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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Nebraska]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' '''Keith County''' {{NEDC}} <br> <br>
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Keith 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.
  
 
== 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, PO Box 149<br>Ogallala NE 69153<br>Phone 308.284.4726<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  ====
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*[[Arthur County, Nebraska|Arthur]]
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*[[Deuel County, Nebraska|Deuel]]
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*[[Garden County, Nebraska|Garden]]
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*[[Lincoln County, Nebraska|Lincoln]]
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*[[McPherson County, Nebraska|McPherson]]
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*[[Perkins County, Nebraska|Perkins]]
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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  ====
 
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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  ====
 
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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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Keith 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.

County Courthouse

Keith County Courthouse
511 North Spruce Street, PO Box 149
Ogallala NE 69153
Phone 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, 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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