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{{stub}}''[[United States|United States ]] > [[North Dakota|North Dakota]] > Mountrail County''  
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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[North Dakota|North Dakota]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' Mountrail County {{NDDC}} <br> <br>
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Mountrail County, North Dakota genealogy and family history research page. Guide to genealogy, history, and courthouse sources including birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, wills, deeds and land records, Civil War records, family histories, cemeteries, churches, tax records, newspapers, and obituaries.
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{{Infobox U.S. County
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| county = Mountrail County
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| county_map = North Dakota Mountrail Map.png
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| state = North Dakota
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| founded year = 1873
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| founded date = January 4
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| seat = Stanley
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| building address = Mountrail County Courthouse<br> PO Box 69 <br>Stanley, ND 58784-0069<br> Phone: 701.628.2915<br>[http://www.county-clerk.net/countyclerk.asp?state=North%20Dakota&county=Mountrail '''Mountrail County Website'''] }}
  
 
== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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<br>Clerk District Court has birth, marriage, death, divorce, probate, court<br>and naturalization records from 1909, military discharge records from 1919 <br>and incomplte burial records; Register of Deeds has land records<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Mountrail County, North Dakota. Page 525 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
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==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
'''1873--'''Mountrail County was created 4 January 1873 from Buffalo (Old)&nbsp;County. The county was annexed to [[Ward_County,_North_Dakota|Ward]] County in 1891 and eliminated 30 November 1892. The county was then recreated 29 January 1909. '''County seat:''' Stanley <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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'''1873--'''Mountrail County was created 4 January 1873 from Buffalo (Old)&nbsp;County. The county was annexed to [[Ward County, North Dakota|Ward]] County in 1891 and eliminated 30 November 1892. The county was then recreated 29 January 1909. '''County seat:''' Stanley <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
  
 
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==== Populated Places  ====
 
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==== Indian Reservation  ====
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A portion of the [[Fort Berthold Indian Reservation (North Dakota)|Fort Berthold Indian Reservation]] is located in Mountrail County. The remainder of the reservation is in [[McKenzie County, North Dakota|McKenzie]], [[Dunn County, North Dakota|Dunn]], [[Mercer County, North Dakota|Mercer]], and [[Ward County, North Dakota|Ward]] Counties.
  
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
  
*[[Burke_County,_North_Dakota|Burke]]
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[[Burke County, North Dakota|Burke]] | [[Dunn County, North Dakota|Dunn]] | [[McKenzie County, North Dakota|McKenzie]] | [[McLean County, North Dakota|McLean]] | [[Ward County, North Dakota|Ward]] | [[Williams County, North Dakota|Williams]]  
*[[Dunn_County,_North_Dakota|Dunn]]
 
*[[McKenzie_County,_North_Dakota|McKenzie]]
 
*[[McLean_County,_North_Dakota|McLean]]
 
*[[Ward_County,_North_Dakota|Ward]]
 
*[[Williams_County,_North_Dakota|Williams]]
 
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
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==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
  
==== Church ====
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*[http://billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=75624 Moslem Cemetery, Ross] BillionGraves
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==== Census  ====
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==== Church ====
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{{ND Church Intro}}
  
 
==== Court  ====
 
==== Court  ====
  
==== Land ====
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==== Local Histories ====
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{{ND Land}}
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{{ND County History}}
  
 
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{{ND Newspaper abstracts|Mountrail}}
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{{ND Tax Intro}}
  
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==== Vital Records ====
  
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{{ND Vital Intro}}
  
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
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==== Family History Centers  ====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
  
 
== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==
  
 
*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=204926&subject_disp=North+Dakota%2C+Mountrail&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
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*{{FHL|North+Dakota%2C+Mountrail|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/ND/Mountrail/ Mountrail County, North Dakota Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
  
 
== References  ==
 
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[[Category:Mountrail_County,_North_Dakota]]

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Mountrail County, North Dakota genealogy and family history research page. Guide to genealogy, history, and courthouse sources including birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, wills, deeds and land records, Civil War records, family histories, cemeteries, churches, tax records, newspapers, and obituaries.


Mountrail County, North Dakota
Map
Map of North Dakota highlighting Mountrail County
Location in the state of North Dakota
Map of the U.S. highlighting North Dakota
Location of North Dakota in the U.S.
Facts
Founded January 4, 1873
County Seat Stanley
Courthouse
Address Mountrail County Courthouse
PO Box 69
Stanley, ND 58784-0069
Phone: 701.628.2915
Mountrail County Website


County Courthouse


Clerk District Court has birth, marriage, death, divorce, probate, court
and naturalization records from 1909, military discharge records from 1919
and incomplte burial records; Register of Deeds has land records[1]

History

Parent County

1873--Mountrail County was created 4 January 1873 from Buffalo (Old) County. The county was annexed to Ward County in 1891 and eliminated 30 November 1892. The county was then recreated 29 January 1909. County seat: Stanley [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Indian Reservation

A portion of the Fort Berthold Indian Reservation is located in Mountrail County. The remainder of the reservation is in McKenzie, Dunn, Mercer, and Ward Counties.

Neighboring Counties

Burke | Dunn | McKenzie | McLean | Ward | Williams

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

  • 1880
  • 1885
  • 1890
  • 1900
  • 1910
  • 1915
  • 1920
  • 1925
  • 1930

Church

Church records can be found online, kept onsite at the church, or housed in a church archive or library. See North Dakota Church Records for more information on how to locate the records.


Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Probate records, including wills and estates, are at the county clerk's office. See also North Dakota Probate Records.

Taxation

County tax records are at the county treasurer's, auditor's or clerk's office in the county courthouse. Some tax records may have been moved to the North Dakota State Archives.

Vital Records

Birth, marriage, death, and divorce records may be recorded on registers, certificates, or other documents at the county clerk's office. Many records are also being digitized and put online. See North Dakota Vital Records for more information about availability and how to access them.


Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Web Sites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Mountrail County, North Dakota. Page 525 At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  2. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).