Douglas County, South Dakota Genealogy

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| custom_text = <center>and its representative<br>'''[http://www.rootsweb.com/~sddougla/ Douglas Co. SDGenWeb]'''</center>
 
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}} ''[[United States|United States&nbsp;]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] &nbsp;[[South Dakota|South Dakota]]&nbsp; [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] &nbsp;[[Douglas_County,_South_Dakota|Douglas County]]''
  
 
== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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'''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>  
  
 
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Revision as of 17:01, 12 February 2011

Douglas County, South Dakota
Map
Map of South Dakota highlighting Douglas 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 10, 1873
County Seat Armour
Courthouse
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Contents

County Courthouse

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

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

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).