Knox County, Nebraska Genealogy

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County Courthouse

Knox County; PO Box 166; Center, NE 68724; Ph. 402.288.4282 Details: 9Formerly L’Eau Qui Court & Emmet Cos. Created as L’Eau Qui Court Co. Name changed to Emmet 18 Feb 1867. Name changed to Knox 21 Feb 1873) (Co Clk has m rec; Co Judge has pro & ct rec; Clk Dis Ct has div rec; Reg of Deeds has land rec)

History

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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]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

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

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

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. "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).

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