Grant County, South Dakota Genealogy

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'''1905, 1915, 1925''' <br>Unique information may include: Ethnic Background, Maiden Name, Church Affiliation and Military Service  
 
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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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Revision as of 17:52, 14 March 2012

Grant County, South Dakota
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Location in the state of South Dakota
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Location of South Dakota in the U.S.
Facts
Founded January 8, 1873
County Seat Milbank
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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
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).