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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[North Dakota|North Dakota]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' '''Benson County'''
== History and Tidbits ==
 
  
=== Cities ===
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=== Townships ===
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=== County Government Site ===
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== County Courthouse  ==
== Neighboring Counties ==
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== Resources ==
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[http://www.bensoncountynd.com/ Benson County Courthouse]<br> 311 B Ave Street<br> Minnewaukan, ND 58351<br> Phone: 701.473.5345&nbsp;<br><br>Clerk District Court has birth records&nbsp; from late 1890’s, marriage<br> records from late 1800’s, divorce, probate and court records from 1895 <br>and burial records from 1900; Register of Deeds has land records<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Benson County, North Dakota. Page 522 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
=== Cemeteries ===
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== Genealogy and History Websites ==
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== History  ==
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==== Parent County  ====
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'''1883--'''Benson County was created 9 March 1883 from DeSmet and [[Ramsey County, North Dakota|Ramsey]] Counties. '''County seat:''' Minnewaukan <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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== Places/Localities  ==
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[[Spirit Lake Indian Reservation (North Dakota)|Spirit Lake Reservation]] is located primarily in Benson County, with a portion in [[Eddy County, North Dakota|Eddy]] County. Historically it was also known as [[Devils Lake Indian Reservation (North Dakota)|Devils Lake Reservation]], and sometimes incorrectly referred to as Fort Totten Reservation.
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==== Neighboring Counties ====
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[[Eddy County, North Dakota|Eddy]] | [[Nelson County, North Dakota|Nelson]] | [[Pierce County, North Dakota|Pierce]] | [[Ramsey County, North Dakota|Ramsey]] | [[Towner County, North Dakota|Towner]] | [[Wells County, North Dakota|Wells]]
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==== Cemeteries ====
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[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=csr&CScnty=1753 www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi]
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==== Census  ====
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*1885
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*1890
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*1900
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*1915
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*1920
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*1925
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*1930
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== Societies and Libraries  ==
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==== Family History Centers<br>  ====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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== Web Sites  ==
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*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.
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*{{FHL|North+Dakota%2C+Benson|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/ND/Benson/ Benson County, North Dakota Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
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== References  ==
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[[Portal:North Dakota]]
 
 
[[Category:Benson_County,_North_Dakota]]
 
[[Category:Benson_County,_North_Dakota]]

Revision as of 20:17, 11 December 2012

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Online Records


County Courthouse

Benson County Courthouse
311 B Ave Street
Minnewaukan, ND 58351
Phone: 701.473.5345 

Clerk District Court has birth records  from late 1890’s, marriage
records from late 1800’s, divorce, probate and court records from 1895
and burial records from 1900; Register of Deeds has land records[1]

History

Parent County

1883--Benson County was created 9 March 1883 from DeSmet and Ramsey Counties. County seat: Minnewaukan [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Indian Reservations

Spirit Lake Reservation is located primarily in Benson County, with a portion in Eddy County. Historically it was also known as Devils Lake Reservation, and sometimes incorrectly referred to as Fort Totten Reservation.

Neighboring Counties

Eddy | Nelson | Pierce | Ramsey | Towner | Wells

Resources

Cemeteries

www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi

Census

  • 1885
  • 1890
  • 1900
  • 1915
  • 1920
  • 1925
  • 1930

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Web Sites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Benson County, North Dakota. Page 522 At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  2. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).