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Nebraska Territorial Census Records - Territorial censuses were taken for the years 1854, 1855, 1856 and 1860 in Nebraska. See 1854-1870 Nebraska Census at Ancestry.

Federal Nebraska Census Records are available for the following years: 1860, 1870, 1880, 1900, 1910, 1920 and 1930. See 1790-1940 US Census Records at Ancestry.

Soundex code (phonetic indexes) for Nebraska Federal census records are available to the public for the census years: 1880, 1900, and 1920.

The 1885 Special Federal Agricultural Census is an excellent and little used resource.  I have copies of some of these.  They tell what kind of livestock, how many, if they sold butter, eggs, etc...provides a very interesting look into your family history. See 1885 Special Nebraska State Census at Ancestry.

1890 Nebraska Federal Census Records were destroyed in a 1921 warehouse fire, however the 1890 Nebraska Veterans and Widows schedules did survive the fire and are often used as a census substitute. See A Fire Destroyed The 1890 Census & Bridging the 1890 Census Gap.

Nebraska State Census Records were enumerated every year between 1869 and 1885.  Only a small number of those schedules have been found and in fact, some may still be buried in storage rooms of old courthouses. See: Nebraska Records & 1860-1885 Nebraska State Census Collection at Ancestry.

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Nebraska Vital Records

Nebraska Department of HHS

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P. O. Box 95065

Lincoln, NE 68509-5065

Phone: (402) 471-2871

E-mail: DHHS.VitalRecords@nebraska.gov 

Birth & deaths 1904 to the present and Marriages 1909 to the present are on file in the office above.

County clerks in each respective county, may hold earlier births, deaths and marriages.

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 Nebraska

(Territory 1861.  Statehood 1867.)


Statewide Nebraska Census Records Online

1854, 1855, 1856, 1865 & 1869 Territorial & State Census Record Transcriptions

1854-1870 Nebraska Census at Ancestry

1860 Territorial Census Index Surnames A-F

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1880 Federal Census of Norwegians

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Nebraska State Databases of Census and Genealogy Records

 

Other NE Statewide Genealogy Records Used as Census Substitutes

1883 Census of Pensioners

1893 Roster of Nebraska Veterans

1940 Who's Who in Nebraska

 


NE Census Records Online by County

Jones County Census Records

(Extinct County.  Formed in 1854 from unorganized territory.  The county lost lands to Clay County, Jackson County, Saline County and York County.  In 1867, the remaining Jones County lands were lost to Jefferson County.

 

1860 Federal Census Records

1860 Federal Census Mortality Schedule

1860 Nebraska Territorial Census Index & Records

 


Kearney County Census Records

(Formed 1860 from unorganized territory.)

 

1860 Federal Census of the Nebraska Territory

1860 Federal Census Mortality Schedule

1860 Federal Census Mortality Schedule at Genealogy Trails

1860 Nebraska Territorial Census Index & Records

1870 Federal Census Records

1870 Federal Census Records at Genealogy Trails

1870 Federal Census Records at us-census.org

1880 Federal Census Defective, Dependent & Delinquent Classes Schedule

1883 Census of Pensioners at Genealogy Trails

1883 Military Pensioners Census

1900 Federal Census Enumeration Districts

1920 Federal Census Records of Hayes Township

1920 Federal Census Records of Lincoln, Part 1

1920 Federal Census Records of Lincoln, Part 2

1930 Federal Census Enumeration Districts

 

Other Records

1917-1918 WWI Draft Registration Index

1940 Who's Who

 


Keith County Census Records

(Formed 1873 from unorganized territory & possibly Lincoln County.)

 

1880 Federal Census Records for Alkali Precinct

1880 Federal Census Records for Ogallala Precinct

1880 Federal Census Defective, Dependent & Delinquent Classes Schedule

1890 Federal Census - Veterans and Widows Schedules

1890 Veterans and Widows Census

1900 Federal Census Enumeration Districts

1930 Federal Census Enumeration Districts

1930 Federal Census Index & Census Records for Ogallala Precinct

 

Other Records

1890 Farmers List

1890 Nebraska State Gazetteer Business Directory

1890 Nebraska State Gazetteer Farmers List

1909-1920 Delinquent Tax Payers

1917-1918 WWI Draft Registration Index

1937 County Atlas Index & 1937 Plat Maps

1940 Who's Who

1948 Telephone Directory for Ogallala, Brule & Big Springs  

 


Keya Paha County Census Records

(Formed 1884 from Brown County.)

 

1900 Federal Census Enumeration Districts

1930 Federal Census Enumeration Districts

 

Other Records

1890-91 Nebraska State Gazetteer Business Directory & Farmers List

1917 List of Male Residents

1940 Who's Who

Early Settlers of Springview

WWI Draft Cards Index

 


Kimball County Census Records

(Formed 1888 from Cheyenne County.)

 

1890 Veterans and Widows Census

1900 Federal Census Enumeration Districts

1900 Federal Census Index

1910 Federal Census Index

1920 Federal Census Extraction of Germans from Russia

1930 Federal Census Enumeration Districts

 

Other Records

1890 Farmers List

1907 Voters List

1917-1918 WWI Draft Registration Index

1918 WWI Draft Cards Index

1929 Militia Enrollment Index

1940 Who's Who

Biographies of Early Kimball County Residents

Probate Records Index

 


Knox County Census Records

(Formed 1857 from Pierce County and unorganized territory.)

 

1880 Federal Census Defective, Dependent & Delinquent Classes Schedule

1883 Census of Pensioners at Genealogy Trails

1883 Military Pensioners Census

1900 Federal Census Enumeration Districts

1930 Federal Census Enumeration Districts

 

Other Records

1890 Business List from the Nebraska State Gazetteer

1890 Farmers List from the Nebraska State Gazetteer

1917 List of Persons Registered in Knox County

1917-1918 WWI Draft Registration Index

1940 Who's Who

Biographies of Early Knox County Residents

Probate Records Index

WWI Inductees

 


Lancaster County Census Records

(Formed 1856 from Cass County and OLD Pierce County..)

 

1856 Territorial Census Records

1860 Territorial Census

1870 Federal Census Mortality Schedule

1878-1935 School Census Records

1883 Census of Pensioners at Genealogy Trails

1883 Military Pensioners Census

1900 Federal Census Enumeration Districts

1920 Federal Census Extraction of Germans from Russia

1927 School Census Records

1930 Federal Census Enumeration Districts

 

Other Records

1890 Farmers List

1897-1898 Lincoln Women's Club Members

1920 Lincoln High School Yearbook

LLCGS Database Search

 


L'Eau Qui Court County

(Extinct County.  Formed 1857 from Pierce County and unorganized territory.  In 1860, the county gained lands from Cedar County.  In 1861, the county lands were lost to the creation of Dakota Territory.  In1862, Holt County was attached to it. In 1867 it was renamed Emmet County and finally in 1873, the name was changed to Knox County.)

 

1860 Territorial Census

1860 Federal Census Mortality Schedule

 


Lincoln County Census Records

(Formed 1860 from unorganized territory.  Originally named Shorter County, it was renamed Lincoln County.)

 

1860 Federal Census Mortality Schedule at Genealogy Trails

1870 Federal Census Mortality Schedule

1880 Federal Census Defective, Dependent & Delinquent Classes Schedule

1883 Census of Pensioners at Genealogy Trails

1883 Military Pensioners Census

1900 Federal Census Enumeration Districts

1930 Federal Census Enumeration Districts

1940 Federal Census Index

 

Other Records

1890 Farmers List

1890-91 Nebraska State Gazetteer Business Directory & Farmers List

1930-1951 Naturalizations Index for North Platte

1940 Who's Who List

Early Settlers and Records

 

 

 

 

 

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