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[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Montana|Montana]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] '''Lincoln County'''<br>
  
== County Courthouse  ==
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Guide to '''Lincoln 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 = Lincoln 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 = 1909
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| founded date = March 9
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| seat = Libby
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| building image =  
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| building address = Lincoln County Courthouse<br> 512 California Ave<br>Libby, MT 59923<br>Phone: 406.293.7781<br>[http://www.lincolncountymt.us/ '''Lincoln County Website'''] }}
  
'''1909--'''Lincoln County was created from Flathead County.&nbsp; '''County seat:'''&nbsp; Libby
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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>'''[[Lincoln County, Montana#Birth|Birth]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Lincoln County, Montana#Marriage|Marriage]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Lincoln County, Montana#Death|Death]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Lincoln County, Montana#Land_and_Property|Land]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Lincoln County, Montana#Probate|Probate]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Lincoln County, Montana#Court_Records|Court]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1897*</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1896*</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1897*</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1909</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1909</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1909</center>
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| width="100%" bgcolor="#99d6ff" colspan="6" | '''* For earlier dates, try...''' '''[[Lincoln County, Montana#Church_Records|Church]] &#124; [[Lincoln County, Montana#Obituaries|Obituaries]] &#124; [[Lincoln County, Montana#Cemeteries|Cemeteries]]'''
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*'''Parent County:''' created 9 March 1909 from [[Flathead County, Montana|Flathead]]
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*'''County seat:''' Libby <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:''' [[Bonner County, Idaho|Bonner County, Idaho]] | [[Boundary County, Idaho|Boundary County, Idaho]] | [[Flathead County, Montana|Flathead]] | [[Sanders County, Montana|Sanders]]
  
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
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==== Record Loss  ====
 
==== Record Loss  ====
  
== Places/Localities ==
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=== Resources ===
====Populated Places====
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=== Biography  ===
  
==== Neighboring Counties ====
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==== Cemeteries ====
  
== Resources ==
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==== Church Records ====
  
==== Cemeteries ====
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==== Court Records  ====
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==== Emigration and Immigration ====
  
==== Church ====
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==== Ethnic, Political or Religious Groups ====
  
==== 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/Lincoln_County interactive map] of Lincoln County cemeteries and modern-day townships. (Histopolis)
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==== Migration  ====
  
 
==== Military  ====
 
==== Military  ====
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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.
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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, death and land records from 1909; Clerk District Court has marriage, divorce, probate and court records; County Clerk also has some trancribed birth and death records prior to 1909 <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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:*[[Eureka Montana Family History Center]]
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:*[[Libby 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  ====
  
== Societies and Libraries ==
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===== Birth =====
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===== Marriage  =====
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===== Death  =====
  
== 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.  
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=205057&subject_disp=Montana%2C+Lincoln&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
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*{{FHL|Montana%2C+Lincoln|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
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=== Places  ===
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eureka,_Montana Eureka]
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Libby,_Montana Libby]
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Trego,_Montana Trego]
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fortine,_Montana Fortine]
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rexford,_Montana Rexford]
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Troy,_Montana Troy]
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=== References  ===
  
== References  ==
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<references /> {{Montana|Montana}}
  
 
[[Category:Lincoln_County,_Montana]]
 
[[Category:Lincoln_County,_Montana]]

Revision as of 20:48, 14 May 2013

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

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Lincoln County, Montana
Map
Map of the U.S. highlighting Montana
Location of Montana in the U.S.
Facts
Founded March 9, 1909
County Seat Libby
Courthouse
Address Lincoln County Courthouse
512 California Ave
Libby, MT 59923
Phone: 406.293.7781
Lincoln County Website


Historical Facts

Beginning dates for major county records
Birth
Marriage
Death
Land
Probate
Court
1897*
1896*
1897*
1909
1909
1909
* For earlier dates, try... Church | Obituaries | Cemeteries

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Resources

Biography

Cemeteries

Church Records

Court Records

Emigration and Immigration

Ethnic, Political or Religious Groups

Genealogy

History

Land and Property

Maps

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

Migration

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 has birth, death and land records from 1909; Clerk District Court has marriage, divorce, probate and court records; County Clerk also has some trancribed birth and death records prior to 1909 [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

Eureka Libby Trego
Fortine Rexford Troy

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.