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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]] [[South Dakota Genealogy|South Dakota]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]] [[Bon_Homme_County,_South_Dakota|Bon Homme County]]'' 
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Guide to '''Bon Homme County, South Dakota ancestry, family history and genealogy''' birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
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| county = Bon Homme County
 
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| founded date = April 5
 
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| seat wl = Tyndall
 
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}} ''[[United States|United States&nbsp;]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]] &nbsp;[[South Dakota|South Dakota]]&nbsp; [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]] &nbsp;[[Bon_Homme_County,_South_Dakota|Bon Homme County]]''
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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
  
[http://www.bonhommecounty.org/countyseat.asp Bon Homme County Courthouse]<br>PO Box 6; <br>Tyndall, SD 57066<br>Phone: 605.589.4215&nbsp;<br><br>Clerk Court has probate records from 1900, <br>court records from 1878 and divorce records; <br>Register of Deeds has birth, marriage, death<br>and military records<ref name="HB">''The Handybook for Genealogists : United States of America'', 10th ed., (Draper, UT: Everton Publishers, 2002)Bon Homme County, South Dakota, p.622</ref>
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[http://www.bonhommecounty.org/countyseat.asp Bon Homme County Courthouse]<br>PO Box 6; <br>Tyndall, SD 57066<br>Phone: 605.589.4215 <br><br>Clerk Court has probate records from 1900, <br>court records from 1878 and divorce records; <br>Register of Deeds has birth, marriage, death<br>and military records<ref name="HB">''The Handybook for Genealogists : United States of America'', 10th ed., (Draper, UT: Everton Publishers, 2002)Bon Homme County, South Dakota, p.622</ref>  
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
  
*[[Charles Mix County, South Dakota|Charles Mix]]  
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*[[Charles Mix County, South Dakota Genealogy|Charles Mix]]  
*[[Hutchinson County, South Dakota|Hutchinson]]  
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*[[Hutchinson County, South Dakota Genealogy|Hutchinson]]  
*[[Knox County, Nebraska|Knox County, Nebraska]]  
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*[[Knox County, Nebraska Genealogy|Knox County, Nebraska]]  
*[[Yankton County, South Dakota|Yankton]]
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*[[Yankton County, South Dakota Genealogy|Yankton]]
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
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'''1905, 1915, 1925 State Censuses --'''Unique information could include: Ethnic Background, Maiden Name, Church Affiliation &amp; Military Service  
 
'''1905, 1915, 1925 State Censuses --'''Unique information could include: Ethnic Background, Maiden Name, Church Affiliation &amp; Military Service  
  
'''&nbsp;&nbsp; 1905''' state census with images can be viewed free at [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1477737 FamilySearch Record Search]  
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'''1905''' state census with images can be viewed free at [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1477737 FamilySearch Record Search]  
  
'''&nbsp;&nbsp; 1915''' state census with images can be viewed free at [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1476041 FamilySearch Record Search]  
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'''1915''' state census with images can be viewed free at [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1476041 FamilySearch Record Search]  
  
'''&nbsp;&nbsp; 1925 '''state census with images can be viewed free at [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1476077 FamilySearch Record Search]<br>  
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'''1925 '''state census with images can be viewed free at [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1476077 FamilySearch Record Search]<br>  
  
'''&nbsp;&nbsp; 1935 '''state census with images can be viewed free at [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1614831 FamilySearch Record Search]<br>  
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'''1935 '''state census with images can be viewed free at [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1614831 FamilySearch Record Search]<br>  
  
'''&nbsp;&nbsp; 1945 '''state census with images can be viewed free at [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1747589 FamilySearch Record Search]<br>  
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'''1945 '''state census with images can be viewed free at [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1747589 FamilySearch Record Search]<br>  
  
 
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===== Lutheran  =====
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:*Records of Bethlehem Lutheran Church, Springfield, in Evangelical Lutheran Church in America database at [http://www.archives.com Archives.com] ($).
  
 
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== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
  
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==
  
 
*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
 
*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
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== References  ==
 
== References  ==

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County Courthouse

Bon Homme County Courthouse
PO Box 6;
Tyndall, SD 57066
Phone: 605.589.4215

Clerk Court has probate records from 1900,
court records from 1878 and divorce records;
Register of Deeds has birth, marriage, death
and military records[1]

History

Parent County

1862--Bon Homme County was created 5 April 1862 from unorganized territory.
County seat: Tyndall [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Various Bon Homme County Cemeteries transcriptions, giving names, dates of birth and death if available.

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 FamilySearch 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 FamilySearch 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

Church records vary significantly depending on the denomination and the record keeper. They may contain information about members of the congregation, such as age, date of baptism, christening, or birth; marriage information and maiden names; and death date. For general information about South Dakota denominations, view the South Dakota Church Records wiki page.

Lutheran
  • Records of Bethlehem Lutheran Church, Springfield, in Evangelical Lutheran Church in America database at Archives.com ($).

Court

Land

Land and property records can place an ancestor in a particular location, provide economic information, and reveal family relationships. Land records include: deeds, abstracts and indexes, mortgages, leases, grants and land patents.

See South Dakota Land and Property for additional information about early South Dakota land grants. After land was transferred to private ownership, subsequent transactions were usually recorded at the county courthouse, where records are currently housed.

Local Histories

Local histories are available for Bon Homme County, South Dakota Genealogy. County and town histories may include biographies, church, school and government history, and military information. For more information about local histories, see the wiki page section South Dakota Local Histories.

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Additional newspapers abstracts can sometimes be found using search phrases such as Bon Homme County, South Dakota Genealogy newspapers in online catalogs like:

Probate

In most counties in South Dakota, probate records have been kept by the county judge. They include wills, fee books, claim registers, legacy records, inheritance records, probate ticklers, and dockets. The records are available at the county courthouse.

The FamilySearch Catalog lists films of probate records. To find the records for this county, use the Place Search for South Dakota, Bon Homme then click Probate records.

Taxation

South Dakota tax records complement land records and can be used to supplement the years between censuses. There may be gaps of several years in the records.

Vital Records

Vital Records consist of births, adoptions, marriages, divorces, and deaths recorded on registers, certificates, and documents. See the CDC Where to Write website for information on acquiring copies of these records.

Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Family History Centers provide one-on-one assistance and free access to premium genealogical websites. In addition, many centers have free how-to genealogy classes. See Family History Centers for more information. Search the online FHC directory for a nearby family history center.

Web Sites

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

References

  1. The Handybook for Genealogists : United States of America, 10th ed., (Draper, UT: Everton Publishers, 2002)Bon Homme County, South Dakota, p.622
  2. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).

 

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