Kingsbury County Genealogy Society
Reference Books

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 if you can not find them  KCGS has copies of many of these
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 us know. Nancy at 

Check with the archives at SDSU in Brookings, SD at or Archives or Request them by way of interlibrary loan from your local library.  Lake Preston and DeSmet libraries have many of these books too and are not on SDLN. 

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.



Publishing Info

120 years of Kingsbury County history

George Hall


Erwin The First Hundred years

Marie Pederson and Mary Martin

Watertown, SD (Intestate Pub)

Hetland "My Hometown Centennial Book"



OHS 60th Anniversary (Oldham High School)



OHS All-School Reunion 2005 Oldham

2005 Alumni Committee


Millennium Year 2000 Oldham

2000 Alumni Committee


Oldham Lutheran Church 1882-1982



OHS Alumni Address Book 1916-1986

2000 Alumni Committee


Oldham: Our Heritage and History 1887-1987"

Centennial Comm.

Leaders Printing Madison SD

History of Badger Township

Crothers, P.R.

South Dakota His. Soc.




Manchester, SD history book

Manchester Comm. Club

Huron, SD (The Print Shop)




Badger Centennial History  

Badger Centennial History comm 


Backtracking to Badger 1907-1982

75 Comm.

Badger, SD

Bancroft 1889-1989


Winnipeg, Man Gateway Pub. Co.




A History of Bancroft

Gary Lee Jerke

De Smet News

 DeSmet Yesterday and Today.

Meyer, Caryl Lynn Poppen for De Smet Bicentennial Comm.

DeSmet News







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


Lake Preston Times

Lake Preston Lutheran Church 7.12.1970 Dedication

Dedication Committee

Lake Preston Times

LPHS alumni Reunion book  1980, 1985, 2005



1938-42, 1945-1959,1961, 1963-1965

Lake Preston High School year books