Grant 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;[[Grant_County,_South_Dakota|Grant County]]'' {{SDDC}} <br> <br>
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Grant 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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{{Infobox U.S. County
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| county = Grant County
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| custom_text = <center>and its representative<br>'''[http://sdgenweb.com/grant/ Grant Co. SDGenWeb]'''</center>
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| county_map = SD-grant.png
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| state = South Dakota
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| founded year = 1873
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| founded date = January 8
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| seat wl = Milbank
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== County Courthouse  ==
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[http://publicrecords.onlinesearches.com/SD_Grant.htm Grant County Courthouse]<br>210 E 5th Ave; PO Box 509<br>Milbank, SD 57252-2433<br>Phone: 605.432.5482&nbsp;<br><br>Clerk Court has birth and death records from 1905, <br>marriage records from 1890, divorce, probate, and <br>court records from 1897 and newspapers from 1880; <br>Register of Deeds has land records <ref name="HB">The Handybook for Genealogists : United States of America, 10th ed., (Draper, UT: Everton Publishers, 2002)Grant County, South Dakota, p.624</ref>
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=== Quick Facts  ===
 
=== Quick Facts  ===
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'''8 January 1873:''' Grant County was created from [[Deuel County, South Dakota|Deuel]], and [[Hanson County, South Dakota|Hanson]] Counties. <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
 
'''8 January 1873:''' Grant County was created from [[Deuel County, South Dakota|Deuel]], and [[Hanson County, South Dakota|Hanson]] Counties. <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
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'''17 June 1878:''' Government functions began after months of inactivity, after a petition to the Governor asking for the organization. Seat was at Inkpa City.
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'''1881:''' County seat was moved to Milbank after November 1881 election, the case was appealed to court. Milbank won over 2 other towns.
  
 
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'''1905, 1915, 1925''' <br>Unique information may include: Ethnic Background, Maiden Name, Church Affiliation and Military Service  
 
'''1905, 1915, 1925''' <br>Unique information may include: Ethnic Background, Maiden Name, Church Affiliation and Military Service  
  
:'''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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:'''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]
  
:'''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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:'''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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:'''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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:'''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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:'''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>
  
 
=== Church History and Records  ===
 
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== Societies, Libraries and Museums  ==
 
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*[http://www.grantcountylibrary.com/ Grant County Library] <br>207 East Park Ave<br>Milbank, SD<br>
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*[http://www.grantcountylibrary.com/ Grant County Library] <br>207 East Park Ave<br>Milbank, SD  
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*[http://www.grantcountysdhistory.com/ Grant County History Society] <br>Third Avenue and Third Street<br>PO Box 201<br>Milbank, SD 57252<br>Email Contact on site
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==== Family History Centers====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
  
 
== Web Sites  ==
 
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*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=204727&subject_disp=South+Dakota%2C+Grant&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
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Grant 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 Courthouse


Grant County Courthouse
210 E 5th Ave; PO Box 509
Milbank, SD 57252-2433
Phone: 605.432.5482 

Clerk Court has birth and death records from 1905,
marriage records from 1890, divorce, probate, and
court records from 1897 and newspapers from 1880;
Register of Deeds has land records [1]


Quick Facts

Parent County

8 January 1873: Grant County was created from Deuel, and Hanson Counties. [2]

17 June 1878: Government functions began after months of inactivity, after a petition to the Governor asking for the organization. Seat was at Inkpa City.

1881: County seat was moved to Milbank after November 1881 election, the case was appealed to court. Milbank won over 2 other towns.

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

Federal

State

1905, 1915, 1925
Unique information may include: Ethnic Background, Maiden Name, Church Affiliation and 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 History and Records

Court Records

History

Land

Maps

Military History and Records

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies, Libraries and Museums

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