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*'''Parent County:''' created 2 February 1865 as an original county *'''County seat:''' Virginia City <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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*'''Parent County:''' created 2 February 1865 as an original county
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*'''County seat:''' Virginia City <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
 
*'''Neighboring Counties:''' [[Beaverhead County, Montana|Beaverhead]] | [[Fremont County, Idaho|Fremont County Idaho]] | [[Gallatin County, Montana|Gallatin]] | [[Jefferson County, Montana|Jefferson]] | [[Silver Bow County, Montana|Silver Bow]]
 
*'''Neighboring Counties:''' [[Beaverhead County, Montana|Beaverhead]] | [[Fremont County, Idaho|Fremont County Idaho]] | [[Gallatin County, Montana|Gallatin]] | [[Jefferson County, Montana|Jefferson]] | [[Silver Bow County, Montana|Silver Bow]]
  
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== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==

Revision as of 18:37, 14 May 2013

United States Gotoarrow.png Montana Gotoarrow.png Madison County

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

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Madison County, Montana
Map
Map of the U.S. highlighting Montana
Location of Montana in the U.S.
Facts
Founded February 2, 1865
County Seat Virginia City
Courthouse
Address Madison County Courthouse
110 W Wallace Street
Virginia City, MT 59755
Phone: 406.843.4270
Madison County Website



Historical Facts

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Alder Harrison Sheridan
Big Sky Norris Twin Bridges
Cameron Pony Union City
Ennis Ruby Virginia City


Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

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

Military

Newspapers

  • NewspaperArchive.com ($) has a collection of digitized Montana newspapers including Butte and Helena newspapers that may include residents of Madison County. This database is sometimes free at libraries.

Probate

Repositories

Courthouse

County Clerk and Recorder has birth and death records from 1909 and land records from 1864; Clerk Court has marriage records from 1887, divorce, probate and court from 1865[2]

Taxation

Vital Records

For marriages from 1864-1887 see Western States Marriage Index.

Societies and Libraries

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).
  2. The Handybook for Genealogists : United States of America, 10th ed., (Draper, UT: Everton Publishers, 2002), p. 417.
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