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| building address = Sanders County Courthouse<br> 1111 Main Street<br>Thompson Falls, MT 59873<br>Phone: 406.827.4392<br>[http://www.sanderscounty.mt.gov/ '''Sanders County Website'''] }}  
 
| building address = Sanders County Courthouse<br> 1111 Main Street<br>Thompson Falls, MT 59873<br>Phone: 406.827.4392<br>[http://www.sanderscounty.mt.gov/ '''Sanders County Website'''] }}  
  
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== History ==
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=== Historical Facts ===
  
==== Parent County ====
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{| cellspacing="1" cellpadding="1" border="2" width="100%"
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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>'''[[Sanders County, Montana#Birth|Birth]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Sanders County, Montana#Marriage|Marriage]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Sanders County, Montana#Death|Death]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Sanders County, Montana#Land_and_Property|Land]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Sanders County, Montana#Probate|Probate]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Sanders County, Montana#Court_Records|Court]]'''</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>1906*</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>1906</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1906</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1906</center>
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| bgcolor="#99d6ff" width="100%" colspan="6" | '''* For earlier dates, try...''' '''[[Sanders County, Montana#Church_Records|Church]] &#124; [[Sanders County, Montana#Obituaries|Obituaries]] &#124; [[Sanders County, Montana#Cemeteries|Cemeteries]]'''
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'''1905--'''Sanders County was created 7 February 1905&nbsp;from [[Missoula County, Montana|Missoula]] County.&nbsp;'''County seat:''' Thompson Falls <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:''' created 7 February 1905 from [[Missoula County, Montana|Missoula]]  
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*'''County seat:''' Thompson Falls <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:''' [[Bonner County, Idaho|Bonner County, Idaho]] | [[Flathead County, Montana|Flathead]] | [[Lake County, Montana|Lake]] | [[Lincoln County, Montana|Lincoln]] | [[Mineral County, Montana|Mineral]] | [[Missoula County, Montana|Missoula]] | [[Shoshone County, Idaho|Shoshone County, Idaho]]
  
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
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==== Record Loss  ====
 
==== Record Loss  ====
  
== Places/Localities ==
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=== Resources ===
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==== Biography  ====
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==== Cemeteries  ====
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==== Census  ====
  
==== Populated Places  ====
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==== Church Records ====
  
{| width="620" align="left" cellspacing="1" cellpadding="1" border="0" class="FCK__ShowTableBorders"
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{{MT Church Intro}}
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dixon,_Montana Dixon]
 
| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Niarada,_Montana Niarada]
 
| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Plains,_Montana Plains]
 
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Heron,_Montana Heron]
 
| {{FHL|Montana%2C+Sanders%2C+Noxon|subject|disp=Noxon}}  
 
| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thompson_Falls,_Montana Thompson Falls]
 
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hot_Springs,_Montana Hot Springs]
 
| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Old_Agency,_Montana Old Agency]
 
| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Trout_Creek,_Montana Trout Creek]
 
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lonepine,_Montana Lone Pine]
 
| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Paradise,_Montana Paradise]
 
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|}
 
  
==== Indian Reservation ====
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==== Court Records ====
  
A small piece of the [[Flathead Indian Reservation (Montana)|Flathead Indian Reservation]] is in Sanders County. The major part of the reservation is in Lake County. Other small portions are also in Missoula and Flathead Counties.
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==== Directories  ====
  
==== Neighboring Counties ====
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==== Emigration and Immigration ====
  
*[[Bonner County, Idaho|Bonner County, Idaho]]
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==== Ethnic, Political or Religious Groups  ====
*[[Flathead County, Montana|Flathead]]
 
*[[Lake County, Montana|Lake]]
 
*[[Lincoln County, Montana|Lincoln]]
 
*[[Mineral County, Montana|Mineral]]
 
*[[Missoula County, Montana|Missoula]]
 
*[[Shoshone County, Idaho|Shoshone County, Idaho]]
 
  
== 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  ====
 
==== Maps  ====
  
*See an [http://www.histopolis.com/Place/US/MT/Sanders_County interactive map] of Sanders County cemeteries and modern-day townships. (Histopolis)
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:*See an [http://www.histopolis.com/Place/US/MT/Sanders_County interactive map] of Sanders County cemeteries and modern-day townships. (Histopolis)
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==== Migration  ====
  
 
==== Military  ====
 
==== Military  ====
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==== Naturalization and Citizenship  ====
  
 
==== Newspapers  ====
 
==== Newspapers  ====
  
*NewspaperArchive.com ($) has a collection of digitized Montana newspapers including [http://www.newspaperarchive.com/BrowseLocations.aspx?co=7&s=59 {{nowrap|Kalispell newspapers}}]. This database is sometimes free at libraries.
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:*NewspaperArchive.com ($) has a collection of digitized Montana newspapers including [http://www.newspaperarchive.com/BrowseLocations.aspx?co=7&s=59 {{nowrap|Kalispell newspapers}}]. This database is sometimes free at libraries.
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{{MT Newspaper abstracts|Sanders}}
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==== Obituaries  ====
  
 
==== Probate  ====
 
==== Probate  ====
  
==== Repositories ====
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{{MT Probate Intro|Sanders}}
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==== Public Records  ====
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==== Repositories ====
  
===== Courthouse =====
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===== Courthouse =====
  
 
County Clerk and Recorder has birth, marriage, divorce, probate, court and land records from 1906 and death records from 1907 <ref name="HB">The Handybook for Genealogists : United States of America, 10th ed., (Draper, UT: Everton Publishers, 2002), p. 418.</ref>  
 
County Clerk and Recorder has birth, marriage, divorce, probate, court and land records from 1906 and death records from 1907 <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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[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]  
 
[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]  
*[[Plains Montana Family History Center]]
 
  
===== Libraries =====
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:*[[Plains Montana Family History Center]]
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===== Museums  =====
  
===== Museums =====
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===== Societies  =====
  
===== Societies =====  
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==== Taxation ====
  
==== 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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===== Birth  =====
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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.  
 
*{{FHL|Montana%2C+Sanders|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
 
*{{FHL|Montana%2C+Sanders|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
  
== References  ==
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=== Places  ===
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{| cellspacing="1" cellpadding="1" border="0" align="left" width="620" class="FCK__ShowTableBorders"
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dixon,_Montana Dixon]
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Niarada,_Montana Niarada]
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Plains,_Montana Plains]
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Heron,_Montana Heron]
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| {{FHL|Montana%2C+Sanders%2C+Noxon|subject|disp=Noxon}}
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thompson_Falls,_Montana Thompson Falls]
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hot_Springs,_Montana Hot Springs]
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Old_Agency,_Montana Old Agency]
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Trout_Creek,_Montana Trout Creek]
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lonepine,_Montana Lone Pine]
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Paradise,_Montana Paradise]
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==== Indian Reservation  ====
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A small piece of the [[Flathead Indian Reservation (Montana)|Flathead Indian Reservation]] is in Sanders County. The major part of the reservation is in Lake County. Other small portions are also in Missoula and Flathead Counties.
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=== References  ===
  
<references /> {{Montana|Montana}} {{Montana-stub}}  
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<references /> {{Montana|Montana}}  
  
 
[[Category:Sanders_County,_Montana]] [[Category:Montana_Counties]]
 
[[Category:Sanders_County,_Montana]] [[Category:Montana_Counties]]

Revision as of 22:22, 6 July 2013

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

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Sanders County, Montana
Map
Map of the U.S. highlighting Montana
Location of Montana in the U.S.
Facts
Founded February 7, 1905
County Seat Thompson Falls
Courthouse
Address Sanders County Courthouse
1111 Main Street
Thompson Falls, MT 59873
Phone: 406.827.4392
Sanders County Website



Historical Facts

Beginning dates for major county records
Birth
Marriage
Death
Land
Probate
Court
1915*
1906*
1915*
1906
1906
1906
* 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 Sanders 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

  • See an interactive map of Sanders County cemeteries and modern-day townships. (Histopolis)

Migration

Military

Naturalization and Citizenship

Newspapers

  • NewspaperArchive.com ($) has a collection of digitized Montana newspapers including Kalispell newspapers. This database is sometimes free at libraries.

Additional newspapers abstracts can sometimes be found using search phrases such as Sanders 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, Sanders - Probate records.

Public Records

Repositories

Courthouse

County Clerk and Recorder has birth, marriage, divorce, probate, court and land records from 1906 and death records from 1907 [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

Dixon Niarada Plains
Heron Noxon Thompson Falls
Hot Springs Old Agency Trout Creek
Lone Pine Paradise

Indian Reservation

A small piece of the Flathead Indian Reservation is in Sanders County. The major part of the reservation is in Lake County. Other small portions are also in Missoula and Flathead 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.