau County'''  
 
[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Montana|Montana]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] '''Chouteau County'''  
  
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Guide to '''Chouteau County Montana genealogy.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
  
== County Courthouse  ==
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[http://www.co.chouteau.mt.us/ Chouteau County Courthouse]<br>1308 Franklin Street<br>Fort Benton, MT 59442<br>Phone: 406.622.5151&nbsp;<br><br>County Clerk has birth and death records from 1895, <br>burial records and &nbsp;land&nbsp;from 1878; Clerk Courts has <br>marriage records from 1888, divorce and court records<br>from 1879 &amp; pro rec from 1892 <br><ref name="HB">''The Handybook for Genealogists : United States of America'', 10th ed., (Draper, UT: Everton Publishers, 2002), p. 415.</ref>
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{{Infobox U.S. County
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| county = Chouteau County
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| state = Montana
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| founded year = 1865
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| founded date = February 2
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| seat = Fort Benton
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| building image = Chouteau County Montana Courthouse.jpg
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| building address = Chouteau County Courthouse<br> 1308 Franklin Street<br>Fort Benton, MT 59442<br>Phone: 406.622.5151<br>[http://www.co.chouteau.mt.us/ '''Chouteau County Website'''] }}
  
[[Image:Chouteau County Montana Courthouse.jpg|thumb|right|200px]]
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== History ==
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=== Historical Facts ===
  
==== Parent County  ====
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'''1865--'''Chouteau County was created 2 February 1865&nbsp;as an original county.&nbsp;'''County seat: '''Fort Benton<span style="color: rgb(0,43,184); text-decoration: underline" class="Apple-style-span"><span style="color: rgb(0,0,0)" class="Apple-style-span" /></span>
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| width="100%" bgcolor="#cccc99" align="center" colspan="6" | '''Beginning dates for major county records'''
 
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
 
 
==== Record Loss  ====
 
 
 
== Places/Localities  ==
 
 
 
==== Populated Places  ====
 
 
 
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Boneau,_Montana Boneau]  
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Chouteau County, Montana#Birth|Birth]]'''</center>
| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carter,_Montana Carter]  
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Chouteau County, Montana#Marriage|Marriage]]'''</center>
| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Highwood,_Montana Highwood]
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Chouteau County, Montana#Death|Death]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Chouteau County, Montana#Land_and_Property|Land]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Chouteau County, Montana#Probate|Probate]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Chouteau County, Montana#Court_Records|Court]]'''</center>
 
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| [https://beta.familysearch.org/s/search/library_catalog#searchType=catalog&filtered=true&collectionId=&fed=false&page=1&catSearchType=place&searchCriteria=&placeName=Montana%2C+Chouteau%2C+Big+Sandy&author_givenName=&author_surname= Big Sandy]
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1895*</center>
| [https://beta.familysearch.org/s/search/library_catalog#searchType=catalog&filtered=true&collectionId=&fed=false&page=1&catSearchType=place&searchCriteria=&placeName=Montana%2C+Chouteau%2C+Fort+Benton&author_givenName=&author_surname= Fort Benton]
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1882*</center>
| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Loma,_Montana Loma]
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1895*</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1865</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1865</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1865</center>
 
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Box_Elder,_Montana Box Elder]  
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| width="100%" bgcolor="#99d6ff" colspan="6" | '''* For earlier dates, try...''' '''[[Chouteau County, Montana#Church_Records|Church]] &#124; [[Chouteau County, Montana#Obituaries|Obituaries]] &#124; [[Chouteau County, Montana#Cemeteries|Cemeteries]]'''
| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Geraldine,_Montana Geraldine]  
 
| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Parker_School,_Montana Parker School]
 
 
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==== Indian Reservation  ====
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*'''Parent County:''' created 2 February 1865 as an original county.
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*'''County seat:''' Fort Benton<span style="color: rgb(0,43,184); text-decoration: underline" class="Apple-style-span"><span style="color: rgb(0,0,0)" class="Apple-style-span" /></span>
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*'''Neighboring Counties:''' [[Blaine County, Montana|Blaine]] | [[Cascade County, Montana|Cascade]] | [[Fergus County, Montana|Fergus]] | [[Hill County, Montana|Hill]] | [[Judith Basin County, Montana|Judith]] | [[Liberty County, Montana|Liberty]] | [[Pondera County, Montana|Pondera]] | [[Teton County, Montana|Teton]]
  
The [[Rocky Boy's Indian Reservation (Montana)|Rocky Boy's Indian Reservation]] is located primarily in Hill County, with a smaller portion in northeastern Chouteau County.
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==== Boundary Changes  ====
  
==== Neighboring Counties ====
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==== Record Loss ====
  
*[[Blaine County, Montana|Blaine]]
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=== Resources  ===
*[[Cascade County, Montana|Cascade]]
 
*[[Fergus County, Montana|Fergus]]
 
*[[Hill County, Montana|Hill]]
 
*[[Judith Basin County, Montana|Judith]]
 
*[[Liberty County, Montana|Liberty]]
 
*[[Pondera County, Montana|Pondera]]
 
*[[Teton County, Montana|Teton]]
 
  
== Resources ==
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==== Biography ====
  
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
 
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{{Census|Montana}}  
 
{{Census|Montana}}  
  
==== Church  ====
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==== Church Records ====
  
LDS Ward and Branch&nbsp;Records  
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'''LDS Ward and Branch Records'''
  
*Fort Benton
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:*Fort Benton
  
==== Court  ====
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==== Court Records ====
  
==== Land ====
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==== Emigration and Immigration ====
  
==== Local Histories ====
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==== Ethnic, Political or Religious Groups  ====
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==== Genealogy ====
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==== History  ====
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==== Land and Property ====
  
 
==== Maps  ====
 
==== Maps  ====
  
*See an [http://www.histopolis.com/Place/US/MT/Chouteau_County interactive map] of Chouteau County cemeteries and modern-day townships. (Histopolis)
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:*See an [http://www.histopolis.com/Place/US/MT/Chouteau_County interactive map] of Chouteau County cemeteries and modern-day townships. (Histopolis)
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==== Migration  ====
  
 
==== Military  ====
 
==== Military  ====
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==== Naturalization and Citizenship  ====
  
 
==== Newspapers  ====
 
==== Newspapers  ====
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==== Obituaries  ====
  
 
==== Probate  ====
 
==== Probate  ====
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==== Public Records  ====
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==== Repositories  ====
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===== Courthouse  =====
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County Clerk has birth and death records from 1895, burial records and land from 1878; Clerk Courts has marriage records from 1888, divorce and court records from 1879 pro rec from 1892<ref name="HB">''The Handybook for Genealogists : United States of America'', 10th ed., (Draper, UT: Everton Publishers, 2002), p. 415.</ref>
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===== Family History Centers  =====
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[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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:*[[Fort Benton Montana Family History Center]]
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===== Libraries  =====
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===== Museums  =====
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===== Societies  =====
  
 
==== Taxation  ====
 
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==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
  
For marriages from 1881-1900 see [http://abish.byui.edu/specialCollections/westernStates/search.cfm Western States Marriage Index].
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===== Birth  =====
  
== Societies and Libraries ==
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===== Marriage =====
  
==== Family History Centers  ====
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:*[http://abish.byui.edu/specialCollections/westernStates/search.cfm Western States Marriage Index] includes marriages from 1881-1900
  
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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===== Death  =====
*[[Fort Benton Montana Family History Center]]
 
  
== Web Sites  ==
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==== 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|Montana%2C+Chouteau|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
 
*{{FHL|Montana%2C+Chouteau|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
  
== References  ==
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=== Places  ===
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==== Populated Places  ====
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{| width="620" cellspacing="1" cellpadding="1" border="0" align="left" class="FCK__ShowTableBorders"
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Boneau,_Montana Boneau]
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carter,_Montana Carter]
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Highwood,_Montana Highwood]
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| [https://beta.familysearch.org/s/search/library_catalog#searchType=catalog&filtered=true&collectionId=&fed=false&page=1&catSearchType=place&searchCriteria=&placeName=Montana%2C+Chouteau%2C+Big+Sandy&author_givenName=&author_surname= Big Sandy]
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| [https://beta.familysearch.org/s/search/library_catalog#searchType=catalog&filtered=true&collectionId=&fed=false&page=1&catSearchType=place&searchCriteria=&placeName=Montana%2C+Chouteau%2C+Fort+Benton&author_givenName=&author_surname= Fort Benton]
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Loma,_Montana Loma]
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Box_Elder,_Montana Box Elder]
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Geraldine,_Montana Geraldine]
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Parker_School,_Montana Parker School]
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|}
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==== Indian Reservation  ====
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The [[Rocky Boy's Indian Reservation (Montana)|Rocky Boy's Indian Reservation]] is located primarily in Hill County, with a smaller portion in northeastern Chouteau County.
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=== References  ===
  
<references /> {{Montana|Montana}} {{Montana-stub}}  
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<references /> {{Montana|Montana}}  
  
 
[[Category:Chouteau_County,_Montana]]
 
[[Category:Chouteau_County,_Montana]]

Revision as of 20:04, 9 May 2013

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Guide to Chouteau County Montana genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

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Chouteau County, Montana
Map
Map of the U.S. highlighting Montana
Location of Montana in the U.S.
Facts
Founded February 2, 1865
County Seat Fort Benton
Courthouse
Chouteau County Montana Courthouse.jpg
Address Chouteau County Courthouse
1308 Franklin Street
Fort Benton, MT 59442
Phone: 406.622.5151
Chouteau County Website



Historical Facts

Beginning dates for major county records
Birth
Marriage
Death
Land
Probate
Court
1895*
1882*
1895*
1865
1865
1865
* For earlier dates, try... Church | Obituaries | Cemeteries

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Resources

Biography

Cemeteries

Census

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

Church Records

LDS Ward and Branch Records

  • Fort Benton

Court Records

Emigration and Immigration

Ethnic, Political or Religious Groups

Genealogy

History

Land and Property

Maps

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

Migration

Military

Naturalization and Citizenship

Newspapers

Obituaries

Probate

Public Records

Repositories

Courthouse

County Clerk has birth and death records from 1895, burial records and land from 1878; Clerk Courts has marriage records from 1888, divorce and court records from 1879 pro rec from 1892[1]

Family History Centers

Introduction to LDS Family History Centers

Libraries
Museums
Societies

Taxation

Vital Records

Birth
Marriage
Death

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

Places

Populated Places

Boneau Carter Highwood
Big Sandy Fort Benton Loma
Box Elder Geraldine Parker School

Indian Reservation

The Rocky Boy's Indian Reservation is located primarily in Hill County, with a smaller portion in northeastern Chouteau County.

References

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