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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;[[Kingsbury_County,_South_Dakota|Kingsbury County]]'' {{SDDC}} <br> <br>
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Kingsbury 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 = Kingsbury County
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| adoption_sign = Adoption SDGenWeb
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| custom_text = <center>and its representative<br>'''[http://sdgenweb.com/kingsbury/ Kingsbury Co. SDGenWeb]'''</center>
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| county_map = SD-kingsbury.png
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| state = South Dakota
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| state_map = South_Dakota.png
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| founded year = 1873
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| founded date = January 8
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| seat wl = DeSmet
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}} <br>
  
 
== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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[[Image:Kingsbury County South Dakota Courthouse.jpg|thumb|right|200px|Kingsbury County South Dakota Courthouse.jpg]]
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[http://publicrecords.onlinesearches.com/SD_Kingsbury.htm Kingsbury County Courthouse]<br>102 2nd St SE <br>De Smet, SD 57231<br>Phone: 605.854.3832&nbsp;<br><br>Clerk Court has birth, death&nbsp;burial records from 1905, <br>marriage records from 1890, divorce and court records<br>from 1920, probate and natural records<ref name="HB">''The Handybook for Genealogists : United States of America'', 10th ed., (Draper, UT: Everton Publishers, 2002)Kingsbury County, South Dakota, p.625</ref>
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
  
 
==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
'''1873--'''Kingsbury County was created 8 January 1873 from Hanson County. '''County seat:''' De Smet <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
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*'''1873--'''Kingsbury County was created 8 January 1873 from[[Hanson County, South Dakota|Hanson ]]County. <br>'''County seat:''' De Smet <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
  
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
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== Places/Localities  ==
 
== Places/Localities  ==
  
==== Populated Places ====
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==== Populated Places ====
  
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
  
*Brookings
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*[[Beadle County, South Dakota|Beadle]]
*Hamlin
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*[[Brookings County, South Dakota|Brookings]]
*Clark
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*[[Clark County, South Dakota|Clark]]
*Beadle
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*[[Hamlin County, South Dakota|Hamlin]]
*Sanborn
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*[[Lake County, South Dakota|Lake]]
*Miner
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*[[Miner County, South Dakota|Miner]]
*Lake
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*[[Sanborn County, South Dakota|Sanborn]]
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
  
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
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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>
  
 
==== Church  ====
 
==== Church  ====
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{{SD Church Intro}}
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===== Lutheran  =====
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'''St. Paul's Lutheran Church, De Smet'''
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:*Records of St. Paul's Lutheran Church, De Smet, in Evangelical Lutheran Church in America database at [http://www.archives.com Archives.com] ($).
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'''Trinity Lutheran Church'''
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:*Records of Trinity Lutheran Church, Kingsbury County, in Evangelical Lutheran Church in America database at [http://www.archives.com Archives.com] ($).
  
 
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==== Land  ====
 
==== Land  ====
  
==== Local Histories ====
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{{SD History Intro}}
  
 
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{{SD Probate Intro|Kingsbury}}
  
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{{SD Tax Intro}}
  
 
==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
  
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
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==== Family History Centers  ====
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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=204754&subject_disp=South+Dakota%2C+Kingsbury&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
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*{{FHL|South+Dakota%2C+Kingsbury|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
  
 
== References  ==
 
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[[Category:Kingsbury_County,_South_Dakota]]
 
[[Category:Kingsbury_County,_South_Dakota]]

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Kingsbury 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.


Kingsbury 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 January 8, 1873
County Seat DeSmet
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County Courthouse

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Kingsbury County Courthouse
102 2nd St SE
De Smet, SD 57231
Phone: 605.854.3832 

Clerk Court has birth, death burial records from 1905,
marriage records from 1890, divorce and court records
from 1920, probate and natural records[1]

History

Parent County

  • 1873--Kingsbury County was created 8 January 1873 fromHanson County.
    County seat: De Smet [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

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.

Lutheran

St. Paul's Lutheran Church, De Smet

  • Records of St. Paul's Lutheran Church, De Smet, in Evangelical Lutheran Church in America database at Archives.com ($).

Trinity Lutheran Church

  • Records of Trinity Lutheran Church, Kingsbury County, in Evangelical Lutheran Church in America database at Archives.com ($).

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