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[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Montana|Montana]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] '''Valley County'''<br>
  
== County Courthouse  ==
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Guide to '''Valley County Montana genealogy.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
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{{Infobox U.S. County
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| county = Valley County
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| state = Montana
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| founded year = 1893
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| founded date = February 6
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| seat = Glasgow
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| building address = Valley County Courthouse<br>501 Court Sq Box 1<br>Glasgow, MT 59203-0311 <br>Phone: 406.228.8221 <br>[http://valleycountymt.net/ '''Valley County Website'''] }}
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=== County Courthouse  ===
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<br>County Clerk and Recorderr has birth, death and land <br>records from early 1900’s; Clerk Court has marriage, <br>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>
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
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==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
'''1893--'''Valley County was created 6 February 1893&nbsp;from [[Dawson County, Montana|Dawson]] County.&nbsp; '''County seat: '''Glasgow <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;">
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'''1893--'''Valley County was created 6 February 1893&nbsp;from [[Dawson County, Montana|Dawson]] County.&nbsp; '''County seat: '''Glasgow <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  ====
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
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== Places/Localities  ==
 
== Places/Localities  ==
====Populated Places====
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==== Populated Places ====
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Frazer,_Montana Frazer]
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nashua,_Montana Nashua]
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/St._Marie,_Montana St. Marie]
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| {{FHL|Montana%2C+Valley%2C+Fort+Peck|subject|disp=Fort Peck}}
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| {{FHL|Montana%2C+Valley%2C+Opheim|subject|disp=Opheim}}
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| {{FHL|Montana%2C+Valley%2C+Glasgow|subject|disp=Glasgow}}
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oswego,_Montana Oswego]
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==== Indian Reservation  ====
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The largest portion of the [[Fort Peck Indian Reservation (Montana)|Fort Peck Indian Reservation]] is located in Roosevelt County, with small portions in Daniels, Sheridan, and Valley Counties.
  
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
  
 
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*[[Daniels County, Montana|Daniels]]  
*[[Daniels County, Montana|Daniels]]
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*[[Garfield County, Montana|Garfield]]  
*[[Garfield County, Montana|Garfield]]
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*[[McCone County, Montana|McCone]]  
*[[McCone County, Montana|McCone]]
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*[[Phillips County, Montana|Phillips]]  
*[[Phillips County, Montana|Phillips]]
 
 
*[[Roosevelt County, Montana|Roosevelt]]
 
*[[Roosevelt County, Montana|Roosevelt]]
  
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LDS Ward and Branch&nbsp;Records  
 
LDS Ward and Branch&nbsp;Records  
  
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*Fort Peck  
 
*Glasgow
 
*Glasgow
  
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==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
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For marriages from 1893-1908 see [http://abish.byui.edu/specialCollections/westernStates/search.cfm Western States Marriage Index].
  
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
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==== Family History Centers  ====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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*[[Glasgow Montana Family History Center]]
  
 
== 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=205117&subject_disp=Montana%2C+Valley&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
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*{{FHL|Montana%2C+Valley|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
  
 
== References  ==
 
== References  ==
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Guide to Valley County Montana genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

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Valley County, Montana
Map
Map of the U.S. highlighting Montana
Location of Montana in the U.S.
Facts
Founded February 6, 1893
County Seat Glasgow
Courthouse
Address Valley County Courthouse
501 Court Sq Box 1
Glasgow, MT 59203-0311
Phone: 406.228.8221
Valley County Website


County Courthouse


County Clerk and Recorderr has birth, death and land
records from early 1900’s; Clerk Court has marriage,
divorce, probate and court records[1]

History

Parent County

1893--Valley County was created 6 February 1893 from Dawson County.  County seat: Glasgow [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Frazer Nashua St. Marie
Fort Peck Opheim
Glasgow Oswego

Indian Reservation

The largest portion of the Fort Peck Indian Reservation is located in Roosevelt County, with small portions in Daniels, Sheridan, and Valley Counties.

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

LDS Ward and Branch Records

  • Fort Peck
  • Glasgow

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

For marriages from 1893-1908 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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