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| county = McPherson County
| county = McPherson
 
 
| adoption_sign = Adoption SDGenWeb
 
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| custom_text = <center>and its representative<br>'''[http://www.rootsweb.com/~sdmeade/ McPherson Co. SDGenWeb]'''</center>
 
| custom_text = <center>and its representative<br>'''[http://www.rootsweb.com/~sdmeade/ McPherson Co. SDGenWeb]'''</center>
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| founded date = January 8
 
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| seat wl = Leola
 
| seat wl = Leola
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}} ''[[United States|United States&nbsp;]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] &nbsp;[[South Dakota|South Dakota]]&nbsp; [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] &nbsp;[[McPherson_County,_South_Dakota|McPherson County]]''
  
 
== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
*'''1873--'''McPherson County was created 8 January 1873 from [[Buffalo County, South Dakota|Buffalo]] County. '''County seat:''' Leola <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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*'''1873--'''McPherson County was created 8 January 1873 from [[Buffalo County, South Dakota|Buffalo]] County. <br>'''County seat:''' Leola <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 18:07, 12 February 2011

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McPherson County, South Dakota
Map
Map of South Dakota highlighting McPherson 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 Leola
Courthouse
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County Courthouse

History

Parent County

  • 1873--McPherson County was created 8 January 1873 from Buffalo County.
    County seat: Leola [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Various McPherson County cemeteries listing the names of deceased, dates of death and birth, and names of parents or spouses where available.

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).