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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Montana|Montana]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] '''Hill County''' ''  
  
== County Courthouse  ==
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Guide to '''Hill 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 = Hill County
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| county_map =
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| state = Montana
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| state_map = Montana.png
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| latd =  
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| longd =  
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| founded year = 1912
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| founded date = February 28
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| seat = Havre
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| building image =  
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| building address = Hill County Courthouse<br> 315 4th Street<br>Havre, MT 59501-3999<br>Phone: 406.265.5481<br>[http://hillcounty.us/ '''Hill County Website'''] }}
  
'''1912--'''Hill County was created from Chouteau County.&nbsp;'''County seat:''' Havre
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=== Historical Facts  ===
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{| width="100%" cellspacing="1" cellpadding="1" border="2"
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|-
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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>'''[[Hill County, Montana#Birth|Birth]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Hill County, Montana#Marriage|Marriage]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Hill County, Montana#Death|Death]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Hill County, Montana#Land_and_Property|Land]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Hill County, Montana#Probate|Probate]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Hill County, Montana#Court_Records|Court]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1898*</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>1897*</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>1912</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1912</center>
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| width="100%" bgcolor="#99d6ff" colspan="6" | '''* For earlier dates, try...''' '''[[Hill County, Montana#Church_Records|Church]] &#124; [[Hill County, Montana#Obituaries|Obituaries]] &#124; [[Hill County, Montana#Cemeteries|Cemeteries]]'''
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*'''Parent County:''' created 28 February 1912 from [[Chouteau County, Montana|Chouteau ]]
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*'''County seat:''' Havre <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:''' [[Blaine County, Montana|Blaine]] | [[Chouteau County, Montana|Chouteau]] | [[Liberty County, Montana|Liberty]]
  
 
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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  ====
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==== Church Records  ====
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{{MT Church Intro}}
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'''LDS Ward and Branch Records'''
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:*Havre
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==== Court Records  ====
  
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
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==== Directories ====
  
== Resources ==
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==== Emigration and Immigration ====
  
==== Cemeteries ====
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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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==== Migration  ====
  
 
==== Military  ====
 
==== Military  ====
  
==== Newspapers  ====
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==== Newspapers ====
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{{MT Newspaper abstracts|Hill}}
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==== Obituaries ====
  
 
==== Probate  ====
 
==== Probate  ====
  
==== Taxation ====
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{{MT Probate Intro|Hill}}
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==== Public Records  ====
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==== Repositories  ====
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===== Courthouse  =====
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County Clerk and recorder has birth and death records from 1907 and land records from 1865; 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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:*[[Havre 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  ====
  
== 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=205044&subject_disp=Montana%2C+Hill&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
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*{{FHL|Montana%2C+Hill|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
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=== Places  ===
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{| width="620" cellspacing="1" cellpadding="1" border="0" align="left" class="FCK__ShowTableBorders"
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Agency,_Montana Agency]
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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+Hill%2C+Havre&author_givenName=&author_surname= Havre]
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kremlin,_Montana Kremlin]
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/St._Pierre,_Montana St. Pierre]
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Azure,_Montana Azure]
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/https://beta.familysearch.org/s/search/library_catalog#searchType=catalog&filtered=true&collectionId=&fed=false&page=1&catSearchType=place&searchCriteria=&placeName=Montana%2C+Hill%2C+Havre&author_givenName=&author_surname=Havre_North,_Montana Havre North]
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Laredo,_Montana Laredo]
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sangrey,_Montana Sangrey]
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Beaver_Creek,_Montana Beaver Creek]
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Herron,_Montana Herron]
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Parker_School,_Montana Parker School]
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/West_Havre,_Montana West Havre]
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Box_Elder,_Montana Box Elder]
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hingham,_Montana Hingham]
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rudyard,_Montana Rudyard]
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gildford,_Montana Gildford]
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| I[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Inverness,_Montana nverness]
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Saddle_Butte,_Montana Saddle Butte]
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==== Indian Reservation  ====
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The [[Rocky Boy's Indian Reservation (Montana)|Rocky Boy's Indian Reservation]] is located primarily in Hill County, with a smaller portion in [[Chouteau County, Montana|Chouteau]] County.
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=== References  ===
  
== References  ==
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<references /> {{Montana|Montana}}
  
 
[[Category:Hill_County,_Montana]]
 
[[Category:Hill_County,_Montana]]

Revision as of 20:30, 6 July 2013

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

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Hill County, Montana
Map
Map of the U.S. highlighting Montana
Location of Montana in the U.S.
Facts
Founded February 28, 1912
County Seat Havre
Courthouse
Address Hill County Courthouse
315 4th Street
Havre, MT 59501-3999
Phone: 406.265.5481
Hill County Website


Historical Facts

Beginning dates for major county records
Birth
Marriage
Death
Land
Probate
Court
1898*
1912*
1897*
1912
1912
1912
* 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.

LDS Ward and Branch Records

  • Havre

Court Records

Directories

Emigration and Immigration

Ethnic, Political or Religious Groups

Gazetteers

Genealogy

History

Local histories are available for Hill 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

Migration

Military

Newspapers

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

Public Records

Repositories

Courthouse

County Clerk and recorder has birth and death records from 1907 and land records from 1865; 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.
  • Family History Library Catalog

Places

Agency Havre Kremlin St. Pierre
Azure Havre North Laredo Sangrey
Beaver Creek Herron Parker School West Havre
Box Elder Hingham Rudyard
Gildford Inverness Saddle Butte

Indian Reservation

The Rocky Boy's Indian Reservation is located primarily in Hill County, with a smaller portion in Chouteau 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.