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{{Montana-stub}}''[[United States|United States ]] > [[Montana|Montana]] > Madison County''  
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[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Montana|Montana]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] '''Madison County'''<br>
  
== County Courthouse  ==
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Guide to '''Madison County Montana genealogy.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
  
Madison County; 110 W Wallace St; Virginia City, MT 59755; Ph. 406.843.4270 Details: (Co Clk &amp; Redr has b &amp; d rec from 1909 &amp; land rec from 1864; Clk Cts has m rec from 1887, div, pro &amp;U ct rec from 1865)<br>
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{{MTDC}}
  
== History  ==
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{{Infobox U.S. County
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| county = Madison 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 = 1865
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| founded date = February 2
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| seat = Virginia City
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| building image =
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| building address = Madison County Courthouse<br> 110 W Wallace Street<br>Virginia City, MT 59755<br>Phone: 406.843.4270<br>[http://madison.mt.gov/ '''Madison County Website'''] }}
  
==== Parent County  ====
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'''1865--'''Madison County was created 2 February 1865&nbsp;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><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%" 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>'''[[Madison County, Montana#Birth|Birth]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Madison County, Montana#Marriage|Marriage]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Madison County, Montana#Death|Death]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Madison County, Montana#Land_and_Property|Land]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Madison County, Montana#Probate|Probate]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Madison County, Montana#Court_Records|Court]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1903*</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1864*</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1903*</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>1865</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1865</center>
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| width="100%" bgcolor="#99d6ff" colspan="6" | '''* For earlier dates, try...''' '''[[Madison County, Montana#Church_Records|Church]] &#124; [[Madison County, Montana#Obituaries|Obituaries]] &#124; [[Madison County, Montana#Cemeteries|Cemeteries]]'''
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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>  
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*'''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]]
  
 
==== 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 ====
  
{| class="FCK__ShowTableBorders" border="0" cellspacing="1" cellpadding="1" width="620" align="left"
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==== Church Records  ====
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alder,_Montana Alder]
 
| [https://beta.familysearch.org/s/search/library_catalog#searchType=catalog&filtered=true&collectionId=&fed=false&page=1&catSearchType=place&searchCriteria=&placeName=Montana%2C+Madison%2C+Harrison&author_givenName=&author_surname= Harrison]
 
| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sheridan,_Montana Sheridan]
 
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Big_Sky,_Montana Big Sky]
 
| [https://beta.familysearch.org/s/search/library_catalog#searchType=catalog&filtered=true&collectionId=&fed=false&page=1&catSearchType=place&searchCriteria=&placeName=Montana%2C+Madison%2C+Norris&author_givenName=&author_surname= Norris]
 
| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Twin_Bridges,_Montana Twin Bridges]
 
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cameron,_Montana Cameron]
 
| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pony,_Montana Pony]
 
| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Union_City,_Montana Union City]
 
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ennis,_Montana Ennis]
 
| Ruby
 
| [https://beta.familysearch.org/s/search/library_catalog#searchType=catalog&filtered=true&collectionId=&fed=false&page=1&catSearchType=place&searchCriteria=&placeName=Montana%2C+Madison%2C+Virginia+City&author_givenName=&author_surname= Virginia City]
 
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==== Neighboring Counties ====
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==== Court Records ====
  
*[[Beaverhead County, Montana|Beaverhead]]
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==== Directories ====
*[[Fremont County, Idaho|Fremont County Idaho]]
 
*[[Gallatin County, Montana|Gallatin]]
 
*[[Jefferson County, Montana|Jefferson]]
 
*[[Silver Bow County, Montana|Silver Bow]]
 
  
== Resources ==
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==== Emigration and Immigration ====
  
==== Cemeteries ====
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==== Ethnic, Political or Religious Groups ====
  
==== Church  ====
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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/Madison_County interactive map] of Madison County cemeteries and modern-day townships. (Histopolis)
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:*See an [http://www.histopolis.com/Place/US/MT/Madison_County interactive map] of Madison County cemeteries and modern-day townships. (Histopolis)
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==== Migration  ====
  
 
==== Military  ====
 
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==== Newspapers  ====
 
==== Newspapers  ====
  
*NewspaperArchive.com ($) has a collection of digitized Montana newspapers including [http://www.newspaperarchive.com/BrowseLocations.aspx?co=7&s=59 {{nowrap|Butte and Helena newspapers}}] that may include residents of Madison County. This database is sometimes free at libraries.
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:*NewspaperArchive.com ($) has a collection of digitized Montana newspapers including [http://www.newspaperarchive.com/BrowseLocations.aspx?co=7&s=59 {{nowrap|Butte and Helena newspapers}}] that may include residents of Madison County. 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 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<ref name="HB">The Handybook for Genealogists : United States of America, 10th ed., (Draper, UT: Everton Publishers, 2002), p. 417.</ref>
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===== Family History Centers  =====
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[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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:*[[Ennis Montana Family History Center]]
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:*[[Sheridan 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 1864-1887 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 1864-1887
  
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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===== Death  =====
*[[Ennis Montana Family History Center]]
 
*[[Sheridan 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+Madison|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
 
*{{FHL|Montana%2C+Madison|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
  
== References  ==
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=== Places  ===
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{| width="620" cellspacing="1" cellpadding="1" border="0" align="left" class="FCK__ShowTableBorders"
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alder,_Montana Alder]
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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+Madison%2C+Harrison&author_givenName=&author_surname= Harrison]
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sheridan,_Montana Sheridan]
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Big_Sky,_Montana Big Sky]
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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+Madison%2C+Norris&author_givenName=&author_surname= Norris]
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Twin_Bridges,_Montana Twin Bridges]
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cameron,_Montana Cameron]
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pony,_Montana Pony]
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Union_City,_Montana Union City]
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ennis,_Montana Ennis]
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| Ruby
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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+Madison%2C+Virginia+City&author_givenName=&author_surname= Virginia City]
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=== References  ===
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<references /> {{Montana|Montana}}
  
<references />
 
{{Montana|Montana}}
 
 
[[Category:Madison_County,_Montana]]
 
[[Category:Madison_County,_Montana]]

Revision as of 16:59, 23 May 2013

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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

Beginning dates for major county records
Birth
Marriage
Death
Land
Probate
Court
1903*
1864*
1903*
1865
1865
1865
* For earlier dates, try... Church | Obituaries | Cemeteries

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Resources

Biography

Cemeteries

Church Records

Court Records

Directories

Emigration and Immigration

Ethnic, Political or Religious Groups

Gazetteers

Genealogy

History

Land and Property

Maps

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

Migration

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.

Obituaries

Probate

Public Records

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]

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

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

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.