Sioux County, Nebraska

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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Nebraska]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' '''Sioux County'''
  
[[Category:Sioux County, Nebraska]]
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'''Sioux 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 = Sioux County
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| county_map = 200px-Map of Nebraska highlighting Sioux 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 = 1877
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| founded date = February 19
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| seat wl= Harrison
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| building image = Sioux 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 = '''[[Sioux County, Nebraska Courthouse|Sioux County Courthouse]]'''<br>P.O. Box 158<br>Harrison, Nebraska 69246<br>Phone: 308. 668.2443
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== County Courthouse  ==
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[http://www.co.sioux.ne.us/offices.html Sioux County Court House]<br>P.O. Box 158<br>Harrison, NE 69246<br>(308) 668-2443<br><br>
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County Clerk has land records. <br>County Judge has marriage, probate and court 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), Sioux County, Nebraska page 434, {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
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== History  ==
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==== Parent County  ====
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'''1877--'''Sioux County was created 19 February 1877 from unorganized territory. '''County seat:''' Harrison <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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==== Boundary Changes  ====
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==== Record Loss  ====
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== Places/Localities  ==
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==== Populated Places  ====
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[http://visitnorthwestnebraska.com/toptown.htm Harrison]
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
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*[[Box Butte County, Nebraska|Box Butte]]
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*[[Dawes County, Nebraska|Dawes]]
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*[[Fall River County, South Dakota|Fall River County, South Dakota]]
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*[[Goshen County, Wyoming|Goshen County, Wyoming]]
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*[[Niobrara County, Wyoming|Niobrara County, Wyoming]]
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*[[Scotts Bluff County, Nebraska|Scotts Bluff]]
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== Resources  ==
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==== Cemeteries  ====
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[http://nebraskagravestones.org/ Nebraska Headstones]<br>Search for a headstone photo in Nebraska
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==== Census  ====
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{{Census|Nebraska}}
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==== Church ====
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{{NE Church Intro}}
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==== Court  ====
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==== Land ====
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{{NE Land}}
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==== Local Histories ====
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{{NE History Intro}}
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==== Maps  ====
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*[http://www.historygeo.com/search/ Family Maps of {{PAGENAME}}] (land patent maps) at HistoryGeo.com ($). Free surname search.
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[[File:Nesioux.png]]
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==== Migration  ====
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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 III" in ''Oregon Trail Landmarks'' at http://www.oregonpioneers.com/OTMap3.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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==== Military  ====
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==== Newspapers ====
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{{NE Newspaper abstracts|Sioux}}
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==== Probate ====
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{{NE Probate Intro|Adams}}
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==== Taxation ====
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{{NE Tax Intro}}
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==== Vital Records ====
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{{NE Vital Intro}}
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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]]
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== 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.
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*{{FHL|Nebraska%2C+Sioux|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
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== References  ==
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United States Gotoarrow.png Nebraska Gotoarrow.png Sioux County

Sioux 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
Sioux County, Nebraska
Map
Map of Nebraska highlighting Sioux County
Location in the state of Nebraska
Map of the U.S. highlighting Nebraska
Location of Nebraska in the U.S.
Facts
Founded February 19, 1877
County Seat Harrison
Courthouse
Photo courtesy [[]]
Address Sioux County Courthouse
P.O. Box 158
Harrison, Nebraska 69246
Phone: 308. 668.2443


Contents

County Courthouse

Sioux County Court House
P.O. Box 158
Harrison, NE 69246
(308) 668-2443

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

History

Parent County

1877--Sioux County was created 19 February 1877 from unorganized territory. County seat: Harrison [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Harrison

Neighboring Counties

 

Resources

Cemeteries

Nebraska Headstones
Search for a headstone photo in Nebraska

Census

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

Church

Church records vary significantly depending on the denomination and the record keeper. They may contain information about members of the congregation, such as age, date of baptism, christening, or birth; marriage information and maiden names; and death date. For general information about Nebraska denominations, view the Nebraska Church Records wiki page.

Court

Land

Land and property records can place an ancestor in a particular location, provide economic information, and reveal family relationships. Land records include: deeds, abstracts and indexes, mortgages, leases, grants and land patents.

See Nebraska Land and Property for additional information about early Nebraska land grants. After land was transferred to private ownership, subsequent transactions were usually recorded at the county courthouse, where records are currently housed.

Local Histories

Local histories are available for Sioux County, Nebraska. County histories may include biographies, church, school and government history, and military information. For more information about local histories, see the wiki page section Nebraska Local Histories.

Maps

Nesioux.png

Migration

Early migration routes to and from Sioux County, Nebraska for European and African American settlers included:

Military

Newspapers

Additional newspapers abstracts can sometimes be found using search phrases such as Sioux County, Nebraska newspapers in online catalogs like:

Probate

In most counties in Nebraska, probate records have been kept by the county judge. They include wills, fee books, claim registers, legacy records, inheritance records, probate ticklers, and dockets. The records are available at the county courthouse.

The Family History Library Catalog lists films of probate records. To find the records for this county, use the Place Search for Nebraska - Adams - Probate records.

Taxation

Nebraska tax records complement land records and can be used in place of censuses before 1820 or to supplement the years between censuses. There may be gaps of several years in the records.

Vital Records

Vital Records consist of births, adoptions, marriages, divorces, and deaths recorded on registers, certificates, and documents. A copy or an extract of most original records can be purchased from the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services or the County Clerk's office of the county where the event occurred.

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), Sioux 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).
  3. Jim Tompkins, "The Oregon Trail 1841-1848 Map III" in Oregon Trail Landmarks at http://www.oregonpioneers.com/OTMap3.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).
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