Wayne County, Nebraska Genealogy

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[[Image:Anthony Wayne.JPG|thumb|right|400px|General "Mad" Anthony Wayne (1745-1796)]]  
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The county is named after Revolutionary War General [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anthony_Wayne "Mad" Anthony Wayne] (1745-1796).<ref>[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anthony_Wayne "Anthony Wayne,"] Wikipedia.</ref>
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The county is named after Revolutionary War General [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anthony_Wayne "Mad" Anthony Wayne] (1745-1796).<ref>[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anthony_Wayne "Anthony Wayne,"] Wikipedia.</ref>  
  
 
==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
'''1871--'''Wayne County was created 4 March 1871 from unorganized territory. '''County seat:''' Wayne <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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'''1871--'''Wayne County was created 4 March 1871 from unorganized territory. '''County seat:''' Wayne <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
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*[[Cedar County, Nebraska|Cedar]]  
 
*[[Cedar County, Nebraska|Cedar]]  
 
*[[Cuming County, Nebraska|Cuming]]  
 
*[[Cuming County, Nebraska|Cuming]]  
*[[Dixon_County,_Nebraska|Dixon]]
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*[[Dixon County, Nebraska|Dixon]]  
 
*[[Madison County, Nebraska|Madison]]  
 
*[[Madison County, Nebraska|Madison]]  
 
*[[Pierce County, Nebraska|Pierce]]  
 
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Revision as of 05:46, 28 August 2010

United States  > Nebraska > Wayne County

Contents

County Courthouse

History

Anthony Wayne.JPG

The county is named after Revolutionary War General "Mad" Anthony Wayne (1745-1796).[1]

Parent County

1871--Wayne County was created 4 March 1871 from unorganized territory. County seat: Wayne [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

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. "Anthony Wayne," Wikipedia.
  2. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).