Hall County, Nebraska Genealogy

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County Courthouse[edit | edit source]

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Hall County Courthouse
111 West 1st Street
Grand Island NE 68801-6016

Quick Facts[edit | edit source]

Parent County[edit | edit source]

4 November 1858: Hall County was created as an original county. [1]

Boundary Changes[edit | edit source]

Record Loss[edit | edit source]

Places/Localities[edit | edit source]

Populated Places[edit | edit source]

Neighboring Counties[edit | edit source]

Resources[edit | edit source]

Archives and Libraries[edit | edit source]

Biography[edit | edit source]

  • Biographical and Historical memoirs of Adams, Clay, Hall and Hamilton Counties, Nebraska. Comprising a Condensed History of the State, a number of Biographies of Distinguished Citizens of the same, a Brief Descriptive History of each of the Counties mentioned, and numerous Biographical Sketches of the Citizens of such Counties
  • History of Hall County, Nebraska: A Narrative of the Past with Special Emphasis Upon the Pioneer Period of the County's History, and Chronological Presentation of its Social, Commercial, Educational, Religious, and Civic Development from the Early Days to the Present Time, and Special Analysis of its Military and Civil Participation in the Late World War - The book includes several biographical sketches of Hall's citizens.

Cemeteries[edit | edit source]

Census[edit | edit source]

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

Church History and Records[edit | edit source]

LDS Ward and Branch Records

  • Grand IslandRecord of Members 1929-1941 at family History Library

Court Records[edit | edit source]

History[edit | edit source]

  • 1890 History of Hall County - The Hall County portion transcribed from the book "Biographical and Historical Memoirs of Adams, Clay, Hall and Hamilton Counties"
  • Biographical and Historical memoirs of Adams, Clay, Hall and Hamilton Counties, Nebraska. Comprising a Condensed History of the State, a number of Biographies of Distinguished Citizens of the same, a Brief Descriptive History of each of the Counties mentioned, and numerous Biographical Sketches of the Citizens of such Counties
  • History of Hall County, Nebraska: A Narrative of the Past with Special Emphasis Upon the Pioneer Period of the County's History, and Chronological Presentation of its Social, Commercial, Educational, Religious, and Civic Development from the Early Days to the Present Time, and Special Analysis of its Military and Civil Participation in the Late World War - A comprehensive history Hall County, Nebraska.  The book includes several biographical sketches of Hall's citizens.

Land and Property[edit | edit source]

Maps[edit | edit source]

Migration[edit | edit source]

Early migration routes to and from Hall County, Nebraska Genealogy for European and African American settlers included:

Military History and Records[edit | edit source]

  • &columns=*,0,0 Roster of War Veterans: Hall County, Nebraska : Civil War, Indian wars, Spanish American War, World War I. [n.d.: n.p] 1925. this is p. 228-241 of an unknown larger work. It lists names, addresses, units, and staates. It is divided by war. (FHL book 978.241 M2r).

Newspapers[edit | edit source]

Probate Records[edit | edit source]

Railroads[edit | edit source]

Grand Island railroad history - The first Transcontinentan Railroad reached the present site of Grand Island, Nebraska in July of 1866. Railroads are still important to the town.

Taxation[edit | edit source]

Vital Records[edit | edit source]

  • [[[:Template:Hallmarriages]] Marriage Records] at Family History Library, 1869-1993. They were kept by the Probate Court and the County Court

Societies, Libraries and Museums[edit | edit source]

Webites[edit | edit source]

Family History Centers[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. WorldCat 50140092 FHL Collection Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed.] (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002)
  2. Jim Tompkins, "The Oregon Trail 1841-1848 Map I" in Oregon Trail Landmarks at OTMap1.jpg (accessed 18 July 2011).
  3. "Oregon California Trails Association" at http://octatrails.micromaps.com/ (accessed 18 July 2011).
  4. "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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