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[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Montana|Montana]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] '''Liberty County'''<br>
  
== County Courthouse  ==
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=== County Courthouse  ===
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[http://co.liberty.mt.us/ Liberty County Courthouse]<br>111 1st Street East<br>Chester, MT 59522 <br>Phone: 406.759.5365&nbsp;<br><br>County Clerk has birth and death and land records from 1902<br>Clerk District Court has marriage records from 1920, divorce, <br>probatediv, 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  ====
  
'''1920--'''Liberty County was created 11 February 1920&nbsp;from [[Chouteau County, Montana|Chouteau]] and [[Hill County, Montana|Hill ]]Counties.&nbsp; '''County seat: '''Chester <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref><br>
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'''1920--'''Liberty County was created 11 February 1920&nbsp;from [[Chouteau County, Montana|Chouteau]] and [[Hill County, Montana|Hill ]]Counties.&nbsp; '''County seat: '''Chester <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref><br>  
  
 
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== Places/Localities  ==
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chester,_Montana Chester]
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Joplin,_Montana Joplin]
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| Lothair
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Whitlash,_Montana Whitlash]
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
  
*[[Chouteau_County,_Montana|Chouteau]]
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*[[Chouteau County, Montana|Chouteau]]  
*[[Hill_County,_Montana|Hill]]
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*[[Hill County, Montana|Hill]]  
*[[Pondera_County,_Montana|Pondera]]
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*[[Pondera County, Montana|Pondera]]  
*[[Toole_County,_Montana|Toole]]
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*[[Toole County, Montana|Toole]]
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
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==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
  
Chester Cemetery- located N&nbsp;W&nbsp;across the railroad tracks.&nbsp; Call the Clerk and Recorder's office 406-759-5365.<br>
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Chester Cemetery- located N&nbsp;W&nbsp;across the railroad tracks.&nbsp; Call the Clerk and Recorder's office 406-759-5365.<br>  
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Joplin Cemetery- located S&nbsp;E&nbsp;of Joplin. Call the Clerk and Recorder's office 406-759-5365.
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Erickson Cemetery- located about 15 miles south of Chester.&nbsp; Call the Clerk and Recorder's office 406-759-5365.
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Whitlash Cemetery- located at Whitlash.&nbsp; Call the Clerk and Recorder's office 406-759-5365.
  
 
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== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
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Liberty County Library 110&nbsp; First East, Chester, MT 59522. &nbsp; phone 406 759-5445
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==== Family History Centers  ====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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*[[Chester 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=205056&subject_disp=Montana%2C+Liberty&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
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Revision as of 21:59, 26 November 2012

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Online Records


County Courthouse

Liberty County Courthouse
111 1st Street East
Chester, MT 59522
Phone: 406.759.5365 

County Clerk has birth and death and land records from 1902
Clerk District Court has marriage records from 1920, divorce,
probatediv, and court records[1]

History

Parent County

1920--Liberty County was created 11 February 1920 from Chouteau and Hill Counties.  County seat: Chester [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Chester Joplin Lothair Whitlash

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Chester Cemetery- located N W across the railroad tracks.  Call the Clerk and Recorder's office 406-759-5365.

Joplin Cemetery- located S E of Joplin. Call the Clerk and Recorder's office 406-759-5365.

Erickson Cemetery- located about 15 miles south of Chester.  Call the Clerk and Recorder's office 406-759-5365.

Whitlash Cemetery- located at Whitlash.  Call the Clerk and Recorder's office 406-759-5365.

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Liberty County Library 110  First East, Chester, MT 59522.   phone 406 759-5445

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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