Difference between revisions of "Lancaster County, Nebraska Genealogy"

From FamilySearch Wiki
Jump to: navigation, search
(22 intermediate revisions by 15 users not shown)
Line 1: Line 1:
{{stub}}''[[United States|United States ]] > [[Nebraska|Nebraska]] > Lancaster County''  
+
''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Nebraska]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' '''Lancaster County''' {{NEDC}} <br> <br>
 +
 
 +
Lancaster 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  ==
 +
 +
[http://lancaster.ne.gov/ Lancaster County Courthouse]<br>555 S 10th Street <br>Lincoln, NE 68508<br> Phone: 402.441.7484<br><br>County Judge has marriage and probate records.<br> County Clerk has land records. <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Lancaster 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  ====
 +
 +
'''1855--'''Lancaster County was created 6 March 1855 from [[Cass County, Nebraska|Cass]] and Pierce(old) Counties. '''County seat:''' Lincoln <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
  
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
Line 12: Line 18:
  
 
== Places/Localities  ==
 
== Places/Localities  ==
 +
 +
==== Populated Places  ====
 +
 +
Cities and Villages
 +
 +
*Lincoln
 +
*Hickman
 +
*Waverly
 +
*Bennet
 +
*Davey
 +
*Denton
 +
*Firth
 +
*Hallam
 +
*Malcolm
 +
*Panama
 +
*Raymond
 +
*Roca
 +
*Sprague
  
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 +
 +
*[[Butler County, Nebraska|Butler]]
 +
*[[Cass County, Nebraska|Cass]]
 +
*[[Gage County, Nebraska|Gage]]
 +
*[[Johnson County, Nebraska|Johnson]]
 +
*[[Otoe County, Nebraska|Otoe]]
 +
*[[Saline County, Nebraska|Saline]]
 +
*[[Saunders County, Nebraska|Saunders]]
 +
*[[Seward County, Nebraska|Seward]]
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
  
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
 +
 +
*A transcription of [http://www.nebraskahistory.org/lib-arch/services/refrence/la_pubs/Those_Who_Slumber.pdf Wyuka Cemetery (Lincoln, NE) Interments] 1877 to February 1881 is available online at http://www.nebraskahistory.org/lib-arch/services/refrence/la_pubs/Those_Who_Slumber.pdf
 +
 +
Other cemeteries
 +
 +
BillionGraves:
 +
 +
*[http://billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=66433 Calvary Cemetery, Lincoln]
 +
*[http://billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=66910 Malcolm Cemetery, Malcolm]
 +
*[http://billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=158492 St. Paul's Cemetery, Elk], also known as St. Paul's Lutheran Cemetery.
 +
*[http://www.billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=127018 Waverly Cemetery, Waverly]
 +
 +
==== Census  ====
 +
 +
{{Census|Nebraska}}
  
 
==== Church  ====
 
==== Church  ====
Line 40: Line 88:
  
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
 +
 +
==== Family History Centers  ====
 +
 +
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
 +
*[[Lincoln Nebraska Family History Center]]
  
 
== 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=204488&subject_disp=Nebraska%2C+Lancaster&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
+
*{{FHL|Nebraska%2C+Lancaster|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
 +
*[http://nebraska-genealogy.com/Lancaster-County-Genealogy.htm Lancaster County Genealogy] (Nebraska Genealogy)
  
 
== References  ==
 
== References  ==
 +
 +
<references />
 +
 +
{{Nebraska|Nebraska}} {{Nebraska-stub}}
  
 
[[Category:Lancaster_County,_Nebraska]]
 
[[Category:Lancaster_County,_Nebraska]]

Revision as of 18:19, 31 December 2012

United States Gotoarrow.png Nebraska Gotoarrow.png Lancaster County
Hand and keyboard.jpg Nebraska
Online Records


Lancaster 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

Lancaster County Courthouse
555 S 10th Street
Lincoln, NE 68508
Phone: 402.441.7484

County Judge has marriage and probate records.
County Clerk has land records. [1]

History

Parent County

1855--Lancaster County was created 6 March 1855 from Cass and Pierce(old) Counties. County seat: Lincoln [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Cities and Villages

  • Lincoln
  • Hickman
  • Waverly
  • Bennet
  • Davey
  • Denton
  • Firth
  • Hallam
  • Malcolm
  • Panama
  • Raymond
  • Roca
  • Sprague

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Other cemeteries

BillionGraves:

Census

For tips on accessing Lancaster 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

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Lancaster 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).
Template:Nebraska-stub