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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[South Dakota|South Dakota]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Tripp_County,_South_Dakota|Tripp County]]''  
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Guide to '''Tripp County, South Dakota ancestry, genealogy and family history''', birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
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{{Infobox U.S. County 2016
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|organized=  January 8,  1873
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|county seat=  Winner
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|parent county= [[Gregory County, South Dakota Genealogy|Gregory]] and [[Todd County, South Dakota Genealogy|Todd]](old)  and unorganized territory<ref>''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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|county1= [[Cherry County, Nebraska Genealogy|Cherry (NE)]]
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|county2= [[Gregory County, South Dakota Genealogy|Gregory]]
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|county3= [[Keya Paha County, Nebraska Genealogy|Keya Paha (NE)]]
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|county4= [[Lyman County, South Dakota Genealogy|Lyman]]
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|county5= [[Mellette County, South Dakota Genealogy|Mellette]]
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|county6= [[Todd County, South Dakota Genealogy|Todd]]</br><center>[[Tripp County, South Dakota Genealogy#Maps and Gazetteers|See County Maps]]</center>
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|county courthouse= [[Image: SouthDakotaTrippCourthouse.jpg|245x245px]]
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|adoption= {{Adoption SDGenWeb|<center>and its representative<br>'''[http://www.rootsweb.com/~sdtripp/ Tripp Co. SDGenWeb]'''</center>}}
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== County Information ==
  
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=== Description ===
  
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The county was named after lawyer, judge, and diplomat Bartlett Tripp. It's county seat is Winner. It was organized 1909.  It is located in the South-Central section of the state.<ref>https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tripp_County,_South_Dakota accessed 2/1/2017</ref>
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| adoption_sign = Adoption SDGenWeb
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=== County Courthouse ===
| custom_text = <center>and its representative<br>'''[http://www.rootsweb.com/~sdtripp/ Tripp Co. SDGenWeb]'''</center>
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{{SD Courthouse Intro|Tripp}}
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| state = South Dakota
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[http://publicrecords.onlinesearches.com/SD_Tripp.htm Tripp County Courthouse ]<br>200 East 3rd Street<br>Winner, SD 57580<br>Phone 605.842.2266 <br><br>Register of Deeds has birth records from 1909, burial records from 1941 and land records;<br> County Treasurer has marriage records from 1909; <br>Clerk Court has divorce, probate and court records from 1912<ref name="HB">''The Handybook for Genealogists : United States of America'', 10th ed., (Draper, UT: Everton Publishers, 2002)Tripp County, South Dakota, p.628</ref>
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| founded year = 1873
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=== Tripp County, South Dakota Record Dates  ===
| founded date = January 8
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{{SD Records Intro}}
| seat wl = Winner
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| bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" colspan="7" | <center>'''Known Beginning Dates for Major Records'''<ref>''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Tripp County, South Dakota. Page 628 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}; Alice Eichholz, ed. Ancestry’s Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources, Third ed. (Provo, Utah: Ancestry, 2004), 623.</ref></center>
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| width="14.2%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Tripp County, South Dakota Genealogy#Birth|Birth*]]'''
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| width="14.2%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Tripp County, South Dakota Genealogy#Marriage|Marriage]]'''
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| width="14.2%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Tripp County, South Dakota Genealogy#Death|Death*]]'''
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| width="14.2%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Tripp County, South Dakota Genealogy#Court Records|Court]]'''
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| width="14.2%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Tripp County, South Dakota Genealogy#Land and Property Records|Land]]'''
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| width="14.2%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Tripp County, South Dakota Genealogy#Probate Records|Probate]]'''
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| width="14.2%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Tripp County, South Dakota Genealogy#Census Records|Census]]'''
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| width="14.2%" align="center" |1909
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| width="14.2%" align="center" |1909
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| width="14.2%" align="center" |1905
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| width="14.2%" align="center" |1912
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| width="14.2%" align="center" |1873
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| width="14.2%" align="center" |1912
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| width="14.2%" align="center" |1850
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| colspan="7"| <center>*State birth and death records began in 1905. <br>Compliance for recording births was 1906 and 1932 for deaths.<ref>Alice Eichholz, ed. Ancestry’s Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources, Rev. ed. (Provo, Utah: Ancestry, 1992), 671; Alice M. Hetzel, U.S. Vital Statistics System: Major Activities and Developments, 1950-95 (Hyattsville, Md.: U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Health Statistics, [1997]), 58.</ref> </center>
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=== Record Loss ===
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There is no known history of courthouse disasters in this county.
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=== Boundary Changes ===
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{{SD Boundary Changes Intro|Tripp}}
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*'''Parent County:''' Tripp County was created 8 January 1873 from [[Gregory County, South Dakota Genealogy|Gregory]] and [[Todd County, South Dakota Genealogy|Todd]](old) Counties and unorganized territory.
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*'''County seat:''' Winner, SD 57580; Tripp County Courthouse<ref>''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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*[http://www.mapofus.org/southdakota/ Interactive Formation Boundary Map of North Dakota] - shows boundary changes for South Dakota Counties
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*[http://publications.newberry.org/ahcbp/documents/DAKs_Individual_County_Chronologies.htm South Dakota Historical Boundary Changes] - list of all boundary changes by county provided by [https://www.newberry.org/ Newberry Library]<td><tr><table>
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=== Populated Places ===
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The following are locations in the county<ref>Wikipedia contributors, "Tirpp County, South Dakota," in ''Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia'',https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tripp_County%2C_South_Dakota accessed 7 November 2016.</ref>
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{{SD Populated Places Intro|Tripp}}
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{{populated places
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Colome,_South_Dakota Colome]</div>
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Winner,_South_Dakota Winner]</div>
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/New_Witten,_South_Dakota New Witten]</div>
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carter,_South_Dakota Carter]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Clearfield,_South_Dakota Clearfield]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ideal,_South_Dakota Ideal]</div>
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jordan_Junction,_South_Dakota Jordan Junction]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Keyapaha,_South_Dakota Keyapaha]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Millboro,_South_Dakota Millboro]</div>
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wewela,_South_Dakota Wewela]</div>
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hamill,_South_Dakota Hamill]</div>
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*Banner
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*Beaver Creek
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*Black
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*Brunson
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*Bull Creek
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*Carter
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*Colome
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*Condon
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*Curlew
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*Dog Ear
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*Elliston
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*Greenwood
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*Holsclaw
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*Huggins
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*Ideal
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*Irwin</div>
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*Jordan
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*Keyapaha
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*King
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*Lake
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*Lamro
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*Lincoln
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*Lone Star
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*Lone Tree
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*McNeely
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*Millboro
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*Pahapesto
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*Plainview
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*Pleasant Valley
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*Pleasant View
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*Progressive
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*Rames</div>
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*Rosedale
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*Roseland
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*Star Prairie
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*Star Valley
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*Stewart
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*Sully
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*Taylor
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*Valley
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*Weave
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*Willow Creek
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*Wilson
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Witten,_South_Dakota Witten]
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*Wortman
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*Wright</div>
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*Gassman</div>
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== Resources ==
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{{SD Resources Intro}}
  
== County Courthouse  ==
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=== Bible Records ===
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{{SD Bible Intro|Tripp}}
  
[http://publicrecords.onlinesearches.com/SD_Tripp.htm Tripp County Courthouse ]<br>200 East 3rd Street<br>Winner, SD 57580<br>Phone 605.842.2266&nbsp;<br><br>Register of Deeds has birth records from 1909, <br>burial records from 1941 and land records; County<br>Treasurer has marriage records from 1909; Clerk<br>Court has divorce, probate and court records from 1912<ref name="HB">''The Handybook for Genealogists : United States of America'', 10th ed., (Draper, UT: Everton Publishers, 2002)Tripp County, South Dakota, p.628</ref>
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=== Biographies  ===
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{{SD Biographies Intro|Tripp}}
  
== History  ==
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=== Business, Commerce, and Occupations ===
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{{SD Business Records Intro|Tripp}}
  
==== '''Parent county<br>'''  ====
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=== Cemeteries ===
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{{SD Cemeteries Intro|Tripp}}
  
*'''1873--'''Tripp County was created 8 January 1873 from [[Gregory County, South Dakota|Gregory]] and [[Todd County, South Dakota|Todd]](old) Counties and unorganized territory.
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*'''County seat:''' Winner, SD 57580; Tripp County Courthouse&nbsp;
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| colspan="2" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" style="border:1px solid black"| <center>'''Cemeteries of Tripp County, South Dakota''' online and in print</center>
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| width="20%" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" style="border:1px solid black" | <center>'''Tombstone Transcriptions Online'''</center>
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* [http://findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gsr&GSfn=&GSmn=&GSln=&GSbyrel=all&GSby=&GSdyrel=all&GSdy=&GScntry=4&GSst=44&GScnty=2419&GSgrid=&df=all&GSob=n Findagrave.com]
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* [http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~sdtripp/cemeteries.htm SDGenWeb]
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* [http://usgwarchives.net/sd/tripp/tripp.html SDGenWeb Archives]
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* [http://southdakotagravestones.org/cemeteries.php?selected_cid=61 SD Gravestones]
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* [https://billiongraves.com/pages/search/# Billion Graves]
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| width="20%" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" style="border:1px solid black" | <center>'''Tombstone Transcriptions in Print''' ([[The Value of Cemetery Records in Print |Often more complete]])</center>
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* {{FHL|362141|subject-id|disp=Family History Library}}
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| width="20%" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" style="border:1px solid black" |<center>'''List of Cemeteries in the County'''</center>
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* [http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=csr&CScn=&CScntry=4&CSst=44&CScnty=2419 Findagrave.com]
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* [https://billiongraves.com/search/results?year_range=5&action=search_cemetery&exact=true&country=United%20States&state=South%20Dakota&county=Tripp&cemetery_name=a# Billion Graves]
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*[http://apps.sd.gov/applications/DT58Cemetery/ SD Cemetery Record Search]
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| colspan="2" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" style="border:1px solid black"| <center>See '''[[South Dakota Cemeteries]]''' for more information</center>
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<ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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=== Census Records ===
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{{Historical populations
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|footnote = Source: [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tripp_County,_South_Dakota "Wikipedia.org".]
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|1910 |8323
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|1920 |11970
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|1930 |12712
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|1940 |9937
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|1950 |9139
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|1960 |8761
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|1970 |8171 
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|1980 |7268 
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|1990 |6924 
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|2000 |6430
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|2010 |5644
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{{SD Census Intro|Tripp}}
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==== Territory and State Census Records ====
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*'''1836''' - [http://files.usgwarchives.net/wi/territory/census/1836/1836cens.txt 1836 Wisconsin Territory Census] – index only; South Dakota was included in the 1836 Wisconsin Territory Census
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*'''1840''' - {{RecordSearch|1786457|United States Census, 1840}} at [https://familysearch.org/search/ FamilySearch Historical Records] — index and images; South Dakota was included in the 1840 Iowa Territory Census
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*'''1850''' - {{RecordSearch|1401638|United States Census, 1850}} at [https://familysearch.org/search/ FamilySearch Historical Records] — index and images; South Dakota was included in the 1850 Minnesota Territory Census
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*'''1860''' - {{RecordSearch|1473181|United States Census, 1860}} at [https://familysearch.org/search/ FamilySearch Historical Records] — index and images; South Dakota was included in the 1860 Dakota Territory Census
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*'''1870''' - {{RecordSearch|1438024|United States Census, 1870}} at [https://familysearch.org/search/ FamilySearch Historical Records] — index and images; South Dakota was included in the 1870 Dakota Territory Census
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*'''1880''' - {{RecordSearch|1417683|United States Census, 1880}} at [https://familysearch.org/search/ FamilySearch Historical Records] — index and images; South Dakota was included in the 1880 Dakota Territory Census
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*'''1885''' - [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=6247 South Dakota, Territorial Census, 1885] at [http://search.ancestry.com Ancestry] — ($); index and images
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*'''1895''' - [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=6120 South Dakota, State Census, 1895] at [http://search.ancestry.com Ancestry] — ($); index and images
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*'''1905''' - {{RecordSearch|1477737|South Dakota State Census, 1905}} at [https://familysearch.org/search/ FamilySearch Historical Records] — index and images
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*'''1915''' - {{RecordSearch|1476041|South Dakota State Census, 1915}} at [https://familysearch.org/search/ FamilySearch Historical Records] — index and images
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*'''1925''' - {{RecordSearch|1476077|South Dakota State Census, 1925}} at [https://familysearch.org/search/ FamilySearch Historical Records] — index and images
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*'''1935''' - {{RecordSearch|1614831|South Dakota State Census, 1935}} at [https://familysearch.org/search/ FamilySearch Historical Records] — index and images
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*'''1945''' - {{RecordSearch|1747589|South Dakota State Census, 1945}} at [https://familysearch.org/search/ FamilySearch Historical Records] — index and images
  
==== Boundary Changes  ====
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====Federal Census Records====
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Federal Censuses were taken for the state of South Dakota starting in 1890, although only one page survived. The 1900 Census is the next Federal Census available. For links to Federal census indexes, see [[South Dakota Census]].
  
==== Record Loss  ====
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=== Church Records ===
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{{SD Church Intro|Tripp}}
  
== Places/Localities  ==
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'''Online Church Records'''<br>
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''Lutheran Church''<br>
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*'''1875-1940''' - [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=60722 U.S., Evangelical Lutheran Church of America, Records, 1875-1940] at [http://search.ancestry.com Ancestry] — ($); Index and images; Dates vary for each county<br>
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''Presbyterian Church''<br>
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*'''1701-1970''' - [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=61048 U.S., Presbyterian Records, 1701-1970] at [http://search.ancestry.com Ancestry] — ($); Index and images; Dates vary for each county<br>
  
==== Populated Places  ====
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=== Court Records ===
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{{SD Court Intro|Tripp}}
  
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
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=== Directories ===
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{{SD Directories Intro|Tripp}}
  
*[[Cherry County, Nebraska|Cherry County, Nebraska]]
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=== Emigration and Immigration  ===
*[[Gregory County, South Dakota|Gregory]]
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{{SD Emigration Intro}}
*[[Keya Paha County, Nebraska|Keya Paha County, Nebraska]]
 
*[[Lyman County, South Dakota|Lyman]]
 
*[[Mellette County, South Dakota|Mellette]]
 
*[[Todd County, South Dakota|Todd]]
 
  
== Resources  ==
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=== Ethnic, Political, and Religious Groups ===
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{{SD Ethnic Groups Intro}}
  
==== Cemeteries ====
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=== Funeral Homes ===
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{{SD Funeral Homes Intro|Tripp}}
  
==== Census ====
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=== Genealogies ===
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{{SD Genealogies Intro|Tripp}}
  
'''1905, 1915, 1925 State Censuses --'''Unique information could include: Ethnic Background, Maiden Name, Church Affiliation &amp; Military Service
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=== Guardianship ===
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{{SD Guardianship Intro|Tripp}}
  
'''&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]
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=== Land and Property Records ===
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{{SD Land Intro|Tripp}}
  
'''&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]
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{{SD Land}}
  
'''&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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''Online Land Records''
  
'''&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/1614831 FamilySearch Record Search]<br>
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*[http://www.glorecords.blm.gov/search/ Land Patent Search] - index to federal patents and homesteads on the [http://www.glorecords.blm.gov/default.aspx Bureau of Land Management] website, some images available
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*'''1796 - 1907''' - [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=1246 U.S. General Land Office Records, 1796-1907] at [http://search.ancestry.com Ancestry] - index, info taken from Bureau of Land Management website<br>
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*'''1861 - 1936''' - [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=60593 U.S. Homestead Records 1861-1936] at [http://home.ancestry.com Ancestry.com] - ($), index and images
  
'''&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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=== Local Histories ===
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{{SD Histories Intro|Tripp}}
  
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{{SD History Intro}}
  
==== Church  ====
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~sdtripp/index.htm Rootsweb]
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*''Tripp County Centennial 1909-2009'', published by Winner Chamber of Commerce Centennial History Committee, 480 pages; history of Tripp County; many biographies of area families.
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*''Businesses in Winner, SD from 1910 - 2008, A Tripp County Centennial Project,'' Keo Boreson, Compiler, August 2009; history of each business building on Main Street of Winner, SD and change of ownership and type of business, 200 pages
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*''Our Roots are in Wewela,'' Helen Turnquist, Compiler; 2009; History and maps of Wewela, SD; many old pictures of town, church and school; biographies of families in area; 195 pages
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*''Colome, SD Diamond Jubilee, 1908-1983,'' Diamond Jubilee Book Committee, Frances Jorgenson, Chairman, 207 pages. History of Colome: Naming of Colome, Churches, Organizations, Schools, and Business. Includes large section of biographies of families of area and many pictures of town and people.
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*''Before Homesteads in Tripp County and the Rosebud,'' by Gladys Whitehorn Jorgensen. 138 pages. Excellent early history of Tripp County area along with biographies of very early families and prominent Native Americans in the area. Many pictures and maps.
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*''Fifty years in the Rosebud country of South Dakota.'' 1954. By William McDonald. Gregory, South Dakota : The Times-Advocate. Online at: [URL Hathitrust], [URL Internet Archive], [URL Google Books], [URL Ancestry-($)]; {{WorldCat|866377533|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}.
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*''The History of Tripp County, South Dakota.'' 1984. By Diamond Jubilee History Committee. [Winner, South Dakota] : Winner Chamber of Commerce, Diamond Jubilee History Committee. Online at: [URL Hathitrust], [URL Internet Archive], [URL Google Books], [URL Ancestry-($)]; {{WorldCat|11495245|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}.
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*''Pioneer career women of Tripp county, South Dakota.'' 1993. By Florence Hedlund. Salt Lake City, Utah : Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah. Online at: [URL Hathitrust], [URL Internet Archive], [URL Google Books], [URL Ancestry-($)]; {{WorldCat|866319005|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}.
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*''Pioneering in the Rosebud.'' 19--?. By Le Arlie Barry. S.l. : s.n. Online at: ; {{WorldCat|10855707|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}.
  
==== Court  ====
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=== Maps and Gazetteers ===
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{{SD Maps Intro}}
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*[http://www.mapofus.org/southdakota/ Interactive Formation Boundary Map of South Dakota] - shows boundary changes for South Dakota Counties
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*[http://www.historicmapworks.com/Browse/United_States/South+Dakota/ Historical Maps and Atlases of South Dakota] - maps and atlases of South Dakota
  
==== Land  ====
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=== Migration ===
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{{SD Migration Intro}}
  
==== Local Histories  ====
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=== Military Records ===
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{{SD Military Intro}}
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==== Online Collections ====
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These collections are unique to South Dakota. You will find nationwide databases for military records on [[United States Military Online Genealogy Records|U.S. Military Online Genealogy Records]] and [[South Dakota Military Records|South Dakota Military Records]].<br>
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*'''1861 - 1941''' [https://familysearch.org/search/collection/2239227 South Dakota, Grand Army of the Republic Membership Records, 1861-1941] at [http://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch]
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''Civil War''
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*'''1861 -1865''' {{RecordSearch|1932393|Dakota Territory Civil War Service Records of Union Soldiers, 1861-1865}} at [http://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch].
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*'''1885''' [http://history.sd.gov/Archives/Data/civilwar/default.aspx Civil War Veteran's 1885 Census in South Dakota] - Index only, Union and Confederate included<br>
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*'''1890''' {{RecordSearch|1877095| United States Census of Union Veterans and Widows of the Civil War, 1890}} at [http://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch].
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''World War I''
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*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/sd/military/ww1/alpha.txt South Dakota WWI Honor Roll by SDGenWeb] - Alphabetical index; List by [http://files.usgwarchives.net/sd/military/ww1/county.txt County]<br>
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''World War II''<br>
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*[https://www.archives.gov/research/military/ww2/army-casualties/south-dakota.html WWII Army and Army Air Force Casualties for South Dakota] - Index only<br>
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For further information see [[South Dakota Military Records]].
  
'''http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~sdtripp/index.htm'''
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=== Naturalization and Citizenship ===
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{{SD Naturalization Intro}}
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* 1904 - 1928 [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=61209 South Dakota, Federal Naturalization Records, 1904-1928] at [http://search.ancestry.com Ancestry] — index and images ($)
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*1865 - 1972 {{RecordSearch|2078640|South Dakota County Naturalization Records, 1865-1972}} at [http://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — images
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*[http://history.sd.gov/Archives/Data/Naturalization/FirstPapersSearch.aspx South Dakota Naturalization Records Index:First Papers] — index
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*[http://history.sd.gov/Archives/Data/Naturalization/SecondPapersSearch.aspx South Dakota Naturalization Records Index:Second Papers] — index
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*[http://www.archives.gov/kansas-city/finding-aids/naturalization-south-dakota.html Name Index to Naturalization Records from Dakota Territory and South Dakota] at National Archives, Kansas City — index
  
'''"Tripp County Centennial 1909-2009", '''published by Winner Chamber of Commerce Centennial History Committee, 480 pages; history of Tripp County; many biographies of area families.  
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=== Newspapers ===
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{{SD Newspapers Intro|Tripp}}
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'' South Dakota Newspapers Online''
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*[http://www.genealogybank.com/explore/newspapers/all/usa/south-dakota GenealogyBank] - ($), contains images of South Dakota newspapers
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*[http://newspaperarchive.com/us/south-dakota/ Newspaper Archive] - ($), contains images of South Dakota newspapers
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*[http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/ Chronicling America] - contains images of some South Dakota newspapers; [http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/help/#basic_searching searching tips]
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*[http://elephind.com/ Elephind] - Free; search engine that retrieves newspaper images from other free newspaper websites
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''South Dakota Newspaper Catalogs''
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*[http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/search/titles/ U.S. Newspaper Directory, 1690-Present] on Chronicling America - contains a list of all known newspapers and the dates they cover; once you locate a newspaper name, contact the local library to see if they have copies of the newspaper.
  
'''"Businesses in Winner, SD from 1910 - 2008, A Tripp County Centennial Project'''",&nbsp; Keo Boreson, Compiler, August 2009; history of each business building on Main Street of Winner, SD and change of ownership and type of business, 200 pages
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=== Obituaries ===
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{{SD Obituaries Intro|Tripp}}
  
'''"Our Roots are in Wewela", '''Helen Turnquist, Compiler; 2009; &nbsp;History and maps of Wewela, SD; many old pictures of town, church and school; biographies of families in area; 195 pages
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=== Other Records ===
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{{SD Other Records Intro}}
  
'''"Colome, SD Diamond Jubilee, 1908-1983", '''Diamond Jubilee Book Committee, Frances Jorgenson, Chairman,&nbsp; 207 pages.&nbsp; History of Colome:&nbsp; Naming of Colome, Churches, Organizations, Schools, and Business.&nbsp; Includes large section of biographies of families of area and many pictures of town and people.
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=== Periodicals ===
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{{SD Periodicals Intro|Tripp}}
  
'''"Before Homesteads in Tripp County and the Rosebud'''", by Gladys Whitehorn&nbsp; Jorgensen. 138 pages. Excellent early history of Tripp County area along with biographies of very early families and prominent Native Americans in the area.&nbsp; Many pictures and maps.
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=== Probate Records ===
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{{SD Probate Intro|Tripp}}
  
==== Maps  ====
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''Online Records''
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*'''1800 – 1985''' [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=9081 North Dakota and South Dakota Wills and Probate Records 1800-1985] at [http://home.ancestry.com Ancestry.com] — index and images '''$'''
  
==== Military  ====
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=== School Records ===
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{{SD Schools Intro}}
  
==== Newspapers  ====
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*''Tripp County Rural Schools, 100 Years'' compiled by Family Tree Society, Winner, SD, 192 pages; rural school pictures and stories."
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* 1879 - 1970 {{RecordSearch|1389778|South Dakota, School Records, 1879-1970}} at [http://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index and images
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* 1879 - 1970 [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=60158 South Dakota, School Records,1879-1970] at [http://search.ancestry.com Ancestry] — images
  
==== Probate  ====
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=== Tax Records ===
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{{SD Tax Intro|Tripp}}
  
==== '''Schools'''  ====
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=== Vital Records ===
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{{SD Vital Intro|Tripp}}
  
'''Tripp County Rural Schools, 100 Years'''" compiled by Family Tree Society, Winner, SD, 192 pages; rural school pictures and stories. <br>
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==== Birth ====
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{{SD Vital Records - Birth Intro|Tripp}}
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*1843 - 1914 {{RecordSearch|2549807|South Dakota, Department of Health, Index to Births 1843-1914 and Marriages 1950-2014}} at [http://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch]  — index{{{1}}}
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*1856 - 1950  [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=6996 South Dakota, Birth Index, 1856-1915] at [http://search.ancestry.com Ancestry]  — index ($)
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*[http://apps.sd.gov/PH14Over100BirthRec/index.aspx Birth Record Search Site For South Dakota Birth Records With Birth Dates Over 100 Years] — index
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==== Marriage ====
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{{SD Vital Records - Marriage Intro|Tripp}}
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*1950 - 2014 {{RecordSearch|2549807|South Dakota, Department of Health, Index to Births 1843-1914 and Marriages 1950-014}}  — index
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*1905 - 2013 [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=8561 South Dakota, Marriages, 1905-2013] at [http://search.ancestry.com Ancestry] — index and images ($)
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==== Death ====
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{{SD Vital Records - Death Intro|Tripp}}
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*1879 - 1955 [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=8659&path= South Dakota, Death Index, 1879-1955] at [http://search.ancestry.com Ancestry] — index($)
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==== Divorce ====
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{{SD Vital Records - Divorce Intro|Tripp}}
  
==== Taxation  ====
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== Research Facilities ==
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{{SD Research Facilities Intro|Tripp}}
  
==== Vital Records  ====
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=== Archives ===
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{{SD Archives Intro}}
  
== Societies and Libraries  ==
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=== Family History Centers ===
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{{Family History Centers Intro}}
  
==== Family History Centers<br>  ====
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=== Libraries ===
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{{SD Libraries Intro|Tripp}}
  
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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=== Museums ===
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{{SD Museums Intro}}
  
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== Societies ==
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{{SD Societies Intro|Tripp}}
  
== Web Sites  ==
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== Websites ==
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{{SD Websites Intro|Tripp}}
  
*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
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*[http://usgenweb.org USGenWeb project]. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.
*{{FHL|South+Dakota%2C+Tripp|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
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*{{FHL|South Dakota Tripp|subject|disp=FamilySearch Catalog}}
  
== References  ==
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== Research Guides ==
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{{SD Research Guides Intro}}
  
<references />{{South Dakota|South Dakota}}
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== References ==
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Latest revision as of 18:08, 3 August 2017

United States
South Dakota
Tripp County

Guide to Tripp County, South Dakota ancestry, genealogy and family history, birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

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County Facts
County seat: Winner
Organized: January 8, 1873
Parent County(s): Gregory and Todd(old) and unorganized territory[1]
Neighboring Counties
Cherry (NE)  • Gregory  • Keya Paha (NE)  • Lyman  • Mellette  • Todd
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Location Map
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County Information

Description

The county was named after lawyer, judge, and diplomat Bartlett Tripp. It's county seat is Winner. It was organized 1909. It is located in the South-Central section of the state.[2]

County Courthouse

Tripp County Courthouse
200 East 3rd Street
Winner, SD 57580
Phone 605.842.2266

Register of Deeds has birth records from 1909, burial records from 1941 and land records;
County Treasurer has marriage records from 1909;
Clerk Court has divorce, probate and court records from 1912[3]

Tripp County, South Dakota Record Dates

Information for this chart was taken from various sources, often containing conflicting dates. This information should be taken as a guide and should be verified by contacting the county and/or the state government agency.

Known Beginning Dates for Major Records[4]
Birth* Marriage Death* Court Land Probate Census
1909 1909 1905 1912 1873 1912 1850
*State birth and death records began in 1905.
Compliance for recording births was 1906 and 1932 for deaths.[5]

Record Loss

There is no known history of courthouse disasters in this county.

Boundary Changes

Populated Places

The following are locations in the county[7]

Cities
Towns
Unincorporated communites
Census-designated places
Townships
  • Banner
  • Beaver Creek
  • Black
  • Brunson
  • Bull Creek
  • Carter
  • Colome
  • Condon
  • Curlew
  • Dog Ear
  • Elliston
  • Greenwood
  • Holsclaw
  • Huggins
  • Ideal
  • Irwin
  • Jordan
  • Keyapaha
  • King
  • Lake
  • Lamro
  • Lincoln
  • Lone Star
  • Lone Tree
  • McNeely
  • Millboro
  • Pahapesto
  • Plainview
  • Pleasant Valley
  • Pleasant View
  • Progressive
  • Rames
  • Rosedale
  • Roseland
  • Star Prairie
  • Star Valley
  • Stewart
  • Sully
  • Taylor
  • Valley
  • Weave
  • Willow Creek
  • Wilson
  • Witten
  • Wortman
  • Wright
Unorganized territories
  • Gassman


Resources

Bible Records

Biographies

Business, Commerce, and Occupations

Cemeteries

Cemeteries of Tripp County, South Dakota online and in print
Tombstone Transcriptions Online
Tombstone Transcriptions in Print (Often more complete)
List of Cemeteries in the County
See South Dakota Cemeteries for more information

Census Records

Historical populations
Census Pop.  %±
1910 8,323
1920 11,970 43.8%
1930 12,712 6.2%
1940 9,937 −21.8%
1950 9,139 −8.0%
1960 8,761 −4.1%
1970 8,171 −6.7%
1980 7,268 −11.1%
1990 6,924 −4.7%
2000 6,430 −7.1%
2010 5,644 −12.2%
Source: "Wikipedia.org".

Before South Dakota was a state in 1889, parts of South Dakota were included in the 1836 Iowa Territory census (also known as Wisconsin Territory), 1840 Iowa Territory census, 1850 Minnesota Territory census, and the 1860-1880 Dakota Territory censuses.[8] See links listed below.

Territory and State Census Records

Federal Census Records

Federal Censuses were taken for the state of South Dakota starting in 1890, although only one page survived. The 1900 Census is the next Federal Census available. For links to Federal census indexes, see South Dakota Census.

Church Records

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.

Online Church Records
Lutheran Church

Presbyterian Church

Court Records

Directories

Emigration and Immigration

Ethnic, Political, and Religious Groups

Funeral Homes

Genealogies

Guardianship

Land and Property Records

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.

Online Land Records

Local Histories

Local histories are available for Tripp 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.

  • Rootsweb
  • Tripp County Centennial 1909-2009, published by Winner Chamber of Commerce Centennial History Committee, 480 pages; history of Tripp County; many biographies of area families.
  • Businesses in Winner, SD from 1910 - 2008, A Tripp County Centennial Project, Keo Boreson, Compiler, August 2009; history of each business building on Main Street of Winner, SD and change of ownership and type of business, 200 pages
  • Our Roots are in Wewela, Helen Turnquist, Compiler; 2009; History and maps of Wewela, SD; many old pictures of town, church and school; biographies of families in area; 195 pages
  • Colome, SD Diamond Jubilee, 1908-1983, Diamond Jubilee Book Committee, Frances Jorgenson, Chairman, 207 pages. History of Colome: Naming of Colome, Churches, Organizations, Schools, and Business. Includes large section of biographies of families of area and many pictures of town and people.
  • Before Homesteads in Tripp County and the Rosebud, by Gladys Whitehorn Jorgensen. 138 pages. Excellent early history of Tripp County area along with biographies of very early families and prominent Native Americans in the area. Many pictures and maps.
  • Fifty years in the Rosebud country of South Dakota. 1954. By William McDonald. Gregory, South Dakota : The Times-Advocate. Online at: [URL Hathitrust], [URL Internet Archive], [URL Google Books], [URL Ancestry-($)]; At various libraries (WorldCat).
  • The History of Tripp County, South Dakota. 1984. By Diamond Jubilee History Committee. [Winner, South Dakota] : Winner Chamber of Commerce, Diamond Jubilee History Committee. Online at: [URL Hathitrust], [URL Internet Archive], [URL Google Books], [URL Ancestry-($)]; At various libraries (WorldCat).
  • Pioneer career women of Tripp county, South Dakota. 1993. By Florence Hedlund. Salt Lake City, Utah : Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah. Online at: [URL Hathitrust], [URL Internet Archive], [URL Google Books], [URL Ancestry-($)]; At various libraries (WorldCat).
  • Pioneering in the Rosebud. 19--?. By Le Arlie Barry. S.l. : s.n. Online at: ; At various libraries (WorldCat).

Maps and Gazetteers

Migration

Military Records

Online Collections

These collections are unique to South Dakota. You will find nationwide databases for military records on U.S. Military Online Genealogy Records and South Dakota Military Records.

Civil War

World War I

World War II

For further information see South Dakota Military Records.

Naturalization and Citizenship

Newspapers

For more information, see South Dakota Newspapers.

South Dakota Newspapers Online

South Dakota Newspaper Catalogs

  • U.S. Newspaper Directory, 1690-Present on Chronicling America - contains a list of all known newspapers and the dates they cover; once you locate a newspaper name, contact the local library to see if they have copies of the newspaper.

Obituaries

Other Records

Periodicals

Probate Records

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, Tripp then click Probate records.

Online Records

School Records

Tax Records

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

Vital Records consist of births, adoptions, marriages, divorces, and deaths recorded on registers, certificates, and documents. See the CDC Where to Write website for information on acquiring copies of these records.

Birth

Marriage

Death

Divorce

Research Facilities

Archives

Family History Centers

Family History Centers provide one-on-one assistance and free access to premium genealogical websites. In addition, many centers have free how-to genealogy classes.

Libraries

Museums

Societies

Websites

Research Guides

References

  1. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
  2. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tripp_County,_South_Dakota accessed 2/1/2017
  3. The Handybook for Genealogists : United States of America, 10th ed., (Draper, UT: Everton Publishers, 2002)Tripp County, South Dakota, p.628
  4. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Tripp County, South Dakota. Page 628 At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002; Alice Eichholz, ed. Ancestry’s Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources, Third ed. (Provo, Utah: Ancestry, 2004), 623.
  5. Alice Eichholz, ed. Ancestry’s Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources, Rev. ed. (Provo, Utah: Ancestry, 1992), 671; Alice M. Hetzel, U.S. Vital Statistics System: Major Activities and Developments, 1950-95 (Hyattsville, Md.: U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Health Statistics, [1997]), 58.
  6. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
  7. Wikipedia contributors, "Tirpp County, South Dakota," in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia,https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tripp_County%2C_South_Dakota accessed 7 November 2016.
  8. ’'Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), 617. At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.