Jones 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;[[Jones_County,_South_Dakota|Jones County]]'' {{SDDC}} <br> <br>
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Jones 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 = Jones County
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| adoption_sign = Adoption SDGenWeb
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| custom_text = <center>and its representative<br>'''[http://sdgenweb.com/jones/ Jones Co. SDGenWeb]'''</center>
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| county_map = SD-jones.png
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| state = South Dakota
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| state_map = South_Dakota.png
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| founded year = 1917
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| founded date = January 15
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| seat wl = Murdo
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}}
  
 
== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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[http://nealcomm.com/SD-South-Dakota/Jones/Government/ Jones County Courthouse]<br>310 Main<br>Murdo, SD 57559<br>Phone: 605.669.2361&nbsp;<br><br>Register of Deeds has birth, marriage, death, and land records; <br>Clerk Court has divorce, probate and court records from 1917<ref name="HB">''The Handybook for Genealogists : United States of America'', 10th ed., (Draper, UT: Everton Publishers, 2002)Jones County, South Dakota, p.625</ref>
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
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==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
*'''1917--'''Jones County was created 15 January 1917 from [[Lyman_County,_South_Dakota|Lyman]] County. '''County seat:''' Murdo <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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*'''1917--'''Jones County was created 15 January 1917 from [[Lyman County, South Dakota|Lyman]] County. <br>'''County seat:''' Murdo <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  ====
  
*[[Haakon_County,_South_Dakota|Haakon]]
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*[[Haakon County, South Dakota|Haakon]]  
*[[Jackson_County,_South_Dakota|Jackson]]
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*[[Jackson County, South Dakota|Jackson]]  
*[[Lyman_County,_South_Dakota|Lyman]]
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*[[Lyman County, South Dakota|Lyman]]  
*[[Mellette_County,_South_Dakota|Mellette]]
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*[[Mellette County, South Dakota|Mellette]]  
*[[Stanley_County,_South_Dakota|Stanley]]
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*[[Stanley County, South Dakota|Stanley]]
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
  
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
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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/1476077 FamilySearch 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  ==
 
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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=204752&subject_disp=South+Dakota%2C+Jones&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
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*{{FHL|South+Dakota%2C+Jones|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
  
 
== References  ==
 
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Jones 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.


Jones 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.
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Founded January 15, 1917
County Seat Murdo
Courthouse
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Contents

County Courthouse

Jones County Courthouse
310 Main
Murdo, SD 57559
Phone: 605.669.2361 

Register of Deeds has birth, marriage, death, and land records;
Clerk Court has divorce, probate and court records from 1917[1]

History

Parent County

  • 1917--Jones County was created 15 January 1917 from Lyman County.
    County seat: Murdo [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

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 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

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