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Guide to Nebraska ancestry, genealogy and family history, birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records

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Welcome to the Nebraska page,
the Cornhusker State

Chimney Rock, Nebraska on the Oregon and California Trails.
Most unique genealogical features:
   How to Find Information about Nebraska Ancestors

1. Birth Information
2. Marriage Information
3. Death Information


Click on the map below to go to a county page. Hover over a county to see its name. To see a larger version of the map, click here.
Sioux CountyScotts Bluff CountyBanner CountyKimball CountyDawes CountyBox Butte CountyMorrill CountyCheyenne CountySheridan CountyGarden CountyDeuel CountyCherry CountyGrant CountyHooker CountyThomas CountyArthur CountyMcPherson CountyLogan CountyKeith countyPerkins CountyLincoln CountyChase CountyHayes CountyFrontier CountyDundy CountyHitchcock CountyRed Willow CountyFurnas CountyGosper CountyDawson CountyCuster CountyBlaine CountyLoup CountyBrown CountyRock CountyKeya Paha CountyBoyd CountyHolt CountyGarfield CountyWheeler CountyValley CountyGreeley CountySherman CountyHoward CountyBuffalo CountyHall CountyPhelps CountyKearney CountyHarlan CountyFranklin CountyWebster CountyNuckolls CountyThayer CountyJefferson CountySaline CountyFillmore CountyClay CountyAdams CountyHamilton CountyYork CountySeward CountyButler CountyPolk CountyMerrick CountyNance CountyBoone CountyPlatte CountyMadison CountyColfax CountyStanton CountyAntelope CountyPierce CountyKnox CountyCedar CountyDixon CountyWayne CountyDakota CountyThurston CountyCuming CountyBurt CountyDodge CountySaunders CountyLancaster CountyGage CountyPawnee CountyJohnson CountyRichardson CountyNemaha CountyOtoe CountyCass CountySarpy CountyDouglas CountyWashington CountyNebraska-county-map.gif

Extinct or Renamed Counties:
Blackbird | Calhoun | Emmet | Forney | Greene | Izard | Jackson | Johnston | Jones | L'Eau Qui Court | McNeale | Monroe | Shorter | West

Major Repositories

Nebraska State Historical Society · Beatrice Public Library · State DAR Library · American Historical Society of Germans from Russia · National Archives Central Plains Region (Kansas City) · Mid-Continent Public Library Midwest Genealogy Center

Migration Routes

Missouri River · Bozeman Trail · California Trail · Mormon Trail · Oregon Trail · Union Pacific Railroad

Featured Content

In the 1850's a major port of entry to Nebraska was New Orleans. Steamboats transported settlers and goods up the Mississippi-Missouri river system to Council Bluffs and Winter Quarters (Florence). Read more...
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Wiki articles describing online collections

Did You Know?

  • O’Bits of Nebraska is an ongoing collection of obituaries, notices of death, and news of tragic deaths printed before 1930. The focus is on newspapers in smaller towns. New items are added each week.
  • On May 6, 1877, famed Chief Crazy Horse surrendered with 1,000 of his followers near Camp Robinson. On September 7, 1877, he was bayoneted in the back because he was said to have resisted his captors. Read more...
  • The Family History Library has a collection of records pertaining to the Nebraska Native Races

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  1. U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, "General Land Office Records" at (accessed 19 December 2011).
  2. Wikipedia contributors, "Oregon Trail" in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia at (accessed 19 December 2011); Wikipedia contributors, "California Trail" in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia at (accessed 19 December 2011); Wikipedia contributors, "Mormon Trail" in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia at (accessed 19 December 2011); Wikipedia contributors, "Bozeman Trail" in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia at (accessed 19 December 2011).


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