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[[Image:Henry_Knox.JPG|thumb|right|400px|General Henry Knox (1750-1806)]]
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The county is named for [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Henry_Knox General Henry Knox] (1750-1806), Revolutionary War hero, and the nation's first Secretary of War.<ref>"Henry Knox," Wikipedia, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Henry_Knox.</ref>
  
 
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Revision as of 23:26, 14 May 2010

United States  > Nebraska > Knox County

County Courthouse

History

General Henry Knox (1750-1806)

The county is named for General Henry Knox (1750-1806), Revolutionary War hero, and the nation's first Secretary of War.[1]

Parent County

1857--Knox County was created 10 February 1857 from Pierce County and unorganized territory. County seat: Center [2]

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Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

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Court

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Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

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. "Henry Knox," Wikipedia, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Henry_Knox.
  2. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).