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United States Gotoarrow.png North Dakota Gotoarrow.png Stutsman County

Stutsman County, North Dakota genealogy and family history research page. Guide to genealogy, history, and courthouse sources including birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, wills, deeds and land records, Civil War records, family histories, cemeteries, churches, tax records, newspapers, and obituaries.

Stutsman County, North Dakota
Map of North Dakota highlighting Stutsman County
Location in the state of North Dakota
Map of the U.S. highlighting North Dakota
Location of North Dakota in the U.S.
Founded January 4, 1873
County Seat Jamestown
Address Stutsman County Courthouse
511 2nd Ave SE
Jamestown, ND 58401
Phone: 701.252.9042
Stutsman County Website

County Courthouse

Clerk District Court has birth, death, burial, divorce and court records;
Register of Deeds has land records; County Judge has marriage
and probate records[1]


Parent Counties

4 January 1873: Stutsman County was createdfrom Pembina and Buffalo Counties (Buffalo County, North Dakota is no long existent.) County seat: Jamestown [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss


Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Barnes | Foster | Griggs | Kidder | LaMoure | Logan | Wells



Cemetery transcriptions for cemeteries in Stutsman County, providing name, date of birth, and date of death where available


  • 1880
  • 1885
  • 1890
  • 1900
  • 1910
  • 1915
  • 1920
  • 1925
  • 1930


Church records can be found online, kept onsite at the church, or housed in a church archive or library. See North Dakota Church Records for more information on how to locate the records.



Local Histories





Probate records, including wills and estates, are at the county clerk's office. See also North Dakota Probate Records.


Vital Records

Birth, marriage, death, and divorce records may be recorded on registers, certificates, or other documents at the county clerk's office. Many records are also being digitized and put online. See North Dakota Vital Records for more information about availability and how to access them.

Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Web Sites


  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Stutsman County, North Dakota. Page 526 At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  2. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).