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[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Montana|Montana]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] '''Stillwater County'''<br>
  
 
== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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[http://www.stillwater.mt.gov/ Stillwater County Courthouse]<br>PO Box 149; <br>Columbus, MT 59019-0149<br>Phone: 406.322.8000 <br><br>County Clerk Recorder has birth and death records from late 1800’s, <br>land and military records; Clerk Court has marriage records from late 1800’s, <br>divorce, probate, court and naturalization records<ref name="HB">The Handybook for Genealogists : United States of America, 10th ed., (Draper, UT: Everton Publishers, 2002), p. 418.</ref>
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
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==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
'''1913--'''Stillwater County was created from Sweet Grass, Yellowstone, and Carbon Counties.<br>'''County seat: '''Columbus <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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'''1913--'''Stillwater County was created 24 March 1913&nbsp;from [[Sweet Grass County, Montana|Sweet Grass]], [[Yellowstone County, Montana|Yellowstone]], and [[Carbon County, Montana|Carbon ]]Counties.<br>'''County seat: '''Columbus <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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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Absarokee,_Montana Absarokee]
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Park_City,_Montana Park City]
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| {{FHL|Montana%2C+Stillwater%2C+Columbus|subject|disp=Columbus}}
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rapelje,_Montana Rapelje]
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fishtail,_Montana Fishtail]
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| {{FHL|Montana%2C+Stillwater%2C+Reed+Point|subject|disp=Reed Point}}
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
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*[[Carbon County, Montana|Carbon]]
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*[[Golden Valley County, Montana|Golden Valley]]
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*[[Park County, Montana|Park]]
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*[[Sweet Grass County, Montana|Sweet Grass]]
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*[[Yellowstone County, Montana|Yellowstone]]
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
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*NewspaperArchive.com ($) has a collection of digitized [http://www.newspaperarchive.com/BrowseLocations.aspx?co=7&s=59 Montana newspapers] including Billings newspapers that may include residents of Stillwater County. This database is sometimes free at libraries.
  
 
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== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
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==== Family History Centers<br>  ====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
  
 
== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==
  
 
*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=205108&subject_disp=Montana%2C+Stillwater&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
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*{{FHL|Montana%2C+Stillwater|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
  
 
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Revision as of 15:07, 22 October 2012

United States Gotoarrow.png Montana Gotoarrow.png Stillwater County

County Courthouse

Stillwater County Courthouse
PO Box 149;
Columbus, MT 59019-0149
Phone: 406.322.8000

County Clerk Recorder has birth and death records from late 1800’s,
land and military records; Clerk Court has marriage records from late 1800’s,
divorce, probate, court and naturalization records[1]

History

Parent County

1913--Stillwater County was created 24 March 1913 from Sweet Grass, Yellowstone, and Carbon Counties.
County seat: Columbus [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Absarokee Park City
Columbus Rapelje
Fishtail Reed Point

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

  • NewspaperArchive.com ($) has a collection of digitized Montana newspapers including Billings newspapers that may include residents of Stillwater County. This database is sometimes free at libraries.

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

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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