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''[[United States Genealogy|United States]][[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[South Dakota Genealogy|South Dakota]]'' [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] '''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.
 
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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|county location in state= [[Image: SD-tripp.png|185x185px]]
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|adoption= {{Adoption SDGenWeb|<center>and its representative<br>'''[http://sites.rootsweb.com/~sdtripp/ Tripp Co. SDGenWeb]'''</center>}}
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== County Information ==
 
== County Information ==
  
 
=== Description ===
 
=== Description ===
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The county was named after lawyer, judge, and diplomat Bartlett Tripp. 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>
  
 
=== County Courthouse ===
 
=== County Courthouse ===
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=== Tripp County, South Dakota Record Dates  ===
 
=== Tripp County, South Dakota Record Dates  ===
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{{SD Records Intro}}
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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="12%" 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#Birth|Birth*]]'''
| width="12%" 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#Marriage|Marriage]]'''
| width="12%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Tripp County, South Dakota Genealogy#Death|Death*]]'''
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| width="12%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Tripp County, South Dakota Genealogy#Census Records|Census]]'''
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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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=== Boundary Changes ===
 
=== Boundary Changes ===
 
{{SD Boundary Changes Intro|Tripp}}
 
{{SD Boundary Changes Intro|Tripp}}
*'''1873--'''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 name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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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>
 
*[http://www.mapofus.org/southdakota/ Interactive Formation Boundary Map of North Dakota] - shows boundary changes for South Dakota Counties
 
*[http://www.mapofus.org/southdakota/ Interactive Formation Boundary Map of North Dakota] - shows boundary changes for South Dakota Counties
*[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]<br>
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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>
  
 
=== Populated Places ===
 
=== Populated Places ===
 
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>
 
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>
 
{{SD Populated Places Intro|Tripp}}
 
{{SD Populated Places Intro|Tripp}}
''City''
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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/Colome,_South_Dakota Colome]
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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/Winner,_South_Dakota Winner]
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''Town''
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[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/New_Witten,_South_Dakota New Witten]
 
 
 
''Census-designated place''
 
 
 
[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hamill,_South_Dakota Hamill]
 
 
 
''Unincorporated communities''
 
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carter,_South_Dakota Carter]
 
*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carter,_South_Dakota Carter]
 
*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Clearfield,_South_Dakota Clearfield]
 
*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Clearfield,_South_Dakota Clearfield]
*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ideal,_South_Dakota Ideal]
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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]
 
*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jordan_Junction,_South_Dakota Jordan Junction]
 
*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Keyapaha,_South_Dakota Keyapaha]
 
*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Keyapaha,_South_Dakota Keyapaha]
*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Millboro,_South_Dakota Millboro]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Millboro,_South_Dakota Millboro]</div>
*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wewela,_South_Dakota Wewela]
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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
 
*Banner
 
*Beaver Creek
 
*Beaver Creek
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*Huggins
 
*Huggins
 
*Ideal
 
*Ideal
*Irwin
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*Irwin</div>
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*Jordan
 
*Jordan
 
*Keyapaha
 
*Keyapaha
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*Pleasant View
 
*Pleasant View
 
*Progressive
 
*Progressive
*Rames
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*Rames</div>
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*Rosedale
 
*Rosedale
 
*Roseland
 
*Roseland
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Witten,_South_Dakota Witten]
 
*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Witten,_South_Dakota Witten]
 
*Wortman
 
*Wortman
*Wright
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*Wright</div>
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''Unorganized territory''
 
  
Gassman.
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*Gassman</div>
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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 name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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|variant spellings=
 
|county1= [[Cherry County, Nebraska Genealogy|Cherry (NE)]]
 
|county2= [[Gregory County, South Dakota Genealogy|Gregory]]
 
|county3= [[Keya Paha County, Nebraska Genealogy|Keya Paha (NE)]]
 
|county4= [[Lyman County, South Dakota Genealogy|Lyman]]
 
|county5= [[Mellette County, South Dakota Genealogy|Mellette]]
 
|county6= [[Todd County, South Dakota Genealogy|Todd]]</br><center>[[Tripp County, South Dakota Genealogy#Maps and Gazetteers|See County Maps]]</center>
 
|county7=
 
|county8=
 
|county9=
 
|county10=
 
|county courthouse= [[Image: SouthDakotaTrippCourthouse.jpg|245x245px]]
 
|county location in state= [[Image: SD-tripp.png|185x185px]]
 
|adoption= {{Adoption SDGenWeb|<center>and its representative<br>'''[http://www.rootsweb.com/~sdtripp/ Tripp Co. SDGenWeb]'''</center>}}
 
 
}}
 
}}
 
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=== History Timeline ===
 
{{SD Historical Timeline Intro|Tripp}}
 
  
 
== Resources ==
 
== Resources ==
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| width="20%" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" style="border:1px solid black" | <center>'''Tombstone Transcriptions Online'''</center>
 
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* [http://findagrave.org/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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* [https://www.findagrave.com/memorial Findagrave.com]  
* [http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~sdtripp/cemeteries.htm SDGenWeb]
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* [http://sdgenweb.com/tripp/cemeteries.htm SDGenWeb]
 
* [http://usgwarchives.net/sd/tripp/tripp.html SDGenWeb Archives]  
 
* [http://usgwarchives.net/sd/tripp/tripp.html SDGenWeb Archives]  
 
* [http://southdakotagravestones.org/cemeteries.php?selected_cid=61 SD Gravestones]
 
* [http://southdakotagravestones.org/cemeteries.php?selected_cid=61 SD Gravestones]
* [https://billiongraves.com/pages/search/# Billion Graves]
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* [https://billiongraves.com/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>
 
| 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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| width="20%" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" style="border:1px solid black" |<center>'''List of Cemeteries in the County'''</center>
 
| 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://www.findagrave.com/cemetery-browse/USA/South-Dakota/Tripp-County?id=county_2419 Findagrave.com]
* [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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* [https://billiongraves.com/search/cemetery 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>
 
| colspan="2" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" style="border:1px solid black"| <center>See '''[[South Dakota Cemeteries]]''' for more information</center>
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{{SD Census Intro|Tripp}}
 
{{SD Census Intro|Tripp}}
====State Census Records====
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==== Territory and State Census Records ====
*1885 [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=6247 South Dakota, Territorial Census, 1885] at [http://ancestry.com Ancestry] ($)
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*'''1836''' - [http://files.usgwarchives.net/wi/territory/census/1836/1836cens.txt 1836 Wisconsin Territory Census] – index only; South Dakota was included in the 1836 Wisconsin Territory Census
*1895 [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=6120 South Dakota, State Census, 1895] at [http://Ancestry.com Ancestry] ($)
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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
  
===== Federal Census Records =====
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====Federal Census Records====
Federal Censuses were taken for South Dakota starting in 1910. For links to Federal census indexes, see [[South Dakota Census]].
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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]].
  
 
=== Church Records ===
 
=== Church Records ===
 
{{SD Church Intro|Tripp}}
 
{{SD Church Intro|Tripp}}
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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>
  
 
=== Court Records ===
 
=== Court Records ===
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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
 
*[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
*'''1796 - 1907''' - [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=1246 U.S. General Land Office Records, 1796-1907] at [http://ancestry.com Ancestry] - index, info taken from Bureau of Land Management website<br>
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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>
*'''1861 - 1936''' - [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=60593 U.S. Homestead Records 1861-1936] at [http://home.ancestry.com Ancestry.com] - ($), index and images
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*'''1863 - 1908''' - [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=60593 U.S. Homestead Records 1863-1908] at [http://search.ancestry.com/ Ancestry.com] - ($), index and images
  
 
=== Local Histories ===
 
=== Local Histories ===
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{{SD History Intro}}
 
{{SD History Intro}}
  
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~sdtripp/index.htm Rootsweb]
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*[http://sites.rootsweb.com/~sdtripp/index.htm 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.
 
*''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
 
*''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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=== Maps and Gazetteers ===
 
=== Maps and Gazetteers ===
 
{{SD Maps Intro}}
 
{{SD Maps Intro}}
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{{SD Neighboring Counties Intro|county={{SD Tripp County}}}}
 
*[http://www.mapofus.org/southdakota/ Interactive Formation Boundary Map of South Dakota] - shows boundary changes for South Dakota Counties
 
*[http://www.mapofus.org/southdakota/ Interactive Formation Boundary Map of South Dakota] - shows boundary changes for South Dakota Counties
 
*[http://www.historicmapworks.com/Browse/United_States/South+Dakota/ Historical Maps and Atlases of South Dakota] - maps and atlases of South Dakota
 
*[http://www.historicmapworks.com/Browse/United_States/South+Dakota/ Historical Maps and Atlases of South Dakota] - maps and atlases of South Dakota
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=== Military Records ===
 
=== Military Records ===
 
{{SD Military Intro}}
 
{{SD Military Intro}}
*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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==== 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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*'''1940 - 1941''' {{RecordSearch|3246420|South Dakota, Veteran Graves Registration Records, 1940-1941}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index and images
 
''Civil War''
 
''Civil War''
*'''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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*'''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>
 
*'''1890''' {{RecordSearch|1877095| United States Census of Union Veterans and Widows of the Civil War, 1890}} at [http://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch].
 
*'''1890''' {{RecordSearch|1877095| United States Census of Union Veterans and Widows of the Civil War, 1890}} at [http://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch].
 
''World War I''
 
''World War I''
*'''1917 - 1918''' [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=31404 Roster of the men and women who served in the army or naval service (including the Marine Corps) of the United States or its allies from the state of North Dakota in the World War, 1917-1918, Vols. 1-4] at [http://ancestry.com Ancestry] ($)
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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>
*For further information see [[North Dakota Military Records]].
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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]].
  
 
=== Naturalization and Citizenship ===
 
=== Naturalization and Citizenship ===
 
{{SD Naturalization Intro}}
 
{{SD Naturalization Intro}}
* 1904 - 1928 [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=61209 South Dakota, Federal Naturalization Records, 1904-1928] at [http://ancestry.com Ancestry] — index and images ($)
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* 1904 - 1928 [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=61209 South Dakota, Federal Naturalization Records, 1904-1928] at [http://search.ancestry.com Ancestry] — index and images ($)
 
*1865 - 1972 {{RecordSearch|2078640|South Dakota County Naturalization Records, 1865-1972}} at [http://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — images
 
*1865 - 1972 {{RecordSearch|2078640|South Dakota County Naturalization Records, 1865-1972}} at [http://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — images
 
*[http://history.sd.gov/Archives/Data/Naturalization/FirstPapersSearch.aspx South Dakota Naturalization Records Index:First Papers] — index
 
*[http://history.sd.gov/Archives/Data/Naturalization/FirstPapersSearch.aspx South Dakota Naturalization Records Index:First Papers] — index
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''South Dakota Newspaper Catalogs''
 
''South Dakota Newspaper Catalogs''
 
*[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.
 
*[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.
{{SD Newspaper abstracts|Tripp}}
 
  
 
=== Obituaries ===
 
=== Obituaries ===
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''Online Records''
 
''Online Records''
*'''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 '''$'''
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*'''1800 – 1985''' [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=9081 North Dakota and South Dakota Wills and Probate Records 1800-1985] at [http://search.ancestry.com/ Ancestry.com] — index and images '''$'''
  
 
=== School Records ===
 
=== School Records ===
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*''Tripp County Rural Schools, 100 Years'' compiled by Family Tree Society, Winner, SD, 192 pages; rural school pictures and stories."
 
*''Tripp County Rural Schools, 100 Years'' compiled by Family Tree Society, Winner, SD, 192 pages; rural school pictures and stories."
* 1879 - 1970 {{RecordSearch|1389778|South Dakota, School Records, 1879-1970}} at [http://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index
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* 1879 - 1970 {{RecordSearch|1389778|South Dakota, School Records, 1879-1970}} at [http://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index and images
* 1879 - 1970 [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=60158 South Dakota, School Records,1879-1970] at [http://ancestry.com Ancestry] — 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
  
 
=== Tax Records ===
 
=== Tax Records ===
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==== Birth ====
 
==== Birth ====
{{SD Vital Records - Birth Intro|Tripp}}
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{{SD Birth Intro|Tripp}}
 
*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}}}
 
*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}}}
*1856 - 1950  [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=6996 South Dakota, Birth Index, 1856-1915] at [http://ancestry.com Ancestry]  — index ($)
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*1856 - 1950  [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=6996 South Dakota, Birth Index, 1856-1915] at [http://search.ancestry.com Ancestry]  — index ($)
 
*[http://apps.sd.gov/PH14Over100BirthRec/index.aspx Birth Record Search Site For South Dakota Birth Records With Birth Dates Over 100 Years] — index
 
*[http://apps.sd.gov/PH14Over100BirthRec/index.aspx Birth Record Search Site For South Dakota Birth Records With Birth Dates Over 100 Years] — index
 
==== Marriage ====
 
==== Marriage ====
{{SD Vital Records - Marriage Intro|Tripp}}
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{{SD Marriage Intro|Tripp}}
 
*1950 - 2014 {{RecordSearch|2549807|South Dakota, Department of Health, Index to Births 1843-1914 and Marriages 1950-014}}  — index
 
*1950 - 2014 {{RecordSearch|2549807|South Dakota, Department of Health, Index to Births 1843-1914 and Marriages 1950-014}}  — index
*1905 - 2013 [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=8561 South Dakota, Marriages, 1905-2013] at [http://ancestry.com Ancestry] — index and images ($)
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*1905 - 2013 [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=8561 South Dakota, Marriages, 1905-2013] at [http://search.ancestry.com Ancestry] — index and images ($)
 
==== Death ====
 
==== Death ====
{{SD Vital Records - Death Intro|Tripp}}
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{{SD Death Intro|Tripp}}
*1879 - 1955 [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=8659&path= South Dakota, Death Index, 1879-1955] at [http://ancestry.com Ancestry] — index($)
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*1879 - 1955 [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=8659&path= South Dakota, Death Index, 1879-1955] at [http://search.ancestry.com Ancestry] — index($)
 
==== Divorce ====
 
==== Divorce ====
{{SD Vital Records - Divorce Intro|Tripp}}
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{{SD Divorce Intro|Tripp}}
  
 
== Research Facilities ==
 
== Research Facilities ==
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{{SD Websites Intro|Tripp}}
  
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*[http://sdgenweb.com/tripp/  Tripp County SDGenWeb
 
*[http://usgenweb.org USGenWeb project]. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.
 
*[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 Tripp|subject|disp=FamilySearch Catalog}}
 
*{{FHL|South Dakota Tripp|subject|disp=FamilySearch Catalog}}
  
 
== Research Guides ==
 
== Research Guides ==
{{SD Research Guides Intro}}
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{{SD Research Guides Intro]}}
  
 
== References ==
 
== References ==

Revision as of 12:13, 21 January 2020

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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Courthouse
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Location Map
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County Information[edit | edit source]

Description[edit | edit source]

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

County Courthouse[edit | edit source]

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[edit | edit source]

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[edit | edit source]

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

Boundary Changes[edit | edit source]

Populated Places[edit | edit source]

The following are locations in the county[7]

Cities
Towns
Unincorporated communities
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[edit | edit source]

Bible Records[edit | edit source]

Biographies[edit | edit source]

Business, Commerce, and Occupations[edit | edit source]

Cemeteries[edit | edit source]

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[edit | edit source]

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[edit | edit source]

Federal Census Records[edit | edit source]

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[edit | edit source]

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[edit | edit source]

Directories[edit | edit source]

Emigration and Immigration[edit | edit source]

Ethnic, Political, and Religious Groups[edit | edit source]

Funeral Homes[edit | edit source]

Genealogies[edit | edit source]

Guardianship[edit | edit source]

Land and Property Records[edit | edit source]

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[edit | edit source]

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[edit | edit source]

Tripp CountyMellette CountyTodd CountyLyman CountyBrule CountyGregory CountyBoyd County, NebraskaKeya Paha County, NebraskaCherry County, NebraskaSD Tripp.png
Click a neighboring county
for more resources


Migration[edit | edit source]

Military Records[edit | edit source]

Online Collections[edit | edit source]

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[edit | edit source]

Newspapers[edit | edit source]

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[edit | edit source]

Other Records[edit | edit source]

Periodicals[edit | edit source]

Probate Records[edit | edit source]

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[edit | edit source]

Tax Records[edit | edit source]

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[edit | edit source]

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[edit | edit source]

Marriage[edit | edit source]

Death[edit | edit source]

Divorce[edit | edit source]

Research Facilities[edit | edit source]

Archives[edit | edit source]

Family History Centers[edit | edit source]

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[edit | edit source]

Museums[edit | edit source]

Societies[edit | edit source]

Websites[edit | edit source]

Research Guides[edit | edit source]

{{SD Research Guides Intro]}}

References[edit | edit source]

  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.