Benson County, North Dakota

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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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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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'''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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==== Indian Reservations  ====
 
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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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[[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.  
  
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
  
[[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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[[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]]  
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
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Revision as of 04:00, 26 August 2010

United States  > North Dakota > Benson County

Contents

County Courthouse

History

Parent County

1883--Benson County was created 9 March 1883 from DeSmet and Ramsey Counties. County seat: Minnewaukan [1]

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

Census

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

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Web Sites

References

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