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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Nebraska]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' '''Merrick County'''
  
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'''Merrick 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.
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{{Infobox U.S. County
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| county = Merrick County
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| county_map = 200px-Map of Nebraska highlighting Merrick County svg.bmp
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| state = Nebraska
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| state_map = NE-map.png
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| latd = 39.99
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| longd = 91.19
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| founded title = [[Nebraska County Creation Dates and Parent Counties|Founded]]
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| founded year = 1858
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| founded date = November 4
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| seat wl= Central City
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| building image = Merrick county courthouse.gif
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| building image size = 100px
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| building image cap = Photo courtesy [[]]
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| building address = '''[[Merrick County, Nebraska Courthouse|Merrick County Courthouse]]'''<br>1510 18th Street<br>P.O. Box 27<br>Central City, Nebraska 68826-0027<br>Phone: 308.946.2881
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== County Courthouse  ==
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[http://www.merrickcounty.ne.gov/ Merrick County Courthouse]<br>1510 18th St; PO Box 27; <br>Central City, NE 68826-0027<br> Phone: 308.946.2881<br><br>County Clerk has birth, and death records.<br>County Judge has marriage, divorce, probate and court records. <br>Register of Deeds has land records from 1873. <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Merrick County, Nebraska page 433, {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
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== History  ==
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==== Parent County  ====
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'''1858--'''Merrick County was created 4 November 1858 from unorganized territory. '''County seat:''' Central City <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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==== Boundary Changes  ====
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==== Record Loss  ====
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== Places/Localities  ==
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==== Populated Places  ====
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Central City; Archer; Palmer; Chapman; Hord; Worms; Silver Creek; Clarks; Havens; Heber; Hord; Lockwood; Paddock; Silver Creek<br>
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
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*[[Greeley County, Nebraska|Greeley]]
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*[[Hall County, Nebraska|Hall]]
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*[[Hamilton County, Nebraska|Hamilton]]
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*[[Howard County, Nebraska|Howard]]
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*[[Nance County, Nebraska|Nance]]
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*[[Platte County, Nebraska|Platte]]
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*[[Polk County, Nebraska|Polk]]
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== Resources  ==
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==== Cemeteries  ====
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Bureau; Burke; Central City; Chapman; Clarks/Calvary; Fairview; German Methodist; Norwegian; Prairie Creek; Rosehill; Silver Creek; St. Lawrence; United Brethren; Wiegert; Zion Lutheran
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==== Census  ====
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{{Census|Nebraska}}
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==== Church  ====
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==== Court  ====
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==== Land  ====
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==== Local Histories  ====
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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 I" in ''Oregon Trail Landmarks'' at http://www.oregonpioneers.com/OTMap1.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>
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==== Military  ====
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==== Newspapers  ====
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Central City Nonpareil; Central City Republican; Central City Republican-Nonpareil; Central City Courier; Central City Record; Clarks News; Palmer Journal; Twin City Post; Silver Creek Sand; Silver Creek Times
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==== Probate  ====
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==== Taxation  ====
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==== Vital Records  ====
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== Societies and Libraries  ==
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==== Family History Centers<br>  ====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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== Web Sites  ==
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*[http://www.usgennet.org/usa/ne/county/merrick/index.html USGenWeb project]. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.
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*{{FHL|Nebraska%2C+Merrick|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
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== References  ==
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Merrick 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.

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Merrick County, Nebraska
Map
Map of Nebraska highlighting Merrick County
Location in the state of Nebraska
Map of the U.S. highlighting Nebraska
Location of Nebraska in the U.S.
Facts
Founded November 4, 1858
County Seat Central City
Courthouse
Photo courtesy [[]]
Address Merrick County Courthouse
1510 18th Street
P.O. Box 27
Central City, Nebraska 68826-0027
Phone: 308.946.2881


County Courthouse

Merrick County Courthouse
1510 18th St; PO Box 27;
Central City, NE 68826-0027
Phone: 308.946.2881

County Clerk has birth, and death records.
County Judge has marriage, divorce, probate and court records.
Register of Deeds has land records from 1873. [1]

History

Parent County

1858--Merrick County was created 4 November 1858 from unorganized territory. County seat: Central City [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Central City; Archer; Palmer; Chapman; Hord; Worms; Silver Creek; Clarks; Havens; Heber; Hord; Lockwood; Paddock; Silver Creek

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Bureau; Burke; Central City; Chapman; Clarks/Calvary; Fairview; German Methodist; Norwegian; Prairie Creek; Rosehill; Silver Creek; St. Lawrence; United Brethren; Wiegert; Zion Lutheran

Census

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

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Migration

Early migration routes to and from Merrick County, Nebraska Genealogy for European and African American settlers included:

Military

Newspapers

Central City Nonpareil; Central City Republican; Central City Republican-Nonpareil; Central City Courier; Central City Record; Clarks News; Palmer Journal; Twin City Post; Silver Creek Sand; Silver Creek Times

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), Merrick County, Nebraska page 433, 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 I" in Oregon Trail Landmarks at http://www.oregonpioneers.com/OTMap1.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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