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Welcome to this
Brookings County South Dakota
Genealogy Trails Website

Our goal is to help you track your ancestors through time by transcribing genealogical and historical data and placing it online for the free use of all researchers

Sheana Siegel is the host for Brookings County.
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We regret that we are unable to do personal research for anyone..
All data we come across will be added to this site.
We thank you for visiting and hope you'll come back again to view the updates we make to this site
Happy Trails to you on your quest for your ancestors.

County Information
Founded July 3, 1871, Brookings County was named after Wilmot Wood Brookings,
 a politician and pioneer of southeastern South Dakota

1913 Map
Map of 1913

Towns and Cities

Ahnberg ~ Argo ~ Aurora ~ Brookings ~ Bruce ~ Bushnell ~ Elkton ~ Fountain ~ Grant ~
Laketon ~ McKain ~ Medary ~ Sinai ~ Sioux Valley Jc. ~ Volga ~ White

Afton ~ Alton ~ Argo ~ Aurora ~ Bangor ~ Brookings ~ Elkton ~ Eureka ~ Lake Hendricks ~ Lake Sinai ~
Laketon ~ Medary ~ Oak Lane ~ Oakwood ~ Oslo ~ Parnell ~ Preston ~ Richland ~ Sherman ~
Sterling ~ Trenton ~ Volga ~ Winsor

Brookings County Courthouse

Brookings, South Dakota Courthouse info:
County Courthouse

314 6th Avenue
Brookings, SD 57006-2057

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If you would like to submit data for this site,
please Email Us with your submissions.


County Records

A-I | J-Z


Census Records

Church Histories / Records

Death Records

Family Bibles and Records

History Topics

Marriage Records

Miscellaneous Data

Newspaper Gleanings

Obituaries and Death Notices

School Records

Wills/Probate Records

Website Updates:
Oct 2017: Site is now Mobile Friendly.  Bio for LEFEVRE.  Obits for COLUMBUS, WINONA




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