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[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Montana|Montana]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] '''Park County'''<br>
  
== County Courthouse  ==
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Guide to '''Park County Montana genealogy.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
  
== History  ==
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{{MTDC}}
  
==== Parent County  ====
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{{Infobox U.S. County
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| county = Park 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 = 1887
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| founded date = February 23
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| seat = Livingston
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| building image =  
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| building address = Park County Courthouse<br> 414 E Callender Street<br>Livingston, MT 59047-2799<br>Phone: 406.222.4110<br>[http://www.parkcounty.org/site/index.html '''Park County Website'''] }}
  
'''1887--'''Park County was created 23 February 1887&nbsp;from [[Gallatin County, Montana|Gallatin]] County.&nbsp; '''County seat:''' Livingston <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref><span class="Apple-style-span" style="color: rgb(0, 43, 184); text-decoration: underline;">
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=== Historical Facts  ===
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{| width="100%" cellspacing="1" cellpadding="1" border="2"
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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>'''[[Park County, Montana#Birth|Birth]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Park County, Montana#Marriage|Marriage]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Park County, Montana#Death|Death]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Park County, Montana#Land_and_Property|Land]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Park County, Montana#Probate|Probate]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Park County, Montana#Court_Records|Court]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1889*</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1887*</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1892*</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1887</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1887</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1887</center>
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| width="100%" bgcolor="#99d6ff" colspan="6" | '''* For earlier dates, try...''' '''[[Park County, Montana#Church_Records|Church]] &#124; [[Park County, Montana#Obituaries|Obituaries]] &#124; [[Park County, Montana#Cemeteries|Cemeteries]]'''
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*'''Parent County:''' created 23 February 1887 from [[Gallatin County, Montana|Gallatin]]  
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*'''County seat:''' Livingston <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref><span class="Apple-style-span" style="color: rgb(0,43,184); text-decoration: underline"> </span>  
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*'''Neighboring Counties:''' [[Carbon County, Montana|Carbon]] | [[Gallatin County, Montana|Gallatin]] | [[Meagher County, Montana|Meagher]] | [[Park County, Wyoming|Park County, Wyoming]] | [[Stillwater County, Montana|Stillwater]] | [[Sweet Grass County, Montana|Sweet Grass]]
  
 
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==== Record Loss  ====
 
==== Record Loss  ====
  
== Places/Localities ==
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=== Resources ===
====Populated Places====
 
  
==== Neighboring Counties ====
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==== Biography ====
  
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==== Cemeteries  ====
  
*[[Carbon County, Montana|Carbon]]
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==== Census  ====
*[[Gallatin County, Montana|Gallatin]]
 
*[[Meagher County, Montana|Meagher]]
 
*[[Park County, Wyoming|Park County, Wyoming]]
 
*[[Stillwater County, Montana|Stillwater]]
 
*[[Sweet Grass County, Montana|Sweet Grass]]
 
  
== Resources ==
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==== Church Records ====
  
==== Cemeteries ====
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{{MT Church Intro}}
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'''LDS Ward and Branch Records'''
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:*Livingston
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==== Court Records  ====
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==== Directories ====
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==== Emigration and Immigration  ====
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==== Ethnic, Political or Religious Groups ====
  
==== Church  ====
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==== Gazetteers ====
  
LDS Ward and Branch&nbsp;Records
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==== Genealogy  ====
  
*Livingston
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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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==== Migration  ====
  
 
==== Military  ====
 
==== Military  ====
  
==== Newspapers  ====
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==== Naturalization and Citizenship  ====
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==== Newspapers ====
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{{MT Newspaper abstracts|Park}}
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==== Obituaries ====
  
 
==== Probate  ====
 
==== Probate  ====
  
==== Taxation ====
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{{MT Probate Intro|Park}}
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==== Public Records  ====
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==== Repositories  ====
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===== Courthouse  =====
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County Clerk has birth, death and land records from 1907; Clerk District 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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[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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:*[[Livingston Montana Family History Center]]
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===== Libraries  =====
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===== Museums  =====
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===== Societies  =====
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==== Taxation ====
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{{MT Tax Intro}}
  
 
==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
  
== Societies and Libraries  ==
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{{MT Vital Intro}}
  
== Web Sites ==
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===== Birth =====
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===== Marriage  =====
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:*[http://abish.byui.edu/specialCollections/westernStates/search.cfm Western States Marriage Index] includes marriages 1887-1890
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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.  
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=205072&subject_disp=Montana%2C+Park&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
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*{{FHL|Montana%2C+Park|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
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=== Places  ===
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Clyde_Park,_Montana Clyde Park]
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| {{FHL|Montana%2C+Park%2C+Gardiner|subject|disp=Gardiner}}
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cooke_City-Silver_Gate,_Montana Cooke City-Silver Gate]
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| {{FHL|Montana%2C+Park%2C+Livingston|subject|disp=Livingston}}
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emigrant,_Montana Emigrant]
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wilsall,_Montana Wilsall]
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=== References  ===
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<references /> {{Montana|Montana}}
  
== References  ==
 
<references/>
 
 
[[Category:Park_County,_Montana]]
 
[[Category:Park_County,_Montana]]

Revision as of 20:44, 6 July 2013

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

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Park County, Montana
Map
Map of the U.S. highlighting Montana
Location of Montana in the U.S.
Facts
Founded February 23, 1887
County Seat Livingston
Courthouse
Address Park County Courthouse
414 E Callender Street
Livingston, MT 59047-2799
Phone: 406.222.4110
Park County Website


Historical Facts

Beginning dates for major county records
Birth
Marriage
Death
Land
Probate
Court
1889*
1887*
1892*
1887
1887
1887
* For earlier dates, try... Church | Obituaries | Cemeteries

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Resources

Biography

Cemeteries

Census

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.

LDS Ward and Branch Records

  • Livingston

Court Records

Directories

Emigration and Immigration

Ethnic, Political or Religious Groups

Gazetteers

Genealogy

History

Local histories are available for Park 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

Migration

Military

Naturalization and Citizenship

Newspapers

Additional newspapers abstracts can sometimes be found using search phrases such as Park 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, Park - Probate records.

Public Records

Repositories

Courthouse

County Clerk has birth, death and land records from 1907; Clerk District Court has marriage, divorce, probate and court records[2]

Family History Centers

Introduction to LDS 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.
  • Family History Library Catalog

Places

Clyde Park Gardiner
Cooke City-Silver Gate Livingston
Emigrant Wilsall

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.