Dunn County, North Dakota Genealogy

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Dunn County, North Dakota genealogy and family history research page. Guide to genealogy, history, and courthouse sources including birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, wills, deeds and land records, Civil War records, family histories, cemeteries, churches, tax records, newspapers, and obituaries.

Dunn County, North Dakota
Map of the U.S. highlighting North Dakota
Location of North Dakota in the U.S.
Founded May 24, 1901
County Seat Manning
Address Dunn County Courthouse
205 Owens Street
PO Box 136
Manning, ND 58642
Phone: 701.573.4447
Dunn County Website

County Courthouse

Clerk District Court has marriage, probate, divorce and court records from 1908 and military discharge records from 1919; Register of Deeds has land records from 1900; State Historical Society has naturalization records[1]


Parent County

1901--Dunn County was created 24 May 1901 from Stark County. County seat: Manning [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss


Populated Places

Indian Reservation

A portion of the Fort Berthold Indian Reservation is located in Dunn County. The remainder of the reservation is in Mountrail, McKenzie, Mercer, and Ward Counties.

Neighboring Counties

Billings | Mckenzie | Mclean | Mercer | Mountrail | Stark



Roshua cemetery inscriptions providing the name, date of birth and date of death where available.


  • 1910
  • 1915
  • 1920
  • 1925




Local Histories



Civil War
Civil War Battle

The following Civil War battle was fought in Dunn County.

Map showing Civil War battles in North Dakota.




Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Web Sites


  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Dunn County, North Dakota. Page 523 At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  2. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
  3. Heritage Preservation Services, Civil War Battle Summaries by State, (accessed 13 August, 2012)