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}} {{Infobox U.S. County| county = Seward County| county_map = 200px-Map of Nebraska highlighting Seward County svg.bmp| state = Nebraska| state_map = NE-map.png| latd = 39.99| longd = 91.19| founded title = [[Nebraska County Creation Dates and Parent Counties|Founded]]| founded year = 1855| founded date = March 6| seat = Seward| building image = NebraskaSewardCourthouse.jpg| building image size = 200| building image cap = | building address = '''[http://www2.connectseward.org/cgov/clerk.htm Seward County Courthouse]'''<br>529 Seward Street<br>P.O. Box 190<br>Seward, NE 68434<br>Phone: 402.643.2883}}  
Guide to '''Seward County''', Nebraska ancestry, genealogy and family history research page. Guide to genealogy, history''', and courthouse sources including birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, willsfamily history, deeds and land records, Civil War records, family histories, cemeteries, churches, tax military records, newspapers, and obituaries.
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| width="16.6%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[#Vital_Records|Birth]]'''| width="16.6%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[#Vital_Records|Marriage]]'''| width="16.6%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[#Vital_Records|Death]]'''| width="16.6%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[#Census|Census]]'''| width="16.6%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | [[#Land|'''Land''']]| width="16.6%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[#Probate|Probate]]'''|-| width="16.6%" align="center" || width="16{{Infobox U.6%" align="center" |1869| width="16S.6%" align="center" || width="16.6%" align="center" |1860| width="16.6%" align="center" |1856| width="16.6%" align="center" |1856|} County 2016
|organized= March 6, 1855|county seat= Seward|parent county= [[Cass County, Nebraska Genealogy|Cass and]] Pierce (old) <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Nebraska.{{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>|variant spellings=|county1= [[Butler County, Nebraska Genealogy|Butler]]|county2= [[Fillmore County, Nebraska Genealogy|Fillmore]]|county3= [[Lancaster County, Nebraska Genealogy|Lancaster]]|county4= [[Polk County, Nebraska Genealogy|Polk]]|county5=[[Saline County, Nebraska Genealogy|Saline]]|county6= [[Saunders County Courthouse , Nebraska Genealogy|Saunders]]|county7= [[York County, Nebraska Genealogy|York]]</br><center>[[Seward County, Nebraska Genealogy#Maps and Gazetteers|See County Maps]]</center>|county8=|county9=|county10=|county courthouse= [[Image:NebraskaSewardCourthouse.jpg|245x245px]]|county location in state=[[Image: 200px-Map of Nebraska highlighting Seward County svg.bmp|185x185px]]|adoption=}}
|}<br>County Clerk has marriage and land records from 1866. County Court has probate records from 1869. Clerk District Court has divorce records 1868 and court records from 1869. <ref namediv style="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogistswidth:17%; float: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utahleft; margin-right: Everton Pub., 2002), Seward County, Nebraska page 434, {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}4em; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.padding:0px">__TOC__</refdiv> == County Information ==
== History =Description ===The County was named for William H. Seward. The County is located in southeast area of the state.<ref>Wikipedia contributors, "Seward, Nebraska," in ''https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Seward_County,_Nebraska'' accessed 8/22/2018</ref>
==== Parent County =Courthouse ==={{NE Courthouse Intro|Seward}}
'''1855Seward County Courthouse''' <br>529 Seward Street<br>P.O. Box 190<br>Seward, NE 68434<br>Phone: 402.643.2883<br>[http://www.countyofsewardne.com/clerk Seward County was created 6 March 1855 Website]<br><br>County Clerk has marriage and land records from [[Cass 1866. <br>County, Nebraska Genealogy|Cass Court has probate records from 1869. <br>Clerk District Court has divorce records 1868 and]] Pierce (old) Countiescourt records from 1869. '''County seat:''' Seward <ref name="HandybookHBG">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UTUtah:Everton PublishersPub., 2002), Nebraska.{{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
===Seward County, Nebraska Record Dates = Description =={{NE Record Dates Intro}}{| cellspacing="1" cellpadding="1" border="1"|-| bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" colspan="7" | <center>'''Known Beginning Dates for Major Records<ref>''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Seward County, Nebraska. Page 428-435 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}; Alice Eichholz, ed. Ancestry’s Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources, Third ed. (Provo, Utah: Ancestry, 2004), 417-420.</ref>'''</center>|-| width="14.2%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Seward County, Nebraska Genealogy#Birth|Birth*]]'''| width="14.2%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Seward County, Nebraska Genealogy#Marriage|Marriage]]'''| width="14.2%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Seward County, Nebraska Genealogy#Death|Death*]]'''| width="14.2%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Seward County, Nebraska Genealogy#Court Records|Court]]'''| width="14.2%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Seward County, Nebraska Genealogy#Land and Property Records|Land]]'''| width="14.2%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Seward County, Nebraska Genealogy#Probate Records|Probate]]'''| width="14.2%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Seward County, Nebraska Genealogy#Census Records|Census]]'''|-| width="14.2%" align="center" |1904| width="14.2%" align="center" |1869| width="14.2%" align="center" |1904| width="14.2%" align="center" |1856| width="14.2%" align="center" |1856| width="14.2%" align="center" |1856| width="14.2%" align="center" |1854|-| colspan="7"| <center>Statewide registration for births and deaths started in late 1904. General compliance by 1920. </center>|}
Seward County was organized === Record Loss ==={||-|There is no known history of courthouse disasters in 1867. It was originally called Greene County, and in 1862 it was renamed in honor of William H. Seward, United States Secretary of State under Abraham Lincoln and Andrew Johnson.<ref>https://en.wikipediathis county.org/wiki/Seward_County,_Nebraska accessed 09/29/2016</ref>
==== Boundary Changes ====|}
=== Boundary Changes ===
{{NE Boundary Changes Intro|Seward}}
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*'''1855''' Seward County was created 6 March 1855 from [[Cass County, Nebraska Genealogy|Cass and]] Pierce (old) Counties.
*'''County seat:''' Seward<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Nebraska.{{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref><br>
*[http://www.mapofus.org/nebraska/ Interactive Formation Boundary Map of Nebraska] - shows boundary changes for Nebraska Counties
*[http://publications.newberry.org/ahcbp/documents/NE_Individual_County_Chronologies.htm Nebraska Historical Boundary Changes] - list of all boundary changes by county provided by [https://www.newberry.org/ Newberry Library] |} === Populated Places ==={{NE Populated Places Intro|Seward}}For a complete list of populated places, including small neighborhoods and suburbs, visit [https://nebraska.hometownlocator.com/ne/Seward Hometown Locator]. The following are the most historically and genealogically relevant populated places in this county:<brref>Wikipedia contributors, "Seward County, Nebraska," in ''Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia'', https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Seward_County,_Nebraska, accessed 6 February 2019.</ref>
{{populated places<!--cities column------------------->| cities-col1=<div>*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Milford,_Nebraska Milford]</div>| cities-col2=<div>*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Seward,_Nebraska Seward] (county seat)</div>| cities-col3=<!--towns column------------------->| towns-col1= Record Loss | towns-col2=| towns-col3=<!--villages column------------------->| villages-col1=<div>*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Beaver_Crossing,_Nebraska Beaver Crossing]*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bee,_Nebraska Bee]*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cordova,_Nebraska Cordova]</div>| villages-col2=<div>*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Garland,_Nebraska Garland]*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Goehner,_Nebraska Goehner]*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pleasant_Dale,_Nebraska Pleasant Dale]</div>| villages-col3=<div>*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Staplehurst,_Nebraska Staplehurst]*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Utica,_Nebraska Utica]</div><!--hamlets column------------------->| hamlets-col1=| hamlets-col2=| hamlets-col3=<!--unincorp column------------------->| unincorp-col1=<div>*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Grover,_Nebraska Grover]</div>| unincorp-col2=<div>*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ruby,_Nebraska Ruby]</div>| unincorp-col3=<!--native american column------------------->| native-col1=| native-col2=| native-col3=<!--census column------------------->| census-col1=<div>* [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tamora,_Nebraska Tamora]</div>| census-col2=| census-col3=<!--townships column------------------->| townships-col1=| townships-col2=| townships-col3=<!--historic communities column------------------->| historic-communities-col1=| historic-communities-col2=| historic-communities-col3=<!--historic African American communities column------------------->| historic-AA communities-col1=| historic-AA communities-col2=| historic-AA communities-col3=<!--unorganized territories column------------------->| unorgan-col1=| unorgan-col2=| unorgan-col3=<!--ghost towns column------------------->| ghost-col1=<div>* [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pittsburg,_Nebraska Pittsburg]</div>| ghost-col2=| ghost-col3=}}
There is no known history of courthouse disasters in this county.=== History Timeline ==={{NE Historical Timeline Intro|Seward}}
== Places/Localities Resources =={{NE Resources Intro|Seward}}
==== Populated Places <ref>Wikipedia contributors, "Seward County, Nebraska," in ''Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia'', https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Seward_County,_Nebraska, accessed 2 August 2016.</ref> =========Cities=====*Milford*Seward =====Villages==Bible Records ==={{div colNE Bible Intro|4Seward}}*Beaver Crossing*Bee*Cordova*Garland*Goehner*Pleasant Dale*Staplehurst*Utica{{div col end}}=====Census-designated place=====*Tamora=====Unincorporated communities=====*Grover*Ruby=====Ghost town=====*Pittsburg
==== Neighboring Counties Biographies ===={{div col|4}}*[[Butler County, Nebraska Genealogy|Butler]] *[[Fillmore County, Nebraska GenealogyNE Biographies Intro|Fillmore]] *[[Lancaster County, Nebraska Genealogy|Lancaster]] *[[Polk County, Nebraska Genealogy|Polk]] *[[Saline County, Nebraska Genealogy|Saline]] *[[Saunders County, Nebraska Genealogy|Saunders]] *[[York County, Nebraska Genealogy|York]]{{div col endSeward}}
== Resources =Business, Commerce, and Occupations ==={{NE Business Records Intro|Seward}}
==== Cemeteries ===={{NE Cemeteries Intro|Seward}}
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| widthcolspan="30%2" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" alignstyle="centerborder:1px solid black" | <center>'''Tombstone Transcriptions Online'''| width="30%" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" align="center" | Cemeteries of Seward County, Nebraska'''Tombstone Transcriptions online and in Print'''| width="30%" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" align="print</center" | '''List of Cemeteries in the county'''>
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| width="25%" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" style="border:1px solid black" | <center>'''Tombstone Transcriptions Online'''</center>| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" valign="top" style="border:1px solid black" | * [httphttps://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gsr&GSfn=&GSmn=&GSln=&GSbyrel=all&GSby=&GSdyrel=all&GSdy=&GScntry=4&GSst=31&GScnty=1883&GSgrid=&df=all&GSob=n memorial Findagrave.com] | bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | {{FHL|367931|subject-id|disp=Family History Library}} * [http://www.usgenwebsites.org/NESeward/SewCoCem.htm NEGenWeb]| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | * [http://www.findagraveusgwarchives.net/ne/seward/sewtable.htm NEGenWeb Archives]* [http://usgwtombstones.org/nebraska/seward.comhtml Tombstone Project]* [http:/cgi-bin/fgnebraskagravestones.cgiorg/cemeteries.php?pageselected_cid=csr&CScn80 Nebraska Cemeteries]* [https://familysearch.org/search/collection/results?count=20&CScntryquery=4%2Bdeath_place%3A%22Seward%20County%2C%20Nebraska%22~&CSstcollection_id=31&CScnty=1883 Findagrave2026973 Billion Graves Index at FamilySearch]* [http://www.interment.net/us/ne/index.comhtm NE Interment]
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| width="25%" bgcolor="#F0F0F0E0E0E0" style="border:1px solid black" | <center>'''Tombstone Transcriptions in Print''' ([[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.comThe Value of Cemetery Records in Print |Often more complete]])</~neseward/SewCoCem.htm NEGenWeb]center>| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" style="border:1px solid black" valign="top" | * {{FHL|367931|subject-id|disp=Family History Library}}* [http://www.worldcat.org/search?q=su%3Acemetery+Seward+Nebraska&qt=advanced&dblist=638 WorldCat]| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [https://billiongraves.com/search/results?year_range=5&action=search_cemetery&exact=true&country=United%20States&state=Nebraska&county=Seward&cemetery_name=a Billion Graves]
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| width="25%" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" style="border:1px solid black" |<center>'''List of Cemeteries in the County'''</center>| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" style="border:1px solid black" valign="top" | * [http://www.usgwarchivesfindagrave.netcom/cgi-bin/nefg.cgi?page=csr&CScn=&CScntry=4&CSst=31&CScnty=1883 Findagrave.com]* [https:/seward/sewtablebilliongraves.com/search/results?cemetery_country=United%20States&cemetery_state=Nebraska&cemetery_county=Seward&year_range=5&size=15 Billion Graves]* [https://www.accessgenealogy.com/cemetery/nebraska-cemetery-records.htm NEGenWeb ArchivesCemetery Records by Access Genealogy]| bgcolor* [http://www.epodunk.com/cgi-bin/localList.php?local=22437&locTGroup=Cemeteries&direction=down&sec=0&qty=36&stateAbbv="#F0F0F0" | | bgcolor&stateName="#F0F0F0" | Cemeteries for Seward County by EPodunk]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://usgwtombstones.org/nebraska/seward.html Tombstone Project] | bgcolorcolspan="#F0F0F02" | | bgcolor="#F0F0F0E0E0E0" | |-| bgcolorstyle="#F0F0F0" | [httpborder://nebraskagravestones.org/cemeteries.php?selected_cid=80 Nebraska Cemeteries]| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | | bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | |-| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [https://billiongraves.com/pages/search/# Billion Graves]| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | | bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | |-| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" colspan="31px solid black" | <center>See '''[[Nebraska Cemeteries|Nebraska Cemeteries]] ''' for more information.</center>
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=== Census Records ===
{{NE Census Intro|Seward}}
==== Census ====
{{Historical populations
|type = USA
|heading = Census
|footnote = Source: [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Seward_County,_Nebraska#Demographics "Wikipedia.org".] |1870 |2953
|1880 |11147
|1890 |16140
|1950 |13155
|1960 |13581
|1970 |14460 |1980 |15789 |1990 |15450
|2000 |16496
|2010 |16750
}}
===== Federal Censuses were taken for Nebraska starting in 1860. For links to Federal census indexes, see [[Nebraska Census]]. {{Census|Nebraska}} '''''State Census Records ====='''''<br>
*'''1854 - 1870''' - [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=3559 Nebraska, Compiled Census Index, 1854-1870] at [http://ancestry.com Ancestry.com] - index ($)
*'''1885''' - [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=6585 Nebraska State Census 1885] at [http://ancestry.com Ancestry.com] - index and images ($)
===Church Records ==={{NE Church Intro|Seward}} == Federal Census = Court Records ==={{NE Court Intro|Seward}} === Directories ===Federal Censuses were taken for Nebraska starting in 1860. For links to Federal census indexes, see [[Nebraska Census]]. {{NE Directories Intro|Seward}}
=== Emigration and Immigration ==={{CensusNE Emigration Intro|NebraskaSeward}}
==== Church =Ethnic, Political, and Religious Groups ==={{NE Ethnic Groups Intro|Seward}}
=== Funeral Homes ==={{NE Church Funeral Homes Intro|Seward}}
==== Court Genealogies ===={{NE Genealogies Intro|Seward}}
*'''1870 - 1990''' — [http://www.nebraskahistory.org/databases/prisoners.shtml Nebraska Prisoner Records 1870-1990] — index only=== Guardianship ==={{NE Guardianship Intro|Seward}}
==== Land =and Property Records ==={{NE Land Intro|Seward}}
{{NE Land}}
*[http://www.glorecords.blm.gov/search/ Land Patent Search] - index to federal patents and homesteads on the [http://www.glorecords.blm.gov/default.aspx Bureau of Land Management] website, some images available
*'''1796 - 1907''' - [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=1246 U.S. General Land Office Records, 1796-1907] at [http://ancestry.com Ancestry] - index, info taken from Bureau of Land Management website<br>*'''1861 1863 - 19361908''' - [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=60593 U.S. Homestead Records 18611863-19361908] at [http://home.ancestry.com Ancestry.com] - ($), index and images<br>
For more information see [[Nebraska Land and Property]]
==== Local Histories ===={{NE Histories Intro|Seward}}
{{NE History Intro}}
==== Maps and Gazetteers ==={{NE Maps Intro|Seward}}{{NE Neighboring Counties Intro|county={{NE Seward County}}}}
*[http://www.nebraskahistory.org/databases/gazetteer.shtml Nebraska Gazetteer] - database for all known places found in 1890 and 1911 Nebraska gazetteers
*[http://www.mapofus.org/nebraska/ Interactive Formation Boundary Map of Nebraska] - shows boundary changes for Nebraska Counties
[[Image:Neseward.png=== Migration ==={{NE Migration Intro|400px|Neseward.png]]Seward}}
==== Military =Records ==={{NE Military Intro|Seward}}
===== Revolutionary War =====*'''1775 - 1783''' - {{RecordSearch|2546162|United States Rosters of NE Revolutionary War Soldiers and Sailors, 1775-1783Intro|Seward}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] - images only<br>*''For more nationwide Revolutionary War databases, see [[United_States_Military_Online_Genealogy_Records|US Military Online Genealogy Records]].''
=*'''1775 - 1783''' - {{RecordSearch|2546162|United States Rosters of Revolutionary War Soldiers and Sailors, 1775-1783}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] - images only*''For more nationwide Revolutionary War databases, see [[United_States_Military_Online_Genealogy_Records|US Military Online Genealogy Records]].'' ==== Civil War ====={{NE Civil War Intro|Seward}}
*'''1861 - 1865''' - {{RecordSearch|1932417|Nebraska Civil War Service Records of Union Soldiers, 1861-1865}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index
*'''1861 - 1948''' - {{RecordSearch|2721451|Nebraska, Grand Army of the Republic, Burial Records, 1861-1948}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index*'''1891''' - [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=4755 Nebraska Resident Military Roster on June 1, 1891] at [http://ancestry.com Ancestry.com] - ($), Roster of Soldiers, Sailors, and Marines of the War of 1812, the Mexico War, and the War of the Rebellion, residing in Nebraska June 1, 1891<br>
*'''1893''' - [http://www.usgennet.org/usa/ne/county/holt/1893/nebraska.html Roster of Nebraska Veterans] - list of veterans in 1893
*''For more nationwide Civil War databases, see [[United_States_Military_Online_Genealogy_Records|US Military Online Genealogy Records]].''
===== WWI =World War I ===={{NE World War I Intro|Seward}} 
*'''1917 - 1918''' - [http://www.nebraskahistory.org/databases/WWIdraft.shtml World War I Drafts 1917-1918] - index only
*''For more nationwide World War I databases, see [[United_States_Military_Online_Genealogy_Records|US Military Online Genealogy Records]].''
=== Naturalization and Citizenship ==={{NE Naturalization Intro|Seward}} === Newspapers ===={{NE Newspapers Intro|Seward}}
{{NE Newspaper abstracts|Seward}}
<br><br>
'' Nebraska Newspapers Online''
*[http://nebnewspapers.unl.edu/search/advanced/ Nebraska Newspapers] - contains images of newspapers throughout Nebraska
*[http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/search/titles/ U.S. Newspaper Directory, 1690-Present] on Chronicling America - contains a list of all known newspapers and the dates they cover; once you locate a newspaper name, contact the local library to see if they have copies of the newspaper
==== Probate =Obituaries ==={{NE Obituaries Intro|Seward}}
=== Other Records ===
{{NE Other Records Intro|Seward}}
*'''1870 - 1990''' — [http://www.nebraskahistory.org/databases/prisoners.shtml Nebraska Prisoner Records 1870-1990] — index only
=== Periodicals ===
{{NE Periodicals Intro|Seward}}
 
=== Probate Records ===
{{NE Probate Intro|Seward}}
*'''1806 – 1989''' [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=9073 Nebraska Wills and Probate Records 1806-1989] at [http://home.ancestry.com Ancestry.com] — index and images $
==== Taxation =School Records ==={{NE Schools Intro|Seward}}
=== Tax Records ==={{NE Tax Intro|Seward}}
==== Vital Records ===={{NE Vital Intro|Seward}}
==== Birth ===={{NE Vital Birth Intro|Seward}}
==== Marriage Records ===={{NE Marriage Intro|Seward}}
''Online Marriage Records Indexes and Images''
*'''1855 - 1995''' — {{RecordSearch|1708654|Nebraska Marriages, 1855-1995}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index only
*'''1856 - 1898''' — [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=7871 Nebraska Marriages 1856-1898] at [http://ancestry.com Ancestry.com] ($), index only
== Societies and Libraries ==Death ===={{NE Death Intro|Seward}}*'''1861 - 1948''' - {{RecordSearch|2721451|Nebraska, Grand Army of the Republic, Burial Records, 1861-1948}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index
'''County, Township and City Societies'''==== Divorce ===={{NE Divorce Intro|Seward}}
:*'''[http://www.sewardcountymuseum.org/home.html == Research Facilities =={{NE Research Facilities Intro|Seward County Historical Society Museum]'''<br>Road 364 on the East Side<br>Goehner, NE<br>Phone: 402-523-4055}}
'''=== Archives ==={{NE Archives Intro|Seward}} === Family History Centers ==={{Family History Centers Intro}} === Libraries'''==={{NE Libraries Intro|Seward}}
:*'''[http://www.sewardlibrary.org Seward Memorial Library Central Library]'''<br>233 South Fifth Street<br>Seward, NE 68434<br>Phone: 402-643-3318<br>Text: 402-260-2202<br>Email: info@sewardlibrary.org
=== Museums ===
{{NE Museums Intro|Seward}}
:*'''[https://visitnebraska.com/see_and_dos/seward-county-historical-society-museum Seward County Historical Society Museum]'''<br>Road 364 on the East Side<br>Goehner, NE<br>Phone: 402-523-4055
==Societies == Family History Centers ==== :*{{FamilySearch Centers NE Societies Intro|Seward}}
== Websites =={{NE Websites Intro|Seward}}
*[http://wwwsites.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~neseward/ NEGenWeb]*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/ne/seward/sewtable.htm USGenWeb]
*[http://resources.rootsweb.ancestry.com/usa/NE/Seward/ Rootsweb]
*[http://genealogytrails.com/neb/seward/ Genealogy Trails]
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/seward-ne-genealogy/ Linkpendium]
*[https://www.genealogyinc.com/nebraska/seward-county/ Genealogy Inc.]
*{{FHLPlace IDNum|204606|Nebraska |Seward|subject|disp=FamilySearch Catalog}} == References ==- The FamilySearch catalog contains descriptions and access information for all genealogical materials (including books, online materials, microfilm, microfiche, and publications) in their collection.  Use [https://familysearch.org/search/ Historical Records] to search for specific individuals in genealogical records
<references /> == Research Guides =={{NE Research Guides Intro|Seward}}
{{Nebraska|Nebraska}} == References ==<references />
{{Nebraska|Nebraska}}
[[Category:Seward_County,_Nebraska]] [[Category:Nebraska Counties]]
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