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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
  
Bennett County; 202 Main St; Martin, SD 57551; Ph. 605.685.6969 Details: (Attached to Fall River Co prior to organization 27 Apr 1912) (Reg of Deeds has land rec from 1907, m rec from 1912, b & d rec from 1913 & bur rec from 1943; Clk Cts has div, pro & ct rec)
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Bennett County Courthouse<br> 202 Main Street<br> Martin, SD 57551<br> Phone: 605.685.6969&nbsp;<br><br>Register of Deeds has land records from 1907,<br> marriage records from 1912, birth and death&nbsp;records<br> from 1913 and burial records from 1943; Clerk Courts <br>has divorce, probate and court records
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==

Revision as of 14:36, 3 October 2012

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Bennett County, South Dakota
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Location in the state of South Dakota
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Location of South Dakota in the U.S.
Facts
Founded June 3, 1909
County Seat Martin
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County Courthouse

Bennett County Courthouse
202 Main Street
Martin, SD 57551
Phone: 605.685.6969 

Register of Deeds has land records from 1907,
marriage records from 1912, birth and death records
from 1913 and burial records from 1943; Clerk Courts
has divorce, probate and court records

History

Parent County

  • 1909--Bennett County was created 3 June 1909 from Lugenbeel, Eliminated 3 Jun 1909, Shannon, Washington, Eliminated 2 Nov 1943,  and Washabaugh, Attached to Jackson 3 Jun 1915, Counties.
    County seat: Martin [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

1905, 1915, 1925 State Censuses --Unique information could include: Ethnic Background, Maiden Name, Church Affiliation & Military Service

   1905 state census with images can be viewed free at Record Search

   1915 state census with images can be viewed free at FamilySearch Record Search

   1925 state census with images can be viewed free at Record Search

   1935 state census with images can be viewed free at FamilySearch Record Search

   1945 state census with images can be viewed free at FamilySearch Record Search

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Web Sites

  • USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.
  • Family History Library Catalog

References

  1. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).