Brown County, South Dakota Genealogy

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Brown County, South Dakota
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Location in the state of South Dakota
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Location of South Dakota in the U.S.
Facts
Founded October 1, 1879
County Seat Aberdeen
Courthouse
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County Courthouse

Brown County; 101 1st Ave SE, Aberdeen, SD 57401-4203; Ph. 605.622.2266 Details: (Organized 14 Sep 1880) (Clk Cts has b, m, d, bur, div, pro & ct rec; Reg of Deeds has land rec)

History

Parent County

1879--Brown County was created 1 October 1879 from Mills, Eliminated 1 Oct. 1879, Stone, Eliminated 1 Oct. 1879,  andBeadle(old) Counties.
County seat: Aberdeen [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

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 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).