Difference between revisions of "Custer County, Montana Genealogy"

From FamilySearch Wiki
Jump to: navigation, search
(Added infobox)
(expanded categories)
Line 18: Line 18:
 
| building address = Custer County Courthouse<br> 1308 Main Street<br>Miles City, MT 59301-3419<br>Phone: 406.232.7800<br>[http://www.courtreference.com/Custer-County-Montana-Courts.htm '''Custer County Website'''] }}  
 
| building address = Custer County Courthouse<br> 1308 Main Street<br>Miles City, MT 59301-3419<br>Phone: 406.232.7800<br>[http://www.courtreference.com/Custer-County-Montana-Courts.htm '''Custer County Website'''] }}  
  
== County Courthouse  ==
+
<br>
  
County Clerk has birth and death records from 1907 <br>and land records from 1909; Clerk District Court has <br>marriage, divorce, and probate; Justice Peace has court records<ref name="HB">''The Handybook for Genealogists : United States of America'', 10th ed., (Draper, UT: Everton Publishers, 2002), p. 415.</ref>
+
=== Historical Facts  ===
  
== History  ==
+
*'''Parent County:''' created 2 February 1865 as an original county  
 
+
*'''County seat:''' Miles City <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref><span style="color: rgb(0,43,184); text-decoration: underline" class="Apple-style-span"> </span>  
==== Parent County  ====
+
*'''Neighboring Counties:''' [[Carter County, Montana|Carter]] | [[Fallon County, Montana|Fallon]] | [[Garfield County, Montana|Garfield]] | [[Powder River County, Montana|Powder River]] | [[Prairie County, Montana|Prairie]] | [[Rosebud County, Montana|Rosebud]]
 
 
'''1865--'''Custer County was created 2 February 1865 as an original county. '''County seat:''' Miles City <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref><span style="color: rgb(0,43,184); text-decoration: underline" class="Apple-style-span"> </span>  
 
  
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
Line 32: Line 30:
 
==== Record Loss  ====
 
==== Record Loss  ====
  
== Places/Localities  ==
+
=== Resources ===
 
 
==== Populated Places ====
 
 
 
{| width="620" cellspacing="1" cellpadding="1" border="0" align="left" class="FCK__ShowTableBorders"
 
|-
 
| [https://beta.familysearch.org/s/search/library_catalog#searchType=catalog&filtered=true&collectionId=&fed=false&page=1&catSearchType=place&searchCriteria=&placeName=Montana%2C+Custer%2C+Ismay&author_givenName=&author_surname= Ismay]
 
| [https://beta.familysearch.org/s/search/library_catalog#searchType=catalog&filtered=true&collectionId=&fed=false&page=1&catSearchType=place&searchCriteria=&placeName=Montana%2C+Custer%2C+Miles+City&author_givenName=&author_surname= Miles City]
 
|-
 
| Kinsey
 
| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Volborg,_Montana Volborg]
 
|}
 
 
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
 
 
*[[Carter County, Montana|Carter]]
 
*[[Fallon County, Montana|Fallon]]
 
*[[Garfield County, Montana|Garfield]]
 
*[[Powder River County, Montana|Powder River]]
 
*[[Prairie County, Montana|Prairie]]
 
*[[Rosebud County, Montana|Rosebud]]
 
 
 
== Resources  ==
 
  
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
Line 77: Line 53:
  
 
==== Probate  ====
 
==== Probate  ====
 +
 +
==== Repositories  ====
 +
 +
===== Courthouse  =====
 +
 +
County Clerk has birth and death records from 1907 and land records from 1909; Clerk District Court has marriage, divorce, and probate; Justice Peace has court records<ref name="HB">''The Handybook for Genealogists : United States of America'', 10th ed., (Draper, UT: Everton Publishers, 2002), p. 415.</ref>
 +
 +
===== Family History Centers  =====
 +
 +
[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
 +
 +
:*[[Miles City Montana Family History Center]]
 +
 +
===== Libraries  =====
 +
 +
===== Museums  =====
 +
 +
===== Societies  =====
  
 
==== Taxation  ====
 
==== Taxation  ====
Line 82: Line 76:
 
==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
  
For marriages from 1865-1887 see [http://abish.byui.edu/specialCollections/westernStates/search.cfm Western States Marriage Index].
+
===== Birth  =====
  
== Societies and Libraries ==
+
===== Marriage =====
  
==== Family History Centers  ====
+
:*[http://abish.byui.edu/specialCollections/westernStates/search.cfm Western States Marriage Index] includes marriages from 1865-1887
  
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
+
===== Death  =====
*[[Miles City 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.  
 
*{{FHL|Montana%2C+Custer|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
 
*{{FHL|Montana%2C+Custer|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
  
== References  ==
+
=== Places  ===
 +
 
 +
{| width="620" align="left" cellspacing="1" cellpadding="1" border="0" class="FCK__ShowTableBorders"
 +
|-
 +
| [https://beta.familysearch.org/s/search/library_catalog#searchType=catalog&filtered=true&collectionId=&fed=false&page=1&catSearchType=place&searchCriteria=&placeName=Montana%2C+Custer%2C+Ismay&author_givenName=&author_surname= Ismay]
 +
| [https://beta.familysearch.org/s/search/library_catalog#searchType=catalog&filtered=true&collectionId=&fed=false&page=1&catSearchType=place&searchCriteria=&placeName=Montana%2C+Custer%2C+Miles+City&author_givenName=&author_surname= Miles City]
 +
|-
 +
| Kinsey
 +
| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Volborg,_Montana Volborg]
 +
|}
 +
 
 +
=== References  ===
  
<references />{{Montana|Montana}} {{Montana-stub}}  
+
<references />{{Montana|Montana}}  
  
 
[[Category:Custer_County,_Montana]]
 
[[Category:Custer_County,_Montana]]

Revision as of 20:16, 7 May 2013

United States Gotoarrow.png Montana Gotoarrow.png Custer County

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

Hand and keyboard.jpg Montana
Online Records



Custer County, Montana
Map
Map of the U.S. highlighting Montana
Location of Montana in the U.S.
Facts
Founded February 2, 1865
County Seat Miles City
Courthouse
Address Custer County Courthouse
1308 Main Street
Miles City, MT 59301-3419
Phone: 406.232.7800
Custer County Website



Historical Facts

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

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

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Repositories

Courthouse

County Clerk has birth and death records from 1907 and land records from 1909; Clerk District Court has marriage, divorce, and probate; Justice Peace has court records[2]

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

Ismay Miles City
Kinsey Volborg

References

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