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{{stub}}''[[United States|United States ]] > [[South Dakota|South Dakota]] > Dewey County''  
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{{South Dakota-stub}}{{Infobox U.S. County
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| county = Dewey County
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| adoption_sign = Adoption SDGenWeb
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| custom_text = <center>and its representative<br>'''[http://www.rootsweb.com/~sddewey/ Dewey Co. SDGenWeb]'''</center>
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| county_map = SD-dewey.png
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| state = South Dakota
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| founded year = 1873
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| founded date = January 8
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| seat wl = Timber Lake
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}} ''[[United States|United States&nbsp;]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]] &nbsp;[[South Dakota|South Dakota]]&nbsp; [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]] &nbsp;[[Dewey_County,_South_Dakota|Dewey County]]''  
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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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[http://www.courtreference.com/Dewey-County-South-Dakota-Courts.htm Dewey County Courthouse]<br>710 C Street; PO Box 117; <br>Timber Lake, SD 57656<br>&nbsp;Phone: 605.865.3661&nbsp;<br><br>Register of Deeds has birth, marriage and land record from 1910, <br>death records from 1911, cemetery records from 1941 and military<br>records from 1919; Clerk Court has divorce and probate records<br>from 1911 and court records from 1910; County Auditor has&nbsp;school <br>census records 1911-1972<ref name="HB">The Handybook for Genealogists : United States of America, 10th ed., (Draper, UT: Everton Publishers, 2002)Dewey County, South Dakota, p.624</ref>
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
  
 
==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
'''1873--'''Dewey County was created 8 January 1873 from unorganized territory. '''County seat:''' Timber Lake <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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'''1873--'''Dewey County was created 8 January 1873 from unorganized territory. <br>'''County seat:''' Timber Lake <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
  
 
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== Places/Localities  ==
 
== Places/Localities  ==
  
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==== Populated Places ====
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==== Indian Reservation  ====
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A major portion of the [[Cheyenne River Indian Reservation (South Dakota)|Cheyenne River Indian Reservation]] is located in Dewey County. The remainder of the reservation is in [[Ziebach County, South Dakota|Ziebach County]].
  
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
  
*[[Corson_County,_South_Dakota|Corson]]
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*[[Corson County, South Dakota|Corson]]  
*[[Haakon_County,_South_Dakota|Haakon]]
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*[[Haakon County, South Dakota|Haakon]]  
*[[Potter_County,_South_Dakota|Potter]]
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*[[Potter County, South Dakota|Potter]]  
*[[Stanley_County,_South_Dakota|Stanley]]
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*[[Stanley County, South Dakota|Stanley]]  
*[[Sully_County,_South_Dakota|Sully]]
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*[[Sully County, South Dakota|Sully]]  
*[[Walworth_County,_South_Dakota|Walworth]]
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*[[Walworth County, South Dakota|Walworth]]  
*[[Ziebach_County,_South_Dakota|Ziebach]]
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*[[Ziebach County, South Dakota|Ziebach]]
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
  
==== Cemeteries ====
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==== Cemeteries ====
  
 
==== Census  ====
 
==== Census  ====
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'''1905, 1915, 1925 State Censuses --'''Unique information could include: Ethnic Background, Maiden Name, Church Affiliation &amp; Military Service  
 
'''1905, 1915, 1925 State Censuses --'''Unique information could include: Ethnic Background, Maiden Name, Church Affiliation &amp; Military Service  
  
'''&nbsp;&nbsp; 1905''' state census with images can be viewed free at [http://pilot.familysearch.org/recordsearch/start.html#p=collectionDetails;t=searchable;c=1477737 FamilySearch Record Search]  
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'''&nbsp;&nbsp; 1905''' state census with images can be viewed free at [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1477737 FamilySearch Record Search]  
  
'''&nbsp;&nbsp; 1915''' state census with images can be viewed free at [http://pilot.familysearch.org/recordsearch/start.html#p=collectionDetails;t=searchable;c=1476041 FamilySearch Record Search]  
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'''&nbsp;&nbsp; 1915''' state census with images can be viewed free at [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1476041 FamilySearch Record Search]  
  
'''&nbsp;&nbsp; 1925 '''state census with images can be viewed free at [http://pilot.familysearch.org/recordsearch/start.html#p=collectionDetails;t=searchable;c=1476077 FamilySearch Record Search]<br>
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'''&nbsp;&nbsp; 1925 '''state census with images can be viewed free at [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1476077 FamilySearch Record Search]<br>
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'''&nbsp;&nbsp; 1935 '''state census with images can be viewed free at [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1614831 FamilySearch Record Search]<br>
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'''&nbsp;&nbsp; 1945 '''state census with images can be viewed free at [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1747589 FamilySearch Record Search]<br>
  
 
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== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
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==== Family History Centers<br>  ====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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*[[Eagle Butte South Dakota Family History Center]]
  
 
== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==
  
 
*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
 
*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=204710&subject_disp=South+Dakota%2C+Dewey&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
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*{{FHL|South+Dakota%2C+Dewey|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
  
 
== References  ==
 
== References  ==
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[[Category:Dewey_County,_South_Dakota]]
 
[[Category:Dewey_County,_South_Dakota]]

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Dewey County, South Dakota
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Location in the state of South Dakota
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Founded January 8, 1873
County Seat Timber Lake
Courthouse
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County Courthouse

Dewey County Courthouse
710 C Street; PO Box 117;
Timber Lake, SD 57656
 Phone: 605.865.3661 

Register of Deeds has birth, marriage and land record from 1910,
death records from 1911, cemetery records from 1941 and military
records from 1919; Clerk Court has divorce and probate records
from 1911 and court records from 1910; County Auditor has school
census records 1911-1972[1]

History

Parent County

1873--Dewey County was created 8 January 1873 from unorganized territory.
County seat: Timber Lake [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Indian Reservation

A major portion of the Cheyenne River Indian Reservation is located in Dewey County. The remainder of the reservation is in Ziebach County.

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

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

  • 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)Dewey County, South Dakota, p.624
  2. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).