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''{{breadcrumb| link1=[[United States Genealogy|United States]][[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] | link2=[[South Dakota , United States Genealogy|South Dakota]]'' | link3=| link4=| link5=[[Image:Gotoarrow.pngBrule County, South Dakota Genealogy|Brule County]] '''Brule County'''}}
Guide to '''Brule County, South Dakota ancestry, genealogy and family history''', birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
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{{Infobox U.S. County 2016
|organized= January 14, 1875
|county seat= Chamberlain
|parent county= [[Charles Mix County, South Dakota Genealogy|Charles Mix]]<ref>''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref><ref>''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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|county1= [[Aurora County, South Dakota Genealogy|Aurora]]
|county2= [[Buffalo County, South Dakota Genealogy|Buffalo]]
|county3= [[Charles Mix County, South Dakota Genealogy|Charles Mix]]
|county4= [[Gregory County, South Dakota Genealogy|Gregory]]
|county5= [[Jerauld County, South Dakota Genealogy|Jerauld]]
|county6= [[Lyman County, South Dakota Genealogy|Lyman]]</br><center>[[Brule County, South Dakota Genealogy#Maps and Gazetteers|See County Maps]]</center>
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|county courthouse= [[Image: SouthDakotaBruleCourthouse.jpg|245x245px]]
|county location in state= [[Image: SD-brule.png|185x185px]]
|adoption= {{Adoption SDGenWeb|<center>and its representative<br>'''[http://sdgenweb.com/brule/ Brule Co. SDGenWeb]'''</center>}}
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== County Information ==
=== Description ===
Brule County was named after a Brulé subtribe of Lakota people.<ref>https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Brule_County,_South_Dakota accessed 1/30/2017</ref> It is located in the southern area of the state.<ref>http://genealogytrails.com/sdak/brule/ accessed 1/30/2017</ref>
=== County Courthouse ===
=== Brule County, South Dakota Record Dates ===
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| width="84%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" colspan="7" | <center>'''Known Beginning Dates for Major County Records'''</center>
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| width="1214.2%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Brule County, South Dakota Genealogy#Birth|Birth*]]'''| width="1214.2%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Brule County, South Dakota Genealogy#Marriage|Marriage]]'''| width="1214.2%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Brule County, South Dakota Genealogy#Death|Death*]]'''| width="1214.2%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Brule County, South Dakota Genealogy#Court Records|Court]]'''| width="1214.2%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Brule County, South Dakota Genealogy#Land and Property Records|Land]]'''| width="1214.2%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Brule County, South Dakota Genealogy#Probate Records|Probate]]'''| width="1214.2%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Brule County, South Dakota Genealogy#Census Records|Census]]'''
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| colspan="7"| <center>*State birth and death records began in 1905. <br>Compliance for recording births was 1906 and 1932 for deaths.<ref>Alice Eichholz, ed. Ancestry’s Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources, Rev. ed. (Provo, Utah: Ancestry, 1992), 671; Alice M. Hetzel, U.S. Vital Statistics System: Major Activities and Developments, 1950-95 (Hyattsville, Md.: U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Health Statistics, [1997]), 58.</ref> </center>
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=== Boundary Changes ===
{{SD Boundary Changes Intro|Brule}}
<table><tr><td>*'''1875--Parent County:'''Brule County was created 14 January 1875 from [[Charles Mix County, South Dakota Genealogy|Charles Mix]] County.<br> *'''County seat:''' Chamberlain <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
*[http://www.mapofus.org/southdakota/ Interactive Formation Boundary Map of North Dakota] - shows boundary changes for South Dakota Counties
*[http://publications.newberry.org/ahcbp/documents/DAKs_Individual_County_Chronologies.htm South Dakota Historical Boundary Changes] - list of all boundary changes by county provided by [https://www.newberry.org/ Newberry Library]<brtd><tr><table>
=== Populated Places ===
The following are locations in the county<ref>Wikipedia contributors, "Brule County, South Dakota," in ''Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia'',https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Brule_County%2C_South_Dakota accessed 2 November 2016.</ref>
{{SD Populated Places Intro|Brule}}
{{populated places| valign="top" width="19%" | <!-- 5th cities column - Infobox ------------------>| cities-col1=<brdiv>*[https:{| {{Click|image:SD_ORP//en.png|South Dakota_Online_Genealogy_Records}}|}{{Infobox Uwikipedia.S. County 2016|organized= January 14org/wiki/Chamberlain, 1875|county seat= _South_Dakota Chamberlain]</div>|parent countycities-col2= [[Charles Mix County, South Dakota Genealogy|Charles Mix]]<ref name="Handybook"div>''The Handybook for Genealogists*[https: United States of America'',10th ed//en.wikipedia. (Draperorg/wiki/Kimball, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002)._South_Dakota Kimball]</refdiv>| cities-col3=<ref name!--towns column------------------->| towns-col1="Handybook"<div>''The Handybook for Genealogists*[https: United States of America'',10th ed//en.wikipedia. (Draperorg/wiki/Pukwana, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002)._South_Dakota Pukwana]</refdiv>|variant spellingstowns-col2=|county1towns-col3= [[Aurora County, South Dakota Genealogy<!--villages column------------------->|Aurora]]villages-col1=|county2villages-col2= [[Buffalo County, South Dakota Genealogy|Buffalo]]villages-col3=<!--unincorp column------------------->|county3unincorp-col1= [[Charles Mix County, South Dakota Genealogy|Charles Mix]]|county4unincorp-col2= [[Gregory County, South Dakota Genealogy|Gregory]]|county5unincorp-col3= [[Jerauld County, South Dakota Genealogy|Jerauld]]<!--census column------------------->|county6census-col1= <div>*[[Lyman Countyhttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bijou_Hills, South Dakota Genealogy|Lyman]_South_Dakota Bijou Hills]</brdiv>| census-col2=<centerdiv>*[[Brule Countyhttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ola, South Dakota Genealogy#Maps and Gazetteers|See County Maps]_South_Dakota Ola]</centerdiv>|county7census-col3=<!--townships column------------------->|county8townships-col1=<div>*America*Brule*Chamberlain*Cleveland*Eagle*Highland*Kimball*Lyon</div>|county9townships-col2=<div>*Ola*Plainfield*Pleasant Grove*Plummer*Pukwana*Red Lake*Richland*Smith</div>|county10townships-col3=<div>*Torrey Lake*Waldro*West Point*Wilbur*Willow Lake*Union</div><!--ghost towns column------------------->|county courthouseghost-col1= [[Image: SouthDakotaBruleCourthouse.jpg|245x245px]]|county location in stateghost-col2= [[Image: SD-brule.png|185x185px]]|adoptionghost-col3= {{Adoption SDGenWeb|<center>and its representative<br>'''[http://sdgenweb.com/brule/ Brule Co. SDGenWeb]'''</center>}}
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=== History Timeline ===
{{SD Historical Timeline Intro|Brule}}
== Resources ==
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* [httphttps://www.findagrave.orgcom/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gsr&GSfn=&GSmn=&GSln=&GSbyrel=all&GSby=&GSdyrel=all&GSdy=&GScntry=4&GSst=44&GScnty=2365&GSgrid=&df=all&GSob=n memorial Findagrave.com]
* [http://sdgenweb.com/brule/cemetery.html SDGenWeb]
* [http://usgwarchives.net/sd/brule/brule.html SDGenWeb Archives]
* [http://www.usgwtombstones.org/southdakota/sdakota.html USGenWeb Tombstone Project]
* [http://southdakotagravestones.org/cemeteries.php?selected_cid=7 SD Gravestones]
* [https://billiongraves.com/pages/search/# Billion Graves]
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| width="20%" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" style="border:1px solid black" |<center>'''List of Cemeteries in the County'''</center>
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* [httphttps://www.findagrave.com/cgicemetery-binbrowse/fg.cgiUSA/South-Dakota/Brule-County?page=csr&CScnid=&CScntry=4&CSst=44&CScnty=2365 county_2365 Findagrave.com]* [https://billiongraves.com/search/results?year_range=5&action=search_cemetery&exact=true&country=United%20States&state=South%20Dakota&county=Brule&cemetery_name=a# cemetery Billion Graves]*[http://apps.sd.gov/applications/DT58Cemetery/ SD Cemetery Search Form]
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| colspan="2" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" style="border:1px solid black"| <center>See '''[[South Dakota Cemeteries]]''' for more information</center>
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{{SD Census Intro|Brule}}
====Territory and State Census Records====*'''1836''' - [http://files.usgwarchives.net/wi/territory/census/1836/1836cens.txt 1836 Wisconsin Territory Census] – index only; South Dakota was included in the 1836 Wisconsin Territory Census*'''1840''' - {{RecordSearch|1786457|United States Census, 1840}} at [https://familysearch.org/search/ FamilySearch Historical Records] — index and images; South Dakota was included in the 1840 Iowa Territory Census*'''1850''' - {{RecordSearch|1401638|United States Census, 1850}} at [https://familysearch.org/search/ FamilySearch Historical Records] — index and images; South Dakota was included in the 1850 Minnesota Territory Census*'''1860''' - {{RecordSearch|1473181|United States Census, 1860}} at [https://familysearch.org/search/ FamilySearch Historical Records] — index and images; South Dakota was included in the 1860 Dakota Territory Census*'''1870''' - {{RecordSearch|1438024|United States Census, 1870}} at [https://familysearch.org/search/ FamilySearch Historical Records] — index and images; South Dakota was included in the 1870 Dakota Territory Census*'''1880''' - {{RecordSearch|1417683|United States Census, 1880}} at [https://familysearch.org/search/ FamilySearch Historical Records] — index and images; South Dakota was included in the 1880 Dakota Territory Census*'''1885 ''' - [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=6247 South Dakota, Territorial Census, 1885] at [http://search.ancestry.com Ancestry] ($); index and images *'''1895 ''' - [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=6120 South Dakota, State Census, 1895] at [http://Ancestrysearch.ancestry.com Ancestry] ($); index and images*'''1905''' - {{RecordSearch|1477737|South Dakota State Census, 1905}} at [https://familysearch.org/search/ FamilySearch Historical Records] — index and images*'''1915''' - {{RecordSearch|1476041|South Dakota State Census, 1915}} at [https://familysearch.org/search/ FamilySearch Historical Records] — index and images *'''1925''' - {{RecordSearch|1476077|South Dakota State Census, 1925}} at [https://familysearch.org/search/ FamilySearch Historical Records] — index and images*'''1935''' - {{RecordSearch|1614831|South Dakota State Census, 1935}} at [https://familysearch.org/search/ FamilySearch Historical Records] — index and images*'''1945''' - {{RecordSearch|1747589|South Dakota State Census, 1945}} at [https://familysearch.org/search/ FamilySearch Historical Records] — index and images
===== Federal Census Records =====Federal Censuses were taken for the state of South Dakota starting in 19101890, although only one page survived. The 1900 Census is the next Federal Census available. For links to Federal census indexes, see [[South Dakota Census]].
=== Church Records ===
{{SD Church Intro|Brule}}
 
'''Online Church Records'''<br>
''Lutheran Church''<br>
*'''1875-1940''' - [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=60722 U.S., Evangelical Lutheran Church of America, Records, 1875-1940] at [http://search.ancestry.com Ancestry] — ($); Index and images; Dates vary for each county<br>
''Presbyterian Church''<br>
*'''1701-1970''' - [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=61048 U.S., Presbyterian Records, 1701-1970] at [http://search.ancestry.com Ancestry] — ($); Index and images; Dates vary for each county<br>
=== Court Records ===
*[http://www.glorecords.blm.gov/search/ Land Patent Search] - index to federal patents and homesteads on the [http://www.glorecords.blm.gov/default.aspx Bureau of Land Management] website, some images available
*'''1796 - 1907''' - [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=1246 U.S. General Land Office Records, 1796-1907] at [http://search.ancestry.com Ancestry] - index, info taken from Bureau of Land Management website<br>*'''1861 1863 - 19361908''' - [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=60593 U.S. Homestead Records 18611863-19361908] at [http://homesearch.ancestry.com / Ancestry.com] - ($), index and images
=== Local Histories ===
=== Maps and Gazetteers ===
{{SD Maps Intro}}
{{CO Neighboring Counties Intro|county={{SD Brule County}}}}
*[http://www.mapofus.org/southdakota/ Interactive Formation Boundary Map of South Dakota] - shows boundary changes for South Dakota Counties
*[http://www.historicmapworks.com/Browse/United_States/South+Dakota/ Historical Maps and Atlases of South Dakota] - maps and atlases of South Dakota
=== Military Records ===
{{SD Military Intro}}
==== Online Collections ====These collections are unique to South Dakota. You will find nationwide databases for military records on [[United States Military Online Genealogy Records|U.S. Military Online Genealogy Records]] and [[South Dakota Military Records|South Dakota Military Records]].<br>*'''1861 - 1941 ''' [https://familysearch.org/search/collection/2239227 South Dakota, Grand Army of the Republic Membership Records, 1861-1941] at [http://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch]
''Civil War''
*'''1861 -1865''' {{RecordSearch|1932393|Dakota Territory Civil War Service Records of Union Soldiers, 1861-1865}} at [http://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch].
*'''1885''' [http://history.sd.gov/Archives/Data/civilwar/default.aspx Civil War Veteran's 1885 Census in South Dakota] - Index only, Union and Confederate included<br>
*'''1890''' {{RecordSearch|1877095| United States Census of Union Veterans and Widows of the Civil War, 1890}} at [http://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch].
''World War I''
*'''1917 - 1918''' [http://searchfiles.ancestryusgwarchives.comnet/sd/military/searchww1/dbalpha.aspx?dbid=31404 Roster of the men and women who served in the army or naval service (including the Marine Corps) of the United States or its allies from the state of North txt South Dakota in the World War, 1917-1918, Vols. 1WWI Honor Roll by SDGenWeb] -4] at Alphabetical index; List by [http://ancestryfiles.usgwarchives.net/sd/military/ww1/county.com Ancestrytxt County] ($)<br>''World War II''<br>*[https://www.archives.gov/research/military/ww2/army-casualties/south-dakota.html WWII Army and Army Air Force Casualties for South Dakota] - Index only<br>For further information see [[North South Dakota Military Records]].
=== Naturalization and Citizenship ===
{{SD Naturalization Intro}}
*1904 - 1928 [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=61209 South Dakota, Federal Naturalization Records, 1904-1928] at [http://search.ancestry.com Ancestry] — index and images ($)
*1865 - 1972 {{RecordSearch|2078640|South Dakota County Naturalization Records, 1865-1972}} at [http://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — images
*[http://history.sd.gov/Archives/Data/Naturalization/FirstPapersSearch.aspx South Dakota Naturalization Records Index:First Papers] — index
*[http://history.sd.gov/Archives/Data/Naturalization/SecondPapersSearch.aspx South Dakota Naturalization Records Index:Second Papers] — index
*[http://www.archives.gov/kansas-city/finding-aids/naturalization-south-dakota.html Name Index to Naturalization Records from Dakota Territory and South Dakota] at National Archives, Kansas City — index
=== Newspapers ===
''South Dakota Newspaper Catalogs''
*[http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/search/titles/ U.S. Newspaper Directory, 1690-Present] on Chronicling America - contains a list of all known newspapers and the dates they cover; once you locate a newspaper name, contact the local library to see if they have copies of the newspaper.
{{SD Newspaper abstracts|Brule}}
=== Obituaries ===
'''Online Records
*'''1800 – 1985''' [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=9081 North Dakota and South Dakota Wills and Probate Records 1800-1985] at [http://homesearch.ancestry.com / Ancestry.com] — index and images '''$'''
=== School Records ===
{{SD Schools Intro}}
*1879 - 1970 {{RecordSearch|1389778|South Dakota, School Records, 1879-1970}} at [http://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index and images
*1879 - 1970 [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=60158 South Dakota, School Records,1879-1970] at [http://search.ancestry.com Ancestry] — images
=== Tax Records ===
==== Birth ====
{{SD Vital Records - Birth Intro|Brule}}
*1843 - 1914 {{RecordSearch|2549807|South Dakota, Department of Health, Index to Births 1843-1914 and Marriages 1950-2014}} at [http://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index
*1856 - 1950 [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=6996 South Dakota, Birth Index, 1856-1915] at [http://search.ancestry.com Ancestry] — index ($)
*[http://apps.sd.gov/PH14Over100BirthRec/index.aspx Birth Record Search Site For South Dakota Birth Records With Birth Dates Over 100 Years]
— index
==== Marriage ====
{{SD Vital Records - Marriage Intro|Brule}}
*1950 - 2014 {{RecordSearch|2549807|South Dakota, Department of Health, Index to Births 1843-1914 and Marriages 1950-014}} — index
*1905 - 2013 [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=8561 South Dakota, Marriages, 1905-2013] at [http://search.ancestry.com Ancestry] — index and images ($)
==== Death ====
{{SD Vital Records - Death Intro|Brule}}*1879 - 1955 [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=8659&path= South Dakota, Death Index, 1879-1955] at [http://search.ancestry.com Ancestry] — index($)
==== Divorce ====
{{SD Vital Records - Divorce Intro|Brule}}
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