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Revision as of 21:52, 4 August 2012

United States  > Nebraska > Cheyenne County

County Courthouse

  • Cheyenne County Courthouse
    1000 10th Ave
    Sydney, Nebraska

History

Parent County

1867--Cheyenne County was created 22 June 1867 from unorganized territory. County seat: Sidney [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

  • USGenWeb has a list of Cheyenne County cemeteries, their locations and links to online transcriptions as well as connections to Find-a-grave where it applies.

Census

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

Church

Court

Cheyenne County has both a District and a County Court. The District Court issues writs, files papers delivered to him, endorses papers, and keeps records of court proceedings. The County Court files copies of Land records as well as birth, marriage, and death records.

  • Distric Court
    Courthouse
    1000 10th Ave
    PO Box 217
    Sidney, Nebraska 69162-0217
    Telephone: (308)254-2814
  • County Court
    Courthouse
    1000 10th Ave
    Sidney, Nebraska 69162-0217
    Telephone: (308)254-2141

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

  • Cheyenne County Genealogical Society (DDGS)
    PO Box 802
    Sidney, Nebraska 69162
    Website: http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~necheyen/CCGS.htm
    The society has all Cheyenne County marriage records prior to 1 Jan 1987, cemetery transcription books done in 1998, census films for the county, and a county history with biographies. See their GenWeb site for fees. The collections of the CCGS have been moved to the Sidney Public Library to the B. Seda Hertiage Room.
  • Sidney Public Library
    1112 12th Ave.
    Sidney, NE 69162
    (308)254-3110
  • Cheyenne County Historical Society
    Fort Sidney Complex
    6th & Jackson Sts.
    Sidney, Nebraska 69162
    (308)254-2550

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