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Hanson County, was formed in January 1871 and named for Major Hanson who settled in the area in 1870. The county seat was temporarily located at Rockport but later changed to Alexandria in 1880. Neighboring counties are Miner, McCook, Hutchinson, Davison, and Sanborn.


1910 Hanson Co, SD Census

Source: Heritage Quest original census images

Springlake Twp

ED 220

p. 152; April 15, 1910

21/21 Combs Cydnor L, Head, M, W, 49, Md 23y OH VA VA, Farmer
Mary, Wife, F, W, 43, Md 23y, 3ch/3 liv. IA IA IA
Eva Coryl, Daughter, F, W, 10, Single IA OH IA
John William, Pa?tner, M, W, 24?, Single IA OH IA, Farmer

Notes: Son of Joseph Napoleon Combs and Nancy BRABHAM of Loudoun Co, VA, and Morgan Co, OH. Cydnor migrated with his parents to Henry Co., IL, then with his mother and siblings to Taylor Co, IA. Per Pat Combs O'Dell, Cydnor was born 23 Jul 1860 Morgan Co, OH, and he died 09 Feb 1923 in Alexander, Hanson Co, SD. He married Mary Belle CASTEEL on 08 Oct 1881 Holt Twp, Taylor Co, IA. The John William Combs in the household may be the son as there was a John, age 15, in their 1900 Taylor Co., IA census. See records in the above named counties for more information on this family.


1920 Hanson Co, SD Census

Source: Heritage Quest original census images

Fairview Twp

ED 90

p. 255; 27 Jan 1920

49/52 Combs Syd Head, W, M, 59, Md OH VA VA, Farmer
Mary Wife, W, F, 56, Md IA IA IA
[c/r surname] Coryl, Daughter, W, F, 19, Md IA OH IA
[c/r name], Nephew, M, W, 11/12 SD IA IA


Important: All Records collected for this county may not have been added here as yet. See also the Combs Research List Archives

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