Roberts County, South Dakota Genealogy

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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[South Dakota|South Dakota]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Roberts_County,_South_Dakota|Roberts County]]'' {{SDDC}} <br> <br>
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Roberts 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 = Roberts County
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| adoption_sign = Adoption SDGenWeb
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| custom_text = <center>and its representative<br>'''[http://www.rootsweb.com/~sdrobert/ Roberts Co. SDGenWeb]'''</center>
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| county_map = SD-roberts.png
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| state = South Dakota
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| founded year = 1883
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| founded date = March 8
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| seat wl = Sisseton
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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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[http://roberts.sdcounties.org/ Roberts County Courthouse]<br>411 2nd Ave East<br>Sisseton, SD 57262<br>Phone: 605.698.7152&nbsp;<br><br>Clerk Courts has birth, death, burial, records from 1905, <br>marriage and divorce&nbsp;records from 1890, probaate and court<br>records from 1889; Register of Deeds has land records<ref name="HB">''The Handybook for Genealogists : United States of America'', 10th ed., (Draper, UT: Everton Publishers, 2002)Roberts County, South Dakota, p.627</ref>
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
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==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
'''1883--'''Roberts County was created 8 March 1883 from [[Grant_County,_South_Dakota|Grant ]]County and Sisseton/Indian Reserve.<br>'''County seat:''' Sisseton <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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'''1883--'''Roberts County was created 8 March 1883 from [[Grant County, South Dakota|Grant ]]County and Sisseton/Indian Reserve.<br>'''County seat:''' Sisseton <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
  
 
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==== Indian Reservation ====
  
A portion of the [[Lake_Traverse_Indian_Reservation_(South_Dakota)|Lake Traverse Indian Reservation]] is in Roberts County. The remainder of the reservation is in [[Marshall_County,_South_Dakota|Marshall]], [[Day_County,_South_Dakota|Day]], and [[Codington_County,_South_Dakota|Codington]] Counties in South Dakota and in [[Richland_County,_North_Dakota|Richland]] and [[Sargent_County,_North_Dakota|Sargent]] Counties in North Dakota.
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A portion of the [[Lake Traverse Indian Reservation (South Dakota)|Lake Traverse Indian Reservation]] is in Roberts County. The remainder of the reservation is in [[Marshall County, South Dakota|Marshall]], [[Day County, South Dakota|Day]], and [[Codington County, South Dakota|Codington]] Counties in South Dakota and in [[Richland County, North Dakota|Richland]] and [[Sargent County, North Dakota|Sargent]] Counties in North Dakota.  
  
 
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'''1905, 1915, 1925 State Censuses --'''Unique information could include: Ethnic Background, Maiden Name, Church Affiliation &amp; Military Service  
 
'''1905, 1915, 1925 State Censuses --'''Unique information could include: Ethnic Background, Maiden Name, Church Affiliation &amp; Military Service  
  
'''&nbsp;&nbsp; 1905''' state census with images can be viewed free at [http://pilot.familysearch.org/recordsearch/start.html#p=collectionDetails;t=searchable;c=1477737 FamilySearch Record Search]  
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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]  
  
'''&nbsp;&nbsp; 1915''' state census with images can be viewed free at [http://pilot.familysearch.org/recordsearch/start.html#p=collectionDetails;t=searchable;c=1476041 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]  
  
'''&nbsp;&nbsp; 1925 '''state census with images can be viewed free at [http://pilot.familysearch.org/recordsearch/start.html#p=collectionDetails;t=searchable;c=1476077 FamilySearch Record Search]<br>
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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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*[[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=204805&subject_disp=South+Dakota%2C+Roberts&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
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Roberts 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.


Roberts County, South Dakota
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Founded March 8, 1883
County Seat Sisseton
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Contents

County Courthouse

Roberts County Courthouse
411 2nd Ave East
Sisseton, SD 57262
Phone: 605.698.7152 

Clerk Courts has birth, death, burial, records from 1905,
marriage and divorce records from 1890, probaate and court
records from 1889; Register of Deeds has land records[1]

History

Parent County

1883--Roberts County was created 8 March 1883 from Grant County and Sisseton/Indian Reserve.
County seat: Sisseton [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Indian Reservation

A portion of the Lake Traverse Indian Reservation is in Roberts County. The remainder of the reservation is in Marshall, Day, and Codington Counties in South Dakota and in Richland and Sargent Counties in North Dakota.

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