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{{Montana-stub}}''[[United States|United States ]] > [[Montana|Montana]] > Lewis and Clark County''  
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[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Montana|Montana]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] '''Lewis and Clark County'''<br>
  
== County Courthouse  ==
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Guide to '''Lewis and Clark County Montana genealogy.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
  
Lewis and Clark County<br> 316 N Park Avenue<br> Helena, MT 59624<br> Phone: 406.447.8335&nbsp;<br><br>County Clerk has birth records from 1907, divorce records<br> from 1895 and land records from 1865; Clerk District Court<br> has marriage, divorce, probate and court records <br>
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{{MTDC}}
  
== History  ==
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{{Infobox U.S. County
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| county = Lewis and Clark 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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| founded year = 1865
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| founded date = February 2
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| seat = Helena
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| building image =
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| building address = Lewis and Clark County Courthouse<br> 316 N Park Avenue<br>Helena, MT 59624<br>Phone: 406.447.8335<br>[http://www.co.lewis-clark.mt.us/ '''Lewis and Clark County Website'''] }}
  
==== Parent County  ====
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'''1865--'''Lewis &amp; Clark County was created 2 February 1865&nbsp;as an original county.&nbsp;'''County seat: '''Helena <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%" bgcolor="#cccc99" align="center" colspan="6" | '''Beginning dates for major county records'''
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Lewis and Clark County, Montana#Birth|Birth]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Lewis and Clark County, Montana#Marriage|Marriage]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Lewis and Clark County, Montana#Death|Death]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Lewis and Clark County, Montana#Land_and_Property|Land]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Lewis and Clark County, Montana#Probate|Probate]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Lewis and Clark 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>1865*</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>1867</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1867</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1867</center>
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|-
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| width="100%" bgcolor="#99d6ff" colspan="6" | '''* For earlier dates, try...''' '''[[Lewis and Clark County, Montana#Church_Records|Church]] &#124; [[Lewis and Clark County, Montana#Obituaries|Obituaries]] &#124; [[Lewis and Clark County, Montana#Cemeteries|Cemeteries]]'''
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*'''Parent County:''' created 2 February 1865 as an original county  
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*'''County seat:''' Helena <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]] | [[Cascade County, Montana|Cascade]] | [[Flathead County, Montana|Flathead]] | [[Jefferson County, Montana|Jefferson]] | [[Meagher County, Montana|Meagher]] | [[Powell County, Montana|Powell]] | [[Teton County, Montana|Teton]]
  
 
==== 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 ====
  
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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+Lewis+and+Clark%2C+Augusta&author_givenName=&author_surname= Augusta]
 
| [https://beta.familysearch.org/s/search/library_catalog#searchType=catalog&filtered=true&collectionId=&fed=false&page=1&catSearchType=place&searchCriteria=&placeName=Montana%2C+Lewis+and+Clark%2C+Helena&author_givenName=&author_surname= Helena]
 
| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lincoln,_Montana Lincoln]
 
| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marysville,_Montana Marysville]
 
|}
 
  
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
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'''LDS Ward and Branch Records'''
  
*[[Broadwater County, Montana|Broadwater]]
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:*Helena
*[[Cascade County, Montana|Cascade]]
 
*[[Flathead County, Montana|Flathead]]
 
*[[Jefferson County, Montana|Jefferson]]
 
*[[Meagher County, Montana|Meagher]]
 
*[[Powell County, Montana|Powell]]
 
*[[Teton County, Montana|Teton]]
 
  
== Resources ==
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==== Court Records ====
  
==== Cemeteries  ====
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==== Directories ====
  
==== Church ====
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==== Emigration and Immigration ====
  
LDS Ward and Branch Records
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==== Ethnic, Political or Religious Groups  ====
  
*Helena
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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  ====
  
*See an [http://www.histopolis.com/Place/US/MT/Lewis_and_Clark_County interactive map] of Lewis and Clark County cemeteries and modern-day townships. (Histopolis)
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:*See an [http://www.histopolis.com/Place/US/MT/Lewis_and_Clark_County interactive map] of Lewis and Clark County cemeteries and modern-day townships. (Histopolis)
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==== Migration  ====
  
 
==== Military  ====
 
==== Military  ====
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==== Naturalization and Citizenship  ====
  
 
==== Newspapers  ====
 
==== Newspapers  ====
  
*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 records from 1907, divorce records from 1895 and land records from 1865; Clerk District 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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:*[[Helena Montana Family History Center]]
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===== Libraries  =====
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===== Museums  =====
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===== Societies  =====
  
 
==== Taxation  ====
 
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==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
  
For marriages from 1865-1887 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] includes marriages 1865-1887
  
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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===== Death  =====
*[[Helena 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+Lewis+and+Clark|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
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*{{FHL|Montana%2C+Lewis+and+Clark|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
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*[http://montana-genealogy.com/Lewis-and-Clark-County-Genealogy.htm Lewis and Clark County Genealogy] (Montana Genealogy)
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=== 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+Lewis+and+Clark%2C+Augusta&author_givenName=&author_surname= Augusta]
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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+Lewis+and+Clark%2C+Helena&author_givenName=&author_surname= Helena]
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lincoln,_Montana Lincoln]
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marysville,_Montana Marysville]
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|}
  
== References  ==
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=== References  ===
  
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<references /> {{Montana|Montana}}  
{{Montana|Montana}}
 
  
 
[[Category:Lewis_and_Clark_County,_Montana]]
 
[[Category:Lewis_and_Clark_County,_Montana]]

Revision as of 16:57, 23 May 2013

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

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Lewis and Clark County, Montana
Map
Map of the U.S. highlighting Montana
Location of Montana in the U.S.
Facts
Founded February 2, 1865
County Seat Helena
Courthouse
Address Lewis and Clark County Courthouse
316 N Park Avenue
Helena, MT 59624
Phone: 406.447.8335
Lewis and Clark County Website



Historical Facts

Beginning dates for major county records
Birth
Marriage
Death
Land
Probate
Court
1895*
1865*
1895*
1867
1867
1867
* For earlier dates, try... Church | Obituaries | Cemeteries

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Resources

Biography

Cemeteries

Church Records

LDS Ward and Branch Records

  • Helena

Court Records

Directories

Emigration and Immigration

Ethnic, Political or Religious Groups

Gazetteers

Genealogy

History

Land and Property

Maps

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

Migration

Military

Naturalization and Citizenship

Newspapers

  • 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 records from 1907, divorce records from 1895 and land records from 1865; Clerk District Court has marriage, divorce, probate and court records [2]

Family History Centers

Introduction to LDS Family History Centers

Libraries
Museums
Societies

Taxation

Vital Records

Birth
Marriage
Death

Websites

Places

Augusta Helena Lincoln Marysville

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.