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=== Welcome to Nebraska, Cornhusker State  ===
 
=== Welcome to Nebraska, Cornhusker State  ===
  
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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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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...]]  
  
 
== Did You Know?  ==
 
== Did You Know?  ==
  
* [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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*[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.  
* 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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*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...''']  
 
*The Family History Library has a collection of records pertaining to the [[Nebraska Native Races]]
 
*The Family History Library has a collection of records pertaining to the [[Nebraska Native Races]]
 
  
 
== Counties  ==
 
== Counties  ==
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*[[Phelps County, Nebraska|Phelps]]  
 
*[[Phelps County, Nebraska|Phelps]]  
 
*[[Pierce County, Nebraska|Pierce]]  
 
*[[Pierce County, Nebraska|Pierce]]  
*[[Platte County, Nebraska|Platte]]
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*[[Platte County, Nebraska|Platte]]  
*[[Polk County, Nebraska|Polk]]  
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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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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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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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== Research Tools  ==
 
== Research Tools  ==
  
*Find which county a town is in, what town a cemetery is in, even where a postoffice or building is by using the United States Geographical Survey's [http://geonames.usgs.gov/pls/gnispublic Geographical Names Information System].
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*Find which county a town is in, what town a cemetery is in, even where a postoffice or building is by using the United States Geographical Survey's [http://geonames.usgs.gov/pls/gnispublic Geographical Names Information System].  
 
*[http://www.davidrumsey.com/directory/where/Nebraska/ David Rumsey Map Collection] is a large online collection of rare, old, antique historical atlases, globes, maps, charts plus other cartographic treasures.  
 
*[http://www.davidrumsey.com/directory/where/Nebraska/ David Rumsey Map Collection] is a large online collection of rare, old, antique historical atlases, globes, maps, charts plus other cartographic treasures.  
*[http://www.usgennet.org/usa/ne/state/ The Nebraska GenWeb Project] has a wealth of information and is a part of the larger [[USGenWeb| USGenWeb Project]]. [http://www.usgenweb.org/ The USGenWeb Project] provides internet information on every county in every state in the United States.
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*[http://www.usgennet.org/usa/ne/state/ The Nebraska GenWeb Project] has a wealth of information and is a part of the larger [[USGenWeb|USGenWeb Project]]. [http://www.usgenweb.org/ The USGenWeb Project] provides internet information on every county in every state in the United States.
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*If you are interested in being the [[FamilySearch Wiki:Moderator|moderator]] for Nebraska, please contact a [https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Special:Emailuser/JensenFA Sysop].  
 
*If you are interested in being the [[FamilySearch Wiki:Moderator|moderator]] for Nebraska, please contact a [https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Special:Emailuser/JensenFA Sysop].  
*The [http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~nesgs/ Nebraska State Genealogical Society] held their 31st annual conference on May 1-3, 2008. Check their website for details about next year!
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*The [http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~nesgs/ Nebraska State Genealogical Society] holds an annual conference. Check their website for details about the next conference!
  
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*[[Nebraska Vital Records|Vital Records]]  
 
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*[[Nebraska Voting Registers|Voting Registers]]
 
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Revision as of 20:09, 25 August 2010

United States > Nebraska

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Welcome to Nebraska, Cornhusker State

Nebraska.png Nebraska flag.png

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...

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

Counties

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

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