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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;[[Spink_County,_South_Dakota|Spink County]]'' {{SDDC}} <br> <br>
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Spink 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 Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
  
Spink County Courthouse<br>210 E 7th Avenue<br>Redfield, SD 57469<br>Phone: 605.472.1825&nbsp;<br>
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[http://www.spinkcounty-sd.org/ Spink County Courthouse]<br>210 E 7th Avenue<br>Redfield, SD 57469<br>Phone: 605.472.1825&nbsp;<br>  
  
Clerk Court has birth and death records from 1905, <br>marriage records from 1887, burial records from 1941, <br>divorce and court records from 1882 and probate records<br>from 1880; Register of Deeds has land records<ref name="HB">''The Handybook for Genealogists : United States of America'', 10th ed., (Draper, UT: Everton Publishers, 2002)Spink County, South Dakota, p.628</ref>
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Clerk Court has birth and death records from 1905, <br>marriage records from 1887, burial records from 1941, <br>divorce and court records from 1882 and probate records<br>from 1880; Register of Deeds has land records<ref name="HB">''The Handybook for Genealogists : United States of America'', 10th ed., (Draper, UT: Everton Publishers, 2002)Spink County, South Dakota, p.628</ref>  
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
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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>  
 
'''&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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:*Records of the American Lutheran Church, Redfield, in Evangelical Lutheran Church in America database at [http://www.archives.com Archives.com] ($).
  
 
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
 
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]

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Spink 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.


Spink County, South Dakota
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Map of South Dakota highlighting Spink County
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 Redfield
Courthouse
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County Courthouse

Spink County Courthouse
210 E 7th Avenue
Redfield, SD 57469
Phone: 605.472.1825 

Clerk Court has birth and death records from 1905,
marriage records from 1887, burial records from 1941,
divorce and court records from 1882 and probate records
from 1880; Register of Deeds has land records[1]

History

Parent County

1873--Spink County was created 8 January 1873 from unorganized territory.
County seat: Redfield [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

Lutheran
  • Records of the American Lutheran Church, Redfield, 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 Spink 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, Spink 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)Spink County, South Dakota, p.628
  2. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).