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'''Gage County''', Nebraska genealogy and family history research page. Guide to genealogy, history, and courthouse sources including birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, wills, deeds and land records, Civil War records, family histories, cemeteries, churches, tax records, newspapers, and obituaries.  
 
'''Gage County''', Nebraska genealogy and family history research page. Guide to genealogy, history, and courthouse sources including birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, wills, deeds and land records, Civil War records, family histories, cemeteries, churches, tax records, newspapers, and obituaries.  
  
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| building address = '''[[Gage County, Nebraska Courthouse|Gage County Courthouse]]'''<br>612 Grant Street, P.O. Box 429<br>Beatrice, Nebraska 68310-0429<br>Phone: 402.223.1300
 
| building address = '''[[Gage County, Nebraska Courthouse|Gage County Courthouse]]'''<br>612 Grant Street, P.O. Box 429<br>Beatrice, Nebraska 68310-0429<br>Phone: 402.223.1300
 
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=== County Information  ===
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==== Gage County, Nebraska Record Dates  ====
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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
  
*[[Jefferson County, Nebraska|Jefferson]]  
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*[[Jefferson County, Nebraska Genealogy|Jefferson]]  
*[[Johnson County, Nebraska|Johnson]]  
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*[[Johnson County, Nebraska Genealogy|Johnson]]  
*[[Lancaster County, Nebraska|Lancaster]]  
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*[[Lancaster County, Nebraska Genealogy|Lancaster]]  
*[[Marshall County, Kansas|Marshall County, Kansas]]  
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*[[Marshall County, Kansas Genealogy|Marshall County, Kansas]]  
*[[Otoe County, Nebraska|Otoe]]  
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*[[Otoe County, Nebraska Genealogy|Otoe]]  
*[[Pawnee County, Nebraska|Pawnee]]  
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*[[Pawnee County, Nebraska Genealogy|Pawnee]]  
*[[Saline County, Nebraska|Saline]]  
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*[[Saline County, Nebraska Genealogy|Saline]]  
*[[Washington County, Kansas|Washington County, Kansas]]
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*[[Washington County, Kansas Genealogy|Washington County, Kansas]]
  
 
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'''Beatrice'''
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*Records of the American Lutheran Church, Beatrice, in Evangelical Lutheran Church in America database at [http://www.archives.com Archives.com] ($).<ref name="ev">"Evangelical Lutheran Church in America: An Inventory of Selected Congregational Records of the American Lutheran Church in Minnesota at the Minnesota Historical Society," Collection Finding Aids, ''Minnesota Historical Society,'' http://www.mnhs.org/library/findaids/01009.xml, accessed 10 June 2013.</ref>
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*Records of Zion Lutheran Church, Pickerel, in Evangelical Lutheran Church in America database at [http://www.archives.com Archives.com] ($).<ref name="ev">"Evangelical Lutheran Church in America: An Inventory of Selected Congregational Records of the American Lutheran Church in Minnesota at the Minnesota Historical Society," Collection Finding Aids, ''Minnesota Historical Society,'' http://www.mnhs.org/library/findaids/01009.xml, accessed 10 June 2013.</ref>
  
 
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*'''1806 – 1989''' [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=9073 Nebraska Wills and Probate Records 1806-1989] at [http://home.ancestry.com Ancestry.com] — index and images $
  
 
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*[[Beatrice Nebraska Family History Center]]
 
*[[Beatrice Nebraska Family History Center]]
  
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Latest revision as of 04:35, 29 January 2016

United States Gotoarrow.png Nebraska Gotoarrow.png Gage County

Gage County, Nebraska genealogy and family history research page. Guide to genealogy, history, and courthouse sources including birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, wills, deeds and land records, Civil War records, family histories, cemeteries, churches, tax records, newspapers, and obituaries.


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Coordinates: 39.99°0′N 91.19°0′W / 39.99°N 91.19°W / 39.99; -91.19

Gage County, Nebraska
Map
Map of Nebraska highlighting Gage County
Location in the state of Nebraska
Map of the U.S. highlighting Nebraska
Location of Nebraska in the U.S.
Facts
Founded March 16, 1855
County Seat Beatrice
Courthouse
Photo courtesy [[]]
Address Gage County Courthouse
612 Grant Street, P.O. Box 429
Beatrice, Nebraska 68310-0429
Phone: 402.223.1300

Contents

County Information

Gage County, Nebraska Record Dates

Beginning Dates for Major County Records[1]
Birth Marriage Death Census Land Probate
1855 1860 1855 1855

County Courthouse

Gage County Nebraska Courthouse.jpg

Gage County Courthouse
612 Grant St.; PO Box 429
Beatrice, NE 68310-0429
Phone. 402.223.1300

County Judge has marriage and probate records from 1860.
Clerk District Court has divorce records. [2]

History

Parent County

1855--Gage County was created 16 March 1855 as an original county. County seat: Beatrice [3]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

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


Church

Church records vary significantly depending on the denomination and the record keeper. They may contain information about members of the congregation, such as age, date of baptism, christening, or birth; marriage information and maiden names; and death date. For general information about Nebraska denominations, view the Nebraska Church Records wiki page.

Lutheran

Beatrice

  • Records of the American Lutheran Church, Beatrice, in Evangelical Lutheran Church in America database at Archives.com ($).[4]

Zion Lutheran Church, Pickerel

  • Records of Zion Lutheran Church, Pickerel, in Evangelical Lutheran Church in America database at Archives.com ($).[4]

Court

Land

Land and property records can place an ancestor in a particular location, provide economic information, and reveal family relationships. Land records include: deeds, abstracts and indexes, mortgages, leases, grants and land patents.

See Nebraska Land and Property for additional information about early Nebraska land grants. After land was transferred to private ownership, subsequent transactions were usually recorded at the county courthouse, where records are currently housed.

Local Histories

Local histories are available for Gage County, Nebraska Genealogy. County histories may include biographies, church, school and government history, and military information. For more information about local histories, see the wiki page section Nebraska Local Histories.

Maps

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Military

Newspapers

Additional newspapers abstracts can sometimes be found using search phrases such as Gage County, Nebraska Genealogy newspapers in online catalogs like:

Probate

In most counties in Nebraska, probate records have been kept by the county judge. They include wills, fee books, claim registers, legacy records, inheritance records, probate ticklers, and dockets. The records are available at the county courthouse.

The FamilySearch Catalog lists films of probate records. To find the records for this county, use the Place Search for Nebraska - Gage - Probate records.

Online Probate Records

Taxation

Nebraska tax records complement land records and can be used in place of censuses before 1820 or to supplement the years between censuses. There may be gaps of several years in the records.

Vital Records

Vital Records consist of births, adoptions, marriages, divorces, and deaths recorded on registers, certificates, and documents. A copy or an extract of most original records can be purchased from the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services or the County Clerk's office of the county where the event occurred.

Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

  • Family History Centers provide one-on-one assistance and free access to premium genealogical websites. In addition, many centers have free how-to genealogy classes. See Family History Center for more information. Search the online FHC directory for a nearby family history center.


Web Sites

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

References

  1. Alice Eichholz, Ancestry’s Red Book: American State, County and Town Sources, Revised ed. (Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1992), 452-465. At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27rb 1992
  2. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Gage County, Nebraska page 430, At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  3. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
  4. 4.0 4.1 "Evangelical Lutheran Church in America: An Inventory of Selected Congregational Records of the American Lutheran Church in Minnesota at the Minnesota Historical Society," Collection Finding Aids, Minnesota Historical Society, http://www.mnhs.org/library/findaids/01009.xml, accessed 10 June 2013.

 

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