Land Records

Andreas' Historical Atlas of Dakota

The following information has been extracted from Andreas' Historical Atlas of Dakota, by A. T. Andreas (Chicago: A. T. Andreas, 1884). The Atlas consists of maps of the various counties as they were in 1884, along with an informative history and account of the settlement of each county.

Andreas' Historical Atlas of Dakota - Brown County   txt   39 KB


1905 Brown County Atlas

The following information has been extracted from the Atlas of Brown County South Dakota, by E. Frank Peterson (Vermilion [sic], S. D.: s.p., 1905).

Note that the Individual Township files have the same info as the complete file, plus the half- or quarter-section owned and other miscellaneous information.


1905 Brown County Atlas
A complete listing of all landowners in the county. This extract consists of the first and last name of the landowner(s), the Township, and the Section. To find out which quarter- or half-section was occupied, see the individual township entries below.
  txt   261 KB
East Part Gem Township   txt   11 KB
East Part Gem Township   html   14 KB
West Part Gem Township   txt   8 KB
West Part Gem Township   html   10 KB
East Part Groton Township   txt   11 KB
East Part Groton Township   html   13 KB
West Part Groton Township   txt   4 KB
West Part Groton Township   html   9 KB
East Part Riverside Township   txt   9 KB
East Part Riverside Township
  html   12 KB
West Part Riverside Township
  txt   9 KB
West Part Riverside Township   html   13 KB
West Part Hanson Township   txt   10 KB
West Part Hanson Township   html   18 KB


1911 Brown County Atlas

The following information has been extracted from the Standard Atlas of Brown County South Dakota, compiled and edited by Geo. A. Ogle & Co. (Chicago: Geo. A. Ogle & Co., 1911).

Henry Township   txt   11 KB
Henry Township   html   14 KB


BLM Records for Brown County

The Bureau of Land Management [BLM] Records for Brown County are now available online. This huge database (over 1.3 MB in size) consists of deeds of federal land issued by the US Government from 1859 through 1995.

Surnames "A"   txt   55 KB
Surnames "B"   txt   116 KB
Surnames "C"   txt   84 KB
Surnames "D" & "E"   txt   96 KB
Surnames "F" & "G"   txt   106 KB
Surnames "H"   txt   123 KB
Surnames "I", "J", & "K"   txt   100 KB
Surnames "L"   txt   57 KB
Surnames "M"   txt   96 KB
Surnames "N", "O", & "P"   txt   97 KB
Surnames "Q" & "R"   txt   65 KB
Surnames "S" (Sackreiter to Smyth)   txt   78 KB
Surnames "S" (Snyder to Synoground)   txt   56 KB
Surnames "T", "U", & "V"   txt   61 KB
Surnames "W", "X", "Y", & "Z"   txt   97 KB

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