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Choteau Montana Family History Center

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FamilySearch This article describes the services and resources available at a Family History Center, a branch facility of the Family History Library.

 

Center Contacts and Hours[edit | edit source]

The Choteau, Montana Family History Center serves the surrounding communities of Fairfield, Bynum, Augusta and Dutton. We have four computers, microfilm readers, microfiche readers, history books of the surrounding communities and many other resources.

Location map:

Address:

  • 1000 1st Street NE Choteau Mt 59422 United States
  • Ring doorbell to come in the front door during family history center hours.
  • Language:English

Phone:

  • 1-406-466-2725

E-mail:

  • MT_Choteau@familyhistorymail.org

Open Hours:

  • Tuesdays:9:00am-9:00pm by appointment only call (1-406-466-2801)
  • Wednesday:9:00am-3:30pm

Holiday Schedule:

Closed Thanksgiving and Christmas:


Center Resources[edit | edit source]

The Choteau, Montana Family History Center serves the surrounding communities of Fairfield, Bynum, Augusta and Dutton. We have four computers, microfilm readers, microfiche readers, history books of the surrounding communities and many other resources.

Collections[edit | edit source]

  • Local History Books from the surrounding communities of Bynum, Teton County, Simms, Fort Shaw, Greenfield, Fairfield, and many more.

Databases and Software[edit | edit source]

  • FHC Portal
  • Genealogy database software (Ancestral Quest, Family Insight, Family Tree Maker, PAF, RootsMagic)
  • Charting software (PAF Companion)
  • Word processing, spreadsheet and presentation software such as OpenOffice (on selected machines)
  • Pedigree Resource File (complete on server)
  • Free access to several subscription sites through the FamilySearch Portal such as Ancestry.com, British Newspapers, Find-My-Past (UK), Footnote, Genline (Swedish), Heritage Quest, World Vital Records and others.
  • Research databases such as Acadian-Cajun Family Trees, Austrailian Vital Records and Mormon Immigration Index.
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  Hardware & Equipment
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■4 computer workstations with printer access
■Paper copier
■4 microfilm readers
■2 microfiche readers
■1 microfiche/film scanner
■1 flatbed scanners


Local Resources
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Cemeteries[edit | edit source]

Info on Teton County Cemeteries Map
■Augusta Cemetery Map
■Bynum Cemetery Map
■Choteau Cemetery Map 
■Dupuyer Cemetery Map
■Dutton Cemetery Map
■Beck (Dutton/Power) Cemetery Map
■Sunset Hills (Fairfield) Cemetery Map
■Ft Shaw Cemetery Map
■Power Community Cemetery Map 
■Sun River Cemetery Map
■Trinity Cemetery Map


Government
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Teton County Courthouse

 

 Libraries[edit | edit source]

Choteau Public Library

Dutton Public Library
Fairfield Public Library

Augusta Public Library 
 

Newspapers[edit | edit source]

Choteau Acantha 
Fairfield Sun Times 

  Additional Helps

Links[edit | edit source]

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Volunteer at the Center[edit | edit source]