Brookings County, South Dakota Genealogy

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== County Courthouse  ==
 
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Brookings County Courthouse<br>314 6th Avenue<br> Brookings, SD 57006<br> Phone: 605.692.6284&nbsp;<br><br>Clerk Court has divorce, probate and court records; <br>Register of Deeds has birth, marriage, and death,&nbsp;from <br>1905, burial records from 1940, land and military records
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Brookings County Courthouse<br>314 6th Avenue<br>Brookings, SD 57006<br>Phone: 605.692.6284&nbsp;<br><br>Clerk Court has divorce, probate and court records; <br>Register of Deeds has birth, marriage, and death,&nbsp;from <br>1905, burial records from 1940, land and military records<ref name="HB">''The Handybook for Genealogists : United States of America'', 10th ed., (Draper, UT: Everton Publishers, 2002)Brookings County, South Dakota, p.622</ref>
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==

Revision as of 14:27, 9 October 2012

Brookings County, South Dakota
Map
Map of South Dakota highlighting Brookings County
Location in the state of South Dakota
Map of the U.S. highlighting South Dakota
Location of South Dakota in the U.S.
Facts
Founded April 5, 1862
County Seat Brookings
Courthouse
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Contents

County Courthouse

Brookings County Courthouse
314 6th Avenue
Brookings, SD 57006
Phone: 605.692.6284 

Clerk Court has divorce, probate and court records;
Register of Deeds has birth, marriage, and death, from
1905, burial records from 1940, land and military records[1]

History

Parent County

1862--Brookings County was created 5 April 1862 from unorganized territory.
County seat: Brookings [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)Brookings County, South Dakota, p.622
  2. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).