Douglas County, South Dakota

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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;[[Douglas_County,_South_Dakota|Douglas County]]'' {{SDDC}} <br> <br>
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Douglas 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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| county = Douglas County
 
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| custom_text = <center>and its representative<br>'''[http://www.rootsweb.com/~sddougla/ Douglas Co. SDGenWeb]'''</center>
 
| custom_text = <center>and its representative<br>'''[http://www.rootsweb.com/~sddougla/ Douglas Co. SDGenWeb]'''</center>
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| founded date = January 10
 
| founded date = January 10
 
| seat wl = Armour
 
| seat wl = Armour
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== County Courthouse  ==
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=== County Courthouse  ===
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[http://publicrecords.onlinesearches.com/SD_Douglas.htm Douglas County Courthouse ]<br>6 Braddock Street<br>Armour, SD 57313 <br>Phone: 605.724.2585&nbsp;
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Register of Deeds has birth and death records from 1905<br>and land records; County Treasurer has marriage records <br>from 1884; Clerk Court has court records from 1884, <br>divorce and probate records from 1887<ref name="HB">The Handybook for Genealogists : United States of America, 10th ed., (Draper, UT: Everton Publishers, 2002)Douglas County, South Dakota, p.624</ref>
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
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==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
'''1873--'''Douglas County was created 10 January 1873 from [[Charles Mix County, South Dakota|Charles Mix]] County. '''County seat:''' Armour <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
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'''1873--'''Douglas County was created 10 January 1873 from [[Charles Mix County, South Dakota|Charles Mix]] County.<br>'''County seat:''' Armour <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
  
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
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'''1905, 1915, 1925 State Censuses --'''Unique information could include: Ethnic Background, Maiden Name, Church Affiliation &amp; Military Service  
 
'''1905, 1915, 1925 State Censuses --'''Unique information could include: Ethnic Background, Maiden Name, Church Affiliation &amp; Military Service  
  
'''&nbsp;&nbsp; 1905''' state census with images can be viewed free at [http://pilot.familysearch.org/recordsearch/start.html#p=collectionDetails;t=searchable;c=1477737 FamilySearch Record Search]  
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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]  
  
'''&nbsp;&nbsp; 1915''' state census with images can be viewed free at [http://pilot.familysearch.org/recordsearch/start.html#p=collectionDetails;t=searchable;c=1476041 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]  
  
'''&nbsp;&nbsp; 1925 '''state census with images can be viewed free at [http://pilot.familysearch.org/recordsearch/start.html#p=collectionDetails;t=searchable;c=1476077 FamilySearch Record Search]<br>
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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  ==
 
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Douglas 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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Founded January 10, 1873
County Seat Armour
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Contents

County Courthouse

Douglas County Courthouse
6 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[1]

History

Parent County

1873--Douglas County was created 10 January 1873 from Charles Mix County.
County seat: Armour [2]

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)Douglas County, South Dakota, p.624
  2. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).