A group of about ten volunteers have been busy typing up century-old county records and preserving them on the Internet for family history buffs. The Gallatin County Genealogical Society started up again a little over one year ago, and since then its members have created a website and posted online indexes for more than 37,500 records. They have typed up everything from births and deaths, to marriages and divorces, voter registrations and newspaper obituaries — some going back more than 100 years.
The Gallatin County Genealogical Society's website at http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~mtgcgs/ so far has six databases: divorces; vital records (births, deaths and marriages) from old newspapers like the Avant Courier; early Dokken-Nelson Funeral Home records; naturalization records from 1900 to 1970; obituaries; and voter registrations from 1889 on, recorded from the basement of the Pioneer Museum, originally the county jail.
You can read more in an article by Gail Schontzler in the Bozeman Daily Chronicle at http://goo.gl/3oWPe3.
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