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=== Historical Facts  ===
 
=== Historical Facts  ===
  
==== Parent County ====
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| bgcolor="#cccc99" align="center" width="100%" colspan="6" | '''Beginning dates for major county records'''
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Ravalli County, Montana#Birth|Birth]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Ravalli County, Montana#Marriage|Marriage]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Ravalli County, Montana#Death|Death]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Ravalli County, Montana#Land_and_Property|Land]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Ravalli County, Montana#Probate|Probate]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Ravalli County, Montana#Court_Records|Court]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1911*</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1893*</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1911*</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1893</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1893</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1893</center>
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| bgcolor="#99d6ff" width="100%" colspan="6" | '''* For earlier dates, try...''' '''[[Ravalli County, Montana#Church_Records|Church]] &#124; [[Ravalli County, Montana#Obituaries|Obituaries]] &#124; [[Ravalli County, Montana#Cemeteries|Cemeteries]]'''
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'''1893--'''[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ravalli_County,_Montana Ravalli County ]was created 16 February 1893&nbsp;from [[Missoula County, Montana|Missoula]] County.&nbsp; '''County seat: '''Hamilton <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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*'''Parent County:''' '''1893--'''[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ravalli_County,_Montana Ravalli County] created 16 February 1893 from [[Missoula County, Montana|Missoula]]  
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*'''County seat:''' Hamilton <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:''' [[Beaverhead County, Montana|Beaverhead]] | [[Deer Lodge County, Montana|Deer Lodge]] | [[Granite County, Montana|Granite]] | [[Idaho County, Idaho|Idaho County, Idaho]] | [[Lemhi County, Idaho|Lemhi County, Idaho]] | [[Missoula County, Montana|Missoula]]
  
*'''Neighboring Counties:''' [[Beaverhead County, Montana|Beaverhead]] | [[Deer Lodge County, Montana|Deer Lodge]] | [[Granite County, Montana|Granite]] | [[Idaho County, Idaho|Idaho County, Idaho]] | [[Lemhi County, Idaho|Lemhi County, Idaho]] | [[Missoula County, Montana|Missoula]]
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==== Boundary Changes  ====
  
==== Boundary Changes - [http://www.zipmap.net/Montana/Ravalli_County.htm Ravalli County map].  ====
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:*[http://www.zipmap.net/Montana/Ravalli_County.htm Ravalli County map]
  
 
==== Record Loss  ====
 
==== Record Loss  ====
  
== Places/Localities ==
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=== Resources ===
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==== Biography  ====
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==== Cemeteries  ====
  
==== Populated Places ====
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==== Census ====
  
*{{FHL|Montana%2C+Ravalli%2C+Corvallis|subject|disp=Corvallis<span id="fck_dom_range_temp_1264818718843_612" />}}
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==== Church Records ====
*{{FHL|Montana%2C+Ravalli%2C+Darby|subject|disp=Darby}}
 
*[http://www.travelmt.com/mt-cities-Florence.html Florence]
 
*{{FHL|Montana%2C+Ravalli%2C+Hamilton|subject|disp=Hamilton}}
 
*[http://www.americantowns.com/mt/pinesdale-information Pinesdale]
 
*Stevensville&nbsp;- [http://www.saintmarysmission.org/ St. Mary's Mission ]and town of {{FHL|Montana%2C+Ravalli%2C+Stevensville|subject|disp=Stevensville.&nbsp;}}
 
  
*Sula - [http://www.lewisandclarktrail.com/section3/montanacities/sacagawealand/index.htm Sacagawea, Lewis and Clark ]and [http://www.christianodyssey.com/06/0602montana.htm Sula].
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{{MT Church Intro}}
*{{FHL|Montana%2C+Ravalli%2C+Victor|subject|disp=Victor}}
 
  
== Resources ==
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==== Court Records ====
  
==== Cemeteries ====
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==== Directories  ====
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==== Emigration and Immigration  ====
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==== Gazetteers  ====
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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  ====
 
==== Maps  ====
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==== Migration  ====
  
 
==== Military  ====
 
==== Military  ====
  
==== Newspapers  ====
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==== Naturalization and Citizenship  ====
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{{MT Newspaper abstracts|Ravalli}}
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==== Obituaries ====
  
 
==== Probate  ====
 
==== Probate  ====
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{{MT Probate Intro|Ravalli}}
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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  ====
  
For marriages from 1893-1894 see [http://abish.byui.edu/specialCollections/westernStates/search.cfm Western States Marriage Index].
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{{MT Vital Intro}}
  
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== Web Sites ==
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:*[http://abish.byui.edu/specialCollections/westernStates/search.cfm Western States Marriage Index] Includes marriages from 1893-1894
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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+Ravalli|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
 
*{{FHL|Montana%2C+Ravalli|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
  
== References  ==
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=== Places  ===
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:*{{FHL|Montana%2C+Ravalli%2C+Corvallis|subject|disp=Corvallis<span id="fck_dom_range_temp_1264818718843_612" />}}
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:*{{FHL|Montana%2C+Ravalli%2C+Darby|subject|disp=Darby}}
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:*[http://www.travelmt.com/mt-cities-Florence.html Florence]
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:*{{FHL|Montana%2C+Ravalli%2C+Hamilton|subject|disp=Hamilton}}
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:*[http://www.americantowns.com/mt/pinesdale-information Pinesdale]
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:*Stevensville&nbsp;- [http://www.saintmarysmission.org/ St. Mary's Mission ]and town of {{FHL|Montana%2C+Ravalli%2C+Stevensville|subject|disp=Stevensville.&nbsp;}}
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:*Sula - [http://www.lewisandclarktrail.com/section3/montanacities/sacagawealand/index.htm Sacagawea, Lewis and Clark ]and [http://www.christianodyssey.com/06/0602montana.htm Sula].
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:*{{FHL|Montana%2C+Ravalli%2C+Victor|subject|disp=Victor}}
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=== References  ===
  
<references />{{Montana|Montana}} {{Montana-stub}}  
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<references />{{Montana|Montana}}  
  
 
[[Category:Ravalli_County,_Montana]]
 
[[Category:Ravalli_County,_Montana]]

Revision as of 20:50, 6 July 2013

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

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Ravalli County, Montana
Map
Map of the U.S. highlighting Montana
Location of Montana in the U.S.
Facts
Founded February 16, 1893
County Seat Hamilton
Courthouse
Address Ravalli County Courthouse
300 W River Road;
Hamilton, MT 59894
Phone: 406.822.3520
Ravalli County Website



Historical Facts

Beginning dates for major county records
Birth
Marriage
Death
Land
Probate
Court
1911*
1893*
1911*
1893
1893
1893
* 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.

Court Records

Directories

Emigration and Immigration

Ethnic, Political or Religious Groups

Gazetteers

Genealogy

History

Local histories are available for Ravalli 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 Ravalli 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, Ravalli - Probate records.

Public Records

Repositories

Courthouse

County Clerk and recorder has birth and death records from 1911, land records from 1871 and voter registration from 1937; Clerk Court has marriage, divorce and court records from 1893 and probate records from 1888[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

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.