of interest to genealogists have been published about Custer County.
titles listed here can be used at the Custer County Historical Society
(CCHS), and may be available on inter-library loan from the other
Additional books on Nebraska history and plains heritage are
in the published
works section of the CCHS
Some of the volumes have also been microfilmed by/are in the
of the Family History Library at Salt Lake.
Custer County Book List
- Butcher, Solomon D.
- S.D. Butcher's Pioneer History
County and Short Sketches of Early Days in Nebraska.
Broken Bow, NE: The Merchants Publishing Co.
CSL State Lib MICROFILM
Reel 85 No. 846 California
NLC F672.C9 B9 196
Gaston, William Levi
- History of Custer County,
a narrative of the past, with special
upon the pioneer period of the county's history, its social,commercial,
educational, religious and civic development from the early days to the
Lincoln, NE: Western Publishing and Engraving
CSL Sutro F672.C9 G2 1919
Purcell, Emerson R.
- Pioneer Stories of Custer
contributed by more than one hundred
and former residents of Custer County
Broken Bow, NE: Publisher, Custer County
CSL Sutro F 672 C9 P8
CSL Sutro MICROFILM 64
7 Book 30
NLC F672.C9 P8 193
Sherard, Gerald E.
- Civil War Veterans, Custer
Lakewood, CO : Privately Published (undated)
Follow a link to an on-line, searchable
of Nebraska veterans included on the Nebraska
State USGenWeb page.
- Smith, Ida A.
- Dale Cemetery (St. Andrew's)
- Strombo, Cathryn J.
- Index to the 1880 Census of
Typescript (c 1970)
Libraries with Custer
California State Library
State Information and Reference Center
Library and Courts Building
914 Capitol Mall
Sacramento, CA 95814
Hours M-F 9:30AM-4:00PM
480 Winston Drive
San Francisco, CA 94132
Hours M-F 10:00AM-5:00PM
Family History Library
Custer County is included in the locality section
of the Family History Library Catalog (FHLC). The FHLC can be searched
on microfiche and CD-ROM at the Family History Library (FHL) at Salt
City, Utah, or any Family History Center (FHC).
The Family History Library's Custer County
For information on Family History Centers in
area contact the nearest Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
- Custer County histories
- Contributed pioneer stories
- Cemetery transcriptions
- Marriage records (1811-1891)
- Probate records (1930-1985)
- Lists of Civil War Veterans
- 1880 Census Index
Please send additions, comments, and
& Jeri Jones