Cherry County, Nebraska Genealogy

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County Courthouse

Cherry County; 365 N Main St; PO Box 120; Valentine, Ne 69201; ph. 402.376.2771 Details: (Co Clk has m &U land rec; Co Ct has pro & ct rec; Clk Dis Ct has div rec)

History

Parent County

1883--Cherry County was created 23 February 1883 from unorganized territory. County seat: Valentine [1]

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

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