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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Nebraska]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Hall_County,_Nebraska|Hall County]]''  
  
== County Courthouse  ==
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Hall County Courthouse
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<br>[[Image:800px-Grand Island NE Womens Club.jpg|thumb|right|300x300px]]
  
111 West 1st Street
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[[Image:800px-Map of Nebraska highlighting Hall County svg.png|thumb|right|330x290px]]
  
Grand Island NE 68801-6016
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=== County Courthouse  ===
  
Hall County Website: http:\\www.hallcountyne.gov
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[[Image:Hall County Nebraska Courthouse.jpg|thumb|right|200x200px]] [http://www.hcgi.org/ Hall County Courthouse]<br>121 S Pine Street<br> Grand Island, NE 68801<br> Phone: 308.385.5080 <br> <br>County Clerk has marriage records from 1869.<br>County Judge has probate records.<br>Clerk District Court has divorce and court records.<br>Register has land records. <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Hall County, Nebraska page 431, {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref> <br> [http://www.hallcountyne.gov Hall County Courthouse]<br>111 West 1st Street<br>Grand Island NE 68801-6016
  
== History ==
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=== Quick Facts ===
  
 
==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
'''1858--'''Hall County was created 4 November 1858 as an original county. '''County seat:''' Grand Island <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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'''4 November 1858:''' Hall County was created as an original county. <ref>{{WorldCat|50140092}} {{FHL|1049485|item}} ''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed.''] (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002)</ref>  
  
 
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== Places/Localities  ==
 
== Places/Localities  ==
  
==== Populated Places ====
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==== Populated Places ====
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*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Grand_Island,_Nebraska Grand Island]
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*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alda,_Nebraska Alda]
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*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cairo,_Nebraska Cairo]
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*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Doniphan,_Nebraska Doniphan]
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*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wood_River,_Nebraska Wood River]
  
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
  
*[[Adams_County,_Nebraska|Adams]]
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*[[Adams County, Nebraska|Adams]]  
*[[Buffalo_County,_Nebraska|Buffalo]]
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*[[Buffalo County, Nebraska|Buffalo]]  
*[[Clay_County,_Nebraska|Clay]]
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*[[Clay County, Nebraska|Clay]]  
*[[Hamilton_County,_Nebraska|Hamilton]]
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*[[Hamilton County, Nebraska|Hamilton]]  
*[[Howard_County,_Nebraska|Howard]]
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*[[Howard County, Nebraska|Howard]]  
*[[Kearney_County,_Nebraska|Kearney]]
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*[[Kearney County, Nebraska|Kearney]]  
*[[Merrick_County,_Nebraska|Merrick]]
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*[[Merrick County, Nebraska|Merrick]]
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
  
==== Cemeteries ====
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=== Archives and Libraries ===
  
==== Church ====
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=== Biography ===
  
LDS Ward and Branch Records
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*[http://www.archive.org/details/biographicalhistachhne00good Biographical and Historical memoirs of Adams, Clay, Hall and Hamilton Counties, Nebraska]. Comprising a Condensed History of the State, a number of Biographies of Distinguished Citizens of the same, a Brief Descriptive History of each of the Counties mentioned, and numerous Biographical Sketches of the Citizens of such Counties<br>
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*[http://www.archive.org/details/historyofhallcou00buec History of Hall County, Nebraska]: A Narrative of the Past with Special Emphasis Upon the Pioneer Period of the County's History, and Chronological Presentation of its Social, Commercial, Educational, Religious, and Civic Development from the Early Days to the Present Time, and Special Analysis of its Military and Civil Participation in the Late World War - The book includes several biographical sketches of Hall's citizens.<br>
  
*Grand Island
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=== Cemeteries  ===
  
==== Court ====
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=== Census ===
  
==== Land  ====
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{{Census|Nebraska}}
  
==== Local Histories ====
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=== Church History and Records ===
  
==== Maps  ====
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LDS Ward and Branch Records
  
==== Military  ====
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*{{FHL|168191|title-id|disp=Grand Island }}Record of Members 1929-1941 at family History Library
  
==== Newspapers ====
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=== Court Records ===
  
==== Probate ====
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=== History ===
  
==== Taxation  ====
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*[http://www.usgennet.org/usa/ne/county/hall/ahgp1890hist.html 1890 History of Hall County] - The Hall County portion transcribed from the book "Biographical and Historical Memoirs of Adams, Clay, Hall and Hamilton Counties"<br>
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*[http://www.archive.org/details/biographicalhistachhne00good Biographical and Historical memoirs of Adams, Clay, Hall and Hamilton Counties, Nebraska]. Comprising a Condensed History of the State, a number of Biographies of Distinguished Citizens of the same, a Brief Descriptive History of each of the Counties mentioned, and numerous Biographical Sketches of the Citizens of such Counties<br>
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*[http://www.archive.org/details/historyofhallcou00buec History of Hall County, Nebraska]: A Narrative of the Past with Special Emphasis Upon the Pioneer Period of the County's History, and Chronological Presentation of its Social, Commercial, Educational, Religious, and Civic Development from the Early Days to the Present Time, and Special Analysis of its Military and Civil Participation in the Late World War - A comprehensive history Hall County, Nebraska.&nbsp; The book includes several biographical sketches of Hall's citizens.<br>
  
==== Vital Records ====
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=== Land and Property ===
  
== Societies and Libraries  ==
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*[http://www.hallcountyne.gov/content.lasso?page=6089 Hall County Register of Deeds] - By using the MapSifter or Instrument Search you may search for property ownership information.
  
== Web Sites ==
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=== Maps ===
  
*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
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*[http://www.hallcountyne.gov/content.lasso?page=7425 Hall County Historical Maps and Atlases] - Contains historical maps of Hall County and its cities from 1885, 1890, and 1904 as well as early maps of Grand Island and Nebraska.&nbsp; The historical maps include the many of the land owner's names.  
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=204415&subject_disp=Nebraska%2C+Hall&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
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*[http://gis.hallcountyne.gov/Freeance/Client/PublicAccess1/index.html?appconfig=LandInfoPA Hall County GIS Interactive Map]
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=== Migration  ===
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Early migration routes to and from {{PAGENAME}} for European and African American settlers included:
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:*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Platte_River Platte River]
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:*[[Oregon Trail]] 1830s to 1890s from western Missouri to Oregon City, Oregon<ref>Jim Tompkins, "The Oregon Trail 1841-1848 Map I" in ''Oregon Trail Landmarks'' at http://www.oregonpioneers.com/OTMap1.jpg (accessed 18 July 2011).</ref>
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:*[[California Trail]] 1846 to 1869 from western Missouri to northern California<ref>"Oregon California Trails Association" at http://octatrails.micromaps.com/ (accessed 18 July 2011).</ref>
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:*[[Mormon Trail]] 1846 to 1869 from Nauvoo, Illinois to Salt Lake City, Utah<ref>"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).</ref>
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=== Military History and Records  ===
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*''{{FHL|585121|title-id|disp=&amp;columns=*,0,0 Roster of War Veterans }}: Hall County, Nebraska&nbsp;: Civil War, Indian wars, Spanish American War, World War I''. [n.d.: n.p] 1925. this is p. 228-241 of an unknown larger work. It lists names, addresses, units, and staates. It is divided by war. (FHL book 978.241 M2r).
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=== Newspapers  ===
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=== Probate Records  ===
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=== Railroads  ===
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[http://www.visitgrandisland.com/userfiles/Railroad%20History%20&%20Train%20Watching(3).pdf Grand Island railroad history ]- The first Transcontinentan Railroad reached the present site of Grand Island, Nebraska in July of 1866. Railroads are still important to the town.
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=== Taxation  ===
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=== Vital Records  ===
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*[{{hallmarriages}} Marriage Records] at Family History Library, 1869-1993. They were kept by the Probate Court and the County Court
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== Societies, Libraries and Museums  ==
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*[http://www.hallchs.com/ Hall County Historical Society]
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=== Webites  ===
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*[http://www.usgennet.org/usa/ne/county/hall/index.html Hall County, NE as part of American History &amp; Genealogy Project] - Includes a history, censuses, and other information for Hall County.<br>
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~nehall/ Hall County, NE as part of USGenWeb Project] - May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county.
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*{{FHL|204415|subject-id|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
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==== Family History Centers  ====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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*[[Grand Island Nebraska Family History Center]]
  
 
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Contents

County Courthouse

Hall County Nebraska Courthouse.jpg
Hall County Courthouse
121 S Pine Street
Grand Island, NE 68801
Phone: 308.385.5080

County Clerk has marriage records from 1869.
County Judge has probate records.
Clerk District Court has divorce and court records.
Register has land records. [1]
Hall County Courthouse
111 West 1st Street
Grand Island NE 68801-6016

Quick Facts

Parent County

4 November 1858: Hall County was created as an original county. [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Archives and Libraries

Biography

  • Biographical and Historical memoirs of Adams, Clay, Hall and Hamilton Counties, Nebraska. Comprising a Condensed History of the State, a number of Biographies of Distinguished Citizens of the same, a Brief Descriptive History of each of the Counties mentioned, and numerous Biographical Sketches of the Citizens of such Counties
  • History of Hall County, Nebraska: A Narrative of the Past with Special Emphasis Upon the Pioneer Period of the County's History, and Chronological Presentation of its Social, Commercial, Educational, Religious, and Civic Development from the Early Days to the Present Time, and Special Analysis of its Military and Civil Participation in the Late World War - The book includes several biographical sketches of Hall's citizens.

Cemeteries

Census

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

Church History and Records

LDS Ward and Branch Records

  • Grand IslandRecord of Members 1929-1941 at family History Library

Court Records

History

  • 1890 History of Hall County - The Hall County portion transcribed from the book "Biographical and Historical Memoirs of Adams, Clay, Hall and Hamilton Counties"
  • Biographical and Historical memoirs of Adams, Clay, Hall and Hamilton Counties, Nebraska. Comprising a Condensed History of the State, a number of Biographies of Distinguished Citizens of the same, a Brief Descriptive History of each of the Counties mentioned, and numerous Biographical Sketches of the Citizens of such Counties
  • History of Hall County, Nebraska: A Narrative of the Past with Special Emphasis Upon the Pioneer Period of the County's History, and Chronological Presentation of its Social, Commercial, Educational, Religious, and Civic Development from the Early Days to the Present Time, and Special Analysis of its Military and Civil Participation in the Late World War - A comprehensive history Hall County, Nebraska.  The book includes several biographical sketches of Hall's citizens.

Land and Property

Maps

Migration

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

Military History and Records

  • &columns=*,0,0 Roster of War Veterans: Hall County, Nebraska : Civil War, Indian wars, Spanish American War, World War I. [n.d.: n.p] 1925. this is p. 228-241 of an unknown larger work. It lists names, addresses, units, and staates. It is divided by war. (FHL book 978.241 M2r).

Newspapers

Probate Records

Railroads

Grand Island railroad history - The first Transcontinentan Railroad reached the present site of Grand Island, Nebraska in July of 1866. Railroads are still important to the town.

Taxation

Vital Records

  • Marriage Records at Family History Library, 1869-1993. They were kept by the Probate Court and the County Court

Societies, Libraries and Museums

Webites

Family History Centers

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Hall County, Nebraska page 431, At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  2. WorldCat 50140092 FHL Collection Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed.] (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002)
  3. Jim Tompkins, "The Oregon Trail 1841-1848 Map I" in Oregon Trail Landmarks at http://www.oregonpioneers.com/OTMap1.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).