OTHER GENEALOGY RESOURCES
Bennett County, South Dakota
Societies and Family History Resources ∣ County Courthouse and Government Records ∣ County Genealogy Links
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 County, Todd County, Cherry County, Nebraska, Shannon County.
Bennett County has Federal Census Schedules to help in researching your family tree. Federal government Population Schedules are present for 1910, 1920, 1930, 1940. 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.
- South Dakota State Genealogy Network (facebook.com)
- Bennett County Genealogical Society, P.O. Box 487, Martin, South Dakota 57551
- Bennett County Historical Society, HWC #1, Box 5, Martin, South Dakota 57551
- Bennett County, South Dakota Message Boards (boards.ancestry.com)
- Bennett County, South Dakota Genealogy Forum (genforum.genealogy.com)
- USGenWeb Archives for Bennett County (usgwarchives.net)
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 Courthouse (all departments listed below are located here, unless otherwise noted)
- Address: 201 State St, Martin, SD 57551
- Phone: ?
- Bennett County Register of Deeds
- Marriage Records: 1912
- Land Records: 1907
- Bennett County Clerk of Court.
- Probate Records: 1912
- Court Records: 1912
- South Dakota Office of Vital Records has copies of birth, marriage, divorce and death records. There is a fee for each copy requested. Please refer to the information to the Statewide Vital Records in South Dakota for current fees and application process. Birth, marriage, and death records are connected with central life events.
- Ordering Vital Records – You can also order Order Electronically Online or You can download an application for South Dakota Birth Certificate, Marriage Certificate, Divorce Certificate, Death Certificate Applications to mail.
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
- South Dakota Newspapers Books & Publications Research Guide
- South Dakota historical newspaper archives online (newspapers.com)
- Historical Newspapers from South Dakota (1861–2002) (genealogybank.com) Immediately discover names and keywords / phrases in over 450 million publications, obituaries, marriage announcements, birth notices and other items written in over 2,800 old U.S. newspapers. All new content and articles added monthly!
- Bennett County, South Dakota Books (amazon.com)
- Search South Dakota Obituaries (1985 to current) (genealogybank.com)
- Bennett County Genealogy Books (books.google.com)
Bennett Co. SD Birth, Marriage & Death Records
- South Dakota Vital Records Research Guide
- Social Security Death Index (search.ancestry.com)
Bennett Co. SD Court, Probate Land and Tax Records
- South Dakota Court Records Research Guide
- BLM Land Records (glorecords.blm.gov)
Bennett Co. SD Census Records
- South Dakota Census Records Research Guide
- Bennett County, SD Census Records Links
- Bennett County, SD Census QuickFacts
Bennett Co. SD Cemeteries & Church Records
- South Dakota Cemetery Research Guide
- Bennett Co., South Dakota Graves (findagrave.com)
- Bennett County Tombstone Transcription Project (usgwtombstones.org)
- Bennett Co., South Dakota Cemeteries (Internment.net)
- Topographic Cemetery List and Map for Bennett County, South Dakota
- Bennett Co., South Dakota Cemetery Books (amazon.com)
- South Dakota Church & Bible Research Guide
- Topographic Church List and Map for Bennett County, South Dakota
- Bennett County, South Dakota Church Books (amazon.com)
Bennett Co. SD Family Websites, Pictures & Histories
- South Dakota Family Group Sheet Project (fgs-project.com)
Bennett Co. SD General and History Websites
- See Also State History for South Dakota
- Bennett County, South Dakota Wikipedia (wikipedia.org)
- Bennett County, South Dakota Wiki (familysearch.org)
- Bennett Co. SD Genealogy (kindredtrails.com)
- Family History Library (familysearch.org)
- Bennett County, South Dakota (linkpendium.com)
- Cyndi’s List – United States – South Dakota – Counties – Bennett (cyndislist.com)
- Bennett County South Dakota (genealogytrails.com)
- Bennett Co. SDGenweb (rootsweb.ancestry.com)
- Bennett County Genealogy Queries (cousinconnect.com)
- Bennett Co. Data Collections (search.ancestry.com)
Bennett Co. SD Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers
- See Also Map of South Dakota Links and Information
- 1895 Bennett County Map (livgenmi.com)
Bennett Co. SD Military Records
- South Dakota Military Records Research Guide
- South Dakota Military Records (fold3.com) delivers easy access to military records, stories, photos, and personal documents of the South Dakota women and men that served. Just the thing for Bennett County genealogists, researchers, historians plus much more.