Lyman County, South Dakota Genealogy

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Lyman County, South Dakota
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Location in the state of South Dakota
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Founded January 8, 1873
County Seat Kennebec
Courthouse
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County Courthouse

Lyman County; PO Box 235; Kennebec, SD 57544; Ph. 605.869.2277 Details: (Attached to Brule Co prior to organization 21 May 1893) (Reg of Deeds has b rec from 1905, d rec from 1920, bur & land rec; Co Treas has m rec from 1905; Clk Ct has div, pro & ct rec from 1880)

History

Parent County

  • 1873--Lyman County was created 8 January 1873 from Gregory County and unorganized territory.
    County seat: Kennebec [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Indian Reservation

The Lower Brule Indian Reservation is located in Lyman 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 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).