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[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Montana|Montana]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] '''Powder River County'''<br>  
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Guide to '''Powder River County Montana genealogy.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
  
[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Montana|Montana]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] '''Powder River County'''<br>
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== County Courthouse ==
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{{Infobox U.S. County
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| county = Powder River County
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| state = Montana
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| founded year = 1919
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| founded date = March 7
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| seat = Broadus
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| building image =  
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| building address = Powder River County Courthouse<br> PO Box 270<br>Broadus, MT 59317<br>Phone: 406.436.2361<br>[http://prco.mt.gov/ '''Powder River County Website'''] }}
  
[http://prco.mt.gov/ Powder River County Courthouse]<br>PO Box 270<br>Broadus, MT 59317<br>Phone: 406.436.2361&nbsp;<br><br>County&nbsp;Clerk has birth, death and election records from 1919 <br>and land records from 1890’s; Clerk District Court has marriage<br>and divorce records from 1919, 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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== History ==
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=== Historical Facts ===
  
==== Parent County ====
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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>'''[[Powder River County, Montana#Birth|Birth]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Powder River County, Montana#Marriage|Marriage]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Powder River County, Montana#Death|Death]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Powder River County, Montana#Land_and_Property|Land]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Powder River County, Montana#Probate|Probate]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Powder River County, Montana#Court_Records|Court]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1919*</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1915*</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1919*</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1919</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1919</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1919</center>
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| width="100%" bgcolor="#99d6ff" colspan="6" | '''* For earlier dates, try...''' '''[[Powder River County, Montana#Church_Records|Church]] &#124; [[Powder River County, Montana#Obituaries|Obituaries]] &#124; [[Powder River County, Montana#Cemeteries|Cemeteries]]'''
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'''1919--'''Powder River County was created 7 March 1919&nbsp;from [[Custer County, Montana|Custer]] County.'''County seat:''' Broadus <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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*'''Parent County:''' created 7 March 1919 from [[Custer County, Montana|Custer]]  
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*'''County seat:''' Broadus <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:''' [[Big Horn County, Montana|Big Horn]] | [[Campbell County, Wyoming|Campbell]] | [[Carter County, Montana|Carter]] | [[Crook County, Wyoming|Crook]] | [[Custer County, Montana|Custer]] | [[Rosebud County, Montana|Rosebud]] | [[Sheridan County, Wyoming|Sheridan]]
  
 
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==== Record Loss  ====
 
==== Record Loss  ====
  
== Places/Localities ==
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=== Resources ===
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==== Biography  ====
  
==== Populated Places ====
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==== Cemeteries ====
  
{| width="620" cellspacing="1" cellpadding="1" border="0" align="left" class="FCK__ShowTableBorders"
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==== Church Records  ====
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Belle_Creek,_Montana Belle Creek]
 
| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Olive,_Montana Olive<span id="fck_dom_range_temp_1290200298500_248" />]
 
| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sonnette,_Montana Sonnette]
 
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Biddle,_Montana Biddle]
 
| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Otter,_Montana Otter<span id="fck_dom_range_temp_1290200315796_879" />]
 
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Broadus,_Montana Broadus]
 
| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Powderville,_Montana Powderville]
 
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==== Neighboring Counties ====
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==== Court Records ====
  
*[[Big Horn County, Montana|Big Horn]]
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==== Directories  ====
*[[Campbell County, Wyoming|Campbell County, Wyoming]]
 
*[[Carter County, Montana|Carter]]
 
*[[Crook County, Wyoming|Crook County, Wyoming]]
 
*[[Custer County, Montana|Custer]]
 
*[[Rosebud County, Montana|Rosebud]]
 
*[[Sheridan County, Wyoming|Sheridan County, Wyoming]]
 
  
== Resources ==
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==== Emigration and Immigration ====
  
==== Cemeteries ====
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==== Church ====
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==== Gazetteers ====
  
==== Court ====
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==== Genealogy ====
  
==== Land ====
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==== History ====
  
==== Local Histories ====
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==== Land and Property ====
  
 
==== 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  ====
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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 election records from 1919 and land records from 1890’s; Clerk District Court has marriage and divorce records from 1919, 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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===== Libraries  =====
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===== Museums  =====
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===== Societies  =====
  
 
==== Taxation  ====
 
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==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
  
== Societies and Libraries ==
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===== Birth =====
  
==== Family History Centers<br> ====
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===== Marriage =====
  
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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===== Death  =====
  
== Web Sites ==
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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+Powder+River|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
 
*{{FHL|Montana%2C+Powder+River|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
  
== References  ==
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=== Places  ===
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{| width="620" cellspacing="1" cellpadding="1" border="0" align="left" class="FCK__ShowTableBorders"
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Belle_Creek,_Montana Belle Creek]
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Olive,_Montana Olive<span id="fck_dom_range_temp_1290200298500_248" />]
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sonnette,_Montana Sonnette]
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Biddle,_Montana Biddle]
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Otter,_Montana Otter<span id="fck_dom_range_temp_1290200315796_879" />]
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Broadus,_Montana Broadus]
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Powderville,_Montana Powderville]
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=== References  ===
  
 
<references /> {{Montana|Montana}}  
 
<references /> {{Montana|Montana}}  
  
 
[[Category:Powder_River_County,_Montana]]
 
[[Category:Powder_River_County,_Montana]]

Revision as of 20:33, 23 May 2013

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

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Powder River County, Montana
Map
Map of the U.S. highlighting Montana
Location of Montana in the U.S.
Facts
Founded March 7, 1919
County Seat Broadus
Courthouse
Address Powder River County Courthouse
PO Box 270
Broadus, MT 59317
Phone: 406.436.2361
Powder River County Website



Historical Facts

Beginning dates for major county records
Birth
Marriage
Death
Land
Probate
Court
1919*
1915*
1919*
1919
1919
1919
* For earlier dates, try... Church | Obituaries | Cemeteries

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Resources

Biography

Cemeteries

Church Records

Court Records

Directories

Emigration and Immigration

Ethnic, Political or Religious Groups

Gazetteers

Genealogy

History

Land and Property

Maps

Migration

Military

Naturalization and Citizenship

Newspapers

Obituaries

Probate

Public Records

Repositories

Courthouse

County Clerk has birth, death and election records from 1919 and land records from 1890’s; Clerk District Court has marriage and divorce records from 1919, probate and court records [2]

Family History Centers

Introduction to LDS Family History Centers

Libraries
Museums
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

Belle Creek Olive Sonnette
Biddle Otter
Broadus Powderville

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.