Douglas County, South Dakota Genealogy

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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
  
[[Image:Douglas County South Dakota Courthouse.jpg|thumb|right|200px|Douglas County South Dakota Courthouse.jpg]]&nbsp;<span id="fck_dom_range_temp_1347980128290_336" /><span id="fck_dom_range_temp_1347980128290_804" /><span style="font-size: 11pt; line-height: 115%; font-family: &quot;calibri","sans-serif"; mso-ascii-theme-font: minor-latin; mso-fareast-font-family: calibri; mso-fareast-theme-font: minor-latin; mso-hansi-theme-font: minor-latin; mso-bidi-font-family: "times new roman"; mso-bidi-theme-font: minor-bidi; mso-ansi-language: en-us; mso-fareast-language: en-us; mso-bidi-language: ar-sa">Douglas County; 706 Braddock St; Armour, SD 57313; Ph. 605.724.2585 Details:<span style="mso-spacerun: yes">&nbsp; </span>(Organized 7 Jun 1882) (Reg of Deeds has b &amp; d rec from 1905 &amp; land rec; Co Treas has m rec from 1884; Clk Cts has ct rec from 1884, div &amp; pro rec from 1887)</span>
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<span>Douglas County Courthouse
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706 Braddock Street
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Armour, SD 57313
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Phone: 605.724.2585&nbsp;
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<span>Register of Deeds has birth and death records from 1905  
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and land records; County Treasurer has marriage records
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from 1884; Clerk Court has court records from 1884,  
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divorce and probate records from 1887</span>
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==

Revision as of 15:11, 4 October 2012

Douglas County, South Dakota
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Location in the state of South Dakota
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Founded January 10, 1873
County Seat Armour
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Contents

County Courthouse

Douglas County Courthouse

706 Braddock Street
Armour, SD 57313
Phone: 605.724.2585 

Register of Deeds has birth and death records from 1905 and land records; County Treasurer has marriage records

from 1884; Clerk Court has court records from 1884, 

divorce and probate records from 1887

History

Parent County

1873--Douglas County was created 10 January 1873 from Charles Mix County.
County seat: Armour [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Indian Reservation

A portion of the Yankton Indian Reservation is in Douglas County. The remainder of the reservation is in Charles Mix 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).