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'''St. Paul's Lutheran Church, De Smet'''  
  
 
:*Records of St. Paul's Lutheran Church, De Smet, in Evangelical Lutheran Church in America database at [http://www.archives.com Archives.com] ($).
 
:*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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:*Records of Trinity Lutheran Church, Kingsbury County, in Evangelical Lutheran Church in America database at [http://www.archives.com Archives.com] ($).
 
:*Records of Trinity Lutheran Church, Kingsbury County, in Evangelical Lutheran Church in America database at [http://www.archives.com Archives.com] ($).

Revision as of 17:44, 20 June 2013

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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
Map
Map of South Dakota highlighting Kingsbury 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 DeSmet
Courthouse
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County Courthouse[edit | edit source]

Kingsbury County South Dakota Courthouse.jpg

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[edit | edit source]

Parent County[edit | edit source]

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

Boundary Changes[edit | edit source]

Record Loss[edit | edit source]

Places/Localities[edit | edit source]

Populated Places[edit | edit source]

Neighboring Counties[edit | edit source]

Resources[edit | edit source]

Cemeteries[edit | edit source]

Census[edit | edit source]

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[edit | edit source]

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[edit | edit source]

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[edit | edit source]

Land[edit | edit source]

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[edit | edit source]

Maps[edit | edit source]

Military[edit | edit source]

Newspapers[edit | edit source]

Probate[edit | edit source]

Taxation[edit | edit source]

Vital Records[edit | edit source]

Societies and Libraries[edit | edit source]

Family History Centers[edit | edit source]

Web Sites[edit | edit source]

  • 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[edit | edit source]

  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).