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Hand County, South Dakota
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Founded January 8, 1873
County Seat Miller
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Contents

County Courthouse

Hand County; 415 W 1st Ave; Miller, SD 57362-1346; Ph. 605.853.3512 Details: (Organized 1 Sep 1882) (Reg of Deeds has b & d rec from 1905, bur & land rec; Co Treas has m rec from 1883; Clk Ct has div rec from late 1800’s, pro rec from 1880’s & ct rec from 1889)

History

Parent County

  • 1873--Hand County was created 8 January 1873 fromBuffalo County.
    County seat: Miller [1]

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).

 

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