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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>'''[[Rosebud County, Montana#Birth|Birth]]'''</center>  
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Roosevelt County, Montana#Birth|Birth]]'''</center>  
| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Rosebud County, Montana#Marriage|Marriage]]'''</center>  
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Roosevelt County, Montana#Marriage|Marriage]]'''</center>  
| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Rosebud County, Montana#Death|Death]]'''</center>  
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Roosevelt County, Montana#Death|Death]]'''</center>  
| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Rosebud County, Montana#Land_and_Property|Land]]'''</center>  
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Roosevelt County, Montana#Land_and_Property|Land]]'''</center>  
| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Rosebud County, Montana#Probate|Probate]]'''</center>  
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Roosevelt County, Montana#Probate|Probate]]'''</center>  
| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Rosebud County, Montana#Court_Records|Court]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Roosevelt County, Montana#Court_Records|Court]]'''</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>1919*</center>  
| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1901*</center>  
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1913*</center>  
| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1900*</center>  
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1919*</center>  
| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1901</center>  
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1919</center>  
| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1901</center>  
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1919</center>  
| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1901</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1919</center>
 
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| bgcolor="#99d6ff" width="100%" colspan="6" | '''* For earlier dates, try...''' '''[[Rosebud County, Montana#Church_Records|Church]] &#124; [[Rosebud County, Montana#Obituaries|Obituaries]] &#124; [[Rosebud County, Montana#Cemeteries|Cemeteries]]'''
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| bgcolor="#99d6ff" width="100%" colspan="6" | '''* For earlier dates, try...''' '''[[Roosevelt County, Montana#Church_Records|Church]] &#124; [[Roosevelt County, Montana#Obituaries|Obituaries]] &#124; [[Roosevelt County, Montana#Cemeteries|Cemeteries]]'''
 
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*'''Parent County:''' created 18 February 1919 from [[Valley County, Montana|Valley]] | [[Richland County, Montana|Richland]] | [[Sheridan County, Montana|Sheridan]]  
 
*'''Parent County:''' created 18 February 1919 from [[Valley County, Montana|Valley]] | [[Richland County, Montana|Richland]] | [[Sheridan County, Montana|Sheridan]]  
*'''County seat:''' Wolf Point <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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*'''County seat:''' Wolf Point <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>  
 
*'''Neighboring Counties:''' [[Daniels County, Montana|Daniels]] | [[McCone County, Montana|McCone]] | [[McKenzie County, North Dakota|McKenzie County, North Dakota]] | [[Richland County, Montana|Richland]] | [[Sheridan County, Montana|Sheridan]] | [[Valley County, Montana|Valley]] | [[Williams County, North Dakota|Williams County, North Dakota]]
 
*'''Neighboring Counties:''' [[Daniels County, Montana|Daniels]] | [[McCone County, Montana|McCone]] | [[McKenzie County, North Dakota|McKenzie County, North Dakota]] | [[Richland County, Montana|Richland]] | [[Sheridan County, Montana|Sheridan]] | [[Valley County, Montana|Valley]] | [[Williams County, North Dakota|Williams County, North Dakota]]
  
 
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*Records of First English Lutheran Church, Bainsville, in Evangelical Lutheran Church in America database at [http://www.archives.com Archives.com] ($).
  
 
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==== History  ====
 
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{{MT Newspaper abstracts|Roosevelt}}
  
 
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Revision as of 20:52, 6 July 2013

United States Gotoarrow.png Montana Gotoarrow.png Roosevelt County

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

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Roosevelt County, Montana
Map
Map of the U.S. highlighting Montana
Location of Montana in the U.S.
Facts
Founded February 18, 1919
County Seat Wolf Point
Courthouse
Address Roosevelt County Courthouse
400 2nd Ave South
Wolf Point, MT 59201
Phone: 406.653.6250
Roosevelt County Website



Historical Facts

Beginning dates for major county records
Birth
Marriage
Death
Land
Probate
Court
1919*
1913*
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.

Lutheran
  • Records of First English Lutheran Church, Bainsville, in Evangelical Lutheran Church in America database at Archives.com ($).

Court Records

Directories

Emigration and Immigration

Ethnic, Political or Religious Groups

Gazetteers

Genealogy

History

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

Public Records

Repositories

Courthouse

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

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

Bainville Froid
Brockton Poplar
Culbertson Wolf Point

Indian Reservation

The largest portion of the Fort Peck Indian Reservation is located in Roosevelt County, with small portions in Daniels, Sheridan, and Valley Counties.

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. 418.