Wayne County, Nebraska Genealogy

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County Courthouse

Wayne County Courthouse
510 N Pearl Street
PO Box 248
Wayne, Ne 68787-1939
Phone: 402.375.2288

County judge has marriage, probate and court records from 1871.
Clerk District Court has divorce records.
County Clerk has land records from 1870. [1]

History

The county is named after Revolutionary War General "Mad" Anthony Wayne (1745-1796).[2]

Parent County

1871--Wayne County was created 4 March 1871 from unorganized territory. County seat: Wayne [3]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

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

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

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), Wayne County, Nebraska page 435, At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  2. "Anthony Wayne," Wikipedia.
  3. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
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