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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Nebraska]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' '''Garfield County'''
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| founded year = 1884
 
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| founded date = November 8
 
| founded date = November 8
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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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| building address = '''[http://www.garfieldcounty.ne.gov/webpages/clerk/clerk.html Garfield County Courthouse]'''<br>250 S. 8th Street<br>P.O. Box 218<br>Burwell, NE 68823-0218<br>Phone: 308.346.4161<br>[http://www.garfieldcounty.ne.gov/ County Website]
 
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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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{{Click|Image:NE_ORP.png|Nebraska Online Genealogy Records}}
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=== County Information  ===
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==== Garfield County, Nebraska Record Dates  ====
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| width="100%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" colspan="6" | <center>'''Beginning Dates for Major County Records'''<ref>Alice Eichholz, Ancestry’s Red Book: American State, County and Town Sources, Revised ed. (Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1992), 452-465. At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27rb 1992</ref></center>
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| width="16.6%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Garfield County, Nebraska Genealogy#Vital_Records|Marriage]]'''
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| width="16.6%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Garfield County, Nebraska Genealogy#Vital_Records|Death]]'''
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| width="16.6%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Garfield County, Nebraska Genealogy#Census|Census]]'''
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| width="16.6%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | [[Garfield County, Nebraska Genealogy#Land|'''Land''']]
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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
  
[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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<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>  
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
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==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
'''1884--'''Garfield County was created 8 November 1844 from [[Wheeler County, Nebraska|Wheeler]] County. '''County seat:''' Burwell <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
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'''1884''' Garfield County was created 8 November 1844 from [[Wheeler County, Nebraska Genealogy|Wheeler]] County. '''County seat:''' Burwell <ref>''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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==== Description ====
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Garfield County was organized in 1884 and named for James A. Garfield, 20th President of the United States.  Its county seat is Burwell.<ref>https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Garfield_County,_Nebraska accessed 10/27/2016</ref>
  
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
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*[http://www.mapofus.org/nebraska/ Interactive Formation Boundary Map of Nebraska] - shows boundary changes for Nebraska Counties
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*[http://publications.newberry.org/ahcbp/documents/NE_Individual_County_Chronologies.htm Nebraska Historical Boundary Changes] - list of all boundary changes by county provided by [https://www.newberry.org/ Newberry Library]<br>
  
 
==== Record Loss  ====
 
==== Record Loss  ====
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There is no known history of courthouse disasters in this county.
  
 
== Places/Localities  ==
 
== Places/Localities  ==
  
==== Populated Places  ====
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==== Populated Places  <ref>Wikipedia contributors, "Garfield County, Nebraska," in ''Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia'', https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Garfield_County,_Nebraska, accessed 1 August 2016.</ref>====
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*Burwell
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*Deverre
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*Gables
  
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
  
*[[Custer County, Nebraska|Custer]]  
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*[[Custer County, Nebraska Genealogy|Custer]]  
*[[Greeley County, Nebraska|Greeley]]  
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*[[Greeley County, Nebraska Genealogy|Greeley]]  
*[[Holt County, Nebraska|Holt]]  
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*[[Holt County, Nebraska Genealogy|Holt]]  
*[[Loup County, Nebraska|Loup]]  
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*[[Loup County, Nebraska Genealogy|Loup]]  
*[[Valley County, Nebraska|Valley]]  
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*[[Valley County, Nebraska Genealogy|Valley]]  
*[[Wheeler County, Nebraska|Wheeler]]
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*[[Wheeler County, Nebraska Genealogy|Wheeler]]
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
  
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
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| width="30%" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" align="center" | '''Tombstone Transcriptions Online'''
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| width="30%" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" align="center" | '''Tombstone Transcriptions in Print'''
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| width="30%" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" align="center" | '''List of Cemeteries in the county'''
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gsr&GSfn=&GSmn=&GSln=&GSbyrel=all&GSby=&GSdyrel=all&GSdy=&GScntry=4&GSst=31&GScnty=1839&GSgrid=&df=all&GSob=n Findagrave.com]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | {{FHL|NUMBER|subject-id|disp=Family History Library}}
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=csr&CScn=&CScntry=4&CSst=31&CScnty=1839 Findagrave.com]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~negarfie/cemetery.htm NEGenWeb]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [WORLDCATLINK WorldCat]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [https://billiongraves.com/search/results?year_range=5&action=search_cemetery&exact=true&country=United%20States&state=Nebraska&county=Garfield&cemetery_name=a Billion Graves]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.usgwarchives.net/ne/garfield/gartable.htm NEGenWeb Archives]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://usgwtombstones.org/nebraska/garfield.html Tombstone Project]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://nebraskagravestones.org/cemeteries.php?selected_cid=36 Nebraska Cemeteries]
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==== Census  ====
 
==== Census  ====
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|footnote = Source: [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Garfield_County,_Nebraska "Wikipedia.org".]
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|1890 |1659
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|1900 |2127
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|1910 |3417
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|1920 |3496
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|1930 |3207
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|1940 |3444
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|1950 |2912
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|1960 |2699
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|1970 |2411 
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|1980 |2363  
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|1990 |2141 
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|2000 |1902
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|2010 |2049
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{{Census|Nebraska}}
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===== State Census Records =====
  
{{Census|Nebraska}}  
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*'''1854 - 1870''' - [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=3559 Nebraska, Compiled Census Index, 1854-1870] at [http://search.ancestry.com Ancestry.com] - index ($)
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*'''1860 - 1885''' - [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=1668 Nebraska State Census Collection 1860-1885] at [http://search.ancestry.com Ancestry.com] - index and images ($)
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*'''1885''' - {{RecordSearch|1810728|Nebraska State Census 1885}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index and images
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*'''1885''' - [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=6585 Nebraska State Census 1885] at [http://search.ancestry.com Ancestry.com] - index and images ($)
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===== Federal Census Records =====
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Federal Censuses were taken for Nebraska starting in 1860. For links to Federal census indexes, see [[Nebraska Census]].
  
 
==== Church  ====
 
==== Church  ====
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{{NE Church Intro}}
  
 
==== Court  ====
 
==== Court  ====
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*'''1870 - 1990''' — [http://www.nebraskahistory.org/databases/prisoners.shtml Nebraska Prisoner Records 1870-1990] — index only
  
 
==== Land  ====
 
==== Land  ====
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{{NE Land}}
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*[http://www.glorecords.blm.gov/search/ Land Patent Search] - index to federal patents and homesteads on the [http://www.glorecords.blm.gov/default.aspx Bureau of Land Management] website, some images available
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*'''1796 - 1907''' - [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=1246 U.S. General Land Office Records, 1796-1907] at [http://search.ancestry.com Ancestry] - index, info taken from Bureau of Land Management website<br>
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*'''1861 - 1936''' - [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=60593 U.S. Homestead Records 1861-1936] at [http://home.ancestry.com Ancestry.com] - ($), index and images
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For more information see [[Nebraska Land and Property]]
  
 
==== Local Histories  ====
 
==== Local Histories  ====
  
==== Maps ====
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{{NE History Intro}}
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==== Maps and Gazetteers  ====
  
 
*[http://www.historygeo.com/search/ Family Maps of {{PAGENAME}}] (land patent maps) at HistoryGeo.com ($). Free surname search.
 
*[http://www.historygeo.com/search/ Family Maps of {{PAGENAME}}] (land patent maps) at HistoryGeo.com ($). Free surname search.
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*[http://www.nebraskahistory.org/databases/gazetteer.shtml Nebraska Gazetteer] - database for all known places found in 1890 and 1911 Nebraska gazetteers
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*[http://www.mapofus.org/nebraska/ Interactive Formation Boundary Map of Nebraska] - shows boundary changes for Nebraska Counties
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[[Image:Negarfield.png|400px|Negarfield.png]]
  
 
==== Military  ====
 
==== Military  ====
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===== Revolutionary War =====
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*'''1775 - 1783''' - {{RecordSearch|2546162|United States Rosters of Revolutionary War Soldiers and Sailors, 1775-1783}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] - images only<br>
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*''For more nationwide Revolutionary War databases, see [[United_States_Military_Online_Genealogy_Records|US Military Online Genealogy Records]].''
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===== Civil War =====
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*'''1861 - 1865''' - {{RecordSearch|1932417|Nebraska Civil War Service Records of Union Soldiers, 1861-1865}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index
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*Sherard, Gerald E. (Gerald Emerson). ''Civil War veterans, Garfield &amp; Wheeler counties, Nebraska.'' (Lakewood, Colorado&nbsp;: G.E. Sherard, [1990?], {{FHL|361467|item|disp=FHL book 978.2 A1 no. 78}}.
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*'''1891''' - [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=4755 Nebraska Resident Military Roster on June 1, 1891] at [http://search.ancestry.com Ancestry.com] - ($), Roster of Soldiers, Sailors, and Marines of the War of 1812, the Mexico War, and the War of the Rebellion, residing in Nebraska June 1, 1891<br>
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*'''1893''' - [http://www.usgennet.org/usa/ne/county/holt/1893/nebraska.html Roster of Nebraska Veterans] - list of veterans in 1893
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*''For more nationwide Civil War databases, see [[United_States_Military_Online_Genealogy_Records|US Military Online Genealogy Records]].''
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===== WWI =====
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*'''1917 - 1918''' - [http://www.nebraskahistory.org/databases/WWIdraft.shtml World War I Drafts 1917-1918] - index only
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*''For more nationwide World War I databases, see [[United_States_Military_Online_Genealogy_Records|US Military Online Genealogy Records]].''
  
 
==== Newspapers  ====
 
==== Newspapers  ====
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{{NE Newspaper abstracts|Garfield}}
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'' Nebraska Newspapers Online''
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*[http://nebnewspapers.unl.edu/search/advanced/ Nebraska Newspapers] - contains images of newspapers throughout Nebraska
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*[http://www.genealogybank.com/explore/newspapers/all/usa/nebraska GenealogyBank] - ($), contains images of Nebraska newspapers
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*[http://newspaperarchive.com/us/nebraska/ Newspaper Archive] - ($), contains images of Nebraska newspapers
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*[http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/ Chronicling America] - contains images of some Nebraska newspapers; [http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/help/#basic_searching searching tips]
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*[http://elephind.com/ Elephind] - Free; search engine that retrieves newspaper images from other free newspaper websites
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''Nebraska Newspaper Catalogs''
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*[http://nhs.mlasolutions.com/oasis/catalog/(S(zbsz4355ibqf0u45unq01wrq))/Default.aspx?installation=NebraskaHistorical Nebraska State Historical Society] - catalog of known Nebraska newspapers; lists repositories that have the newspapers
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*[http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/search/titles/ U.S. Newspaper Directory, 1690-Present] on Chronicling America - contains a list of all known newspapers and the dates they cover; once you locate a newspaper name, contact the local library to see if they have copies of the newspaper
  
 
==== Probate  ====
 
==== Probate  ====
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{{NE Probate Intro|Garfield}}
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'''Online Probate Records'''
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*'''1806 – 1989''' [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=9073 Nebraska Wills and Probate Records 1806-1989] at [http://home.ancestry.com Ancestry.com] — index and images $
  
 
==== Taxation  ====
 
==== Taxation  ====
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{{NE Tax Intro}}
  
 
==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
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{{NE Vital Intro}}
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==== Marriage Records ====
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''Online Marriage Records Indexes and Images''
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*'''1855 - 1995''' — {{RecordSearch|1708654|Nebraska Marriages, 1855-1995}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index only
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*'''1856 - 1898''' — [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=7871 Nebraska Marriages 1856-1898] at [http://search.ancestry.com Ancestry.com] ($), index only
  
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
  
==== Family History Centers<br>  ====
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'''County, Township and City Societies'''
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:*'''Garfield County Historical Society'''<br>737 H St<br>P.O. Box 517<br>Burwell, NE 68823<br>Phone: 308-346-5070; 308-346-4307
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'''Libraries'''
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:*'''[https://garfield.biblionix.com/catalog/ Garfield Public Library]'''<br>217 G St<br>Burwell, NE 68823<br>Phone: 308-346-4711<br>Email: [mailto:gcl@nctc.net gcl@nctc.net]
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====Family History Centers====
  
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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:*{{FamilySearch Centers Intro}}
  
== Web Sites ==
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== Websites ==
  
*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/~negarfie/ NEGenWeb]
*{{FHL|Nebraska%2C+Garfield|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/ne/garfield/gartable.htm USGenWeb]
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*{{FHL|Nebraska Garfield|subject|disp=FamilySearch Catalog}}
  
 
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== References  ==
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United States
Nebraska
Garfield County
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
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Address Garfield County Courthouse
250 S. 8th Street
P.O. Box 218
Burwell, NE 68823-0218
Phone: 308.346.4161
County Website


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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County Information

Garfield County, Nebraska Record Dates

Beginning Dates for Major County Records[1]
Birth Marriage Death Census Land Probate
1881 1900 1881 1881

County Courthouse


County Judge has marriage, divorce and probate records. [2]

History

Parent County

1884 Garfield County was created 8 November 1844 from Wheeler County. County seat: Burwell [3]

Description

Garfield County was organized in 1884 and named for James A. Garfield, 20th President of the United States. Its county seat is Burwell.[4]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

There is no known history of courthouse disasters in this county.

Places/Localities

Populated Places [5]

  • Burwell
  • Deverre
  • Gables

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Tombstone Transcriptions Online Tombstone Transcriptions in Print List of Cemeteries in the county
Findagrave.com Family History Library Findagrave.com
NEGenWeb [WORLDCATLINK WorldCat] Billion Graves
NEGenWeb Archives
Tombstone Project
Nebraska Cemeteries
Billion Graves
See Nebraska Cemeteries for more information.

Census

Historical populations
Census Pop.  %±
1890 1,659
1900 2,127 28.2%
1910 3,417 60.6%
1920 3,496 2.3%
1930 3,207 −8.3%
1940 3,444 7.4%
1950 2,912 −15.4%
1960 2,699 −7.3%
1970 2,411 −10.7%
1980 2,363 −2.0%
1990 2,141 −9.4%
2000 1,902 −11.2%
2010 2,049 7.7%
Source: "Wikipedia.org".

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

State Census Records
Federal Census Records

Federal Censuses were taken for Nebraska starting in 1860. For links to Federal census indexes, 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.


For more information see Nebraska Land and Property

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 and Gazetteers

Negarfield.png

Military

Revolutionary War
Civil War
WWI

Newspapers

For information on Nebraska newspapers, see Nebraska Newspapers. Nebraska Newspapers Online

Nebraska Newspaper Catalogs

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 - Garfield - Probate records.

Online 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.

Marriage Records

Online Marriage Records Indexes and Images

Societies and Libraries

County, Township and City Societies

  • Garfield County Historical Society
    737 H St
    P.O. Box 517
    Burwell, NE 68823
    Phone: 308-346-5070; 308-346-4307

Libraries

Family History Centers

  • Family history centers provide one-on-one assistance and free access to premium genealogical websites. In addition, many centers have free how-to genealogy classes. See family history center for more information. Search the online FHC directory for a nearby family history center.

Websites

References

  1. Alice Eichholz, Ancestry’s Red Book: American State, County and Town Sources, Revised ed. (Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1992), 452-465. At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27rb 1992
  2. 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.
  3. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
  4. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Garfield_County,_Nebraska accessed 10/27/2016
  5. Wikipedia contributors, "Garfield County, Nebraska," in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Garfield_County,_Nebraska, accessed 1 August 2016.