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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Nebraska]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' '''Garfield County'''
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'''Garfield 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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{{Infobox U.S. County
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| county = Garfield County
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| state = Nebraska
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| founded title = [[Nebraska County Creation Dates and Parent Counties|Founded]]
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| founded year = 1884
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| founded date = November 8
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| seat wl= Burwell
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| building address = '''[[Garfield County, Nebraska Courthouse|Garfield County Courthouse]]'''<br>250 S. 8th Street<br>P.O. Box 218<br>Burwell, Nebraska 68823-0218<br>Phone: 308.346.4161
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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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[http://www.garfieldcounty.ne.gov/ Garfield County Courthouse]<br>250 S 8th St.,P.O. Box 218<br>Burwell, NE 68823-0218<br>Phone: 308.346.4161<br><br>County Judge has marriage, divorce and probate records. <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Garfield County, Nebraska page 430, {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
  
 
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*[http://www.historygeo.com/search/ Family Maps of {{PAGENAME}}] (land patent maps) at HistoryGeo.com ($). Free surname search.
  
 
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Garfield 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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Garfield County, Nebraska
Map
Map of Nebraska highlighting Garfield County
Location in the state of Nebraska
Map of the U.S. highlighting Nebraska
Location of Nebraska in the U.S.
Facts
Founded November 8, 1884
County Seat Burwell
Courthouse
Photo courtesy [[]]
Address Garfield County Courthouse
250 S. 8th Street
P.O. Box 218
Burwell, Nebraska 68823-0218
Phone: 308.346.4161


County Courthouse

Garfield County Courthouse
250 S 8th St.,P.O. Box 218
Burwell, NE 68823-0218
Phone: 308.346.4161

County Judge has marriage, divorce and probate records. [1]

History

Parent County

1884--Garfield County was created 8 November 1844 from Wheeler County. County seat: Burwell [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

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

Church

Church records vary significantly depending on the denomination and the record keeper. They may contain information about members of the congregation, such as age, date of baptism, christening, or birth; marriage information and maiden names; and death date. For general information about Nebraska denominations, view the Nebraska Church Records wiki page.

Court

Land

Land and property records can place an ancestor in a particular location, provide economic information, and reveal family relationships. Land records include: deeds, abstracts and indexes, mortgages, leases, grants and land patents.

See Nebraska Land and Property for additional information about early Nebraska land grants. After land was transferred to private ownership, subsequent transactions were usually recorded at the county courthouse, where records are currently housed.

Local Histories

Local histories are available for Garfield County, Nebraska Genealogy. County histories may include biographies, church, school and government history, and military information. For more information about local histories, see the wiki page section Nebraska Local Histories.

Maps

Military

Newspapers

For information on Nebraska newspapers, see Nebraska Newspapers.

Probate

In most counties in Nebraska, probate records have been kept by the county judge. They include wills, fee books, claim registers, legacy records, inheritance records, probate ticklers, and dockets. The records are available at the county courthouse.

The FamilySearch Catalog lists films of probate records. To find the records for this county, use the Place Search for Nebraska - Adams - Probate records.

Taxation

Nebraska tax records complement land records and can be used in place of censuses before 1820 or to supplement the years between censuses. There may be gaps of several years in the records.

Vital Records

Vital Records consist of births, adoptions, marriages, divorces, and deaths recorded on registers, certificates, and documents. A copy or an extract of most original records can be purchased from the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services or the County Clerk's office of the county where the event occurred.

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), Garfield County, Nebraska page 430, 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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