South Dakota

MacDonald McDonald Family Records

THE M(a)cDonald Family is among the forty-nine “best families” selected by the American Historical-Genealogical Society for whom the Society has published family histories during the past few years. The M(a)cDonald family has been prominent in the British Empire and in the United States; its members having played important roles in war and in peace. Family […]

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South Dakota County Courthouse Addresses

South Dakota State Vital Records Office Vital Records, Dept of Health 600 East Capitol Pierre, SD 57501-2536 (605) 773-4961 Email: kathimu@doh.state.sd.us Aurora County Courthouse Plankinton, SD 57368 (605) 942-7161 Hyde County P.O. Box 306 Highmore, SD 57345-0306 (605) 852-2512 Beadle County Courthouse Huron, SD 57350 (605) 353-7165 Jackson County Courthouse Kadoka, SD 57543 (605) 837-2420

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South Dakota Vital Records

Vital records, as their name suggests, are connected with central life events: birth, marriage, and death. Maintained by civil authorities, they are prime sources of genealogical information; but, unfortunately, official vital records are available only for relatively recent periods. These records, despite their recent creation in the United States, are critically important in genealogical research,

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Treaty of June 19, 1858 – Mdwekakanton

Articles of agreement and convention made and concluded at the city of Washington, on the nineteenth day of June, one thousand eight hundred and fifty-eight, by Charles E. Mix, commissioner on the part of the United States, and the following-named chiefs and headmen of the Mendawakanton and Wahpakoota bands of the Dakota or Sioux tribe

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Treaty of June 19, 1858 – Sisseton

Articles of agreement and convention made and concluded at the city of Washington on the nineteenth day of June, one thousand eight hundred and fifty-eight, by Charles E. Mix, commissioner on the part of the United States, and the following-named chiefs and head-men of the Sisseeton and Wahpaton bands of the Dakota or Sioux tribe

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Treaty of July 23, 1851

Articles of a treaty made and concluded at Traverse des Sioux, upon the Minnesota River, in the Territory of Minnesota, on the twenty-third day of July, eighteen hundred and fifty-one, between the United States of America, by Luke Lea, Commissioner of Indian Affairs, and Alexander Ramsey, governor and ex-officio superintendent of Indian affairs in said

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Treaty of March 12, 1858

Articles of agreement and convention made and concluded at the city of Washington, on the twelfth day of March, one thousand eight hundred and fifty-eight, by Charles E. Mix, commissioner on the part of the United States, and Wa-gah-sah-pi, or Whip; Gish-tah-wah-gu, or Strong Walker; Mitchell P. Cera, or Wash-kom-moni; A-shno-ni-kah-gah-hi, or Lone Chief; Shu-kah-bi,

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Treaty of September 24, 1857

Articles of agreement and convention made this twenty-fourth day of September, A. D. 1857, at Table Creek, Nebraska Territory, between James W. Denver, commissioner on behalf of the United States, and the chiefs and head-men of the four confederate bands of Pawnee Indians, viz: Grand Pawnees, Pawnee Loups, Pawnee Republicans, and Pawnee Tappahs, and generally

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Treaty of August 5, 1851

Articles of a treaty made and concluded at Mendota, in the Territory of Minnesota, on the fifth day of August, eighteen hundred and fifty-one, between the United States of America, by Luke Lea, Commissioner of Indian Affairs, and Alexander Ramsey, governor and ex-officio superintendent of Indian affairs in said Territory, commissioners duly appointed for that

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South Dakota WW2 NMCG Casualty List – A Surnames

ADKINS, Lawrence Harvey, Fireman 2c, USNR. Parents, Mr. and Mrs. Harvey Caswell Adkins, Alexandria. ALLUM, Isaac Kenton, Pharmacist’s Mate 3c, USNR. Parents, Mr. And Mrs. Claude E. Allum, Herrick. ALTFILLISCH, Albert A., Cpl., USMCR. Parents, Mr. And Mrs. Albert B. Altfillisch, Pedro. ANDERSON, Arnold Leo, Seaman 1c, USN. Father, Mr. Alvin Anderson, Waverly. ANDERSON, Donald

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South Dakota WW2 NMCG Casualty List – B Surnames

BAKER, Daniel Albert, Seaman 2c, USNR. Wife, Mrs. Margaret Jane Baker, Box 147, Webster. BALCOM, Lester Byron, Pharmacist’s Mate 2c, USNR. Parents, Mr. and Mrs. Claude Everett Balcom, Rapid City. BANNING, Richard Franklin, Coxswain, USN. Father, Mr. Charles William Banning, Rt. 2, Sioux Falls. BARGER, Donald Loren, Seaman 1c, USNR. Parents, Mr. and Mrs. James

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South Dakota WW2 NMCG Casualty List – C Surnames

CALHOON, Gordon Abner, Ensign, USNR. Parents, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Wilson Calhoon, Midland. CARLSON, Vernon Holt, Ensing, USNR. Parents, Mr. and Mrs. Charles E. Carlson, Lake Norden. CARMODY, Wayne A., 1st Lieutenant, USMCR. Parents, Mr. and Mrs. John L. Carmody, 719 N. Walts Ave., Sioux Falls. CARNEY, Dale LeRoy, Seaman 2c, USNR. Mother, Mrs. Izetta

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