Aurora County, South Dakota Genealogy

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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
  
Aurora County Courthouse<br>401 S Main Street<br>PO Box 366; <br>Plankinton, SD 57368<br>Phone: 605.942.7165&nbsp;<br><br>Clerk Court has divorce, probate, court records from 1879; <br>Register of Deeds has birth, marriage, death and burial records;<br>County Assessor has land records<ref name="HB">''The Handybook for Genealogists : United States of America'', 10th ed., (Draper, UT: Everton Publishers, 2002)Aurora County, South Dakota, p.622</ref>
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[http://publicrecords.onlinesearches.com/SD_Aurora.htm Aurora County Courthouse]<br>401 S Main Street<br>PO Box 366; <br>Plankinton, SD 57368<br>Phone: 605.942.7165&nbsp;<br><br>Clerk Court has divorce, probate, court records from 1879; <br>Register of Deeds has birth, marriage, death and burial records;<br>County Assessor has land records<ref name="HB">''The Handybook for Genealogists : United States of America'', 10th ed., (Draper, UT: Everton Publishers, 2002)Aurora County, South Dakota, p.622</ref>
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==

Revision as of 16:06, 9 October 2012

Aurora County, South Dakota
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Location in the state of South Dakota
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Location of South Dakota in the U.S.
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Founded October 1, 1879
County Seat Plankinton
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Contents

County Courthouse

Aurora County Courthouse
401 S Main Street
PO Box 366;
Plankinton, SD 57368
Phone: 605.942.7165 

Clerk Court has divorce, probate, court records from 1879;
Register of Deeds has birth, marriage, death and burial records;
County Assessor has land records[1]

History

Parent County

  • 1879--Aurora County was created 1 October 1879 from Cragin. Cragin eliminated 1 Oct. 1879.
    County seat: Plankinton [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

1905, 1915, 1925 State Censuses --Unique information could include: Ethnic Background, Maiden Name, Church Affiliation & Military Service

   1905 state census with images can be viewed free at FamilySearch Record Search

   1915 state census with images can be viewed free at FamilySearch Record Search

   1925 state census with images can be viewed free at FamilySearch Record Search

   1935 state census with images can be viewed free at FamilySearch Record Search

   1945 state census with images can be viewed free at FamilySearch Record Search

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Web Sites

  • USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.
  • Family History Library Catalog

References

  1. The Handybook for Genealogists : United States of America, 10th ed., (Draper, UT: Everton Publishers, 2002)Aurora County, South Dakota, p.622
  2. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).