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{{Montana-stub}}''[[United States|United States ]] > [[Montana|Montana]] > Silver Bow County''  
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[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Montana|Montana]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] '''Silver Bow County'''<br>
  
== County Courthouse  ==
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Guide to '''Silver Bow 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 = Silver Bow 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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| longd =
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| founded year = 1881
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| founded date = February 16
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| seat = Butte
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| building image =  
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| building address = Silver Bow County Courthouse<br> 155 W Granite Street<br>Butte, MT 59701<br>Phone: 406.723.8262<br>[http://www.courtreference.com/Silver-Bow-County-Montana-Courts.htm '''Silver Bow County Website'''] }}
  
'''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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==== Boundary Changes ====
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=== Historical Facts ===
  
==== Record Loss  ====
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== Places/Localities  ==
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| width="100%" bgcolor="#cccc99" align="center" colspan="6" | '''Beginning dates for major county records'''
 
 
==== Populated Places  ====
 
 
 
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| {{FHL|Montana%2C+Silver+Bow%2C+Butte|subject|disp=Butte}}
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Silver Bow County, Montana#Birth|Birth]]'''</center>
| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rocker,_Montana Rocker]
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Silver Bow County, Montana#Marriage|Marriage]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Silver Bow County, Montana#Death|Death]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Silver Bow County, Montana#Land_and_Property|Land]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Silver Bow County, Montana#Probate|Probate]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Silver Bow County, Montana#Court_Records|Court]]'''</center>
 
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Melrose,_Montana Melrose]
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1878*</center>
| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Silver_Bow,_Montana Silver Bow]
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1881*</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1890*</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1881</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1881</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1881</center>
 
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ramsay,_Montana Ramsay]  
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| width="100%" bgcolor="#99d6ff" colspan="6" | '''* For earlier dates, try...''' '''[[Silver Bow County, Montana#Church_Records|Church]] &#124; [[Silver Bow County, Montana#Obituaries|Obituaries]] &#124; [[Silver Bow County, Montana#Cemeteries|Cemeteries]]'''
| {{FHL|Montana%2C+Silver+Bow%2C+Walkerville|subject|disp=Walkerville}}
 
 
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==== Neighboring Counties ====
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*'''Parent County:''' created 16 February 1881 from [[Deer Lodge County, Montana|Deer Lodge]]. Land was again added from from Deer Lodge in 1917.
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*'''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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*'''Neighboring Counties:''' [[Beaverhead County, Montana|Beaverhead]] | [[Deer Lodge County, Montana|Deer Lodge]] | [[Jefferson County, Montana|Jefferson]] | [[Madison County, Montana|Madison]]
  
*[[Beaverhead County, Montana|Beaverhead]]
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==== Boundary Changes  ====
*[[Deer Lodge County, Montana|Deer Lodge]]
 
*[[Jefferson County, Montana|Jefferson]]
 
*[[Madison County, Montana|Madison]]
 
  
== Resources  ==
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==== Record Loss ====
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=== Resources  ===
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==== Biography  ====
  
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
  
==== Church  ====
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==== Census  ====
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==== Church Records  ====
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===== The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints =====
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'''LDS Ward and Branch Records'''
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:*Butte Dist
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===== Lutheran  =====
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*Records of Gold Hill Lutheran Church, Butte, in Evangelical Lutheran Church in America database at [http://www.archives.com Archives.com] ($).
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==== Court Records  ====
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==== Directories  ====
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==== Emigration and Immigration ====
  
LDS Ward and Branch&nbsp;Records
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==== Ethnic, Political or Religious Groups  ====
  
*Butte Dist
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==== Directories  ====
  
==== Court ====
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==== Gazetteers ====
  
==== Land ====
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==== Genealogy ====
  
==== Local Histories ====
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==== History  ====
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==== Land and Property ====
  
 
==== Maps  ====
 
==== Maps  ====
  
*See an [http://www.histopolis.com/Place/US/MT/Silver_Bow_County interactive map] of Jefferson County cemeteries and modern-day townships. (Histopolis)
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:*See an [http://www.histopolis.com/Place/US/MT/Silver_Bow_County interactive map] of Silver Bow 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 ($) has a collection of digitized Montana newspapers including [http://www.newspaperarchive.com/BrowseLocations.aspx?co=7&s=59 {{nowrap|Butte and Helena newspapers}}]. This database is sometimes free at libraries.
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:*NewspaperArchive.com ($) has a collection of digitized Montana newspapers including [http://www.newspaperarchive.com/BrowseLocations.aspx?co=7&s=59 {{nowrap|Butte and Helena newspapers}}]. This database is sometimes free at libraries.
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==== Obituaries  ====
  
 
==== Probate  ====
 
==== Probate  ====
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==== Public Records  ====
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==== Repositories  ====
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===== Courthouse  =====
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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<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]]
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:*[[Butte Montana Family History Center]]
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===== Libraries  =====
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===== Museums  =====
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===== Societies  =====
  
 
==== Taxation  ====
 
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==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
  
For marriages from 1881-1914 see [http://abish.byui.edu/specialCollections/westernStates/search.cfm Western States Marriage Index].
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===== Birth  =====
  
== Societies and Libraries ==
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===== Marriage =====
  
==== Family History Centers ====
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:*[http://abish.byui.edu/specialCollections/westernStates/search.cfm Western States Marriage Index] includes marriages from 1881-1914
  
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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===== Death  =====
*[[Butte Montana Family History Center]]
 
  
== Web Sites ==
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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+Silver+Bow|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
 
*{{FHL|Montana%2C+Silver+Bow|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
  
== References  ==
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=== Places  ===
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| {{FHL|Montana%2C+Silver+Bow%2C+Butte|subject|disp=Butte}}
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rocker,_Montana Rocker]
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Melrose,_Montana Melrose]
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Silver_Bow,_Montana Silver Bow]
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ramsay,_Montana Ramsay]
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| {{FHL|Montana%2C+Silver+Bow%2C+Walkerville|subject|disp=Walkerville}}
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=== References  ===
  
 
<references />{{Montana|Montana}}  
 
<references />{{Montana|Montana}}  
  
[[Category:Silver_Bow_County,_Montana]]
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[[Category:Silver_Bow_County,_Montana]] [[Category:Montana_Counties]]

Revision as of 20:50, 11 June 2013

United States Gotoarrow.png Montana Gotoarrow.png Silver Bow County

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

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Silver Bow County, Montana
Map
Map of the U.S. highlighting Montana
Location of Montana in the U.S.
Facts
Founded February 16, 1881
County Seat Butte
Courthouse
Address Silver Bow County Courthouse
155 W Granite Street
Butte, MT 59701
Phone: 406.723.8262
Silver Bow County Website



Historical Facts

Beginning dates for major county records
Birth
Marriage
Death
Land
Probate
Court
1878*
1881*
1890*
1881
1881
1881
* For earlier dates, try... Church | Obituaries | Cemeteries

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Resources

Biography

Cemeteries

Census

Church Records

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

LDS Ward and Branch Records

  • Butte Dist
Lutheran
  • Records of Gold Hill Lutheran Church, Butte, in Evangelical Lutheran Church in America database at Archives.com ($).

Court Records

Directories

Emigration and Immigration

Ethnic, Political or Religious Groups

Directories

Gazetteers

Genealogy

History

Land and Property

Maps

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

Migration

Military

Naturalization and Citizenship

Newspapers

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

Obituaries

Probate

Public Records

Repositories

Courthouse

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[2]

Family History Centers

Introduction to LDS Family History Centers

Libraries
Museums
Societies

Taxation

Vital Records

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

Butte Rocker
Melrose Silver Bow
Ramsay Walkerville

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.