Brown County SDGenWeb

Brown County has a NEW County Coordinator -- Linda Ziemann. Don't hesitate to email her if you have any county history to share. Your contributions are welcomed - Together let's help build and pay tribute to the Pioneers who helped develop Brown County through the years!


SDGenWeb - 2024
“A Proud Part of the USGenWeb”
State Coordinator, Joy Fisher
Assistant State Coordinator, Linda Ziemann


Brown County, located in the northeastern part of the state of South Dakota, was officially established on the 20th of July, 1880. The county contains the third largest city in South Dakota, Aberdeen, which is the county seat and center of commerce for the region.

The Brown County, South Dakota Genealogy Website is a member of the SDGENWEB, which is a division of the USGenWeb Project. This site is meant to serve as a source of online genealogical and historical information pertaining to Brown County, along with containing an archive of genealogical databases for the county.

BROWN COUNTY COURTHOUSE - Aberdeen, South Dakota

Brown County is a county in the U.S. state of South Dakota. As of the 2020 United States Census, the population was 38,301, making it the fourth-most populous county in South Dakota. Its county seat is Aberdeen.

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**Click on the above What's New - recent Updates to the Brown County website. This site is growing -- Your help is appreciated!

Last Page Update 1/30/2024

County On-Site Menu: Marriages
Biographies - Stories about Citizens Military - G.A.R. Brown Co.
Churches Newspapers
County Cemetery list Obituaries
Genealogy Society Railroads
Local History Bibliography Schools
Local Business Men of Warner SD - 1883 "A Walk About Town" Towns & Township Photos
Maps & Atlases Vital Record Resources

Pioneer Stories & Photo Collections
Aberdeen SD
1882-1916 Fred Haker Collection Vintage Photos Groton, SD  


 Grand Army of the Republic, Groton, SD -- Thomas J. Leavett Post No. 103

Can anyone HELP identify these G.A.R. (Groton, SD) veterans? [The photo was shared by a family descendant of veteran, Thomas Jefferson Robinson. More to come as deeper research reveals. The photograph was given to Robinson's daughter, Minnie Robinson. Minnie's name is written faintly on the back of the heavy cabinent card.]  **NOTE:  There are 23 Veterans pictured in the above photograph.**

**New SDGenWeb Brown County Coordinator, Linda Ziemann, Dec. 28, 2021 

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Thanks to the former Coordinator ©1998—2009 James J. Lewis