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{{stub}}''[[United States|United States ]] > [[South Dakota|South Dakota]] > Buffalo County''  
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| county = Buffalo County
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| custom_text = <center>and its representative<br>'''[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~sdbuffal/index.html Buffalo Co. SDGenWeb]'''</center>
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| county_map = SD-buffalo.png
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| state = South Dakota
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| founded year = 1864
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| founded date = January 6
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| seat wl = Gann Valley
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}} ''[[United States|United States&nbsp;]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]] &nbsp;[[South Dakota|South Dakota]]&nbsp; [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]] &nbsp;[[Buffalo_County,_South_Dakota|Buffalo County]]''  
  
 
== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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[http://www.gannvalley.com/BuffaloCounty/Index.html Buffalo County Courthouse]<br>PO Box 148<br>Gann Valley, SD 57341-0148<br>Phone: 605.293.3234&nbsp;<br><br>Register of Deeds has birth and death records from 1905, <br>burial records from 1941 and land records; County Treasurer<br>has marriage records from 1887; County Clerk has divorce<br>records from 1915, probate and court records from 1885<ref name="HB">''The Handybook for Genealogists : United States of America'', 10th ed., (Draper, UT: Everton Publishers, 2002)Buffalo County, South Dakota, p.622</ref>
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
  
 
==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
'''1864--'''Buffalo County was created 6 January 1864 from Brugier and Charles Mix Counties, and unorganized territory. '''County seat:''' Gann Valley <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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'''1864--'''Buffalo County was created 6 January 1864 from Brugier County was Eliminated 6 Jan 1864, &nbsp;and [[Charles Mix County, South Dakota|Charles Mix]] Counties, and unorganized territory. <br>'''County seat:''' Gann Valley <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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==== Indian Reservation  ====
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A portion of the [[Crow Creek Indian Reservation (South Dakota)|Crow Creek Indian Reservation]] is located in Buffalo County. The remaining part is in [[Hyde County, South Dakota|Hyde County]].
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
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*[[Brule County, South Dakota|Brule]]
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*[[Hand County, South Dakota|Hand]]
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*[[Hyde County, South Dakota|Hyde]]
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*[[Jerauld County, South Dakota|Jerauld]]
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*[[Lyman County, South Dakota|Lyman]]
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
  
 
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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<br>  ====
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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=204676&subject_disp=South+Dakota%2C+Buffalo&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
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*{{FHL|South+Dakota%2C+Buffalo|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
  
 
== References  ==
 
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<references />{{South Dakota|South Dakota}}
  
 
[[Category:Buffalo_County,_South_Dakota]]
 
[[Category:Buffalo_County,_South_Dakota]]

Revision as of 16:16, 9 October 2012

Buffalo County, South Dakota
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Map of South Dakota highlighting Buffalo 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 January 6, 1864
County Seat Gann Valley
Courthouse
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Contents

County Courthouse

Buffalo County Courthouse
PO Box 148
Gann Valley, SD 57341-0148
Phone: 605.293.3234 

Register of Deeds has birth and death records from 1905,
burial records from 1941 and land records; County Treasurer
has marriage records from 1887; County Clerk has divorce
records from 1915, probate and court records from 1885[1]

History

Parent County

1864--Buffalo County was created 6 January 1864 from Brugier County was Eliminated 6 Jan 1864,  and Charles Mix Counties, and unorganized territory.
County seat: Gann Valley [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Indian Reservation

A portion of the Crow Creek Indian Reservation is located in Buffalo County. The remaining part is in Hyde County.

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