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Jefferson County NEGenWeb Site Copyright 1996-2006 by Brenda Busing
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Jefferson County Nebraska Genealogy

Part of the USGenWeb and NEGenWeb Projects

Jefferson borders on the State of Kansas, and is the fourth county west of the Missouri. On the north it is bounded by Saline and on the east by Gage County, south by Kansas and west by Thayer County, it contains 576 square miles or 368,640 acres of land, at an average elevation above the level of the sea of 1,200 feet.

My name is Brenda Busing and my goal is to help you find the sources you will need to successfully research your Jefferson County ancestors. To start the ball rolling, check the queries (just click on the query button below) for possible connections to your lines, and be sure to post your query while there!

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Digital Library which contains online data and indexes

Jefferson Co. History for information relating to the history of Jefferson County, such as: towns, maps, etc.

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Any information on Jefferson County, such as original stories, photos, old corresponence, etc. is much appreciated. If you have information you would like to add to this page please be sure to read and follow the posted guidelines. Because of copyright concerns only items dated 1922 or earlier will be accepted unless it is your own work or you have written permission from the publisher or copyright holder. Please email me if you have any questions regarding the donation of materials to this site. 

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