South Dakota Probate Records

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== Availability  ==
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Prior to statehood, probate records were kept by the Territorial Probate Court. Contact the Archives Division of the [http://www.sdhistory.org/arc/archives.htm South Dakota Historical Society] for copies of territorial probate records.  
 
Prior to statehood, probate records were kept by the Territorial Probate Court. Contact the Archives Division of the [http://www.sdhistory.org/arc/archives.htm South Dakota Historical Society] for copies of territorial probate records.  
  
Probate records are presently kept by the [https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/South_Dakota_Court_Records district county courts]. South Dakota probate records include probate proceedings, petitions, affidavits, orders for sales, reports of sales, administrators' and executors' bonds, guardianship papers, wills, and letters of administration.  
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Probate records are presently kept by the [[South_Dakota_Court_Records|district county courts]]. South Dakota probate records include probate proceedings, petitions, affidavits, orders for sales, reports of sales, administrators' and executors' bonds, guardianship papers, wills, and letters of administration.  
  
 
The Family History Library does not have copies of South Dakota probate records. You can obtain copies from the clerk's office in the various district county courthouses.  
 
The Family History Library does not have copies of South Dakota probate records. You can obtain copies from the clerk's office in the various district county courthouses.  
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'''A wiki article describing an online collection is found at:'''
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[[South Dakota, Minnehaha County, Probate Case Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)|South Dakota, Minnehaha County, Probate Case Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
  
 
== References  ==
 
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''[[South Dakota]] Research Outline].'' Salt Lake City, Utah: Intellectual Reserve, Inc., Family History Department, 1998, 2001.
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:NOTE: All information in the original research outline has been added to the FamilySearch Wiki, where it is both enhanced and updated by the genealogical community.
 
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Availability

Prior to statehood, probate records were kept by the Territorial Probate Court. Contact the Archives Division of the South Dakota Historical Society for copies of territorial probate records.

Probate records are presently kept by the district county courts. South Dakota probate records include probate proceedings, petitions, affidavits, orders for sales, reports of sales, administrators' and executors' bonds, guardianship papers, wills, and letters of administration.

The Family History Library does not have copies of South Dakota probate records. You can obtain copies from the clerk's office in the various district county courthouses.


A wiki article describing an online collection is found at:

South Dakota, Minnehaha County, Probate Case Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)

References