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Furnas County On-Line Resources

This is the first six volumes of the Furnas County marriage records. For copies of the record you will have to contact the clerk at the Furnas County courthouse.

ATTENTION, the Furnas County Clerk has informed me that mail requests for marriage records now cost $1.00. This fee barely covers copying and postage expenses, so this is a very fair fee.

Index of names found in "Early Arapahoe" by John Stevens,  Compiled by Michael Cushing, Copyright August 2000.
1872 ~ 1913 in Furnas County:  A Personal Account
Journey with Frank P. Brouhard, his parents and siblings from Iowa to Furnas County in 1872.
Imagine eating with snakes poking their heads out of the walls, or waking up to find your bed floating away. Read about these and other occurrences in Frank's life during his first forty-one years in Furnas County.
Clippings from Early Furnas County Newspapers

1890 Nebraska State Gazetteer

     Farmer's list for Furnas County
     Business lists (towns) for Furnas County




Who's Who in Nebraska, 1940 -- Furnas County Chapter (brief history, and some bios)
National Register of Furnas County sites
Furnas Co WWI Military Registrants Lists from the 1917 & 1918 registrations
Nebraskans in the Civil War Has links to other War Pages
Daughters of Union Veterans of the Civil War, 1861-1865, NE Dept. (see "Disbanded Tents")

Furnas County - Family Genealogy Websites
FAMILY HOME PAGE Furnas: time frame and area Contact person
1878 homestead, south of Beaver City
See "last stuff" for personal accounts
Richard L. Fleming
Ca. 1870 - 1900s, Maple Grove Twp. Don Sorby
ROBERTS, FORD & GOOSMAN 1890-1945, Hendley David C. Abernathy

Addresses that may be handy

Furnas County Genealogical Society
P.O. Box 391
Beaver City, NE 68926
List of resources, fees, annual dues.
Furnas County Courthouse
912 R Street, PO Box 387
Beaver City, NE 68926-0387

Nebraska State Genealogical Society
P.O. Box 5608 Lincoln, NE 68505-0608
(Publishes "Nebraska Ancestree")

Nebraska State Historical Society
PO Box 82554, 1500 R. Street
Lincoln, NE 68508
(Publishes "History")
NSHS website
Phone: 402-471-4783

Nebraska State Genealogical Society
Library Collection

Housed at the Beatrice Public Library
100 North 16th Street, Beatrice, NE 68310

1890 Nebraska State Gazetteer

Community Websites

Arapahoe Hendley
Beaver City Holbrook
Cambridge Oxford
Edison Wilsonville
Other Nebraska Community Websites

Nebraska On-Line Resources
Who's Who in Nebraska, 1940 Brief history and biographies of some Nebraska residents.
NEGenWeb Project Resource Center Links to websites that provide background information, how-to's, etc. Special pages for Railroads, NE Pioneers, Orphan Trains, Country Schools.
Nebraska Records What to find & where ...
Nebraska Photo Album Links to lists of illustrations, etc.
NEGenWeb Project On-Line Library
(part of Resource Center)
Links to publications that are available on the web
Civil War Chapters from "Eclectic Primary History of the United States," 1884 - by Edward S. Ellis, A. M. Portion of a child's textbook, once owned by Cambridge resident, V. R. Schober (He grew up in Columbus, NE)
"Funs of the Pioneers" a booklet by Frank McConnell, 1978. A change of pace! No blizzards or grasshoppers.  Humorous events of early days in Merrick County, NE.
NEGenWeb branch of USGenWeb Archives Furnas County files
NOTE: Some county files will be grouped as NE State files.
  • Two cemeteries
  • Probate records of Martin Luther BOOP (1858-1934).
  • Surname index: Arapahoe Twp

  • Furnas Co. Home page

     last updated 23 October, 2009

    Copyright 2007 Thomas E Corey