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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''' 
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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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{{Click|Image:SD_ORP.png|South Dakota Online Genealogy Records}}
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{{Infobox U.S. County
 
| county = Bon Homme County
 
| county = Bon Homme County
 
| adoption_sign = Adoption SDGenWeb
 
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| founded year = 1862
 
| founded year = 1862
 
| founded date = April 5
 
| founded date = April 5
| seat wl = Tyndall
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| seat = Tyndall
}} ''[[United States|United States ]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]]  [[South Dakota|South Dakota]]  [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]]  [[Bon_Homme_County,_South_Dakota|Bon Homme County]]''
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=== County Information ===
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<br>
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==== Bon Homme County, South Dakota Record Dates ====
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<center>'''Beginning Dates for Major County Records'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Bon Homme County, South Dakota Genealogy#Vital_Records|Birth]]'''
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| width="16.6%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Bon Homme County, South Dakota Genealogy#Vital_Records|Marriage]]'''
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| width="16.6%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Bon Homme County, South Dakota Genealogy#Vital_Records|Death]]'''
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| width="16.6%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Bon Homme County, South Dakota Genealogy#Census|Census]]'''
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| width="16.6%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | [[Bon Homme County, South Dakota Genealogy#Land |'''Land''']]
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| width="16.6%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Bon Homme County, South Dakota Genealogy#Probate Records|Probate]]'''
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | 1874
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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/ 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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==== Record Loss  ====
 
==== Record Loss  ====
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There is no known history of courthouse disasters in this county.
  
 
== Places/Localities  ==
 
== Places/Localities  ==
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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  ==
 
== 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''' — {{RecordSearch|1477737|South Dakota State Census, 1905}} at [https://familysearch.org/search/ FamilySearch Historical Records] — index and images
  
'''&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''' — {{RecordSearch|1476041|South Dakota State Census, 1915}} at [https://familysearch.org/search/ FamilySearch Historical Records] — index and images
  
'''&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''' — {{RecordSearch|1476077|South Dakota State Census, 1925}} at [https://familysearch.org/search/ FamilySearch Historical Records] — index and images<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''' — {{RecordSearch|1614831|South Dakota State Census, 1935}} at [https://familysearch.org/search/ FamilySearch Historical Records] — index and images<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>  
  
 
==== Church  ====
 
==== Church  ====
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{{SD Church Intro}}
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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] ('''$''').
  
 
==== Court  ====
 
==== Court  ====
  
 
==== Land  ====
 
==== Land  ====
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{{SD Land}}
  
 
==== Local Histories  ====
 
==== Local Histories  ====
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{{SD History Intro}}
  
 
==== Maps  ====
 
==== Maps  ====
  
 
==== Military  ====
 
==== Military  ====
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*'''1861-1941''' - {{RecordSearch|2239227|South Dakota, Grand Army of the Republic Membership Records, 1861-1941}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index and images
  
 
==== Newspapers  ====
 
==== Newspapers  ====
  
==== Probate ====
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{{SD Newspaper abstracts|Bon+Homme}}
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==== Probate Records ====
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{{SD Probate Intro|Bon Homme}}
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'''Online Records'''
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*'''1800 – 1985''' [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=9081 North Dakota and South Dakota Wills and Probate Records 1800-1985] at [http://home.ancestry.com Ancestry.com] — index and images '''$'''
  
 
==== Taxation  ====
 
==== Taxation  ====
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{{SD Tax Intro}}
  
 
==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
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{{SD Vital Intro}}
  
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
  
==== Family History Centers<br> ====
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'''Czech Heritage Preservation Society''' <br>PO Box 128<br> Tabor, SD 57063<br>Phone: (605) 463-2476 <br><br>
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==== Family History Centers  ====
  
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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{{FamilySearch Centers Intro}}
  
 
== 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.  
*{{FHL|South+Dakota%2C+Bon+Homme|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
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*{{FHL|South+Dakota%2C+Bon+Homme|subject|disp=FamilySearch Catalog}}
  
 
== References  ==
 
== References  ==

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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 Information


Bon Homme County, South Dakota Record Dates

Beginning Dates for Major County Records
Birth Marriage Death Census Land Probate
1874 1870 1865 1877

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

There is no known history of courthouse disasters in this county.

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

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 Records

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.

Online 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

Czech Heritage Preservation Society
PO Box 128
Tabor, SD 57063
Phone: (605) 463-2476


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 Center 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).