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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
  
Colfax County; 411 E 11th St; Schuyler, NE 68661; Ph. 402.352.3434 Details: (Co Judge has m rec from 1869, pro rec from 1886 & ct rec form 1885; Clk Dis Ct has div rec from 1881; Co Clk has land rec from 1860)
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[http://www.colfaxcounty.ne.gov/ Colfax County Courthouse]<br>&nbsp;411 E 11th Street<br> Schuyler, NE 68661<br> Phone: 402.352.3434&nbsp;<br><br>County Judge has marriage records from 1869, probate records from 1886 <br>and court records form 1885; Clerk District Court has divorce records from 1881;<br> County Clerk has land records from 1860<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Colfax County, Nebraska page 429, {WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==

Revision as of 16:24, 10 August 2012

United States  > Nebraska > Colfax County

County Courthouse

Colfax County Courthouse
 411 E 11th Street
Schuyler, NE 68661
Phone: 402.352.3434 

County Judge has marriage records from 1869, probate records from 1886
and court records form 1885; Clerk District Court has divorce records from 1881;
County Clerk has land records from 1860[1]

History

Parent County

1869--Colfax County was created 15 February 1869 fromPlatte County. County seat: Schuyler [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Clarkson, Nebraska
Sousek Cemetery

Columbus Cemetery Supervisor
1060 12th Avenue, Columbus NE
(402) 562-4251
www.columbusne.us/

Dodge, Nebraska:
Saint Patricks Cemetery
Tabor Cemetery

Howells, Nebraska
Grove Hill Cemetery
S S Peter and Paul Cemetery
Saint Johns Cemetery

Schuyler, Nebraska:
Dry Creek Cemetery
Saint Johns Cemetery
Grandview Cemetery

Census

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

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Migration

Early migration routes to and from Colfax County, Nebraska Genealogy 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), Colfax County, Nebraska page 429, {WorldCat|50140092|disp=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 I" in Oregon Trail Landmarks at http://www.oregonpioneers.com/OTMap1.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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