Nelson County ND Genealogy

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Nelson County Records by City/Town

Aneta Genealogy (27)
Lakota Genealogy (29)
McVille Genealogy (24)
Michigan Genealogy (23)

Pekin Genealogy (19)
Petersburg Genealogy (19)
Tolna Genealogy (25)

Overview of Nelson County Records

  • Nelson County was created in 1883 from Foster County, Grand Forks County, Ramsey County, and unorganized territory.
  • Birth records from 1870 to the present (incomplete before 1920) and death records from 1893 to the present (incomplete before 1920) can be obtained from the North Dakota Department of Health.
  • The Nelson County Clerk District Court has birth and death records starting in 1903, marriage records, probate and land records starting in 1880, divorce records, court records starting in 1883, and burial records.
  • Online indexes and images of some of the above records can be found by using the links on this site.