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Guide to '''Fallon County Montana genealogy.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
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[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Montana|Montana]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] '''Fallon County''' <br>  
 
[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Montana|Montana]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] '''Fallon County''' <br>  
  
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== County Courthouse  ==
 
  
[http://falloncounty.net/ Fallon County Courthouse]<br>10 W Fallon Avenue <br>Baker, MT 59313<br>Phone: 406.778.7106&nbsp;<br>  
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| county = Fallon County
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| state = Montana
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| founded year = 1913
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| founded date = December 9
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| seat = [[Baker, Montana|Baker]]
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| building address = Fallon County Courthouse<br> 10 W Fallon Avenue <br>Baker, MT 59313<br>Phone: 406.778.7106<br>[http://falloncounty.net/ '''Fallon County Website''']
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County Clerk Recorder&nbsp;has birth records from 1884, <br>divorce records from 1919, land and military discharge<br>records; Clerk Court has marriage records from 1913, <br>divorce, probate and court records <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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== History ==
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=== Historical Facts ===
  
==== Parent County ====
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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>'''[[Fallon County, Montana#Birth|Birth]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Fallon County, Montana#Marriage|Marriage]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Fallon County, Montana#Death|Death]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Fallon County, Montana#Land_and_Property|Land]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Fallon County, Montana#Probate|Probate]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Fallon County, Montana#Court_Records|Court]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1908*</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1912*</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1918*</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1913</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1913</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1913</center>
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| width="100%" bgcolor="#99d6ff" colspan="6" | '''* For earlier dates, try...''' '''[[Fallon County, Montana#Church_Records|Church]] &#124; [[Fallon County, Montana#Obituaries|Obituaries]] &#124; [[Fallon County, Montana#Cemeteries|Cemeteries]]'''
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'''1913--'''Fallon County was created 9 December 1913&nbsp;from [[Custer County, Montana|Custer]] County.&nbsp; '''County seat:''' Baker <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>  
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*'''Parent County:''' created 9 December 1913 from [[Custer County, Montana|Custer]]  
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*'''County seat:''' Baker <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref><span class="Apple-style-span" style="color: rgb(0,43,184); text-decoration: underline"> </span>  
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*'''Neighboring Counties:''' [[Bowman County, North Dakota|Bowman County, North Dakota]] | [[Carter County, Montana|Carter]] | [[Custer County, Montana|Custer]] | [[Golden Valley County, North Dakota|Golden Valley County, North Dakota]] | [[Harding County, South Dakota|Harding County, South Dakota]] | [[Prairie County, Montana|Prairie]] | [[Slope County, North Dakota|Slope County, North Dakota]] | [[Wibaux County, Montana|Wibaux]]
  
 
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== Places/Localities ==
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==== Biography  ====
  
==== Populated Places ====
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==== Cemeteries ====
  
==== Neighboring Counties ====
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==== Church Records ====
  
*[[Bowman County, North Dakota|Bowman County, North Dakota]]
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*[[Carter County, Montana|Carter]]
 
*[[Custer County, Montana|Custer]]
 
*[[Golden Valley County, North Dakota|Golden Valley County, North Dakota]]
 
*[[Harding County, South Dakota|Harding County, South Dakota]]
 
*[[Prairie County, Montana|Prairie]]
 
*[[Slope County, North Dakota|Slope County, North Dakota]]
 
*[[Wibaux County, Montana|Wibaux]]
 
  
== Resources ==
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==== Court Records ====
  
==== Cemeteries ====
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==== Directories  ====
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==== Emigration and Immigration  ====
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==== Gazetteers  ====
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==== Genealogy ====
  
==== Church ====
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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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[[Image:Mtfallon.jpg|thumb|300px|right|<center>Fallon County, Montana</center>]]
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==== Migration  ====
  
 
==== Military  ====
 
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==== Newspapers  ====
 
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{{MT Newspaper abstracts|Fallon}}
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==== Obituaries  ====
  
 
==== Probate  ====
 
==== Probate  ====
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{{MT Probate Intro|Fallon}}
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==== Public Records  ====
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===== Courthouse  =====
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County Clerk Recorder has birth records from 1884, divorce records from 1919, land and military discharge Records; Clerk Court has marriage records from 1913, divorce, probate and court records <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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===== Family History Centers  =====
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[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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===== Societies  =====
  
 
==== Taxation  ====
 
==== Taxation  ====
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{{MT Tax Intro}}
  
 
==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
  
== Societies and Libraries ==
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{{MT Vital Intro}}
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===== Birth =====
  
==== Family History Centers<br> ====
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===== Marriage =====
  
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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== Web Sites  ==
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==== Web Sites  ====
  
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~mtfallon/_fll.h The Fallon County MTGenWeb Project], a member of [[MTGenWeb|The MTGenWeb Project]], an affiliate of [[USGenWeb|The USGenWeb Project]].  
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~mtfallon/_fll.h The Fallon County MTGenWeb Project], a member of [[MTGenWeb|The MTGenWeb Project]], an affiliate of [[USGenWeb|The USGenWeb Project]].  
*{{FHL|Montana%2C+Fallon|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
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*{{FHL|Montana%2C+Fallon|subject|disp=FamilySearch Catalog}}
  
== References ==
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=== Places ===
  
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Revision as of 20:34, 7 August 2014

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

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Fallon County, Montana
Map
Map of the U.S. highlighting Montana
Location of Montana in the U.S.
Facts
Founded December 9, 1913
County Seat Baker
Courthouse
Address Fallon County Courthouse
10 W Fallon Avenue
Baker, MT 59313
Phone: 406.778.7106
Fallon County Website



Historical Facts

Beginning dates for major county records
Birth
Marriage
Death
Land
Probate
Court
1908*
1912*
1918*
1913
1913
1913
* For earlier dates, try... Church | Obituaries | Cemeteries

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.

Court Records

Directories

Emigration and Immigration

Ethnic, Political or Religious Groups

Gazetteers

Genealogy

History

Local histories are available for Fallon 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

Fallon County, Montana

Migration

Military

Newspapers

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

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, Fallon - Probate records.

Public Records

Repositories

Courthouse

County Clerk Recorder has birth records from 1884, divorce records from 1919, land and military discharge Records; Clerk Court has marriage records from 1913, divorce, probate and court records
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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

Places

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.