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Pierce 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.


Pierce County, North Dakota
Map
Map of North Dakota highlighting Pierce 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 11, 1887
County Seat Rugby
Courthouse
Address Pierce County Courthouse
240 2nd Street
Rugby, ND 58368
Phone: 701.776.6161
Pierce County Website


County Courthouse



Clerk District Court has birth, death and burial records from 1943,
marriage records from 1888, divorce and court records from 1900
and probate records from 1898; Register of Deeds has land records[1]

History

Parent County

1887--Pierce County was created 11 March 1887 from DeSmet (Old), Bottineau, McHenry, and Rolette Counties. County seat: Rugby [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/LocalitiTemplate:North Dakota-stub es

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Benson | Bottineau | McHenry | Rolette | Sheridan | Towner | Wells

Resources

Cemeteries

Cemetery transcriptions for cemeteries in Pierce County, providing name, date of birth, and date of death where available.

Census

  • 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), Pierce 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).