Gosper County, part of the NEGenWeb Project


The goal of this page is to bring as many Gosper County resources and as much Gosper County history as possible to you. While there is no Genealogical Society in Gosper County, the Furnas County Genealogical Society has a large collection of Gosper County resources that might be useful to you.

You might also find what you're looking for at:
Historical Society of Furnas-Gosper Counties (on Facebook)
P.O. Box 202
Arapahoe, NE 68922-0202

Furnas-Gosper Museum
401 Nebraska Avenue
Arapahoe, NE
Open weekends 1-5 P. M. (May~September)

Some information about Gosper County and especially the cemeteries in Gosper County is available from the Dawson County Museum and the Dawson County Historical Society.  Both are located at:

Dawson County Historical Society
Dawson County Museum

805 N. Taft
PO Box 369
Lexington NE 68850

Gosper County Lookup Volunteers
Don Wohler, , has generously offered to do lookups in the Immanuel Lutheran Church Records.  The records begin in 1882. Do you have any Gosper County resources? Can you do court house, library, or newspapre lookups? Let me add your name here! Write to me at

Gosper County Resources
History & Data:
Amish Settlement, 1880-1904
Elwood
Smithfield
State Gazetteer, 1890:
Business list ~ Farmers' list

USS Gosper (Named for Gosper County)
Who's Who in NE, 1940; Gosper County
Cemeteries
Gosper County Family Group Sheets
Web Pages with Gosper Connections
1880 Census by precinct: East Muddy | Elk |
     Robb | Turkey Creek | West Muddy

Gosper County Masons

Gosper County Schools
     Elwood Public Schools
           Alumni Directory (1895 - 2011)
     Elwood H. S. Graduates ~ 1898-1933
     Class of 1917 Diploma
     Elwood H. S.~Class of 1924
     Smithfield H. S. Graduates 1908-1934
     Class of 1921 Commencement Invitation
     Miscellaneous Records-School District No. 54
Elwood Today
Elwood Map
Smithfield Map
Photo Album

Gosper County Military
Civil War
1890 Veteran's Census
World War I
Newspaper Draft Registration Lists
Draft Registrations
Gosper County Natives Registering Elsewhere
20th & 21st Century
Gosper County Sites on the
National Register

Gosper Marriage Index
22 Dec 1891 - 8 Jul 1907
9 Jul 1907- 25 Nov 1925
Poetry of C. R. Dowler, a native of Gosper County.
Additional Resources
Gosper County Government Online
    This site gives contact information for all county offices
NEGenWeb Resource Center


Neighboring Counties

Dawson

Frontier  

Furnas  

Harlan  

Phelps
Nebraska map with Gosper County highlighted

Nebraska State Vital Records Office
Bureau of Vital Statistics, Dept. of Health

P.O. Box 95065
301 Centennial Mall South
Lincoln, NE 68509
(402) 471-2871
Birth & Death -- issued statewide from late 1904 to present
Marriage & Divorce -- issued statewide from 1909 to present

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This page was last modified on Thursday, 20-Feb-2014 14:25:20 MST