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Johnson's History of Nebraska, 1880
Boone County Chapter

History of Nebraska by Andreas, 1882
Boone County Chapter
Published by The Western Historical Company, A. T. Andreas, Proprietor, Chicago, IL.

Emma Slocum's Diary
Transcript of the diary kept by Emma Slocum in 1887 - 1888. Many names and events
involving early Boone County settlers

1890-91 Nebraska State Gazetteer
Boone County Business List
Boone County Farmers List A-K, L-Z

1917 Nebraska State Gazetteer
(Business list only)

Historical and Descriptive Review of Nebraska, Vol II - 1892 (May 2003)
Boone County portion

"History of Cedar Rapids", 1902 (posted 2004)

"Who's Who in Nebraska", 1940
Boone County Chapter


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Additions (2004) List and map, some photos

Enfield Cemetery (near Cedar Rapids)- Thanks to Edsel and Catherine Wibbels

Sunset Cemetery (see Nebraska Ancestree, below)

Loretto Cemetery (see Nebraska Ancestree, below)

Boone County - Nebraska Graves Project

of Jo Lynn Drake & Jo Anne Lohse (photos of some stones)

Find-a-Grave - Boone County

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List, mailing addresses, photos

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1872 Map of Nebraska (includes Boone County)

1885 Nebraska State Atlas
Boone County map (shows townships / precincts)

1895 Atlas of the United States
(MARDOS Memorial Library)
Boone County Map

1914 map segment for Boone, Merrick, Nance and other counties to the EAST
1914 map segment for Boone, Merrick, Nance and other counties to the WEST.
Both posted by Janie Edwards.  (Please use your back button to return to this page)


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Book 1 - 1873-1880
Book 2 - 1882-1890
Book 3 - 1890-1894 & 1911


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1890 Federal Census
Veterans and Widows in Boone County, NE
(The remainder of the 1890 Census was destroyed by fire, only these special schedule sheets are available)
Use your "back"button after viewing this file, please.

Boone County in WW I
Boone County WWI draftees. This file is in the US GenWeb Archives and you will need to use
your browser's "Back" button to return to this page.

World War II Honor List of Dead and Missing, State of Nebraska by county -
NEGenWeb Project Military website - WW II page

World War II Honor List of Dead and Missing Army and Army Air Forces Personnel from  Nebraska

(NARA website - list by county)

Iraq - 1st Lt. Edward Iwan, see

"Albion soldier dies in combat" by Teresa Hoffman in Columbus Telegram archives for 14 Nov 2004 (2007: Archives now accessible for 2 weeks after publication ... older articles must be secured from Platte Valley Kinseekers - genealogy group in Columbus, NE)

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NEWSPAPERS of Boone County, Newsbits & extracts

Other publications

Articles related to Boone County that appeared in the journals of
Nebraska State Genealogical Society

Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church, Albion

Vol. One, no 2, page 75 - Fall 1978

Church Histories, St. Edward, Boone Co.

Vol. One, no 2, pages 91-92 - Fall 1978

Pioneering in Boone County

Vol. One, no 3, page 117 - Winter 1978

Loretto Cemetery   Vol. III, no 3, page 47 - Winter 1980
Index to Probate Records , Boone County, NE 1873-1909   Vol. IV, no 2, page 45 - Fall 1981
Petersburg Press newspaper (3/31/1892)   Vol. IV, no 2, page 70 - Fall 1981
Petersburg Index newspaper 1914   Vol. IV, no 2, page 70 - Fall 1981

Newspaper Items from The Petersburg Index
     (Jan - June 1915)

Vol VII, no. 2, page 72 - Fall 1984

History of Loretto, Nebraska

Vol VII, no. 2, page 74 - Fall 1984

Alumni of St. Edward High School

Vol VII, no. 2, page 74 - Fall 1984

The Index, Petersburg, Boone County, NE,
     Thursday 31 March 1892 (abstract)

Vol VIII, no. 1, page 8 - Summer 1985

The Petersburg Index (abstracts)
     Thursday, April 7, 1892
     Thursday, July 24, 1902
     Friday July 23, 1915

Vol VIII, no. 1, page 9 - Summer 1985

Sunset Cemetery, Boone County, NE

Vol VIII, no. 2, page 59 - Fall 1985

Sunset Cemetery, Boone County, NE (con't)

Vol VIII, no. 3, page 91 - Winter 1986

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Boone County Photo Album

Most - thanks to Randy Stevens!

Johnson Family photos (& others) offered by Boone County researcher, C. Welch

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1901 - School near Petersburg, NE
1910 - Graduating Class, Albion High School

"Twenty-First Biennial Report of the State Superintendent of Public Instruction
of the State of Nebraska, 1910"
by E. C. Bishop. (Aug 2003)
Report - Boone County Schools
Report - Albion City Schools
Report - Cedar Rapids Schools
Report - St. Edward Schools

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(Submitted by viewers, or found in books)

Submit a mini-genealogy for your Boone County family

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Boone County Mail List

Boone County Nebraska Message Board

Nebraska Studies (history website)

Nebraska Historic Buildings Survey - by county, 1992 NSHS files

Nebraska State Hisorical Society

NEBRASKA RECORDS - What you can expect to find, and where ...

RESEARCH AIDS - Genealogy Buff website for lists of abbreviations used in records, emblems found on gravestones, birthdate calculator, nicknames & naming traditions, all sorts of handy info ...

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