Chouteau County, Montana Genealogy
Guide to Chouteau County Montana genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
|Chouteau County, Montana|
Location of Montana in the U.S.
|Founded||February 2, 1865|
|County Seat||Fort Benton|
|Address|| Chouteau County Courthouse|
1308 Franklin Street
Fort Benton, MT 59442
Chouteau County Website
- 1 Historical Facts
- 2 Resources
- 2.1 Biography
- 2.2 Cemeteries
- 2.3 Census
- 2.4 Church Records
- 2.5 Court Records
- 2.6 Emigration and Immigration
- 2.7 Ethnic, Political or Religious Groups
- 2.8 Genealogy =
- 2.9 History
- 2.10 Land and Property
- 2.11 Maps
- 2.12 Migration
- 2.13 Military
- 2.14 Naturalization and Citizenship
- 2.15 Newspapers
- 2.16 Obituaries
- 2.17 Probate
- 2.18 Public Records
- 2.19 Repositories
- 2.20 Taxation
- 2.21 Vital Records
- 2.22 Web Sites
- 3 Places
- 4 References
- Parent County: created 2 February 1865 as an original county.
- County seat: Fort Benton
- Neighboring Counties: Blaine | Cascade | Fergus | Hill | Judith | Liberty | Pondera | Teton
For tips on accessing Chouteau County, Montana Genealogy census records online, see: Montana Census.
LDS Ward and Branch Records
- Fort Benton
Emigration and Immigration
Ethnic, Political or Religious Groups
Land and Property
- See an interactive map of Chouteau County cemeteries and modern-day townships. (Histopolis)
Naturalization and Citizenship
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
Family History Centers
- Western States Marriage Index includes marriages from 1881-1900
- USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.
- Family History Library Catalog
|Big Sandy||Fort Benton||Loma|
|Box Elder||Geraldine||Parker School|
The Rocky Boy's Indian Reservation is located primarily in Hill County, with a smaller portion in northeastern Chouteau County.
- The Handybook for Genealogists : United States of America, 10th ed., (Draper, UT: Everton Publishers, 2002), p. 415.