Kingsbury County Published Resources

Following is a list of many of the Kingsbury County history and genealogical books which are available for reference. Some of these books are available through interlibrary loan, or lookups for data may be obtained by writing to one of the volunteers. Volunteers willing to do lookups can be contacted by email. Please head your subject line appropriately.
Most of these histories were done during the recent centennial celebrations in the state and are not in print. If you have a copy please let me know so we can arrange to get an index or a copy. If you have a copy of the numerous church celebrations in the county let me know. Nancy  (

Check with the archives at SDSU in Brookings, SD at or Archives or Request them by way of interlibrary loan from your local library

The South Dakota State Archives Web site has many new databases.  Among them are a list of the 1st and 2nd naturalization paper.   Go to the main site and select archives. You can choose research site by selecting Research sources  or Genealogy databases  by selecting Genealogists.   Link SD Archives   

Many of the library in the state list their holding in the SDLN online catalog.  Most of the books can be obtained by Inter Library Loan. The link to SDLN lists many items for Kingbury county not listed on this site.  SDLN





Publishing Info


Index to "

Years of Kingsbury County History"

George Hall


Darrell Fransen

Erwin The First Hundred years

Marie Pederson and Mary Martin

Watertown, SD (Intestate Pub)

Mary Linbo and Janean Woodcock


Hetland "My Hometown Centennial Book"



Janean Woodcock

OHS 60th Aniversary (Oldham High School)



not owned

OHS All-School Reunion 2005 Oldham


2005 Alumni Committee


Janean Woodcock

Millennium Year 2000 Oldham

2000 Alumni Committee


Janean Woodcock

Oldham Lutheran Church 1882-1982




Janean Woodcock

OHS Alumni Address Book 1916-1986

2000 Alumni Committee


Janean Woodcock

Oldham: Our Heritage and History 1887-1987"

Centennial Comm.

Leaders Printing Madison SD

Janean Woodcock

History of Badger Township

Crothers, P.R.

South Dakota His. Soc.

not owned





Machester, SD history book

Manchester Comm. Club

Huron, SD (The Print Shop)

not owned

Backtracking to Badger 1907-1982

75 Comm.

Badger, SD

not owned

Bancroft 1889-1989


Winnipeg, Man Gateway Pub. Co.

not owned

A History of Bancoft

Gary Lee Jerke

De Smet News

not owned

Index to " DeSmet Yesterday and Today.

Meyer, Caryl Lynn Poppen for De Smet Bicentennial Comm.

DeSmet News

Darrell Fransen

1880, 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930 Kingsbury County Census

United States


Nancy Cleaveland


Ada Odem,


Nancy Anderson

An Historical Memento Lake Preston, South Dakota Centennial 1879-1979



Lake Preston Times

Janean Woodcock

Lake Preston Lutheran Church 7.12.1970 Dedication


Dedication Committee

Lake Preston Times

Janean Woodcock

LPHS alumni Reunion book  1980, 1985, 2005




Janean Woodcock




missing 1943 & 1944


missing 1960


missing 1962


missing 1966



Lake Preston High School year books


Lake Preston Public Library


Janean Woodcock

Will do look-ups 






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