Roberts County, South Dakota Genealogy

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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.
  
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
  
*[[Big_Stone_County,_Minnesota|Big Stone County, Minnesota]]
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*[[Big Stone County, Minnesota|Big Stone County, Minnesota]]  
*[[Day_County,_South_Dakota|Day]]
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*[[Day County, South Dakota|Day]]  
*[[Grant_County,_South_Dakota|Grant]]
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*[[Grant County, South Dakota|Grant]]  
*[[Marshall_County,_South_Dakota|Marshall]]
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*[[Marshall County, South Dakota|Marshall]]  
*[[Richland County, North Dakota|Richland County, North Dakota]]
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*[[Richland County, North Dakota|Richland County, North Dakota]]  
*[[Sargent_County,_North_Dakota|Sargent County, North Dakota]]
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*[[Sargent County, North Dakota|Sargent County, North Dakota]]  
*[[Traverse_County,_Minnesota|Traverse County, Minnesota]]
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*[[Traverse County, Minnesota|Traverse County, Minnesota]]
  
 
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Revision as of 06:24, 3 April 2010

United States  > South Dakota > Roberts County

Contents

County Courthouse

History

Parent County

1883--Roberts County was created 8 March 1883 from Grant County and Sisseton/Indian Reserve.
County seat: Sisseton [1]

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

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

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).