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Cherry 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.
  
 
== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==

Revision as of 14:44, 31 December 2012

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Cherry 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.

County Courthouse

Cherry County Courthouse
;365 N Main Street PO Box 120
Valentine, Ne 69201
Phone. 402.376.2771

County Clerk has marriage and land records.
County Court has probate and court records.
Clerk District Court has divorce records. [1]

History

Parent County

1883--Cherry County was created 23 February 1883 from unorganized territory. County seat: Valentine [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Mt. Hope Cemetery, the largest cemetery within the city limits of Valentine, Nebraska. Some images can be found at: ancestry.com and nebraskagravestone.org

Census

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

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

  • Here is the link to the local library for a catalog and contact information to the local library that contains history of the area:  Valentine Public Library. Marianne Beel has done a nice job on several Sandhill area local histories such as "Sand in my Shoes: Four decades of sandhill stories and history" found at the Valentine Public library: [1].

Maps

Military

Newspapers

The Valentine Midland News is the primary newspaper in the area. Information on this newspaper can be found at: Nebraska Press Association

Also, back issues of prior newspapers that have been microfilmed are available; index found at: NebraskaHistory.Org

Probate

Taxation

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

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Cherry County, Nebraska page 429, 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).
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