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== County Courthouse  ==
== County Courthouse  ==
[[Image:Saunders County Nebraska Courthouse.jpg|thumb|right|200px]] Saunders County; PO Box 61; Wahoo, NE 68066; Ph. 402.443.8101 Details: (formerly Calhoun Co. Name changed to Saunders 8 Jan 1862) (Co Clk has m, bur, div, pro, ct & land rec)
[http://www.saunderscounty.ne.gov/ [[Image:Saunders County Nebraska Courthouse.jpg|thumb|right|200px|Saunders County Nebraska Courthouse.jpg]]&nbsp;Saunders County Courthouse]<br>&nbsp;PO Box 61; <br>Wahoo, NE 68066<br> Phone: 402.443.8101&nbsp;<br><br>County&nbsp;Clerk has marriage, burial, divorce,<br>probate, court and land records<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Saunders County, Nebraska page 434, {WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
== History  ==
== History  ==

Revision as of 20:36, 14 August 2012

United States  > Nebraska > Saunders County

County Courthouse

Saunders County Nebraska Courthouse.jpg
 Saunders County Courthouse
 PO Box 61;
Wahoo, NE 68066
Phone: 402.443.8101 

County Clerk has marriage, burial, divorce,
probate, court and land records[1]


Parent County

1856--Saunders County was created 26 January 1856 from Lancaster and Douglas Counties. County seat: Wahoo [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss


Populated Places

Neighboring Counties




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




Local Histories

Past and Present of Saunders County Nebraska: A Record of Settlement, Organization, Progress and Achievement -- Vol. 1 -- http://www.usgennet.org/usa/ne/county/saunders/1915/index.html . Vol 2 -- Biographical Sketches Names Index: http://www.usgennet.org/usa/ne/county/saunders/1915/vol2/vol2-names.html

Saunders County Nebraska, Saunders County History 1983, Sponsored by the Saunders County Historical Society and Written by the People of Saunders County, Nebraska (Library of Congress No. 83- 050295) http://www.usgennet.org/usa/ne/county/saunders/1983hist/ Family Stories Index http://www.usgennet.org/usa/ne/county/saunders/1983hist/famnames.html


Plat Book, Saunders County Nebraska, compiled and published by The Brown-Scoville Publishing Co., 1907 http://www.usgennet.org/usa/ne/county/saunders/1907plat/1907platcvr.html


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





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


  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Saunders County, Nebraska page 434, {WorldCat|50140092|disp=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).