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McPherson County, South Dakota
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Location in the state of South Dakota
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Founded January 8, 1873
County Seat Leola
Courthouse
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Contents

County Courthouse

McPherson County Courthouse
PO Box L;
Leola, SD 57456
Phone: 605.439.3351

Clerk Court has probate records from 1893, court records from 1889,
naturalization records from 1884 and divorce records; Register of Deeds
has birth and death records from 1905, burial records from 1941,
marriage and land records[1]

History

Parent County

  • 1873--McPherson County was created 8 January 1873 from Buffalo County.
    County seat: Leola [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Various McPherson County cemeteries listing the names of deceased, dates of death and birth, and names of parents or spouses where available.

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)McPherson County, South Dakota, p.626
  2. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).

 

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