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{{stub}}''[[United States|United States ]] > [[North Dakota|North Dakota]] > Ward County''  
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{{North Dakota-stub}}''[[United States|United States ]] > [[North Dakota|North Dakota]] > Ward County''  
  
 
== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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[http://www.co.ward.nd.us/ Ward County Courthouse]<br> 315 3rd St SE; <br>Minot, ND 58701-6498<br> Phone: 701.857.6460&nbsp;<br><br>Clerk District Court has birth, death, burial and divorce records <br>from 1900; County Judge has marriage and probate records; <br>Register of Deeds has land records<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Ward County, North Dakota. Page 527 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
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==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
'''1885--'''Ward County was created 14 April 1885 from Stevens (Old), Wynn (Old), and [[Renville_County,_North_Dakota|Renville ]]Counties. '''County seat:''' Minot <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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'''1885--'''Ward County was created 14 April 1885 from Stevens (Old), Wynn (Old), and [[Renville County, North Dakota|Renville ]]Counties. '''County seat:''' Minot <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
  
 
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== Places/Localities  ==
 
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A portion of the [[Fort Berthold Indian Reservation (North Dakota)|Fort Berthold Indian Reservation]] is located in Ward County. The remainder of the reservation is in [[Mountrail County, North Dakota|Mountrail]], [[McKenzie County, North Dakota|McKenzie]], [[Mercer County, North Dakota|Mercer]], and [[Dunn County, North Dakota|Dunn]] Counties.
  
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
  
*[[Burke_County,_North_Dakota|Burke]]
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[[Burke County, North Dakota|Burke]] | [[McHenry County, North Dakota|McHenry]] | [[McLean County, North Dakota|McLean]] | [[Mountrail County, North Dakota|Mountrail]] | [[Renville County, North Dakota|Renville]]  
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*[[McLean_County,_North_Dakota|McLean]]
 
*[[Mountrail_County,_North_Dakota|Mountrail]]
 
*[[Renville_County,_North_Dakota|Renville]]
 
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
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== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
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==== Family History Centers ====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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*[[Minot North Dakota 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=204977&subject_disp=North+Dakota%2C+Ward&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
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*{{FHL|North+Dakota%2C+Ward|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/ND/Ward/ Ward County, North Dakota Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
  
 
== References  ==
 
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Revision as of 16:38, 10 September 2012

Template:North Dakota-stubUnited States  > North Dakota > Ward County 

County Courthouse

Ward County Courthouse
315 3rd St SE;
Minot, ND 58701-6498
Phone: 701.857.6460 

Clerk District Court has birth, death, burial and divorce records
from 1900; County Judge has marriage and probate records;
Register of Deeds has land records[1]

History

Parent County

1885--Ward County was created 14 April 1885 from Stevens (Old), Wynn (Old), and Renville Counties. County seat: Minot [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Indian Reservation

A portion of the Fort Berthold Indian Reservation is located in Ward County. The remainder of the reservation is in Mountrail, McKenzie, Mercer, and Dunn Counties.

Neighboring Counties

Burke | McHenry | McLean | Mountrail | Renville

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

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

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Web Sites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Ward County, North Dakota. Page 527 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).