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Grant County, South Dakota

Grant County was established on January 08, 1873 (organized in 1878) from Codington CountyDeuel County.

Currently the Grant County Seat is located in Milbank and the county government website is unknown

Locations adjacent to Grant County are Roberts CountyBig Stone County, Minnesota, Lac qui Parle County, Minnesota, Deuel CountyCodington CountyDay County.

Grant 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.

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

Grant County Society and Family History Resources

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

Grant County Courthouse and Government Records

Genealogist often overlook the benefits of Grant 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 Grant 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.

Grant County Links

The following are web links to Family history and genealogy, Records and Resources relating to Grant 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 Grant County genealogy or family history associated sites.

Grant Co. SD Books, Newspapers & Publications

Grant Co. SD Birth, Marriage & Death Records

Grant Co. SD Court, Probate Land and Tax Records

Grant Co. SD Census Records

Grant Co. SD Cemeteries & Church Records

Grant Co. SD Family Websites, Pictures & Histories

Grant Co. SD General and History Websites

Grant Co. SD Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

Grant Co. SD Military Records