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Revision as of 19:28, 25 June 2013

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

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Liberty County, Montana
Map
Map of the U.S. highlighting Montana
Location of Montana in the U.S.
Facts
Founded February 11, 1920
County Seat Chester
Courthouse
Address Liberty County Courthouse
111 1st Street East
Chester, MT 59522
Phone: 406.759.5365
Liberty County Website



Historical Facts

Beginning dates for major county records
Birth
Marriage
Death
Land
Probate
Court
1920*
1920*
1920*
1920
1920
1920
* For earlier dates, try... Church | Obituaries | Cemeteries

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Resources

Biography

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 Records

Court Records

Directories

Emigration and Immigration

Ethnic, Political or Religious Groups

Gazetteers

Genealogy

History

Land and Property

Maps

Migration

Military

Naturalization and Citizenship

Newspapers

Obituaries

Probate

In most counties in Montana, probate records have been kept by the county judge. They include wills, inventories, claim registers, inheritance records, probate packets, and dockets. The records are available at the county courthouse.

The FamilySearch Catalog lists films of probate records. To find the records for this county, use the Place Search for Montana, {{{1}}} - Probate records.

Public Records

Repositories

Courthouse

County Clerk has birth and death and land records from 1902 Clerk District Court has marriage records from 1920, divorce, probate, div, and court records[2]

Family History Centers

Introduction to LDS Family History Centers

Libraries

Liberty County Library 110 First East, Chester, MT 59522. Phone 406–759–5445

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

Chester Joplin Lothair Whitlash

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.