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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;[[Jackson_County,_South_Dakota|Jackson County]]''{{SDDC}} <br> <br>
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Jackson County, South Dakota genealogy and family history research page. Guide to genealogy, history, and courthouse sources including birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, wills, deeds and land records, Civil War records, family histories, cemeteries, churches, tax records, newspapers, and obituaries.
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{{Infobox U.S. County
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| county = Jackson County
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| adoption_sign = Adoption SDGenWeb
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| custom_text = <center>and its representative<br>'''[http://sdgenweb.com/jackson/ Jackson Co. SDGenWeb]'''</center>
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| county_map = SD-jackson.png
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| state = South Dakota
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| state_map = South_Dakota.png
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| founded year = 1883
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| founded date = March 8
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| seat wl = Kadoka
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}}
  
 
== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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[http://www.courtreference.com/Jackson-County-South-Dakota-Courts.htm Jackson County Courthouse]<br>1 S Main Street<br>Kadoka, SD 57543<br>Phone: 605.837.2420&nbsp;<br><br>Register of Deeds has birth, marriage, death, burial,<br>probate, court and&nbsp; land records <ref name="HB">''The Handybook for Genealogists : United States of America'', 10th ed., (Draper, UT: Everton Publishers, 2002)Jackson County, South Dakota, p.625</ref>
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
  
 
==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
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*'''1883--'''Jackson County wasw created 8 March 1883 from Cheyenne, Eliminated 8 Mar. 1883,&nbsp;Lugenbeel,&nbsp;Eliminated 3 Jun. 1909,&nbsp;and White River, Eliminated 8 Mar. 1883, Counties. <br>'''County seat:''' Kadoka <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  ==
 
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==== Indian Reservation  ====
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A portion of the [[Pine Ridge Indian Reservation (South Dakota)|Pine Ridge Indian Reservation]] is located in Jackson County. The remainder of the reservation is in [[Shannon County, South Dakota|Shannon County]].
  
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
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*[[Bennett County, South Dakota|Bennett]]
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*[[Haakon County, South Dakota|Haakon]]
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*[[Jones County, South Dakota|Jones]]
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*[[Mellette County, South Dakota|Mellette]]
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*[[Pennington County, South Dakota|Pennington]]
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*[[Shannon County, South Dakota|Shannon]]
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*[[Todd County, South Dakota|Todd]]
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
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==== Census  ====
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'''1905, 1915, 1925 State Censuses --'''Unique information could include: Ethnic Background, Maiden Name, Church Affiliation &amp; Military Service
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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]
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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]
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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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==== Church ====
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{{SD Church Intro}}
  
 
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==== Land  ====
 
==== Land  ====
  
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{{SD History Intro}}
  
 
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{{SD Tax Intro}}
  
 
==== Vital Records  ====
 
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== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
  
 
== 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=204749&subject_disp=South+Dakota%2C+Jackson&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
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*{{FHL|South+Dakota%2C+Jackson|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
  
 
== References  ==
 
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<references />{{South Dakota|South Dakota}}
  
 
[[Category:Jackson_County,_South_Dakota]]
 
[[Category:Jackson_County,_South_Dakota]]

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Jackson County, South Dakota genealogy and family history research page. Guide to genealogy, history, and courthouse sources including birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, wills, deeds and land records, Civil War records, family histories, cemeteries, churches, tax records, newspapers, and obituaries.


Jackson County, South Dakota
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Location in the state of South Dakota
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Location of South Dakota in the U.S.
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Founded March 8, 1883
County Seat Kadoka
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County Courthouse

Jackson County Courthouse
1 S Main Street
Kadoka, SD 57543
Phone: 605.837.2420 

Register of Deeds has birth, marriage, death, burial,
probate, court and  land records [1]

History

Parent County

  • 1883--Jackson County wasw created 8 March 1883 from Cheyenne, Eliminated 8 Mar. 1883, Lugenbeel, Eliminated 3 Jun. 1909, and White River, Eliminated 8 Mar. 1883, Counties.
    County seat: Kadoka [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Indian Reservation

A portion of the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation is located in Jackson County. The remainder of the reservation is in Shannon 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

Church records vary significantly depending on the denomination and the record keeper. They may contain information about members of the congregation, such as age, date of baptism, christening, or birth; marriage information and maiden names; and death date. For general information about South Dakota denominations, view the South Dakota Church Records wiki page.

Court

Land

Land and property records can place an ancestor in a particular location, provide economic information, and reveal family relationships. Land records include: deeds, abstracts and indexes, mortgages, leases, grants and land patents.

See South Dakota Land and Property for additional information about early South Dakota land grants. After land was transferred to private ownership, subsequent transactions were usually recorded at the county courthouse, where records are currently housed.

Local Histories

Local histories are available for Jackson County, South Dakota Genealogy. County and town histories may include biographies, church, school and government history, and military information. For more information about local histories, see the wiki page section South Dakota Local Histories.

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

In most counties in South Dakota, probate records have been kept by the county judge. They include wills, fee books, claim registers, legacy records, inheritance records, probate ticklers, and dockets. The records are available at the county courthouse.

The FamilySearch Catalog lists films of probate records. To find the records for this county, use the Place Search for South Dakota, Jackson then click Probate records.

Taxation

South Dakota tax records complement land records and can be used to supplement the years between censuses. There may be gaps of several years in the records.

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)Jackson County, South Dakota, p.625
  2. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).