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''[[United States Genealogy|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[South Dakota Genealogy|South Dakota]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Roberts_County,_South_Dakota|Roberts County]]''
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Guide to '''Roberts 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://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>
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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 <br><br>Clerk Courts has birth, death, burial, records from 1905, <br>marriage and divorce records from 1890, probate 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 Genealogy|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>  
  
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
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==== Indian Reservation  ====
 
==== 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 Genealogy|Marshall]], [[Day County, South Dakota Genealogy|Day]], and [[Codington County, South Dakota Genealogy|Codington]] Counties in South Dakota and in [[Richland County, North Dakota Genealogy|Richland]] and [[Sargent County, North Dakota Genealogy|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 Genealogy|Big Stone County, Minnesota]]  
*[[Day County, South Dakota|Day]]  
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*[[Day County, South Dakota Genealogy|Day]]  
*[[Grant County, South Dakota|Grant]]  
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*[[Grant County, South Dakota Genealogy|Grant]]  
*[[Marshall County, South Dakota|Marshall]]  
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*[[Marshall County, South Dakota Genealogy|Marshall]]  
*[[Richland County, North Dakota|Richland County, North Dakota]]  
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*[[Richland County, North Dakota Genealogy|Richland County, North Dakota]]  
*[[Sargent County, North Dakota|Sargent County, North Dakota]]  
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*[[Sargent County, North Dakota Genealogy|Sargent County, North Dakota]]  
*[[Traverse County, Minnesota|Traverse County, Minnesota]]
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*[[Traverse County, Minnesota Genealogy|Traverse County, Minnesota]]
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
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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 [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1477737 FamilySearch Record Search]  
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'''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 [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1476041 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]  
  
'''&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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'''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>  
  
'''&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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'''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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'''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>  
  
 
==== Church  ====
 
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'''Danish Evangelical Lutheran Church'''
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:*Records of Danish Evangelical Lutheran Church, Roberts County, in Evangelical Lutheran Church in America database at [http://www.archives.com Archives.com] ($).
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'''Trondhjem Lutheran Church'''
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:*Records of Trondhjem Lutheran Church, Roberts County, in Evangelical Lutheran Church in America database at [http://www.archives.com Archives.com] ($).
  
 
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== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
  
==== Family History Centers<br> ====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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{{FamilySearch Centers Intro}}
  
 
== 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.  
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== References  ==
 
== References  ==

Latest revision as of 03:13, 6 February 2015

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Guide to Roberts 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

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, probate 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

Lutheran

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.

Danish Evangelical Lutheran Church

  • Records of Danish Evangelical Lutheran Church, Roberts County, in Evangelical Lutheran Church in America database at Archives.com ($).

Trondhjem Lutheran Church

  • Records of Trondhjem Lutheran Church, Roberts County, in Evangelical Lutheran Church in America database at Archives.com ($).

Court

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.

Local Histories

Local histories are available for Roberts 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.

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Additional newspapers abstracts can sometimes be found using search phrases such as Roberts 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, Roberts 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. 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).

 

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