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Rolette County, North Dakota
Societies and Family History Resources ∣ County Courthouse and Government Records ∣ County Genealogy Links
Rolette County was established on January 04, 1873 (organized in 1884) from Buffalo County in the Dakota Territory.
The Rolette County Seat is situated in Rolla and the county government website is http://www.rolettecounty.com/
Areas next to Rolette County are Manitoba, Canada, Towner County, Pierce County, Bottineau County.
Townships include Baxter, Belcourt, Holmes, Kohlmeier, Maryville, San Haven, Shell Valley, South Valley.
Rolette 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), 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930, 1940.
Rolette Co. Rolette Co. Mortality Schedules can be found for 1880. Rolette Co. Industry and Agriculture Schedules is available for 1880. Rolette Co. Union Veterans Schedules can be found for 1890. There are free online in addition to printable census forms to assist with your research.
Rolette County Society and Family History Resources
A list of Rolette County Historical and Genealogical Societies, Forums, Message Boards, Libraries, Archives.
- North Dakota State Genealogy Network (facebook.com)
- Rolette County Historical Society, P. O. Box 377, St. John, ND 58369-0377, 701-263-4564
- Dale and Martha Hawk Foundation & Museum, HC1 Box 19 , 4839 78th St., Streeter, ND 58385, 701-583-2381 or 701-583-2532
- Rolette County, North Dakota Message Boards (boards.ancestry.com)
- Rolette County, North Dakota Genealogy Forum (genforum.genealogy.com)
- USGenWeb Archives for Rolette County (usgwarchives.net)
Rolette County Courthouse and Government Records
Genealogist often overlook the value of Rolette 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 Rolette 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.
- Rolette County Courthouse (all departments listed below are located here, unless otherwise noted)
- Address: PO Box 460, Rolla, ND 58367
- Phone: (701) 477-3816
- Rolette County Register of Deeds / Recorder
- Land Records: 1873
- Rolette County Clerk of Courts
- Marriage Records: 1884
- Probate Records: 1873
- Court Records: 1873
- North Dakota Office of Vital Records has copies of birth, marriage, divorce and death records. There is a fee for each copy requested. Please refer to the information to the Statewide Vital Records in North Dakota for current fees and application process. Birth, marriage, and death records are connected with central life events.
- Ordering Vital Records – You can also order Order Electronically Online or You can download an application for North Dakota Birth Certificate, Death Certificate Applications. Certified copies of marriage records must be issued by the county where the license was originally filed. Copies of divorce records can only be obtained from the county clerk or recorder in the county in which the divorce filed.
Rolette County Links
The following are links to Family history and genealogy, Records and Resources relevant to Rolette County. Feel free to provide your own favorite Rolette County genealogy or family history related sites.
Rolette Co. ND Books, Newspapers & Publications
- North Dakota Newspapers Books & Publications Research Guide
- North Dakota historical newspaper archives online (newspapers.com)
- Historical Newspapers from North Dakota (1879–1923) (genealogybank.com) Rapidly discover names and key phrases in over 450 million content articles, obituaries, marriage announcements, birth notices along with other items published in over 2,800 historical U.S. newspapers. All new content and articles added every month!
- Rolette County, North Dakota Books (amazon.com)
- Search North Dakota Obituaries (1985 to current) (genealogybank.com)
- Rolette County Genealogy Books (books.google.com)
Rolette Co. ND Birth, Marriage & Death Records
- North Dakota Vital Records Research Guide
- Social Security Death Index (search.ancestry.com)
Rolette Co. ND Court, Probate Land and Tax Records
- North Dakota Court Records Research Guide
- BLM Land Records (glorecords.blm.gov)
Rolette Co. ND Census Records
- North Dakota Census Records Research Guide
- Rolette County, ND Census Records Links
- Rolette County, ND Census QuickFacts
Rolette Co. ND Cemeteries & Church Records
- North Dakota Cemetery Research Guide
- Rolette Co., North Dakota Graves (findagrave.com)
- Rolette County Tombstone Transcription Project (usgwtombstones.org)
- Rolette Co., North Dakota Cemeteries (Internment.net)
- Topographic Cemetery List and Map for Rolette County, North Dakota
- Rolette Co., North Dakota Cemetery Books (amazon.com)
- North Dakota Church & Bible Research Guide
- Topographic Church List and Map for Rolette County, North Dakota
- Rolette County, North Dakota Church Books (amazon.com)
Rolette Co. ND Family Websites, Pictures & Histories
- North Dakota Family Group Sheet Project (fgs-project.com)
Rolette Co. ND General and History Websites
- See Also State History for North Dakota
- Rolette County, North Dakota Wikipedia (wikipedia.org)
- Rolette County, North Dakota Wiki (familysearch.org)
- Rolette Co. ND Genealogy (kindredtrails.com)
- Family History Library (familysearch.org)
- Rolette County, North Dakota (linkpendium.com)
- Cyndi’s List – United States – North Dakota – Counties – Rolette (cyndislist.com)
- Rolette County North Dakota (genealogytrails.com)
- Rolette Co. NDGenweb (rootsweb.ancestry.com)
- Rolette County Genealogy Queries (cousinconnect.com)
- Rolette Co. Data Collections (search.ancestry.com)
Rolette Co. ND Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers
- See Also Map of North Dakota Links and Information
- 1895 Rolette County Map (livgenmi.com)
Rolette Co. ND Military Records
- North Dakota Military Records Research Guide
- North Dakota Military Records (fold3.com) will provide easy access to military records, stories, photos, and personal documents of the North Dakota individuals that served. Just the thing for Rolette County genealogists, researchers, historians and much more.