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{{stub}}''[[United States|United States ]] > [[Montana|Montana]] > Glacier County''  
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Guide to '''Glacier County Montana genealogy.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
  
== County Courthouse  ==
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[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Montana|Montana]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] '''Glacier County'''
  
== History  ==
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{{MTDC}}
  
==== Parent County  ====
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{{Infobox U.S. County
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| county = Glacier County
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| county_map =
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| state = Montana
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| founded year = 1919
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| founded date = February 17
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| seat = [[Cut Bank, Montana|Cut Bank]]
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| building image =  
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| building address = Glacier County Courthouse<br> 512 E Main Street<br>Cut Bank, MT 59427<br>Phone: 406.873.5063<br>[http://www.glaciercountygov.com/ '''Glacier County Website'''] }}
  
'''1919--'''Glacier County was created from Teton County.&nbsp;'''County seat: '''Cut Bank <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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[[Image:Big Drift Glacier County Montana.jpg|thumb|right|182x156px|Big Drift Glacier County Montana.jpg]]
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=== Historical Facts  ===
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{| width="100%" border="2" cellspacing="1" cellpadding="1"
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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>'''[[Glacier County, Montana#Birth|Birth]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Glacier County, Montana#Marriage|Marriage]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Glacier County, Montana#Death|Death]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Glacier County, Montana#Land_and_Property|Land]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Glacier County, Montana#Probate|Probate]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Glacier County, Montana#Court_Records|Court]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1919*</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1910*</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1919*</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1919</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1919</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1919</center>
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| width="100%" bgcolor="#99d6ff" colspan="6" | '''* For earlier dates, try...''' '''[[Glacier County, Montana#Church_Records|Church]] &#124; [[Glacier County, Montana#Obituaries|Obituaries]] &#124; [[Glacier County, Montana#Cemeteries|Cemeteries]]'''
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*'''Parent County:''' created 17 February 1919 from [[Teton County, Montana|Teton ]]
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*'''County seat:''' Cut Bank <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:''' [[Flathead County, Montana|Flathead]] | [[Pondera County, Montana|Pondera]] | [[Toole County, Montana|Toole]]
  
 
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==== Record Loss  ====
 
==== Record Loss  ====
  
== Places/Localities ==
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=== Resources ===
====Populated Places====
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==== Biography  ====
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==== Cemeteries  ====
  
==== Neighboring Counties ====
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==== Church Records ====
  
== Resources  ==
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{{MT Church Intro}}
  
==== Cemeteries ====
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==== Court Records  ====
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==== Directories  ====
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==== Emigration and Immigration  ====
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==== Ethnic, Political or Religious Groups  ====
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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:Mtglacier.jpg|900px|Mtglacier.jpg]]
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:*See an [http://www.histopolis.com/Place/US/MT/Glacier_County interactive map] of Glacier County cemeteries and modern-day townships. (Histopolis)
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==== Migration  ====
  
 
==== Military  ====
 
==== Military  ====
  
 
==== Newspapers  ====
 
==== Newspapers  ====
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{{MT Newspaper abstracts|Glacier}}
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==== Obituaries  ====
  
 
==== Probate  ====
 
==== Probate  ====
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{{MT Probate Intro|Glacier}}
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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 1919; Clerk Court has marriage, divorce, probate and court records<ref name="HB">''The Handybook for Genealogists : United States of America'', 10th ed., (Draper, UT: Everton Publishers, 2002), p. 416.</ref>
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===== Family History Centers  =====
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[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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:*[[Cut Bank Montana Family History Center]]
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===== Libraries  =====
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===== Museums  =====
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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}}
  
== Web Sites ==
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===== Birth =====
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===== Marriage  =====
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===== Death  =====
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==== Websites  ====
  
 
*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.  
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=205040&subject_disp=Montana%2C+Glacier&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
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*{{FHL|Montana%2C+Glacier|subject|disp=FamilySearch Catalog}}
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=== Places  ===
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/East_Glacier_Park_Village,_Montana East Glacier Park Village]
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/St._Mary,_Montana St. Mary]
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Browning,_Montana Browning]
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| [http://en.whttps://beta.familysearch.org/s/search/library_catalog#searchType=catalog&filtered=true&collectionId=&fed=false&page=1&catSearchType=place&searchCriteria=&placeName=Montana%2C+Glacier%2C+Browning&author_givenName=&author_surname=ikipedia.org/wiki/North_Browning,_Montana North Browning]
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Starr_School,_Montana Starr School]
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| [http://https://beta.familysearch.org/s/search/library_catalog#searchType=catalog&filtered=true&collectionId=&fed=false&page=1&catSearchType=place&searchCriteria=&placeName=Montana%2C+Glacier%2C+Browning&author_givenName=&author_surname=en.wikipedia.org/wiki/South_Browning,_Montana South Browning]
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==== Indian Reservation  ====
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The [[Blackfeet Indian Reservation (Montana)|Blackfeet Indian Reservation]] is located primarily in Glacier County, with a small portion in [[Pondera County, Montana|Pondera]] County.
  
== References  ==
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=== References  ===
  
[[Category:Glacier_County,_Montana]]
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<references />{{Montana|Montana}}

Revision as of 04:25, 19 July 2014

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

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Glacier County, Montana
Map
Map of the U.S. highlighting Montana
Location of Montana in the U.S.
Facts
Founded February 17, 1919
County Seat Cut Bank
Courthouse
Address Glacier County Courthouse
512 E Main Street
Cut Bank, MT 59427
Phone: 406.873.5063
Glacier County Website


Big Drift Glacier County Montana.jpg


Historical Facts

Beginning dates for major county records
Birth
Marriage
Death
Land
Probate
Court
1919*
1910*
1919*
1919
1919
1919
* 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 Glacier 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

Mtglacier.jpg

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

Migration

Military

Newspapers

Additional newspapers abstracts can sometimes be found using search phrases such as Glacier 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, Glacier - Probate records.

Public Records

Repositories

Courthouse

County Clerk has birth, death, and land records 1919; Clerk Court has marriage, divorce, probate and court 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

Websites

  • USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.
  • FamilySearch Catalog

Places

Babb East Glacier Park Village St. Mary
Browning North Browning Starr School
Cut Bank South Browning

Indian Reservation

The Blackfeet Indian Reservation is located primarily in Glacier County, with a small portion in Pondera County.

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. 416.