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South Dakota Church Records

Purpose[edit | edit source]

Add links to a church online database to each South Dakota county page.

Task List[edit | edit source]

Task List

Instructions[edit | edit source]

FOR ALL COUNTIES[edit | edit source]

1. Under the Church heading, add the following 2 subheadings and collections. Note: If you find the link already under this heading, use the link we have listed here and erase the old one from the page.

'''Online Church Records'''<br>
''Lutheran Church''<br>
*'''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] — ($); Index and images; Dates vary for each county<br>
''Presbyterian Church''<br>
*'''1701-1970''' - [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=61048 U.S., Presbyterian Records, 1701-1970] at [http://search.ancestry.com Ancestry] — ($); Index and images; Dates vary for each county<br>

2. If there are any other links to Church records already listed under the Church Records heading, put the link under the corresponding denomination subheading. You may have to create a subheading (such as The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Church or Presbyterian Church). If no denomination is listed, move the link directly under, Online Church Records subheading.

3. Preview the page to make sure the links work and it is formatted correctly.

4. In the Edit Summary field, enter "added church links" and save the page.

5. Go to the next county on the list.

FOR SPECIFIC COUNTIES[edit | edit source]

NOTE: Do not add these collections under the corresponding counties until you have completed the above task.
1. Add the following under the heading Online Church Records for the specific county listed. Put the subheading alphabetical on the page (Lutheran comes before Presbyterian).

Aurora County
''Dutch Reformed Church''<br>
*'''1915-1948''' - [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=60767 U.S., Dutch Christian Reformed Church Membership Records, 1856-1970] at [http://search.ancestry.com Ancestry] — ($); Index and images; Pleasant Valley Christian Reformed Church Baptism Records; 1915-1948<br>

Beadle County
''Dutch Reformed Church''<br>
*'''1927-1939''' - [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=60766 U.S., Selected States Dutch Reformed Church Membership Records, 1701-1995] at [http://search.ancestry.com Ancestry] — ($); Index and images; Broadland Reformed Church, Membership Records, 1927-1939<br>

Charles Mix County
''Dutch Reformed Church''<br>
*'''Various Dates''' - [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=60767 U.S., Dutch Christian Reformed Church Membership Records, 1856-1970] at [http://search.ancestry.com Ancestry] — ($); Index and images; Platte Christian Reformed Church Baptism Records; various dates<br>

Deuel County
''Dutch Reformed Church''<br>
*'''1840-1959''' - [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=60767 U.S., Dutch Christian Reformed Church Membership Records, 1856-1970] at [http://search.ancestry.com Ancestry] — ($); Index and images; Bemis Christian Reformed Church Membership Record Book, 1840-1959; Some information may be in Dutch or German<br>
''Presbyterian Church''<br>
*'''1887-1947''' - [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=60766 U.S., Selected States Dutch Reformed Church Membership Records, 1701-1995] at [http://search.ancestry.com Ancestry] — ($); Index and images; Presbyterian Church of Bemis, Minutes and Church Register, 1887-1947 (appears to have been put in the wrong Ancestry collection)<br>

Hamlin County
''Dutch Reformed Church''<br>
*'''1897-1964''' - [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=60767 U.S., Dutch Christian Reformed Church Membership Records, 1856-1970] at [http://search.ancestry.com Ancestry] — ($); Index and images; Estelline Christian Reformed Church Membership Record Book, 1897-1964; Some information may be in Dutch or German<br>

Potter County
''Dutch Reformed Church''<br>
*'''1926-1937''' - [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=60766 U.S., Selected States Dutch Reformed Church Membership Records, 1701-1995] at [http://search.ancestry.com Ancestry] — ($); Index and images; Lebanon Reformed Church, Membership Records, 1926-1937<br>


2. Preview the page to make sure the links work and it is formatted correctly.

3. In the Edit Summary field, enter "added church links" and save the page.


Example for Broomfield County, Colorado[edit | edit source]

Online Church Records
Lutheran Church

Presbyterian Church