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Minnehaha 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 April 5, 1862
County Seat Sioux Falls
Courthouse
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Contents

County Courthouse

Minnehaha County; 415 N Dakota Ave; Sioux Falls, SD 57102; Ph. 605.367.4223 Details: (Attached to Union Co prior to organization 4 Jan 1868) (Clk Cts has div, pro & ct rec from 1876; Reg of Deeds has m rec from 1876, b & d rec from 1905 & land rec)

History

Parent County

1862--Minnehaha County was created 5 April 1862 from unorganized territory.
County seat: Sioux Falls [1]

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

A wiki article describing an online collection is found at:

South Dakota, Minnehaha County, Probate Case Records. 1876-1958 (FamilySearch Historical Records)

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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