Grant County, South Dakota Genealogy

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=== Quick Facts  ===
 
=== Quick Facts  ===
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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.  
 
'''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.
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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.  
  
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
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:'''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]
 
:'''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]
  
:'''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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:'''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>
  
 
=== Church History and Records  ===
 
=== Church History and Records  ===
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*[http://www.grantcountylibrary.com/ Grant County Library] <br>207 East Park Ave<br>Milbank, SD  
 
*[http://www.grantcountylibrary.com/ Grant County Library] <br>207 East Park Ave<br>Milbank, SD  
*[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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*[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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United States > South Dakota > Grant County

Contents

Quick Facts

Parent County

8 January 1873: Grant County was created from Deuel, and Hanson Counties. [1]

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

Church History and Records

Court Records

History

Land

Maps

Military History and Records

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies, Libraries and Museums

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).