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Online Records


Nelson 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.


Nelson County, North Dakota
Map
Map of North Dakota highlighting Nelson 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 March 2, 1883
County Seat Lakota
Courthouse
Address Nelson County Courthouse
210 W B Ave
PO Box 565
Lakota, ND 58344
Phone: 701.247.2462
Nelson County Website


County Courthouse

Clerk District Court has birth and death records from 1903,
marriage, probate and land records from 1880, divorce, Court
and burial records[1]

History

Parent Counties

2 March 1883: Nelson County was created from Foster, Grand Forks, and Ramsey Counties, and unorganized territory. County seat: Lakota [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Benson | Eddy | Grand Forks | Griggs | Ramsey | Steele | Walsh

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

  • 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.


Lutheran

Center

  • Records of Center Lutheran Church, Nelson County, in Evangelical Lutheran Church in America database at Archives.com ($).

Warwick

  • Records of Warwick Lutheran Church, Nelson County, in Evangelical Lutheran Church in America database at Archives.com ($).

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), Nelson 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).