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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;[[Potter_County,_South_Dakota|Potter County]]'' {{SDDC}} <br> <br>
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Potter 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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| county = Potter County
 
| county = Potter County
 
| adoption_sign = Adoption SDGenWeb
 
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| founded date = January 8
 
| founded date = January 8
 
| seat wl = Gettysburg
 
| seat wl = Gettysburg
}} ''[[United States|United States&nbsp;]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] &nbsp;[[South Dakota|South Dakota]]&nbsp; [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] &nbsp;[[Potter_County,_South_Dakota|Potter County]]''
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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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[http://publicrecords.onlinesearches.com/SD_Potter.htm Potter County Courthouse]<br>201 S Exene Street<br>Gettysburg, SD 57442<br>Phone: 605.765.9472&nbsp;<br><br>Clerk Courts has birth and death records&nbsp;from 1885,<br>court records from 1884 and adoption records from 1941; <br>Register of Deeds has land records<ref name="HB">''The Handybook for Genealogists : United States of America'', 10th ed., (Draper, UT: Everton Publishers, 2002)Potter County, South Dakota, p.627</ref>
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
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'''1905, 1915, 1925 State Censuses --'''Unique information could include: Ethnic Background, Maiden Name, Church Affiliation &amp; Military Service  
 
'''1905, 1915, 1925 State Censuses --'''Unique information could include: Ethnic Background, Maiden Name, Church Affiliation &amp; Military Service  
  
'''&nbsp;&nbsp; 1905''' state census with images can be viewed free at [http://pilot.familysearch.org/recordsearch/start.html#p=collectionDetails;t=searchable;c=1477737 FamilySearch Record Search]  
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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]  
  
'''&nbsp;&nbsp; 1915''' state census with images can be viewed free at [http://pilot.familysearch.org/recordsearch/start.html#p=collectionDetails;t=searchable;c=1476041 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]  
  
'''&nbsp;&nbsp; 1925 '''state census with images can be viewed free at [http://pilot.familysearch.org/recordsearch/start.html#p=collectionDetails;t=searchable;c=1476077 FamilySearch Record Search]<br>
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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/1747589 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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== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
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==== Family History Centers ====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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*[[Gettysburg South Dakota Family History Center]]
  
 
== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==

Revision as of 21:14, 31 December 2012

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Potter 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.


Potter County, South Dakota
Map
Map of South Dakota highlighting Potter 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 Gettysburg
Courthouse
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County Courthouse

Potter County Courthouse
201 S Exene Street
Gettysburg, SD 57442
Phone: 605.765.9472 

Clerk Courts has birth and death records from 1885,
court records from 1884 and adoption records from 1941;
Register of Deeds has land records[1]

History

Parent County

  • 1873--Potter County was created 8 January 1873 from Buffalo County.
    County seat: Gettysburg [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

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)Potter County, South Dakota, p.627
  2. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).