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{{stub}}''[[United States|United States ]] > [[Nebraska|Nebraska]] > Harlan County''  
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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Nebraska]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' '''Harlan County'''
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'''Harlan 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 = Harlan County
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| county_map = 200px-Map of Nebraska highlighting Harlan County svg.bmp
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| state = Nebraska
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| state_map = NE-map.png
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| latd = 39.99
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| longd = 91.19
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| founded title = [[Nebraska County Creation Dates and Parent Counties|Founded]]
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| founded year = 1871
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| founded date = June 3
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| seat wl= Alma
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| building image = Harlan county courthouse.gif
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| building image size = 100px
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| building image cap = Photo courtesy [[]]
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| building address = '''[[Harlan County, Nebraska Courthouse|Harlan County Courthouse]]'''<br>706 W. 2nd Street<br>Alma, Nebraska 68920<br>Phone: 308.928.2173
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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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[http://www.district10.us/harlan_county.htm Harlan County Courthouse]<br>706 W 2nd Street<br> Alma, NE 68920<br> Phone: 308.928.2173
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<br>County Clerk has marriage and land records.<br>County Judge has probate and court records. <br>Clerk District Court has divorce records.<br>Register of Deeds has land records. <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Harlan County, Nebraska page 431, {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
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706 2nd Street<br>Alma, NE 68920<br>
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(308) 928-2179<br>
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
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==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
'''1871--'''Harlan County was created 3 June 1871 from [[Kearney_County,_Nebraska|Kearney ]]County. '''County seat:''' Alma <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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'''1871--'''Harlan County was created 3 June 1871 from [[Kearney County, Nebraska|Kearney ]]County. '''County seat:''' Alma <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
  
 
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== Places/Localities  ==
 
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*[[Kearney County, Nebraska|Kearney]]  
 
*[[Kearney County, Nebraska|Kearney]]  
 
*[[Norton County, Kansas|Norton County, Kansas]]  
 
*[[Norton County, Kansas|Norton County, Kansas]]  
*[[Phelps_County,_Nebraska|Phelps]]  
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*[[Phelps County, Nebraska|Phelps]]  
 
*[[Phillips County, Kansas|Phillips County, Kansas]]
 
*[[Phillips County, Kansas|Phillips County, Kansas]]
  
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==== Cemeteries  ====
 
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St Paul's Lutheran Cemetery: Located 3 miles north of Republican City
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{{Census|Nebraska}}
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{{NE Church Intro}}
  
 
==== Court  ====
 
==== Court  ====
  
==== Land ====
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==== Local Histories ====
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{{NE Land}}
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{{NE History Intro}}
  
 
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{{NE Newspaper abstracts|Harlan}}
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==== Probate ====
  
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{{NE Probate Intro|Adams}}
  
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{{NE Tax Intro}}
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{{NE Vital Intro}}
  
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
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==== Family History Centers<br>  ====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
  
 
== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==
  
 
*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
 
*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=204428&subject_disp=Nebraska%2C+Harlan&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
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*{{FHL|Nebraska%2C+Harlan|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
  
 
== References  ==
 
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Revision as of 19:32, 11 June 2013

United States Gotoarrow.png Nebraska Gotoarrow.png Harlan County

Harlan 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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Harlan County, Nebraska
Map
Map of Nebraska highlighting Harlan County
Location in the state of Nebraska
Map of the U.S. highlighting Nebraska
Location of Nebraska in the U.S.
Facts
Founded June 3, 1871
County Seat Alma
Courthouse
Photo courtesy [[]]
Address Harlan County Courthouse
706 W. 2nd Street
Alma, Nebraska 68920
Phone: 308.928.2173


County Courthouse

Harlan County Courthouse
706 W 2nd Street
Alma, NE 68920
Phone: 308.928.2173


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


706 2nd Street
Alma, NE 68920

(308) 928-2179

History

Parent County

1871--Harlan County was created 3 June 1871 from Kearney County. County seat: Alma [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

St Paul's Lutheran Cemetery: Located 3 miles north of Republican City

Census

For tips on accessing Harlan 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 Harlan 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), Harlan County, Nebraska page 431, 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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