Difference between revisions of "Buffalo County, Nebraska Genealogy"

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==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
  
The records are in the county record office.
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The records are in the county record office.  
  
 
==== Record Loss  ====
 
==== Record Loss  ====
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==== Populated Places  ====
 
==== Populated Places  ====
  
Cities and Villages
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Cities and Villages  
  
*Amherst
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*Amherst  
*Buda
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*Buda  
*Elm Creek
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*Elm Creek  
*Gibbon
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*Gibbon  
*Kearney
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*Kearney  
*Miller
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*Miller  
*Pleasanton
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*Pleasanton  
*Ravenna
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*Ravenna  
*Riverdale
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*Riverdale  
 
*Shelton
 
*Shelton
  
Buffalo County is also divided into some 26 townships
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Buffalo County is also divided into some 26 townships  
  
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
  
*[[Adams_County,_Nebraska|Adams]]
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*[[Adams County, Nebraska|Adams]]  
*[[Custer_County,_Nebraska|Custer]]
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*[[Custer County, Nebraska|Custer]]  
*[[Dawson_County,_Nebraska|Dawson]]
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*[[Dawson County, Nebraska|Dawson]]  
*[[Hall_County,_Nebraska|Hall]]
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*[[Hall County, Nebraska|Hall]]  
*[[Howard_County,_Nebraska|Howard]]
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*[[Howard County, Nebraska|Howard]]  
*[[Kearney_County,_Nebraska|Kearney]]
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*[[Kearney County, Nebraska|Kearney]]  
*[[Phelps_County,_Nebraska|Phelps]]
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*[[Phelps County, Nebraska|Phelps]]  
*[[Sherman_County,_Nebraska|Sherman]]
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*[[Sherman County, Nebraska|Sherman]]
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
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==== Newspapers  ====
 
==== Newspapers  ====
  
==== Probate ====
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==== Probate ====
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==== Points of Interest ====
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*[http://bchs.kearney.net/museum.html Trails and Rails Museum ]in Kearney, Nebraska
  
 
==== Taxation  ====
 
==== Taxation  ====
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== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
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*[http://bchs.kearney.net/ Buffalo County Historical Society] at Kearnney, Nebraska
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~nebuffal/fkgs.htm Fort Kearney Genealogical Society ]at Kearney, Nebraska
  
 
== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==
  
*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~nebuffal/ USGenWeb project]. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
 
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=204259&subject_disp=Nebraska%2C+Buffalo&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
 
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=204259&subject_disp=Nebraska%2C+Buffalo&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
  
 
== References  ==
 
== References  ==
  
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[[Category:Buffalo_County,_Nebraska]]
 
[[Category:Buffalo_County,_Nebraska]]

Revision as of 19:41, 23 March 2010

United States  > Nebraska > Buffalo County

County Courthouse

History

Parent County

1855--Buffalo County was created 14 March 1855 as an original county. County seat: Kearney [1]

Boundary Changes

The records are in the county record office.

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Cities and Villages

  • Amherst
  • Buda
  • Elm Creek
  • Gibbon
  • Kearney
  • Miller
  • Pleasanton
  • Ravenna
  • Riverdale
  • Shelton

Buffalo County is also divided into some 26 townships

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

The cemetery for the Immanuel Lutheran Church is located about 2 miles Northwest of the town of Amherst. It's a small cemetery. Many of the headstones are for people of German descent.

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Points of Interest

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Web Sites

References

  1. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).