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[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Montana|Montana]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] '''Mineral County'''<br>  
 
[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Montana|Montana]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] '''Mineral County'''<br>  
  
== County Courthouse  ==
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Guide to '''Mineral County Montana genealogy.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
  
[http://co.mineral.mt.us/ Mineral County Courthouse]<br>300 River Street; PO Box 550; <br>Superior, MT 59872<br>Phone: 406.822.4541&nbsp;<br><br>County Clerk and Recorder has birth, death, burialand&nbsp;&nbsp;<br>land records from 1914; Clerk District Court&nbsp;has marriage,<br>divorce and court records from 1914 <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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{{MTDC}}
  
== History  ==
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{{Infobox U.S. County
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| county = Mineral County
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| county_map =  
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| state = Montana
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| founded year = 1914
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| founded date = August 7
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| seat = Superior
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| building image =
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| building address = Mineral County Courthouse<br> 300 River Street<br> PO Box 550; <br>Superior, MT 59872<br>Phone: 406.822.4541<br>[http://co.mineral.mt.us/ '''Mineral County Website'''] }}
  
==== Parent County  ====
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<br>
  
'''1914--'''Mineral County was created 7 August 1914&nbsp;from [[Missoula County, Montana|Missoula ]]County.&nbsp;'''County seat: '''Superior <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  ===
  
==== Boundary Changes  ====
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==== Record Loss  ====
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| width="100%" bgcolor="#cccc99" align="center" colspan="6" | '''Beginning dates for major county records'''
 
 
== Places/Localities  ==
 
 
 
==== Populated Places  ====
 
 
 
Mineral County's population has had it's highs and lows through the years. &nbsp;The 1870 census shows there were 1,646 people, but by 1880 there were only 270; in 1910 the population recovered to 2,900, but by 1930 it dropped to 1,626; in 1960 it rose to 3,037 and to 3,884 in 2000.<br>
 
 
 
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alberton,_Montana Alberton]  
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Mineral County, Montana#Birth|Birth]]'''</center>
| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Riverbend,_Montana Riverbend]  
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Mineral County, Montana#Marriage|Marriage]]'''</center>
| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Superior,_Montana Superior]
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Mineral County, Montana#Death|Death]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Mineral County, Montana#Land_and_Property|Land]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Mineral County, Montana#Probate|Probate]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Mineral County, Montana#Court_Records|Court]]'''</center>
 
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/De_Borgia,_Montana De Borgia]
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1914*</center>
| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Saltese,_Montana Saltese]
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1887*</center>
| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Taft,_Montana Taft]
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1914*</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1914</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1914</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1914</center>
 
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Haugan,_Montana Haugen]  
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| width="100%" bgcolor="#99d6ff" colspan="6" | '''* For earlier dates, try...''' '''[[Mineral County, Montana#Church_Records|Church]] &#124; [[Mineral County, Montana#Obituaries|Obituaries]] &#124; [[Mineral County, Montana#Cemeteries|Cemeteries]]'''
| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/St._Regis,_Montana St. Regis]  
 
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*'''Parent County:''' created 7 August 1914 from [[Missoula County, Montana|Missoula ]]
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*'''County seat:''' Superior <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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*'''Neighboring Counties:''' [[Clearwater County, Idaho|Clearwater County, Idaho]] | [[Missoula County, Montana|Missoula]] | [[Sanders County, Montana|Sanders]] | [[Shoshone County, Idaho|Shoshone County, Idaho]]
  
==== Neighboring Counties ====
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==== Boundary Changes ====
  
*[[Clearwater County, Idaho|Clearwater County, Idaho]]
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==== Record Loss  ====
*[[Missoula County, Montana|Missoula]]
 
*[[Sanders County, Montana|Sanders]]
 
*[[Shoshone County, Idaho|Shoshone County, Idaho]]
 
  
== Resources  ==
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=== Resources  ===
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==== Biography  ====
  
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
  
DeBorgia Cemetery  
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:*DeBorgia Cemetery [http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=2314603&CScnty=1624& Findagrave.com]
  
*[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=2314603&CScnty=1624& Findagrave.com]
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:*Garcie Cemetery [http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=csr&CScn=garcia&CScntry=4&CSst=28&CScnty=1624 Findagrave.com]
  
Garcie Cemetery  
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:*Messiah Cemetery [http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=2278496&CScnty=1624& Findagrave.com]
  
*[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=csr&CScn=garcia&CScntry=4&CSst=28&CScnty=1624 Findagrave.com]
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:*Potter Family Cemetery [http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=2227648&CScnty=1624& Findagrave.com]
  
Messiah Cemetery  
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:*Quartz Cemetery [http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=2199683&CScnty=1624& Findagrave.com]
  
*[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=2278496&CScnty=1624& Findagrave.com]
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:*Saint Regis Cemetery [http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=1986346&CScnty=1624& Findagrave.com]
  
Potter Family Cemetery  
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:*Saltese Cemetery [http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=2314870&CScnty=1624& Findagrave.com]
  
*[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=2227648&CScnty=1624& Findagrave.com]
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:*Superior Cemetery [http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=2157443&CScnty=1624& Findagrave.com]
  
Quartz Cemetery  
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:*Wheeler-Boyes Cemetery [http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=2314606&CScnty=1624& Findagrave.com]
  
*[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=2199683&CScnty=1624& Findagrave.com]
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==== Census  ====
  
Saint Regis Cemetery
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==== Church Records  ====
  
*[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=1986346&CScnty=1624& Findagrave.com]
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:*Clark Fork West Church: 75 Abba Lane, '''St. Regis'''
  
Saltese Cemetery
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:*New Day Fellowship: 20 Big Creek Rd, '''Haugen'''
  
*[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=2314870&CScnty=1624& Findagrave.com]
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:*Seventh-Day Adventist Church: 511 Iron Mountain Heights, '''Superior'''
  
Superior Cemetery
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:*St. Regis Community Bible Church: 401 Main St, '''St. Regis'''
  
*[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=2157443&CScnty=1624& Findagrave.com]
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:*Superior Community Church: by Timberman's Park at the west end of Main St., '''Superior'''
  
Wheeler-Boyes Cemetery
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:*The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints: 12 Moats Lane, '''Superior'''
  
*[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=2314606&CScnty=1624& Findagrave.com]&nbsp;
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:*Fold of the Messiah: a Christian church and community, '''Tarkio'''
  
==== Church ====
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==== Court Records ====
  
Clark Fork West Church: 75 Abba Lane, '''St. Regis'''
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==== Directories ====
  
New Day Fellowship: 20 Big Creek Rd, '''Haugen'''
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==== Emigration and Immigration  ====
  
Seventh-Day Adventist Church: 511 Iron Mountain Heights, '''Superior'''
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==== Ethnic, Political or Religious Groups  ====
  
St. Regis Community Bible Church: 401 Main St, '''St. Regis'''
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==== Gazetteers ====
  
Superior Community Church: by Timberman's Park at the west end of Main St., '''Superior'''
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==== Genealogy  ====
  
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints: 12 Moats Lane, '''Superior'''
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==== History  ====
  
Fold of the Messiah: a Christian church and community, '''Tarkio&nbsp;'''
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==== Land and Property  ====
  
==== Court  ====
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In 1906 the majority of land in Mineral County was proclaimed National Forest. There are 1,226 sections in Mineral County - of this 83.8% belongs to the Federal Government, 2.8% belongs to the State of Montana, 13.4% is privately owned....that leaves about 8% of the land available to the county.  
 
 
==== Land  ====
 
 
 
In 1906 the majority of land in Mineral County was proclaimed National Forest. &nbsp;There are 1,226 sections in Mineral County - of this 83.8% belongs to the Federal Government, 2.8% belongs to the State of Montana, 13.4% is privately owned....that leaves about 8% of the land available to the county.  
 
  
 
==== Local Histories  ====
 
==== Local Histories  ====
  
 
==== Maps  ====
 
==== Maps  ====
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==== Migration  ====
  
 
==== Military  ====
 
==== Military  ====
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==== Naturalization and Citizenship  ====
  
 
==== Newspapers  ====
 
==== Newspapers  ====
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==== Obituaries  ====
  
 
==== Probate  ====
 
==== Probate  ====
  
==== Taxation ====
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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 1914; Clerk District Court has marriage, divorce and court records from 1914 <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  =====
  
==== Vital Records  ====
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[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
  
==== '''Private Collections'''.  ====
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:*[[Superior Montana Family History Center]]
  
'''Kay Strombo Private Collection for Mineral County, Montana''' --
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===== Libraries  =====
  
&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Owned by Kay Strombo can be contacted by mrshezzie@blackfoot.net&nbsp;
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===== Museums  =====
  
&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; She is glad to share. Contains:&nbsp; obituaries, cemetery records, censuses, and death records for Mineral County.
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===== Private Collections  =====
  
&nbsp;&nbsp;
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:*'''Kay Strombo Private Collection for Mineral County, Montana'''<br> Owned by Kay Strombo who can be contacted by mrshezzie@blackfoot.net<br> She is glad to share. Collection includes: obituaries, cemetery records, censuses, and death records for Mineral County
  
== Societies and Libraries ==
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===== Societies  =====
  
[http://www.montanarockies.org/mineralcounty_museum.htm Mineral County Museum &amp; Historical Society] - Hours: Tues &amp; Thurs 3:00 - 6:00pm or by appointment  
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:*[http://www.montanarockies.org/mineralcounty_museum.htm Mineral County Museum &amp; Historical Society]<br>301 2nd Avenue<br>PO Box 533<br>Superior, Montana 59872<br>Hours: Tues &amp; Thurs 3:00 6:00pm or by appointment
  
301 2nd Avenue<br>PO Box 533<br>Superior, Montana 59872
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==== Taxation  ====
  
==== Family History Centers ====
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==== Vital Records ====
  
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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===== Birth  =====
*[[Superior Montana Family History Center]]
 
  
== Websites  ==
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===== Marriage  =====
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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+Mineral|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
 
*{{FHL|Montana%2C+Mineral|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
  
== References  ==
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=== Places  ===
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Mineral County's population has had it's highs and lows through the years. The 1870 census shows there were 1,646 people, but by 1880 there were only 270; in 1910 the population recovered to 2,900, but by 1930 it dropped to 1,626; in 1960 it rose to 3,037 and to 3,884 in 2000.<br>
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{| width="620" cellspacing="1" cellpadding="1" border="0" align="left" class="FCK__ShowTableBorders"
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|-
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alberton,_Montana Alberton]
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Riverbend,_Montana Riverbend]
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Superior,_Montana Superior]
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/De_Borgia,_Montana De Borgia]
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Saltese,_Montana Saltese]
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Taft,_Montana Taft]
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Haugan,_Montana Haugen]
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/St._Regis,_Montana St. Regis]
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|}
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=== References  ===
  
<references />{{Montana|Montana}} {{Montana-stub}}<br>
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<references />{{Montana|Montana}}  
  
 
[[Category:Mineral_County,_Montana]]
 
[[Category:Mineral_County,_Montana]]

Revision as of 17:02, 23 May 2013

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

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Mineral County, Montana
Map
Map of the U.S. highlighting Montana
Location of Montana in the U.S.
Facts
Founded August 7, 1914
County Seat Superior
Courthouse
Address Mineral County Courthouse
300 River Street
PO Box 550;
Superior, MT 59872
Phone: 406.822.4541
Mineral County Website



Historical Facts

Beginning dates for major county records
Birth
Marriage
Death
Land
Probate
Court
1914*
1887*
1914*
1914
1914
1914
* For earlier dates, try... Church | Obituaries | Cemeteries

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Resources

Biography

Cemeteries

Census

Church Records

  • Clark Fork West Church: 75 Abba Lane, St. Regis
  • New Day Fellowship: 20 Big Creek Rd, Haugen
  • Seventh-Day Adventist Church: 511 Iron Mountain Heights, Superior
  • St. Regis Community Bible Church: 401 Main St, St. Regis
  • Superior Community Church: by Timberman's Park at the west end of Main St., Superior
  • The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints: 12 Moats Lane, Superior
  • Fold of the Messiah: a Christian church and community, Tarkio

Court Records

Directories

Emigration and Immigration

Ethnic, Political or Religious Groups

Gazetteers

Genealogy

History

Land and Property

In 1906 the majority of land in Mineral County was proclaimed National Forest. There are 1,226 sections in Mineral County - of this 83.8% belongs to the Federal Government, 2.8% belongs to the State of Montana, 13.4% is privately owned....that leaves about 8% of the land available to the county.

Local Histories

Maps

Migration

Military

Naturalization and Citizenship

Newspapers

Obituaries

Probate

Public Records

Repositories

Courthouse

County Clerk and Recorder has birth, death, burial and land records from 1914; Clerk District Court has marriage, divorce and court records from 1914 [2]

Family History Centers

Introduction to LDS Family History Centers

Libraries
Museums
Private Collections
  • Kay Strombo Private Collection for Mineral County, Montana
    Owned by Kay Strombo who can be contacted by mrshezzie@blackfoot.net
    She is glad to share. Collection includes: obituaries, cemetery records, censuses, and death records for Mineral County
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

Mineral County's population has had it's highs and lows through the years. The 1870 census shows there were 1,646 people, but by 1880 there were only 270; in 1910 the population recovered to 2,900, but by 1930 it dropped to 1,626; in 1960 it rose to 3,037 and to 3,884 in 2000.

Alberton Riverbend Superior
De Borgia Saltese Taft
Haugen St. Regis

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.