Difference between revisions of "Benton County, Minnesota Genealogy"
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- 1 County Courthouse
- 2 History
- 3 Places/Localities
- 4 Resources
- 5 Societies and Libraries
- 6 Web Sites
- 7 References
- Benton County Government Center
531 Dewey Street
P.O. Box 129
Foley, MN 56329
- 1849--Benton County was created 27 October 1849 from St. Croix County, Eliminated 27 Oct 1849. County seat: Foley 
Alberta Township | Gilmanton Township | Glendorado Township | Graham Township | Granite Ledge Township | Langola Township | Mayhew Lake Township | Maywood Township | Minden Township | Sauk Rapids Township St. George Township | Watab Township
Brennyville | Bushville | Duelm | Fruitville | Glendorado | Granite Ledge | Jakeville | Mayhew | Minden | North Benton | Novak's Corner | Oak Park | Parent | Popple Creek | Rum River | Silver Corners | Watab
Civil War service men from Benton County served in various regiments. Men often joined a company (within a regiment) that originated in their county. Listed below are companies or regiments that were formed from men of Benton County.
- - 7th Regiment, Minnesota Infantry, Company I.
Societies and Libraries
Family History Centers
- Benton County, MN Genealogy Forum (GenForum)
- Family History Library Catalog
- Benton County GenWeb
- Cyndi's List: Benton County
- The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).