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| custom_text = <center>and its representative<br>'''[http://www.rootsweb.com/~sddewey/ Dewey Co. SDGenWeb]'''</center>
 
| custom_text = <center>and its representative<br>'''[http://www.rootsweb.com/~sddewey/ Dewey Co. SDGenWeb]'''</center>
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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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'''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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Revision as of 16:59, 12 February 2011

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Dewey County, South Dakota
Map
Map of South Dakota highlighting Dewey County
Location in the state of South Dakota
Map of the U.S. highlighting South Dakota
Location of South Dakota in the U.S.
Facts
Founded January 8, 1873
County Seat Timber Lake
Courthouse
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County Courthouse

History

Parent County

1873--Dewey County was created 8 January 1873 from unorganized territory.
County seat: Timber Lake [1]

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

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

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).