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Davison County, South Dakota

Davison County was established on January 08, 1873 (organized in 1874) from Hanson County.

Currently the Davison County Seat is located in Mitchell and the county government website is

Locations adjacent to Davison County are Sanborn CountyHanson CountyHutchinson CountyDouglas CountyAurora County.

Davison County has Federal Census Schedules to help in researching your family tree. Federal government Population Schedules are present for 1880 (free index)1890 (fragment)19001910192019301940.

Davison Co. Mortality Schedules can be found for 1880. Davison Co. Industry and Agriculture Schedules can be found for 1880. Davison Co. Union Veterans Schedules is available for 1890. There are free down-loadable not to mention printable census forms to help with your research.

Davison County Society and Family History Resources

A list of Davison County Historical  and Genealogical Societies, Forums, Message Boards, Libraries, Archives.

Davison County Courthouse and Government Records

Genealogist often overlook the benefits of Davison County court, probate, and land files as a useful resource of ancestry and genealogy details. Hidden away in South Dakota courthouses and archives just about everywhere are the ambitions and frustrations of the many South Dakota residents.

The odds are very good that your potential forefathers have left a comprehensive record of at least quite a few elements of their lives in the Davison County court records. Even if your forefathers is not referred to in a Court case, take into consideration all of the other procedures which could have lead to him or her to appear in court records.

The following indicates what vital, land, probate, and court records are in Davison county. The dates indicated below are the first known records for this county which may include records of land, estates, taxes, vital records, divorces, naturalizations, voter registration, court records, and so forth. The state archives holds inventory and appraisement books (1915—45); and circuit court journals (1882—1930).

Davison County Links

The following are web links to Family history and genealogy, Records and Resources relating to Davison County. Each of these genealogy links fall into 3 categories: Business Sites, Private Sites or Organization Sites. Some have free access some require a payment. This is simply a directory which has been gathered or submitted. I do not recommend or promote one genealogy site above another. Feel free to furnish your own most liked Davison County genealogy or family history associated sites.

Davison Co. SD Books, Newspapers & Publications

Davison Co. SD Birth, Marriage & Death Records

Davison Co. SD Court, Probate Land and Tax Records

Davison Co. SD Census Records

Davison Co. SD Cemeteries & Church Records

Davison Co. SD Family Websites, Pictures & Histories

Davison Co. SD General and History Websites

Davison Co. SD Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

Davison Co. SD Military Records