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[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Montana|Montana]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] '''Jefferson County'''  
  
 
== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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[https://www.co.jefferson.co.us/ Jefferson County Courthouse]<br>201 Centennial; PO Box H;<br>Boulder, MT 59632<br>Phone: 406.225.4020&nbsp;<br><br>County&nbsp;Clerk has birth and death records from 1907 <br>and land records from 1865; Clerk District Court<br>has marriage, 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>
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
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==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
'''1865--'''Jefferson County was created 2 February 1865&nbsp;as an original county.&nbsp; '''County seat:''' Boulder <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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'''1865--'''Jefferson County was created 2 February 1865&nbsp;as an original county.&nbsp; '''County seat:''' Boulder <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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==== Populated Places  ====
 
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Clancy,_Montana Clancy]  
 
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==== Maps  ====
 
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*See an [http://www.histopolis.com/Place/US/MT/Jefferson_County interactive map] of Jefferson County cemeteries and modern-day townships. (Histopolis)
  
 
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*[http://news.google.com/newspapers?nid=amGTJ5MrhowC Basin Progress] - more than 200 issues spanning 1897-1904 freely available via Google News Archive
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*[http://news.google.com/newspapers?nid=judUAtIFz0MC Basin Progress &amp; Mining Review] - more than 100 issues spanning 1905-1909 freely available via Google News Archive
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*[http://news.google.com/newspapers?nid=8RJSsxxtMAkC Basin Republican Rustler] - more than 100 issues spanning 2006-2009 freely available via Google News Archive
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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}}]. This database is sometimes free at libraries.
  
 
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== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
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==== Family History Centers  ====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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*[[Boulder Montana Family History Center]]
  
 
== Web Sites  ==
 
== 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.  
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=205046&subject_disp=Montana%2C+Jefferson&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
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Revision as of 16:32, 22 October 2012

United States Gotoarrow.png Montana Gotoarrow.png Jefferson County

County Courthouse

Jefferson County Courthouse
201 Centennial; PO Box H;
Boulder, MT 59632
Phone: 406.225.4020 

County Clerk has birth and death records from 1907
and land records from 1865; Clerk District Court
has marriage, probate and court records [1]

History

Parent County

1865--Jefferson County was created 2 February 1865 as an original county.  County seat: Boulder [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Basin Cardwell Elkhorn Montana City
Boulder Clancy Jefferson City Whitehall

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

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

Military

Newspapers

  • Basin Progress - more than 200 issues spanning 1897-1904 freely available via Google News Archive
  • Basin Progress & Mining Review - more than 100 issues spanning 1905-1909 freely available via Google News Archive
  • Basin Republican Rustler - more than 100 issues spanning 2006-2009 freely available via Google News Archive
  • NewspaperArchive.com ($) has a collection of digitized Montana newspapers including Butte and Helena newspapers. This database is sometimes free at libraries.

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

For marriages from 1866-1900 see Western States Marriage Index.

Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

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

References

  1. The Handybook for Genealogists : United States of America, 10th ed., (Draper, UT: Everton Publishers, 2002), p. 416.
  2. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
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