Benson County, North Dakota Genealogy

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County Courthouse

Benson County; 311 B Ave S; Minnewaukan, ND 58351; Ph. 701.473.5345 Details: (Clk Dis Ct has b rec from late 1890’s, m rec from late 1800’s, d, div, pro & ct rec from 1895 & bur rec from 1900; Reg of Deeds has land rec) www.rootsweb.com/~ndbenson/

http://www.bensoncountynd.com/

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

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