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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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[http://vitalrec.com/necounties10.html Wayne County Courthouse<span id="fck_dom_range_temp_1344972823703_88" />]<br>510 N Pearl Street<br> PO Box 248<br> Wayne, Ne 68787-1939<br> Phone: 402.375.2288&nbsp;<br><br>County judge has marriage, probate and court records from 1871; <br>Clerk Distroct Court has divorce records; County Clerk has&nbsp;land<br>records from 1870<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Wayne County, Nebraska page 435, {WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
  
 
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The county is named after Revolutionary War General [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anthony_Wayne "Mad" Anthony Wayne] (1745-1796).<ref>[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anthony_Wayne "Anthony Wayne,"] Wikipedia.</ref>
  
 
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'''1871--'''Wayne County was created 4 March 1871 from unorganized territory. '''County seat:''' Wayne <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
  
 
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*[[Cedar County, Nebraska|Cedar]]
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*[[Cuming County, Nebraska|Cuming]]
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*[[Dixon County, Nebraska|Dixon]]
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*[[Madison County, Nebraska|Madison]]
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*[[Pierce County, Nebraska|Pierce]]
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*[[Stanton County, Nebraska|Stanton]]
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*[[Thurston County, Nebraska|Thurston]]
  
 
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
  
 
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*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=204641&subject_disp=Nebraska%2C+Wayne&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
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Revision as of 19:36, 14 August 2012

United States  > Nebraska > Wayne County
Anthony Wayne.JPG


County Courthouse

Wayne County Courthouse
510 N Pearl Street
PO Box 248
Wayne, Ne 68787-1939
Phone: 402.375.2288 

County judge has marriage, probate and court records from 1871;
Clerk Distroct Court has divorce records; County Clerk has land
records from 1870[1]

History

The county is named after Revolutionary War General "Mad" Anthony Wayne (1745-1796).[2]

Parent County

1871--Wayne County was created 4 March 1871 from unorganized territory. County seat: Wayne [3]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

For tips on accessing Wayne 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. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Wayne County, Nebraska page 435, {WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  2. "Anthony Wayne," Wikipedia.
  3. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).

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