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{{Montana-stub}}''[[United States|United States ]] > [[Montana|Montana]] > Jefferson County''  
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[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Montana|Montana]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] '''Jefferson County'''  
  
== County Courthouse  ==
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Guide to '''Jefferson 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 = Jefferson 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 = 1865
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| founded date = February 2
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| seat = Boulder
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| building image =  
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| building address = Jefferson County Courthouse<br> 201 Centennial<br> PO Box H<br>Boulder, MT 59632<br>Phone: 406.225.4020<br>[http://www.jeffco.mt.gov/ '''Jefferson County Website'''] }}
  
'''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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=== 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>'''[[Jefferson County, Montana#Birth|Birth]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Jefferson County, Montana#Marriage|Marriage]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Jefferson County, Montana#Death|Death]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Jefferson County, Montana#Land_and_Property|Land]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Jefferson County, Montana#Probate|Probate]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Jefferson County, Montana#Court_Records|Court]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1895*</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1866*</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1895*</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1865</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1865</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1865</center>
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| width="100%" bgcolor="#99d6ff" colspan="6" | '''* For earlier dates, try...''' '''[[Jefferson County, Montana#Church_Records|Church]] &#124; [[Jefferson County, Montana#Obituaries|Obituaries]] &#124; [[Jefferson County, Montana#Cemeteries|Cemeteries]]'''
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*'''Parent County:''' created 2 February 1865 as an original county  
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*'''County seat:''' Boulder <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:''' [[Broadwater County, Montana|Broadwater]] | [[Deer Lodge County, Montana|Deer Lodge]] | [[Gallatin County, Montana|Gallatin]] | [[Lewis and Clark County, Montana|Lewis and Clark]] | [[Madison County, Montana|Madison]] | [[Powell County, Montana|Powell]] | [[Silver Bow County, Montana|Silver Bow]]
  
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
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==== Record Loss  ====
 
==== Record Loss  ====
  
== Places/Localities ==
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=== Resources ===
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==== Biography  ====
  
==== Populated Places ====
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==== Cemeteries ====
  
{| class="FCK__ShowTableBorders" border="0" cellspacing="1" cellpadding="1" width="620" align="left"
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==== Church Records  ====
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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+Jefferson%2C+Basin&author_givenName=&author_surname= Basin]
 
| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cardwell,_Montana Cardwell]
 
| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Elkhorn,_Montana Elkhorn]
 
| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Montana_City,_Montana Montana City]
 
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| [http://en.wikipedia.ohttps://beta.familysearch.org/s/search/library_catalog#searchType=catalog&filtered=true&collectionId=&fed=false&page=1&catSearchType=place&searchCriteria=&placeName=Montana%2C+Jefferson%2C+Boulder&author_givenName=&author_surname=rg/wiki/Boulder,_Montana Boulder]
 
| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Clancy,_Montana Clancy]
 
| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jefferson_City,_Montana Jefferson City]
 
| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Whitehall,_Montana Whitehall]
 
|}
 
  
==== Neighboring Counties ====
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==== Court Records ====
  
*[[Broadwater County, Montana|Broadwater]]
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==== Directories ====
*[[Deer Lodge County, Montana|Deer Lodge]]
 
*[[Gallatin County, Montana|Gallatin]]
 
*[[Lewis and Clark County, Montana|Lewis and Clark]]
 
*[[Madison County, Montana|Madison]]
 
*[[Powell County, Montana|Powell]]
 
*[[Silver Bow County, Montana|Silver Bow]]
 
  
== Resources ==
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==== Emigration and Immigration ====
  
==== Cemeteries ====
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==== Ethnic, Political or Religious Groups ====
  
==== Church  ====
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==== Gazetteers ====
  
==== Court ====
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==== Genealogy ====
  
==== Land ====
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==== History ====
  
==== Local Histories ====
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==== Land and Property ====
  
 
==== Maps  ====
 
==== 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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==== Migration  ====
  
 
==== Military  ====
 
==== Military  ====
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==== Naturalization and Citizenship  ====
  
 
==== Newspapers  ====
 
==== Newspapers  ====
  
*[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=amGTJ5MrhowC Basin Progress] - more than 200 issues spanning 1897-1904 freely available via Google News Archive  
*[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=judUAtIFz0MC Basin Progress &amp; Mining Review] - more than 100 issues spanning 1905-1909 freely available via Google News Archive  
*[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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:*[http://news.google.com/newspapers?nid=8RJSsxxtMAkC Basin Republican Rustler] - more than 100 issues spanning 2006-2009 freely available via Google News Archive  
*NewspaperArchive.com ($) has a collection of digitized Montana newspapers including [http://www.newspaperarchive.com/BrowseLocations.aspx?co=7&s=59 {{nowrap|Butte and Helena newspapers}}]. This database is sometimes free at libraries.
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:*NewspaperArchive.com ($) 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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==== Obituaries  ====
  
 
==== Probate  ====
 
==== Probate  ====
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==== Public Records  ====
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==== Repositories  ====
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===== Courthouse  =====
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County Clerk has birth and death records from 1907 and land records from 1865; Clerk District Court 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>
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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]]
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===== Libraries  =====
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===== Museums  =====
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===== Societies  =====
  
 
==== Taxation  ====
 
==== Taxation  ====
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==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
  
For marriages from 1866-1900 see [http://abish.byui.edu/specialCollections/westernStates/search.cfm Western States Marriage Index].
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===== Birth  =====
  
== Societies and Libraries ==
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===== Marriage =====
  
==== Family History Centers ====
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:*[http://abish.byui.edu/specialCollections/westernStates/search.cfm Western States Marriage Index]
  
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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===== Death  =====
*[[Boulder Montana Family History Center]]
 
  
== Web Sites ==
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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.  
 
*{{FHL|Montana%2C+Jefferson|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
 
*{{FHL|Montana%2C+Jefferson|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
  
== References  ==
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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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|-
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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+Jefferson%2C+Basin&author_givenName=&author_surname= Basin]
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cardwell,_Montana Cardwell]
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Elkhorn,_Montana Elkhorn]
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Montana_City,_Montana Montana City]
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| [http://en.wikipedia.ohttps://beta.familysearch.org/s/search/library_catalog#searchType=catalog&filtered=true&collectionId=&fed=false&page=1&catSearchType=place&searchCriteria=&placeName=Montana%2C+Jefferson%2C+Boulder&author_givenName=&author_surname=rg/wiki/Boulder,_Montana Boulder]
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Clancy,_Montana Clancy]
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jefferson_City,_Montana Jefferson City]
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Whitehall,_Montana Whitehall]
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|}
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=== References  ===
  
<references />
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<references /> {{Montana|Montana}}  
{{Montana|Montana}}
 
  
 
[[Category:Jefferson_County,_Montana]]
 
[[Category:Jefferson_County,_Montana]]

Revision as of 16:55, 23 May 2013

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

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Jefferson County, Montana
Map
Map of the U.S. highlighting Montana
Location of Montana in the U.S.
Facts
Founded February 2, 1865
County Seat Boulder
Courthouse
Address Jefferson County Courthouse
201 Centennial
PO Box H
Boulder, MT 59632
Phone: 406.225.4020
Jefferson County Website



Historical Facts

Beginning dates for major county records
Birth
Marriage
Death
Land
Probate
Court
1895*
1866*
1895*
1865
1865
1865
* For earlier dates, try... Church | Obituaries | Cemeteries

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Resources

Biography

Cemeteries

Church Records

Court Records

Directories

Emigration and Immigration

Ethnic, Political or Religious Groups

Gazetteers

Genealogy

History

Land and Property

Maps

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

Migration

Military

Naturalization and Citizenship

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.

Obituaries

Probate

Public Records

Repositories

Courthouse

County Clerk has birth and death records from 1907 and land records from 1865; Clerk District Court has marriage, probate and court records [2]

Family History Centers

Introduction to LDS Family History Centers

Libraries
Museums
Societies

Taxation

Vital Records

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

Basin Cardwell Elkhorn Montana City
Boulder Clancy Jefferson City Whitehall

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.