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{{stub}}''[[United States|United States ]] > [[Nebraska|Nebraska]] > Jefferson County''  
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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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[http://www.co.jefferson.ne.us/ Jefferson County Courthouse]<br>&nbsp;411 4th St; <br>Fairbury, NE 68352<br> Phone: 402.729.2323&nbsp;<br><br> County Clerk&nbsp;has marriage records; County Judge has <br>probate and court records; Clerk District Court has divorce<br>records; Register of Deeds has land records<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Jefferson County, Nebraska page 431, {WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
  
 
== History  ==
 
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==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
'''1855--'''Johnson County was created 2 March 1855 from Nemaha County. '''County seat:''' Tecumseh <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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'''1856--'''Johnson County was created 26 January 1856 from unorganized territory. '''County seat:''' Fairbury <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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*[[Fillmore County, Nebraska|Fillmore]]
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*[[Gage County, Nebraska|Gage]]
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*[[Republic County, Kansas|Republic County, Kansas]]
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*[[Saline County, Nebraska|Saline]]
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*[[Thayer County, Nebraska|Thayer]]
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*[[Washington County, Kansas|Washington County, Kansas]]
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
  
 
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{{Census|Nebraska}}
  
 
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Early migration routes to and from {{PAGENAME}} for European and African American settlers included:
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:*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Little_Blue_River_(Kansas/Nebraska) Little Blue River]
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:*[[Oregon Trail]] 1830s to 1890s from western Missouri to Oregon City, Oregon<ref>National Park Service, "(Auto Tour Route) Maps" in ''Oregon National Historic Trail'' at http://www.nps.gov/oreg/planyourvisit/maps.htm (accessed 18 July 2011).</ref>
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:*[[California Trail]] 1846 to 1869 from western Missouri to northern California<ref>National Park Service, "(Auto Tour Route) Maps" in ''California National Historic Trail'' at http://www.nps.gov/cali/planyourvisit/maps.htm (accessed 18 July 2011).</ref>
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:*[[Mormon Trail]] 1846 to 1869 from Nauvoo, Illinois to Salt Lake City, Utah<ref>National Park Service, "Auto Tour Route Maps" in ''Mormon Pioneer National Historic Trail'' at http://www.nps.gov/mopi/planyourvisit/maps.htm (accessed 18 July 2011).</ref>
  
 
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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=204454&subject_disp=Nebraska%2C+Jefferson&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
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Revision as of 19:51, 13 August 2012

United States  > Nebraska > Jefferson County

County Courthouse

Jefferson County Courthouse
 411 4th St;
Fairbury, NE 68352
Phone: 402.729.2323 

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

History

Parent County

1856--Johnson County was created 26 January 1856 from unorganized territory. County seat: Fairbury [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

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

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Migration

Early migration routes to and from Jefferson County, Nebraska Genealogy for European and African American settlers included:

Military

Newspapers

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), Jefferson County, Nebraska page 431, {WorldCat|50140092|disp=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).
  3. National Park Service, "(Auto Tour Route) Maps" in Oregon National Historic Trail at http://www.nps.gov/oreg/planyourvisit/maps.htm (accessed 18 July 2011).
  4. National Park Service, "(Auto Tour Route) Maps" in California National Historic Trail at http://www.nps.gov/cali/planyourvisit/maps.htm (accessed 18 July 2011).
  5. National Park Service, "Auto Tour Route Maps" in Mormon Pioneer National Historic Trail at http://www.nps.gov/mopi/planyourvisit/maps.htm (accessed 18 July 2011).

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