Resources for Ramsey County

Ramsey County Courthouse

Family History Searches

The County Recorder's office does family history searches in Ramsey County for those making a request by mail or email.  Records searched include marriage and real property.  Searches are completed as we have time.  If you are making a request, please provide as much information as possible including all names you want searched as well as any dates you may have.  You may obtain copies of any and all documents for a fee of $1.00 per page.  Payment for copies must be received before the copies are mailed.

Birth & Death records can be obtained from the Division of Vital Records in Bismarck, ND.  You can print your request from the forms listed below or go online to www.vitalnd.com.

Birth Certificate request form

Death Certificate request form

Ramsey County North Dakota Court Records Directory

Ramsey County Cities and Villages

Ramsey County Newspapers

Devils Lake Journal

Starkweather Times (The)

Starkweather, Ramsey Co., N.D. : Simpson & Resler.
Began in Sept. 1902; -v. 38, no. 20 (Apr. 17, 1941).
Published Weekly in English language.
Other information: Volume sequence proceeds from "XXXIX, no. 11" to "38, no. 12".

Microfilm holdings (roll numbers, inclusive dates, missing issues):

Census Information

1850Images of the 1850 Census when the area was still part of Pembina County in Minnesota Territory [pages 19A through 32B]




Other Resources

Ramsey County Archives The Ramsey County, North Dakota, section of the USGenWeb Archives Project, a special Project of USGenWeb, contains contributed text files and census images.
Census Descriptions of and links to available census files for Ramsey County
Genealogy Trails History Group Contains some biographies, obtuary's and other interesting items
Hampden Community web site  Contains photos and community information from the 2010 Reunion.
Civil War Casualites  
Pensioner on the Roll 1883  
WW1 Casualties  
WW II Army Casualties  
WW II Navy Casualties  
Korean War Casualties  
1880 & 1885 Mortality Schedule