Kidder County, North Dakota
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Kidder County History

The county was created by the 1872-1873 territorial legislature and was named for Jefferson Parrish Kidder, an 1858 settler in what became southeastern Dakota and who served as a delegate to Congress from Dakota from 1875 to 1879, and as an associated justice of the territorial supreme court during 1865-1875 and 1879-1883.

The county was organized on March 22, 1881.
County Seat:  Steele from 1881 to the present.

* Dawson * Pettibone * Robinson * Steele * Tappen * Tuttle

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Kidder County Data


Birth Records

Census Records

Church Histories / Records

County Records

Death Records

Family Bibles and Records

Marriage Records

Miscellaneous Data

Newspaper Gleanings

Obituaries and Death Notices

Wills/Probate Records

Website Updates:
Aug 2016: Dawson High School Graduates 1917 - 1939; Robinson High School Graduates 1922 - 1945; Tappen High School Graduates 1926 - 1939; Tuttle High School Graduates 1920 - 1939; Crime News for CHANCE, RITTLE, FINLAYSON, CLAYTON, TAYLOR. Fire News.  Gossip news for FITCH.  Obituaries for STOWELL, MILLER, GOKEY, TORTNER, MORTON, LIPPERT, MILLER, DOBBS, OLSON, MORSE, JOHNSON





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Surrounding Counties
Wells County (north)
Stutsman County (east)
Logan County (south)
Emmons County (southwest)
Burleigh County (west)
Sheridan County (northwest)

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