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This article describes a collection of records scheduled to become available at FamilySearch.org.
South Dakota, United States
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Location of South Dakota
Record Description
Record Type Cemetery transcripts
Collection years 1912-1966
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What is in This Collection?[edit | edit source]

Index and images of cards containing death and burial information from the South Lead city cemetery in South Lead, Lawrence County, South Dakota, for the years 1912-1966


What Can These Records Tell Me?[edit | edit source]

The following information may be found in these records:

  • Name of deceased
  • Marital status
  • Sex
  • Age
  • Death date and place
  • Internment date
  • Cause of Death
  • Relatives
  • Grave location
  • Undertaker
  • Remarks

Collection Content[edit | edit source]

Sample Image[edit | edit source]

Grave registration 1915 burial

How Do I Search This Collection?[edit | edit source]

Before searching this collection, it is helpful to know:

  • The name of the deceased
  • The birthplace of the deceased
  • Burial place of deceased

Search the Index[edit | edit source]

Search by name by visiting the Collection Page.
  1. Fill in the search boxes on the Collection Page with the information you have
  2. Click Search to show possible matches


How Do I Analyze the Results?[edit | edit source]

Compare each result from your search with what you know to determine if there is a match. This may require viewing multiple records or images. Keep track of your research in a research log.

What Do I Do Next?[edit | edit source]

Whenever possible, view the original records to verify the information and to find additional information that might not be reported. These pieces of information can lead you to additional records and family members.

I Found the Person I Was Looking For, What Now?[edit | edit source]

  • Use the age to determine an approximate birth date to find church and vital records such as birth, baptism, marriage and death records.
  • Search for vital records, such as birth, marriage, and death
  • Repeat this process with additional family member’s records to find more generations of the family

I Can’t Find the Person I’m Looking For, What Now?[edit | edit source]

  • Collect entries for every person who has the same surname. This list can help you identify possible relatives
  • If you cannot locate your ancestor in the locality in which you believe they lived, then try searching records of a nearby locality
  • Standard spelling of names typically did not exist. Try variations of your ancestor’s name while searching the index or browsing through images
  • Remember that sometimes individuals went by nicknames or alternated between using first and middle names, or even initials

Research Helps[edit | edit source]

The following articles will help you in your research for your family in the state of South Dakota.

Citing This Collection[edit | edit source]

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Collection Citation:
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Record Citation:
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Image Citation:
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