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{{stub}}''[[United States|United States ]] > [[Nebraska|Nebraska]] > Keith County''  
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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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[http://www.co.keith.ne.us/images/themebanner2_r1_c1.jpg Keith County Courthouse]<br>511 North Spruce Street, P&nbsp;O&nbsp;Box&nbsp;149<br>&nbsp;Ogallala NE 69153<br>&nbsp;Ph. 308.284.4726&nbsp;<br><br>County Clerk has birth, death, and land records;<br>County Judge has marriage records;<br>Clerk District Court has divorce, probate, and court records<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Keith County, Nebraska page 432, {WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
  
 
==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
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'''1873--'''Keith County was created 27 February 1873 from unorganized territory. '''County seat:''' Ogallala <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
 
'''1873--'''Keith County was created 27 February 1873 from unorganized territory. '''County seat:''' Ogallala <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  ==
 
== Places/Localities  ==
  
==== Populated Places ====
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==== Populated Places ====
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*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ogallala,_Nebraska Ogallala]
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*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Brule,_Nebraska Brule]
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*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Paxton,_Nebraska Paxton]
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*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Keystone,_Nebraska Keystone]
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*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lemoyne,_Nebraska Lemoyne]
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*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Roscoe,_Nebraska Rosco]
  
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
  
*[[Arthur_County,_Nebraska|Arthur]]
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*[[Arthur County, Nebraska|Arthur]]  
*[[Deuel_County,_Nebraska|Deuel]]
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*[[Deuel County, Nebraska|Deuel]]  
*[[Garden_County,_Nebraska|Garden]]
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*[[Garden County, Nebraska|Garden]]  
*[[Lincoln_County,_Nebraska|Lincoln]]
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*[[Lincoln County, Nebraska|Lincoln]]  
*[[McPherson_County,_Nebraska|McPherson]]
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*[[McPherson County, Nebraska|McPherson]]  
*[[Perkins_County,_Nebraska|Perkins]]
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*[[Perkins County, Nebraska|Perkins]]  
*[[Sedgwick_County,_Colorado|Sedgwick County, Colorado]]
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*[[Sedgwick County, Colorado|Sedgwick County, Colorado]]
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
  
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
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==== Census ====
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{{Census|Nebraska}}
  
 
==== Church  ====
 
==== Church  ====
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==== Maps  ====
 
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==== Migration  ====
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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/Platte_River Platte River]
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:*[[Oregon Trail]] 1830s to 1890s from western Missouri to Oregon City, Oregon<ref>Jim Tompkins, "The Oregon Trail 1841-1848 Map II" in ''Oregon Trail Landmarks'' at http://www.oregonpioneers.com/OTMap2.jpg  (accessed 18 July 2011).</ref>
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:*[[California Trail]] 1846 to 1869 from western Missouri to northern California<ref>"Oregon California Trails Association" at http://octatrails.micromaps.com/ (accessed 18 July 2011).</ref>
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:*[[Mormon Trail]] 1846 to 1869 from Nauvoo, Illinois to Salt Lake City, Utah<ref>"The Pioneer Story: The Mormon Pioneer Trail" in ''The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints'' at http://lds.org/gospellibrary/pioneer/pioneerstory.htm (accessed 18 July 2011).</ref>
  
 
==== Military  ====
 
==== Military  ====
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== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
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*Keith County Historical Society<br>Mansion on the Hill<br>1004 North Spruce Street<br>P.O. Box 5<br>Ogallala, NE 69153<br>Telephone: (308)-284-4215<br>Website: http://www.ogallalamansiononthehill.com/new_page_2.htm<br>
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*Couldn't locate a genealogical society in Keith County
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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=204475&subject_disp=Nebraska%2C+Keith&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
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*{{FHL|Nebraska%2C+Keith|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
  
 
== References  ==
 
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Revision as of 20:34, 13 August 2012

United States  > Nebraska > Keith County

County Courthouse

Keith County Courthouse
511 North Spruce Street, P O Box 149
 Ogallala NE 69153
 Ph. 308.284.4726 

County Clerk has birth, death, and land records;
County Judge has marriage records;
Clerk District Court has divorce, probate, and court records[1]

History

Parent County

1873--Keith County was created 27 February 1873 from unorganized territory. County seat: Ogallala [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

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

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Migration

Early migration routes to and from Keith 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), Keith County, Nebraska page 432, {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. Jim Tompkins, "The Oregon Trail 1841-1848 Map II" in Oregon Trail Landmarks at http://www.oregonpioneers.com/OTMap2.jpg (accessed 18 July 2011).
  4. "Oregon California Trails Association" at http://octatrails.micromaps.com/ (accessed 18 July 2011).
  5. "The Pioneer Story: The Mormon Pioneer Trail" in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints at http://lds.org/gospellibrary/pioneer/pioneerstory.htm (accessed 18 July 2011).

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