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Benson County, North Dakota

Benson County was established on March 09, 1883 from Ramsey County.

The Benson County Seat is situated in Minnewaukan and the county government website is unknown

Areas next to Benson County are Towner CountyRamsey CountyNelson CountyEddy CountyWells CountyPierce County.

Townships include Albert, Arne, Aurora, Beaver, Broe, Butte Valley, East Fork, Eldon, Esmond, Hesper, Impark, Iowa, Irvine, Isabel, Knox, Lake Ibsen, Lallie, Leeds, Lohnes, McClellan, Minco, Mission, Normania, North Viking, Oberon, Pleasant Lake, Rich Valley, Riggin, Rock, South Viking, Twin Lake, Twin Tree, Warwick, West Antelope, West Bay, Wood Lake, York.

Benson County does have Federal Census Schedules to help in looking into your family tree. Government Population Schedules are available for 1890 (fragment)19001910192019301940.

Benson Co. Union Veterans Schedules can be found for 1890. There are free online in addition to printable census forms to assist with your research.

Benson County Society and Family History Resources

A list of Benson County Historical  and Genealogical Societies, Forums, Message Boards, Libraries, Archives.

Benson County Courthouse and Government Records

Genealogist often overlook the value of Benson County court, probate, and land records data as a useful resource of family history and genealogy information. Buried away in North Dakota courthouses and archives just about everywhere are often the aspirations and worries of countless North Dakota residents. The odds are excellent that your chosen ancestors and forefathers have left a detailed record of at least some elements of their lives in the Benson County court records. Even if your forefathers is not mentioned in a Court case, give some thought to all of the other procedures which may have lead to her or him showing up in court records.

Benson County Links

The following are links to Family history and genealogy, Records and Resources relevant to Benson County. Feel free to provide your own favorite Benson County genealogy or family history related sites.

Benson Co. ND Books, Newspapers & Publications

Benson Co. ND Birth, Marriage & Death Records

Benson Co. ND Court, Probate Land and Tax Records

Benson Co. ND Census Records

Benson Co. ND Cemeteries & Church Records

Benson Co. ND Family Websites, Pictures & Histories

Benson Co. ND General and History Websites

Benson Co. ND Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

Benson Co. ND Military Records