Silver Bow County, Montana Genealogy

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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

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Butte Rocker
Melrose Silver Bow
Ramsay Walkerville

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

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

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

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.