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Stutsman County North Dakota Genealogy

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  • Stutsman County Queries

  • Stutsman County Research Sources

  • Every Name Index to the new history of Jamestown WRITERS BLOCK, 2004, by Bruce Berg

  • Index to "The CCC Boys of Stutsman County, ND--a Historical Collection" by George L. Barron --2008

  • Index to "Century of Stories" Jamestown and Stutsman County 1883-1983 centennial history book

  • Index to 1933 50th Anniversary Jamestown History Booklet

  • Special Index to "Seventy-five years of Jamestown North Dakota, 1883-1958" a Diamond Jubilee booklet published in 1958

  • Index to "MEMORIES OF YESTER-YEARS 1878-1964" by Clara Stuff CORELL

  • Special Index to " Stutsman County in the World War" (WW1)

  • 1883 Census Stutsman Veterans & Widows

  • Stutsman County Veterans in the 1885 Dakota Territory Census

  • link to Veteran burials and Nationwide Gravesite Locator

  • Index to Logan County Cemeteries

  • Link to the Index to our two Barnes County cemetery books and a lot of other Barnes goodies

  • Link to the index to our two LaMoure County cemetery books and other LaMoure County stuff

  • James River Genealogy Club Page

  • Index to "Rural and Village Cemeteries of Stutsman County, North Dakota", 1999

  • Index to all addtions & corrections made since 1999 to "Rural and Village Cemeteries of Stutsman County, ND", 1999

  • Index to "MOST Cemeteries of Jamestown, Stutsman County, North Dakota", 2000

  • Index to Highland Home Cemetery, Jamestown (this book compiled in 1992)

  • (BRAND NEW 2007) Index to the new 2007 Highland Home Cemetery, Jamestown, Stutsman County, ND

  • Index to "Cemeteries of ND, Vol 16, Stutsman County"1977 by RRVGS (not all Co. cemeteries)

  • Link to Norway Death Index for 1995-2000

  • Link to African American Genealogy

  • Index to Stutsman County marriages 1884-1925

  • Indexes to pre 1925 North Dakota marriages--some one line some not

  • latest Survey of ND Cemetery Books in Print

  • Old Stutsman County Death Register Indexes

  • North Dakota State Death Index (New)

  • Eddy Funeral Home index 1898-1960 (near bottom of ndarchives index page)

  • Eddy Funeral Home of Jamestown page--recent obits and neat information

  • Haut Funeral Home of Jamestown page--recent obits and other information

  • Lisko Funeral Chapel of Jamestown -obits and other information

  • US searchable death indexes

  • Index to and scans of 1880, 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930 U.S. Census for Stutsman County, ND

  • Index to 1883 U.S. Census for Stutsman County, ND

  • link to North Dakota censuses on line--use back key to return here.

  • link to ndstutsman archives page and various other county searchables

  • Index to North Dakota entries in the 1885 Dakota Territory Census (this site is closed until early spring of 2014)

  • Index to county BLM land records showing homesteads etc.

  • link to US Bureau of Land Management--homesteads etc.

  • Stutsman County Surnames being Searched

  • Help to date your old Jamestown photograph

  • Short Biographies from 1911 Stutsman County Atlas

  • 1930 Stutsman County Atlas Patron Directory

  • Stutsman County Pioneer Biographies in the WPA Historical Data Project

  • 1918 Jamestown Presbyterian Cook Book--get a copy of your grandmother's favorite published recipe!

  • Index to North Dakota Naturalization Papers (use the Back key to return here)

  • Some Jamestown Funeral Home Records Index, 1898-1960

  • You Too Can Compile County Cemetery Books--a guide

  • Index to the 1905, 1910, 1915 , 1917, 1922 , 1925 & 1941 School Censuses of Stutsman County (note school censuses have been indexed from1901-1947--if you would like page copies of surnames from other years, contact page owner at the bottom of this index page)

  • Index to ND Published Biographies 185,000 biographies from 651 publications, at NDIRS, (this site closed until early spring 2014)

  • Jamestown Home Page

  • Stutsman County Page (information, including a county map identifying township locations)

  • Jamestown Chamber of Commerce page

  • Jamestown College Prof. Kate Stevenson takes a look at what 'Old Time Jamestowners' remember about Jamestown

  • Stutsman County Memorial Museum  

  • A peek at animal & plant life we have in this neck of the woods

  • Topographic map of Jamestown, ND

  • Various ND Map Scans

  • North Dakota Geographic Information--maps and all kinds of ND data bases

  • link to The Jamestown Sun home page; recent obits, local news, and lotsa good stuff-- (use back key to return here)

  • link to ND Library Catalog on ODIN--borrow the book by interlibrary loan

  • link to the Alfred Dickey Public Library on line catalog/Jamestown

  • link to Western ND Professional Genealogist Home Page

  • link to the North Dakota State Genealogical Society \

  • great Germans from Russia links

  • temporary link to the Gackle, ND genealogy page, run by Marcia Paxton, San Diego, CA

    LINKS TO SOME FAMILY HISTORY PAGES WHICH INCLUDE STUTSMAN CO. FAMILIES use your back key or history key to return to this page

  • O'dell-Gilchrest Connection

  • Joos and Eager Families of Jamestown and surrounding area

  • Dirksen (Duerksen) Family pages from Stutsman Co. and other places.

  • Goodrich Family site--link added by their request

  • New history of Jamestown, "Writer's Block-History of Jamestown, People, Places" $15, based on interviews with locals including veterans--good stories with much history. Hot off the press by local author, historian, Bruce Berg, 705 2nd Ave SE, Jamestown, 58401, E-mail:

  • History of Stutsman County

    Stutsman County was organized in 1873 from a part of Pembina County. The county seat continues to be Jamestown, its principal city of about 16,000 population. The county was named for and by Enos Stutsman, a physically handicapped scrapper, lawyer and politician from the early days of Dakota Territory. Stutsman, a resident of Pembina, never resided in the county of his name. The first courthouse was built in 1879. The 1883 building, while no longer used for county business is the oldest couthouse in the state. Settlement of the county followed the 1872 arrival of the transcontinental Northern Pacific Railroad.

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