Yankton County, South Dakota Genealogy

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Yankton County, South Dakota
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Location in the state of South Dakota
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Facts
Founded April 10, 1862
County Seat Yankton
Courthouse
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County Courthouse

Yankton County; 410 Walnut St; PO Box 155; Yankton, SD 57078; Ph. 605.668.3438 Details: (Reg of Deeds has b & d rec from 1905 & bur rec; Co Treas has m rec from 1900; Clk Ct has div, pro & ct rec from 1900; Director Assessments has land rec)

History

Parent County

1862--Yankton County was created 10 April 1862 from unorganized territory.
County seat: Yankton [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Various Yankton County Cemeteries transcriptions which may include the name of deceased, date of death and birth, lot and plot numbers nd age.

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

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Web Sites

References

  1. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).