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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Nebraska]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' '''Jefferson County'''
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'''Jefferson 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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{{Infobox U.S. County
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| county = Jefferson County
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| county_map = 200px-Map of Nebraska highlightingJefferson County svg.bmp
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| state = Nebraska
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| state_map = NE-map.png
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| latd = 39.99
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| longd = 91.19
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| founded title = [[Nebraska County Creation Dates and Parent Counties|Founded]]
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| founded year = 1856
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| founded date = January 26
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| seat wl= Fairbury
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| building image = Jefferson county courthouse.gif
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| building image size = 100px
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| building image cap = Photo courtesy [[]]
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| building address = '''[[Jefferson County, Nebraska Courthouse|Jefferson County Courthouse]]'''<br>411 4th Street<br>Fairbury, Nebraska 68352-2356<br>Phone: 402.729.2323
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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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[http://www.co.jefferson.ne.us/ Jefferson County Courthouse]<br>&nbsp;411 4th St; <br>Fairbury, NE 68352<br> Phone: 402.729.2323<br><br> County Clerk has marriage records. <br>County Judge has probate and court records. <br>Clerk District Court has divorce records. <br>Register of Deeds has land records. <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Jefferson County, Nebraska page 431, {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
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==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
'''1855--'''Johnson County was created 2 March 1855 from Nemaha County. '''County seat:''' Tecumseh <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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'''1856--'''Johnson County was created 26 January 1856 from unorganized territory. '''County seat:''' Fairbury <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
  
 
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*[[Fillmore County, Nebraska|Fillmore]]
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*[[Gage County, Nebraska|Gage]]
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*[[Republic County, Kansas|Republic County, Kansas]]
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*[[Saline County, Nebraska|Saline]]
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*[[Thayer County, Nebraska|Thayer]]
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*[[Washington County, Kansas|Washington County, Kansas]]
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
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==== Cemeteries  ====
 
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{{Census|Nebraska}}
  
 
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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/Little_Blue_River_(Kansas/Nebraska) Little Blue River]
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:*[[Oregon Trail]] 1830s to 1890s from western Missouri to Oregon City, Oregon<ref>National Park Service, "(Auto Tour Route) Maps" in ''Oregon National Historic Trail'' at http://www.nps.gov/oreg/planyourvisit/maps.htm (accessed 18 July 2011).</ref>
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:*[[California Trail]] 1846 to 1869 from western Missouri to northern California<ref>National Park Service, "(Auto Tour Route) Maps" in ''California National Historic Trail'' at http://www.nps.gov/cali/planyourvisit/maps.htm (accessed 18 July 2011).</ref>
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:*[[Mormon Trail]] 1846 to 1869 from Nauvoo, Illinois to Salt Lake City, Utah<ref>National Park Service, "Auto Tour Route Maps" in ''Mormon Pioneer National Historic Trail'' at http://www.nps.gov/mopi/planyourvisit/maps.htm (accessed 18 July 2011).</ref>
  
 
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==== Family History Centers<br>  ====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
  
 
== Web Sites  ==
 
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*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.  
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=204454&subject_disp=Nebraska%2C+Jefferson&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
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*{{FHL|Nebraska%2C+Jefferson|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
  
 
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United States Gotoarrow.png Nebraska Gotoarrow.png Jefferson County

Jefferson 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

Jefferson County, Nebraska
Map
Map of Nebraska highlighting Jefferson County
Location in the state of Nebraska
Map of the U.S. highlighting Nebraska
Location of Nebraska in the U.S.
Facts
Founded January 26, 1856
County Seat Fairbury
Courthouse
Photo courtesy [[]]
Address Jefferson County Courthouse
411 4th Street
Fairbury, Nebraska 68352-2356
Phone: 402.729.2323

Contents

County Courthouse

Jefferson County Courthouse
 411 4th St;
Fairbury, NE 68352
Phone: 402.729.2323

County Clerk has marriage records.
County Judge has probate and court records.
Clerk District Court has divorce records.
Register of Deeds has land records. [1]

History

Parent County

1856--Johnson County was created 26 January 1856 from unorganized territory. County seat: Fairbury [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

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

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Migration

Early migration routes to and from Jefferson County, Nebraska 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), Jefferson County, Nebraska page 431, 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. National Park Service, "(Auto Tour Route) Maps" in Oregon National Historic Trail at http://www.nps.gov/oreg/planyourvisit/maps.htm (accessed 18 July 2011).
  4. National Park Service, "(Auto Tour Route) Maps" in California National Historic Trail at http://www.nps.gov/cali/planyourvisit/maps.htm (accessed 18 July 2011).
  5. National Park Service, "Auto Tour Route Maps" in Mormon Pioneer National Historic Trail at http://www.nps.gov/mopi/planyourvisit/maps.htm (accessed 18 July 2011).