Nebraska

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See also these surnames: Butler, Parnell, Perkins.

"History of Nebraska." James C. Olson; University of Nebraska Press, 1966. SC3

"Perkey's Nebraska Place Names." Elton Perkey, Nebraska State Historical Society, Lincoln NE, 1982. Lists all the towns (post offices, railroad stops) ever known to have existed in Nebraska by county. Good for locating towns which no longer exist or were renamed. LWJ

Antelope Co.

"Antelope County History 1868-1985." Antelope County Historical Society, Curtis Media Corp., 1986. County History, Early Settlers & Many Family Biographies. LK3

Blaine Co.

"Blaine County History." Written by the people of Blaine County; published by Curtis Media Corp; 1988. History of some but not all people of Blaine Co. Nebraska; and history of all Blaine county towns. SK2

Boyd Co.

"Lynch, Nebraska, Diamond Jubilee, 1892-1967." History Committee, Mrs. Herman Heiser, chair, Monowi, NE, 1967. Brief history of town of Lynch, Boyd Co., Nebraska; overview of town's churches, hospital, organizations, schools, businesses, biographical overviews of pioneer families, photos, map of town in 1903. The same for the towns of Monowi, Redbird, Sunshine Bottom. Partial index to names and photos. LV5

Cass Co.

"Manley, Nebraska - Center of Memories, 1883-1983." Denise Imisek Swenson, editor. Published by the Nebraska Historical Society, 1983. The history of Manley, NE, in Cass County. Features local families. KK2

Cherry Co.

"An Early History of Cherry County." Charles S. Reece, 1945. A personal narrative by the author of his home county. Topically arranged with no index. Certain chapers eg. Valentine Wildlife Reguge penned by guest author. VB2

"A Sandhill Century." Cherry County Centennial Committee, 1985. Marianny Brinda Beel, ed. Two volume set. Vol I subtitled "The Land", Vol II "The People" indexed in each volume. The People volume has family histories, written by family members who had connections with the county in 1985. It is alphabetical with all name index. The Land Volune is topically arranged. Topics are "Ranches", Cherry Co., Transition from Unorganized territory, Great Am. Desert, Roundup, Railroad, Adversities, Veterans, Communities, Businesses and Organizations. Churches, Clubs, and the Centennial. VB2

Cheyenne Co.

"Daltons Heritage." Dalton Fall Festival Committee, Morris Publishing, 2002. History on Dalton, Nebraska. Some bio's on family. B14

"History of Cheyenne County Nebraska." Written by the Cheyenne County History Book Committee, 1986. B14

Clay Co.

"History of Hamilton and Clay Counties Nebraska." Editors: Burr & Buck, The S.J. Clarke Publishing Company, Chicago, 1921. Biographical sketches of residents of Hamilton & Clay Counties. (There is NOT an every name index but I'm happy to check the bio index at the back of the book.) LWJ

Custer Co.

"One Hundred Years on the South Loup." Norene Hall Mills, self pub. 1983, Callaway, NE. History of the Arnold NE Community from 1883- 1983, includes information on many Custer County families. SMH

Dakota Co.

"Dakota County, Nebraska History." Dakota County Historical Society, Taylor Publishing Co, 1982. LDR

Dundy Co.

"History of Dundy County, Nebraska." Curtis Media Coprporation, 1987. Biographical sketches of families of Dundy county, Nebraska. S8

Franklin Co.

"Centennial History of Campbell, Nebraska. 1886-1986." RF2

"Greenwood Cemetery Record, Franklin Co., NE." HR

"Index to Marriage Records of Franklin Co., NE." HR

"Rural Schools of Franklin County Nebraska 1872-1995." RF2

Furnas Co.

"Cambridge Centennial Book." It was put together by a sorority & looks as tho it was published by a local newspaper...The Osborne County Farmer, Osborne, NE, ca 1974. This book is 284 pages of families, town info of Cambridge, Furnas, NE with lots of photos, covering the years 1874 to 1974. The first line of the Acknowledgment page reads: It is our hope that this book will serve as a reference for future generations and give them an idea of the hardships that were endured and mastered by the "Pioneers" who began what Cambridge has become today...NL1

Hamilton Co.

"Historical Sketches of Giltner, Nebraska." Gerald E. Sherard, Gateway Press, Inc, Baltimore, 1895. Book contains information on people who lived around Giltner, Nebraska from about 1875-1962. (Giltner also known as Lerton, Huntington, & Bromfield.) Civil War Veterans, Homestead Claims, Newspaper Articles, 1900 Census, Twp Maps, Schools, Churches, Cemetery Listings, and some Biographical Sketches. LWJ

"History of Hamilton and Clay Counties Nebraska." Editors: Burr & Buck, The S.J. Clarke Publishing Company, Chicago, 1921. Biographical sketches of residents of Hamilton & Clay Counties. (There is NOT an every name index but I'm happy to check the bio index at the back of the book.) LWJ

Knox Co.

"Verdel . . . Pioneer Village." No publisher, author, or date listed, but apparently published by the Verdel Bicentennial Committee, [1976]. 58 pages, plus ads, with history and photos of Verdel, Knox Co., Nebraska. Alphabetical listing of family histories of early settlers. No index. LV5

Lancaster Co.

"Directory of the Union College Alumni Association, 1948-1949." Pearl L. Rees, editor; Union College Alumni Association; 1948. Alphabetical listing of Union College graduates with addresses as of 1948. Includes year(s) of graduation and, for women, both name at time of graduation and current name (usually expressed as Mrs. John Doe, so will include husband's name). Also includes class rolls by year from 1894 through 1948, and a geographical index. Union College in Lincoln, NE, is an educational institution affiliated with the Seventh-day Adventist Church. LV5

Have access to cemetery records published by Lincoln/Lancaster County Genealogical Society. Will do look ups. EB

Logan Co.

"Logan County through the years 1885-1985." PS

Madison Co.

"Polk's Norfolk (Madison County, Nebr.) City Directory 1962." R. L. Polk & Co., Publishers, 1962. City directory for the town of Norfolk, Nebraska, including Madison County taxpayers and towns of Battle Creek, Enola, Madison, Meadow Grove, Newman Grove and Tilden. A5

McPherson Co.

"McPherson County History Book." Has a few photos. PS

Nance Co.

"Fullerton Cemetery Burials and other Protestant Genealogical Data." Boone-Nance Genealogical Society, Nov. 1994. This book is indexed and the genealogical society has tried to fill in all birth and death dates. Sometimes other data has been added. KI

Nemaha Co.

"A History of Nemaha County." Written by the people of Nemaha County; published by Taylor Publishing Co., 1987. History of many, but not all, individuals; and all towns of Nemaha County Nebraska. SK2

Red Willow Co.

"Trails West to Red Willow County, Nebraska." It has short bios of many settlers to Red Willow County It is also available for download on my website at www.maykoski.com. The link has an index of the people with bios. I am just starting to work on an every-name index. The book was edited by Robert T. Ray and Lois Rutledge, friends of my grandparents. My grandparents and many others helped to compile the short biographies. Bob Ray gave me permission to put it on the internet so that other genealogists can find it. RL1

Stanton Co.

"A History of Stanton County Nebraska." Meroe J. Outhouse, M.A., 1944. LB3