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'''Greeley 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.  
 
'''Greeley 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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=== County Information ===
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==== Greeley County, Nebraska Record Dates  ====
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| width="100%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" colspan="6" | <center>'''Beginning Dates for Major County Records'''<ref>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</ref></center>
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | 1871
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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
  
*[[Boone County, Nebraska|Boone]]  
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*[[Boone County, Nebraska Genealogy|Boone]]  
*[[Garfield County, Nebraska|Garfield]]  
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*[[Garfield County, Nebraska Genealogy|Garfield]]  
*[[Howard County, Nebraska|Howard]]  
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*[[Howard County, Nebraska Genealogy|Howard]]  
*[[Merrick County, Nebraska|Merrick]]  
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*[[Merrick County, Nebraska Genealogy|Merrick]]  
*[[Nance County, Nebraska|Nance]]  
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*[[Nance County, Nebraska Genealogy|Nance]]  
*[[Sherman County, Nebraska|Sherman]]  
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*[[Sherman County, Nebraska Genealogy|Sherman]]  
*[[Valley County, Nebraska|Valley]]  
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*[[Valley County, Nebraska Genealogy|Valley]]  
*[[Wheeler County, Nebraska|Wheeler]]
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*[[Wheeler County, Nebraska Genealogy|Wheeler]]
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
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==== Church  ====
 
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{{NE Church Intro}}
  
 
==== Court  ====
 
==== Court  ====
  
 
==== Land  ====
 
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==== Local Histories  ====
 
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==== Maps  ====
 
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==== Military  ====
 
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*Sherard, Gerald E. (Gerald Emerson). ''Civil war veterans, Greeley County, Nebraska.'' (Lakewood, Colorado&nbsp;: G.E. Sherard, [1990?]), {{FHL|361472|item|disp=FHL book 978.2 A1 no. 79}}.
  
 
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==== Probate  ====
 
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==== Taxation  ====
 
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==== Vital Records  ====
 
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{{NE Vital Intro}}
  
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
  
==== Family History Centers<br> ====
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==== Family History Centers  ====
  
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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{{FamilySearch Centers Intro}}
  
 
== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==
  
 
*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
 
*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
*{{FHL|Nebraska%2C+Greeley|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
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== References  ==
 
== References  ==

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Greeley 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

Greeley County, Nebraska
Map
Map of Nebraska highlighting Greeley County
Location in the state of Nebraska
Map of the U.S. highlighting Nebraska
Location of Nebraska in the U.S.
Facts
Founded March 1, 1871
County Seat Greeley
Courthouse
Photo courtesy [[]]
Address Greeley County Courthouse
P.O. Box 287
Greeley, Nebraska 68842
Phone: 308.428.3625

Contents

County Information

Greeley County, Nebraska Record Dates

Beginning Dates for Major County Records[1]
Birth Marriage Death Census Land Probate
1871 1880 1871 1871

County Courthouse

Greeley County Courthouse
P.O. Box 287
Greeley, NE 68842
Phone: 308.428.3625

County Clerk has marriage, land, military and naturalization records.
County Court has probate records. Clerk Discharge Court has divorce
and court records. [2]

History

Parent County

1871--Greeley County was created 1 March 1871 from unorganized territory. County seat: Greeley [3]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

For tips on accessing Greeley 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.

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 Greeley 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

Negreeley.png

Military

  • Sherard, Gerald E. (Gerald Emerson). Civil war veterans, Greeley County, Nebraska. (Lakewood, Colorado : G.E. Sherard, [1990?]), FHL book 978.2 A1 no. 79.

Newspapers

Additional newspapers abstracts can sometimes be found using search phrases such as Greeley 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 - Greeley - 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 Centers 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), Greeley County, Nebraska page 431, 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).

 

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