Cass County, Nebraska Genealogy

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Cass County, Nebraska genealogy and family history research page. Guide to genealogy, history, and courthouse sources including birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, wills, deeds and land records, Civil War records, family histories, cemeteries, churches, tax records, newspapers, and obituaries.

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Cass County, Nebraska
Map of Nebraska highlighting Cass County
Location in the state of Nebraska
Map of the U.S. highlighting Nebraska
Location of Nebraska in the U.S.
Founded November 23, 1854
County Seat Plattsmouth
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Address Cass County Courthouse
346 Main Street, #202
Plattsmouth, Nebraska 68048
Phone: 402.296.9300

County Courthouse

Cass County Courthouse
346 Main St #202
Plattsmouth, NE 68048
Phone: 402.296.9300

County Clerk has marriage records from 1855.
Count Court has probate and court records from 1854.
Cemetery Board has burial records.
Clerk District Court has divorce records from 1855.
Register of Deeds has land records. [1]


Parent County

1854--Cass County was created 23 November 1854 as an original county. County seat: Plattsmouth [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss


Populated Places

Neighboring Counties




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


  •  Immanuel Lutheran Church, located at 36712 Church Road, Louisville, Nebraska, 68037-2918
  • Trinity Lutheran Church, located at 31104 Church Road, Murdock, Nebraska 68407-2216



Local Histories



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





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


  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Cass County, Nebraska page 428, At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  2. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
  3. National Park Service, "(Auto Tour Route) Maps" in Oregon National Historic Trail at (accessed 18 July 2011).
  4. National Park Service, "(Auto Tour Route) Maps" in California National Historic Trail at (accessed 18 July 2011).
  5. National Park Service, "Auto Tour Route Maps" in Mormon Pioneer National Historic Trail at (accessed 18 July 2011).