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Welcome to
Garfield County
Nebraska

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A brief history of Garfield County
Garfield County was named after James A. Garfield and
formed from Wheeler County in 1884.
In 1885 Willows Springs was the county seat. In 1890 Burwell
became the county seat. Garfield County is the home of Nebraska's
largest outdoor rodeo, and Calamus Dam.
The first newspaper was the Burwell Bell in 1885.
Burwell  remained a village until 1947, when it became a city.
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Map of Garfield County
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    My name is Betty Aron Schneider and I am the County Coordinator for Garfield County. Please look around, there's lots to see and more coming all the time. If you have any information you would like to share with others "searching for their roots" in Garfield County, please let me know. Also contact me by e-mail if you are willing to do "look-ups".
    I am sorry, but I am unable to do local look-ups for you as I live in Southern California.  Contributions are always welcome. If you have any questions or problems with this page please feel free to envelopes e-mail me.

NOTE: Queries and Surnames prior to September 1997 were not recoverable when we lost our server.  If you had submitted a query and/or surname prior to that month please resubmit it.



Garfield County Research Resources
RootsWeb Resources Page
Leave your Queries and Surnames here
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for your contributions.  Formerly called the GenConnect Forum.
There are many categories from which to chose with new ones being added frequently.  Those available at this time are Bible, Biography, Birth, Cemetery, Census, Death, Deed, Information, Lookup, Marriage, Military, Obituary, Pension, Queries and Wills.



Alternate Query and Surname site --for those who prefer not to use the GenConnect Forum.

Garfield Co Resources & Lookup Volunteer's --
Books & records. Addresses that may help you with your research.

Garfield Co Churches --
name & date of organization

Garfield Co Cemeteries --
burial lists for seven cemeteries/plots

Index of Obituaries

Index of Schools

Funeral Home

Pebble Creek Massacre

Nebraska STATE GAZETTEER 1890 -

Nebraska STATE GAZETTEER 1917 -
         Birth Data: Male Residents and Former Residents Alive in 1917
 

        Garfield CountyWWI Draft Registration -- June 5, 1917

        Garfield CountyWWI Draft Registration -- June 6, 1918
 

        Who's Who in Nebraska, 1940

         Roster of County Officials, 1921-1922

                 information about local fishing, hunting, the BIG RODEO, county fair,
                 golf courses, motels, bed & breakfasts and any thing and everything else you
                 will need.
Garfield County Census Map
Thanks to S-K Publications for permission to post.

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Neighbors to Garfield County
To the North:  Holt County
To the North East: Rock County
To the South: Valley County
To the East: Wheeler County
To the West: Loup County


Links of Interest to Nebraskans
NEGenWeb Project
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Nebraska State Genealogical Society
Nebraska State Genealogical Society Journals
Nebraska Ancestree
                            Articles with Garfield County connection
      Volume X, no. 2 - Fall 1987
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Review Nebraska State historical resources at the --
Nebraska State Historical Society
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Review the history of Nebraska Counties at --
Andreas History of Nebraska
Andreas Map of Nebraska
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Review the NE Archives --
NE Archives
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When you know the name but not the county --
County Unknown
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Nebraska Resource Center
 Resource Center
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Data from the Rand McNally Atlas of 1895
The 1895 Atlas Project
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Nebraska Census Project

CensusTools -
35 free electronic spreadsheets
for archiving federal, state and
international census data!
1880 Federal Census Look-ups

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Nebraska Tombstone Transcription Project
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Oldtime Nebraska
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Compendium of History Reminiscence
and Biography of Nebraska



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Check for your surnames at Gene Stark's Index of Names
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 Find a great list of genealogical resources at
Cyndi Howells List of Genealogy Sites
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Find Obituaries --
Obituary Daily Times

About the NEGenWeb Project


Thank you for visiting. Come back soon.
If you have any comments or suggestions please contact
Betty Aron Schneider. --
Temecula, California
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Betty Aron Schneider.
Please place "Garfield County" in the subject line.
Thank you.
This page was last updated on Tuesday, 23-Feb-1999 08:49:02 PST
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Copyright © 1997-2008 - "The HTML coding, compilations, and layout are copyrighted by Betty Aron Schneider and are provided for the convenience of fellow genealogical researchers and other interested parties, with no warranty of accuracy or usability.  All materials on this web site may be reproduced for non-commercial genealogical use as long as copyright notice is included.  All material that was submitted by others remain the sole property of the submitters. All other rights reserved.

"Should anything unexpected happen to me and I am no longer able to fulfill my obligations, I want it known that all information contained in this website would become the responsibility of the NEGenWeb Project, as part of The USGenWeb Project, to do with as the NEGenWeb State Coordinator (s) feel appropriate. And further, should such an occasion arise, I grant permission to the System Administrator of RootsWeb to release account/password information to the NEGenWeb State Coordinator (s) as needed. -- Betty Aron Schneider
 
 
 




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