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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
  
Hand County Courthouse<br>415 W 1st Avenue<br>Miller, SD 57362-1346<br>Phone: 605.853.3512&nbsp;<br><br>Register of Deeds has birth and death records from 1905, <br>burial and land records; County Treasurer has marriage<br>records from 1883; Clerk Court has divorce records from late <br>1800’s, probate&nbsp;records from 1880’s and court records from 1889<ref name="HB">The Handybook for Genealogists : United States of America, 10th ed., (Draper, UT: Everton Publishers, 2002)Hand County, South Dakota, p.625</ref>
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[http://publicrecords.onlinesearches.com/SD_Hand.htm Hand County Courthouse]<br>415 W 1st Avenue<br>Miller, SD 57362-1346<br>Phone: 605.853.3512&nbsp;<br><br>Register of Deeds has birth and death records from 1905, <br>burial and land records; County Treasurer has marriage<br>records from 1883; Clerk Court has divorce records from late <br>1800’s, probate&nbsp;records from 1880’s and court records from 1889<ref name="HB">The Handybook for Genealogists : United States of America, 10th ed., (Draper, UT: Everton Publishers, 2002)Hand County, South Dakota, p.625</ref>
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==

Revision as of 16:56, 9 October 2012

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Hand County, South Dakota
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Map of South Dakota highlighting Hand County
Location in the state of South Dakota
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Location of South Dakota in the U.S.
Facts
Founded January 8, 1873
County Seat Miller
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County Courthouse

Hand County Courthouse
415 W 1st Avenue
Miller, SD 57362-1346
Phone: 605.853.3512 

Register of Deeds has birth and death records from 1905,
burial and land records; County Treasurer has marriage
records from 1883; Clerk Court has divorce records from late
1800’s, probate records from 1880’s and court records from 1889[1]

History

Parent County

  • 1873--Hand County was created 8 January 1873 fromBuffalo County.
    County seat: Miller [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Ebenezer Baptist Cemetery transcription listing the lot and plot number, name of deceased and information on headstone.

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 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)Hand County, South Dakota, p.625
  2. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).