Aurora County, South Dakota

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Aurora County, South Dakota genealogy and family history research page. Guide to genealogy, history, and courthouse sources including birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, wills, deeds and land records, Civil War records, family histories, cemeteries, churches, tax records, newspapers, and obituaries.
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{{Infobox U.S. County
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| county = Aurora County
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| adoption_sign = Adoption SDGenWeb
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| custom_text = <center>and its representative<br>'''[http://sdgenweb.com/countylist.html Aurora Co. SDGenWeb]'''</center>
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| county_map = SD-aurora.png
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| state = South Dakota
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| founded year = 1879
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| founded date = October 1
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| seat wl = Plankinton
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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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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  ==
  
 
==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
'''1879--'''Aurora County was created 1 October 1879 from Cragin and Wetmore Counties. '''County seat:''' Plankinton <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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*'''1879--'''Aurora County was created 1 October 1879 from Cragin. Cragin&nbsp;eliminated 1 Oct. 1879. <br>'''County seat:''' Plankinton <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
  
 
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== Places/Localities  ==
 
== Places/Localities  ==
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
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*[[Brule County, South Dakota|Brule]]
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*[[Charles Mix County, South Dakota|Charles Mix]]
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*[[Davison County, South Dakota|Davison]]
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*[[Douglas County, South Dakota|Douglas]]
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*[[Jerauld County, South Dakota|Jerauld]]
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*[[Sanborn County, South Dakota|Sanborn]]
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
  
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
 
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'''1905, 1915, 1925 State Censuses --'''Unique information could include: Ethnic Background, Maiden Name, Church Affiliation &amp; Military Service
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'''&nbsp;&nbsp; 1905''' state census with images can be viewed free at [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1477737 FamilySearch Record Search]
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'''&nbsp;&nbsp; 1915''' state census with images can be viewed free at [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1476041 FamilySearch Record Search]
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'''&nbsp;&nbsp; 1925 '''state census with images can be viewed free at [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1476077 FamilySearch Record Search]<br>
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'''&nbsp;&nbsp; 1935 '''state census with images can be viewed free at [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1614831 FamilySearch Record Search]<br>
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'''&nbsp;&nbsp; 1945 '''state census with images can be viewed free at [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1747589 FamilySearch Record Search]<br>
  
 
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== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
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==== Family History Centers ====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
  
 
== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==
  
 
*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
 
*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=204656&subject_disp=South+Dakota%2C+Aurora&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
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== References  ==
 
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<references />{{South Dakota|South Dakota}}
  
 
[[Category:Aurora_County,_South_Dakota]]
 
[[Category:Aurora_County,_South_Dakota]]

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Aurora County, South Dakota genealogy and family history research page. Guide to genealogy, history, and courthouse sources including birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, wills, deeds and land records, Civil War records, family histories, cemeteries, churches, tax records, newspapers, and obituaries.


Aurora County, South Dakota
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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).