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| building address = Lake County Courthouse<br>106 4th Avenue<br>Polson, MT 59860-2125<br>Phone: 406.883.6211 <br>[http://www.lakecounty-mt.org/ '''Lake County Website'''] }}  
 
| building address = Lake County Courthouse<br>106 4th Avenue<br>Polson, MT 59860-2125<br>Phone: 406.883.6211 <br>[http://www.lakecounty-mt.org/ '''Lake County Website'''] }}  
  
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== History ==
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=== Historical Facts ===
  
==== Parent County  ====
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'''1923--'''Lake County was created 11 May 1923&nbsp;from [[Flathead County, Montana|Flathead]] and [[Missoula County, Montana|Missoula]] Counties.&nbsp; '''County seat:''' Polson <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>
 
 
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
 
 
==== Record Loss  ====
 
 
 
=== Places  ===
 
 
 
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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+Lake%2C+Arlee&author_givenName=&author_surname= Arlee]
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| width="100%" bgcolor="#cccc99" align="center" colspan="6" | '''Beginning dates for major county records'''
| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Finley_Point,_Montana Finley Point]
 
| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Niarada,_Montana Niarada]
 
| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rollins,_Montana Rollins]
 
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Big_Arm,_Montana Big Arm]
 
| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jette,_Montana Jette]
 
| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pablo,_Montana Pablo]
 
| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ronan,_Montana Ronan]
 
 
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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+Lake%2C+Charlo&author_givenName=&author_surname= Charlo]
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Lake County, Montana#Birth|Birth]]'''</center>
| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kerr,_Montana Kerr]  
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Lake County, Montana#Marriage|Marriage]]'''</center>
| [https://beta.familysearch.org/s/search/library_catalog#searchType=catalog&filtered=true&collectionId=&fed=false&page=1&catSearchType=place&searchCriteria=&placeName=Montana%2C+Lake%2C+Polson&author_givenName=&author_surname= Polson]  
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Lake County, Montana#Death|Death]]'''</center>
| [https://beta.familysearch.org/s/search/library_catalog#searchType=catalog&filtered=true&collectionId=&fed=false&page=1&catSearchType=place&searchCriteria=&placeName=Montana%2C+Lake%2C+St.+Ignatius&author_givenName=&author_surname= St. Ignatius]
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Lake County, Montana#Land_and_Property|Land]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Lake County, Montana#Probate|Probate]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Lake County, Montana#Court_Records|Court]]'''</center>
 
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dayton,_Montana Dayton]
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1923*</center>
| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kicking_Horse,_Montana Kicking Horse]
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1923*</center>
| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ravalli,_Montana Ravalli]
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1923*</center>
| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Turtle_Lake,_Montana Turtle Lake]
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1923</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1923</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1923</center>
 
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Elmo,_Montana Elmo]  
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| width="100%" bgcolor="#99d6ff" colspan="6" | '''* For earlier dates, try...''' '''[[Lake County, Montana#Church_Records|Church]] &#124; [[Lake County, Montana#Obituaries|Obituaries]] &#124; [[Lake County, Montana#Cemeteries|Cemeteries]]'''
| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kings_Point,_Montana Kings Point]  
 
| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rocky_Point,_Montana Rocky Point]  
 
| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Woods_Bay,_Montana Woods Bay]
 
 
|}
 
|}
  
==== Indian Reservation  ====
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*'''Parent County:''' created 11 May 1923 from [[Flathead County, Montana|Flathead]] and [[Missoula County, Montana|Missoula]]
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*'''County seat:''' Polson <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]] | [[Missoula County, Montana|Missoula]] | [[Sanders County, Montana|Sanders]]
  
The [[Flathead Indian Reservation (Montana)|Flathead Indian Reservation]] comprises most of Lake County. Small portions of the reservation are also in the surrounding counties of Flathead , Missoula, and Sanders Counties.
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==== Boundary Changes  ====
  
==== Neighboring Counties ====
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==== Record Loss ====
 
 
*[[Flathead County, Montana|Flathead]]
 
*[[Missoula County, Montana|Missoula]]
 
*[[Sanders County, Montana|Sanders]]
 
  
 
=== Resources  ===
 
=== Resources  ===
  
==== Biography ====
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==== Biography ====
  
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
  
==== Church Records ====
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==== Church Records ====
  
 
'''LDS Ward and Branch Records'''  
 
'''LDS Ward and Branch Records'''  
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:*St. Ignatius
 
:*St. Ignatius
  
==== Court Records ====
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==== Court Records ====
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==== Directories ====
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==== Emigration and Immigration  ====
  
==== Emigration and Immigration ====
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==== Ethnic, Political or Religious Groups  ====
  
==== Ethnic, Political or Religious Groups ====
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==== Gazetteers ====
  
==== Genealogy ====
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==== Genealogy ====
  
==== History ====
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==== History ====
  
==== Land and Property ====
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==== Land and Property ====
  
 
==== Maps  ====
 
==== Maps  ====
  
*See an [http://www.histopolis.com/Place/US/MT/Lake_County interactive map] of Lake County cemeteries and modern-day townships. (Histopolis)
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:*See an [http://www.histopolis.com/Place/US/MT/Lake_County interactive map] of Lake County cemeteries and modern-day townships. (Histopolis)
  
 
==== Military  ====
 
==== Military  ====
  
==== Naturalization and Citizenship ====
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==== Naturalization and Citizenship ====
  
 
==== Newspapers  ====
 
==== Newspapers  ====
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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|Kalispell newspapers}}]. This database is sometimes free at libraries.
 
:*NewspaperArchive.com ($) has a collection of digitized Montana newspapers including [http://www.newspaperarchive.com/BrowseLocations.aspx?co=7&s=59 {{nowrap|Kalispell newspapers}}]. This database is sometimes free at libraries.
  
==== Obituaries ====
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==== Obituaries ====
  
 
==== Probate  ====
 
==== Probate  ====
  
==== Public Records ====
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==== Public Records ====
  
==== Repositories ====
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==== Repositories ====
  
===== Courthouse =====
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===== Courthouse =====
  
 
County Clerk Recorder has birth, death and land records from 1923; Clerk Court has marriage, divorce, probate and court records from 1923 and naturalization records 1923-1953<ref name="HB">The Handybook for Genealogists : United States of America, 10th ed., (Draper, UT: Everton Publishers, 2002), p. 416.</ref>  
 
County Clerk Recorder has birth, death and land records from 1923; Clerk Court has marriage, divorce, probate and court records from 1923 and naturalization records 1923-1953<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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[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]  
 
[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]  
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:*[[Polson Montana Family History Center]]
 
:*[[Polson Montana Family History Center]]
  
===== Libraries =====
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===== Libraries =====
  
===== Museums =====
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===== Museums =====
  
===== Societies =====
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===== Societies =====
  
 
==== Taxation  ====
 
==== Taxation  ====
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==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
  
===== Birth =====
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===== Birth =====
  
===== Marriage =====
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===== Marriage =====
  
===== Death =====
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===== Death =====
  
 
==== Websites  ====
 
==== Websites  ====
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*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+Lake|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
 
*{{FHL|Montana%2C+Lake|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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| [https://beta.familysearch.org/s/search/library_catalog#searchType=catalog&filtered=true&collectionId=&fed=false&page=1&catSearchType=place&searchCriteria=&placeName=Montana%2C+Lake%2C+Arlee&author_givenName=&author_surname= Arlee]
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Finley_Point,_Montana Finley Point]
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Niarada,_Montana Niarada]
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rollins,_Montana Rollins]
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Big_Arm,_Montana Big Arm]
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jette,_Montana Jette]
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pablo,_Montana Pablo]
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ronan,_Montana Ronan]
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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+Lake%2C+Charlo&author_givenName=&author_surname= Charlo]
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kerr,_Montana Kerr]
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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+Lake%2C+Polson&author_givenName=&author_surname= Polson]
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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+Lake%2C+St.+Ignatius&author_givenName=&author_surname= St. Ignatius]
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dayton,_Montana Dayton]
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kicking_Horse,_Montana Kicking Horse]
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ravalli,_Montana Ravalli]
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Turtle_Lake,_Montana Turtle Lake]
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Elmo,_Montana Elmo]
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kings_Point,_Montana Kings Point]
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rocky_Point,_Montana Rocky Point]
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Woods_Bay,_Montana Woods Bay]
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|}
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==== Indian Reservation  ====
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The [[Flathead Indian Reservation (Montana)|Flathead Indian Reservation]] comprises most of Lake County. Small portions of the reservation are also in the surrounding counties of Flathead , Missoula, and Sanders Counties.
  
 
=== References  ===
 
=== References  ===

Revision as of 16:56, 23 May 2013

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

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Lake County, Montana
Map
Map of the U.S. highlighting Montana
Location of Montana in the U.S.
Facts
Founded May 11, 1923
County Seat Polson
Courthouse
Address Lake County Courthouse
106 4th Avenue
Polson, MT 59860-2125
Phone: 406.883.6211
Lake County Website



Historical Facts

Beginning dates for major county records
Birth
Marriage
Death
Land
Probate
Court
1923*
1923*
1923*
1923
1923
1923
* For earlier dates, try... Church | Obituaries | Cemeteries

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Resources

Biography

Cemeteries

Church Records

LDS Ward and Branch Records

  • St. Ignatius

Court Records

Directories

Emigration and Immigration

Ethnic, Political or Religious Groups

Gazetteers

Genealogy

History

Land and Property

Maps

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

Military

Naturalization and Citizenship

Newspapers

  • NewspaperArchive.com ($) has a collection of digitized Montana newspapers including Kalispell newspapers. This database is sometimes free at libraries.

Obituaries

Probate

Public Records

Repositories

Courthouse

County Clerk Recorder has birth, death and land records from 1923; Clerk Court has marriage, divorce, probate and court records from 1923 and naturalization records 1923-1953[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

Arlee Finley Point Niarada Rollins
Big Arm Jette Pablo Ronan
Charlo Kerr Polson St. Ignatius
Dayton Kicking Horse Ravalli Turtle Lake
Elmo Kings Point Rocky Point Woods Bay

Indian Reservation

The Flathead Indian Reservation comprises most of Lake County. Small portions of the reservation are also in the surrounding counties of Flathead , Missoula, and Sanders Counties.

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.