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'''1881--'''Silver Bow County was created 16 February 1881&nbsp;from [[Deer Lodge County, Montana|Deer Lodge]] County. Land was again added from from Deer Lodge in 1917.&nbsp; '''County seat:''' Butte <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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'''1881--'''Silver Bow County was created 16 February 1881&nbsp;from [[Deer Lodge County, Montana|Deer Lodge]] County. Land was again added from from Deer Lodge in 1917.&nbsp; '''County seat:''' Butte <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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Revision as of 22:09, 26 November 2012

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Online Records


County Courthouse

Silver Bow County Courthouse
155 W Granite Street
Butte, MT 59701
Phone: 406.723.8262

County Clerk and recorder have birth and death records from 1890,
land records from 1881 and military discharge records from 1932;
Clerk Court has marriage, divorce, probate and court records[1]

History

Parent County

1881--Silver Bow County was created 16 February 1881 from Deer Lodge County. Land was again added from from Deer Lodge in 1917.  County seat: Butte [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Butte Rocker
Melrose Silver Bow
Ramsay Walkerville

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

LDS Ward and Branch Records

  • Butte Dist

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

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

Military

Newspapers

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

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

For marriages from 1881-1914 see Western States Marriage Index.

Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Web Sites

  • USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.
  • Family History Library Catalog

References

  1. The Handybook for Genealogists : United States of America, 10th ed., (Draper, UT: Everton Publishers, 2002), p. 418.
  2. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).

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