Dickey County, North Dakota
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Dickey County History
The county was formally organized in 1882, less than a year after the first settlement was established, and the county seat located at Ellendale where it has since remained.

There are those who claim it was named for Alfred Dickey, a prominent resident of Jamestown and the first Lieutenant Governor of North Dakota. He was a man well worthy of having a county named for him, but there is also a persistent belief that the county was named for a Mr. Dickey who was connected with the engineering staff of the Milwaukee Railroad.
It is quite generally agreed that the city of Ellendale was named for the wife of a prominent railroad man who was connected with the Milwaukee road by the name of Dale. Mrs. Dale was Helen or Ellen, so the new town was christened Ellendale.
(source: A History of Dickey County, North Dakota. Ellendale, N.D.: The Society, 1930)

Cities
Ellendale (county seat) * Forbes * Fullerton * Monango * Ludden * Oakes

Unincorporated Communities
Glover * Guelph * Merricourt


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Dickey County Data

 

Birth Records

Census Records

Church Histories / Records

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Death Records

Family Bibles and Records

Marriage Records

Miscellaneous Data

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Obituaries and Death Notices

School Records

Wills/Probate Records

Website Updates:
Sep 2016:  obits for SCOTT, MCCLURE, SHERIDAN, CASSELS, BALDWIN

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Surrounding Counties
LaMoure County (north)
Ransom County (northeast)
Sargent County (east)
McIntosh County (west)

Brown County, South Dakota (south)
McPherson County, South Dakota (southwest)


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