This is a list of free, online Montana Genealogy Records at FamilySearch.

 

Included are Montana birth records, marriage records, death records, Indian records, census records, pension records, military records and more. We’ll continue to add more Montana collections available online at FamilySearch. If you’re looking for onsite collections, visit their website & catalog.

 

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Birth Marriage and Death records #OnGenealogy

Montana Birth, Marriage, & Death Records

 

Montana Birth Indexes & Birth Records

US – United States Births and Christenings, 1867-1931, index

US – United States, Native American Birth and Death Records, 1885-1940, index links to images

Montana – Montana, County Births and Deaths, 1840-2004, index & images

Montana – Vital statistics, 1914-1939

Montana – Guide to public vital statistics in Montana

Beaverhead County – Montana, Beaverhead County Records, 1862-2009, index & images (land, birth, death, voters)

Big Horn County – Montana, Big Horn County Records, 1884-2011, index & images (deeds, homesteads, probate, naturalization, birth, death, marriage)

Cascade County – Montana, Cascade County Records, 1880-2009, index & images (birth, marriage, death, probate, voters, naturalization, court, land)

Chouteau County – Montana, Chouteau County Records,1876-2011, index & images (birth, marriage, death, school census, wills & probate, naturalization, land, court)

Crow – Indian census rolls, Crow, 1891-1940

Flathead – Indian census rolls, Flathead, 1886-1939

Flathead County – Montana, Flathead County Records, 1871-2007, index & images (court, divorce, land, probate, birth, death)

Fort Belknap – Indian census rolls, Fort Belknap, 1885-1939

Fort Peck – Indian census rolls, Fort Peck, 1885-1939

Granite County – Montana, Granite County Records, 1865-2009, index & images (birth, marriage, death, naturalization, land, court)

Judith Basin County – Montana, Judith Basin County Records, 1887-2012, index & images (naturalization, probate, wills, birth, marriage, death)

Lake County – Montana, Lake County Records, 1857-2010, index & images (court, divorce, land, naturalization, farm names, probate, school census records, birth, marriage, death)

Meagher County – Montana, Meagher County Records, 1866-2012, index & images (cemetery, land, naturalization, probate, wills, birth, death)

Northern Cheyenne Agency – Heirship records, 1907-1950

Pondera County – Montana, Pondera County Records, 1910-2012, index & images (land, naturalization, wills & probate, birth, marriage, death)

Rocky Boy – Indian census rolls, Rocky Boy, 1919-1939

Rosebud County – Montana, Rosebud County Records, 1878-2011, index & images (land, wills & probate, birth, death, marriage, voters)

Sanders County – Montana, Sanders County Records, 1866-2010, index & images (cemetery, land, naturalization, wills & probate, birth, marriage, death, voters)

Sweet Grass County – Montana, Sweet Grass County Records, 1887-2011, index & images (land, naturalization, wills & probate, birth, death)

Teton County – Montana, Teton County Records, 1881-2012, index & images (land, naturalization, wills & probate, birth, marriage, death)

 

 

 

 

Montana Marriage Indexes & Marriage Records

US – United States, GenealogyBank Historic Newspaper Marriages, 1815-2011, index links to images

US – United States Western States Marriage Index, index

Montana – Montana Marriages, 1889-1947, index

Montana – Montana, County Marriages, 1865-1950, index & images

Montana – Vital statistics, 1914-1939

Montana – Guide to public vital statistics in Montana

Big Horn County – Montana, Big Horn County Records, 1884-2011, index & images (deeds, homesteads, probate, naturalization, birth, death, marriage)

Cascade County – Montana, Cascade County Records, 1880-2009, index & images (birth, marriage, death, probate, voters, naturalization, court, land)

Chouteau County – Montana, Chouteau County Records,1876-2011, index & images (birth, marriage, death, school census, wills & probate, naturalization, land, court)

Crow – Indian census rolls, Crow, 1891-1940

Flathead – Indian census rolls, Flathead, 1886-1939

Fort Belknap – Indian census rolls, Fort Belknap, 1885-1939

Fort Peck – Indian census rolls, Fort Peck, 1885-1939

Granite County – Montana, Granite County Records, 1865-2009, index & images (birth, marriage, death, naturalization, land, court)

Judith Basin County – Montana, Judith Basin County Records, 1887-2012, index & images (naturalization, probate, wills, birth, marriage, death)

Lake County – Montana, Lake County Records, 1857-2010, index & images (court, divorce, land, naturalization, farm names, probate, school census records, birth, marriage, death)

Northern Cheyenne Agency – Heirship records, 1907-1950

Pondera County – Montana, Pondera County Records, 1910-2012, index & images (land, naturalization, wills & probate, birth, marriage, death)

Rocky Boy – Indian census rolls, Rocky Boy, 1919-1939

Rosebud County – Montana, Rosebud County Records, 1878-2011, index & images (land, wills & probate, birth, death, marriage, voters)

Sanders County – Montana, Sanders County Records, 1866-2010, index & images (cemetery, land, naturalization, wills & probate, birth, marriage, death, voters)

Teton County – Montana, Teton County Records, 1881-2012, index & images (land, naturalization, wills & probate, birth, marriage, death)

Toole County – Montana, Toole County Records, 1913-1960, index & images (burial, court, naturalization, wills & probate, marriage)

Yellowstone County – Montana, Yellowstone County Records, 1881-2011, index & images (land, marriage, wills & probate, court)

 

 

 

 

Montana Death Indexes & Death Records

US – United States Deaths and Burials, 1867-1961, index

US – United States Deceased Physician File (AMA), 1864-1968, index & images

US – United States Social Security Death Index, index

US – United States, Panama Canal Zone, Index to the Gorgas Hospital Mortuary Registers, 1906-1991, index

Montana – Montana Death Index, 1860-2007, index

Montana – Guide to public vital statistics in Montana

Montana – Vital statistics, 1914-1939

Beaverhead County – Montana, Beaverhead County Records, 1862-2009, index & images (land, birth, death, voters)

Big Horn County – Montana, Big Horn County Records, 1884-2011, index & images (deeds, homesteads, probate, naturalization, birth, death, marriage)

Cascade County – Montana, Cascade County Records, 1880-2009, index & images (birth, marriage, death, probate, voters, naturalization, court, land)

Chouteau County – Montana, Chouteau County Records,1876-2011, index & images (birth, marriage, death, school census, wills & probate, naturalization, land, court)

Crow – Indian census rolls, Crow, 1891-1940

Flathead – Indian census rolls, Flathead, 1886-1939

Flathead County – Montana, Flathead County Records, 1871-2007, index & images (court, divorce, land, probate, birth, death)

Fort Belknap – Indian census rolls, Fort Belknap, 1885-1939

Fort Peck – Indian census rolls, Fort Peck, 1885-1939

Granite County – Montana, Granite County Records, 1865-2009, index & images (birth, marriage, death, naturalization, land, court)

Judith Basin County – Montana, Judith Basin County Records, 1887-2012, index & images (naturalization, probate, wills, birth, marriage, death)

Lake County – Montana, Lake County Records, 1857-2010, index & images (court, divorce, land, naturalization, farm names, probate, school census records, birth, marriage, death)

Meagher County – Montana, Meagher County Records, 1866-2012, index & images (cemetery, land, naturalization, probate, wills, birth, death)

Northern Cheyenne Agency – Heirship records, 1907-1950

Pondera County – Montana, Pondera County Records, 1910-2012, index & images (land, naturalization, wills & probate, birth, marriage, death)

Rocky Boy – Indian census rolls, Rocky Boy, 1919-1939

Rosebud County – Montana, Rosebud County Records, 1878-2011, index & images (land, wills & probate, birth, death, marriage, voters)

Sanders County – Montana, Sanders County Records, 1866-2010, index & images (cemetery, land, naturalization, wills & probate, birth, marriage, death, voters)

Sweet Grass County – Montana, Sweet Grass County Records, 1887-2011, index & images (land, naturalization, wills & probate, birth, death)

Teton County – Montana, Teton County Records, 1881-2012, index & images (land, naturalization, wills & probate, birth, marriage, death)

 

 

 

 

Cemeteries

US – United States, Burial Registers for Military Posts, Camps, and Stations,1768-1921, index & images

US – BillionGraves Index, index links to images

US – Find A Grave Index, index links to images

US – United States Records of Headstones of Deceased Union Veterans, 1879-1903, index & images

US – United States Headstone Applications for U.S. Military Veterans, 1925-1949, index & images

US – United States, Cemetery Abstracts, 1949-1969, index links to images

Deer Lodge County – Montana, Deer Lodge County, Anaconda, Cemetery Records, 1878-2005, index links to images

Meagher County – Montana, Meagher County Records, 1866-2012, index & images (cemetery, land, naturalization, probate, wills, birth, death)

Sanders County – Montana, Sanders County Records, 1866-2010, index & images (cemetery, land, naturalization, wills & probate, birth, marriage, death, voters)

 

 

 

 

Obituaries

US – Currentobituary.com index, 2001-2014, index links to images

US – United States, GenealogyBank Historical Newspaper Obituaries, 1815-2011, index links to images

US – United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014, index & images

US – United States, Obituaries, American Historical Society of Germans from Russia, 1899-2012, index & images

Montana – Montana obituaries, 1996-2014

Nevada – Pahrump, Nevada Genealogical Society obits 1970-2009

Book of Mary Small’s obituaries, funeral programs, etc

Mineral County – Montana, Mineral County Obituaries, 1870-2010, index & images

Kalispell – [Obituaries from the Daily Interlake, Kalispell, Montana, 1999 – 2004, 2011 – 2015]

[Obituary clippings from The Billings Gazette, Lovell Chronicle, The Yellowstone County News, and The Billings Outpost, covering the years 2002, 2003, 2004]

 

 

 

 

Wills & Probate

Big Horn County – Montana, Big Horn County Records, 1884-2011, index & images (deeds, homesteads, probate, naturalization, birth, death, marriage)

Cascade County – Montana, Cascade County Records, 1880-2009, index & images (birth, marriage, death, probate, voters, naturalization, court, land)

Chouteau County – Montana, Chouteau County Records,1876-2011, index & images (birth, marriage, death, school census, wills & probate, naturalization, land, court)

Flathead County – Montana, Flathead County Records, 1871-2007, index & images (court, divorce, land, probate, birth, death)

Judith Basin County – Montana, Judith Basin County Records, 1887-2012, index & images (naturalization, probate, wills, birth, marriage, death)

Lake County – Montana, Lake County Records, 1857-2010, index & images (court, divorce, land, naturalization, farm names, probate, school census records, birth, marriage, death)

Meagher County – Montana, Meagher County Records, 1866-2012, index & images (cemetery, land, naturalization, probate, wills, birth, death)

Pondera County – Montana, Pondera County Records, 1910-2012, index & images (land, naturalization, wills & probate, birth, marriage, death)

Rosebud County – Montana, Rosebud County Records, 1878-2011, index & images (land, wills & probate, birth, death, marriage, voters)

Sanders County – Montana, Sanders County Records, 1866-2010, index & images (cemetery, land, naturalization, wills & probate, birth, marriage, death, voters)

Sweet Grass County – Montana, Sweet Grass County Records, 1887-2011, index & images (land, naturalization, wills & probate, birth, death)

Teton County – Montana, Teton County Records, 1881-2012, index & images (land, naturalization, wills & probate, birth, marriage, death)

Toole County – Montana, Toole County Records, 1913-1960, index & images (burial, court, naturalization, wills & probate, marriage)

Yellowstone County – Montana, Yellowstone County Records, 1881-2011, index & images (land, marriage, wills & probate, court)

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Montana Residence Records

 

Census

1848-1970 – United States, Native American, Eastern Cherokee Indian Reservation Rolls, 1848-1970, index & images

1850 – United States Census (Mortality Schedule), 1850, index & images

1850 – United States Census, 1850, index & images

1860 – 1860 census; Bitter Root Valley and Ponderay Mountains area of Washington Territory, now in the state of Montana

1870 – Montana, 1870 federal census

1870 – United States Census, 1870, index & images

1870-1900 – 1870-1900 Benton area census: 1890 Montana census schedules of Union veterans and widows of Civil War: 1862-1880 records of French/Canadian inhabitants of Choteua County

1870-1900 – 1870-1900 Benton area census: 1890 Montana census schedules of Union veterans and widows of Civil War: 1862-1880 records of French/Canadian inhabitants of Choteua County

1880 – Montana, 1880 federal census

1880 – United States Census, 1880, index & images

1885-1939 – Fort Belknap – Indian census rolls, Fort Belknap, 1885-1939

1885-1939 – Fort Peck – Indian census rolls, Fort Peck, 1885-1939

1885-1939 – Indian census rolls, Fort Belknap, 1885-1939

1885-1939 – Indian census rolls, Fort Peck, 1885-1939

1885-1940 – United States, Native American, Census Rolls, 1885-1940, index links to images

1886-1939 – Flathead – Indian census rolls, Flathead, 1886-1939

1886-1939 – Indian census rolls, Flathead, 1886-1939

1890 – United States Census of Union Veterans and Widows of the Civil War, 1890, index & images

1890-1939 – Indian census rolls, Blackfeet Agency, 1890-1939

1891-1940 – Crow – Indian census rolls, Crow, 1891-1940

1891-1940 – Indian census rolls, Crow, 1891-1940

1892 – Indian census rolls, Great Sioux Reservation, 1892

1900 – Montana, 1900 federal census

1900 – Montana, 1900 federal census

1900 – United States Census, 1900, index & images

1900-1940 – United States Enumeration District Maps for the Twelfth through the Sixteenth US Censuses, 1900-1940

1907-1950 – Northern Cheyenne Agency – Heirship records, 1907-1950

1908-1910 – United States, Native American, Eastern Cherokee Enrollment Records, 1908-1910, index links to images

1909-1948 – Census records, 1909-1948

1910 – Indian census rolls, Fort Shaw School, 1910

1910 – Montana, 1910 federal census

1910 – United States Census, 1910, index & images

1919-1939 – Indian census rolls, Rocky Boy, 1919-1939

1919-1939 – Rocky Boy – Indian census rolls, Rocky Boy, 1919-1939

1920 – Montana, 1920 federal census

1920 – United States Census, 1920, index & images

1930 – Montana, 1930 federal census

1930 – United States Census, 1930, index & images

1940 – Montana, 1940 population census

1940 – United States Census, 1940, index & images

 

 

 

 

Directories

Montana – 1867 – Pacific Coast business directory, 1867, FS

Montana – 1871 – The Pacific Coast directory – 1871-1873, FS

Montana – 1878 – The Pacific Coast directory – 1878, FS

Montana – 1880 – The Pacific Coast directory – 1880-1881, FS

Montana – 1883 – McKenney’s Pacific Coast directory, 1883-1884, FS

Montana – 1883 – The Pacific Coast directory – 1883-1884, FS

 

 

Emigration/Immigration/Migration

US – United States Index to Alien Case Files, 1940-2003, index links to images

US – United States Border Crossings from Mexico to United States, 1903-1957, index

US – United States Border Crossings from Canada to United States, 1895-1956, index

Montana – Montana Manifests of Immigrant Arrivals and Departures, 1923-1956, index & images

Montana – Montana manifests of immigrant arrivals and departures, 1923-1956

Montana – Manifests of alien arrivals at Havre, Loring, Opheim, Raymond, Turner, Westby, and White Tail, Montana, 1924-1956

 

 

 

 

Land & Property

US – United States, Freedmen’s Bureau, Land and Property Records, 1865-1872, index & images (African American, land, court)

Montana – General land office of United States, Montana Territory, 1881-1928

Montana – Montana Territory, miscellaneous records and index, 1870-1957

Beaverhead County – Montana, Beaverhead County Records, 1862-2009, index & images (land, birth, death, voters)

Big Horn County – Montana, Big Horn County Records, 1884-2011, index & images (deeds, homesteads, probate, naturalization, birth, death, marriage)

Broadwater County – Broadwater County, Montana, deeds index and deed records, 1866-1953

Cascade County – Montana, Cascade County Records, 1880-2009, index & images (birth, marriage, death, probate, voters, naturalization, court, land)

Chouteau County – Montana, Chouteau County Records,1876-2011, index & images (birth, marriage, death, school census, wills & probate, naturalization, land, court)

Deer Lodge County – Montana, Deer Lodge County, Anaconda, Cemetery Records, 1878-2005, index links to images

Flathead County – Montana, Flathead County Records, 1871-2007, index & images (court, divorce, land, probate, birth, death)

Granite County – Montana, Granite County Records, 1865-2009, index & images (birth, marriage, death, naturalization, land, court)

Judith Basin County – Montana, Judith Basin County Records, 1887-2012, index & images (naturalization, probate, wills, birth, marriage, death)

Lake County – Montana, Lake County Records, 1857-2010, index & images (court, divorce, land, naturalization, farm names, probate, school census records, birth, marriage, death)

Meagher County – Montana, Meagher County Records, 1866-2012, index & images (cemetery, land, naturalization, probate, wills, birth, death)

Pondera County – Montana, Pondera County Records, 1910-2012, index & images (land, naturalization, wills & probate, birth, marriage, death)

Rosebud County – Montana, Rosebud County Records, 1878-2011, index & images (land, wills & probate, birth, death, marriage, voters)

Sanders County – Montana, Sanders County Records, 1866-2010, index & images (cemetery, land, naturalization, wills & probate, birth, marriage, death, voters)

Sweet Grass County – Montana, Sweet Grass County Records, 1887-2011, index & images (land, naturalization, wills & probate, birth, death)

Teton County – Montana, Teton County Records, 1881-2012, index & images (land, naturalization, wills & probate, birth, marriage, death)

Toole County – Montana, Toole County Records, 1913-1960, index & images (burial, court, naturalization, wills & probate, marriage)

Yellowstone County – Montana, Yellowstone County Records, 1881-2011, index & images (land, marriage, wills & probate, court)

 

 

 

 

Maps, Almanacs, & Gazetteers

Origin of some Montana Place names

The Oregonian’s handbook of the Pacific Northwest

 

 

 

 

Naturalization & Citizenship

US – Indexes to naturalization records of the Montana territorial and federal courts, 1868-1929

Montana – Montana Naturalization Records, 1868-1999, index & images

Montana – Montana, County Naturalizations, 1856-1979, index & images

Montana – Declaration of intent, 1891-1929; petition for naturalization, 1891- 1929; citizenship records, 1894-1906; certificates, 1907-1927

Montana – Montana naturalization records, 1868-1999

Montana – Montana, County naturalizations, 1856-1979

Big Horn County – Montana, Big Horn County Records, 1884-2011, index & images (deeds, homesteads, probate, naturalization, birth, death, marriage)

Cascade County – Montana, Cascade County Records, 1880-2009, index & images (birth, marriage, death, probate, voters, naturalization, court, land)

Cascade County – Montana, Cascade County, naturalization records, 1888-1999

Chouteau County – Montana, Chouteau County Records,1876-2011, index & images (birth, marriage, death, school census, wills & probate, naturalization, land, court)

Granite County – Montana, Granite County Records, 1865-2009, index & images (birth, marriage, death, naturalization, land, court)

Judith Basin County – Montana, Judith Basin County Records, 1887-2012, index & images (naturalization, probate, wills, birth, marriage, death)

Lake County – Montana, Lake County Records, 1857-2010, index & images (court, divorce, land, naturalization, farm names, probate, school census records, birth, marriage, death)

Meagher County – Montana, Meagher County Records, 1866-2012, index & images (cemetery, land, naturalization, probate, wills, birth, death)

Pondera County – Montana, Pondera County Records, 1910-2012, index & images (land, naturalization, wills & probate, birth, marriage, death)

Sanders County – Montana, Sanders County Records, 1866-2010, index & images (cemetery, land, naturalization, wills & probate, birth, marriage, death, voters)

Sweet Grass County – Montana, Sweet Grass County Records, 1887-2011, index & images (land, naturalization, wills & probate, birth, death)

Teton County – Montana, Teton County Records, 1881-2012, index & images (land, naturalization, wills & probate, birth, marriage, death)

Toole County – Montana, Toole County Records, 1913-1960, index & images (burial, court, naturalization, wills & probate, marriage)

 

 

 

 

Passports

US – United States Passport Applications, 1795-1925, index & images

 

 

 

 

Pensions

United States General Index to Pension Files, 1861-1934, index & images

 

 

 

 

Taxation

Internal revenue assessments for the Territory of Montana, 1864-1872

 

 

 

 

Voters

Montana – Poll lists for the election of October 24, 1864 (to establish Montana as a Territory)

Beaverhead County – Montana, Beaverhead County Records, 1862-2009, index & images (land, birth, death, voters)

Cascade County – Montana, Cascade County Records, 1880-2009, index & images (birth, marriage, death, probate, voters, naturalization, court, land)

Rosebud County – Montana, Rosebud County Records, 1878-2011, index & images (land, wills & probate, birth, death, marriage, voters)

Sanders County – Montana, Sanders County Records, 1866-2010, index & images (cemetery, land, naturalization, wills & probate, birth, marriage, death, voters)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Daily Life Records school work church court government library social life #OnGenealogy

Montana Daily Life Records

Alumni, Schools, & Yearbooks

Chouteau County – Montana, Chouteau County Records,1876-2011, index & images (birth, marriage, death, school census, wills & probate, naturalization, land, court)

Fort Shaw School – Indian census rolls, Fort Shaw School, 1910

Lake County – Montana, Lake County Records, 1857-2010, index & images (court, divorce, land, naturalization, farm names, probate, school census records, birth, marriage, death)

Montana State University, Montana State College – Bibliography of graduate theses, University of Montana, Montana State University, Montana State College, Montana School of Mines

 

 

Bible Records

Family Bibles

 

 

Biography

A history of Montana

A history of Montana

History of Montana, 1739-1885 : Indians and Indian wars … personal reminiscences of great historic value … and portraints of pioneers ..

History of the great northwest and its men of progress : a select list of biographical sketches and portraits of the leaders in business, professional and official life

An illustrated history of the state of Montana : containing a history of the state of Montana from the earliest period of its discovery to the present time, together with glimpses of its auspicious future; illustrations and full-page portraits of some of its eminent men, and biographical mention of many of its pioneers and prominent citizens of today.

Little Big Horn biographies

Montana, its story and biography : a history of aboriginal and territorial Montana and three decades of statehood

Montana, its story and biography : a history of aboriginal and territorial Montana and three decades of statehood

Montana; special limited edition

A newspaper reference work: men of affairs and representative institutions of the state of Montana

Progressive men of the state of Montana

Progressive men of the state of Montana

Society of Montana Pioneers; constitution, members and officers, with portraits and maps

Society of Montana Pioneers; constitution, members and officers, with portraits and maps

Date and source information for the biography files in the Montana Room at the Parmly Billings Library

Every-name index to Stout’s Montana : its story and biography

 

 

Church

Church records, 1877-1907

Episcopal register, Protestant Episcopal Church : 1866-1886

Journal of Reverend William Hiram Leflar Marshall, 1910-1956

Montana marriages, 1889-1947

Inventory of the vital statistics records of church and religious organizations in Montana, 1942

A directory of churches and religious organizations in Montana, 1941

Bicentennial tapestry of the Yellowstone Conference

History of the Church of the Brethren on the northern plains

Indian and white in the Northwest : a history of Catholicity in Montana, 1831-1891

Jesuits in Montana, 1840-1960

Missionary to the Mountain West : reminiscences of Episcopal Bishop Daniel S. Tuttle, 1866-1886

The pioneer work of the Presbyterian Church in Montana

The pioneer work of the Presbyterian Church in Montana

Presbyterianism in Montana : its first hundred years

 

 

Court Records

Beaverhead County – Montana, Beaverhead County Records, 1862-2009, index & images (land, birth, death, voters)

Big Horn County – Montana, Big Horn County Records, 1884-2011, index & images (deeds, homesteads, probate, naturalization, birth, death, marriage)

Cascade County – Montana, Cascade County Records, 1880-2009, index & images (birth, marriage, death, probate, voters, naturalization, court, land)

Chouteau County – Montana, Chouteau County Records,1876-2011, index & images (birth, marriage, death, school census, wills & probate, naturalization, land, court)

Deer Lodge County – Montana, Deer Lodge County, Anaconda, Cemetery Records, 1878-2005, index links to images

Flathead County – Montana, Flathead County Records, 1871-2007, index & images (death, court, divorce, land, probate, birth, death)

Granite County – Montana, Granite County Records, 1865-2009, index & images (birth, marriage, death, naturalization, land, court)

Judith Basin County – Montana, Judith Basin County Records, 1887-2012, index & images (naturalization, probate, wills, birth, marriage, death)

Lake County – Montana, Lake County Records, 1857-2010, index & images (court, divorce, land, naturalization, farm names, probate, school census records, birth, marriage, death)

Meagher County – Montana, Meagher County Records, 1866-2012, index & images (cemetery, land, naturalization, probate, wills, birth, death)

Pondera County – Montana, Pondera County Records, 1910-2012, index & images (land, naturalization, wills & probate, birth, marriage, death)

Rosebud County – Montana, Rosebud County Records, 1878-2011, index & images (land, wills & probate, birth, death, marriage, voters)

Sanders County – Montana, Sanders County Records, 1866-2010, index & images (cemetery, land, naturalization, wills & probate, birth, marriage, death, voters)

Sweet Grass County – Montana, Sweet Grass County Records, 1887-2011, index & images (land, naturalization, wills & probate, birth, death)

Teton County – Montana, Teton County Records, 1881-2012, index & images (land, naturalization, wills & probate, birth, marriage, death)

Toole County – Montana, Toole County Records, 1913-1960, index & images (burial, court, naturalization, wills & probate, marriage)

Yellowstone County – Montana, Yellowstone County Records, 1881-2011, index & images (land, marriage, wills & probate, court)

 

 

 

Description & Travel

Montana: the big sky country

 

 

 

Employees, Officials, & Occupations

US – United States Casualties of Army Personnel, Dependents and Civilian Employees, 1961-1981, index

Montana – Montana directory of public affairs, 1864-1955

 

 

 

Ethnic Records

African American Records

US – United States Freedmen’s Bureau Miscellaneous Records,1865-1872, index links to images (misc, court, land, labor, medical, African American)

US – United States, Freedman’s Bank Records, 1865-1874, index & images (bank, business, family information, African American)

US – United States, Freedmen’s Bureau Hospital and Medical Records, 1865-1872, index & images (medical, African American, cemetery, birth, death, family names)

US – United States, Freedmen’s Bureau Ration Records,1865-1872, index & images (African American, rations, relief, slavery, slave owners)

US – United States, Freedmen’s Bureau, Freedmen’s Court Records, 1865-1872, index & images (African American, court, military, school, misc)

US – United States, Freedmen’s Bureau, Land and Property Records, 1865-1872, index & images (African American, land, court)

US – United States, Freedmen’s Bureau, Records of Freedmen’s Complaints, 1865-1872, index & images (African American, legal)

US – United States, Freedmen’s Bureau, Records of the Superintendent of Education and of the Division of Education, 1865-1872, index & images (African American, school, legal)

 

Japanese American Records

United States Japanese Americans Relocated During World War II, 1942-1946, index

United States, War Relocation Authority centers, final accountability rosters, 1942-1946, index & images

 

Native American Records

United States, Native American Birth and Death Records, 1885-1940, index links to images

United States, Native American, Census Rolls, 1885-1940, index links to images

United States, Native American, Eastern Cherokee Enrollment Records, 1908-1910, index links to images

United States, Native American, Eastern Cherokee Indian Reservation Rolls, 1848-1970, index & images

Agency records, 1876-1952

Agency records, 1887-1951

Agency records, 1899-1952

The Assiniboine

Birth, marriage and death records, 1913-1918

Census records, 1888-1944

Census records, 1909-1948

Crowfoot, chief of the Blackfeet

Employee records, 1878-1927

Heirship records, 1907-1950

Heirship records, 1911-1936

Heirship records, 1943-1949

The history of the Chippewa Cree of Rocky Boy’s Indian Reservation

Indian and white in the Northwest : a history of Catholicity in Montana, 1831-1891

Indian census rolls, Blackfeet Agency, 1890-1939

Indian census rolls, Crow, 1891-1940

Indian census rolls, Flathead, 1886-1939

Indian census rolls, Fort Belknap, 1885-1939

Indian census rolls, Fort Peck, 1885-1939

Indian census rolls, Fort Shaw School, 1910

Indian census rolls, Great Sioux Reservation, 1892

Indian census rolls, Rocky Boy, 1919-1939

Indians tribes of the Flathead resevation in western Montana : Salish, Kootenai, Pend D’Oreille

Individual money ledgers, 1925-1948

Miscellaneous records, 1883-1926

Miscellaneous records, 1906-1951

The Old North trail : or, Life, legends and religion of the Blackfeet Indians

The Pacific northwest tribes missions collection of the Oregon province archives of the Society of Jesus, 1853-1960

Ration records, 1904-1938

Records of funds, 1892-1952

Records of Indians serving in the Civilian Conservation Corps, 1938-1942

Records of the Central Superintendency of Indian Affairs, 1813-1878

Records of the Dakota Superintendency of Indian Affairs, 1861-1870, and 1877-1878 and of the Wyoming Superintendency, 1870

Records of the Montana Supintendency of Indian Affairs, 1867-1873

The Salishan tribes of the western plateaus

School records, 1879-1951

School records, 1891-1945

School records, 1950-1952

Selected records of the Bureau of Indian Affairs relating to the enrollment of Indians on the Flathead Reservation, 1903-1908

Vital statistics, 1914-1939

Welfare applications, 1939-1947

Welfare rolls, 1950

Crowfoot, chief of the Blackfeet

Blackfoot tribe family group sheets

Campaigns of General Custer in the North-West, and the final surrender of Sitting Bull

The history of the Chippewa Cree of Rocky Boy’s Indian Reservation

Indians of Montana, Wyoming

Morning star people, 1965-1973

Race of sorrows, 1956-1971

 

Minorities

United States, Obituaries, American Historical Society of Germans from Russia, 1899-2012, index & images

 

 

 

Folklore

The Assiniboine

 

 

 

Genealogy

Montana, Cascade County, pedigree charts, 1500s-2000s

Golden grains of research

Smoke signals from the Assiniboine Genealogical Society

 

 

 

History

Calendar of the Montana papers in the William Andrews Clark library (University of California at Los Angeles)

Campaigns of General Custer in the North-West, and the final surrender of Sitting Bull

Crow country

Flags or pigeons : source problems in the literature of Custer’s last stand

High spots of Custer and Battle of the Little Big Horn literature : (and a few low spots)

Historical album of Montana

Historical essays on Montana and the Northwest…

A history of Montana

A history of Montana

History of Montana, 1739-1885 : A history of its discovery and settlement, social and commercial progress, mines and miners, agriculture and stock-growing, churches, schools and societies, Indians and Indian wars, vigilantes, courts of justice, newspaper press, navigation, railroads and statistics, with histories of counties, cities, villages and mining camps

History of Montana, 1739-1885 : Indians and Indian wars … personal reminiscences of great historic value … and portraints of pioneers ..

History of the great northwest and its men of progress : a select list of biographical sketches and portraits of the leaders in business, professional and official life

History of the Northwest coast, 1543-1846

History of Washington, Idaho and Montana, 1845-1889

An illustrated history of the state of Montana : containing a history of the state of Montana from the earliest period of its discovery to the present time, together with glimpses of its auspicious future; illustrations and full-page portraits of some of its eminent men, and biographical mention of many of its pioneers and prominent citizens of today.

An illustrated history of the Yellowstone Valley : embracing the counties of Park, Sweet Grass, Carbon, Yellowstone, Rosebud, Custer and Dawson, state of Montana

Judith Basin pioneers : a study of early days in central Montana, together with the genealogy of the Murray family

Missouri River and its utmost source : curtailed narration of geologic primitive and geographic distinctions descriptive of the evolution and discovery of the river and its headwaters

Montana

Montana : the big sky country

Montana : the treasure state

Montana directory of public affairs, 1864-1955

Montana gold rush

Montana, its story and biography : a history of aboriginal and territorial Montana and three decades of statehood

Montana, its story and biography : a history of aboriginal and territorial Montana and three decades of statehood

The night the mountain fell : the story of the Montana-Yellowstone earthquake

Once their home, or, Our legacy from the Dahkotahs : historical, biographical, and incidental from far-off days, down to the present

Once their home, or, Our legacy from the Dahkotahs : historical, biographical, and incidental, from far-off days down to the present

Open range days in old Montana and Wyoming

Oregon Territory centennial

Origin of some Montana Place names

Red Lodge-Meeteetse Trail

Sons and daughters of Montana pioneers : Beaverhead County’s pictorial tribute to the pioneers

Vigilante days and ways : the pioneers of the Rockies, the makers and making of Montana, Idaho, Oregon, Washington and Wyoming

1860 census; Bitter Root Valley and Ponderay Mountains area of Washington Territory, now in the state of Montana

Every-name index to Stout’s Montana : its story and biography

Abstractions from Fort Owen ledger

Contributions to the Historical Society of Montana with its transactions, officers and members

Montana Post

The Tri-county searcher (Broken Mountains Genealogical Society, Chester, Montana)

Major James McLaughlin papers, 1855-1937

Montana : the treasure state

 

 

 

Government & Politics

Montana Boys State, August 15-23, 1964

 

 

 

Libraries, Museums, & Archives

Inventory of federal archives in the states, series 04, Department of War, no. 25, Montana

Inventory of federal archives in the states, series 09, Department of Agriculture, no. 25, Montana

Guide to public vital statistics in Montana

Inventory of federal archives in the states, series 02, Federal Courts, no. 25, Montana

Inventory of federal archives in the states, series 03, Department of the Treasury, no. 25, Montana

Inventory of federal archives in the states, series 10, Department of Commerce, no. 25, Montana

Inventory of federal archives in the states, series 11, Department of Labor, no. 25, Montana

Inventory of federal archives in the states, series 12, Veterans’ Administration, no. 25, Montana

Inventory of federal archives in the states, series 16, Farm Credit Administration, no. 25, Montana

Inventory of the county archives of Montana : no. 5 Carbon, no. 16 Gallatin, no. 34 Park, no. 48 Stillwater, no. 49 Sweet Grass

 

 

 

Medical

United States, Panama Canal Zone, Index to the Gorgas Hospital Mortuary Registers, 1906-1991, index

Montana’s greatest charity : the story of Montana Children’s Home and Hospital, Shodair Hospital for Crippled Children, Florence Crittenton Home

Nursing in Montana

 

 

 

Newspapers

Obituary clippings from The Billings Gazette, Lovell Chronicle, The Yellowstone County News, and The Billings Outpost, covering the years 2002, 2003, 2004

Date and source information for the biography files in the Montana Room at the Parmly Billings Library

 

 

 

Public Records

United States Public Records, 1970-2009, index

 

 

Societies

The hands of the workmen : a history of the first 100 years of the Grand Lodge of Montana, Ancient, Free and Accepted Masons

Ninety years of the Scottish rite in Montana

Society of Montana Pioneers; constitution, members and officers, with portraits and maps

Society of Montana Pioneers; constitution, members and officers, with portraits and maps

Contributions to the Historical Society of Montana with its transactions, officers and members

Minutes of the … annual assembly

 

 

 

 

Military records Wars Veterans #OnGenealogy

Montana Military Records

Montana, Military Discharge Records, 1917-1953, index

United States Casualties of Army Personnel, Dependents and Civilian Employees, 1961-1981, index

Montana, Military Records, 1904-1918, index links to images

United States Confederate Navy and Marine Service Records, 1861-1865

United States Records of Confederate Prisoners of War, 1861-1865

United States Revolutionary War, Virginia Pension Application Files, 1830-1875

United States Union Provost Marshal Files of Individual Civilians, 1861-1866

United States Union Provost Marshal Files of Two or More Civilians, 1861-1866

Montana, World War II Draft Registration Cards,1940-1945, index

United States Bureau of Land Management Tract Books, 1800-c. 1955

United States Internal Revenue Assessment Lists, 1862-1874

United States, Cancelled, Relinquished, or Rejected Land Entry Case Files, 1861-1932

United States, Homestead Final Certificates, 1863-1909

United States, Freedmen’s Branch Records, 1872-1878

United States Headstone Applications for U.S. Military Veterans, 1925-1949, index & images

United States Muster Rolls of the Marine Corps, 1798-1937, index & images

United States National Register of Scientific and Technical Personnel Files, 1954-1970, index

United States Naval Enlistment Rendezvous, 1855-1891, index & images

United States Registers of Enlistments in the U.S. Army, 1798-1914, index & images

United States, Burial Registers for Military Posts, Camps, and Stations,1768-1921, index & images

United States, Veterans Administration Master Index, 1917-1940, index links to images

Campaigns of General Custer in the North-West, and the final surrender of Sitting Bull

Directory of the organizations and units, Montana national guard

List of dead and wounded of First Montana Infantry

High spots of Custer and Battle of the Little Big Horn literature : (and a few low spots)

Photographer on an army mule

 

 

Revolutionary War, 1775-1783

United States Revolutionary War Pension Payment Ledgers, 1818-1872, index & images

United States Revolutionary War Pension and Bounty Land Warrant Applications, 1800-1900, index links to images

United States Rosters of Revolutionary War Soldiers and Sailors, 1775-1783, index & images

 

Mexican-American War, 1846-1848

United States Mexican War Index and Service Records, 1846-1848, index & images

United States Mexican War Pension Index, 1887-1926, index & images

 

US Civil War

United States Civil War Confederate Papers of Citizens or Businesses, 1861-1865, index links to images

United States Civil War Widows and Other Dependents Pension Files, 1861-1934, index links to images

United States Civil War and Later Pension Index, 1861-1917, index links to images

United States Records of Headstones of Deceased Union Veterans, 1879-1903, index & images

United States Old War Pension Index, 1815-1926, index & images

 

Indian Wars

United States Index to Indian Wars Pension Files, 1892-1926, index & images

 

Spanish-American War

Montana, military records, 1904-1918

 

World War I

United States, World War I American Expeditionary Forces Deaths, 1917-1919, index links to images

United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918, index & images

Montana, military records, 1904-1918

Montana, World War I American Expeditionary Forces, deaths, 1917-1919

Montana, World War I Selective Service System draft registration cards, (1917-1918)

 

World War II

Montana, World War II Draft Registration Cards,1940-1945, index links to images

United States World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946, index

United States World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942, index & images

Montana, World War II draft registration cards, 1940-1947

 

Veterans, Enlistments, Pensions

United States Revolutionary War Pension Payment Ledgers, 1818-1872, index & images

United States Revolutionary War Pension and Bounty Land Warrant Applications, 1800-1900, index links to images

United States Civil War Widows and Other Dependents Pension Files, 1861-1934, index links to images

United States Civil War and Later Pension Index, 1861-1917, index links to images

United States Old War Pension Index, 1815-1926, index & images

 

 

 

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