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Ransom County, North Dakota

Ransom County was established on January 04, 1873 (organized in 1881) from Pembina County.

The Ransom County Seat is situated in Lisbon and the county government website is

Areas next to Ransom County are Cass CountyRichland CountySargent CountyDickey CountyLaMoure CountyBarnes County.

Townships include Aliceton, Alleghany, Bale, Big Bend, Casey, Coburn, Elliott, Englevale, Fort Ransom, Greene, Hanson, Island Park, Isley, Liberty, Lisbon, McLeod, Moore, Northland, Owego, Preston, Rosemeade, Sandoun, Scoville, Shenford, Springer, Sydna, Tuller.

Ransom County does have Federal Census Schedules to help in looking into your family tree. Government Population Schedules are available for 1880 (free index)1890 (fragment)19001910192019301940.

Ransom Co. Ransom Co. Mortality Schedules can be found for 1880. Ransom Co. Industry and Agriculture Schedules is available for 1880. Ransom Co. Union Veterans Schedules can be found for 1890. There are free online in addition to printable census forms to assist with your research.

Ransom County Society and Family History Resources

A list of Ransom County Historical  and Genealogical Societies, Forums, Message Boards, Libraries, Archives.

Ransom County Courthouse and Government Records

Genealogist often overlook the value of Ransom County court, probate, and land records data as a useful resource of family history and genealogy information. Buried away in North Dakota courthouses and archives just about everywhere are often the aspirations and worries of countless North Dakota residents. The odds are excellent that your chosen ancestors and forefathers have left a detailed record of at least some elements of their lives in the Ransom County court records. Even if your forefathers is not mentioned in a Court case, give some thought to all of the other procedures which may have lead to her or him showing up in court records.

Ransom County Links

The following are links to Family history and genealogy, Records and Resources relevant to Ransom County. Feel free to provide your own favorite Ransom County genealogy or family history related sites.

Ransom Co. ND Books, Newspapers & Publications

Ransom Co. ND Birth, Marriage & Death Records

Ransom Co. ND Court, Probate Land and Tax Records

Ransom Co. ND Census Records

Ransom Co. ND Cemeteries & Church Records

Ransom Co. ND Family Websites, Pictures & Histories

Ransom Co. ND General and History Websites

Ransom Co. ND Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

Ransom Co. ND Military Records