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{{Montana-stub}}''[[United States|United States ]] > [[Montana|Montana]] > McCone County''  
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Guide to '''McCone County Montana genealogy.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
  
== County Courthouse  ==
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[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Montana|Montana]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] '''McCone County'''<br>
  
McCone County Courthouse<br> 1004 Ave C; PO Box 199<br> Circle, MT 59215<br> Phone: 406.485.3505&nbsp;<br><br>County&nbsp;Clerk and recorder has birth, death, burial <br>and land records from 1919; Clerk Court has marriage,<br>divorce, probate and court records <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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== History  ==
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{{Infobox U.S. County
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| county = McCone County
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| state = Montana
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| founded year = 1919
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| founded date = February 20
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| seat = [[Circle, Montana|Circle]]
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| building image =
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| building address = McCone County Courthouse<br> 1004 Ave C<br> PO Box 199<br>Circle, MT 59215<br>Phone: 406.485.3505<br>[http://www.mccone.mt.gov/ '''McCone County Website'''] }}
  
==== Parent County  ====
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'''1919--'''McCone County was created 20&nbsp;February 1919&nbsp;from [[Dawson County, Montana|Dawson<span id="fck_dom_range_temp_1229619855125_737" />]] and [[Richland County, Montana|Richland ]]Counties.<br>'''County seat:''' Circle <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%" border="2" cellspacing="1" cellpadding="1"
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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>'''[[McCone County, Montana#Birth|Birth]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[McCone County, Montana#Marriage|Marriage]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[McCone County, Montana#Death|Death]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[McCone County, Montana#Land_and_Property|Land]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[McCone County, Montana#Probate|Probate]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[McCone County, Montana#Court_Records|Court]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1919*</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1919*</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1919*</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1919</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1919</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1919</center>
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| width="100%" bgcolor="#99d6ff" colspan="6" | '''* For earlier dates, try...''' '''[[McCone County, Montana#Church_Records|Church]] &#124; [[McCone County, Montana#Obituaries|Obituaries]] &#124; [[McCone County, Montana#Cemeteries|Cemeteries]]'''
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*'''Parent County:''' created 20 February 1919 from [[Dawson County, Montana|Dawson]] and [[Richland County, Montana|Richland]]  
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*'''County seat:''' Circle <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:''' [[Dawson County, Montana|Dawson]] | [[Garfield County, Montana|Garfield]] | [[Prairie County, Montana|Prairie]] | [[Richland County, Montana|Richland]] | [[Roosevelt County, Montana|Roosevelt]] | [[Valley County, Montana|Valley]]
  
 
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==== Record Loss  ====
 
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== Places/Localities ==
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=== Resources ===
  
==== Populated Places ====
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==== Biography ====
  
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==== Cemeteries  ====
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| {{FHL|Montana%2C+McCone%2C+Vida|subject|disp=Brockway}}
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==== Church Records  ====
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{{MT Church Intro}}  
| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Circle,_Montana Circle]
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==== Court Records  ====
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| {{FHL|Montana%2C+McCone%2C+Vida|subject|disp=Vida}}
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==== Directories  ====
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==== Neighboring Counties ====
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==== Emigration and Immigration ====
  
*[[Dawson County, Montana|Dawson]]
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==== Ethnic, Political or Religious Groups  ====
*[[Garfield County, Montana|Garfield]]
 
*[[Prairie County, Montana|Prairie]]
 
*[[Richland County, Montana|Richland]]
 
*[[Roosevelt County, Montana|Roosevelt]]
 
*[[Valley County, Montana|Valley]]
 
  
== Resources ==
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==== Gazetteers ====
  
==== Cemeteries ====
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==== Genealogy ====
  
==== Church ====
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==== History ====
  
==== Court  ====
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{{MT History Intro}}
  
==== Land  ====
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==== Land and Property ====
  
==== Local Histories  ====
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{{MT Land Intro}}
  
 
==== Maps  ====
 
==== Maps  ====
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[[Image:Mtmccone.jpg|500px|Mtmccone.jpg]]
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==== Migration  ====
  
 
==== Military  ====
 
==== Military  ====
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==== Naturalization and Citizenship  ====
  
 
==== Newspapers  ====
 
==== Newspapers  ====
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{{MT Newspaper abstracts|McCone}}
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==== Obituaries  ====
  
 
==== Probate  ====
 
==== Probate  ====
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{{MT Probate Intro|McCone}}
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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, death, burial and land records from 1919; Clerk Court has marriage, divorce, probate and court records <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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===== Libraries  =====
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===== Museums  =====
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===== Societies  =====
  
 
==== Taxation  ====
 
==== Taxation  ====
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{{MT Tax Intro}}
  
 
==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
  
== Societies and Libraries ==
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{{MT Vital Intro}}
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===== Birth =====
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===== Marriage  =====
  
== Web Sites ==
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===== Death =====
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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+McCone|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
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*{{FHL|Montana%2C+McCone|subject|disp=FamilySearch Catalog}}
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=== Places  ===
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Circle,_Montana Circle]
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== References  ==
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=== References  ===
  
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Revision as of 04:25, 19 July 2014

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

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McCone County, Montana
Map
Map of the U.S. highlighting Montana
Location of Montana in the U.S.
Facts
Founded February 20, 1919
County Seat Circle
Courthouse
Address McCone County Courthouse
1004 Ave C
PO Box 199
Circle, MT 59215
Phone: 406.485.3505
McCone County Website



Historical Facts

Beginning dates for major county records
Birth
Marriage
Death
Land
Probate
Court
1919*
1919*
1919*
1919
1919
1919
* For earlier dates, try... Church | Obituaries | Cemeteries

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Resources

Biography

Cemeteries

Church Records

Church records vary significantly depending on the denomination and the record keeper. They may contain information about members of the congregation, such as age, date of baptism, christening, or birth; marriage information and maiden names; and death date. For general information about Montana denominations, view the Montana Church Records wiki page.

Court Records

Directories

Emigration and Immigration

Ethnic, Political or Religious Groups

Gazetteers

Genealogy

History

Local histories are available for McCone County, Montana Genealogy. County histories may include biographies, church, school and government history, and military information. For more information about local histories, see the wiki page section Montana Local Histories.

Land and Property

Land and property records can place an ancestor in a particular location, provide economic information, and reveal family relationships. Land records include: deeds, abstracts and indexes, mortgages, leases, grants and land patents.

See Montana Land and Property for additional information about early Montana land grants. After land was transferred to private ownership, subsequent transactions were usually recorded at the county courthouse, where records are currently housed.

Maps

Mtmccone.jpg

Migration

Military

Naturalization and Citizenship

Newspapers

Additional newspapers abstracts can sometimes be found using search phrases such as McCone County, Montana Genealogy newspapers in online catalogs like:

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, McCone - Probate records.

Public Records

Repositories

Courthouse

County Clerk and recorder has birth, death, burial and land records from 1919; Clerk Court has marriage, divorce, probate and court records [2]

Family History Centers
Libraries
Museums
Societies

Taxation

Montana tax records complement land records and can be used to supplement the years between censuses. There may be gaps of several years in the records.

Vital Records

Vital Records consist of births, adoptions, marriages, divorces, and deaths recorded on registers, certificates, and documents. A copy or an extract of most birth and death original records can be purchased from the Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services or the County Clerk's office of the county where the event occurred. For information about marriages, divorces, and requirements for obtaining any vital records, see the CDC Where to Write website.

Birth
Marriage
Death

Websites

  • USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.
  • FamilySearch Catalog

Places

Brockway
Circle
Vida

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.