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In the 1850's a major port of entry to Nebraska was New Orleans. Steamboats transported settlers and goods up the Mississippi-Missouri river system to Council Bluffs and Winter Quarters (Florence). [[Nebraska Emigration and Immigration|Read more...]]
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}}<div style="padding-left: 1px; float: left; width: 74%"><center>''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Nebraska]]''</center><br>{{TitleStyle1}}Welcome to the Nebraska page,<br>the Cornhusker State{{/p}}[[Image:{{ChimRock}}]]'''''Most unique genealogical features:'''''
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*NE 1854-1856 [[Nebraska Census#State_and_territorial_censuses|territorial censuses]].
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*NE [[Nebraska Census#Online_Nebraska_indexes_and_images|1885 federal census]].
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*Many settlers filed [[Homestead Records|homestead applications]] to get [[Nebraska Land and Property#Homestead_Land|Nebraska land]].<ref>U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, "General Land Office Records" at http://www.glorecords.blm.gov/ (accessed 19 December 2011).</ref>
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*NE [[Nebraska Vital Records#Nebraska_Birth.2C_Marriage_and_Death_Records_Online|birth records]] start fairly late.
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*The [[Oregon Trail|Oregon]], [[California Trail|California]], [[Mormon Trail|Mormon]], and [[Bozeman Trail|Bozeman]] Trails followed the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Platte_River Platte River] thru Nebraska to [[Wyoming]].<ref>Wikipedia contributors, "Oregon Trail" in ''Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia'' at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oregon_Trail (accessed 19 December 2011); Wikipedia contributors, "California Trail" in ''Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia'' at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/California_Trail (accessed 19 December 2011); Wikipedia contributors, "Mormon Trail" in ''Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia'' at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mormon_Trail (accessed 19 December 2011); Wikipedia contributors, "Bozeman Trail" in ''Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia'' at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bozeman_Trail (accessed 19 December 2011).</ref>
  
* '''[[Nebraska Native Races]]'''<br>
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=== Counties  ===
  
=== Did You Know? ===
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*[[Adams County, Nebraska|Adams]]
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*[[Antelope County, Nebraska|Antelope]]
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*[[Arthur County, Nebraska|Arthur]]
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*[[Banner County, Nebraska|Banner]]
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*[[Blaine County, Nebraska|Blaine]]
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*[[Boone County, Nebraska|Boone]]
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*[[Box Butte County, Nebraska|Box Butte]]
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*[[Boyd County, Nebraska|Boyd]]
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*[[Brown County, Nebraska|Brown]]
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*[[Buffalo County, Nebraska|Buffalo]]
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*[[Burt County, Nebraska|Burt]]
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*[[Butler County, Nebraska|Butler]]
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*[[Cass County, Nebraska|Cass]]
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*[[Cedar County, Nebraska|Cedar]]
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*[[Chase County, Nebraska|Chase]]
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*[[Cherry County, Nebraska|Cherry]]
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*[[Cheyenne County, Nebraska|Cheyenne]]
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*[[Clay County, Nebraska|Clay]]
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*[[Colfax County, Nebraska|Colfax]]
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*[[Cuming County, Nebraska|Cuming]]
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*[[Custer County, Nebraska|Custer]]
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*[[Dakota County, Nebraska|Dakota]]
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*[[Dawes County, Nebraska|Dawes]]
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*[[Dawson County, Nebraska|Dawson]]
  
* <div align="justify">On May 6, 1877, famed Chief Crazy Horse surrendered with 1,000 of his followers near Camp Robinson. On September 7, 1877, he was bayoneted in the back because he was said to have resisted his captors. [http://www.indians.org/welker/crazyhor.htm '''Read more...''']</div>
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*[[Deuel County, Nebraska|Deuel]]
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*[[Dixon County, Nebraska|Dixon]]
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*[[Dodge County, Nebraska|Dodge]]
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*[[Douglas County, Nebraska|Douglas]]
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*[[Dundy County, Nebraska|Dundy]]
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*[[Fillmore County, Nebraska|Fillmore]]
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*[[Franklin County, Nebraska|Franklin]]
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*[[Frontier County, Nebraska|Frontier]]
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*[[Furnas County, Nebraska|Furnas]]
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*[[Gage County, Nebraska|Gage]]
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*[[Garden County, Nebraska|Garden]]
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*[[Garfield County, Nebraska|Garfield]]
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*[[Gosper County, Nebraska|Gosper]]
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*[[Grant County, Nebraska|Grant]]
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*[[Greeley County, Nebraska|Greeley]]
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*[[Hall County, Nebraska|Hall]]
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*[[Hamilton County, Nebraska|Hamilton]]
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*[[Harlan County, Nebraska|Harlan]]
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*[[Hayes County, Nebraska|Hayes]]
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*[[Hitchcock County, Nebraska|Hitchcock]]
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*[[Holt County, Nebraska|Holt]]
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*[[Hooker County, Nebraska|Hooker]]
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*[[Howard County, Nebraska|Howard]]
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*[[Jefferson County, Nebraska|Jefferson]]
  
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*[[Johnson County, Nebraska|Johnson]]
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*[[Kearney County, Nebraska|Kearney]]
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*[[Keith County, Nebraska|Keith]]
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*[[Keya Paha County, Nebraska|Keya Paha]]
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*[[Kimball County, Nebraska|Kimball]]
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*[[Knox County, Nebraska|Knox]]
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*[[Lancaster County, Nebraska|Lancaster]]
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*[[Lincoln County, Nebraska|Lincoln]]
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*[[Logan County, Nebraska|Logan]]
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*[[Loup County, Nebraska|Loup]]
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*[[Madison County, Nebraska|Madison]]
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*[[McPherson County, Nebraska|McPherson]]
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*[[Merrick County, Nebraska|Merrick]]
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*[[Morrill County, Nebraska|Morrill]]
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*[[Nance County, Nebraska|Nance]]
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*[[Nemaha County, Nebraska|Nemaha]]
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*[[Nuckolls County, Nebraska|Nuckolls]]
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*[[Otoe County, Nebraska|Otoe]]
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*[[Pawnee County, Nebraska|Pawnee]]
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*[[Perkins County, Nebraska|Perkins]]
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*[[Phelps County, Nebraska|Phelps]]
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*[[Pierce County, Nebraska|Pierce]]
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*[[Platte County, Nebraska|Platte]]
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*[[Polk County, Nebraska|Polk]]
  
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*[[Red Willow County, Nebraska|Red Willow]]
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*[[Richardson County, Nebraska|Richardson]]
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*[[Rock County, Nebraska|Rock]]
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*[[Saline County, Nebraska|Saline]]
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*[[Sarpy County, Nebraska|Sarpy]]
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*[[Saunders County, Nebraska|Saunders]]
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*[[Scotts Bluff County, Nebraska|Scotts Bluff]]
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*[[Seward County, Nebraska|Seward]]
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*[[Sheridan County, Nebraska|Sheridan]]
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*[[Sherman County, Nebraska|Sherman]]
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*[[Sioux County, Nebraska|Sioux]]
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*[[Stanton County, Nebraska|Stanton]]
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*[[Thayer County, Nebraska|Thayer]]
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*[[Thomas County, Nebraska|Thomas]]
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*[[Thurston County, Nebraska|Thurston]]
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*[[Valley County, Nebraska|Valley]]
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*[[Washington County, Nebraska|Washington]]
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*[[Wayne County, Nebraska|Wayne]]
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*[[Webster County, Nebraska|Webster]]
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*[[Wheeler County, Nebraska|Wheeler]]
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*[[York County, Nebraska|York]]
  
* In the near future forums specific to LOCALITY genealogy will be available. <br>
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'''Click''' on the map below to go to a county page. '''Hover''' over a county to see its name. To see a '''larger''' version of the map, [[Nebraska Counties Map|click here]]. {{NEimagemap2}}
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'''Extinct or Renamed Counties: '''<br>[[Blackbird County, Nebraska|Blackbird]] | [[Calhoun County, Nebraska|Calhoun]] | [[Emmet County, Nebraska|Emmet]] | [[Forney County, Nebraska|Forney]] | [[Greene County, Nebraska|Greene]] | [[Harrison County, Nebraska|Harrison]] | [[Izard County, Nebraska|Izard]] | [[Jackson County, Nebraska|Jackson]] | [[Johnston County, Nebraska|Johnston]] | [[Jones County, Nebraska|Jones]] | [[Kountze County, Nebraska|Kountze]] | [[L'Eau Qui Court County, Nebraska|L'Eau Qui Court]] | [[Lyon County, Nebraska|Lyon]] | [[McNeale County, Nebraska|McNeale]] | [[Monroe County, Nebraska|Monroe]] | [[Shorter County, Nebraska|Shorter]] |[[Taylor County, Nebraska|Taylor]] | [[West County, Nebraska|West]]
  
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[[Nebraska State Historical Society]]{{·}} [[Beatrice Public Library]]{{·}} [[State DAR Library]]{{·}} [[American Historical Society of Germans from Russia]]{{·}} [[National Archives Central Plains Region (Kansas City)]]{{·}} [[Mid-Continent Public Library Midwest Genealogy Center]]<br> [[Image:Nebraska.png|right|200px|Nebraska.png]]
  
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=== Migration Routes  ===
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Missouri River{{·}} [[Bozeman Trail]]{{·}} [[California Trail]]{{·}} [[Mormon Trail]]{{·}} [[Oregon Trail]]{{·}} [[Union Pacific Railroad]]
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In the 1850's a major port of entry to Nebraska was New Orleans. Steamboats transported settlers and goods up the Mississippi-Missouri river system to Council Bluffs and Winter Quarters (Florence). [[Nebraska Emigration and Immigration|Read more...]] <br>[[Image:Nebraska flag.png|right|200px|Nebraska flag.png]]
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*[[Nebraska Marriages (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Nebraska Marriages (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
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*[[Nebraska, Broken Bow Homestead Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Nebraska, Broken Bow Homestead Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
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=== Did You Know?  ===
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*[http://www.obitsofnebraska.com/ O’Bits of Nebraska] is an ongoing collection of obituaries, notices of death, and news of tragic deaths printed before 1930. The focus is on newspapers in smaller towns. New items are added each week.
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*On May 6, 1877, famed Chief Crazy Horse surrendered with 1,000 of his followers near Camp Robinson. On September 7, 1877, he was bayoneted in the back because he was said to have resisted his captors. [http://www.indians.org/welker/crazyhor.htm '''Read more...''']
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*The Family History Library has a collection of records pertaining to the [[Nebraska Native Races]]
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United States Gotoarrow.png Nebraska

Welcome to the Nebraska page,
the Cornhusker State

Chimney Rock, Nebraska on the Oregon and California Trails.
Most unique genealogical features:

Counties

Click on the map below to go to a county page. Hover over a county to see its name. To see a larger version of the map, click here.
Sioux CountyScotts Bluff CountyBanner CountyKimball CountyDawes CountyBox Butte CountyMorrill CountyCheyenne CountySheridan CountyGarden CountyDeuel CountyCherry CountyGrant CountyHooker CountyThomas CountyArthur CountyMcPherson CountyLogan CountyKeith countyPerkins CountyLincoln CountyChase CountyHayes CountyFrontier CountyDundy CountyHitchcock CountyRed Willow CountyFurnas CountyGosper CountyDawson CountyCuster CountyBlaine CountyLoup CountyBrown CountyRock CountyKeya Paha CountyBoyd CountyHolt CountyGarfield CountyWheeler CountyValley CountyGreeley CountySherman CountyHoward CountyBuffalo CountyHall CountyPhelps CountyKearney CountyHarlan CountyFranklin CountyWebster CountyNuckolls CountyThayer CountyJefferson CountySaline CountyFillmore CountyClay CountyAdams CountyHamilton CountyYork CountySeward CountyButler CountyPolk CountyMerrick CountyNance CountyBoone CountyPlatte CountyMadison CountyColfax CountyStanton CountyAntelope CountyPierce CountyKnox CountyCedar CountyDixon CountyWayne CountyDakota CountyThurston CountyCuming CountyBurt CountyDodge CountySaunders CountyLancaster CountyGage CountyPawnee CountyJohnson CountyRichardson CountyNemaha CountyOtoe CountyCass CountySarpy CountyDouglas CountyWashington CountyNebraska-county-map.gif

Extinct or Renamed Counties:
Blackbird | Calhoun | Emmet | Forney | Greene | Harrison | Izard | Jackson | Johnston | Jones | Kountze | L'Eau Qui Court | Lyon | McNeale | Monroe | Shorter |Taylor | West

Major Repositories

Nebraska State Historical Society · Beatrice Public Library · State DAR Library · American Historical Society of Germans from Russia · National Archives Central Plains Region (Kansas City) · Mid-Continent Public Library Midwest Genealogy Center
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Migration Routes

Missouri River · Bozeman Trail · California Trail · Mormon Trail · Oregon Trail · Union Pacific Railroad

Featured Content

In the 1850's a major port of entry to Nebraska was New Orleans. Steamboats transported settlers and goods up the Mississippi-Missouri river system to Council Bluffs and Winter Quarters (Florence). Read more...
Nebraska flag.png

Wiki articles describing onlline collectons

Did You Know?

  • O’Bits of Nebraska is an ongoing collection of obituaries, notices of death, and news of tragic deaths printed before 1930. The focus is on newspapers in smaller towns. New items are added each week.
  • On May 6, 1877, famed Chief Crazy Horse surrendered with 1,000 of his followers near Camp Robinson. On September 7, 1877, he was bayoneted in the back because he was said to have resisted his captors. Read more...
  • The Family History Library has a collection of records pertaining to the Nebraska Native Races


Wiki Volunteers Wanted

To add your knowledge and help expand the wiki click here:

Sources

  1. U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, "General Land Office Records" at http://www.glorecords.blm.gov/ (accessed 19 December 2011).
  2. Wikipedia contributors, "Oregon Trail" in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oregon_Trail (accessed 19 December 2011); Wikipedia contributors, "California Trail" in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/California_Trail (accessed 19 December 2011); Wikipedia contributors, "Mormon Trail" in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mormon_Trail (accessed 19 December 2011); Wikipedia contributors, "Bozeman Trail" in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bozeman_Trail (accessed 19 December 2011).