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{{stub}}''[[United States|United States ]] > [[Nebraska|Nebraska]] > Saunders County''  
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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Nebraska]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' '''Saunders County'''
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'''Saunders 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 = Saunders County
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| county_map = 200px-Map of Nebraska highlighting Saunders 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 = 1856
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| founded date = January 26
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| seat wl= Wahoo
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| building image = Suanders 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 = '''[[Saunders County, Nebraska Courthouse|Saunders County Courthouse]]'''<br>P.O. Box 61<br>Wahoo, Nebraska 68066<br>Phone: 402.443.8101
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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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[http://www.saunderscounty.ne.gov/ [[Image:Saunders County Nebraska Courthouse.jpg|thumb|right|200px]]&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  ==
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==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
'''1856--'''Saunders County was created 26 January 1856 from [[Lancaster_County,_Nebraska|Lancaster ]]and [[Douglas_County,_Nebraska|Douglas]] Counties. '''County seat:''' Wahoo <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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'''1856--'''Saunders County was created 26 January 1856 from [[Lancaster County, Nebraska|Lancaster and]] [[Douglas County, Nebraska|Douglas]] Counties. '''County seat:''' Wahoo <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
  
 
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== Places/Localities  ==
 
== Places/Localities  ==
  
==== Populated Places ====
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
  
*[[Butler_County,_Nebraska|Butler]]
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*[[Butler County, Nebraska|Butler]]  
*[[Cass_County,_Nebraska|Cass]]
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*[[Cass County, Nebraska|Cass]]  
*[[Colfax_County,_Nebraska|Colfax]]
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*[[Colfax County, Nebraska|Colfax]]  
*[[Dodge_County,_Nebraska|Dodge]]
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*[[Dodge County, Nebraska|Dodge]]  
*[[Douglas_County,_Nebraska|Douglas]]
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*[[Douglas County, Nebraska|Douglas]]  
*[[Lancaster_County,_Nebraska|Lancaster]]
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*[[Lancaster County, Nebraska|Lancaster]]  
*[[Sarpy_County,_Nebraska|Sarpy]]
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*[[Sarpy County, Nebraska|Sarpy]]  
*[[Seward_County,_Nebraska|Seward]]
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*[[Seward County, Nebraska|Seward]]
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
  
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
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==== Census  ====
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{{Census|Nebraska}}
  
 
==== Church  ====
 
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Past and Present of Saunders County Nebraska: A Record of Settlement, Organization, Progress and Achievement -- Vol. 1 --&nbsp;http://www.usgennet.org/usa/ne/county/saunders/1915/index.html . Vol 2 --&nbsp;Biographical Sketches Names Index:&nbsp;http://www.usgennet.org/usa/ne/county/saunders/1915/vol2/vol2-names.html  
 
Past and Present of Saunders County Nebraska: A Record of Settlement, Organization, Progress and Achievement -- Vol. 1 --&nbsp;http://www.usgennet.org/usa/ne/county/saunders/1915/index.html . Vol 2 --&nbsp;Biographical Sketches Names Index:&nbsp;http://www.usgennet.org/usa/ne/county/saunders/1915/vol2/vol2-names.html  
  
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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)&nbsp;http://www.usgennet.org/usa/ne/county/saunders/1983hist/ Family Stories Index http://www.usgennet.org/usa/ne/county/saunders/1983hist/famnames.html<br>  
  
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)&nbsp;
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==== Maps  ====
  
http://www.usgennet.org/usa/ne/county/saunders/1983hist/ &nbsp;Family Stories Index&nbsp;http://www.usgennet.org/usa/ne/county/saunders/1983hist/famnames.html  
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Plat Book, Saunders County Nebraska, compiled and published by The Brown-Scoville Publishing Co., 1907&nbsp;http://www.usgennet.org/usa/ne/county/saunders/1907plat/1907platcvr.html  
  
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==== Migration  ====
  
==== Maps  ====
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Early migration routes to and from {{PAGENAME}} for European and African American settlers included:
  
Plat Book, Saunders County Nebraska, compiled and published by The Brown-Scoville Publishing Co., 1907&nbsp;http://www.usgennet.org/usa/ne/county/saunders/1907plat/1907platcvr.html
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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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== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
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==== Family History Centers<br>  ====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
  
 
== 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=204595&subject_disp=Nebraska%2C+Saunders&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
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*{{FHL|Nebraska%2C+Saunders|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
  
 
== References  ==
 
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Revision as of 16:17, 7 February 2013

United States Gotoarrow.png Nebraska Gotoarrow.png Saunders County

Saunders 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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Saunders County, Nebraska
Map
Map of Nebraska highlighting Saunders County
Location in the state of Nebraska
Map of the U.S. highlighting Nebraska
Location of Nebraska in the U.S.
Facts
Founded January 26, 1856
County Seat Wahoo
Courthouse
Photo courtesy [[]]
Address Saunders County Courthouse
P.O. Box 61
Wahoo, Nebraska 68066
Phone: 402.443.8101


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]

History

Parent County

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

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

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

Church

Court

Land

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

Maps

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

Migration

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

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. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Saunders County, Nebraska page 434, 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).