Phelps County, Nebraska

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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Nebraska]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' '''Phelps County'''
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'''Phelps 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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{{NEDC}} <br> <br> {{Infobox U.S. County
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| county = Phelps County
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| county_map = 200px-Map of Nebraska highlighting Phelps 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 = 1873
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| founded date = February 11
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| seat wl= Holdrege
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| building image = Phelps 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 = '''[[Phelps County, Nebraska Courthouse|Phelps County Courthouse]]'''<br>P.O. Box 404<br>Holdrege, Nebraska 68949<br>Phone: 308.995.4469
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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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[[Image:Phelps County Nebraska Courthouse.jpg|thumb|right|200px]]&nbsp;[http://www.phelpsgov.org/ Phelps County Courthouse]<br>PO Box 404; <br>Holdrege, NE 68949<br> Phone: 308.995.4469<br><br>County Clerk has marriage and land records.<br>County Judge has probate records. <br>Clerk District Court has divorce records. <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Phelps County, Nebraska page 433, {{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  ====
  
'''1873--'''Phelps County was created 11 February 1873 from&nbsp;[[Kearney_County,_Nebraska|Kearney]] County. '''County seat:'''&nbsp;Holdrege <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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'''1873--'''Phelps County was created 11 February 1873 from&nbsp;[[Kearney County, Nebraska|Kearney]] County. '''County seat:'''&nbsp;Holdrege <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
  
 
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*[[Buffalo County, Nebraska|Buffalo]]
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*[[Dawson County, Nebraska|Dawson]]
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*[[Franklin County, Nebraska|Franklin]]
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*[[Furnas County, Nebraska|Furnas]]
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*[[Gosper County, Nebraska|Gosper]]
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*[[Harlan County, Nebraska|Harlan]]
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*[[Kearney County, Nebraska|Kearney]]
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
  
 
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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/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 II" in ''Oregon Trail Landmarks'' at http://www.oregonpioneers.com/OTMap2.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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*[[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=204553&subject_disp=Nebraska%2C+Phelps&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
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*{{FHL|Nebraska%2C+Phelps|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
  
 
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Revision as of 15:28, 7 February 2013

United States Gotoarrow.png Nebraska Gotoarrow.png Phelps County

Phelps 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
Phelps County, Nebraska
Map
Map of Nebraska highlighting Phelps County
Location in the state of Nebraska
Map of the U.S. highlighting Nebraska
Location of Nebraska in the U.S.
Facts
Founded February 11, 1873
County Seat Holdrege
Courthouse
Photo courtesy [[]]
Address Phelps County Courthouse
P.O. Box 404
Holdrege, Nebraska 68949
Phone: 308.995.4469

Contents

County Courthouse

Phelps County Nebraska Courthouse.jpg
 Phelps County Courthouse
PO Box 404;
Holdrege, NE 68949
Phone: 308.995.4469

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

History

Parent County

1873--Phelps County was created 11 February 1873 from Kearney County. County seat: Holdrege [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

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

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Migration

Early migration routes to and from Phelps 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), Phelps County, Nebraska page 433, 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. Jim Tompkins, "The Oregon Trail 1841-1848 Map II" in Oregon Trail Landmarks at http://www.oregonpioneers.com/OTMap2.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).