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{{stub}}''[[United States|United States ]] > [[Montana|Montana]] > Rosebud County''  
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[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Montana|Montana]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] '''Rosebud County'''<br>
  
== County Courthouse  ==
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Guide to '''Rosebud County Montana genealogy.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
  
== History  ==
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{{MTDC}}
  
==== Parent County  ====
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{{Infobox U.S. County
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| county = Rosebud County
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| county_map =
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| state = Montana
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| state_map = Montana.png
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| latd =  
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| founded year = 1901
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| founded date = February 11
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| seat = Forsyth
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| building image =  
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| building address = Rosebud County Courthouse<br> 1200 Main Street<br>Forsyth, MT 59327-0047<br>Phone: 406.356.7318<br>[http://www.rosebudmontana.com/courthouse.htm '''Rosebud County Website'''] }}
  
'''1901--'''Rosebud County was created from Custer County.&nbsp; '''County seat: '''Forsyth <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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=== Historical Facts  ===
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{| cellspacing="1" cellpadding="1" border="2" width="100%"
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|-
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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>'''[[Rosebud County, Montana#Marriage|Marriage]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Rosebud County, Montana#Death|Death]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Rosebud County, Montana#Land_and_Property|Land]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Rosebud County, Montana#Probate|Probate]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Rosebud 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>1901*</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1900*</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1901</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1901</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1901</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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*'''Parent County:''' created 11 February 1901 from [[Custer County, Montana|Custer ]]
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*'''County seat:''' Forsyth <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
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*'''Neighboring Counties:''' [[Big Horn County, Montana|Big Horn]] | [[Custer County, Montana|Custer]] | [[Garfield County, Montana|Garfield]] | [[Musselshell County, Montana|Musselshell]] | [[Petroleum County, Montana|Petroleum]] | [[Powder River County, Montana|Powder River]] | [[Treasure County, Montana|Treasure]] | [[Yellowstone County, Montana|Yellowstone]]
  
 
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==== Record Loss  ====
 
==== Record Loss  ====
  
== Places/Localities ==
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=== Resources  ===
====Populated Places====
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==== Biography  ====
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==== Cemeteries ====
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==== Census  ====
  
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
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==== Church Records ====
  
== Resources  ==
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{{MT Church Intro}}
  
==== Cemeteries ====
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==== Court Records  ====
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==== Directories  ====
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==== Emigration and Immigration  ====
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==== Ethnic, Political or Religious Groups  ====
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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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==== Newspapers ====
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{{MT Newspaper abstracts|Rosebud}}
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==== Obituaries  ====
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==== Probate ====
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{{MT Probate Intro}}
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==== Public Records ====
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==== Repositories  ====
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===== Courthouse  =====
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County Clerk has birth and death records from 1900 and land records; Clerk District Court has marriage, divorce, probate and court records<ref name="HB">The Handybook for Genealogists : United States of America, 10th ed., (Draper, UT: Everton Publishers, 2002), p. 418.</ref>
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===== Family History Centers  =====
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[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
  
==== Probate  ====
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:*[[Colstrip Montana Family History Center]]
  
==== Taxation ====
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===== Libraries  =====
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===== Museums  =====
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===== Societies  =====
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==== Taxation ====
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{{MT Tax Intro}}
  
 
==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
  
== Societies and Libraries  ==
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{{MT Vital Intro}}
  
== Web Sites ==
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===== Birth =====
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===== Marriage  =====
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===== Death =====
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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.  
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=205096&subject_disp=Montana%2C+Rosebud&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
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*{{FHL|Montana%2C+Rosebud|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
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=== Places  ===
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| {{FHL|Montana%2C+Rosebud%2C+Ashland|subject|disp=Ashland}}
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Colstrip,_Montana Colstrip]
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lame_Deer,_Montana Lame Deer]
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| Bascom (hist.)
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| {{FHL|Montana%2C+Rosebud%2C+Forsyth|subject|disp=Forsyth}}
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vananda,_Montana Vananda]
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Birney,_Montana Birney]
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ingomar,_Montana Ingomar]
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==== Indian Reservation  ====
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The [[Northern Cheyenne Indian Reservation (Montana)|Northern Cheyenne Indian Reservation]] is about equally divided in land area between Big Horn County and Rosebud County.
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=== References  ===
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<references />{{Montana|Montana}}
  
== References  ==
 
<references/>
 
 
[[Category:Rosebud_County,_Montana]]
 
[[Category:Rosebud_County,_Montana]]

Revision as of 20:39, 2 July 2013

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

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Rosebud County, Montana
Map
Map of the U.S. highlighting Montana
Location of Montana in the U.S.
Facts
Founded February 11, 1901
County Seat Forsyth
Courthouse
Address Rosebud County Courthouse
1200 Main Street
Forsyth, MT 59327-0047
Phone: 406.356.7318
Rosebud County Website



Historical Facts

Beginning dates for major county records
Birth
Marriage
Death
Land
Probate
Court
1893*
1901*
1900*
1901
1901
1901
* 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 Rosebud 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 Rosebud 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, {{{1}}} - Probate records.

Public Records

Repositories

Courthouse

County Clerk has birth and death records from 1900 and land records; Clerk District Court has marriage, divorce, 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

Ashland Colstrip Lame Deer
Bascom (hist.) Forsyth Vananda
Birney Ingomar

Indian Reservation

The Northern Cheyenne Indian Reservation is about equally divided in land area between Big Horn County and Rosebud County.

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.