Free On-line Divorce Document Collections for the Western States

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Divorce data from all around the U.S are typically tough to seek out on-line. They’re one other hidden gem of data that may help you in advancing your loved ones historical past and family tree analysis.

What can you discover in these data? Clearly the dates and placement of the divorce continuing, the date and placement of the wedding, the girl’s maiden identify, names of minor youngsters, and the rationale for the divorce. The explanation cannot solely present one other a part of your ancestor’s story, but additionally could result in extra clues, particularly within the case of desertion, the place you might be able to discover the placement that the “deserting” social gathering moved to.

WARNING: A number of the data within the Divorce Petitions could also be tough to learn. There could also be surprising claims, particularly associated to your ancestors’ bodily and emotional cruelty, or different conduct. Be ready.

Usually, I didn’t embrace the hyperlinks to County Courts, the place most divorce data at the moment are processed and the paperwork held. However these divorce paperwork for many states are partially held in both state archives or county clerk data. So you could want to avail your self of those county clerk an courtroom archives, particularly these that may be searched on-line.

Word: Please bear in mind that if you happen to discover a desired divorce file in an index, that the holder of the particular supplies (e.g., archive, county courtroom, and so on.) could cost a small charge to ship you a replica of the fabric itself.

Word: A number of the hyperlinks listed beneath take you to a FamilySearch Assortment of digital photographs. Close to the underside of the web page beneath Movie/Digital Notes is the identify of every sub-collection. If there’s a digital camera icon on the proper of the identify (within the Format column) then the collections’ photographs are browsable. If there’s a digital camera with a key icon, it is just accessible at a Household Historical past Middle or affiliated library. If there’s a movie reel icon, then it is just accessible in microfilm format, not digital.

Under, listed by state are hyperlinks to divorce data and indexes accessible totally free on-line.

(Up to date March, 2021; not too long ago added hyperlinks are in BOLD)

Alaska

  • Alaska and Yukon, Very important Data of Alaska & Yukon (Marriage, demise, delivery, Divorce, anniversary & christening) from the Weekly Douglas Island Newspaper 1898-1922 
  • Alaska, Very important Data, 1816-1959
  • Nome, Divorce Data, 1946-1956

Arizona

  • Apache County Miscellaneous Court docket Data, 1881-1929
  • Arizona, Varied County Divorce Data, 1877-1937
  • Cochise County Divorce Data, 1881-1930
  • Cochise County Judgments, 1881-1941 ; Civil Order Books, 1941-1951
  • Graham County Civil Case Papers, Divorces, 1900-1937
  • Maricopa County, Divorce Index from Newspapers, 1960’s and 1970’s
  • Mesa and Phoenix, Arizona, areas, Very important data from newspapers, 1970-1971
  • Mohave County Divorce Data, 1877-1911; Index, 1877-1911
  • Navajo County Notices affecting actual property, 1895-1925; Indexes, 1895-1947

California

  • Calaveras County, California Divorce Data, 1852-1950
  • California Divorce Index, 1966-1984
  • Mendocino County Newspaper Very important Data Index
  • San Benito County Data transcribed from Miscellaneous causes and Actions, ca. 1850-1900
  • San Benito County Decrees of the District and Superior Courts, 1874-1908
  • San Benito Superior Court docket calendar, 1887
  • San Francisco Divorces, 1856-1858
  • San Francisco Divorce Notices and Indexes 1856 – 1862, 1875, 1882, 1883, 1884, 1885, 1889
  • San Francisco Newspaper Notices–Marriage & Divorce Notices
  • Solano County Marriages/Divorces, ca. 1853-1923

Colorado

  • Adams County Divorce Index 1904-1913
  • Adams County Divorce Index 1904-1913     
  • Archuleta County, Divorce Court docket Instances
  • Bent County Divorce Index 1907-1921     
  • Boulder County District Court docket Divorce Index 1904-1912     
  • Boulder County, County Court docket Divorce Index 1904-1918     
  • Cheyenne County Court docket Instances Index 1890-1939
  • Colorado Divorce Index 1861 – 1941
  • Colorado Historic Data Index Search
  • Colorado Statewide Divorce Index, 1900-1939
  • Colorado, Statewide Divorce Index, 1900-1992
  • Conejos County Divorce Index 1899-1915     
  • El Paso County Divorce Index 1903-1941     
  • Garfield County Divorce Index 1906-1916     
  • Huerfano County Divorces
  • Larimer County, Divorce Index 1825-1950
  • Las Animas County, Divorces
  • Park County Divorce Index 1957-1974     
  • Pitkin County Divorce Index 1931-1964     
  • Pueblo County Divorces


Hawaii

  • Hawaii, Divorce Data, Indexes, and Packets, 1849-1915
  • Hawaii, Household Court docket Search
  • Hawaii, State Judiciary’s Public Entry to Court docket Info
  • Hawaii, Varied Islands, Circuit Court docket Divorce Data, 1849-1915
  • Ulukau Hawaiian Digital Library Divorces

Idaho

  • Ada County Judgment Data, 1865-1926; dockets, 1865-1931
  • Ada County Miscellaneous Data, 1891-1926; Index, 1890-1928
  • Ada County, Divorce Data, 1947-1963
  • Bannock County, Civil instances, ca. 1892-1920
  • Bear Lake County, Marriage, delivery, and Divorce Data
  • Bonner County Civil Actions, 1904-1928; Register, 1911-1912; Index, 1904-1911
  • Butte County Judgment Data, v. 1, 1912-1963
  • Clearwater County Court docket Data, 1911-1935
  • Custer County Judgments, 1881-1968; Index, 1881-1968
  • Elmore County Data, 1889-1972
  • Elmore County, Divorce Data
  • Idaho Divorce Index, 1947-1963
  • Kootenai County Judgment Data, 1882-1933
  • Kootenai County Miscellaneous Data, 1885-1927; Index, 1887-1938
  • Lemhi County Judgments, 1878-1929; Index, 1883-1929
  • Lewis County Court docket Data, 1911-1932
  • Lewis County Judgment Document, 1895-1946; Index, 1895-1986
  • Lincoln County Miscellaneous Data, 1866-1889
  • Lincoln County, District Court docket Data, 1883-1972
  • Minidoka County Court docket minutes, 1913-1947
  • Moscow, Idaho space, Births, deaths, marriage licenses, marriages, anniversaries, divorces, and birthday events, 1889-1912
  • Nez Perce County District Court docket Data, 1870-1927
  • Nez Perce County Judgment Data, 1864-1930
  • Nez Perce County Miscellaneous Data, 1864-1928; Index, 1864-1922
  • Oneida County Court docket Calendar, 1874-1879
  • Oneida County District Court docket Data, 1879-1884
  • Energy County Judgment docket, 1913-1928; Index, 1913-1984
  • Shoshone County Court docket journal, 1868-1934

Montana

  • Beaverhead County, Bannack, Divorce Data, 1925-1950
  • Deer Lodge County Basic Index 1888-1966, and Divorce Information 1890-1950
  • Deer Lodge County, Divorce Information, 1866-1889
  • Fergus County, Divorces 1887-1916
  • Fergus County, Mineral Argus Newspaper, 1883-1900 Divorces
  • Flathead County Data, 1871-2007
  • Flathead County, Divorce Data, 1905-1929
  • Flathead County, The Interlake Newspaper Divorce Bulletins, 1893-1899, 1998-2001
  • Flathead County, The Interlake Newspaper Divorces and Annulments Notices, 1893-1947, 1968, 1971, 2003-04, 2007
  • Gallatin County, Divorce Index
  • Granite County Data, 1865-2009
  • Indian Census Rolls (contains Divorces), Crow, 1891-1940
  • Indian Census Rolls (contains Divorces), Flathead, 1886-1939
  • Indian Census Rolls (contains Divorces), Fort Peck, 1885-1939
  • Jefferson County, Divorce Index from Newspapers
  • Jefferson County, Newspaper Notices of Divorce
  • Lake County Data, 1857-2010
  • Lake County, Divorce Data, 1814-1958
  • Lewis & Clark County, Index to Divorce Data, 1865-1943
  • Lewis and Clark County, 1944 – 1950 Divorce Data
  • Northern Cheyenne Company, Tongue River Company, Very important Statistics, 1914-1939
  • Ravalli County, Divorce Data, 1893-1922
  • Ravalli County, Index to Court docket Data

Nevada

  • Clark County, Household Data Case Search
  • Elko County, Divorces, 1894-1900
  • Lyon County, Data
  • White Pine County, Data

New Mexico

  • Southern Pueblo Company, Basic Correspondence Information, 1911-1935

Oregon

  • Benton County, Divorce Case Information, 1889-1928
  • Benton County, Divorce Search, 1853-1920
  • Clackamas County, Divorce Index, 1910-1920
  • Clackamas County, Divorce Search, 1852-1920
  • Clatsop County Divorce Index 1850’s-1913
  • Clatsop County, Marriages 1859-1874, Divorces 1861-1874
  • Clatsop County, Divorce Search, 1861-1869
  • Curry County, Divorce Search, 1866-1929
  • Gilliam County, Divorce Search, 1909-1924
  • Grant County, Divorce Search, 1872-1922
  • Hood River County, Divorce Search, 1890-1908
  • Jackson County Divorce Document Indexes 1856-1949
  • Jackson County, Divorce Search, 1856-1914
  • Josephine County, Divorce Search, 1923-1940
  • Lane County Divorce Newspaper Bulletins
  • Lane County, Divorce Search, 1855-1900
  • Lincoln County, Divorce Data, 1925-1927
  • Lincoln County, Divorce Data, 1925-1927
  • Malheur County, Divorce Search, 1887-1930
  • Marion County, Divorce Search, 1852-1921
  • Oregon, Divorce Search, 1844-1859
  • Polk County, Divorce Search, 1854-1912
  • Sherman County, Divorce Search, 1933-1964
  • Tillamook County, Divorce Search, 1875-1909
  • Umatilla County, Divorce Search, 1863-1942
  • Wasco County, Divorce Search, 1859-1916
  • Washington County, Divorce Search, 1850-1899, 1917-1939
  • Yamhill County, Divorce Search, 1857-1930

Utah

  • Beaver County, Land Data, Divorce Data and Property Data
  • Field Elder County, Divorce Data, 1875-1876
  • Field Elder County, Index to Civil Actions, 1893-1978
  • Field Elder County, Utah Newspaper card Index : historic, biographical, Very important Data
  • Central Utah, Coronary heart Mountain, Manzanar, Minidoka, Divorces
  • Davis County Divorce Registers of Actions. 1877, 1880.
  • Davis County, Divorce Data, 1875-1886
  • Davis County, Probate Court docket Divorce Case Information Index, 1875-1886
  • Millard County, Probate Court docket Data, 1870-1910
  • Salt Lake Metropolis Deseret Information clippings : Index [of] births, Divorces, Marriages, bankruptcies, birthdays, golden weddings, 1968
  • Salt Lake Metropolis Salt Lake Tribune engagements, Marriage licenses, weddings, anniversaries, Divorces extracted from Salt Lake Tribune
  • Salt Lake County Divorce Decrees Index 1876-1877
  • Salt Lake County, Civil and legal Case Information, 1852-1968
  • Salt Lake County, Divorce Data, 1852-1856, 1877-1887
  • Sanpete County, Probate Court docket Data, 1852-1896
  • Sevier County, third District Court docket Probate Case Information, 1899-1920
  • Sevier County, sixth District Court docket Probate Case Information, 1865-1927
  • Tooele County, Probate Divorce Docket : 1874-1878
  • Utah County, Divorce Actions, 1896-1986
  • Utah, State Archives Data, 1848-2001
  • Weber County Probate Data and minute Books for Second Judicial District Court docket, 1896-1909
  • Weber County, Civil and legal Case Information, 1852-1882
  • Weber County, Index to Civil Actions, 1851-1969

Washington

  • Benton County, Divorce Data, 1921-1977
  • Clark County, Divorce Case Information, 1890-1920
  • Cowlitz County Civil Court docket dockets, 1876-1951
  • Cowlitz County Divorce Data, 1876
  • Grays Harbor County, Divorce Data, 1884-1926
  • King County Index to Divorce Data 1870-1899
  • King County, Home Case Indexes, 1968-1979
  • Kitsap County, Index to Divorce Case Information, 1910-1940
  • Lewis County Divorce Data, 1880-1909, 1924
  • Mason County Divorce Data, 1890-1914
  • Pacific County Divorce Data, 1889-1941
  • Spokane County Dissolutions 1985
  • Spokane County, Divorce Data, 1896-1951
  • Thurston and Lewis County, Divorce Data, 1852-1871
  • Wahkiakum County, Divorce Data, 1890-1950
  • Washington Divorce Index, 1969-2014
  • Washington State Archives, Divorce Data Search
  • Washington State Frontier Justice Data Search
  • Washington Territorial Divorces extracted from territorial legal guidelines, 1854-1871
  • Washington, County Divorce Data, 1852-1950
  • Washington, Divorce Index, 1969-2017
  • Washington, County Data, 1856-2009
  • Yakima County, Marriage Data and Divorce Index, 1877-1985

Wyoming

  • Wyoming Divorce Index 1941-1952
  • Wyoming, Divorce Data, 1941-1952
  • Wyoming, Reclaim the Data, State Archives Very important Data, 1908-1966

Free of charge on-line divorce data from different states, please go to the Divorce Data web page.

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