Canton Genealogy (in Lincoln County, SD)

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NOTE: Additional records that apply to Canton are also found through the Lincoln County and South Dakota pages.


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Canton Birth Records

1856-1917 South Dakota Births Ancestry

South Dakota, Birth Records, 1905-present South Dakota Department of Health

Canton Cemetery Records

Canton Lutheran Cemetery Find a Grave

Grand Valley Lutheran Cemetery Find a Grave

Hiawatha Asylum Cemetery Find a Grave

South Dakota, Cemetery Index, 1831-2008 Ancestry

Canton Census Records

1885 South Dakota Territorial Census Ancestry

1885 South Dakota Territorial Census Ancestry

1905 South Dakota State Census MyHeritage

1905 South Dakota State Census Ancestry

1915 South Dakota State Census MyHeritage

1915 South Dakota State Census Ancestry

1925 South Dakota State Census MyHeritage

1925 South Dakota State Census Ancestry

1935 South Dakota State Census MyHeritage

1935 South Dakota State Census Ancestry

1945 South Dakota State Census MyHeritage

1945 South Dakota State Census Ancestry

Federal Census of 1940, Canton, South Dakota LDS Genealogy

U.S. Federal Census 1790-1940 Ancestry

U.S. Federal Census 1790-1940 MyHeritage

United States Federal Census, 1790-1940 Family Search

Canton Church Records

Canton Lutheran Church records (in U.S., Evangelical Lutheran Church in America Church Records collection) Ancestry

Grand Valley Lutheran Church records (in U.S., Evangelical Lutheran Church in America Church Records collection) Ancestry

Canton Death Records

1879-1955 South Dakota Death Index Ancestry

South Dakota, Death Records, 1905-present South Dakota Department of Health

Canton Immigration Records

General index 1871-1945, declarations of intention 1871-1943, other naturalization records 1872-1945, and stub books 1907-1929: Lincoln County, South Dakota Family History Library

South Dakota, Federal Naturalization Records, 1904-1928 Ancestry

Canton Map Records

Sanborn Fire Insurance Map from Canton, Lincoln County, South Dakota, April 1917 Library of Congress

Sanborn Fire Insurance Map from Canton, Lincoln County, South Dakota, December 1883 Library of Congress

Sanborn Fire Insurance Map from Canton, Lincoln County, South Dakota, January 1911 Library of Congress

Sanborn Fire Insurance Map from Canton, Lincoln County, South Dakota, March 1898 Library of Congress

Sanborn Fire Insurance Map from Canton, Lincoln County, South Dakota, May 1904 Library of Congress

Sanborn Fire Insurance Map from Canton, Lincoln County, South Dakota, October 1891 Library of Congress

Sanborn Fire Insurance Map from Canton, Lincoln County, South Dakota, September 1887 Library of Congress

Canton Marriage Records

1905-2017 South Dakota Marriages Ancestry

South Dakota, Marriage Records, 1905-present South Dakota Department of Health

Canton Newspapers and Obituaries

Canton Advocate 1877-1888 Newspapers.com

Canton Daily Leader 1896-1896 Newspapers.com

Canton advocate (Canton, D.T. [S.D.]) (from May 23, 1877 to April 5, 1888) MyHeritage

Canton advocate 05/23/1877 to 04/05/1888 Genealogy Bank

Daily Dakota farmers' leader 09/10/1890 to 09/13/1890 Genealogy Bank

Daily dakota farmers' leader (canton, south dakota) (from sept. 10, 1890 to sept. 13, 1890) MyHeritage

Dakota Farmers' Leader 1890-1916 Newspapers.com

Dakota farmers' advocate (Canton, S.D.) (from July 11, 1890 to Aug. 15, 1890) MyHeritage

Dakota farmers' advocate 07/11/1890 to 08/15/1890 Genealogy Bank

Dakota farmers' advocate. (Canton, S.D.) (from July 11, 1890 to Aug. 15, 1890) Chronicling America

Dakota farmers' leader (Canton, S.D.) (from Aug. 29, 1890 to June 30, 1916) MyHeritage

Dakota farmers' leader 08/29/1890 to 06/30/1916 Genealogy Bank

Dakota farmers' leader. (Canton, S.D.) (from Aug. 29, 1890 to June 30, 1916) Chronicling America

Lincoln County advocate (Canton, Dakota Territory, [S.D.]) (from April 26, 1876 to May 16, 1877) MyHeritage

Lincoln County advocate 04/26/1876 to 05/16/1877 Genealogy Bank

Lincoln County advocate. (Canton, Dakota Territory, [S.D.]) (from April 26, 1876 to May 16, 1877) Chronicling America

The Canton advocate. (Canton, D.T. [S.D.]) (from May 23, 1877 to April 5, 1888) Chronicling America

The daily Dakota farmers' leader. (Canton, South Dakota) (from Sept. 10, 1890 to Sept. 13, 1890) Chronicling America

Offline Newspapers for Canton

According to the US Newspaper Directory, the following newspapers were printed, so there may be paper or microfilm copies available. For more information on how to locate offline newspapers, see our article on Locating Offline Newspapers.

Canton Advocate. (Canton, D.T. [S.D.]) 1877-1897

Lincoln County Advocate. (Canton, Dakota Territory, [S.D.]) 1876-1877

Sioux Valley News. (Canton, Dakota [S.D.]) 1872-Current

Canton School Records

Augustana Academy - Saga Yearbook (Canton, SD), 1946 E Yearbook

Augustana Academy yearbooks, 1946, 1964, 1966 (included in US School Yearbooks) Ancestry

Canton High School - Backtrackin Yearbook (Canton, SD), 1946 E Yearbook


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