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''[[United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]] [[South Dakota Genealogy|South Dakota]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]] Moody County ''
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Guide to '''Moody County, South Dakota ancestry, family history and genealogy''' birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
  
[http://www.moodycounty.net/ Moody County Courthouse]<br>101 E Pipestone Ave; PO Box 152;<br>Flandreau, SD 57028<br>Phone: 605.997.3181&nbsp;<br><br>Register of Deeds has birth and death records from 1905, <br>burial and land records; County &nbsp;Treasurer has marriage<br>records from 1873; Clerk Court has probate records from 1890, <br>court records from 1905, divorce records, newspapers from 1880’s<ref name="HB" />&nbsp;<ref name="HB">''The Handybook for Genealogists : United States of America'', 10th ed., (Draper, UT: Everton Publishers, 2002)Moody County, South Dakota, p.627</ref>
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[http://www.moodycounty.net/ Moody County Courthouse]<br>101 E Pipestone Ave; PO Box 152;<br>Flandreau, SD 57028<br>Phone: 605.997.3181 <br><br>Register of Deeds has birth and death records from 1905, <br>burial and land records; County Treasurer has marriage<br>records from 1873; Clerk Court has probate records from 1890, <br>court records from 1905, divorce records, newspapers from 1880’s<ref name="HB" /> <ref name="HB">''The Handybook for Genealogists : United States of America'', 10th ed., (Draper, UT: Everton Publishers, 2002)Moody County, South Dakota, p.627</ref>  
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
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==== Parent County  ====
 
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*'''1873:''' Moody County was created 8 January 1873 from [[Brookings County, South Dakota|Brookings]] and [[Minnehaha County, South Dakota|Minnehaha]] Counties. <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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*'''1873:''' Moody County was created 8 January 1873 from [[Brookings County, South Dakota Genealogy|Brookings]] and [[Minnehaha County, South Dakota Genealogy|Minnehaha]] Counties. <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
  
 
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
  
*[[Brookings County, South Dakota|Brookings]]  
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*[[Brookings County, South Dakota Genealogy|Brookings]]  
*[[Lake County, South Dakota|Lake]]  
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*[[Lake County, South Dakota Genealogy|Lake]]  
*[[Lincoln County, Minnesota|Lincoln County, Minnesota]]  
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*[[Lincoln County, Minnesota Genealogy|Lincoln County, Minnesota]]  
*[[Minnehaha County, South Dakota|Minnehaha]]  
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*[[Minnehaha County, South Dakota Genealogy|Minnehaha]]  
*[[Pipestone County, Minnesota|Pipestone County, Minnesota]]  
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*[[Pipestone County, Minnesota Genealogy|Pipestone County, Minnesota]]  
*[[Rock County, Minnesota|Rock County, Minnesota]]
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== Resources  ==
 
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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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'''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 [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1477737 FamilySearch Record Search]  
 
'''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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'''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]  
 
'''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]  
  
'''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]
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'''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]  
  
 
'''&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>  
 
'''&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>  
  
'''&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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'''&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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:*Records of Hegre Lutheran Church, Colman, in Evangelical Lutheran Church in America database at [http://www.archives.com Archives.com] ($).
  
 
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== Web Sites  ==
 
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*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
 
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Guide to Moody County, South Dakota ancestry, family history and genealogy birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

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County Courthouse

Moody County Courthouse
101 E Pipestone Ave; PO Box 152;
Flandreau, SD 57028
Phone: 605.997.3181

Register of Deeds has birth and death records from 1905,
burial and land records; County Treasurer has marriage
records from 1873; Clerk Court has probate records from 1890,
court records from 1905, divorce records, newspapers from 1880’s[1] [1]

History

Parent County

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Moody County Cemetery Database: Courtesy of the Moody County Historical Society, South Dakota

Fremont Township
  1. Midway Cemetery -- Midway Lutheran Church
  2. Mt Auburn Cemetery - Click here or contact Pat Walker

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

Church records vary significantly depending on the denomination and the record keeper. They may contain information about members of the congregation, such as age, date of baptism, christening, or birth; marriage information and maiden names; and death date. For general information about South Dakota denominations, view the South Dakota Church Records wiki page.

Lutheran
  • Records of Hegre Lutheran Church, Colman, in Evangelical Lutheran Church in America database at Archives.com ($).

Court

Local Histories

Local histories are available for Moody County, South Dakota Genealogy. County and town histories may include biographies, church, school and government history, and military information. For more information about local histories, see the wiki page section South Dakota Local Histories.

Land

Land and property records can place an ancestor in a particular location, provide economic information, and reveal family relationships. Land records include: deeds, abstracts and indexes, mortgages, leases, grants and land patents.

See South Dakota Land and Property for additional information about early South Dakota land grants. After land was transferred to private ownership, subsequent transactions were usually recorded at the county courthouse, where records are currently housed.

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Additional newspapers abstracts can sometimes be found using search phrases such as Moody County, South Dakota Genealogy newspapers in online catalogs like:

Probate

In most counties in South Dakota, probate records have been kept by the county judge. They include wills, fee books, claim registers, legacy records, inheritance records, probate ticklers, and dockets. The records are available at the county courthouse.

The FamilySearch Catalog lists films of probate records. To find the records for this county, use the Place Search for South Dakota, Moody then click Probate records.

Taxation

South Dakota tax records complement land records and can be used to supplement the years between censuses. There may be gaps of several years in the records.

Vital Records

Vital Records consist of births, adoptions, marriages, divorces, and deaths recorded on registers, certificates, and documents. See the CDC Where to Write website for information on acquiring copies of these records.

Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Family History Centers provide one-on-one assistance and free access to premium genealogical websites. In addition, many centers have free how-to genealogy classes. See Family History Centers for more information. Search the online FHC directory for a nearby family history center.

Web Sites

  • USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.
  • FamilySearch Catalog

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 The Handybook for Genealogists : United States of America, 10th ed., (Draper, UT: Everton Publishers, 2002)Moody County, South Dakota, p.627
  2. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).

 

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