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Hall 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, military 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

Hall County, Nebraska
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Location in the state of Nebraska
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Facts
Founded November 4, 1858
County Seat Grand Island
Courthouse
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Address Hall County Courthouse
121 S. Pine Street
Grand Island, Nebraska 68801
Phone: 308.385.5080


Contents

County Courthouse

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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



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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

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).




 

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