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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;[[Hand_County,_South_Dakota|Hand County]]'' {{SDDC}} <br> <br>
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Hand 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 = Hand County
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| adoption_sign = Adoption SDGenWeb
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| custom_text = <center>and its representative<br>'''[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~sdhand/index.html Hand Co. SDGenWeb]'''</center>
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| county_map = SD-hand.png
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| state = South Dakota
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| state_map = South_Dakota.png
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| founded year = 1873
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| founded date = January 8
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| seat wl = Miller
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}}
  
 
== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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[http://publicrecords.onlinesearches.com/SD_Hand.htm Hand County Courthouse]<br>415 W 1st Avenue<br>Miller, SD 57362-1346<br>Phone: 605.853.3512&nbsp;<br><br>Register of Deeds has birth and death records from 1905, <br>burial and land records; County Treasurer has marriage<br>records from 1883; Clerk Court has divorce records from late <br>1800’s, probate&nbsp;records from 1880’s and court records from 1889<ref name="HB">The Handybook for Genealogists : United States of America, 10th ed., (Draper, UT: Everton Publishers, 2002)Hand County, South Dakota, p.625</ref>
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
  
 
==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
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*'''1873--'''Hand County was created 8 January 1873 from[[Buffalo County, South Dakota|Buffalo ]]County. <br>'''County seat:''' Miller <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
  
 
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== Places/Localities  ==
 
== Places/Localities  ==
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
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*[[Beadle County, South Dakota|Beadle]]
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*[[Buffalo County, South Dakota|Buffalo]]
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*[[Faulk County, South Dakota|Faulk]]
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*[[Hyde County, South Dakota|Hyde]]
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*[[Jerauld County, South Dakota|Jerauld]]
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*[[Spink County, South Dakota|Spink]]<span id="fck_dom_range_temp_1231265720484_392" />
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
  
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
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[http://odessa3.org/collections/cemeteries/sodak/link/handsd.txt Ebenezer Baptist Cemetery] transcription listing the lot and plot number, name of deceased and information on headstone.<br>
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==== Census  ====
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'''1905, 1915, 1925 State Censuses --'''Unique information could include: Ethnic Background, Maiden Name, Church Affiliation &amp; Military Service
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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]
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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]
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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/1476077FamilySearch 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  ==
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
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==== Family History Centers ====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
  
 
== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==
  
 
*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=204737&subject_disp=South+Dakota%2C+Hand&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
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*{{FHL|South+Dakota%2C+Hand|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
  
 
== References  ==
 
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<references />{{South Dakota|South Dakota}}
  
 
[[Category:Hand_County,_South_Dakota]]
 
[[Category:Hand_County,_South_Dakota]]

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Hand 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.


Hand County, South Dakota
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Map of South Dakota highlighting Hand County
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 Miller
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Contents

County Courthouse

Hand County Courthouse
415 W 1st Avenue
Miller, SD 57362-1346
Phone: 605.853.3512 

Register of Deeds has birth and death records from 1905,
burial and land records; County Treasurer has marriage
records from 1883; Clerk Court has divorce records from late
1800’s, probate records from 1880’s and court records from 1889[1]

History

Parent County

  • 1873--Hand County was created 8 January 1873 fromBuffalo County.
    County seat: Miller [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Ebenezer Baptist Cemetery transcription listing the lot and plot number, name of deceased and information on headstone.

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 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)Hand County, South Dakota, p.625
  2. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).