February, 2013

Fergus County, Montana

Part of the MTGenWeb and USGenWeb Projects

Big Springs Hatchery near Lewistown, Fergus County, Montana

Photo: Big Spring Hatchery near Lewistown, Montana © Ann Kramlich

 

Welcome to the Fergus County MTGenWeb website!
Please check back often as I will be adding information almost daily for a while.
If you have any information to add to this website, please email me.
David Pitt, Jr
Fergus County Coordinator

 

Original County, Formed in 1886

Montana Missing Children

County Seat, Lewistown

 


Books Online:
Pages of Time, A History of Petroleum County, Montana (was part of Fergus County until 1925)

Photos:
Fergus County Photos
Montana Photo Archives --Old and new photos submitted by MTGenWeb Volunteers and many very special friends of the MTGenWeb Project. Super photo history of Montana

Cemeteries:
Beaver Creek Cemetery
Calvary Cemetery
Central Montana Memorial Gardens Cemetery *NEW!*
Coffee Creek Cemetery
Danvers Cemetery
Deerfield Cemetery
Forest Grove Cemetery
Fort Maginnis Cemetery
Grass Range Cemetery
Great Divide Cemetery
Hilger Cemetery
Hillcrest Cemetery
Kendall Cemetery
King Colony Ranch Cemetery
Lewistown City Cemetery
Moore Cemetery
Roy Cemetery
Strouf Pioneer Cemetery *NEW!*
Winifred Cemetery

Stories From the Lewistown News Argus Christmas Editions:
Early Day Gilt Edge -- horse thieves and vigilantes
Buried wall recalls tale of high school's burning
Clark's Store, is woven into Grass Range history
Famous Montana ranch has colorful history N Bar touches lives of many since 1885 beginning
From Kansas to Montana--Biehl family finds its new home in Musselshell County
Horse stealing and cattle rustling... Outlaws reigned in 'horse-running days'
Ina Yaeger, 99, remembers growing up in Central Montana
The Building of Fort Maginnis
James Fergus: The Grand Old Man of Montana
Judith Basin County formed from parts of Fergus, Cascade
Lines drawn on the plains .... Birth of Petroleum County no easy task
O'Brien's arrive to a "scene from Hell" They helped bury Custer's dead upon arrival to Montana from Ireland

Edith Hull Distad Journals
Messenger/Ross/Barnes
Gove, Stowell, Drinkard and Nichols
Lokajicek Tragedy


Brief History of the Original Fergus County
Signers of the 1884 Montana State Constitution
Signers of the 1889 Montana State Constitution

Libraries and Societies:
Montana Genealogy Society
Montana Historical Society
Montana State Homepage
Central Montana Genealogy Society
Lewistown Public Library
Lewistown Chamber of Commerce

Books, CD's, films, etc. -- that pertain to Fergus County
Lookups --Volunteers that have offered to lookup information in books or on CD's they own.  

Fergus County Mail List

Métis and Native Americans -- Many great links

Little Shell Tribe of Montana

Message Boards -- these may assist with your research
Fergus County message board
Montana Unknowns message board

Military: Montana
World War I Search by state for information of service and burial location
World War II Search by state for information of service and burial location
World War II Honor list of dead and missing Army and Army Air Forces Personnel - Fergus County

Korean War Search by state for information of service and burial location
Korean War Alphabetical by Surname - MT
Vietnam Alphabetical by surname

Neighboring Counties:
Blaine County
Chouteau County
Golden Valley County
Judith Basin County
Musselshell County
Petroleum County
Wheatland County

Postmasters:
Forest Grove Postmasters
Roy Postmasters

Schools
Fergus High School Classes 1901-1910
Fergus High School Class of 1967
Fergus High School Class of 1968
Fergus High School Class of 1969
Fergus High School Class of 1970
Forest Grove School Diploma Information for Virginia Stowell - 1921

USGS:

Use this link to find locations and names of current and historical Cemeteries, Churches, Military Forts and Camps, Post Offices, Schools and Towns. USGS Query Form For The United States And Its Territories

Rootsweb
MTGenWeb Project
USGenWeb Project
WorldGenWeb Project

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Fergus County Courthouse 

 
 
 
 

712 W. Main
Lewistown, MT 59457
County Clerk & Recorders Office
Phone: 408-535-5242

 
 
 
 

 

Newspapers 

Billings Gazette Online
P.O. Box 36300
Billings, MT 59107-6300
Phone: 406-657-1200

Lewistown News Argus
P.O. Box 900
Lewistown, MT 59457
Phone: 406-538-3401

Great Falls Tribune
205 River Drive South
Great Falls, MT 59405
(406) 791-1444 or (800) 438-6600

 

 
 
This site is maintained by David Pitt, Jr
Fergus County Coordinator
 

This site last updated Dec. 15, 2014
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