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North Dakota

 

United States

 

 

 

 

An Introduction

Gen-Tool Kit

Surnames

 

 

Our Ancestral Counties

Researching by Location

Internet Resources

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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General Description

North Dakota is a state located in the Midwestern region of the United States of America; on the Canadian border halfway between the Pacific and Atlantic oceans. North Dakota is the 19th largest state by area in the U.S.; it is the 3rd least populous, with just over 641,481 residents as of 2008.[4] North Dakota was carved out of the northern half of the Dakota Territory and admitted to the Union on November 2, 1889.

The Missouri River flows through the western part of the state and forms Lake Sakakawea behind the Garrison Dam. The western half of the state is hilly and contains lignite coal and oil. In the east, the Red River forms the Red River Valley, holding fertile farmland. Agriculture has long dominated the economy and culture of North Dakota.

The state capital is Bismarck and the largest city is Fargo. The primary public universities are located in Grand Forks and Fargo. The United States Air Force operates bases at both Minot and Grand Forks.

Historical Information

History of North Dakota

Wikipedia

 

 

 

 

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GENEALOGICAL ARCHIVES & LIBRARIES

·        Historic House Museums & Historic Structures 

·        Historical Museum Guide for North Dakota      (Source: Census Finder)

·        North Dakota Genealogy Records      (Source: The Records Project)

·        North Dakota Public Libraries      (Source: Public Libraries Library Directory)

·        North Dakota Records      (Source: Footnote - Free Trial Available)

·        State Archives and Library 

 

HISTORICAL & GENEALOGICAL SOCIETIES 

·         The Historical Society of the United States Courts in the Eighth Circuit 

·         Jewish Historical Society of the Upper Midwest 

·         North Dakota Chapter  The Mayflower Society

·         North Dakota State Genealogical Society 

·         Preservation North Dakota  Preserving Prairie Places

·         State Historical Society of North Dakota 

 

STATE LIBRARY

North Dakota State Library

Mailing Address: North Dakota State Library
604 E. Boulevard Ave - Dept 250, Bismarck, ND 58505-0800

E-mail: statelib@nd.gov

Phone: 701-328-4622; or 1-800-472-2104

Fax: 701-328-2040

 

 

HISTORICAL PLACES

 

Adams Barnes Benson Billings Bottineau Bowman Burke Burleigh Cass Cavalier Dickey Divide Dunn Eddy Emmons Foster Golden Valley Grand Forks Grant Griggs Hettinger Kidder La Moure Logan McHenry McIntosh McKenzie McLean Mercer Morton Mountrail Nelson Oliver Pembina Pierce Ramsey Ransom Renville Richland Rolette Sargent Sheridan Sioux Slope Stark Steele Stutsman Towner Traill Walsh Ward Wells Williams

Source: National Register of Historical Places

 

 

 

 

 

 

Surnames

 

 

The following are surnames of persons, found within our databases,

as having been either born, married or died in this location.

 

 

McVicker; Moreland; Pinnell; Scruggs and allied families

 

 

 

 

Bozarth; Peiffer; Quigley; Rhubart and allied families

 

 

Dellinger; Knecht; Pfeffer; Silar and allied families

 

 

To find out more about each surname listed above click on the corresponding LINK.

Additional information regarding these surnames may also be found at:

  Surname Locator Resources

 

 

Free Genealogy Surname

Search Help from Google

 

 

 

Use this free genealogy site to help you get the best genealogy searches from Google™ by using your family tree, for your research. It will create a series of different searches using tips or   "tricks"  

that    will   likely   improve your results. The different searches will give you many different ways of using Google and the Internet to find ancestry information about this or any other Surname.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Click on this thumbnail map for a full-sized version.

 

Our Ancestral Counties

 

The following named counties are associated with the history of our DIRECT ancestors.   To select a specific ancestral county, click on the following link. Here you will find additional links to our county pages where you can obtain information about our family gen-sites, images of localities, and surnames of persons, in our database, who have lived in the selected county.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Where in the World

are My Ancestors?

 

Resources which enhance our knowledge of the places inhabited by our ancestors are almost as important as their names. The LINK

MAPS

GAZETTEERS

to the right will take you to Maps, Gazetteers,   and other helpful  resources  that will assist you in discovering Ancestral Locations. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Researching 
by Location

 

Gazetteer of Places

County Research

(Genealogical)

County Research

(General Info.)

The links below may assist you with your research within the various places of this state.

Gazetteer

of Places

The following Links will take you to gazetteers that identify places within this U.S. State.  These resources feature profiles of cities, towns, neighborhoods and subdivisions.  In addition this site contains maps, data and directions for a wide variety of physical, cultural and historic features.

 

Cities in North Dakota

 

North Dakota Cities - profiles of 885 North Dakota cities, towns & neighborhoods

North Dakota Physical Features such as lakes, islands & steams

North Dakota Cultural Features such as schools, parks, hospitals & airports

North Dakota Civil Features such as Native Areas and Political Subdivisions

Search by Name, County, ZIP Code or Area Code

 

 

County Research

(Genealogical)

 

Clicking on a Link (below) will take you to the County’s website.  Here you will find additional links to more information specific to that location.    The USGenWeb Project also sponsors important Special Projects, at the national level, that were created to collect and disseminate data that goes beyond county and state lines.

 

 

 

 

Adams

Barnes

Benson

Billings

Bottineau

Bowman

Burke

Burleigh 

Cass

Cavalier

Dickey

Divide

Dunn

Eddy

Emmons

Foster

Golden Valley

Grand Forks

Grant

Griggs

Hettinger

Kidder

La Moure

Logan

McHenry

McIntosh

McKenzie

McLean

Mercer

Morton

Mountrail

Nelson

Oliver

Pembina

Pierce

Ramsey

Ransom

Renville

Richland

Rolette 

Sargent

Sheridan

Sioux

Slope

Stark

Steele

Stutsman

Towner

Traill

Walsh

Ward

Wells

Williams

 

 

County Research

(General)

 

Wikipedia is a multilingual, Web-based, free-content encyclopedia project based mostly on anonymous contributions. Clicking on a Link (below) will take you to the Wikipedia article about the county.  Here you will find additional links to guide the user to related pages with additional information.

 

 

 

 

Adams County

Barnes County

Benson County

Billings County

Bottineau County

Bowman County

Burke County

Burleigh County

Cass County

Cavalier County

Dickey County

Divide County

Dunn County

Eddy County

Emmons County

Foster County

Golden Valley County

Grand Forks County

Grant County

Griggs County

Hettinger County

Kidder County

LaMoure County

Logan County

McHenry County

McIntosh County

McKenzie County

McLean County

Mercer County

Morton County

Mountrail County

Nelson County

Oliver County

Pembina County

Pierce County

Ramsey County

Ransom County

Renville County

Richland County

Rolette County

Sargent County

Sheridan County

Sioux County

Slope County

Stark County

Steele County

Stutsman County

Towner County

Traill County

Walsh County

Ward County

Wells County

Williams County

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Internet
Resources

 

 

 

The Google search engine

 button  and following web

sites    may     provide    you

with additional information

to assist with your research

about   this   U. S.   State. 

 

 

GENERAL RESOURCES

 

 

·           Website & Webpages We Like

·           Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

·           Free Genealogy Search Help For Google

·           Linkpendium > Genealogy > USA

·           Genealogy Gateway

·           Ancestry.com (Reference Materials & Finding Aids)

·           Ancestry.com - Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

·           GenealogyLinks.net

·        Cyndi's List - United States Index

·        IGI Batch Numbers - British Isles & North America

·        Libweb - Libraries on the Web

·        50states.com - States and Capitals

·        RootsWeb Town Search 1.0

·        USA Resources at RootsWeb

·        StateGenSites - U.S. Genealogy Sites by State

·        The USGenWeb Project

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

LOCATION SPECIFIC RESOURCES

·North Dakota - Wikipedia

·North Dakota Vital Records

·North Dakota State Information (50 States.com)

·Cyndi’s List (North Dakota)

·North Dakota (historical societies)

·North Dakota GenWeb Project

 

 

 

 

OUR GENEALOGY REFERENCE LIBRARY

 

 

The following Link will take you to our library of genealogy reference books that pertain to this U.S. State.   Here you will find books about the history and records of this State, as well as its counties and other localities such as towns and churches.   The collection also contains research works about State military units and personnel during America’s wars.  In addition, there are resource texts about the ethnic and religious groups who settled in this State.

 

U.S.A. Locations Library - States, Counties, & Localities

 

 

 

 

 

 

Contact Information

 

 

 

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Snail Mail:

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889 Dante Ct.
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USA

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Tom
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