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Bennett County, South Dakota

Bennett County was established on March 09, 1909 (organized in 1912) from Shannon County, and the now extinct Lugenbeel County, Washabaugh County, and Washington County.

Currently the Bennett County Seat is located in Martin and the county government website is unknown

Locations adjacent to Bennett County are Jackson CountyTodd CountyCherry County, Nebraska, Shannon County.

Bennett County has Federal Census Schedules to help in researching your family tree. Federal government Population Schedules are present for 1910192019301940. There are free down-loadable not to mention printable census forms to help with your research.

Bennett County Society and Family History Resources

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

Bennett County Courthouse and Government Records

Genealogist often overlook the benefits of Bennett County court, probate, and land files as a useful resource of ancestry and genealogy details. Hidden away in South Dakota courthouses and archives just about everywhere are the ambitions and frustrations of the many South Dakota residents.

The odds are very good that your potential forefathers have left a comprehensive record of at least quite a few elements of their lives in the Bennett County court records. Even if your forefathers is not referred to in a Court case, take into consideration all of the other procedures which could have lead to him or her to appear in court records.

Bennett County Links

The following are web links to Family history and genealogy, Records and Resources relating to Bennett County. Each of these genealogy links fall into 3 categories: Business Sites, Private Sites or Organization Sites. Some have free access some require a payment. This is simply a directory which has been gathered or submitted. I do not recommend or promote one genealogy site above another. Feel free to furnish your own most liked Bennett County genealogy or family history associated sites.

Bennett Co. SD Books, Newspapers & Publications

Bennett Co. SD Birth, Marriage & Death Records

Bennett Co. SD Court, Probate Land and Tax Records

Bennett Co. SD Census Records

Bennett Co. SD Cemeteries & Church Records

Bennett Co. SD Family Websites, Pictures & Histories

Bennett Co. SD General and History Websites

Bennett Co. SD Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

Bennett Co. SD Military Records