McPherson County, South Dakota Genealogy
McPherson County, South Dakota genealogy and family history research page. Guide to genealogy, history, and courthouse sources including birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, wills, deeds and land records, Civil War records, family histories, cemeteries, churches, tax records, newspapers, and obituaries.
|McPherson County, South Dakota|
Location in the state of South Dakota
Location of South Dakota in the U.S.
|Founded||January 8, 1873|
- 1 County Courthouse
- 2 History
- 3 Places/Localities
- 4 Resources
- 5 Societies and Libraries
- 6 Web Sites
- 7 References
McPherson County Courthouse
PO Box L;
Leola, SD 57456
Clerk Court has probate records from 1893, court records from 1889,
naturalization records from 1884 and divorce records; Register of Deeds
has birth and death records from 1905, burial records from 1941,
marriage and land records
Various McPherson County cemeteries listing the names of deceased, dates of death and birth, and names of parents or spouses where available.
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
Societies and Libraries
Family History Centers
- USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.
- Family History Library Catalog
- The Handybook for Genealogists : United States of America, 10th ed., (Draper, UT: Everton Publishers, 2002)McPherson County, South Dakota, p.626
- The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).