Gosper County, Nebraska Genealogy

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Gosper 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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Gosper County, Nebraska
Map
Map of Nebraska highlighting Gosper County
Location in the state of Nebraska
Map of the U.S. highlighting Nebraska
Location of Nebraska in the U.S.
Facts
Founded November 26, 1873
County Seat Elwood
Courthouse
Photo courtesy [[]]
Address Gosper County Courthouse
507 Smith Ave.
P.O. Box 136
Elwood, Nebraska 68037-0136
Phone: 308.785.2611


County Courthouse

Gosper County Courthouse
507 Smith Ave,P.O. Box 136
Elwood, NE 68937-0136
Phone: 308.785.2611

County Judge has marriage and probate records from 1891
and court records 1920. County Clerk has divorce records
from 1880 and land records. [1]

History

Parent County

1873--Gosper County was created 26 November 1873 from Kearney County and unorganized territory.
County seat: Elwood [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

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

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Migration

Early migration routes to and from Gosper 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), Gosper County, Nebraska page 430, 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 II" in Oregon Trail Landmarks at http://www.oregonpioneers.com/OTMap2.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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