Kimball County, Nebraska. Located in the Southwest corner of the Nebraska panhandle, Kimball County holds the towns of Kimball, Dix and Bushnell.
Welcome to my little corner of Nebraska History and Genealogy. My name is Marcia Buescher and I am a local lifelong resident of Kimball County. I have many records available for look ups and I have posted a few here. If there is something that you would like to know about our fair county, please contact me.
Kimball is rich in history, and not all of it came from the Pioneers of the 1800's or the oil discoveries of the '50's and boom of the 70's, or the Missile silos...
On June 29, 1951, the future of the county changed. Nebraska Drillers, owned principally by John Neidfelt and Jess Nichols, hit oil on the S.E.Torgeson farm seven miles southwest of Kimball. The oil production is continuing today, but really slowing down. Too many rules by the EPA.
In the spring of 1962 an Atlas "E" Missile was to be located just a couple miles southwest of Kimball off Highway 71. The major missile influx was in the 60's, and continued into the 70's.
What Records are available on-line and where do you find them? Please Remember: All of the information, including queries, databases and images, found on any of the pages of this web site belongs to the submitter.
The WestNE mail list is now available.
This mailing list includes Kimball, Banner, Scottsbluff
and Sioux Counties. Since so many settlers traveled
between these four counties, join the list and get the
help of many county resources. Send the word SUBSCRIBE to WESTNE-Lfirstname.lastname@example.org or if you prefer the Digest Mode WESTNE-Demail@example.com
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Kimball, Nebraska today.
1890 - see the Nebraska Gazetteer
Farmers of 1890
Kimball Alumni Project -
a place to find your old classmates.
The Andreas Project
The 1895 Atlas Project The History of Nebraska- Biographies 1940 Kimball County Who's Who 1890 Veterans Census Civil War Veterans Burials The World War II Honor Roll Kimball County Probates ANCESTREE article PETITION for School 1918 Draft Registrations
1929 Militia Index
LEGAL VOTERS in DIST. #3 OF KIMBALL CO. NE as of MARCH 1907
Book 2 - Grooms Brides
Book 3 - Grooms Brides
Kimball County Semi Centenial History
Graduates to 1930
Our Town "History of Western Nebraska and It's People" by Grant L. Shumway (1921)
over 1000 registrants
If you are looking for exact burial locations you may want to check withMarcia
Banner, (Banner County Government Page, Cheyenne, Morrill, Weld, and Laramie
Nebraska Resource Center
Old Time Nebraska
The Tombstone Translation Project
Nebraska Vital Records
Nebraska Newspaper Extracts
- more being added all the time!
This is a group that we lovingly call "Eaglelarks"
but they sing like Meadowlarks and are the greatest group of helpers one can ask for. Want to find out how to become one of the rarest birds in existance? Click on our little one up above and he will show you how.
Is there something special you would like to see us put on this page to help make your researching easier? If so let me know. Is there something you would like to share with other searchers like yourself? We love to get family stories, adventures, reunions, etc. Marcia
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2005 17:35:09 PST