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{{Montana-stub}}''[[United States|United States ]] > [[Montana|Montana]] > Deer Lodge County''  
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[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Montana|Montana]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] '''Deer Lodge County'''<br>
  
== County Courthouse  ==
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Guide to '''Deer Lodge County Montana genealogy.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
  
== History  ==
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{{MTDC}}
  
==== Parent County  ====
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{{Infobox U.S. County
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| county = Deer Lodge County
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| county_map =
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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 = Anaconda
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| building image =  
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| building address = Deer Lodge County Courthouse<br> 800 S Main Street <br>Anaconda, MT 59711-2999<br>Phone: 406.563.4061<br>[http://anacondadeerlodge.mt.gov/ '''Deer Lodge County Website'''] }}
  
'''1865--'''Deer Lodge was created 2 February 1865&nbsp;as an original county.&nbsp; '''County seat:''' Anaconda <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
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=== Historical Facts  ===
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| width="100%" bgcolor="#cccc99" align="center" colspan="6" | '''Beginning dates for major county records'''
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Deer Lodge County, Montana#Birth|Birth]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Deer Lodge County, Montana#Marriage|Marriage]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Deer Lodge County, Montana#Death|Death]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Deer Lodge County, Montana#Land_and_Property|Land]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Deer Lodge County, Montana#Probate|Probate]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Deer Lodge County, Montana#Court_Records|Court]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1903*</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>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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| width="100%" bgcolor="#99d6ff" colspan="6" | '''* For earlier dates, try...''' '''[[Deer Lodge County, Montana#Church_Records|Church]] &#124; [[Deer Lodge County, Montana#Obituaries|Obituaries]] &#124; [[Deer Lodge County, Montana#Cemeteries|Cemeteries]]'''
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*'''Parent County:''' created 2 February 1865 as an original county  
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*'''County seat:''' Anaconda <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
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*'''Neighboring Counties:''' [[Beaverhead County, Montana|Beaverhead]] | [[Granite County, Montana|Granite]] | [[Jefferson County, Montana|Jefferson]]
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[[Powell County, Montana|Powell]] | [[Ravalli County, Montana|Ravalli]] | [[Silver Bow County, Montana|Silver Bow]]
  
 
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==== Record Loss  ====
  
== Places/Localities ==
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=== Resources ===
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==== Biography  ====
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==== Cemeteries  ====
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==== Church Records  ====
  
==== Populated Places  ====
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{{MT Church Intro}}
  
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'''LDS Ward and Branch Records'''
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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+Deer+Lodge%2C+Anaconda&author_givenName=&author_surname= Anaconda]
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:*Anaconda
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==== Neighboring Counties ====
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==== Court Records ====
  
*[[Beaverhead County, Montana|Beaverhead]]
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==== Directories ====
*[[Granite County, Montana|Granite]]
 
*[[Jefferson County, Montana|Jefferson]]
 
*[[Powell County, Montana|Powell]]
 
*[[Ravalli County, Montana|Ravalli]]
 
*[[Silver Bow County, Montana|Silver Bow]]
 
  
== Resources ==
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==== Emigration and Immigration ====
  
==== Cemeteries ====
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==== Ethnic, Political or Religious Groups ====
  
==== Church  ====
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==== Gazetteers ====
  
LDS Ward and Branch&nbsp;Records
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==== Genealogy  ====
  
*Anaconda
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==== History ====
  
==== Court  ====
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{{MT History Intro}}
  
==== Land ====
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==== Land and Property ====
  
==== Local Histories  ====
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{{MT Land Intro}}
  
 
==== Maps  ====
 
==== Maps  ====
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:*See an [http://www.histopolis.com/Place/US/MT/Deer_Lodge_County interactive map] of Deer Lodge County cemeteries and modern-day townships. (Histopolis)
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==== Migration  ====
  
 
==== Military  ====
 
==== Military  ====
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==== Naturalization and Citizenship  ====
  
 
==== Newspapers  ====
 
==== Newspapers  ====
  
*NewspaperArchive.com ($) has a collection of digitized [http://www.newspaperarchive.com/BrowseLocations.aspx?co=7&s=59 Montana newspapers] including Butte and Helena newspapers that may include residents of Deer Lodge County. This database is sometimes free at libraries under the name Access NewspaperArchive.
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{{MT Newspaper abstracts|Deer_Lodge}}
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:*NewspaperArchive.com ($) 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 Deer Lodge County. This database is sometimes free at libraries.
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==== Obituaries  ====
  
 
==== Probate  ====
 
==== Probate  ====
  
==== Taxation ====
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{{MT Probate Intro|Deer Lodge}}
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==== Public Records  ====
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==== Repositories  ====
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===== Courthouse  =====
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County Clerk has birth, death, and land records; Clerk Court has marriage, divorce, div, court and <br>probate records<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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:*[[Anaconda Montana Family History Center]]
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===== Libraries  =====
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===== Museums  =====
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===== Societies  =====
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==== Taxation ====
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{{MT Tax Intro}}
  
 
==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
  
For marriages from 1865-1900 see [http://abish.byui.edu/specialCollections/westernStates/search.cfm Western States Marriage Index].
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{{MT Vital Intro}}
  
== Societies and Libraries ==
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===== Birth =====
  
==== Family History Centers ====
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===== Marriage  =====
  
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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:*[http://abish.byui.edu/specialCollections/westernStates/search.cfm Western States Marriage Index] includes marriages from 1865-1900
*[[Anaconda Montana Family History Center]]
 
  
== Web Sites  ==
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===== Death =====
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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+Deer+Lodge|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
 
*{{FHL|Montana%2C+Deer+Lodge|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
  
== References  ==
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=== Places  ===
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=== References  ===
  
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Revision as of 04:25, 6 July 2013

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

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Deer Lodge County, Montana
Map
Map of the U.S. highlighting Montana
Location of Montana in the U.S.
Facts
Founded February 2, 1865
County Seat Anaconda
Courthouse
Address Deer Lodge County Courthouse
800 S Main Street
Anaconda, MT 59711-2999
Phone: 406.563.4061
Deer Lodge County Website



Historical Facts

Beginning dates for major county records
Birth
Marriage
Death
Land
Probate
Court
1903*
1865*
1895*
1865
1865
1865
* For earlier dates, try... Church | Obituaries | Cemeteries

Powell | Ravalli | Silver Bow

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Resources

Biography

Cemeteries

Church Records

Church records vary significantly depending on the denomination and the record keeper. They may contain information about members of the congregation, such as age, date of baptism, christening, or birth; marriage information and maiden names; and death date. For general information about Montana denominations, view the Montana Church Records wiki page.

LDS Ward and Branch Records

  • Anaconda

Court Records

Directories

Emigration and Immigration

Ethnic, Political or Religious Groups

Gazetteers

Genealogy

History

Local histories are available for Deer Lodge County, Montana Genealogy. County histories may include biographies, church, school and government history, and military information. For more information about local histories, see the wiki page section Montana Local Histories.

Land and Property

Land and property records can place an ancestor in a particular location, provide economic information, and reveal family relationships. Land records include: deeds, abstracts and indexes, mortgages, leases, grants and land patents.

See Montana Land and Property for additional information about early Montana land grants. After land was transferred to private ownership, subsequent transactions were usually recorded at the county courthouse, where records are currently housed.

Maps

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

Migration

Military

Naturalization and Citizenship

Newspapers

Additional newspapers abstracts can sometimes be found using search phrases such as Deer Lodge County, Montana Genealogy newspapers in online catalogs like:

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

Obituaries

Probate

In most counties in Montana, probate records have been kept by the county judge. They include wills, inventories, claim registers, inheritance records, probate packets, and dockets. The records are available at the county courthouse.

The FamilySearch Catalog lists films of probate records. To find the records for this county, use the Place Search for Montana, Deer Lodge - Probate records.

Public Records

Repositories

Courthouse

County Clerk has birth, death, and land records; Clerk Court has marriage, divorce, div, court and
probate records[2]

Family History Centers

Introduction to LDS Family History Centers

Libraries
Museums
Societies

Taxation

Montana tax records complement land records and can be used to supplement the years between censuses. There may be gaps of several years in the records.

Vital Records

Vital Records consist of births, adoptions, marriages, divorces, and deaths recorded on registers, certificates, and documents. A copy or an extract of most birth and death original records can be purchased from the Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services or the County Clerk's office of the county where the event occurred. For information about marriages, divorces, and requirements for obtaining any vital records, see the CDC Where to Write website.

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

Anaconda

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.