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== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
  
==== Family History Centers ====
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==== Family History Centers ====
  
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]  
*[[Billings Montana Family History Center]]
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*[[Billings Montana Family History Center]]
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*[[Gardiner Montana Family History Center]]
  
 
== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==

Revision as of 02:38, 14 August 2011

Template:Montana-stubUnited States  > Montana > Yellowstone County 

County Courthouse

History

Parent County

1883--Yellowstone County was created 26 February 1883 from Gallatin, Meagher, Custer, and Carbon Counties.
County seat: Billings [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Acton Custer Pompey's Pillar
Ballantine Huntley Shepherd
Billings Laurel Worden
Broadview Lockwood

Indian Reservation

The Crow Indian Reservation is located primarily in Big Horn County, with a smaller portion in Yellowstone County.

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

LDS Ward and Branch Records

  • Billings

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

  • NewspaperArchive.com ($) has a collection of digitized Montana newspapers online including Billings newspapers that reported on residents of Yellowstone County. This database is sometimes free at libraries.

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

For marriages from 1881-1903 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).