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Garden County Marriage Records



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Garden County Look Ups


VOLUNTEERS ARE NEEDED!!!

If you own or have access to any books or other reference resources for Garden County and are willing to do lookups for researchers, please contact the Garden County Coordinator.

You may request a lookup from the following references. Please limit your lookups to one name or couple per request. Please put "Garden County Lookup" as the subject and specify the title of the resource for which you are making your request on the first line of the message. Don't forget to thank your volunteer for his or her valuable time.

Resource Lookup Volunteer
Garden County News obituaries (date of death required, limit of 2 per request) Brian Tingley
Your reference source here Your name here


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Garden County Land Records

  • Try the US Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, General Land Office's searchable database of over 2,000,000 pre-1908 Federal land title records for the 30 Public Land States which includes Nebraska.

(Prepared by Earl Rook)

The land which is now Garden County was, during the course of the settlement period, included in seven different federal land office districts as the number and boundaries of land offices changed.

22 July 1834 to 27 July 1868 Omaha Land District - Omaha, Nebraska
27 July 1868 to 22 April 1872 Grand Island Land District - Grand Island, Nebraska
22 April 1872 to 3 May 1886 Western Land District - North Platte, Nebraska
3 May 1886 through 1906 Sidney Land District - Sidney, Nebraska
1907 through 1918 North Platte Land District - North Platte, Nebraska
1919 through 1921 Broken Bow Land District - Broken Bow, Nebraska
1922 through 1924 Lincoln Land District - Lincoln, Nebraska


Land Office Record Inventory

  • Omaha Land Office
  • Omaha District records, 1855 - 1869 (also includes records of West Point District, 1869 - 1873, Norfolk District, 1873 - 1881, and Neligh District, 1881 - 1894)

    Cash Entries 1 - 6039
    Homestead Final Certificates 1 - 6350
    Canceded Homestead Entries 6 - 11366
    Timber-Culture Final Certificates 1 - 729
    Canceled Timber Culture Entries 1 - 4221
  • Grand Island Land Office, 1869 - 1893
  • Cash Entries 1 -6125
    Homestead Final Certificates 1 - 10009
    Canceled Homestead Entries 1 - 18537
    Timber-Culture Final Certificates 1 - 1173
    Canceled Timber-Culture Entries 1 - 7670
  • North Platte Land Office, 1872 - 1918
  • Cash Entries 1 - 7892
    Homestead Final Certificates 1 - 6974
    Canceled Homestead Entries 6 - 24105
    Timber-Culture Final Certificates 1 - 1786
    Canceled Timber-Culture Entries 1 - 13741
  • Sidney Land Office, 1887 - 1906
  • Cash Entries 1 - 2043
    Homestead Final Certificates 1 - 3497
    Canceled Homestead Entries 1 - 6229
    Timber-Culture Final Certificates 1 - 1212
    Canceled Timber-Culture Entries 818 - 1564
  • Broken Bow Land Office, 1890 - 1922
  • Cash Entries 1 - 1672
    Homestead Final Certificates 1 - 1824
    Canceled Homestead Entries 1 - 7557
    Timber-Culture Final Certificates 1 - 1165
  • Lincoln Land Office, 1868 - 1925
  • Includes Nebraska City records, 1857 - 1868

    Cash Entries 1 - 4003
    Homestead Final Certificates 1 - 12295
    Canceled Homestead Entries 4 - 18844
    Timber-Culture Final Certificates 1 - 882
    Canceled Timber-Culture Entries 1 - 1691



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Garden County Military & Other Records



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