Dawson County, Nebraska Genealogy

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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
  
[http://dawsoncountyne.org/ Dawson County Courthouse]<br>&nbsp;PO Box 370<br> Lexington, NE 68850<br> Phone: 308.324.2127&nbsp;<br><br>County Clerk has marriage records from 1873; <br>County Court has probate and court records; <br>Clerk District Court has divorce and naturalization records; <br>Register of Deeds has land records;<br> Veterans Service Off has military records<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Dawson County, Nebraska page 429, {WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
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[http://dawsoncountyne.org/ Dawson County Courthouse]<br>PO Box 370<br> Lexington, NE 68850<br> Phone: 308.324.2127<br><br>County Clerk has marriage records from 1873.<br>County Court has probate and court records.<br>Clerk District Court has divorce and naturalization records.<br>Register of Deeds has land records.<br> Veterans Service Off has military records. <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Dawson County, Nebraska page 429, {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==

Revision as of 18:19, 29 November 2012

United States  > Nebraska > Dawson County

Contents

County Courthouse

Dawson County Courthouse
PO Box 370
Lexington, NE 68850
Phone: 308.324.2127

County Clerk has marriage records from 1873.
County Court has probate and court records.
Clerk District Court has divorce and naturalization records.
Register of Deeds has land records.
Veterans Service Off has military records. [1]

History

Parent County

1860--Dawson County was created 11 January 1860 from unorganized territory. County seat: Lexington [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

For tips on accessing Dawson County, Nebraska Genealogy census records online, see: Nebraska Census.


Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Migration

Early migration routes to and from Dawson County, Nebraska Genealogy for European and African American settlers included:

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Web Sites

  • USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.
  • Family History Library Catalog

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Dawson County, Nebraska page 429, At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  2. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
  3. Jim Tompkins, "The Oregon Trail 1841-1848 Map II" in Oregon Trail Landmarks at http://www.oregonpioneers.com/OTMap2.jpg (accessed 18 July 2011).
  4. "Oregon California Trails Association" at http://octatrails.micromaps.com/ (accessed 18 July 2011).
  5. "The Pioneer Story: The Mormon Pioneer Trail" in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints at http://lds.org/gospellibrary/pioneer/pioneerstory.htm (accessed 18 July 2011).