Seward County, Nebraska

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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Nebraska]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' '''Seward County'''
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'''Seward 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 = Seward County
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| county_map = 200px-Map of Nebraska highlighting Seward 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 = 1855
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| founded date = March 6
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| seat wl= Seward
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| building image = Seward 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 = '''[[Seward County, Nebraska Courthouse|Seward County Courthouse]]'''<br>529 Seward Street<br>P.O. Box 190<br>Seward, Nebraska 68434<br>Phone: 402.643.2883
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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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[http://connectseward.org/cgov/ Seward County Courthouse ]<br>529 Seward St; PO Box 190; <br>Seward, NE 68434<br> Phone: 402.643.2883<br><br>County Clerk has marriage and land records from 1866.<br>County Court has probate records from 1869.<br>Clerk District Court has divorce records 1868 and court records from 1869. <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Seward County, Nebraska page 434, {{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--'''Seward County was created 6 March 1855 from [[Cass_County,_Nebraska|Cass ]]and Pierce(old) Counties. '''County seat:''' Seward <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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'''1855--'''Seward County was created 6 March 1855 from [[Cass County, Nebraska|Cass and]] Pierce(old) Counties. '''County seat:''' Seward <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
  
 
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== Places/Localities  ==
 
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
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*[[Butler County, Nebraska|Butler]]
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*[[Fillmore County, Nebraska|Fillmore]]
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*[[Lancaster County, Nebraska|Lancaster]]
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*[[Polk County, Nebraska|Polk]]
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*[[Saline County, Nebraska|Saline]]
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*[[Saunders County, Nebraska|Saunders]]
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*[[York County, Nebraska|York]]
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
  
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
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*http://www.sewardne.info/Cemeteries.htm
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BillionGraves:
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*[http://www.billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=66689 Greenwood Cemetery, Seward]
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*[http://www.billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=66967 Mount Carmel Cemetery, Pleasant Dale]
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*[http://billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=67405 Seward Cemetery, Seward]
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==== Census  ====
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{{Census|Nebraska}}
  
 
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== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
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==== Family History Centers<br>  ====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
  
 
== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==
  
 
*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=204606&subject_disp=Nebraska%2C+Seward&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
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*{{FHL|Nebraska%2C+Seward|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
  
 
== References  ==
 
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Revision as of 16:53, 7 February 2013

United States Gotoarrow.png Nebraska Gotoarrow.png Seward County

Seward 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

Seward County, Nebraska
Map
Map of Nebraska highlighting Seward County
Location in the state of Nebraska
Map of the U.S. highlighting Nebraska
Location of Nebraska in the U.S.
Facts
Founded March 6, 1855
County Seat Seward
Courthouse
Photo courtesy [[]]
Address Seward County Courthouse
529 Seward Street
P.O. Box 190
Seward, Nebraska 68434
Phone: 402.643.2883

Contents

County Courthouse

Seward County Courthouse
529 Seward St; PO Box 190;
Seward, NE 68434
Phone: 402.643.2883

County Clerk has marriage and land records from 1866.
County Court has probate records from 1869.
Clerk District Court has divorce records 1868 and court records from 1869. [1]

History

Parent County

1855--Seward County was created 6 March 1855 from Cass and Pierce(old) Counties. County seat: Seward [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

BillionGraves:

Census

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

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

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), Seward County, Nebraska page 434, 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).