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Our Genealogy Helper for Keldron ...

We have a couple of goals for our Gazetteer:

  • That it be a tool that can help us with planning our trips.
  • That it also helps us to understand the community in which our ancestors lived, the community that was part of their daily lives.

By learning about Keldron (and the surrounding area) during the time that our ancestors lived, we hope to have a better understanding of both their community and its relationship to their lifes. We hope that this tool helps to give us an insight into their world.

As we add data and organize our Gazetteer to help with our family research, we will be adding to this, our Genealogical Helper for Keldron. While we don't have information that is specific to any given person or family, we intend to expand our understanding about where and how people lived.

It's still very early in our research, but as we gather more information it will be added to this page.

Neighboring Counties ...

When searching for family records, we have frequently made the mistake of not checking the neighboring counties.

For example, we have great-grandparents who lived in the southeast corner of their home county. During their lives, most doctors were in the next county to the east. Almost all of the nearby churches and cemeteries were in the county to the south.

So when searching for records, we had our best success by looking in neighboring counties instead of the county in which they lived:  their home county contained property and probate records; the county to the east contained birth and death records; the county to the south contained their burial records. If we hadn't included the neighboring counties, we would have missed many valuable sources of information.

If you're in a similar situation, we hope that the following information helps.

Keldron is located in Corson County.

To see how the shape of South Dakota's counties have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Corson County: Sioux (ND), Campbell, Dewey, Perkins, Walworth & Ziebach.

Below are the counties that are near Keldron. For each of these counties, we show a sample of those communities that are closest to Keldron:

  • Corson County     (The home county of Keldron)
    • Morristown [Corson County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Morristown have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Morristown
      • Morristown [Corson County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<2> to the east of Keldron
      • Estimated population in 2019: 68 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Morristown
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Morristown<3>
    • Watauga [Corson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Watauga
      • Watauga [Corson County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<2> to the east of Keldron
      • Estimated population in 2014: 30 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Watauga
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Watauga<3>
    • McIntosh [Corson County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for McIntosh have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for McIntosh
      • McIntosh [Corson County] lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<2> to the east of Keldron
      • Estimated population in 2019: 167 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on McIntosh
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for McIntosh<3>
    • Walker [Corson County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Walker have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Walker
      • Walker [Corson County] lies 34 miles [54.7 km]<2> to the east of Keldron
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Walker
    • Bullhead [Corson County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bullhead have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bullhead
      • Bullhead [Corson County] lies 36 miles [57.9 km]<2> to the east of Keldron
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bullhead
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bullhead<3>
  • Perkins County
    • Lemmon [Perkins County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lemmon have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lemmon
      • Lemmon [Perkins County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<2> to the west of Keldron
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,174 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lemmon
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lemmon<3>
    • Summerville [Perkins County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Summerville have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Summerville
      • Summerville [Perkins County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<2> to the southwest of Keldron
      • Estimated population in 2014: 2,118 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Summerville
    • Shadehill [Perkins County]
    • White Butte [Perkins County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for White Butte have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for White Butte
      • White Butte [Perkins County] lies 26 miles [41.8 km]<2> to the west of Keldron
      • Estimated population in 2014: 19 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on White Butte
    • Meadow [Perkins County]
  • Ziebach County
  • Adams County (ND)
    • Haynes [Adams County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Haynes have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Haynes
      • Haynes [Adams County] lies 31 miles [49.9 km]<2> to the west of Keldron
      • Estimated population in 2019: 23 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Haynes
    • Hettinger [Adams County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hettinger
      • Hettinger [Adams County] lies 39 miles [62.8 km]<2> to the west of Keldron
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,155 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hettinger
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hettinger<3>
  • Grant County (ND)
    • Leith [Grant County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Leith have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Leith
      • Leith [Grant County] lies 30 miles [48.3 km]<2> to the north of Keldron
      • Estimated population in 2019: 15 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Leith
    • New Leipzig [Grant County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for New Leipzig have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for New Leipzig
      • New Leipzig [Grant County] lies 31 miles [49.9 km]<2> to the north of Keldron
      • Estimated population in 2019: 206 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Leipzig
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for New Leipzig<3>
    • Elgin [Grant County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Elgin have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Elgin
      • Elgin [Grant County] lies 32 miles [51.5 km]<2> to the north of Keldron
      • Estimated population in 2019: 603 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Elgin
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Elgin<3>
    • Carson [Grant County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Carson have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Carson
      • Carson [Grant County] lies 35 miles [56.3 km]<2> to the north of Keldron
      • Estimated population in 2019: 269 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Carson
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Carson<3>
    • Raleigh [Grant County]
    • Shields [Grant County]
  • Hettinger County (ND)
    • Mott [Hettinger County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mott have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mott
      • Mott [Hettinger County] lies 38 miles [61.2 km]<2> to the northwest of Keldron
      • Estimated population in 2019: 724 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mott
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mott<3>
  • Sioux County (ND)

For an expanded list of the communities that are closest to Keldron, see our County-by-County Page for Keldron.

Newspapers Published in Keldron ...

An ongoing effort between the Library of Congress and the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) has resulted in the National Digital Newspaper Program (NDNP).

To share their results, the partnership has created the Chronicling America website. The goal of this partnership is to assemble a database about the current and historic newspapers of the United States. This includes a growing collection of scanned images from selected papers. All of it available to the public on their website.

Using information that we've taken from the Chronicling America website, we've identified 21 newspapers that have been published in the area around Keldron.

Although we're unaware of any newspapers that were published in the immediate area of Keldron, there are papers which were published within 39 miles [62.8 km]. A list of those papers, sorted by paper name, can be found on the Extended Newspaper List for Keldron.

Websites to Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we first turn to the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch and Genealogy Trails. These websites offer the information directly or else point to where you can find it. Their information is open to everyone.

To help you get started, the following links will take you to the pages that are relevant to Keldron:

  • Of Special Interest ...
    • The GenDisasters website specializes in newspaper articles about tragedies and disasters. While it makes interesting reading all by itself, it should be of special interest to genealogists and family historians looking for people who were either affected by or directly involved in such tragedies.
    • Stories from North Dakota
    • Stories from South Dakota

Cemeteries Near Keldron ...

Below are cemeteries that are in the vicinity of Keldron.

This is a new section and is likely to have errors. If you find an error, such as a missing cemetery or we have the wrong name, please let us know. If you know of them, we would also appreciate learning about previous or alternate names.

If you need information about a burial or interment, photos, transcripts, how to contact the cemetery or local authorities, please visit our selection of Genealogy Websites (see below).

If not found below, our Cemetery List for Keldron covers a larger area, with the cemeteries listed in alphabetical order.

  • Selma Union Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Selma Union Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Selma Union Cemetery lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<2> to the north of Keldron.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Selma Union Cemetery
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Selma Union Cemetery
  • Prince of Peace Cemetery
  • Stowers Cemetery
    • Note: We haven't been able to verify our GPS coordinates for the Stowers Cemetery. Although the coordinates have been estimated, they should be in the vicinity.<5>
    • Stowers Cemetery lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<2> to the northwest of Keldron.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Stowers Cemetery
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stowers Cemetery
    • Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #102617<4>
  • Green Hill Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Green Hill Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Green Hill Cemetery lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<2> to the west of Keldron.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Green Hill Cemetery
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Green Hill Cemetery
  • Communion Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Communion Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Communion Cemetery lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<2> to the northeast of Keldron.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Communion Cemetery
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Communion Cemetery
  • Pretty Rock Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Pretty Rock Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Pretty Rock Cemetery lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<2> to the north of Keldron.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Pretty Rock Cemetery
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pretty Rock Cemetery
  • Continue List ...
    • North Lemmon Cemetery
    • St. Bonaventure Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the St. Bonaventure Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • St. Bonaventure Cemetery lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<2> to the east of Keldron.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the St. Bonaventure Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on St. Bonaventure Cemetery
    • McIntosh Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the McIntosh Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • McIntosh Cemetery lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<2> to the east of Keldron.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the McIntosh Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on McIntosh Cemetery
    • Pilgerheim Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Pilgerheim Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Pilgerheim Cemetery lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<2> to the northwest of Keldron.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Pilgerheim Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pilgerheim Cemetery
    • Union Cemetery
    • Sacred Heart Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Sacred Heart Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Sacred Heart Cemetery lies 23 miles [37 km]<2> to the northwest of Keldron.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Sacred Heart Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sacred Heart Cemetery
    • Fleak Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Fleak Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Fleak Cemetery lies 24 miles [38.6 km]<2> to the north of Keldron.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Fleak Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fleak Cemetery
    • Petrel Cemetery
    • St. Vincent Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the St. Vincent Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • St. Vincent Cemetery lies 27 miles [43.5 km]<2> to the northeast of Keldron.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the St. Vincent Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on St. Vincent Cemetery

We've also created an expanded list of communities that existed in the 1890's and were located in the area around Keldron. See our List of 1890's Communities around Keldron.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for South Dakota

About Corson County

About South Dakota

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Keldron. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for State of South Dakota: sd.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Keldron) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Keldron. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Keldron

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Keldron. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 45.9344, Longitude: -101.8091    
<3>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<4>The Find-a-Grave website is an excellent research tool with information about a cemetery's location and interments. They also offer a forum for their members which can provide additional help. More information about Find-a-Grave can be found on their website: findagrave.com.
<5>An 'estimated' location is one where we have been given GPS coordinates, but are unable to verify the accuracy of those coordinates. That said, we have some confidence that we have placed the marker near the actual location. A typical reason for being unable to verify a location is that it might be on private property or maybe historic and gone without an obvious trace.






















 

 

 

 

 


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