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Nebraska, United States Genealogy

Guide to Nebraska genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

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Nebraska Background
Cultural Groups
Local Research Resources

Nebraska InformationEdit

Nebraska is a state in the midwest portion of the United States. It has 93 counties. Nebraska was the 37th State to join the Union on March 1, 1867. The State was formed from the Nebraska Territory. Lincoln is the State Capital. [1]

Getting StartedEdit

Getting Started with Nebraska Research

Links to articles on getting started with United States research.

Nebraska Research ToolsEdit

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Nebraska Clickable MapEdit

Genealogy records are kept on the county level in Nebraska. Click on a county below to go to the Wiki article listing more information.

Sioux CountyScotts Bluff CountyBanner CountyKimball CountyDawes CountyBox Butte CountyMorrill CountyCheyenne CountySheridan CountyGarden CountyDeuel CountyCherry CountyGrant CountyHooker CountyThomas CountyArthur CountyMcPherson CountyLogan CountyKeith countyPerkins CountyLincoln CountyChase CountyHayes CountyFrontier CountyDundy CountyHitchcock CountyRed Willow CountyFurnas CountyGosper CountyDawson CountyCuster CountyBlaine CountyLoup CountyBrown CountyRock CountyKeya Paha CountyBoyd CountyHolt CountyGarfield CountyWheeler CountyValley CountyGreeley CountySherman CountyHoward CountyBuffalo CountyHall CountyPhelps CountyKearney CountyHarlan CountyFranklin CountyWebster CountyNuckolls CountyThayer CountyJefferson CountySaline CountyFillmore CountyClay CountyAdams CountyHamilton CountyYork CountySeward CountyButler CountyPolk CountyMerrick CountyNance CountyBoone CountyPlatte CountyMadison CountyColfax CountyStanton CountyAntelope CountyPierce CountyKnox CountyCedar CountyDixon CountyWayne CountyDakota CountyThurston CountyCuming CountyBurt CountyDodge CountySaunders CountyLancaster CountyGage CountyPawnee CountyJohnson CountyRichardson CountyNemaha CountyOtoe CountyCass CountySarpy CountyDouglas CountyWashington CountyNebraska-county-map.gif


Extinct or Renamed Counties:
Blackbird | Calhoun | Emmet | Forney | Greene | Izard | Jackson | Johnston | Jones | L'Eau Qui Court | McNeale | Monroe | Shorter | West

Nebraska Migration RoutesEdit

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Missouri River · Bozeman Trail · California Trail · Mormon Trail · Oregon Trail · Union Pacific Railroad

FamilySearch ResourcesEdit

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Additional ResourcesEdit


  1. Wikipedia contributors, "List of US States by Date of Admission," in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia,, accessed 09/18/2016.