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=== Historical Facts  ===
 
=== Historical Facts  ===
  
*'''Parent County:''' created 7 March 1919 from [[Custer County, Montana|Custer]] *'''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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*'''Neighboring Counties:''' [[Big Horn County, Montana|Big Horn]] | [[Campbell County, Wyoming|Campbell]] | [[Carter County, Montana|Carter]] | [[Crook County, Wyoming|Crook County, Wyoming]] | [[Custer County, Montana|Custer]] | [Rosebud County, Montana|Rosebud]] | [[Sheridan County, Wyoming|Sheridan County, Wyoming]]  
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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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*'''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]]
  
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
  
==== Record Loss ====
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==== Record Loss ====
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=== Resources  ===
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==== Biography  ====
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==== Cemeteries  ====
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==== Church Records ====
  
== Places/Localities  ==
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{{MT Church Intro}}
  
==== Populated Places ====
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==== Court Records ====
  
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==== Directories  ====
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Belle_Creek,_Montana Belle Creek]
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==== Emigration and Immigration  ====
| [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]
 
| [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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== Resources ==
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==== Gazetteers ====
  
==== Cemeteries ====
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==== Genealogy ====
  
==== Church  ====
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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  ====
 
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==== Migration  ====
  
 
==== Military  ====
 
==== Military  ====
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==== Naturalization and Citizenship  ====
  
 
==== Newspapers  ====
 
==== Newspapers  ====
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{{MT Newspaper abstracts|Powder_River}}
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==== Obituaries  ====
  
 
==== Probate  ====
 
==== Probate  ====
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{{MT Probate Intro|Powder River}}
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==== Public Records  ====
  
 
==== Repositories  ====
 
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===== Societies  =====
 
===== Societies  =====
  
==== Taxation ====
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==== Taxation ====
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{{MT Tax Intro}}
  
 
==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
  
== Web Sites ==
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{{MT Vital Intro}}
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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}}
  
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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}} {{Montana-stub}}<br>
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<references /> {{Montana|Montana}}  
  
 
[[Category:Powder_River_County,_Montana]]
 
[[Category:Powder_River_County,_Montana]]

Revision as of 20:48, 6 July 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

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.

Court Records

Directories

Emigration and Immigration

Ethnic, Political or Religious Groups

Gazetteers

Genealogy

History

Local histories are available for Powder River 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 Powder River 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, Powder River - Probate records.

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

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

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.